Biography of DJ PP
|Real name / ||Gabriel Rocha|
Gabriel Rocha aka DJ PP Biography
Named by Mark Knight as one of the breakthrough DJ/Producers of 2010, Gabriel Rocha also known as DJ PP, is one of Uruguay’s top DJs, with more than 17 years experience.
He’s a regular in Beatports top sales charts with releases on some of the scenes top record labels, including: Toolroom, Defected, Rising, Leftroom, Sci+Tec, Strictly Rhythm, Cr2, Greatstuff, Kling Klong, Craft Music, Ministry Of Sound, Soulman and Muzik X Press.
In his career he has been resident DJ at some of Uruguay’s best clubs, including SOHO (Punta del Este), W. Lounge (Montevideo), IN, Sonic, Central, among others, and at present Crobar (Punta del Este) during the summer months. As well as these residencies he’s played at many South America Festivals including Creamfields in Buenos Aires.
As a producer, recent times have seen him remixing for the likes of Mark Knight, Funkagenda, Chris Lake, Soul Central, Chus & Ceballos, Loko and many others, with even more in the pipeline for 2011.
His production career started in 2006 with the formation of the duo Rocha & Lewinger. After 2 successful years this partnership ended in 2008, and so began his solo projects under both his own name Gabriel Rocha and his DJ PP alias.
Gabriels music style is a consequence of many years of hard work and great experience handling the “Dance floor”.