Anthony Pappa

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Anthony Pappa
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Anthony Pappa in 2017
Background information
Birth nameAnthony Pappalardo
Born (1973-11-15) 15 November 1973 (age 45)
Melbourne, Australia
Genres
Occupation(s)DJ, electronic musician, composer, record label owner
Labels
  • Red Light District
  • Platipus Records
Associated actsFreefall

Anthony Pappa (born 15 November 1973) is an Australian DJ and electronic music producer from Melbourne. After meeting Sasha and John Digweed during an Australian tour, he decided to move to Great Britain to further pursue a DJ career. Pappa is of Italian descent and in his youth attended Marcellin College.

Career[edit]

Pappa won Australia's D.M.C. DJ championship when he was 15. He has appeared on the List of DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs each year between 1998 and 2002. Pappa played at the I Love Techno music festival in France. In 2008, he played at the SAMC (South American Music Conference). In 2000, he was on the cover of DJ Mag.

He has released mix compilations on labels including Platipus Records, System Recordings, EQ (Grey), and most notably on Boxed's Global Underground Nubreed series. Pappa set up his own music label Red Light District in 2008.[1]

In 1998, Pappa teamed up with Alan Bremner under the name Freefall to produce the one off trance classic "Skydive", featuring Jan Johnston on vocals. The song has since been remixed more than ten times. He has also remixed tracks for Chicane including a bootleg of Offshore that was officially released and charted at #17 in the UK.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile: Anthony Pappa". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Offshore 97". Official Charts. The Official UK Charts Company. 13 September 1999. Retrieved 20 September 2017.

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