DJ Explorateur is Seattle-based selector and vinyl enthusiast Valerie Calano. She produces the chill-out event Rare Air, is a member of the False Prophet and TUF collectives, and regularly plays in Seattle from her eclectic record collection. True to her moniker, she has a wide range of specialties: ambient, psych, guys, funk, experimental, electronic, jazz and more. A seriously dedicated DJ, she is never not striving to increase her awareness—and procurement—of life-changing music.
Photo credit: Emily Pothast