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. His regular performance venues include The Charles, The Bygone, Rockwell, Sandlot, and Sandlot. Neil has performed at Light City, National Wine and Food Festival, Rock and Soul, and many other special events including brand activations i.e. Adidas, 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Neil originally made a name for himself by specializing in Deep House, Nu Disco, and Indie Dance, performing mainly at upscale Baltimore establishments and private parties.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, and Rock elements.
Neil is currently launching his second EDM artist project with Heath Allen, a veteran DJ who previously held residencies in Las Vegas. Neil and Heath are currently building a portfolio of original house and trance records to be released in Spring/Summer 2021.
Neil is also a yoga teacher at CorePower yoga, and looks forward to infusing his original music, and original meditation music, into his classes. Wellness and mindfulness continue to have major influences on Neil's creativity and artist vision.
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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