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10 iconic Sasha moments

The original superstar DJ

  • Louis Anderson-Rich and Dave Turner
  • 18 August 2017

We’ve covered the iconic moments of Ricardo Villalobos, Jeff Mills, DJ Harvey, Solomun, Moby, Richie Hawtin, Masters At Work and The Prodigy in the past. All of them definitely deserving of their icon status, sure. But none have ever been labeled the 'Son of God', have they?

That’s the kind of level we’re working on with Alexander Paul Coe, better know as the almighty Sasha. The Welshman has been omnipresent in UK dance music for the last three decades and remains as popular as ever. He was there in the halcyon days of the Haçienda and he’s still pulling in punters by the bucket load today. The crowd that went to see him throw down a five-hour set with regular partner in crime John Digweed at Glastonbury this year is indicative of the joy he brings ravers, young and old.

They’re lofty expectations, but Sasha has proven time and time again that he is fully capable of backing them up. His Last Night On Earth label has become one of dance music’s most desirable destinations for the progressively-inclined side of house music fans. He still smashes Ibiza every time he’s out there and is still releasing tunes, like the recent ‘Trigonometry’, that had everyone hanging out for an ID when first heard.

Sasha, we salute you. Here are the original DJ superstar’s most iconic moments.

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