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rowing up in both New York and Miami, Michna (real name: Adrian Yin Michna) is that unique breed of artist that draws from both the urban and the tropical. As a youngster, Adrian started DJing parties with cassettes and playing trombone in a band on the NYC bar circuit including the infamous Lions Den and CBGBs.

After moving to Miami in the mid-90s, he co-founded the pioneering Secret Frequency Crew, who deftly mixed instrumental hip-hop and electronic into a coherent whole. Adrian later found his stride as a solo artist by bringing together his myriad influences into a succinct sonic persona. In 2007, he flew to Brazil to work with Diplo and Bonde Do Role producing the song Quero Te Amar. A year later, he signed to Ghostly International to release his debut LP Magic Monday. It was the producers tightly woven musical amalgam of hip-hop, booty, electro and detailed process that made Magic Monday move.

Adrian followed up his debut with 2009 EP, Eggstra, which leaned more towards a heady mix of hip-hop beats and breakbeat. In 2012,

he took a great leap forward in terms of both songwriting and production with a more futuristic house meets hip-hop nod on the Moving Mountains EP. From there he produced beats for the release of Nikes Lebron XII shoe, as well as the video game Hohokum, and had an extended portion of his track Swiss Glide selected by Mike Judge for an episode of Silicon Valley.

In 2015, Adrian returned with his second full-length album, Thousand Thursday, an effort that streamlined his life and cultural background into vibrant, affable dancefloor sounds. He has since toured the world, collaborated at MoMA with sound artist Yuri Suzuki, and in 2017 composed new audio for a one-night only show with Bec Brittain.

Currently based in Brooklyn, Adrian Michna has become a staple in the NYC club scene, known for his chameleon like abilities. He has also DJ’d for Bergdorf Goodman, Opening Ceremony, Kenzo, The Warhol Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Richard Branson, Jack Ma, and many, many more. Outside of the club, hes been able to pursue interests such as painting, bicycles, and video art.

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