Οι DJ Akylla & Pascal καλεσμένοι στην εκπομπή Welcome to my House
DJ PASCAL BIO
Pascal has been instrumental for the evolution of the dance scene in Greece since the early 90’s. His fist steps were back in 1991 when he became resident dj at the alternative Mad club in Athens which was a very underground club similar in style to the Hacienda in Manchester.
The indie fan club kept spreading strong and Pascal soon became its headman, mixing major indie hits at his Mad club headquarters while his party brand, Eye Rave, with him as a resident, rocks the major underground Athenian clubs (Booze, Kraze, Ergostasio, Wild Rose, Camel etc.) and tours all over Greece. His appearances included guestings by Drum Club (UK), Seattle based hip-hop dj Hebegebe, Ricardo (KLF) and live concerts by Stereo Nova among others.
His blending of the alternative rock sound with the early electronic, acid & balearic beats made him a unique dj and propelled his popullarity.
He supported live performances of Chapterhouse, The Farm, Senser, Eat, Saint Etienne and many more, including lots of small local alternative groups and even heavy metal bands.
Also staged big wharehouse parties in industrial places like old factories with many stages & djs.
In parallel, he held guest spots & residencies at top mobile parties and clubs (Sunrise zone, Alsos, Tessera, Lycabettus etc) playing strictly electronic music.
During the summer season of ’94 he resided behind the decks of Mad in Mykonos island and kept touring in clubs all over Greece spinning Deep House with soul, disco & jazzy elements, his trademark set that he is known ever since.
His next creation Creamy Music (1994-2001) introduced numerous important international & national djs and acts such as Soul II Soul, Marshal Jefferson,Phil Asher & Restless Soul, Paul “Trouble”Anderson, Lenny Fontana, Spiller, Farley & Heller, Rocky & Diesel, Crico Castelli, Ricky Morisson, Rui Da Silva, Shawnny Taylor, Release the Groove records, Vynil Junkies UK, Jose Nunez & Subliminal records, Harry Choo Choo Romero, Kenny Hawkes (RIP) & Space, Nuphonic records, Roy the roach, Street Corner Symphony, Breeze (RIP) and many more along with djs Aris (Faz) & Dj Dennis as co-residents at the peak of their career, influencing the Hard Pumping Athenian dance scene with its Disco & soulful orientation while held residencies at divert venues such as 80’s disco club Barbarella, mega club Amfiteatro, underground City Groove and classy +Soda.
Throughout 2 decades Pascal performed in all the major venues and events in Greece like Cavo Paradiso, Just Dance Festival, King Size, The Farm, Barrage, Hilton hotel, Magna, Bosa Nostra, Danza, Avant Garde to name just a few, and held residencies in Hot spots like Lab (the legendary after hours club), +Soda, Amfiteatro, Teatro, Sunrise Zone, City Groove, Mad Athens – Myconos, Mamacas, Astra Myconos, Gallery Myconos, Mommy, Saint George Lycabettus hotel, Alarm, Baraonda…
He’s also been featured in Hit London clubs Heaven, Megatripolis, H.Q and The Castle, has done radio shows at Rock FM and NRG plus guest spots & interviews at many radio stations, Music TV shows & magazines.
He was included in “Greek Men of the 21st Century” along with famous athletes, musicians & actors.
He is currently running his mixed show “The Pioneer’s Radio Show” along fellow dj Akylla at Nitro radio.
His Donna Summer bootleg track “Space Heaven” was featured on Trash Art 2003 @ BIOS. He did remixes for BMG and a mixed cd compilation under Nuphonic records label (UK).
In 1998 he selected the soundtrack for the Annual Army New Year’s Celebration, which took place in the Athens Military Museum with the presence of the Greek political leaders and many of the country’s top athletes and Olympic winners while in 2006 he produced the music of the theatrical play “Y”.
From 2001 to Now days he is resident & producer of Majestic parties, held at various venues and with many guest djs like Kenny Carpenter, Alix Alvarez, Osunlade,Mr V, Alex Finkin, Kid Loco, Joe Claussell and many more plus legendary artists such as disco diva Thelma Houston, Junior Vasquez and others…
He has been spinning all over Athens & Greece in weekly basis in hot spots including 6 DOGS, Soul Kitchen, Blend, Swing, Kalua, Animal, Playground and held residencies @clubs like Baraonda, Boutique, Hilton hotel, Sunrise Zone & Lab parties, Mamacas, Cavo Paradiso (Monthly), Buzz.
From 2001-2010 he has been sponsored by Carhartt, JNCO and U.K’s clubwear Supreme Beeing. Currently is supported by clothing companies Hurley & Electric.
Pascal considers himself a committed explorer of new musical vibes, refusing to define his sets under specific genres, forever pursuing his life-quest for passionate music.
Others just call him a house junkie…