Rob Hughes also known as Brockwell, DJ and producer coming from London, England. With almost 25 years in the world of Electronic Music in a variety of different roles starting off as a Producer then DJ, then Promoter, DJ Agency Director, Club Manager and lastly Photographer / Online Magazine Editor – it’s been a wild ride!
It all started with epic nights at Final Frontier, Club UK back in the early 90s listening and dancing to Dave Angel, Carl Cox, Sven Vath, CJ Bolland, Colin Dale, CJ Bolland, MR C and many more techno originators and pioneers. From there and going to Leeds University with the Orbit in Morley only a stone’s throw away, Rob started to put on nights in 1996, already having started DJing and producing music on Cubase and an Akai 3000. All this culminated in a massive party in 1999 with Andrew Weatherall and Tim Utah (Utah Saints) on a Wednesday in the Leeds Corn Exchange with over 1,000 people dancing away. After moving back to his hometown of London, Rob started putting on a night in Brixton with Marc Richardson called Batch. Both are DJing Acid House mixed with newer electronic sounds. Guest DJs included Colin Dale (Kiss FM, Abstrakt Dance), Jerome Hill (Don’t, Kool FM). In 2005 Rob and Marc organised the Fair4Life Festival in Brockwell Park helping raise awareness of cancer, they were to do a few more festivals over the next few years. Rob also joined forces with Colin Dale to help him set up and manage his DJ agency Wildlife-AM. Fast forward a few years to 2009 Rob became manager of The Gramaphone, Commercial St, East London. This allowed him to promote all types of electronic music, with Benji B (BBC Radio 1) already doing his monthly flagship night Deviation there. Here everyone from Floating Points, Gas Lamp Killer, Edan, LTJ Bukem, Anthea, Magaret Dygas, Mala, DJed including Scuba doing a secret HotFlush party. After 1 last festival this time in East London, Rob left England in 2012 to move to South America, settling first in Cusco and then in Lima, Peru. There he ran magazines in Peru’s 3 major cities Lima, Cuscoand Arequipa … this time mostly behind the decks taking photos of DJs rather than spinning tunes. 2019 saw him return to Europe, moving first to Milan and now he currently resides in Barcelona.

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