Damian Romero is a busy man, known throughout North America as a prized DJ, producer, and creative director. Originally from Ensenada, he has made a name for himself in Mexico City producing high quality cultural events like MUTEK Mexico, the international festival of digital creativity & electronic music (In 2012, DJ Eli Escobar as well as the Joshua Light Show performed in Mexico City), #ReVERB experimental rock sessions with Vice Mexico (They brought Gang Gang Dance to Mexico City in 2011), as well as Merecedes-Benz FashionWeek Mexico. More regularly he can be found working for Société Perrier and Coloürs Marketing Agency. And at nights, well, he only DJs DF's most sought after parties at M.N. Roy. So he's busy, really busy.
Place of Birth: Ensenada, Baja California
Parents Place of Birth: Mexico City
Occupation/ Aspiration: Creative, Producer, Promoter & DJ at night
Describe a typical day:
Morning run, best time to listen to music and a quick breakfast, then head to the office to handle phone calls, emails, etc…Lunch with friends and leave the office by 7PM, then Ableton Live (music production) course for three hours.
Which neighborhood do you live in and why?
Between Roma and Condesa because I can walk to my office and have a little bit more "life quality" inside this huge city. Second reason: lots of friends and things to do around here.
How do you help make Mexico City a better place to live?
All the things that I do are made with passion. Most of the things that I did regarding music have had an impact in the cultural of this city in the last few years. People have an alternative outlet to get close to very interesting artists from around the world with high quality and consistency.
Where did you go to school? What did you study?
I studied Communications at ITESO University in Guadalajara City.
List a meaningful object or talisman you carry with you?
A labyrinth necklace.
What is your drink of choice?
Mezcal and London One Gin.
Who is your favorite thinker?
The Dalai Lama.
Name your favorite blog.
Mexican: Pijama Surf. Global: Nowness & XLR8R.
What is the first thing you do when you arrive in NYC?
Eat at Lil Frankies and see a concert.
What is the first thing you do when you arrive in DF?
Eat at El Parnita and drinks at M.N.ROY.