SOS w/ Blakdoktor (Doc Martin + Blakkat) ft Lillia
Blakdoktor (Doc Martin & Blakkat) featuring Lillia at Halcyon:
DOC MARTIN & LILIA
Doc Martin has earned the respect of many who are fanatic about his style of DJ’ ing. His style crosses over from all timeless genres providing his listeners a new outlook & ever growing futuristic, unique sound. He can always surprise you with a rare classic that crosses time zones and still hits the spot even now. You will always feel the warmth of the crowd around the decks watching him spin away as they dance. The variation in his style of music is endless. What makes him so different from the rest? A unique ability to spin everything from Deep House to his funky Tribal Bass lines mixed with threads of Acid which creates soundscapes that cross all barriers. His collection of rare & classic records can be heard at his gigs. He continuously chooses and enjoys mixing with digital and analogue gear as he creates his own signature style of DJ’ing & Recordings.
Doc Martin and singer / songwriter Lillia are recognized for their Live shows and Underground events in Los Angeles. When Lillia performs with Doc Martin the duo is known as “Sublevel Live”. Doc Martin likes to add Roland Acid fills & uses Pioneer gear to give Sublevel Live it’s own style mixing in a Live Vocal over a DJ format feel. Together they started the Sublevel record label based out of Los Angeles & have released a variety of electronic music. They have toured Japan, USA, Europe & Canada .
Lillia has found true inspiration on her tours in such cities as Tokyo, Playa Del Carmen, London, North & South California, Berlin & Amsterdam. Whether in an Underground, Club or Festival you can always feel the warm energy of Sublevel.
Latest Release https://www.beatport.com/release/promise/1869801
MARK "BLAKKAT" BELL
L.A based Blakkat AKA Mark Bell has moved through the music world applying his golden touch to many surfaces. From a life with the major labels to the finest in underground house music clubs, the man places a stamp of quality on all that he touches.
Never losing touch with the underground, Mark has been a featured vocalist for King Britt’s Sylk 130 Project as well as for Funk D’ Void and released on Josh Wink’s seminal Ovum label. It was in conjunction with the Philadelphia label that he produced his biggest underground hit to date, the massive Tweek & Roll single with label boss Wink.
Continuing to put out quality material, today’s label bosses frequently turn to Blakkat for dance floor killers, with his tracks remixed by today’s hottest underground names, such as KINK, Agnes and Manuel Tur. Add this to a CV that already includes the celebrated results of studio sessions with Felix Da Housecat, Josh Wink, DJ Sneak and Marshall Jefferson, while Chez Damier, Zero 7, Jamiroqui, Wyclef Jean, A Tribe Called Quest, and The Jungle Brothers have all received his remix treatment. Blakkat productions have been remixed by David Morales, Basement Jazz, Todd Terry, Steve Bug and Armand Van Helden. Balancing this output with his own projects, Mark runs his own label Shaboom as an outlet for his own talents.It is Mark’s ability to turn in classically influenced modern house that distinguishes a Blakkat jam. Whether it be raw Chicago acid or smooth New York deepness, his assured production guarantees Mark’s tracks will move a room. The timeless quality of his work is evident in all he does, with his DJ sets referencing the past 25 years of house music with a modern, infectious twist. Regular appearances at Doc Martin’s legendary Sub Level parties best show his skills, always rocking a fiercely loyal and knowledgeable crowd.
This talent has seen Mark break into the international circuit, working the floor at some of the world’s hottest clubs. Whether as a DJ or Live act, clubs such as PS1 (New York), Fabric (London), Revival (Los Angeles), Avalon (New York) Opium (Miami) The Gathering (San Francisco), Back 2 Basics (Leeds UK) Vanguard (Los Angeles), Sunset (San Francisco), Turbo (Toronto), Paradiso (Amserdam), Metropolis (Berlin), The End (London) Renaissance (Global) and Circus (Liverpool).
An original member of multi-platinum selling Mercury Prize winners M People, Mark Bell was signed as a solo artist to Atlantic Records, Hollwood Records, Warners, BMG and Sony, but it is his desire to rock dance floors and gain a real connection with crowds that is driving behind the decks at the best underground spots around. Placing Blakkat in the hottest clubs around will be Barcelona based Common People. He will build on this partnership further through various projects with the boys from Spain.