Tue, 07 May 2013 / Post a comment"Something of an enigma, Marquis Hawkes is one of those artists who doesn't really ever feel the need to prefix his work with anything in particular. His records, the latest of which you'll find housed on the equally as direct Dixon Avenue Basement Jams label, are stompers - pure and simple...."
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 / Post a commentUnknown To The Unknown's reissue will contain both original versions, with some well chosen remixers offering their own takes on the track; UTTU regular Capracara, whose recent forays into the classic house sound have provided some of a crowded market's best recent examples, and Marquis Hawkes, whose raw, slamming cuts have helped turn Dixon Avenue Basement Jams into a must check imprint.
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 / Post a comment"With an appearance slated in London at the Lean Left branded Room Three takeover at FABRICLIVE on 10th May I wanted to mirror his own outlook and just present this all pretty directly by saying: this is a mixtape made by a producer who's reliance on the strength of the records he selects massively stands out. Just like his music does."
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 / Post a comment"If Cabrini Green was a reflection on urban decay and renewal, the Higher Forces At Work EP might look skyward for its themes, showcasing an unpolished spiritual coherence throughout, a set of mantra songs for the Sunday morning dance floor."