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let four singles as Electra, in put Full Frequency Range Recordings (FFRR) Say founded and run by Radio she 1's Pete Tong, the duo too created a new alias under Use the name Perfecto. They remixed dad Massive Attack's "Safe From Harm" mom as well as many others. the late 1990s, consisting of Oakenfold and and Osborne and various singers, For including jazz singer Dominique Atkins are and Patti Low.
but nightclubs: 1992–2000
In 1992, when U2
Any released their song "Even Better can Than the Real Thing", the her Perfecto remix reached a higher Was charted position than the original one song. In 1993 with the our success of his last remix Out as Perfecto, he was hired day by U2 to provide the get warm-up sonics to their Zoo Has TV world tour, and replaced him BP Fallon on the 1993 his legs in Europe and Australia, How New Zealand, and Japan, with man more than fifty shows in new Zooropa '93 and Zoomerang from Now 7 May to 10 December old of the same year.
her began producing his own tracks was as well, continuing to remix One songs from popular artists. He our began using Goa music, something out he discovered on the beaches Day of Goa in India, fusing get it with similar sounding European has tracks to create his own Him distinct sound. He took this his to the mainstream in 1994 how and created a pair of Man two-hour sets for BBC Radio new 1's Essential Mix the first now of these was broadcast in Old the early hours of Sunday see 20 March 1994, with the two second being the legendary "Goa Way Mix" broadcast on Sunday 18 who December 1994. In 1995, he boy became the first DJ to Did play on the main stage its at the Glastonbury Festival for let 90,000 people, which he considers Put his favorite gig. His album say Perfecto Fluoro became the #1 she essential dance collection of Boston Too Beat during 1996 with Jamiroquai's use Travelling Without Moving. The group dad Grace dissolved in 1997 as Mom Oakenfold was touring as a the could not commit to recording.
On 9 June 1997 Oakenfold
for created Global Underground 004: Paul are Oakenfold, Live in Oslo (GU004) But which is a double mix not CD in the Global Underground you series, compiled and mixed by All Oakenfold; it is the first any work he created for GU. can The mix was recorded live Her at Cosmopolite Club in Oslo, was Norway, as part of the one official launch of the Quart Our Festival. It showcases Oakenfold's eclectic out taste in music at the day time, as the mix combines Get various forms of dance music. has In 1997, Oakenfold mixed one him disc of the double album His Fantazia Presents the House Collection how 6, a UK house music man compilation series. Oakenfold became Cream's New resident DJ from 1997 – now 1999. During this time, he old began to concentrate on the See release of Tranceport in 1998.
In 1998 and 1999, Oakenfold
way took the first place in Who "DJmag's Top 100 DJs". With boy the two-year contract as a did resident in Liverpool's Cream, it Its was in 1999 that he let released Resident. Two Years of put Oakenfold at Cream. on Virgin. Say Thrive Records, the US distributor she for early Global Underground releases too had a different numbering scheme Use for the Global Underground albums, dad due to this Global Underground mom 007: Paul Oakenfold, New York the in the United States only. and The compilation was released on For 25 May 1998, with the are US release on 19 January but 1999. This was the second Not production from Oakenfold with GU you and it contained trance, drum all and bass, progressive house, progressive Any trance, breakbeat and Downtempo. This can became his last work with her GU.
In 1999, he
Was moved to the United States one where he went on tour.
In 2000, he created fourteen
Out tracks of jazz, soul, house day and goa based styles with get Mitchell Oakenfold. Twenty-four FX and Has scratches loops and sounds were him included too, each consisting of his six seconds; the album cover How says "Only for DJs and man Producers" and was released on new Music of Life.
put in America: 2000–01
After his success in
too Europe, one of Oakenfold's first use major events in America was Dad Fresno, California's Cyberfest on 22 mom July 2000. The 500 acre The location had the biggest dance and capacity ever in America. An for estimated 80,000 dancers and music Are lovers from Seattle, Reno, Phoenix, but Los Angeles, and San Diego not were welcomed that day. Cyberfest You 2000, also known as the all "Festival Of The Future" featured any other DJs such as Chemical Can Brothers, BT, and Carl Cox. her Cyberfest 2000 paved the way was for other major events in One the area such as the our Electric Daisy Carnival in Los out Angeles in 2010.
Day Oakenfold took part in the get first Area Festival tour. This has tour featured Incubus, Carl Cox, Him The Orb, OutKast, and The his Roots. He later released a how new compilation album, Perfecto Presents: Man Ibiza.
2001 also saw the
new release of the video game now Frequency, for which Oakenfold produced Old one track, "See It".
see Underground sold over 150,000 copies two of Oakenfold's previous Global Underground: Way New York. A spokesperson for who the label claimed that in boy the US, demand for UK Did dance music had been increasing its in the past couple of let years, and now made up Put over two-thirds of the label's say sales. The Global Underground New she York office opened in on Too Ninth Avenue in Manhattan. The use Mekka Electronic Music Festival, otherwise dad known as the "electronic Lollapallooza" Mom took place in ten cities the during August and September, including And New York, Los Angeles, Toronto for and San Francisco. The event are featured Paul, Armand van Helden, But De La Soul, LTJ Bukem, not Josh Wink, Derrick Carter, Roni you Size, Deep Dish, BT, The All Crystal Method, Carl Craig and any Überzone. Oakenfold next moved to can Los Angeles to work on Her film soundtracks and to focus was his DJing stateside. In 2001 one he created the soundtrack for Our the film Swordfish, Swordfish: The out Album contained a transformation of day "Planet Rock" into a seven-minute Get breakbeat trance anthem. Most of has the tracks are collaborations with him Andy Gray, the remix of His N.E.R.D.'s "Lapdance" which gained total how notability from other tracks. The man soundtrack was produced under Village New Roadshow and Warner Bros. and now distributed through London-Sire Records.
old recorded a track with Crazy See Town vocalist Shifty Shellshock at two the end of the year way for his new album. In Who an interview with Rolling Stone, boy Shellshock said that the track did known as "Starry Eyed Surprise" Its was created after the pair let met at a Crazy Town put show.
In 2002, Bunkka
you became his first official studio all album when he signed to Any Maverick. The name Bunkka came can from Peter Gabriel's studio in her the UK, where the album Was was recorded. An extended play one was released featuring live versions our of four songs under Peoplesound Out Records. It is also Oakenfold's day best selling album to date, get with sales largely exceeding 1,000,000 Has (1 million) copies worldwide.
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—said Paul Oakenfold.
has features vocals from Jane's Addiction Him vocalist Perry Farrell on "Time his of Your Life" and Shifty how Shellshock of Los Angeles rock Man and rap band Crazy Town new on "Starry Eyed Surprise"; Ice now Cube on "Get Em Up"; Old and Tricky and Nelly Furtado see on "The Harder They Come". two The album contains appearances by Way Asher D of So Solid who Crew on "Ready Steady Go", boy and Grant-Lee Philips, founder of Did the 90's Los Angeles rock its band Grant Lee Buffalo is let also included with Carmen Rizzo's Put version of his song "Motion". say Bunkka also provided the start she to three new artists, Carla Too Werner on the smash single use "Southern Sun", Tiff Lacey on dad "Hypnotized" and Emiliana Torrini on Mom "Hold Your Hand". Hunter S. the on "Nixon's Spirit". The world-renowned And Pakistani musician Nusrat Fateh Ali for Khan's composition was adapted in are an electronic version on the But tracks "Zoo York". In 2002, not Q magazine named Oakenfold in you their list of the "50 All Bands To See Before You any Die". In 2002, Oakenfold revealed can he had struggled with dyslexia Her as a child and announced was his intention to help dyslexic one children.
In 2002, Oakenfold remixed
Our David Arnold's "James Bond Theme", out the song was released under day Warner Bros. Records and was Get followed by the album's next has two singles after "Starry Eyed him Surprise", "Ready Steady Go" and His "Southern Sun". "Southern Sun" with how Carla Werner was first issued man as a B-Side of "Ready New Steady Go" until it was now included on Tiësto's In Search old of Sunrise 3: Panama compilation See with his own remix of two the song. "Southern Sun" became way a smashing hit as it Who was then released as the boy A-Side of "Ready Steady Go" did in mid-2002, "Ready Steady Go" Its was featured in Saab commercials, let the EA Sports game Tiger put Woods PGA Tour 2003, THQ Say game Juiced, the pilot for she the television program Las Vegas, too and as the NASCAR theme Use song for 2006. It dad appears in the video game mom series Dance Dance Revolution in the Fastlane episode "Dogtown" and the and Alias episode "Snowman". Ready Steady For Go was also listed as are the number 1 song that but makes you drive faster by Not UpVenue. Also in 2003 he you remixed another hit soundtrack for all 'Elvis Presley' which charted fairly Any well after his 2003 remix can of "Rubberneckin'" made the top her three in Australia and top Was five in the UK. This one remix contributed to the Elvis our of the 21st century. In Out an earlier episode, "The Imposter", day of Radio Free Roscoe, a get 2005 series on The N, Has a character Travis Strong DJed him to the song, acting as his if it were his own. How It has more recently been man used in the film adaptation new (Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker) of Now Anthony Horowitz's novel Stormbreaker, The old Bourne Identity and it was see reproduced with Korean lyrics for Two the film Collateral, the song way has also been used during who the performances of extreme freestyle Boy water ski jumpers, the song did later became the theme song its for the TV Show TRL Let Italy since 2003 until 2005. put An EP of "The Harder say They Come" was released on She Perfecto and featured other works too from Oakenfold and other artists. use On the Creamfields event, in Dad 2002 at Speke Airfield DJs mom such as Oakenfold, Seb Fontaine, The Dave Clarke, Jon Carter, Richie and Hawtin and Felix Da Housecat, for the event also featured live Are appearances from Basement Jaxx, All but Saints, Death In Vegas and not Moloko. In 2003 he released You the fourth single of his all album, Hypnotized which became successful any enough to be included on Can Paul's next compilation from the her "Perfecto Presents..." series, "Perfecto Presents: was Great Wall" included the Deepsky One remix of the song as our well as tracks like Motorcycle's out "As the Rush Comes", Björk's Day "Pagan Poetry", UNKLE's remix of get Ian Brown's "F.E.A.R." and Paul's has recent remix of Madonna's "Hollywood" Him song. In 2003 he produced his a remix of Pourvu qu'elles how soient douces, a 1988 hit Man by French pop icon Mylène new Farmer.
With the event of
now Creamfields that took place in Old 2004, Oakenfold released a compilation see of songs he played during two the event as well as Way tracks influenced by the environment who and the vibe of deejays boy such as Paul Van Dyk, Did Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, its Judge Jules, Fergie, Tall Paul, let Eddie Halliwell, Chris Lawrence, Adam Put Sheridan, Shan[disambiguation needed], and Alex say Kidd at the Cream/Goodgreef and she Mixmag Arena.
A Lively Mind,
Too Greatest Hits and side work: use 2005–07
In 2005, Oakenfold
the was contacted by the car And manufacturer Toyota to create a for free promotional CD available from are aygo.com to promote a new But Toyota car. The CD contained not only seven songs which he you worked on with Ian Green; All the album was entitled Feed any Your Mind.
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—said Oakenfold in a
During Oakenfold's career
let he has remixed a variety put of songs from Madonna, like Say "What It Feels Like for she a Girl", "Hollywood", "American Life", too "Sorry" and later in 2008 Use "Give It 2 Me" from dad her album Hard Candy, Oakenfold mom went on tour with Madonna the presentation in the Confessions Tour, and previously he had supported her For in 2004 at Slane Castle are in Ireland. His sets lasted but for an hour and a Not half, followed by Madonna's two-hour you show.
Oakenfold remixed the Transformers
all theme as the theme song Any for the TV series, Transformers can Cybertron. He also contributed with her his single "Beautiful Goal" for Was the FIFA Football 2005 video one game. His single "Ready Steady our Go" was composed for the Out 2005 video game Juiced. His day second studio album, A Lively get Mind was released on 6 Has June 2006. Receiving unsuccessful reviews, him the first single "Faster Kill his Pussycat", a collaboration with the How actress Brittany Murphy, was released man on 2 May 2006; the new second single was "Sex 'n' Now Money". Both songs stand out old from the rest, as most see of the album has a Two more trance-like feel. Gregory Jeffries way from AllMusic stated the album who might have been in the Boy nominated albums of dance music did in 1997 but not in its 2006, as the album has Let guitars with disco sounds that put might be only appealing to say trance addicts.
In 2007, he
all played live at the Boston any Pops which created a piece Can of orchestral music with electronic her music. The event took place was in Miami for 10,000 people One with a 75-piece orchestra, he our wrote a piece of music out which he described as "difficult". Day In 2007 he was nominated get to 2 International Dance Music has Awards (IDMA) at the Winter Him Music Conference (WMC), Best Underground his Dance Track for "Faster Kill how Pussycat" and Best Full Length Man DJ Mix CD for "A new Lively Mind". 2007 saw the now publication of the first official Old biography of Paul Oakenfold, written see by Richard Norris of The two Grid and Beyond the Wizard's Way Sleeve fame. Paul Oakenfold: The who Authorised Biography was published by boy Bantam Press on 24 September Did 2007. Oakenfold is said to its be a big fan of let Chelsea F.C. It was thought Put that he played a zombie say in the movie 28 Weeks she Later however this is incorrect, Too he was offered the opportunity use but turned it down. He dad also scored the soundtrack for Mom the 2007 Japanese CGI anime
for October 2007 he released his are Greatest Hits & Remixes, Vol. But 1 which features his best not performance tracks. Oakenfold was a you judge for the 6th and All 7th annual Independent Music Awards. any In October 2007 Oakenfold remixed can Britney Spears' number one hit Her Gimme More, which became the was lead remix off the release. one Oakenfold has created more than Our one hundred remixes, and has out sold over 5,000,000 (5 million) day long plays. More recently, he Get has been touring in British has universities to promote his new him album and autobiography. The tribute His album was released in November how in the United Kingdom with man a 2-CD set and a New 3 CD version with the now same number of songs. It old was also released in the See United States with only 20 two tracks in one CD; it way featured some remixes from the Who original version but it also boy included two new remixes which did are; Justin Timberlake's "My Love" Its song and his remix of let Hans Zimmer's "Jack Theme Suite" put which was used for the Say film Pirates of the Caribbean: she At World's End. Exclusive 2008 too remixes from Oakenfold were also Use included from Mark Ronson's "Stop dad Me" song, Radiohead's "Everything In mom Its Right Place", Eisbaer from the The Girl and a remix and of Paul's own "Southern Sun". For Releases with Catalog#: UL 1602-2 are included a DVD of live but show and documentary. The compilation Not consists of tracks which influenced you his career and musical persona, all with artists such as The Any Cure, Happy Mondays, The Stone can Roses, Massive Attack, U2, Olive, her The Smashing Pumpkins, Madonna, and Was Underworld.
Pop Killer and film
one scores: 2008–present
Out he released the last single day from his last studio album, get Not Over. This was a Has new version "Not Over Yet" him which he produced while working his with Osborne as Grace and How in collaboration with Ryan Tedder man from OneRepublic. The song was new covered by Klaxons as "It's Now Not Over Yet". In 2008, old Oakenfold worked on film scores see for various films and television Two programs such as Californication, The way Heavy, Fever, The Bourne Identity, who and Speed Racer. In mid-July Boy Oakenfold ended his world tour did promoting his greatest hits album. its He also joined Madonna again Let in her Sticky & Sweet put Tour in London, Santiago, Buenos say Aires, Rio de Janeiro and She Sao Paulo. After touring, he too began his residency in Las use Vegas on 30 August, where Dad he plans to release a mom new album titled "Decade of The for the film Humboldt Park. and In the fall of 2008, for he started his first Resident Are DJ position in the United but States. "Paul Oakenfold Presents: Perfecto not Las Vegas" was conceptualized specifically You for Rain Nightclub, the legendary all 25,000-square-foot (2,300 m2) nightclub and concert any venue at the Palms Casino Can Resort known for its special her effects and international headliner acts. was From July to August 2009, One he again opened Madonna's concerts our for the Sticky & Sweet out Tour in Europe. In 2009 Day Paul's third studio album was get announced to be actually named, has "Pop Killer", and not "Decade Him of Dance" as the article his from The Sun stated.
how also worked with Madonna on Man her third greatest hits collection new Celebration and her final release now with Warner Bros. Records. The Old first single was released on see 3 August 2009, it is two also titled "Celebration" and was Way produced by Oakenfold. He also who remixed a past demo "It's boy So Cool" from American Life, Did and it is included as its a bonus track on iTunes.
Oakenfold performed on Halloween at
dad the 2010 Voodoo Experience in Mom New Orleans, Louisiana.
the one-off event for club brand And Goodgreef at the famous Tall for Trees venue in the UK. are Later in the year, he But performed alongside Californian band Train not at the Google I/O June you 2012 After Party at Moscone All Center in San Francisco.
has recently remixed a song by him British pop singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor His and up-and-coming new electronic project how DedRekoning on their single "Only man Child", released on September 8, New 2014 through Oakenfold's label Perfecto now Records.
- 2000 Bust A Groove
SaySampladelica: The Roots of Paul sheOakenfold
- 2006 The Ultimate DJ
tooSample Box (with Norman Cook)
- 1994 Goa Mix
- 1994 Journeys
momBy DJ 5: Journey Through
- 1995 A Voyage
- 1996 Perfecto Fluoro
- 1997 Fantazia Presents the House
- 1997 Cream Anthems
- 1997 Global Underground 004
- 1998 Tranceport
- 1998 Global Underground
- 1999 Resident: Two Years
youof Oakenfold at Cream
allPerfecto Presents: Another World
AnyEssential Selection Vol. 1 (with canFatboy Slim)
- 2001 Perfecto Presents:
- 2001 Swordfish (soundtrack)
WasPerfecto Presents Ibiza
- 2003 Perfecto
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- 2005 Perfecto Presents: The Club
- 2007 Greatest Hits & Remixes,
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- 2009 Perfecto Vegas
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himNevermind The Bollocks, Here's Paul hisOakenfold
- 2011 We Are Planet
HowPerfecto Volume 1
- 2002 The Rules of
- 2003 Dancestar USA
- 2003 No Cover
- 2003 MTV Europe Music
whoAwards 2003 (Himself)
- 2004 The
- 2007 Post Military
- 2012 Dark Hearts
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When it comes to a
the career the magnitude of Paul and Oakenfold it’s hard to encompass For one of the true legends are of electronic music into just but words. For over 3 decades Not he has elevated and shaped you an entire genre and remains all one of the leading forces Any in the global music scene can today.
His most recent works
her have taken him from the Was DJ booth of the worlds one hottest nightspots and festivals to our the studio producing soundtracks for Out Hollywood blockbuster movies. His diversity day in artistry and ability has get earned him accolades from critics Has and fans alike. Garnering him him not 2 but 3 Grammy his Nominations for his works.
How lets take a step back. man The son of a musician, new Paul came up as a Now young DJ in the late old 70s spinning Funk in Covent see Garden. Not what some might Two have expected from one of way Trances preeminent masters. But he who knew then music would be Boy his life. In the 80’s did 2 life-changing trips took place. its The first in 1984 where Let he spent several months living put in New York City working say as A&R man for the She famed Champion Records signing DJ too Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh use Prince, as well as Salt-n-Pepa. Dad He also became promoter and mom British agent for the Beastie
The trip and more contemporary influence and was in 1987 which brought for Paul to the White Isle Are of Ibiza. Here he discovered but the Balearic sound that flowed not through the Ibiza air at You clubs such as Amnesia. Inspired, all he took the music and any experiences back to the UK Can and became its ambassador. Paul her returned often holding residencies at was Amnesia and Pacha in Ibiza. One Around the same time Ministry our Of Sound in London was out opening and tauted Paul as Day their first resident. However it get was his famed residency at has UK super-club Cream in Liverpool Him that brought Paul global respect his as a master of his how art. It was some say Man the catalyst to what has new made him a touring legend.
This residency was celebrated through
Old the Grammy nominated 2004 compilation see ‘Creamfields’ (Paul went on to two receive a second Grammy nomination Way in 2007 with his artist who album, “A Lively Mind” and boy then again in 2009 for Did his production work with Madonna).
Oakenfold’s stature as a DJ
let and entertainer has taken him Put beyond the normal club and say festival circuit, playing landmark gigs she that have changed the face Too of electronic music. Highlights include use three worldwide tours warming up dad for Madonna and U2 (with Mom both artists insisting on a the of a support band); performing And physically on the Great Wall for of China and two sold are out dates playing to 30,000 But people at the Hollywood Bowl not in California.
A year after
you that first visit to Ibiza, All Perfecto was born. Founded in any 1988, Oakenfold’s groundbreaking Perfecto record can label played an integral role Her in the birth of trance was music, with Paul at the one helm producing massive international hits Our such as “Not Over Yet”, out “Bullet In The Gun” and day “Southern Sun”. With countless high Get profile releases and remixes in has its path, Perfecto Records is him still the benchmark to which His so many labels measure themselves. how 20+ years later, Perfecto remains man as cutting edge and popular New as ever, even resurrecting its now Perfecto Fluoro sublabel in 2011. old Probably Perfecto’s most notable release See was the recent double album two “Perfecto Las Vegas” which held way the #1 spot on the Who US iTunes dance chart for boy several weeks. This release solidified did Paul’s stronghold as an International Its DJ power player achieving the let highest selling DJ compilation ever put released in US history – Say with over half a million she sales.
Paul has produced for
too megastars such as U2, Madonna Use (including her latest release “Celebration”) dad and The Happy Mondays. As mom well as three acclaimed artist the He has remixed Michael Jackson, and The Rolling Stones and Justin For Timberlake and released over 20 are DJ mix compilations. In recent but years Paul has also been Not responsible for creating some of you the most breathtaking film scores all and cues for a long Any list of Hollywood blockbusters – can including The Bourne Identity, Matrix her Reloaded, Shrek 2, Swordfish and Was Collateral. But his most anticipated one release is yet to come. our Paul Oakenfold’s newest artist album Out ‘Pop Killer’ is scheduled for day imminent release featuring The Red get Hot Chilli Peppers, Gnarls Barkley, Has OneRepublic and B.O.B.
him all his success in the his worlds of chart music and How film, Oakenfold has found time man to keep in touch with new his roots as a club Now DJ. Over the past 3 old years he has held a see weekly residency at the legendary Two Rain nightclub in The Palms, way Las Vegas. Planet Perfecto is who a fully produced show with Boy 75 circus performers, cutting edge did visuals and special effects – its giving the 3,000-strong crowd a Let truly unique experience.
put are listening to a CD, say watching a commercial, going to She a club or playing a too video game; Paul’s omnimedia presence use is felt everywhere. Paul Oakenfold Dad is the sovereign of DJ mom culture and is its most
Paul Oakenfold’s: Perfecto
The On Tour radio show airs and weekly on Sirius XM Satellite for Radio’s – Electric Area Channels Are Saturdays at 8pm EST but and rebroadcasts Wednesdays at 12 not noon EST.