Alex Attias Biography
Bookings : email@example.com
( El Mustang / Freedom Soundz / The Catalyst Group / Plutonia )
Alex Attias is a record digger, and a vinyl collector.
Alex started his Djing career in 1988, Lausanne - Switzerland, playing a mixture of grooves in a small bar for friends and music lovers.
Alex is a selector dj who can make people dance playing classics and rare tracks from soul to deep house , boogie to afrobeat , disco to Detroit sounds and jazz orientated grooves.
Throughout the late 80's and early 90's, he established himself as one of Switzerland's top Dj's running his own successful weekly nights « The Jackal’s « , being booked to play all over the world, and in return booking International Dj's to play in Switzerland. Alex was also long-time collaborator for the magazine Vibrations, writing reviews and compiling their series of albums. By 1995, he was ready to break into Electronic music production and set up the Bel - Air Project, and began attracting attention with their first release "Magik". Bel-Air Project's next two releases became minor underground cult classics "Jazz with Altitude" and "Dark Jazzor" were both championed by the likes of 4 Hero, Gilles Peterson and Stacey Pullen.
His discography includes singles for labels such as People, Ubiquity, Versatile, Neroli, Archive, Compost records as well as remixing Incognito, 4Hero, Ennio Morricone, Sun RA, Art Blakey, Roni Size, Laurent Garnier to name but a few.
Very happy with his first steps into music, Alex’s dream came through when In 1997 he moved to England to pursue new musical projects, Mustang and Beatless the main sources of his creative output , plus a few sporadic collaborations: Plutonia with Dego from 4 Hero, Catalyst with Greg Boraman and Freedom Soundz with his brother Stephane )
Alex was so happy in London meeting key people like Enrico Crivellaro, Dego and Marc Mac, Phil Asher and Mike Slocombe whom made him join the Goya West London family.
In 2000 he set up his own recording Studio and his label, Visions Inc. He played regularly with Phil Asher and Patrick Forge at their weekly night « Inspiration Information « and at the famous CoOp Sessions @Plastic People.
London was about connections and Paul Martin from Talkin Loud was one of them which leaded to a collaboration for the 1st Beatless album "Life Mirrors » released in October 2001 on the American label Ubiquity.
After 8 years in London Producing records, travelling , deejaying and being a young dad, its only in 2004 that Alex has completed his first solo album under the Mustang moniker on Compost Records , just before returning to Switzerland.
After a little break of about 3 years, Alex came back with various productions for Rush hour, Planet E, Mule records and a weekly saturday night radio show on the Swiss national channel Couleur 3, plus a regular Club night « LillyGood Party ! « inviting local and international djs
At the moment Alex is working on his new album and producing various singles for his label Visions Records, and with his brother Stephane they’ll be releasing a special serie of only vinyl singles of edits under the name of LillyGood Party !
Alex aim is to share good music to good people , spread the good vibes , a have a good dance .
Alex Attias’s tracks