Hawaii's Nightlife, Underground, Lounge, Rave, EDM Music Club Culture
- Byron the Fur (BTF)
Now in his 20th year behind the decks, BTF (aka Byron The Fur) has well earned his reputation for being one of the best well rounded DJ's in the islands.
- DJ Ryan
Ryan Miyashiro is a DJ, multi-instrumentalist, music journalist and photographer. Toting an eclectic selection, forged by experience, including five years employed at Amoeba Music, four years as a radio DJ, and a lifetime of impassioned listening; Ryan spins under a credo of "All killer, no filler."
- DJ / MC K-Smooth
- DJ Davey Shindig
Classically trained in percussion, guitar and piano, Shindig brings his appreciation and deep understanding of music to bear in the Modern Love late night sets that he's built his reputation upon.
- DJ Gardel (Brazil)
DJ Gardel is one of Honolulu's resident DJ's originally hailing all the way from the Brazil. He started in the electronic scene over 16 years ago in Southern Brasil, bringing electronic music to his club and events there.
- DJ Jimmy Taco
- DJ Jrama (Stone Groove Family)
Name a club, I've spun there... name a radio station, guaranteed I've been kicked off it. Been a Hip Hop DJ since the day I 1st touched 2 technics and I've stayed true to that for almost 20 years now.
- DJ Mark Chittom
DJ Mark Chittom is a veteran Hawaii DJ who was been manning the decks and throwing parties since 1996. His style is eclectic but never meandering, consisting of carefully selected cuts of tech-house, nu-disco, edits and obscurities.
- DJ Micah Banks
As an intern Micah Banks worked his way up into the night show and now has the #1 rated afternoon show in the state. Banks has interviewed some of the biggest names in the music industry from Trey Songz to Tyga and has hosted the most star studded events like Lil Wayne.
- DJ Nalu
Honolulu based DJ/ Producer/ Promotor originally from the North Shore of Oahu. DJ Nalu has been making sound waves containing mind bending melodies and thick baselines for your ears to surf for over 10 years.
- DJ Packo
As a perpetual student of the turntables, Packo has been a staple in Hawaii's underground hip hop and electronic dance scene since the turn of the new millennium.
- DJ Positive Regime
Heralded as one of the "The Downtempo Don" from Positive Regime Sound System, this selector has a solid fixture in reputation letting all the positive motionist rejoice in spirit and dance.
- DJ Revise
DJ Revise has been in the entertainment industry for over 10 years. He's played at Living Room, Pango Pango, and has held residencies at Lotus, SOHO Mixed Media Bar, just to name a few.
- DJ Sejika
Sejika's personal music style when djing out leans more towards liquid drum and bass and chillstep, but can bring the fire if the crowd is willing.
- DJ Timo
Her tastes evolved as she embraced underground disco, indie dance and electronica. Since 2008, Timo has hosted her own show on KTUH 90.3FM Honolulu, specializing in disco, indie rock, electronic music and its antecedent genres.
- DJ TJ
A self-proclaimed trainspotter and bass-heavy music addict, this Honolulu transplant specializes in electronic dance music of all kinds.
- DJ Willis Haltom
Based in Honolulu, Willis Haltom is a dj, club owner, and music producer who continues to push quality dance music to the people.
- Dj Wizzard a.k.a "Dj Wizz"
He has been a turntablist for over 15 years and prides himself on rocking partys from the Big Apple to the Pineapple. he plays EDM, Reggae, Dancehall, Hip-Hop, Trance, House, Old School Baltimore Club Music.
- Kool-E The DJ/MC
DJ Kool E is one of the most recognized and sought after DJ's / MCs on the island."
- Double-O-Spot (G-Spot) - The DJ
He hosts and DJs for 2 separate radio mix shows for well over 10 years in Hawaii. His passion for music lies in the groovy basslines and soaring vocals of New York and Chicago House Music and the English progressive sound.
- DJ Daniel J
One of Hawaii's renowned DJ and Promoter. Daniel's infectious enthusiasm, his passion for the music, and his singular ear for unique tracks have remained steadfast. After thirty years behind the decks, his craft is as potent as ever.
- DJ Mike Licata (Vegas Mike)
Popular Hawaii Dj and promoter. Creator Acid Wash 80 s weekly event, voted #1 weekly event in Hawaii twice.
- DJ Rhombus
His style is versatile and he enjoys mixing funky, upbeat, "good times" music from a broad range of genres.
- DJ Tom-E
Deejay Tom-E is Co-Founder of the infamous "Boay Productions" crew, who is known for throwing free parties at Kakaako for anyone who loves Electronic Music.
- Taharba James - Dj Sovern-T - Treehaus Productions
A Club Promoting- Bass Playing -DJ That Loves Music, Vegetarian Food, and Opportunity.
- 86 List
the three members of 86 List have been playing music side by side for the more than ten years. Throughout their 5 albums, the band has taken many stances on issues ranging from police brutality, the Asian Development Bank, overpopulation, to the militarization of the Hawaiian Islands and the Hawaii Civil Unions bill.
- DJ Jane
Spinning all kinds of music all over the island, from Hippie Fests in Haleiwa, to Old School Rotary Club Parties in Ko'Olina, to Hip-Hop nights at Fresh Cafe, to 80's nights all the way downtown!
- DJ Scarrd
Working along side with OOSpot in the quest of providing Hawaii an enjoyable EDM experience.
- Dj Technique
Perfecting His Craft For Over 15 Years, Technique Has Gained Notoriety As One Of Hawaii's Elite Deejays Spinning Everything From Hip-Hop, House, Trance, Breakbeats, Dubstep And More.
- DJ TIDE
A part of the Electronic Music Scene since the late 90s.
- Dj Zilla
Her style features a eclectic mixture of Indie, electronica, moombathon,Baile Funk,and Brazilian BossaNova. Her sets have been spotted in Honolulus elite Nightlife at venues such as Nextdoor, Indigos, SoHo Mixed Media Bar, Chinatown Mardi Grais and 2011 Love Festival Hawaii.
- KAII aka DJ PSI
DJing along side some of EDM's heavyhitters. 10 Year Trance veteran DeeJay PSI has imprinted his name deep into the Hawaii Electronic Dance Music scene.
- Lacy from The Hot Muffins
DJ with style...
- Sandwich Island Bass
Sandwich Island Bass (SIB) is a DJ/production trio based in Maui, Hawaii. Combining influences as diverse as Paul Van Dyk, Wu Tang Clan, Armand Van Helden, DJ Cam,DJ Shadow, and Metallica, this Hawaiian/French/British collaboration has one mission:to put the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) on the global bass music map.
- DJ Kana - Kauai
Kana has been credited for putting on Dance Music events around his home island of Kaua'i; most notably Electro Kaua'i Volumes 1 & 2, where he teamed up with 0OSpot's owner, G-Spot.
- DJ Lava
He has build his name through consistency and one-of-a-kind style that would be impossible to duplicate, event if you tried.
- Alt/Air Band
Since their debut at the Kawaii Kon Anime Convention in 2010, Alt/Air has developed a large fan base in Hawaii, and their music took the local music scene by storm.
- DJ Audissey
Since 2004, Audissey has been a commanding force in the Hawaii nightclub scene, landing residencies at some of the top local venues including Volcano's (World Cafe'), Pipeline Cafe', and Blue Tropix, as well as many guest spots.
- DJ Bernie's Diction
Bernie's Diction, formally known as ErnieK (Ernie Kanekoa) resides in Hawaii, nestled on the island of Oahu. Mr. Diction's unique style is an orchestration of deep, organic, techno influenced sounds, complimented by dark, groovy bass lines that playfully dance with one another.
- DJ Eskae
Regarded as one of Hawaii's most versatile DJs, ESKAE has rocked underground parties to exclusive, invitation-only events.
- DJ Matt Kee
DJ Kee is known for intelligent DJ sets spanning genres from trip hop, rare groove, house, breaks, hip hop and more.
- DJ Mr. Nick
A typical DJ set from DJ Mr. Nick can span a huge range of different musical styles from delicate Jazz and Bossa Nova, through funky chunky breaks and soul, to hard floor packing Electro and House.
- DJ Nocturna
Nocturna spins the music genres she remembers fondly: disco, soul, funk, classic rock, alternative rock, New Wave, the 80s, the dark 80s, goth and industrial.
- DJ Quiksilva
A DJ/Producer who, over the years, has developed into one of the more consistent performance artists involved with the current music scene.
- DJ TKO (Tele.Kinetic.One)
As both a devout leader and follower of the Hawaii drum and bass and dubstep movement, he's in tune with the sounds that make Hawaii move.
- DJ Trek
One of the original Drum and Bass/Jungle DJs in Hawaii has played numerous parties in Hawaii and also in Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, San Francisco and Washington DC, Italy and Germany.
- Miki Mayhem
DJ Miki Mayhem's style has evolved from progressive and deep house, to jazzy house, to breakbeats and electro, and a recent influence of tech house, minimal, and Dubstep.
- DJ SoundSex (Miko Franconi)
Fronted by the younger brother of Dance music LEGEND, Superstar Dj Keoki, Miko Franconi has been living up to his name the moment he stepped up to the decks.
- DJ Space Cowboy
A DJing career that spans over a decade, with a vast music collection ranging from deep house to hip hop to electro. Space Cowboy works the decks rocking all kinds of dance floors from nightclubs to one-off massives.
- DJ Average Joe
Average joe -- is just an average joe from Hawai'i bustin out some mean drops and crazy fist pump techno-kine music. More...
- DJ / EMCEE TC
TC, one of Hawaii's youngest Professional DJ, Emcee, On-Air Personality & Entrepreneur starting off his company TC Entertainment at the age of 14.
- DJ 720
- DJ Adam K
- DJ Anit
Tina Viernes, known around town as DJ Anit, is one of Hawaii's most highly regarded DJs. Currently a resident DJ at Addiction, one of Hawaii's premier night clubs.
- DJ Anthony D
Everything I know and have learned is from My mentor James Coles . I am a mobile DJ as well as a nightclub DJ for Club Sundance and many bars and clubs around the Island. I have also DJ'd at Hot Import Nights, Arts in Motion, and Traffic Jam car shows .
- DJ ATMA
- DJ Bid Red
- DJ Big Red
- DJ Brad Fong
- DJ BVBY G.
A fresh new face making waves in Hawaii's music industry. She was raised in East Honolulu and studied at Kaiser High School as well as University of Hawaii Manoa. Her love for music was always present from the early stages of life, by collecting music and learning to play the cello and piano as a young child.
- DJ Chad Time
- DJ Compose
- DJ CoonDog
CoonDog is an active DJ spinning a mosaic of styles in the state of Hawaii. He has been DJing for over 10 years and his musical influences range from the likes of Alec Empire, Rage Against The Machine, DJ Craze, FYP, Andy C, to Led Zepplin.
- DJ Corey Ferren
- DJ Da Lion of Judah
- DJ David Yeasell
- DJ Dens Fenton
- Dj Dirty Beenie - Kanaloa Capua
DJ DirtyBeenie got into DJing through the influence of his ‘EDM' Loving Mom and that began at an early age of 12. Music was an on and off thing and when DirtyBeenie turned 14, he became more serious about it as his Love for Music & Dance exploded.
- DJ Dirty Secret
- DJ Dozeguise
- Dj Dreamer (SF: the Return)
- DJ EP
Over the last 15+ years DJ EP has been pushing the harder sounds of the underground. This is the sound of hard house, hard trance, hard dance, jump and hard style that has been twisted in to his own unique style which has kept the dark and driving sound alive and well in Hawaii.
- DJ Ernie K
- DJ Errrick
- DJ GRAVES
- DJ Hapa Boy (Taylor Nathan Tadani)
Taylor Tadani, known as Hapa Boy, has been entertaining any party with not only explosive sound but also an energetic vibe which is hard to find anywhere else in the world.
- DJ Jami
- Dj Jeff Phantom
Jeff Phantom is an all around artist. His talents in deejaying, cinematography, audio/visual has put him in places only few wish they could do. He has played at some of San Francisco and Hawaii's finest clubs such as Ruby Skye, Supper Club SF, Aloha Stadium and more.
- DJ Jet Boy - Casey Ishitani
DJ Jet Boy has been involved with the Chinatown, Honolulu scene since 2005. Hailing from Waianae, HI, he has played a variety of styles and formats, ranging from reggae to indie rock. Following a stint with Pamela and The Pole Kats, he is currently the resident DJ for The Clampdown at Downbeat Diner as well as other shows around town.
- DJ Loic Tambay and DJ Jimmy Lee (asylum afterhours, asylum confidential)
Hawaii's own Loic Tambay and Jimmy Lee have broken out in 2014, making waves with their dynamic sets of modern underground house music. Regularly dropping back to back sets at their home residency at Asylum Afterhours, they have also branched out drawing audiences to their monthly first friday residency at eleven44.
- DJ Maris Moon
Maris got his start throwing illegal parties called Seismic in San Francisco in the early nineties and later owned the coastal record store Vibe Alive in San Luis Obispo. His early dj sets earned him the respect of promoters and in 1995 he got his first break--thanks to a couple of viral mixtapes--and became a regular fixture at west coast raves, mountain parties and beach gatherings, an influential era that still casts a heavy reflection in his music today.
- DJ Matt Berbri
- DJ Mixmaster B
- DJ Nightcarcher
- DJ Paul Brandon
- DJ Phantom Funk
- DJ Randon Sheldon
- DJ Rayne
- DJ Sam Lamb
- DJ Shift
- DJ SuperStar Nikki
- DJ Techmarcher
- DJ Toma
- DJ Trancis
- DJ Twix
- DJ Untz
- DJ Vala
- DJ XL
- DJ Z Pat Allen
Specializes in all styles of house muzik at 100%
Serving the Underground and Nightlife Community Since 1993 - Honolulu , Hawaii Oahu
- Big Daddy Dave
- Metal X
- Rick Rock MC/DJ
- DJ Mike D
- Big Daddy Dave
- DJ IKON
Serving the Underground and Nightlife Community Since 1993 - Honolulu , Hawaii Oahu