A radio presenter, master of ceremonies, party promoter and one of the countries finest DJs. Shantan does it all. Holding it down at triple j, and also with a significant presence on FBi with his show “Stolen Records,” Shantan has proved to be one of the most versatile on the circuit. He has created some of Sydney’s most successful party nights across a wide range of genres and his gift to put together energetic sets across different genres has made him one of Sydney’s most sought after DJs. With an arsenal of Hip Hop, R&B, Trap, Indie, Dance, Throwback Pop Anthems and electronic music to pick from, his sets often obliterate any given dancefloor due to the sheer amount of dancing.
Madeleine Carr aka SPORTS is all girl power – playful energy and a healthy dose of attitude, with a penchant for disco influenced RnB, tongue-in-cheek bouncy Miami club tracks and classic 90s throwbacks. Since being handpicked by FBi Radio and V Movement for ‘Dance Class 2015,’ SPORTS has amassed a diverse resume of gigs from warehouse raves, to club residencies and FBi SMACS Festival – her standing as an emerging talent has already reached new heights in 2016, with a nomination in the music category for Lost At E Minor’s “Young Creative Australian Awards.”
Stereogamous is the weird, deep, techno, future music DJ project of Paul Mac and Jonny Seymour, who claim to be the gayest band since The Village People. Based in Sydney, the pair have played in iconic backroom dance floors such as Panorama Bar and Razzmatazz, through to huge festivals like Burning Man and Glastonbury and Gay Pride events all over the planet. A long list of collaborators and remixes include the likes of Kylie Minogue, Sia, LCD Soundsystem and The Presets to name a few.
Sydney based hip-hop artist Tuka has produced a staggering volume of work over the past decade, both in his capacity as one third of acclaimed hip-hop outfit Thundamentals and as a solo artist. Releasing a string of celebrating singles since his debut solo album “Will Rap For Tuka” in 2009, including “Die A Happy Man,” “Tattoo,” and “My Star,” Tuka was ranked #59 and #63 in FBi”s “Most Played Artists” of 2012 and 2015 respectively. His third studio album Life Death Time Eternal debuted at #6 on the ARIA Album Chart and was nominated for “Best Urban Album” at the 2015 ARIA Awards.
Sydney two-piece World Champion is the brainchild of William Campion and Julian Sudek, a duo who were brought together by a mutual love of psych pop, electronica and avocadoes. What started as a little studio project re-working past ideas they’d been individually sitting on eventually led to the creation of fully formed jams and songs. Their debut single “Avocado Galaxy” was first played on triple j in late 2015, and was swiftly followed by “Shakes” which was premiered with esteemed musical tastemaker Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio.