Mike Young Lion Anderson
Mike Young Lion Anderson needs no introduction. For years, he has pushed through the boundaries of many styles to form his own unique one, known as PRACTICLE HOUSE, an amalgamation of sounds ranging from Deep Vocal Soulful to Chicago Detroit and Electro Techno Grooves. This style can be heard every week on his radio show in south Italy, which hosts many of the best DJ/Producers as well as up and coming ones in the world. Coming from a grounded past of work with in Radio, One of which was on Radio Oracle 101 Reading fm a legal radio station which still is going strong today. There he had two shows called the Mike Cressford and The DJ Essay show. A quote from him is this : It is nowadays difficult to find artists which have the guts to stand up and push there own ideas as well as bringing them forward. Even though they may be different to the majority of musical mind’s.
Mike is one who stands up for what he believes in and gains respect through doing it!!
Mike grew up in Reading and London, passing through the eras of hardcore techno and abstract house being educated by the likes of Colin Dale and other DJs of that same time. Thankful to have enjoyed the warehouse concept and the free rave culture. Fortifying his knowledge of sound through jungle techno, drum and bass releasing his first record on DJ Pascals Label Frontline!! Before Branching out into the Garage and Speed Garage scene, Playing in clubs especially in Birmingham, London and holding a residency at the famou- s(House Of Windsor),before moving to Italy where he would fall in love with house music.
Now after fifteen years and several shows on different radio stations, numerous gigs all over the country, which have given him the possibility to fine-tune his ears. we can say that Mike has formed his own style within the many sounds and styles of house keeping it real by using the roots of Italian house disco, Detroit and Chicago and moving all the way to the Berlin and Japanese influenced electro sounds as well as using the best of anything in between.
In this moment Mike is conducting his own radio show on a fm radio station In the South Of Italy www.radioradiosa.it.
Where he is pro- moting his own music as well as giving possibilities to up and coming and in some cases unheard of artists and producers.
This all is reinforced by the prominent sounds coming from some of the world’s best artists. Obviously the fact of playing on a radio which co- vers much of south Italy, gives him the possibility to DJ in many of the biggest clubs and play with south Italy’s and the Worlds Finest!
Mike has now worked with many producers on tracks. He has had his music released on legendary labels such as King Street Sounds New York and KMS the legendary Detroit label Of Kevin Saunderson the producer of Inner City.
Already worked with Orlando Voorn, Santonio Echols, Dantiez Saunderson (Kevin Saunderson’s son), Letkolben, The Pasta Boys, Jordon Fields, Murphay Jaxx and Jeremy Sylvester and many more’ He now is currently working on projects with Namito- Berlin and Jamie Anderson. Mike is branching out to work with some of the worlds best producers!!
In fact, Mike’s last track with Davino Records Germany WILL YOU LOVE ME got into the German and Italian DJ pop Charts.
Now Mike has built up a team. Moreover, thanks to this team he is Pushing towards establishing his name as a main player on the wor- ld DJ circuit. Now having gigs lined up through out Europe and Planning his return gigs in the U K. A great Marker has been reached, being sponsored thanks to UltiModa Matera by Versace and Carlo Pignatelli, two of Italy’s world famous designers making his and ima- ge to a premier level.
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