DJ Miss Implicit - versatile multi-genre 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 with live bands.
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.”
Started Sax age 23, teachers incl. Nathan Haines, Scott Towers (Fat Freddys Drop), Ilse Violin, and Tristan Roake (Urban Notion/Truth).
Weekly DJ and improv sax in Christchurch with DJ Divisioness. MC Ajennalynn joined and Mystiq Catalysts began. For 18 months, the 3 ladies hosted weekly open mic jam sessions for vocalists/instrumentalists with DJs across all genres, providing percussion for the audience. Played their DnB show at various gigs/festivals throughout the South Island. Hosted and performed at daytime multi-genre parties at ‘Double Drop café’, incl. ‘Reckless Abandon’, ‘Sunday Sound Service’, and ‘Double Drop in Wonderland’.
MAGIC MOMENT: Phat Moon 2010 Mystiq Catalysts performed with burlesque/belly-dancer Tria Manley.
Sax with DJs incl. Majiika, Optimus Gryme, Organikisimness, and Jess from Liquid Rec. Venues incl. 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, Christchurch clubs incl. Double Happy/Base/Double Drop, and Dunedin’s Bath St.
MAGIC MOMENT: Sax to 'Flow' onstage with DubFX right before Salmonella Dub at The Bedford in Christchurch 2010.
DJ + sax w DJs at NW London Warehouse Parties, liquidtones.co.uk gigs, Sax @ Echo boat parties on Thames River + at Ministry of Sound, Pacha, Egg. 'Free-spirited bellows of sax' on Pimpsoul and Mooqee's Funk mix of "Feeling Good" released April 2012. Nelson's East St, and Christchurch's Winnie Bagoes with DJ Nacoa and violinist Yoomia Sim.
MAGIC MOMENT: DJing + sax on own set at Stanton Warriors/Deekline gig
DJd on UpFM + TheFlatFm, sax/DJ/MC @ Auckland's Supper Club, 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' DJ + sax with Karma at Christchurch's Winnie Bagoes, sax/vocals with DJs at Skycity's Bar 21, DJ/sax/vocals at Ginger Minx Sunday afternoons, sax at K Road's 'First Thursdays', with DJs at Coherent and Ink, incl. Manuka Jam, and private/corporate functions, including work Christmas functions and 80's parties. Weekly Sax residency at 'Shore Thing' at Backyard Bar + DJing at Red Bar. Also DJ'd at Cosmic Corner K Rd.
Weekly DJ residency at Mekong Baby restaurant, Sax at Backyard Bar's "Shore Thing", played sax on own DJ sets at Prana's Easter festival, Sin Erotic Rave & Dance Party, Homegrown, Sic Entertainment's Impossible Objects 5, 7, and 8, and at The Cosmic Forest Festival. DJd at Flight Lounge and played sax at Manuka Jam 4 and 5, as well as Impossible Objects 6, and Liquid Sundays with Lenzman at the Ginger Minx. Also hosted and played 2 Ginger Jam gigs (Sunday afternoon session with open decks open mic and creative art station) + 2 corporate Christmas functions.
Sax with intl DJs @Wanderlust festival, DJ+sax @Summer Sessions Pool Party (Backyard Bar), Waiheke Island wedding, a stag do, another Ginger Jam, sax w Bevan Keys for Tech Lounge at The Empire twice, + with DJs at Le Bal's L'eau de mer (On The Water) at Mantell's. Joined the Gemma Copas live band and played sax at the Auckland City Council's Music in Parks at Albany Reserve. Dreadnought released 3 tracks featuring Freedom on Sax on his album Faded. DJ'd w Sax @Radio Burger Fuel x5, Sun:Sets at Tom Tom x3, sax'd it up with the Big Bad & Heavy George FM crew @ Neck of the Woods, DJ+sax sets at NYE Dimensions Jan 2016
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 :)