||Brooklyn, NY. Grew up
in Allentown, PA
| On and off at home
for 4 years. A year playing out.
Varies anywhere from dirty, crunchy
progressive house to nu-skool breaks.
||The ever-evolving dance
culture. From funk to disco, to new
wave to acid, to industrial to the
early days of techno to the producers
who are creating new genres of music
and dare to push boundaries. Also
WMUH (the radio station I grew up
DJing on), the Beatles (talk about
songwriting!), Spundae (my second
home) and my musical family.
She exudes an enormous amount of energy
while spinning her sets, and is known
for her fabulous dance moves while behind
the decks. You know her when you see her:
she's only 5' tall, yet larger than life,
and did I mention red-hot? Her name is
Eve Falcon. She's making a name for herself
in the music world - and people are starting
to take notice. Not only is she starring
in the motion picture documentary "Girl"along
with Sandra Collins and DJ Rap, she is
also featured in June's issue of BPM Magazine
as one of their "Next on the Decks
winners for her mix, "Slowburn."
This sexy lady isn't new to the
scene, in fact she was born into a family
headed by a seasoned jazz musician who
toured with the biggest and best artists
in the business. Growing up around music
inspired her and helped pave the path
of what would turn out to be a lucrative
career in music. Eve is now taking over
a whole new genre of music, going from
classical and jazz to high energy dance
music, and she isn't getting any
complaints. In fact, her message boards
are buzzing with compliments and booking
inquiries! You can read all about her
in this in-depth interview with reporter
Annalee: How did U get
Eve Falcon: I had just moved to
LA after living in New Mexico for two
years. This was 1998. My boyfriend and
I got a place together and he had a turntable
setup. I guess I was just curious and
started playing around. I'd go through
phases where I'd play a lot and then I
would just let them get cobwebs. One day
I just decided I was going to buy my own
records and see what could happen. Well,
let's just say I've bought a LOT of records
since that fateful day. ;)
What was the 1st record you ever bought?
I don't know the exact one, but I know
one of the very first albums I ever bought
was The Sugarhill Gang. I memorized "Rapper's
Delight." Hmm, come to think of it,
I memorized Blondie's "Rapture"
too! Maybe I was meant to rap?
What/Where was your 1st gig?
A friend's house party. I was white-knuckled
and shaking. I'd only been spinning my
own records seriously for 3 months. Not
a bad first gig actually. I was happy
to lose my DJ virginity and was anxious
to start "getting around town"
How did you end up in Los Angeles?
Whew. That's a loaded question. The short
version is that I moved from New York
City to live in New Mexico for a few years--
kind of a life detour. For my day job,
I'm a TV Producer, so it was either move
back to New York or try out LA. Since
I already did New York, I decided to come
La La land.
Do you currently have any residencies?
I have a weekly at Groove Fitness in
Hollywood - a 24 hour gym with Live DJs.
I also have a biweekly at The In-Crowd
at Boardners also in Hollywood. I'm starting
to play a new night in Miami at Nikki
Beach and there's talk of bringing me
out monthly for that as well.
Do you currently have any albums out?
I have two live mixes that have been very
well-received. Aurora and Slowburn. My
mix, Slowburn, was just picked as a winner
of BPM Magazine's "Next on the Decks"
contest. Very exciting!
Are you in the studio now, do we have
anything to look forward to in the near
future, maybe some collaboration with
At this point, I've been focusing mainly
on DJing. Up to the time I was playing
records out, I was collaborating with
different artists as a singer/writer and
co-producer. I definitely plan to produce
and sing again when the time is right.
I'm already thinking of great people I'd
like to work with.
What do you think about all this mainstream
techno on the radio these days? Do you
think it is good for the scene or are
you 100% against it selling out?
Haha- I very rarely listen to the radio
but as a figurative question
see anything wrong with it. If people
like the mainstream techno they hear on
the radio, maybe it will turn them on
to new kinds of music they never would
have listened to. I'm all for expanding
What type of music do you listen to
when you are not spinning?
Zero 7, Art of Noise, Cocteau Twins,
Hybrid, Deepsky, Brazilian music, Jazz
(not the smooth kind), Beatles, Kate Bush,
my brother (and violinist) Ted Falcon,
my father (and guitarist) Marvin Falcon,
various mix CDs, nostalgia music-- industrial,
it keeps going and going.
What are your thoughts on the scene
right now locally?
I spend most of my time at nights like
Spundae and Giant. Couple that with all
of the wonderful monthlies, weeklies and
one-offs with great talent and people
and I'm a happy girl. I feel rather spoiled
actually with the quality of talent that
is brought in time after time. Kudos to
the promoters who have made LA a great
They are nurturing our
love for music and providing a quality
What are you thoughts on the Rave Act?
Are you surprised by the fact that they
snuck it into the Amber Alert bill?
I believe the name of the act had to
be changed to the "Illicit Drug Anti-Proliferation
Act" since it came across as discriminatory
towards raves. I personally think it's
a cheap disguise. Since there was no public
notice, hearing or debate in Congress,
I think Joe Biden committed legislative
abuse by tagging it on to a surefire bill
such as the Amber Alert. Hopefully the
ACLU will be on their toes for this one.
Do any favorite moments in your career
come to mind?
Playing at Ultra for the 2003 WMC and
at the Giant-Gen/Art Fashion show at the
Shrine Auditorium. Both were spontaneous
and wonderful. Also at Circus for Spotlight.
In the many places you have performed,
which venue is your most favorite?
The main room at Circus. Hands down!
I hope to do that again someday soon.
What is your current Goal as a DJ?
Play as much as possible and use my success
to help others.
Where do you see yourself in the next
In Los Angeles living in the Hollywood
Hills, and making/playing beautiful music.
What advice would you give to the
young girls that are out there thinking
about buying some tables and learning
to spin some tunes?
There are many DJs out there that would
be more than happy to give advice. There
are also many DJ workshops popping up
here and there. It takes a lot of practice
and patience to learn but if you stick
with it, you will get it. Most importantly,
do it because you love the music! I've
been obsessed with all kinds of music
since I was very little. This love and
excitement I have translates as energy
to the crowd. DJing is much more than
just playing records. It's taking people
on a journey through music. It's a very
emotional thing for me.
Tell me a little about being a female
DJ, have you ever had any bad experiences
due to this? Or, on the contrary, have
you had any advantages due to being female?
No bad experiences as of yet. Since the
scene still has mostly male DJs, I would
be lying if I said there weren't advantages
to being a woman. However, as a woman,
you have to prove yourself that much more.
I'm grateful for every experience I have
playing out and always trying to learn
how I can become a better artist.
What would you be doing right now
if you never bought that 1st record and
became a DJ?
I would probably still be collaborating
with different music producers on dance
OK: Last question and the silliest
. What, in your opinion, is
the greatest aspect of being a DJ?
Not silly at all! It would definitely
be the adrenaline of being on-stage playing
music I love for an appreciative audience.
Thank you for interviewing me!
"Eve Falcon put together a solid
mix of progressive dancefloor fodder.
She displayed superb mixing skills and
deft programming. If this chick keeps
rocking it like this, she'll be on the
radar in no time. Keep an eye out."
-BPM Magazine, June 2003
Eve Falcon grew up surrounded by classical
and jazz musicians. Her father, renowned
guitarist Marvin Falcon, toured the world
with Harry Belafonte and recorded with
Paul Winter. So it's natural that Eve
DJ? Well, not right off
the bat. Eve spent much of her childhood
studying piano techniques and music theory.
As she grew older, she found herself drawn
to the exotic sound of electronic music
and synthesizers, and hosted numerous
radio shows in an effort to bring her
newfound passion to the listening public.
Her natural talents as a singer and songwriter
led to collaborations with a wide variety
of artists and garnered significant exposure
in the club and dance world. One key project
was Eve's vocal contribution to the classic
trancer "Ode to Our" by Sandra
Collins and Deepsky. Caned by DJs around
the globe, "Ode to Our" ended
up topping the 1998 charts and recently
saw new life via a fresh remix by Steve
The transition from recording artist
to DJ was quite natural for Eve. With
years of performing, singing, songwriting,
and radio broadcasting under her belt,
she has settled into life behind the decks
very comfortably. Eve has successfully
mastered playing such diverse styles ranging
from tech-trance to progressive house,
nu-skool breaks to experimental. She wastes
little time classifying the music she
plays-as long as it moves her, Eve's musical
style knows no boundaries! Her mix CDs
Aurora and Slow Burn are testimony to
Eve was recognized by BPM Magazine as
a "Next on the Decks" winner
for her mix, Slowburn. BPM also tells
readers to "keep an eye out"
for Eve and that "if she keeps rocking
it like this, she'll be on the radar in
no time." Looks like it's already
You can catch Eve playing at top venues
such as the Circus Disco, Hollywood Palace
and Giant in Los Angeles, as well as XM
Radio and the 2003 Ultra Music Festival
at WMC in Miami. You will also be seeing
Eve on the big screen in a new documentary
film about female DJs called "GIRL."
She is being featured alongside such legendary
artists as Sandra Collins and DJ Rap.
for more details.
Eve Falcon has a gift... an undeniable
energy that has brought dancefloors to
their knees through her programming and
performance. See for yourself!
XM Radio Internet Radio
Ultra Music Festival (WMC 2003), Miami,
Progressive Music Society Miami, FL (Resident)
Dragonfly Sylvan Lake, NY (July 12, '03)
Invited @ Noura Café Hollywood,
CA (July 3, '03)
Chemistry @ The Hollywood Palace Hollywood,
Giant Gen-Art @ Shrine Auditorium Los
Angeles , CA
Spotlight @ Circus Disco Hollywood, CA
The Hollywood Athletic Club Los Angeles,
Cobalt Beverly Hills, CA
The In-Crowd @ Boardners Hollywood, CA
Beverly Hills Film Festival-Afterparty
Beverly Hills, CA
Vibeflow Internet Radio
Cinespace Hollywood, CA
Sky Sushi Hollywood, CA
Definitive Music Anniversary Hollywood,
Club Vertigo Los Angeles, CA
107.1 FM Los Angeles, CA
Majestic Huntington Beach, CA
Club Spiral @ Wonderbar Los Angeles, CA
The Detroit Bar Costa Mesa, CA
Groove Fitness Los Angeles, CA (Resident)
Eve's vocal recordings:
"Ode to Our" Sandra Collins
/ Deepsky (Fragrant)
· Remixes by Steve Porter
"Karma Deluxe" JOY & Mark
"Rising" PB&J (TBD)