Adrian is a travelling man, a modern day musical minstrel. Hailing originally from Argentina, he has been moving around the globe taking his blend of NuDisco and Balearic sounds to audiences in his home country and far-flung corners of the globe, such as Ibiza, Barcelona, Rome, Cerdegna, Goa, Pondicherry, Bangkok, Shanghai, Saigon, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Bogota, Ciudad de Mexico and now his home and studio base in Bali.
Archie started playing records at house parties in 2009 and has since stepped up to the international stage, playing alongside tastemakers like LeFtO, Dâm-Funk, Onra, Detroit Swindle and Grammy-winning StaRro (Soulection). A tastemaker and a DJ known for dropping genre-bending sets in various venues throughout Indonesia, Archie also operates the SCRUBS! parties in Jakarta with other rising selectors.
Hailing from Jakarta, Bali-based Aradea Barandana has been garnering a dedicated following among record lovers the world over. With a taste untamed by genre, his warm, sun-infused selections seamlessly glide through disco, rare groove and electronic music of every variety, earning him plaudits from the likes of Gilles Peterson and a reputation as one of the island’s leading lights.
From Canada by way of Australia, Dean’s DJ style espouses diversity. Believing that there’s great music in every genre, he takes great joy in sharing his music with others, providing surprises with sets that span disco, hip-hop, techno and everything in between. Dean was a co-promoter and DJ at Sydney’s late HAHA parties and has shown his experience playing alongside world names here in Bali and sharing the bill at some of Potato Head’s flagship events.
Joey has been immersed in the world of music for an eventful 16 years as a multi-instrumentalist, producer, session musician, promoter and DJ, learning the ins and outs of contemporary music since 2002. After graduating from The University of Liverpool with a BA in Music/Popular Music and ditching the nine-to-five, Joey relocated to Bali in 2013. As well as sound-tracking the sunset as one of the Beach Club’s residents, you can find Joey performing at various music events in Bali, including Safari Tropical and Unadulterated Disco.
Paul started DJing in the early 2000s playing in the back rooms of renowned clubs in Newcastle upon Tyne, such as World Headquarters (WHQ) and Foundation, and was a resident DJ for long-running British clubbing institution SHINDIG. Since then Paul has played in North America, Canada, Central America, Europe and Asia. His sets comprise of disco, house, Afrobeat and techno, but he’s equally at home sound-tracking sunsets with his take on the Balearic Beat sound. A record collector for many years, Paul has recently set up Coastal Trax, his house label, while planning a new disco imprint.
A British DJ, producer and remixer, Pete’s musical career spans more than two decades, starting when he set up record stores in London in the early ‘90s. Pete has been plying his trade on dance floors all over the world, joining the dots musically with his unique style, which encompasses disco, Balearic beat and house in all its mutations. Similarly, Pete is equally well known for sound-tracking sunsets and laid-back affairs with his take on “music for swimming pools,” a style he’s been pushing in his long-running radio show and record label of the same name. When not in the DJ booth Pete’s in the studio working on various music projects, adding to a discography of over 200 remixes and releases done either in a solo capacity or in collaboration with the likes of Dicky Trisco for Disco Deviance, or as one half of Reverso 68 with Phil Mison.
In addition to Potato Head Beach Club, Seabass programs and plays at his regular sunset session “Calypso” and the “Heatwave” parties on the island. His style has an eclectic sound including—but not limited to—disco, funk, soul, jazz, rock and electronica. His passion for this music stems from the ‘90s and a stream of early warehouse raves in Jakarta. In the mid 2000s he travelled at length in search of new music, staying for awhile in San Francisco where he immersed himself in the alt-disco scene popular at the time. Fast-forward to 2018, Seb now owns a small, well-stocked independent record store in Kerobokan by the name of Badung Digs, and is structuring a record label working with local noise sounds.
Stuart started DJing in London in 1990, and in ‘94 he founded Pacific Records label, which would become the defining techno and house label of that generation showcasing artists such like Carl Craig, Charles Webster, Hot Lizard, Ian O’Brien, Mike Dunn and Stacey Pullen.
From there he moved to Paris where he co-ran the infamous Sunday “Cake and Milk” parties, hosting big name guests like Gilles Peterson, Peter Kruder, DJ Harvey, Rainer Truby, Laurent Garnier, Ivan Smagghe and Pete Herbert. Around the same time, Stuart worked with Pete Herbert for their Pacific Blue parties where they held residencies at Paris’ La Fabrique and Club Deep in Madrid. Having now been based in Bali for several years, Stu has garnered a reputation as one of the foremost DJs on the island.