Mark John is one of the most respected and highly revered DJ’s in Australia. The Melbournian has a unique sound that when combined with his tireless work ethic has resulted in a very successful career within numerous areas of the music industry.
A trumpet and piano player from a young age, John has had passion for music from the very beginning. It is this passion that has led him into the DJing world. His career began during a three year stint in Japan where Mark was soon cutting his wax-spinning teeth regularly playing marathon 12 hour sets.
As a professional working DJ he has performed nationally and across the globe with some of the biggest artists at clubs, festivals and events. Mark has written both chart topping singles and music for brands as diverse as Coke, Volkswagen and Nivea. With over 20 years experience behind the decks, he has an inert ability to read a crowd and get them moving. Mark has studied International Trade and is currently completing his Law Degree at Charles Darwin University. Mark resides in Melbourne and in his spare time concentrates on his fanatical fitness regime and visiting organic fruit and veggie markets.
Born into a musical family, Lana spent her formative years listening to her father create music that didn’t just move people physically, but spoke to them on a deeper level. Playing classical guitar from a young age led her appreciation for all sorts of musical forms until the club bug infected her in her mid-teens, setting her off on a musical journey in which she has devoured house music.
Her passion for house music is shown through her energy behind the decks and the connection she makes with her audience.
Currently resident at Baroq House, Secret Garden, The Osborne and at the infamous Brunch Affairs parties throughout Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane. Lana has also played at iconic Melbourne venues such as Club 23, Greenfields, The Emerson, The Albion, St Hotel, The Aviary Crown & Village Belle. With a passion for fashion, Lana has cemented herself as the go to DJ for brands such as Mecca, Sportsgirl & Myer not to mention her musical ambassador role with cult label Misha collection.
Boasting a smooth and sensual voice that will give you a sensory overload, EMRSN is poised to be a vanguard for the Future Soul movement in Australia and beyond. His exceptional voice cuts through sound waves and pierces the soul with every note and subtle inflection. This is music at it’s finest.
EMRSNS’s pedigree as a live performer and session musician is as good as it gets; now stepping out of the shadows, EMRSN has unleashed his world-class voice on his debut mixtape ‘Tomorrow’, featuring a mixture of superbly produced future beat instrumentals providing the platform for EMRSN to project his pioneering sound and style.
His live performances are visually superb, gracing the stage at intimate showcases and festivals across the country, where audiences bear witness to the raw passion and complete envelopment he has for music.
With his eyes firmly fixed on the future, EMRSN pays homage to the past through his series of exclusive, exquisitely shot online videos, featuring live acoustic interpretations of his favorite songs (spanning RnB to Neo Soul). These videos have allowed EMRSN the opportunity to experiment with unexpected instruments, each complimenting his unique vocal aesthetic.
Born and raised in Melbourne, surrounded by a creative family, EMRSN has, from a young age absorbed musical inspiration from every side of the genre spectrum – from his early years of listening to Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and the records of Marvin Gaye, to 90’s Hip-Hop & RnB. His influences become apparent as soon as you hear him sing; having spent years harvesting and developing his unique style, with a futuristic creativity expressed through a genuinely divine voice.
This musician’s mandate is clear: In a world filled with fly-by-night pop stars and disposable one-hit-wonders, his effortless fusion of Future Beats, Soul, Trap, Electronica, Hip-Hop and RnB is just what we need right now.
This is not pop music.