Jerome Sydenham bornIbadanNigeria is an accomplished electronic music producer, DJ and multi-record label owner known for establishing a Pan-African Electro direction within the House and Techno genres. Born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria, Jerome Sydenham was schooled in his teens in England before migrating to New York City in the early s to further his music interests with his family there.
His flagship imprint label Ibadan Records celebrated its 20th anniversary in Following what has been an illustrious record career, Jerome Sydenham released a much-anticipated album 'Animal Social Club' on Ibadan Records in the European summer offollowed by a co-production project with Aybee and Ron Trent under the artist name S.
During this time, he also compiled one of the most significant representations of early s deep house with his "Underground Dance Classics Vol.
It was there where he Youre Something Else (Radio Edit) - Future Resonance And Kevsey D - Live In Taiwan (File, MP3, MP3) met Kerri Chandlerreleasing one of his records on Atlantic in The two would continue to be close friends and collaborators later in life Angel Delight - Fairport Convention - The History Of with Dennis Ferrer and Joe Claussell.
He passed a demo cassette to the venue and got a call to play when another DJ cancelled. Jerome Sydenham continued to play there for four years. As a DJ, he is known for his seemingly effortless ability to blend between genres of electronic music. His DJ sets veer from deep, intricate, chugging Techno, to jackin' Tech-house, into huge anthemic House moments in the classic vein.
That landmark year of his career, Jerome Sydenham also founded the Ibadan Records label and byhis imprint was known for pioneering a fresh Tech-house sound with co-producer Dennis Ferrer. The series led to a string of current club hits including hot releases such as "Timbuktu", "Stockholm Go Bang!
InSydenham followed up with two monumental remixes "He Is" and Julian Jabre's "Swimming Places", establishing a reputation for beautiful, emotive deep house tracks. He is also known for sharing Dennis Ferrer's love for hypnotic, soulful, sexy Techno — bringing an undeniable warmth to an often emotionally cold genre of music. Powerless - Ricky L / Jerome Sydenham - Powerless / Deep Fried notable releases include collaborations with Get Physical's Swedish talent Tiger Stripes and their hugely acclaimed "Elevation" as well as their joyous remix of Faze Action's classic "In The Trees".
Ibadan Records continues to be one of the most respected labels in its genre today, Departure - Various - Afro Hits - Cannibal Vol. 3 on for its consistent quality and relevancy in the ever-evolving scene of dance music. Sydenham's desire to push the creative envelope took him into the world of Techno with the hit Asamawith which he launched the German-based label Apotek Records.
The year also saw the initiation of a new label collaboration, Avocado Recordsestablished in Denmark with heavy weight producer Rune Powerless - Ricky L / Jerome Sydenham - Powerless / Deep Fried with the monster track "Elephant". Jerome Sydenham and his label, Ibadan Records, managed together with Christine Pedersen, is principal to several labels including:.
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