Ladies and Gentlemen, with this, we want to capture the excitement of house music, almost like a four-four beat, and the best way to do that is to use a language that was rhythmic and performative. This is served to you as a platter that is constant and soulful to enter your eardrums.

This second encounter consists of some of Jozi’s extremely underrated Deejays and the talents that they bring up

on the club scenes, which are beyond acknowledged by many well known Djs around SA and the world.Introducing…

•MIGUEL TAVARES (House Knights)

Having graced Johannesburg and other cities around South Africa with his distinctive sound, Miguel Tavares mashes up air waves of mainly deep house, soulful house, funky house and deep tech. With a massive amount of experience playing for South Africa’s finest dance floors for over 10 years, sharing a stage with a vast amount of international and local artists including Louie Vega, Soldiers of Twighlight, Black Coffee, G Family, Brett Jackson, Deadmau5, Avicci, Micasa, Jack Parrow, DJ Fresh, Crazy White Boy etc and has featured at Defected, Hed Kandi, H20 and Red Bull events just to name a few. With a unique technical style Miguel Tavares does everything with an insane amount of passion and all performances are performed with a humble and electrifying energy not forgetting that the most important element is the enjoyment of the listeners. His endeavors behind the decks is so much so a labour of love that he hosts a free international deep house podcast available for download or streaming on iTunes under the alias House Knights with the show being rated amongst the best in the world.

•MAESTRO MONK (Do It Now Recordings)

Yet another Deep House sensation in the form of Maestro Monk. Born Ishmail Jordaan from the Streets of Westbury. 9 years running, Maestro Monk’s love for house music [deep house] was too Big of an influence in his life and had taken the path of doing more than listen to it, but to play it. He has been part of a group called MUZIKLY HI and later joined DJ agency VIBRANT PLAYERS alongside the likes of Just Mo [Y-FM]. This is exactly how the house novice was destined into the life of music. Maestro Monk has grown to join part with SA’s well-acclaimed recording stable called DO IT NOW RECORDINGS as a DJ & PRODUCER owned by Thulane Da Worrior.
He draws his inspiration from deep house heavyweights such as Ame, Rocco, Franck Roger, Dennis Ferrier and Charles Webster. Locally he played alongside: DJ Christo’s Vinny Da Vinci, Black Coffee, 2Lani The Warrior, Lady Lea, Charlie B, Kid Phonque, Phat Jack, just to mention a few. He has also made appearances alongside international artists such as Charles Webster, Rocco, Nick Holder, Any Compton, Abicah Soul

According to Monk deep house has lot of soul to it and that is the essence of all his sets.

•OVET (House Frequency)

Collen Molaolwa aka Dj Ovet was raised in Protea Glen (SOWETO). At the age of 14 he started collecting house music and his love for house music saw him spending countless hours practicing the skills of becoming one of the best DJs around. In 2001 he decided to take his deejaying skills to the next level, which saw him play for the masses in and around Soweto. His flawless and on point mixing style caught the attention of well-respected Dj’s in the industry and it eventually jumpstarted his deejaying career to the next level. He began receiving invites from the most happening clubs, lounges, events, sessions and pubs around Joburg mesmerizing music lovers with sounds that takes them on a spiritual journey. His journey also took him into joining SA’s local online House Radio Network called HOUSE FREQUNCY. He has shared stage with the likes of; Andy Compton (UK), Rocco (France), Charles Webster (UK), 2Lani the warrior, DeepXcape, Mandla join nite, Rowick Deep, G-Funk, Kid Fonque, Nick Essential, Thee Gobbs, Jus Mo (yfm)…Jus to name a few.

According to Ovet, House Music is not only a culture it’s a feeling.


Neo Mahobe known to many as Ta’hobs. Been a follower of house music since 2001and pro-longed his love for house music ever since till he started playing in clubs in 2008. He solely specializes in deep house music and inspired by the likes of Vinni Da Vinci, Dj Qt, Bradley, and Kabzela. His style and taste is mainly on the deep house nugget with a strong Detroit feel. His also into music across the globe, France, Germany, USA, Finland which helped him build and understand the true effect of music as a whole. One of his favourite tastes is that of an Old School Element, double kicks, and a bit of jazzy flavour. Simple yet dominate baseline and rattling hi-hats.

According to him, House Music was made for dancing, in any form or way, let it move you!


Saturday 18 • 08 • 2012

  • MIGUEL TAVARES (House Knights)
  • MAESTRO MONK (Do It Now Recordings)
  • OVET (House Frequency)
  • TA’ HOBS The DJ
  • ETEE

Time: 7pm – late
Damage: Free before 10pm, R30 after
Venue: Rockerfella, Molapo SOWETO

More info
BBM: 222CC7C4

See you’ll there | Frolic Love

~ by frolic6ent on August 10, 2012.

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