Livin' It Up! w/Michael The Lion

Livin' It Up! w/Michael The Lion

Shawn Ryan, Elvin T

Fri, February 23, 2018

Doors: 11:00 pm / Show: 11:00 pm


This event is 21 and over

Michael The Lion
Michael The Lion
DJ Apt One is and has been on the forefront of many important movements in dance music over the last ten years.

He was a part of the multi-genre style of DJing that catapulted his adopted Philadelphia to the pinnacle of the DJ world in the early 2000s. His years of seasoning as a DJ have seen him play all styles imaginable all across the US and Europe.

As a part of the duo RCMP, his work foreshadowed the emergence of Nu-Disco before the genre even had a name.

He is an internationally renowned disco edit-maker, appearing on compilations alongside the likes of Todd Terje and Tom Moulton. He has officially remixed global stars as diverse as Wiz Khalifa and Gregor Salto.

He is also is one of the OGs of "Moombahton" - the polyglot global EDM movement that saw DJ Apt One find fame on the BBC, NPR and elsewhere along with pioneers Dave Nada, DJ Sabo, Dillon Francis and more.

He is also a founder and executive of Young Robots Records.

DJ Apt One has shared stages with some of the best talents of this generation, including The Rub, Diplo, Tittsworth, Juan Maclean, Treasure Fingers, Nick Catchdubs, Gigamesh, Big Freedia, Blaqstarr, DJ Sega, Sammy Bananas, Spank Rock, Dave Nada, Wale, Dillon Francis, Peanut Butter Wolf, De La Soul, !!!, RJD2, Bonde do Role, DJ Neil Armstrong, The Budos Band, The Flaming Lips, Flosstradamus and more..
Shawn Ryan
Shawn Ryan is a DJ and music lover living in Philadelphia. With over a decade of experience, he is best known for his range and depth where music is concerned, an expert distiller of time and place.

Shawn is a co-founder of @UniversalCave, a record label that specializes in resurrecting hidden gems of the past. Their debut release, Universal Cave's own "Around The Bend" edit was one of Juno Records best selling releases in 2014 and received support around the globe. The label has released edits from Jaz, Selvagem, Robotique and more.

Shawn Ryan is also one half of @Superprince1, best known for their lovingly reinforced disco edits and often arpeggiated house tracks. Their debut 12" will be out on Razor-N-Tape later in 2016.

Since 2007, Shawn has been running, a blog dedicated to preserving vinyl obscurities in the digital age.
Elvin T
the dancefloor is bigger than the DJ.
Venue Information:
Kung Fu Necktie Upstairs
1248 N. Front St
Philadelphia, PA, 19122

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