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DJ Edgartronic

Inception

San Diego , 2005

Influences

MSTRKRFT, the Kills, Crystal Castles, the Antlers, Ghostland Observatory, LA Riots, the Villains, Tronik, Youth, Friendly Fires, the XX
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Sweetwater High grad Edgar Nuñez grew up in National City. As DJ Edgartronic, he began spinning his own remixes, along with cult 1980s and modern electro-house and offbeat Europop. Soon, he was holding several residencies, including Boombox Thursdays at the Air Conditioned Lounge (where he spun for over five years), as well as appearing at local venues like the Whistle Stop, Landlord Jim’s, and the all-ages dance club Static Lounge.

“One of my first DJ gigs was at Scolari’s,” he says. “It had its good times and its bad.” He has also hosted Analogic Nights, a dance music radio show at online radio station X1FM, and was nominated Best DJ at the 2008 and 2009 San Diego Music Awards.

“My biggest claim to fame was I got to DJ between bands at one of the 91X Wrex the Halls shows.”

As of 2010, Nuñez worked as a web developer by day and a DJ by night. In 2011, he moved to the Bay Area for work, where he says “I was changing careers from developing websites to designing apps for iPhones.”

His career wasn't the only thing being changed. When he next performed in San Diego in July 2016, he had transitioned to a new identity as DJ Alexia Fuentes.

“It was something I struggled with my whole life. I wanted to transition in a way that wouldn’t make my friends feel uncomfortable. I didn’t know one person when I moved [to the Bay Area]. I got to reestablish my identity as I saw fit.”

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