Without any doubt , MERT YUCEL is definitely one of the key players defining the underground house sound emerging from the city of Istanbul. Credited with being the first Turkish producer to release a dance music album at the tender age of 22 , he is no stranger to underground success internationally with his chart hitting releases on record labels like WIGGLE, ARTFORM, SUBVERSIVE , MAYA , DUTCHIE , DUSK , CHOO CHOO , PLASTIC FANTASTIC , BAROQUE , MOXI , KAOS , MODO , SWIFT , DISTRAEKT , NASCENT and many many more. Within a very short period of time Mert’s techy-driving style won him an army of dedicated fans at home and abroad and elevated him to superstar status in his homeland. His tracks are always singled-out for praise by some of the most respected names in the game, notably DANNY TENAGLIA, STEVE LAWLER, DANNY HOWELLS , JAMIE ANDERSON , OMID16B, KEVIN SAUNDERSON and XPRESS2 amongst many others. His tracks are always subject to be topped at the charts. Recently his single called “get the point” reached #16 @ traxsource techhouse sales chart while his remix for Marcelo Vak hitting #44 @ beatport tech house top 100 chart.
With the success of the each release he did, MERT YUCEL has developed a strong reputation in the electronic music scene all around the world. While working heavily in the studio remixing for some big names and producing his original projects , MERT YUCEL decided to push the house sound from Istanbul and started his own label called DEEPXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS around 2005 with the motto of delivering quality house music without any borders. featuring releases from some established artists along side himself like JAMIE ANDERSON , JOESKI , TYLER STADIUS , TYLER LEWIS , C-SOUL , GIDEON JACKSON , ALEX CELLER , DAVE MOTHERSOLE just to name a few.
Aswell as doing his magic at the studio ,as a DJ his upfront unique style of blending different grooves of dance music with the feeling of excitement and pure driving, enabled Mert to stand out from many other djs Without being stuck into a simple genre , you can find all elements of dance music from Funky to Tribal , minimal to elektro and all the way to twisted edge of techno polished with full of suprising acapellas and fx’es which are in the most tight and seamless form. And recently his 125 minutes promo mix is selected as TOP PICK by much respected DJ MAGAZINE.
Since then MERT YUCEL has cemented his reputation in the live arena, sharing decks with the likes of SASHA, STEVE LAWLER, NICK WARREN, THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS , DEEP DISH and JOSH WINK across Turkey, Greece, Georgia, France, Lithuania , Albania (Kosovo), Southern Europe and beyond…
MERT YUCEL’s weekly radio show which is running on prime time almost for 15 years on RADIO FG 93.7. Also not to forget to mension about his regular guest appearances on radio stations like KISS100 (UK) , MINISTRY OF SOUND RADIO (UK) , PROTON RADIO (USA).