DJ Vadim (aka Vadim Peare, real name Andrey Gurov) is a prolific DJ from Russia, based in London. His music combines hip hop and electronica and his recording technique involves very precise sampling as opposed to looping.
He signed to Ninja Tune in 1992, and founded his own independent record label, Jazz Fudge in 1995.
Aside from DJ-ing, he has worked in numerous roles including A&R, promoter, and radio presenter on the BBC’s “Around The World In Eight Relays”.
He has worked with a variety of musicians including DJ Krush, Company Flow, The Roots, The Pharcyde, Public Enemy, Beat Junkies, Dilated Peoples, Kraftwerk, Ed Rush, Morcheeba, Super Furry Animals, The Bug, Skinnyman, Killa Kela, Mr. Thing, DJ Woody and Paul Weller.
Vadim is involved in the group One Self together with MCs Yarah Bravo and Blu Rum13.