Intense and full of energy, her DJ sets bring together a variety of moods and eras, bridging the old with the new by drawing upon classic acid and tribal alongside contemporary big-room
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.
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).
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.
However, perhaps the Classical/Opera mode of the big-room
's processor worked best to generate a realistic sound with this material.