monki


DJ Monki is an underground tastemaker championing new electronic talent on her prime time Rinse FM show and digital imprint ZOO Music. At just 20 years old she is a resident at Annie Mac’s critically acclaimed touring club night ‘AMP,’ and a regular fixture behind the decks at clubs and festivals around the UK and Europe. Her box-fresh bass music inspired sets include everything from piano house to hissing snares and skeleton shattering sub bass. Monki started her radio career in deepest darkest Tolworth at a work experience placement with revolutionary free love and 60s pirate station Radio Jackie. It was during her placement that she scored an internship working for underground vanguard Rinse FM. After a year of making tea and fetching Nandos, Rinse founder Geenus offered her the Thursday morning slot and she smashed it. Monki’s technical mixes, tune selection and on air good vibes resulted in her being promoted to the enviable 4pm – 6pm (GMT) Saturday slot. Like all good selectors Monki did her homework and started training her ear at a young age. At 12 she curiously cruised the radio dial on the lookout for local pirates in South West London, before religiously checking out specialist shows on Radio 1 and Rinse FM. If she wasn’t glued to the radio she was sharing her mums love of Ibiza music and getting copies of her uncles EZ and US hip hop mixtapes. When Monki discovered Skream, Justice, Daft Punk and grime acts like Boy Better Know things really started to chan...

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