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Echomatik Q&A: A chat with the unlikely duo

29.03.2017
Echomatik Q&A

By Andrea Delgado

“An unlikely sound from an unlikely duo from an unlikely place.”

Our Echomatik Q&A reveals an unlikely duo who create techno and house beats. Their sound is funky, deep, dark, acid, melodic and minimal. The duo offers the world a fresh combination of all of these sounds, carefully generated in their secret lab nestled high in the hills above Kingston, Jamaica. They like kick drums, reverb and funky vocals, but most of all they like it when people dance.

Tell us about your musical journey?
A complicated but similar journey for both of us. We’ve both been heavily involved in a variety of aspects of reggae and Caribbean music- production, management, DJing and performing, musicians, business, etc. in a variety of places- Miami, San Francisco, Montreal, Toronto and of course Jamaica.

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Music

Wolf + Lamb: conscious choices & husking corn

16.03.2017
Wolf + Lamb

By Kassandra Nunes & Andrea Delgado

Here’s a new track from Wolf + Lamb, Crew Love artist Nick Monaco and their partner in island life David Marston – a Jamaica native. On the vocals is Charlie from Soul Clap. The guys made this last year while chilling in Jamaica.

Tell us about your musical journey?
Man it’s been fun, long and going on 15 years! We both loved music from when we’re young, but had no talent so we became DJ’s, somewhere along the way we figured it out. It’s never ending and we’re grateful to be on it.

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Music Is The Message With Crew Love’s David Marston

28.02.2017
David Marston

By Andrea Delgado

David Marston is a producer, DJ, musician, and guitarist hailing from the vibrant Caribbean island of Jamaica. His approach to music is multifaceted: in his own productions, David works to achieve a sound that is a fusion of various genres, including house, soul, disco, jazz, as well as reggae and dub.

I sat down with David to learn more about his journey through music.

Tell us about your musical journey?
For as long as I can remember, music has resonated with me. I think this connection is true of most people. I started playing guitar when I was about 11 years old. The guitar was quite formative in my exploration of the world of music. To a great extent, my playing guitar has shaped how I process music, and it has also influenced my musical tastes and preferences…

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