French DJ and producer Stephan M is a major player and household name in the House music scene for already so many years.
His taste for House music and his capacity in discovering exclusive tunes that will rock tomorrow make him an innovative artist.
Stephan started his career in 1985 with an advent of various radio shows. First, on a local radio station (FM 91), then in 1989 broadcasting his own show "Les Disques a la Demande" on NRJ, Europe’s leading radio station.
Radio exposure led him to dj at some of France’s most elite clubs and events.
As he emerged, his talent quickly earned guest sets and residencies
He’s held residencies throughout the years at such prestigious Paris hot spots as Central,Les Bains Douches and mythical club Le Palace to name a few.
After many years headlining the International venues, he took a decision to concentrate on production.
In 1997,Stephan started his first ventures in the studio, writing and producing the track " The Concept of Love " (remixed later by George Acosta) for Miami based label’s SFP Records who became an instant club classic played all over the U.S.
Few years later, he started producing tracks for both U.S & European Music Library, later being sold for use in television, as well as remixing Jennifer Lopez " Waiting For Tonight ", Chi Chi Peralta (Top Latin artist) and “ Ebar “ One Track Mind “for NYC based label Sifted recordings.
In 2002, Stephan is one of the first French Artists to sign with Legendary record label based in Miami SFP Records (Sounds For People) with a first solo release on Deep Touch Black " African Journey “who led to big results! Stephan’s tribal Mixes proved hugely popular among tougher DJ’s such as Hex Hector, Pete Heller, Roger Sanchez and Graeme Park.
For the 2 following years Stephan has released numerous tracks on SFP labels, " The Tribe Has Spoken (ending up second most selling house record in Spain), appeared on compilations like " Privilege Ibiza 2003, "Sound Factory NYC", " Salon de Mezclas", just to name a few.
" Marabou " who became " Single Of The Week ” in the UK and reached top 20 in DJ Mag Hype Chart. "
Go Deeper " ...another big success showing a more progressive side of Stephan, co-produced with Italian DJ Nicky Scanni and Vocalist Nadia, creating a serious buzz on Beatport.com.
In 2004,Saeed Younan's remix was one the Top Ten most Downloaded tracks for over 5 weeks.
"Snake Charmer" was another of Stephan tribal adventure, featured on top selling compilation " Radio1 Essential Tracks " and " Glamour Mykonos " in Greece, International All-stars DJ Mag Compilation.
Over the past years, he’s reached the pinnacle of production being featured on some of House music’s biggest labels such as infamous Swedish label “Joia/Nero”, John Dahlback’s “Pickadoll”, Ministry of Sound, Erick Morillo’s “Subliminal”, EDX’s “PinkStar”, Cedric Gervais’s “Sleaze”, “Hit Music” (a division of Sony Corp.) and too many more to name…
He proves to be on top of the game as he’s been commissioned to remix for some the best-selling artists and greats such as Bob Sinclar, Erick Morillo, Wally Lopez, Tom Novy, John Dahlback, Jerry Ropero, Peter Gelderblom, Antoine Clamaran, Thomas Gold and Richard Grey among many others which he can undoubtedly call his friends!
In 2008, he hit the top of the charts on Beatport with his witty remix of “Strike Me Down” which kept its spot for a dedicated 2 months and was played out by any and every DJ worldwide.
Not forgetting to mention his tracks being found on mix compilations by the likes of Roger Sanchez, Fedde le Grand, David Guetta, Tiesto and again, too many more..
With his recent rework of The Police’s “Roxanne” and remixes for classic “Touch Me” and super rock hit “Losing My Religion”, he proves there is no stopping Stephan M and remains a role model for the young up and coming producers and DJs from France and abroad.
Stealing 6th place at the coveted House Planet DJ Awards above some of the biggest names in the business is no small feat as the International Dance Music Awards called House Planet one of the best reference websites for the Dance scene. Quite an achievement indeed!
Beside Djing and producing, Stephan also find the time to host his own radio mix show “Made in Miami “wich is currently syndicated weekly in more than 20 countries.
Stephan M has been in the scene already for much more than a decade and is definitely here to stay…