45 Sessions & Record Fair June Edition[SATURDAY – 07.06.2014]
Funkdafied Presents the next installment of the 45 Sessions at Play Bar with special all local lineup…
We have a big line up of local DJs for the next 45 Sessions event at Play Bar on 7th June. Following on from our recent events featuring international DJs Zac Hendrix and DJ Muro we look forward to another great night with some of our favourite local selectors on Duty. We will also have a record fair on the day as well!!
The Record Fair will kick off at 4 PM with DJs starting at 6 PM and it is Free Entry!!!!, DJs on the night will be:
Make sure to arrive early as this promises to be another great event at Play Bar with live streaming on Bondi Beach Radio. We are proud to bring you the 45 Sessions to Australia, this is a regular event that was originally started by DJ Platurn in Oakland, California over 4 years ago and Funkdafied have been running the Australian series since October last year. We look forward to seeing you all on the dance floor!!!
SHAN FRENZIE //
Frenzie has been around the block more than a few times. He’s got well over twenty years of experience behind him, a record collection that will make any deejay envious, and a concrete rep as one of Australia’s most trusted party rockers. Taking inspiration from when DJ’s used to play for no less than 6 hours straight and transition between styles: Original Soul & Funk 45′s – check. Deep House, Disco & Boogie – check. Hip Hop, R&B, Breaks & Beats – check. Party anthems and forgotten classics – check. Frenzie has got you covered.
His Groove Therapy radio show (now in it’s eleventh year) has been broadcasting weekly on 2SER FM every Friday lunchtime and has become an essential listen to all musically savvy Sydney-siders, while the podcast of the show has garnered a huge loyal fan base in all corners of the globe.
A veteran touring DJ of the Australian east coast, Frenzie also recently rocked dance floors in San Francisco and New York – and has had support billing alongside a who’s who of DJ royalty. Infact, pioneering deejay Grandmaster Flash requested Frenzie as his official support DJ for his most recent 2013 Sydney tour (four shows in total) – and only months earlier, Frenzie could be seen cutting it up on the turntables on stage with New Yorks Hip Hop legends The Ultramagnetic MC’s.
…and it’s no small wonder – Frenzie definitely has the skills to pay the bills. In 2012 he placed second in the New South Wales heats of the DMC, the most prestigious DJ competition in the world (He’s last foray into battle deejaying was almost twelve years earlier).
But can he rock a party? Frenzie has been dropping memorable sets for years. Whether it be a one hour power mix or an all night marathon set behind the turntables, Frenzie has plenty of experience reading the crowd and always drops an entertaining set – custom built from carefully considered quality jams and a dash of turntable trickery. Not only can Frenzie mix a record, he has definitely earned his stripes as the number one chief party rocker.
For over 15 years Crate digger DJ Makoto has uncovered the finest selections of Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk, Latin & Jazz gems, serving them fresh to audience in Japan, UK & Australia. Well known among Sydney’s best funk & soul DJ’s. DJ Makoto has shared the stage with Talib Kweli, DJ Muro to Japanese funk bands touring threw Osaka.
DJ JöN is an avid record collector with a love of all things funk, soul, latin and rare groove. Spinning on the Sydney scene with a long running residency at The Civic Hotel, he’s played most of Sydney’s funky hotspots including Cafe Lounge, The Taphouse, Black Penny, The Bucket List, Miss Peaches, Darlo Bar and The Basement.
JöN’s DJ sets explore the broad spectrum of black music and it’s influences, from vintage stompers to future classics. Catch him on the airwaves every Thursday evening for The Vinyl Frontier on Eastside Radio, 89.7FM. Seven Deadly Spins (45 guest DJ set, 2SER 107.3FM) .
BENNY HINN //
Benny Hinn (Daniel Robertson) began spinnin’ vinyl back in 01′ playing a range of phat funky house and some chunky big assed broken beatz for the masses… Although now only 33, the Hinns has played at some of the finer establishments, parties and festivals around Sydney, Wollongong and the Southcoast, gaining a rep az a bit of a party starter and one with some def skillz, finess and sheer artistry on a pair of 1200′s.
In 01/02′ the House & Breakz movement exploded in his hometown of Wollongong and the Hinn emerged as one Da Gongs leading DJs in this new exciting scene. Largly due to while studying at University, a small collective formed, with a desire to bring decent music to the local area, hence the weekly event night Bustin’ was born. It began as the official uni after-garden party, held in the backroom of the Illawarra hotel, then quickly expanded into a weekly night at the famous Cooneys Tavern, where the guys & a certain little monkey, hosted some of the finest local, national and international talent for some of the best parties the area had ever seen. The night was a 7 year success and those lucky enough to have experienced a Bustin’ party will remember some good shit went down.
The Hinn has also toured with the MOS Label for an Anunal release and has supported many artists such as, The Stanton Warriors, Freq Nasty, Krafty Kuts, A Skillz, Jay Jay, Sneaky Sound System, The Resin Dogs, Katalyst, Koolism, [love] Tattoo, Mark Dynamix, Ajax [RIP], Bang Gang, Goodwill, Alex Taylor, Funktrust, Purple Sneaker DJs + many many more…
The Hinn has also been dipping into a little production here and there with a few little mashes and beats all up on his soundcloud page.
His latest venture has been PLAY BAR. After drawing inspiration from his last stint in Melbourne and meeting his partner & co-owner Sarah, the two worked hard to build, what they hope to be for many years to come, an institution in Surry Hills Sydney.
FUNKDAFIED PRESENTS THE 45 SESSIONS
WHEN: SATURDAY 7 JUNE 2014
WHERE: PLAY BAR SYDNEY. BASEMENT 72 CAMPBELL STREET SURRY HILLS
FREE ENTRY, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. THE WORLD IS INVITED.
+ A RECORD FAIR/SWAP MEET IN THE EVENING FROM 4PM, FOR PEOPLE TO BUY AND SELL RECORDS.