SuBSTANCE is an experienced DJ, audio engineer & RADIO HOST in the New ZEALAND music scene

  • Plays to a wide range of audiences & venues across Australia & NZ
  • Club DJ, support for international acts, festival performances, corporate events, university orientations, radio mixshows, school events, tour DJ for artists, Dad to a 4 year old so knows all the songs from animated movies off by heart
  • Able to read a room & adjust accordingly, no preset playlists
  • Played gigs for 50 people all the way up to 50,000 people (Eminem / J.Cole concert host DJ)
  • Host of the longest running show on George FM. URBANOLOGY on George FM. Rap shit. Mondays 9-10pm
  • Applies a wide musical knowledge to all genres with the technicality of a Hip Hop DJ
  • "VJ set" or DJ set incorporating music videos, custom video edits & logos available
  • Put a lapel microphone on the Dalai Lama once ages ago
  • (2016) Top40 Video Mixshow simulcast on ‘The Edge’ radio & TV network. Saturday nights 8-12 nationwide, sponsored by Pizza Hut
  • Highest quality equipment. Serviced, flight cased Rane 62 & Technics 1200 M5G’s
  • Highest quality uncompressed audio files sourced & used wherever possible
  • Multiple layers of backup in the unlikely event of equipment failure
  • Mixed a monitor send for a John Legend performance. He used a white piano  
  • Contacts at Serato, Rane & Pioneer. Software tester at Serato headquarters in Auckland
  • Qualified audio engineer. Mixed hundreds of live to air television shows & musical performances
  • Has survived recording Suzanne Paul, The Mad Butcher, Paul Holmes and Mike Hosking
  • Audio equipment hire available (DJ gear, microphones, PA)
  • GST registered
  • Artist Management - preparing technical documents, hospitality riders, performance contracts, tour dad
  • “Home Brew” manager - Number 1 record, gold record sales, Tui for Best Hip Hop album 2012



Dolce Bar - Canberra, Star Casino - Sydney, Night Quarter - Gold Coast, Lava Bar - Rotorua, Butter Factory - Whangarei, Northern Bass - Mangawhai, Backyard Bar - North Shore, Racket - Auckland, Kamo Hotel - Kamo, Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens - Homebake, Auckland Town Hall, The Kitchen - Dublin, Northcote Primary School - "Crazy Hair Disco", Te Puia Marae - Rotorua, 1885 - Britomart, Air Force Museum - Christchurch, Shed 6 - Wellington, Bar Bodega - Wellington, Galatos - Auckland, Neck Of The Woods - Auckland, The Standard - Sydney, Ding Dong Lounge - Melbourne, Coollangatta Hotel - Gold Coast & many more...


Corporate & Private shows

Vodafone Staff Christmas Parties (Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland)

Coca-Cola ‘Life’ launch party

Sky TV 25th Anniversary (ASB Showgrounds, Auckland)

Dr Fizz - ‘Fighting Sugar In Soft Drinks’ health initiative in schools across Auckland

Tourism NZ Conference (Rotorua Skyline Gondola)

NZ Seafood Festival (Auckland Viaduct Events Centre)

DJ Sir-Vere & Kirk Harding Birthday Party 

Contemporary Maori Culture Fashion Show - Te Puia, Rotorua

More FM Summer Vineyard Tour (Tauranga, Hawkes Bay, Martinborough, Nelson, Christchurch, Auckland)



Blenheim w/ Che Fu - Dec 9, 2017

SUBSTANCE @ Britomart Block Party - Dec 31 NYE (10-12 @ Chamberlain)

ASB Tennis Open - Jan 5th 2018 (George FM DJs)

Homegrown, Wellington April 2018 w Che Fu & The Kratez