If there is one person, who has been causing a stir on the international club circuit recently, it is Barcelona’s John Talabot. NME and Resident Advisor both had “Breakthrough“ features. Pitchfork for instance hailed: “… where pop and house influences sweetly buffer up against one another to provide an unyielding sense of elation“ and brought Talabot a comparison with artists like Four Tet or Caribou.
Since his debut 12″ in 2009 on Permanent Vacation, he had 12″ releases on his own imprint Hivern Discs, Young Turks and Permanent Vacation, plus he also has become a highly in demand remix artist for the likes of The XX, Golden Filter, Shit Robot, Thaiti 80, Joakim or Teengirl Fantasy to name just a few.
In beginning of 2012 John Talabot released is debut album “ƒin”. In spring he set up his live show together with Pional, which premiered at the Primavera Festival in Barcelona. Check the Dates section for his live and dj gigs.
Live and dj booking contact: magnet musik
Selected “ƒin” album quotes
PITCHFORK Best New Music
RESIDENT ADVISOR “…contender for electronic album of the year.”
GUARDIAN “ƒin is full of incredible tension-releasing moments… Talabot has arguably the greatest sense of build-and-release in dance music since prime Booka Shade.”
INDEPENDENT “The most inventive and resonant house album since John Roberts’ 2010 master class Glass Eights, ƒin is the work of a real sonic craftsmen.”
DAZED & CONFUSED “The 11 tracks on this outstanding debut showcase his innovative sampling chops, mixing up field recordings with northern should twangs and dark tropical pop beats.”
Releases on Permanent Vacation