Meet the Panel

TREVOR NELSON

Trevor started behind the decks at pirate radio station Kiss. He's worked with Soul II Soul and promoted nights like The Lick, which morphed into the popular MTV show. He now has regular shows with Radio 1 and Radio 2.

    DANNY RAMPLING

    Rampling is credited as one of the original founders of the UK's rave scene. He began in the early 80s playing hip-hop and funk. A holiday to Ibiza with Paul Oakenfold in 1987 led them to start the house music explosion in the UK.
     

      NICKY HOLLOWAY

      Nicky is said to be one of the godfathers of UK dance music. His Special Branch soul parties were crucial to the development of UK Soul and following a holiday to Ibiza, Nicky opened legendary acid house club The Trip.

        IAN LEVINE

        Ian was among the main figures in the development of the Hi-NRG disco style and wrote and produced So Many Men So Little Time by Miquel Brown. He has also worked with artists such as Pet Shop BoysErasure and Kim Wilde
         

          CHRIS HILL

          Brit DJ Chris Hill was head boy of the Watford Soul Mafia, worked at Lacy Lady in Ilford.
           

            NORMAN JAY

            Norman came to prominence playing warehouse parties in the 80s. He also co-managed Kiss 100, with Gordon Mac and George Power. Norman's radio show has become legendary, and he's been awarded an MBE for services to "deejaying". 

              MIKE PICKERING

              Whilst working for Factory Records, Pickering has signed The Happy Mondays and James amongst others.  He is a former member of M People and he now works as Head of A&R within the Columbia label of Sony BMG.  

                TREVOR FUNG

                Trevor fell in love with the music scene of Ibiza and brought the unique vibe back to London, mixing that influence with the U.S House music of the time. He then took his fresh Balearic Sound back to Ibiza.

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