DJ Harvey & Gerd Janson
DJ Harvey is absolutely his own man, he is a near mythical character, who's fans and followers refer to themselves as his cult, or studymasters. Harvey's musical style cannot simply be filed as eclectic or retrospective, he plays whatever he feels, as he feels it, he is an analogue loving DJ that utilizes reel to reel and effects all conjured live. He is respected and in demand the world over to supply the sounds for a vast array of clubs, fashion shows, films and private events. His clients not only include some of the worlds greatest clubs and promoters including Yellow, LOVE, Santos, Fabric, Cielo, Respect in Paris, Deepspace, Adult Section, Mr Saturday Night, Deep L.A, but also such esteemed companies as Antonio Berardi, Ted Baker, Burberry, Sarcastic, Levis, Fresh Jive, Rogan and Loomstatel. He has also DJ'd at many Galleries and exhibitions including PS1 in Brooklyn NY Contemporary in Manhattan and thirtyninehotel in Hawaii for which he serves as creative director and musical curator. He has re-mixed and produced a vast array of artists such as Jamiroqui, The Police, Ian Brown, Brand New Heavies, Tommy Guerrero, Lindstrom and Prins Thomas, The Avalanches, House of House, The Black Keys as well as releasing tracks on Mo Wax, Nuphonic, Whatever We Want and Southern Fried and his own irreverent disco edit label Black Cock. His band project Map Of Africa have released an album to critical acclaim and they are about to release a second. An avid surfer skater Harvey provided the soundtrack to accompany original Dogtown and Z Boys Skater - Tony Alva’s exhibition that took in cities from Tokyo and LA to New York. He is loved as a guest radio host on show's such as Beats In Space, Radio 1's Essential Mix, KCRW's The Drop and was invited to guest lecture at the Red Bull music academy. He is currently gathering material and anecdotes for a coffee table reader book, as well as tweaking the second single of his new band project entitled Losussolus to be released in summer 2010 on International Feel. His occasional parties in L.A Harveys Sarcastic Disco a collaboration with the clothing label of the same name are among the most revered parties in the world with party goers flying in from all over the world to attend.