Melon is a natural artist, a DJ who has managed to gain residencies and regular bookings at some of the world’s finest clubs and festivals, purely by being great at spinning records, such as Mazzo, Trouw, Club 11, Awakenings, Loveland, Fabric, Robert Johnson, Watergate, PanoramaBar, Heideglühen and Thuishaven. His awesome record collection, spanning five decades of dance music, is the base for a unique sound, always a few steps ahead of the game. Timeless, muscular house music in all its glory and variety.
Melon is gifted with the ability of mixing any style seamlessly, whilst turning it into his signature groove. Truly understanding and controlling the dance floor is a craft Melon has elevated into an art. He has been named as the Larry Levan of Amsterdam, but mainly he goes by the name “The Don” aka Don Melon. With releases and remixes on top notch labels such as Innervisions, Rekids, Rush Hour, D.O.C.,Rebirth, Compost, Systematic, Deep Vibes and his own imprints Ratio?music and Raw Meat, Melon has managed to create a high production profile. Next to his collaborations with friends such as San Proper and Tom Trago, Melon is praised for his signature grooves. His music is well respected around the globe and has earned playtime by friends such as Ricardo Villalobos, Soul Clap, Seth Troxler and Doc Martin.