Biography of Simply Jeff
|Real name / ||Jeff Adachi|
Simply Jeff's passion for dance music goes back to headlining clubs and special events in Northern California since 1985. By 1987, Jeff made the move to Los Angeles to go to school and work in the promotions department at the World Famous KROQ 106.7 FM. At KROQ, Jeff's production talents where noticed as request came through to play his radio remixes of Depeche Mode, New Order, Pet Shop Boys and EMF. This spawned Jeff's dj career in Los Angeles and ultimately started his journey into the new World of Electronic Dance Music (EDM). During this time, Rave events started to emerge in Los Angeles and Jeff was instantly hooked! By 1991, Jeff (known as DJ Spinn at the time) worked as a co-host and mix show DJ with the legendary Swedish Egil on America's first Electronic Dance Music station known as 103.1 Mars FM. This station based in Santa Monica, California brought the likes of Moby, Prodigy, The Orb, 808 State, Underworld and many other EDM artist for the first time on the FM dial in Southern California. Rave events where reaching record numbers and by 1993 Jeff started his first record label (Orbit Transmission) with artists DJ Dan, Bassbin Twins, X-Calibur and DJ Rectangle. By 1996, Jeff signed a recording deal with LA's most popular Electronic Dance Music label, City Of Angels and later to the infamous Moonshine Music label. In the mid nineties, Simply Jeff was known as the Pioneer of West Coast Breaks and Funky House movement which lead into multiple tours across the globe and to his final vinyl label named Phonomental. A dream come true!
Simply Jeff could now be found working with his digital base label (Beyond Zilla Records) which mainly concentrates on Electro, Fidget House and Tech Funk. A true legend and still dedicated to the World of EDM.
Simply Jeff is set to release a new DJ mix compilation in the spring of 2010 with Moist Music called “Electro Shock”. This continuously mixed cd is jammed pack with 21 top Electro and Fidget House tracks to date. The compilation features Simply Jeff’s own productions as well as many A-list producers such as Wolfgang Gartner, Donald Glaude, Will Bailey, Charles Feelgood, Lee Coombs, Jon Pegnato, Hot Mouth, Cold Blank, Faust and Shortee among others.