MahaWam has become a staple among many establishments in San Francisco and Oakland, weaving house beats with his influence of tech metal and progressive rock to usher in a new era of queer freedom and expression. On any given night you can find MahaWam hosting and organizing club nights and events with notable Bay Area DJs and drag queens like the House of Towers.

In this interview, MahaWam explains how they create and share beauty in a world that can oftentimes feel isolating.