Kano began his musical journey through the addictive world of vinyl collecting in the early 80s. It was 20 years ago that the floorboards of his home pulled away from the walls, collapsing under the weight of vinyl. He’s since moved to a bigger place and his collection continues to grow. Kano has an impressive history that dates back to the late 80s. He has a unique talent for captivating audiences with new, unexpected and different sounds and his legendary nights were groundbreaking in bringing these lesser-known genres and grooves to inspired audiences for many years, often incorporating Melbourne’s finest live musicians, electronic artists and vocalists into his live DJ sets. In 2004, Kano was chosen as an Australian representative at the prestigious Red Bull Music Academy in Rome, and was integral in bringing the Academy to Melbourne in 2006. Together with Red Bull in 2012, Kano created Red Bull Beat Suite, a never before seen concept and concert which brought together 5 beatmakers and turntablists , a 15 piece orchestra, a percussionist and a conductor, with vocalists Aloe Blacc and Ladi 6. These sold out concert hall shows received massive acclaim both here and overseas and have inspired many electronic & orchestra collaborations since. His motto is ‘Never, ever stick to one style’...

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