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Aaron Jae

San Francisco, United States



Aaron Jae is a San Francisco based breaks dj who has been tearing all across the US of A dropping his brand of hard-hitting, dirty, nasty, evil breaks. He and his partner, dj Bam, founded Evil Breaks in the beginning of 2004 in an attempt to bring breaks to the underground scene. Evil Breaks has since expanded and is now doing regular events both at clubs, and in the underground scene, and have thrown events or hosted rooms at every major club in San Francisco. They’ve brought out amazing domestic talent like Uberzone LIVE, Trona, Odeed & Wish , Carbon Community, LoBudg aka Bil Bless(SOTEG) & Carbon Community in their debut performance together, Reid Speed, Jackal & Hyde Live – 1st SF show, Simply Jeff, as well as a couple of WICKED international producers; the Breakfastaz, Deep Impact 1st West Coast show, Stone Lions 1st West Coast show, General Midi, ROXILLER – Chris Carter & JHz in their first and only U.S. performance together, Chris Carter, Atomic Hooligan, Circuit Breaker, the Autobots – 1st West coast performance, High Eight – 1st West Coast show, Future Funk Squad, Kid Kenobi w/MC Shureshock (Australia’s #1 dj), Myagi, Pendulum, Ed209, with many more amazing shows in the works.

In the past year Aaron Jae has played at over 100 events all over the U.S. in cities including; Denver, Seattle, Portland, Reno, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, and of course all around the Bay Area. His popularity as a local dj is almost unsurpassed as he very regularly plays 2, 3, 4 shows a weekend. He recently picked up a residency with Thump Funk on XM Satellite Radio with a subscriber list of over 80 million nationwide, has played at WMC 2006 (Winter Music Conference), Burning Man 2006 with the Space Cowboys, and was instrumental in putting together the breakbeat float and what was the largest breaks after-party for both Love Parade SF 2005 and LoveFest 2006. He and his mixes have also been featured on a ton of radio and internet stations including: XM Radio, Bassline FM KSJS,, KZSU,, BreaksFM(multiple shows), UZIC (Switzerland), BR Radio KCRH, KUCI (Irvine), Evil Breaks radio 102.5(SF), and, just to name a few.

He has opened for some of the biggest names in electronic music (Evil Nine, Grandmaster Flash, 2 Bad Mice, Lee Coombs, Bassbin Twins, Dylan Rhymes, 30hz, Baobinga, Chris Carter, Atomic Hooligan, Uberzone Live, Omar Santana, etc…) and has played at shows along side many more superstars of the industry (Rennie Pilgrem, Hyper, AK1200, Stimulants dj’s, Boy George, Orbital, John B, Micro, D.A.V.E. the Drummer, dj Fresh, Kaos, Matt Darey, D:Fuse, George Acosta, Josh the Funky 1, Bryan Cox, Terry Mullan, etc…)

If you get a chance to see Aaron Jae play live, take it. His performances are always full of turntable tricks, crazy ass antics, and an energy that you just can’t get from a recording. You won’t be disappointed.

Current Residencies:

Evil Breaks – Co-Founder

Thump Funk on XM Radio Ch. 80

Space Cowboys

Bassline FM – 90.5 KSJS

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