A key figure in Dutch nightlife, Lupe carries out a mission of unity through his music and parties. He draws inspiration from acid house and disco as well as the key values that the electronic music scene is built around: peace, tolerance and respect.
A monthly resident at Amsterdam’s globally-renowned Red Light Radio, Lupe also helms the Parish Gaynight parties at PiP Den Haag, an LGBT-friendly night that’s attracted guests of the calibre of William Djoko and Sandrien. Aside from the latter, he has also thrown it down at esteemed Amsterdam clubs such as De School, Shelter and Is Burning.
Of course, it’s not simply DJ exploits for which Lupe is well known. A multi-faceted producer, his music has been supported by a wide range of artists including The Black Madonna, Derrick Carter, Heidi, Andy Butler, Tom Trago, Erol Alkan, Laurent Garnier, Marcel Dettmann, Alan Fitzpatrick, Soul Clap, Mystic Bill, Honey Soundsystem, Huxley, Busy P, Terry Farley, Jason Kendig, Shadow Child, Boys Noize, Truncate, Catz ‘N Dogz, Jason Kendig, Shadow Child, Lauren Flax and more.
His inaugural release for Alinka & Shaun J Wright’s Twirl has been remixed by Spencer Parker, while his return to the label saw LA-4A jump on board for remixes.
As a promoter, Lupe has consistently been pushing an inclusive house and techno agenda in Amsterdam since 2004 via parties such as Get on Down UNK, Acid Nouveau and Italo Elite, with the latter winning the the award for Best Party (2010) at the infamous Dutch Golden Gnome Awards.
From a DJ perspective, Lupe has played at practically every major Dutch venue and festivals, not least Trouw, Paradiso, Studio 80, 5DaysOff, Lowlands, Mysteryland, NOW&WOW, Dance Valley, ID&T’s Inner City and even Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet Tour after-party at Heineken Music Hall. Internationally, he has played at Exit Festival (Serbia), Dalston Superstore (London), Buttons, Cookies (Berlin), The Hall (Istanbul) and many other venues. What’s more, he has also played alongside some of the scene’s foremost names, not least Tiga, Hercules & Love Affair, Steffi, DJ T, Shinedoe, Prosumer, Tama Sumo, San Proper, Miss Kittin, Honey Dijon, Booka Shade, DJ Haus, Azari & III and many more.
Selected discography Lupe
The Prince & The Pilgrim EP - Twirl - 2018
Give Me Body EP featuring Josh Caffe with Spencer Parker remixes – Twirl - 2018
R N B – Silhouette Music - 2015
Dragon Love EP – Instant Replay – 2012
Beating The Drum EP – Instant Replay – 2012
Shake – The Remixes – Instant Replay – 2011
Poof! - EP - Instant Replay – 2010
Merol - Lekker Met De Meiden (LUPE remix) - Ammeholea Records - 2019
Vonda7 - Pure Intentions (LUPE remix) - art I werk - 2018
Vandi - Riot (LUPE remix) - Get Up Recordings - 2018