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DJ LADY AIDA

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Period

1958 - current

Genre

DJ, draaitafels, house, techno

Online

Officiële website

Pseudonyms

Dj Lady Aïda

DJ Lady Aïda

Club DJ who often combines her music with other disciplines such as film, theatre and expositions.
Full biography

Instruments

draaitafels

Mentioned in the biography of

2005   The Riplets
2006   Rude 66

Biography DJ Lady Aïda

Club DJ who often combines her music with other disciplines such as film, theatre and expositions.

Played in

The Driplets   draaitafels

1985 - 1987

While still in college, Lady Aïda performs twice a week in Club Dr. Sands in Eindhoven. She plays music by Front 242, DAF, Talk Talk, Human League, Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk and Simple Minds.

1987 - 1992

Lady Aïda plays at Club Berlage in Eindhoven every Saturday. She also organizes a Sunday club night called Grooves & Vibes.

D.A.M.N.

1993 - 1996

In 1993 Lady Aïda is asked to become resident DJ of club Fellini in Utrecht. In 1994 Aïda debuts at the May Day afterparty in Paris. She also performs in clubs Wax and Vapourspace in London. Between 1994 and 1996 Aïda organizes the Fata Morgana club nights in club Fellini. In 1994 she starts organizing techno party's that go by the name Fluid, in club the Effenaar in Eindhoven. In this year she also performs at the Lowlands festival. One of the highlights of 1996 is a show at the Freezeflight Festival where Aïda performs with The Prodigy, Afrika Islam and jungle DJ's Roni Size and DJ Krust. She also plays at the Boréalis festival, France's largest techno festival.

1997

Lady Aïda releases her first mix album on the PIAS label: Doppler F Act. She can be seen at this year's Pinkpop festival and at festivals like Crossing Border, New Frontier, Digital Overdose and (again) at Boréalis.

1998

The Fluid nights this year include guests such as Jeff Mills, Robert Armani and Andrew Weatherall. Aïda organizes the line-ups of festivals like the Premier League in Utrecht, New Frontier and the Fast Forward Parade in Rotterdam. She can also be seen at the Lowlands festival in the Netherlands.

1999

Aïda writes a column and compiles a dance chart, Rebelbass, for Dutch music magazine Oor. She also launches her own website: www.rebelbass.com Aïda plays the Dutch clubs and goes to Tel Aviv and to Belgium where she performs at the 10 Days Off festival in Ghent. During the album presentation of Underworld's Beaucoup Fish in the Melkweg in Amsterdam, Aïda plays a six hour long DJ set.

2000

Aïda organizes three Rebelbass parties. The successful Fluid nights in the Effenaar enter their seventh year. Guests are, among others, Rolando, Justin Berkovi, Mike Dearborn and Damon Wild. Besides performing as a DJ Aïda also gives workshops and lectures about being a DJ and about dance music in the Netherlands.

2001

Aïda goes to Tokyo and Fluid celebrates its 8th anniversary with guests such as Terence Fixmer and John Selway. Aïda plays the Dutch clubs and festivals like Extrema, 5 Days Off and (for the fourth time) Lowlands.

2002

Aïda teaches workshops and lectures at schools. She also writes a teaching package about dance culture.

2004

Lady Aïda travels to Detroit for the first time to meet DJ's and producers. The Effenaar moves to another location. After ten years the DJ stops with her Fluid techno nights.

2005

Lady Aïda contributes to the The Ringtone Society, a website focused on the development of ringtones. She organizes five Rebelbass nights for club 013. As The Driplets, Lady Aïda and The Riplets and go on a tour called The Ultimate Crossfading Chickrockpunkdance Show. The third anniversary of Lady Aïda's weblog Rebelbass is celebrated with the compilation MP3Yearsrebelbassweblog. In the autumn the compilation appears as a download on the website of broadcasting company VPRO.

The Riplets

2006

On June 30 Lady Aïda spins records on a very special place: the roof of the Philips light tower at the Strijp S industrial area in Eindhoven.

2009

On 1 July Lady Aïda stops with her weblog Rebelbass, on which the DJ has written about the Dutch scene for over five years. She continues on her own website which is called Rebelbass HQ. As of 21 September the Centre for Arts in Eindhoven offers a DJ course which has been set in collaboration with DJ Lady Aïda.

Discography DJ Lady Aïda

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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