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Khairul Azhar also known as Funkayrol been a hardcore clubber at the age of 19 where his the regular clubber since glory days of Movement and Backroom in early 2000. In 2008 after he finished his studies, he make his first debut spinning in club at Passion Club, Kuala Lumpur where his Journey begins.
Along the way where he was the residence and the mastermind of lovely successful Sunday Fiesta Picnic Pool Party and Havoc Phangan Sunset Pool Party Series in Mardi Gras with his wicked House Tunes to groovy Techno, he was crowned Best New DJ by Clubbing9 malaysian EDM website as by voted by clubbers and at the same time he was nominated in Malaysia Dance Music Awards - Choons Awards for Best New DJ in 2009. He was featured in weekly Radio Podcast called This is House hosted by NyL, Minimalaysia hosted by Hebbo, 'The Dark Room Radio Show' in Melbourne, Australia on episode 129 and KL Dance Radio Show Turn it Up on Red FM exclusive interview with Joey G & Gabriel in 2009.
Funkayrol has played and still rocking dance floors locally in KL such as Vertigo, Maison, Sultan, Luna Bar, Skybar, Milk, Quinte and has shared the decks with uncountable big names in the local dance scene. He was selected to perform the opening set for the legendary Jacking House MARK FARINA (OM records, Great Lakes Audio), DANNY HOWELLS (Dig Deeper) as well as the opening act for one of his favorite Tech House icon YOUSEF (Circus Recordings, Cocoon, Saved records, Intec, Monique Music, Harthouse), sensational Tech House/Techno producer JAY LUMEN from Hungary, MARLO (Armada Music) and RE.YOU (Souvenier Music, Cocoon), LOKI (Unstable Sound) and in 2012 making his debut in Sepang International Circuit for XII Twelve Reunion Party with CHRIS SCHZWEIR (Armada Music) here in Kuala Lumpur.
In 2010, it was a great year for him where he participated and semifinalist for Pioneer DJ Battle and Malaysia DJ Battle. The year itself he was nominated again in Choons Awards this time its for Best House DJ and Best Club Night for Fiesta Picnic Pool Party and yet he was nominated for Top Award DJ in Clubbing9 lastly participated in DJ TV reality show for Astro Spinmaster.
With a decade of experience in the club scene, Funkayrol has been exposed to various music directions and has contributed a lot to the local dance scene. Having to host and perform numerous events where he form his own label called Phu5ion Music Events in 2010.This daydreamer record label owner receiving overwhelming response since its inception, he started his own night such an infamous Fiesta Picnic pool party, a havoc Phangan Sunset series Party, fashionable Karnival Tunes, a duo back to back DJ's Click 2 Click, introducing newbies Rendezvous and many more by his own label event Phu5ion Music Events in 2009 with Misterariffin until now featuring big names DJ in KL such as Gabriel (Deephousesociety) Joey G, Terence C (Zouk KL), Bryan Burger (Excessive Records), Ben Katana (Excessive Records), Victor G (OMP), Raysoo (Love International), Hafidz (OMP, Soundhertz), DJK, Flikswitch, Kubika, Nazkimo and many more local heroes.
Musically matured, he hasn’t neglected spending time in productions. His ' ZumZumZum' and many more track, where also he did a remix for NyL - Deeptyc has received massive local support from all the local heroes. Besides he spend his time in studio, he also host a weekly podcast radio show called Phu5ion Podcast with weekly Heroes of Tomorrow guest like Alam (OMP), Phil K Lee, Shahril Adnan (OMP), Shazan Z (OMP), Elf (Phu5ion), Mickey McLEAN, Nikki, Stella Nutella, Hightech (Soundhertz), Tommy Cham, Daftastic (Phu5ion) and many more.
FunkayroL has residencies at the Maison for TEKNOCITY and FIESTA PICNIC POOL PARTY. Juggling his hectic schedule with DJ’ing, studio and events work, as for him, it takes time to recover when hurt but his passion and dedication, nothing can stop him DJing with the supports from his family, love ones, and fans.
Funkayrol Djing Involvements:
2009 1st Runners up, Turn it Up 09 DJ Competition
2009 Clubbing9 Best Newcomer DJ 2009
2010 Pioneer PRO DJ Championship @ Semifinalist
2010 Malaysia DJ Battle Championship @ Semifinalist
2010 Top DJ Award nominees @ Clubbing9
2010 Best New DJ nominess @ Choons Awards
2010 Best Club Night nominess, Fiesta Picnic @ Choons Awards
2011 Pioneer PRO DJ Championship @ Semifinalist
2011 Best House DJ nominees @ Choons Awards
2012 Best House DJ nominees @ Choons Awards
2012 Pioneer PRO DJ Championship @Semifinalist