DJ Tikinaut

Brookfield, WI

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About this pro

How does your business stand out?

"Spinning Vintage Vinyl For Retro Peeps" Whether it's a rockabilly weekender, hot rod show, nostalgia birthday party, themed corporate event or backyard Tiki luau, I can design a playlist that your guests will dig! In addition, my show includes a video projection system with kitschy retro movies. I spin surf/instro, rockabilly, 60's garage & pop, lounge, new wave, soul and disco. And unlike most DeeJays today, I spin only vinyl records. No mp3's off of a computer! It's done completely old school. I am also a longtime musician who lives for music, so my rates are very reasonable.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

Back in the early 80's I was a DJ at a college radio station. I am also a musician and have been in various local Milwaukee bands, most recently with THE REVOMATICS and THE TIKINAUTS. I have also recorded several albums and have toured nationally opening for such artists as THE B-52's, DICK DALE, THE MADEIRA and UNKNOWN HINSON. Most recently I appeared on the Mancow Muller Morning Show, a nationally syndicated radio program out of Chicago. I've also been collecting vinyl for many years and own an extensive record collection including 45s. I spin everything from Surf/Instro, Rockabilly, Lounge, Hawaiiana, Disco, Soul, 60's Garage and Pop and New Wave. I like to think of myself as an "old school" DJ. I don't use a computer or play mp3's.
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Brookfield, WI 53045

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4 Reviews
  • Tracey C. Aug 11, 2017
    Verified Review
    Peter F. Aug 11, 2017

    Thanks Tracey! It was a pleasure meeting your family. Glad I could be a part of your parent's anniversary gathering!

  • Jeanne A. Aug 10, 2017
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    They were the perfect addition to our party! Very friendly and accommodating to our guests! Would recommend them highly!!!
    Peter F. Aug 11, 2017

    Thanks Jeanne! Fun party!

  • Paul S. Aug 8, 2017
    Can't recommend DJ Tikinaut highly enough: he works with the client to develop a tight playlist & delivers the beat to the floor. My guests boogied for hours & left happy. Ask about video projection, definitely a bonus!
    Peter F. Aug 11, 2017

    Thanks Paul! It was fun working with you to bring your themed party to realization. Hope to do it again!

  • Cecily V. May 8, 2017
    Verified Review
    Service was excellent! Dj played perfectly for the crowd, really took into account the demographic and played to appeal to them.
    Peter F. Aug 11, 2017

    Thanks Cecily! That was a fun event. I enjoyed chatting with and playing requests for your guests. Please keep me in mind for any future events.


What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Back in the 1980's I was a DJ at a college radio station. I have also been a musician for over 30 years and have toured and recorded several albums. I am very knowledgable about music and will bring that experience to your event.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I love music!