April 4, 1972|
Providence, Rhode Island
He was born April 4, 1972 in Providence, Rhode Island and also lived in Shaker Heights, Ohio and Highland Park, Illinois. In February 1990, Galkin moved to Tucson, Arizona where he filmed the Nickelodeon TV Show Hey Dude. When the show ended in 1991, he attended NYU from 1991-1994.
From 1994-2001, he worked as a special events producer, talent buyer and manager at NYC firm Empire Entertainment.
In 2001, Jonathan Galkin Co-Founded DFA Records with James Murphy & Tim Goldsworthy. He continues to head the label, home to the artists LCD Soundsystem, The Rapture, Hot Chip, Hercules & Love Affair, Black Dice, The Juan Maclean, YACHT, Factory Floor, Sinkane, Holy Ghost! and more.
Galkin is married to Sara Galkin and has 3 children, Noah, Ella & Simon.
- MoMA Ps1 - Jonathan Galkin
- The New York Times feature
- Details Magazine Celebrates DFA 10 Year Anniversary
- The Rapture & DFA in the Village Voice (cover story)
- RBMA interviews Jonathan Galkin
- Resident Advisor profiles DFA & Jonathan Galkin
- The Fader on DFA Records
- DFA& RBMA Documentary
- DFA & RBMA
- Misplaced Swag
- Turntable Lab
- Modular People interview
- Junk Media article
- Dusted Magazine article
- "How They Look Now" Article
- Arkitip Jonathan Galkin Blog
- Jonathan Galkin wedding
- The Daily Swarm - Jonathan Galkin