Jamie Lewis Opening Night
Fri 14 Aug @ 19:00 – 24:00 CET
IRF Opening Showcase with DJ’s Jamie Lewis & Sandro Prezzi
The Opening of the International Radio Festival 2015 format days will be full of real house music selected and mixed by two passioned Swiss DJs: Jamie Lewis and Sandro Prezzi (aka MatPrice/LexxR).
Jamie Lewis: The Swiss born Cem Berter aka Jamie Lewis, is recognized worldwide as one of the pioneers of house music and one of the scenes premier house music DJs.
Jamie established his own label Purple Music in 1997, collaborating with influential artists of the disco, pop, and house music world scene like Cerrone, Bob Sinclair, John Acquaviva, Etienne de Crecy and the best voices of the house music scene Jocelyn Brown, Michelle Weeks, Michael Watford,Kim Cooper,Lisa Millett,Cynthia Manley. In 2011 he started a collaboration with SUPERSTAR ICON PRINCE! Remixing 3 of his songs „Dance 4 me“,“2 NIte“(Bria Valente),“Rock and Roll Love Affair“ and releasing them as well as the song» Screwdriver“ on his Label PURPLE MUSIC. He had the big honour to mixdown at the legendary „Paisley Park Studio »the new forthcoming Album PRINCE&3RDEYE GIRL „Plectrumelectrum“ (Warner Music).
Since over a decade Jamie Lewis maintained a consistent presence in the world’s most important clubs, spinning for the legendaries Pacha (Ibiza, Madrid, Mallorca, London) ,El Divino (Ibiza – with summer 09 residency), Privilege (Ibiza), Nikki Beach and Shore Club (Miami), Cielo (New York), Dragon-I (Hong Kong), Hit and Vogue (Oporto), Queen and Mandalaray (Paris), Ministry Of Sound (London), Cavo Paradiso (Mykonos), Venue (Athens), Guru(Georgia), Barasti Beach(Dubai), Deep club(Geneva) and worldwide in the best spots.
Sandro Prezzi – aka LexxR or MatPrice – started in 1983 as DJ Sandro in Winterthur’s suburb youthclub „Lightfire“. From 1985 till mid 90s he was one of the resident DJs of famous mobile discotheque „Hurricane“ (by Habegger), touring through Switzerland. In the 90s he got his own weekly radioshows at „Radio One“ and on RTGplus . In 2007 Sandro founded the global house music dj community scoutlounge.net and is playing live weekly shows at Scoutlounge.net and multiple other online radios (woods, peak, karma, deep lounge and thegroovebeat.com). In 2014 he started „Dunschtig Afterwork“ partylabel in Zürich, doing weekly live sets together with Jamie Lewis (Purple Music) at NEO.