A DJ for around 30 years now, from warm up slots to headlining and eventually a touring and constantly booked DJ. In the 90´s one Scotland´s top DJ´s playing all over the UK, Ireland and some European dates. In the early 00´s he also started to play some smaller rooms to explore the Urban sound which is now classed as the golden era of R&B and Hip Hop, rreleased a mix CD entitled: “Traks! Take the party home with you.” in the UK & Northern Ireland eventually being voted as one of the top 5 DJ´s in Scotland.
Now living in Norway and gaining residencies in some of the cities best Clubs and regular appearances at Festivals including 6 years at Roots Festivalen in Brønnøysund and my 3 years at Parkliv (formerly Strandafest) in Ørkanger, a resident DJ at Gatefæst in Trondheim as well as twice DJ for legendary Hip Hop act ONYX (US), plus warm up sets guest artists/DJ´s as well as official afterparties including “VG Lista” and launch party for “Jenny Skavlan´s clothing line”.
Mike Vacay has been DJing for nearly two decades, mainly focusing on bar venues based in Trondheim. Previous recidencies include Blæst, Familien, Bari, Søstrene Karlsen, Nordøst and Raus with the occasional gig at Diskoteket, Tyven and Héctor. Headliner at bigger corporate venues at Trøndelag Teater, Rica Nidelven, Britannia, Banksalen and Byscenen for companies like Rema, Telia, 7eleven, Hoff Hotels, Salmon Group and Frati-gruppen.
Mike Vacay has a keen interest for funky, feelgood vibes from all decades, carefully dressed up in a more modern way. He makes his own edits and remixes of hidden gems you might not know existed, but come to love.
A mini-mix for the beginning of DJ gigs again and my main residency at Macbeth Bar in Trondheim. This is just a quick mix with a little bit of most of the vibes i play.
Oasis – Wonderwall (Streamer´s mix)
Miley Cyrus feat. Stevie Nicks – Edge of Midnight (Midnight Sky remix)
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic (Sylow remix)
Men at Work – Down under (Mister G Funked edit)
Rihanna – Umbrella (DeVille uptempo refresh)
Dua Lipa – Love Again (Remix)
Lewis Capaldi – Before you go (Edessa remix)
Otis Redding – Mustang Sally (The Owl remake)
Thomas Dybdahl – 45 (Nothing but Funk remix)
Two Door Cinema Club – What you know (Soho Moko remix)
Killers v. Marshmello – Mr Brightside (Bootleg)
The Weeknd – Blinding Lights (Smash intro version)
Genres: Funk, Mainstream, House, Synthwave, Future Bass, Classic.