Owner of Wolf/Sheep Records and Redbull 3Style DJ Battle Champion Murge has been playing and touring the club scene in Canada for over 10 years holding down several residencies and playing festivals such as Shambhala, Tall Tree Festival, Jazz Fest, Folk Fest. He was enlisted to perform for the 2010 Winter Olympic Torch Ceremony and for the Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup party.
DJ, Producer, label owner, and founder of Victoria’s first ever DJ school, Murge has navigated to notoriety in almost every aspect of the music industry. His live performances as a DJ follow his trend for diversity, he’s remixed, collaborated and produced with notable artists such as Tegan & Sara, Talib Kweli, Blackalicious, Neighbour, Miami Nights 1984,The Grouch, Slug (Atmosphere) and Swollen Members. Murge has proven that he can cross genres, styles, and North America while still winning over crowds with his technical and musical skills.
His eclectic up-tempo sets always keep the party moving, catering to all tastes across the board. If it’s funky it’s in his set. He pushes fresh music and new music, seamlessly weaving what’s new and hot with classic favorites and is best known for digging up surprises from the past.
Murge’s ability to D.J. for various types of crowds with his wide selection and turntablist skills has landed him shows with some of the world’s finest DJ’s and groups including Jurassic 5, D.J. Shadow, The Beatnuts, Team Canada D.J.’s, Mixmaster Mike (Beastie Boys D.J.), Fort Knox Five, Dam Funk, Girl Talk, Mat the Alien, De La Soul and many others.
It seems the key to success in this game is diversity, and the ability to wear an infinite number of hats, while still maintaining your core vision for your art. Murge’s D.J. sets are the product of his vision for his music, and through it, he hopes too show the industry and the clubbing community, that its time to start paying close attention.