Stephen Strausbaugh (aka The Incredible Kid)
The Magic Musicwala
Stephen Strausbaugh (aka The Incredible Kid) began with incorporating Asian Drum and Bass, Reggaeton, and Meren-Rap songs into his late ’90s house party sets, The Incredible Kid built his reputation igniting Portland, Oregon dance floors with the incendiary urban sounds of international dance music. In late 2000 The Kid introduced DJ Anjali to the dancing masses and the two spearheaded the Bhangra and Bollywood scene in Portland through their Andaz night founded in July of 2002; the longest-running party of its kind on the West coast. Alongside fellow DJ E3, the two initiated the Global Bass scene in Portland when they founded the club night Atlas in November of 2003 which had a legendary nine-year run. The Kid regularly performs at major festivals around including Sasquatch! Decibel, and MusicfestNW. Along with DJ Anjali he has hosted a cult radio show on KBOO, Portland’s long-running community radio station for the last 10 years. The Incredible Kid has supported artists as diverse as Digable Planets, Balkan Beat Box, Skrillex, A Tribe Called Red, DJ Spooky, Tigerstyle, Delhi 2 Dublin, Karsh Kale, Pink Martini and Bonobo.