Mickey Bono aka Beat Thrillerz is a House Music DJ and producer based out of Orlando, FL. He has been DJing and producing music for 16 years. Mickey is the producer/remixer of the Beat Thrillerz and co-producer of K5. He is the resident DJ Saturday nights at Orlando’s premier nightclub, Bliss Ultra Lounge. Previous DJ residencies include Vintage, Club 23, Vain, House Of Blues, Roxy, Rix Lounge, Club LaVela, Embassy, Tabu, Glo Lounge, Voyage, and Rhythm & Flow. His syndicated mixshow, “Seduction” airs weekly on 1Mix Radio, Radio Danz, 1Clubfm (House Channel), Party 95, Florida Beat Radio, Surge Radio, The Beat and Kiss FM 98.5 in Buffalo, NY.
In 2011, Beat Thrillerz was signed to Next Plateau Entertainment for the single “Lose Control”, a collaboration with Phunk from Granite & Phunk and U.K. vocalist Katy Allen, soured up the dance music charts and hit top 10 on dance radio stations including SiriusXM BPM, Radio Danz, The Vibe, and The Beat. It finished 2011 as SiriusXM BPM's #46 most played track of the year.
Mickey Bono’s “Fight For You” (Beat Thrillerz Remix) was selected as the grand prize winning remix of the Nettwerk Records/Morgan Page “Fight For You” Remix Contest beating out over 50 worldwide submissions.
Mickey Bono has been producing music since 1995. He earned a degree in Music Production and Engineering from ARTI (Audio Recording Technology Institute). He began his professional production career with the dance act K5 which was signed to Robbins Entertainment/BMG in the US, ISBA Records in Canada and Universal Records in Germany & Europe. K5 had a Billboard Magazine Hot 100 hit with the song “Passion”. K5 played many venues and large raves throughout the U.S. and Canada. The music video for “Passion” was highly played on music video channels MTV and VIVA throughout Europe.
He is currently producing a new dance project he created called Beat Thrillerz. The first Beat Thrillerz single, “Rain” featuring vocalist Melodie Joy was licensed to be played in all Abercrombie & Fitch stores and was featured on their website in April and May of 2006 and March 2007. Mickey also produced and co-wrote Rockell’s 2006 single “L.O.V.E.”, which was licensed to Louie Devito’s “NYC Underground Party Vol.7.” In 2008 Mickey Bono produced and signed singer Joseph to Value Link Records and hit a big dance hit with “Your Love Still Haunts Me”.
Mickey Bono has headlined or shared the stage with some of the world’s top artists and DJs such as Benny Benassi, Armin Van Buuren, Starkillers, DJ Icey, Nelly Furtado, Destiny’s Child, Backstreet Boys, Nsync.