Maceo Plex has been a busy bee of late judging by the amount of musical honey coming from his hive of activity/studio.
There's no spreading himself thin on the quality front though (hell yeah, we kept the honey analogy going in a new paragraph). First up there's his new sleazy, vocodered Jupiter Jazz project alongside Danny Daze, which sees their 'Booty Jazz' EP drop on his own Ellum Audio label on the 4th of March. That's followed on the 30th April by Maceo's inauguration into K7's celebrated DJ-Kicks series. Recorded mostly from vinyl-only releases from the last twenty years, many of them re-edited to flow in the mix, the tracklist is an intriguing mix of dark, futuristic electro and house, including an exclusive Maceo Plex track, 'Galactic Cinema'. Some time has clearly been taken putting it together, meaning we can't wait to get our hands on a finished copy.
Catch him touring throughout March in Europe and the US and you'll no doubt hear him dropping some of the tracks in person.
1st March: Yalta Club, Sofia, BG / 2nd March: Studio Martin, Bucharest, RO / 7th March: Boiler Room Studios, London, UK / 28th March: Mulletover, London, UK / 31st March: Saved at Source Bar, Maidstone/Kent, UK / 31st March: Circus, Liverpool, UK / 3rd April: Snowbombing, AT / 5th April: Reverse at La Riviera, Madrid, ES / 6th April: Ministerium Club, Lisbon, PT / 12th April: WIHMini Festival at Showcase Club, Paris, FR / 19th April: Burn Studios Tour, Gangaras/Kaunas, Lithuania, LT / 3rd May: The Plug, Sheffield, UK / 5th May: Digital, Brighton, UK / 30th May: Bandcamp Burn Studios, Ibiza, ES / 15th June: Sonar 2013, Barcelona, ES / 3rd Aug: Eastern Electrics, Hertfordshire, UK
USA & CANADIAN DATES
14th March: Mansion - Miami, FL / 15th March: Beyond Wonderland Pre Party @ Exchange, LA / 16th March: Beyond Wonderland at Downtown LA, LA / 17th March: Ultra Music Festival, Miami, FL / 20th March: Ellum Showcase at Electric Pickle, Miami, FL / 24th March: Last Resort, Miami, FL / 17th May: Electric Daisy Carnival NYC, NY / 18th May: Stereo - Montreal, CA / 19th May: Moskito - Toronto, CA / 24th May: Norad, Denver / 25th May: Maetrik @ movement festival, Detroit / 26th May: Last Resort Party, Detroit