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Jon Bishop got his start when electronic music was still a very underground phenomenon. Spinning house and techno in warehouses and outdoor events throughout California, the San Diego-based jock was at the forefront of the burgeoning rave scene in 1990. Bishop made his name at San Diego's Club Hedonism, which he co-founded; thousands flocked there each week to hear the high-energy hard house sound that would become synonymous with his name. But his career really took off when rave culture exploded into the mainstream in the late '90s. Still extremely popular in the club scene, Bishop travels the globe headlining massive parties in addition to releasing mix CDs on the ICU imprint. Watch him bring down the house at Vinyl this Friday, August 12.
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Timothy Pittz