Legendary dance music magazine Mixmag recently christened Dibby Dougherty as someone to ‘Keep An Eye On’ and its not difficult to see why.
The previous 12 months have been exceptional for youthful Irishman Dibby Dougherty, his music has featured on honoured record labels such as Bedrock, Renaissance, Parquet, Natura Sonoris, Alola, Paradigma and Manual Records.
Continuing his bi-weekly residency at the notorious club night Yello in Belfast (*34 DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2011) and also consistently playing further afield, he is frequently seen pleasing crowds at clubs and festivals in Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Mumbai, Argentina, Melbourne, Russia, Switzerland, Germany, Ukraine and the list goes on.
Defining his production style as "Energetic and twisted, but alive with emotion" - his distinct creations are constantly supported and charted by the likes of John Digweed, Richie Hawtin, Josh Wink, Laurent Garnier, John Tejada, Max Cooper, James Zabiela, Dubfire, Sasha and numerous others.
2012 seen the launch of his DhARMA label, a home for Dibby's adoration of the more eclectic side of electronic music. Its not your conventional ‘dance’ label, it releases everything from orchestral and weird, to charming folk-tronica and synthesised pop music. The label has already seen huge props from BBC Radio and countless blogs and magazines including Mixmag, as well as having a remarkable DJ support list. He also hosts a strange yet wonderful radio show called ‘The Looking Glass’ which is renowned for inviting guests from all walks of the electronic music spectrum.