began his career as a DJ in 1999 in his hometown. But it was not until he moved to Barcelona in 2002, where he discovers his true musical style
began his career as a DJ in 1999 in his hometown. But it was not until he moved to Barcelona in 2002, where he discovers his true musical style. Trying to gain a foothold in the local scene goes through different clubs of the capital where his music started to focus more towards on techno and techno‐house rythms.
During these years he gets settled as a resident in Ibiza and in the international tour “Kloset Underground Party”, mainly in Italy, UK and USA.
He played in Bity Boat from Ibiza and Formentera and in Dreamer Beach Club of California, where on January 2014 receives the revelation award to the best guest Dj (awarded by the public - Dreamer Beach Club - California).
But it was not until 2014 that Mikel Gil decides to return to his hometown and materialized his dream of creating his own label: Lonely Owl Records. The first Ep of the label “White Air”, was an unspected success with a track “Dark Site” played by artists such as: Richie Hawtin , at his Enter party (Space ibiza) and Stefano Noferini. Later on, Mikel Gil published his first Ep alone “Times” which includes a remix of Eddy Romero, with the same result.
Since that first released on 2014, Mikel Gil launched seven more EPs on his own label: No Sense In My Mind, Madness, I Miss You, Wrong Sequence, Amazing Weather and Rounds & Circles, with remixes from: Edgar de Ramón, Miguel Lobo, Leix, A++, Horacio Cruz and Alex Costa, reaching the Top #100 Beatport, Techno category on each reléase.
Furthermore to the EP’s released with his own label, Mikel Gil made several collaborations and productions for other labels such as Expmental Records. On 2017 he released his first vinyl, Shallow, for the Shaker Plates label.
Fot the end of this year 2017, Mikel Gil prepares his last released of the year which includes remixes from Tony Verdi and Edgar de Ramón.
He has played in clubs around the world like: La Terraza (Barcelone – Spain), Florida 135 (Fraga – Spain ), Moog (Barcelona – Spain ), Sky Underground Club (New York - USA), Killer Nights (Berlin - Germany), Dot Underground Club (Hamburg - Germany), Kloset Open Air (Napoli - Italy), Santos (Ibiza - Spain), Es Paradis (Ibiza - Spain)...
Besides, some of the best artists in the industry as Richie Hawtin, Stefano Noferini, Jean Claude Ades or Lead Dobricic have included some of the tracks from Mikel Gil in his sets worldwide.
Selected discography Mikel Gil
May 2014 – “White Air” – Inaki Cerqueira, Mikel Gil, Iker Guerenu, Cubo
September 2014 – “Times” – Including Eddy Romero Remix
January 2015 – “No Sense in my Mind” – Including Edgar de Ramón Remix
TOP #33 TECHNO
May 2015 – “Madness” – Including Miguel Lobo Remix
TOP #42 TECHNO - TOP #29 TECH HOUSE
October 2015 – “I Miss You” – Including Leix Remix
TOP #39 TECHNO - TOP #42 TECH HOUSE
May 2016 – “Wrong Sequence” – Including A++ Remix
TOP #38 TECHNO
October 2016 – “Amazing Weather” – Including Horacio Cruz Remix
TOP #47 TECHNO
May 2017 – “Rounds & Circles” – Including Alex Costa Remix
TOP #46 TECHNO - TOP #45 TECH HOUSE
June 2014 – “Nameless” – Iñaki Cerqueira, Mikel Gil
April 2015 – “Mental Picks Vol.9” – Frink, Eddy Romero, Monkey Coops, Mikel Gil
December 2015 – “Best Of The Year 2015” – Various artists
TOP #4 MINIMAL - TOP #54 TECHNO - TOP #62 TECH HOUSE TOP #45 DEEP HOUSE
March 2016 – “Los Mudras” – Including Mikel Gil Remix
TOP #41 TECHNO - TOP #49 TECH HOUSE
April 2016 – “Mental Picks Vol.13” – Mobile Soul System, Dave James, Eddy Romero, Mikel Gil
TOP #23 MINIMAL
December 2016 – “Best Of The Year 2016” – Various artists
TOP #4 MINIMAL - TOP #43 TECHNO - TOP #52 TECH HOUSE TOP #33 DEEP HOUSE
Marzo 2017 2017 – “Swallow” – Jen, Argomat, Gunman, Mikel Gil
April 2017 - “Mental Picks Vol.17” – Eddy Romero, ChillOhm, Mikel Gil, Roberto Vilas
August 2017 – “KLOSET Selection Vol.01” – Mikel Gil, Dani Logia, Cubo,
TOP #52 TECH HOUSE