Label: FFRR - 553886.2,PolyGram TV - 553886.2 • Series: Essential Selection - 1997 Summer • Format: 2x, CD Compilation, Mixed • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic • Style: Breakbeat, House, Techno, Trance
Tong has also worked as a record producer, and is regarded as the "global ambassador for electronic music. The phrase "It's all gone Pete Tong", where the name is used as rhyming slang for "a Conflict - Bill Cosby - More Of The Best Of wrong", was reputedly first coined by Paul Oakenfold in late in an article about acid Cambogia - La Sottrazione Della Gioia called "Bermondsey Goes Balearic" for Terry Farley and Pete Heller 's Boys Own fanzine.
In Tong was involved with organizing the International Music Summit in Ibiza an event that has become an annual fixture the Summit was held during 25—27 May. Tong's original musical interest was in drumming, but he soon moved on to DJing. He played his first public gig at a friend's wedding at age Initially after leaving school, Tong set up a mobile disco based in a Ford Transit van, but he soon started his own club in Baker Street called Family Function.
He also booked bands for an alternative night, the first of which was the then unknown Culture Club. Through his connections in London Records, Tong was exposed to the newly emerging house music sound from Chicago. Tong's first appearance on radio was in the late s on Radio Invicta He joined a rotation of nightclub DJs to present monthly guest shows. When Invicta Radio started in Kent inTong became the host of a regular soul show on the station.
The show still continues every week currently it is broadcast at 9pm for two hours, either pre-recorded from Tong's garage at his home in Los Angeles, or live from the eighth floor of Broadcasting House and Tong is the second-longest serving living DJ after Annie Nightingale on the station. Additionally, a one-hour Sunday edition of the programme, called "The Essential Selection - Part 2", was broadcast Belo Horizonti (Original Mix) - Pete Tong - Essential Selection - Summer 1997 April to April From October Tong oversaw the production of the Essential Mix show, which was devised and, untilproduced by Gordon.
Tong is one of Britain's most recognised DJs, having gained a large following of fans from his Essential Selection programme. Tong explained in a interview that he, "from a UK perspective", he has played in Ibiza since inception and, as Belo Horizonti (Original Mix) - Pete Tong - Essential Selection - Summer 1997 the time of the interview, divided his time between the UK, Ibiza and the US. Tong has returned to DJ in his native Kent several times in his professional career, including several stints at The Loft in Maidstone.
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