Wally Lopez

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Biography

  • Wally Lopez is considered the most important spanish deejay actually. Owner of theFactoria Records and Factomania Group and resident every thurdays at BE (Space Ibiza).
    Born in San Blas in Madrid, 1976, Angel David López starts his career as a DJ and radio presenter at the early age of thirteen. With an innovative programme, specialized in dance music, he broadcasts his sessions at Top Radio (Spain) in the early mornings of the weekend. Wally, a pioneer of the house music in Spain, starts his career as producer in 2000 by launching the label Weekend Records, and remixing artists such as Tiësto, Marco V, Valentino Kanzyani, Dirty Vegas, Bob Sinclar and Robbie Riviera. Many of his records are successfully published with renowned labels including Defected, Underwater, Yoshitoshi and Subliminal. In the same year he also produces what it will be his first international hit ‘Amman’, followed by ‘Patricia Never Leaves the House’ (both remixes have been relaunched in TheFactoria recently) and ‘Disco Night’, played all over the globe by DJs like Pete Tong, Hernan Cattaneo or Steve Lawler. The later even dubbed him as ‘The Man of the Moment’… After working for numerous labels and artists, he decides to create ‘La Factoria Records’ - now TheFactoria - in 2001, as well as a more underground sub-label called Formula Records. Recently Lopez has added a new label called FatXL that he has launched together with his colleagues Ismael Rivas and Iván Pica. The three labels together form part of the Factonomia Group that Wally presides, and it counts with different areas such as a management agency, management label or the Tremenda clothes shop in Madrid. TheFactoria counts with more than thirty references of great international repercussion such as ‘Love Time’, ‘Strike Me Down’ or the more recent tunes ‘Planet Earth’, ‘Burning Inside’ or ‘Close to Me’. The last two were at the number one for many weeks in a row at the Maxima 51 chart of Maxima FM – the most important dance chart in Spain. Besides, Wally has the honour to host a national programme of electronic music in Maxima FM, which counts with more than 340,000 listeners each Friday and is also broadcasted in English in Belgium, France, Italy and Russia. Musically speaking his selected compilations stand out, particularly the Weekend CD Series and I’m Coming To… series. After the editions in London, Paris, Dubai and Ibiza, Wally Lopez is already preparing a second edition for this summer 2009 that will repeat destination to the White Island. However, it is in 2004 when Wally Lopez’ musical career acquires its current dimension. It happens in an uncomfortable train trip from Madrid to Valencia where he creates his remix for David Guetta’s ‘Just A Little More Love’. In Wally’s hands the tune becomes turns into a world hit and the Madridian becomes one of the undisputable winners at the Ibiza DJ Awards 2004. In this good year he starts his residency at Pacha Ibiza, together with Darren Emerson and Tim Deluxe, which he combines with other residencies including The End in London, where he plays next to artists like Fatboy Slim or XPress2. Later he gains residencies at Discotèque and Pacha in Barcelona, Red Light and The Mix in Paris and Ministry of Sound in London and appearances at festivals including 10th Anniversary of Creamfields Liverpool, Creamfields Buenos Aires, Global Gathering, Exit Festival, Weekend Dance, Rock in Rio, Monegros Desert Festival and Creamfields Andalusia, finally achieving his current summer residency who many consider the best in the world, Space Ibiza for the [email protected] parties. Besides Wally has the honour to have been the first Spanish DJ to be invited to play at a Madonna concert (Seville 08). Apart from the love of an unconditional crowd that has followed him for the last 18 years, he has been awarded with the recognition and respect of many professionals in his field and some brands that currently collaborate and work with their full support in the creation and promotion of products 100% Wally. Both Oakley and Vueling Airlines are two of his main partners with whom he promotes their products or presents events such as I’m Vueling to Ibiza – which was widely published in the media in 2008. Wally Lopez collaborates also with dance4life in their fight against AIDS; lending his image and total support to the cause as one of the projects he personally considers the most important and useful.
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    Selected discography

    Wally Lopez Planet Earth/The Factoria Wally Lopez Patricia Never Left The House Part 2/The Factoria Wally Lopez Patricia never left the house Part 1/The Factoria Wally Lopez Close to me Glovibes Cod liver oil (Wally lopez Factomania remix)/Go Deeva Wally Lopez Hijinx/Go Deeva Ame Rej (Wally lopez Factomania remix)/D:Vision Wally Lopez Hijinx/Formula Recs Robbie Rivera Star quality (Wally Lopez Factomania remix) Juicy Wally Lopez Burning inside The Remixes/The Factoria Greg Cerrone From the block (Wally Lopez factomania rmx) / On the Air mu Sharam Jey Shake (Wally Lopez factomania rmx) / King Kong Toni Varga Fuck it(Wally Lopez factomania rmx) / Wow! Wally Lopez Wideband/Jesus Loved You Wally Lopez & David Ferrero Ca cest Paris 2008 remixes/ Le bien et le mal recordings Wally Lopez & David Ferrero Ca cest Paris 2008 remixes/The Factoria Toolroom Knights mixed by Wally Lopez Toolroom Wally Lopez,Rene Amesz Peter Gelderblom Strike me down/Mostiko Wally Lopez,Rene Amesz Peter Gelderblom Strike me down/House works Wally Lopez,Rene Amesz Peter Gelderblom Strike me down/Le bien et le mal Wally Lopez,Rene Amesz Peter Gelderblom Strike me down/Joia Wally Lopez & Ismael Rivas Rock the Box /Go Deeva Wally Lopez Im vueling to Ibiza Wally Lopez Im coming to dubai/The Factoria Wally Lopez I love Wally Ash turner Eclipsed (Wally Lopez factomania remix) Moguai Kick out the jam (Wally Lopez factomania Remix) / Kontor Rec Patrick La funk Malus (Wally Lopez factomania remix) / Trusted Trax Mark Night & FunkAgenda Shogun (Wally Lopez factomania remix) / Toolroom records B.F.E. Vs Nicole Moudaber I got cash (Wally Lopez factomania remix) / Azuli Green Velvet Answering Machine (Wally Lopez Remix) Wally Lopez Style Beat Wally Lopez Burning Inside Low Ego Kick that fat that beat Wally Lopez Superband Wally Lopez Wideband/The Factoria Wally Lopez Go ahead/The Factoria Claude Vonstroke Who is afraid of Detroit (Wally Lopez Factomania remix)/ Go Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso Click (Wally Lopez Factomania remix)/Joia Ismael Rivas & Ivan Pica X Channel (Wally Lopez Factomania remix)/Fat Xl Wally Lopez Kick that fat back beat / thefactoria Wally Lopez & Ismael Rivas Rock the Box Wally Lopez On the Dancefloor / Made in Spain / thefactoria Wally Lopez Shake it like / Formula Records Olivier Berguer Bullets (Wally Lopez rmx) / Formula Records Lovesky Runaway (WallyLopez rmx) / Curvve Wally Lopez y D.Ferrero Ça c´est Paris / La Factoria Discos Marco V -- / ID&T Wally Lopez & C.Rio Are u ready? / Formula Records Wally Lopez y D.Ferrero Going Insane / House Park Robbie Rivera Which way you´re going / Ultra Records Shiny Grey Why (rmx) / Yellow Paul Jackson The Push (rmx) / Underwater Wally Lopez My Absolut Track / White label Tiesto Just Be (rmx) / Nebula Tiesto Just Be(rmx) / Black Hole Ferry B You need a dream(rmx) / La Factoria Discos Dark Globe Break my world (rmx) / Island UK Enigma Boum Boum (Rmx) / Virgin P.O.G. Sweet Revenge E.P. / Zebra 3 David Guetta / Just a little more love rmx / Virgin Mr.Loopez / Triax 250 rmx / Ideal Muzzik P.O.G. Funk Attack E.P. / Bonus Tracks Kucho & Wally Lopez / La Luna / Aphrodogz Feeling Inside / Mr.Twister(The mix film) / Weekend Wally Lopez / Tribute to Acid house / Underwater Wally Lopez / It's the vibe / Weekend Records Wally Lopez / Voila! / La Factoria Discos Una Mas / I will follow (rmx) / Defected Rythma / Water (rmx) / Mp2-Multiply Miguel Bose / Sereno (rmx) / Warner Dark Suite / Dark Suite Piano / Illustrius Mr.Loopez / Breaking the walls / Weekend Breaks Wally Lopez / No more(we're fucked) / Bonus Tracks Wally Lopez / I'm coming to London / La Factoria Discos Wally Lopez / Factorizando! / Hypnotic France Wally Lopez / Disco Night / Weekend Records Mendo / Tell me (rmx) / Audio Recordings Manacas,Chus,,, / The strong rythm (rmx) / Stereo La Factoria Posse / Smart! - Louder 5.1 / Options Madrid Beats / Fireworks! / La Factoria Discos Indart,Wally,Kucho / Virus 2 / Weekend Feeling Inside / 4 / Weekend Wally Lopez & Kucho / Weekend E.P. / Weekend Club Mates / Feel for you / Weekend Wally Lopez & Kucho / La Factoria / Boncho Wally Lopez & Kucho / Patricia never L.T.House / Bugged Out! Wally Lopez & Kucho / Patricia never L.T.House / Weekend Wally Lopez & Kucho / La Luna / Bonus Tracks Wally Lopez & Kucho / La Luna / City Rockers Wally Lopez Factorizando! / La Factoria Discos Wally Lopez / Amman / Weekend Records S.american blend / Smooth american blend / Weekend Breaks SHH / Hold that body (rmx) / Rythm Sindicate Indart,Wally,Kucho / The Sea / Weekend Feeling Inside / Mr.Twister / Weekend Seldon & Quest / Dr.in the House rmx 2000 / Weekend Wally Lopez / Amman EP / Fluential-Defected Jungle Book Friend / Philadelphia / E-motion Feeling Inside / Sex Machine Rmx / Sublime Feeling Inside / Sex Machine / Weekend Feeling Inside / Trip / Lube Records Seldon & Quest Dr.In the House rmx / Virgin Wally Lopez / Triax 250 / Weekend Records THE CHILLOUTERS 2 / Keep on Rockin / Insolent Z-PEOPLE / Joan of Arc / MD RECORDS RS- 232 / Super far Away / MD RECORDS Feeling Inside / Trip / Weekend Seldon&Quest Dr.in the House / The Club Records Club Mates So Close / Virgin Club Mates Who is Terry Burrus? / Virgin THE GROOVEMASTERS Es imposible,no puede ser / Arcade Wally López Jeffrie Thomas / Quality Madrid Wally López Wally´s groove / Quality Madrid Wally López Winzifu / Quality Madrid Wally López Child Game / Quality Madrid Didier Sinclair Groove to me(rmx) / Serial Recordings