I once watched DJ Mehdi tear up a stage with his dance moves while DJing with A-Trak in Crawdaddy, Dublin a few years ago. I had never seen a DJ so in love with the songs he was playing that it went right into his very being and could not be contained. His eyes lit up, his smile beamed and his body was forced to move in sheer bliss. He was an absolute dude. My thoughts are with his wife and family. Watch him and Busy P whip a 2008 Button Factory crowd up:
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.