Diverse and Professional, DJ Joe Manifesto, formerly DJ Slam, holds experience in all types of fields in the Music Industry. Not only a former promoter for Good Fella Records, Joe has knowledge in Sound Reinforcement, Tech/Gear, and Venue Sound Arrangements. Joe began his voyage in the music world at an early age of 13, as an intern for the House/EDM Group 2Shy and EnVuS, who toured with All-4-One in the 1990s. He worked his way up as a Sound Engineer for 2Shy. Joe pushed forward into creating music in the studio with hopes for future hits. As a college student at Saint Mary's College of Moraga, he made guest appearances on KSMC 89.5 FM Radio and Wild 94.9/107.1 FM. Now with over 30 years of experience in sound engineering and the DJ Business, DJ Joe Manifesto developed and molded the workings of what we know today as Thump Sound DJ Services.

Music Focus:

Full Range of Genres, including EDM, Top-40's, Hip-Hop, Latin & More...

Preferred Weapons:

Pioneer CDJ-2000NXS2 or CDJ-3000 Players, DJM-900NXS2, Vestax PDX-A2s Turntables

DJ Influences:

Paul Oakenfold, David Guetta, DJ Tiesto, DJ Nghtmre, Steve Aoki

Preferred Events:

Weddings, Corporate Functions, School Dances, Sound Reinforcement, & Club Venues

Best thing about being a DJ is making people happy. Seeing the expression on the crowd's faces when they hear a song they love. Understanding how to read a crowd and keeping them on the floor is what takes years of experience - DJ Joe Manifesto

Year Established:



Born and Raised in the San Francisco East Bay. DJ Joe Manifesto performs the majority of his sets in the Northern California Area.