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Bugsy

a.k.a Joeri Van Steen
<p>Bugsy&#8217; draws his audience in with an extreme passion that truly captivates them and his record collection and jaw-dropping techniques on the turntables amazed a lot of people out there. He has built a solid reputation and is steadily becoming one of Belgium’s leading house DJs. Over the years he has played at all the major clubs and parties alongside many international Djs including Kerri Chandler, Dennis Ferrer, Charles Webster, Joe Claussell, Ian Pooley, Greenskeepers, Franck Roger, Diz, Miles Maeda, Justin Long, East Coast Boogiemen and many more.</p> <p>He strives to play a wide variety of&#8230;<a href="#" id="more_link" onclick="$(&quot;bio&quot;).visualEffect(&quot;highlight&quot;); $(&quot;bio&quot;).update(&quot;&lt;p&gt;Bugsy&amp;#8217; draws his audience in with an extreme passion that truly captivates them and his record collection and jaw-dropping techniques on the turntables amazed a lot of people out there. He has built a solid reputation and is steadily becoming one of Belgium\u2019s leading house DJs. Over the years he has played at all the major clubs and parties alongside many international Djs including Kerri Chandler, Dennis Ferrer, Charles Webster, Joe Claussell, Ian Pooley, Greenskeepers, Franck Roger, Diz, Miles Maeda, Justin Long, East Coast Boogiemen and many more.&lt;/p&gt;\n&lt;p&gt;He strives to play a wide variety of different sounds and styles, new or old, without bias towards or against any specific format and has a love for combining soul, funk, disco and house music. The accent is on deep, soulful grooves with an uplifting message. It was a progressive evolution over 10 years that began with the mid 90s hip hop sound, followed by the techno and house sound in the late 90s. Being exposed to great event productions and even greater music talents made his passion and respect for different kinds of music grow.&lt;/p&gt;\n&lt;p&gt;He&amp;#8217;s influenced by the Chicago, New York &amp;amp; Detroit house scene, by the likes of Ron Hardy, Frankie Knuckles, Larry Levan, Nicky Siano, Tee Scott, Leroy Burgess, Lil Louis, Theo Parrish, Steve Silk Hurley, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Kerri Chandler, Joe Claussell, Francois K, Chez Damier, Ron Trent, MK, Dj Harvey, Rahaan, Kenny Dope, Little Louie Vega, Larry Heard, Moodymann, Tony Humpries, Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick Carter, Terry Hunter, &amp;#8230;&lt;/p&gt;\n&lt;p&gt;During his studies at college he got in touch with Jensen and their mutual passion for music made these two house cats inseparable behind the turntables. After playing in several clubs in Ghent they&amp;#8217;ve become monthly residents at Decadance in 2004, where they&amp;#8217;ve been rocking the house during two years.&lt;/p&gt;\n&lt;p&gt;In the meanwhile they&amp;#8217;ve started organising the home party&amp;#8217;s &amp;#8217;What&amp;#8217;s Cookin?&amp;#8216;. The success and growing popularity of their now acclaimed &amp;#8217;legendary&amp;#8217; home parties allowed them to move to bigger and even more exclusive locations and invite international guests like Joe Clausell(US) and Kerri Chandler (US). Today What&amp;#8217;s Cookin is still one of Ghent&amp;#8217;s most respected house party&amp;#8217;s. Every last saturday of the month they host a radio show &amp;#8217;What&amp;#8217;s Cookin Radio&amp;#8217; at &amp;#8216;Charged&amp;#8217; on national radio &amp;#8216;Urgent FM&amp;#8217;.&lt;/p&gt;\n&lt;p&gt;From 2008 on he was also envolved in different other projects like the &amp;#8216;Boom Boom Room&amp;#8217; and &amp;#8216;Nake &amp;#8217;it\u201d party&amp;#8217;s in Aalst and the &amp;#8216;We Ain&amp;#8217;t from Chicago&amp;#8217; party&amp;#8217;s in Ghent.&lt;/p&gt;&quot;);; return false;">Show complete bio</a>

Groups

Bugsy is part of Soul Circus and Jensen & Bugsy

Played At

  • 31/12/2009: What's Cookin'? pres New Year's Eve
  • 15/12/2007: Website Launch Party
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