DJ Alex Taylorhas been at the forefront of Australia’s dance music industry for well over a decade. With a passion for quality house music, that is soulful, deep and funky to tribal and progressive. He has forged a name for himself that sees him playing regularly across the country and around the world.
With residencies and guest sets at some of Australia’s biggest clubs such as Arq, The Ivy, Trademark, Tank, Home and Hugos Lounge, to playing to tens of thousands at events and parties across the globe. Alex’s CV reads like the Who’s Who of Australian dance party history. Headlining events such as Pacha Ibiza, Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Fuzzy Parklife, Fierce Angel, Red Raw, Sleaze Ball, Mobile Home, Home Bake, The Harbour Party, Homesexual, Daywash, Frisky & Ministry Of Sound, Musica Festival, Spain’s hottest party brand, Matinee, La Leche, Supermartxe and most recently headlining Taipei Pride.
From parties at remote places like Uluru, beach bars in Bali to being invited to DJ at a private party for Madonna during her “Girlie Show” tour of Australia and playing at the pre-gig U2 cocktail parties in Sydney and most recently supporting the legendary Grace Jones on her ‘Hurricane’ tour of Australia. Alex Taylor has built a huge reputation.
Internationally, Alex has headlined at clubs & parties in Singapore, KL, London, Brighton, Cologne, L.A. San Francisco, Shanghai, Taipei, Seoul, Macau, Bali, and Bangkok and annually spends the summer season on the island-clubbing destination of Ibiza, DJ’ing for “We Love Space Sundays” at the world-renowned super-club Space, playing alongside the world’s top name DJ’s.
As far as awards go, Taylor has earned many. He was named best DJ at the Sydney DIVA awards so many times (five) that he eventually pleaded for people to vote for someone else. Also appearing in the inaugural Inthemix Top 50 Australian DJ’s several times.
He has supported and headlined with almost every major DJ – names such as, Miguel Migs, Armand Van Helden, Roger Sanchez, Satoshie Tomiie, Tiesto, The Freemasons, Mark Doyle, Sasha, John Digweed, Basement Jaxx, Jon Sa Trinxa, Sandy Rivera, Paul Oakenfold, Frankie Knuckles, Tom Novy, DJ Sneak, Smokin’ Jo, Ben Watt, Laurent Garnier, Kaskade, Masters At Work, Chris Lake, Groove Armada, Miss Kitten, Hernan Cattaneo, Seamus Haji, Victor Calderone 2Many DJs, Funkagenda and many more.
Also making guest appearances with Australia’s foremost funk/soul band The Martini Club as their onstage DJ combining his deck skills with their live performances, creating a fusion of house/electro/funk/disco/latin percussion…
With over ten commercially released mix CDs to his name, for labels such as PACHA, Ministry Of Sound, Sony, Vinyl Pusher + more, Alex also spends time in the studio under the moniker Taylor Square, and has remixed artists such as Australia’s dance diva Zoe Badwi, soul legend Jocelyn Brown, the chart smashing Inaya Day, deep house darlings Crazy P, chill-out master Hi Fi Mike, Australian Idol’s Cosima De Vito and trance duo Blank & Jones. All of which have charted in the ARIA, (Australian Recording Industry Association) club chart top 20.Taylor Square’s debut single “Something In The Air” ft Katarina signed to Sorry Shoes Records with 2011 Remixes by Nacho Chapado, Hifi Sean and Luke R having chart success