Mike Dierickx, aka M.I.K.E. is unquestionably a living legend in dance music. As a producer his output across the broadest spectrum of trance over the past decade is unrivalled, both under his M.I.K.E. name and just as famously the Push and Plastic Boy alter ego's, plus over 40 other aliases over the years.
The Many Sounds Of M.I.K.E.
As an innovator and leader of the scene, success for M.I.K.E. the DJ has followed a similar path to the top, entering the DJ Magazine Top 100 poll in 2003 at #50 and not looking back since. M.I.K.E. is a genre defying genius, fusing the best of trance with electro, progressive, techno and everything good in between to create inspirational, entertaining and cutting edge dance music that's blurring boundaries and once again bringing dance fans and DJs together on a global scale.
Over the years M.I.K.E. has produced timeless trance anthems such as 'Universal Nation', 'Strange World' and 'The Legacy' under his Push guise, while his Plastic Boy alter ego has spawned equally euphoric classics including 'Silver Bath' and 'Live Another Life'. During this period M.I.K.E. has won numerous awards such as 'Best Single' and 'Best Dance Producer', entering the UK National Top 40 on 6 occasions, and has remixed tracks for artists as diverse as Sinead O'Connor, Mauro Picotto and Moby.
M.I.K.E. is a key artist for Armin's Armada label collective as well as running his own Club Elite and Maximised imprints, and recent release highlights include the massive 'Nu Senstation' and 'Changes R Good' singles. Incredibly, M.I.K.E. has simultaneously been making massive waves in the techno and progressive scenes with his side project Atractiva getting playlist support from the likes of Carl Cox and Dave Clarke, while his Deep Flextion guise has produced 'Emotions Of The Night', signed by Gabriel & Dresden's uber cool Organized Nature label and receiving support from Sasha and John Digweed.
M.I.K.E. The DJ
With M.I.K.E. having been at the forefront of the trance revolution for over a decade, it goes without saying that his DJ profile, gig schedule and fan base are up there with the biggest names. M.I.K.E. has been busy delivering cutting-edge, roof-raising DJ sets on the biggest stages around the globe, such as the recent Godskitchen tour of Australia and New Zealand, major European festivals such as Dance Valley, Sensation, Trance Energy and the Berlin and Zurich Street Parades. M.I.K.E. is also a regular guest at leading club events around the world, such as Gallery, Gatecrasher and Inside Out in the UK, Spundae and 1015 in North America, plus a recent tour of Asia that took in dates in Japan, China and Korea.
This past year has seen M.I.K.E. release two major album projects on Armada Music. The first, 'London 07 - Live At The Gallery' was a 2xCD compilation recorded live at the famous Gallery night at Turnmills in London, while November 2007 saw the release of the eagerly anticipated new artist album 'Moving On In Life' that featured a host of new material alongside big club singles 'Nu Sensation' and 'Changes R Good'.
Early 2008 highlights include an appearance at the showcase ASOT 350 event and tours of Australia and Asia, while the hot topic amongst trance fans is M.I.K.E.'s revival of the famous Push guise after demand for the name and big room sounds just refused to go away. The Push remix of Valentino Kanzyani 'Neuva York' is released on Vandit and alongside a brand new four track Push EP on Armada that will pave the way for the return of Push LIVE - the original and still the most innovative live trance show on the planet.
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