Erol Alkan
From: UK

Erol Alkan is a London-based electro DJ of Turkish descent. He was resident DJ and co-founder of London club night Trash. Trash was located at The End nightclub in Central London, and in its ten years (1997 - 2007) saw performances by Peaches, LCD Soundsystem, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Electric Six and many more up and coming bands.

Erol Alkan released a series of mash-ups using the alias Kurtis Rush in the early 2000s, including a mix of Kylie Minogue's "Can't Get You out of My Head" and New Order's "Blue Monday", which was performed by Minogue at the Brit Awards. Erol also uses the alias Mustapha 3000, and is half of the psychedelic rock act Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve. He has also produced B-Sides for The Long Blondes and Klaxons.

Erol Alkan has remixed tracks from artists including Mylo, Bloc Party, Daft Punk, The Chemical Brothers and Digitalism, and his profile increased considerably during 2006, when remixes for Scissor Sisters, Justice and Franz Ferdinand helped earn him the Mixmag 2006 "DJ of the Year" award.


The beat breaks down so we pick it up
The floor shakes down but it's not enough
The beam is up and the kids are high
I've seen them move and it blows my eyes
The floor's an ocean and this wave is breaking
Your head is gone and your body's shaking
There is nothing you can do because there is no solution
You gotta get down to the noise and confusion

The sound goes round and we start to climb
The lips curl up and it kills my line
The beat is steal and the scene is sown
I see her eyes and her eyes are blown
The floor's an ocean and this wave is breaking
Your head is gone and your body's shaking
There is nothing you can do because there is no solution
You gotta get down to the noise and confusion

Out of our minds on the stage

"There is nothing you can do because there is no solution
You gotta get down to the noise and confusion"

'Sons Of The Stage' written by Tony Ogden and Gordon King

www.myspace.com/erolalkan

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