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Slowpoke with Maceo Plex photo gallery
Anyone who has been to a Slowpoke since we kicked them off last November will know the score.....an eight hour pleasure ride through the warmest house and techno. We aren't in any rush for the end of the night and as the hours drift by our bounce gets a little lower, our grind a little deeper, our smile a little wider and the rest of us a whole heap sweatier. It's like having a love-in with Staypuft Boy, Mr Snuffleupagus and a lot of hot girls (wearing those oversized vests with slits down the side so that when they put their arms in the air you can see just a touch of neon pink mesh bra)......and who wouldn't want that?
So for the next one we are thrilled to keep up the good work with Maceo Plex for his UK debut around the release of his stunning album, 'Life Index' on Crosstown Rebels.
‘Life Index’ chronicles Maceo's life long transformation into the soulful ball of energy he is today. Eric Estornel AKA Maceo Plex began his musical evolutionary process in 1993. Since this time he has taken on many forms such as Maetrik and Mariel Ito and unveiled a plethora of musical delights on labels such as Cocoon, Audiomatique, Mothership, Dumb Unit and many others.
Maceo Plex was born from a need for feeling, and a yearning quest for funk. "Life Index is my baby. It's all the soul music I've been holding inside and have been wanting to write,” explains Maceo, As he began to strip back some of his robotic body armor known as Maetrik, a more musical and groove based approach was exposed, a side that the world has not yet seen or heard from this talented artist.
From the minute all of us here at Slowpoke HQ heard Life Index we were all about getting Eric to bring his 'quest for funk' to the next 'Poke...
£5 advance tickets are limited to get involved while you can.
Venue details to be released nearer the date.