Bucketround back with this new release by Giorgio Luceri (Mathematics Recordings), this time with the vocals by Marco A. Berry FANTASY (EDM/House Music). Soulfull grooves in the personal way of only how Giorgio Luceri can do it. It includes a hipnotic deep remix by Dubbyman (Deep Explorer Music).
A.1 DREAM VOCAL (G.Luceri/Marco A. Berry)
A.2 6D22 BEATS (G.Luceri)
B1. DUBBYMAN REMIX (J.M.Alvarez)
G. moves first steps in South Italy in the beginning of 00s with piano lessons, machines and records, focusing and meeting not only the universe of underground dance music.
In 2011 he was signed under the Brooklyn label of Runaway duo aka Jacques Renault and Marcos Cabral: On the Prowl Records, in the first 12” fourtracker called “6D22”.
In 2012 happens the meeting with Jamal Moss’s Mathematics Recordings from Chicago with the EP “Eternamente” distribuited by GrooveDIS all around the world combining different styles and interpretation of dance music.
In 2013 the debut album with Mathematics: “Voices In My Head”
M.A BERRY “FANTASY”:
“This Brooklyn born singer, songwriter and producer has been following his dreams for years, turning fantasy into reality. Breaking into Traxsource Top 100 he once again capturers the imagination, minds, ears of party people on the dance floor. Using his soulful vocal blends, lush baritones and silky falsettos to inject emotional charged lyrics that resonate with his audience. He continues to contribute to EDM/House Music scene with his unique talents Internationally sought after by producers and labels for his authentic brand of traditional house music vocals. Producer/DJ Masa Sutela returned Fantasy to the mainstream on Traveller Records, Finland with the chart topping vinyl releases from Creation EP “Deep” and “Reach Out” featuring Carlos Sanchez. Both releases received critical acclaim becoming favorites among the European dance community.
Building on his international apparel he followed up with the world-renowned producer Tony Loreto. Debuting their track “Feast or Famine” performing it live at the 2012 Winter Music Conference (WMC) to rave reviews. This allowed him to solidify a home for a release on New Generation Records, marking yet another charting release. Canadian producer Paso Doble was equally impressed, quickly picking up The Dementia Ep produced by Brain Ellis with mixes from William Muzikman Bagley for Melomania Records to publish.
Demand for his talents have not been limited to over seas, here in the states producers and dj’s have rediscovered the vocalist immense talent eagerly anticipating his projects to remix his signature vocals to their master mixes. The chart breaking track “Pledge” paired Chicago Abicah Soul , New Jersey Joseph “Joe Flame” Davis and Baltimore Allen “Speedy” Jackson on remixes that have the dance floor wanting more.
¬FANTASY has been fortunate releasing music in among several genres ranging from Deep Soulful House, Hip Hop and Acid Jazz. His discography dates back to the 90’s. He first charted in 1986 with the Hip Hop group Citi Heet with the cult hit “Begging Billy” produced by New York Knick legend Earl “The Pearl” Monroe. His first solo record the 1996 hit “Drop Zone” and “Waiting to Inhale” co – produced by Kim Lightfoot solidified him early in the deep house community. Being a true lover of live improved music he paired with Eight Ball records co founder Smash Hunter on Newbreed Records with the acid jazz chart topper and No.1 hit “LOST”. It’s seldom to find an artist that nature projects with such dedication from start to finish. Fantasy records, mixes and masters all his projects, releases and videos at his Black Ball Productions studio in Philadelphia.
Taking extreme measures to insure the integrity of his music, he directs his own music videos releasing them on his Youtube channel. From his channel alone he has over 300,000 video views with 70,000 views from Fantasy house music video playlist. The vintage filmed “Deep” is one of several of viewer’s favorites as well as the emotional biographical “Your Eye’s” Soulful House video from the Dementia EP. It’s evident in his powerful stage performances that they are heartfelt dripping with intense devotion. He continues to enjoy performing in Music Festivals, Burner Events Nightclubs and Lounges thought out the country in place like Miami WMC, Bklyn’s Coney Island Boardwalk, Playa Del Fuego Delaware, New York Sapphire Club, etc. He has appeared on Cyberjamz, Deep House Lounge and the Diamond Dee Show Internet radio programs reaching out to fans everywhere. Fantasy continues reaching new audiences with each new track and video release. He is grateful for his new found popularity and acceptance that has expanded his longevity in the music industry. Believing that you can never stop dreaming, he keeps turning his dreams into reality.”
José Manuel Alvarez, also known as Dubbyman, made his debut as a DJ in 1992, hidden under the name of José Vertice. Acid house, funk, drum&bass and hip hop were just some of the ingredients of his firsts sets, backed up by his collective Dogs Connected.
Latter incursions into dubbed house and electrofunk sounds took him to visit most important clubs in Madrid like Deep and Danzoo, while maintaining his own club, Freak. By 2002, and thanks to his new facet as a producer he became Dubbyman, moves his residency from Freak to Café Bar Las Descalzas and expands his sessions across Madrid, in clubs like Morpheus, Ohm, Taboo, Deep, Danzoo,or Goldfield and outside, in places like Le Club (Valencia), El Sol (Salamanca), Telefunken, House café, Foxx (La Coruña), La casa de la música (Badajoz).
In 2006 he finds the most highly recognition for his participation in Sonar festival 2006 making a powerful session mixing dub with black music. 2007 was a year of consolidation with his showcase in Observatori Festival in Valencia and a great comeback to Sonar 2007 sharing turntables with the cream of the Dubstep UK scene (Kode 9, Oris Jay and Mary Anne Hobbs.
The next years, he was playing and “exploring” in many different clubs around the world (London, Lisboa, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bratislava…) and festivals as Freerotation 2010. Before the summer break of 2011, he finished the tour in a sucessful week in Chicago sharing decks with Bjak & Julio Bishop from RealDeep, Daryl Cura from Eargasmic and Specter (Tetrode music).
Nowdays he and his brother Above Smoke still running the Deep Explorer Music label since 2003, where release their music and other recognized artists as Larry Heard, Mike Huckaby, Nick Sole, Specter, Kai Alce, Rick Wade…and the list goes on and on….
Also his latest gigs over the world spreading the word, he keeps producing for other labels as NDATL, Ornate music, Altered Moods…