Nostalgia with a twist – Casual Connection brings a freshness to the Disco, Funk & RnB gems that he so expertly curates. Sampling, editing and re-working classic tracks, his productions are respectful of their origination while bringing something modern and inventive to create a genuine and unique signature sound.
Casual Connection’s, aka Lukasz Ru-Kasu absorbed music from an early age as if by osmosis. From age 8 he grew a passion for music and now has been actively DJing for over 15 years and producing since 2014.
Since he started producing, Casual Connection has been named in Traxsource’s Top 100 Nu Disco artists for 4 consecutive years and just been announced as #12 in the Top 100 Nu Disco Artists alongside heavyweights like Pete Herbert, Dimitri From Paris, Purple Disco Machine, Dr Packer & more.
His releases have charted numerous times in the top 10 and he has been featured in DJ Mag, DJ City and Warner Music’s Cool Accidents.
As a DJ, Casual Connection has built a strong following in his hometown, Perth, as well as playing gigs in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Taiwan, Thailand, Listen Out Festival, Spiltmilk Festival, VIVID Festival in the Sydney Tower Eye and has recently just come back from playing in Japan for the second time.
As a producer, his tracks are played all over the world with support from some of the biggest names in the game such as All Good Funk Alliance, The Funk Hunters, Featurecast, Dr Packer, Mark Rae, Pete Herbert, Fort Knox Five, The NDYD collective and many others, and he has released on labels including EtcEtc Music, Midnight Riot, Good For You Records, Masterworks Music, Hot Digits, DiscoDat and his own imprint M2MR.
In a time where we can all be guilty of taking life too seriously, Casual Connection is making music that can’t help but put a smile on your face and a swing in your hips. Get your dancefloors ready, because we’re about to have ourselves a real good time.