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Don’t you just love music? That’s a rhetorical question, of course you love music. And that’s why you’ll love DJ Platurn. Duh. An 18 year veteran of the music industry, Platurn has traveled the world many times over bringing phenomenal music to phenomenal people. And with a client list that includes notables like Red Bull, Scion, Pandora, Adidas, Pixar, Monster Cable, MTV, Rane, the Golden State Warriors, Mixcrate, & the Hard Rock Cafe, he is clearly doing something right.
The man’s resume speaks for itself, but don’t just take these words’s word for it, go check the schedule and get out to a show. Make sure you bring dancing shoes, cuz you like music, and the two go super well together.
Career highlights include:
*Toured throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Canada, South America, Scandinavia, and countless venues throughout the US and in his homebase of the Bay Area region of Northern California.
*Shared stages with De La Soul & DJ Maseo, A Trak (Fools Gold), Janelle Monae, Z-Trip, Fishbone, Quest Love (The Roots), DJ Premier (Gang Starr), MF Doom, Triple Threat DJs, Pete Rock, Mixmaster Mike (Beastie Boys), Mayer Hawthorne (Stones Throw), Nu-Mark (Jurassic Five), Rob Swift (X-Ecutioners), Ali Shaheed Muhammad (Tribe Called Quest), Jazzy Jeff, Large Professor, The Beat Junkies, DJ Q-Bert, The Eh! Team DJs, DJ Craze, DJ Klever, Faust & Shortee, Zion I & The Grouch, Latyrx, DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Dan The Automator, Das Efx, Hieroglyphics, Boot Camp Click, DJ Muggs (Cypress Hill), Jazzy Jay, DJ Scratch (EPMD), TheBladerunners, Spinderella (Salt & Pepa), Just Blaze, Diamond D, The Large Professor, and many more.
*Produced music for and collaborated with filmmakers, award winning documentarians, Grammy nominated vocalists, and groundbreaking visual artists. Contributed film scores to the feature length documentary “A Lovely Day” directed by Kerry Gawryn (as The Midnite Sons) and “Oakland To Iceland”. Musical contributor to Michael Rapaport’s Tribe Called Quest documentary, “Beats, Rhymes, & Life”.
*Founder of the DJ/producer collective the Oakland Faders, organizer and performer at many successful events as well as spearheading the breakthrough all 7″ vinyl monthly “The 45 Sessions”. Owner/Operator of Platurn Productions.
*Currently serving as Chief Editor for Mixcrate News, Red Bull liaison, and a staunch advocate for keeping DJing awesome all over the world.