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He is considered and one of the most influential   of his generation. A subsequent month survey, which polled hundreds of thousands of global votes, Axiational - Tony De Vit - Trade Volume III who was the Greatest DJ of All Time and when the result was announced in JanuaryTony De-Vit was ranked No 9 and one of four British DJs who made the Top Kidderminster has also been the family's home since the mids.
Tony de Vit began DJ'ing at the age of 17, as a wedding DJ in playing at local pubs in his Axiational - Tony De Vit - Trade Volume III town of Kidderminsterfollowed in his early 20s, by his first residency at the 'Nightingale' in Birmingham on a Monday night where he played pop and Hi-NRG.
He would often have to sweep floors and empty ashtrays after the club had closed. During the early s, he worked at Wolverhampton 's Beacon Radioplaying club tracks during a regular late-night slot on the show hosted by Mike Baker of Smooth FM. It was around that London's famous gay superclub' Heaven ' was looking for an alternative DJ and Tony landed the spot there playing twice a month on Saturday nights he would play the main floor 'Heaven' was regarded as the top gay club in the UK at this time.
Eventually, they relented and allowed de Vit to stand in Movements - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender - Steve Reichs City Life (DVD) night for Smokin' Jo.
After a great set, De Vit landed his own residency at Trade. Axiational - Tony De Vit - Trade Volume III in his career he would perform a 12 hour DJ set on 2 occasions at Trade; some consider these his defining moments as a DJ.
Inthe illegal Raves in the UK moved into the clubs in a bid to legalise the scene. One of the key figures of the house music Maria Isabel - Antes Muerta Que Sencilla at this time was a Birmingham promoter called Simon Raine, who took an interest in Tony's career he put Tony on the bill alongside Fabio and Grooverider at 'The Institute' and encouraged him to make 'in roads' into other house parties as Tony had predominately played in the gay club scene.
Raine had launched the successful ' Gatecrasher ' club nights taking this advice he played at the 'Chuff Chuff' events sharing the bill with Sasha. It was at this time that he recorded and released his first record 'Feel the Love Don't Go Away ' which was well received on the club scene. InRadio 1 contacted him for his first ' Essential MIx '. With the launch of Jumpwax Records inHard house music in the UK became more mainstream with tracks like 'Are You All Ready' and 'I Don't Care' beginning to receive major radio play and strong sales figures upon release.
Tony went on to comment that ' Paul Janes went on to remix 'The Dawn' as a personal tribute to Tony's work and special understanding to his music genrethe track is considered to be his best work. De Vit had contracted HIV. On 2 Julyat the age of 40, he died of bronchial failure. Releases . Include: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tony De Vit. BBC News. Retrieved 23 Divertimento For String Orchestra In B Flat Major, K.137 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / The Pro Arte Ch Grove Press.
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