Cormac (IE)

No longer one of dance musics' best-kept secrets Cormac's reputation as a revered selector has rapidly spread. The Queer Northern Irish DJ is now soundtracking dancefloors the world over with his unique take on HI-NRG, House and Techno.

Cormac was a listener and dancefloor staple at zeitgeist defining London institutions such as Trade, Nag Nag Nag, and Bugged Out! He's currently resident at Dicks in Ankali, Prague and is working on an event 'Aqueerius' with the same crew. As well as
appearances at key events like Sonar Festival, PollarWeisen, Circoloco, WHOLE Festival, Homobloc, Adonis, isburning, Shmutz, Mustang, and many more.

In Berlin and Europe, he's best known for his legendary closing performances at Panorama Bar and Snax. Sometimes running up to eleven hours in length, and with free reign to play across the board sonically, Cormac has fast become a staple on the line-ups for the club. As the light pours in on Monday mornings, the crowd are kept moving with a selection of his extensive 20 years of DJ knowledge.

In 2021 he founded his own imprint Polari Records. Polari is named in reference to the secret old-school gay slang once used in Europe. The label showcases new and established producers with each release featuring collectible artwork from LGBTQ+ artists.

Cormac's BBC Radio 1 Essential mix featured exclusive non-released material from Polari and artists Gerd Janson, Kink, Volta, Alan Dixon, and Jordan Nocturne, alongside the debut of his first solo release on Polari, the much loved anthem “Heartcore”. As one half of "Comets", he released on the revered Berlin label Ostgut-Ton. “Sparks” an homage to Cowley and Bobby O was released in 2022 on Polari Records. 2023 sees a debut on Running Back Records and the release of Leather ’n Lasers on Polari Records.

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