Mehmet Işıklı started to be interested in music while he was still in high school. First, he DJed on birthdays and some private parties as an amateur. Later, he trained with professional DJs and improved himself. Formerly LIVING ROOM and now known as BOTANIC, he became the resident dj of the club. Then he started to work as a resident dj of Scala. He chose the stage name DARKMAN in 2000. He made Turkey's first mixed dance music compilation with Future Sound of Istanbul. 2C, Loop, Mind, BPM, Beat, Maksim Club, New Yorker Club, Level 4, CN first year party @ Parkorman, CN Dj Rooster Party @ Cream, Venue, Jukebox,Samara,Dulcinea,Pause,dome Tropix (Cyprus), Cyprus Famagusta performed at DJ Festival M&M (Bodrum), Hadigari (Bodrum), Redlion (Bodrum).