Up to summer 2015 Dean was 5-yr weekend multi-room resident DJ, Booker & in-house Promoter with the country’s biggest custom-built multi-award winning nightclub The Wright Venue, playing weekly to over 5000 clubbers within the Venue & Group. Over his impressive & expansive career, Dean has been resident in literally every major noteworthy club in Ireland since the dance music explosion in the 90's!
Musically Dean describes his sound as simply 'excellent House music' however plays a range from Disco, Garage, House, Techouse up to funk-driven Techno - depending on occasion!
Dean promotes monthly clubbing events in Dublin via his PHEVER & PHUNK'DUP brands plus with other collaborators - with plans always being unveiled... ;) Dean tours & works in Spain/Ibiza every summer since 2010 and is starting some exciting new projects in Dublin & beyond very soon…
Dean is very versatile musically and plays to all age groups in various clubs but with a consistent quality & integrity plus distinctive funk-driven sound that has been proven to work and be effective in both entertainment & customer building and retention. A favourite for the funkier side of corporate launches & specific functions; Dean can be hired via the PHEVER:Agency.
As a DJ Dean exceeds regarding natural technical ability, interpreting a crowd & music knowledge. Dean’s ability to read an audience & entertain any age group yet put his funky music stamp on the occasion is what makes this professional stand out, alongside his technical skills.
Dean is managing director of the PHEVER media & clubbing brand. PHEVER operates as a TV & Radio Station, an event management & promotions group, DJ/Producer Training Academy, DJ Booking Agency & Record Label. PHEVER represents 75+ DJs & broadcasts video & audio globally 24/7/365
Dean is Music Producer & live artiste with the acclaimed PHUNK'DUP Soundsystem plus various other projects. PHUNK'DUP have released numerous singles globally since 1998
Dean is weekly Radio producer & host of the PHUNK'DUP:Radio show; which is broadcast globally & reaching many thousands of people regularly plus syndicated on various other formats & stations internationally; subscription available via iTunes, Podomatic, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, House-Mixes & Mixlr. He hosts this premier online live webcast (music & video) Saturdays 4-6pmGMT/UTC weekly w/ phever.ie on Ireland’s no1 electronic music TV & Radio station. PHEVER is currently reaching over 400K weekly online over various platforms & simulcasts globally including phever.ie, ChewTV, Livestream, Facebook Live, TuneIn, Shoutcast, icecast, iTunes Radio, AppleTV, Roku, YouTube, internet-radio.com as well as FM in Dublin 91.6.
Dean is a qualified & experienced studio/live sound engineer, music producer & L6 web developer presently studying for I.T. Management BHons Degree in NCI (National College of Ireland). ncirl.ie
He is launching the PHEVER:Academy in 2017 for DJing & Music Production initially plus other media & artistic training.
Dean also holds considerable training, experience & qualifications in Project Management, Operations & international Procurement/Planning from previous 12yr career with Siemens, and now uses these skills & experience to teach Music Technology, Music Production, Sound Engineering & DJing in his own facility ViRTU:Media Creative Studios-College in Dublin1, plus operate his record labels.
Social Media presence is >50,000 followers
Dean’s weekly radio show PHUNK'DUP:Radio (Saturday drivetime 4-6pm) is broadcast over the Internet drawing over >50K+ people per show on average daily, streaming globally via TuneIn, Shoutcast, Icecast, internet-radio.com, radio.ie, AppleTV, iTunes Radio, Chew.tv Livestream & obviously PHEVER.ie. This weekly show is also available for on-demand downloads (iTunes) & mixcloud/house-mixes.com and is syndicated & streamed on other stations around the globe additionally so the total reach is immense.
Guest Radio: 2FM, Spin, FM104, Nova, Club, Galaxy, Frequency, Ministry, PlayDublin, Ideal... others
TV: TV3 (Style Wars & OffTheRails fashion show DJ) & ClubTV.
Corporate/Festivals: Launch events, leading fashion shows (NCAD) plus VIP/celeb parties catered: U2, Gavin Friday, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Gen Kelly, Louis Walsh, Paula Callan, JustLite, Nikki Kavanagh, and many more.
Dean is a proven event promoter and caters for DJ/music management in bars/clubs (via the PHEVER Agency), plus bar/club install DJ management and functions/wedding DJ hire.
Dean's clubnight brand PHUNK'DUP & it’s variants have not only promoted & hosted some of the best underground house & techno events nationwide but have also toured globally, releasing own productions via own labels over the years including repeat international bookings & tours in the UK, Europe, Middle East & US plus various festival circuits including Electric Picnic.
Dean is planning to launch PHEVER Recordings (record label) in the coming months... plus a lot more :)
Irish historical club associations include seminal legendary residencies in: POD, Shaft, Ormond, Olympic, Temple, System, Kitchen, Switch, Thompson’s, Network, Shine, Purty, HMV, Foundry, Music Factory, Pasha, Renaissance, Wax, Radio City, Purple Onion, Sir Henry's, Ormond Multimedia Ctr, Vaults, Strictly Rhythm, Sides, Asylum, LostSociety, Zanzibar, Spirit, Lush, Red Box, Point, O2, Sin, Traffic, Republica, Garage, Mean Fiddler, Dorans, Purty, Tube, 303, Ten, Zoo, GPO, MONO… -Residencies with almost every leading club in Ireland over the last 2 decades!
Dean has DJed with names such as Ministry Of Sound, Hed Kandi, Carl Cox, Roger Sanchez, David Morales, Laidback Luke, Sven Vath, Richie Hawtin, Paul Oakenfold, Sasha/Digweed, Dave Clarke, Pete Tong, Slam, Danny Rampling, David Morales, Darren Emerson, Mr.C, Carl Craig, Nick Warren, Green Velvet, Kevin Saunderson, Frankie Knuckles, Masters At Work, Seb Fontaine, Graeme Park +many, many more.