Auckland, New Zealand
DJ Miss Implicit - Breaks/house/DnB/dubstep/garage/chillout/pop-remix junkie.
More DJ mixes at mixcloud.com/LaylaD
Also Freedom on Sax - improv jamming with DJs playing liquid dnb, house and the more soulful examples of every other genre, also experience with live bands.
Started sax age 23, teachers incl. Nathan Haines, Scott Towers (Fat Freddys Drop), Ilse Violin, and Tristan Roake (Urban Notion/Truth) - Tristan started her DJing.
2008 (age 25) began performing weekly as DJ and improvisational saxophonist in Christchurch with DJ Bex (DJ Divisioness). MC Ajennalynn joined and Mystiq Catalysts were born. For 18 months, the 3 ladies hosted weekly open mic jam sessions for vocalists and instrumentalists across all genres, providing percussion for the audience. Liquid DnB flavoured show played at various gigs/festivals throughout Christchurch and South Island. Together hosted and performed at daytime multi-genre parties at ‘Double Drop café’, including ‘Reckless Abandon’, ‘Sunday Sound Service’, and ‘Double Drop in Wonderland’ (see ‘Events’ under their Facebook page – fb search ‘Mystiq Catalysts’).
MAGIC MOMENT: Phat Moon 2010 - Mystiq Catalysts performed with burlesque/belly-dancer Tria Manley.
Freedom on sax “sure knows how to blow some sweet, soulful, sassy and sultry saxophone sounds, adding the extra dimension of a beautifully light yet moving live element to a set.”
Performed live on stage with some of New Zealand’s best DJs (incl. Majiika, Optimus Gryme, Organikisimness, and Jess from Liquid Rec). Venues played at include Auckland’s Fu bar/Supper Club, Wellington’s Sandwiches/Garden Club, Nelson’s Elsewhere/Phat Club, Inangahua festivals Phat Moon/Phat2010, Luminate Festival, Canterbury's "Massive" Soulstice/Equinox Festivals, + various clubs around Christchurch incl. Double Happy/Base/Double Drop, and Dunedin’s Bath St.
MAGIC MOMENT: blowing her horn onstage with DubFX right before Salmonella Dub at The Bedford in Christchurch 2010.
DJd + sax w DJs at Warehouse Parties NW London, liquid DnB gigs with liquidtones.co.uk and also saxophonist accompaniment w House DJs on series of Echo boat parties on Thames River + at superclubs MINISTRY OF SOUND & PACHA. In London provided 'free-spirited bellows of sax' on Pimpsoul and Mooqee's Funk mix of "Feeling Good", released April 2012.
MAGIC MOMENT: DJing + sax on own set at Stanton Warriors + Deekline gig
1-month visit back to NZ late 2011 DJd + played sax @ Auckland’s Red Bar, UpFM, Nelson’s East Street, and Winnie Bagoes in Christchurch, alongside Yoomia on electric violin, DJ Nacoa, + MC Ajennalynn.
Since moving back to NZ June 2012 Guest DJd on UpFM + TheFlatFm numerous times, sax/DJ/MC @ Auckland's Supper Club (now ‘The Station’), Dunedin's Toast bar + Loco FM, at Velvet’s 11:11, sax w MC Emma Hand at 'Bass in the Park', hosted 'The Mistress Mash-up' DJing + sax with Karma at Christchurch's Winnie Bagoes, + DJing regularly on Friday nights at Red Bar, sax/vocals with DJs at Skycity's Bar 21, Guest DJing/sax/vocals at Ginger Minx on Sunday afternoons, playing sax at K Road's 'First Thursdays' with the Pear-Shaped crew, with House DJs at Coherent and Ink, including Manuka Jam, and performing at private and corporate functions, including work Christmas functions and 80's parties. Weekly gigs have included playing Sax at 'Shore Thing' at Backyard Bar.
2014 gigs have included weekly DJing at Mekong Baby restaurant, Sax at Backyard Bar's "Shore Thing", and playing Sax on her own DJ sets at Prana's Easter festival, Sin Erotic Rave & Dance Party, Homegrown, Sic Entertainment's Impossible Objects 5 - Deep and Dark, 7 - Bass Tribalism, and at The Cosmic Forest Festival. Also DJd at Flight Lounge and played as Freedom on Sax at Manuka Jam 4 and 5, as well as Impossible Objects 6 - Glitch Systems, and Liquid. Sundays with Lenzman.
Contact email@example.com for bookings and info.
Qualified as a life coach in the UK in 2011, plus spiritual and transpersonal coaching certificate. Currently qualifying as a hypnotherapist, completing an NLP and person-centred hypnotherapy qualification.
See facebook/implicit.freedom for more info and testimonials on life coaching.
Is an experienced piano teacher, dabbles at the flute, now pursuing MCing (teachers incl. MC Tali and Emma Hand) and music production. Is also an experienced HR practitioner.
Comments by Miss Implicit / Freedom
super funky, love it, thank you!
not to blow my own trumpet or anything (ahem..) but I f*#@ing love thisnesssss!!
@grinnygrandad: oh man for some reason i only just saw this and it aint there anymore!! Love your work :)
yum garagey flavour!