The Jester started DJing almost 20 years ago when trance was at it’s peak. He continues to rock dancefloors at local nights such as Hard Culture and Hijacked playing his unique selection of hard dance and trance. He has also graced the Eat Your Words decks, Superstars, Sunday Skool, Let’s Get Digital, Summer Time Radio and True2Trance, playing a variation of vinyl and CDs. With inspirations such as PVD, Ferry Corsten, Technikal and more recently the likes of Jordan Suckley, Unit 13 and Mark Sherry, expect a blend of high energy trance and hard dance new and old.
The Jester also runs HDR along with DJ Connect.
Dj Connect started to DJ in 1992 at the height of the rave scene.
Connect has constantly pushed the sounds of Jungle Tekno, through to the Jungle and Drum and Bass that he plays today. Connect is known for his creativity and energetic mixing style which has led to him having residencies and overseas bookings alongside some of the scenes greatest acts, such as Marky, Andy C and Randall.
Connect is always happy to push new talent and has taught many a good local DJ over the years. The passion shows in everything he does musically.
Genres Jungle, Drum & Bass, Liquid Funk.
One of Hull’s original pirate radio DJs, having hosted shows on Twilight, Unity and Festival FM. With over 20 years of turntable experience behind him, Poison is regarded for pushing Jungle at a time when not many in the city were aware of the music’s emergence, then later for taking things in a different direction and establishing himself as Hull’s no.1 Liquid Funk DJ. Versatile enough to mix all styles of Drum & Bass in one set, Poison has appeared on line-ups with some of the world’s finest – Randall, Mickey Finn, The Scratch Perverts, Marky and Calibre to name a few, and has held down residencies at local D&B night Shinobi and in Poland with Drumatic Association.
KAIA (Karl Av-It Allinson)
Introducing KAIADJ, a versatile DJ playing a range of Genres. He previously held a 1 year residency at Fueland has twice played at Your Words KAIA has also True2Trance and a short residency at Star & Garter. Kaia plays anything from House to Hard Dance, Trance, Mashups, smashups and Chart House Remixes and is constantly striving to expand his skillset.
Music vampire bat feeding on sound. After 10 years as a dnb dJ focused only on vinyl, became interested in producing music by pressing buttons and using controllers. He is absorbed by the sounds of childhood: funk, hip hop, trip hop. After a while decides to pursue his musical passions in the comfort of a home studio preparing for a big re-launch of his music journey. You can’t really pigeonhole and classify the sounds that come out off desmodus’s fingers. It’s a mixture of dubstep, trap, future bass, breaks and mighty electro house. All the material rather oscillates between 70bpm-150bpm. Pumping beats and heavy bass lines – that’s what you can expect from this freaky fella!
Upon discovering the liquid scene in 2010, Final Edit aka Sam Whitwell found his passion for dnb and quickly moved to emulate his heroes. Starting off with only Virtual DJ to flex his creative muscles on, he invested in a four channel Numark controller which earned him the recognition of the Hull Dance Radio crew.
Since taking on his Sunday evening slot, the fresh-faced Bartonian has gone from strength-to-strength, playing several gigs at Funktion alongside Connect and Poison as well as making considerable strides in production with the don that is Humanature