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Dj Laurent Garnier

Dj Laurent Garnier

In 1987 he discovered the Haçienda club in Manchester and met Mike Pickering the resident DJ. Chicago House and Detroit Techno became very popular, and Garnier started mixing at the Haçienda club under the name of DJ Pedro. Garnier becomes one of the first Europeans to begin mixing American house music in Britain, Garnier was one of the prime cogs in the late-1980s Madchester scene. His DJing at Manchester’s Haçienda club provided …

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Digweed

In addition to Europe, Digweed has had a tremendous career in North America. Digweed, along with Sasha, established a monthly residency at the now defunct New York club Twilo, a legendary residency that established itself at the forefront of progressive trance and house music into the American mainstream. Digweed underwent a six week country-wide tour of the United States in 2002 called Delta Heavy, with Sasha and Jimmy Van M. Promotion of the tour was …

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Paul Oakenfold

In 1987, Oakenfold spent several months in Ibiza, Spain, where he fell in love with the dance club music (see 1987 in music). Using influences from Ibiza’s sound, Italo disco, soul and house, Oakenfold produced Happy Mondays’ Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches, followed by productions of remixes for U2, Massive Attack, Arrested Development, The Cure, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Simply Red, New Order and The Shamen with production partner Steve Osborne under the collaborative name ‘Perfecto’. …

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Ferry Corsten

Ferry Corsten started to work as a musician in 1991, producing underground hardcore Gabber tracks, later expanding into club-house and trance music.[citation needed] In 1999 he produced Out of the Blue (under the alias System F), a melodic tune that became a hit on dance floors all over the world.[citation needed] His growing popularity in the late ’90s led to cooperation with many famous trance DJs and musicians like DJ Tiesto (Gouryella, Vimana), Vincent de …

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Deep Dish

Deep Dish is a duo of DJ and house music producers consisting of Iranian-American members Ali “Dubfire” Shirazinia and Sharam Tayebi. Based in Washington, DC they are well known for providing house or dance remixes of tracks of famous stars such as Madonna, Cher and Gabrielle, and for their live DJing sets. They often collaborate with DC artist Richard Morel and produced a dance hit with his song “True (the Faggot is You)”. Their remixing …

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Sasha

Sasha (born Alexander Coe on 4 September 1969), is a Welsh DJ and record producer. Sasha began his career playing acid house dance music in the late 1980s, and became a central figure in the development and popularisation of electronic dance music. He partnered with fellow DJ John Digweed in 1993, touring internationally and producing a series of mixes (compilations of other artists work played in a continuous fashion).[2] Through their track selection and mixing …

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ATB

Andre Tanneberger has been living in two worlds for quite some time. One is the world of electronic music, where he has created extraordinary, melodious club tracks and played countless DJ sets all over the globe. Worldwide fame came courtesy of numerous top ten hits such as “9 PM (Till I Come)”, “Don’t Stop”, “Killer”, “Let U Go” and “Ecstasy”. The other world is an atmospheric domain – smoother songs to lose yourself in, where …

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Carl Cox

Carl Cox began 1996 with the launch of his own record label, Worldwide Ultimatum, releasing his debut self-produced album ‘At The End Of The Cliche’. This album was a culmination of influences gained from 18 years of the experience. It took over two years to complete ans stormed up the UK charts attaining a position of #22. In addition, he began his own management company, Ultimate Music Management, which has blossomed under his watchful eye …

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PAUL VAN DYK

Born December 16th, 1971 in Eisenhuettenstadt, East Germany, Paul grew up in communist East Berlin. Prior to Germany’s reunification, he at least had an early window to the capitalist world via the cross-border airwaves.

“We were able to see Westside – TV and listen to western radio stations. We recorded the music and replayed it at our parties, because in the east we didn’t have something like a club culture. In those days I listened …

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Tiesto

Tiesto’s career is punctuated by landmark achievements ‘ the first DJ in the world to sell out a solo stadium event for over 25,000 people, he scored a number one hit with his single Traffic, the first instrumental track to reach the top spot in his homeland of Holland in 23 years. His remix of Delerium featuring Sarah McLachlan’s Silence was the first house track ever broadcast on daytime radio in North America, (it became …

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