Julian Perez developed his love for electronic music during the early 90’s, heavily influenced by the House and Techno music coming out of the US, UK, and Northwestern Europe’s techno, EBM and New Beat . He has established himself as a unique and diverse DJ known for his dedication, discernment, respect, and patience.
In 2010, Julian released his first record, which marked the beginning of his successful music career. He then went on to launch his own label, ” Fathers & Sons Productions ” in 2012 . The label, which focuses on vinyl-only releases, provided Julian with a platform to showcase his sound worldwide.
With label showcases in over twelve different countries in the first year and a solid catalog of output , the label quickly gained international recognition and support from some of the most respected artists in the scene. In addition to releasing music on his own labels, he also released music on other respected labels such as Cocoon Recordings, Raum..Musik, and Subwax Bcn among others, further solidifying his reputation as a talented producer and tastemaker. This diverse range of releases showcases, his versatility as an artist and his ability to adapt to different styles and sounds.
To date, every release on his labels has sold out in the first days of sales, which serves as a testament to Julian’s impeccable taste in House and Techno production, as well as his ability to spot new and interesting artists. This level of success demonstrates Julian’s ability to consistently produce high-quality music, maintain a strong fan base and stay relevant in the ever-changing electronic music scene.
Fathers & Sons Productions number twelve closed a significant chapter with the release of his first solo album, ” Solemnity ” in 2016 . This 2×12″ vinyl release showcased Julian’s attention to detail and the evolution of his style, providing a window into the artist’s dedication to his craft and his ability to create honest, authentic sound.
After taking a much-needed break, Julian is now bringing the label back with a fresh sound and concept, infused with all the energy, inspiration, and knowledge he has gained during his time away. This next chapter starts from 2023, and it’s sure to be a continuation of the label’s success and cement Julian’s reputation as a one of the top notch label’s head honcho.
Julian launched his very own project, ” Girada Unlimited “ which quickly gained the attention of true music enthusiasts and collectors, known as “Crate diggers.” This vinyl-only label was heavily supported from its inception, even before the public knew who was behind it. The label’s tenth release was Julian’s second album “ Break-Even ” , which was released in 2021 after a series of successful records by Julian and other producers.
The label continues to deliver quality releases to this day, which keeps evolving in a variety of directions as Julian’s vision, and surprising his crowd every time.
Throughout his career, Julian has acquired an impressive international reputation, playing at some of the most relevant festivals such as Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) , Outline Festival in Moscow, Sunwaves Festival in Romania, Epizode in Vietnam, The BPM Festival in Mexico, and hosting his own label showcases during Sónar off week in Barcelona, Kazantip Festival in Crimea, Winter Music Conference in Miami. He has also played at some of the finest underground parties and essential clubs worldwide such as Rex in Paris, Fabric in London, Womb in Tokyo and Robert Johnson in Offenbach, and numerous mythical clubs in frequently..
Julian has also been a regular at Underground Ibiza club, hosting his own nights over the summer season and has been invited frequently to Richie Hawtin’s ENTER . at Space and to Sven Vath’s Cocoon Ibiza, among others.
2023 is loaded with new projects, records and stand out performances. The best way to experience Julian’s artistry is to see him live on the dancefloor, where he displays his technical skill, record selection, and creates his own world behind the decks.