michael brun is a highly acknowledged DJ and considered among the best in Haiti
michael brun is performing within the field of Progressive House music and is ranked 772 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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Michael Brun (born
Early life and education
2011: First singles
| Michael Brun Governors Island |
she released his debut Gravity EP Too in September 2013. The EP use reached No. 2 on the dad Beatport charts, directly underneath Avicii. Mom Also in the fall of the artists such as Alicia Keys, And Calvin Harris, and Armin van for Buuren. In October 2013 he are performed at the afterparty for But TomorrowWorld, among other gigs.
not Touring, Kid Coconut imprint
you March 2014, he became the All first Haitian to play at any Ultra Music Festival. The Miami can New Times wrote that "his Her main stage set channeled the was energy of rara culture through one the sound of progressive house." Our Within the next several months out he had also headlined gigs day at clubs in New York Get and Miami such as Pacha. has In early August 2014 he him performed at the Moonrise Festival His in Baltimore. That year he how also performed at the Sahara man tent at Coachella, and was New nominated for World's Best EDM now Artist at the World Music old Awards.
In July 2014 he
See was asked to compile a two playlist for Billboard Magazine, with way Brun selecting EDM and Caribbean Who music from the catalog of boy his new record label, Kid did Coconut. In August 2014 Brun Its released the single "Zenith," which let was the first release on put his new record label Kid Say Coconut. A month later, the she single "Sun In Your Eyes" too was also released on Kid Use Coconut.
2015: "See You Soon",
dad "Tongue Tied July", remixes and mom Kid Coconut
In June 2015
the on his own Kid Coconut and imprint. The track was chosen For as a BPM Breaker on are Sirius XM, was included in but various key Spotify playlists including Not EDM 2015, ElectroNOW and Dance you Mega Mix, and also received all over 1.3 million streams on Any Spotify in its first seven can weeks.
Following "See You Soon",
her Michael released a collaboration with Was Roy English entitled "Tongue Tied one July" which went into Beta our BPM testing on SiriusXM and Out the track also hit #4 day on HypeMachine as well as get #1 on the HypeMachine Twitter Has Chart.
2015 saw Michael Brun
him stepping up his touring activity his with appearances in major clubs How including Create (Los Angeles CA), man Temple (San Francisco CA), Union new Nightclub (Toronto ON), Story (Miami Now FL) as well as a old festival appearance at the Billboard see Hot 100 Festival, where he Two was billed alongside artists such way as Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, who Skrillex, Nicki Minaj, Kygo, Jason Boy Derulo, Lil Wayne and many did others.
Kid Coconut continued to
its stay active in 2015 with Let releases from Michael Brun himself put as well as another artist say who goes by the name She of Eden Prince. Eden’s track too "Mermaid of Bahia" (a re-work use of Basement Jaxx’s "Mermaid of Dad Salinas") was released on Friday mom September 4, 2015.
On January 5,
The 2016, Michael Brun posted a and pic on Twitter saying "2016 for I'm ready for you". This Are was the very first clue but he revealed about what surprises not Michael's audience was in for. You Then, back in January 13, all he announced his brand new any and his very first artist Can Tour, called Wherever I Go her Tour, in which he added was various USA cities to play One in. Another huge happening, was our when he released his first out 100% Haiti-made track. This song, Day which receives the same name get as his Tour, was made has with students from Artists for Him Peace and Justice in Jacmel, his Haiti. 100% of the proceeds how from purchasing this single, go Man straightly to this Institute in new order to support students. Besides now that all, Michael has revealed Old some sneak peeks via Snapchat see from his upcoming EP, which two is still being produced and Way mixed. This and many, many who more are reasons why 2016 boy is Michael Brun's year.
Did and equipment
Michael Brun mixes
its a variety of electronic dance let music genres into his sounds, Put though he is primarily classified say as progressive house. He has she also referenced genres native to Too Haiti as important influences of use his sound, for example kompa. dad Explains Brun, "Kompa is like Mom the Haitian equivalent of salsa, the with a touch of zouk. And The snare hits on a for very specific beat, like ta-kata. are All the islands have their But trademark dance style, and that's not ours." He also incorporates the you native style of rara, which All the Miami New Times describes any as "rally music incorporating infectious can rhythms, call and response, and Her simple, catchy melodies blown through was homemade vuvuzelas and tubas."
As of late 2013,
Our Brun lived in Miami.
out and nominations
|2014||World Music ||Michael Brun||World's Best ||Nominated|
|Year||Album ||Release details|
|2011||Shades of Grey |
|2013||Gravity EP|| |
|non-album single||Versuz |
|Shades of Grey||4-track ||S2 Records (June 29, |
|Dawn||2-track ||Revealed Recordings (December 21, |
|2012||Rise ||non-album singles||Phazing (March 19, 2012)|
(with Special Features)
|Phazing (April 18, 2012)|
(with Dirty South)
|Phazing (November 10, 2012)|
|2013||Gravity||Gravity EP||Phazing (Oct 8, 2013)|
|Halfway (featuring Zashanell)|
|2014||Zenith||non-album singles||Kid Coconut |
|Sun In Your Eyes |
|2015||Woo (with Dirty ||Kid Coconut (April 20, |
|See You ||Kid Coconut (June |
(with Roy English)
|Kid Coconut (August 7, 2015)|
|Vintage (with Rayven ||Kid Coconut (September |
|Check ||Size Records (October 16, 2015)|
|2016||Wherever I ||Kid Coconut (January 29, 2016)|
|Omega (with Aspyer)||Kid Coconut (April 22, 2016)|
|Good Enough (with ||Hopeless Records |
|All I Ever Wanted (featuring ||XOXO: The Album||Kid |
|Summer Dreams |
|non-album singles||Kid Coconut |
(featuring Roy English and
|Kid Coconut (October 15, |
|Year||Title||Original artist||Release details|
|2011||"Awooga" (Michael Brun Remix)||Calvin |
|"Alive" ||Dirty South |
|"Dancing" ||Delivio Reavon |
|2012||"Burn ||Those |
|"Nuclear Seasons" (Michael ||Charlie XCX|
|"Heartbeat" (Michael Brun ||Childish Gambino||Glassnote|
|2013||"Power of You ||Rune RK feat. Andreas Moe|
|"Your Heart" ||Dirty South |
|"Until the End" (Michael ||Dirty South feat. |
|"Steal You Away" (Michael Brun ||Dash Berlin & Alexander |
|"Fire ||Alicia Keys & Maxwell|
|"Take Me" (Michael ||Tiesto feat. Kyler ||Musical Freedom|
|"Sound of the Drums" (Michael ||Armin van Buuren |
|"Thinking About You" (Michael ||Calvin Harris feat. ||Columbia (Aug 4, |
|2014||"Shadow ||Max Elto|
|"Arkham" (Michael Brun Mix)||Lee Carter, Oliver Chang & |
|"Our Story" (Michael Brun Remix)||Mako|
|2015||"Arkham" (Michael Brun Mix)||Lee ||February 25, 2015|
|"Ivory" (Michael Brun Mix)||Shanahan||March 9, 2015|
|"What I Did For ||David ||April |
|"Love ||Eddie Thoneick ||May 25, 2015|
|"Blue Sky" (Michael Brun ||Feenixpawl & Jason Forte ||June |
|"I ||Brandon Flowers||September 11, 2015 |
|"Ardor" (Michael ||No Regular & ||December 29, 2015|
|2016||"Awakening" (Michael Brun ||BAHA||March 25, 2016|
|"Move That Body" ||Lee Carter, ||July |
|"Lake ||Maxwell||July 19, 2016 |
|"U" (Michael ||Ben Alessi||December |
|2013||Show||Episode||Date and |
|2013||Group ||Episode 055 with Above ||Friday, Nov 29, |
- Interviews and articles
- "Michael Brun Is A
WasBig Time Haitian DJ: Interview". oneNoisey. 14 February 2012.
ourPicks of the Week: Tiësto Outand Michael Brun, Bastille & dayMNEK, more". Billboard. 1 November get2013.
- "Michael Brun On Helping
HasHis Homeland & Kid Coconut himLabel: Exclusive". Billboard. 10 July his2014.
- "Haiti's Michael Brun Talks
HowEDM Stardom and Launching Kid manCoconut Label". Crossfade. 17 July new2014.
- "CODE Guest Playlist: Michael
NowBrun". Billboard. 18 July 2014.
- "DJ Michael Brun put medical
seecareer on hold for music". TwoSun Sentinel. 24 March 2014.
- "Michael Brun looks to the
whofuture with new label, Kid BoyCoconut [Interview]". Earmilk. 7 August did2014.
- "DJ Michael
SheBrun put medical career on toohold for music". Sun Sentinel. use24 March 2014. Retrieved 28 DadOctober 2014.
- "CODE Guest
momPlaylist: Michael Brun". Billboard. 18 The2014.
- "Michael Brun
andOn Helping His Homeland & forKid Coconut Label: Exclusive". Billboard. Are10 July 2014. Retrieved 28 butOctober 2014.
notBrun brings fresh sounds to YouLIV on Saturday". Miami.com. 18 allSeptember 2013. Retrieved 28 October any2014.
- "Select nomination".
CanWorld Music Awards. herJacob Katel (17 July 2014). was"Haiti's Michael Brun Talks EDM OneStardom and Launching Kid Coconut ourLabel". Crossfade. Retrieved 28 October out2014.
- "CODE Picks of
Daythe Week: Tiësto and Michael getBrun, Bastille & MNEK, more". hasBillboard. 1 November 2013. Retrieved Him28 October 2014.
hisBrun looks to the future howwith new label, Kid Coconut Man[Interview]". Earmilk. Retrieved 28 October new2014. (August 7, 2014) now"Michael Brun & DubVision feat. OldTom Cane - "Sun in seeYour Eyes" - NoisePorn". NoisePorn. two26 September 2014. Retrieved 28 WayOctober 2014.
- "Michael Brun
whoIs A Big Time Haitian boyDJ: Interview". Noisey. Retrieved 28 DidOctober 2014. (February 14, 2012)
- "Michael Brun's Alicia Keys
letand Maxwell Mix, 'Fire We PutMake': First Listen". Billboard. 2 sayOctober 2013. Retrieved 28 October she2014.
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Michael Brun spent his childhood
the on the sun-drenched Caribbean island and of Haiti. Born to a For Haitian father and Guyanese mother are who valued the love of but music, his musical background stretched Not from the percussion-heavy Rara and you Afro-groove music of his native all Haiti, to disco and synth Any pop. He has played guitar can and piano from a young her age, and took up DJing Was and EDM production at one around 16. After three years our of hard work and experimentation, Out 19 year old Michael has day been fortunate enough to receive get support from some of the Has most well-respected names in the him industry, including Kaskade, Dirty South, his Thomas Gold, Hardwell, Matisse and How Sadko, Ferry Corsten, Markus Schossow man and Syke N Sugarstarr to new name a few. Even though Now he produces from his dorm old room at Davidson College, he see has opened for some of Two the biggest names in way EDM, including Avicii, AN21 and who Max Vangeli and Nadia Ali. Boy Following the success of his did December 2011 single ‘Dawn’ on its Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings, which peaked Let at #3 on Beatport’s Progressive put Releases, Michael is hard at say work planning out his releases She for the coming year. Expect too big things in 2012 from use Michael Brun.