- Philip Jo

Bio:

Philip Jo, South African born DJ, producer & promoter has been active in the world of electronic dance music for 23 yrs. Cultivating a passion for music since childhood, Philip Jo grew up listening to artists like Brian Eno, Gary Numan, Front 242, Meat Beat Manifesto, Dépêche Mode, New Order, Kraftwerk, and Yello. The range of genres you hear in his sets, lter down from deep, percussive, analog hooks & grooves to pumping chained beats and infectious melodic and progressive rhythms complimenting the more techno inspired realms of electronic dance music. In 2008, Philip Jo made the next most logical move in his music career and relocated to Dubai where there was a booming frenzy of top internationals featuring at all the famous clubs every week. Not much later, Philip Jo carved his way into the circuit soaring to the top becoming one of the most sought- after UAE residents causing a stir with his edgy, hypnotic and offbeat style of music, captivating his audiences with his performances and energy rammed sets. Holding residencies in sought after, exclusive international clubs in South Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, and the UAE. For 7 years he played an instrumental role in the electronic dance music scene in Dubai, as head honcho of REKKORD his underground house music brand where he featured alongside many international heavyweights in all the legendary venues, the likes of Jason Chance (Stealth Records), AME (Innervisions ), Aki Bergen (Street King), Peiro Pirupa (VIVa Toolroom), Alex Dolby (Rawthentic Music), Dj Wady (CR2), Flavio Diaz (Saved Records), Paul Hamilton (Armada), Patrick Carrera (MUUI), Afroboogie (Defected), Crazy White Boy (Get Physical), D Unity (SUARA, Intec), Matt Sassari (Tronic, Drumcode). Since his return to the motherland, REKKORD was transformed into a registered PTY (Ltd) called TONIK DIGITAL where he continues to perform and host events. Of recent, the extremely popular Club RESET & Club Wonderland in Cape Town.

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