Obsessed with vinyl as a youth Sam both trained and played his first sets on air at Ottawa radio station CKCU in 1994. He since has played over 2000 events in the GTA. Sam’s weapons of choice are a crates of records, his 45 case a pair of Technics and a Serato mixer, and with these he selects something special for every show from his of his vast vinyl collection to warm the party up. When the dancers are ready to launch off he switches to his even bigger digital library to really tear the roof of with his live mashups and long blends.
Sam aka DJ Efsharp has playing at some of the Ontarios biggest events including being the musical director and lead runway DJ for Toronto Fashion Week these last five years. He has toured coast to coast in Canada, and performed in England and Dominican Republic.
He has been the DJ and even show designer at events of every conceivable kind. Located in downtown Toronto, his company Evolved Entertainment designs and executes events of all size. He always prefers to do a client interview and site survey to envision something to make each event unique with his thoughtful musical direction. He refers to his overall approach as memory architecture or moment styling.
Sam is truly passionate about the intregration of light and sound to capture people’s attention. Having the dancers trust his musical conversation and spend the night with their bodies locked in a groove is his goal every night, and this is why his won a few awards this year for his selections and skill.