Dave's first gig was at Lakota in Bristol UK in 1998. After a few years cutting his teeth in the student club scene plus a year in Germany in 2002 he won Muzik magazine's prestigious competition Bedroom Bedlam, completed his law degree and moved to Japan. During the 8 years he spent based in Tokyo he held regular residencies or events at Yellow (now Eleven), Womb, Warehouse702 and more injecting a dose of the UK/euro underground into the big-name dominated scene. At the same time as holding a lengthy residency for Global Underground Dave's 20's also saw tours to South America on numerous occasions including gigs at D-Edge in Sao Paolo and Infierno in Cordoba, Europe, China, even eastern Russia ...
Despite a diagnosis of stage 4 cancer 3 years ago Dave - now 33 - continues to DJ & perform live, selectively and preferably outdoors, around the world. Dave is a regular visitor to Japan, appearing 2 or 3 times a year at his own Mariana event where he commands a noisily enthusiastic following. Each visit over the last 2 years has also seen Dave bring his eclectic taste in ambient, house, tech house, bass music and techno to Japan and worldwide audiences via Dommune & its AV online channel. Working via his mini agency MYMTokyo has seen Dave & his guests tour to Okinawa, Tokushima, Fukuoka, Sapporo, Nagasaki, Osaka & Nagoya over the years.
Dave is currently living in the UK focusing on music production & his other main interest Yoga. Dave's debut 12-inch release 'Barreleye' is a collaboration with Iori on TIME TO EXPRESS, described by one reviewer as 'mesmerising' with other reviews from the likes of Richard Brophy (DJ Mag) with support by Horizontal Ground's AnD, Chris Liebing, Laurent Garnier and Konrad Black among others. A collection of the 'Return To Center' tracks of which 'Barreleye' is one, was released as full length CD in 2012. The MARIANA record label is set to launch in spring/summer 2013 with the likes of Mike Parker, Stanislav Tokachev, Iori and of course Tr nch all penned in for releases. The Mariana event in Tokyo goes from strength to strength and is set to start a new chapter at Eleven in 2013.
Pushing and pulling the dubby, 4am, bass-heavy, spacey, trippy warehouse-beginnings and influence of Berlin, Detroit & the UK, the Tr nch Mariana Dub Sessions DJ sets explore techno since its inception - pulsating, throbbing soundscapes also that mirror the darkness & mystery of the the deepest place on earth, the Mariana trench in the Pacific Ocean. it is a deep, ephemeral, liquid session of techno drawing on a deep love of electronic music, vinyl & a 12 year DJ career which has seen him pass through Russia, Bulgaria, Argentina, China, Chile, Germany, Paraguay, Brasil & more.
The Tr nch DJ set represents the sound of MARIANA, a currently Japan-based deep techno event project. Past guests include the likes of Ben Klock, Peter Van Hoesen, Mike Parker, Cio D'Or, Delta Funktionen & Pendle Coven and the MARIANA DUB SESSION PODCAST, lauded by the likes of MLZ & Van Hoesen. The first Tr nch 12-inch release is a collaboration with Okinawa's IORI on TIME TO EXPRESS. Described by one member of the press as 'mesmerising' the track has already got solid reviews by Max Bacharach (RA), Richard Brophy (DJ Mag), plus support from the likes of Horizontal Ground's AnD, Chris Liebing, Konrad Black & more. More production collaborations, Mariana tours & events in Europe & Japan & a Mariana vinyl label are in the works for 2011. Roll depth charges …
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