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HarderFaster DJs >> Tom Bailey
Music Style:Techno
From:Midlands, England.
Residencies:Regular gigs for PaSSion, Coalville.
ElectronicSessions, London.
Blank/Digital Society, Leeds.
Essence, Oxford.
Management Agency:Independent/Neuroscience
Bookings Contact:Tom Bailey Direct or Neuroscience DJs
Started playing:2004
Website:http://www.myspace.com/djtombailey
http://www.soundcloud.com/dj-tombailey
Would most like to play:Amnesia, Ibiza.
Most enjoyable set you've played:ElectronicSessions, London.
PaSSion, The Emporium, Coalville.
The Gallery @ Ministry of Sound
When you're not DJing you're:Playing sports, reading, studying.
Favourite DJ:Axel Karakasis
Favourite Venue:The Emporium, Coalville.
Favourite Promotion:PaSSion
Favourite Producer:Axel Karakasis, Tom Hades, Spektre
Favourite Label:Respekt Recordings
Remain Records
Rhythm Converted
MB Elektronics
1605
Biggest Influence:Perry O'Neil, Sasha, John Digweed, Umek
Drink:Vodka RedBull, Budweiser
Non-music pastime:Swimming
Words of wisdom:If you always do what you have always done; then you will always get what you have always got

Last updated:
19 Feb 2012

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Updated 14-07-09 19:07
Tom Bailey discovered dance music in his early teens, getting a taste for house through various mainstream compilations and mix CDs. Early influences included Radio 1’s Pete Tong & Judge Jules. After Trance got it's much heralded renaissance in 1999 Tom began to focus his energy on the pursuit of this new ‘euphoric’ sound. Tom developed an interest in DJs such as Ferry Corsten, Armin van Buuren & Paul van Dyk, the very same DJs that would inspire Tom to finally take the plunge and get into DJing himself buying his first decks and mixer in March 2004.

Tom’s initial forays took in a more techno infused sound combining the productions of artists such as Randy Katana & Sander van Doorn and labels like Reset & Intec. However after being captivated by DJs such as Markus Schulz & Jon O’Bir Tom’s focus shifted toward a new more progressive sound.

Tom’s interest in this new sound led him to the discovery of artists such as Perry O’Neil, Gabriel & Dresden & Andy Moor and coupled with the emergence of labels like Electronic Elements, Coldharbour & Baroque Tom began to find his niche. This new direction gave Tom a new drive and hunger for DJing giving him the impetus to share his music with the world. Tom began by uploading and hosting his own mixes through various websites and message boards. Initial feedback was good and Tom began to produce monthly mixes each one a new progression on the last helping the Wolverhampton based DJ to further develop and hone his skills. In early 2006 Tom uploaded his ‘January Promo mix’ to various message boards to great acclaim, the mix would serve as something of a breakthrough for the young DJ as it gave him the springboard he had been searching for.

Indeed the mix was so popular it received the attention of Galaxy FM's Paul Kershaw who promptly featured thirty minutes of the set on his 'Solid State' radio show, billing Tom as 'one of the next brand of UK star DJs!' As well as the mix being featured Tom recorded a brief interview & was heavily featured across Galaxy over the next three months with two further mixes aired.

Following on from the success of the Solid State showcase Tom began receiving other offers of gigs & the chance to present his own weekly show 'The Progressive Showcase, which is now approaching a landmark 100 episode in the three years since it first aired in February 2006.

Coupled with the initial success of Tom's internet radio broadcasts his work has now featured acorss more than thirty stations worldwide with regular broadcasts for Di.FM & Sense.FM on internet radio & FM radio coverage on mediums such as Sirius satellite radio in the USA, Sunshine Radio in Ibiza, Tenerfie & The Canary Islands, HFM Radio in Ibiza, XM Satellite Radio across the USA & Caribbean & many more.

After the initial internet based success Tom has launched himself into playing just about every major city he can with landmark gigs across the country in cities such as London, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Leicester, Coalville, Oxford, Bristol, Plymouth & more. This dedicated work ethic & sheer force of will to couple with his honed DJing skills have lead to Tom's sound being heard at legendary promotions & clubs including The Gallery, PaSSion, ElectronicSessions, Ministry of Sound, Neuroscience, Digital Society & many more.

More details & up to date gig news, tour dates, radio playlists & all other info can be found at http://www.myspace.com/djtombailey

Background
Updated 14-07-09 19:07
Tom Bailey is an ambitious & forward thinking 24 year old hailing from the small town of Sedgley, West Midlands, England. Having been DJing for a little over five years Tom has seen his seamless mixing & flawless tune selection catapult him into the ...[expand]

Future Plans
Updated 14-07-09 19:07
Continued gigs across the UK with an extensive touring schedule for 2009 & beyond. For up to date gig listings & radio details check out http://www.myspace.com/djtombailey

Past Sets
Updated 14-07-09 19:07
April 2007 - 'ElectronicSessions', London.
May 2007 - 'Adrenalin', Bristol.
May 2007 - 'Inertia', Birmingham.
June 2007 - 'Digitzed', Darlington.
August 2007 - 'EletrconicSessions', London.
August 2007 -...[expand]

Upcoming Intnl Sets
Updated 14-07-09 19:07
Check out http://www.myspace.com/djtombailey for all future DJ dates & gig news/tour dates

Upcoming UK Sets
Updated 14-07-09 19:07
Check out http://www.myspace.com/djtombailey for all future DJ dates & gig news/tour dates

External Links - profiles, sets, interviews etc
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Myspace 2nd Apr 2007
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