FERRY CORSTEN & ANTHONY PAPPA - headliners for Australia's Ministry of Sound 2001 Annual Tour
Thursday, October 18, 2001
With the Dutch harbour city Rotterdam as his playground when growing up and still his current base of operations, Ferry has developed over the last 8 years into a full-time music producer, remixer and dj and a true prodigy of the international dance scene, with his passion lying in clubhouse and trance. Ferry is also the face behind the very reputable system F project which has placed Ferry on the worldwide dance map permanently with a string of highly acclaimed releases. In October of 1999 Ferry Corsten was elected as 'producer of the year' during the recent Ericsson Muzik Awards in London. Next to his producing activities Ferry is a renowned dj worldwide and has recently debuted at inner city in Amsterdam, spinning in front of a record crowd and is a regular at the famous Dance Valley Festival, the biggest outdoor dance festival in the world, with over 80.000 visitors. Also, the UK dance compilation 'Trance Nation' mixed by Ferry was awarded the platinum status. Ferry's cutting edge musical abilities as well as his producing talents make him one of Holland's biggest and best musical exports.......
Hailing from Melbourne Australia, 27 year old Anthony Pappa is leading the pack of new young dj's while taking on the world with his hard progressive sound. Pappa cut his djing teeth in Melbourne at the tender age of 13 at a friend's birthday party, then went on to win a dmc mixing competition at 15 which gave him the opportunity to play in clubs all over Australia. Pappa established himself in the uk playing wide ranging sets of funky tech-house and progressive trance which earned him the honor of mixing 'renaissance volume two' and the 'best of platipus' albums in 1999. last year finally saw anthony gaining the recognition he fully deserves with uk dates at gatecrasher, renaissance, lush, colours and cream and saw him firmly set up shop on u.s. soil with huge responses from crowds at spundae, axis, giant and at his residency at twilo......