Sport Wolf is Devin Reed. A Los Angeles based electronic musician originally from Detroit, Michigan whose career began with sampling records and playing in alternative rock bands during high school. After which he began to make a name for himself as a DJ and producer while attending college both in the states and abroad, self-releasing his first mixtape, Manchester Sounds, in 2014 under the name Aspen-85.
He returned to the states to finish school and released his first single Foray, now as Sport Wolf, with Detroit based record label Young Heavy Souls in 2016. Devin would then go on to produce for K. RONALDO in the fall, the alter ego of emerging Austrian artist Yung Hurn.
Devin best describes his sound as “Aesthetically driven. I like to dance between minimal and chaotic.” While citing his most notable influences as “All the Detroit legends like Derrick May and Robert Hood of course, The Smiths, UK Garage artist such as MJ Cole, and certainly the French House sound. Pretty much all of the alternative dance music of the 90’s” He laughs.
Devin holds a degree in Industrial Design and recently made the move from Detroit to the Los Angeles, where he hopes to further his artistic and musical career. He can be found “Obsessively working on his computer while drinking espresso" in the cafés of Echo Park.