Twins on Decks
20 July 1989, a set of twins were introduced to the world in Cape Town’s Strandfontein. At the age of 7 they relocated to Johannesburg where they could harvest their full potential to become the successful men they were destined to be. Well at the age of 24, Darren and Ryan prove themselves to be different in a remarkable way.
As the Twins grew up they excelled in various sporting activities while in high school, even going as far as representing their country in sporting activities. In 2009 they took up djing and throughout the years have become one of South Africa’s strongest dj duo’s on the scene with the help of fellow peers, Dj’s and Mentors.
Having appeared on countless amount of:
• Tv shows (Local and International)
• Tv adverts (Mcdonalds, Vodacom and M-TV)
• Radio stations (5fm, Yfm, Metro Fm, Algoa Fm, Goodhope fm and many more campaigns)
• Various photo shoots, newspaper articles and magazine features the twins better known to their followers as Twins On Decks have become a household name in the entertainment industry.
They say that talent is 50% natural and 50% old fashioned hard work and considering the amount of practice and hard work Twins On Decks put in daily, they are an exceptional example that “perfect practice makes perfect”- (Gary Player)
Music has always been a passion for Darren and Ryan but its partly the love for the intrigue for the entertainment industry which drew the twins to the art and profession of djing. The Twins can be found expressing their versatility to different mar- kets all over South Africa- Africa- and as of recently the world…
Twins On Decks have been in and around the industry for a few years now, leaving people in awe as they express their unique ability and restlessness behind the decks , yes Twins On Decks are truly reaching for the stars and are here to stay.
In the short lifespan of their careers as deejay’s Twins On Decks have befriended, learnt from and played alongside many of South Africa’s most established Dj’s and Many of The Worlds biggest acts in Djing and owe a large part of their success to them
With a love for all genres of music the twins choice of music includes commercial house music, deep house, funky, electro and progressive this vast range of music coupled with the ability to “read” a crowd and think on their feet allows the twins to adapt to any situation and still please the crowd.
2010 saw the Twins into hosting their own events with the launch of Double Trouble Events which brings together an average of 600-800 people per event and is still growing
2010 also saw the grouping of Triple Threat come to life which is the product of Twins On Decks teaming up with Dj Warras The Shady Lurker to form the most recognized trio on the South African House Music Industry.
2012 seen the Twins On Decks take their brand to new heights when Transafrica Radio approached them to host their own radio show which the Twins On Decks subsequently named The Double Trouble Radio Show which airs every Thursday 6-9pm (CAT)
2013 seen them join the 5fm family with a weekly mix every Friday on #TheShakedown with Dj Milkshake as his shows House Dj Residents