Mike McGuinness, professionally known as Lempo, is an award winning DJ and music producer. With support from industry legends such as Pete Tong, Andi Durrant and Danny Howard has seen his songs gain airplay on BBC Music, Capital FM, Kiss FM and many more. Lempos’s productions have also gained several commercial placements, most noteably on Channel 4 (UK), The X-Factor Australia and Disney XD (USA).
Lempo is a Beatport Top 5, Music Week top 10 and iTunes top 40 selling artist. With multiple number one sellers on Tracksource and Juno Download – having signed with prestigious recording lables, including New York’s iconic Strictly Rhythm, Todd Terry’s InHouse, Chicago’s Trax Record, Dutch giants Black Hole Recordings and London Powerhouses CR2 Records and Whore House.
He has collaborated with key industry figures such as Artful Doger, K-Klass, Ruff Diamond and Will Clarke. Along with vocalists such as Chuck Roberts, MC Flipside, Nancy Sinatra, Princess Superstart and Roland Clarke. Lempo’s production credits also include high profile remix comissions for Snoop Dogg, General Levy and Dawn Penn.
Lempo is regulary feature on TV, Radio and in the press and wider media. He is the founder of Manchester’s Applique Music Record Label, The Twisted Melon Radio Show and the annual Eivissa Partido event.
In 2011 Applique Music was launched and has now establishe itself, featuring a catalogue of over 130 releases with over 20 number one sellers such as K-Klass, Franky Wah, Roland Clarke, Sidney Charles and Todd Terry.
Twisted Melon launched in 2014 on Café Mambo Radio and has become one of Mixcloud’s top trending house music shows. Featuring a cocktail of retro and classics, with jingles provided by the Manchester legend Shaun Ryder.
Eivissa Partido is an annual Knutsford soiree organised and hosted by Lempo. Boasting sell out shows with iconic guest performances from the likes of K-Klass, Brandon Block, Judge Jules, Artful Dodger, Phats & Small and Marshal Jefferson, to name but a few.
Lempo is available for comissions, corporate events, private events, brand collaborations, advertisements, TV appearances, in house residencies, live performances, festivals and we are open to all offers submitted via the form below.