Hailing from 24 different countries around the world, DJ’s far and wide are gearing up to compete for a spot in the finals of The Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Championships held in Chile this coming December.
The event – in its 7th year, is set to be the competition’s biggest yet, spanning throughout the week in the lead-up to the grand final.
After a month-long selection process with hundreds of entries from across the nation, our Aussie reps have finally been selected and boy are they a strong bunch.
The Australian finalists will compete to represent the country at the international championships next Friday, July 1st at 170 Russell in Melbourne.
Each contestant’s 15-minute set will be judged according to originality, skills, track selection, stage persona and most importantly crowd response.
No strangers to the game, each competitor brings with them a unique set of skills and individual styles – making for an interesting night of fire tracks and what we’re anticipating to be very close competition.
Friday 1st July
170 Russell, Melbourne
Free, via RSVP
Special Guests: Shintaro (2013 World Champion), Byte (2015 World Champion) and Perplexx (2 x AUS National Champion)
Before heading to the free event on the 1st of July, check out our top picks for the win and see why each DJ was more than worthy of their slot in the 2016 finals.
This multi-talented mastermind is not only a DJ but a visual artist, accompanying his dynamic sets with colourful projection art and visual stimuli.
A pioneer in the tech x music field, EGO has collaborated with producer Touch Sensitive to create the world’s first entirely Instagram based, user-generated song and music video.
Straight off the back of a string of local and international appearances, Ego is certainly a competitor to watch out for.
Melbourne based turntablist and Funk/Hip Hop extraordinaire – Chango Phat is known for his vibrant stage presence and old school turntable acrobatics.
His regular slots at a number of iconic Melbourne clubs have made the DJ a local house-hold name with a huge number of appearances under his belt.
LowBlow’s clever genre-blending, time-warping track selection makes the Newcastle-born DJ a strong competitor. His party sets sure to get absolutely anyone boogying are a regular appearance on social media with tens of thousands of views and counting.