Phat Play Fri pres. D-Funk & JR.Dynamite [FRIDAY – 10.06.2016]
Boomin’ back atcha this Phat Play Friday with two extremely well established producers & editors and they are both pretty mean on the 1200s… Throw Benny Hinn into the mix and you got yourself a killer Fri night out…
Grits N Gravy / Upstart Music / Regrooved Australia.
D-Funk is a DJ / Producer / Remixer / Label owner based in Sydney, Australia. He owns & run Upstart Music an upbeat Breaks led label & co-owns & co-runs Grits N Gravy which specializes in forward thinking funk based music. As a DJ he plays a wide range of styles depending on the venue he’s playing.
Doug was nominated for ‘Best Breakthrough DJ’ at the 2009 International Break Beat awards (Breakspoll) & his label Upstart Music was nominated for ‘Best New Label’ at Breakpoll 2010.
He has releases music, both original & remixes, on many labels including Ghetto Funk, Westway, Sunday Best, VIM, Mamnmade, Mutate, Dandy Kid, Breakz R Boss, Big M, Roca, Dusted Breaks & Bloxbox as well as extensive releases on both his own labels Upstart Music & Grits N Gravy.
JR DYNAMITE //
Local Sydney DJ/Producer, JR.DYNAMITE, has been bringing his special flavour filled, filtered DISCO, ballin’ SOUL, flarn flarn filthy FUNK, nostalgic HIPHOP, rootsy REGGAE and Latin BOOGALOO to welcoming ears for over 19 years.
Over the past few years he has burst onto the re-edit/production scene locally and internationally scoring a 7″ release on popular indi funk label, Wah Wah (UK), which hit top 10 in the digital Hypem internet charts. Amassing a large, devoted group of followers, whom await eagerly for their regular hit of aural pleasure.
With this recent success, he has toured through Mexico, Brasil, England, Germany, Italy, Thailand and New Zealand, supported Major Lazer, Coldplay, Rudimental, Art vs Science, The Presets and Ed Sheeren, with Funk Ferret (NZ) exclaiming ‘that boy is a total pro at getting the dancefloor pumping’.
Holding down current rotations at some of Sydneys finest establishments including Hugos, Paper Planes Tatler, Cafe Lounge, Civic Saloon, Hugos Manly, Black Penny, Old Growler, Papi Chulo, Bucket List, Palmer and Co, Swanson Hotel, Charring Cross, The Newington and The Lord Roberts.
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 beats for the masses… Although now only 34, the Hinns has played at some of the finer establishments, parties and festivals around Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Spain, Wollongong and the South coast, gaining a rep az a bit of a party starter and one with some def skillz, finesse and sheer artistry on a pair of 1200s.
The Hinn has also toured with the MOS Label for an Annual 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, Sarah Love, Shortee Blitz, Frenzie, Total Eclipse, Mr. Doris, Cool Hand Luke, Normski, DJ Katch, DJ A.$.K, DJ KC, Edseven, Inkswel, Omegaman, Busta, Koolism, [love] Tattoo, Mark Dynamix, Ajax [RIP], Bang Gang, Goodwill, Alex Taylor, Funktrust, Purple Sneaker DJs + many many more…
Benny has also been dipping into a little production here and there with a few little mashes and beats all up on his soundcloud & mixcloud page & is host of the Radio Program Sydney Underground on Bondi Beach Radio.
His latest venture has been building and establishing PLAY BAR SYDNEY. 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 that brings decent music into Surry Hills Sydney. He has programmed every bit of music that has come through the venue and supported a huge range of hiphop, breakbeat DJs and just awesome beat-makers and producers both local and abroad…
WHEN: FRIDAY 10 JUNE 2016 | PHAT PLAY FRIDAY PRES. D-FUNK, JR.DYNAMITE & BENNY HINN
DOORS OPEN AT 4PM | MUSIC KICKS AT 6PM | HAPPY HOUR 6PM-8PM
WHERE: PLAY BAR SYDNEY. BASEMENT 72 CAMPBELL STREET SURRY HILLS
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. THE WORLD IS INVITED.
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