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MIX MASTER MIKE (BEASTIE BOYS) FIRST IRISH SHOW IN 10 YEARS
BUTTON FACTORY – LATE SHOW – SATURDAY 5 OCTOBER
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Mix Master Mike (Beastie Boys) has announced his first Irish show in ten years at the Button Factory on Saturday 5 October 2019. With doors open at 11.30pm, Mix Master Mike’s late show will keep you dancing all night long and is not to be missed. Named as “the world’s greatest DJ” by USA Today, Mix Master Mike’s status as a premier, award-winning DJ and producer has allowed him to maintain his rank as an influential musician and become a household name. Never one to take a break, the past few years have seen him touring sold-out arenas with Metallica, DJing A$AP Rocky’s album release party and joining forces with Cypress Hill in 2018.
“Mix Master Mike is the Jimi Hendrix of the Turntables” Kurt Loder (MTV)
Grammy Award winner Mix Master Mike’s many accomplishments include a 3 time consecutive win of the DMC World title, a win of the 1992 New Music Seminar DJ Battle (where he became the first West Coast DJ to win the title of World Champion), and being inducted into the Rock ’n Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 with the Beastie Boys. His skillful, hard-hitting scratch work has rightfully earned him the status of a pioneer in the hip-hop and DJ communities.
Over the last few years, Mike has been found opening for the Vancouver Winter Olympics, joining the official Emmy’s orchestra with the legendary Michael Bearden (Lady Gaga’s/Michael Jackson’s music director), creating music that has been featured on major television networks (i.e. producing the theme music for Teen Titans Go on Cartoon Network), performing on Yo Gabba Gabba, producing the theme music for the FIFA World Cup, working on Andra Day’s Grammy nominated album, “Cheers to the Fall”, and more. In 2016, he was invited to the White House by former President Barack Obama to perform at the Kennedy Center Honors 36th Gala honoring Herbie Hancock.
Another whirlwind year followed for Mix Master Mike, with him touring stadiums with Metallica, trailblazing the VR world, working on music with the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, DJing A$AP Rocky’s album release party, and much more. Mike’s Virtual Reality project, “Magma Chamber”, has been winning awards internationally, including the 2017 VR Fest Award for “Best Animated VR Music Video” and two awards from Vega Digital Awards. “Magma Chamber” is being recognized as one of the best and most innovative videos in the VR world. As a result of all the attention “Magma Chamber” has received, Sir Richard Branson extended an invitation for Mix Master Mike to attend the Extreme Tech Challenge awards at the famous Necker Island. His second VR music video, “Moonbase Invasion” was released to critical acclaim as well, winning honors from Cannes Film Festival, Austin Music Video Festival and Globaltrend Video Awards.