Step Out of the Metaverse and Into ‘Real Life’ with Dave Winnel.
Sydney´s own Dave Winnel is conquering the world with his unique take on the house genre. After a string of massive singles in 2021 including ‘CEO’ and ‘Jungle Juice’, Dave Winnel is back with another house heater with his new single ‘Real Life’. With a dark and dirty bassline to get you moving, ‘Real Life’ sees Dave level up with one of his tastiest tunes to date.
“‘Real Life’ was born during the lockdowns as we were constantly asking ourselves every day, “Is this really happening?” and “Is this really real life?”, explains Dave. “The lyrics are quite serious and dark, so I made the beat to match that intensity. With the artwork I explored the idea that although all this crazy stuff is happening in the world, there’s also this boom in the NFT- driven metaverse world where an online presence is more important over anything else.”
Even through endless lockdowns, 2021 was a big year for Dave Winnel. He was a finalist in the Unearthed DIY Supergroup competition and also made his triple j Like A Version debut, delivering a stellar rework of Toto’s ‘Africa’, alongside a mashup of ‘CEO’ and ‘Jungle Juice’ with the help of KLP. Dave was also handpicked to remix Darude’s ubiquitous classic ‘Sandstorm’ for a major Christmas TV campaign.
Over his career Dave has collaborated with the legendary Armin Van Buuren on ´The Race´, and produced official remixes for Twenty One Pilots, David Guetta, Bastille, Anne-Marie, Clean Bandit, Hardwell, Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Adam Lambert, and Galantis, proving himself to be one of Australia’s most prolific electronic acts, racking up over 65 million streams on Spotify alone.
This Vegemite-loving producer is known for his infectious and fun personality and this shines through his music, blending future/tech house with organic quirky instruments. Be sure to catch Dave at one of his upcoming shows and step out of the metaverse and into ‘Real Life’.
Upcoming Tour Dates
11th June – La La Land, Brisbane
12th June – Ministry of Sound Testament, Sydney
8th July – Ivanhoe, Manly
12th Oct – Garden of Eden, Port Macquarie