sounds and grooving house vibes are what have placed him in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll for four years in a row.
Sea at the Quayside used to be one big-room
club but has become more a live music riverside venue which operates a nightclub later at busy times, he said.
Slotting throbbing funk bass and shuffling hi-hats into big-room
arrangements, Heldens has helped bring deeper house sounds to the main-stage masses, while incensing those who find the classic trance label misappropriated by his festivaloriented fare.
Forthcoming single Change the Way You Kiss Me doesn't deviate from this style either, sounding like a big-room
ringer for Faithless.
Originally I had done a really big-room
anthem track, but it didn't work with Paris's style, so I did another version.
Bill, who can normally be found rocking the roof off Fabric with his funky big-room
underground house, is the author of Last Night A DJ Saved My Life - considered to be the definitive history of DJing and also wrote the manual How To DJ (Properly).