James Belias & Liam Sampras - Live at Pacha
Wed 27th Aug, 2008 ITM-FM 2877 viewsin
Melbourne’s James Belias and Sydney’s Liam Sampras packed their bags and dropped some sets in Europe in July, including this one recorded live at Pacha in Ibiza.
Following a headline set at Mykonos’ Paradise Club for Ministry Of Sound, Melbourne’s James Belias and Sydney’s Liam Sampras found themselves on the famed party isle of Ibiza for some Funky Room gigs at Pacha. The legendary club houses The Funky Room, which is considered the Mecca of funky and soulful house DJs. Each night, the island’s glamour-set and house-loving locals converge for Ibiza-styled mayhem and partying with a soundtrack of only the funkiest house music. This set was recorded live on Friday July 4 at the F*** Me I’m Famous night at Pacha’s Funky Room.
James hails from Melbourne where he is resident at Alumbra on Saturday nights. In addition, James plays all major nights at Alumbra’s including Defected In The House parties. Having held previous residencies at any club of note, James has also warmed up the decks or played alongside some of the best house DJs to visit Australia including Miguel Migs, Kings Of Tomorrow, Stacy Pullen, DJ Spen, Greenskeepers, Roger Sanchez and a lot more.
Sydney lad Liam played under some of Ibiza’s biggest party brands on his 2007 trip, including Release Yourself, Subliminal Sessions, Renaissance, Pure Pacha and DefMix. He is a resident at Sydney’s Soulful House Experience (SHE) parties, where he has warmed up and shared the decks with huge DJs including Jay J, Ron Carroll, Richard Earnshaw, DJ Spen, Soul Central and a stack more. Current residencies include the high-flying Trademark (Saturday’s) and the Argyle (Friday’s).