DJ Booth: Hans DC

19 July 2012 | 3:20 pm | Staff Writer

We caught up with DJ Hans DC for this week's DJ Booth.

DJ name?
HansDC/The Phantom Sun/Bruised Knee

What inspired your DJ name?
Real name/bass moniker/retro pop moniker.

In a nutshell, describe what you play?
Depending on the gig. Anything from bass to techno, party jams to retro pop, and low-slung downtempo beats.

What track turns you on right now?
Over You feat Anthony For Cleopatra – Flume.

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What made you start DJing?
Coming home from raves and taking over the stereo…

What's the weirdest thing you've
seen in a nightclub?
What happens in the clubs, stays in the clubs…

What's the worst bootleg you've ever heard?
Footloose vs Pitbull? There's more than a few new ones each week that would be a fitting answer.

The most idiotic request you've had as a DJ?
“Excuse me, I've been watching you for a while and I reckon I've worked out how those record players work. Can I have a go?”

When are your next gigs?
Weekly residencies: Thursdays – I Love 3181 at Revolver Upstairs; Fridays – Blue Bar; Saturdays – Electric Ladyland. And monthly at Sunday Soiree at I Know A Place – rear 451 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.