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It has been a very busy time for Eddie Richards, dance music s quintessential pioneer and “Britain s godfather of house and techno” (Mixmag).
One of the first DJs to champion house back in the mid 8O s and one of the UK s original mix DJs residing at London s Camden Palace, voted best club in the world , (Record Mirror.) Eddie became a key figure in a new music and cultural movement soon to explode worldwide.
After playing at such influential and original underground clubs as Clink St. & Heaven in London and Manchester s Hacienda, he went one to headline the legendary UK pay parties Sunrise. Energy and Helter Skelter among countless others. Remix and production work led to the release of club classics; Acidman in 88 which hit National Top 20, followed by other chart topping remixes of Ralphi Rosario, Orbital and The Shamen.
Since the mid 80 s he has been included in virtually every book, documentary and film on the dance culture and sought after all over the world for his flawless mix of deep bass driven techno with soulful & tough tribal house, a format he has always maintained, and has led him to be widely regarded as the pioneer of what is now known as tech-house.
Most recently Eddie has been devoting more time to music production, releasing & licensing tracks with labels in the UK, Europe & USA including End Recordings, Hypervinyl, Matter/Form, SoCo Audio, Northern Lights, LHB, & own labels Lunar Tunes, dy-na-mix & Storm which have all been getting excellent reviews & chart placing from respected Djs around the world. The Dark EP licensed to Visitor records in Belgium & released in November 2001 remains their all time best seller.
Besides his long standing residency at Wiggle, London s best known true underground parties, Eddie spins regularly at Fabric in London & will soon be featured for a forthcoming Fabric Mix C.D.& of course look out for Evil Eddie Richards as he continues his mission to spread good music across the galaxy Upcoming dates include Sao Paulo, Skopje, New York, Vancouver, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, Ghent, Prague, Zagreb, Belgrade, Cologne, London, Barcelona & many more… in a recent 3 month stint Eddie traveled over 97,000 miles (a distance of more than four times around the world), to spin at 40 parties in 26 cities & in 10 countries.
In June 1990 Eddie Richards founded dy-na-mix, the first ever DJ agency, nurturing his vision of a global dance network and is now celebrating 12 Years of service to the House Music underground.