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Traxsource Top 100 Nu Disco Artist: 2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-2019-2020
Released on CR2 Records, EtcEtc Music, TMRW Music, Nurvous, Central Station, M2MR, NDYD
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 since 2002 and producing since 2014.
Since he started producing, Casual Connection has been named in Traxsource’s Top 100 Nu Disco artists for 7 consecutive years. He has also been featured in DJ Mag, DJ City, Warner Music’s Cool Accidents and gotten over 60 #1’s on Hyppedit.
As a DJ, Casual Connection has built a strong following in his hometown, Perth, as well as playing gigs in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Queensland, New Zealand, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan & Splendour In The Grass, Club MTV, Listen Out Festival, Spiltmilk Festival, Groovin The Moo Festival, VIVID Festival + many many more.
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, DJ Yoda, John Morales, Mark Rae, Pete Herbert, Fort Knox Five, Grant Nelson, John Morales, The NDYD collective and many others.
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.