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Chiqito announces his ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ EP on Hot Creations


Chiqito is the next in line to make his debut on the famed Hot Creations imprint with his standout four-track EP titled ‘Phantom Of the Opera’. A big fan of the label, he fits perfectly into the diverse and celebrated catalogue.

“Music means everything to me. I give out everything that rages deep inside me. As a kid, my parents and family listened to hip-hop and funky music. This sound is completely immersive and accompanies you to this day. I first heard House Music on the radio, and when I heard the high cymbal and groove in it, I knew I was going to represent this genre of music. This has since been heard in the “Chiqito” sound.” – Chiqito

‘Dance Of The Sugar’ sets the tone for the EP with solid, tech-house beats, reverberated vocal cuts and a heavy bassline before a break-down with a familiar melody takes you by surprise. Next up ‘Phantom Of the Opera’ has a swinging groove and shuffled percussion, with hypnotic vocals that come into full play, making the title of the track fully apparent. Bumpa has more minimal undertones with delicate percussion, yet stays true to Chiqito’s sound with infectious vocal hooks. Last up, Freestyles is a pacey number with an off-kilter groove and is a perfect way to round off the EP.

Chiqito has always been a music addict. In 2012 he released Gangbang on Cuartero’s Sanity Records, which helped propel his name into the limelight. An army of supporters ensued in the form of Jamie Jones, DJ Sneak, Matthias Tanzmann, Maceo Plex, Nic Fanciulli, Andrea Oliva, Carlo Lio, Loco Dice, Cocodrills, Nathan Barato, and many others. Releases soon followed on the likes of Elrow Music, Dirtybird, Snatch!, Brock Wild, Toolroom, Suara, Rawthentic, Stereo Productions, Inmotion Music, and I’M A HOUSE GANGSTER.

We premiere ‘Dance of the Sugar’ on Data Transmission, check it out here and grab it here.

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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