Smiley has held down a number of long-term gigs playing a broad selection
of bar grooves at venues such as The Parkside Hotel, The Franklin Hotel,
Hotel Wright St, The Oxford and The Crown & Sceptre Hotel
over his 20+ year career in DJing.
His longevity in the industry is testament to his commitment to
quality music and his knowledge of what music works best
in the environment in which he is playing.
On his Bar Grooves Spotify playlist,
Smiley showcases some of his favourite tracks from the last two decades,
spanning electronic funk, upbeat soul and cool indie cuts.
Smiley’s new residency at respected world music club Casablabla
has allowed him to showcase his appreciation for unique and exotic
sounds from all corners of the globe.
His sets there take in a broad range of styles including afrobeat,
reggaeton, tropical, latin, dancehall and R&B.