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. TheDJSessions.com
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 Sessions” has 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, ANG, Amon Tobin, Voicians, Florian Kruse, Dave Summit, Bingo Players, Coke Beats, MiMOSA, Drasen, Yves LaRock, Ray Okpara, Lindsey Stirling, Mako, Distinct, Still Life, Saint Kidyaki, Brothers, Heiko Laux, Retroid, Piem, Tocadisco, Nakadia, Protoculture, Sebastian Bronk, Toronto is Broken, Teddy Cream, Mizeyesis, Simon Patterson, Morgan Page, Jes, Cut Chemist, The Him, Judge Jules, DubFX, Thievery Corporation, SNBRN, Bjorn Akesson, Alchimyst, Sander Van Dorn, Rudosa, Hollaphonic, DJs From Mars, GAWP, Somna, David Morales, Roxanne, JB & Scooba, Spektral, Kissy Sell Out, Massimo Vivona, Moullinex, Futuristic Polar Bears, ManyFew, Joe Stone, Reboot, Truncate, Scotty Boy, Doctor Nieman, Jody Wisternoff, Thousand Fingers, Benny Bennasi, Dance Loud, Christopher Lawrence, Oliver Twizt, Ricardo Torres, Patricia Baloge, Alex Harrington, 4 Strings, Sunshine Jones, Elite Force, Revolvr, Kenneth Thomas, Paul Oakenfold, George Acosta, Reid Speed, TyDi, Donald Glaude, Jimbo, Ricardo Torres, Hotel Garuda, Bryn Liedl, Rodg, Kems, Mr. Sam, Steve Aoki, Funtcase, Dirtyloud, Marco Bailey, Dirtmonkey, The Crystal Method, Beltek, Darin Epsilon, Kyau & Albert, Kutski, Vaski, Moguai, Blackliquid, Sunny 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.