Ritual Events are extremely proud to celebrate the milestone of THREE YEARS of quality events in and around Brisbane, achieving our first and foremost goal of delivering consistent, quality, underground dance music to those who expect a little more from our beloved scene. Over the last 3 years we've brought you a massive array of musicians and DJs (some for the very first time EVER in Queensland) including Anthony Pappa, Hernan Cattaneo, Slam, Fergie, Dubfunk, Simon Baker, Vince Watson, Reset Robot, Ehsan Gelsi, Kosmas Epsilon, Chris Fortier, Henry Saiz, Charlie May, Sean Quinn, Chymera and our most popular guest ever, DANNY BONNICI.
Recently name checked as “one of the hottest names in dance music” by DJ Mag, over the past 10 years Danny Bonnici has been at the forefront of the world’s dance music scene. Working with his band Nubreed to bring people the sound of now, Danny has amazed audiences with his raw stage presence and crowd-pleasing performances. Now as a solo artist he’s truly come into his own with I-DJ Mag, Ibiza Online and DJ Mag all signing praises for his world-class production, engineering & dj’ing. What we know as true, they know also know: Danny delivers the goods; with his own style of dirty 4/4.
Danny’s collaborative efforts saw him co-produce the 2003 hit “Ride” with friend Luke Chable, this tune was a huge hit in the scene giving Danny international recognition further to his efforts with Nubreed. With his own release "Return to Saturn" featured on Luke Chable’s 2006 Renaissance cd and its solid vinyl release to follow short after, such tight productions have seen Danny nominated for a Dance Music Award and an Aria Award in previous years. He has also collaborated with renowned producer and engineer Andy Page - the result of which "Vermouth" appears on the Nubreed Y4K.
With a string of original and remixed works under his belt Danny’s music is being played by the biggest Djs in the world including Sasha, John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo and too many more to even mention. His latest efforts in 2010 include collaboration’s with Anthony Pappa and releases on labels such as Long Distance Recordings and Audio Therapy. Danny was been involved in releasing three mix compilations in 2006, all of which were received with applause from the dance music press. The first with Nubreed for Distinctive Y4K saw them tour Australia nationally in support of the compilation. The second, for popular local label Stomp’s Electric Series saw King Unique take on one CD, whilst Danny (as part of Nubreed) took on the other. The third was a mix compilation with Luke Chable for new Australian label Hiddenform.
His love of production and engineering has meant he’s quick on the uptake of new technology as Danny became one of the first Australian DJ’s to exclusively use Ableton Live in his DJ sets and not just in the studio. Taking what he’s learnt on the road back to the studio again, Danny is one of the only qualified Ableton Live teachers in the country. His recent endorsement agreement with the company in Australia means that Danny is one of 4 Australian producer/ DJs to be featured by the company as their preferred endorsee and Artist of choice to support.