Hey, DJ! Q&A with London Dungeon

Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half cocked and ask them to play that new song by such and such -- you know, the one that goes...

This week: London Dungeon. The dynamic duo of Van Kalsing (Kal Halax) and Thrashton Kutcher (Colin Defenbau) are Noise residents at Beta, spin at Shag Lounge on Saturdays and Casselman's on Wednesdays. Catch the pair this weekend at the SIA Welcome to Denver party at Shag and then next month at Artopia.

Name: London Dungeon = Van Kalsing (Kal Halax) and Thrashton Kutcher (Colin Defenbau)

Club night(s): Noise resident @ Beta, Shag Lounge on Saturdays, Casselman's on Wednesdays.

Style(s) of music you spin: Electro, Disco, Jazz, Dance, Grime, Ghettotech, Rock, Dubstep, Rap / Hip Hop

So what's your story, in 100 words or less? Wrecking SH*T, we're just two kids with an affinity for making people dance. Nothing brings people together like music ... and it doesn't hurt to get paid to do what you love either ...

Name of a track you can't get out of your head: "Island" - Dapayk & Padberg feat. Caro (Kal), "When I Look At You" - Emalkay (Colin)

Name of an artist you're currently championing in your DJ sets: Mustard Pimp.

Best club experience in another country (again, if you've had a good one)? N/A ... However we'd cherish a chance to kill it in Europe.

Musical mantra: Life. (Kal) Get Buck. (Colin)

Favorite DJ experience: The Hangover party with the whole Noise Crew @ BETA. Big up to Mike Deez, Klaw, Alex K and of course, Ryan.

Worst request: The same Lady Gaga song TWICE! Made worse by the fact that the girl had a raging herpes outbreak on her lip.

Most treasured vinyl score: Mint O.G. Michael Jackson Thriller

What other music-related projects are you currently working on? SLAP! (Collaboration with RYONZ). Also watch out for some original London Dongeon tracks -- and maybe a few remixes -- in the near future.

What's something happening in the local music scene that should be getting more attention? Good Music ... there is so much crap out there. So many bars and venues are filled with garbage.. enough with mash-ups ... lets keep it raw. We need more Noise. Also, in effort to help, we started a blog ... Get at it for all your music needs!

What elements would your fantasy club night entail? Packed house somewhere in Europe with all the homies and a carton of Luckies.

Next time we can see you spin: SIA 'Welcome to Denver' party at Shag Lounge (TUESDAY 26th AND SATURDAY 30th) (shouts to Stephen J), NOISE @ BETA - Feb 5th, Westword's Artopia - Feb 20th... LET'S PARTY!

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Dave Herrera
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