Part of a new generation of New Zealand house, techno and dance DJs and producers, Hugo Jay has been winning over crowds for the last two years, earning releases on international labels Coastal Haze, Hokkaido Dance Club & Lobster Theremin along the way.
Hugo Jay is the moniker of Oliver Johnston, a producer and DJ based in Auckland, New Zealand. His releases on labels Coastal Haze, Hokkaido Dance Club & Lobster Theremin portray an atmospheric and shadowy side of modern dance music.
Johnstons’ sets bring percussive, driving rhythms to the dancefloor, and he’s often been seen playing throughout the country.
His forthcoming material looks to further explore rhythmic and percussive grooves that regularly have clubs and dance floors moving in harmony for hours upon hours. Gather together and welcome to the pocket of Hugo Jay.