MIKEL GIL began his career as a DJ in 1999 in his hometown. But it was not until he moved to Barcelona in 2002, where he discovers his true musical style. Trying to gain a foothold in the local scene goes through different clubs of the capital where his music started to focus more towards on techno and techno‐house rythms.
During these years he gets settled as a resident in Ibiza and in the international tour “Kloset Underground Party”, mainly in Italy, UK and USA.
He played in Bity Boat from Ibiza and Formentera and in Dreamer Beach Club of California, where on January 2014 receives the revelation award to the best guest Dj (awarded by the public – Dreamer Beach Club – California).
But it was not until 2014 that Mikel Gil decides to return to his hometown and materialized his dream of creating his own label: Lonely Owl Records. The first Ep of the label “White Air”, was an unspected success with a track “Dark Site” played by artists such as: Richie Hawtin , at his Enter party (Space ibiza) and Stefano Noferini. Later on, Mikel Gil published his first Ep alone “Times” which includes a remix of Eddy Romero, with the same result.
Since that first released on 2014, Mikel Gil launched seven more EPs on his own label: No Sense In My Mind, Madness, I Miss You, Wrong Sequence, Amazing Weather and Rounds & Circles, with remixes from: Edgar de Ramón, Miguel Lobo, Leix, A++, Horacio Cruz and Alex Costa, reaching the Top #100 Beatport, Techno category on each reléase.
Furthermore to the EP’s released with his own label, Mikel Gil made several collaborations and productions for other labels such as Expmental Records. On 2017 he released his first vinyl, Shallow, for the Shaker Plates label.
Fot the end of this year 2017, Mikel Gil prepares his last released of the year which includes remixes from Tony Verdi and Edgar de Ramón.
He has played in clubs around the world like: La Terraza (Barcelone – Spain), Florida 135 (Fraga – Spain ), Moog (Barcelona – Spain ), Sky Underground Club (New York – USA), Killer Nights (Berlin – Germany), Dot Underground Club (Hamburg – Germany), Kloset Open Air (Napoli – Italy), Santos (Ibiza – Spain), Es Paradis (Ibiza – Spain)…
Besides, some of the best artists in the industry as Richie Hawtin, Stefano Noferini, Jean Claude Ades or Lead Dobricic have included some of the tracks from Mikel Gil in his sets worldwide.