DJ Dossier

Drunk Dial Wants to Take Over the Scottsdale EDM Scene

Steven "Slippe" Lueder and Jesse Hudson aren't lacking for ambition. The duo, who come together to create EDM bangers under the name Drunk Dial -- are quick to tout what makes their EDM different from most of what's out there.

"The way I like to describe it is like, 'If Afrojack had sex with The Weeknd and had a baby, it would be Drunk Dial," Lueder says.

It's not just an advanced sound the duo has locked in their sights: They want to take over the party wonderland that is Scottsdale, Arizona. We dove in to discuss actual drunk dialing, avoiding EDM tropes, and working with unsigned Arizona talent in this installment of DJ Dossier.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.