Busan, Korea (South)
Hailing from the Sundrenched beaches of South East Queensland, Australia and a regular of
bars'n'clubs around the South of Korea since the fledgling scene first erupted in 2003,
ECKY THUMP! (Dan to his mum) has been rinsing his style of fat, funky electro infused jams to
any punter willing to lend an ear.
From Busans’ legendary underground venues 'Vinyl Underground', ’247’ and 'Enoch Mansion'
to long running residencies at the new generation superclubs 'Club Elune', ‘Club Grid’, 'Club Tao' and of
course ‘Club Fix’, where he not only designed the clubs original concept but was the
booking manager, main resident DJ and the mastermind behind the promotional drive that saw
clubbing officially become Busans favorite pastime, ECKY THUMP! Has had a profound
influence on the club scene in Busan.
Ecky Thumps! diverse bootyshakin' sets have echoed across most of Asia alongside
International acts such as Steve Aoki, Calvertron, Bass Kleph, The Jungle Brothers, Sonny
Wharton, Plump DJs, Jesse Rose, Alex Gaudino, The Squatters, Nom De Strip, Gigi Barocco,
Will Bailey, Lazy Rich, Stefano Noferini, DJ Craze, Cyberpunkers, Make the Girl Dance,
Designer Drugs, Punk Rolla, Mustard Pimp, Myagi, AC Slater, Johnny Fiasco, G-Tronic, DJ@War,
Keith McKenzie, Beat Torrent, Myagi, fRew, Blaze Tripp, Phil K, Aly & Fila, Stereo Heroes, Nosaj Thing,
Peking Duk and Nakadia.
In 2010 his highly acclaimed internet show “Yello Feva” on NSB was nominated best radio show
and also netted him several nominations as best antipodean breakbeat DJ. Since then Dan has
released several beatport top 50s under various monikers and his bootlegs have even received
support by Fatboy Slim himself.
2013 has kicked off with a bang for Ecky Thump!, seeing him play a variety of shows as a member of Koreas biggest agencies 'CLON' and resident DJ at Club Hive, Busan. His ‘dawn patrol’ sets at Busans
‘15ft under’ are quickly gaining a strong following in the South, introducing punters to the deeper
sounds of dance music.
Fresh, Driving, Funky, Charasmatic or downright cheeky.....call it what you will, ECKY THUMP!
will get ya movin to it!