In an interview to be published in our Ibiza issue (out mid-July), Defected's Tensnake revealed he's worked with Chic's Nile Rodgers following his involvement with the Daft Punk album.
When asked about his now finished debut album, yet to be allocated to a label, he told DJ Mag Ibiza:
'I worked with Nile Rodgers who plays guitar on two tracks. I also worked with Jamie Lidell on the album, and Stuart Price and I made a track on it too. But it's a bit of a wild ride, there's a sort of R&B sound to parts of it and some downtempo pop and house in other parts.'
Of the origins of the collaboration, he also said:
'Actually, it was all very organic. With Nile, I just mailed him on Facebook. He replied about 10 minutes later, which was sort of amazing, and not what I'd expected at all! It was funny, because he told me he'd already got in touch with Felix Da Housecat's manager about working with me. So it was a nice little accident, and he was super-cool when I met him. I had dinner with him at the WMC, and he's such a humble, easy-going sort of guy. I was pretty excited about meeting him ― I had to down some red wine, as I was a bit nervous beforehand!'
News of the production partnership comes just weeks after Nile Rodgers revealed at IMS that work with Avicii, David Guetta, Disclosure and Chase & Status is also in the pipeline. Beggaring the question: Whatever next?
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