Quality house music are the first words that spring to mind when you hear Soulfisher. Versatility, competence and technical proficiency on the decks are key strengths that distinguish him as a DJ. His exceptional programming skills and track selection to suit venue, timing and audience are fundamental characteristics that have stationed him as an industry top act. Dedicated to provide cutting-edge tunes at all of his performances, he spends an immense amount of time researching upcoming new music and networking with artists around the world, which strongly contributes to the uniqueness of his sets. Regularly featured on the entertainment scene’s leading media as in Radio 1, Timeout magazine, Infusion magazine, Platinumlist and Capitalist nightlife portals as well as being nominated as Favourite DJ on What’s On Awards in 2013, it is safe to say he has a substantial following solidifying his reputation as a music tastemaker. Over the past decade, he played a vital role in spreading good music in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where he was grown and is currently based, building a strong diverse constantly booming fan base whom are always hyped for a fun time at all the vibrant parties he is associated with.
Having lived and travelled to countless locations throughout USA, Europe, Canada, Asia and Africa has helped him shape his current musical style which can be described as ‘sexy-melodic-groovy deep & tech house with a twist of funk & a spoonful of nu-disco’ offering a wide range of uncompromising electronic music from sunset downtempo to peak time energetic house beats that are quite challenging to rival. This flexibility between the various genres of house, being it soulful or dark, allows him to deliver sets that cater for a vast array of clientele; and he was voted ‘Best DJ’ in the 2011 OHM Records - Pringles UAE DJ Competition, followed by winning the Northern Foundation Competition (UK) in 2012, which involved talent from around the globe.
Soulfisher has been regularly spinning alongside the industry’s finest acts internationally and regionally at the most popular venues and reputable events, from names like Kiko Navarro (Pacha Ibiza) and Big Al (B018/ Ready Mix Records) to being a Resident DJ at the renowned and longest standing house music night ‘audio tonic’ (Winner of ‘Best House Music Night’ on Timeout Nightlife Awards' which takes place at 360º -Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai (Voted in ‘Top 100 Clubs of the World’ in DJ Mag for 3 years running) and continually hosts international headliners such as Noir, Mario Basanov, Dusky, Jimpster, Kolombo, Maxxi Soundsystem, Hot Since 82, Audiojack, Crazy P and the list goes on.., as well as Sea Lounge, Monte Carlo Beach Club in Abu Dhabi (Winner of ‘Best Bar’ on What’s On Magazine Awards 2012), to lots of other spots inclusive of Trilogy, N’Dulge (Atlantis, Dubai), Chameleon (Byblos, Dubai & Fairmont, Abu Dhabi), Pearls & Caviar (Shangi-La), Al Maya Island, Laguna Vista (Sharm El Sheikh) plus many boat and pool parties. He is repeatedly receiving solid support and positive feedback on his talent from the biggest players in the business, who always rate him as a top-notch audio purveyor and praise his capabilities and consistency in supplying a very authentic mature sound.
In addition, he hosts his own radio show 'The Catch' which is aired globally on Tunnel FM, a regular home to giant underground record labels such as Get Physical and Diynamic as well as artists like Marc Romboy. The show continuously features exclusive guestmixes from talented producers like Kruse & Nuernberg, Mark Popcke, Sebastian Davidson, Shades of Gray, Martin Patino, Steve Mill, Manos, Elias Tzikas, Echonomist, Tiago Schneider among many others. Soulfisher has also been featured on numerous radioshows worldwide on stations like Proton radio and Sceen fm.
Looking back, influenced by the respected likes of Hernan Cattaneo, John Digweed, Steve Lawler, Carl Cox, Nick Warren and Danny Howells, he commenced his professional career in 2005 when he purchased his own equipment and mastered his pre-established skills. In 2008 he started experimenting with different production software and took an electronic music production course at SAE Institute in Dubai, leading him to setting up his own production studio. Promoters and Club Managers have since been booking him to play at endless gigs and residencies, which he still enjoys doing weekly.
Driven by an immense everlasting passion for music, a bagful of skills behind the booth and in reading the crowd, along with a ruthless determination to stand out, he has proven that his adaptive style and extensive experience are highly trustworthy, always causing guaranteed dancefloor damage and leaving people inspired, or crying with joy.
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