Introducing DJ Franky
Regular DJ at MBEventsEntertainment
Introducing DJ Franky
Frank Barker (stage name DJ Franky) is a DJ regularly working for MBEventsEntertainment
Read on to learn a bit more about DJ Franky and find out if they might be the perfect choice for your party or event!
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DJ Franky's Musical Specialities
Here are some of the specialist music genres for DJ Franky - this isn't an exhaustive list - just the areas where this DJ has the widest knowledge and experience
'Chart' is a catch-all category to mean music that is popular right now and very recently. The kinds of stuff you will hear on BBC Radio 1 and 2, along with commercial stations, and is generally of interest to typical casual listeners / dancers.
A generalist term covering many disparate styles of music though mainly commercial and accessible and easily danced to. Any DJ claiming to specialise in "pop music" in reality has a very wide repertoire suitable for general-purpose mixed age events
Pop music in the 1990s saw the continuation of teen pop and dance pop trends that emerged during the 1970s and 1980s, along with hip hop which grew in popularity during the decade. The Britpop movement saw various interchangeable groups such as Blur, Suede, Pulp, Ash, Supergrass, The Verve and Oasis regularly topping the charts throughout the decade. This was also the decade of the boy band and the girl band, with Take That, East 17, the Spice Girls, Westlife and Boyzone having great success.
Hip Hop dominated popular music in the early 2000s with artists such as Eminem, OutKast, Black Eyed Peas, 50 Cent, Kanye West, Jay-Z and many others coming to the fore.
Garage music was also popular thanks to the emergence of social media platforms such as MySpace and this style veered into the mainstream when bands such as Franz Ferdinand, The Killers and The Bravery became popular.
Pop singers such as Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera and bands such as Backstreet Boys also dominated the charts.
The 2010s saw a big shift in the style of vocals associated with pop music, with lower range artists such as Beyonce, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga and Rihanna outselling the popular artists of the late 2000s. Again Hip Hop and electronic dance music were dominant thanks to DJs and artists such as David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia, Clean Bandit, Aviici and Calvin Harris.
Adult contemporary music was big in this decade, with artists such as Adele, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Kelly Clarkson and CeeLo Green all incorporating soul, pop rock and folk into their music.
A subgenre of electronic music typified by a four-on-the-floor beat and a medium temp, created by DJs remixing disco songs to give them deeper basslines and a mechanical beat. Proponents included Frankie Knuckles, Steve Silk Hurley, Farley Jackmaster Funk and others.
Modern R&B combines rhythm and blues with elements of pop, soul, funk, hip hop and electronic music. It typically features drum-machine rhythms, pitch corrected vocals and a smooth vocal arrangement littered with melisma - vocal runs up and down the scale whilst holding a syllable or word.
Fun Facts about DJ Franky
We asked DJ Franky to supply some snippets of information about themselves, just for fun!
|Where was your first gig?|
|How much did you earn from your first gig?|
|What would be your one favourite type of event?|
|What is your absolute favourite musical genre?|
|Which song would you send into Room 101?|
|What was the first record you ever bought?|
|Is there a piece of equipment you wish you had never bought?|
|What piece of kit do you wish someone would hurry up and invent?|
whole rig in a box
|What is your favourite brand of PA speaker?|
|What is the oldest bit of kit in your collection?|
rack, about 4 yers old
|What was the most embarassing moment in your DJ career to date?|
playing oops upside your head, ladie in front legs open no underware, so funny/
|What do you think is the BEST part of DJing?|
DJing is a drug, never have too much
|What do you think is the WORST part of DJing?|
|Do you have any hobbies other than DJing?|
days out with family
|Tell us a SECRET about you!|
no, its a secret
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