There are few DJs who can pull f the masked look, but there is one that stands out among the rest. While he is instantly recognizable from his gold mask, Claptone‘s identity remains a secret, but his sound certainly does not.
Gaining recognition in 2013 with the song, ‘No Eyes’ featuring JAW from the electronic act dOP, Mixmag describes the producer as “one the most visible characters in the global deep house scene” and his music as “crisply produced and effortlessly infectious”.
Since then, he has shown no signs stopping. In the last 15 months, the artist’s event experience ‘‘, has attracted huge crowds at different festivals and shows from around the world, including , where he will make his return to in 2018.
Last night, Claptone made a HUGE announcement. With the help masked doppelgangers marching around London and New York City, along with a full DJ set live-stream on his Facebook page, the German producer and his team announced his newest upcoming album, ‘FANTAST‘.
The project, led by its first single, ‘ featuring Ben Duffy on vocals, launches a hugely collaborative album. FANTAST promises features from Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke, Blaenavon, Tender, Jones, Zola Blood, Austria’s Katie Stelmanis, The Boxer Rebellion’s Nathan Nicholson and others.
If the irresistible sound ‘In the Night’ is any sign what’s to come, this is going to be one Claptone’s best. Checkout the tracklist and tour dates below!