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Preston James

Preston James is founder of TeamSupreme and half of Penthouse Penthouse. He is also a trained keyboardist, vocalist and playback engineer.

In 2011 Preston graduated from Chapman University’s Conservatory of Music based in California’s famed Orange County. A Southern California native, became part of the Chapman University Choir, with which he toured Italy and sang for Pope Benedict XVI in the Sistine Chapel. While at school, Preston studied music technology under the direction of professor Steve Nalepa. Through his studies he became fluid at using Ableton, Logic, Pro Tools, Garage Band and Reason. Post grad, Preston spends his time writing and performing live electronic music with his band Virtual Boy as well as running his weekly beat-cipher series, TeamSupreme. Currently he has been on tour programming and operating playback equipment for the artist Childish Gambino. He also has shared the stage with artists such as MGMT, Devo, Skrillex, Bassnectar, The Weeknd, and Lupe Fiasco and he has performed at famed festivals ACL, SXSW, Moogfest, Electric Forest, Camp Bisco, and Lightning in a Bottle.