Phil Toke is a Sydney based DJ, producer, event organiser and co-founder of music networks, Soul of Sydney and Our House Sydney.
Soul of Sydney is a collectively run Soul & Funk music network including, DJ’s, musicians, producers & break dancers working together to support and promote soul based music throughout Sydney. From humble beginnings, Soul Of Sydney has grown to become the premier party in Australia for soul based music.
Phil is also founder of Our House Sydney, a regular night dedicated to deep house and underground disco. The launch of Our House Sydney in 2005 has marked an exciting chapter in Sydney’s dance music experience, providing lovers of house and disco with a uniquely intimate setting to kick back and relax or get down with some of Sydney’s most talented DJ’s and musicians.
Phil’s diverse musical style encompasses everything from Disco, Soul, Funk, Latin and Afrobeat to Deep House. His broad musical scope and technical skills don’t cloud his philosophy towards his work, that remains simple – to keep the quality music flowing, to play with passion and to always keep it coming from the heart.
Having been involved in Sydney’s music scene for over 20 years, Phil brings with him a wealth of experience that has seen him play alongside some of the world’s most influential Musicians, DJs and Producers including Roy Ayers, Francois K, David Morales, Grandmaster Flash, Mayer Hawthorne, Todd Terry, Ron Carroll, Dj Spen, Joey Negro, Derrick Carter, Osunlade, John Morales, Marshall Jefferson, DJ Rahaan, Copyright, Jay J, Chuck Love, Simon Dunmore and Alton Miller.
Phil has also played at some of Australia’s biggest festivals including Soulfest, Playground Weekender, Peats Ridge, Vivid Festival and The Sydney Festival.
His musical passion and talent has also seen him perform in New York, Amsterdam and the Middle East.
With a dedication to bringing the music to the people and doing it…strictly for the love… the future looks bright for Phil and the Sydney faithful.