Eric Powell started DJing in Manchester, his hometown, in what was to become known as the Summer of Love. He went on to DJ at all of Manchester’s most important clubs including the world famous Hacienda. It was not long before Eric became one of the UKs most sought after guest DJs and in 1994 he took on residencies at the Zap Club in Brighton, at a night called Protection and the Red Club. Both these nights have won awards and much respect throughout the UK.
Eric Powell owns and runs for Bush Records, one of the most recognisable and sought after dance labels in the world today.
Eric has dj’s at some of the world’s most iconic venue’s – Ministry of Sound, The End, Club UK [London], E-Works, Matrix [Berlin], Kadoc [Portugal], Kremlin, Climax [Lisbon], Hacienda [Manchester], Cream [Liverpool], Sanctuary [Miami], Zap [Brighton], Tuz [St. Petersburg], Mazzo [Amsterdam], Airport [Frankfurt], Amnesia, Space [Ibiza], Sound Factory (NY), Pacha (NY), Chinese Laundry (Sydney), The Greenwood (Sydney) to name a few.
As a produce Eric has been commissioned to remix Carl Cox’s “Moroccan Chant”, Ce Ce Pennington’s “Finally”, Rob Base and EZ Rock’s “It Takes Two”. He re-edited Andrew McCoughlin’s “Love Story” on Bush under the guise of The Borg, he has projects with Nile Rodgers in the can, just finished a track with Barbara Tucker and is set for a bunch of new releases for the end of 2015, start of 2016.
He has been the music director for Giorgio Armani at the opening of his first Armani shop in Shanghai and at the Armani industry party in Hong Kong. He has also compiled and provided the music for Gucci and Frank Muller in Singapore.
Eric’s annual “Mobile Disco” event in Australia is now an institution, gives him the opportunity to dip in the his extensive record collection and play the music that has influenced him through the decades, everything from Jazz to Funk to Classic House.
His techno set this March at The Greenwood in Sydney was said to be one of the best DJ sets ever delivered at that venue. Eric has a deep love of dance music and that come across in his passion for House and Techno. This summer Eric went viral featured on a clip from BBC’s and Pete Tong’s Essential Mix, 80,0000 views – so far.