emagica


Personal Details

Name:

stuart ridley

Age:

44

Location:

Sydney, Australia

DJ since:

1996

Production Company:

Zero Kelvin (w/Tom & Mike)

Profile URL:

http://www.australiens.net/profiles/emagica/

Musical Influences

Genre

downtempo sunset, sunrise (dub/chill/electro/breaks/rock/jazz)

Current Top 10

Arkestra One -- Filling it with sound
Thievery Corporation -- Revolution Solution
Nina Simone -- Lilac Wine (Album Leaf remix)
Easy Star Allstars -- Breathe (in the air) (Dub Side of the Moon remix album of Pink Floyd's classic)
Dubblestandart -- 10 tons of dope (Sounds from the Ground remix)
Machine Love -- Stoner Girl
Mad Professor -- Reggae Music
The Egg -- Venice Beach
Sigur Ros -- Hoppipolla
Kristy Hawkshaw -- It's a fine day (Pirate's mix)




All Time Top 10

Pete Namlook & Mixmaster Morris -- Fishology
Irresistible Force -- Fish Dances
Sabres of Paradise -- smokebelch II (beatless mix)
Nightmares on Wax -- Dreaming of Omara
Tosca -- Chocolate Elvis (baby mammoth dub)
Kruder & Dorfmeister -- shakatakadoodub
Akasha feat. Neneh Cherry -- Sweet child o' mine
Ulrich Schnauss -- Knuddelmass
Ibizarre -- Riders on the storm
Tabula Rasa -- Sunset at Cafe Del Mar


Favourite DJs

Cold Cut; Mixmaster Morris; DJ Krush; Mr Scruff; Giles Peterson; Mike G; Kundalini; Daheen; biodiversity; Phil Smart; Torque; Kentaro; Pronoia; Cardigan & Buttons; subbasssnarl; mr chad

Favourite Labels

FAX, Ninja Tune, WARP, Verve, Island, G Stone, Blue Note , Pork, Big Chill, Sunday Best, etc

Favourite Artists

Mixmaster Morris / Irresistible Force; Kruder & Dorfmeister; Pete Namlook; Thievery Corporation; Youth; Hallucinogen; Shpongle; Red Seal; Miles Davis; Toshinori Kondo; DJ Krush; Youth; Bazoo Bajou; Bill Laswell; Mad Professor; King Tubby; Jah Wobble; Black Dog; Nightmares on Wax; Lemon Jelly; Bent; Roykksop; Sigur Ros; Orb; Nina Simone; Louis Armstrong; Count Basie; Meem; Lamb; Bent; Baby Mammoth; 5000 FIngers of Doctor T; B(if)tek; Prop; Poxy Music; Neneh Cherry; INXS; Happy Mondays; Pink Floyd

Performances

Upcoming Events

Zero Kelvin Sundays @ The Abercrombie -- 1st Sunday every month 2pm-9pm
Elixer -- May

Previous Events

Erisian Fields -- December 05
Regen -- November 05
Zero Kelvin @ Lounge (monthly)
Tekky Bears (2003)
Big Day Out 2004
Elixir (various 2003-2005)
Lunalounge @ Dendy (1996-1997 fortnightly)
Lucid
Artcore events (Oceania, Summer Dreaming, Cyberotica, Fantasmagoria etc)
Video Combustion
Happy Valley (2000, 2001)
Earthcore NYE 2001
Liquid Labyrinth NYE 2002
Earthdance Sydney 2001/2002/2003/2005 (fundraiser)
Earthdance Cairns 2004
M*A*S*H (2001-2002 monthly)
Cycle Logical
Inquisition (2001?)
Dub Club (2000)
and loads of bush doofs I can't think of right now because they all have complicated names

Radio Appearances

guest on: Chill Zone (Nova); FBi; 2MCE

Highlight of Career

Spinning a raindance track that opened the heavens over the dust bowl at Earthcore NYE 2001

Information

Info

I'm enjoying DJing with Mike G -- we've done a bunch of parties together since hooking up on his radio show a few years ago.
Go check out his amazing
www.ambientmusicguide.com

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