From his nighttime production and turntable maneuvers to his day job A&R’ing Gareth Emery’s acclaimed Garuda imprint, Craig Connelly has fast scored his first marks on the EDM tree. Armin van Buuren, Dash Berlin and John O’Callaghan are just a few of the DJs that smashed his opening single salvo. ‘Absolute Electric’, ‘Manchester AM’ and ‘Robot Wars’ have wowed club audiences worldwide (the latter clinching Connelly his first Beatport no.1), while his remixes for Tritonal, M.I.K.E. and others have done likewise.
As a DJ, Craig has long shown the makings of a great decktition. In March of 2012 he made his debut at the Winter Music Conference, playing at Space (voted the Best Nightclub in the United States in 2011) in Miami. Just a week later he rocked Sankeys (former world’s no.1 club) for the first time. With Emery’s experienced hand guiding his career, (marking him as his “breakthrough DJ/producer” in his most recent top 100 interview) a new star is visibly on the rise. A thrill-inducing producer/remixer, a floor captivating DJ and an intuitively savvy A&R man - Craig Connelly is a next-gen EDM triple threat.