mirrors," admits Falik, a Berkeley native. "I like playing with people's expectations."
That drive to upend the expected is a through line in Falik's work, as his reputation for making soulful
dance music emotional,
human productions and remixes that blend hiphop
and electronic elements
with a shot of his first love, jazz has
spread throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
Falik grew up in a house full of music. His mother was a violinist and classical pianist; her father had been
a violinist as well; and both of his sisters picked up the piano as children. Their younger brother soaked