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Darren Galea

Darren Galea also known as DJ D-Zire is an English musician, DJ and member of the virtual band Spacemonkeyz. He played turntables in Gorillaz Live Band.

Role in Gorillaz

Darren Galea remixed the Gorillaz single Tomorrow Comes Today, thus creating Tomorrow Dub. After that he formed a virtual band Spacemonkeyz with Richie Stevens and Gavin Dodds. Damon Albarn liked Tomorrow Dub so much that he asked Galea to remix the whole album Gorillaz. On the 1st of July, 2002, Spacemonkeyz released the remix album Laika Come Home. The album's only single Lil' Dub Chefin reached #73 on the UK Singles Chart.

Darren Galea joined Gorillaz Live Band and used turntables. He was a part of the band on all of the live shows between 2000 and 2006.

Musical Career

Darren Galea was a member of pop-funk/acid jazz band Jamiroquai along with fellow Gorillaz’ live bandmate Simon Katz. Later he formed a musical duo with Jonathan Chandra Pandy called JC-001 & DJ D-Zire. In 2001 he formed the virtual band Spacemonkeyz with Richie Stevens and Gavin Dodds. They released only one remix album, Laika Come Home.

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