About Us

The Control Freakz

The Control Freakz are Chris Browne & Paul Byrne

Both from Dublin, Ireland

Chris is a a DJ/Producer, & Sound Engineer

He runs his own Production Studio (Studio Forty Four)

Paul is a DJ/Producer, and Full-Time Radio Presenter
(with iRadio)

They’ve both been DJ’ing over 10 years each,

and they teamed up together about 7 years ago,

& decided to make Tracks together, and then to DJ together too.

They’ve DJ’d together in:

The Redbull Electric Ballroom (Oxegen),

The Wright Venue <Main Room> (Dublin),

The Kitchen (Dublin),

The Village (Dublin),

The Vaults (Dublin),

Captain’s Venue (Blanch/Dublin)

Velvet (Swords/Dublin)

Horan’s (Tralee) & more

& Separately over the years they have DJ’d in…

Ibiza Rocks Hotel, Plastik, Viva & Mambo (Ibiza)

The Academy <Main Room> (Dublin)

Tripod <Main Room> (Dublin)

Andrew’s Lane <Main Room> (Dublin)

The National Show Centre (Dublin)

The Vaults/Krystle/Lillies/Cocoon/The Odeon/Zanzibar (all Dublin)

Dublin Castle

The Beach Club (Odyssey Complex/Belfast)

Mystik Festival <Main Stage> (Wicklow)

Mansion Festival (Dundalk)

& more

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They have had Tracks / Remixes released with:

Warner Music (Ireland),

Grooveboy Music (Ireland),

Discopolis Recordings (UK),

1980 Recordings (UK),

Plasmapool Records (Germany),

Vamos Music (France),

Radikal Records (U.S.A.)

And some of the tracks have been licensed on Various Compilations

Including the Hed Kandi Miami 2014 Compilation

They have done Remixes for

Bimbo Jones & Beverley Knight,

Bimbo Jones & Sian Evans,

Bimbo Jones & Jade Starling,

Shane Patrick (Ministry of Sound),

Jay C (Space, Ibiza) & Peter Brown,

Frequency 88 (Discopolis),


Dub’d Out,

Dirty Epics,

& Rooftop Anthem

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They have had:

2 Number 1’s on Juno.co.uk (Overall – All Genres),

a Number 1 on ‘Staff Picked Prog House Monthly Chart’ (Juno.co.uk)

a Top 20 on Beatport (Progressive House Releases Chart),

a Remix that was Number 3 on Irish iTunes Chart (All Genres),

a Number 3 in the Traxsource Soulful House Chart,

a Number 2 in the Irish iTunes Music Podcast Chart

a Number 1 in the D.D.F.C. Chart on FM104’s Freaks on Friday

a Track of the Week on FM104’s The Juice

many ‘Priority Plays’ on RTE Pulse

nearly a Million Views on the Ryanair Video (Featuring ‘With You’)

& they reached over 100,000 plays on their Soundcloud page

Radio Stations that have supported their Tracks include:

Hed Kandi Radio (Global)

Ministry of Sound Radio (Global)

Fierce Angel Radio (Global)

Capital FM (UK)

Kiss 100 (UK)

Gaydar Radio (UK)


Radio FG (France)

Ibiza Sonica (Spain)

Maxima FM (Spain)

Energy FM (Australia)

Kiss FM (Australia)

Radio Metro (Australia)

Fuddle Dance Radio (Holland)

Radio Antenna (Slovenia)

Radio Stations here in Ireland…

RTE 2fm, RTE Pulse, Today FM, FM104, 98FM, Spin 1038,

iRadio, Red FM, Beat 102103, Cool FM, FrQ FM, Tonik Radio, NRG FM, Play FM,

& many more

(The Promo Company ‘PromoThing‘ send their tracks Everywhere)

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DJ’s that have supported The Control Freakz tracks include:

Fatboy Slim, Steve Smart (Kiss 100)

Roger Sanchez, Felix Leiter

Armin Van Buuren, Stonebridge

Marcus Schulz, D.O.N.S.

Boy George, Peter Gelderblom

Tom Novy, Joe T Vanelli

Robbie Rivera, Fehrplay (Pryda)

Matt Darey, Marcel Woods

Marco V, Coxy (The Castle Club, Ayia Napa)

Cosmic Gate, Paul Reynolds (Ushuaia/Space)

Dave Spoon, Dermot C (Plastik/Ushuaia)

The Cube Guys, Patt The Postman (Ibiza Rocks)

Joachim Garraud, Mark Doyle (Fierce Angel)

Seb Fontaine, Andy Norman (Hed Kandi)

Alex P, Gavyn Mitchell (Ministry of Sound)

Andi Durrant, Shane Patrick (Ministry of Sound)

Tara McDonald (Radio FG) & more

& Here in Ireland:

Al Gibbs, Jenny Greene,

John Gibbons, Mr Spring,

Col Hamilton, Agnelli & Nelson,

Pete Maguire, Steven Cooper,

Orla Feeney, Reuben Keeney,

Christian Homan, Frank Jez,

& more