|Dj: Rob Mello Area: London Genre: House|
|Veteran dj Rob Mello, played for us at last year’s Glastonbury and rocked the floor with his vast collection of vintage deep house. For some
|reason we forgot to upload this last year, and so to keep filling in the gap of this “Glastonburyless”
year, here is his set in all his gloryAbout Rob Mello:
London based DJ and Producer; Rob Mello has recorded, produced, and remixed a diverse catalogue of releases since 1992. Previously Rob has been responsible for… the pioneering disco house duo “Disco Elements”, signed to Azuli Records, co-founder of the saucy house label Luxury Service and also produced the first Black Science Orchestra single with Ashley Beadle, “Where were you”, released on the legendary London house label, Boys Own. Rob appeared regularly on Classic Records for 10 years. He is also Heaven and Earth alongside Luke Solomon and Zaki Dee who released “Prescription Every night” on Chez Damier and Ron Trent’s Prescription Records hailing from Chicago. This was later released again in 2009 on Running Back records. Rob also has his own imprint “Disco 45″ which has released music by Robert Owens, Mugwump, Lil Mark, Luke Solomon and Jonny Rock (Freaks) and is about embark on a new label with old time partner Zaki Dee. This will encompass everything wonderful that they brought to Luxury Service.
Rob has also made the move into film score work. In 1999 Rob, with Matthew Herbert, wrote all the incidental music on the UK club culture movie, ‘Human Traffic’ for which they were nominated for a BAFTA.
Rob has been DJing since 1985 and has pioneered his own style that is much in demand all over the world. Back in the 80′s. Interested in all aspects of music Rob started building his own soundsystem. Taking influences from the reggae sound systems of the day. Playing blues parties, nottinghill carnival and warehouse raves. Rob honed his skills djing alongside Ashley Beedle and Shock Sound System playing clubs and raves around London in the mid 80″s. In the 90′s Rob played regularly at the legendary Space club at Bar Rhumba and “Friday’s r’ Firin” Plastic People.. Rob also had his own show on Girls FM in the 90′s where he first met Kenny Hawkes. A 10 year residency at the End nightclub with Derrick Carter and Luke Solomon through to the next decade. Since then playing at Fabric and having a 5 year residency at the Tea Rooms in Shorditch and regularly playing around the world.