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Artist Name: Home Team
Real Name: Taylin Draper
Location : Fox Valley
Occupation: Photographer/DJ
Facebook: facebook.com/hxmeteam
Twitter: twitter.com/hxmeteam

Apart What was your first electronic music experience and how old were you?
Home Team That would be hearing ‘Sandstorm’ on repeat whenever I would visit ‘Laser Quest’ as a child, or
discovering Mark Farina’s Mushroom Jazz albums on youtube.. I must have been 16 then.

Apart What’s your preferred genre(s) of EDM you like to listen to?
Home Team Tech House, Minimal, and some good ol’ fashioned Techno.

Apart Who are your top 3 DJs of all time?
Home Team Frankie Knuckles, Patrick Topping, and Sidney Charles.

Apart What’s one of your favorite tracks of all time?
Home Team Dawn Tallman – Believe in Love (DJ Spen & Gary Hudgins Mix) | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQpsNXFtrmc. This track has always put a smile on my face, might have to play it in the club soon

Apart If you’re not listening to electronic music, what are you listening to?
Home Team Whenever possible I listen to NPR, but some of my favorite musicians are
Stone Temple Pilots, Lil B, Bob Seger, and Fleetwood Mac!

Apart What do you love about Milwaukee?
Home Team I love all the people who are involved in the underground There’s a mutual respect for the music, and it doesn’t matter whether there’s 20 people or 200, the vibes are good EVERY time.

Apart Are there any specific Milwaukee or Wisconsin events/clubs that have stood out and made a memorable impression on you (past or present)?
Home Team Recently I got to see Skooma perform in the middle of a forest, at 3am.. That was inspiring to say the very least, the intricacy displayed was phenomenal, and I’m anxious to see them again asap!

Apart Tell us one of your guilty pleasures?
Home Team Deadmau5 – Strobe

Apart Any celebrity crushes?
Home Team Honestly no, but I have a few DJ crushes! Nicole Moudaber, Nina Kraviz, and Bella Sarris (please marry me).

Apart Finish this sentence: Nobody would ever guess ..
Home Team that I would be surrounded by all these wonderful people (In Wisconsin), who also share a passion for House music.