ABOUT JUNK DRAWER RESIDENT wngdu /// Padideh (she/they), aka wngdu is an Iranian-American DJ, Journalist, and visual artist born and raised in Denver, CO. Their taste draws from a wide range of influences, from the percussive roots of Persian culture to the industrial and post-punk soundtrack of their teenage years.

Outside of their musical and artistic projects, they run an event series based in Denver called Human Cluster Project. This artists’ collective focuses on uplifting BIPOC and queer creatives, with an emphasis on Middle-Eastern acts.