DJ Vix

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DJ Vix
Dj Vix
Dj Vix
Background information
OriginUnited Kingdom
GenresBhangra/Desi Beats/Bollywood/Hip hop/R'n'B/House
Years active2004–present
LabelsMoviebox

DJ Vix is a British-Asian DJ/music producer. He is known for his bhangra tracks and remixes.

Early life[edit]

He was born and raised in East London.

Career[edit]

In 1996, he formed the Dhol n Bass Roadshow, which won many awards. He has worked in Vancouver, Rotterdam, Africa, Norway, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, LA, Chicago, Washington DC, New York, Jumeirah and Delhi (Club Elevate).

Guest mixes and shows on the Asian radio scene have included BBC Radio 1, BBC 1xtra and BBC Asian Network. He was signed in 2002 by Moviebox. DJ Vix has received international recognition as a producer of mainstream Asian beats.

Following his debut album Dhol N Bass Uncut (2002), he produced his next three albums Vix It Up (2004) and Identical 2 None (2007) and Moviebox Vix Tape (2008) with 'Ah Chak Bottle Daru Di' featuring Shin from DCS. On the BBC Asian Network Vix Tape topped the list for a record-breaking 13 weeks.

In 2009 DJ Vix received his third award, 'Best Club DJ' at the UK Asian Music Awards (UK AMA).[1] In 2011, DJ Vix worked in collaboration with Surinder Shinda and Bhinda Jatt (also known as California Bhangra King).

DJ Vix has worked with artists like Miss Pooja,[2] RnB superstar Jay Sean, Sukbir, Taz Stereo Nation, B21, XLNC, Debi Muksuspuri, H-Dhami and Ajay the ‘Brit Asia Superstar’ winner of 2010. In 2014, DJ Vix worked in collaboration with Malkit Singh MBE, and produced the track 'Desi Beat'. In 2014, he released 'Marda' feat Hunterz, along with the new album My Turn from Manjit Pappu. His fifth solo album, Chapter V was released on 26 February 2015.[3]

Personal life[edit]

DJ Vix married in June 2019.

Awards[edit]

Name Year Organizors
Best Newcomer 1999 Asian Club DJ Awards[citation needed]
Best Bhangra DJ 2002 UK Asian DJ & MC Awards[citation needed]
Best Club DJ 2009 UK AMA Awards [4]
Best UK Album for Chapter V 2015 Brit Asia TV World Music Awards 2015[5]
Best Album Award 2015 UK Bhangra Awards sponsored by Lyca[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Name Year Songs and artists
Dhol and Bass uncut 2001
  1. INTRO,
  2. CHIT KARDA-HS TALWAR
  3. LAKH DE HULARE-MASTER SALEEM
  4. GABROO-LABH JANJUHA
  5. DIL-JAIMAL
  6. KENDHEY NE NAINA -RENU
  7. BOLIYAN-AMAR ARSHI
  8. OUTRO
Vix it up 2004
  1. INTRO
  2. YAAR KURE- BHINDA AUJLA
  3. JANDI-MANGEL SINGH
  4. LE GAI SADA DIL-YUDVIR MANAK
  5. NUG WARGA-LABH JANJUA
  6. DESI BOLYAN-BUPINDER BUBBEL
  7. AJ KAL-MASTER SALEEM
  8. NACHDI EKHNA- TARIQ KHAN
Identical to none 2007
  1. PARANDA-MANJEET PAPPU
  2. NAH CHAHIDEE-LEHMBER
  3. MERI JAAN- J GIBS FEAT SHUBHRA
  4. JATT-MANJEET PAPPU
  5. TAPPE-LEHMBER
  6. PUCHHNA-BHINDA AUJLA
  7. JAWANI-MANJEET PAPU
  8. CHIT KARDA REMIX-H.S.TALWAR
  9. PANJABIAN DA TAUR
  10. DESI BOUNAS-BUBPINDER BUBBAL
Movie box Vix Vol 1 -
  1. VIX TAPE INTRO
  2. AH CHAK BOTTLE DARU DI-SHIN DCS
  3. DILL AASHIQ TERE TE-KAKA
  4. VIX TAPE TAPPE-SUKWINDER PUNCHI
  5. NAH CHAHIDEE REMIX-LEHMBER
  6. PANJABIAN DE DHOL WAJDA-MASTER SALEEM
  7. 28-VIX TAPE MIX
Chapter V 2015
  1. DESI BEAT - Malkit Singh
  2. GIDHA PAO - Miss Pooja
  3. KEHRA ROKDA - Surinder Saini
  4. HAR PAL - Kumar Sanu
  5. SOHNA LAGDA - Ishmeet Narula
  6. KADE KALJA - Labh Janjua
  7. MARDA - Hunterz
  8. PUNJABI BOYS - Bhinda Jatt

Singles[edit]

Year Album Record label Info Singer
2013 Desi Beat MovieBox Taken From The Forthcoming Album "Chapter V" Singer: Malkit Singh
2014 Marda MovieBox Taken From The Forthcoming Album "Chapter V" Singer: Hunterz
2014 Ghida Pao MovieBox Taken From The Forthcoming Album "Chapter V" Singer: Miss Pooja
2015 Meri Umar MovieBox Lyrics: Deep Katahri Singer: Sunny Raj
2015 Ek Hor La De MovieBox Lyrics: Satta Kotli Wala Singer: Sukshinder Shinda
2016 Selfie Boliyan MovieBox Taken From The Forthcoming Album "Midas Touch 3" Singer: Malkit Singh
2016 Gang Fresh Media Records Lyrics: Sipa Behalpuria Singer: Sipa Behalpuria
2017 Ik Saah MovieBox Lyrics: Chandra Sarai Singer: Jaz Dhami
2017 Jatt Di Canada MovieBox/Saga Hits Lyrics: Sharry Mann & Bal Butale Wala Singer: Sharry Mann
2017 Maa MovieBox/T-Series Lyrics: Geeta Zaildar Singer: Geeta Zaildar
2017 Ghaint Club MovieBox/Vanjhali Recordz Lyrics: Happy Raikoti Singer: Jassi Sidhu
2017 Puraaniyan (The Living Legends) MovieBox Lyrics: Traditional Singers: Sharry Mann, Bhinda Jatt, Saini Surinder, Kulwinder Billa & Jassi Sidhu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DJ Vix winning the 'Best Club DJ' Award at the Asian Music Awards at".
  2. ^ "DJ Vix Ft Miss Pooja - Gidha Pao (Full Video)". 27 June 2014.
  3. ^ "DJ Vix returns with Chapter V". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "BBC - Asian Network - BBC Asian Network AMA 2010 - Gallery Title". Archived from the original on 2015-09-24.
  5. ^ Bhogal, Harvey. "Brit Asia Music Awards 2015 Winners". www.desiblitz.com. Retrieved 20 August 2020.

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