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Doornroosje

by Marquis Hawkes

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Niccolo Brown
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Niccolo Brown Confession time: though I bought it towards the beginning of June, I haven't actually played Marquis Hawkes's new "Social Housing" album (I know - shame on me) but now might just be the time to take the plunge. Although well-known for his inventiveness with a sampler, "Doornroosje" consists of two thunderously simple disco bangers designed to smash a dance floor to atoms within seconds of the needle descending on the 11 minute A-side "Discopuss". The real aggro though is reserved for the title track on the flip. Atoms are reduced to hadrons then it's quarks all the way to the end and any dancers still left standing are first treated for foot and heart complaints by the St John's Ambulance then awarded MBEs for services to revelry. I've said before that if you're not down with disco then you're a slave to snobbery. These two tunes hit harder than most heavy metal and dancing is so much more cultured than headbanging. Favorite track: Doornroosje.
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released October 21, 2016

2016, Aus Music / Simple

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Marquis Hawkes Berlin, Germany

Marquis Hawkes debuted in 2012, releasing a trio of EPs on Glasgow’s Dixon Avenue Basement Jams label. Drawing from classic Chicago house, with a no frills approach to production that made him the perfect fit for the label (whose motto is “real rockin’ raw shit from the street for the clubs”), the EPs made him an instant one-to-watch in house and techno. Now signed to Houndstooth look out 2016 ;) ... more

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