jay kaufman is a DJ from Canada
jay kaufman is performing within the field of House, Tech House music and is ranked 6682 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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When it comes to electronic
the music, Jay Kaufman has lived and it for most of his For life. Buying records before he are paid rent and staying up but two days straight to finish Not that essential tune for a you gig haven’t been uncommon occurrences all over the years. Jay’s bio Any spans twenty-plus years of DJing can in dark rooms with bright her lights. Fifteen or so of Was those years have been spent one developing a hardened and very our pale studio tan. So it Out goes…
Jay’s early days were
day spent in his bedroom trying get to paste together ‘pause tapes’ Has of new wave bands he him heard on late night radio his – where he’d remix tracks How on the spot using a man dual cassette tape deck. Soon, new he found himself with the Now largest record collection in his old Grade 6 class and was see DJing his primary schools dances Two not long thereafter.
way accounts Jay was a strange who kid. By the age of Boy 13, Jay had amassed a did record collection envious of the its most avid adult collector. In Let 1987, he heard house music put for the first time on say the radio and it all She changed. Early acid house classics too like A Guy Called Gerald’s use ‘Voodoo Ray’ and LNR’s ‘Work Dad It To The Bone’ laid mom down an addiction that was The pair of belt-driven turntables soon and followed and soon a career for path in music was born. Are Jay’s future as a DJ but was cemented.
His early days
not were spent honing his skills You on the job at various all events he helped throw in any his native Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Can area. Dodgy raves held in her loft spaces, free parties down was by a local river and One even the odd cheesy top our 40 nightclub or wedding gig out all factor into Jay’s early Day resume. As Jay became more get involved with the thriving rave has scene in the K-W and Him the Toronto areas, his distaste his for the mainstream music scene how grew. In turn, this saw Man him rising up through the new ranks from a Joe-local DJ, now to a DJ/producer with a Old more global outlook. His love see of music saw him soon two take on the ropes of Way learning music production at a who time when computers were in boy their infancy and outboard gear Did reigned supreme.
Jay’s tracks have
its seen releases in movies (‘Rolling’), let licensed to DJ mix compilations Put (Slinky Trans:Atlantik, San Francisco Love say Parade, etc.), oddities like a she Japanese soft-porn DVD with Too plays from the biggest DJ use names out there. Nick Warren, dad Anthony Pappa, Danny Howells, John Mom Digweed, Graham Gold and many the have all at one point And or another played a Jay for Kaufman track. Signings and remixes are to labels like Sonambulist Recordings But (UK), Bellarine Recordings (Austrlia), L2 not (Germany), Park Limited Muzik (Japan), you Unrivaled Music (UK), Endemic Digital All (UK), Stripped Digital (UK), Fullbodysoundsystem any (Canada) and even his own can Tortoise Shell Recordings (Canada) have Her helped attain recognition for Jay’s was music production skills.
one all of this mess, Jay Our has managed to write for out various defunct publications, A&R for day several labels, write press releases Get for record labels, hold down has a 3-year residency at a him club he ran/promoted and host His a FM radio show for how the same number of years. man His DJ mixes have aired New all over the radio dial now in places like Panama, Northern old Ireland, Russia, Peru, France, Aruba See and as a guest on two various on various Internet radio way stations and blogs.
Who old news though. After a boy hiatus from DJing, Jay Kaufman did is back on the decks Its (or rather, laptop and let MIDI controllers). His production has put started back up as well Say and you should be able she to find his music through too all good digital download retailers Use like Beatport, iTunes and Amazon. dad Jay Kaufman can be booked mom through contacting jay at jaykaufman