Barney Kato, an active presence in the world of dance music for over 23 years, merges the magic of collective harmony and music, regularly captivating Eora / Sydney with his dynamic DJ sets and popular events like Alien and Breakbeat Chaos. As a globetrotter, an aficionado of futurist dance music, and a collector of experiences, he sees the DJ booth as an epicenter of energy manipulation, mixing classic and cutting-edge elements to move dancefloors of all sizes, reshaping experiences beyond familiar anthems. A resident of Sydney's Club 77, Barney curates nights, trains budding talents, and has made significant contributions to Newcastle and Sydney's electronic music scene since 2000, which include running parties, working in record stores, managing a record label, and hosting Fbi Radio Thursday Sunset for 15 years. Barney's DJ career highlights include spinning records at Australia's most iconic parties and festivals like Big Day Out, Splendour In The Grass, and more recently a set for Boiler at legendary Sydney venue, Hordern Pavilion.
Founder of the respected Planet Trip Records, Mike Who’s eclectic sound palette allows him to take dance floors in any direction he’s feeling, be it slow-burning reggae, street soul, hip hop and tropical melters all the way through to obscure boogie, disco and the soulful side of house music.
DJ Raffi Lovechild
Shaped by the pioneering sounds of Kraftwerk, Jean-Michel Jarre, Tangerine Dream and Depeche Mode, Raffi has been a familiar face in the Sydney scene since the late 80s. He spins an assorted selection of records ranging from soul, funk, afro, latin, Brazilian and world, to disco, hip hop and ‘80s oddities.