Neon, real name Stijn D'hont,was born in destelbergen, near gent in 1985.
Destelbergen was known for the "Boccaccio Life", the famous new beat temple in belgium.
Living that close to this extraordinary club changed his way of living: it's the music that counts.
In 1995,at the age of 10,he started buying vinyl. In those days phiphi,yves deruyter & marko were his big influences...
After organizing his own parties, Mike Thompson offered him a dj set @ the legendary Cherry Moon in lokeren. His first clubgig at the age of 15!
Meantime, Neon was also doing his thing on the radio. He had his own item called "de vaste klant" on c-dance: everyday he took some new records and played them on the radio with a little info. It didn't take long until he got his own show broadcasting every night on C-dance gent.
His radio appearance influenced his dj-career: he got the opportunity to start playing at his favourite club: the former Boccaccio that was called The Temple at the time. In 2003 he became one of the warm up deejays.
One year later, he left C-dance for the biggest dance radio in flanders: Topradio. Starting with a weekly dj-set, Neon soon got his own daily spot on national radio hosting his own radioshow called "The Nightclub".later that year he started his show update. This show is still on air everyday from 8am giving you an "update" on the hottest new music.
In 2005 Neon started his professional carreer as he started working at the Musicman recordstore in gent and became resident at The Temple on saturdays playing house,groove and progressive. Guestbookings in clubs like Escape concept, Culture Club, Versuz, major gigs like the Cityparade (05/06) and Tomorrowland (06) and residencies at Tijuana soon made him popular all over flanders.
Even tv wasn't safe anymore: every week he presented the "Release of the Week" on jimtv's,"Going Out" show.
Since januari 2007,thanks to his friend and colleague Joeri, he has been resident on sundaynights at the number one club in belgium: La Rocca, lier and he has played his first sets on the party island: ibiza...
2008 is the year where Neon takes it one step beyond: Together with his friend & colleague Maxim Lany he will take over the wheels of steel in the mainroom at one of the “coolest” clubs in the world: Culture Club,Gent...
You can check him out every saturdaynight!
At this moment Neon is still making his way into the Belgian nightlife and beyond:
His story isn't over yet,that's 4 sure...
Laatst geupdate op 02-11-2011