Dedicated, hardworking and energetic – three words that best describe Danish DJ and producer Per Pedersen. Having grown up in five different countries, Per has been exposed to a vast variety of different music genres, styles and cultures, from which he draws his inspiration, resulting in a wide-ranging record collection.
Per’s early adult years were spent collecting records from local record stores and DJing in his bedroom, where he honed his craft.Per’s determination, relentless work ethic and prolific energy propelled his career forward and subsequently resulted in performances at prominent and internationally recognized venues, including Eden (Ibiza, Spain), Pacha, (London, UK) and the legendary Ministry of Sound (London, UK) where he has performed alongside artists like Carl Cox, Erick Morillo, Guy Gerber, Noir and many more.
November2015 saw Per release his debut EP. Entitled ‘London EP’, this two-track EP released on the renowned Household Digital label, has been described as “a crossover between Deep House and Tech House with a deep groove and spirited progression, driven by solid rhythms and bass lines which makes for a super-charged dose of dance floor fuel”. ‘London EP’ has received support from the likes of Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola, Paco Osuna, DJ EZ and many more.
With a strong self-driven work ethic and a clear and determined vision for the future, it has been no surprise to see Per’s popularity grow quickly. That same attitude not only shows in his productions, but also comes into play during Per’s engaging and balanced DJ sets. Whether it is opening, prime-time or after-show, Per’s intuition for the crowd and location, proves each time again that he lives for his profession. His track selection is both distinctly ambitious and refreshing, fueled with progression and energy. The breadth, depth and consistency of his sets over the years are also a testament to Per’s dedication to electronic music. Per’s perfectionistic obsession with performing as well as he possibly can, combined with his technical ability behind the decks makes him an authentic performer. A desire to play across the board and to create an exciting experience for the crowd has made Per a very popular performer at clubs around Europe.
In addition to his remarkable DJ sets and productions, Per also hosts his own radio show called ‘BOLD’. The popularity of BOLD has grown quickly since its launch in July 2014 and the show has been picked up by the UK’s leading House music radio station – Select UK Radio (www.selectukradio.com) – where Per hosts his weekly live show every Thursday from 4pm-6pm.
Today, Per masters the craft brilliantly and his ambition is to share his musical talent, energetic personality and passion for music with the rest of the world. His inexhaustible creativity and innovation and his unfailing feel for the crowd make him an outstanding artist in the contemporary world of electronic dance music. At 30 years of ageand with more than 10 years of passion and hard work underneath his belt, he looks forward to producing exciting new music, perfecting his talent and growing as an artist and producer.
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