DJ Ajax

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Ajax
Ajax DJ.jpg
Ajax DJing in Melbourne in 2005
Background information
Birth name Adrian Thomas[1]
Also known as Ajax
Born (1971-08-05)5 August 1971
Origin Australia
Died 28 February 2013(2013-02-28) (aged 41)
Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Genres Electro mash/ up
Occupations Disc jockey
Record producer
Website http://ajax.dj

Adrian Thomas (5 August 1971[2] – 28 February 2013),[3] better known as DJ Ajax, was an Australian Electronic Dance Music DJ known for playing a wide range of styles, including electro, techno and electroclash.

Career[edit]

Thomas was a radio show host for Sunsets (Bang Gang Show) on FBI Radio 94.5 and a founding member of Australian collective Bang Gang.

He toured France, USA and the UK in 2006 for Modular UK and released a remix/mix CD package Spin City through Tinted Records. In turn, he mixed Ministry of Sound Mashed 1 and Ministry of Sound Mashed 2 with Bang Gang DJs in 2002 and 2004 respectively, and a mix CD with Tiga titled In the Mix in 2005.

Ajax was voted one of Australia's top 5 DJs in the inthemix 50 poll, taking out the number one spot in both 2006 and 2007.[4]

Death[edit]

Thomas was crossing a road in Parkville, an inner Melbourne suburb, in the early hours of 28 February 2013 when he was hit by a truck and died at the scene.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajax: Prince of the decks". In The Mix. Retrieved 27 March 2007. 
  2. ^ "Aussie DJ Ajax killed after being hit by a truck in Melbourne". News.com.au. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Aussie musician DJ Ajax dies in Melbourne car accident". TNT. 28 February 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  4. ^ inthemix50: 2009, inthemix.com.au. http://www.inthemix.com.au/50/2009/results/djs-10-2/.
  5. ^ "www.smh.com.au". SMH (Sydney). 1 March 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 

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