Hailing from the de facto beautiful Swiss capital of Bern, Sassy J has a colourful and charming sound informed by her simple and honest love of music and emotion.
She has been passionately doing her do for 20 years now. In that time she has kept a focus on forward thinking electronic and analog sounds, has been a consistently exciting DJ and has earned a reputation amongst esteemed artists and fans that appreciate her unhurried style. Driven by a feel for the occasion, a passion to present new sounds and desire to leave a mark on her audience, Sassy J has played everywhere from Eglo Dance and Dekmantel to Panorama Bar and De School – Fascinoma Festival Mexico, Rainbow Disco Club Japan and Freedom Time Festival Australia.
Always digging for inspiration and for those moments in life that make you go ‘wow,’ Sassy’s hunt takes her into the worlds of tribal art, fabrics, books and more. She has found favour with The Trilogy Tapes, Resident Advisor and Crack Magazine, all of whom she has done official mixes for. A tactile and heartfelt selector, a quest to really take her listeners somewhere defines what she does. Sassy J likes to let her music breath and marinate, to take her time and let the moods and grooves she offers up really sink in. Always shifting through sounds with real dynamism, is all these things that make her a standout voice in the DJ world.
Born and raised in Guatemala, but she learned the dance life in Madrid, her home for the past 11 years.Her style couldn’t be defined in one word. It goes from house to minimal techno,
in too deep but always high. You could say her grooves are funky.
Her unique musical taste shows that she is in love with a wide range of music and it never fails to connect with the crowd.