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Mr.Bristow has been DJ-ing professionally since 1998, but has been a certified vinyl junkie since he was in short trousers. Whether he's cutting and splicing hip hop, funk and breaks or blending house and disco, his sets are a guaranteed funk filled affair.

 

He's played at venues including Ministry Of Sound, Scala, The End, Space (Ibiza), 93 Feet East and many more.

 

He's had releases on Sub-Tek, Detox Recordings, Breakbeat Paradise Recordings, Tru:Funk, Funk Blasters, and Resense. As part of the production duo 'Mako & Mr Bristow', he has had several vinyl releases and received regular plays on The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show.

 

He was resident at the The Vinyl Touch - winner of ‘best small club event’ at the 2008 Breaks Poll Awards - alongside nu-skool breaks veterans Ed 209, Dr S Gachet, Swifty B & Ellis Dee.

 

In June 2009, Mr Bristow & Swifty.B featured on Eddy Temple Morris’s XFM show - The Remix - where they treated listeners to their unique blend of mash up mayhem. The pair were also clear winners of a national DJ competition on dontstayin.com, resulting in them playing a storming set at Dance Island festival in Cambridge the same month. They were also placed in the top 10 of the first national Converse DJ competition, and were awarded the title of 'Best DJ Team.' Listen to the winning mix here.

 

Mr Bristow has also performed with live hip hop band Kaned & Able, at a sell out gig at the Horn pub in St Albans (winner of ‘Best Live Music Venue’ award 2007) and 333 Club in Old Street.

 

Mr Bristow has performed as a turntablist in clubs across London as part of the band ‘1 i Bear’, alongside members of the Brand New Heavies & Dub Conspiracy. 

 

He was also the DJ for ska/hip hop 5 piece Left Step Band throughout 2013/ 2014 and performed at festivals including Bearded Theory and Brick Lane Festival.

 

He is the Lead DJ Instructor at Point Blank Music School in Hoxton where he teaches DJ skills. His past students have included Radio 1’s Annie Nightingale and Edith Bowman, Monki, Nicole Moudaber, Madam X and Decibel.

 

In his role at Point BlankMr Bristow has lectured, performed and hosted workshops at events across the world including Ushuaia, Ibiza, The BPM Show, The Brighton Music Conference, The Princes Trust Urban Music Festival and the Activ8 festival, Hyde Park.

 

 

He has featured on BBC6 Music, X FM, Kiss FM, ITV London Tonight, Pioneer DJ Radio and has been interviewed in DJ Magazine.

 

To book Mr Bristow for your event, visit the bookings page.

 

 

 

DJ | Producer | Remixer

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