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Being a leader in the industry, Gene Farris started his own label, `Farris Wheel Recordings, Inc., in 1998 with ‘The Copa Cabana EP.’ Among the label’s many loved EPs is FWR 008 that includes a DJ Sneak remix of Farris’ `The Spirit.’ As the catalog grows, Farris Wheel Recordings, Inc. continues to prosper and gain respectability within the industry. Farris takes pride in discovering new talent from Chicago and around the world such as, studio master mind Jason Heinrichs, heavenly vocalist Lady Sarah, and also releasing the first record of red hot band Greenskeepers.

In February of 2001, Gene Farris revealed his latest brainchild, Farris Wheel Limited, which is a spin-off of Farris Wheel Recordings. His concept of Farris Wheel Limited is designed to feature more organic productions. Farris Wheel Limited artists are incorporating LIVE feeds into their melodic soulful beats that are filling DJ bags worldwide. That has featured remixes from Jay- J, Glenn Underground, Jason Hendricks, Boo Williams, Nick Santillian A.K.A. Behind the groove, Mr. ALI, and many more..

Industry Recordings is a Chicago House label based in Amsterdam. This is the third installment in the Farriswheel Recordings legacy from Gene Farris. Where he met Alex Pi and joined the legacy. The labels goal is to release quality funky, sexy house music, made for the dance floor. With Artist such as Funky Transport , Demarkus Lewis, Onionz, Zoe Noa, Yousef, and host of other talented artist..

Along with the label, they have also started a club night in Chicago at the Boom Boom Room, Smartbar and the Martini ranch. As the critics continually applaud his greatening accomplishments, Gene Farris and his Farris Wheel Recordings Empire continue to thrive.

Now with the labels long awaited return we have added the installment of new fresh talent artist like Bryan Jones, J.T. Donaldson, Jazzy D, Chappell, Rudichi & Alex Pi and a host of others 2009 and beyond looks to be a big return of Farriswheel Recordings enjoy……


Apart What / where was your very first DJ gig, and how old were you?
Gene Farris My first gig lol going in the “Way Back Machine” I was 17 & played the famous “Powerhouse” club in Chicago

Apart Which artists had the greatest impact on your decision to pursue being a DJ?
Gene Farris Without a doubt it was @lillouis he showed me how is was to be a quality DJ at that time and a producer and look cool doing it.

Apart Describe ‘your sound’ in three words.
Gene Farris “Deep”, Sexy, & Pumpin 😉

Apart What are your top favorite 3 clubs (or cities) that you have performed at?
Gene Farris My fav there clus world wide have to be @cafedanvers in Beligum @TresorBerlin in Berlin @DolphinChicago “Boom Boom Room”

Apart What’s one place or club that you haven’t DJ’ed at yet, that you really want to?
Gene Farris Great question there are a couple @SpaceIbiza & Panarama Bar in Berlin

Apart When you are traveling, what are three items you absolutely can’t live without?
Gene Farris I can’t live without my yogurt, coca cola, & Chicken Sharma

Apart Do you have any of your own productions out? If so on what labels?
Gene Farris Yea plenty lol my song on @CajualRecords is #1 in the Techno Genre @traxsource also me & @Cajmere_ have a Song it’s #7 House, plus I have a remix coming out in may on @DefectedRecords getting big buzz already.& album coming out in may on @CajualRecords

Apart Name one track that we can expect to hear you play Friday at Apt 720?
Gene Farris Definitely u will here me and @sonnyfodera track together “Turn it Down” on @CajualRecords

Apart What is your favorite thing about Milwaukee?
Gene Farris@djFORtUne @JamesAmato 😉

Apart Finish this sentence: Nobody would ever guess that I _________
Gene Farris No one would ever guess that I Golf regularly for 7yrs now..:)

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