Tag: Mariel Ito

Dekmantel Festival 2018: 10 Artists To Watch

The crown jewel of Amsterdam’s robust festival landscape, Dekmantel Festival, features one of the most well-balanced lineups in the world. Focused on quality and discovery alike, this year’s edition sees many a familiar Dekmantel face, a slew of debuts, and eclectic acts that cover the spectrum of culture, gender, sound, and approach. Over the course of its 3 festival days and mid-week opening festivities, the likes of Four Tet, Jamie xx, Helena Hauff, Lena Willikens, Mount Kimbie, Ricardo Villalobos, and more feature across its 50+ artists. Here, we’re looking at ten of the acts we’re personally most looking forward to ... Read more

Maceo Plex Revives Electro-Focused Mariel Ito Alias For New EP & Retrospective

Back after 12 years, Maceo Plex is reviving his Mariel Ito moniker, specifically to further his experimentation on electro sounds. Last used during the mid-2000s, Mariel Ito delivered delivered a slew of releases including an EP on Modern Love and an album on SCSI-AV, to name a few. Now, the new single, ‘2e Komst,’ will land on 26 January on new imprint Lone Romantic. The EP brings two tracks, ‘Sintex49’ and ‘Dmode90,’ illustrating his electro edge with the recognizable synths and samples of classic Maceo Plex. ‘2e Komst’ also anticipated a May 2018 Mariel Ito retrospective via R&S Records, ‘2000-2005’. ... Read more