GLOtron is the brainchild of Philip Vanderleest a Mississippi based award-winning DJ, the winner of the Red Bull Thre3StyleU regional DJ competition and a guest performer of Club La Vela. From opening up for Grammy nominated artists to curating raves of 2,300 he knows how to inspire people to shake it down and have fun.
GLOtron has opened up for 2 Chainz, Roscoe Dash, DJ Logic, Big Gigantic, and Aaron Carter, as well as performed at countless Fashion Shows, Weddings, and Proms. In the local scene he DJ’s “Dubstep Tuesday” a favorite weekly venue he has held for three years and he has a great following on weekends at the three hottest nightclubs in the Starkville area.
GLOtron is always up in the ups-and-downs of the small-town music scene. He loves playing in nightclubs, on patios and at special events but his love for music goes way beyond the spectrum of just mixing tunes.
Philip discovered his love for electronic music at the age of 21 while earning a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Upon graduation his compassion for music became evident as he began to pursue his lifelong desire to work in the music industry.
Philip grew up listening to the bands of the 90’s while playing video games. The sounds all which became infused in his love for electronic music and groovy beats which have greatly influenced his style and taste.
As a sound engineer for a local band, he uses his engineering background by melding technology with music.Mixing 90’s anthems with EDM, hip-hop with jam bands, and disco with twerk tracks he keeps everyone dancing and singing along to his unique mashup style. He loves to mix Bassnectar and Radiohead with Snoop Dogg, Daft Punk with The Killers, and The Allman Brothers with STS9 or Big Gigantic. His skill in mixing is matched with his enthusiasm for his craft, love of music and the people he gets to share his art with.