jstar

J Star

Style: Tropical , UK Bass, Reggae, Dancehall

 

Jstar is a well established global DJ from London with over 15 years experience rocking dancefloors around the world mixing up Bass, Tropical, Dancehall.
Ever versatile, Jstar can also run a roots reggae night, smash drum and bass parties, and has been flown to countries to do specialist soul, funk & ska 45” vinyl events from his huge record collection!


Style in five words:
Good Time Carnival Shakedown

Genres that struck me first:
Funk , Rave, Dancehall and Jellyfish

Most influential artists:
Dr. Dre, Diplo and Toots & the Maytals

My three most successful tracks/remixes:
No Diggity ( Jstar remix), Regulate Rock, Balkan Reggae

Greatest moment of my career:
Being flown around the globe to play on a beach to thousands of people as the sun set in New Zealand.
Playing at legendary Space club in Ibiza. 

Getting a recipe for pumpkin pie from soul legend Candi Staton.

What makes a DJ a DJ?
PAAAAAAAARTY!! 

My favourite embarassing tune:
Chic re-edits, though somehow they just came back in fashion. Anything by OMD

Weirdest thing that happened on tour:
Seeing a UFO. Blacking out for a whole gig in Poland but DJing for 2 hours without remembering. Having a pool party with a bunch of girls in Diplo’s hotel room despite there being NO pool.

MP3 – VINYL: Why?
Exactly!!!

 

More information and music:

J Star-official website
Electronic Press Kit
Facebook
Youtube
Soundcloud
Mixcloud
Bandcamp

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