Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music.
Two decades of pioneering house have defined Jesse Rose thus far. Having gotten started at a ripe young age, he was soon shot to legendhood upon scoring a residency to Berghain’s Panorama Bar, and for his far-reaching tours that saw him proliferating his grooving sonic message across the globe. According to Rose, these have truly been the best years of his life — he’s had the privilege of working alongside a dedicated team and a set of equally experienced colleagues that have all played a pivotal role in house music’s development. Furthermore, his accomplishments are far from scarce, with notable notches on his belt including his incredible work with Henrik Schwarz under their Black Rose alias, a successful label, and induction into Pete Tong’s “Hall Of Fame.”
All good things must come to an end, however, and that end is nearing for Jesse Rose. Having cut his teeth for so long in the scene, he realized deep down while on a recent holiday that his time as a DJ needed to come to a close. Twenty years is of course an exceptionally long career on the electronica scale, and after so much wear and tear, it’s time for him to move onto other ventures for his creativity.
Luckily, he has since provided his most dedicated followers to see him one last time by way of an extensive farewell tour, as well as a final LP that is inspired by all the elements of house and techno that have defined his sound over the years. Ahead of one of his stops, this time at San Diego’s CRSSD Fest, we sat down to get the full details of what’s in store for Jesse Rose.
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Ranking DJs is inherently confusing. As Dillon Francis pointed out on DJ Mag’s annual list, it’s never quite clear what criteria is being considered when compiling these lists. In an effort to clarify this process, we’ve decided to split our end-of-year artist rankings into