Draft:Miss Monique (Alesia Arkusha)

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Alesia Arkusha (Miss Monique)
Born
OccupationDJ
Years activeSince 2011

Alesia Arkusha, more famous in electronic music world under the name Miss Monique, passed all thorny road from the beginner to the true professional DJ. Great success was achieved thanks to creation of popular podcast called Mind Games and MiMo Weekly on Youtube and also releases on such famous labels as Black Hole Recordings & Bonzai Progressive.[1]. Her musical style is an eclectic fusion of progressive house and techno, allowing a broad spectrum of performance possibilities to perfectly suit both small intimate gigs as well as festival headline stages [2].


The Beginning[edit]

Everything began in far 2011. Alesia actively gives perfomances in Ukraine for 2 years, having visited practically all Ukrainian cities. 2013 marked with creation of radio show called Mind games. Growth of its popularity allowed to gain huge base of foreign listeners. Thanks to this Monique begins to act on foreign concert halls and in 2014 begins cooperation with Freegrant Music label. The tracks which are released on a label were highly appreciated by world's leading DJs, in particular Armin van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, Paul Oakenfold and others [3]. Hailing from the Ukraine, Miss Monique has steadily risen to prominence and is now one of the most recognized DJs in and around Eastern Europe, making waves on the international circuit. Her acclaimed Mind Games podcast has now garnered more than two million views on YouTube, whilst 2016 saw her performing over 100 shows as far afield as China, Mexico, and Egypt [2].

The current year[edit]

In the current year her podcast is one of the most popular on YouTube platform with more than 20 million views.Geography of performances promptly grows. In the nearest future Alesya plans to create her own label called "Siona Records". Her musical style is an eclectic fusion of progressive house and techno, allowing a broad spectrum of performance possibilities to perfectly suit both small intimate gigs as well as festival headline stages [2] Now Miss Monique is one of 20 most popular Ukrainian pop-stars [4].

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