Mackenzie Johnson, better known as MAKJ, recently collaborated with Timmy Trumpet to release the single “Party Til We Die” via Spinnin’ Records, and he’s spinnin’ his brand of electro-house on tour with a stop at Soundcheck on Thursday, March 30.
MAKJ has released a series of singles since 2011, collaborating with artists such as Hardwell, Lil’ Jon, and M35. Since 2013, MAKJ has been in demand at festivals like Electric Zoo, Voodoo Experience, Coachella Valley Music Festival, and TomorrowWorld. DJ Magazine ranked him #63 in its top 100 DJs in 2014. On March 3, MAKJ released his latest single, “Knock Me Down,” a collaboration with with Max Styler and Elayna Boynton.
Watch the official music video for “Party Til We Die” by MAKJ and Timmy Trumpet featuring Andrew WK on YouTube:
Yes, Andrew WK singing on an EDM-flavored track! Well, MAKJ and WK met at Ultra Music Festival, and Billboard hailed the single as a product of that venue.
“Being that Ultra is an electronic music festival, you can hear the essence of the festival all over the new single. ‘Party Til We Die’ is an electronic party within itself that makes you want to get on the dance floor,” said Liza Blake for Billboard.
DC can experience its own mini-Ultra tomorrow night! Buy your tickets online.
Thursday, March 30