Blackmode Profile pic 3 David Perkins aka 'Blackmode' was born in Dublin, Ireland. Since his early years he developed a love for music. Electronic Dance Music became his passion during his teenage years and David began djing & producing. It was not long before David began hosting his own radio show on Kiss FM Dublin and began to play sets at various clubs throughout Dublin.

Over the years David has played sets and held residencies in all of Ireland’s top clubs, including Temple Theatre, Tripod, Think Tank, Wax, Radio City, Marquee, The Undergound and Life Festival. In recent years David has played alongside legends like Danny Howells Alex Cellar & Moodymanc.

David's productions have become his main focus in recent times and he has begun to develop a distinct House sound for which he has become known, following several solid releases. David had his first release with the 'Rolling Beatz EP' on highly respected South American House Imprint "Muzik Xpress Records" alongside fellow Dublin DJ/Producer David De Valera. Following hot on the heels of the first release, "The Punks Don ‘t Run" was David’s next release and is currently out on Brazilian imprint Club 66Records.Both EP’s gaining massive support throughout the scene.

***********UPCOMING RELEASES**********

Blackmode – “Hot Pockets” 3 Track EP (Featuring a remix by Darren Doherty) – Club 66 Records currently available on beatport...

Darren Doherty – Hippno Phatt – Blackmode Remix out now as part of the Tecnove Records Ibiza Sampler album 2011 also Featuring remixes by El Mundo & Satori and Mike Montano....

Ruzam - The Limit (Max Conte + Blackmode Remix) out now on Deso Records

Max Conte + Blackmode - Motor City Hustle - Forthcoming on Freche Fruchte Records

Max Conte + Blackmode - Sub Hugger – Forthcoming on Freche Fruchte Records

Blackmode – The Kinky Resistance EP - Forthcoming on Deso Records

***********LABEL NEWS**********

David is currently in the process of launching a new deep house record label called Swink Music alongside fellow DJ/Producer Max Conte, which will be the main focus for the remainder of 2011 with a release coming in time for Christmas. Swink will provide an outlet for some fresh new sounds and also to showcase some of the best talent from Ireland and around the globe……..

***********RADIO SHOW **********

David will be hosting a brand new show alongside Max Conte as part of the Swink Music project on This is a brand new venture, kicking off on Tuesday November 8th ......

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