Montel has truly earned his place in the vanguard of the House & Techno scene. His productions have featured on esteemed House labels such as Knee Deep In Sound, Stereo Productions, Lost, Madtech, Avotre, Lapsus and Resonance. These releases have been championed by top flight DJs such as Richy Ahmed, Sidney Charles, Hot Since 82, Hector Couto, Sante, wAFF and many more!
More recently though, montel’s Techno output has seen him step up to another level. One of his best selling tracks ‘At Night’ (which reached #18 on Beatport’s Techno Top 100 in Jan 16) has been a main stay in the club sets of John Digweed, Carl Cox and many other of the Techno elite this year! Following this came his ‘Within’ track, which was swiftly picked up by Anja Schneider and her Mobilee Records off shoot ‘Leena Music’. Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Paco Osuna, Alan Fitzpatrick and many more have continued to feature montel tracks in their club sets over 2016. Consistently featuring in the BBC Radio 1 playlists of Pete Tong, B.Traits, Annie Mac, Danny Howard and Skream have further allowed montel’s profile to flourish, not just with DJ’s and music heads a like, but the greater audience of musical lovers across the globe. Following on from his original productions and mastering the art of the House & Techno game, his re-editing skills produced arguably one of his biggest tracks to date. His reworking of Danny Tenaglia’s seminal House classic ‘Music Is The Answer’ has become a ubiquitous club anthem throughout 2016 so far and the ‘go to record’ for many top jocks!
Montel’s DJing ability is one of his strongest assets however.. With a career that spans nearly 15 years! The programming of his sets is a talent he learnt by following masters in the game such as Francois K, MAW, Danny Tenaglia, Doc Martin, John Digweed, Ian Pooley, Tom Middleton et al. In current times, many DJs stick to playing a certain sub-genre of House or Techno and only playing new tracks. montel’s sets see him effortlessly transitioning from House, to Disco, to Techno. Ranging in tempos and moods.
Focusing more on the true spirit of the music and less on current DJ trends, he’s a DJ prepared to take chances and not play it safe. This has earned him the admiration of many promoters and his DJ piers.
As we move further, Montel’s profile continues to grow and grow, with productions on Lost, Madtech, Resonance, Lapsus and more to be confirmed, plus DJ dates across the UK & Ireland, Netherlands and Ibiza, the 2nd half of the year is looking very promising! An in demand DJ, Producer and Remixer with a true passion for music!
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