DJ & MC PROFILE – AAZA
DJ Azza’s love of sharing amazing music and directing good times has seen him nominated for Best DJ at the WA Music Awards, a judge at Perth’s biggest DJ comps, and an in-demand DJ at Perth’s best venues, events and festivals.
A multi-WA Music Awards winner of Best Media Individual for his music journalism, holding the record as the youngest media Lecturer/Course Coordinator at Murdoch University, broadcasting on radio for over 15 years (including currently hosting and coordinating programs on RTRFM and previous segment presenter on ABC Perth Drive, triple j with Richard Kingsmill, Nova and more) and manager of award-winning bands under his Media business, DJ Azza’s is quite simply obsessed with music.
This extends to DJ-ing, his skills and extensive knowledge seeing him a fave at an extremely diverse range of venues, including holding down residencies at Long Chim, Northbridge Brewing Club, The Trustee’s Angel’s Cut, Flying Scotsman, Rosemount Hotel, Joe’s Juice Joint, The Peach Pit, and more. Whether playing to younger crowds at contemporary music-focused faves such as Southbound, Cuban Club, Seriously Sound System, Stereosonic and Future Music Festival, or more mixed crowd and lifestyle events such as Perth International Arts Festival, AGWA Nights (Art Gallery of Western Australia), Taste Of Perth, BeauVine Festival, Rottofest, Northbridge Festival, A Day On The Green and Fringe World, Aarom takes on all events with passion, professionalism and panache. He’s also toured to the UK, China and
But enough hype, he’s really just in it for his love of making people happy. From laying down diverse sets covering indie, classics, soul, funk, jazz, hip hop and beats at many of the 5-hour residencies he holds, to driving dancefloor house and disco nightclub sets, or helping design the perfect soundtrack for all tastes at weddings and functions, good times are always guaranteed. Oh, and he’s also a damn entertaining, professional and informative emcee to boot!
HELD RESIDENCIES AT: Long Chim, Lucy’s Love Shack, Joe’ Juice Joint, The Peach Pit, Northbridge Brewing Co., The Trustee’s Angel’s Cut, Flying Scotsman, Rosemount Hotel, The Deen, Perth Festival Gardens. DJ AWARDS: Nominated for Best DJ WAMi Award in 2011 as part of Cut & Paste Soundsystem, and Perth Dance Music Awards Outstanding Contribution 2012. Has also judged Into The Limelite and Redbull Thre3Style DJ comps.
KEY EVENTS DEEJAYED INCLUDE: Southbound, One Movement, Cuban Club, Perth International Arts Festival, Stereosonic, various RTRFM parties including Seriously Sound System, The Big 40 & Winter Music Festival, WAMi Opening and Closing parties, Rottofest, Northbridge Festival, Creamfields, Future Music Festival, AGWA Nights, Taste Of Perth, BeauVine Festival, A Day On The Green, Bar Pop and Fringe World.
TOUR SUPPORTS INCLUDE: Bonobo, British Sea Power, Chet Faker, Health, Hercules & Love Affair, Horse Meat Disco, High Places, Jagwar Ma, Jerry Bouthier, K.I.M. (The Presets), Kram (Spiderbait), Lyrics Born, Mr Scruff, Nancy Whang (LCD Soundsystem), Paul Kelly, Sampology, The Ruby Suns, Tycho, Todd Terje, Walter, Meego, Yacht Club DJs.
VENUES PLAYED INCLUDE: Angel’s Cut, Ambar, Art Gallery of WA, Badlands, Bar Open, Canton Lounge, Capitol, Devilles, Flyrite, Kings Park, Long Chim, Luxe Bar and Amphitheatre, Market Grounds, Metropolis, Fremantle, Mojo’s, Norfolk Basement, Northbridge Brewing Co, Seizan, Shape, Squires Fortune, The Aviary, The Bakery, The Byrneleigh, Velvet Lounge.
KEY EVENTS EMCEED/FACILITATED INCLUDE: WA Music Awards, WA Music Conference, WAM Song Of The Year, Nameless Jarndunmunha Festival (Tom Price and Paraburdoo), Emergence Creative Festival (MargaretRiver), Canning Show, Murdoch University O Day.
Get in touch with us today to book DJ Azza!
• Provision of DJ equipment (mixer and CDJs plus 5metre long . inch jacks or XLR
cables to plug into PA/sound system)
• DJing between other performances as required/desired
• Longer DJ set/s if required/desired
• Arrival at event an hour earlier to check setup, sound test and briefing with event
• Phone meeting (or in-person meeting, if times work) to discuss MCing and music
• Pre-prep and studying of provided MC key messages, schedules etc
• Pre-prep of relevant music for event
• Production (PA/Lighting) can be supplied, please ask for itemised quote