Gerry Rooney was born in Liverpool, but for most of his musical life based in London from where he witnessed and participated in the rise of left-field dance music culture.
From buying dead stock vinyl and finding dusty gems at record warehouses across the States and as far as Ohio during a time when CDs were in vogue, he has been a record collector for most of his life, and also an occasional record dealer. Gerry Rooney and DJ Harvey together created and produced the playful, highly influential and collectible Black Cock Rec. Edit series, which was first released back in 1993.
‘Velvet Season & The Hearts of Gold’ captures the musical adventures of Gerry Rooney & Joel Martin (Quiet Village). Having captured the imagination of sophisticated music lovers and DJ’s , via their acclaimed innovative productions, remixes and unique collectable special version edits.
Gerry has no musical boundaries on the dance floor, and intrinsically understands the power of music to elevate your mind Body & Soul ! In his own words:
Free your mind & your ass will follow, the kingdom of Heaven is within ! Ain’t nothing but a Party, Good Times & High Vibrations !