About Richard Marshall

After finding his feet on the Cape Town scene in 2000 with a two year residency, Marshall spent the years between 2002 and 2006 playing as many clubs as possible up and down the famed Long Street strip refining what is now a reputably eclectic sound in music and honing his skills as a DJ that can handle any situation, across any genre.

This skill is not only what makes Marshall a unique and highly sought after DJ, it also keeps him interested and passionate about all spheres of the musical landscape. He was

Frequently guest slots at premier nights nationally, the clubs & festivals played and residencies held are now too numerous to mention. Opening for techno giants Henrik Schwarz and Ame at the Global Breakthrough festival 2008 paid suitable homage to a committed career.

He has supported the likes of Diplo, Lemon Jelly, Tim Sweeny of DFA Records, Carl Craig, Osunlade at the Red Bull Music Academy and shared the stage with Fedde le Grand at the 2011 J&B Met to name a small and notable slice.

Keeping with fashion Marshall was commissioned to design the sound for the Darkie Fashion show at Cape Town Fashion Week 2008 and 2010, and played the at the official launch of street brand Domino.

He currently holds a weekly residency at Sol Kerzner’s One & Only Hotel playing to a range of distinguished guests, and runs a weekly radio slot on MuthaFM.

Not only concerned with his solo endeavors, Marshall is also one half of ‘Valve State’, a collaboration between himself and trumpet player Lee Thomson of Springbok Nude Girl fame. The duo has found quick and well-earned success, traveling across the country playing in the most stylish and sophisticated of settings.

Outside of the DJ realm Marshall is a qualified sound engineer and the owner and founder of NoiseFloor recording studios at the Old Castle Brewery. He has won a Loerie Craft Award for sound design, been published as a photographer and writer on the international dance scene and producer of numerous songs that have been published both for the web and radio play.