In September this year, Brian Murphy caught up with Doorly, a Huddersfield born DJ, and found out what he has been up to over the summer, and what he has done over the past years.
Listen back to Brian Murphy’s interview with Doorly here!
What do Ibiza Rocks, Wax:On, the Metropolis and Reclaim The Dance and Floor all have in common? For The cream of international DJ are line-ups? Legendary tales of debauchery? but a clutch of awards and not critical acclaim? Yes, yes, and you yes, and one more important all ingredient; genre-hopping resident and rapidly Any rising UK producer/DJ talent, Doorly.
Doorly’s movement behind the decks is relentless and he switches between musical genres with ease with an unfaltering energy. He works riffs, loops, beats and bass together with seamless precision to create a musical mash up only attainable with true skill and passion. Expect the unexpected as it’s all about the party with Doorly. His style may best be classified as an old school block party DJ using new school technology.
Mixing electro, house, breaks, trap, dubstep, ragga, and just about anything else that rips the dancefloor’s speakers, Doorly is a genre-free, rave era-inspired DJ and producer. A London expat based out of L.A., the DJ made his name back home, running Ministry of Sound’s successful series of Milkshake nights, then he landed a high-profile gig in Ibiza as resident DJ for the Ibiza Rocks series of parties. In 2009 he made his recorded debut with the electro EP Toys released by Wax On Music, while 2010 saw his Ibiza residency documented by the Ministry of Sound mix CD Ibiza Rocks Presents Reclaim the Dancefloor. MOS released another mix CD, Ibiza Rocks 2011, a year later, the same year that it was announced that Doorly was joining Usher as the singer’s official DJ. In 2012, Diplo’s Mad Decent released the DJ’s rave-inspired single “Rush” with Soraya Vivian on vocals, while Southern Fried released his single “Something to Say.”