montel has truly earned his place in the vanguard of the House & Techno scene. His productions have featured on esteemed labels such as BedrockRecords, Knee Deep In Sound, Viva Limited, Glasgow Underground, Stereo Productions and Leena Music. These releases have been championed by top flight DJs such as John Digweed, Hot Since 82, Steve Lawler, Anja Schneider, Richy Ahmed and many more!
More recently though, montel’s Techno output has seen him step up to another level. His steady stream of releases on John Digweed’s Bedrock have all attained Top 20 chart positions on in Beatport’s Techno Top 100 whilst receiving heavy club support from John Digweed, Carl Cox, Adam Beyer and many of the Techno elite.
Consistently featuring in the BBC Radio 1 playlists of Pete Tong, B.Traits, Annie Mac and Danny Howard, have further allowed montel’s profile to flourish, not just with DJ’s and music heads a like, but the greater audience of musical lovers across the globe.
Following on from his original productions and mastering the art of the House & Techno game, his re-editing skills produced arguably one of his biggest tracks to date. His reworking of Danny Tenaglia’s seminal House classic ‘Music Is The Answer’ has become a ubiquitous club anthem throughout 2016 & 17 and the ‘go to record’ for many top jocks! Following on from this, his editing prowess has provided fresh reworkings to classics by House Crew, Gipsy, Pepe Braddock and his latest creation, a fresh re-edit of CLS’s ‘Can You Feel It’. Featuring heavily in the club and festival sets of Hot Since 82, Steve Lawler, Fatboy Slim and Solardo this summer!
His productions have been his main calling card, but montel’s DJing ability is one of his strongest assets.. With a career that spans nearly 15 years! The programming of his sets is a talent learnt by following masters in the game such as Danny Tenaglia, MAW, Doc Martin, John Digweed, Ian Pooley, Tom Middleton et al. In current times, many DJs stick to playing a certain sub-genre of House or Techno and only playing new tracks. montel’s sets see him effortlessly transitioning from House to Techno, through all of the sub genres. Ranging in tempos and moods. Focusing more on the true spirit of the music and less on current DJ trends, he’s a DJ prepared to take chances and not play it safe. This has earned him the admiration of many promoters and his DJ piers. montel’s long standing residency at Belfast’s Thompsons Garage and Misfit party provide him with a strong platform to sharpen his skills on a regular basis. From this he has also launched his new record label ‘Misfit Music’. An outlet for his own productions and to showcase the musical DNA of the club night which he helps curate.
As we move further into 2017, montel’s profile continues to grow and grow, with productions on top flight labels and a busy touring schedule. montel is an in demand DJ, Producer and Remixer with a true passion for music!