Tony Carrasco biography:
York born and raised but Europe-based Tony Carrasco is an international
DJ/Producer who has risen in prominence in the international Global Dance
Scene. HeÕs already DJed internationally and performed alongside
a whole host of world-class DJÕs including Deepswing (Usa), Terry
Hunter (Usa), Boris Dlugosch (Germany), Terry Bristol (Usa), George Morel
(Usa), Murk Boys (Oscar G/Ralph Falcon) (Usa), Don Carlos(Italy), Franco
Moriaghi (Italy),Grant Nelson (Enland), Frankie Valentine (England), Linden
C (England), Carlos Espinosa (Miami), George Acosta(Usa),Junior Jack&KId
Creme(Belgium),Robbie Riviera(Usa),Ivano Bellini,Antoine Clamaran(France),Mr.Mike(Switzerland),Djaimin(Switzerland),Aston
Experimenting with sounds and productions, in the early eighties Tony produced his first worldwide underground club hit "Dirty Talk" by Klein & MBO, which helped shape the global house sound! Tony started to hit the big time club circuit when he and his friend John Jellybean Benitez, fame 80Õs Dj/Producer and ex-boyfriend of Pop Star Madonna, started to hangout on weekends at legendary New York Clubs (Paradise Garage, Galaxy 21 & Studio 54) and to discover the art of spinning records. Tony purchased a pair ot Technics and started to practice each day for a 4 hours and perfected his spinning skills and nonstop mixing craft. This led to a DJ residence gig in overseas Europe (Milan, Italy), where Tony worked in two major clubs - Studio 54 and Amnesie, which helped shape, developed and influenced the Italian House Movement. Tony has deejayed in some of the biggest clubs and events throughtout the world and presents in his gigs a forward thinking musical no hold direction policy (unique house grooves, soulful driving vocals to uplift the party spirit, techy and tribal percussive dark sounds and banging funky peaktime vibes!
Tony Carrasco has produced, written and remixed for important labels like Strictly Rhythm Records, SFP Records, Atlantic Records, London Records, MCA Records, BMG Ariola, Zyx Records, Sound Of Amsterdam Records, Media Records, UMM Records, Deep Touch Records,Asphalt Records & Filtered Records. In the Studio, Tony has just completed his two newest projects, "Step By Step" Summer Remixes (released last winter on Sfp Records/Filtered Records/Usa) and the "Discoid" project (Asphalt Records/Usa) recently released. The Original mixes of Tony Carrasco Project feat. M - "Step by Step" have received an excellent response from jocks such as Danny Rampling, The Slamming Boys and Curtis Zack. Also, Tony's compilation "Universal House to Move" is scheduled for release in March 2003. Currently still in the works are the Loletta Holloway Remixes and a near future project remix in the works of Ziggy Marley.Tony Carrasco & Mamadi Kaba "SOUL MAKOSSA"(Manu Dibango's Classic ClubAnthem!) completed revamp with the "AFRO GROOVE SHAKER MIX" will have PROMO's circulating for the Winter Music Conference in MARCH 2003,official release will be on DEEP TOUCH RECORDS.