When one reaches the heights of their wildest dreams, balance becomes the hour-robbing battle of everyday triumph. For all his years on the beat, Mark Knight remains one of the most ardent flag bearers to the ‘have-it-all’ heroism that has engulfed the overwhelming ascent of modern Dance music. As an artist of note for sparing yet quality productions and a thirst for tectonic live endeavors that has kept his passport in excessive use over the years, that fatherly instinct now pervading his life amid a new family is cut from the same paternal mindset that has forged Toolroom Records and its affiliated concepts such eccentrically appraised movements from Maidstone to Miami alike. Dan Carter caught up with the paternal peak timer to scope the essential tools of the trade that have allowed his likeminded army to bridge the market like few other independent labels of this generation.
New York’s finest has become one of the most hackneyed clichés in the globe, let alone this industry and with its endless supply of innovative producers and trend setting movements in mind, one struggles to find a bad word against its rich musical heritage. Still at large and expanding globally, Roger Sanchez remains not so much a living legend of American House music, but one of its most proactive contributors to date. Still dubbed as the connoisseur of sexy floor-fillers across the globe, the award winning producer has continued to engage the globe with wave-upon-wave of universally solicited club banger while spotlighting countless additions to his renowned imprint Stealth Records. Dan Carter caught up with the beloved Stateside Housemaster to wrap up one of the S-Man’s most productive years to date. Continue reading