Dax J

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Past events

Klubnacht: Ben Klock + Etapp Kyle + More Berlin, Berghain / Panorama Bar 29/12 – 31/12/2018 Klubnacht: Ben Klock + Etapp Kyle + More
Instytut Festival 2018 Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Garnizon Modlin 22/6 – 23/6/2018 Instytut Festival 2018
Dax J + Deas + Anja Kraft + others Warszawa, Smolna 19/1 – 20/1/2018 Dax J + Deas + Anja Kraft + others

Videos

Dax J  Offending Public Morality  Dax J – Offending Public Morality 6:14 0 ×
Dax J  Looking For Tina  Dax J – Looking For Tina 4:32 0 ×
Dax J  Boiler Room Into The Dark DJ Set  Dax J – Boiler Room Into The Dark DJ Set 21:19 0 ×
Dax J  Devine Right [monnom Black]  Dax J – Devine Right [monnom Black] 5:55 0 ×
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About Dax J

Dax J is a London-born, Berlin-based DJ and producer of raw, pounding techno and drum’n’bass. His dark, ominous tracks reflect topics such as political unrest and paranoia, but they contain lighter, more atmospheric elements as well, influenced by dub and ambient.

He originally began producing jungle records during the 2000s, including a 12" on Urban Takeover and releases on his own Xplicit Recordings. After spending a summer in Ibiza, he became obsessed with techno, and began releasing several 12"s during the early 2010s on labels such as EarToGround Records and Deeply Rooted. In 2013, he formed the Berlin-based Monnom Black label, releasing records by himself as well as producers such as Kaelan and Emmanuel.

His own records appeared on additional labels like Soma and Arts Collective. His debut full-length, Shades of Black, arrived on Monnom Black in 2015, reflecting his jungle roots as well as his mastery of cold, suspenseful techno.

In 2016 Dax was voted into Resident Advisor’s top 100 DJs of the year at No.56, while also being nominated in Mixmag, Groove Magazine and DJ Mag as Best Breakthrough DJ. He played closing sets at monumental parties including Awakenings for ADE at the Gashoulder as well as a 10-hour marathon set in the worlds most notorious techno club, Berghain.

After a video emerged of Dax playing a track which sampled the adhan, the Islamic call to prayer, at a club in majority-Muslim Tunisia in 2017, his name exploded out of the dance music world into the mainstream media. Although already back home in Berlin, Dax was sentenced to a year in prison. He received death threats and online abuse, and even had to cancel gigs in his native UK because the police were worried about retaliation. Meanwhile, Dax’s life has returned somewhat to normality and he set about dealing with it the only way he knew how: making music. The result is his sophomore album, Offending Public Morality, released in 2018.

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