Townsend started his DJ career after a friend taught him the basics while working at a small bar in Alice Springs, NT on a working holiday.
After returning to his home town of the Gold Coast, Joshua sought further training and found it from Josh Jett (Archane Echo), one of the founding members of Mashd N Kutcher.
Joshua played his first Nightclub at Birdees in the Avery (Brisbane) playing as Teddypocolyps in July 2013. Very shortly after this He joined forces with a friend, forming the DJ group #Hashtags.
As #Hashtags, they held residencies at RG's, The Bank, GPO (Brisbane Valley) and 105.7 Radio Metro the largest Gold Coast based radio station.
In late 2013 #Hashtags entered a DJ competition at GPO. Placing in the top 7 they continued on as residence at GPO. Later #Hashtags decided to split due to artistic differences. This is when Joshua changed his DJ name to Townsend and took over the GPO residency and 105.7 Radio Metro show on the Gold Coast.
In 2016 Townsend entered the DJ competition Your Shot (Brisbane) and with overwhelming success, placed 2nd in the experienced DJ category.
Townsend currently holds residencies at The Met Brisbane, Club Metro, and Radio show 'Pickled Anarchy' Sundays from midnight on 105.7 Radio Metro.
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