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So far Paul Linney has created 196 blog entries.

Chillout music and mixes during Lockdown

Chillout music (chillout, chill out, or simply just chill) is a genre  defined by the relaxing rhythms and down-tempo beats — “chill” taken from the street language which means to “relax”. This genre appeared in the early and mid-90s in chill rooms at club where serene music is played to allow party goers the time to unravel from the more lively and fast paced tunes that are usually played by the DJ in the main room. Associated genres with

Christmas Songs

Christmas Songs - Music associated with Christmas is believed to have its origins in 4th-century Rome. ... In the 16th century, various Christmas carols still sung to this very day, including "The 12 Days of Christmas", "God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen", and "O Christmas Tree", first thought to have emerged. Carols were first sung  thousands of years ago, but these were not Christmas Carols. They were pagan songs rather than Christmas songs, sung at the Winter Solstice festivities as

Virtual event production

Virtual event production and the creative process How can I help with your virtual production? Well its a combination of the skills built up over the years as a DJ and VJ along with a very good understanding of the Adobe Suite, especially products like: Adobe After Effects Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator I own all the other elements of the suite and can call on these as well, but the above are my main weapons

Paul Linney the DJ – Podcast

Paul Linney the DJ - Podacst: Absolutely made up to be joining the likes of Fatboy Slim and Dawn Hindle as one of this years House Culture monthly Podcast subjects. They approached me after my set at Pikes last September…….. that party went on to win best one-off event on the island for 2019 beating Solomun at the port into second place. "018: Paul Linney. Paul Linney is a resident DJ at Pikes Hotel in Ibiza and one of

Wedding Party

Wedding Party - when you want to have the best ever evening celebration for your wedding, you will need a DJ who can read a crowd. Someone who can play a whole range of music and select just the right track for a particular moment. Someone who can play all genres at a high level........ "What can we say.. Paul is a genius. He played at our Wedding in the Cotswolds this September with a theme of cool 80s

old skool music

Old skool music, what is it??? old skool hip hop music, old skool dance music,  Kisstory 80's music, 90's music ??? Old Skool means different things to many people, but at the core of it all is FUN. You’ll love my oldskool DJ set if you remember your music from the 80’s & 90’s. Give me a call if you want an evening of good old fashioned fun........ Hard Knock Life (The Ghetto Anthem)Jay-Z No DiggityBlackstreet feat. Dr. Dre

Ibiza Themed Party

Ibiza Themed Party  - With the clubs closed in Ibiza, why not bring Ibiza to your house, with an Ibiza themed Party? I have been a DJ at the party voted best one event on the island for the last 3 years beating the likes of Solomun to first place, so know a thing or two about parties in Ibiza. This party was in Pikes and celebrates one of the most hoedonistic events on ther islands Freddie Mercury's birthday

Ibiza in video

High lights from my many trips to Ibiza, last year I made 9 trips during the season..... so many great memories. Be it playing or DJing at venues such as Pikes, Es-Vive, The Beach Star etc or for an intimate party on a remote part of the island, I really get a lot of inspiration and feed that back into my music that I play. I have the experience of having worked in Ibiza many times in all sorts

2020 wedding DJ and beyond

2020 wedding DJ -With all the uncertainty around arranging weddings at this time, you need someone you can depend on for the role of DJ at your wedding. I was finalist of the 2019 English Wedding awards and 2019 Regional Winner UK Wedding Awards. I am able to be very flexible with arrangements and timings. Being a full time DJ can also accomadate mid week weddings (something that a lot of people have been asking

House Culture

House Culture was started by two friends who first met on a dance floor in Shoreditch as strangers in 2012, and kept bumping into each other at different events across London over the next few years, House Culture is a platform that aims to showcase the music and culture that brought these two friends and so many other people across the world together - House Music Culture. They came and saw me play at Pikes last year when the