Answering to the stage name “Dan the Automator,” Dan Nakamura is a well-known hip-hop producer, and the figure behind Deltron 3030, Got a Girl, Handsome Boy Modeling School and Lovage, amongst other projects. Founding the record label 75 Ark, this classically trained violinist (yeah, we know) took a turn as a disc jockey as a teen, and has been busting out tunes ever since.
Place of birth:
What do you actually do all day?
Favorite song growing up?
Do you like Scratchin'
My biggest secret is…
I don't like quinoa
Why do you live in San Francisco?
Born here, traveled world, realized I wanted to be here
Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?
Uber, bart, bike, no taxi
My motto is…
If it sucks lets just pretend we never did it
My alter ego is…
Dan the Automator
The last drink I had was…
Negroni with coffee (espresso) mixed in
My secret crush is…
What was your first job?
If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?
See friends and family and eat well and drink well
Coming from? Going to?
studio --> studio
What is your favorite work of art?
Rothko various works
Who should we know?
Global warming is real. SF will be a beach town before we know it (not saying that's a good thing)