Archive for December, 2008
indy.com/metromix interviewed me for a piece titled “Spin City: Meet 5 Indy DJs who turn the club scene around“.
It is also available (with a better photo of me ;p) in the print edition that came out today.
Bryan Jones (Chicago, IL)
Control, OM, Ultra, Ministry of Sound, Ringside, i!
Bryan Jones is currently one of Chicago’s busiest and highest selling house producers releasing over 100 of his songs on labels all over the world dating back to 2002. His songs have been played by the biggest djs in the world like Derrick Carter, Mark Farina, DJ Dan, Bad Boy Bill, DJ Sneak, Judge Jules, Paul Van Dyke, and many, many more. His songs have also been licensed to Ministry Of Sound, Playboy, OM Records, and others. Between his solo productions and releases with Mike Gillenwater as “High Caliber”, Bryan has sold over 50,000 vinyl units worldwide and the number grows every day. Bryan’s dj mixes have been heard by hundreds of thousands of people all over the world over the years at live shows and by means of tapes, cds, and online mixes. His dj skills have recently landed him bookings all over the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Bryans many styles allow him to adapt to any dancefloor without ever disappointing. He has played everywhere from underground deep house clubs to big room all ages events, and his experience shows in every one of his dj sets.
30 of Bryan’s mixes are available for streaming or download at http://www.soundcloud.com/djbryanjones
Greg Campbell (Denver, CO)
Full Flavor Music, Look At You Records
Greg Campbell is best known for his label and promotion group, Full Flavor Music, which once put on events here in Indianapolis, but has since moved cross country to Denver, CO. Join us in welcoming Greg back to Naptown for the holiday season as he lays down fresh house beats like only he could.
G.F.G. (Louisville, KY)
Un:Released Records, Hi-5, Pink Door, Forecastle Festival
After ten years of various residencies in Nashville, Louisville, Bloomington, Lexington and traveling around the country to get downâ€¦â€¦. the producer, promoter and dj returns to Indy. Bringing his signature sound and legendary energy along with plenty of boogie down, the producer of Forecastle Festival’s Ocean Stage invites you along for the rideâ€¦â€¦.with a studio album and tour due this spring, Glenn is locked and loaded with plenty of choice tunes and always a few surprisesâ€¦â€¦.Sharing the stage with many acclaimed dj’s and producer throughout the last decade, G.F.G. has spent the last year or so as a resident and promoter @ Louisville’s hot-spot Pink Door, the epicenter of the town’s electronica. Rememberâ€¦..if it feels good, do it!
DJ Fate (Indianapolis, IN)
sideTrack, The Goddess Complex
With passion for electronic music and experience dating back to 2000, DJ Fate is sure to move the dance floor. Though primarily mixing house music, you might also catch her playing techno, fidget, tech-house, and/or breakbeats. She has played at events alongside: Translucent (Jason Tyler), DJ Sage, George Acosta, Ferry Corsten, Keoki, and Juan Atkins, to name a few.
DJ Fate is a member and resident dj of SideTrack, a group who promoted electronic events at Therapy Nightclub and Lounge (Indianapolis) on Thursdays in most of 2007. SideTrack brought in over fifty local and up-and-coming djs. DJ Fate’s previous residencies include: Club Eden (Indianapolis) and Ice Ultra Lounge (Indianapolis)
Another group that includes DJ Fate is The Goddess Complex, a collective committed to promoting female artists for talent as opposed to novelty, and giving support to the talented sisters out there.
More info: http://www.side-track.com
We’re putting on a hot New Years Party to bring in 2009, at FortyFiveDegrees, the new resaurant/sushi bar/nightclub on Mass Ave.
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I recorded a portion of my early set at Smart Bar on November 29. It’s rather techy! Check it out.