Johannesburg's Doctor Stone has been on the underground DJ scene since late 2002. He has built a growing reputation as a tight, dynamic house DJ that takes listeners by the hand to different soundscapes in every set.
Doctor Stone was voted as one of the Top 60 South African DJ's by www.clubbersguide.co.za in 2005 and has grown from strength to strength ever since.
In an interview with MTV-Europe, he promised to "...give people what they want, when they want it, how they want it!" Doctor Stone's versatility to play almost any genre of music, along with his flawless mixing skills and an ability to please almost any crowd, makes him a popular choice to perform at clubs, bars and underground parties, as well as at private events and corporate functions.
He has caressed the soul of many exclusive underground parties including those of Gauloises, Citrus Lounge, House-O-Music, Sideways Sessions, MNTL, 1st Friday, 2LOUD, BROKEN and a 5fm Saturday Night Surgery Feature Party. Doctor Stone has also been involved at glitzy, private and exclusive parties thrown by the likes of the French Commercial Attaché to South Africa, Johannesburg socialite James Blond, Christian Dior and Vodacom, as well as a long list of other parties, events and venues.
He has both performed at and managed DJ's and events at Ratz Cocktail Bar, Statement Cocktail Lounge, Betty's Tea Room and Nino's on Main for extended periods.
Doctor Stone also held residency at the exclusive Citrus Lounge underground parties where he also compiled and mixed 3 compilation CD's for them.
He earned international status with a successful tour in Mozambique in 2005/6. He was invited back to do a few more appearances at the end of 2007.
Doctor Stone was approached to put together a 30min funky ass funk mix for Mlu's Friday night 5th Element dance show on South African radio station, 5FM, which was broadcast on the 16th of February 2007.
He was also featured on the Saturday night Vinyl Frontier dance show on 5FM on the 12th of May 2007 with an energetic 30min "best of" mix and an exclusive interview.
One of Doctor Stone’s mixes was ranked #1 for 2007 by the World DJ’s Inc, ahead of many renowned international DJ’s.
He then shared his love for electronic dance music with countless fans on a variety of dance floors while on his "Coast 2 Coast" Tour of Cape Town and Durban in 2008.
Doctor Stone is also the founder and manager of SOLID EVENTS which throws reputable underground parties and events, including the likes of “innercitygrooves” & “SUB URBAN UNDERGROUND”.
Keep an ear to the ground and you may just hear him coming...
If you haven't already?
by Doctor Stone