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.