Brisbane audio student Tim Preston plays Stereosonic


20 Jan 2016

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Brisbane audio student Tim Preston plays Stereosonic

20 Jan 2016

SAE Brisbane audio graduate Tim Preston has had a busy schedule travelling the country since commencing his studies, performing DJ sets at a variety of music festivals and live music events. 

Recently completing his Diploma of Sound Production (Electronic Music Production) at the Brisbane campus, he originally began studying at SAE’s Melbourne campus with a stint in his hometown at the Perth campus.

Tim’s passion for electronic music began in the local rave scene in Western Australia.

“My first DJ set was at a full-scale warehouse event in 2011 called Glow by Future Dance, which had over 700 people, and I won a Perth Dance Music Award for that set”, he says.

Tim explains, “When I turned 19 I was given the opportunity and gained valuable experience as a club manager / DJ resident at and all ages nightclub called Club 361 in W.A. The following year I launched a 18+ club brand called Flirt, and ran and played at multiple parties in WA and VIC from 2009-2013.”

In October 2015, after moving to Brisbane, Tim won the Valley Fiesta DJ Competition, gaining him a place on the Live and Local line-up at the festival. Following this, Tim was selected to play at Stereosonic in Melbourne during December 2015.

In addition to Stereosonic, Tim has performed at festivals including Sounds Like Summer, St Kilda Festival, Dreamfields, Bass In The Valley, and has played at venues in Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane, supporting artists including Timmy Trumpet, Will Sparks and Joel Fletcher.

Of all of his experiences so far, Tim says “my two biggest achievements were winning the Valley Fiesta DJ Competition after being at SAE in Brisbane for only a few weeks, and being picked for Stereosonic line-up in December (dreams do come true!)”.

Next up, Tim will be flying to Victoria for the Let Go Fest on the Mornington Peninsula, featuring Fatman Scoop, YolandaBeCool and John Course.

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