Chappo - December 2008 Mix

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It’s been a whirlwind rise through the DJ ranks of Brisbane for Chappo, aka Brett Chapman. He only caught the DJ bug when he starting harassing his good friend and deep house whizz-kid Ben Smith for tips on the tricks of the trade in mid 2006, yet in the ensuing 24 months has put some impressive notches on his gigging belt.

It¬’s hardly surprising that Chappo has been handed opportunities in the DJ Booth for some of the crews he once admired from afar, firstly with a surprise guest slot supporting Jamie Stevens at the Logic and Sidechain crews’ After Party for the massive Boat Party at Uber in November 2007, and also scoring a opening slot at A Night With…Kasey Taylor at Barsoma early in 2008.

Not that these were Chappo’s first steps into the limelight – in fact his first gig proper (following a stack of well-received Open Decks appearances) was in support of Argentinean progressive house guru Ricky Ryan, a gig that Chappo actually engineered under the Theory branding. A follow-up event at Barsoma also pulled punters in, as did a couple of Sunday sessions at Fringe Bar starring interstate guests Matt Rowan and Keltec.

But in 2008 Chappo has found a permanent home as part of the Samsara Music crew, a collective dedicated to bringing the finest in progressive, deep and tech house sounds and more recently disco to venues around Brisbane.


1 – Catz ‘n Dogz – Sunset In The East
2 – Mowgli – Pa Po Pon (Nat Self Mix)
3 – Peace Division – Blacklight Sleaze
4 – DHS – House Of God (Phonique Mix)
5 – Minimono – Raman (Hugo Mix)
6 – Sawtooth Sucka – Radio Check (Johnny Fiasco Mix)
7 – Trevor Loveys – Digital Watch
8 – Square One – Vesuvius (Justin Martin Mix)
9 – Robert Babicz – Procast
10 – Namito & Martin Eyerer – Seefeuer
11 – Milton Jackson & Sei A – Glasgow Kiss
12 – Jeroen Vereij – Chica-Go (Rejected Rotterdam Rework)
13 – OST & Kjex – Milano Model

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defanddumbcrew said on the 31st Jan, 2009

Go chappo nice's Morley by the way :) Peace


j_hunter said on the 12th May, 2009

great mix mate... track selection transitions were solid.