Desi Perez

Photographer — Los Angeles

Name, where are you from?
Desi Perez from Los Angeles, California.

What do you do?
Photographer, artist, cook, student, but changes every couple weeks.

Describe your style in three words?
eBay. My girlfriend’s grandfather. Roadside rodeo.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
Seeing Bad Brains at The Fonda Theatre on Sunset Berlin on Ave A and 2nd Street in NYC.

Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
Jonathan Richmond.


www.instagram.com/_desiperez_

The first track you played on repeat?
'Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now' by The Smiths.

A song that defines the teenage you?
'Teenage Dirtbag' by Wheatus.

One record you would keep forever?
'Beggars Banquet' by the Rolling Stones. Track 'No Expectations'.

A song lyric that has inspired you?
'Water Get No Enemy' by Fela Kuti.

A song you wished you had written?
'Like A Ship' by Pastor T.L. Barrett & The Youth For Christ Choir.

Best song to turn up loud?
'Harness Your Hopes' by Pavement.

A song people wouldn’t expect you to like?
'Loaded Baked Potato' by Young Nudy.

A song to get you straight on the dance floor?
'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' by Whitney Houston.

Best song to end an all-nighter?
'Cannibal Holocaust (Theme)' by Riz Ortolani.

Any new bands you’re into at the moment?
Better Oblivion Community Center. I love anything Conner Oberst puts together.

Name, where are you from?
Desi Perez from Los Angeles, California.

What do you do?
Photographer, artist, cook, student, but changes every couple weeks.

Describe your style in three words?
eBay. My girlfriend’s grandfather. Roadside rodeo.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
Seeing Bad Brains at The Fonda Theatre on Sunset Berlin on Ave A and 2nd Street in NYC.

Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
Jonathan Richmond.


www.instagram.com/_desiperez_

The first track you played on repeat?
'Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now' by The Smiths.

A song that defines the teenage you?
'Teenage Dirtbag' by Wheatus.

One record you would keep forever?
'Beggars Banquet' by the Rolling Stones. Track 'No Expectations'.

A song lyric that has inspired you?
'Water Get No Enemy' by Fela Kuti.

A song you wished you had written?
'Like A Ship' by Pastor T.L. Barrett & The Youth For Christ Choir.

Best song to turn up loud?
'Harness Your Hopes' by Pavement.

A song people wouldn’t expect you to like?
'Loaded Baked Potato' by Young Nudy.

A song to get you straight on the dance floor?
'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' by Whitney Houston.

Best song to end an all-nighter?
'Cannibal Holocaust (Theme)' by Riz Ortolani.

Any new bands you’re into at the moment?
Better Oblivion Community Center. I love anything Conner Oberst puts together.

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