Dynamic dance grooves, vibrant percussion and infectious melodies are fast becoming the trademark sounds of producer and multi-instrumentalist Sonny Grin. Drawing influence from a variety of sources such as jazz, disco, house and hip hop, the Sydney musician has developed a unique production style that incorporates his tertiary training and eclectic music tastes.
26 year old, real name Alec Brinsmead, might not be someone you recognise at first glance, but has already had an impressive career as a drummer and DJ. Holding down the rhythm section for the likes of The Tipsy Scholars, Oly Sherman, ANGE, Tate Sheridan, Kirrah Amosa and KP Hydes, Brinsmead has toured internationally and has also played drums for INXS great Andrew Farriss. Behind the decks, he has supported SAFIA, Wave Racer, Young Franco, Nina Las Vegas, Tkay Maidza under the name ‘Baldwin’. Now stepping into the limelight as Sonny Grin, the project combines the love of engaging and eclectic dance music, with his extensive training as a musician. Taking influence from fellow Aussies Touch Sensitive and Cosmo’s Midnight as well as international beat makers Kaytranada and Pomo, Sonny aims to give audiences a unique live show experience as well as a soundtrack to their house party. he spectacle of wielding multiple instruments, while delivering vibrant and enjoyable music, is something that separates Sonny Grin as both a producer and a performer.