If you were at GTM 2016, you’d probably agree when we say The Meeting Tree were going to be hard to top, but we are currently patting ourselves on the back with this year’s group of legends taking on the role of GTM Marshalls. So without hesitation, it’s time to introduce you to them!
“Less chin-stroking, more dancing.
Melbourne DJ and disco veteran CC:DISCO! has paved her way for the Melbourne dance scene, and continues to forge her way with her eclectic taste and forward thinking selections.
Obsessed with radio and music as a child, she began working in radio at age 15 and soon after came records and DJ’ing. Her weekly Friday night show for PBS FM Radio called ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ has amassed a huge following and covers all her latest quality music selections, with a host of special guests including Harvey Sutherland, Suzanne Kraft and Andras Fox.
It’s been a heafty Summer for CC:DISCO! thus far, winding down 2016 with a handful of sold out parties and festival slots, her momentum only continues with her recent East Coast tour and the icing on her disco-fuelled cake with Groovin the Moo.
Maitland locals, Kinder – consisting of sisters Briony and Savannah Osei have been packing out dance floors with their high energy sets and are on a fast route to success, playing a mixture of G House, Tech House, Future Bass and Trap.
The pair formed in 2015 after winning a local DJ comp to support the MASHD N KUTCHER boys, and since then they’ve been grinding to establish themselves in the Sydney scene. Frequenting venues including: World Bar, Chinese Laundry, Kings Cross Hotel, Pacha Sydney and gathering a slew of festival slots including This That, Mountain Sounds, Groovin the Moo 2016 and THE PLOT (where they killed it on the 2150 stage!)
The girls recently supported international DJ’s NGHTMRE and Marshmellow, further cementing their big plans for 2017 including work on a debut EP and jumping on tour with GTM!
Olympic basketball legend Liz Cambage has swapped slam dunks for slammin’ sets behind the decks!
DJ Liz Cambage is already in full effect, compiling a short but sweet resume including hosting a set at last year’s exclusive Birdcage Marquee at the Melbourme Cup and supports for international rapper Desiigner’s FOMO sideshows. Expect this baller turned beat selector’s sets to be filled with house party and hip-hop jams that’ll get you fizzed! We can’t wait to have you Liz!
Young Sydney creative and now FBI Radio and triple j radio presenter Luen Jacobs is proof that hard work and dedication pays off. She’s worked her way up to become an integral figure in the Sydney music scene with no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Her early work consisted of band management, touring, throwing some killer parties and releasing mixtapes through her own project ‘Hand Games Music’.
A regular supporter of the local music scene, DJ’ing tunes weekly, she’s cultivated a brand synonymous with new underground Australian music. She’s landed festival slots from Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival, to supports for Little Dragon and Sky Ferreira.
With a mix of hip-hop, trap, house and electronica, LUEN is an exciting talent we’re proud to present.
Melbourne-based DJ, event curator, radio presenter and all round music connoisseur, MzRizk, is renowned for her ongoing contributing efforts to Melbourne’s rich cultural and music landscape. She’s one of the busiest DJ’s in the biz, supporting Aussie acts from the likes of Remi, Hiatus Kaiyote, and international artists Badbadnotgood, Mos Def, Public Enemy, The Daptones, Bilal, Maseo (De La Soul), Common and many more.
MzRizk has scored slots at Glastonbury Festival in the UK, Womadelaide, International Soul Summit, AWME, Soundwave (Croatia), Big Day Out, and numerous other events across Australia.
Closer to home, she curates the Block Party and Hip Hop High Tea series, and uses these events as a platform to showcase emerging and established artists to give them an audience.
Her weekly Urban Fervour show on Kiss FM consistently showcases the best local and international jazz, funk, soul, hip-hop and global sounds. MzRizk is also a regular fixture on both Triple R FM and PBS FM rosters.
We’re stoked to have such a pivotal woman in music marshalling our tour. Welcome MzRizk!
Feature Image Photo credit: Austin Soleil