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Chris Sullivan, is, and has been at various times, a DJ, author, nightclub host, pop star, painter, style commentator, entrepreneur and fashion designer. Coming to London from Merthyr Tydfil in the mid 70s,he went onto to study art at St Martins than fronted the high-concept Virgin-signed Latin funk band, Blue Rondo A La Turk. He began DJing aged 14 at local youth clubs and after spinning at his self promoted clubs such as Le Kilt and St.Moritz, he was the founder , host ,director and DJ at of the world famous Wag Club in London where the likes of Sade, Prince and Lee Perry played live . During the early to mid eighties he DJ'd every club and party worth talking about in London with gigs in Tokyo, New York, La, Paris ,Barcelona, Milan including the Mint bar ,Danceteria, Plastic and Ibiza’s Ku Klub .In 1987 he opened Afters in Clink St (4am-12 mid day) where, using one deck and a cassette player, he was one of the first UK DJ's to play pure Chicago House .
In the nineties he DJ'd at parties for amongst many others, Elton John, Jean Paul Gaultier , Comme Des Garcons, Madonna, GQ and Italian Vogue and continued at clubs such as Browns, Pacha , The Limelight and the Cafe de Paris. As a writer he first worked for The Face in it’s infancy in 1981, became a Loaded columnist in ‘94 and then GQ style editor .In 2001 ,he became a full time freelance journalist filing for among others, The Times, Esquire, Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, and L’Uomo Vogue. Since, his books, Punk and the definitive chronicle of club culture of the 80s, We Can Be Heroes (with Graham Smith), have been warmly received. He has a weekly Sunday DJ residency at Novikov Mayfair, London, another every Thursday at the Playboy Club on Old Park Lane and a first Friday of the month residency at The Record Club Camden called Swag. He often plays film premier parties and art openings in the city and each year takes a DJ slot at the Vintage festival while his film script, Anarchy In The UK, is being developed by a Hollywood's Hacienda Films. Most recently he conceived and co wrote a 9 part TV documentary series Gangs of Britain presented by his old chums Martin and Gary Kemp for the Crime and Investigation Channel.

Chris J Sullivan   Chris Sullivan, London, Britain (UK)

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    DJ Chris Sullivan's Disco Infernalist Mixxxxx at 28.44
    on March 13, 2014 01:46

    a few glitches but its live and unrehearsed - off the cuff as it were !

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    DJCHRISSULLIVAN'S FORTNUM+MASONDUBMIX at 19.31
    on February 27, 2014 01:33
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    DJCHRISSULLIVAN'S FORTNUM+MASONDUBMIX at 0.17
    on February 27, 2014 01:32

    @mmacca: thanks Marco - jsut saw this..... must come see you soon..... love to all... chris xxxx

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    DJChrisSull'sDiscoInfernal live mix. at 14.24
    on February 27, 2014 00:04

    @Deuce Barter: its called I love New York by Dmitri from Paris - just afew years old.. good tune

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    DJCHRISSULLIVAN'SOWNTHINGMIX at 25.21
    on October 04, 2013 18:32

    @Jerome vs Caryzzl: it's anew track called Lets Groove - The Clapton remix- glad you like the mix....nice to be appreciated by a fellow pro...

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    DJCHRISSULLIVAN'SOWNTHINGMIX at 1.47
    on October 04, 2013 18:29
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    DJCHRISSULLIVAN'SOWNTHINGMIX at 7.29
    on October 02, 2013 20:06

    It's more like modern funk n' disco

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    War ‎– Good, Good Feelin' (edit) at 7.55
    on January 11, 2013 19:22

    top top work.........

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    Instant Funk - Don't wanna party (Belabouche Edit) at 0.52
    on January 11, 2013 18:50
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    Salsoul Orchestra 212 North - (bobby spice edit) at 1.26
    on November 22, 2012 02:21

    excellent work - love to get some WAVs of your stuff as I have a radio show coming up I'd like to play them on

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    GOLD DUST (THE ILLVIBE EDIT) - T.RICE
    on October 08, 2012 00:35

    top work old bean..........

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    AntZ @ AURA 7th September 2012 Pt.2
    on September 18, 2012 00:17

    Always top tuneage Antz......hope to see you again soon old bean...... C

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    AntZ @ Aura June 1st 2012 Pt.1
    on July 12, 2012 01:29

    top work Antz old pal.......stumbled across this by accident ......man after my own and all that.. C

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    Captain Cumbia remix PAD BRAPAD vs CYPRESS HILL...
    on April 24, 2012 15:05

    ritmo sabroso

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    Captain Cumbia remix BUJU BANTON vs FAREWELL TO...
    on April 24, 2012 14:43

    fine work sir

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    DJCHRISSULLIVANGROOVALICIOUSMIXA
    on April 10, 2012 00:56

    thank you very much....

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    Shimi Sonic - Show Me Your Love ft Shira Chen (...
    on April 04, 2012 16:26

    cracking !

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    Djchrissullivanmix@novikov25 2 12
    on March 11, 2012 02:45

    @Claude Chabiron: I'll be there again this year. Hopefully I'll get a couple a DJ jobs ... here's my email chris@sullivan60.co.uk.. hope to see you in May.. chris

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