Who: Mr. Mr., Presenter
What: Audio Tonic
When: Thursdays 12am-2am
Having been involved with the music industry for over 11 years, and at the forefront of the UAE’s electronic music scene for over 4 of those, Mike ‘Mr Mr’ Bufton has proven that demand for fresh upfront and emerging music is still high on the regions agenda, successfully running & DJ’ing at Dubai’s longest standing 10 hour weekly event - audio tonic LIVE @ 360º (every Friday), and of course producing/presenting his seminal weekly two hour Thursday night show on Radio 1 UAE, audio tonic – “adding the vital ingredient to your weekend”
His efforts have gained him a solid and respected reputation, which have not gone unnoticed. In 2010, he came in at No 5 in the DJ Mag Middle East Top 50 DJ Poll, and was voted as ‘Best Local DJ’ in the Timeout Nightlife Awards. His night at 360º has been largely responsible for earning the venue a DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs of the world status, for 2 successive years.
With his focus on nurturing the future sound of House music, Mike is a highly adaptable jock in his own right, keeping his view on music educational, yet truly entertaining. From sunset moods, to melodic grooves, big bass lines and tech-laden rhythms, he has the capability of capturing a floor with his intricate and detailed attention too the art of mixing, flow of the set, frequencies & FX. Booking, warming up for and playing after the likes of Spirit Catcher, Luke Fair, Funk D’Void, Ralph Lawson, Jody Wisternoff, Shur-I-Kan, Florian Kruse, Hideo Kobayashi and Jimpster (the list continues!), Mike couldn’t ask for anything else – except more hours in a day!
His continued reliability with music has earned him private appearances for the likes of Michael Schumacher, Boris Becker, The Abu Dhabi Film Festival and The Laureus World Sports Awards.
Mike is also a competent sound engineer, with a passion for radio advert production. His voice can be found across the region’s radio networks and television commercials, representing the likes of adidas ‘Originals’, Nokia, Jumeirah (360º) and the RTA for Dubai Metro.
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Fresh. New. Cutting edge. Mr. Mr. spins the latest Electronic and Dance music from around the globe as he pushes some of the best up-and-coming producers and influential artists.