On Saturday, May 5, 2012 Atlanta will experience the musical journey and marvel called REMIX LIVE featuring producer, composer, pianist, performer Mark de Clive-Lowe (MdCL). Event company Splendid Pure Soul will present this night of exuberant, interactive, sound juxtaposition MdCL is known for, to be held at the popular Atlanta night-life complex 595 North Event Venue. The night will feature guest vocal performances you won’t want to miss and sounds by London-transplant Daz-I-Kue (Bugs-in-the Attic) and Atlanta’s own legendary DJ Kemit (Kemit Muzik Inc., producer of hit single “4evermore” f. Anthony David, Algebra and Phonte, Spread Love event series, Kickin-up Dust monthly and Soul Makossa monthly). Patrons with a ticket stub from the Eric Roberson concert at Center Stage (Friday, May 4th) will receive $5-off discount on admission.
Fans of MdCL will have an opportunity to interact with Mark and have CDs signed at Moods Music Little 5 Points (1131 Euclid Ave. NE Atlanta, 30307) on Saturday, May 5th, from 3:00pm-4:00pm for a special 1st Hits Listen Lounge f. Mark de Clive-Lowe presented by Music Addikts.
About MdCL: Mark de Clive-Lowe (MdCL) is one of the most innovative producers and live performers you will find anywhere.
Whether you call him artist, producer, composer, pianist, performer, DJ, or selecta, titles are impartial to the marvel of Mark de Clive-Lowe (MdCL). Many try to classify this impressively fertile music journey, yet to identify with only one label belies the heavy scope of the ride. The piano set the course, the keyboard is the vehicle, and with the drum machine as the fuel, the relentless skill of MdCL is underscored by a rare sonic sensibility. He's an accomplished musician, originally sowing his oats in straight-ahead jazz, before taking the music far beyond. Anchored by the duality of his Japanese and New Zealander parentage and ignited by a love of playing piano at the age of four, it is no wonder this multi-national phenom has seen his explosive natural gifts blaze across the globe from NZ to the US, UK, Europe, Asia and Cuba.
A devastating live performer, the MdCL experience is marked by impromptu studio production created on stage from scratch, using drum machines, keyboards and effects. The end result: live remixes birthed on stage for each and every gig. With bold chops like this, to call him "prolific" is an understatement, having contributed to over 250 releases and being a first-call collaborator for a wide range of artists, including Jill Scott, Jody Watley, Leon Ware (Marvin Gaye/Michael Jackson/Maxwell), Dame Shirley Bassey, Sandra St. Victor (The Family Stand/Chaka Khan), amongst a slew of others.
Currently based in LA after a decade entrenched in London, MdCL is ready to unveil his audacious new album, Renegades on Tru Thoughts Records with guest appearances that include Sheila E (Prince), Omar, Pino Palladino (D'Angelo/The Who), and nia andrews. It's the latest step in the evolution of MdCL, who has cemented his reputation as the go-to man for anyone wanting his unique take on club music, progressive soul and urban alternative. The new LP features club classics flavored from soul and funk, to tech-Afrobeat and Latin twists, all orchestrated by MdCL: a revolutionary Quincy Jones for a new generation, armed with the ability to meld the science of beat-making with the fluidity of composed music.
MdCL's potential is beyond convention. He's one who can take it all on the road like no one else, with a solid fan base that bridges cities as far reaching as LA, NYC, Atlanta, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Tokyo and Sydney.
"...the man behind a million great tunes" - Gilles Peterson/Radio 1 Worldwide (UK)
"A Herbie Hancock for the new millennium" - Montreal Jazz Festival (Canada)
"Call it what you want, I'm sticking with the words awesome and genius" - Wax Magazine (UK)
"...the illest dude I have seen live" - Karizma (US)