NEIL THOROGOOD- (A.K.A. Neo)
Originally from the north of England, the Vinyl bug came about after playing music to audiences 25 years ago at a school youth club , soon catching on to acid house and early techno & quickly learning how to mix and began to play illegal raves in the Yorkshire area (1991), with several guest appearances on the radio station DREAM FM (leeds, uk) with host CHRIS MARTIN, soon maturing as a dj- from bedroom mixing & passing into the clubs and by 1994 landing a co-resident monday night gig at the WAREHOUSE in Leeds (UK) with HACIENDA (Manchester) residents-JON DA SILVA and JOHN MCREADY whilst also supporting guest djs at the luxurious, exclusive and private LOVEJOY events in Leeds.
1996 brought the multi-residency at the PLEASURE ROOMS in Leeds , playing there Wednesdays , Fridays and Saturdays to crowds of 800+, at the club nights-THE EGG, FUTURE LISTENING, EGGSTRA TIME and THE SATURDAY NIGHT EXPERIENCE, with co residents:
JASON LAMB (Wakeem-cordero), SCOTT RUTHERFORD, NICK BONG, MARK LEAF
-playing alongside weekly guests such as SASHA, BT, TOM WAINWRIGHT, JUDGE JULES, PAUL TROUBLE ANDERSON, ALLISTER WHITEHEAD, SONIQUE,
CJ MACKINTOSH, TONY WALKER, ROB TISSERA to mention a few............................
Guest Dj-ing across the north of the Uk - with the "pleasure rooms resident" title under his belt , playing clubs/nights such as: Zicada, The Sugar house , Elemental + Sound (Lancaster) ,
Alchemy (York) , Underworld ,The 1 in 10 club , Suburbia + Brethren (Bradford),
Colours, AD43, Visage+Zigurat events (Doncaster), Electric green sessions (Kendal)......
playing an early array of house, techno, progressive and trance.
Following a move to Alicante , SPAIN in 2000, he began to spread the underground tech-house vibes,
quickly seeing his first residencies at CECEO in El Albir and PLANETA-Benidorm, moving on to the most influential clubs in the Alicante area such as being the long time (3 year) resident in the UNDERGROUND-Benidorm, performing lengthy 8 hour sets and also a Guest resident spot in HAALEM DANCE-Alicante.
Soon after came numerous guest bookings at clubs/events such as KU (Benidorm), SPACE (Benidorm), MANDALA (Valencia), IBERUNDERGROUND events (Costa Blanca) + ELICE beach parties (Altea+Benitachel) and the awesome desert raves -STATIC PLASTIC (la Marchosa)....
Promoting and residing at the notorious VOODOO MOON events came about soon after...
Booked artists included JOE GUICASTRO(NYC), JASON LAMB(UK), JOHN SHAH (AUSTRALIA),
JEFF DE PERAC(FRA), JAKE KNIGHTS (UK) a.k.a. SAPPPHIRE -CUT-TWISTED RECORDS,
ALBERTO GONZALEZ (ES), CARLOS CASAS (ES)and live performances from LOSTTRIBE and POOL,
held in the UNDERGROUND , LA MARCHOSA andat the BENITACHEL private beach cove.
Afterwards a new concept was realised with DJ PACO GUILLEN (Amnesia & El Divino), together promoting and supplying 100% of the music at the club white nights LE PARADISE , held in both the UNDERGROUND and KU , seeing the busiest ever Saturday night in KU with 2000 people through the doors before midnight.
In 2004 he made his Norwegian debut in OSLO , guesting at BOOGALOO, playing his blend of tech-house and Iberican grooves to the Oslo underground.
2005 saw the "BEST CLUB PARTY 2005" as voted by Norwegian clubbers nationwide ,where he co-guested with
DANNY HOWELLS at the GLOBAL UNDERGROUND MIAMI 027 RELEASE PARTY @ Hausmania,Oslo.
Since then there have been numerous guest appearances in OSLO , NORWAY, whilst residing there for just over a year , at nights such as TRIBAL TRAX SESSIONS, HOUSE OF DEEP EVENTS, HOUSE IS A FEELING & the ALFRED venue.
Highlighted appearances since then & up to date have included guest sets in THE UNDERGROUND & LA OLLA’S annual beach party after the legendary firework display in SPAIN’S COSTA BLANCA, exclusive functions for the selected few at the TEMPERANCE HOTEL in south yarra MELBOURNE,
guest appearances in SYDNEY at the club nights DIRTY HABITS, guest sets at the FUSION nightclub located in the massive CROWN complex MELBOURNE and many appearances on the “Guest Mix” at Melbourne’s underground radio station KISS FM.
2012 brought the new Melbourne Project "PSYDESHOW" with Dj Fokus and Conor Farrel producing alternative electronic music and performing dj sets with genres such as Dirty house, dub step, electro and indie disco.
An up to date insight of a lengthy eclectic NEILTHOROGOOD set would depend on the venue and the crowd but would certainly include some of his own productions/reworks whilst spanning genres such as: deep percussive house, techno, progressive house , some good old solid tech-house (moody and uplifting) , tribal rhythm’s ,a few breaks and the more experimental/catchy/chilled & soulful side of minimal……
Productions up to date are:
Fred Woller/Neil Thorogood "sin errores"(original mix)
Neil Thorogood "Alma Oscura" (original mix)
Neil Thorogood "doblado en forma"(original mix)
Neil Thorogood/Craig Pringle "verse bien"(original mix)
Celeda vs Arny M "the underground" (Neil Thorogood mix)
Neil Thorogood "Alma Oscura" (long and dark remix)
CLU deejays "Dark Matter" (Neil Thorogood mix)
Neil Thorogood "Friendly stranger"(original mix)
PSYDESHOW "goodbye horses" (Radio mix)
PSYDESHOW "goodbye horses" (Extended club mix)
NEIL THOROGOOD is available on request for Interstate Australian Events, International Performances and Production/Remixing requests.
PSYDESHOW are also available for dj sets, production and remixing requests.
Mainstream Commercial 'aint got no soul !!!
Long live the underground !!