Auckland , New Zealand
DJ Since 1995
Live Sound Engineer
Moved recentely from Paris to Auckland
Radio Ponsonby on Sunday 18:00-20:00
Resident at Britomart Country Club (Auckland New Zealand)
Resident at Mac's Brew Bar (Takapuna)
Klassix sound is like a blast from the past with House steroids packing serious production muscle. Listening to his set like taking trip back to the 70s and 80s - but riding in a gleaming futuristic spaceship.Klassix from Paris creates a classy and sophisticated atmosphere, it's always a real musical experience !
Klassix From Paris became a DJ as an extension of his love of music, driven by his passion for discovering new songs and sharing them with others. A true artist, he displays his distinct personality through his music. Drawing on his massive interest in different musical cultures and styles rarely seen in todays DJ's, Klassix From Paris takes his listeners on a musical journey with his signature style.
Born in Algeria, North Africa, Klassix's rich musical heritage and mediterranean origins have shaped who he is today. After moving to France at the age of 11 he immersed himself in the discovery of a plethora of musical styles, starting with the Hip Hop and New Jack movement when he was 12. His love of music lead him to learn to dance, up until the age of 17, when he discovered electronic music and wanted to put other people on the dance floor instead of himself.
Living in a region boarded by Belgium and Germany, he started to be influenced by European electronic music and by 1995 he was DJing in several bars and clubs in the east of France and Luxembourg.In 1997, with the discovery ofUnited Kingdom garage, he was given a 4 night residency on a canal boat club (le Bullit), followed by a residency in an underground basement (Les 2 Zebres).
1999 brought the discovery of Lounge music with Hotel Costes and all the classy French bars and hotels in Paris like the Mezzanine de l'Alcazar and Bar-Fly. He got a residency in Lilltle Italy (Luxembourg). At the age of 22 he started DJing in the local gay night clubs (Privilege, L'aparte & Cafe de la Gare in Luxembourg), where the clientele allowed him to play an eclectic blend of pumping underground House with touch of Tech-House, Balearic and Latin sounds .
In 2001, he moved to Paris where his style became more eclectic, between Metro Area, Lovebirds, Spirit Catcher, Aeroplane, LCD Soundsystem, DJ T, Ian Pooley, Gilles Peterson, Stephane Pompougnac, DJ Freddy, Jim Baron, Dimitri from Paris and Joey Negro.In 2009 he met Franco-Argentinian duo Fritz & Lang who asked him to remix one of their tracks, starting a new direction of producing his own music.In 2011, after 10 years of teaching CAD & Mechanical engineering, he decided to change his career and move to New Zealand, to invest his energy in the music industry.
He remixed Flip Grater a kiwi artist, one of the lead singer of Fly my Pretties.In 2012 He started DJing his distinctive European sounds in several bars around Auckland with a residency at Britomart Country club, and has also DJ'd several burlesque shows.In 2012 he completed a sound engineering certificate and has worked as a sound engineer and technician for numerous festivals and venues.In 2013 he released a remix for the band Bright Child and he started to work on his own production.Klassix also delivers a slice of his trademark sound through his weekly sunday night radio show on Radio Ponsonby.
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