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DJ Gomi & Mike Ivy combine with Sarah Mattea on ‘What U Do’


Billboard’s Top 100 singer, Sarah Mattea blended her vocals with critically acclaimed producer, DJ Gomi & Mike Ivy for a Feel-Good summer tune ‘What U Do’.

DJ Gomi is an internationally acclaimed producer, songwriter, and disc jockey from Japan. As a child, he was exposed to music as his family owned an instrument shop. His father was a piano tuner. Being around him trained his ear to music. While in Tokyo, he was able to land a job with Haruomi Hosono (Yellow Magic Orchestra) where he mentored Gomi. When looking for schools, he won an Uchida Scholarship for Berklee College of Music where he studied Music Synthesis under Dr Richard Boulanger. Even from his childhood, he was inspired by music producer and musician, Quincy Jones. An impressive list of musical artists throughout the world have invited him to either produce their music or provide them dance remixes – these include Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Rupaul.

Mike Ivy a DJ, Producer from NYC who has played at top national and international clubs. His sound, which consists of a unique blend of driving rhythms, & pulsing electronic basslines, have helped solidify his standing as one of today’s best performers. Mike Ivy forged quite a name for himself working with some of the most innovative minds in the dance world today. He has produced and remixed some of the hottest dance tracks on the market, with several tracks breaking the top 100 Beatport and Traxsource sales charts and also appearing on several mix compilations throughout the world and hit TV shows like The Jersey Shore.

The bright and talented Sarah Mattea has been recording professionally since 1999. She has been featured vocally on many hit TV Shows and Film including HBO’s “Sex and the City”, “Road to Exile, “Ghost Whisperer”, “Queer as Folk”, “Boystown” and the MTV movie“Everybody’s Doing It” and NBC’s “The New Normal”. 

We premiere ‘What U Do’ which is the fruit of a collaboration of a three-way friendship. It’s what some typically call a Summer Anthem. Piano, Vocals and a lot of groove is what best describes this tune. Mike Ivy’s first release with Purple Tea was a success, it was more than obvious to come back to the label with a certified hit just in time for summer. 

Check out ‘What U Do’ on Data Transmission and grab it on Beatport 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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