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One could say music is Kryspin’s first language. Born Kryspin Gietkowski in the small town of Swinoujscie, Poland, it was apparent even from a young age that Kryspin had a talent and a love for sound. He was an avid music collector spending all the money he could save up as a kid on cassettes, CD’s, records, and all things electronic for the purpose of playing music. A lot of his early electronic dance music influence comes from watching German music festivals of the early 90’s like MayDay and Love Parade before moving to the United States at the age of ten. As he grew older his spark for house and electronic music grew and inevitably lead him to DJ’ing, and while attending the University of Washington he purchased his first set of Technics turntables and started playing locally at various college parties and private events. Word quickly spread, and the bookings kept coming. No matter the venue, one thing was certain: Kryspin had a way of bringing energy to music that was infectious.

 Nightclub promoters quickly took notice, and began inviting him to play at some of Seattle’s best club nights which then turned into residencies. He became the youngest resident DJ for the renowned USC Events, who gave him his first big opportunity to warm up the decks for legendary Benny Benassi. Soon after he was playing festivals like Beyond Wonderland, Freaknight, Life in Color, Paradiso, and playing regularly alongside the likes of tyDi, John Dahlback, Makj, Martin Solveig, Morgan Page, Donald Glaude, and many other A-list DJ’s at clubs from Seattle, down the West Coast, to Mexico. 

Kryspin’s club success also gained him corporate attention, making him the go-to DJ for clients like Microsoft, Amazon, Westfield, T-Mobile, and many others who trust him to bring the ultimate music experience at their events, whether as a headliner or as a director of atmosphere. Currently Kryspin can be heard live on Seattle’s c89.5 FM every Tuesday afternoon as part of the Drive @ 5  dance music mix show. He can also be found performing at his regular club residencies at Foundation, Trinity, and Aston Manor, as well as playing and producing some of the finest private events in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. 

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