Mike Madriaga 9:30 a.m., May 25
Genre: Electro | DJ
Sound description: Acid-drenched electronica.
RIYL: Flux Pavilion, Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Eminem, Avicci, Zomboy, Kill The Noise
Inception: San Diego, 2012
Influences: Skrillex, Zomboy, AU5, Seven Lions, Xilent
Electronic artist Convulsic is a Pacific Beach-based DJ turned songwriter/performer. “I was initially into
bands like Metallica, the Offspring, and even Tom Petty,” he says of taking up guitar and keyboards and teaching himself to play.
Then, “I remember hearing some techno remixes of Mario Brothers and Zelda game music, and I was amazed.” offers Erik. By the time he was twelve, he was playing in bands and heavily influenced by reggae and punk. “Once I heard groups like Pendulum and Skrillex, I was hooked forever
on EDM [Electronic Dance Music].”
The San Diego native released a debut single called “Syndrome” in 2012, followed by his 2014 Love Space EP.
- Love Space EP