Meet DJ Boris Gluck From Washington DC

Growing up in Cochabamba, Bolivia, Boris was first influenced by New Wave music, including Pet Shop Boys, New Order, Tears for Fears, Eurhythmics, and Culture Club. It was this blend of lyrics, lush layers of synth, and rapid beats that brought Boris to his true passion – Djing.

His first foray into the field was a casual attempt at mixing at a friend’s party, soon followed by the inevitable purchase of records and many hours spent learning the art of mixing with the help of a friend. After countless house party gigs and sleepless nights of practice,Boris landed his first real show at DCs infamous 5th Column in 1996. Boris was quickly embraced by the district’s club scene as a talented house DJ and was soon playing regularly, both in DC and abroad. After playing raves in Bolivia for several months, Boris was quickly recruited by DC house mecca Five to be their resident DJ. Gigs soon followed at DC’s hottest clubs, including GLOW, Eye Bar, Dragonfly, Mate, Penthouse, FUR, Josephine, Lima, Spank, Current, Donovan House, Dirty Bar and many more.

2012 was off with a bang for Boris, with bookings from NYC, MIA, DC to South America and having already spun with the likes of Paolo Mojo, DJ Chus, Stan Kolev, Redanka, Lee Kalt, Oliver Moldan and DJ Paul. Boris made a guest appearances in New York City hotspots such as M2, Webster Hall, Skyroom, Bounce Boat 2011 Miami Spots like Nikki Beach and Kitchen 305. Albuquerque hot spots such as Casa Esencia and Q bar and headlined at Bahrein and PACHA in Buenos Aires, Argentina Manrey Rooftop, Panama and at the Water Festival 2012 in Bolivia.

Boris brings his A game to every performance and continues to stun crowds all over. With a unique style that can only be dubbed Boris Gluck, he blends slamming drums with beautifully rare cuts, intertwined by flawless mixing talent. Boris’s unique ability to stay true to his own style and track selections have put him leagues above the rest. Spinning alongside DCs own Trance legend Pete Moutso, Boris has used his influences from Hernan Cattaneo, John Digweed, and Sasha to show that the right music makes for truly unforgettable nights. Eager to bring his sound to the world, Boris continues to fine-tune his brilliant sets, taking House to the next level, and seeking the next great venue to showcase the finest in music and mixing.

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