As several musicians and DJs pop up in California’s nightlife scene, it’s hard to keep track of who’s trending and who’s not. It’s not easy for an aspiring artist to land a name for themselves in a specific area alone. Refresh now travels around the country playing at some of the hottest clubs in the US such as The Copper Door in Santa Ana, Tao Day Club in Las Vegas , Parq in San Diego, and Happy’s Bamboo in Chicago. In reality though, there’s only a number of them who truly follow the beats of their own drums. DJ Refr3sh is one of them! If you haven’t heard of him yet, he’s one to surely keep an eye on. His indelible beats and smooth transitions, this open-format DJ is definitely making it big!
DJ Refr3sh is a Salvadoran-American from Santa Ana, California, who grew up with an affinity for music. He developed a passion for it at an early age, spending countless hours listening to his CDs and jamming out with his own set of drums during his youth. At the age of 15, he was introduced to the world of disk jockeying by his cousin, DJ Dablin, another local talent from Santa Ana. Before long, he bought his own set of turntables and began playing at various private events by himself, most of them at his family and friends’ house parties. He started his profession the best way: by learning and playing with more experienced DJs which helped him develop his own musical identity in the process.
As he invested more time into honing his craft and jumpstarting his career, he caught the attention of various nightclubs and bars in California. He then decided to make disk-jockeying his full-time job in 2012. He got hired to play in some of the hottest night spots in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Riverside. For the next 8 years, DJ Refr3sh was one of the most in-demand DJs in the state. It eventually led to him earning a spot at 99.1KGGI a IheartRadio station as the on-air mixer of IE’s Hottest Music in 2017.
So what’s so killer about DJ Refr3sh? For one thing, his transitions are so smooth you can party all night long non-stop! Once he turns up, his beats make the atmosphere almost pleasingly intoxicating. Just take a listen to his 30-minute mixtape “Vegas I’m Coming Vol. 1” and various other tracks in his N360Sound page. The way he combined a variety of hip-hop, trap, EDM, and Reggaeton tracks with such seamless perfection will have you staying up all night —intoxicated or not, it wouldn’t even matter! He doesn’t often use sudden drops as show-stopping antics; his works are a lot more melodic than such gimmicks. This is what sets him apart from the rest!
So the next time you’re in any of the hottest nightlife spots in and around California, be sure to keep an eye out for #YouKnowWhoitis, DJ Refr3sh! Rest assured, your night will stay lit until the very next morning!