Tag: gene farris

Summerpark Podcast By Sam Divine

In anticipation to her performance on the Summer Stage at Summerpark, Defected Records veteran Sam Divine provides a special podcast to reinvigorate the title ‘DJ under the sun’. Based in the UK, Sam Divine originally emerged out of the Bristol club circuit with her trainspotter-knowledge of house. She’s since performed at renowned festivals and venues such as We Are FSTVL, Pacha Festival, and a 3-year residency at Ushuaia Ibiza, all the while running her ‘timeless-house’ label D-Vine Sounds. As an artist, she utilizes aesthetics such as 80s Motown samples and shady vocal dubs to create escapist house cuts which allow the 9-5 jobber to safely parachute into a humbled vibe. Kicking off the July festival season is ... Read more

Mix #149 By Gene Farris

A global ambassador of Chicago’s classic house music sound, Gene Farris has spiritedly contributed to the evolving house and techno culture of this century. He began playing Acid House, Disco and the classic Chicago style of his peers at a young age, developing a unique sound that lead him to performances at Chicago’s legendary underground warehouse parties of the 90s, and a residency at the Power House. These formative experiences solidified his artistry, launching him into a four-year residency in Amsterdam and an eight-year residency at Chicago’s infamous Boom Boom Room. A self-taught engineer and producer, his work with Cajual, ... Read more

Full Premiere: Sonny Fodera & Gene Farris – We Work It (Lee Curtiss Remix)

Visionquest is coming closer towards its 50th release. For its 49th release they turned to a new pairing of Sonny Fodera & Gene Farris for their debut EP on the label, with Lee Curtiss and Freaks on remix duty.  We have the Lee Curtiss rework for you below. Australian Sonny Fodera had huge hits both solo and with Green Velvet aka Cajmere, appearing on Cajual, Defected, Suara and many more top labels. For his debut EP on Visionquest he teamed up with Chicago house legend Gene Farris, who has been active since the nineties, runs his own Farris Wheel label and has released ... Read more