A Unique Project Gathering Nineteen Tracks From Eighteen Prolific Producers Including Claude Vonstroke, Brodinski, Cassius And Art Department Centred Around One Inimitable Singer, Jaw. ‘midtown Is The Ambitious Sound Of An Artist Reflecting On His Vision Of The World, Through Collaborations With Friends From Every Corner Of The Planet.
You may know JAW by name, but most will know him by voice. As the frontman of French house wildcards dOP and their indiepop sideproject, Les Fils du Calvaire, JAW has blossomed into one of the most distinctive performers in a scene where few dare to cross the barrier of the DJ booth. From bedroom setups to street recordings to highend studios, spanning melancholic folk, electro pop and apocalyptic R&B, ‘Midtown’ is the culmination of years JAW has spent connecting with likeminded artists, challenging himself to use his unmistakable voice in different ways. Placing the emphasis on having fun, whether the music be dark and obtuse, or upbeat and flamboyant, the result is nineteen different recording spaces with nineteen different textures, ensuring that no two moments on ‘Midtown’ feel the same. o As the vocalist for madcap house wayfarers dOP, Jonathan Illel has seduced the hearts and minds of dancefloor dwellers, holding them captive with his voice as he douses them in vodka. [txt from ]