MKEY (UK)

In just 2 short years M K E Y, the musical alias of Scottish DJ Mikey Watson, has already started to gain recognition. With blistering technical ability and the innate knowledge of how to work a dance floor he has already begun to make his moves in the electronic music scene.  Despite his early musical experiences being far more traditional, he played bagpipes to a world class level, M K E Y’s passion has always been electronic music.

M K E Y’s sound sits firmly in the realms of underground house music, sometimes deeper and minimalistic right through to solid, grooving tech house. Each of his sets has nods toward his influences within the underground scene. Ranging from the established names such as Steve Lawler and Hot since 82 to more underground artists such as Bizen Lopez.

Predominantly based in the South East he has steadily made his mark both locally and in nearby London playing a host of guest slots in some of London’s most established clubs, including Ministry of Sound, Egg and Fire. During which he has supported international acts including Hernan Cattaneo, 3D, Doorly and Pawsa.  After featuring in articles from Ibiza Club News and Rate My Rave in Summer 2018 it wasn’t long before he made his Ibiza debut at superclub Eden as well as regular appearances at Ibiza Rocks Bar. This was alongside other international appearances in Cyprus and a festival booking already in place in Malta for 2019.

M K E Y runs his own night ‘Dirty House’ which is resident at Thirty3Hz, Guildford as well as having one off parties in Ibiza and London with more planned throughout the South and beyond. The most recent Dirty House was a roadblock showing that M K E Y is as skilled in putting on a party as he is providing the soundtrack to it. M K E Y also hosts his brands podcast Dirty House Sessions where you can download mixes from Resident and guest DJs on itunes nd mixcloud.

The Summer of 2018 saw M K E Y take his first foray into production his debut this release in July broke into the Beatport top 30 on the tech house releases. He already has a number scheduled for release for the start of 2019 on labels like Serena Music, Koda Recordings and Kulture Records

It is clear that with his work ethic, determination and skill there is no  limit to what M K E Y can achieve in 2019.

Find out more about MKEY (UK) at: http://www.mkeymusic.co.uk

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