Line-up /ALEX KENJI
Manuel de la Mare
Alex Kenji, is an internationally renowned and respected DJ/producer with over 10 years experience of producing, DJing, and performing. As well as “Alex Kenji”, he has released records under host of pseudonyms including: Yoshie Chandler, HouseLovers, D.L.D., Orange Love, Kaiko, Electric Guru, Turbo Boys and many others.
His tracks have featured on the BBC Essential Mix and in the DMC US House Chart and he counts the likes of: Hernan Cattaneo, Chris Lake, John Dahlback, Demi, Omid 16b, Desyin Masiello, Joachim Garraud, Lee Cabrera, Jason Nevins, Cirez D, Mario Ochoa, Jon Gurd, Kaiser & Sousai, King Unique, Mark Hughes, Alex Peace, Chriss Ortega, Chris Micali, Macca, Hatiras, Saeed Younan, Cristian Paduraru, Dj Sender, Leopold Gregori amongst his fans.
His DJ sets offer an impeccable electro / tech-house selection ranging from deep grooves to more techno oriented tunes all designed to rock the dance-floor to its foundations. He has performed all over Italy, Mexico, the UK, Portugal and Ukraine such as both resident and headline DJ.
Outside the club, Alex is A&R for the Italian record label 9records, where he has overseen collaborations with both independent and major labels including: Ministry of Sound (UK), Beef Records (Australia), E.M.I. (Italy), EQ (Australia), Electronica/Cyber (France), Serial Records (France), Presslab Records (Italy), Deeper Substance (UK), Send Records UA, Portamento Records (USA) , Ingrooves (USA), Mokilok (UK) and many more. With over 16 releases, and tracks featuring on 4 mix CDs, Alex is ready to ‘move u’ on the dance-floor.
Manuel De Le Mare has spent the past 24 months delivering money-shot releases and remixes, whilst marrying a lifetime of passion and dedication to his love of DJing. This ability within his musical sphere has pricked the interest of global artists like Mark Knight, John Acquaviva and Feddle Le Grand who have all requested his studio talents, whilst leading Beatport to bestow him the award of ‘Best Remixer 2011’, a suitable follow up on his nomination for ‘Best Deep House and Techno Artist’ back in 2010.
With his music growing in stature on ever release, the demand with his bookings has not been far behind. Already a familiar face at global venues like Ministry of Sound in London, Womb in Tokyo and Fabrik in Madrid, Manuel has managed to procure a global fan base that has enabled him to perform his music throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, as well as North and South America.
His sound stretches somewhere between house and techno, whilst respectfully treading the line between commercial and credible underground. It is this quality which has led to him having already amassed label credits with some of the scenes finest imprints; Universal, Toolroom, Ministry of Sound and Stealth.