Thu, 16 May 2013 / 4 CommentsThe unsung house and disco hero delivers a tour-de-force for Rinse.
|Real name / ||Christian Taylor|
|Aliases / ||Kon, Nite Time, Kon & Amir, Kon & The Gang|
|Kon has been digging in crates since 1976, DJing since 1985, and spinning in clubs since 1991. He is one half of Kon and Amir, who released the acclaimed “On Track” and “Off Track” series on BBE Records where they introduced rare grooves to a new audience. His remixes of dance classics prompted Gilles Peterson to name him “Edit/rework King of 2011”, and feature him prominently on his BBC Radio shows. |
Kon takes a more modest approach, noting that Kon is an acronym for “King of Nothing” amongst others, and seeks to place the love of music above his own work. The last of an increasingly rare breed of dedicated crate diggers, Kon has for years brought his deep knowledge of obscure goodies to clubs and festivals worldwide. He has also spread his gospel to the masses thr..
|On the internet|
|RA DJ Page / ||residentadvisor.net/dj/djkon|
|Website / ||playin4keeps.blogspot.com/|
|Twitter / ||twitter.com/kon1200|
|Soundcloud / ||soundcloud.com/kon|
|Facebook / ||facebook.com/kon1200|
He's been described as "the best disco DJ in the world" and is the man behind a string of sought-after edits but, as RA's Stephen Titmus discovered, Kon is increasingly making moves in the world of house music.
The Boston disco DJ will touch down in Australia this month to play shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.