ANTISOCIAL a.k.a Carl Villarubia has been in the scene now for 17 years & has always found himself to be resident DJ for Gibraltars nightlife hotspots along his career.
The Tunnel is where it all started back in 2003 when casemates was the place to be… Little Rock & Corks were also venues where Carl was repeatedly invited to play… Swave residency came in 2008 followed by Moorea (Sotogrande) in 2009 this is where he began to find himself getting to meet Live acts, DJs, Promoters etc, this led Carl to be recognised as a professional DJ & was published numerous times on Sotogrande Magazines & News Papers as part of the Nightclubs promotional ads, Radio shows & interviews on Costa Del Sol Global FM & Salvage FM shortly came after.
Returning to Gibraltar in 2011 Carl took on what became a 3 year DJ residency at Savannah, Savannah was also a door opener to promote his own nights at the club this found Carl working alongside other local DJs, Live Acts & Headline DJs on various events, Savannah was a new growing curve as a promoter where he continued to also grow as a professional DJ.
At this time Ocean Village become the place to be, this welcomed other venues to hold their own ‘’Club’’ nights where Carl found himself invited to play at Celebrity & Zest.
Carl had been invited to play at DUSK Champagne & Cocktails Lounge occasionally until made resident DJ in 2013 here many may known him as Lazy Daiz… A long 6 year residency which ended in Aug 2019 just before the club was due to close in Dec. DUSK was just a Lounge back in 2013 but it was Carl’s efforts alongside Clubs managers interest to push for more which pushed the lounge to become a nightclub, Refurbishments, Bigger Club, Bigger Sound System, added bars etc… DUSK Nightclub was born !! Here Carl had liberty with the trust of Club manager Nicola Copeland to host his own nights, invite live acts, booked headline DJs & Performers such as Tom Novy, Baby D, Sonique, Rui Da Silva to mention a few marketing & promoting now become part of the job.
The ANTISOCIAL allias came with a more electronic underground approach towards his DJ sets also launching his own ‘’Boiler Room’ style events named ‘’EXE’’ where he showcased artists from abroad, Gotti, FreedomB & Ricardo Espino have taken the stage at his events, A project with an intimate approach where you can experience a reflection of his sound up-close & personal, Behind the decks he keeps the underground bass-lines flowing between Minimal, Deep-Tech, Tech-House & Techno.
Carl has surely worked himself up the ladder over the years & thanks to his persistence & dedication he has been able to play at various festivals in Gibraltar such as Savannah Festival, Gibraltar Electronic Music Festival, Holifest & a few others & festivals in Spain the well known Sun Coast Festival (Torremolinos) & Holi Colours (San Pedro), Summer 2018 he done a weekender in Tarifa where he took over ‘’La Ruina’’ on the Saturday & was guest DJ at ‘’Cafe Del Mar’’ on the Sunday.
Over the years he has shared line-ups with TOP artists thanks to the confidence in events & festival promoters names such as Disciples, Jax Jones, Billy Kenny, Greco, DJ Kultur, Mark XTC, Raffa FL, Javi Bora (Space Resident), UNER, Hannah Wants + Many more.