As RA revealed last month Bill Hamel will be the first international DJ to release a CD in the Stomp Balance series following on from Melbourne lads Sean Quinn and Kasey Taylor. Bill will also grace us wih his presence during April/May 2002 to help promote the album. Heres the EQ Stomp press release in full:
Following on from the success of Sean Quinn and Kasey Taylor Balance releases, EQ have selected Bill Hamel as the first international DJ to continue the series theme of quality underground compilation mixes.
Bill Hamel is the founder of Sunkissed Records, America’s leading underground progressive house label. In just the past year, Bill has worked with some of the industry’s biggest names and has recently secured funding and distribution from a major for his label. He has worked with Evolution, Mara, Blackwatch, Sam Mollison, Blue Amazon, and Simon Noble of Breeder fame. His releases receive rave reviews, and are regularly charted and supported by DJs such as Sasha, Paul Oakenfold, John Digweed, Nick Warren, and Dave Seaman.
Recent and notable achievements in Hamel’s production include signing’s to Bedrock, for his collaboration with Michael Thomas (Blackwatch), "Discotek", twice with Perfecto for a remix of "Superstar”, featuring Jan Johnson and the track, "Disco Volante" with Rich Rosario, and with Ministry of Sound America for the track, "Phazon Phrequencies" which is set to be released later this year.
Last year, Bill received the distinction of being named one of URB magazine’s "Next 100" and is favoured to make significant contributions in the fields of Production and DJing in the years to come.
Bill Hamel’s latest project feature’s a remix of the seminal classic, Lamb – ‘Gorecki’, and with the band liking it so much, they will feature it on their next single release in 2002.With so many past achievements, and even more future releases to come, Bill Hamel is guaranteed an incredible year of success.