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PETER P

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PETER P has been mixing his way around the world for many years playing some of the biggest clubs and events worldwide He is a versatile DJ who cannot be pigeon holed to ... read more
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Location: London, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Genre: Funk / R&B, House

PETER P has been mixing his way around the world for many years playing some of the biggest clubs and events worldwide

He is a versatile DJ who cannot be pigeon holed to one genre of music. Instead he relys on his skill to read the crowd and get the party started.To Peter P music is his passion and he never dissapoints in transfering his passion to the crowd and creating a truly uplifting atmosphere.Having started his career at the tender age of 15 behind the decks in a local London club spinning rare northern soul he soon picked up the skills that have seen him play worldwide.He soon progressed through the ranks as a soul djplaying many all nighter /weekender gigs in the eighties.The late eighties saw a change in music and Peter P ingratiated himself on the house scene playing up and down the country at many raves during the summer of love.The following years saw Peter P progress on the house scene playing through all the house genres as the scene progressed.Choosing to mix all house genres taking crowds on an exciting rollercoaster of house musical mayhem.

Peter P is also an established radio presenter presenting his own shows over the years on many different dance music stations.

The later part of 2007 has seen Peter P returning to his soul roots playing at various soul events in the UK and Europe.He also returned to Ibiza and played a stunning sunset mix at cafe del mar . 2007 also saw the launch of soulhouse records which saw several releases over the next few months and gaining many plays at London clubs.Peter P says Ive been playing out at many soul funk and boogie nights plus a few back to 89 events ,its been great rediscovering my record collection and I have played some great events incorporating soul,funk boogie , house and old skool .

Peter P was also involved in the famous SUMMER OF LOVE revival nights where 4 events saw more than 20,000 ppl rave hard as though it was 1989 again. Peters skills behind the decks have seen him hold down a residency at Londons number 1 club The Penthouse for 3 years where he has been a key figure in the clubs success. Peter says he loves the challenge of playing to such a diverse crowd every week and drawing on his skills and experience to ensure the party is banging. 2011 has seen Peter P pick up 2 awards at the SOUL SURVIVORS AWARDS where he was voted as runner up as best club dj and best radio presenter . He has alsobeen nominated for best club night and best promoter at the Cool Magazine Awards to be held in London this year. Peter P is also a radio presenter on TIME FM presenting 2 weekly shows and played a whole 24 set in May 2011 to help raise money for a local kids cancer charity lennox. Peter P is one of the hardest working DJs and he still has the enthusiam , energy and passion he had when he first started behind the decks in the early 80s.2011 has seen the launch of yet another night in London Soul Uprising which has seen great success and is continuing into 2013. 2012 saw Peter team up with Morgan Khan of Streetsounds who along with Andy Smith put on the soul event of the year the streetsounds 30th anniversary at the coronet london featuring acts shannon fatback band leroy burges and many more . The event was such a success that a streetsounds summer ball has been organised in June 2013 . Peter P has also secured a regular show every friday 12-3pm on leading soul station stomp radio.com. Peter will also be playing at the first ever hayling island soul weekender aswell as a tour of Asia in 2013. Peter is also now into his fourth year as resident dj at top london club The Penthouse

You can be sure of one thing with Peter P behind the decks the party will realy get started.

Catch Peter P live on your radio on stompradio.com in London fridays midday to 3pm

DJ Peter P first got into music at the age of seven coming from a musical family (father a jazz singer) and (brother keyboard player) music was always around at home. By ten years old he had already built up a sizable record collection and over the next few years compiled cassette tapes to sell at school. It was no surprise that in 1982 at 15 years old Peter left school and made his debut as a dj at the regency suite east London. The music at the time was northern soul and rare groove and DJ PP soon built up a following and played many clubs all over the country and at various Scooter rallies. By 1986 house music was arriving in London. He started playing around the top clubs in Essex and London for a few years and also appeared on a few local radio stations. In 1989 DJ PP was taken to Ibiza to work for two weeks and ended up staying the whole season picking up residencies at Nitelifes and the Star club as well as fronting several beach parties. 1990 saw a residency at world famous Hippodrome in London and the once monthly return to Ibiza for various promotions. The next few years saw a steady stream of work at clubs in London including Equinox, Bar Rumba, Jimmyz, Buzz Bar, Fish Club, Slap Harrys, Ministry of Sound 100 Club, Milk Bar, Limelights, Club UK, Lipsticks and many others. DJ PP has toured all around the world deejaying including Spain, Czech, Cyprus, Greece, France and across Asia. His style of music is all forms of house music tinged with refried funk and eclectic rhythms . Essex clubs played Ilford Palais, The Hope, Room At The Top, Faces, Villa, Corks, Hollywoods, Time & Envy, Edwards, Rbeeze, Havelocks, Cellar Club, Soulfull Shack, Chains, Legends, Zero 6,Rising Sun, Secrets, The Kings, Stop Outs and others. I n 2005 Peter created a promotion called SOULHOUSE playing regular events up and down the country with fellow SOULHOUSE resident CHRIS LAVISH. The night soon built up a diverse following and SOULHOUSE now run weekly events in London and Essex 2007 saw the launch of SOULHOUSE record label as well as clothing and merchandise.

Peter P has worked with Joey Negro, Seamus Hadji , Paul Oakenfold , Darren Emerson , John Digweed , Sandy Rivera , Bodyrox , 2 Good Souls , DJ Spoony , Artful Dodger , Omar , Loose Ends , Danny Rampling , Nick Power , Slipmatt , Duke , Miguel Migs ,Layabouts, Kenny Dope , JJ Frost , Serious Intention , Ragga Twins , Shades of Rhythm , 2 Bad Mice , Stepmasters , Cookie Monsters , Robert Owens , Jocelyn Brown , Gwen Dickey , Pete Heller , James Morrel ,morgan khan , shannon , phil fearon , fatback band , leroy burges , lee john and many other djs and artists .

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