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UK DJ/Producer/Composer/Label owner
His music experience started as a drummer and backing vocalist in a rhythm n blues band on the London circuit in 1985.
By 1987 he had taken to the decks playing soul funk and rare groove to London crowds in clubs such as Buzbys, Maximus, Empire and other venues.
1988 was the start of the Acid House movement for him and from that point on he was hooked. The great Tony Thorpe crossed his path and became his 1st music mentor.
For the next ten years he developed his production and DJ talents. He was commissioned in 1996 to compose the VH-1 on-air indent and music for four other VH-1 shows. He produced his first album and developed the Blackliquid band.
By 2000 he took his talents to LA fully immersing himself in the house music community.
As a DJ he was introduced to the top LA club promoters and established venues. Traffic @ The Mayan, Spundae LA, Monday Social, Booth 7 and The World Party (south bay) just to name a few. He has recently performed for Hed Kandi USA at the famed Club Mighty (SF), Ecco Hollywood (LA) & Palazzo (Vegas).
It was, however at this point in his career (2000), at a local 7Eleven he met his second mentor and friend for life Ashley Ingram (Imagination, Des’ree).
After being signed for numerous productions on various labels including the Universal Music Group and his notable remix of DJ Colette’s hit record ‘Feelin Hypnotized’ which is featured in 20th Century Fox hit movie and the Warner soundtrack ‘Devil Wears Prada’, he decided to open his digital imprint Blackliquid Music.
He later merged his company with fellow Brit Mikey Gallagher now with Hed Kandi to form the internationally known brand House Sound of LA. The label side of the brand has a catalogue of over 80 releases. The brand has since been licensed to Willy Sanjuan to form House Sound of Barcelona with development of House Sound of Miami.
With his constantly evolving global perspective, he is now focusing on touring his music worldwide with brands such as Wet Grooves, Gaga Records (Germany), Azucar Entertainment (New York), Shaboom Records (UK/LA), playing cities like Gothenburg, Luxemburg, Miami, Kansas City, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
Radio and Internet
When he arrived in Los Angeles he secured several Internet radio shows. Dublab (What Is Orange?), SSradioUK (LA Nights). Appeared on XM/Sirius Radio with Swedish Egil. Recently on Ministry of Sound Radio (Hed Kandi radio show w/Mikey Gallagher) and currently Serenity.FM (LA Nights) Mondays 8pm PST.
He has had several career-based interviews including Swedish Egil & Jeff Bomb (Groove Radio), Richard Vission (Powertools 106FM) among others.
Productions and Compilations
He currently has productions on many compilation albums through working with people like Oscar Poché of Media Services NYC (Open Bar Music) & Salah Fariat of (Gaga Records). His personal catalogue is extensive and can be found in your favorite digital download store.
Brief Discography -
“Hangin” – Open Bar Music – 2006 – genre – Vocal House
“Sexual Healing” – Marvin Gaye – Blackliquid Remixes – Foot Fetish – 2006 genre: House
“4 Da Headz” – Blackliquid – Blackliquid Music – 2007 – genre: House
“Revolution” – Poets of the Roundtables – Blackliquid Remix – Magnify Music – 2008 genre: house
“Deeper” – Blakkat – Blackliquid Remix – Shaboom Records – 2008 genre: House
“Our President” – Blackliquid vs Barack Obama – Yes We Did Mix – Blackliquid Music -2009 genre: House
“Why You Lie To Me” – Votchik – Blackliquid Remix – House Sound of LA – 2009 genre: House
“Knock Me Down” – Vienna – Blackliquid Remix – House Sound of LA – 2009 genre: House
“Let Me Be Your Fantasy” – Project Orange ft Andre Espeut – Blackliquid Remix – House Sound of LA – 2009 genre: House
“You Are My Medicine” – Clemens Rumpf & Angie Brown – Blackliquid Remix – House Sound of LA – 2009 genre: House
“Conquistadores Chocolates” – Oscar P & Ospina – Blackliquid Remix – Open Bar Music – 2009 genre: House
“Bogota” – Chris B – Blackliquid Remix – House Sound of LA – 2009 genre: Deep House
“Play With Me” – Blakkat & Holly Backler – Blackliquid Remix & Dub – Shaboom Records – 2009 genre: House
“Another Dream” – Salah ft Nova Emad – Blackliquid Remix – Gaga Records – 2009 genre: House
“A Waking Dream” – Blackliquid vs Martin Luther King – Original Mix – Promo 2010 genre: House
“Reach Out” – Daniel Forbes ft Tony Lindsay – Blackliquid Remix – Phatbeat Records – 2010 genre: Soulful House
“In & Out of My Life” – Blackliquid vs Adeva – HSOLA Promo 2010 – genre: House
“The Mood (Joy or Pain)” – Jaway – Blackliquid Remixes – House Sound of LA – 2010 genre: Vocal House
“Window To My Soul” – Salah & Lenny Fontana – Blackliquid Remix – Gaga Records – 2010 genre: Big Room House
“Funk If You Are Nasty” – Blackliquid presents Gramma Funk – House Sound of LA/Gaga Records – 2010 genre: House