The DJ Sessions


DJ Platurn on the Virtual Sessions presented by The DJ Sessions 8/17/22

Platurn | August 17, 2022

DJ Platurn on the Virtual Sessions presented by The DJ Sessions 8/17/22

About DJ Platurn –

A 28 year veteran of the music industry, Platurn has traveled the world numerous times bringing quality music to multiple corners of the globe. With a client list that includes Red Bull, Netflix, Toyota, Adidas, Pixar, Monster Cable, MTV, and the Golden State Warriors to name a few, he’s built a reputation as a music man with vision plus a deep sense of community, and in turn preserving crucial aspects of DJ and music culture. Founder of the Oakland Faders, The 45 Sessions, and Platurn Productions, he has solidified himself as a force to be reckoned with in the ever changing entertainment industry landscape.


Career highlights include:


*Performances worldwide including engagements in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, Central & South America, Scandinavia, and countless venues throughout the United States and his home base of Northern California.


*Played alongside some of the biggest names in the industry including De La Soul & DJ Maseo, Prince Paul, Prince, A-Trak (Fools Gold), Grandmaster Flash, George Clinton, Janelle Monae, Z-Trip, Fishbone, Quest Love (The Roots), DJ Premier (Gang Starr), MF Doom, Pete Rock, Mixmaster Mike (Beastie Boys), Madlib (Stones Throw), Nu-Mark (Jurassic Five), Rob Swift (X-Ecutioners), Ali Shaheed Muhammad (Tribe Called Quest), Phife Dawg, Jazzy Jeff, RJD2, DJ Spinna, Just Blaze, Large Professor, The Beat Junkies, DJ Craze, Faust & Shortee, Latyrx, DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, The Beatnuts, Dan The Automator, DAS EFX, Hieroglyphics, Boot Camp Click, Rich Medina, DJ Muggs (Cypress Hill), Jazzy Jay, DJ Scratch (EPMD), Spinderella (Salt & Pepa), Diamond D, and many more.


*Produced music for and collaborated with filmmakers, award winning documentarians, Grammy nominated vocalists, and groundbreaking visual artists. Contributed music to the Netflix film Night Teeth, the film score to the feature length documentary “A Lovely Day” (as The Midnite Sons), and acted as musical contributor to Michael Rapaport’s Tribe Called Quest documentary, “Beats, Rhymes, & Life, as well as numerous solo projects and DJ/producer collaborations over the years.


*Owner/operator of Platurn Productions as DJ and Event/Music Producer. Founded the Oakland Faders in 2000 with partner DJ Spair and the revered 45 Sessions back in 2010, the preeminent outlet for 7″ culture on the West Coast of the United States. Currently handling booking and promotions for Uptown Roots and Hello Stranger in Oakland, CA.




About The DJ Sessions –

“The DJ Sessions” is a Twitch/Mixcloud “Featured Partner” live streaming/podcast series featuring electronic music DJ’s/Producers via live mixes/interviews and streamed/distributed to a global audience.

The series constantly places in the “Top Ten” on Twitch Music and the “Top Five” in the “Electronic Music”, “DJ”, “Dance Music” categories. TDJS is rated in the Top 0.11% of live streaming shows on Twitch out of millions of live streamers.

It has also been recognized by Apple twice as a “New and Noteworthy” podcast and featured three times in the Apple Music Store video podcast section. UStream and Livestream have also listed the series as a “Featured” stream on their platforms since its inception.

The series is also streamed live to multiple other platforms and hosted on several podcast sites. It has a combined live streaming/podcast audience is over 125,000 viewers per week.

With over 2,300 episodes produced over the last 12 years “The DJ Sessionshas featured international artists such as: BT, Youngr, Sevenn, Boris, MJ Cole, Lady Waks, Arty/Alpha 9, Miri Ben-Ari, DJ Ruby, DJ Colette, Nima Gorji, Kaspar Tasane, Andy Caldwell, Party Shirt, Plastik Funk, ENDO, John Tejada, Superstar DJ Keoki, Crystal Waters, Swedish Egil, Martin Eyerer, Dezarate, DJ Aleksandra, 22Bullets, Carlo Astuti, Mr Jammer, Kevin Krissen, Amir Sharara, Coke Beats, Danny Darko, Robert Babicz, KHAG3, Elohim, Hausman, Jaxx & Vega, Yves V, Ayokay, Leandro Da Silva, The Space Brothers, Jarod Glawe, Jens Lissat, Lotus, Beard-o-Bees, Luke the Knife, Alex Bau, Arroyo Low, Camo & Crooked, ANGAmon Tobin, Voicians, Florian Kruse, Dave Summit, Bingo Players, Coke Beats, MiMOSA, Drasen, Yves LaRock, Ray OkparaLindsey Stirling, Mako, Distinct, Still Life, Saint Kidyaki, Brothers, Heiko Laux, Retroid, Piem, Tocadisco, Nakadia, Protoculture, Sebastian BronkToronto is Broken, Teddy CreamMizeyesis, Simon PattersonMorgan Page, JesCut ChemistThe HimJudge JulesDubFX, Thievery CorporationSNBRN, Bjorn AkessonAlchimystSander Van DornRudosa, HollaphonicDJs From Mars, GAWPSomna, David MoralesRoxanne, JB & Scooba, Spektral, Kissy Sell OutMassimo Vivona, MoullinexFuturistic Polar Bears, ManyFewJoe StoneReboot, Truncate, Scotty Boy, Doctor Nieman, Jody Wisternoff, Thousand FingersBenny Bennasi, Dance Loud, Christopher LawrenceOliver Twizt, Ricardo Torres, Patricia Baloge, Alex Harrington, 4 Strings, Sunshine JonesElite Force, Revolvr, Kenneth ThomasPaul Oakenfold, George Acosta, Reid SpeedTyDi, Donald GlaudeJimbo, Ricardo TorresHotel Garuda, Bryn LiedlRodg, Kems, Mr. SamSteve Aoki, FuntcaseDirtyloudMarco Bailey, DirtmonkeyThe Crystal Method, Beltek, Darin EpsilonKyau & Albert, Kutski, Vaski, MoguaiBlackliquidSunny Lax, Matt Darey, and many more.

In addition to featuring international artists TDJS focuses on local talent based on the US West Coast. Hundreds of local DJ’s have been featured on the show along with top industry professionals.

We have recently launched v3.1 our website that now features our current live streams/past episodes in a much more user-friendly mobile/social environment. In addition to the new site, there is a mobile app (Apple/Android) and VR Nightclubs (Oculus).

About The DJ Sessions Event Services –

TDJSES is a WA State Non-profit charitable organization that’s main purpose is to provide music, art, fashion, dance, and entertainment to local and regional communities via events and video production programming distributed via live and archival viewing.

For all press inquiries regarding “The DJ Sessions”, or to schedule an interview with Darran Bruce, please contact us at info@thedjsessions.