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New nightclub to open 2021

This has always been a nice ‘retirement’ idea for me, to open a nightclub. During challenging times with COVID-19 causing a lockdown on all clubs, bars and restaurants, this hasn’t stopped me to announce that I plan to open a new nightclub in Brighton called ‘Toons’: The nightclub will be very different to your contemporary…
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Eazy-E tribute to go ahead in Newhaven

Bizarre request I know right? Well there wasn’t stopping this man from putting together a campaign for the go-ahead of the tribute to the American Gangsta Rapper. Guy Stevens (an old college friend of mine), from Newhaven thought he would spark a debate in a local community group on Facebook about ‘erecting a statue’ in…
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Back to the 80’s

A generation of mullets, brightly coloured aerobics / fitness wear… yes I am being stereotypical, however what is it about this era that fascinates everyone? For many this was the era of voguish shoulderpads, voluminous hairstyles and smouldering stares, all heralding a daring new streak of ostentation. For the fans, it was a gift of…
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What’s chocolate got to do with it?

What on earth has chocolate got to do with Easter? This has always baffled me and I am sure it has you, however the traditional (or religious) meaning behind Easter is behind the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. So what has Chocolate eggs got to do with it? Originally was not allowed by the…
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Karaoke Time to return...

For all you Karaoke lovers out there that have enjoyed my Karaoke nights around Sussex, I’ve got some exciting news that will be revealed soon to a new venue that we will be hosting Karaoke at soon. Watch this space and I will keep you updated as developments unfold…

Peanuts

Pay peanuts and get monkeys

… as the old saying goes! I witnessed this on a rare Saturday night off recently to attend a party as a guest. I am not one known to openly critic ones work, however as I was on the other side of the DJ booth for a change, I thought I would offer some words…
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Upcoming events near you

Happy New Year to you! I hope you’re well and enjoyed the festive break. We celebrated some great news that the latest edition to the Empire is going to be a boy… so feeling just a little bit less outnumbered now; although the numbers are still against me! January has been exceptionally busy for me,…
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Christmas, one of my favourite times of the year! A time for giving, caring and understanding and where everyone should get together and reflect on the year that has just passed and look forward to the year to come. I’ve provided entertainment for some good Christmas Parties this year; the Accident & Emergency department at…
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A sound investment

Corny heading I know right? However for any DJ to be successful at what they do, they must have a decent PA system to play out to their party guests. In recent years I have been using the Cerwin Vega Intense INT152 600W Speakers which has been rated in the top 5 for Passive Wooden…
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The future of the DJ

It has been a while since I have posted on here, so apologies you haven’t heard from me in a while. As a DJ that has been in the entertainment industry for 15+ years now, I have seen some significant enhancements in Disco equipment and technology to improve and enhance ones set. Starting on the…
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