In the past years of our electronic dance music scene, The Netherlands did proven themselves to be the number one supplier of leading dance deejays and producers to the world. One of the future rising stars from the country of flowers, windmills and deejays is Kay Wilder. His deejay-skills brought him to exciting places and big international events over te past years, such as the High Contrast Label Night, being the official support act during Marco V his In Charge Night and the Junkie Xl live show. And as the cherry on the cake, the current number 1 deejay of the world by DJ Mag Armin Van Buuren personally invited this new apparition in the trance family to play at his A State Of Trance 500 celebration in 2011. So, who is this new kid in town that makes the dancefloor go wilder?
Production wise Kay Wilder stormed into the charts and playlist with “Poetry Clash” in 2010, which is released on the UK based recordlabel SPX Digital. Poetry Clash is a collaboration with his good friend and colleague Setrise and received massive support by Lange, Above & Beyond, Ernesto & Bastian, Mark Sherry and Chrisopher Lawrence. In 2011 Kay Wilder returned to the SPX label with his “Bringing People Together”. Bringing People Together got massive support by Paul Oakenfold, Rank 1, Marco V, Mark Sherry and Ruben De Ronde. Bringing People Together is signed to Paul Oakenfold’s DJ Box Compilation on Armada Music and the Trance Nation compilation mixed by Rank 1 for the leading Ministry of Sound. Bringing People Together even got chosen to be the official Anthem for Hollands largest traveling and free outdoor dance festival “Dancetour” in 2010 with over 200.000 visitors each year.
You can find Kay Wilder music on all the popular download portals such as iTunes, Beatport and Spotify.
Kay Wilder get his music inspiration and influences from the trance, house and electro sounds. Which result in a modern sound and deejay-sets with massive build-ups that make worldwide dancefloors explode. Besides his deejay and producer skills Kay Wilder is know for pushing the boundaries between different musical worlds with his live-projects. Unique cooperations with drumsgroups, orchestra’s, vj’s, singers, and violinplayers are mixed into the music to become part of the Wilder sound. This out of the box thinking and his contribution to the international EDM scene resulted in several award nominations during the Night of the Frisian Pop Music in 2008 and 2010, in the category “Best DJ” and for the prestegious Frisian Popmusic Award in December 2010.
Through out the Netherlands Kay Wilder is on high demand for events, festivals and leading venues such as: Club Noa (voted best club in 2009 & 2010), Dancetour Festival (Hollands biggest free outdoor festival), Time Out Gemert (Hollands biggest indoor Club) and in trendsetting beach clubs such as “Vroeger” at Bloemendaal aan Zee and “The Sunset” on the Island of Ameland. In 2010 Kay Started his international career with shows in several EU countries, such as Germany and Czech. And he closed his 2010 tour with a massive show on the exciting and dangerous location of Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan for 3000 civilians and members of the ISAF troops from 52 different nationalities. With his unique show he proved that the music is really “Bringing People Together”.
- 2006: Top Finalist Northern Dance Experience DJ Contest
- 2008: Winner Dancetour DJ Contest
- 2009: Nomination Best Frysian DJ
- 2010: Nomination Overall Frysian Pop Music Award
- 2011: Winner “Selected by Armin van Buuren for ASOT500”
- Armada Music BV
- Perfecto Records
- SPX Digital
- Ministry Of Sound Recordings
- Watching The Sunset – mixed by Kay Wilder – 2008
- Ernesto vs Bastian & Kay Wilder – Shiny Appy People – 2011 – Armada Music
- Kay Wilder – Bringing People Together – 2011 – SPX Digital / Perfecto / Ministry of Sound / Armada Music
- Setrise vs Kay Wilder – Poetry Clash – 2010 – SPX Digital / Mondo Recordings
- Kay Wilder feat. Ecoustic – XY – 2007