|July 13, 2011|
Glenn Morrison returns to Larnaka since his appearance here last year with Armin van Buuren.
SHARK ENERGY DRINK PRESENTS GLENN MORRISON, LARNACA MAKENZY BEACH AREA
OPENING SET BY MARIO CHRIS (CYPRIOT DJ & PRODUCER).
PRE-SALE TICKETS, STARTING FROM €15:
FAT TUESDAY BAR (24 625060)
CENTRO CAFE (24 664690)
ACAPELLA MUSIC STORE (24 664165)
PERIPTERO TO OKTAGONO (22 494775)
CAFE CAPRISE (22 670318)
ACAPELLA MUSIC STORE/LATSIA (22 570606)
ACAPELLA MUSIC STORE/ MY MALL (25 821500)
KALYPSO MUSIC MEGA STORE (26 949296)
ACAPELLA MUSIC STORE (23 722076)
ACAPELLA MUSIC STORE (23 664165)
- FAT TUESDAY
- FRAME BAR
- LIVADHIOTIS CITY HOTEL
- BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
- DEEJAY RADIO
- BLISS CREATIVE EVENTS
- GO EXCUSIVE
His name alone gets 850,000 social networking and Internet hits a month. His productions have featured on 700 compilations in the last three years. He has enjoyed the support of DJs as varied as Armin Van Buuren and Richie Hawtin, David Guetta and Luciano. For three years he was resident at the world’s best club, Ibiza’s Amnesia Club. His label Morrison Recordings has put out 95 releases, his podcast series gets 12,000 downloads a month, and he’s remixed Queen, the Pet Shop Boys and the B52s. And he is perfecting a sinuous, hooky sound that combines the eerie beauty of pure techno with light rains of melody and flashes of emotion.
In short, Glenn Morrison is one of the most dynamic and accomplished talents in electronic music today. “I love being able to elicit emotion in people,” he says.
“I started DJing during the vinyl period. I was buying a lot of records. It took me a couple of months, practising in my parents’ house and it consumed my life,” he says.
He worked with fellow Canadian producer Deadmau5, then struck out alone. Everything changed in 2007 with the release of his hit ‘Contact’, an emotional, yet minimal trance record with shivers of delicious melody and a crisp, funky beat that left no dance-floor unturned. Tiësto put it on a compilation and it shot to the top of the World Dance Charts.
As a DJ, Glenn Morrison is now a major draw on the world circuit. He has played over 300 events worldwide in the last three years and has developed into a consummate DJ performer. “I love being able to play with people’s feelings, to build the night,” he says. “For me it’s about creating an experience. Starting at ten o’clock and then building the intensity.”
His track ‘Love Lost’, composed after a break-up with a girlfriend, is a
tantalizing taster. It is an exquisite solo piano piece that sounds like the theme to a classy, romantic movie scene. Deceptively simple, without drums or electronic trickery, ‘Love Lost’ is a glimpse of the creative ambition yet to be realized. “I try to put ideas into reality. I don’t always succeed,” concludes Glenn. “But if I’m going to do it, I’m going to do it properly.”