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DJ Jonny Tsunami

DJ Jonny Tsunami

Oklahoma City, OK

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About DJ Jonny Tsunami

hired 7 times on Thumbtack

With a background in hip-hop and a recent admiration for electronic music, DJ Jonny Tsunami is in big favor on genre-bending music. The Filipino native is known for mixing island sounds, sampling not only pop culture but also internet memes and combining them with electronic dance music (EDM) to create a genuinely unique sound.

DJ Jonny Tsunami's earliest residency was at The Youth Canteen (a teen club in Bartlesville, OK) when he was still in high school. After starting college, he soon gained a hip-hop residency at Club Fusion/Vice Nightclub (OKC). After leaving Vice to explore the world of EDM and other deejaying styles and techniques, he was chosen to be the weekend resident of Kamps Lounge (OKC). During his adventures, Jonny Tsunami has teamed up with Havoc Nights as a sponsored smoke-free artist. Tsunami is also working with Red Bull as their campus DJ at the University of Central Oklahoma. DJ Jonny Tsunami represents the Real DJs Crew as the Oklahoma president. He is also the A & R for empEYEre Entertainment.

Throughout his career, Jonny Tsunami has DJed for/performed with the following: B-Hamp, Twista, Jabee, Josh Sallee, The Party Boyz, The Cool Kids, Stalley, DJ Earworm, DJ Homicide and DJ Fashen. He has also performed at the Bonfires and Bass Music Festival, as well as the Norman Music Festival.

You can also follow him on Twitter.


Oklahoma City, OK 73103

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  • 5/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Jonny did an awesome job. He even has some pretty cool dance moves. Everyone had a great time. Thanks Jonny

  • 5/5 stars

    A great DJ with his own remixes, songs, and creative ways of mixing and mashing a different variety of generes throughout the entire night! Smokefree and doesn't get drunk.

  • 5/5 stars

    Jonny Tsunami did an excellent job for our halloween party! He was open to suggestions, showed up early, and kept customers thoroughly entertained. He even offered pointers on how to improve our next DJ event. We'll definitely try to hire him again soon.

  • 5/5 stars

    Everytime I work with Mr. Tsunami it's always a blast! He's punctual and very unique with his craft! He has a bright future and anyone that works with him is getting a quality awesome DJ as well as a person!!

  • 5/5 stars

    he did our wedding and i was so very impressed with him!! he welcomed any and all suggestions i had!! we had a very mixed crowd and Everyone had a great time!!! I've had multiple people since ask for his info to use him at their events!!! hands down johnny is one of the best!!! i will use him no matter what for all events parties, etc. i put on in the future!!!

  • 5/5 stars

    Very full of energy and able to adapt to any kind of music you or your customers want played. Professional as well as laid back overall a great DJ.

  • 5/5 stars

    This is Rob V from OKC, I got DJ JONNY TSUNAMI on a show I had at the opolis in Norman... He kept the whole place rockin from start to finish. He has a great selection of music and he mixes like a pro. He's hands down the best DJ in OKC!

  • 4/5 stars Event DJ Verified Review

    Jonnie did a great job with the party. He did show up a little late which stressed me out but the party went off successfully.

  • 5/5 stars Verified Review

    Jonnys performance was excellent. His entire setup from start to finish was amazing. We will definitely be contacting him again.

  • 5/5 stars

    I love this dj (:
    he has all the new songs, nothing you cant dance to, and keeps the party going all night! I had him for my party, and you should definately have him at yours! He literal,y brings the life to the party..not only with the hottest music but with the hottest moves too! He dances even if no one else is (: Hes also one of the only djs i know that keeps the music going, smooth transitions with no breaks (:

Question and answer

Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.

A. Lately, I've mostly been hired to DJ at dance parties. Common settings include, but are not limited to: nightclubs, fraternity parties, house parties, birthday parties, etc.

But I have also DJed at concerts, and have run sound for bands.

I'm not limited to DJing for live events. I have been hired to make dance mixes for cheer squads and dance crews. Also, numerous hip hop artists have hired me to DJ and host their mixtapes. I have even ran my own radio show, in the past.

For anything that you need music for, I'm your man!

Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?

A. I need to know a location, what size area I'll be DJing in, and what equipment is available for me to use at said location (sound system, lights, etc.).

Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?

A. I am most known for keeping the party going nonstop with no breaks, or silence between songs. I use smooth transitions that allows for continuous dancing all night. One of my pet peeves is when DJs let the music stop between songs or use rough transitions. I want people to be able to keep dancing, not have to stop, then wait to get back into the groove.

I'm also known for being lively and energetic; I'll literally be the life of the party. I have a tendency to be on the dance floor just as much as I am behind the turntables. If no one is dancing, I'll get out and show them how its done!

Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?


A:I do it so I can introduce people to music that they wouldn't normally listen to, and to help them get out of their little box of familiarity. I like being able to show people that there is good music out there that they wouldn't normally give a chance.

Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?

A. The industry has already moved away from using vinyl and has transitioned to being all digital. But the next big thing will be video mixing (DJing with music videos). Video mixing is a controversial subject among DJs. Some DJs argue that showing music videos on the dance floor will cause people who would normally be dancing to be distracted and pay more attention to the videos. Others just think that it's the coolest thing ever, and that the distraction wouldn't affect the crowd. Since video mixing requires more equipment than normal DJing, DJs that video mix typically charge more for their services.

Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?

A. Just hustle and grind every day. If you make music your life, then your life will be music.

When I was in middle school, I started makes mixes and doing mixtapes with local artists. As I got better, I just kept branching out to the next cities. Now I work with artists all over the USA and some in Canada.

When I was in high school, I started DJing live for parties and I got hired as the resident DJ for a teen club. When I started going to college in Edmond last year, I just promoted myself and took any gig I could get. I was discovered by someone who worked for Local Heat who started managing me. Word just got around that I'm a good DJ, so people started asking me to be in their music videos or to come DJ at their clubs. The owner of Club Fusion finally heard about me, and called me up when he wasn't happy with the DJ he had.

If you want something, then set goals and have dates on when you want to reach them. Make sure every decision you make in life will help you reach those goals.

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