DJ Tom Thump has been moving dance floors, bringing smiles for a few glorious years now. Originally from Detroit, with a stop in Los Angeles and now San Francisco, his immersion and knowledge of the world of dance music (and good music in general), combined with his skills DJing, allow the musical language of each style to speak clearly and powerfully.
Formally manager and buyer at the world renowned Groove Merchant Records, San Francisco. Most recently sponsored by SOL REPUBLIC Headphones (solrepublic.com)
Tom is currently Co-Producing with DJ BMG (EctoMorph, Detroit) the FUNKADELIC REMIX PROJECT for Westbound Records. Featuring mixes/edits and covers from Tom Thump, Carl Craig, Claude Young, Marcellis Pittman, Moodymann, The Dirtbombs, Recloose, Alton Miller, Mike Banks, BMG, and others...
Touring the world Tom has also played gigs in London, Berlin, Budapest, Basel, Montreal, Vancouver, Seattle, New York, Denver, Auckland, Sydney, and Melbourne.
Tom has played alongside Gilles Peterson, Kruder and Dorfmeister, Mark Farina, Thievery Corporation, Fat Freddy's Drop, Nickodemus, Morrissey, Jamiroquai, Femi Kuti, Tricky, Morcheeba, The Original Meters, Roy Ayers, Gang of Four, George Clinton, Boozoo Bajou, Bonobo, Herbert, 4Hero and many more.
He has Programmed/Sequenced and Mixed six commercially released Compilations on Cosmic Flux (SF) and Kinkysweet Records(LA),and has released a remix of San Francisco Producer/Artist Romanowski with DJ U9lift,also, producing a booty moving remix of Funkadelic's "Standing on the Verge of Getting It On" with DJ Smash (Blue Note Records).
In this time, Tom has also hosted and played at some of San Francisco's
biggest, and best club nights, such as, Release, Budonkadonk!, Twice as Nice, Mushroom Jazz and Loose Joints!. Often boundary pushing, always satisfying.
Panatone:Warm -Cosmic Flux Musiq
Midnight Soul 1 -Kinkysweet Records
Midnight Soul 3 -Kinkysweet Records
Loft Party:Sydney -Kinkysweet Records
Frequent Flyer: Havana -Kinkysweet Records
Also A+R on After Dark:New York Revisited and After Dark:Chicago Revisited
Events and Venues:
FACEBOOK Event 12/11 SF City Hall
SF MOMA Openings and Corporate Sponsored Events
THE PEPSI FESTIVAL Budapest, Hungary
RED BULL DAYLIGHT FESTIVAL Auckland, NZ
THE JAZZ CAFE, London
GOOGLE Event, Lake Tahoe
"NightLife" at the Academy of Sciences
ORACLE, Christmas Party on Treasure Island
Icer Air Event, AT&T Park
YELP Pool Party, San Jose
KPMG Christmas Party, The Four Seasons
PIXAR Car Toons Wrap Party, Sausalito
iNDUSTRIAL LIGHT AND MAGIC Star Trek Wrap Party
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
ABC Sitcom, In House DJ plus Wrap Party, Burbank
Dennis Kucinich Benefit, St Marys College
Start SOMA Openings, Hotel des Artes
APPLE Apps Event
The W Hotel
The Clift Hotel
Armani Exchange Event
Miss Sixty/Energie Event
Art Openings 111 Minna Street Gallery
Blinkx Private Event
J Date Event
Puma Store Event
Zip Car Event
RAPTR Private Event
Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions, San Francisco to Carmel to Napa
Indian Wedding Receptions and Sangeets.
Talented International Artists Tom's Played Alongside:
De La Soul,
Kruder & Dorfmeister,
Fat Freddy's Drop,
P Funk Allstars,
Kraak n Smaak,
Legba's Light (Miles Davis All Star Band),
Wagonchrist (Luke Vibert),
United Future Organisation,
Gavin Smith (Mr. Bongo/Disorient Records),
Madrid de los Austrias,
Turntables on the Hudson,
Nu Spirit Helsinki,
and Gilles Peterson,
and many others.
All Styles & Smiles...
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