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Mikel Unzurrunzaga Schmitz, aka Makala and/or DJ Makala, is based in the Basque Country, region of Spain.
With more than two decades working as Club and Radio DJ, is also a versatile musician, producer, remixer and promoter.
Having released records and vinyls on labels such as Novophonic, Metak & Lovemonk, also songs and remixes in compilations for UrbanWorld, Movimientos London, Agogo, Freshly Squeezed, Wagram, Elkar,...
Makala’s “Unexpected Tapas” album was finalist of “Best World Music Album” of Spanish Independent UFI Music Awards 2012.
Since the mid 90s, has been performing live as DJ or musician across European venues, clubs & festivals such as Glastonbury (UK), Wilderness (UK), Couvre Feu (France), Dranouter (Belgium), Popkomm (Germany), Sonar (Catalonia), Jazzaldia (Basque Country), Atlantikaldia (Basque Country), Womex (Finland),…
Since 2005, manages his weekly Boom Shaka Laka radio show on Radio Gaztea, Basque Public Radio (EITB).
Since 2008, organizes regularly his Global Funk events in Basque cities, having shared & played there with guest DJs & artists like Alice Russell, Nickodemus, Quantic, Daniel Haaksman, Captain Planet, Rainer Trüby, Tahira,...
Since 2014, is head of Orrua Diskak, his small independent record label. Publishing until now, more than 10 references of projects such as Makala Jazz Funk Band, Gasteiz Big Band, Grupo Maré Baixa, Makala & Jimmy Bidaurreta, No-Land Trio,…


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