Kicking off your DJ career with by winning a couple of DMC mixing competitions in Victoria is one way of getting noticed…and more than two decades on John Course is still one of the leading personalities in Australian dance music culture.
Since those two DMC titles John has been part of the house music revolution in Australia. Closing the huge New Years Day event Summerdays to over 20,000 people and playing between Eric Morillo and Fedde Le Grande at Sensation on New Years Eve in front of 40,000 plus are just two examples. He has played literally too many gigs to mention, many along side the worlds biggest DJ’s and plays regularly in party spots such as Koh Samui in Thailand and the Paradise Club in Mykonos. He has mixed over 15 compilations including mixing the highest selling club CD in Australia “The Annual” for the last 5 years! In fact there are over a million CD’s with a John Course mix sold in Australia alone, which is not bad for a country with a population of just over 22 million!
John is one of the founders of Australia’s Vicious Recordings, the label that bought the world Dirty South, Avicii, Madison Avenue, Sgt Slick, Angger Dimas, The Potbelleez and Vandalism, (just to name a few). He also hosts the countries most influential dance music show Novanation which airs on the Nova network nationally every Saturday night.
Studio wise John was one quarter of the team behind Blackout who’s “Gotta Have Hope” single was a worldwide club hit back in 1998. More recently he has teamed up with production partner mrTimothy, remixing and producing under the name of Electro Funk Lovers.
John’s technical skills are second to none and he brings his love of club music and DJing out in every set. From chunky vocal grooves to banging big room sounds John’s sets are renowned for getting a crowd pumping and a vibe that always rocks the dance floor… it is easy to see why he is one of the most in demand and hardest working DJs in Australia!