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“My inspiration comes from other DJs, producers, and of course the listeners whose passion for electronica keeps the genre alive. I am motivated daily by the people who surround me; other DJs and producers.” – Mikel Curcio, 2004
Mikel Curcio – DJ, Remixer and Producer
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Michele Curcio a.k.a. Mikel Curcio caught the music bug at age ten, he later attended classes learning fundamental music skills and realized his musical passion and talent.
Overwhelmed by DJs sets at various underground events and nightclubs combined with the power and intricacy music holds inspired him to focus his musical abilities towards becoming a DJ, Producer and Remixer.
Mikel’s first demo CD caught the attention of some of Toronto’s top club promoters who later booked and eventually made him a resident at some of Toronto’s finest nightclubs. He currently resides at Fluid in Toronto.
Now moving forward with his career Mikel is set to open for trance legend Tiesto in December 2004 at Toronto’s super club, The Docks. also playing along side others such as, Dj Demi, Sean Miller, and many more.
His rising career as a DJ and producer is being well built into a solid base touching the hearts of many music lovers, DJs and producers.
Also under his belt are three tracks completed along side Michelle Chivers the biggest being “no more lies” who Pj Davy is doing a remix for. Michelle being from Whoop Records and Bedrock Records is getting a lot of reconession at the moment. He’s also working with Susana from Ny Love with a stunning track titled “Save me” which is gonna dominate the Scene.
Mikel has a remix that came out in Feb. 2005 for Habersham – InTo The M, and an original track coming out on existence records entitled “Lost In Life” with a remix from Canadian DJ Paul K.
Mikel has a sound that is best described as driving, chunky, emotional and intense. Not wanting to label himself, some have said Mikel’s sound can fit comfortably within the walls of progressive tribal house. His Reality mix resides comfortably within this context.
At the present, Mikel works hard in the studio producing and engineering music for other DJs along with his own material. Mikel possesses strong enthusiasm and interest in collaborating with others DJs and producers such as Paul K. He has worked in the past with Sony Canada and continuously works on remixes.
In true driving DJ fashion Mikel is a hard-working professional DJ who takes his career very seriously and aims for heights many fear in attempting. For instance, Mikel is soon to embark on a European tour in the near future to promote his releases due this year.
Mikel Curcio is a DJ to watch for as he is on the rise.