DJ Romain (NYC)
Romain Gowe aka Dj Romain (NYC), a fixture in the new york city club dance scene from the early 90’s til now, who started playing at local clubs and private parties in New York and Brooklyn. Romain got his big break opening up for DJ Smash at New York’s famous after hours underground club “Save The Robots” (88-94). Romain has been playing at other NYC clubs as resident DJ, such as Palladium, Limelight Tunnel, Club Exit, Centro Fly, Sound Factor Bar, and played many times as guest DJ along side dj’s Francois K., Joe Clausell & Danny Krivit at Body & Soul from (97 to 2000).
Romain has played clubs in Brooklyn like Output and Black Flamingo.
Romain decided to start producing his own records and releasing them. His first release was on Strictly Rhythm Records in 1991
called “Get Your Thang Together” under the alias EMENAR 1. Romain then went on to release his work on many other labels in the US and Europe.
In 2000 Romain started a label called Metro Trax, where he released his world wide smash hit “Philly’s Groove” which got major air play on UK’s
Radio1 by Danny Rampling and was featured on Defected Records “Break For Love” compilation. Currently Romain has trax out on Angelo Ferreri’s Mood Funk Records and an album on DJ Spen’s Quantize Records called "That’s How We Do It”. In 2004 Romain started another label called
Nu Faze Records this is where he started developing artists like Danil Wright (Church Lady-Dennis Ferrer).
He then met artist Darryl D Bonneau and that collaboration churned out another smash underground hit called "It’s the Spirit".
Currently Romain has been offering the use of his deep vocals for spoken word projects with Raffa “Moon Rocket” Scoccia on italian label Re-Tide Records called “Me And The Gang” and a project with belgium producer Sue Avenue coming out on Nervous Records. Look out for more projects coming out on Romain’s Metro Trax and Nu Faze Records label for 2019 and beyond.
"I't's a real honour to have another legend of the underground on the Get Lifted Guest Mix! Romain's mix is pure heat..!" - LD
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