Simon Heyliger (Anti-Social,TBA Brooklyn)
Simon is proud to invite two amazing selectors to GROOVE.! In this installment, he's invited Awhad and Kika to share the decks with him. He recently met Awhad at a party and was instantly jamming to his music. Kika is one of Simon’s favorites. He admires the way Kika creates amazing moments for everyone to enjoy. Both Awhad and Kika will have you dancing all night! July 8th has a lot in store for us, So lets get ready to GROOVE.!
Born in Paris where he developed an unconditional love for music, Awhad is now Brooklyn based. Inspired by numerous influences, soulful minimal and micro/tech house jams are the essence of his signature sound.
In between shows at Halcyon The Shop and Hoxton FM, Awhad runs the Transmissions project. With gigs at Schimanski, TBA and Off The Record parties, he is definitely on to something...
Though thousands of DJs are discouraged from pursuing careers in becoming a Disc Jockey due to its volatility and instability, a small handful with relentless dedication, undying passion, and seemingly limitless creativity somehow always seem to break through, making a lasting impact on the electronic dance music marketplace. Simon Heyliger is one of these young individuals. And this is his story.
Straight out of Brooklyn, New York, Simon Heyliger is walking in the footsteps of some of the most recognized DJ’s out today; who have all had an impact on his style. He was partying at Club Exit, A New York City Super Club in the late 90’s, watching 3,000 people dancing and having the time of their lives when Simon realized his dream of touring the world and becoming an internationally known Disc Jockey. He wanted to be the one to provide the therapeutic enjoyment to the masses through dance music. And with that in mind, DJ Simon Heyliger was born. His unique style of spinning consists of electronic music genres such as House and Techno. He is constantly inspired by legendary New York City disc jockey, Danny Tenaglia.
Simon has spun at Output, Good Room, Pacha NYC, Cielo, District 36, Webster Hall, and Sullivan Room just to name a few. He has been hand selected to DJ at the Winter Music Conference in Miami & has been asked to play at Sunday School presented by Made Event for 2 years in a row. Some world renowned DJ’s/Producers he’s played along with are The Martinez Brothers, Argy, Willie Graff, Carl Craig, Audiofly, Martinez and many more.
Simon has plans to stay focused on creating his own productions. This Brooklyn breakout star is definitely one to keep your eye on. He is already garnering local following and soon music lovers worldwide will be introduced to this class act.
Free Before 11pm / $10 After w/ a complimentary drink