Mick Donohoe is a music producer and DJ based in Wicklow.
His 2016 debut album 'Sentinelas' is a highly regarded album of instrumental beat tracks, based on a kids story book found while digging for old vinyl in Sao Paulo, the album uses imagery from the bizarre illustrations of the book to guide the feel of each track, all of which where built from samples from vinyl found in the same warehouse full of records.
In 2019 he released two new productions on the Elsewhere label and performed his own productions at the OpenEar festival on Sherkin Island, Camp Cosmic in Chemnitz Germany, Sameheads in Berlin and also mixed the debut release for Moroccon/Belgian duo Mameem 3.
Regarded as the foremost collector of music from the tropics in Ireland and a working DJ - performing every weekend in Ireland, around Europe and beyond. He founded the widely acclaimed 'Disco e Cultura' project, exploring musical connections between Latin America, Brazil, West Africa & the Caribbean, through regular vinyl only parties often featuring film, dance and multimedia exhibitions. He is a regular contributor to radio including 10 years on Radio na Life, a monthly show on DDR and a regular contributor to Dublab LA. In 2017 he completed a Masters in Music Technology in CIT.
As artist in residence in the Dock he will focus on composing new music for his 2nd full length release. He will work on producing a 3rd commissioned track for the Elsewhere compilation series in collaboration with sean nos singer Aoilleann Ni Rhian and also work on new compositions for his collaborative project 'Chutney Wick' with the Belgian Producer DJ Sofa.
Listen to Mick's Digs and Feels Mixtape here