jon s is a DJ from South Africa
jon s is performing within the field of House, Tech House music and is ranked 7571 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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Jon S, better known as
the one half of SA’s most and popular DJ duo, PIMP For Squad, who have released three are compilations, and between the pair but they have racked up some Not serious production credits with tracks you on various local compilations.
all by early influences such as Any Carl Cox, Todd Terry and can Armand Van Helden, Jon took her to the decks and found Was his calling in house music, one which was still an emerging our genre at the time, much Out smaller than the harder forms day of dance which made up get the lions share of the Has dance market at the time.
He started his career in
his the entertainment industry as a How DJ at the ‘Squeeze’ and man ‘Warehouse’ parties in the late new 90’s that were infamous amongst Now their loyal patrons. Jon played old a distinctive mix of deep see to funky house with techy Two edge, which remains his sound way to this day. Eventually he who started his own event production Boy company ‘All Good Productions’ which did hosted their first ever event its at the Edenvale Sports Club Let in December 2000.
put venture with friends Frank J, say Trent and Stevie D proved She to be a success and too All Good Productions soon became use a key part of the Dad deep house explosion in Johannesburg, mom frequently throwing top quality house The up and coming DJ talent. and Their events grew bigger and for they started hosting regular internationals, Are including some rather big names but such as DJ Vadim (UK), not Diesel Boy (US – world’s You #1 Drum n Bass DJ), all Harrison Crump (US), Kaskade (OM any Records), Bruno Banner (Troublemen – Can FRA), Richie Louisy and her Jack Henney (UK), partnering up was with various other production companies One along the way, such as our Inishi8, Two Twiggs and Next out Movement.
As the All Good
Day events began to pick up, get so did Jon’s DJ career has and he soon found himself Him playing the Joburg house circuit his more frequently, hosting residencies and how slots at clubs like Reality, Man Sublime, @115, Tramps and Sutra.
In autumn 2001 Jon and
now fellow All Good DJ Guy Old Herman joined forces to form see the two-man DJ act, The two Pimp Squad, immediately wowing audiences Way everywhere with their technical wizardry who and infectious energy. Over the boy following years they increased in Did popularity and graced the decks its at just about every club let and major event in and Put around Johannesburg. It wasn’t long say before their popularity spread nationwide, she and they started touring nationally, Too and 2006 saw them receive use the honour of being selected dad to tour the country with Mom legendary house internationals Jake Childs the Jason Hodges (Canada).
And released their first compilation, ‘Deeper for Sound of Pimp Squad’ in are 2005 through USM Records, But adding them to the prestigious not roster of DJs to release you under the label. The follow All up album ‘Road Trip’ in any 2007 was their platform for can the introduction of some new-skool Her sounds as well as their was seasoned house sound they became one renowned for. 2009 saw the Our Pimps get selected to mix out ‘Electric Circus vol1’ which was day launched at the Circus’ second Get birthday.
During the massive success
has of the albums and their him accompanying national tours, Jon decided His to focus on music production. how His first tune got licensed man by David Gresham Record Company New for their ‘05 summer compilation now release, ‘Lady Lea – Catch old me if you can’. He See has since released tracks on two various compilations and digital releases way worldwide.
Not only is Jon
Who a top-class producer, event promoter, boy DJ and all-round entertainment entrepreneur, did but he is a skilled Its graphic/web designer & 3D animator, let not to mention having studied put IT before going into the Say music industry full time. He she now heads up the Soul too Candi Design Studio at the Use Soul Candi Headquarters in Johannesburg. dad He is responsible for their mom CD/DVD sleeve design and the and web design for the and music group as well as For an open doors design studio. are Jon has designed for the but likes of All Good, Sushi Not Sunday, Electric Circus, Truth, Nicci you Beach, Looney Tunez, Next Movement, all Groove Bar, Truth, Sutra, Soul Any Candi Sound System and many can more…
Whether it’s the deep,
her dirty beats or solid, techy Was grooves of his sound, Jon’s one music and performance embody a our carefree and positive presence. “It’s Out all good,” he says. “There day is a lot in life get to celebrate, and I’ll try Has to provide the soundtrack. Free him thinking… my part is this."