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Mike McCarthy

Name: Michael McCarthy
Birthdate: March 13th, 1977
Birthplace: Sept-Iles, Quebec
Nationality: Canadian
Styles: Trance, progressive, progressive house
Influences: Armin van Buuren, John O'Callaghan, Simon Patterson, Norin & Rad, Above & Beyond
Performed at: Circus Afterhours, Red Lite, Stereo Nightclub, Beach Club
Record labels: Progressive Groove Records
Fun fact: I'm a real intellectual. I completed an MBA in 2006.
Website: www.djmikemccarthy.com
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The electronic genre of music has been part of the music scene for more than 30 years. Each of its style evolves along the same path; that of evolution, awakening, sharing. That genre, in each of its styles, carries in it a story, a conscience, and overflows onto our path to broaden our horizons. It is a vital lead, a main door into a self-awareness trip towards a universal conscience. Its mission: to propel us towards a world of truth, a world of creation driven by good will for people of good will.

DJ Mike McCarthy is an artist whose willpower has established him as a messenger of Trance and House music genres. His mastery of the art of handling the mixing console is evident in his musical choices, in the aroma of his energy, and in the harmony of his musical melodies. This harmony brings a truth to life, to the dance movements shared by thousands of us.

Born in 1977 in Sept-Iles, a small town in the province of Quebec, Canada, Michael McCarthy refined his musical tastes over the of years. As you are reading this, his interests veer more specifically towards Uplifting Trance , Progressive Trance , Vocal Trance and Progressive House . Each of these subcategories of the electronic genre, are characterized by energetic and mesmerizing rhythms, but alsoby their very dynamic and invigorating tempos.

Since November 2009 he has been a resident DJ on one of the largest Trance-oriented Internet radio stations, Sense.FM. His show, titled Tranceptions , is broadcasted on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.

In his constant search to further his musical evolution, DJ Mike McCarthy has been working in close collaboration with Unik Productions since the beginning of 2010. Several private and corporate events have highlighted this collaboration.

His favorite artists include some of the biggest names on the international scene, such as Simon Patterson, Armin Van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, John O’Callaghan, Above & Beyond and Sean Tyas to name a few. ” I admire these great artists of electronic music who created their own identity, thanks to their exceptional musical production. They exert a real influence on me as a DJ and artist, and this is reflected deeply in my musical choices .”

To DJ Mike McCarthy, each smile that his music elicits from listeners and dancers alike is a reward, a truly heartwarming experience. He feels the various atmospheres as the positive unity that he gathers by sharing his love of music with his public. Words can barely explain how he feels about such experiences: ” I love to make the listener climb to the highest emotional and sentimental state so that he can escape to a profound state of being, not to avoid reality, but rather to live an unforgettable moment of ecstasy .”

This talented DJ carries in him a gift essential to our evolution: Music! Moreover, he is exceptionally charismatic. His presence on stage is highlighted by his authentic and indomitable energy, which he shares by enjoying the ecstasy of dancing with his crowd while plying his turntables. His inspiration is never-ending, in constant evolution.

Following his own path on the way to success, DJ Mike McCarthy advances in leaps and bounds, and is becoming a force to be reckoned with on the electronic music scene. From humble beginnings, but aiming for the top, he is on his way to climbing each step one by one on the way to his ideal. Will you join him for the ride?


Date Event Venue
Jan 16th 2015    Old School Trance 2015 Viva Lounge
Jan 17th 2014    Mike McCarthy, Seven Ways, Ross, Kevin Brown Espaces Des Arts
Jul 20th 2013    Mike McCarthy, Oxygen, Seibaz, Andrew Gattuso Pavillon De La Jamaique
Jun 30th 2013    Dash Berlin, Cosmic Gate Beach Club
Apr 12th 2013    Mike McCarthy, Malek, Anna Rita Eclipse Night Club
Mar 31st 2013    Bal en Blanc 2013 (19th Edition) Palais des Congres
Dec 31st 2012    Jeff Fontaine, Lucie Lebel, Steve Candela La Scena
Nov 09th 2012    Mike McCarthy, New Hero, BenP & Mart Bar Passeport
Oct 26th 2012    Ben Gold, Dennis Sheperd, Mike McCarthy Stereo Nightclub
Sep 02nd 2012    Axwell, Stefano Noferini, Max Graham New City Gas


Radio Show Podcast

Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 9PM EST on www.sense.FM