Before arriving to Vietnam over 3 years ago, Ajam spent 1000 days backpacking and traveling the globe spinning some of the finest venues in club land, from Pacha (London, Barcelona and Madrid), , El Divino and Hush (Ibiza) The Gallery (Panama), Cha Cha (Colombia) Jet and Dorian Grey (Argentina) , Orange (Bolivia) and Taiko, El Divino (Brazil) including many more. Ajam has experienced capacity crowds of up to 4000 people with big name djs from all over the world including Juan Kidd (subliminal) Miss Divine and Copyright (Defected) Dubfire, Richie Hawton, Graeme Park, Jerry Ropero, Jp Candela (Pacha) Nano, Yoda, Nic Fanculli, Farley Jack Master Funk, Grant Nelson, Tom Sawyer, Jon Carter, Frater and Stent, Spoony, Seamus Haji, Cash Money, Plump Djs and Fatboy Slim and on and on.
Having djied for over 18 years and worked as a record label manager for Unique Records and Distribution (previously the UK’s largest independent vinyl distributor, handling some of the worlds most famous dj’s record labels, Ajam has gained extensive knowledge in the field of music both in and out of club land. Ajam has attended and represented music in some of the worlds most renowned music conferences such as Miami, Barcelona and Amsterdam. His collection of music defines most musical fanatic’s dreams with over 25000 original vinyl’s and now a huge collection of ever growing digital music spanning infinite genres of music. If a track is well produced and gets the floor dancing then Ajam will own it.
Originally from Manchester (Uk) Ajam held residences for over a year at Manchester’s Venus Club which was voted the best club of the North for house music as well as being invited to dj V.I.P parties for Bolton Wanderers Premiership Football Team and players birthdays.
Previously signed to Interlabel records (Germany) alongside world famous djs such as Jerry Ropero, Ian Carey, Jessie Garcia and Harry Choo Choo Romaro to name but a few, a new interest and future of music production was ignited and now Ajam has begun to explore the world of pioneering his own tracks and sounds with some of the leading sound engineers of the moment. Watch this space..
Since residing in Saigon, Ajam has held residencies at the popular Cage and Hi Fi clubs before their unfortunate closures and now continues to be resident at Vasco’s once a month running a self established, successful night called Woozie, which aims to cater for all musical tastes. Ajams versatile style of play from Techno, Tech, Nu and old skool breaks, electro, garage, house, deep house, progressive, big room, R N B, Indie Dance, Nu Disco and commercial mash ups makes it easy to keep any crowd dancing until sunrise.
Ajam has traveled and djied at many venues and private parties all over Vietnam. Shows in Saigon include Blanchy’s Tash, Centro, Bootleg Dj Café, Alibi, Hard Rock Café (Dj Yoda) Hi Fi, Cage Club, Xu, Cloud 9, Intercontinental Hotel, Boat House and most recently Vietnams first ever music festival Soundfest (2012) which saw Ajam play to over 30000 people for vietnam’s hottest performer of the moment Suboi, Kpop superstars Big Bang and opened a 30 minute dj set for chart topping popstar Taio Cruz.
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