Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Mark E "Call Me" (Merc)

Mark E is a respected name among Disco revivalists and slo-mo house heads, recognized as both an innovative producer and talented DJ with an extensive knowledge of old school House and classic boogie. The Birmingham-based artist is first and foremost acknowledged as a “Disco-edit king," thanks to his roster of applauded edits from Womack & Womack's "Baby I'm Scared of You" to Franck Beverly's "Joy and Pain." To his credit, he has attempted to escape this stigma by venturing into more experimental and original territory with the debut of his first full-length album, Stonebreaker on Ghostly, released earlier this year. However, we are quickly reminded of his magic touch to the ubiquitous “edit” with his forthcoming release on his label, Merc. The release, titled "Call Me" is a dark, and heavy spin-off of Diana Ross’ bittersweet classic, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.”

The release is distinctly Mark E – a chunky, thumping pitched down number with a cosmic touch. The track was first heard on his exclusive guestmix for Beats in Space radio a year ago. Come this September, it will finally see the light of day, starring two remixes by Dixon and Tensnake.

Out of the three tracks, this one takes the cake:

Mark e -call me (dixon edit) by raler

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