SOPHIE BELLUKA SPARKS

SOPHIE BELLUKA SPARKS

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Biography

Location: London, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Genre: Tech House

Recognized as one of the most talented singer song writer, and music composer in a very wide range of styles from acoustic music to pop and electronic music, since entering the dance music circuit 5 years ago, Sophie Belluka Sparks has very rapidly established herself as one of the most prolific producer and singer song writer in the music industry

With some of her songs like “KATARINA” selected for coverage of the Milan Fashion Week by My Name Is Khan

http://mynameiskhan.ca/2011/09/22/gucci-is-gold-great-gatsby-spring-summer-2012/

Sophie has earned the respect from fellow DJ’s, producers and fellow musicians on the international music scene, and behind the desks as a dj spreading her positive energy and unusual melodic yet educated beats in the major clubs, accompanied with live performances of her own songs and productions.

Playing in major clubs for thousands of people, such as at Pacha Ibiza, Pacha Hotel Ibiza, Pacha Sharm el Sheik, Buddha Bar Sharm el Sheik, Ibiza Global radio, Sonica radio Ibiza in july 2010 with Carl Cox, EGG London where she has her own night “SOUND & ROSES”, and performed with Chris Lake, Dorian Paic (Cocoon), CJ Mac Kintosh, Bart B Moore, Kid Crème & Junior Jack, Alan Braxe, Xpress 2.. and many more, Katamaran party Ibiza Capadi (Cocoon), Ruggieros’ famous costumes parties, Glow TV Live Ibiza, Blanche Hotel Pacha Ibiza, under her belt Sophie was appointed resident of the Ibiza Pacha Hotel for BLANCHE every Thursdays for the summer season 2010.

On the production front, Sophie is launching her new album, and the new remix of “It moves me” originally co- produced with Nicky Holloway, currently on beatport signed on Hontas records.

the song is receiving support from the likes of Franckie Knuckles, Hoxton Hores, Kid Crème, Shapeshifters.. Sophie also penned the song “Blur” on Femi Fem (Young Disciples)’s groove, which has been selected to feature in the movie “BEING” by David London.

The album called “ GYPSY KISS” will be released soon on beatport under a2mic records.

The video clip of the song can be seen on this magazine

http://mynameiskhan.ca/2011/08/12/gypsy-kiss-from-the-lips-of-sophie-belluka-sparks/

Sophie have her own radio show the Sophie Belluka Sparks show on Push FM in London every Wednesdays 2-4pm.

How did it all start?

Born and raised in south of France, while at school and college, Sophie’s spare time was intensively immersed in sports, leading a gymnastic career at international level.

After gaining a place in the French gymnastic squad, Sophie went on to compete for the French team on several occasions.

Sophie developed a taste for listening to music during long traveling journeys for the gymnastic and started writing songs and poetry from the age of 13.

Later on , at university studying foreign languages, Sophie took singing and music production courses and worked as a model while studying.

Sophie quickly made her move to London after having graduated in France as she knew this would be The spot for her to be flourishing as a music maker. Poetry and melodies had merged, and she developed outstanding song writing and composing skills. Sophie started collaborating with talented and high profile artists in acoustic, rock and house music .

2006-2007

in a collaboration Sophie created the song Lush.

Lush was spotted on myspace, and voted song of the day seven days in a row by Music Tech Magazine, and was performed live at the Playboy party at the Cannes Film Festival 2006 for Hugh Efner’s 80th birthday party, and again for Ivana Trump’s party the following day. Lush was also the epicenter of the famous Lush remix contest, with 30 remixes from all over the world, under the patronage of DJ Kid Crème, Robert Owens and Jon Pearn (Bodyrox).

2006 Also saw the birth of the song Sunshine which caught the attention of Chicago legend Robert Owens who recorded it.

It was also the start of her radio show http://www.pushfm.com/cms/

on Push FM every Wednesday 2-4pm

for the Sophie Belluka Sparks show, Sophie has produced some exclusive interviews among which:

Little Louie Vega, Danny Rampling, Mark Knight, Robert Owens, Franckie Knuckles, Mark Moore (S Express), Jon Pearn (bodyrox), Rob Mello, Sebastien Ingrosso, Sergio Flores, Danny Marquez, to name but a few…

2007 Was also the start of the collaboration with DJ Producer Legend Nicky Holloway, with whom sophie is currently recording an album of the remixes of her acoustic songs, Run the race, Katarina, and Cheeky baby performed recently at the world renowned club China White alongside universal recordings and at the Lost and Yard in Soho in duo with TV presenter Julian Bennett (Queer eye for a straight guy, Richard and

Judy) for Human Hi charity & OK Magazine. The songs will be released later on this year.

On the acoustic-Rock department, a new collaboration with Denny Laine (WINGS) who made the armonic chords of a newversion of Sophie’s song “Take a chance” and “I don’t

forget”, performed on the guitar by talented blues guitarist Laine Hines, Denny’s son, Sophie and Laine performed her acoustic repertoire in some prestigious venues, while recording the acoustic album.

2008 Nicky Holloway & Sophie developed

highly sophisticated and edgy electro beats in studio.

2008 was also the rocketing start of Sophie’s solo Dj career ;

having been mixing in the Push fm studio twice a week for

the last three years, Sophie developed her style and her own listeners with whom she meets with great pleasure when

she performs in clubs.With her very distinctive sounds and vibes, Sophie plays happy beats , she has been a Resident at the

Burlington club, played at Crystal, EGG alongside CJ Mackingtosh, Nicole Moudaber, DJ Gregory, Dorian Paic, Alan Braxe, PACHA IBIZA , Base bar IBIZA, GRIAL IBIZA, WHITE HOUSE, GLOBAL RADIO, No5 Cavendish, DIVO, DEX,

2009- After the success of her sets with Ruggiero’s costume parties Sophie was proposed to become the resident DJ of his costume parties.

Currently launching her new album, “GYPSY KISS” including : “IT MOVES ME” “GYPSY KISS” and “KATARINA”

available on beatport.

These song will be performed live during Blanche’s world tour.

latest and future dates

25th april 2009 WHITE HOUSE with CJ MACKINTOSH

26th of april @ N5 for Ruggy Ruggiero’s BBQ FOLLOW ME party

2nd May DEX LONDON with EXPRESS 2

6th May GLOBAL RADIO IBIZA for House World

6th may PACHA IBIZA for House World

28th may O2 ARENA INK for the grand student union ball

29th may QUEEN’S BOAT for NIGERIAN SOCIETY

30TH MAY DEX for BRAIN FREEZE

17TH JUNE GUARANA IBIZA streamed on AWDIO

23RD JUNE GUARANA IBIZA streamed on AWDIO

28TH JUNE 4-10PM KATAMARAN LOVE BOAT PARTY IBIZA-FORMENTERA

28TH JUNE AT NIGHT ES VIVE IBIZA

3rd july N5 for FAKE IT TIL YOU MAKE IT

4TH july WHITE HOUSE with DZETA & BASILE

11TH july EGG for LA VIE EN ROSE WITH DJ GREGORY

17TH JULY N5 FOR FAKE IT TIL YOU MAKE IT

25TH JULY FRENCH VERSIUS ENGLISH AT DEX 1-3 AM

25th JULY VERTIGO EGG 4-6AM

31ST JULY N5

1ST AUGUST BODDY HEAT OPENING IN LONDON

15TH AUGUST BODDY HEAT LONDON

29ST AUGUST WHITE HOUSE SW4 AFTER PARTY WITH DORIAN PAIC

5TH September SOUND & ROSES OPENING AT EGG LONDON with CJ MACKINTOSH, NICOLE MOUDABER

31st October Holliwood forever @ EGG

10 January 2010 @ BUDDHA BAR SHARM EL SHEIK

12 january 2010 @ PACHA SHARM EL SHEIK

20th February SOUND & ROSES @ EGG with EXPRESS 2, SMOKIN JO

4th april SOUND & ROSES @ EGG with RICKY MONTANARY

& MARTINEZ

17TH april opening for KID CRÈME & JUNIOR JACK @ EGG london

14TH of may opening for TOM NOVI @ EGG London

30th april-1st may 360 degres ISTAMBUL

5TH – 7th- 8th may 360 degres ISTAMBUL

14TH of may opening for TOM NOVI @ EGG London

31st may @ THE SAND IBIZA for FEEL MORE THAN FINE

since 17th june residency at PACHA HOTEL IBIZA for BLANCHE until closing party 30th October

6th September @ LA PLAGE IBIZA for HONTAS RECORD LAUNCH

23rd sept-6th oct KINKY DIGITAL Tour in SOUTH AFRICA & MOZAMBIQUE

January 2010 Sophie ‘s song BLUR has been chosen to be the song of the film BEING long feature film due to be released late 2010.

17th December 2010 London opening of Blanche alongside Peir Bucci, & Rob Marmot.

3rd of February 2011 “A night with Sophie Belluka Sparks” @ ZEBRANO SOHO special 5 hours set.

3rd til 13th march 10 days tour in Turkey for 360 degrees.

18th March starts of a new residency at TUATARA CLUB every second Friday for “A Friday with Sophie Belluka Sparks

16th of February 2011 “a night with Sophie Belluks Sparks” at Aramon Ibiza

17th September 2011 a night with Sophie Belluka Sparks on the yacht in London a sold out event.

http://www.thedjlist.com/djs/SOPHIE_BELLUKA_SPARKS/mixes/

http://www.facebook.com/pages/SOPHIE-BELLUKA-SPARKS-AND-FRIENDS/51229530177

http://www.pushfm.com

http://www.myspace.com/sophiebellukasparks

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