ANËK ARE A HOUSE MUSIC PRODUCER- AND DJ DUO WHICH ORIGINATE FROM COPENHAGEN, DENMARK.
Best friends since childhood, Denise Jensen Lawler & Karina Jensen who now reside in the UK and France are together the first female duo to be welcomed to the exclusive VIVa MUSiC roster. With over 10 years of experience DJ’ing and producing, they are far from unexperienced in the house music scene. From a young age the two friends found their passion and calling in electronic music and since 2001 have wasted no time pursuing a career doing what they love most.
The first release from Anëk, "Time Is Now" came out on vinyl on the Ibiza based label Chronovision and was followed up by "This World," featuring vocals from house legend Robert Owens as well remixes by DJ W!ld, Lee Brinx and Veitengruber which gained support from names such as Adam Beyer and Groove Armada.
VIVa MUSiC saw their standout track "Girltalk" as part of the labels 100th EP including artists such as Steve LAWLER, Detlef, Leon, Livio & Roby.
Their production “Come Out To Play” became the anthem of the VIVa Warriors brand 2012/13 after it was exclusively played all summer long in 2012 by Steve LAWLER. Anëk then did an updated version in 2013 with big remixes from Santé and Philip Bader which was played and supported all summer 2013 by the likes of Marco Carola, Davide Squillace and Matthias Tanzmann, to name a few, who has also supported the Christian Nielsen remix of their track “Go Down Low” (Layers Label). Their track “HMS” (Expmental Records) was played several times by Richie Hawtin, also “Nothing To Lose” (Materialism) and “The Next Thing” (Nirvana Records) are just a few of their releases which have gained major support from artists such as Hot Since 82, Cuartero, Pan- Pot, Filthy Rich and other notable artists in the industry.
In 2014 the DJ/Producer duo became residents at the VIVa Warriors weekly parties at Sankeys Ibiza and played several events for the VIVa Warriors brand such as the showcase VIVa VS Moon Harbour at the world famous Sonar OFF event in Barcelona, ADE Amsterdam and at Sankeys in London & Manchester. Also in the UK they made their debut at the award winning club Fabric, and have played other legendary venues including The Egg, Fire, Lightbox, Electric Brixton, KOKO, Studio 338 and Ministry Of Sound in London, The Warehouse in Leeds and Rainbow Venues in Birmingham amongst many UK venues. They have headlined a great amount of significant clubs and festivals around the world such as Cafe d’Anvers (Belgium), Culture Box (Copenhagen), Electric Days (Dubai), Fashion Week Hilton in Qatar, HiFields Festival (Cambridge, UK), Hafengrun Festival (Hamburg, Germany) to name a few.
That year they also began hosting the monthly VIVa MUSiC Radio show which included interviews with top names in the business, and compiled and mixed the VIVa Warriors Compilation CD 2014 alongside Miguel Campbell. The summer of 2014 they also found themselves hand-picked for the Emerging Ibiza Break-thru Festival In Ibiza which sees a panel of industry experts selecting the worlds hottest new and upcoming underground talents, uncovering a new generation of future stars.
Release wise, Anëk was busy with EPs out on Overdrive Musik, Nirvana Recordings and Layers Label plus providing a dusin of remixes and being featured on several compilations, which all gained much support from names such as Matthias Tannzmann, Nick Curly, & Santé.
2015 was a great year for Anëk, again being key residents at the now world famous VIVa Warriors weekly parties at Sankeys Ibiza they were a part of winning the “Best Sankeys Party 2015” and also became nominated themselves as “Best Sankeys Ibiza Residents 2015”.
They are now hosting their own radio show “Anek Global Sessions” on Ibiza´s biggest radio station, Ibiza Global Radio, every Friday at midnight CET.
Their tour schedule of 2015 has been filled up with gigs every weekend travelling around the world, headlining in Dubai, Caserta, Varese, Aversa & Sardinia in Italy, Copenhagen and Kolding in Denmark, Romania, Greece, Geneva and Bern in Switzerland, Paris, Biarritz and Marseille in France, Berlin in Germany, Dominican Republic and playing brands such as Tribal Sessions, Dazed, Solid Grooves, High Definition (UK) Festival and Element Festival (Brugge, Belgium) and an endless numbers of UK gigs.
Busy in the studio, Anëk saw releases on Get Physical Music, Resonance Records, Younan Music and Lapsus Music to name a few.