Influences: Carl Cox And Armin Van Buuren
Open-format DJ mixes: https://www.mixcloud.com/roben/
Roben Neal (UK / Ibiza) known under artist guise New York Loft Party (NYLP - Beatport/iTunes/Spotify) came from traditional roots learning to mix by ear with vinyl before moving on to CD and then Digital formats.
Placed 1st in the South Coast UK and top three in the UK at a Movida Corona World DJ competition, NYLP uses the turntable and mixer as an instrument, fully utilising effects, scratching, acapella and DJ tricks, blending music in key and favouring the use of 4 Pioneer CDJ decks.
With a full-time working background of open-format DJing, Roben mixes all styles and genres of music with ease including exceptional mic work.
He has held residencies and gigs for major brands and clubs such as Ministry of Sound London, Hed Kandi, Pacha, Pikes Ibiza, Plastik Ibiza, Digital, Honeyclub, Royal Caribbean and The Cross including a full working summer season in Ibiza.
Clocking 1000s of hours performing in clubs, bars and events to a variety of ages and nationalities all over the globe to as many as 3000 people, Roben has worked alongside many of the biggest names in the electronic music industry such as Rudimental, Faithless, Fatboy Slim, Mark Ronson, Robyn, DJ Harvey, Artwork, Doorly, Ida Engberg, David Morales, Joey Negro, Groove Armada, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Oxide & Neutrino and Carl Craig amongst others.
Roben also performed for Seth Troxlers private birthday party at Pikes, Ibiza, to a selection of invite-only names in the industry.
Gigs have included festivals such as Glastonbury (UK), Ultra Europe (Croatia), Untold Festival (Romania) and in destinations such as Ibiza, Asia, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, USA and the Caribbean, including 3 years DJing full time on some of the biggest cruise ships in the world.
Roben spent the whole of summer 2018 in Ibiza working for the Ibiza Rocks brand at Pikes as their Sound Tech, as well as DJing regularly on the island which included residencies at Plastik and Soho.
As a music producer and engineer, Roben writes all his own music and his productions have appeared on multiple DJ charts. His signed collaboration with Space Ibiza legend Jonathan Ulysses on a track called ‘Dark Side' saw the pair interviewed for Iconic Magazine and supported by many major players in the underground scene. ?NYLP’s remix of Sam Hudson's “NightShift” was top featured by Beatport and went to number 1 in ‘TrackItDown and his hit 'Envy' went to Top 5 in Trackitdown and Traxsource as well as charting on Beatport.
Roben is a qualified Music Sound Engineer by Access To Music (Brighton, UK) in Advanced Digital Music Level 3 with a Distinction level, as well as having been trained by the BBC in Radio Production.
You can find some of my productions on Beatport under 'NYLP' and 'Roben' as well as here: http://www.soundcloud.com/nylp