DJ Freestyle (2)

DJ Freestyle (2)

Real Name:
Colin Russell
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DJ Freestyle is a DJ, producer, mastering engineer, record digger/collector, and musician. With his brother Kay Jay, he also runs the record label Integrity Recordings out of Melbourne, Australia.

As a DJ, he has headlined in clubs, bars and radio shows throughout the world. Before focusing most of his energy on house music production, he built on his hip hop/turntablist background, working as an instructor for Technics and United DJ's Mixing Schools, teaching the art of old-school & new-school scratching, Harmonic Key mixing and production/engineering. In 2001, he placed 1st in the Scratching Division and 2nd in the Beat Juggling Category of The Technics Ultimate DJ Showdown. He also won several mixing competitions in his home state in the 1990s.

DJ Freestyle established a production facility, Funkshun Produkshuns, in January 1999, and through his international releases, became the first DJ/producer from the state of Queensland to impact the U.S. underground house music scene. His production accolades include a top-3 favourite producers mention by Mark Farina in BPM magazine (2005) and favourable record reviews in the magazines IDJ, MUZIK and DJ.

DJ Freestyle's influences come from his favourite styles of music: early 80's boogie, R&B, funk and disco; artists such as Midnight Star, The Whispers; early Jam and Lewis productions, Kashif Productions, Larry Levan and Francois Kevorkian productions, etc.; and labels such as Prelude, Solar, Tabu, West End, Capitol, Atlantic, SAM, Philly International, and Salsoul.
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DJ Freestyle (2) Discography

Singles & EPs

DJ Freestyle (2) Freaks Report Brique Rouge France 2004 Sell This Version
DJ Freestyle (2) NY Nights (EP) Safe In Sound Music US 2004 Sell This Version
GR020 DJ Freestyle (2) Calling All Jackers(12") Grab Recordings GR020 US 2005 Sell This Version
GM06 DJ Freestyle (2) + Joe Silva Present Big Pond DJ Freestyle (2) + Joe Silva Present Big Pond - Slide(12") Guesthouse Music GM06 US 2005 Sell This Version
GFR004 DJ Freestyle (2) Forest Lake Grooves EP(12", EP) Goodfamily Recordings GFR004 US 2005 Sell This Version
GR014 DJ Freestyle (2) + Tone Control DJ Freestyle (2) + Tone Control - The 3 Zone EP(12", EP) Grab Recordings GR014 US 2005 Sell This Version
ICON 027 DJ Freestyle (2) Sumpin' 4 Da Klubz(12") Icon Recordings ICON 027 US 2006 Sell This Version
FNF009 DJ Freestyle (2) City Summer(12") Frik:N:Frak Recordings FNF009 US 2007 Sell This Version
TM-001 The Sound Diggers Ft. DJ Freestyle (2) The Sound Diggers Ft. DJ Freestyle (2) - The Big No No EP(12", EP) Tastie Music TM-001 UK 2007 Sell This Version
PACIFIC 001 Freestyle* Feat. Nadine* Freestyle* Feat. Nadine* - The Way It Was(12") Pacific (17) PACIFIC 001 UK Unknown Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

IR063 DJ Freestyle (2) Feat Nadine* DJ Freestyle (2) Feat Nadine* - The Way It Was (2015 Remixes)(5xFile, MP3, 320) Integrity (3) IR063 Australia 2015

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