Ted Mayday has been ripping up the turntables since the early 90’s, when Techno hit the NYC club scene. Originally from Russia, he came to New York City with a background in classical music. He studied violin at an early age and performed for thousands of people throughout his childhood. He went on to teach himself both the piano and guitar. It was no mystery that mixing records came so easy to him and it quickly became his obsession.
His first residency was at the legendary “Limelight” and it opened many doors. He spun alongside huge names like Superstar DJ Keoki, DJ Dimitri, Junior Vasquez and many others. He was just 17 years old and one of the youngest DJ’s to ever step behind the tables at the Limelight during the Disco 2000 era. His talent was quickly noticed and landed him gigs all over the East Coast, Los Angeles and Canada. In addition to The Limelight, he’s held residencies at The China Club, Cheetah, and Diva of North Jersey to name a few. He’s also had guest spots all over the city. He’s played at plenty of Raves and most recently has been heard at Pacha NYC (voted #1 Super Club 2 years in a row) and GreenHouse for after-hours.
He has recently started producing his own music, as well as remixing the classics; throwing his own distinctive sound into our favorite tracks. His tracks are being released in Summer of 2009 on Lights Out and Silver Screen Records. You can always catch a set every Thursday on The House Music Radio Channel, “In Soul We Trust” from 3 to 5 pm EST.
Although Progressive House and Trance are his passion and the ‘core’ of his sets, he has no problems dropping a Break Beat track, Electro House- or anything else that is just plain “great.” Although his sound can be recognized by any of his fans, he makes sure that no music lover is left in the dark. He is infamous for incorporating live instruments into his mixes and always keeps the crowd moving with his innovative sets and risqu vocals. Creativity is the key and MayDay has just that.