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#1 Greg Sulli

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 05:03 PM

So it's the height of summer and the parties just seem to get better and better. Personally I love the intense atmosphere inside for the winter events, however the feel good factor of the summer events cannot be beaten as has been demonstrated in the last couple of parties which have been absolute scorchers.

We have an old ES favourite performing in August in the shape of ORKIDEA. Hailing from Finland this will be Tapsa's 3rd bo...at party appearance and he is always a popular choice with the ES faithful.

August 7th, 2010
Temple Pier
Victoria Embankment
Afterparty @ Ministry Of Sound with ROGER SANCHEZ

It’s been amazing eighteen years since Tapsa started organizing illegal raves in the squat houses of Helsinki in early 90s. His most bizarre experience must have been DJing for Jean-Paul Gaultier and Helena Christensen at a Berlin fetish club called KitKat after their first ever Berlin show. Most flashy ones have been entertaining the rich & famous of Hong Kong and Russia while warming up for The Chemical Brothers, Paul Van Dyk and Underworld was no doubt something he will never forget. Venues he's DJed include Tresor in Berlin, Pacha in Ibiza, Panama in Amsterdam and Code in Tokyo.

His recording career started in 1998 with Slusink Luna'sNicklas Renqvist. ‘Unity’ was signed to British Steelfish label and found it’s way to Gatecrasher and Renaissance compilations. Sasha and Oakenfold opened their Essential Mixes with it and Pete Tong played it on BBC Radio 1. Gigs with Dj Tiesto lead into signing to his Black Hole label while other releases include ‘Embrace’ on Five AM, ‘Beautiful’ on Sential (Finnish national singles chart #1) and the Andy Moor collab ‘YearZero’ on Andy’s AVA label. His remixes include Aalto’s ‘Rush’ made together with Super8, Stage One remix made for Hooh Choons and more recently Way Out West's Killa which started out as a bootleg.
He has run Club Unity for over ten years, promoted Renaissance's events in Helsinki and organized events called "Pacifique" for almost 3000 people in a water par and has made many remixes for big trance labels like Anjunabeats or Hooj Choons and for artists like Tiësto, Tilt and Way Out West. Dj

When not Djing he is also employed as a sound design manager at the Nokia Corporation.

Dave Horne
Up and coming Dj who is a regular at The Gallery in London and is playing for us for the second time after performing a storming set 2 years ago warming up for Andrew Bennett and Mr Sam. He has 2 tracks out on the massive Anjunadeep label 'q.e.d' and also 'In our Dreams' . He is also signed to Solaris and Baroque under the DJH Alias and has a new single 'For so long' about to come out on Alter Ego Records.His sound is essentially melodic progressive.

Robin Thurston
Robin will be playing on his 4th boat party for us having also performed at The Gallery, Ministry of Sound as well as recent international dates at La Diosa in Buenos Aries as well as in Punte Del Este. He is also making good progress on the production front with new track 'crossroads' coming out on the Progressive Grooves Label. A collaboration he did with Dave Horne.

Jumby & Scotty A
ES regulars Jumby & Scotty.A's popularity continues to grow with their recent reputation for playing 5 hour sets at a very popular late night bar / terrace in Norwich. They've also just headlined for another very popular house night called overdose, which was very well received. Scotty.A has been pursuing a solo production career over the last 13months & has already been crowned the global underground / Mixmag Bedroom producer of 2009/10. He's eagerly awaiting his first official release, which comes courtesy of Aquasounds, a new progressive house label based out of Miami. So you can expect a very fresh & up front prog & techno sound from Jumby & Scotty.A onboard on the 7th!

Alan Sykes & Rhys Thomas
Second appearance for ES and are getting more and more noticed in England having played at the Emporium in Coalville for Passion and with gigs coming up in Birmingham. They have held a residency for the massive Escape in Swansea for some time as well as for another trance night in Wales called Delusion and also have upcoming radio projects and productions lined up.

" I heard them play a recent gig in Swansea and was very impressed. I've played many a gig where the dj warming up / playing after me has been not so good. It made a refreshing change to hear them play and im sure they have a bright future ahead of them" (Jon O'Bir)

Ben Carton
Ben is our ever reliable resident who will be making his first appearance of the summer after playing the set of his life in between Adam Sheridan and Mike Foyle in May. Ben's versatility makes him the perfect resident and he continues to impress us with his energy and enthusiasm behind the decks. Guaranteed to get everyone dancing he is certainly a Dj for the future as well as present.

Twin Beatz
TwinBeatz are a double act dj team made up of Daniel James (Ministry & Pacha) and Will Craig ( Ministry and ES Paradis resident). Their sound is predominantly the Electro Tech House sound with an ear for a good baseline and glitchy vocals with lots of energy. Making their 3rd appearance for ElectronicSessions they are a must see duo.

Bill Eaton
A veteran of the festival scene and member of the notorious Curious Yellow Soundsystem, Bill will move the floor with beats that range from blissed out Balearica to hypnotic techno.

Loui and Bomber
Loui & Bomber are two experienced DJs and producers from the South West Of England. Both honed in the early 90's. Previous individual residencies have been some of the countries most well known and best loved nightclubs including the original and infamous Plymouth Warehouse, Lakota and The Depot.
Loui was a 9 year resident at Plymouth Warehouse as part of the Twilight Twins which Loui founded in the early 90's playing early Progressive House which culminated in deals with Prognosis and Rebel records and the release of numerous tracks including "Love on your side". Bomber was a 5 year resident for High Risk Promotions at the Depot and Lakota in Bristol. In that time we've warmed up for many of the early scenes biggest names.

After a chance meeting in 2008 we hooked up to play back to back as Loui and Bomber and mainly play - Twisted Electro, Filthy Tech and Dirty Breaks sets. Since then they have been playing for us at Ministry Of Sound and the Boat, La Dolce Vita at the White House and The Driver, Magnetic in Torquay, Spectrum of Sound in Plymouth and their own Eze Tiger night. They have also just confirmed residencies with two new nights to hit the South West, The Resistance in Exeter and Filthy Animal in Cornwall.

Highly talented techno and tech house Dj from Glasgow but living in Brighton making his 5th appearance for us now. Always knows how to work the crowd and a real talent behind the decks

Shane Fernandes
Shane is a regular for us at Plastic Fondu, regularly ramming the dancefloor with peak time sets at Ministry of Sound. Hailing from Goa in India he recently played to thousands of people over there on a tour where he is loved and appreciated by many people! driving house music at its finest.

Anthony Bolton
This is Anthony's first boat party slot after impressing us recently at Ministry of Sound. His style of progressive house and trance works a treat and you can look forward to him kicking off the boat party in style.



Tickets for just £10 along with your boat party ticket from

Edited by Greg Sulli, 23 July 2010 - 05:06 PM.

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