Biography

British UAE based James Murray, is an international DJ having showcased his talents for major brands, including Ministry of Sound and Pacha.

 

In the UAE, you can catch James playing the very best in all things House Music, as well as Open Format and everything in-between. Based in Abu Dhabi since 2013, James DJs at some of Abu Dhabi’s finest venues including Annex, Rays Bar, Hiltonia Beach Club, Sho Cho, Pop Nightclub, Cinnabar Nightclub, B Lounge and Coopers Bar. He is also a regular at Al Maya Pool Parties and the Formula One. 

 

James boasts a wealth of experience. He was hand picked to be an Official Ministry of Sound Tour DJ, and represented the brand from 2010 – 2012. He has performed worldwide at countless beach and outdoor festivals in Brazil, Mexico, Russia, India and Europe. In fact, he has headlined at a number of European super clubs, including Cocoon Club, Frankfurt and Pacha, Munich. In early 2012, James was asked to mix the first ever Ministry of Sound Live Series album, showcasing the sounds rocking the Ministry of Sound tours worldwide, entitled “Brazil Live”.

 

During his time at Ministry of Sound, James also played for major dance brands Hed Kandi, Toolroom Knights, Kinky Malinki, Housexy and Clubbers Guide. In 2013 James took up a residency for Pacha London, which he held until he made his move over to the UAE.

 

James is also a music producer, having worked with a number of high profile artists in the UK.  His debut EP, “Back to the Future” signed to Whartone Records, charted on a number of download sites. James followed this up with a remake of the Beastie Boys classic “Intergalactic” entitled “Lost in Space”, released on Floorplay Records. This also charted well and featured on a number of commercial radio stations across the UK including BBC Radio 1, Capital FM and Kiss FM. He has continued to have his music released on major dance labels and works as a ghost producer for other artists. 

ABU DHABI

 

FREELANCE DJ

 

ANNEX, Abu Dhabi Edition - House, Hip Hop

RAYS BAR, Jumeirah Etihad Towers - House, Disco, Soul and Funk

FUNCH, Stars N Bars - Party & Pop Music

FORMULA 1, Yas Marina Circuit - House Music

REDBULL AIRSHOW, Hiltonia Beach Club - House Music

AL MAYA POOL PARTIES, Al Maya Island - House Music

FILINI GARDEN, Radisson Blu - 80's & 90's Classics

GLO, Rosewood - House & Bar Grooves

JAZZ BAR, Hilton Corniche - Soul & Funk

POP NIGHTCLUB, Hilton Corniche - Chart Music, 80's, 90's, Hip Hop, RnB

SHO CHO, Souk Qaryat Al Beri - 80's, 90's, Chart Music

B LOUNGE, Sheraton Corniche - House Music

COOPERS, Park Rotana - Open Format

ESCAPE BEACH BAR - Hiltonia Beach Club - House Music

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