PREMIERE & 10 THINGS ABOUT... MAKÉZ
Makèz have come a long way since they first sneaked into Amsterdam’s Studio 80 at the age of 17 to hand over their demos to Dam Swindle. Those demos led to their debut EP ‘Different planets’ on Heist in 2019 which gained major support. Quickly after, they signed two records on New York based label Let’s Play House. Fast forward two years, and here we are: the release of their debut album 'City Of All' back on home turf and Acuña all-time-favouite label, Heist.
Get to know the duo with our '10 Things About' interview below PLUS the premiere of one of the most lean-back jams on the album, 'Sonder'...
1 album that changed the world?
‘Rivers of the Red Planet’ (2014) by Max Greaf
2 guilty pleasures?
3 artists you admire?
Theo Parrish, Kamaal Williams, Jordan Rakei
4 faces on your Mount Rushmore?
My mother, Ikutarō Kakehashi, Herbie Hancock, Johan Cuijf
5 cities you want to play live in?
London, Paris, Melbourne, New York, Berlin
6 words about you?
Opposites, coffee, synthesizer, nerds, open, bicycle
7 things you dislike?
MP3’s who pretend to be 320kbps, xenophobia, (online) hate spreaders, requests at the DJ booth, dying plants, cheap too bright lighting, overload on plastic wrappers in the supermarket.
8 minute record?
9 years where will you be?
Hopefully all over the world, but based in a studio mansion located in the dunes of The Netherlands. We dream of a place where we can invite friends, artists and family to laugh, create, eat, share and relax.
10 minutes to read ?
CITY OF ALL // HEIST RECIORDINGS
RELEASE DATE: 16/07/21
FORMAT: VINYL & DIGITAL