Julien Chaptal has seen a massive international breakthrough. Adding a little French flavour to the Dutch sound that’s currently storming the world’s dancefloors, he has become a key member of Amsterdam’s New School techno generation.
Carlos Mendoza and Peter Christianson formed Lawnchair Generals in 2001 while working together at Seattle’s Platinum Records.
Myzo — MMD
Monique is a versatile, imaginative DJ and VJ, her ardent love and enthusiasm for music has led her to explore various genres of music over the years.
Ranging from the deeper realms of house through to driving peak time techno, Audiojack have shown an ability to consistently produce credible underground music which works on the dance floor and appeals to a wide range of DJs and music fans alike.
During the last 15 years Nelson Morreira aka afroboogie has masterminded his rise in two separate territories, something few can claim to have achieved.
Regarded as one of the grandmasters of House in his native land of Turkey, DJE started out in 1997 with deep house music in London, from a small West end bar called Sessions.
For ten years Hard Kandy has blown away all expectations of what clubbing in Melbourne can be.
Beatport dropped a bombshell in July 2010. Not only had producer and DJ Bass Kleph acquired his first Beatport #1 with his remix of Joan Reyes’s Shakedown, but it went on to become Beatport’s biggest-selling track that year.
Originally from New Zealand, Emerson was half of House Of Downtown, arguably
one of New Zealand’s most successful DJ and production duo’s.
In America, specifically NYC, Bill Patrick is a man of many accolades… Since his days as a DJ in legendary clubs such as The Limelight, Vinyl & Arc, he has charmed our hearts and moved our bodies. Not to mention being co-founder of the famed Robots parties and amusing us weekly as Robot Radio’s alluring and witty host. Within the world of electronic music everyone has a tale about our friend Bill Patrick. Some funny, some sad, some tragic, most shady, but at the end of each story or any encounter with this demi god your left wanting more.
Since the release of its cracking debut, ‘Time Is Now’ in 2005, South Africa’s Flash Republic has been fleshing out a musical vision that is only just hitting its considerable creative stride.
Don’t put Marcel Woods in the same room as a box. Chances are the box won’t make it out alive!
Monika Kruse, musician, DJ, record label boss and the “Grand Dame” of Germany electronic music scene was born in Berlin, but grew up in Bavaria’s capital Munich.
Legendary EDM Label, Black Hole Recordings kicks off the second leg of its Black Hole Stars world tour with a 3 city tour in South Africa, December 2010 featuring the world’s top 10 DJ Ferry Corsten, Richard Durand, Andy Duguid and female vocalist/performer Julie Thompson, who has written songs for and performed with TiÃ«sto and Armin Van Buuren among others.
Formed in late 2008, this upshot act from Cape Town has taken the country by storm in the space of only 9 months.
There are DJs who can rock a party, a club, a festival. And there are acts that can write songs that will bring out the goose bumps in you.
Interested in attending one of the biggest events of the year? Stand a chance to win 2 double VIP tickets to see Sander van Doorn, Marco V and First State at Electric Mansion on 30 October 2010.
The DJ Academy at The Vinyl Joint has been in operation since 2006.