Clint Lee loves a little disturbing behavior; with roots in the richly cultured soil of Africa and a penchant for mind-bending minimal and tribal techno, he entices clubbers to twist in all sorts of distorted array, and has firmly embedded his name in London’s electronic jungle.
Clint Lee’s journey into Electronic Dance Music began under the African sun. Growing up to an ethnic beat along the East Coast of Durban, South Africa, in a musically ambitious family; he was destined to find his life rhythm in music. Clint relocated to London, took his animalistic approach to... [read more]
dance music with him and savagely took to the club circuit in early 2001. With his natural attraction to percussive and native sounds, he built a solid repute for beastly bass lines and electronic jungle fever’d sets. Now, nearly a decade in, his African-inspired, futuristic beatings are in high demand in both London and Ibiza, with regular bookings in the Greater United Kingdom and Europe.
Clint has played at some of the biggest club nights in London; with regular appearances for Zombies Ate My Brain, Zombie Soundsystem, Circo Loco, and regular appearances at Zoo Project and Underground in Ibiza since their inception. Guest appearances at some of London’s most solid event nights include, Fervor, Retox, VeryVeryWongIndeed, Mixmag Events and Jaded, playing alongside some of the biggest names in House and Techno including, Audion, Guido Schneider, Loco Dice, Booka Shade, Stimming, Mathew Johnson, James Holden, Dan Genacia, Gui Boratto, Jamie Jones, Marc Houle, Timo Maas, Steve Bug, Ralph Lawson and Mr C.
Clint has also debuted at the TDK and Global Breakthrough festivals in past years which saw him rub shoulders and play records alongside Laurent Garnier, Francois K, Masters at Work and 2 Many Dj’s to name a few.
In recent years, Clint’s animalistic sound has burst out in all directions; from Miami to Ibiza, Tel Aviv to Moscow and on to Cape Town. In the summer season Clint has been based in Ibiza establishing residencies with some of the islands favorite brands including Zoo Project in 2007/8, in 2010 saw Clint residing for new comers to The White Isle, Warung, who took over Privilege with a stellar line up of guests and residents from the revered Warung Beach Club in Brazil. The summer of 2011 saw Clint regularly guesting at the newly formed Vagabundo Cafe, Luciano and crew’s hang out and very own cafe, formally Le ‘ Elephant. With establishing credible residencies each and every summer Clint is also found performing in many of the islands exclusive private parties and also shaking the crowds at beach bar, Ushuaia with fello comrade Behrouz during the past summers as well as guest appearances at Sands, Blue Marlin, La Plage and Es Vive. Clint has regularly guested on Ibiza Global Radio every summer spreading his afro tech sounds along the Balearic airwaves.
Wildlife Ibiza launched many moons ago alongside Zoo Project in the island’s old abandoned zoo, a project created by Clint himself and has organically grown amongst friends and people who share the same interest.
In previous years the project has seen support from Monika Kruse, Shonky, Ame, SIS, System of Survival, Anthony Collins to name a few.
In its 4th year on the white Isle, hosting some of the islands most talked about parties in some of the most breath taking sites and villas. If it were one word to describe Wildlife Ibiza it would certainly be wild, from pool parties, mansion parties and mountain top parties. Year after year they have brought the jungle to the island whilst still keeping it cutting edge, including some of the islands much loved artists, friends and local talent namely Jose De Divina, Behrouz, Francisco Allendes and Paola Poletta to name a few.
Wildlife has also ventured out and made its paw print in Berlin in previous summers which saw Claude Von Stroke headlining the Wildlife Arena for Dream Berlin. An event which played host to 15 000 revelers who danced away to some of the worlds leading Djs. “Wildlife 2012 will see Wildlife go back to its roots by making its print in Africa, with a tour covering all major cities in South Africa. Wildlife shall return to the white isle for its fifth season with some more exclusive events coming up.
Clint’s ethos is ‘be creative, be yourself and just let go! Something he encourages from behind the box through his sets. From coaxing a shy floor into action, entertaining the partygoers, enlightening the curious, satisfying the whims of the tired and weary, he constantly monitors the energy levels of the crowd at all times. It is this intelligent and conscious approach, merged with his down to earth manner and cool mixing demeanour that makes his dancefloor one to remember!