Adrian Simon (better known by his stage name, DJ A-PLAY) is an electronic disk jockey who specializes in various types of modern dance music. The Montreal native was born into a musical family with his father, Marty Simon, being an accomplished musician across the world and mother, Margot Glatt, being a song writer and singer. DJ A-PLAY began taking after his father by playing drums from a young age but soon found an interest in DJing due to a neighbor and close friend who has become an accomplished MC and DJ throughout the Toronto area.
DJ A-PLAY began mixing music at the age of 14 in his basement a variety of Hip-Hop and Reggae music. When a close friend of his took him to a nightclub, he soon discovered his love for electronic music. It was only a matter of time for this to occur due to the heavy influence of dance music throughout the city of Toronto. After putting more time and effort into perfecting his mixes, A-PLAY soon branched out into doing events throughout the Toronto area.
At the age of 17, A-PLAY moved to Salt Lake City, Utah to attend The University of Utah. He was the host of The Rush, an electronic dance mix every Saturday from 6:30 – 8:00 MT on the University’s official student radio station, K-UTE Radio. His energetic mix quickly became a growing success with numerous listeners across North America. During his time in Salt Lake City, he played at various nightclubs and events.
In the summer of 2010, A-PLAY moved back to Toronto to focus more on DJing. Upon returning, he joined The Toronto Collective which is managed by Latenites Toronto (www.latenitestoronto.com) and Audio Academy (www.audioacademy.fm). Please check the event calendar or the fan page on facebook to see when and where you can catch A-PLAY live.