DJ, producer, remixer, record collector, club owner, radio broadcaster, record label owner and father; aka Mr SPICE. As well as holding down his Sunday morning weekly residency at "SPICE after hours" between 4am and 7am each week (in its 10th year now), Murat regularly appears overseas, this year having played in over 12 countries, noteworthy clubs including The Rex Paris, Studio 80 Amsterdam, Watergate Berlin, The Hive Zurich, Basing House London and Electric Pickle Miami to name a few.
As an artist, Murat has recently released on credible labels like OFF Recordings, Lost My Dog and Stil Vor Talent maintaining a steady release schedule over the last few years. Since late 2011 Murat Kilic has also been the co-host of one of Sydney’s best known independent dance music programs on Sydney based FM station "FBi radio". Each Friday night between Murat anchors the weekly "Sunset" show between six and eight pm alongside Sydney DJ James Taylor - then as label owner and A&R, Murat curates vinyl and digital record label "Reckless Republic Music" featuring apart from himself, artists like Milton Jackson, Mic Newman, Oskar Offerman and Trus'Me, RR002 just hitting shelves in December 2013.
On the club side of things; after running a well known industry kick on called SPICE after hours for circa 10 years, in late 2011, Murat co-founded clubbing hotspot "the SPICE Cellar" with his wife Rebecca Alder and long time friend/business partner, Warren Faulkner. Since opening in September 2011, the Cellar has played host to some of the world’s elite artists like Claude Von Stroke, Guy Gerber, Carl Craig, Deetron. Moodymann and Derrick May to name a few. As well as being a significant shareholder of the club, Murat is the music director and talent booker and also involved in regional talent bookings for overseas artists as part of this role.
He maintains a healthy schedule in his home city Sydney, where he DJs, produces his music, hosts his radio show, raises a child and owns/operates the Spice Cellar lounge bar & club, as well as operating entertainment company, Reckless Republic responsible for promotions, booking, touring and record label.
listen to the music, be inspired & enjoy the journey!
Murat Kilic x