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Biography

British born but Amsterdam based DJ/producer ‘Leama’ has been on the forefront of electronic dance music since the early days of house music. Apart from having featured on over a whopping one million cd’s and sold over 100,000 12" records,

Leama also remixed some of the biggest artists in music including: Orbital, Nelly Furtado, Malcolm McLaren and Brian Eno .

Leama’s DJ career began in the 1990’s and soon enough skyrocketed him to the top regions of the global scene

with regular gigs alongside the likes of:

Carl Cox, Steve Lawler, Michel De Hey, Lee Burridge, James Holden, Slam, Shinedoe, Sander

Kleinenberg, Gary Beck, Agoria, BT, Scumfrog, and Damian Lazarus.

Whilst featuring at such events including:

The Miami WMC, The Berlin Love parade, Renaissance UK, Ibiza – Underground,

Pacha – Tel Aviv and Get Physical in Amsterdam.

Next to being a respected DJ, Leama has proven himself to be a very skilled producer, with productions and remixes featured on various esteemed compilations including: Global Underground, Renaissance, Sony Music and Ministry of Sound Clubbing.

After 8 years of EDM production, Leama momentarily moved away from the dance floor to create a down-tempo electronic album:

‘Common Ground’ to critical worldwide acclaim.

As one half of Grafiti, this recent outfit is gaining support from: John Digweed, Westbam, Dubfire, Pierce and Sander kleinenberg.

A regular in South America, Asia and Europe, Leama also performs and co-promotes in Amsterdam including a monthly Techno night called: ’Positive Education’ and a weekly House and Techno event called ‘Miko’ at one of Amsterdam’s finest venues: The Sugar Factory.

Leama is also the praised radio host of ‘Positive Education’ Radio and ‘Metrophonic’ Radio on DI.FM which have fast grown out to become one of the most popular internet radio shows and podcasts on the web, boasting guests such as:

Sasha, Damian Lazarus, Timo Mass, Ellen Allien, Spooky, James Zabiela, Slam, Secret Cinema, Satoshi Tommie and Gary Beck.

Meanwhile, Leama continues to push boundaries as a DJ, with summer 2010 consisting of return trips to North and South America,

Eastern Europe, plus monthly residencies in Amsterdam.

‘I like all kinds of music from house to techno, for me its about representing a sound that has ‘style and depth’

I like the build and the groove, but I also like big moments too.