It always used to annoy me that Bob Dylan was 22 when he wrote songs like ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’ and – jealous and jealouser – ‘Restless Farewell’, the same age I was making weekly trips to Chesterfield to interview market stall owners for my postgrad course.
 
People who get good – really good – young are annoying, basically. They make you realise those songs you thought were actually alright that you wrote in your bedroom when you were 15 were actually shite, and you should probably just leave it to other people.
 
It’s about this point the comparison falls apart, but by-the-by, we’re getting very excited about Bondax at the moment: AKA George Townsend and Adam Kaye, two Lancaster-bred producers whose following amongst the dance community belies the fact they’re just about old enough to get in to the clubs they’ve been blowing up recently.
 
It’s like listening to classic house through a French Touch filter built by Thomas Bangalter, Para One and Surkin – soulful, fidgety and big – something everyone who’s been digging Julio Bashmore and Disclosure’s recent stuff can get along with just fine.
 
STREAM new single for the September summer ‘Baby I Got That’ here:

Baby I Got That by Bondax

Check Bondax’s Soundcloud page for more tracks and a Red Bull Studios mix which will does the trick for Saturday night pre-out.


 

 


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