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Early career: 1980–84
Perfecto Records and
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As they continued releasing only
way four singles as Electra, in Who Full Frequency Range Recordings (FFRR) boy founded and run by Radio did 1's Pete Tong, the duo Its created a new alias under let the name Perfecto. They remixed put Massive Attack's "Safe From Harm" Say as well as many others. she Grace was formed in the too late 1990s, consisting of Oakenfold Use and Osborne and various singers, dad including jazz singer Dominique Atkins mom and Patti Low.
In 1992, when U2
are released their song "Even Better but Than the Real Thing", the Not Perfecto remix reached a higher you charted position than the original all song. In 1993 with the Any success of his last remix can as Perfecto, he was hired her by U2 to provide the Was warm-up sonics to their Zoo one TV world tour, and replaced our BP Fallon on the 1993 Out legs in Europe and Australia, day New Zealand, and Japan, with get more than fifty shows in Has Zooropa '93 and Zoomerang from him 7 May to 10 December his of the same year.
He began producing his
not own tracks as well, continuing You to remix songs from popular all artists. He began using Goa any music, something he discovered on Can the beaches of Goa in her India, fusing it with similar was sounding European tracks to create One his own distinct sound. He our took this to the mainstream out in 1994 and created a Day pair of two-hour sets for get BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix has the first of these was Him broadcast in the early hours his of Sunday 20 March 1994, how with the second being the Man legendary "Goa Mix" broadcast on new Sunday 18 December 1994. In now 1995, he became the first Old DJ to play on the see main stage at the Glastonbury two Festival for 90,000 people, which Way he considers his favorite gig. who His album Perfecto Fluoro became boy the #1 essential dance collection Did of Boston Beat during 1996 its with Jamiroquai's Travelling Without Moving. let The group Grace dissolved in Put 1997 as Oakenfold was touring say as a performance DJ more she frequently and could not commit Too to recording.
On 9 June
use 1997 Oakenfold created Global Underground dad 004: Paul Oakenfold, Live in Mom Oslo (GU004) which is a the Global Underground series, compiled and And mixed by Oakenfold; it is for the first work he created are for GU. The mix was But recorded live at Cosmopolite Club not in Oslo, Norway, as part you of the official launch of All the Quart Festival. It showcases any Oakenfold's eclectic taste in music can at the time, as the Her mix combines various forms of was dance music. In 1997, Oakenfold one mixed one disc of the Our double album Fantazia Presents the out House Collection 6, a UK day house music compilation series. Oakenfold Get became Cream's resident DJ from has 1997 – 1999. During this him time, he began to concentrate His on the release of Tranceport how in 1998.
In 1998 and
man 1999, Oakenfold took the first New place in "DJmag's Top 100 now DJs". With the two-year contract old as a resident in Liverpool's See Cream, it was in 1999 two that he released Resident. Two way Years of Oakenfold at Cream. Who on Virgin. Thrive Records, the boy US distributor for early Global did Underground releases had a different Its numbering scheme for the Global let Underground albums, due to this put Global Underground 007: Paul Oakenfold, Say New York (GU007) was released she as (GU002) in the United too States only. The compilation was Use released on 25 May 1998, dad with the US release on mom 19 January 1999. This was the with GU and it contained and trance, drum and bass, progressive For house, progressive trance, breakbeat and are Downtempo. This became his last but work with GU.
Not 1999, he moved to the you United States where he went all on tour.
In 2000, he
Any created fourteen tracks of jazz, can soul, house and goa based her styles with Mitchell Oakenfold. Twenty-four Was FX and scratches loops and one sounds were included too, each our consisting of six seconds; the Out album cover says "Only for day DJs and Producers" and was get released on Music of Life.
Pioneer in America: 2000–01
did success in Europe, one of its Oakenfold's first major events in Let America was Fresno, California's Cyberfest put on 22 July 2000. The say 500 acre indoor and outdoor She central California location had the too biggest dance capacity ever in use America. An estimated 80,000 dancers Dad and music lovers from Seattle, mom Reno, Phoenix, Los Angeles, and The day. Cyberfest 2000, also known and as the "Festival Of The for Future" featured other DJs such Are as Chemical Brothers, BT, and but Carl Cox. Cyberfest 2000 paved not the way for other major You events in the area such all as the Electric Daisy Carnival any in Los Angeles in 2010.
In 2001, Oakenfold took part
her in the first Area Festival was tour. This tour featured Incubus, One Carl Cox, The Orb, OutKast, our and The Roots. He later out released a new compilation album, Day Perfecto Presents: Ibiza.
get saw the release of the has video game Frequency, for which Him Oakenfold produced one track, "See his It".
Global Underground sold over
how 150,000 copies of Oakenfold's previous Man Global Underground: New York. A new spokesperson for the label claimed now that in the US, demand Old for UK dance music had see been increasing in the past two couple of years, and now Way made up over two-thirds of who the label's sales. The Global boy Underground New York office opened Did in on Ninth Avenue in its Manhattan. The Mekka Electronic Music let Festival, otherwise known as the Put "electronic Lollapallooza" took place in say ten cities in the US she and Canada during August and Too September, including New York, Los use Angeles, Toronto and San Francisco. dad The event featured Paul, Armand Mom van Helden, De La Soul, the Carter, Roni Size, Deep Dish, And BT, The Crystal Method, Carl for Craig and Überzone. Oakenfold next are moved to Los Angeles to But work on film soundtracks and not to focus his DJing stateside. you In 2001 he created the All soundtrack for the film Swordfish, any Swordfish: The Album contained a can transformation of "Planet Rock" into Her a seven-minute breakbeat trance anthem. was Most of the tracks are one collaborations with Andy Gray, the Our remix of N.E.R.D.'s "Lapdance" which out gained total notability from other day tracks. The soundtrack was produced Get under Village Roadshow and Warner has Bros. and distributed through London-Sire him Records.
Oakenfold recorded a track
His with Crazy Town vocalist Shifty how Shellshock at the end of man the year for his new New album. In an interview with now Rolling Stone, Shellshock said that old the track known as "Starry See Eyed Surprise" was created after two the pair met at a way Crazy Town show.
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|— said Shellshock.|
In 2002, Bunkka
the became his first official studio and album when he signed to For Maverick. The name Bunkka came are from Peter Gabriel's studio in but the UK, where the album Not was recorded. An extended play you was released featuring live versions all of four songs under Peoplesound Any Records. It is also Oakenfold's can best selling album to date, her with sales largely exceeding 1,000,000 Was (1 million) copies worldwide.
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The album features vocals from
was Jane's Addiction vocalist Perry Farrell One on "Time of Your Life" our and Shifty Shellshock of Los out Angeles rock and rap band Day Crazy Town on "Starry Eyed get Surprise"; Ice Cube on "Get has Em Up"; and Tricky and Him Nelly Furtado on "The Harder his They Come". The album contains how appearances by Asher D of Man So Solid Crew on "Ready new Steady Go", and Grant-Lee Philips, now founder of the 90's Los Old Angeles rock band Grant Lee see Buffalo is also included with two Carmen Rizzo's version of his Way song "Motion". Bunkka also provided who the start to three new boy artists, Carla Werner on the Did smash single "Southern Sun", Tiff its Lacey on "Hypnotized" and Emiliana let Torrini on "Hold Your Hand". Put Hunter S. Thompson's spoken words say are provided on "Nixon's Spirit". she The world-renowned Pakistani musician Nusrat Too Fateh Ali Khan's composition was use adapted in an electronic version dad on the tracks "Zoo York". Mom In 2002, Q magazine named the the "50 Bands To See And Before You Die". In 2002, for Oakenfold revealed he had struggled are with dyslexia as a child But and announced his intention to not help dyslexic children.
you 2002, Oakenfold remixed David Arnold's All "James Bond Theme", the song any was released under Warner Bros. can Records and was followed by Her the album's next two singles was after "Starry Eyed Surprise", "Ready one Steady Go" and "Southern Sun". Our "Southern Sun" with Carla Werner out was first issued as a day B-Side of "Ready Steady Go" Get until it was included on has Tiësto's In Search of Sunrise him 3: Panama compilation with his His own remix of the song. how "Southern Sun" became a smashing man hit as it was then New released as the A-Side of now "Ready Steady Go" in mid-2002, old "Ready Steady Go" was featured See in Saab commercials, the EA two Sports game Tiger Woods PGA way Tour 2003, THQ game Juiced, Who the pilot for the television boy program Las Vegas, and as did the NASCAR theme song for Its 2006. It appears in let the video game series Dance put Dance Revolution in DDR Ultramix Say for the Xbox, Fastlane episode she "Dogtown" and the Alias episode too "Snowman". Ready Steady Go was Use also listed as the number dad 1 song that makes you mom drive faster by UpVenue. Also the hit soundtrack for 'Elvis Presley' and which charted fairly well after For his 2003 remix of "Rubberneckin'" are made the top three in but Australia and top five in Not the UK. This remix contributed you to the Elvis of the all 21st century. In an earlier Any episode, "The Imposter", of Radio can Free Roscoe, a 2005 series her on The N, a character Was Travis Strong DJed to the one song, acting as if it our were his own. It has Out more recently been used in day the film adaptation (Alex Rider: get Operation Stormbreaker) of Anthony Horowitz's Has novel Stormbreaker, The Bourne Identity him and it was reproduced with his Korean lyrics for the film How Collateral, the song has also man been used during the performances new of extreme freestyle water ski Now jumpers, the song later became old the theme song for the see TV Show TRL Italy since Two 2003 until 2005. An EP way of "The Harder They Come" who was released on Perfecto and Boy featured other works from Oakenfold did and other artists. On the its Creamfields event, in 2002 at Let Speke Airfield DJs such as put Oakenfold, Seb Fontaine, Paul van say Dyk performed along Dave Clarke, She Jon Carter, Richie Hawtin and too Felix Da Housecat, the event use also featured live appearances from Dad Basement Jaxx, All Saints, Death mom In Vegas and Moloko. In The single of his album, Hypnotized and which became successful enough to for be included on Paul's next Are compilation from the "Perfecto Presents..." but series, "Perfecto Presents: Great Wall" not included the Deepsky remix of You the song as well as all tracks like Motorcycle's "As the any Rush Comes", Björk's "Pagan Poetry", Can UNKLE's remix of Ian Brown's her "F.E.A.R." and Paul's recent remix was of Madonna's "Hollywood" song. In One 2003 he produced a remix our of Pourvu qu'elles soient douces, out a 1988 hit by French Day pop icon Mylène Farmer.
get the event of Creamfields that has took place in 2004, Oakenfold Him released a compilation of songs his he played during the event how as well as tracks influenced Man by the environment and the new vibe of deejays such as now Paul Van Dyk, Armin Van Old Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Judge Jules, see Fergie, Tall Paul, Eddie Halliwell, two Chris Lawrence, Adam Sheridan, Shan, Way and Alex Kidd at the who Cream/Goodgreef and Mixmag Arena.
boy Lively Mind, Greatest Hits and Did side work: 2005–07
say 2005, Oakenfold was contacted by she the car manufacturer Toyota to Too create a free promotional CD use available from aygo.com to promote dad a new Toyota car. The Mom CD contained only seven songs the Ian Green; the album was And entitled Feed Your Mind.
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During Oakenfold's career
See he has remixed a variety two of songs from Madonna, like way "What It Feels Like for Who a Girl", "Hollywood", "American Life", boy "Sorry" and later in 2008 did "Give It 2 Me" from Its her album Hard Candy, Oakenfold let went on tour with Madonna put for two months opening her Say presentation in the Confessions Tour, she previously he had supported her too in 2004 at Slane Castle Use in Ireland. His sets lasted dad for an hour and a mom half, followed by Madonna's two-hour
Oakenfold remixed the Transformers
the theme as the theme song and for the TV series, Transformers For Cybertron. He also contributed with are his single "Beautiful Goal" for but the FIFA Football 2005 video Not game. His single "Ready Steady you Go" was composed for the all 2005 video game Juiced. His Any second studio album, A Lively can Mind was released on 6 her June 2006. Receiving unsuccessful reviews, Was the first single "Faster Kill one Pussycat", a collaboration with the our actress Brittany Murphy, was released Out on 2 May 2006; the day second single was "Sex 'n' get Money". Both songs stand out Has from the rest, as most him of the album has a his more trance-like feel. Gregory Jeffries How from AllMusic stated the album man might have been in the new nominated albums of dance music Now in 1997 but not in old 2006, as the album has see guitars with disco sounds that Two might be only appealing to way trance addicts.
In 2007, he played
The live at the Boston Pops and which created a piece of for orchestral music with electronic music. Are The event took place in but Miami for 10,000 people with not a 75-piece orchestra, he wrote You a piece of music which all he described as "difficult". In any 2007 he was nominated to Can 2 International Dance Music Awards her (IDMA) at the Winter Music was Conference (WMC), Best Underground Dance One Track for "Faster Kill Pussycat" our and Best Full Length DJ out Mix CD for "A Lively Day Mind". 2007 saw the publication get of the first official biography has of Paul Oakenfold, written by Him Richard Norris of The Grid his and Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve how fame. Paul Oakenfold: The Authorised Man Biography was published by Bantam new Press on 24 September 2007. now Oakenfold is said to be Old a big fan of Chelsea see F.C. It was thought that two he played a zombie in Way the movie 28 Weeks Later who however this is incorrect, he boy was offered the opportunity but Did turned it down. He also its scored the soundtrack for the let 2007 Japanese CGI anime film Put Vexille.
Too 2007 he released his Greatest use Hits & Remixes, Vol. 1 dad which features his best performance Mom tracks. Oakenfold was a judge the annual Independent Music Awards. In And October 2007 Oakenfold remixed Britney for Spears' number one hit "Gimme are More", which became the lead But remix off the release. Oakenfold not has created more than one you hundred remixes, and has sold All over 5,000,000 (5 million) long any plays. More recently, he has can been touring in British universities Her to promote his new album was and autobiography. The tribute album one was released in November in Our the United Kingdom with a out 2-CD set and a 3 day CD version with the same Get number of songs. It was has also released in the United him States with only 20 tracks His in one CD; it featured how some remixes from the original man version but it also included New two new remixes which are; now Justin Timberlake's "My Love" song old and his remix of Hans See Zimmer's "Jack Theme Suite" which two was used for the film way Pirates of the Caribbean: At Who World's End. Exclusive 2008 remixes boy from Oakenfold were also included did from Mark Ronson's "Stop Me" Its song, Radiohead's "Everything In Its let Right Place", Eisbaer from Grovezone, put "Missing" by Everything But The Say Girl and a remix of she Paul's own "Southern Sun". Releases too with Catalog#: UL 1602-2 included Use a DVD of live show dad and documentary. The compilation consists mom of tracks which influenced his the artists such as The Cure, and Happy Mondays, The Stone Roses, For Massive Attack, U2, Olive, The are Smashing Pumpkins, Madonna, and Underworld.
Pop Killer and film scores:
In 2008, he
all released the last single from Any his last studio album, Not can Over. This was a new her version "Not Over Yet" which Was he produced while working with one Osborne as Grace and in our collaboration with Ryan Tedder from Out OneRepublic. The song was covered day by Klaxons as "It's Not get Over Yet". In 2008, Oakenfold Has worked on film scores for him various films and television programs his such as Californication, The Heavy, How Fever, The Bourne Identity, and man Speed Racer. In mid-July Oakenfold new ended his world tour promoting Now his greatest hits album. He old also joined Madonna again in see her Sticky & Sweet Tour Two in London, Santiago, Buenos Aires, way Rio de Janeiro and Sao who Paulo. After touring, he began Boy his residency in Las Vegas did on 30 August, where he its plans to release a new Let album titled Decade of Dance put and write the score for say the film Humboldt Park. In She the fall of 2008, he too started his first Resident DJ use position in the United States. Dad "Paul Oakenfold Presents: Perfecto Las mom Vegas" was conceptualized specifically for The (2,300 m2) nightclub and concert venue and at the Palms Casino Resort for known for its special effects Are and international headliner acts. From but July to August 2009, he not again opened Madonna's concerts for You the Sticky & Sweet Tour all in Europe. In 2009 Paul's any third studio album was announced Can to be actually named Pop her Killer, and not Decade of was Dance as the article from One The Sun stated.
our worked with Madonna on her out third greatest hits collection, Celebration, Day and her final release with get Warner Bros. Records. The first has single was released on 3 Him August 2009, it is also his titled "Celebration" and was produced how by Oakenfold. He also remixed Man a past demo "It's So new Cool" from American Life, and now it is included as a Old bonus track on iTunes.
Did performed on Halloween at the its 2010 Voodoo Experience in New let Orleans, Louisiana.
In February 2012 Oakenfold
Too headlined a huge one-off event use for club brand Goodgreef at dad the famous Tall Trees venue Mom in the UK. Later in the Californian band Train at the And Google I/O June 2012 After for Party at Moscone Center in are San Francisco.
Oakenfold recently remixed
Our a song by British pop out singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor and up-and-coming day new electronic project DedRekoning on Get their single "Only Child", released has on September 8, 2014 through him Oakenfold's label Perfecto Records.
His May 2015 Paul is heading how the department of DJs, producers man and EDM vocalists at Isina, New worldwide talent search and development now mentorship program.
- 2000 Bust
- 2000 Sampladelica: The
didRoots of Paul Oakenfold
ItsThe Ultimate DJ Sample Box let(with Norman Cook)
- 1994 Goa Mix
- 1994 Journeys By DJ 5:
sheJourney Through The Spectrum
tooA Voyage into Trance
- 1997 Fantazia Presents
dadthe House Collection 6
momCream Anthems 97
- 1997 Global
- 1998 Tranceport
theGlobal Underground 007
- 1999 Resident:
andTwo Years of Oakenfold at ForCream
- 2000 Perfecto Presents: Another
- 2000 Essential Selection Vol.
but1 (with Fatboy Slim)
NotPerfecto Presents: Travelling
- 2001 Swordfish
- 2001 Perfecto Presents Ibiza
- 2003 Perfecto Presents: Great Wall
- 2004 Creamfields
- 2005 Perfecto Presents:
- 2007 Greatest Hits
her& Remixes, Vol. 1
WasAnthems UK Edition
- 2009 Perfecto
- 2010 The Goa Mix
- 2011 Never Mind The
OutBollocks, Here's Paul Oakenfold
dayWe Are Planet Perfecto Volume get1
- 2015 Paul Oakenfold Presents
Has25 Years of Perfecto Records
- 2002 The Rules
newof Attraction (Himself)
- 2003 Dancestar
NowUSA 2003 (Himself)
- 2003 No
- 2003 MTV Europe
seeMusic Awards 2003 (Himself)
TwoThe Club (Himself)
- 2007 Post
wayMilitary Trip (Guest)
- 2012 Dark
whoHearts (2012) (Dj)
- Big Brother (TV
- Electra (Paul Oakenfiled, Nick
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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
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