One of England's most popular DJs even before his premature death in 1998, Tony De Vit's brand of sleek, trancey hi-NRG house enlivened Britain's dance scene during the mid-'90s, due to his residencies (at the club Trade and on London's Kiss FM) and his respected labels, Jump Wax and TDV. While working full-time as stock control manager for a thermal-insulation factory beginning in the mid-1970s (and lasting well into the 1990s), De Vit began moonlighting as a DJ on the gay club circuit in 1978. He continued to play around the country during the 1980s, and in 1992 began a residency at the after-hours club Trade. There, De Vit's meld of Belgian-hoover trance and nu-style disco became popular with an underground gay audience usually attracted to the more mainstream side of dance.
By the mid-'90s, De Vit had added several DJ awards to his ... Read Full Biography