DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

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DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by pineappletribe » Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:44 am

Has anyone ever bought a record from him on here?
Has anyone ever seen his record collection?
Has anyone ever heard/seen him DJ?

Just a little fed up reading constant bullshit seemingly on every thread telling tales of how he had 10 copies of such&such obscurity and it is utter sh!te & sold it for 5p in a job lot... blah blah fvcking blah.

What a tw@t.

No offence :D

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by silky » Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:49 am

I have heard that he has leather bound flyers and his vinyl warehouse smells like rich mahogany

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by oz » Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:56 am

six million records and no camera.....

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by dj jedi » Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:03 am

The jury is still out. In his defence:

1) He clearly knows his stuff - great knowledge on tunes/the scene
2) He's been on the forums for years
3) He knows a lot of the same south coast people I do (allegedly) which you would only know from being around then
4) I've sold loads of records to him over the years and he's always been good to deal with (one of the best in fact)

However he doesn't do himself any favours because:

1) Those that have been around for years remember his more humble days when he didn't have every record ever made (google his old wants lists)
2) He never answers anything personal and goes to great lengths to hide his identity (even though lots of us know exactly who he is ;) )
3) He got busted posting a photo of 'his' record collection he found on Google about 10 years ago
4) He claims to have DJ'd at all kinds of events we all know but refuses to disclose his DJ name - why?

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by pineappletribe » Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:39 am

I seem to be having a non-bullshit day and felt obliged to post this as really cannot be arsed with all the tripe :lol:

Seems a good way of finding out what is really what ;)

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by ian saunders » Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:25 am

dj jedi wrote: (even though lots of us know exactly who he is ;) )
This big wink kinda implies that you know who he is :)

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by Thrash » Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:38 am

Presumably his warehouse is under water currently?

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by dj_gyr8 » Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:51 pm

Hi,

Weirdly, this water has been a major concern... Thankfully I've only had a minor amount of water ingress since they sorted the drains.

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by phil » Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:32 pm

I brought a record off him once...was this
http://www.discogs.com/J-Higgs-J-Emery- ... ase/258897
came quickly and in condition stated

just thought I would throw that into the mix

the picture lifted from google was a classic tho

the avator is aweful

the stories make me laugh so no issues with me

he does have a good music knowledge

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by dj jedi » Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:44 pm

ian saunders wrote:This big wink kinda implies that you know who he is :)
I know his personal details because I've sold records to him, but he doesn't want those details to be public knowledge so it wouldn't be cool for me to go blabbing it.

As to who he claims he was back in the day - no idea! I don't know why he refuses to disclose it, there were dozens of local/B-list DJs back then so there's no shame in not being an A-lister. And he's certainly not any of the A-listers I've met over the years.

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by Ric » Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:44 pm

I've no issue with gyr8 whatsoever. He definitely knows his stuff and readily offers up any information he has.
Fair play to you gyr8

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by electric tribe » Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:57 pm

Ric wrote:I've no issue with gyr8 whatsoever. He definitely knows his stuff and readily offers up any information he has.
Fair play to you gyr8
What Ric says.

Like a bunch of old women :badgrin: gossiping in the hairdressers about Doris.

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by Traffic Cone » Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:11 pm

there is a bit of the "boy who cried dubplate" in effect though :D in that whilst i don't doubt a lot of his knowledge, or that he has an extensive collection - but his many more fanciful tales of having every dubplate mentioned on here, playing gigs in most dance genres at various points in the past, connections with bands etc, do make it hard to take him as a definitive authority ;)

whether he's doing this because he really wants to convince anyone or through mischievous trolling, i don't know. either way, he's fairly committed. and it can be pretty funny :D

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by pete.devnull » Tue Feb 11, 2014 4:22 pm

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Re: DJ Gyr8 - mythbusters....

Post by ian saunders » Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:41 pm

Traffic Cone wrote:"boy who cried dubplate"
Dibs on that as an EP title.

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