- Band/Artist/Act:Dj Abel El Toro
- Info:Dj Abel el’ toro is a fixture, if not somewhat an icon of the Sydney club and party scene.
BASED IN SYDNEY , AUSTRALIA
Dj Abel El Toro is a a Sydney-born DJ of Spanish origin who first came to our attention in the early 90’s, when no flyer was complete without his name.
Dj Abel El Toro soon started promoting parties himself, bringing Sydney and it’s surrounding countryside together, the legendary Happy Valley held at Windsor, Midnight Madness held at Darling Harbour, and Mixed Beans held in warehouse’s around Alexandria. Along with, Nik Fish, Jumping Jack, Pee Wee, GT ,Sugar Ray and Phil Smart. Dj Abel El Toro is regarded as one of Sydney dance scene’s “top shelf DJ’s.”
Realising the need for a mid week club night in 1995 Dj Abel El Toro began promoting Australia’s first Breaks night “Warm UP” without skipping a beat Warm up continued for 5 years the longest running mid-week club night in Sydney.
Dj Abel El Toro has become renowned for his unique style of music and passion at what he does. His ability to play a diverse range of music sees him DJ at both large scale and underground parties around the country and overseas, able to mix a cross selection of style’s.
Like most DJ’s today, Dj Abel El Toro has moved into the world of production, remixing everyone from Southend to Nina Hagen, collaborating with Sydney local Spanish partner in crime DJ Jumping Jack, together they released “4 U 2 know” on Sony’s DJ beats Vol.2 & later the “Amore” remixes. Abel recently released trax “On the Microphone” and “Jalima”, on the Homebake and Mardi Gras compilation’s. Abel has also collaborated with U.S DJ Lenny Dee. In 2003 el’toro collaborated with comedian rapper Sleek the Elite (Fat Pizza) song “Oh Yeah”. Currently Abel is working with Sophie Monk, and has just completed a track with Funk D’Void U.K.
In 1999 Dj Abel El Toro embarked on his European Tour going back to his roots, he headed for Ibiza, Spain playing at Amnesia’s Cream and onto the Berlin Love Parade. In Spring 2001 Abel went onto tour Hong Kong.
Dj Abel El Toro has regularly been one of the local highlights for Sydney’s; Big Day Out and Homebake. On TV Abel has guest DJ’d on Channel ten’s “Good News Week” with Paul Mcdermit, and on Channel V’s “The Joint” with Jabba and on Room 208. He’s played amongst the best including; The Chemical Brothers, Carl Cox, Judge Jules, CJ Bolland, Fatboy Slim , Paul Van Dyk, DJ Sonique, Laurent Garnier, Sven Vath, Way out West, DJ Misjah & DJ Tim, Ultra Sonic, Tom Wax, DJ Slipmatt, Jeff Miles, Joey Beltram, Dj Sasha, John Digweed, Deep Dish.
Abel also a passion for snowboarding, he embarked on a DJ tour with the Vinyl Junkie, Snow Wave* New Zealand Tour (Auck, Well, Chch, Qtown) and closer to home in Victoria’s, Mt Hotham and Sydney’s Perisher Valley.