Originally from the USA and now relocated to Valencia Spain, Eric Estornel is making incredible leaps and strides releasing some of the most devastating yet unique music in the industry. His djing obsession began back in 1993 at the age of 15, and soon after became deeply infatuated with bringing his musical ideas to life with his production. Since then, hiis sudonyms Maetrik, Mariel Ito, and Maceo Plex are under great demand for the rich dynamic production and unique blend of techno, house, funk, and electro that only Eric can devise.
Perhaps it’s because of Eric’s clear Cuban roots or his years in the game, but without a doubt 2009 was an incredible year and only more amazing things are expected of his truly unarguable talent. 10 years since his first release on the respected Immigrant Records back in 2000 and Eric is still holding strong to his quest for the future of dance. Since then he’s gone onto write 3 full length lbums, a slew of 40 more Eps, and countless remixes. Even through the years of Prolific production, Eric has developed one of the most intricate and floor impressive live acts in electronic music. Fusing his skillfull DJing and Live PA performance in a way that walks a fine line between intelligent and conceptual music, and floor filling futuristic body rocking.
Whether working on his “other worldly” compositions as Maetrik,or his innovative dark house music as Maceo Plex, or his alien sounding electro as Mariel Ito, Eric is always putting his blood sweat and tears into everything he does. Putting aside trends and crushing genre boundaries, no one can argue that Eric has always stayed true to what comes from his heart or his sometimes choatic mind.
Watch out for more killer music on labels such as Cocoon and Crosstown Rebels. Or also on other extraordinary Europe brands like Dumb Unit and Audiomatique!