DJ Phoebe Rose's techno takes listeners to transcendental state

Phoebe Rose couldn’t tell you what the time was, only “God knows.” But it wasn’t sunrise yet.

It was Mardi Gras and the 23-year-old techno DJ was celebrating the season in her favorite way: at a rave. Perfect, rhythmic music blasted through 10-foot-tall speakers. Everyone was dancing and for only a split second, the young artist shut her eyes. But what she experienced was eye-opening.  

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Tristan Dufrene is careful to point out that she’s not producing yet. In the electronic music world, “DJ” and “producer” seem to be used almost interchangeably, but she’s the former and not the latter. She mixes songs, but she doesn’t make her own yet. 

“I’m working through all the knowledge about being a DJ before I move on to start producing my own material,” she says.

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