Phil Fairhead and Steve Martin Oct 14th, 15th
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Growing up in the Pontiac, north of Ottawa, Phil Fairhead aka dj dr.phil always had a feel for electronic music, whether it was djing weddings or at the school dances. Phil was always involved with the entertainment side of things. He knew at that point that music and djing was his passion.
In 2004, Phil moved to the Ottawa / Gatineau area where he attended his first Afterhour Club Party, and what an impact it had on him. After seeing the lights, hearing the music, feeling that bass, watching the dj control the crowd, Phil knew that this is what he wanted. He wanted to be an aftehours Club Dj.
Shortly after, Phil purchased his first pair of turntables, along with a mixing board, and started playing any private party he could get invited to. His Dj career quickly took off, and his name started to get recognized.
Phil got his first residency at “Le Garage” in Gatineau. The owner of Club Traffik/Motion afterhours noticed him and his skills. His popularity and fan club grew quickly as he got residencies in known clubs such as MTL & co, Minx Afterhours, Loft 455 & Lounge 426. Winning the regional Onaversal DJ competition in 2006 was the turning point for Dr. Phil. giving him the opportunity to play in Montreal.
Phil definitely has what it takes to make a dance floor move. Playing all different genres to please anyone and everyone, from Tribal tech, to the sexy vocal house, we all just love to hear Phil’s amazing technical skills and feel his energy. He leaves the crowds pumped and wanting more! Phil often travel’s to Montreal to play in the city’s biggest nightclubs such as Sunrise, Circus & Red Lite to name a few.
Today, Dr.Phil can be found tearing up the BPM’s nightclub dance floor every Saturday night. In this very successful afterhours club in the Ottawa / Gatineau region, with his all new DJ setup. Phil has what it takes to do live performances bringing tons of creativity to his mixes. The dancing never stops as he performs live remixes on the spot.
During the week Phil can be found working in the studio on his own music production and is taking it by storm. With already 20 tracks under his belt, Phil is going to be killing the production charts in no time. Keep en eye out for his soon to be released music in the new year.
Other Venues played at
Surface afterhours (Ottawa), Helsinki (Ottawa), Traffik (Montréal), L’aventure (Lac Simon), Saint – Ex (Gatineau), Lotus Lounge (Ottawa), Buddha Bar (Ottawa), mile end (Montréal), Karma (Montréal), Warehouse (Montréal), Le Chill afterhours (Montréal), Beach Club (Montréal), Circus afterhours (Montréal), Sunrise afterhours (Montréal), Red Lite afterhours (Montréal).
Steve Martin started to mix 21 years ago. He was a resident DJ for 7 years in New Brunswick and was a great old school House and Dance music DJ. Now as a new electronic DJ he only plays Tech House, Electro, minimal, and house using the latest and newest technologies such as, Traktor pro 3, Ableton live 8, and his own modified Allen & Heath xone units.
Steve has a real unique way of mixing 3 to 4 tracks simultaneously most of his set while adding sounds, and music arrangements from Ableton. He has been a resident DJ on Virtual DJ radio, and is now resident DJ on groovenrg.ca, and dance radio.ca. Steve played this summer at Fresh Beats in NB. He was featured on the new DJ show Spin le DJ on TV Rogers in Ottawa Canada.
Signed 2 tracks with Omerta Records Canada you can buy his tracks on many web sites such as www.djtunes.com.
Proton Radio: www.protonradio.com
Frisky Radio: www.friskyradio.com
Overdrive Underground: www.odu.fm
Groove Energy: www.groovenrg.ca (Weekly)
Dance radio: www.danceradio.ca (Weekly)
Virtual DJ radio: radio.virtualdj.com
TV interview on Rogers TV: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1126901538805
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