DJ Name: David Harness
Hometown: Monterey, California
Trademark saying or philosophy toward your music/life:
Music is from the heart. So play from your heart!!!
What kind of music do you spin? I play all kinds of music.
I am known for playing very soulful house.
Where do you spin regularly? I have a party I do on Tuesday
nights called Taboo (Taboosf.com).
I also play at Fag Fridays and Sunday T Dance - both at the End
Up. I am also at Remedy once a Month - all here in San Francisco.
I have a monthly party in San Diego Called Reach ( Every last
Sat of the month) @ Richs.
Discography: I have just released my
second mix cd compilation for Loveslap Records called Heartbeat.
Just had a Top Ten Billboard hit for my remix of Simply Red's
"Home" single. There are too many others to mention.
I have been busy!!!!!!
The first record you ever bought: A Parliament
Live album back in 1977. I thought I was the shit at 9years old.
Most influential record(s) in your life: There are a
lot for me to choose from. I would say my parents musical collection
was very influential. On the House tip it would have to be Frankie
Knuckles The Whistle Song. Still Amazing!!!!!!
When/where did you first DJ? I started
DJing at a local gay bar in monterey called the After Dark.
What made you want to be a DJ? I used
to have a radio show when I got out of High School. Was doing
that for a few years and a friend told me the After Dark was looking
for a DJ so I auditioned and got it.
Will you always be a DJ do you think? Hell yeah.. Is
a pigs ass pork?!!!!! I love what I do and all the things
that are a part of the DJ culture.
What is the most memorable performance of your DJ career?
Playing for SF Pride for the first time and also playing for
President Bill Clinton's 2nd term Inauguration party. So over
Do you play CDs as well as vinyl? I
have found myself playing a lot of cd's as of late. I am still
a vinyl junkie!!!
Who in your opinion are the Bay Area's Top Five DJs of all
time? 1. Aaron O 2. Hosh Guereli 3. Stanley (of Stanley's
After Parties in Oakland) 4. Hector the Ejector 5. Nadeah
Best website or way for folks to find out more about you:
Working on my Taboosf.com
site so be on the lookout for that. Loveslap.com or just google
my name. voila!!!!!!