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Kevin McKay (musician)

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Years active  1993–present
Role  DJ
Genres  Electronica, House music
Name  Kevin McKay
Music group  Linus Loves
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Occupation(s)  Musician, record producer, record label owner, remixer, DJ
Labels  Glasgow Underground Recordings, Heartbeats, Breastfed
Associated acts  Linus Loves, Mylo, Muzique Tropique
Website  http://www.kevinmckay.co.uk
Record label  Glasgow Underground Recordings
Albums  Stage Invader, Best Things in Life Are Free, Stranger Girls, Witness the Deepness, Club World EP
Organizations founded  Glasgow Underground Recordings
Similar  Romanthony, Omid 16B, Larry Heard, Jori Hulkkonen
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Kevin McKay (born 24 May), is a Scottish DJ, electronic musician, record label owner and record producer now based in London.

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History

McKay studied at The University of Strathclyde from 1989 to 1995. One night in 1991 while DJing at the University's student union he met Andy Carrick. The pair subsequently began collaborating on music together. Three years later McKay secured £2000 of funding from The Princes' Trust to release their music on his Muzique Tropique imprint.

In 1997 McKay founded Glasgow Underground Recordings. The label has released music by Romanthony, Milton Jackson, Mateo and Matos, Jersey Street as well as productions by McKay himself.

In 2002 McKay met Myles Macinnes better known by the stage name Mylo, founded Breastfed Recordings and signed Macinnes to the label.

In 2003 McKay under the pseudonym Brian Warner produced and mixed the Linus Loves single "Stand Back". It was a cover version of the 1983 Stevie Nicks' song. The track peaked at No. 31 in the UK Singles Chart in November 2003.

In 2004 using the pseudonym Kevin Kennedy, McKay co-produced and mixed the Mylo album Destroy rock and roll

In 2008 McKay signed Grum and a year later set up the Heartbeats imprint to release his music.

In 2011 McKay re-launched Glasgow Underground Recordings. The label had been largely inactive since 2004.

In 2014 McKay released "Goin' Freak" on the Berlin based label OFF Recordings. The single was supported on BBC Radio 1 by Pete Tong and reached number 4 in the DMC Buzz Chart.

Songs

Glasgow Underground Amsterdam 2015
VH1
Glasgow Underground Ibiza 2015
Stage Invader
Strange Girl
The Victoria Principle
Montego Bay
Rock Chk
Shipwrecked
Back to Black
Wanted
Stella Sunday
Midnight in Atlantis
Glasgow Underground 97:07
Stella Sunday
Phazers Set to Funk
Baby Come to Me
Ease Your Pain
Everythings a Dream
Best Things in Life Are Free
Goin' Freak
Just a Mood
The Rushes
The Terrace
Stand Back
Night Music
The Love
Glasgow Underground Miami 2015
Body Talk
Freestyle
Handz Clappin'
Check It

References

Kevin McKay (musician) Wikipedia


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