Dj Mike Bleackley(aka Dj Madness) first experienced the genre of music that would become his life's passion, house music, at the age of 12. Listening to such influential artists as Fast Eddie, Louie Vega, Frankie Knuckles, Todd Terry, and James Brown, Larry Levan, etc. He immediately fell in love with this music and knew that he wanted to be the person delivering it to the people.
Buying some Technics turntables and a mixer he began to master the art of turntabling. Upon moving from Toronto to Vancouver in 1992 Dj Mike Madness worked hard to promote himself which led him to be offered to take over the premiere house night of the nineties ‘Romper Room'. This night exploded the house scene in Vancouver and Dj Mike Madness was at the helm playing to crowds in excess of 800 people each night.
Over following years Dj Mike Madness attained residences and regular cameo's at a multitude of clubs all over Vancouver and BC including: Fortune Sound Lounge, FiveSixty Club, Lotus Club, Red Lounge, Graceland, Twilight Zone, Bar None, Au Bar, Stone Temple, Richards, Mars/Wettbar, The World, Caprice, Plaza, Ginger 62, Sky Bar, Shine, Tommy Africa's "Soul Kitchen" in Whistler BC, and the World Famous Commodore Ballroom.
He was also the 1995 Winner of Alert magazines Dj Competition @ Richards on Richards and Winner of another Dj Competition held at Twilight Zone. Dj Mike Madness has also had the pleasure of regularly playing along side Dj's such as Marques Wyatt, Julius Papp, Doc Martin, Keoki and Frankie Knuckles. Also, Mexico has been a popular spot for Mike, Having played at Nikki Beach Club in Cabos San Lucas and La Santanera Club In Play Del Carmen during the 2009 BPM music festival.
Asked why he loves to play house music Dj Mike Madness says that he, "Likes to play music with soul, whether instrumental or vocal, I want something that will touch the audience and connect with them on a deep level". Mike is a true veteran and pioneer of the house scene, a man whose love for the music he plays is apparent through his continued dedication to the music and the crowds with whom he loves to share it.
Questions? Ready for an appointment?
1/16/2011 - Last Rave at Pipeline Cafe Featuring DJ Mike Bleackley (DJ Madness) - 10pm - 4am
DJ Madness has been serving the house music loving populace for over two decades.
- FEATURED LINKS
40% Off Waikiki Gateway Hotel Discounts Coupons
Get the best hotel prices in Waikiki. Premium Standard Room, parking and internet access for as low as $89.00/night! Know someone coming to Hawaii? Get them a great deal on a Waikiki hotel.
- Party Calendar
Your source for all the hottest events - Nightlife, clubs, raves, after-hours, festivals & concerts.
- Purchase / Buy Discount Tickets Online
- News & Press
Check out the OOSpot latest & greatest & PRESS clipping since 1995!
- Photo & Video Gallery
See party people having fun in our photo and video galleries.
- About Double-O-Spot
Learn more about Double-O-Spot.
- Feature Sponsors More...
- OOSpot VIP Guest List & Discounts
Get in for FREE and avoid standing in line. Click here