DJ Huwston

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Huwston is known as one of Australia’s foremost authorities on all things Soulful. Having been a regular DJ in bars, clubs and festivals for over fifteen years, steering the regular column ‘Bebop & Rocksteady’ in Sydney street press 3D World and Drum Media for exactly ten years and hosting the weekly ‘Soul Glow’ radio show on 2SER 107.3fm for five and a half years, he has constantly been at the forefront of cutting edge Electronic music, Hip Hop and soulful and exotic sounds of the past. He has amassed a huge amount of quality journalism, interviews and hours of radio that is archived in part at http://www.sparehands.wordpress.com

 

Highlights on the decks have included the national DJ support slot for Sade‘s last Australian arena tour plus club and venue runnings with Madlib, Erykah Badu, SBTRKT, Tokimonsta, Robert Glasper Experiment, Gilles Peterson, Jamie Cullum, Mr Scruff and many more. He has also DJed at Nublu (NYC) and Funky Sole (LA) and held many residencies across Sydney. Huwston is currently co-managing the bookings of DJs at Hilton’s Marble Bar with Nathan Farrell Entertainment. A selection of DJ mixes and radio programs can be found at http://www.mixcloud.com/huwston

 

Behind the scenes Huwston has worked with several independent labels and distributors as well as working alongside the majors in many capacities. Throughout his fifteen years in the Australian music industry he has worked directly on early releases by breakthrough worldwide recording acts such as Pnau, Gotye and The Bamboos. His own (now defunct) label Knowfoowl Music was nominated for an ARIA Award for Watussi’s debut album in 2008 and released several groundbreaking US and UK Hip Hop and Beats albums for the local market alongside some top quality Australian artists and producers. Huwston is currently in label relations and digital content curation for Australian streaming company Guvera, casting his net even further to incorporate Pop, Rock and other Alternative styles. Enjoy the immense number of playlists over at http://www.guvera.com

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