Merka To Release Debut Album On Fat!
Monday, March 26, 2007
In 2003, Merka had first wax taste through Future Funk Squad's Re:connect, gaining recognition from not only the punters, but also the likes of Laurent Garnier and Shut Up And Dance. His flair got him noticed and into a sets alongside stalwarts such as Bushwacka! and Rennie Pilgrem.
With the album described as being 'a playful blend of Jazz, Funk and Sci-Fi licks in a shape-shifting, trend-hopping Can Can through every genre of music since rave began ... this is [sic] dancefloor breaks but with no gnarliness in sight!'
The album has been likened to artists like Luke Vibert as well as a Ninja Tune-styled architecture. With that kind of description, one can assume that high expectations will be a surety.
Merka has also been confirmed to a national tour this June/July across the major cities.
The album will be out 14th April. Tags