Mondli Skosana known to the public as ‘Vandal M’ is a Producer | Dj | Artist based in Bronkhorstspruit (North-East of Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa). Vandal M is a self taught individual who is driven by passion and inspiration, born in March 1st 1993. Being exposed to music at a younger age has actually got this individual a chance to explore his ideas about music, his mother and uncle used to collect records, cassettes and compact discs for different kinds of genres while he was still a child. He got introduced to House Music at younger age in the early 90’s but he is more influenced by the 80’s and 90’s Electronic Music. Then his passion for Music took over and drove him mad as he grew into different stages of life and developed a strong signal for Music mostly House Music.
He started Disc Jockey back in 2008 while he was still in High School, and a friend introduced him to music production using computer software programs such as:- FL Studio (Image line); Cubase (Steinberg); Reason (Propeller head) to name a few. After he completed his Grade 12 back in 2010 he then got a chance to familiarize Himself with the software programs and started making progress. He released his first 4 Track EP (Extended Play) titled ‘Moody Nights’ http://www.traxsource.com/title/393128/moody-nights with a label called ‘FOMP’ from the UK www.fompuk.com FOMP00054 |2014-11-10 It gained him a bit of exposure and grabbed attention of the public including well known dogs in the underground scene for both national and international, people like Vinny Da Vinci (Metro FM), DJ Christos (Metro FM), DJ China, Miggs (Foreal), Malankane (House Afrika), Kat La Kat, Lars Behrenroth (Deeper Shades, USA), Jazzman (DIS, Germany), Marcelo Tavares (Deep Space, Brazil) to name a few.
His music has been getting serious airplay ever since the ‘Moody Nights EP’ and many more other projects he’s released -> http://www.traxsource.com/artist/213477/vandal-m. He has also been dominating the internet lately and was once booked by Hilltop Live Entertainment at OPPIKOPPI FESTIVAL 21 on Red Bull Studio Live where he shared stages with well known big artists in both underground and mainstream. OPPIKOPPI is one of the biggest music festivals in the world. He has also been booked in one of the most rated places in SA’s House music which is House 22 (Sunny Side, PTA), House 22 is known for it’s consistent quality music events and it has international recognition. Vandal M is really driven by passion and inspiration, he is determined and willing to learn more about music and it’s business so he can share his thoughts about music, he is about touching and changing the lives of others through music as he says “MUSIC BECOMES A FUNCTION”. .