West Coast Podcast 060: DJ Susan

When you think of the name Susan, you tend to imagine a caring mother, or a loving aunt; someone who interacts with the warmth connected to the classic name. Well, in the case of San Diego powerhouse, Dj Susan, the rules aint quite the same. Unconventionally , this tech house maven gets her kicks from big builds, heavy drops and gritty basslines. Driven by relentless energy and a knack for getting the party started, 25 year old Steven Glathe has pushed his name to new boundaries since assuming his alias only last year.

Since breaking ground, the DJ/ Producer has led a commendable legacy of captivating performances and productions releasing music on both local and international labels. By far the biggest contribution to the Dj’s likeness however is his position in running his own record label “Hood Politics Records”. The label has had an absolutely killer run since establishing itself last September, serving the best of the underground across the globe.

Susan is a character unbound by the conventional perception of the scene. His productions are big and loud and his performances are almost too big for the booth. With his hands in the air and the biggest smile you’ve ever seen slapped across his face, you know this is where this music savant is supposed to be. Heading into 2018, you can expect nothing less of a massive year from Susan . With forthcoming releases and some big performances set to start a chatter, were willing to bet that Susan’s looking forward to yet another incredible year.


  1. Patrick Topping – Be Sharp ( Apollo 84 & Ross Donworth Edit)
  2. Tough Art – That Simple
  3. Tough Art, Zukk – Homeless
  4. Pirupa – Last Minute
  5. Raffa FL – Loco
  6. Ninetoes – Finder (Low Steppa & Skapes Remix)
  7. Tolstoi & Andsan – I See You Baby
  8. Latmun – Funk Off
  9. Xuko – Shake
  10. Camelphat – Monsters
  11. DJ Susan – The Dedication
  12. Scott Forshaw & Jeck – Afrobeard
  13. DJ Susan – The Don
  14. DJ Susan – Susie’s Weapon


– jams
Jimbo James