Les Talusan, also known as The Pinstriped Rebel, has a vast and eclectic collection of pop, indie, and underground hits, as well as rare, obscure gems that can help customize a uniquely personal sound for your event. Les also maintains utmost control across a freeform blend of soul, funk, deep house and old school hip-hop genres.
With 18 years worth of experience, Les is known for her perfectly crafted mixes and commitment to artistic excellence. She also has a long history of supporting AAPI, LGBT, and women-focused organizations.
Born and raised in Manila, Philippines, Les fell in love with music at a young age, DJing at local clubs and playing in bands. Since moving to DC at age 20, she has continued to develop her talents, performing behind the decks in the U.S. and abroad.
Les has DJed for the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, National Geographic Channel, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and she is currently a resident DJ at Marx Café. Les has been featured in the Washington Post and Refinery29.