DJ Small Paul
Paul De Oliveira (A.K.A. DJ Small Paul) is a qualified sound and lighting engineer with 24 years of experience in the music industry. Paul also owns his own Production Company, ‘Unique productions’.
Here are Shows that his worked on with Big concerts and other event companies from then until now are as follows:Bon Jovi (Johannesburg stadium, Dr Alban (standard bank arena), Michael Jackson (JHB Stadium),Coke fest no1 (Alberton race course), Mike & the Mechanics (standard bank arena), dj snake (US),Harrison Crump US , Usher (afterparty), Coldplay Afterparty, Prime circle shows, Freshly ground shows, Whitney Houston ( ellis park), and brought over a few internationals for smaller events catering for 5000pax – Ian Carey , Hoxton Whores , Tom Novy , Prok & fitch , Solarstone ,Guiseppe Ottaviani ,ILL Phil , and busy planning a few more for this year and for 2014
Paul has been playing in some of South Africa’s top clubs and had his own 30 minute slot on 5fm called ‘Funked’, (Wednesday nights, on Nicole Fox’s show) for 5 years. Now submits weekly mix’s to Fresh-Ultimix at 6, Erica Elle’s show & many more..
Due to Paul’s long history in the music industry, he can play many styles of music, ranging from Hip-Hop to R&B and Latin American. His preferred styles of music however, are Funky House, Old Skool, Electro funk , Progressive , tech , latino house, commercial and many more.
He has released 3 albums namely Small session1, Tempos Vol 1 & 2, he is currently working on to release Small Paul’s next double cd with Soul Candi with a few collaborations and live artists. He has done his 1st music video with an artist from Mozambique & is uploaded on Youtube. Was released end march 2012.
DJ Small Paul is currently a resident at a number of clubs in Johannesburg including, VSP Lounge , The Office ,Kong, Stones(branches), & Jb’s Corner in Melrose arch , News Café (bedfordview),SteamWorks …
Besides all his residencies he still does guest appearances to other major events and clubs such as Taboo, Tiger Tiger, SET, Mystique lounge, Randlords, Tokyo Star & The Sands and many more all over South Africa
Not only has DJ Small Paul played along-side some of South Africa’s finest DJs; (Ready D, Dj Kent, Alan M, Mi Casa, Crazy White Boy, Mark stent, Dean fuel, Lady Lea, Justin V, Roger D’lux, Euphonic, Erica elle, Dj Fresh and the 5fm Crew) he has also played at the Camel Experience , Stuyvesant events, Kiss, H2o and made guest appearances all around South Africa. ( Nisha , The fez, Le med, Hemisphere, Cubana lounge, Delux, Jevellem The Reserve , Café Caprice , Springboks in Cape Town), Krakatoa, Raffles , Cubana, Boston action bar, Clapham Grand ,Joe cools etc
Then here’s a few Big events that his done in the past – Camps Bay New Years Bash 2003, Punch Productions Boat Cruise’s, Ponte d’ Ouro (Mozambique new years eve Beach Party which is his own event every year till this day, Wet & wild party at the Vaal, Potchefstroom, Hatfield square.
He has started also LA Vida Bella Productions to aim for the Portuguese community and does events on a monthly basis all over jhb to witbank & Nelspruit. Just recently has joined forces & co owner of a new club Lounge in Sandton (VSP Lounge).
He has played in London, Zurich, Portugal, Zambia, Tanzania, and booked for later this year Austria, France & Dubai.