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The Juan MacLean

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Birth Place: United States
Years Active: 2002 - present
Genres: Electronica, Dance Punk

John MacLean, better known by the stage name The Juan MacLean, is an American electronic musician. MacLean got his start in the music industry as a guitarist for the post-hardcore band Six Finger Satellite, based in Providence, Rhode Island. When the band broke up, MacLean took a break from music, opting to get a degree at Providence College and teaching English in New Hampshire. He continued a friendship with previous band mate, Murphy, who moved to New York City and founded influential dance-punk label DFA Records and started LCD Soundsystem. Murphy urged MacLean to get back into music, and got MacLean experimenting with modern electronic mixing equipment and the sounds that ensued. MacLea... Continue Bio >>