In the last few years, Mark Sherry from Public Domain has became one of Scotlandâs top DJs. Playing endless amounts of gigs in his native country including playing at Scotlandâs biggest night Inside Out at The arches in Glasgow November 2003. He was billed as a “Future Hero” on this night which has been 1 of the highlights of his career so far. Mark has also played in almost every country on the planet including several tours of Australia playing for Frantic and Slinky and headlining at a full house at Sydneyâs Olympic Stadium arena, Code in Japan – Tokyoâs biggest and best club, headlining with Public Domain in Privilege in Ibiza (the worlds biggest club) 2 weeks in a row, playing on a fortress in the middle of the sea at Fortdance in St Petersburg in Russia and Oxa in Zurich, Switzerlandâs best club. He has also played at Hollandâs biggest clubbing event Dance Valley in Amsterdam to 90,000 people and DJed on the back of 1 of the trucks at the Berlin Love Parade in Berlin Germany 3 years in a row (with the exception of this year). This is the biggest dance festival in the world with 1 million clubbers gathering every year with the exception of this year.Most recently Public Domain was 1 of the headlining acts at Scotlandâs biggest festival, Coloursfest at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow where they played main stage in front of 10,000 punters. The list of gigs that the band has conquered over the years is endless but their favourite ones include Gatecrasher and Homelands Winchester and Aberdeen and several Slinky events.
Not only is Mark a club DJ, he does his weekly radio show on West FM, “The Public Domain Powermix” – 1 of Scotlandâs hard dance and trance shows which has been going strong for 6 years now. This goes out every Saturday night from 8-10pm and can be heard on 96.7 FM on the whole West Coast of Scotland and the Central Belt including some parts of Glasgow.
Mark, from Ayrshire, works on all the Public Domain tracks in the studio with his partners in crime James Allan and Neil Skinner, also from Ayrshire. He has played the keyboard since he was 8 years old and started to dabble with production when he was 16. James is also an accomplished keys player and has an HND in audio engineering, Neil also lends a big helping hand in production but is the main man for vocal ideas and getting the crowd going as PD’s wicked front man on stage. The band has just recently been signed to Incentive Records, which is home to Michael Woods, Matt Darey, Higate (Jules and Yomanda), and Yomanda etc. Their last single Make the Connection/Dangerous Minds was released recently and can be found on the Ministry Annual 2004, Frantic Euphoria and Judge Jules’ most recent Electric Trance compilation. Itâs also gained heaps of support from Judge Jules, Anne Savage, Yoji Biomehanika and all the Goodgreef and Inside Out lads. ..but the bands new single Love U More (a remake of the classic Sunscreem track feat the original vocalist Lucia) is out in Jan 2005 and can already be found sitting at number 1 in Anne Savages chart, Dave Pearce’s (now played 8 times by him on Dance Anthems on Radio 1), DJ Choose’s from Denmark and also in Johan Gielens on his ID+T Radio show, also getting huge support from Guy Ornadel, Erensto vs Bastian, Dumonde, Adam White, Woody van Eyden, Disco Brothers, Alex Kidd (Goodgreef) and the Inside Out lads Simon Foy and Fraser Latta. Mark has also been working on some of his own solo projects including a brand new track called After Dark which has just been released on Red Monkey Recordings, owned by his good mates David Forbes and Mallorca Lee of Questions and Debunk Music fame. . His next solo release is the double a-side Vengeance / Live and Learn which is being released on the massive techno label Detox in Holland already gaining support from Marco V, Judge Jules, Dave Pearce, Scot Project Matt Darey, Anne Savage, Rob Tissera and DJ Choose and getting great reviews in Mixmag, DJ Mag and M8 mag. He has also dished out loads of bootlegs recently, the biggest being Cosmic Freefall which have all been caned by Jules, Eddie Halliwell, Anne Savage, Guy Ornadel, Scott Mac, Alex Kidd, Simon Foy, Fraser Latta, Barry Connell, DJ Choose and AJ Gibson. . . . the list goes on.