National Campus DJ Comp Final

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Twenty one of the best DJs from around town have been battling it out over the last 5 weeks at the Bar on the Hill as part of the National Campus DJ Comp. And for good reason too, the winner of the comp will secure a paid performance at UON Autonomy Day and a Media Promotion Pack and mentoring sponsored by Launch Agency. Plus they head off to the State Final to compete against the finest student DJs in NSW. The final of the comp is happening this Friday, May 27 at 7pm at the Bar on the Hill!

The level of the competition has been outstanding with heats including former winners and the winner of this year’s Defqon 1 Australia DJ Contest, The Disciple.

Check out the line up of DJs competing on the night, below.

The Disciple – Hard Dance

The Disciple: “My passion for hardstyle brought me to Australia and begin DJing.  That passion has led me to become one of the top new talents in the country after winning the Defqon 1 Australia DJ Contest, landing me a set at the biggest hardstyle event in the world”

Find out more about The Disciple

Cant Play – Bass/Glitch/Dub

Cant Play: “Ran a local DJ hire company for 6 years, spent 3 years in the sydney rave scene in duo ‘Harmonic Distortion’.  Now just a solo bedroom banger”

Find out more about Cant Play

DJ Oliver Twist – Progressive Psytrance

DJ Oliver Twist: “My DJ experience began when I was 15 when I purchased my first midi controller. Growing up on the mid-north coast I quickly became part of the local doof scene and I have been playing progressive pystrance ever since”

Find out more about DJ Oliver Twist

COSTA – trap, house, bounce, trance, dubstep, drum and bass

COSTA: “22 years old, born and raised in Newcastle, have played in bands, I have been DJing for 3 years and have experience in weddings, 21st/18th birthdays, engagement parties, pubs, clubs, bush festivals and Uni events. Approachable and nice”

Find out more about COSTA

Lawson – House, Techno, Trap, Dubstep, RnB, Hip Hop

Lawson: “Always have had an interest in Music, I used to play guitar, bass and drums, Djing was the next ‘instrument’ I wanted to learn and have never looked back”

Find out more about Lawson

Mat Jackson – Electro, breaks & trap

Find out more about Mat Jackson

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