With elder brothers; Paul and Mark, making musical waves in the late seventies and nineties,Paul with punk band the Fitzs and Mark with pop band M people, respectively, it’s no surprise that DJ producer Dean Bell has also made an impact on the music scene.
After picking up a pair of drumsticks from the tender age of twelve it wasn’t long before catching the bug and love for creating music enhancing that inner beat. He had various young success in his youth but in his late teens and a chance meeting with a nightclub promoter Dean started working for ‘Danza’ promotions in the northwest of England.
Soon becoming hooked on the modern techniques of the disk jockey; studying live the likes of Paul Oakenfold,Nicki Holloway and Mike Pickering soon after developing his own style of mixing.With residencies at ‘Exit’ & ‘Federation’, Denim bar London’ and guest spots at the legendary ‘Manchester hacienda’ Dean was soon becoming a contender in the DJ industry. Working alongside the likes of Carl Cox, Felix the house cat and Sasha to name a few. It wasn’t long before finding the art of sequencing,production and development of music finding himself in the studio learning the art of modern day production. With various collaborations under his belt, Deans current projects which include:
– ‘Zee’ project with Sy sez and ziggy funk
– ‘Bell pari’
– ‘Vicmari project’
Artist representative for Shaboom and Edit records and founder of Sunday Social U.K (to many A list nights to mention) Always looking for a new challenge, He has now joined the team at ‘Radio Deea’ in Bucharest Romania. Also working on production with local Artists ‘Miss Fuzzy, K-nto, Bibi, Alin Dobrikan and Benny. With new residencies in Bucharest 2013 is looking bright for D.A.B