Catching Up With Gene Farris

We catch up with Gene Farris ahead of his Halloween set this Saturday night.

Oct 28 2021
First of all, how are you and how has your 2021 been going so far?
I’m great and this year has been nothing short of amazing, I'm very blessed.

After a long closure, the world is finally opening up again. What have you missed most about DJing?
I missed the energy of the people more than anything, and seeing people really let loose to the music.

How would you describe your sound? & tech.

What releases do you have lined up?
I’ve had releases every month, sometimes twice a month since the beginning of the year. My next release will be coming out on my own label Farris Wheel.

Who are your biggest musical inspirations (DJ or production)?
Lil Louis, Green Velvet and Prince.

What are you planning on bringing to the table for your Halloween set this Saturday night at The Comfort Zone?
A lot of energy and fun party vibes. It’s been 20 years since I’ve played the Zone, I’m excited to be back!

What are your top 5 track selections that are guaranteed to go off?
Gene Farris - Nursery
Gene Farris & Gawp - Aphrodisiac
ATFC & Gene Farris - Spirit Of House
Gene Farris & Green Velvet - Lol
Gene Farris & Kid Enigma - David Copperfield

What's something no one knows about you?
I love golf.

What will you do after answering these questions?
Get on my flight back to Chicago. I just got finished playing Dirtybird Campout.

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