Michael Fall, Artist, DJ, remixer and Music Producer. https://www.facebook.com/MichaelFall.Blend.it
Michael Fall has been rocking the decks since he was fifteen years old. He started by rifling through his parent's record collection and experimenting with the controls on their old record player. He grew up in a profoundly musical household with both parents being musicians. They encouraged Michael to begin trumpet lessons and this early musical education has helped in the development of his production skills, which is now his main focus.
He is a completely self-taught DJ buying all the necessary gear with money saved up from a part-time job as a waiter. He learnt the necessary DJ skills by bringing new pieces of musical technology home, plugging them in, and pushing all the buttons until something happened. The first records Michael bought were progressive house, vinyl & cd, from local record shops around the age of twelve.
He began playing in local bars, parties and clubs in his home country Belgium, getting his first break when he had the opportunity to play at a party for a big dance radio station in Belgium. He has since enjoyed much success, blowing up dance floors across the globe. He has shared the decks with many famous and well known DJ’s. Michael is also a prolific and respected producer, having released one album and over 30 singles.
His most recent tracks, “Ring My Bell (Feat. Lumidee)” “Pleasure Seekers”, “Turn On Your Radio”, “La Bonita (Feat. Fatman Scoop)”, “Body On Fire (Feat Celeste)”, “Baltazar”, “Barra Grande” and “Vixen” have charted on several international dance charts. Combining this, with support from leading international DJ’s, has led them to be signed to important international record labels.
Michaels musical style reflects his Progressive house influences.......from dance, modernist integral serialism, house, fusion, all distilled down to pure, crystalline progressive house. He’s not limited to dance however, also combining disco, house, glitch, and progressive house, to create a new sound.
Michael Fall released his debut album ‘Turn on your radio’ in June 2013 and it was listed for two weeks in the Belgium Ultratop Album Top 200 list. In 2013 Michael received a golden record for his album. In October 2014 he will release his second album.
Since Michael Fall released his successful debut single "The Beach" in 2009 (which made the Belgium dance charts ‘Ultratop’ for a couple of weeks) he has had one release after another. Currently there are about 30 tracks released under his own name and 5 tracks as producer of the dance-formation Blend-it. Some of those track such as ‘Turn on your radio’ and ‘Drop the beats’ also reached the Belgium Charts. Michael has produced several people including other DJs such as Farre, Dj Stef, Crazy Sir-G, Deejay Fred and many others. Michael's songs currently are included on about 100 worldwide CD compilations and 200 digital compilations. His tracks are included on cd’s on labels in, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Germany, France, Holland and even South Africa, America, Canada, Australia & Japan.
Michael Fall is signed to several record labels In Belgium and abroad ..... 'Universal' (BE), ‘Mostiko Cnr records’ (BE), ‘Squad Music’ (ES), ‘Zyx’ (DE), ‘Sounds United’ (DE), 'Jeffrecords (FR), ‘Numberonebeats’ (DE), ‘Planeta Mix records’ (ES), ‘Beatcanteen’ (USA), ‘Jackers Revenge’ (NL), ‘Let's Play ‘(NL), ‘La Musique Du Beau Monde’ (BE), 'Bip Records' (BE and many more. Since 2012, he runs his own record label 'MFrecords’ where he releasing new and young talent.
His biggest releases have been signed to important record labels, 'Universal Belgium', ‘Magic Universal’(PL) ‘EMI’(PL) & ‘Universal’ (AUS). Some records have been licensed to famous Dutch label ARMADA and German KONTOR and he also has had songs licensed in Japan, Germany, USA, Australia & South Africa.
The Belgian DJ, remixer and producer Michael Fall had built a solid ground with his DJ sets all over the world. He has already played in numerous clubs from his home base in Belgium which include clubs Riva (ex-The Temple / Boccaccio), Kokorico, Club One, La Luna Dancing, Dancing cocktail, Royal Club, Dancing Pallas, Pravda Room (Ex Sottos). Michael plays regularly at various festivals which include Beats of Summer in Blankenberge, Summer Carnival Kortrijk, House Clubbing festival, and abroad (World Sound Festival) in Spain (Barcelona), Peanuts bar in Egypt and festivals in Holland, England and many other countries.
Michael also has a weekly podcast which is broadcasted on several radio stations worldwide. It can listened & downloaded on iTunes.
Michael has built a broad repertoire with successes like 'Ghettoblaster' (DE), ‘Vixen’ (DE), ‘You take my breath away’ (ES), ‘Don’t you want my lovin’ (NL), ‘la Bonita’ (BE), ‘Turn on your radio’ (BE), ‘Put your hands up’ (ES), ‘Body on Fire' (DE), ‘She’s All I Need' (DE), ‘Ring my bell’ (DE), ‘Pleasure seekers’ (DE), 'Baltazar' (DE), 'Barra Grande' (DE) and many others.
People with whom he has collaborated with among others are: ‘J-Nice’ (USA), ‘Fatman Scoop’ (USA), ‘Lumidee ‘(USA), ‘Chappell’ (USA), ‘Monty Wells’ (USA), ‘Elektrohorse’ (USA),’ Lidell Townsend’ (USA), ‘Lukas Hilbert’ (USA), ‘Mel Jade’ (Australia), ‘Drew Darcy’ (UK), ‘ACK & Groovebox’ (ES / DE), ‘Zach Le Sage’ (UK), ‘Lisa Rose Harrison’ (SCO / ES), ‘Jo Angel’ (FIN), ‘Orieta’ (UK), ‘Fernando’ (ES), ‘Nash & Pepper‘ (BE), ‘Miranda Wilford ‘( UK), ‘Block & Crown’ (NL), ‘Dj Aslam’ (ET), ‘Celeste’ (AUS) ‘Jodie Topp’ (UK), ‘Elton Jonathan Crown’ (NL), ‘Monday Midnite’ (USA), ‘Nils Van Zandt’ (NL) and many others. His dance project "Blend-it" is signed by Bip Records (BE).
His records are rotated on many national and international radio, Dj, and Dance stations. They are regularly included in the playlists of many international DJ’s worldwide. Video’s for Michael’s songs (video’s) shot in countries as diverse as Belgium, USA (Miami), Egypt, Holland and Australia have also been played on those countries music TV channels.
Michael Fall entered the European and online charts (Beatport, Traxsource, djtunes, itunes), several times, reaching the No. 1 spot and gaining many Top 10 positions. One of his biggest successes was his record “La Bonita” feat. Fatman Scoop, which was released in 2012. It spent 11 weeks in the German DDJC chart and is currently trading 2.1 million views on the German youtube channel of the record label.
In 2012 and 2013 Michael successful releases in the German, Swiss & British dance charts. ‘Body on fire’ reached a number 2 spot on the BDC (British dance chart) and featured for ten weeks in the Swiss dance chart (SDC) and German Black chart. This was also the case for ‘She’s all I need‘, ‘Don’t get lazy’, 'Baltazar’, 'Barra Grande' and ‘Good times’, which all had success on the British and Swiss dance charts.
Michael Fall has also done remixes for international artists, which are included on all major download sites. Currently he is working on new remixes.
Michael Fall released his debut album ‘Turn on your radio’ in June 2013 and it was listed for two weeks in the Belgium Ultratop Album Top 200 list, distributed worldwide by Nova MD & Astral Music. Also the song itself (Turn on your radio) achieved a position in Belgium Dance chart ‘ultratop dance’. The cd is available on all major record and digital shops all over the world. At the end of 2013 he received a ‘golden award’ for successful international sales of his album from his Dutch publisher Strengholt’.
Michael Fall was previously signed to BMC Universal publishing till November 2012 and is currently signed to Strengholt Music publishing.
In 2012 he collaborated with famous American rapper ‘Fatman Scoop’ on his summer’s song ‘La bonita’. This connected his famous brand to Michael Fall. The record achieved enormous success especially through a marketing campaign on Belgian TV. The record was signed to divers labels in countries such as Japan, America, South-Africa, Canada, Germany, Spain & Belgium. The record was included on many cd album compilations in those countries.
In 2014 he released ‘Ring My Bell’. This was a collaboration with American female rap superstar ‘Lumidee’, known for hits such as Dance' & 'Never Leave you (Uh oh)'. This record was very successful on an international level which resulted in a number of record deal offers. The songs were on many CD album compilations all over the world in Japan, Spain, Australia a Germany through major labels like Sony & Universal(Homebrew/LNG). The Australian cd achieved a top 10 place in the Australian album chart & had a TV campaign on Australian TV network.
Since the beginning of 2014, Michael Fall has worked closely with German record label ‘Zyx’ This label has given him the chance to do a lot of remix work. He has remixed ‘Maggie Reilly's’ hit 'Moonlight Shadow' among other famous songs. On this label he has also released many EDM tracks.
In 2014 Michael Fall signed a contract with Universal Belgium for his first release on this major label. The record ‘Buy or die’ was released in the summer of 2014, in collaboration with JeffRecords in France. The release comes with a super slick video, recorded in Miami USA. The record is based on the movie ‘Wolf of Wall Street starring ‘Leonardo DiCaprio’.
This Belgian fidget likes to experiment with a lot of different styles, from house and dance to EDM. He is working hard at the moment on new productions for releases in the near future, collaborating with new and established artists.
The new album will be release in October 2014 on German label ‘zyx’ and will be titled
'Pleasure Seekers'. The album contains released songs from 2014 and also new releases with artist such as 'Chappell' (known from hit 'I'm You Friend').
Michael Fall’s website www.michaelfall.be
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