Shy Dee is a DJ, born & bred in London UK. He Started mixing at the tender age of 13 and was heavily influenced by 'UK' Underground music from Jungle, UK Garage and even 'US' Music genres including: Hip Hop and R&B. He began mixing in the 90’s and quickly had a connection with mixing vinyl, something that he is still passionate about today.
He attended Drayton Manor High School and discovered that he had a talent for Football too; He played along side premier league footballer Peter Crouch. But he never let anything dampen his drive to play music and to DJ has remained a huge part of his life. The beats he listened to and created were constantly in the background providing a varied and colourful backdrop to his teens and twenties.
His No-Nonsense attitude and sense of fun have led to him become popular with many other artists within the industry. Their shared interests and love of music has been to basis of many friendships and industrial alliances.
In order to showcase his mixing talents and share his passion for music, DJ Shy Dee has played on various UK pirate radio stations. These gave him the opportunity to host and educate listeners the music he chose. In 2011 Shy Dee guested on Choice FM (now known as Capital Xtra).
DJ Shy Dee was commissioned to play out at many top UK venues, but as his star grew he began to play more frequently at bigger and higher profile events, and even travelled to Germany as part of the Furious 5 Entertainment team to perform at the World Cup in 2006 with Jesse Al-Malik. He was also a backing DJ with R&B group “Evi-Dence” (Sony/Epic).
More recently he has used the knowledge he has gained about the music industry to handpick celebrated artists in the genres he is passionate about. His keen ear for music and head for business have helped him to be very successful at his newest role.
Currently head of A&R and founder of Vex Records he has published music from top British producers like El-B, Jeremy Sylvester, Jook 10, DJ Perception, Mind of a Dragon, PDV and, N:Fostell, Just a few amongst a bigger catalogue of artists. Two of the tracks commissioned by Vex Records were selected by DJ EZ to be a part of his 2013 compilation ‘Fabriclive 71’ one of Vex Records biggest accomplishments.
Catch Shy Dee every Saturday from 10:00-12:00