Our Essential DJs
Also one half of ‘Mandal & Forbes’ Michael Mandal has been a DJ for over 12 years under his alias ‘Mick Willow’ He has held residencies all over the world including Ibiza, Marbella & Dubai as the tour DJ for the Candypants brand.
2 years ago Michael decided it was time to start producing and along came ‘Say What’ which was a big hit amongst the Dublin house scene.
Next up was the massive release ‘Never Let Go’ on Armada Records featuring the vocals from the infamous house diva Dani Clay! ‘On The Run’ was then snapped up by Toolroom’s sub label ‘Love & Other’ where it rocketed into the beatport top 20 House Chart and was supported by some huge names including MK, Mark Knight, Blonde, Danny Howard to name a few.
Dom Townsend - Ministry of Sound
At just 27 years old, Dom has over ten years experience behind the decks. From humble (and underage) beginnings, playing his first set in a club toilet as part of a novelty student night in his home town of Liverpool, Dom has build a devoted fan base in the UK & Ireland, aswell as Ibiza. Ibiza has been Dom's home for the past 5 years, where he has held down a residency at popular Ibiza hotspot 'Plastik', playing his signature style of straight up, no nonsense house music.
Dom has recently played 2 huge gigs at Space Ibiza in its final year for techno night ONYX on the terrace, aswell as playing Creamfields alongside, Richy Ahmed, Amine Edge & Dance, Cristoph & many more for MixMag. 2017 looks set to be a fanstastic year for him. He has recently has a 3 track EP on Low Steppa's 'Simma Black' label last year which he has worldwide support from international DJ's
Mandal & Forbes are quickly becoming one of the UK’s hottest duo’s in house music right now. Michael & Ian have been playing together for the last 10 years and have held residencies worldwide including Ibiza, Marbella & Dubai. With their own yearly sell event ‘Sin Sundays’ hosted in San Antonio’s infamous Ocean Club. Ian was the host of Liverpool’s biggest weekend radio show Juice FM for over 10 years and travelled the world with them doing live shows from Mambo in Ibiza.
3 years ago Mandal & Forbes finally got round to producing. First came ‘Never Let Go’ an updated & re-sung version of Tina Moore’s 1995 hit ‘Never Gunna Let You Go’. It was quickly signed up by Armin Van Burren’s Armada records and had a full release in 2015.
After the success of ‘Never Let Go’ the guys where approached by 3beat Records to remix Philip George’s number 1 track ‘Wish You Were Mine’. The remix reached Number 1 on the billboard charts & Number 4 on the Shazam house charts with over 100k Shazams. They then went on to remix, Lost Frequencies ‘Are You With Me’ Low Steppa’s ‘So Real’ David Zowie’s ‘House Every Weekend’ & Michael Mandal’s ‘I Don’t Know’.
Keep a look out for future tracks on Toolroom, Armada and also their Free Download series on Soundcloud.
With their schedule filling up fast, we have high hopes that these two will quickly become pioneers in house music.
Lee Bullock is an international DJ and Music Producer from Liverpool, England. With over 12 years experience, Lee has been playing over in ibiza for the past 7 summers playing at some of the islands finest Clubs, Boats, Beach parties, pool parties and ibiza's most hottest & exclusive villa parties.
Recent International gigs have included appearances as far as Clubs go such as Club Leo, situated in Hyderabad India. Also making regular appearances in some of Londons most exclusive parties. Not forgetting playing the No1 voted club in the world Space, also making appearances at Savannah, Gatecrasher, Ocean Beach, Pikes & Ibizas most iconic Dj Venue Cafe Mambo where he won a Dj Competition in 2014 and had been playing regular slots at the venue which is a dream come true for him, also Lee has just been added to the Creamfields 2016 Line up which is another dream come true.
Lee spins a variety of music from Underground to Soulful to Deep/Tech, Techno. Lee has been working a lot in the studio in his spare time and you can check some of his latest productions on Soundcloud via the link above.
Look out for his new tracks coming soon for 2017.
Mick started his career at the early age of 16, Strongly influenced by world renowned DJ's such as Erick Morillo, Axwell, Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso & Eric Prydz to name but a few. He started practising and gaining the confidence he needed in front of a small crowd at a local bar in his home town of Liverpool, UK.
Finding his way around the turntables, Mick developed his own, unique style of mixing and quickly learnt the basic foundation's of house music.
Now, 12 years on, his passion for music has only grown stronger. Due to popular demand he has now graced the turntables on an international level, making appearances on the white isle of Ibiza & Marbella’s Puerto Banus hosting sell out events at the islands world renown exquisite Ocean Club & also his own boat parties throughout the summer seasons.
Now with a demanding schedule Michael holds residencies at some of the biggest events & venues across the North West of England including Liverpool's most glamorous dance floor, Kingdom & Resident at Leeds’ very own ‘Candypants’ touring the UK & Spain
With regular interviews, features & guest mixes on popular UK radio stations, he is now an established name within the house music industry.
One of the highlights of his career to date was the overwhelming success of his mash-up track. Sampling the vocals of Mary J. Blige, "Fragma's Fine" has been showcased by some of the world's most high profile DJ's & quickly became a personal favourite for Dutch superstar, "Laidback Luke".
Mick is now known for his ability to work the crowd & will amaze you with his unique style of mixing & live editing techniques. Now focusing on production under the name ‘Michael Mandal’ we eagerly anticipate big things to come from him in the very near future with tracks already signed to Armada Records & Mark Knight’s very own ‘Toolroom’