Highlanda Sound live set

Live DJ set: “When Highlanda Sound brought reggae to Buckhead”

It has always been my belief that people want authenticity in their music regardless of the venue.  As a DJ, I have had the privilege of performing at high-end and hole-in-the-wall venues, but this did not mean that I had to switch up my playlist.

As a party builds, and the crowd begins to increase in size, it’s important for the DJ to control the vibe and energy in the room by not starting out too fast.  A gradual increase of the pace sets a solid foundation for the energetic climax later in the night that should take place.

To illustrate this, I have curated some audio of a live set recorded at one of my first residencies in the Buckhead party district of Atlanta during the early 2000’s – when nightlife carried on until 4am in the city.  This was the hottest attraction in the city at the ultra sexy upscale venue, Kream – the same one mentioned by Jermaine Dupri in the song “Welcome to Atlanta.”

It was important for me to give a really organic representation of how a reggae dancehall sound system controls a dance, not only for the entertainment of the patrons but also because I wanted my guest DJs to feel comfortable enough to go hard with the crowd when it was their turn to take control.  Once the foundation is set with a good “early-warm,” it’s then much easier and much more likely that the dance will erupt in excitement later on.

My set commences with strictly veteran singers from the 1970’s and 1980’s like John Holt, Sugar Minott, Nitty Gritty, Dennis Brown, The Heptones and Barrington Levy.  After about 40 minutes, selections from the 1990’s could be heard with the first Everton Blender tunes, Luciano, and a Garnett Silk mega mix.  Listen as the MC, SuperPEC welcomes several people to the dance, and a crowd gathers for the ensuing festivities.  Listen as I carefully advance the pace and turn up the heat while watching the dancefloor start to bubble.

Click below to stream or download audio mp3.

If you’d like to book me to as your DJ for an upcoming event please click here.

Musical Matinee at The Haven in Buckhead with BRAP BAND and Highlanda Sound

Musical Matinee at The Haven Buckhead with BRAP BAND and Highlanda Sound on Sunday December 6th from 6pm-12am.

Musical Matinee at The Haven Buckhead with BRAP BAND and Highlanda Sound on Sunday December 6th from 6pm-12am.  Info/RSVP: BRAPBand@gmail.com

Atlanta Summer Nightlife 3 Top Weekly Events

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ISLAND LIFE

Dancehall, Reggae, Hip Hop, Soca on Friday Nights in Buckhead

Featuring the hottest DJs/Sound Systems weekly in the sexiest Caribbean atmosphere.

Tonight it’s all about MIAMI LIFE with music by Black Chiney.


XSES SATURDAYS

Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, Hip Hop, RnB, Pop, Disco, and Old School Classics on Saturday Nights out on the East side

Featuring Free Parking, Drink Specials, $10 Cover, with No Cover for Ladies.

Tomorrow night it’s all about HIGHLANDA with Kahlil Wonda and Super PEC on the wheels of steel.


SUNDAYZ at BLUSH

Hip Hop, RnB, Reggae – The ONLY Party in ATLANTA on SUNDAY

Featuring celebs, sexy urban professionals, a strong party with strong drinks & kitchen open late.

Last Week:
Gucci Mane, Young Dro,
Keelena Of Dirty Money & Jazze Phae,
Shatty The Comedian,
The Ladies Of Magic City And The Rest Of Atlanta….

Partied With Us!

This Sunday HIGHLANDA with Kahlil Wonda and Super PEC rocks at midnight until 3am so get there early!!

Atlanta Nightlife’s Most Anticipated New Event: ‘Vintage’

V I N T A G E

100% Reggae Sundays at Club Frequency in the Historic Atlanta Underground!

Tomorrow Night, Sunday July 19th

Doors Open at 8pm (Early Arrival Highly Suggested)

Complimentary admission until 10pm.
No cover for ladies until midnight.
General admission is $10 all night.


Mature Dress Code: Grown and Sexy

For more information email VintageSundays@highlanda.net or call (770) 374-1476.

$4 Guinness, Heineken, Red Stripe, & Corona
Bottle Service prices start at $50 (See Below)

Celebrating Your or A Friend’s Birthday?
Or Just Wanna pop a few bottles?

We Dare You To Find Better Packages!

Purchase of Any 2 Bottles &
YOUR ENTIRE ENTOURAGE FREE UNTIL 12:00am

All bottles are accompanied by mixer of your choice
*Red Bull, Orange / Cranberry Juice*

Btls PATRON – $250
Btls REMY – $250
Btls ALIZE – $200
Btls HYPNOTIQ – $200
Btls HENNESSEY – $200
Btls GREYGOOSE – $150
Btls NUVO – $150
Btls MOET ROSE – $150
Btls MOET NECTAR – $100
Btls Rose Christalino – $50

Must arrive before 11:30pm
to receive prices above
(Tax + Gratuity will be added to all packages)

Call or Email us to set up your package
770 374 1476
VintageSundays@highlanda.net

Mature Dress Code: Grown and Sexy
Guaranteed to be a Sold Out Event
So management will be
Selective at the door

Frequency Nightclub – formerly located in the heart of Buckhead – Atlanta’s hottest club has moved to – 2nd floor of Kenny’s Alley!!

Frequency Night Club
50 Alabama St SW
Atlanta, GA 30303-3102

Get Directions

(404) 688-5025

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