Born in Greenville, SC, Paul Schmidt, also known as DJ Sparkbox, started DJing in 2009 while attending Mauldin High School. Since then Paul has taken his talents to the booming city of Charleston. Paul now has exclusive deals with several of the most popular bars on the main strip of Charleston’s famous King Street, including Boones, Republic Lounge, and King Street Public House. He uses Technic turntables as well as a Roland SPD/SX for live drumming while crossing genres of Funk, Hip Hop, Trap, Deep House, and Top 40. Unique to his sets are the live addition of saxophone from Clark Keagy. As of recent, Paul helped established the monthly event Tropical Brunch at Republic Lounge, which has become one of the most popular Sunday events in Charleston.