Respect Music

Aka James Canning



Respect Music aka James Canning has been one of the purveyors of the underground Electronic Funk and Soul Music scene on the East Coast of Australia since 2001. n a time of controllers and sync DJ’s James prides himself on his ability to still dig for vinyl and keep this element of DJing and the art form alive. He has the rare ability to play on almost any format and any genre although Soul, Funk and Rhythm inspired sounds is where his heart lies.

James has played alongside a diverse array of acts such as: Kenny Dope Gonzalez, DJ Dee Kline, The Resin Dogs, Kid Kenobi, Bob Sinclar, DJ Gregory, De La Soul, Koolism, Downsyde, Ian Pooley, Syke n Sugarstarr, Grant Nelson, Plump DJs, Krafty Kuts, Hybrid, Roger Sanchez, Rasmus Faber, Sam Feldt, Blackstreet and many others. He’s also played at premiere events such as Two Tribes, Summafieldayze, Good Vibrations and The Big Day Out. His collection of music, industry knowledge and contacts allows him to create whatever atmosphere. From a 12 piece funk band or 6 piece Latin ensemble, to a soul Latin jazz lounge DJ set or throbbing tribal house DJ set.



Respect Music for Artists

Respect Music has been founded by artists for artists. Our focus is to provide the best entertainment to venues while supporting and helping develop great artists throughout Australia and worldwide. We can’t wait to have you join our team or one of our streamed events as a guest artist.

Respect Music for Venues

Whether you’re a venue or holding a special private event Respect Music has the artists to lift the energy as a resident or one time events. Music and entertainment is not just our business it’s our passion and our professional artists share the same love and respect for all things music and performance.

Respect Music for Events

Here at Respect Music we hold live stream events every month with artists from across the globe, you can join to view our past event gallery or look to see what upcoming events we have planned. If you planning your own event, whether it’s a wedding, function or private party we’ve got your music and entertianment covered.

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