Anonymity is a funny thing in electronic music. If an artist keeps the masses guessing, a handful will try to credit their success to the hype generated by cultivating an air of mystery. Marquis Hawkes is one such producer that doesn’t apply to, and you’d be hard-pressed in finding someone who doesn’t agree that a meteoric rise is indebted to much else but the merit of his productions. Having made his mark with releases on Glasgow’s Dixon Avenue Basement Jams, he has more recently released on Clone Jack For Daze and Crème Organization.
Shimmering House, triumphant Acid, euphoric Afrobeat and shiny vocal cut ups make up our team’s favourite cuts from September…