Magician On Duty celebrates their two year anniversary with an expansive Various Artists compilation. The label’s superb A&R choices are well documented and this twenty-three track collection further solidifies that the US imprint is one of the fastest growing deep house collective’s in the underground. Upon launching in October of 2016, Magician On Duty set in motion what has been a meteoric rise. In nurturing fresh talent alongside some of the genre’s top artists, the label has developed a unique and diverse roster which works remarkable well as a cohesive unit. Everything from the artwork to poetic press releases and avant garde electronica has made the label a desired destination for an abundance of producers. Now embarking on their two year anniversary Magician On Duty gives us a snapshot of their ethos across twenty-three magical tracks. Featured on the collection in order of appearance are: Nyvs, Jean Caillou, NODO, White Leaf, Bookwood, Asten, Erdi Irmak, Daniel Ray, Mazze, Ramiro Rossotti, Fulltone, Bachir Salloum & The Soul Brothers, Alberto Jossue, Adrien(RO), aSg & Bross (RO), Ioanis & Don Son, Adam Husa & Poe, ALMA, APM, Slow Hearts, NuKreative, Skydrips and Saqib.
Among these selections are a number of notable label debuts including Nyvs (Dream Culture), Jean Caillou (Sag & Tre), NODO, White Leaf (Sag & Tre), Bookwood (SOSO, URSL), Daniel Ray (Dream Culture), Fulltone (All Day I Dream), Bachir Salloum (Akbal Music, Earthly Delights, Sound Avenue), The Soul Brothers (Dream Culture), aSg (Seven Villas) and APM (Nie Wieder Schlafen). These eleven artists all contribute some of the their best ever work alongside label stalwarts such as Adam Husa & Poe, Adrien(RO) and Ramiro Rossotti. Of note and already performing very well amongst DJs pre-release are offerings from Erdi Irmak, Alberto Jossue, Bachir Salloum & The Soul Brothers and aSg & Bross (RO) but ultimately the whole collection is sure to find it’s place on the world’s dreamier dance floors and in the collection’s of astute electronic music aficionados. With a sound (and lifestyle) that continues to flourish, coupled with the label’s event showcases ‘A Life Of Magic’ and a rapidly growing podcast series, Magician On Duty is not only well branded but a musically rich family of passionate artists. Beginning the year with such a statement certainly bodes well for the future and we can say that the Magician On Duty 2019 release schedule is incredibly enticing so make sure you’re locked in for some of the best deep house the world has to offer.