Mike Play

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Mike Play

Ur Host… Mike Play….with his recent exposures and experiences in Europe, you can expect a set that will leave you begging for more!…with his ability to encapsulate Swing samples with bouncy, driving tech basslines and a fusion of what one can call “Swing-tech” and “electro-swing” constructing a marriage a house and tech – keeping the floor driving. Mike’s deep set it where you will find the┬ásublime, experiencing a fusion of deep house and Nu Disco. Mike provides a sound rarely experienced on the Cape Town dance floor. You can expect a warmth, bounce, funk and fun within the set,coupled with Mike passion for the music and crowd engagement promises total quality.

Mike made his debut at FTV Cape Town in 2008, opening up the floor with the freshest chicargo house at the Saturday Syzygy nights (Cape Town’s Hottest Saturday), from then reaffirming a residency at FTV Midnight Hot.

2010 saw a change in venue and residency for Mike at The Bang Bang Club during their FML friday nights, with a movement towards electro. A tour of Europe changed this movement bring with it the bouncy tech sounds and elements of swing and jazz into Mike’s sets.

This new sound earned Mike a residency at the prestigious Fez Supper Club in 2011 where Mike became the house hold name at the Fez Club Friday nights – arguably Cape Town’s most popular night at Cape Town’s biggest club.

The Beginning of 2012 also saw Mike feature at the Ministiry of Sound CTICC New Years Eve opening up for acts like Chicane and Kissy Sell Out, an event that attracted over 8000 people. 2012 saw Mike Play taking over the groove floor residency at the Dragon Room dropping the freshest swing-tech house tunes.

Mike toured Thailand in December 2012, dropping the freshest Tech House tracks, notably supporting house legend Markus Schulz. Summer 2012 you can catch Mike’s new residency at The Sideshow.


>Residencies/Venues/Festivals Played:

CTICC – Ministry Of Sound (2011/12)
One World Festival (2012/13)
End of the World Outdoor Festival (2012)
May Day Fest (2009)
Levels (BANGKOK)
The Castle (KOH TAO)
The SideShow
St Yves Beach Club
The Fez Club
The Dragon Room
The Bang Bang Club
The Loop
FTV Cape Town
Jade Lounge
Club 91
Ivy League
Purple Turtle


>DJs played alongside/Supported:


Chicane (UK)
First State (NED)
Hijack (UK)
James Murray (UK)
JanuaryOne (GER)
Jeff Doubleu (NED)
Judge Jules (UK)
Kissy Sell Out (UK)
Lisa Lashes (UK)
Marc Maya (ESP)
Markus Shculz (US)
Nate Lawrence (US)
Paul Van Dyk (GER)
Paul Yorick (UK)
Reflex (UK)
Ray Foxx (UK)
Roger Shah (GER)
Ryan Nathan (US)
Sam World (DOH)
Toby Kay (UK)


Blush N Bass
Ctrl Room
Dean Fuel
Dino Moran
Double Adapter
El Gordo
Goodluck (Live)
James Copeland
Pascal & Pearce
Mark Stent (JHB)
Nick Supply
Riot Squad
Roger Goode
Royal K (JHB)


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