An individual firmly at the heart of The Netherlands’ current electronic landscape, Amsterdam-based DJ and producer Toman is an artist whose stock and stature continue to rise as one of the scene’s most-loved emerging acts. A surging name in recent years, with releases via a host of leading labels and appearances across the globe, his musical journey combines unrivalled work ethic with innate musical talent to showcase exactly why he’s an artist in such heavy worldwide demand.
His debut EP on Mihai Popoviciu’s Cyclic (2017) welcomed a first insight into his studio ability. Since then, he’s taken off with EP’s on Cuttin’ Headz, Moscow, Eastenderz and No Art – the label where Toman features as the A&R. In this role he is also one of the driving forces behind the vinyl-only sub-imprint No Art Red, with his reputation and influence growing as a figure pushing the modern signature ‘Amsterdam Sound’ worldwide alongside close friends and regular studio partners, Chris Stussy and ANOTR.
A talented drummer since his early years, a return to his roots via electronic drum kits within his work has further strengthened his unique sound, building on minimalistic, rolling arrangements to create house music that nods to the golden era of UK tech house. Combining deep grooves amongst hypnotising sonics, his no-nonsense outlook delivers productions perfect for any occasion; from the warm-up to peak time, clubs or festivals, all the way through to the afters and early hours.
The result? His position as Beatport’s best selling Minimal/Deep Tech artist of all time, delivering seven #1’s on the platform across four different labels while gaining support from Raresh, The Martinez Brothers, Joseph Capriati, Enzo Siragusa, Stacey Pullen, Phil Weeks, Franck Roger and Terry Francis to name just a few.
Add in global appearances from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires, Berlin to Montevideo, London to Sydney, manning the decks at Watergate, fabric, Awakenings and S.A.S.H. alongside regular outings at Amsterdam’s most-renowned establishments, and it’s clear to see just why the Dutch talent is on such a steep trajectory… And yet, he’s still only just getting started.