Based: Cape Town
Funky House/ Deep House/ Tech House/ Progressive House/ Electro/ Techno
Hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, Dave Lea has been playing House Music since the first Hed Kandi CD was released back in early 2000.
With his early background as a touring sound and lighting engineer he is a pioneer in the latest technology and is consistently pushing the boundaries.
It’s really no surprise then that Dave is currently using Traktor with sample decks and a variety of controllers , DJM 2000, CDJ 2000’s, RMX 1000 & ipad. By the time you read this, there will probably be a new toy to see in his setup.
Dave Lea is guaranteed to give you an original style set of the freshest Deep House, Funky House, Tech House, Progressive & Techno that is sure to pack the dance floor.
Highlight International gigs include Ibiza, having played at Base Bar, Kanya, Es Vive, Beach Palace and Kokodi in Italy.
Back in South Africa, definite highlights include two epic back to back sets with Dino Moran and also having played alongside some of Cape Town’s Top DJ’s. He’s played in venues such as the Fez Night Club, Origin in Durban, Crush in Balito, Stollies in Stellenbosch, Soul Residence, Sapphire, Camps Bay, China White, Kiff, Ku De Ta, The Local, Dragon Room, Moyo, Sinsation Camps Bay, & various other night clubs in and around Cape Town. He has also had mixes featured on 5fm, DJ Fresh show and appeared live on Good Hope FM, Night Funk with DJ Mixi as well The Roger Goode Show and Mutha FM.
He also held a 2 year residency with SUNDAY SATISFACTION at Eastwoods which is renowned in for its musical integrity and highest standard of Guest DJ’s and Residents alike including the very best in South African DJ talent. In 2011 Dave Lea along with Snake started the Summer Beach Parties @ the Beach Bar Mykonos in Langebaan which has established itself as one of the top events to play and be at in the Western Cape and its moved from not only being a summer season event but also now hosts 4 additional events over Autumn & Spring vacations.