DJ KhairuL AzhaR aka FunkayroL
Khairul Azhar also known as Funkayrol after he bagged and crowned as BEST NEW DJ in 2009 in town by Clubbing9, ever since then his passion towards electronic dance music never stop with his unique mixing skills and groovy tunes. With he has great taste of choice music with supported by many experienced DJ's in town who can adapt his tight mixing to suit the room and atmosphere go warm with it which make him adapt his style by playing his own experimental and fusion sounds that can be described as deep, groovy and catchy. Same year itself he has been recognized by fellow pioneer DJ's in Malaysia such as Raysoo (Love International), Joey G, Gabriel (DeepHouseSociety), Low (Loops Collective/Take Off Records) and many more.
This daydreamer record label owner receiving overwhelming response since its inception, he started his own night such an infamous Fiesta Picnic pool party, a havoc Phangan Sunset series Party, fashionable Karnival Tunes, a duo back to back DJ's Click 2 Click, introducing newbies Rendezvous and many more by his own label event Phu5ion Music Events in 2009 until now.
He been nominated at Choons Awards Best New DJ and Clubbing9 Best DJ Award in 2010 and in 2011 again his has been nomianted this time for Best House DJ in Choons Awards. He also secured a place in the much technically anticipated in Turn it Up DJ Battle where he bagged 1st Runners Up, semifinalist in 2010 Pioneer PRO DJ Battle and Malaysian DJ Battle lastly participated in DJ Reality Show on Astro Spin Master season 1 & 2.
His infamous and demand night Fiesta Picnic also been nominated as Best Club Night in Malaysia Dance Awards 2010 on Choons Awards.
His dream to become a disc jockey which inspired by Nic Fanciulli, Sasha, Richie Hawtin, Luciano, Yousef and Sharam which at the same time he loves music production from Kaiserdisco, Mendo, Hugo, Joris Voorn plus records label from Cadenza Muisc, Saved Records, Yoshitoshi, Cocoon Recordings and many more. In 2011 he set his debut opening set for international act with Mark Farina in Kuala Lumpur.
Besides with his active mind, loves to joke,talkative, funny and humorous with his technical ability behind the decks have seen him support artist such Alam (OMP), Loki (Unstable Sounds), Ian Ross (Futuredisco), Blink (Lapsap/LOUD), Anowl (Resistive/Bass Punk) to name a few. At the same time he was featured guest on 'The Dark Room Radio Show' in Melbourne on episode 129 and KL Dance Radio Show Turn it Up on Red FM.
As for him, it takes time to recover when hurt but his passion and dedication, nothing can stop him DJing with the supports from his family, love ones, and fans.
' Always been humble with everyone. Ignore what person says if they want to bring you down. You have the passion of it which nothing you can stop it. Be patient in everything and in this industry there’s a lot of DJ are much better then you. Don’t ever think you are the best. Never ever! ' - Funkayrol on Choons Awards interview.
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The EDM (Electronic Dance Music) atmosphere is his passion all the time. Better known as Pipzs since early 2004, hitting and clashing Electro House back then. Started with a hobby and become a serious hobby after all. Grew up in a small town in Kuala Lumpur (MY), with House music and never can avoid the elements of House till today. He is always being prepared and focused at any event that he was involved in. Digital DJ'ing is todays technology that he's up to. He thought that Digital DJ'ing is pretty convenient and a very smart way to become a higher level DJ.
Through out past few years he was involved in a promotions company such Flava Events, Bassmental & Minimalaysia (The KL Local Scene), throwing all his talent giving out the sound of Pipzs to the crowds.He's now currently a Ground Manager in SoundHertz Events (www.soundhertzevents.com).
SOUNDHERTZEVENTS is led by a strong partnership of good friends who are constantly stay ahead in updating their interest in improvising the local music industry, be it in the mainstream or underground scene. We are also a platform for all local Djs, producers, bands, singers, musicians, self-expression artists and even fans to express and expose themselves outside the box with the support and guidance from us. Our concept aims to provide direction and assistance in promoting the advancement of our own local and unknown talents to the public.
Pipzs today is into the sound of Tech House, Deep House, and lesser Techno than before. DJs & Producers such as Ramon Tapia, Umek, DJ PP, Stefano Noferini, Filthy Rich, D-Unity, Butch, Christian Cambas, Jay Lumen and D. Ramirez is much prefer for Pipzs to play at peak hours in the club mostly to name a few.
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