Introducing DJ Fat Adam

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Introducing DJ Fat Adam

Adam Gordon (stage name DJ Fat Adam) is a DJ regularly working for DJ Fat Adam

Read on to learn a bit more about DJ Fat Adam and find out if they might be the perfect choice for your party or event!

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You can reach DJ Fat Adam on 07989 948507

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DJ Fat Adam's Musical Specialities

Here are some of the specialist music genres for DJ Fat Adam - this isn't an exhaustive list - just the areas where this DJ has the widest knowledge and experience

DJ Fat Adam of DJ Fat Adam specialises in 70s era music70s era
The 1970's was a rich and varied time for music with artists such as The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac,The Carpenters, Elton John, The Eagles, America, Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Paul McCartney and Wings, Bread and Steely Dan.

The mid-1970s saw the rise of disco music with bands like the Bee Gees, ABBA, Village People, Boney M, Donna Summer, KC and the Sunshine Band.

Hard rock and Heavy metal also emerged with British bands like Led Zeppelin, Free, The Who, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, and Judas Priest and Queen . The Australian band AC/DC also found its hard rock origins in the early 1970s and its breakthrough in 1979's Highway to Hell, while popular American rock bands included Lynyrd Skynyrd, Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult, Alice Cooper and Kiss.

The mid-'70s saw the rise of punk music, major acts include the Ramones, Stranglers, Blondie, The Sex Pistols and The Clash.
DJ Fat Adam of DJ Fat Adam specialises in Rock musicRock
Rock is a broad genre that encompasses a range of styles, drawing on many other genres. In general, however, "rock" is typically separated from "pop" through the preference for 4/4 timing, the predominant use of drums and electric guitars for the lead, and energetic singing.
DJ Fat Adam of DJ Fat Adam specialises in 80s era music80s era
The 1980s saw the rise of MTV and music videos. Michael Jackson and Madonna were the most powerful musicians during this time. Their videos became a permanent fixture on MTV and gained a worldwide mass audience. Michael Jackson's Thriller album from 1982 is the best-selling album of all time.

In the second half of the 1980s teen pop became popular with bands and artists like New Kids on the Block, Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, Tommy Page, New Edition, Stacey Q, The Bangles, Madonna, Olivia Newton-John and others.

Urban pop acts of the 1980s include Tina Turner, Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Deniece Williams. American artists such as Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Bon Jovi, Prince and Janet Jackson ruled the charts throughout the decade and achieved tremendous success worldwide.

And then there were the New Romantics like The Human League, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Culture Club, Visage and Soft Cell alongside rock bands like Queen, Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Europe, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, Guns N' Roses and the successful comebacks of Aerosmith and Alice Cooper.

And the 80's were a rich source of great soul and disco music with Prince, Jermaine Jackson, The Whispers, The S.O.S. Band, Stevie Wonder, Kool & the Gang, Yarbrough and Peoples, Rick James, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Earth, Wind & Fire, Dazz Band, Evelyn King, Marvin Gaye, Mtume, DeBarge, Midnight Star, Luther Vandross, Freddie Jackson, Sade, Anita Baker, Teddy Pendergrass, Peabo Bryson.

Add with the beginnings of hip hop with Run D.M.C., Beastie Boys, NWA, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Eric B. & Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Boogie Down Productions, and Ice T, among others and the 80's truly had something for everybody.
DJ Fat Adam of DJ Fat Adam specialises in Pop musicPop
A generalist term covering many disparate styles of music though mainly commercial and accessible and easily danced to. Any DJ claiming to specialise in "pop music" in reality has a very wide repertoire suitable for general-purpose mixed age events
DJ Fat Adam of DJ Fat Adam specialises in 90s era music90s era
Pop music in the 1990s saw the continuation of teen pop and dance pop trends that emerged during the 1970s and 1980s, along with hip hop which grew in popularity during the decade. The Britpop movement saw various interchangeable groups such as Blur, Suede, Pulp, Ash, Supergrass, The Verve and Oasis regularly topping the charts throughout the decade. This was also the decade of the boy band and the girl band, with Take That, East 17, the Spice Girls, Westlife and Boyzone having great success.
DJ Fat Adam of DJ Fat Adam specialises in House musicHouse
A subgenre of electronic music typified by a four-on-the-floor beat and a medium temp, created by DJs remixing disco songs to give them deeper basslines and a mechanical beat. Proponents included Frankie Knuckles, Steve Silk Hurley, Farley Jackmaster Funk and others.

Fun Facts about DJ Fat Adam

We asked DJ Fat Adam to supply some snippets of information about themselves, just for fun!

What year did you start DJing?
Where was your first gig?
White Hart Pub in Romford
How much did you earn from your first gig?
What would be your one favourite type of event?
Fancy Dress 80s night
Who is your favourite commercial DJ?
Jeremy Healy
What is your absolute favourite musical genre?
80s cheese
Which song would you send into Room 101?
Mr Blobby
Which band or artist would you send into Room 101?
What was the first record you ever bought?
Bucks Fizz - Making your mind up
Who is your favourite musical artist?
Is there a piece of equipment you wish you had never bought?
What piece of kit do you wish someone would hurry up and invent?
Mind reading playlist
What is your all-time favourite lighting effect?
Classic strobe
What is your favourite brand of PA speaker?
What is the oldest bit of kit in your collection?
Replaced it all 2 years ago...
What was the most embarassing moment in your DJ career to date?
Setting off a sound limiter cutoff and having 5 minutes of silence...
What do you think is the BEST part of DJing?
Watching people dancing without a care to some of your favourite songs
What do you think is the WORST part of DJing?
People requesting totally inappropriate songs and getting uppity when you don\'t play them e.g. heavy metal at a kids party (it has happened)
Do you have any hobbies other than DJing?
I\'m also a football referee.
Tell us a SECRET about you!
I once won money on a Terry Wogan TV Gameshow

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