Favela Saturday Presents a very special one this week with a exclusive early start with Ben Korbel kicking off proceedings at 9pm!
Active in Sydney’s dance scene for over a decade, Ben Korbel is one of Australia’s most discerning DJs. A classically trained musician, the 29 year old has long been a favourite in his hometown, with regular interstate travels and a reputation that stretches all the way to London, Berlin, Naples and Ibiza. Ben’s accolades include being voted Australia’s top DJ in the OzDJTop20 (2001). In 2004, he was voted 6th in the Technics ITM 50 national DJ Poll.
In Australia, Ben has performed all the usual festival and club jaunts many a time, Good Vibrations, Homebake, Future Music Festival, We Love Sounds and so on though finds it most rewarding playing alongside those who support new and exciting music styles, pushing the envelope so to speak.
In Europe, Ben performs annually at We Love Space Sundays, Ibiza, on both the Terrace and Discoteca, often guesting four to five times throughout the season. In 2007 Ben closed the Discoteca directly following Jeff Mills and in the same season, opened the Terrace, demonstrating his ability to embrace a wide range of music styles and indeed club situations. Ben has warmed up for Sasha on the main floor at Pacha Ibiza as well as playing El Divino. Naples in Italy have also had their dose of the Australian, with Ben performing for Angels of Love on multiple occasions, alongside Italy’s DJ Ralph.
Having been a well respected name on the Scottish and UK clubbing scene for almost 10 years now Matt has learnt his craft with some of the biggest and most respected brands, DJ’s and locations in the world.
Providing a unique versatility of musical skills, amazing technical abilities and an ability to work with any crowd has seen Matt guest at club nights such Cream Classics, Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, Colours and Glam. Provide musical soundtracks for product and fashion launches for Smirnoff, French Connection, Top Shop and Cruise. Support DJ’s such as Roger Sanchez, Danny Rampling, Pete Tong, Fergie, Graeme Park, Judge Jules, Tall Paul, Stonebridge, Sonique, K-Klass, Marco V, and Mario Piu. Perform in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, London, Ibiza, Sweden, Thailand and Colombia.
The breadth of artists who have called upon Aussie house music icon Johnny Gleeson for his studio expertise is rather impressive, with Paolo Mojo, Robbie Rivera, Mark Knight and Martijn Ten Velden all giving him the thumbs up in recent years. As part of the Southside Hustlers with Carl Kennedy, Gleeson has seen his star continue to rise around the world in 2008.
A resident of legendary superclub Pacha in Ibiza, Gleeson also recently had his music signed to the Pacha label. He’s toured the globe, playing everywhere from London to Italy, New York to Shanghai, and just about everywhere in between.
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