Rooz is a DJ, promoter, and major advocate of underground electronic music in San Francisco. Known as one of SF’s premier and well respected DJs, specializing in underground house, techno and tech-house. With regular residencies and appearances at San Francisco’s top nightclubs since 1999, Rooz has established himself as a fixture in the underground electronic music scene. After a decade of success behind the decks, Rooz had spun with almost every big name DJ in the world in all genres of underground electronic dance; from Sasha to Tiesto, from Derrick Carter to Felix Da Housecat, from Deep Dish to Steve Lawler, from Francois K to Tiga.
In 2009 Rooz was voted #4 DJ in SF on NiteVibe’s DJ Dream Team pole (djdreamteam.com). A short list of SF’s dance music pioneers like Mark Farina, Miguel Migs, Kaskade and Bassnectar. In a city where you will find world famous DJs and producers in every corner, Rooz has managed to break the top 10 in the last two years. You can catch Rooz’s set along with the biggest names in the International DJ circuit at SF’s top nightclubs such as Mighty, Vessel, 1015 Folsom, EndUp, supperclub, Mezzanine and Ruby Skye. Rooz is also well known for his late night after-hours sets at underground warehouse parties across SF. Holding a residencies at RubySkye, Mighty, Vessel, 1015 Folsom and 2ndSunday, for SF’s hottest and most talked big DJ events. Not to mention over 10 opening sets at Global Underground CD Release parties. With highlights like being invited to play between Derrick Carter and Ferry Corsten/Tiesto set at Ruby Skye’s 2008 Anniversary party.
Rooz’s skills behind the decks is unprecedented, constantly mixing 3 tracks at the same time for over 3 minutes, remixing tracks live with vocals and instruments. Taking the dance music lovers to another dimension by spontaneously remixing their favorite tracks to create music they havn’t experience before. In 2007 Rooz defended his title of the SF’s “Iron DJ” in Xessential’s Iron DJ competition. Taking a Bob Marley track and remixing it live with a banging German Electro beat and blowing the crowd away.