Posts Tagged ‘Funky House’
Melody Kane – SB TV official Dj will mix at the Hot Caribbean NYE Party in the Hip Hop, R&B and Commercial Room.
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DJ Melody Kane has gained a solid reputation amongst her peers in the music industry as being one of the most professional, talented & focused female DJ’s inthe UK. Her performances have been seriously tearing up sound systems, being one of the few female DJ’s who spins on vinyl, hosts herself on the mic and hassome serious technical mixing ability.
She has appeared on line-ups amongst some of theindustries biggest names including; Snoop Dogg, 2Chainz, Labrinth,Tinnie Tempah, A$AP Rocky, Professor Green, Ms Dynamite, Jessie J, Example, FloRida & Black Eyes Peas to name just a few, playing to crowds up to70,000 strong. Melody is also the official DJ to X-Factor finalist Misha B andhas performed alongside her at V Festival, Wireless and countlessother major events throughout the UK.
Melody’s profile has been raised further this year bybeing the only official DJ at the 2013 MOBO Awards (broadcast on BBC3), whereshe performed on the main stage at the SSE Hydro to a who’s who of the musicindustry. She was also flown out to Atlanta, Georgia for the A3C Music Festivalfor the Best of British Showcase, alongside one of the UK most talked aboutMC’s Mic Righteous. The show received rave reviews and has led to several majorbooking throughout the states, including 2014 South By Southwest MusicConference.
As well as her club & festival work, Melodyis the only official DJ for the UK’s leading urban media network SBTV,where she appears at exclusive showcases in London, and releases a monthly freemixtape series ‘Strictly Homegrown’ which receives thousands ofdownloads. She is also the official DJ to the restaurant chain Nando’s,who regularly hold both secret gigs and mini festivals throughout the UK. Melody’sperformances at the ‘Nando’s GigNic Festivals’ were featured on theChanel 4 TV show ‘Gig Nics’.
Melody has appeared on major radio networks such as BBC1Xtra, Rinse FM& Choice, where her killer club & street mixes have received incrediblefeedback. She has been commissioned to create bespoke mixes for the likes ofMista Jam, CJ Beatz, Ras Kwame, Westwood & Funk Butcher. In 2013 Melody hasalso been nominated for an OMA 2013 (Best UK Mixtape) and a Hip Hop Nation 28award (Best Female DJ catagory)
Melody is the founder & creator of ‘Female Takeover’, a movementwhich showcases an all girl line-up of DJ’s, MC’s and Artists from bothestablished and next generation Urban acts. Due to the movement’s success inthe capital, May/June 2013 saw the first Female Takeover UK Tour, hitting majorcities throughout the country & making several European appearances.
Whether it’s her killer mixes, radio broadcasts, liveshowcases, club & festival appearances or at her international performancesin Jamaica, Dubai, USA, Thailand & Europe – DJ Melody Kanealwaysdelivers – she is not your usual female DJ. She can actually mix & blend aswell as the next guy, rather than just try to look cute in the DJ booth. Whenyou go & see Melody spin, you’re actually seeing a DJ, not a boredglamour model looking to make a fast buck – DJ Melody Kane is the realdeal.
You can see Melody perform each week live inthe UK’s flagship NIKE store on Oxford Street, London & venuesthroughout the country, check www.djmelodykane.com for gig listing.
TV/Radio Features/Live Music/ Special Events:
MOBO Awards 2013, Glasgow, BBC3
Fresh Island Festival, Croatia 2013
V Festival, UK 2013
Reading Festival, 2013
Wireless Festival, London 2013
Milan Music Festival with Shystie
New Skool Rules Music Conference, Rotterdam, Holland 2013
London Fashion Week 2013, Nazir Mazhar Show
BBC1Xtra Ace & Vis – Mixtape of the week feature
BBC1Xtra C.J Beatz – RnB Mix feature
Koko Pops, Channel 4 – On stage performance with Boy Band ‘Encore’
Come Dine With Me, Channel 4 – Season opener of the 6th Series
O2 Arena, London – Stage DJ for Jay Sean @ Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball
DJ to Dominique Young Unique, Italy, Sweden & Denmark
Leeds Party In The Park – Stage DJ for Jay Sean
Manchester Key 103FM Live – Stage DJ for Jay Sean
Choice FM, Decks Factor Finalist 2011
Bedroom To Boardroom, Channel 4
SBTV Launch, Southbank, London – DJ & Host
I Luv Live, London – Resident DJ & Host
Labrinth Live @ One, London – DJ & Host
Flava Live, London – DJ & Host
London Fashion Week – DJ @ Louis Vuitton Store Grand Opening
SBTV Xmas Party, Koko, Camden
Nando’s Secret Gig, Kensington, London
SBTV Live Stage, Camden Crawl
Red Bull Stage, Camden Crawl
GigNic Festival, Hackney, London
Gignic Festival, Glasgow, Scotland
DJ for Phreeda Sharp Live Show
In-store DJ for NIKE TOWN, Oxford Street, London
Venues/Events Played International:
A3C festival, Atlanta – USA
New Skool Rules, Rotterdam – Holland
Meet The Streets – Rotterdam – Holland
Musica Republic – Rotterdam – Holland
Britjam, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Mint Bar, Koh Samui, Thailand
Beach Republic, Koh Samui, Thailand
Axis – Boston – USA
Bills Bar – Boston – USA
Snowbombing Festival, Austria 2013
Fresh Island Festival, Croatia 2013
Big RnB – Dubai/Abu Dhabi