Mike Newman is quickly becoming one of the hottest names in the Los Angeles house music scene. He regularly DJs at Hollywood clubs including Avalon and Playhouse, nightlife hotspots such as Trousdale, The Colony, and Eden, and has opened up for DJs such as Roger Sanchez, Cedric Gervais, Paul Harris (Dirty Vegas), and D. Ramirez. Internationally he’s played numerous spots, including Privilege Ibiza and prestigious London clubs Jalouse and Chinawhite.
He has the versatility to play everything ranging from downtempo and deep tech to big room house and progressive, keeping crowds dancing from the early evening to the early morning. Mike is busy in the studio working on new original tracks, and regularly creates edits and bootlegs to use in his sets, many of which have been played by DJs such as The Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, Afrojack, Paul Harris, and Max Vangeli.
Mike is spending the summer of 2011 in Europe, splitting time between Ibiza and London, and is available for bookings in Europe from May through September.
Originally from the Midwest, Mike developed an early ear for music, playing both piano and sax from a young age. He was introduced to electronic music at the age of 16 and was hooked immediately, starting to DJ shortly thereafter. Now residing in Los Angeles, Mike has established a number of residencies and regularly plays at many clubs throughout the city. Currently he cites Axwell, Erick Morillo, Luciano, and Carl Cox as his biggest influences. Mike likes to take his listeners on a journey, building energy throughout his DJ sets and playing tracks that both surprise listeners and give them a feeling of familiarity.