David McKinney is a modern DJ with the sensibility of an old school selector. He delivers a tasteful blend of fundamental house and colorful techno, heavily influenced by the sound of Detroit, the diversity of New York, and the warmth of his native Santo Domingo – the central hub of a fast-growing scene in an island nation that is steadily becoming a top tier destination for electronic music lovers far and wide.
Emerging from a generation of electronic artists driven by the love of music, Mkni enjoys crafting long sets that flow through different sounds and styles, all while keeping the crowd moving. As a local artist, Mkni is widely regarded as a driving force in the Dominican electronic music scene. His affinity for quality underground music has transcended throughout his career – now spanning over 10 years.
As one of the scenes most experienced figures, he has worked as a DJ, Producer, Event Promoter/Organizer, Music Journalist, and Venue Owner.
Since 2008, he has been the head of Robotmusik, a personal project which evolved into a collective effort that has brought together several of Dominican Republic’s most talented electronic music artists through the basis of friendship and creativity.
As a producer, Mkni is a perfectionist, always taking his time to find the right sound. With only a handful of productions to his name, his work stands out for its quality, creativity and originality.