A rising star from Toolroom records UK


Based out of Liverpool, Sophia Essel (aka ESSEL) is an artist hotly tipped to become the next big thing, as the young DJ & Producer is set to break onto the world stage in spectacular fashion...

Having over 600k regular monthly listeners on Spotify alone, ESSEL definitely has a knack of nailing that sweet spot on every release, with a commercial appeal making her music accessible in both the club and daytime radio. So far, she has amassing well over 5 million steams across DSP in such a short space of time which is a testament to her talents as a producer.

You can’t pigeon-hole ESSEL’s sound – One minute it’s a feel-good house track with an amazing catchy vocal hook and sublime piano, the next it’s a straight to the dance-floor house banger, everything she does is wrapped up with an authentically old-school vibe that has turned heads in all the right quarters.

2022 highlight shows include, Dream Valley Kent, ForeverLand Budapest, GrooveBox, Nottingham plus a new residency at Love Juice 338 & E1

The release schedule has so far been packed with top quality music on the very best house labels in the world – Toolroom, Solotoko, Good Company, Love & Other. On top of this, ESSEL has received Radio support across the big UK stations from BBC Radio One to Kiss FM & Capital Dance, she has even had her records featured on popular TV shows TOWIE & Celebs Go Dating.

ESSEL is undoubtedly one-to-watch for 2022, having garnered support some of the biggest names in Dance Music, including Mark Knight, Sonny Fodera, Hannah Wants, Pete Tong, Danny Howard,
Leftwing:Kody, Amyelle, Claptone, Rudimental & Sarah Story it’s clear to see that there is something special about ESSEL.

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