Originally from Sunderland and now based in Nottingham (UK), Michael McLardy has steadily been building his reputation as a solid and reliable name in deep and tech house circles. His throbbing, subby, dance floor grooves have appeared on labels including Baker Street, ALiVE, Deep Edition, Save You, Deso, Dot Dot Records and Pete Dafeet’s Southside Shuffle and has received support from the likes of Charles Webster, Jay Tripwire, Terry Francis, DJ W!LD, Claude Von Stroke, Mr White, Tyler Stadius, Mark Farina, The Timewriter, Dubfire, Matthias Tanzmann, Chloe and many more. As a DJ Michael plays regularly around Nottingham and across the UK and has appeared on line ups alongside the likes of James Zabiela, Steffi, Dave Congreve, Jamie Jones, Simon Baker, Jay Shepheard, Swayzak, Florian Kruse + many more.
McLardy describes his style as “stripped back, deep, and anything with a solid groove,” with influences covering a wide spectrum of modern music such as the grooving house of Ricardo Villalobos, Luciano and Zip to the ambient and melodic soundscapes of Brian Eno, Boards of Canada and Ulrich Schnauss. Bands such as Radiohead, Telfon Tel Aviv and M83 are also choice listening.