DJ Dizzy (Dean Athienides)

Dean John Athienides a.k.a Dizzy has been Deejaying for the past 35 years, and is considered to be one of South Africa’s most successful and talented dance Dj’s.

Dizzy has played residencies in over hundred night clubs in his career, he has played at the top dance events in the country and has been featured at these events for as long as the trend has been around. Dizzy’s versatility is a huge asset, to his career as he is able to play a wide range of music, from progressive House to EDM & Trance. Dizzy has played at events hosted Internationally by, Cream, Ministry Of Sound, Global supporting Dj’s Sasha and John Digweed plus Anthony Papa, he has played in Ibiza and at the Love Parade in 2000 where he performed for 1.3 million people in Berlin alongside Kai Tracid. As well as Clubs Overseas, Stern radio (Berlin), Matrix (Berlin), XS (Berlin), Time of Change (Spain) and Goliath Party (Hamburg).

Dizzy has also played alongside International Dj’s at home in South Africa, the likes of: UK’s Carl Cox, Tall Paul, Tony De Vit, Mr C (The End Club), Germany’s Paul Van Dyk, Commander Tom, Dj Mind, Warp Brothers, Lisa Lashes, Neelix, DayDin, Interactive Noise, and the list goes on…

Dizzy also wowed the South African Public with the Liquidreams Parties and the Camel Experience Party, where he played to crowds of 35000 fans.

Talking Albums, Dizzy’s Ministry Of Sound-Trance Nation CD in 1999, was recognised and praised by Ministry Of Sound U.K for outstanding mixing and track selection.. .

Titles won by Dizzy include winning the Crystal Award for South Africa’s Top Dj by People Magazine also the Dj Battlefield Dj competition and the SA battle of the dj’s in 1997

Dizzy has had numourous hits singles and Remixes on Itunes under the Clubtraxxx banner and is constantly working on project in the Studio, after 34 years off DJ’ing Dizzy is still at the fore front of his Game.

There are two new record labels to be launched in 2015 under the DJ Dizzy name one being Progressive psy trance (kinetik Music movement) and Mayhem his new EDM bigroom label..


• ESP EP2 1998
• Nexus Album – 1998
• Ice Project D Album
• PipeDreams – DJ DIZZY – 1999
• DJSA Vol.2 – 1999
• Double Trouble Vol.1 – 2000
• Double Trouble Vol.2 – 2001
• Double Trouble Vol.3 – 2003
• Double Trouble Vol.4 – 2004
• Ministry Of Sounds Trance Nation – 1999
• Spectrum vol.1 – 2005
• Spectrum vol.2 – 2005
• Spectrum vol.3 – 2006
• Spectrum Vol.4 – 2007
• Spectrum Vol.5 – 2007
• Spectrum Vol.6 – 2008
• Spectrum Vol7 – 2008
• Hardy Boyz – Overload – 2005
• Hardy Boyz – Nasty Noise – 2006
• Hardy Boyz – Loud N Proud 2007
• Hardy Boyz – Back2Bassix – 2014
• Tunnel Trance Vol. 30 – 2006
• Tunnel Trance Vol. 31 – 2007
• Clubtraxxx vol 1-13 – 2008 / 2014
• ClubClassics Vol ½ – 2013 / 2014


Twitter: @DJDizzySA