Paul Oakenfold is one of the legends of dance music and remains one of the leading forces in the world music scene today.
From the pioneer of the genre back in Ibiza in 1987, Paul is one of the leading ambassadors of the scene. His high profile work with Madonna, U2 and The Happy Mondays has made him a household name, but his legendary sets to many millions of fans around the world, which strengthened its position as one of the most respected names on the scene.
Change the lives of a break in Ibiza in 1987, Paul saw the discovery of the Balearic music in clubs, such as Amnesia. Inspired, he took those sounds back to the UK. In the early 90's Perfecto Records was born, releasing countless high profile releases and remixes on the way. Conduct resident Amnesia and Pacha in Ibiza, Paul opened Ministry Of Sound in London and was their first resident.
However, it was his famous residence in the UK superclub Cream in Liverpool, which earned global respect for Paul as a master of his craft. This residency was celebrated through the Grammy nominated in 2004 Creamfields compilation.
Paul's status and profile in America have grown into something with the recent phenomenon of reaching the best-selling DJ compilation ever released in U.S.
Oakenfold in growth as a DJ and entertainer took him beyond the normal club and festivals, playing landmark gigs that have changed the face of electronic music. Features include three worldwide tours warming up for Madonna and U2 performing on the Great Wall of China, and two sold-out play to 30,000 people in the Hollywood Bowl in California.
As well as three well-known artist album under his own name, Paul has released for megastars such as U2, Madonna (including her latest release "Celebration") and the Happy Mondays, remixes of Michael Jackson, Rolling Stones, and Justin Timberlake and released 20 DJ mix compilation.
Today Perfecto label remains as cutting edge and popular as ever - with the recent double album "Perfecto Las Vegas" recently holding the #1 spot on the U.S. ITunes chart dance for a few weeks. With a new album, Pop Killer will soon release (with the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Gnarls Barkley, OneRepublic and BOB), "Perfecto Las Vegas" is a reminder that Oakenfold is still at the top of his game.
In recent years, Paul was also responsible for creating some of the most exciting films and signals for a long list of Hollywood blockbusters - including The Bourne Identity, Matrix Reloaded, Shrek 2, Swordfish and Collateral.
Surprisingly, despite all his successes in the world of music and film schedule, Oakenfold took the time to keep in touch with his roots as a club DJ. Last year he held a weekly residence at the legendary nightclub Rain in The Palms in Las Vegas. Planet Perfecto is a fully produced show with 75 circus performers, cutting-edge visual effects and special effects - providing a 3,000-strong crowd a truly unique experience.
In the summer of 2010 Paul Oakenfold launches a brand new weekly radio show. Planet Perfecto show will be unlike anything heard, taking in every aspect of sound Paul Oakenfold - from a respected club DJ to Hollywood megastar.