Mike Newman - DJ & Producer, London, UK
Mike Newman @ Privilege Ibiza Jul 2011: http://youtu.be/S6lPiSotgjc
Originally from the Midwest USA, London-based Mike Newman (a.k.a. Mike Pureman) works in music and technology by day and the studio or club by night. He’s a talented DJ and producer who has the versatility to play everything ranging from nu-disco, deep house, and tech house to big room house and techno, keeping crowds dancing from the early evening to the early morning. Mike developed an early ear for music, playing both piano and sax from a young age. He was introduced to electronic music at the age of 16 and was hooked immediately, starting to DJ shortly thereafter. Mike build up a name for himself in Los Angeles, where he established numerous residencies, playing at Hollywood clubs including the world-famous Avalon. In 2011, he spent a summer DJing in Ibiza, where he found true musical inspiration, and has now recently relocated to London, where the vibrant scene, educated crowds, and diverse musical offerings provide him with continued opportunities to grow musically.
Internationally he’s played numerous spots, including Ushuaïa Ibiza, Privilege Ibiza, and prestigious London clubs Jalouse and Maddox. Mike is busy in the studio working on original tracks and remixes, and regularly creates edits and bootlegs to use in his sets, many of which have been played by some of the world’s top DJs. Mike likes to take his listeners on a journey, utilizing four decks, loops, and effects to build energy throughout his sets, playing sonic textures that both surprise listeners and give them a feeling of familiarity.