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ALEX ATTIAS

Alex Attias is a dj/producer and a vinyl collector from a young age following the steps of his dad who had a big 7 inch record collection.
Alex started his Djing career in 1988, Lausanne - Switzerland playing a mixture of soulful grooves for friends and music lovers.
With the respect of history of dance music, the knowledge of the dance floor and his love for old an new sounds, Alex is a selector dj who can make people dance playing classics and rare tracks from soul to deep house, boogie to afrobeat , disco to Detroit sounds and jazz orientated grooves.


Throughout the late 80's and early 90's, he established himself as one of Switzerland's top Dj's running his own successful weekly nights « The Jackal’s « , being booked to play all over the world and in return booking International Dj's to play in Switzerland. Alex was also long-time collaborator for the magazine Vibrations, writing reviews and compiling their series of albums. By 1995, he was ready to break into Electronic music production and set up the Bel - Air Project, and began attracting attention with their first release "Magik", which was featured on one of the famous Sourcelab compilations. Bel-Air Project's next two releases became minor underground cult classics "Jazz with Altitude" and "Dark Jazzor" were both championed by the likes of 4 Hero, Gilles Peterson and Stacey Pullen.

His discography includes singles for labels such as People, Ubiquity, Versatile, Neroli, 2000black Archive, Compost records as well as remixing Incognito, 4Hero, Ennio Morricone, Sun RA, Art Blakey, Roni Size, Laurent Garnier to name but a few. 

Very happy with his first steps into music, Alex’s dream came through when In 1997 he moved to England to pursue new musical projects, Mustang and Beatless the main sources of his creative output , plus a few sporadic collaborations: Plutonia with Dego from 4 Hero, Catalyst with Greg Boraman and Freedom Soundz with his brother Stephane )

Alex was so happy in London meeting key people like Enrico Crivellaro, Dego and Marc Mac, Phil Asher and Mike Slocombe whom made him join the Goya West London family.
In 2000 he set up his own recording Studio and his label, Visions Inc.,
Alex played regularly with Phil Asher and Patrick Forge at their weekly night « Inspiration Information « and at the famous CoOp Sessions @Plastic People. 

London was about connections and Paul Martin from Talkin Loud was one of them which leaded to a collaboration for the 1st Beatless album "Life Mirrors ».
It was released in October 2001 on the American label Ubiquity, featuring tracks recorded in San Francisco with the Daughters from the 70's band the Sons and Daughters of Lite, with Stones Throw rapper Quasimoto, and the multitalented Colonel Red.

After 8 years in London Producing records, travelling , deejaying and being a young dad, its only in 2004 that Alex has completed his first solo album under the Mustang moniker on Compost Records ( Germany), just before returning to Switzerland.
After a little break of about 3 years, Alex came back with various productions for Rush hour, Planet E, Mule records and a weekly saturday night radio show on the Swiss national channel Couleur 3, plus a regular Club night « LillyGood Party ! « inviting guests such as Zaf Lovevinyl, Phil Asher, Melik Heartbeatvinyl ..

At the moment Alex is working and producing various singles for his label Visions Recordings, and with his brother Stephane they’ll be releasing a special serie of only vinyl singles of edits under the name of LillyGood Party !

Released in may 2018 on BBE « LillyGood Party ! volume 1 » is a compilation /album of new and old soulful disco funk boogie and house tunes played at their parties also called LIllyGood Party ! The volume 2 is in preparation as well as the second opus of his compilation « the chromatic universe « on his label Visions recordings plus various singles and remixes soon to be released.

WEBSITE : https://www.visionsrecordings.com

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