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DJ JURGEN

Summary | Biography | Discography | Photos | Audio/Video

Period

1967 - current

Genre

DJ, Eurohouse, trance

Online

Officiƫle website

DJ Jurgen

DJ who initially worked for a radio station. In 1999 Jurgen scores a big hit with the track Better Off Alone.
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Members

Jurgen Rijkers   draaitafels

Mentioned in the biography of

1997   Pronti & Kalmani
1999   Pronti & Kalmani
1999   Vengaboys

Biography DJ Jurgen

DJ who initially worked for a radio station. In 1999 Jurgen scores a big hit with the track Better Off Alone.

1985

Jurgen Rijkers works as a radio DJ in The Hague and with national broadcaster Veronica, including its road shows.

1992

DJ Jurgen works as a club DJ in the North of the country.

DJ Angelo

1996 - 1998

DJ Jurgen releases his first house records, but he isn't very successful. He meets the production team Pronti & Kalmani who work with Wessel van Diepen, the mastermind behind the Vengaboys. They start making songs that DJ Jurgen plays during his set at the Escape club. Most requested song is the single Better Off Alone, which is also released under the name of Alice Deejay.

Alice Deejay Pronti & Kalmani

1999

Better Off Alone enters the Dutch Mega Top 100 and the Top 40 and reaches number 3 in the Dance Trends Top 30. It becomes Top 10 in many European countries. In the UK charts it peaks at number 2. DJ Jurgen works as a DJ in the Escape club in Amsterdam and in club Asta in The Hague.

2000 - 2004

The EP Higher And Higher (Remixes) from 2000 contains remixes by Dutch Force (Benno De Goeij) and Magica. The 12" One Step Away comes out in 2002 on the Mo' Bizz label. In the Compiled & Mixed sampler series both Volume 2 and Volume 3 come out. Jurgen provides remixes for UK band Dubstar (Friday Night, 2000), Nagano All Stars (Push It To The Limit, 2000), The Groovaholic's (Wake Up The Funk, 2000), Bas Kunnen (Desire, 2004) and Candee Jay (Back For Me, 2005).

Bas Kunnen

2005

After a few studio-less years the EP Wicked Waves comes out on the Yakuza label. De 12" contains a remix by Italy's T4L. BBC Radio 1's DJ Dave Pearce, who spins the track on his radio show Dance Anthems at the Beeb, picks up wicked Waves. Additionally, he spins it at the Syndicate in Blackpool. As of August DJ Jurgen and Marjolein Visser co-host Wake Up Fresh, the morning show at commercial radio station Fresh FM.

Discography DJ Jurgen

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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