Emanuel Skinner

Emanuel Skinner

Emanuel Skinner

Monterey, California, USA

Biography

Born in Illinois raised on the coast of Northern California, 1991 he went to his first rave party and instantly fell in love with the the energy and music. He already had a nice collection of records so he bought his
first technics turntables and started making mixtapes religiously. He eventually
started doing monthly underground parties in 1996 warming up for a headliner or
doing peak time sets. The year 2000 he jumped on a plane with a 1 way ticket to
Bangkok to live out a dream, share his gift of music. That dream came true. Emanuel
become an icon and leader in the Bangkok house music movement. He attained
near celebrity status in South East Asia for bringing the San Francisco house sound
to Thailand and he was a regular at least once a month in China, India, S. Korea,
Burma, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Koh Samui
full moon beach & Jungle parties etc...
Tapas club situated in the heart of the financial district, which turned into a house
music sanctuary & playground after dark. This is where Emanuel called home for 3
years which made him a local pioneer, leader and musical icon. Effortlessly
blending live percussionists with House music. His penchant for rhythmic

complexity, organic machine made beats and soulful uplifting energy proves
Emanuel has the experience and is a natural behind the decks.
Winner of best bar 3 years in a row, best dance club 3 years and voted best DJ 3
years in a row by BK Magazine.
2003 he created a weekly institution 'Models night' at Bed Supperclub Bangkok’s
most successful Wednesday night playing Underground house and techno for 9
years. It was one of the most talked about nights in and around Asia and abroad.
His hard work and persistent attitude won numerous awards ‘Best Bar’ 3 years, ‘Best
Dance Club’ 3 consecutive years and voted ‘Best DJ’ 3 years in a row by BK
Magazine for his pivotal role in creating something consistent, fresh and unique. The
owners of Tapas Room took Emanuel in like family and gave him the necessary
tools for artistic freedom so he could create nothing but the best.
After 3 and a half very successful years at Tapas room he left for a very attractive
offer to work at new venue never before seen in Thailand, the beginning of the
Supperclub.
Bed Supperclub hired him on as full time resident DJ 6 days a week and as assistant
A&R doing artist bookings, sound consultant and events.
Their most successful weeknight was 'Models night' It was the most talked about
night in and around Asia and abroad for the jet set crowd & international models,
locals, expats and believers in the groove..
“During his time with Bed Supperclub, Bed Supperclub established itself as one of
the top clubs in the world. With Skinner’s assistance and DJ sets, Bed Supperclub
became a ‘must do’ experience for Bangkok visitors and ‘what night is he playing?’
for Thai nationals and expats.” Justin Dunne G.M.
He has shared the decks with the worlds biggest Electronic Dance Musicians &
Artists from around the world: Robert Owens, Rasmus Faber, Felix the Housecat,
Dennis Ferrer, Martin Solvieg, DJ Gregory, Johnny Fiasco, Kid Massive, Copyright,
Knee Deep, Ian Carey, Oliver Lang, Born 2 Funk, Felix the Housecat, Kimbal Collins,
Frank Richards, Nicky Siano, Layo and Bushwacka, Joey Negro, Oliver Lang, Laurent
Garnier, Raul Rincon, Jesse Garcia, Sandy rivera, Bodyrox, Derrick Carter, DJ Pierre,
Miguel Migs, Tocodisco, Matt Caseli, Doc Martin, DJ Sneak, Mr. Mike, Laidback Luke,
AVIICI, Sander Van Doorn, DJ Roog, and many more.
Back in 1996 he got his first residency at a venue in San Francisco called ‘Skunk
lounge’ at the Maritime Hall and ‘Groove lounge’ with long time college friend
Miguel Migs warming up for local DJs, organizing parties in random locations
around the Bay Area and throwing his own parties. Some DJs he was very fortunate
to spin with incl. Miguel Migs, Rick Preston, Jon Howard, Chris Lum, David Harness,
Doc Martin, Lisa Shaw, DRC, DJ Rasoul, Dubtribe and other greats at the time.
International Events:
* Family Room –Danza De Los Scorpios Santa Rosa CA November 2016

* Bloom Electronic Music Festival & Campout August 2016
* Hungry for Beats outdoor party – Point Reyes Love Field September 2016
* Hungry for Beats outdoor party – Point Reyes Love Field May 2016
* BassLove - A new Life - Annie O’s Santa Rosa CA Jan 2016
* Sunday Bumps – The Whiskey Tip Santa Rosa CA Sept 2016
* River Dance The raver wild Cloverdale CA August 2016
* July 4th Beach Party Bolinas CA July 2016
* SpeakEasy Collective Live PA – 19th Broadway Fairfax CA July 2016
* SpeakEasy Collective Live PA – 19th Broadway Fairfax CA Sept 2015
* Bloom Electroinc Music Festival – Bozeman Montana August 2015
* Dre’s Underground after Party San Francisco CA January 2014
* Techno Taco – Tacos and Beer Tuesdays Las Vegas NV October 2014
* Re:Birth Phoenix bar Las Vegas NV
* Downtown Soul – Downtown Cocktail Room Las Vegas NV July 2014
* Techno & Tacos (Tino Bad Beat, Roy Evans) Tacos and Beer Las vegas NV July
2014
* Slavko Aid relief benefit for flood victims in Bosnia Phoenix Bar Las Vegas NV
June 2014
* Tribute to Josh Ezelle (Garth, Jeno, Markie, Tony Hewitt, M3) Monarch SF April
2014
* EPYK Desert rave Boulder City NV June 2014
• Downtown Cocktail Room ‘ Downtown Soul’ - Nov 2013
• Downtown Cocktail Room ‘Unfiltered Soul - Oct. 2013
• Burners without Borders ‘Decompression Food Drive’ L’Octaine - Las Vegas
NV USA - Sept 2013
• First Friday @1301 Underground Las Vegas NV - August 2013
• ‘Minimal Jack’, Aboveground Underground Pho Hung - Las Vegas NV USA -
August 2013
• Mingos Restaurant and Lounge Las Vegas NV USA - July 2013
• Minimal Jack’, Aboveground Underground – Las Vegas, NV USA - July 2013
• ‘Soul Kitchen’ Vanguard Lounge Las Vegas NV USA - June 20 2013
• Ritual Thursday’ Artisan Boutique hotel Las Vegas NV USA - June 13 2013
• ‘Community’ - Vanguard Lounge, Las Vegas, NV Sunday - May 26th 2013
• ‘UB Rising’ - Bash late night Nightclub - Bangkok Thailand - May 23rd 2013
• ‘Myth of Mahanaga’ - Bangkok Thailand - May 22 2013
• The Evil TwinZ - Blow Seduction nightclub - Phuket Thailand - May 2013
• The Evil TwinZ - Bliss beach club - Phuket Thailand -May 2013
• Lim's - Phuket Thailand may 2013
• Le Versace 'Confidential party' with Mr. Mike - Phuket Thailand
• Xana Beach club pool party with Sandy Rivera March 09 2013
• Xana beach club Pool Party with Matt Caseli Feb 2013
• FistPump boat party and O2 beach club after party Phuket TH Jan. 2013
• Ella Def Jam party - Ella Bistro Phuket TH Jan. 2013
• Diamond Beach Club Surin Phuket TH Jan. 2013
• Bliss beachclub Jan. 2013
• Famous sunset roof top pool party Jan. Phuket TH 2013

• OpusOne NYE party Jan 2013
• R.E.D. Bar 'Heart Beat #01' December 15, 2012 Saigon, Vietnam
• Oriental Living anniversary party Dec. 8th Phuket Thailand
• Fist Pump Beach Party, Dec. 21012 Ao Yang beach Phuket TH
• Blue Siam 'Summer Skool' Phueket Thailand
• Bed Supperclub 'Models night' Wednesday Nov. 21st 2012 - Bangkok TH
• Secret 3 day 3 night island party Nov. 2012
• Bash Nightclub 'UB Rising' Thursday Nov. 22nd 2012 - Bangkok TH
• White Box kalim Phuket
• Melbourne Cup fashion show - Angsana resort Phuket 6 11 12
• White Box Kalim Phuket
• Summer Skool 101, Blue Siam Beach club Phuket Thailand Sept. 15 2012
• Pioneer Club, Yangon Myanmar August 24 2012
• OpusOne Glamour Escape fashion cocktail party Phuket TH July 2012
• OpusOneLove party June 29th 2012
• Blow Seduction Disco Phuket TH May 2012
• Industry - Bliss Beach club Phuket TH May 2012
• Blow Seduction disco Phuket TH April 2012
• Gay pride vibes, B-Lay Tong Phuket TH April 2012
• Burma water and music festival Yangon Myanamar - April 2012
• Jungle Experience Koh Phangan April 2012 Thailand
• Armand de Brignac Chapgene launch party Baba Nest March 2012 Phuket TH
• 'Soundwave Sundays' Bliss club Phuket Thailand March 2012
• Blow Seduction Disco Phuket Thailand Feb. 2012
• Jungle Experience - Jan TH 2012
• NYE Baba Sexy Spicy - Baba pool club Phuket TH Dec. 31
• Velocity event Dhaka bangladesh December 2011
• Warm up for Armin Van Buuren Edition and AVIICI Bangkok Moon Star
studio, Dec. 2011
• Taboo event Hanoi Vietnam Dec 2011
• Pioneer Club, Yangon Myanmar Oct 2011
• Private party Hua Hin with Sax and percussion Aug 2011
• • Insomnia, Bkk TH May 2011
• BKK DJs on the Beach party at Pullman resort Pattaya TH September 2011
• * BKK in da House CD release Launch party at IMPERIAL QUEEN'S PARK
HOTEL Bangkok TH July 2011
• Insomnia, Bkk TH May 2011
• Meet and greet Bangkok expats pool party, Ambar Bkk TH May 2011
• Song Kran pool party Ambar Bkk TH April 2011
• White and Gold party - Koi Bkk TH May 2011
• Twist - Koi April Bkk TH 2011
• 60 hour ‘Candles and cocktails’ party at AMBAR, Four Points Sheraton hotel -
March 2011
• Lima Lima Pattaya - March 2011
• Lima Lima Pattaya – February 2011

• Culture One festival with Faithless, Marco Bailey, Soul Central - Bi Tec arena
Bangkok TH Feb 2011
• 808 RCA, Bangkok TH- Jan. 2011
• NYE - White box - Phuket TH – DEC. 2010
• 3 yr anniversary party with Derrick Carter - Club Culture TH- Dec. 2010
• Bangkok City Beats 808 Nov 2010
• Camp Culture – 2 day (Outdoor party) Bonaza Kao Yai, TH Oct 2010
• Pioneer club, Myanmar 2010
• Monte Carlo Cruise ship - Pearl grand cruise ship Sept 2010 Bangkok
• 'Be Skinned' High Lounge, Mumbai India Sept 2010
• Pontoon Phenom Phen Cambodia September 2010
• Face Club, Hanoi Vietnam - September 2010
• Funky Buddha, Hanoi Vietnam - September 2010
• Stereo Lab Phuket TH - August 2010
• White Box, Phuket TH - July 2010
• Lo-Shu Future Light For Children Charity Party Bangkok TH - May 2010
• Sonkran water festival Koh Tao, TH - April 2010
• The beach House Sonkran eve Koh Phangan, TH - April 2010
• Pattaya music festival Pattaya, TH - March 2010
• Face Off festival, Hanoi Vietnam - December 2009
• M1NT club - Shanghai, China - August 2009
• O & P Events Phuket, with djs: Alex Gurdino, Tiga etc...
• Face Club - Hanoi, Vietnam - October 2009
• Club Nero Bangalore, India Friday - August 2009
• House Sexy Pontoon - Phenom Phen Cambodia - May 2009
• Edition Bangkok (Tiesto, Sandy Riviera, Bodyrox) Festival Bangkok, TH April
09
• Sound Phuket TH - March 2009
• Moov Koh Tao - February 2009
• Sound Phuket Grand Opening Party Phuket, TH - February 2009
• Sri Panwa Resort Halloween Party Phuket, TH - October 2008
• Citadines Launch party - October 2008
• Circle club - Seoul Korea - January 2008
• NYE 2007-2008 in Maldives (secret island party for Madonna and Guy R
• B52 club Pattaya, Resident DJ TH – 2008
• Marlies Dekkers lingerie fashion show Bangkok, TH - July 2007
• Pattaya DJ Day - 2006
• Pure in Motion party @ Mint bar Koh Samui, TH - July 2006
• Passion 4 x 2 CDJ deck set with Tim Coates (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) -
• Este Lauder Fashion Show, Nai Lert Hotel Bangkok, TH - November 2005
• Isarwan Spa - Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel Grand opening party Bangkok, TH
• Central Chitlom 58th anniversary party Bangkok, TH - 2005
• Funk Sunglasses party (Bed Supperclub) - 2005
• BKK:DJ's compilation launch party - (Narcissus, Bangkok, TH) - 2005
• Chic Channel anniversary Ana Garden, Bangkok, TH - 2005
• Syn Bar Bangkok, TH - September 2005

• Dragonfly Club (Jakarta, Indonesia) - September 2005
• The water street festival (Rangoon, Myanmar) - April 2005
• Pioneer club (Rangoon, Myanmar) - March 2005
• Bliss (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) - February 2005
• Cafe Democ Bangkok, TH January 2005
• Lotus Arts Events Bangkok, TH – Novenber 2004-05
• Elle Magazine Fashion Show Central Chit Lom Bangkok, TH – October 2004
• Bangkok Fashion week Bangkok, TH 2004
• Pop Magazine Anniversary (Bed Supperclub, TH) – April 2004
• Faith Club Bangkok, TH – February 2003
• Motorola Promotional Event Bangkok TH – January 2003
• Narcissus Bangkok, TH – November 2003
• MnG Fashion Show Grand Hyatt Erawan, TH October 2002-03
• Amoeba Muhamed Sultan st. Singapore – March 2001
• Q Bar Bangkok, TH –January 2000
• Past gigs, residencies and events
• Every other Saturday at Xana with international guest DJs.
• Saturdays - Diamond Beach club - Surin Puket TH
• Fridays Iguana day and night private beach club - kalim Phuket TH
• Thursdays 360 Pavilions Phuket TH
• Bash Nightclub 'UB Rising' Thursday Nov. 22nd 2012 - Bangkok TH
• Beach House - Kalim
• White Box - Kalim Phuket
• OpusOne, Surin beach Phuekt. June 2012
• Boat Bar, Soi Paradise Phuket
• Baba Pool Club and Baba nest Sri Panwa Phuket - Dec. - May 2012
• Bed Supperclub Sukhimvit soi 11, Bangkok ,Thailand. Full time Resident DJ -
December 15 till December 21
• AMBAR rooftop pool bar, Four Points Sheraton, Bangkok Every Thursday
March - August 2011
• Club Culture every Thursday presents June 2010 Feb. 2011

• Funky Dojo - Patpong soi 2, Silom rd June 2006 - August 2009

• Club 87 and Diplomat Bar Conrad Hotel Wireless rd Bangkok, Thailand (Full
time resident DJ - August 29 2003 – December 15, 2003
• Tapas room Silom Soi 4 Bangkok 2002. January 2000 - August 2003

Residencies and one off Parties 1991-2000 (USA)
Skunk lounge resident Maritime Hall, Bolinas/Stinson beach parties, Sunset parties
in Berkley Marina, Come/Unity, Woopy Ball, Osmosis, Housing Project, Deep Faith,

Equinox, Basics, Corduroy City, Stompy Stomp, Groove Kitchen, Recycle, Boogie
Buffet, Together, Zanzibar, Mission Rock, MESS, Fluid Groove, Friends and Family,
Tribal Funk, Funky Buddha, Bolinas/Red rocks full moon parties, Bullet proof boat
parties, 330 Rich, Kit Kat @ The End Up, Scuba, Spundae (VIP room)@ 1015,
Loveworks, Lift @ DNA.
Discography:
* BKK IN DA HOUSE (Discor music) July 1st 2011
• Emanuel Skinner - 'Nam Kaeng EP' (Discor music) June 3rd 2011
• ‘BKK DJ’s’ Groovalax records (Germany) licensed to Grammy Thailand. Produced
the track ‘Musica de Casa’ on a compilation mix CD
• Compiled and mixed Tapas Anniversary mix CD. 2000 – ‘03
• Compiled and mixed Bed Supperclub ‘Models night’ mix CD 2005


Music Genres

I play the following music genres:

  • Deep House
  • Funky House
  • House Music
  • Tech House
  • Techno

DJ Mixes

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Booking Info

  • £250 to £500 per set
  • 7 to 14 Days Notice

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  • CDJs
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  • Mixer
  • Power Outlet
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