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FAROUCHE is a consistent artist who is never afraid to venture outside the box when hes djing or producing. Gaining valuable industry experience in 1987-94, in Melbourne, Australia, club promoting & hosting his own radio show on KISS 90 FM, moving back to London in 1995, hooking up with top house outfit DREAM TEEM (radio 1), from 1998-2000, honing his production & remixing skills on their house label imprint DFL records, but not before doing his first commissioned remix of S-express The return (rhythm king) back in 1996.
Most of Farouches releases prior to & including the period 2003-4 were under his old spelling of ‘dj Ferouche’ before altering the spelling to Farouche (don’t ask).
Whilst producing with the Dream Teem, Farouche was signed to Concorde international artistes as a DJ thus putting Farouche on the international Dj circuit, always being booked as the headline this work took him to places like Russia, Malta, Greece & Bulgaria. His exciting & invigorating dj style behind the decks has won him admirers professionally and publicly alike.
2000 farouche started working in the Essential Studios (Hoxton Whores) producing and remixing along side Gary Dedman which inc artistes like, Michael Jackson, Massive Attack, Alison Limerick, Ice T, and David Bowie releasing tracks under several different monikers, Amnesia All stars and Outbound, the latter being the name used when remixing the huge anthem ‘I Wanna Be U’ Chocolate Puma ‘outbound dub’ (cream records).
2001 Farouche purchased & moved into his own private studio, where he had the good fortune to work with some of the uks top pop producers like Tony Briscoe (Craig David, Beverly Knight), Tony Mathews (Soul to Soul), Rick Wilde, and Kenny Thomas (crazy world). Further honing his musical and production skills, which gave him the opportunity of helping produce & mix Oxide’s new single featuring Harvey, Romeo, and Aliesha (Misteeq), which made record of the week Radio 1 and released summer 2005.
2006 Farouche having his 1st release for a while, “I Wont Let U” (no bull records) a sample taken from le freak (chic) & turning it into a funky house stomper, featuring the awesome vocal talents of Viveen Wray (N-Trance, Toolroom, Simon Web), he went on to remix several more chic tracks, as requested by Warner Music.
Summer of 2006 farouche secured a weekly residency @ sin London, working with some of London’s finest house Dj’s & house brands, his contract ending Jan 2007.
2007 so far has been quite hectic for this busy artist upon his return from holidays he was straight back into the studio where he is currently finishing off his “singles album” March saw farouche jet of to south beach Miami for the winter conference, and has returned with a renewed vigor and exciting ideas for his dj and production projects. Since his Miami trip he has secured dates in some of Londons top house venues inc Egg and the cross, he is also currently in negotiations with several uk & us labels regarding his productions. He also finds time to write weekly reviews for Trax2burn download site. So he pretty much sleeps standing up…. zzz