Ian learnt his craft in the bars & clubs of Greece, when back in 1992 he became resident at the famous Starlight Club in Kos which he continued for three years.
His energetic, feel good, hands in the air style of house music was soon a winner and in demand.
Back in London he was asked to provide the music for various catwalk shows at London Fashion Week including Alexander Nicholich and Italian label Sado which he still continues to work with for their global shows.
After a period of time playing London’s cooler celebrity clubs including The Baroque Rooms in Kensington & The Burlington Club in Mayfair, Ian decided to take a new approach to DJing and producing.
Over the years Ian has produced under many guises including Miami Calling, Blanco & Hadassi and remixes with Deep Dish, Seb Fontaine, Kathy Brown, Just Jack and many others.
DJ work has included playing regularly at Seb Fontaine’s heavyweight Type night at The Cross, plus at Pacha, Gatecrasher, and Slinky along with gigs in Ibiza, South America, and Dubai and all over the UK.
Ian’s latest guises include Fu Man Chu & Vegas Baby; have seen support and big demand from the world’s DJ heavyweights.
He has just completed a remake of the classic house track ‘Binary Finary’ which has been signed to Armin’s Armada label for release early in 2010.
With only a few actually available to select djs the buzz is already gathering pace with full support from Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren & Ferry Corsten and has seen the track popping up all over YouTube from e
With regular Vegas Baby club nights staged all over the UK & in Dubai, it was only about time that Ian concentrated on producing big room tunes under the same name.
First single ‘I Can’t Help Myself’ featuring Katy Tizzard has been signed to Toolroom’s sister label ‘Missspelt’ for release in Feb 2010 and is currently getting UK radio play.
With the second Vegas Baby single already finished and remix work including the Thrillseekers classic ‘Synaesthesia’ in the bag, 2010 is going to a massive year for Ian Hadassi.