20+ year veteran DJ/Drummer/Promoter/Producer/Audio Engineer and former owner of record store Choice Vinyl in Greesnboro NC, His monthly gig “Lounge”, in Greensboro NC, ran for 14 years, was the longest running monthly in the southeast and was a staple for NC house heads which attracted regulars like Rick Preston, John Howard, JT Donaldson, Alexander East, Q-Burns and Spettro who all made it a point to include “Lounge” on their international travels because of it’s true dedication to the quality of sound provided.
After moving to Charlotte in 2007 he started the very popular, Deep in the Park events, a Sunday afternoon party dedicated to deep underground sounds, which the whole family could enjoy. Has also held at residency at Soul Gastrolounge in Charlotte on Thursdays for 4 years now, where he can be heard playing the latest Deep/Slo House, nu Disco, Edits, Funk and Boogie. Dedication to not only impeccable song selection, but a perfectly EQ’d, fluid mix, which always leaves any dance floor satisfied.
Jay’s sound is diverse and deep, but always ready to get the dance floor moving. From Deep, funky, chunky house, to slo mo, funk, brokenbeat, electro soul and all points in between. Alway in the mix, working the eq for seemless transitions and taking the beats upward and onward, he is the quintessential dj’s dj…
His track - "Was that all" was released on Kolour Recordings in Spring of 2015 and moved into the top 100 Nu Disco tracks withing the first week. The companion track on the EP "be free bird" was also picked as an Essential Deep Track on Traxsource. Look for a full length album by Mr VonFunk in 2015 on 10mm Omega recordings as well as other singles/EP's
Jay can also be found playing drums, recording and producing for variousl bands, including Muchacho, a live house/funk/downtempo band, who released heir first album on 10mm Omega records in 2014, including a remix by mr VonFunk of "Clouds and Stars" A dub house burner featuring the vocals of Sweet Irene. He has also released remixes for Jason Herring and the Mystery Plan (10mm omega) and Hardcore Lounge (PossumWalk records) .
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