German-born DJ and producer Maya Schenk has been making waves around the globe with her infectious house sounds. From humble beginnings creating music for art exhibitions, Maya’s skills, creation and reputation have grown quickly. Her signature stripped back, ambient sounds are as much about easy home-listening as they are about setting the tone on the dancefloor – jam-packed with energy, undulating bass grooves and rhythmic virtuosity.
As comfortable in the studio as behind the decks, Maya’s EP projects in 2016 included ‘Rigmarole’, ‘Fraud Check’ and ‘Waiting for Toni’. Support came flooding in from fans and fellow artists alike – her EPs have been championed by the likes of Roger Sanchez, Jamie Jones, Hot Since 82, Todd Edwards, Maxxi Soundsystem, Danny Tenaglia and countless others. May 2016 marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Maya’s studio output with the launch of her own label, HENRI which released the above EPs to critical acclaim.
Maya’s reputation of quality releases continues to grow with tracks on Nervous Records (US), Cr2 Records (UK), G&JB (UK), Habitual Recordings (Australia), Carton Pate (France) and more, plus remixes for a number of labels in the UK, France and USA.
A far cry from the time of playing at art exhibitions around London, word quickly spread of her impeccable ear for music and has found Maya in-demand around Hoxton and Shoreditch, beginning with weekly residencies at Trafik and Hysteria in London, a radio show on HoxtonFM. and. Her 2016 successes culminated in a 60 minute guest mix on the Charlie Tee Friday night primetime show on KISS FM and feature in DJ Mag’s ‘Best of British’ edition in January 2017.
Maya is ready to make 2017 her biggest year yet, as hype continues to grow around her phenomenal productions and energetic DJ shows. 2017 also marks the beginning of her exciting live techno show, which she will begin debuting in April – this is not one to miss!
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