Award Winning Brisbane Vinyl DJ
DJ Bacon is a 20 year veteran who can rock the crowd in any environment. He is especially comfortable in the following genres..
* Party R n B & Hip Hop
* Funk, Soul & Disco
* B Boy Breaks
* Old school hip hop
* Northern Soul
* Classic party bizness
The new DJ Bacon megamix just dropped (March 2018)...Chuck D from PUBLIC ENEMY has fully endorsed the mix and posted about it a few times. check the link below.. This is the highest possible endorsement in the hip hop world.
DJ Bacon is one of Brisbanes best known and best loved DJ's. He began performing in the mid-1990s at some of the city's formative venues. Across 20 years in Melbourne and Brisbane he has played at most of Australia's iconic club venues and events. He is a former QLD DMC DJ champion and Q music award winner.
He is rightly famous in the Australian music underground for his effortless blend of Hip Hop, Soul and Funk from every era. DJ residencies across the country have included world class venues such as Laruche, Cloudland, Revolver (Melb), First Floor, The Evelyn, E55, Kerbside, Lychee Lounge, X & Y Bar, Press Club, Bavarian Bier Cafe, Sake Restaurant, Rumpus Room, Brooklyn Standard and more.
DJ supports of note have included all time hip hop pioneers such as Grandmaster Flash, DJ Shadow, DJ Dexter, Cut Chemist, Jurassic 5, the Roots and many more. With his band Briztronix he has won QLD music awards, released 3 full length LP's and appeared on dozens of compilation CD's and vinyl.
Performing a Disco 7 inch vinyl Party Showcase @ Brooklyn Standard 2016.
As a DJ workshop teacher he has travelled extensively across Australia's capital cities and remote communities facilitating DJ and hip hop workshops for young people of various backgrounds. From recent refugees in Melbourne housing estates - to remote aboriginal communities in far North Queensland - his experience as a mentor is undeniable.
A resident DJ at famous Brisbane Lounge Bar Kerbside since 2010
DJ Bacon is the DJ of choice for Brisbane b boys and b girls. His unique and funky old school approach to DJing is widely recognised by dancers, DJ's, rappers and party people alike. He worked alongside Brisbane City Council to co-produce Brisbane's longest running breakdance event "Batlte City", which ran in King George Square for 9 years, becomming a highlight event for council and the Queensland music festival.
On a global level he is dominating more than any other Brisbane DJ. His 2015 release run-bst recieved praise and love from hip hop luminaries across the globe including RUN-DMC the Beastie Boys and DJ Terminator X (Public Enemy). The Beat Junkies called it "incredible". DJ Q Bert has been seen wearing the DJ Bacon "RUN-BST" shirt often. DMC just said "dope" in regards to the mix.
— Beastie Boys News (@BeastieBoysNews) October 30, 2015
His 2016 release "Fear Of An OG Megamix" was praised by Ice-T saying "play this loud" and "this is the hardest PE / Ice-T mashup I've ever heard". Members of the Bomb squad Chuck-D and Garry G wiz have played it extensively on their radio show and Public Enemy has tweeted the megamix several times.
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) August 8, 2016
His follow up mix "Back in Hell" released march 2018 was instantly recognised by Public enemy Boss Chuck D - check the links on this page.