News — Paul Woolford

Mixmag Premiere Special Request Kaleidoscopic Mix of Erol Alkan

“We're already confident that this Kaleidoscopic Mix will remain one of our favourite edits of the year” – Mixmag Mixmag premiere the Special Request Kaleidoscopic Mix of Erol Alkan's relentless ’Spectrum’, out now. Read their review here

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Out Now: Special Request remixes Erol Alkan 'Spectrum'

Paul Woolford’s hardcore and rave-indebted Special Request project continues its industrious hot streak, delivering two sublime, peak-time reworks of Erol Alkan’s unstoppable ‘Spectrum’. Since its release in late 2018, Alkan’s hit has been as ubiquitous as Woolford himself, gaining momentum as a staple in the sets of DJs such as Andrew Weatherall, Sven Vath and Mano Le Tough.Buy the 12" (with free download) here Beginning with the ‘Kaleidoscopic Mix’, SR strips back the high-energy reverie of Alkan’s original into something truly vast, building to an unmistakable and flawless acid bassline, from which emerge a brooding and dystopian network of melodies. Balancing...

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The Forum: Paul Woolford

“Everything, everywhere, at the same time”; This is how Paul Woolford describes his early days immersed in club culture in the North of England, a “subconscious training” for the decades of creativity - DJing, producing and experimentation - that then followed. From the clubbing public’s perspective, Woolford’s career has been defined by a series of transcendent club records rinsed across scenes. There was, of course, Erotic Discourse, a rubbery, psychedelic banger that began as an experiment and proved so successful that Woolford once spent a night dashing across Fabric, lending a white label to different DJs to play out. When...

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