Harley is a vocalist and music business major hailing from perpetually rainy (but still gorgeous) Seattle, Washington. You can catch her every Sunday from 2-4pm on The Weekly Roundup, a show highlighting the week's best new music.
Gawen Head-Allain is a Producer/DJ originally from Atlanta, GA, the Hip-Hop capital of the world. His diverse background has helped influence his musical selections, as well as his production skills, which gives him a unique style of music. He was raised in the deep south which has given him with some crazy rhythms and 808 chops representative of that region ; such influences include RnB, Gospel, and Hip-Hop. Starting out as a drummer in a Symphonia orchestra, then later on marching band along with many other musical groups has provided him with fundamentals of rhythm reading music and intuitive playing. While maintaining all of these skills he took a leap of faith and moved to the South of France for several years. During this time he discovered Electronic Music living on the Côte d'Azur (near Cannes) helped him to hone his skills as a DJ for the occasional house party. This created a desire to do even more in the music world. He combined his musical abilities and with that of DJing to ignite a new found passion for production and sound design. Over the years he has been perfecting his craft and has discovered genres like Trap and Dubstep. Dubstep had the sound design he always dreamed of while, Trap provided the 808's and triplet hi-hats he adored so much back in Atlanta. He now strives to be one of the top artists in the EDM scene providing a unique contribution to all styles of music as well as EDM. This is G-Nius!
Sofia Paola Quiñones (AKA DJ Cue) is a 3rd semester singer-songwriter from Puerto Rico. She studied in the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music opera before transferring to Berklee. Currently she is in the process of completing a dual major in Songwriting and Music Therapy, while also being a part of the Opera Imaginarium Club, and Canciones Para El Mundo. Because her primary language is spanish, she writes latin pop/rock songs and showcases little known latin bands and singers on her This Is Now: Friday Early segment on the BIRN.
This is Now: Friday Early Morning Edition Friday, Nov 28 at 9:00am on birn1