Chicago based artist G.MARCELL drops a 60 minute House mix.
(Vanguard Sound! – Machining Dreams – Bearatone Recordings – TeknicolrMusic)
Are you currently working on any side projects?
Yes, 1 E.P. for Synapsis Records, finished a E.P. for Episodes, in the process of finishing a E.P. for Unlearn Recordings, doing a remix for “Murph Tone Jack Session and the album with me and Hakim just came out a couple of months ago. Also I’ll be on a compilation on aesthetic audio sometime this year. It’s been kind of busy. There is a tribute to Paul Johnson that scheduled to release the end of this year on teknicolrmusic. Also in the works is a feature for Hizou Deep Rooted Music.
Can you tell me a little about your relation with WKKC 89.3 FM Radio Network?
Well I started DJing on WKKC at the age of 10 on a show called, “Sound Waves”. This show along with “The Young Peoples Radio Network” no longer exist. Am I into radio currently? No
Chicago is on the list along with New York and Detroit as an important part of dance culture history, what experiences growing up do you feel support this statement?
WOW……………… The whole earlier 80″s support this statement. Chicago played a very important roll to the house culture. I say house culture because it wasn’t introduced as dance just yet. I can still remember Lil Louis – Frequency, Farley – Jack My Body, Armando – Land of Confusion, and I could keep going on and on. Some of the parties that lasted til the next morning or later. The scene was better then. At the time I wasn’t DJing or producing, I was just a dancer.
What musical influences do you currently see emerging within house music?
Well I think it’s actually going to take a step back into time. History repeats it’s self. I believe tracks will emerge.
Do you believe this is a good thing or do you feel that it is an obstacle for the evolution of music?
I think this is great thing and not a obstacle. Tracks is the foundation to the dance culture. It’s the very thing that has pulled different groups of people together.
What labels or artists do you always tend to keep tabs on? Why?
Interesting, there is several artists that I check out. It could be in R&B, Soul, Funk, Jazz, House (All sounds of it), Lite rock, etc. The reason being is because it’s motivation when it come down to making music. To get a little understanding of G.Marcell please check out this link.
What/where do you see our music going in the next couple of years?
I see it only getting better. We’re at a point and time where some people are willing to at least consider the music. Sometime that’s just enough to open them up to another world.