Manchester has always had a reputation for being a fertile breeding ground for superb dance music, and the latest technological treat to roll off the prolific production line serves only to reinforce that absolute truth.
Mediate consist of singer Suzy Alexander and producer Ant Hickman. With influence drawn from the early house and garage sounds of Chicago, New York and Detroit, the results of this musical melding of minds old and new are accomplished, bold and distinctive tunes that hark back to the golden age of house music.
2014 was a great year for the duo with their debut ‘Harder’ EP released on Star Slinger’s JetJam imprint. Championed and supported by Clean Bandit, Ben Pearce, Rob Da Bank (Radio 1), DJ EZ (Kiss FM), Kove and Tensnake to name a few.
To follow this, they joined an impressive roster of names with the release of ‘Everytime’ on Love & Other. This was backed by the likes of Pete Tong, B Traits, BBC 1Xtra, TCTS, Monki, Huw Stephens and Mark Radford (Rinse FM).
They graced the stages of Warehouse Project, Hideout Festival and with a residency at Canal Mills supported the likes of Disclosure, Rudimental, Gorgon City and Bondax.
This year looks to be equally as forward moving with the release of ‘What You Do’ on Love & Other with early support from Eton Messy. Off the back of this they have confirmed bookings alongside Hannah Wants, Mak & Pasteman and at Hideout Festival and Croatia Rocks
They are currently preparing a live show, writing lots of new material for forthcoming releases, working on collaborations and remixes to make a bigger impact in 2015.