Michael Coninx aka Hermanez was born in Genk, Limburg in Belgium. From a very early age his passion for music was apparent and when he began to DJ, that passion developed more and more. His first club appearance came at a tender young age. Together with a number of like-minded friends, Hermanez began to play at small parties in and around Limburg, where over time he developed his style and sound. His profile quickly started to grow as his sets found favour with his friends and peers. As things progressed, he moved into bigger parties, events and clubs in Belgium.
As have become the tools of the trade for so many producers these days, Hermanez’s laptop studio began as the the basis of his setup and he has certainly mastered how to hone his craft. While working part time in a record shop in Limburg and building his studio setup, his dreams of becoming a full time DJ and Producer have become a reality...
His debut records on Miconn featured mixes from Lauhaus, Martinez, Ramon Tapia and Barretz, all of which perfectly complimented his stunning original mixes, while support came thick and fast for each release from Laurent Garnier, Barem, Gregor Thresher, Sven Vath, Christian Smith and many more revered DJs worldwide. It was now obvious that he had began to step forward into the world of his dreams.
One year later from the release of his first records and already has become apparent that this talented young Belgian is both in good company and is fast earning the respect from his peers that many producers can indeed only dream of, with releases on Paul Ritch’s Quartz imprint and release “Nicotine/Soms” on Leena Music, Anja Schneider’s Imprint, which topped the Beatport top ten tech house chart. Not to mention the Hermanez remixes for La Factoria and Monique Musique to name a few. He has forthcoming releases and remixes on KlingKlong, Trazable and, Viva, Great Stuff, and MBF.