EP. 024 - WhoIsBrianTech (My DJ Story Podcast)

Name: Brian Nance

DJ Name: WhoIsBrianTech


Instagram: @whoisbriantech


Primary Genre: House

Other Genres: Hip-Hop, R&B, Afrobeat, Reggae/Dancehall, Pop, EDM



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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: what's going on everybody Darrel Frater TheClub CEO here and we have another amazing episode of the my DJ story podcast brought to you by TheClub APP.


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WhoIsBrianTech: Online today, we have an amazing.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: DJ who is Brian tech brother, could you please introduce yourself tell the people where you're from.


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WhoIsBrianTech: Yes, Hello i'm with Brian said Thank you so much for having me i'm really from the bronx New York I moved up to Ithaca New York.


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WhoIsBrianTech: Almost two years ago in 2019.


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WhoIsBrianTech: On.


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WhoIsBrianTech: yeah man, and we would love to.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: You know just get right start off.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: On the this podcast we like to hear the story and your journey as a DJ.


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WhoIsBrianTech: sounds like the start, you have a very.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Interesting DJ name, who is Brian tech, how did you want, you know good start in the industry and what led to you know you getting that name.


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WhoIsBrianTech: Okay, so very long story i'm going to try to keep it as brief as possible, so.


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WhoIsBrianTech: Like I said earlier, i'm originally from the bronx New York and most people don't know about hip hop.


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WhoIsBrianTech: They know that you know it's pretty much like the birth of it, since the late 70s early 80s, but I was born in 78 of course um and I.


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WhoIsBrianTech: was able to fortunately here the local radio a lot since a child, so they were here, of course, you know, DJ red alert Funk master FLEX molly mall.


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WhoIsBrianTech: So many DJ on hip hop and, of course, like Bobby condors on the dance floor side of house music I would variously here, I remember hearing like club house music, was it was more like.


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WhoIsBrianTech: Mid day you have Funk master FLEX plan a little house, DJ red alert, then, as I got older, eventually, I learned that there was a concentrated scene and house music.


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WhoIsBrianTech: With DJ such as louie Vega Tony humphries David malice and Fisher larger than New York cats, that I was listening to growing up in the mid 90s, so I got to a point in the mid 90s, to the living in the bronx going to high school.


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WhoIsBrianTech: Where I was recording no more hip hop tapes from the radio from these days, more house music stuff and like I was mentioning earlier.


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WhoIsBrianTech: When I was young, I used to record them mostly red alert mixes on the on the radio I believe he was on 90.7 at the time and the way before hot 97.


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WhoIsBrianTech: was a hip hop station hip hop actually hot 97 and, if I remember correctly, originally was like more like Latin and freestyle and dance music.


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WhoIsBrianTech: But FLEX came later, and I believe in 93 or 94 yeah about 9293 97 reflect, but again I was recording a lot of tapes when I was you know, a child around during high school hip hop, but when I got to high school.


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WhoIsBrianTech: I realized about the housing deep house castrated underground house music and I like kind of by mistake I got guessing bumping into listening to death was David Morales and Glenn Fisher.


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WhoIsBrianTech: Like button late 9495 on hot 97 this is when they were exactly a hip hop station, but late at night.


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WhoIsBrianTech: I believe, after one after flexible doing his show they will go right into the underground house and there was no information, particularly used to play.


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WhoIsBrianTech: At chosen clubs throughout the tri state, including New Jersey lot of the five boroughs actually in long island and um.