DJ Focus: The Pimp

The Pimp

The Pimp


The Pimp came through the ranks playing the Clare free party scene of 2001, later that year he had his first gig at the Gpo Nightclub, Galway, Ireland. After that he setup a night called Outpost 23 in his hometown which led him to play various gigs around the country and also a support slot the next year for Agnelli and Nelson at Ireland’s biggest nightclub of the time called Enigma! In 2003 he began 2 sway towards the acid techno sound which was no stranger to him having first heard it on the free party scene of the mid 90’s, a massive SP23 party also springs to mind around 97/98 in East Clare!! Anyway he has not looked back since, he still plays and produces acid techno today and also many other forms of techno, house, drum and bass and hardtek. He’s been responsible for bringing artists such as Chris Liberator, Dj Ant, D.A.V.E The Drummer, Dj Tek, Dj Clodagh, Guy McAffer, John Rundell, Jonno Brien, Rhythm Technologies, Sarah Fab, Dj Rackitt and Black Sun Empire to Galway, Ireland through a clubnight called Recipe and his own night Discotek from 2005 to 2010. Over the years he’s played for many different clubs nights, charities, festivals, free parties and soundsystems all over Ireland, the UK and Europe including Kommunity, Technoland, Shockabuku, Freekuency Festival, Tir Na Gcasta, Subhuman, Stinkypink, Breakology @ Life Festival, Acii Disco @ Life Festival, Plastik, Seismic, Shnare and Mindscape to name but a few!

Highlights, dj’s, people, things, places that have helped and influenced him are as follows…

1210’s
CDJ1000’s
Acid Techno
His first overseas gig at The Fridge, London 2004
Neil Landstrumm and Woody McBride gigs @ Recipe 2005
Finally getting to meet and play with Chris Liberator in Galway 2006 and all Chris’ gigs The Pimp has been to since!!
Black Sun Empire @ Discotek 2008
Playing acid techno at life festival (predominantly a psytrance gig!! :P) 2008
Playing acid techno on the massive funktion 1 rig @ freekuency festival in Portugal 2009
West Cork Subhuman free parties 2011/2012
Freekuency Festival 2012
Vandal gig or lack of it Galway 2013!!
Dream Gathering 2014
Bodyshop @ Boomtown 2014
Any free party he’s been to over the years (respect for keeping it FREE)
All the savage, kind people and ravers whom he’s met and got to know over the years!!
Acid the 303 kind of course and all the magic that comes with it 😉
All his family, close friends and people who have supported him over the years 🙂
All the modern day profits including Richard Hall, Russell Brand & Tony Kilvert
Chris Liberator
Vandal
Format C:\
Melly
Ekeaze
Amanda
Egypt & the Pyramids 2014
Inversion tables for keeping his back intact!!!
Not owning a tv for over 10 years
www.richplanet.net

So that’s it there or thereabout, he’ll always be a free party dj at heart and always willing and happy to come rock a party wherever needs be!!! He will be Seeing you on the dancefloor somewhere! 🙂

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