Neil Paul is DJ, producer, and artist, whose lively and versatile sets have earned him a reputation as a force within the Baltimore DJ scene. Neil entertains as an open-format DJ and provides various levels of production, including sound, video, and lights. His regular performance venues include The Charles, The Bygone, Rockwell, Sandlot, and Ouzo Beach. Neil has performed at Light City, National Wine and Food Festival, Rock and Soul, and many other special events including charity galas, influencer parties, restaurant openings, and artist releases.
Neil originally made a name for himself by specializing in Deep House, Nu Disco, and Indie Dance, performing mainly at upscale Baltimore establishments and private parties. As his opportunities grew to newer venues, events, and wider audiences, he began implementing more influences in his sets, including Hip Hop, Rock, and Global music. His ability to weave in and out of genres smoothly while keeping diverse crowds engaged has brought him continued success in the local scene.
In 2020, Neil launched SATVRN, an EDM crossover artist project. His debut release "You Belong Here" with R&B/Jazz vocalist Sunny Cowell is an uplifting anthem that incorporates soulful vocals with Future Bass, Rock, and Melodic Drum & Bass elements. Neil has several SATVRN releases in the pipeline including collaborations with vocalists and producers from around the world.
Neil is also a featured writer for EDM.com, where he reviews and features artists and records.
Neil was born and raised in Baltimore, MD to immigrant parents from Moldova, former U.S.S.R. His passion for music and performance was instilled at an early age. His mother, a classical music enthusiast, sent Neil to Peabody Preparatory Institute for Classical Piano. As he grew up and his tastes evolved, Neil picked up the guitar and learned to play rock and blues. At Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, Neil formed and fronted two rock bands, Red Leather, and Dripping Wheel. While studying at Cornell, Neil first began learning how to produce electronic music. He later attended the Scratch Academy in Philadelphia to learn the art of DJing and begin this journey of his career. He also attended The Garnish School in Brooklyn for music production and recently completed the Hyperbits Masterclass, a boutique program for established electronic music producers. Neil also earned an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland.
Neil is currently represented by HeidnSeek Talent.
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