Fishy Finds To Present The DJ Dan Record Collection Charity Auction for NextAid On eBay Auction Star DJ Dan, one of America’s most highly sought after DJ/producers has recently donated a large portion of his record collection (5,000+ 12” vinyl gems) to humanitarian organization NextAid to auction off
News-Antique.com - Dec 17,2007 - LOS ANGELES, CA ( News-antique ) – December 7, 2007 DJ Dan, one of America’s most highly sought after DJ/producers has recently donated a large portion of his record collection (5,000+ 12” vinyl gems) to humanitarian organization NextAid to auction off for charity. NextAid has partnered with Simi Valley, California retail store, auction house, and online merchant, Fishy Finds for this not-to-be missed holiday auction on eBay. The “DJ Dan Record Collection Charity Auction for NextAid” is set to go live on eBay on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at http://stores.ebay.com/Fishy-Finds. The 5,000 records will be separated into over 70 different ‘lots.’ Each lot will range in quantity from a half-dozen to 100 records - each group a gem in its own. The auction will continue for a few weeks with different “end dates” for various lots. For more information please call 805-526-4970 or visit (http://fishyfinds.net). You can peruse the records in person at Fishy Finds’ store, which is located at 4680 E. Los Angeles Ave., Building J/K, Simi Valley, CA 93063 or visit them online, once there, click on "Auction Store!" to view many of the lots (http://totalreadco.web126.discountasp.net/auction2.html).
The 5,000+ DJ Dan 12” (with a small amount of 10") vinyl records in this auction span from 1988 to 2006 with a bulk of the records from the mid- to late-nineties and include a wide range of musical genres, including: progressive house, funky house, deep house, old and new school funk, new school breaks, funky techno, trance, and tribal. These are Dan’s original battle worn records that have been played in the old school rave parties along the west coast, including the legendary parties of Funky Tekno Tribe, The Gathering, Organic, and Spundae. Roughly one third of the collection contains promos and white labels as well as several acetate cuts and dub plates of classic house tracks. All the records are in good condition. The collection also includes autographed copies of several of Dan’s own productions such as “Needle Damage,” Cirrus’ “Stop and Panic” remix, Freshmaka’s “I am the Freshmaka” remix, Basco’s “Everything is Going to the Beat” remix, plus other signed test pressings. Labels include Dust Traxx, Moonshine, Sm:)e, and International House Records.
DJ Dan continues to be one of the top DJ/producers because he repeatedly breaks new ground. Hailing from Olympia, WA, Dan Wherrett’s career began in the early '90’s rave scene when he moved to Los Angeles, CA. Since then, Dan has spread his music across the globe and is recognized as the #5 DJ in the world by DJ Magazine in 2006, and the #6 DJ by the readers of BPM Magazine. Since 1996, Dan has released ten full-length commercial mix CDs and has sold over 300,000 records. In 1999, his remix of Orgy’s “Blue Monday” earned him his first platinum record. In 2003, “That Phone Track” was a #1 Billboard Club Hit. Dan has also remixed world-famous artists such as Depeche Mode, Carl Cox, Paris Hilton, The Pussycat Dolls, Yoko Ono, and more who reach out