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Eddie Halliwell is an English dance music DJ, from Wigan, England. Eddie has held residencies at Goodgreef and Gatecrasher, was named DJ of the year by mixmag in 2003 and reached number 17 in both the 2005 and 2006 DJ Mag Top 100 poll. As well as making a name for himself on the UK and international club circuit, Eddie is also a resident DJ for BBC Radio 1. Electronic Dance Music is the contemporary form of 1970s disco music; it is usually played by mean of electronic instruments such as synthesizers, drum machines and sequencers. ... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Gatecrasher may mean: Gatecrasher (person), someone who enters an event without a ticket or invitation. ... March 2007 issue Mixmag styles itself as, the worlds biggest dance music and clubbing magazine, with a circulation of 41,757 and a readership of 304,000. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... BBC Radio 1 (commonly referred to as just Radio 1) is a British national radio station operated by the BBC, specialising in popular music and speech and is aimed primarily at the 14-29[1] age group. ...


Having been brought up in the north west of England, it is where Eddie made his name at clubs such as Gatecrasher and Goodgreef. Now he is a headliner at both clubs and also makes regular appearances at Slinky, Inside Out, Cream, Godskitchen, The Gallery and Lush to name but a few. Eddie has also performed at Homelands, Escape into the Park, Tidy Events including Magna and the Weekenders, and Gatecrasher Summer Sound System where he headlined the second arena.


2004 also saw a considerable rise in demand for Eddie internationally with two tours of East Asia, a tour of Australia with Godskitchen and numerous visits to the USA, Canada, Russia, Dubai and Egypt. In Ibiza he enjoyed his third season as resident at Judgement Sundays (again the busiest night on the White Isle) and in August completed his third live Radio 1 Essential Mix alongside Paul Oakenfold at Cream @ Amnesia. This was an experience Eddie particularly relished as it marked his first 'official duties' as a new Radio 1 Resident, having won this coveted position following his previous Essential Mixes (May and August 2003) with a series of outstanding guest mixes on Judge Jules & Pete Tong’s regular Weekend shows.


Eddie later appeared on BBC Radio 1 as one of six hosts of new late-night dance show The Residency, which was designed to showcase the best in British dance music talent. In 2006 Eddie was given his own weekly show on Thursday nights/Friday mornings midnight - 2am Electronic Dance Music is the contemporary form of 1970s disco music; it is usually played by mean of electronic instruments such as synthesizers, drum machines and sequencers. ...


To achieve this Eddie has spent nearly a decade honing his skills on the decks. Having caught the DJ-ing bug at 15 when he bought his first set of decks, he was too young for clubs so channelled his creative energies into a Music Technology course where he learnt some of his now renowned hip hop scratches. His ability to adapt these to fit over other genres of music has earned him not only respect amongst fellow DJ’s but also admiration from stunned crowds. Eddie’s technical ability is such that when is in front of the mixer he utilises it as a means to create energy and new sounds with rapid cut ups and warped effects. .


External links

  • Official site
  • - MySpace.com.com/eddiehalliwell Official site
  • Eddie Halliwell at residentadvisor.net
  • Eddie Halliwell Fan Site
  • Discogs.com artist profile

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NEWCITYCHICAGO.COM: Street Smart Chicago (423 words)
Despite having only just turned 25, Eddie Halliwell is now firmly established as one of the most exciting new DJs in the world having just been Voted 25th in the 2004 DJ Mag Top 100 Poll.
Eddie¹s technical ability is such that when he is in front of the mixer he utilizes it as a means to create energy and new sounds with rapid cut ups and warped effects.
While the true "Eddie " can only be gained in a club, he has also mixed one disc of "Gatecrasher Residents Transmission" and for Mixmag (the world's biggest dance music and clubbing magazine) mixed two massive cover mount CD's in his own name.
>>WANTICKETS.COM ARTIST// Eddie Halliwell (337 words)
Eddie began his route to stardom at Manchester’s’ 2Klub, quickly gaining residencies for Goodgreef and then Gatecrasher and now plays for club giants such as Slinky, Garlands, Inside Out, Promise, Escape and Sundissential on a regular basis.
Eddie has also made his mark at UK festivals Gatecrasher SSS in 2002, Tidy Weekender, Escape into the Park and Headlining the Frantic/Nukleuz Arena and playing in the Main Arena at Creamfields 2003.
Eddie has also played Internationally at such places as Amsterdam, Australia and New Zealand, Cyprus, Greece and Corfu, Finland, Malta, Dallas, Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami(USA), Moscow, Lebanon, Ibiza, Istanbul, Japan and Switzerland with many more International tours across the Far East, America, Australasia and Europe in 2004.
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