Originally from England, Cian O'Donnell has been DJing since 1989 in various spots around the globe.
Due to working in record shops since leaving school Cian’s sound covers a wide variety of musical genres. A typical 3 hour set can see him switch effortlessly between genres depending to whom and where he's playing.
Since arriving in New Zealand in 1988 he has carved out a well respected career as both a DJ, promoter & record shop owner.
Original owner of Conch Records, a much loved and well respected record store/bar and café in Auckland City. Cian is also host of one of Auckland’s longest running and most successful monthly club nights ‘The Turnaround’. With an unparalleled reputation after 13 years, the event has played host to a vast array of DJ’s, producers, visual artists and bands from all over New Zealand and the world. Everyone from Benji B, DJ Mitsu The Beats, Gilles Peterson, Keb Darge, Jazzy Jay, Grooveman Spot, Recloose, Doze Green, Electric Wire Hustle & Fat Freddys Drop have guested at the event over the years, plus many more.
He currently hosts the popular ‘Earshot’ radio show on ‘George FM’, where he pushes an eclectic mix of music to a loyal listenership.