268 Karangahape Road, Auckland

Da Sunlounge (UK)

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Da Sun Lounge are from Nottingham and have produced some of the most cutting edge dance music of the last 20 yrs.

Simon Newby (aka Da Sunlounge) began DJ’ing in and around the Midlands deep house scene 9 years ago. In the early days he was resident of the much-respected night ‘Travelling Without Moving’ playing alongside DJ’s such as Terry Francis, Inland Knights, Peace Division, Andy Wetherall, Digs’n’Woosh and Diesel. It was at this night, he played a dub plate of one of his first production’s. Clive Henry of Peace Division heard it and immediately signed it to his label, Low Pressings.

Simon has been producing deep house music for over 5 years, with releases to date on some of the most recognised international label’s within the industry including Low Pressings UK; Tango Recordings USA; Detour USA; Camouflage Rec’s CANADA; Ri’que JAPAN; Amenti/Developed Music USA, DoubleDown USA, Good Family Recordings USA, Freaked Records UK, DAE Recordings USA and of course his own label Myna Music which has reached there 22nd release and is regarded as a leading underground label by many top DJ’s, including support from some of the world’s most renowned DJ’s such as Laurent Garnier, Nic Fantiulli , Pete Tong (Radio 1), Ian Pooley, Miguel Migs, Silicone Soul, LawnChair Generals, Ashley Beadle, Inland Knights, David Duriez and Mazi among many others.

Many of his production’s have been licensed to various compilation mix CD’s such as… H-Foundation‘s ‘Nite:Life’ mix for NRK; Peace Division’s ‘Nite:Life’ mix for NRK; Jon Marsh Mix For Fabric; Inland Knights ‘Family Duals’ Mix for NRK and the MIXMAG cover CD Tribal Sessions mixed by Greg Vickers to name just a few.

His DJ’ing has taken him around the world to places such as Belgrade, Spain, USA, Malaysia, Prague, Slovakia, Amsterdam, and not forgetting up and down the UK. Ranging from club backrooms & bars, to clubs with a capacity of over 1000 people and then of course there’s playing in the middle of a field in the Midland’s countryside to free party goers!!!

This is their first New Zealand appearance and they receive huge back up over Ink & Coherent from Tim Richards, Cyril Orson, Ed Alex Bull, Azza and Yoyo.

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