In this conversation, Rissa Garcia discusses her early clubbing experiences, the changes in the club scene over the years, and her transition to DJing. She shares her approach to mixing and recording sets, as well as her plans for venturing into production and collaborating with musicians and vocalists. Rissa also talks about the challenges she faces as an artist and her self-critical nature. In this conversation, Rissa Garcia discusses her journey as a DJ, producer, and label boss. She talks about the challenges of executing her vision in music production and the importance of collaboration. Rissa also shares her experience running Night Child Records as an outlet for her music. She discusses the balance between DJing and producing and the challenges of releasing music frequently. Rissa reflects on the longevity and hype of artists in the industry and the importance of building an authentic audience. She also talks about her party series, Dancing Room Only, and the importance of creating a dance-focused environment. Rissa shares her thoughts on the next generation of house heads and her plans for the future as an artist. She discusses her upcoming album and the importance of being true to oneself in the music industry. Rissa offers advice for aspiring artists and emphasizes the importance of authenticity and finding one’s own sound.


Collaboration is key in music production, especially when it comes to areas where you may need help or expertise.

Running a record label can be an outlet for releasing music, but it’s important to balance it with other aspects of your career.

Releasing music frequently can be challenging, and it’s important to find a balance that works for you.

The longevity and hype of artists in the industry can vary, and it’s important to focus on building an authentic audience.

Creating a dance-focused party series can help bring the focus back to the dance floor and create a vibrant and energetic atmosphere.

The next generation of house heads is emerging, and it’s important to embrace and support their love for the music.

Being true to yourself and staying authentic is crucial in the music industry.

When getting into the music scene, it’s important to learn about the roots of the genre, respect those who came before, and find your own sound.

Setting goals and deadlines can help motivate and drive your creative process.

Enjoy the journey and don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Stay open to new opportunities and go with the flow.