Dan McKie Explores Dark Warehouse Grooves on ‘Eight Zero #22’ EP


Dan McKie at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
DanMcKie at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen. Photo Credit: Laurent Schark

Believe old college, 4-to-the-floor sounds from a dark warehouse are dead and gone? Appear no additional than the most up-to-date EP from Dan McKie to prove you incorrect.

Dan McKie’s music is grounded in his life-style which has been influenced by the cities exactly where he has lived and performed more than the years like Ibiza, London, Barcelona, and Andorra. Now, with the release of his 4-track EP Eight Zero #22, Dan McKie brings listeners a sumptuous collection of underground, minimal sounds and tech house beats.

Spending time browsing for and signing talent to his label, McKie employed this as inspiration for his personal studio perform as he continues to push the boundaries of his personal sound. Speaking about the release, he stated, “I wanted to join the plethora of talent I have signed to the artist EP series on my 1980 Recordings so I delivered four tracks of equal dirt and grit. Hopefully, the techy techno sound and vibe will grab listeners’ focus.

This EP surely throws me back to my personal encounter at raves back in the ’90s when there was a decidedly UK Garage and minimal home style that we enjoyed. Even though it is just 4 songs, Eight Zero #22 manages to take you on a journey that surpasses the 30-minute mark to leave a lasting impression. Dan’s got a dynamic variety in his repertoire like funky disco grooves, laid back beach vibes, and dirty dance floors.

In spite of this variety, Eight Zero #22 is decidedly home. From the heads down, hands up minimal home of “3.01” by means of to the playful “They Contact Me Danger”. The meat of this EP sandwich are the darker, much more ethereal “44Km” driving into “Papi Tiburon” which progressively builds the pace. If minimal home is your style, you will have difficulty listening with no acquiring up to turn down the lights and dance.

Take a listen to Eight Zero #22 on Spotify under, download or stream the EP on your favourite platform currently, and let us know what you believe of this release from Dan McKie in the comments!

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Dan McKie – Eight Zero #22 – Tracklist:

  1. three.01
  2. 44km
  3. Papi Tiburon
  4. They Contact Me Danger

Eight Zero #22 Album Art

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