Drum Disc Jockey

[ENG] Justin Schoenenberger or recently known as DJ Schoeny had a crush on music since he was in elementary school. First, this kiddo was doing beat box while walking around the house. Then, his interest of music keeps growing every year as his age.

When he was at high school, Schoeny was playing in a band which is he got played in percussion and drum. After school time is out, he always played drum every day at his friend’s house, where actually his neighbor. He said that “She and her family had a radio station, turn table and records.” That thing makes him more and more interesting to the actual world of Disc Jockey. “So that’s kinda where happen, just keep going by beatboxing and keep listening music,” he admits.

Time by time, his name sounded around each states of East Coast, Miami and some DJ radio station. Especially, when he released the great single “Switch” who duets with YS and Bakes. The story of this song began when DJ Schoeny playing the drum like used to. Then, he starts with the simple bassline. “It was started really really simple. I didn’t have an expectation for it. I didn’t have any rappers in mine. But I actually work with two rappers, YS and solo rapper, Bakes in San Diego. And I send it to them.” Then, those local rappers are pretty much like with his sample. So, he got to write the lyric and then send it back. “I was really excited and I can’t wait how my sound like.”

In the end, “I am just made it up.” Cause based on DJ who ranked as the top 10 DJ in San Fransisco, the track was simple and vocals really helped out. In fact, it becomes the number one local track record right now for five months.

Source: Justin Schoenenberger

[IND] Justin Schoenenberger atau yang lebih dikenal dengan nama DJ Schoeny memiliki kecintaan terhadap dunia musik sejak Ia duduk di bangku sekolah dasar. Pertama-tama, bocah ini melakukan beat box sambil berjalan-jalan di sekitar rumahnya. Lalu, ketertarikannya kepada musik terus bertambah seiring usianya.

Ketika Ia duduk di bangku sekolah menengah, lelaki yang akrab disapa Schoeny pernah tergabung dengan sebuah band, kala itu Ia bermain perkusi dan drum. Setelah jam pulang sekolah berakhir, dia selalu bermain drum setiap hari di rumah tetangganya. Dia mengatakan bahwa “Dia dan keluarganya memiliki stasiun radio, turn table, dan studio rekaman.” Hal tersebut membuatnya semakin tertarik ke dunia riil seorang Disc Jockey. “Jadi, kira-kira seperti itu mulanya, terus berlanjut dengan beatboxing dan mendengarkan musik,” jelasnya.

Seiring berjalannya waktu, namanya semakin terkenal di berbagai negara bagian East Coast, Miami, dan beberapa stasiun radio DJ. Lebih tepatnya, ketika Ia meluncurkan lagu terbaiknya yang berjudul “Switch” hasil kolaborasinya dengan YS dan Bakes. Awal mula lagu ini bisa tercipta ketika DJ Schoeny memainkan drum seperti biasanya. Lalu, Ia memulai dengan bassline yang sederhana. “Saat itu saya mulai dengan sangat-sangat sederhana. Saya tidak memiliki harapan apapun untuk lagu itu. Saya tidak memiliki rappers siapapun. Tetapi, saya kerjakan dengan duo rappers, YS dan solo rapper, Bakes di San Diego. Dan saya mengirimkannya kepada mereka.” Kemudian, ketiga rapper lokal tersebut sangat suka dengan contoh lagu yang telah dibuat olehnya. Dia pun segera menulis liriknya serta mengirimkannya lagi kepada mereka. “Saya sangat gembira dan saya tak sabar bagaimana hasilnya.”

Pada akhirnya, “Saya telah berhasil.” Karena menurut DJ yang pernah mendapat predikat sebagai jawara dari 10 DJ di San Fransisco ini, lagu itu sangat mudah apalagi vokal dari ketiga rappers tersebut sangat menolong. Bahkan, lagu “Switch” berhasil menduduki posisi pertama untuk lagu lokal selama lima bulan ini.

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