Slacker Logo



Australian DJ, songwriter, and producer tyDi is a conservatory-trained musician whose eclectic trance and house tracks have earned him a globally dominant profile. Born Tyson Illingworth in Mooloolaba, Australia in 1987, tyDi first became drawn to trance and other types of techno in his early teens. Although he played drums while in high school, he eventually procured a set of DJ turntables and by age 16 won first prize at the Brisbane DJ Wars. After high school tyDi relocated to Brisbane, where he earned his Bachelor of Music Technology from Queensland Conservatorium of Music. While at school, tyDi still found time to perform, building a loyal following with his regular appearances at the Brisbane nightclub The Family. In 2008 he maximized this attention by becoming the youngest artist ever to win the InTheMix Top 50 DJs in Australia contest. After graduating conservatory in 2009, tyDi released his debut album, Look Closer, which rose to the number two slot on the Australian Dance Charts. Two years later he returned with his sophomore album, Shooting Stars, which hit number one on the dance charts in Australia, Canada, and the U.K. and showcased collaborations with several vocalists including Tania Zygar, Brianna Holan, and Audrey Gallagher. In 2012 he curated the dance mix compilation album Global Soundsystem 2012: California, and the following year he delivered a compilation of his own chillout, non-dance-oriented material, Hotel Room. In 2014 he released his fourth solo album, Redefined, which showcased a more stylistically varied electronic palette and included vocals from Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba and the Ready Set's Jordan Witzigreuter. ~ Matt Collar
Read More Read Less

Stations Featuring

    Trance & Progressive

    Trance & Progressive
    1 song

Albums by

Top Songs by

  1.   Song
  2.   If I Stayed
  3.   Live This Lie by Carmen Keigans
  4.   Racing Kites
  5.   Die This Way
  6.   Redefined
  7.   Forever
  8.   Somebody For Me
  9.   MinD Games
  10.   All I Ever Knew
  11.   The Prestige
  12.   Make It Last
  13.   Carry You by Jennifer Rene
  14.   So Alone
  15.   Not That Beautiful
  16.   Something About You by Kerli
  17.   Nothing Really Matters
  18.   Vanilla by Tania Zygar
  19.   Lost
  20.   Let The Rain Fall In by Jennifer Rene
  21.   Lay Me Down
  22.   Goin' Solar by Carmen Keigans
  23.   Give Ourselves Away
  24.   Apollo
  25.   Untraceable
  26.   The Closer I Get by Dashboard Confessional
  27.   Black Wine
  28.   Box Of Lego
  29.   Stay by Dia Frampton
  30.   Shipwreck
  31.   Fold
  32.   Perfect Crush by Kerli
  33.   Die Without You
  34.   Until I Met You

Artists Related to tyDi


Loading Sliders...
  1. + -



Casting to |