Inspired by the electronic music emanating from Detroit's airwaves while coming of age, Jason Kendig has been pursuing the dance music pulse for over two decades. From his first residency at Detroit's Motor Lounge in the late 90s to his current role as an integral member of the esteemed Honey Soundsystem–a queer collective of musicians, artists and djs known for elevating nightlife in San Francisco and beyond–Jason never fails to make others move through his ability to reference dance music's past yet keeping an ear to the future.
"Kendig's own mixes have a deep, wintry atmosphere, sparkling with subtle details, ambient risks, and the refinement that comes from years of just listening to techno. He also has the ability to reinvest campy disco or house classics with the fervent emotions that informed them in the first place, bringing on the shivers with, say, a familiar acid-derived cymbal hit."
Marke Bieschke / XLR8R
"Kendig is the kind of DJ who makes the technicalities of mixing vinyl seem effortless. He picks his tracks quickly, he holds his blends for a long time, and he has this ability to ratchet up the intensity of his playing in a way that's very different from other local DJs..."
Derek Oppermen / SF Weekly