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DJ Vadim

DJ Vadim (aka Vadim Peare) is a prolific DJ and producer born in St.

Petersburg, Russia, raised in London and now residing in New York.

His music combines hip hop, Soul, Reggae and electronica and his recording technique primarily involves very precise sampling as well as, to a lesser extent, looping.He signed to Ninja Tune in 1992, and founded his own independent record label, Jazz Fudge in 1995.

Aside from DJ-ing, he has worked in numerous roles including A&R, promoter, and radio presenter on the BBC's "Around The World In Eight Relays".He has worked with a variety of musicians including DJ Krush, Company Flow, The Roots, The Pharcyde, Public Enemy, Beat Junkies, Dilated Peoples, Kraftwerk, Ed Rush, Morcheeba, Super Furry Animals, Silent Poets and Paul Weller.

His album, "USSR: Life From The Other Side" featured Scratch Perverts, Iriscience, Blade and Sarah Jones.

To promote the record, Vadim put together a live group - The Russian Percussion - consisting of Mr Thing, Killa Kela, Blu rum 13, John Ellis The tour was 200 shows taking in 24 countries including most of Europe and North America.In addition to his regular album releases, he has also recorded under the names Andre Gurov and Little Aida.

He is also the DJ and producer for Spanish hip hop group 7 Notas 7 Colores, and has appeared as a member of the various artists project The Isolationist.

His central project for 2005-6 is DJ-ing for the hip-hop group One Self with MCs Yarah Bravo (DJ Vadim's wife) and Blu Rum 13.

The first One Self album, Children of Possibility was released September 20, 2005.

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