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Jordy Timmaz / Dandyism
“…started playing records when he was 10 years old.”
“…benefited from his parent(s)’s vast eclectic record collection and so started from a very young age.”
“…is the child of professional musicians.”
“…is a classically trained pianist.” (i.e., took piano lessons at age 9-11)
“…is not just a whiz behind the decks, but also a classically-trained trombonist and has a doctorate in quantum physics.”
“…has always had a keen interest in music.” (no shit!)
“…started playing at local parties.” Or, for bonus points: “…Originally hailing from Quietville, Timmaz soon found the club scene of nearby a Trendy city irresistable, and so relocated at age 19 to try his hand behind the decks.”
“…developed his encyclopedic knowledge of electronic music by working in the local recordshop.”
“…has shared the decks with such techno luminaries as SuperstarDJ1, RetiredButRespectedVeteran2, and FlavorOfTheMonth3.” (i.e., he played 6 hours earlier/later and never met any of them)
“…has influences ranging from Kraftwerk to Miles Davis, via George Clinton, Joy Division, and classic sixties beat pop etc...”
“…is deeply steeped in the legacy of Chicago house and/or Detroit techno and/or New York garage.”
“…is known for spinning eclectic sets,” or “…is not limited to any genre, combining deep house, pounding techno, dubstep, disco, and baile funk.”
“…is completely self-taught, not having even the benefit of observing/consulting other DJs. So pure is his talent on the decks.”
“…always whips the crowd into a frenzy,” or some variation on this theme. This is, after all, what counts as the “bottom line” for promoters who are looking to book a DJ; the biographical information might help sell the event, but the promoter wants a guarantee that the DJ will create the sort of excitement that drives up drink sales and builds the club’s reputation.
“…has released the banging tune Y, with support from Ritchie Hawtin, DJ Hell, William Orbit and others” (where tune Y probably isn’t all that well known, and “support” is vague and ill-defined.)
To make a long story short:
Just another one that loves to spin everything house, techno, deep, slow & disco and hope you like his mixes and music....