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House music, is a style of electronic dance music that was established by dance club DJs in Chicago that were influenced by mid-1970s dance music as played by DJs in New York, and spread to Detroit, New York, and eventually Europe. House music is strongly influenced by fundamentals of the early to mid 1970s soul- and funk-infused dance music chic of disco. House music takes disco’s use of a prominent bass drum on every beat and created a new style by mixing in a heavy electronic synthesizer bassline, electronic drums, electronic effects, funk and pop samples, and reverb- or delay-enhanced vocals.

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

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

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

40th Where’s your head at – 90’s House Music Party

90's House Music Party - 40th Where's your head at. This is the last gig I did before lockdown, it was a charity 40th raising money for Mind the mental health charity. I had played for this fun group of people in then past and they were all up for a good time, especially with the impending storm that was on its way....... Anyway, the night went really well and was a whole lot of fun as "Thank you

Cotswolds wedding

Cotswolds wedding - Cripps Barn was the venue for this wedding in the Cotswolds and what a wedding it turned out to be. I was joined by Andre on Sax who had flown in from Marbella that afternoon, we worked really well together and that helped make the party go with a swing. The venue (Cripps Barn) is one of the best I have played in.... Great Sound system, staff, food and its the right size too.  

Pikes Ibiza – Freddie Rocks Party

Back for it’s 9th summer, we see Freddie Rocks at Pikes as an annual party that truly puts the ‘fun’ in fundraising, as international and local DJs, Ibiza residents, holidaymakers and the entire Pikes family all come together to make a contribution to the foundation while honouring our late great hero in a way we believe would have made him break into that signature grin. If you didn’t already know, Pikes was the place where Freddie Mercury celebrated his wild and wonderful

London Rooftop Party for Fabric owner

London Rooftop Party - When the owner of Fabric asks you to do a private party, you know you are going to measured against the best in the industry, so the pressure is on. When you get feedback such from the client saying "Thanks for making it a cracking party, music was spot on, loads of neighbours round the area loved the tunes" and then from other attendees "Everyone loved the music" and "Amazing DJ" you know its gone well......

The Vaults – Putney Pies

The Vaults - Putney Pies, is one of my favourite venues in London. I am fortunate enough to play there every other month and am joined by the likes of Jon sa Trinxa, Lisa Loud, Howard Hill from Pikes, Samir from Ibiza, the Hoxton Whores and Seb Fontaine in the UK. It really is a fun venue where people go for the music and atmosphere, plus of course the lovely pies The crowd is made of of all ages and

Bali and Lombok

I got to play at several venues in Lombok and the Bali islands Gili Air recently. This was quite an experience and one that will stay with me forever. The people were amazing and despite the recent earthquake always had smiles on their faces. The gigs were all chilled sunset affairs and here is an example of the sort of thing I played. Stir It Up Bob Marley Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) Natty Bong Personal Jesus