2016 saw the birth of ‘Clear Six’ into the dance / electronic music world, first starting with his track ‘Sunshine Feat. Curtis T Johns’ which was released on Tough Love’s ‘Get Twisted’ label via Columbia Records which saw support from Kiss FM and Capital Xtra. Next came ‘Rescue Me Feat. Dija Bhlue’ which instantly got recognition from DJ Pioneer on KISS FM along with also getting New Music Friday in France on Spotify and included in the Apple Music A:List Dance playlist. Clear Six then followed up and ended 2016 with another dance smasher titled ‘Light it Up Feat. Molly’ which saw support from Marvellous YouTube and was made Spinnin’ Records Track of The Week on their Spinnin’ Talent Pool, racking up over 157,000 plays in less than 1 week.
Whilst working away on his original music, Clear Six had no intention of slowing down during 2016 as he also remixed for the likes of Oliver Nelson, PJU and Tough Love ending 2016 with a whopping 1.1 million streams in total across all his originals and remixes – Impressive!
2017 brings a new sound and direction from Clear Six with his track ‘I’ll Give You Love’ – an out and out disco house record, sure to make your dance boots move! Released on Hoxton based label ‘Perfect Havoc’ – I’ll Give You Love shows Clear Six’s diverse production range in the electronic dance world.
‘I’ll Give You Love’ is out today on all major stores. tinyurl.com/IllGiveYouLove
2015 was an incredible breakthrough year for Kokiri. With his debut single Retrospect (Turn Back Time) released on Ministry of Sound (UK) and Big Beat/Atlantic Records (US), 26 year old Liverpudlian Kevin Williams had the kind of introduction to the global dance scene that most producers would die for.
Annie Mac made the track her special delivery, hammering it on her Friday night BBC Radio 1 show. Colleagues Danny Howard, Pete Tong, Mistajam and Greg James all followed suit. Club support came from far and wide with the likes of The Magician, Oliver Heldens, Tiesto, EDX and many more all hammering the feel-good anthem of the year.
Further releases in 2016 then saw Kokiri release with labels such as Danny Howard’s Nothing Else Matters imprint and Love & Other with his tracks ‘Harmony’ with Adam F featuring Rae and Energy with A Minor feat. DTale.
2017 brings his next instalment, this time with Hoxton based label Perfect Havoc. Sampling Julie McKnight’s Home (Defected), Kokiri is going solo again in the studio with Chasing. This uplifting, piano driven, club thumper is destined for huge success this summer!
Following on from their 2016 release ‘Coming Back Feat. Javi’ which was supported by a number of outlets such as ThisSongIsSick, Mr Revillz, Topsify and also went to No. 7 on Spotify’s UK Viral Charts along with also achieving 630,000 streams, PJU deliver a summer time house monster titled ‘Stay (Hold On) Featuring SUNS’ and released on Hoxton based label Perfect Havoc.
PJU (formerly Punks Jump Up) formed in London during the mid 00’s sharing a mutual love for dance music, cutting edge culture & style. They organized their own parties and DJ’d all around London before setting up their first vinyl only label, ‘Cassette Records’ and released a handful of 12”s, one being their debut 12” “Be You (Beep Beep)”. It received great reactions from BBC Radio 1 DJs like Annie Mac & Chris Coco and was played by artists like Andy Weatherall & James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem).
After this, things took up quickly and since then PJU have released club smashes like “Say You Love Me” feat River, “Give It To Me” feat. Josh Caffe & (Chicago House legend) Robert Owens, “Mr Overtime feat Dave1” (Chromeo), which was supported by Nick Grimshaw in late 2012, “Blockhead” (supported by 2 Many DJ’s all throughout their “Under The Covers Tour”) & “Dance To Our Disco” on labels like Exploited, Perfect Havoc, Kitsune & Moda. Previous radio support includes Annie Mac (BBC Radio 1), Lauren Laverne (BBC Radio 6), Swedish P3, German, Belgian, Polish, Spanish national radio to name a few.
Stay (Hold On) Featuring SUNS ooze’s that classic catchy piano house vibe mixed with SUNS incredible vocal delivery and melodies.
After achieving over 1 million streams with the original instrumental version on Spotify and premiering on Mark Knight’s Toolroom Records Ibiza Poolside 2016 compilation in September 2016, Hoxton based label Perfect Havoc follow up with a vocal edit featuring singer ‘Cat Lewis’.
Hailing from the shores of Hawaii and setting up shop in Southern California, Mahalo has swiftly become solidified as one of the newest rising stars of the Los Angeles dance music machine. Gathering inspiration from many different styles and artists has allowed Mahalo to blur the lines to create cutting edge material that pays homage to what came before it, while still pushing to be unique and progressive.
Having quickly gained support from taste making artists and labels alike, the young producer has maintained chart topping success release after release on various platforms all while maintaining a well balanced-sound of converging genres and tight knit production.
In under a year since launching the project, Mahalo has managed to capture the support of artists such as Sam Feldt, Speaker of the House and Felix Jaehn while being released on esteemed labels such as Bunny Tiger, Armada Music, Toolroom Records, Enormous Tunes, Perfect Havoc, Midnight In Paris, Homerun House and Lokal Legend. Mahalo also performed on New Years Eve at one of California’s biggest festivals ‘Countdown 2016’ alongside artists such as Alesso, Baauer, The Chainsmokers, Diplo and more.
Mahalo started 2017 with a free download official remix of ZHU – In My Head which went to No. 1 on Hype Machine followed by multiple support in Spotify’s ElectroNow and Fresh Electronics
La based singer/songwriter/producer GFTD and Norwegian based producer Dan Bravo collaborate to create a hot new release titled ‘The Blvd’ released on Hoxton based label ‘Perfect Havoc’.
Norwegian based producer Dan Bravo has seen previous releases on Sony Music, Disco:Wax, Armada Music, The Bearded Man, Ivory Oasis, Soundplate Records and CDJ Records with online support from the likes of Acid Stag, Oh Fancy!, Future Classics and Music Is My Life. Dan was also made “Electronic Artist To Watch” by Scandinavia’s biggest radio network ‘NRK P3’. Dan’s previous release on Armada Music accumulated over 550,000 streams on Spotify with support across a number of artists and playlists.
GFTD (Grateful For The Day) is a musician based in Los Angeles CA. GFTD’s music emphasizes storytelling and emotional connection, infusing each production with depth, vocal precision and personal meaning. GFTD truly reps the “West Coast” with roots from Seattle all the way to San Diego.
Alongside the original version is a special edit from fellow Scandinavian and Perfect Havoc veteran ‘Tobtok’ who has achieved multiple worldwide support in the industry from the likes of BBC Radio 1 Pete Tong, Capital FM, Kiss Fresh, Triple J, A Platinum record in Australia, 30 million streams on Spotify and more.
24 year old singer/songwriter and London based River first came onto the music scene back in 2015 with her debut feature on the well known French fashion label ‘Kitsune Musique’ with fellow Perfect Havoc Swede ‘Tobtok’ titled ‘Savanna’ which has received over 1 million streams on Spotify since.
This was then followed by a string of features on different labels with the likes of The Shapeshifters (Defected), Cesare (Kitsune), GRMM (Neon Records), Keljet (Universal Music Netherlands), Televisor (Armada Music) Arno Cost (Protocol Recordings), Oliver Nelson (Perfect Havoc), Ghassemi (Toolroom) and more.
River then featured again with Tobtok and his version of Tracy Chapman’s well-known track ‘Fast Car’ which has since gone Platinum in Australia and had over 25 million streams on Spotify. The catchy nu-disco summer time track charted in multiple countries including Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Australia and was supported by the likes of The New York Times, Capital FM, Kiss FM, Triple J, CBS Televisor, Billboard and more. River ended 2016 with over 32 million streams to her name along with a string of Spotify support such as New Music Friday USA, New Music Friday Australia, New Music Friday Netherlands, Fresh Finds along with performances at Village Underground for Kitsune and the sold out Brixton Jamm at Perfect Havoc Disco.
2017 brings an exciting year for River, where she will be releasing her own original music for the very first time. ‘Remember Me’ is the debut track releasing on Hoxton based label ‘Perfect Havoc’ on February 17th. River has also decided to make an important decision in making her vocals available for all her forthcoming releases, allowing producers to download and use the vocal as they wish and till their hearts desire!
Remixes confirmed on the single include: Keljet, Jimny, Eat More Cake and Zander all of which will be known if you are familiar with the Perfect Havoc family.
‘Remember Me’ is available across all stores on February 17th 2017 and is available to pre-order now from iTunes: http://apple.co/2kXxxOd
After achieving a Number 1 position on Hype Machine, MBE Pete Tong spins Perfect Havoc’s first release of 2017 on BBC Radio 1 R1 Dance from Eat More Cake !
Listen back here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08c2ww4
The summer season might have come to its end, but this huge track emanates that same kind of feel-good vibes all the way. Created by Malarkey and ANDRSN, ‘School’ has more than enough funky rhythms and catchy chords to last you until next year’s summer.
Perfect Havoc exclusively releases Malarkey X ANDRSN via Armada Deep B.V. Available across all stores today.
In 2016 Ghassemi released his debut single ‘Saturate Ft. River’ which was exclusively released on Mark Knight’s Toolroom Records as part of Ghassemi’s own mix compilation ‘Ibiza Poolside 2016’ alongside fellow Perfect Havoc friends ‘Televisor’ The compilation sold out on all physical copies via Amazon!
2017 brings 24-year-old Ghassemi straight back at it with a brand new upbeat nu-disco summer ready banger titled ‘It’s You’ released on Hoxton based label ‘Perfect Havoc’ on January 27th 2017!
Originally from Uppsala in Sweden, Ghassemi joined Perfect Havoc back in 2015 alongside fellow Swedish pals Tobtok, Oliver Nelson, Osmo and Skogsrå. Mixmag tipped Ghassemi as their new talent for 2016 and one to watch in a four-page feature all about Perfect Havoc and the Swede crew back in January 2016. Ghassemi has also played at a number of Perfect Havoc Disco events including: Hoxton Basement in London and City Zebrano !
“I started working on this track quite a while back and wanted to focus on doing something new to explore my creativity. I got the opportunity to work with some really talented people and the process of making this track has been mind blowing. Starting off 2017 with ‘It’s You’ makes me really proud and focused on making 2017 a banging year” – Ghassemi
‘It’s You’ is out now on all platforms.