Friday, January 15, 2010
SHINY DISCO BALLS - Feb 20th 2010
SHINY DISCO BALLS @ The Coconut Grove Nightclub
a birthday celebration for Krista Gault, Kristy Knight, Melissa Rykenhuizen and Mike Dignard (Rekkid Bitch)
(Electro - HeavyShorts)
Since bursting onto the Halifax electronic dance music scene in 1999, Jay Hamilton has brought his innovative fusion of chunky house, electro, progressive and tribal techno to clubs, festivals and large-scale concert events, taking the east coast by storm. Nine years later, Jay is arguably Atlantic Canada’s most prominent and widely known DJ, continuing to share his talents with electronic dance music enthusiasts and clubbers across the nation. A true veteran performer with 15 years of experience behind the decks, Jay has kept his style fresh by playing a diverse music selection and infusing his sets with tracks of his own production. Jay’s skills as a performer, producer and crowd-pleaser have won him A-list bookings alongside some of the world’s most revered DJs.
Jay’s consistently tight mixing/tasteful programming skills have earned him the pleasure of playing with Deadmau5, Tiga, Benny Benassi, Chris Liberator, The Advent, Misstress Barbara, Mark Farina, J Dub, DAVE the Drummer, Bad Boy Bill, John Kelly, The Stickmen, Deko-ze, John Aquaviva, Christian Smith, Juan Atkins, Ritchie Hawtin, DJ Preach and DJ Dan to name but a few. Whether performing in Halifax at Reflection’s infamous Baseline Fridays, Massive Productions crazy allnighters or the legendary Evolve Festival (at which Jay has been featured every year since its inception in 1999), there truly is no place like the east coast when it comes to appreciation for the Jay Hamilton sound.
Through his journey from humble mid-western beginnings in Canada’s prairie party scene (Connect Festival Parties) to critical acclaim in the East, Jay has cultivated a sound which always keeps dance floors packed to capacity. Though Jay is already a recognized performer in clubs from St John’s, Newfoundland all the way to Victoria, BC, the public has only caught a glimpse of what is to come from this promising artist.
(Electro - Hard House - Bedlam - BBE)
At the age of 17 Chris Cogswell bought his first set of turntables and spent many nights perfecting his dj skills. By the age 18 Cogswell C was born with his first show at the Party House which became his first residencey with a biweekly Trance show. As the years moved on so did Cogswell and his styles of music. Now he is known to be playing many different genres across the board, anything from Proggy Hard Trance to Chuggy Electro Hardhouse, bangin' off the wall NRG, Slamin' Techno or Pumpin' Uk Hardhouse. He can also be spotted dropping Dirty D&B from time to time. Cogswell's diversity and prime technical skills have won him shows playing from the Maritimes to Alberta. Now holding residence with Bedlam Entertainment, Break Beat Elite and Ew (Calgary). His 8 years of devotion to the music has brought him to many of Halifax's biggest clubs such as Reflections, Club Rain, Embassy, Subrosa and Diamonds. Being voted the #1 Trance Dj in the Maritimes has given him the opportunity to play along side such Dj's as Marty McFly, Jr.Sanchez and the worlds #1 Trance and Tribal Dj Paul Mendez. Cogswell's flawless mixing and agressive stage presence are rivaled only by his love of the music.
(Techno - HeavyShorts)
Logan Hudak is a familiar name in Canada's East Coast Dj Scene. The driving force behind countless techno, tech house, electro and funk nights in Halifax Nova Scotia and the surrounding areas, Logan is dedicated to shaking dancefloors. Touring through out the maritime provinces to perform at new and established club nights, venues and private parties has taught Logan the skills he needs to rock the house. A true student of dancefloor dynamics, his sets are based around tough techno beats and basslines mixed up with the overwhelming electro sounds of today, the in your face punch of a solid break beat and the eerie surroundings of pulsing minimal. His creativity, energy and true love for music and the language of dance comes through loud and clear at every performance. As the creator of SYSTEM INTERFERENCE bookings and promotions, Logan has been carving out his niche in Canadas East Coast music scene for almost 10 years now. For booking info, free music, events and more information check out the sites below
$6 at the door
+19 ID Required
Doors open at 10pm
Coconut Grove Nightclub
Grafton St at Blowers St (Pizza Corner) Halifax NS