Derek D was born in Brussels, Belgium. In the early 80’s he was already involved in several radio projects and much active in the Belgian nightlife. In 2013 he released his first EP called “Gualapa” on the Belgian label Fix by Six records. Later on more releases on big international labels such as 303Lovers, Bikini Tracks, Deeperfect, Tretmuehle, Anybody Music, Doppelgaenger, Budenzauber, Complex Textures, Citynoices and collaborations with artists like Zoo Brazil, Tony Dee,… . As booking- & event manager he started to organize Ibiza related parties in important clubs. And it didn’t stay with organizing only, pretty soon he took up again his DJ-performances.
Highlights so far are the Factomania Showcases, the Deeperfect Showcase, Neverending Festival, the Eivissa Clubbings in Versuz & La Rocca Belgium, parties At The Villa (B), Playa Padre (ES), Olivia Valère (ES), NAÔ (ES), Bless (ES), La Suite (ES), Santos Ibiza, Ocean Drive Ibiza, and many more. In his career he shared the cabin with known national and international dj’s like: Luciano, Magdalena, David Penn, Stefano Noferini, Roger Sanchez, Ismael Rivas, Chus and Ceballos, Jean-Claude Ades, Birds Of Mind, Uner, Roland Clark and many more. He also worked as manager for several radio stations worldwide where he brings his typical sounds into the playlists. 2013 he started his own radio show called Kondo Beach 118Bpm on Ibiza Global Radio. The show is a mix of House, Deep House, Afro House with a progressive touch and is now broadcasted weekly on several stations worldwide. 2019 he finally made the move to Ibiza where he organizes events, acts as booking manager for several DJ’s and hosts his Kondo Beach 118Bpm weekly on Playasol Ibiza radio and The One Ibiza. More projects are in the pipeline.
You can hear Derek D on Saturday 5 PM CET