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Username: DonnyChristian Age: 33 Gender: Male Location: London, United Kingdom Date Joined: 5/1/2011 12:53:11 AM +01:00
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Donny only started beatmatching at the age of 21; he always enjoyed raving to old skool garage and house music but never thought he could actually mix. It was only 'till he got messing with some MP3 mixing software (Atomix)...........then caught the bug.
Instead of going down the electronic route he managed to grab some dirt-cheap Technics SL-1210 Mk3 decks & SH-DJ1200 mixer (for a bargain £500) and was soon trawling the record shops of London and eBay tracking down those rare-as-rockinghorse-sh*t tunes!
Over time (and £££s spent!) he has built up a vast & extensive collection of the very best Old Skool Garage nostalgic tunes from 1997-2002; he likes to call this the 'Golden Era'. Many, many hours of practise behind the decks gave him the skills and confidence to take the plunge and jet out to Laganas, Zante in 2005 for the entire summer to share his talent. There, he immediately gained residency in Wackabout/Sabotage Club and also DJ'd guest nights at Amnesia Nightclub, Club Black & White and Footprint Beach Bar.
Since his return he has played out at various bars/clubs and private functions around London & Surrey such as Wimbledon, Croydon and Clapham. Apart from Old Skool Garage, he specialises in and Funky/Disco/Electro House which has mainly been driven by his passion for anything Hed Kandi – he owns a massive collection of their CD compilations dating back since 2004. His funky house collection on vinyl ranges from 1999-Present though!
Donny always has the crowd in mind and endeavours to give them what they want to hear. He loves to know his music inside-out so can drop tunes at the perfect spot to keep them jumping all night. Music-wise he is pretty versatile; he can also mix Trance and Drum & Bass. His partner in crime Mike Chadwick is also somewhat of a master around the decks who specialises in HipHip and R&B of all years so, together will always have something in their boxes for the masses!
On Donny’s page you will find his proudest mixes (with no song repeats!) so try download them all. Any feedback is always appreciated so you are welcome to leave a comment on any of them. Follow Donny to be kept informed of his latest mixes.
If you are a dj/producer (or just generally a funky house fan) join his Soundcloud group (http://soundcloud.com/groups/hed-kandi-inspired-house-music) and submit your funky house mixes/tracks or have a browse & listen to what's already been submitted :-).
Check out his SoundCloud DJ page: http://soundcloud.com/donny_dj
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DJ BOOKING INFO:
Specialist genres - Mainroom / club Funky House, vocal UK Garage floorfillers.
Location - London, Surrey & the South east.
Available for - Bar / Club Nights, Raves, Private Parties, Functions, Events.
Formats - CD & Vinyl
Contact - email@example.com
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2 X Technics SL1210 M3D vinyl turntables with Ortofon Concorde 'Nightclub' E needles
1 X Technics SH-DJ1200 World DJ Championship mixer
2 X Pioneer CDJ1000 MK3 CD decks
1 X Sennheiser HD 25 SPII Dynamic DJ Headphones
Comments6/4/2014 4:58:37 PM +01:00Thank you Donny for liking my getting the girls going Mix 1 :)5/6/2014 1:20:37 PM +01:00Thanks Donny!3/14/2013 2:20:16 PM +00:00Only just seen your comment geez, it is a coincedence im uploading again now. Cant upload at work anymore and had internet issues at home since move. Getting em on now, too many though #backdateagg6/20/2012 10:35:39 PM +01:00haha no way, what are the chances of that! I couldnt use "Remedy" coz it was taken, I just use my normal name when I DJ over in the middle east, where do you DJ in the UK?6/20/2012 10:34:43 PM +01:00haha no way, what are the chances of that! I couldnt use "Remedy" coz it was taken, I just use my normal name when I DJ over in the middle east, where do you DJ in the UK?6/16/2012 12:22:30 PM +01:00no where is that?6/11/2012 2:19:36 PM +01:00Thanks Donny2/7/2012 8:49:09 PM +00:00yo mate. would love to hear a UK/speed garage mix from the 97-99 era if you got one lying about? i started my clubbing days as a 15 year old back in 97 and pretty much grew up on garage. would be a nice trip down memory lane :)10/23/2011 12:32:19 PM +01:00I just love your stuff ! keep them coming.8/25/2011 3:15:45 PM +01:00Once again you have produced the goods Loved your latest mixes,Will be accompanying to the White Isle next week......6/29/2011 4:36:51 PM +01:00Another fine set of mixes.Love listening to your sets.5/23/2011 9:02:31 AM +01:00Love your sets mate.Some fine tunes,mixed to perfection.Keep em coming - respect...5/20/2011 9:03:07 PM +01:00thanks for add grtz luna5/1/2011 5:16:20 PM +01:00Hi, Thankyou for following me! April mix should be uploaded over the next few days so keep an eye out for it! Cheers, DJJJ