KONKA

KONKA

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BIOGRAPHY : DJ KONKA's career begins in 1979. Mixing in clubs, funk, disco, soul and new wave. Come end of 80's the influence of Chicago and Detroit, draws him into "Elec... read more
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Biography

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Vietnam
Genre: Minimal, Tech House, Techno
Alias/Collaboration: MIGUEL KONKA

BIOGRAPHY :

DJ KONKA’s career begins in 1979. Mixing in clubs, funk, disco, soul and new wave.

Come end of 80’s the influence of Chicago and Detroit, draws him into “Electronic muzik”.

From 1992 to 1998 spin and organize eventswhere DJ’s like: Carl Cox, Laurent Garnier, Francesco Farfa, Amand Van Helden, Stacey Pullen and Bob Sinclar…before to be famous and many others

In 1998 and since end of 2002, he created the famous parties:

“Queer as Folks”(elected as Best French Party on MIXMAG in2001)

where all the different styles of electronic music without exceptions have the honnor to be.

Deejay Konka spin soulful, deep, house and also American Techno.

After Kevin Yost before Jeff Mills or one hour

each with Kenny Hawkes to name of few.

During 4 years, all the sundays, these parties have definitively transformed the south of France clubing with a melting pot of people.. ravers, gays, students…

These magic mix of people who came from all different social class and horizon comes at 2,000 people sometimes 4,000with the only purpose to live a form of musical communion.

In 2003, he stay 20 months in the province of Quebec in Canada. his friend Jean Claude, one of the most famous parties promoter of Montreal give him a chance residencies at times Super Club, the Dolce Vita at

Buenna Notte where he play with Fred Everything and the Private after hours of the “Grand Prix of Montreal” with

Angelina Jolie on the Dancefloor…

From Montreal, he start a world tour with his vinyls then serato (Los Angeles, Barcelona, Saint-Barth, AucKland, Tombouctou, Caracas, Noumea, Lisbonne, Marrakech,

Gustavia, Manila? Ho Chi Minh …)

without marketing and real communication

about himself meeting people.

In a Ryad in Marrakech inside the Majorelles garden,

at the “Dolly Party” (The biggest gay event) in Saint-Tropez

at the festival “MARDI-GRAS” of Snow Board in Okahune (New Zealand)

at Nikki Beach club with Julien Roussel

in Saint-Barth ,

at the KADOK the biggest club of Portugal ,

at Circus after hours in Montreal ,

but also for the French National day Party organize by French Embassy

at Bamako (MALI);

DJ Konka proves again and again his immense musical culture,

his sense of improvisation and adaptation always feeling the pulse of the dancefloor in order to stimulate it and give emotion.

ARTIST AND DJS OF QUEER AS FOLKS PARTIES

Josh Wink ,Dj Oil des Troubles Makers ,Felix Da Housecat, IZ & DIZ ,Jeff Mills ,Kenny Hawkes ,Kevin Yost, DIY Paul Virgo,Luke Skywalker ,Jerome Pacman ,Djulz ,David Guetta ,Bob Sinclar ,Martin Solveig ,Miss VAL, Amine Edge,Roman Rosatti,Sander Kleinenberg ,James Holden,dj Sonic, Cedric Gervais ,Dimitri from Dee-Lite ,Danny Buddah Morales,Kristof Tigran,Jeff K ,Jocelyn Brown ( singer ),dj Onions,Antoine Clamaran,Dave Clark ,David Caretta,Tom Pooks,dj RORK ,Justin Robertson ,Ariel Wizman, william geslin,Stephanes aka Superfunk,didier sinclair,Paco Open House,Carlo Morra, Kevin Saunderson ,Freddy Scream,dj Olive ,Merlin ,Carl Cox ,Stephane Pompougnac ,Warrio,dj DID ,Terry Lee Brown JR.,Fafa Monteco,Dj Paulette M.ofSound,Marc Hugues ,Francesco Farfa ,Ron Caroll ( singer ),Paul Johnson,Joy Kitikonti Salome de Bahia (Singer)

Pierre from FUSE,Sex Toy,Chloe ,Jennifer,Carlo Morra,alan braxe ,Dave Seaman,Charles Shillings,greg cerrone,

dj Fab,Sven Vath,Jean louis du Louis 14,Djinxx,johnn digweed , Silicone Soul,Master H,…..

INFLUENCES

My father who wake up my brothers and sister with the Adagio of Albinoni

Soul ,Disco and Funk my two models and friends

Christian Hermant first dj of the Palace in Paris in the late 70s, the french Larry Levan

And Jean louis Bartoli from the famous restaurant Louis 14 in LA who teach me also

how to promote a party

For the Jazz and Rock its Eric C. a rightous men and a encyclopedia of music

The underground creative music and the house music philippe antoniotti who live in montreal

my first friend since 7 years old ,with him i discover in 1979Kraftwerk , gary numan ,

devo , wally badaru , lene lovitch , talking heads …

and then the Garage and the house music in the middle of the eighties

Music

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