Bryan Kearney began DJing in the year 2000 and in this time has established himself firmly on the international dance scene. His sets contain the very best in upfront trance and techno with the emphasis always on energy and the unexpected.
He was a permanent fixture on the airwaves of Dublin throughout 2002 and 2003 with prime time shows on Energy Fm and Kiss Fm providing the capital with the very best in brand new material each week. In 2003, Bryan began his own night Tranceformation in the Crypt at the legendary Temple Theatre. At the same time, he had began to get into producing and obtained a Higher National Diploma in Sound Operations and Music Technology. His collaboration with John O’Callaghan entitled Restricted Motion was signed to Discover Records by label boss John Askew.
In 2005, he completed a remix of one of his all time favourite tracks, the massive Lost Emotions by Fire & Ice. The track has become bigger than first thought possible with the remix been signed for full release by the legendary Bonzai Records. Bryan is the first Irish producer to have a production signed to Bonzai. The remix was featured on Matt Hardwick’s Essential Mix and was the midnight track at UK superclub Passion on NYE. The track is set for full release in May on sub label Banshee Works.
His track with O’Callaghan, Exactly, singed to Discover Records was regarded by many as the track of the Winter Music Conferance 06, and became a firm favourite of Armin Van Buuren and Paul Van Dyk. It was remixed by one of his idols, Giuseppe Ottaviani of NU-NRG, and was requested for no less than thirty album compilations.The track is considered by many to be a modern day classic and was the biggest track of 2006. Further releases on Discover and GRH Recordings followed on from this.
2007 was a big year too with solo tracks and remixes well received right across the trance spectrum. His debut solo E.P containing More To Life and Punchline had massive success with More To Life becoming the biggest selling download ever on Discover Records. His seminal remix of Tony De Vit’s classic The Dawn was also snapped up for full release on Tidy Trax and further cemented his status on the scene.Back in the clubs and Bryan’s ever growing popularity continued to increase with numerous Irish residencies, appearances at The Gallery, Ministry of Sound and also in Ibiza for the Goodgreef Boat Party.
2008 continued on from where it left off with Bryan receiving two nominations at the Irish Dance Music Awards – Best DJ & Best New Artist. His full on tech workout of J.O.C’s Rotterdam was a huge success on Sander Van Doorn’s brand new label. Other releases releases included his tech house monster ’ The Walrus ’ on Full Tilt Recordings, a track that received support right across the board of dance music. Bryan’s biggest track of the year was a track which was dedicated to his friend Barry Connell who unfortunately passed away in April of that year. ‘You Will Never Be Forgotten’ was released on Discover Records and was a fitting tribute to Barry. On the djing end of things, 2008 can be considered to be Bryan’s best year to date with gigs on a weekly basis throughout Ireland and the UK and also further afield in Poland and Australia. Performances for Goodgreef, Inside Out & Planet Love were followed up by playing at two of the biggest festivals in the world. Sunrise Festival in Poland was Bryan’s finest hour to date with his set being voted as second best set of the entire festival ahead of the likes of Tiesto, James Zabiela and many more. Bryan also featured at the world’s leading dance event Sensation White in Melbourne, Australia on New Years Eve, a night and experience that will live long in memory.
2009 has seen him taking his performances and productions to the next level. He was voted runner up in the Best Producer category at the Irish Dance Music Awards, second only to John O’Callaghan. This year has seen Bryan’s production output increase significantly with projects ranging from trance, techno, tech house and electro house under a vareity of different guises. He achieved notable success with his remix of Sean Tyas – ‘Rulebook’ and his electro house monster ‘Chicky Burger’. His remix of Reaky’s ‘Vempire Strikes Back’ ended the year at number one in the techno section on Trackitdown.net. He also became the first dj to play three cities in three days during his tour of Argentina, appeared at Sunrise Festival in Poland.Apokolypsa in the Czech Republic. twice at Inside Out at The Arches and also at Passion vs Storm on NYE.
2010 is shaping up to be a massive year for Bryan with a significant increase in solo material, vocal tracks and collaborations right across the musical spectrum. This year will also see him launch his very own label entitled KEARNAGE (Carnage) Recordings. This label will be used an output for a number of unreleased projects and also showcasing the remixing talent of up and coming producers. An ever filling diary is further evidence of a dj in demand and with further appearances in America, Asia, Australia, Europe and the UK indicating that there appears to be no letting up.