BY ANGIE MARTIN
John (a.k.a. “Juan”) Maclean is an authority in mixing electronic soundscapes. Since 2002, he has delivered tracks that are ethereal and atmospheric, challenging the notion that electronic music is sliced, noisy and heavy. Often collaborating with female vocalists, his songs showcase a dreamy quality that quietly builds into something worth dancing to. He masterfully loops bass, drum and vocals into complex mixes that over the years have garnered a devoted if not massive fan base. Juan Maclean is able to give each track its own sonically unique personality while sticking to his goal of creating unadulterated electronic perfection.