Gordo (pka Carnage) catching heat for playing over the sets of 2 closing DJs

As long as DJs have been DJing, set times have (generally) been a thing. You have a predetermined time to play your set, you play out your final song, and the next DJ goes on. Sometimes it’s acceptable, if the other performers are okay with it, to go over a little bit, especially if it’s a headline club play and not a festival set. But to go hours over your time and cut the final two DJs of the night is basically unheard of.

Cue Gordo, pka Carnage, who headlined Ministry of Sound this past Saturday. After his headline set, or rather, after he was scheduled to end, he apparently continued playing, cutting the closing sets of Waze and Essel who were scheduled to play after him.

Twitter responded overwhelmingly in support of the two who had their sets cut, in particular Essel who drove 10 hours for the set.

At the end of the day, Waze doesn’t want MoS to catch any of the flak, and he and Essel are already in talks to play another night.


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