Jockster / DJ
Jockster is a Swansea based Techno DJ. He started DJing in 99/00-from there secured several residences including Fresh (3 years), Glitch (1 year)-played across South Wales and West Wales and alongside various DJs including Daniel Soto (Godskitchen), Dean Facer, Steve Lee (The Gallery), Marc Vedo (Koolwaters, Naughty But Nice), Ilogik, Nick Rafferty (Sundissential), Cally & Juice & John Kelly (Manumission, Quadrant, Clockwork Orange).
Starting out with trance and hard trance he played until 2006 then took a break to create room for the arrival of his first child. In 2016 Jock returned to DJing and launched a monthly techno podcast called ‘TechTonic’ quickly building a following across various platforms including Soundcloud, I Tunes, Spotify, YouTube, Google Podcasts and Facebook.
Released the first weekend of every month and features guests from across the scene. Guests such as Phutek, Gary Burrows, Lily Palmer and many many more have guested on the show.
He has a fortnightly show on HouseTech Radio (www.house-techno.com) and has played several online guest spots for stations around the world.
He describes his style as ‘anything on the techno spectrum’ and plays what he likes-rather than just floor fillers.
Since launching TechTonic he’s had support from artists like Sub Washer, Bilboni & Silvina Romero all of whom have praised the podcast.
Jockster has been part of the scene since the early 90s and lists many influences. Including Jon Pleased Wimmin, John Kelly, Sasha, Dave Clarke, Carl Cox, Tony De Vit.
‘From my early 20s right the way through to today dance music has been part of my DNA. DJing is just an extension of that love and passion for the music’