Tom Thump, JD, Matt Holland
Deep Crates is very happy to share the decks with one of SF's premier genre-blending DJs: Tom Thump. Tom (along with Damon Bell and DJ Centipede) brings the funk (and the soul and the house, etc etc) at the always excellent weekly Loose Joints
DJ Tom Thump has been making his mark on dancefloors and patrons of the Club music world from the major music centers of Detroit, Los Angeles, and for the last decade, San Francisco. Tom has the unique ability to assimilate and present the music and mood necessary for virtually any occasion or party. His knowledge of the world of music is both deep and wide, his skills allowing the musical language speak clearly and powerfully, no matter the genre. Electronica, funk, world, soul and everything in-between.
He was credited in URB Magazine as one of the "Next" 100 and has appeared in several other magazines, news dailies and blogs.
Touring the world Tom has also played gigs in London, Berlin, Budapest, Basel, Montreal, Vancouver, Seattle, New York, Denver, Auckland, Sydney, and Melbourne.
Tom has played alongside Gilles Peterson, Kruder and Dorfmeister, Mark Farina, Thievery Corporation, Fat Freddy's Drop, Nickodemus, Morrissey, Jamiroquai, Femi Kuti, Tricky, Morcheeba, The Original Meters, Roy Ayers, Gang of Four, George Clinton, Boozoo Bajou, Bonobo, Herbert, 4Hero and many more.
He has Programmed/Sequenced and Mixed six commercially released Compilations on Cosmic Flux (SF) and Kinkysweet Records(LA),and has released a remix of San Francisco Producer/Artist Romanowski with DJ U9lift,also, producing a booty moving remix of Funkadelic's "Standing on the Verge of Getting It On" with DJ Smash (Blue Note Records).
In this time, Tom has also hosted and played at some of San Francisco's
biggest, and best club nights, such as, Release, Budonkadonk!, Twice as Nice, Mushroom Jazz and Loose Joints!. Often boundary pushing, always satisfying.