UK favourite Bontan returns with a brand new EP ‘Firefly’ next month, set for release on long standing imprint, Toolroom Records. A sultry, pitched down vocal set above a deep house groove and poignant keys, DJ Mag has nabbed an exclusive preview of the EP's title track, which also features a brilliant rework by Christian Nielsen.
We caught up with Bontan to talk bangers, B2Bs, brain food, beverages and… erm, basically the very best of all things Bontan.
Bontan's 'Firefly' EP is out 8th June on Toolroom Records.
Best Single: "My own personal favourite track that I’ve created would be ‘Activated’. It really works on any dance floor."
Best Remix: "I regard the work I did on Coyu & Ramiro Lopez’s ‘1,2,3...FIRE' as my best remix."
Best Club to Play In: "District (Lincoln) – It’s everything an underground club should be. Hot, sweaty, low ceiling & kicking sound system!"
Best Vinyl You’ve Bought: "Masters At Work ‘Collection’. They are the reason I got into house music."
Best Clubbing Holiday Destination: "As obvious as it may sound, it’s Ibiza. It’s such a magical place."
Best Banger: "Phil Weeks ‘It’s The Inside That Counts’. If the room needs a lift.... throw this in!"
Best Closing Track: "Masters At Work 'I Can’t Get No Sleep’"
Best Sound System: "In a club it would have to be Ministry Of Sound in London."
Best B2B: "The best B2B I've seen is Kerri Chandler & Chez Damier."
Best Brain Food: "Banana. Every morning when I get up."
Best Stimulant: "A strong kick drum is the best stimulant you can get!"
Best Beverage: "Vodka & Pineapple is my drink in the summer! Other than that just relentless cans of red stripe."
Best Recovery Method: "My bed for the whole day surrounded by food and Game of Thrones."
Best Buddy: "My laptop. Love that little guy"