DJPJ

DJPJ

 Ocean City, Maryland, USA
BandEDM

High-energy dance music, mashups, remixes, and original works all mixed "harmonically" and in real-time; providing the average club-goer with something completely new and stimulating. An awe- inspiring combination of energy and sound, that can only be described as "perfection."

Biography

(www.djpjmusic.com)

In today's ever-changing world of music and entertainment, it goes without saying that the most successful entertainer is he who creates, adapts, and pushes the limits beyond any restriction or standard. He invents new sounds, styles, and combinations that grab, hold, and captivate the attention of anyone who listens. The DJ of today has evolved from simply a decorated jukebox, to a master of sound, emotion, and energy, able to stimulate the senses of his listeners to create nothing less than an addiction...

Enter DJPJ.

Within the past 9 years, PJ has excelled from ordinary music enthusiast, to professional DJ and Producer. He has performed as the resident house DJ at Seacrets Bar and Nightclub for the past 5 consecutive summers in his hometown, Ocean City, Maryland. During the off-season, he attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech.) where he received his degrees in Business, Marketing and Audio Technology in December of 2007.

In 2006, he established a professional private party DJ business entitled, “Mr. Music,” which has entertained numerous distinguished clients, and successfully builds a growing fan base. Past clients of Mr. Music include Virginia Tech. homecoming court, VT ring premiere dances and Alumni events, the United States Presidential Airlift Group (Air Force 1), international fraternal retreats, large business private parties, U.S. government endorsed presentations, weddings, festivals, and retail store grand openings. PJ has also appeared as a guest DJ for a variety of promotional parties, and radio mix shows.

Furthermore, PJ has opened for, and played live shows with distinguished artists such as Funkmaster Flex, Vanilla Ice, DJ Enferno, Fiction Plane, Burning Spear, Big Bang Baby, Innasense, and Jimmie’s Chicken Shack. PJ has also mixed with some of the country’s best DJs in clubs, and other venues, all along the east coast, including Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. He has proficiently produced numerous mix albums, over 100 remixes, as well as original productions. His Nowadays Electro mixes feature the best in electronic music each season, in addition to Mayhem, a 70 minute mix featuring over 100 songs! His "Lounj Fever" mix album (a 6 week long project featuring over 20 independent artists and bands) has been featured on Virginia Tech's WUVT FM radio show, and Pandora.com.

His trademark of “harmonic mixing” has taken the average DJ’s style of beat matching, and combined it with a strong background in music theory, to create a cutting-edge innovation, manifested in his live shows and mixes. With years of music production, collaboration, and on-stage experience, PJ continues to electrify the ears of anyone who listens. And although he has spent many years entertaining crowds of various demographics, his true talent lies in his ability to mix live, jaw-dropping performances of high-energy dance music, flawlessly, ultimately leaving dance floors jam-packed.

Discography

Nowadays Electro (electro house)
-Volumes 5 thru 7

Mayhem (house, breaks, trance, electro)
-Independently released as a "promotional mix"

Lounj Fever
-Hybrid Mashup/Indie Album featuring local bands and solo artists, released as a "promotional mix"

Smashed Rubato (hip hop, trip hop, reggae, funk)
-remix/mashup album featuring other DJs from the New River Valley

The Mashup: 2009
-Old school vs. New school, hip hop vs. electronic

Set List

Genres: Electro-House, Breaks, 80s / 90's / Top 40 (originals and remixes) Hip Hop, Tech-House, Minimal, Trance, Progressive

Remixes, Mashups, Harmonic Mixing

Set times vary, ranging from 30min - 4hrs