Opposite Sex

Nick Monaco

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Soul Clap Records signee Nick Monaco takes us on a low-slung, funky journey for the latest Clash DJ podcast.

Firmly established as part of the Soul Clap family as the duo begin charting releases on their new label, San Franciscan DJ and producer Nick Monaco’s heady electronic funk – at times reminiscent of Jimmy Edgar – also caught the attention of Claude VonStroke last year, who signed one of his tracks to a Dirtybird ‘Hatched’ comp.

Monaco is creative but not precious in his music tastes, as his Clash mix demonstrates. There’s a Happy Mondays remix, a Busta Rhymes acapella (shedding light on his hip hop background) and Cameo’s nostalgic eighties funk journey, ‘Single Life’, sitting next to underground psyche-funkist Architeq, garage-house duo Maribou State, hip house act Wolf + Lamb, and plenty of Monaco’s own – very strong – tracks. It’s an upfront, undeniable mix, injected with soul and passion. Keep an eye out for Monaco’s rise.

Nick Monaco’s ‘Naked Is My Nature’ EP is out in February on Soul Clap Records.

Opposite Sex - Nick Monaco
Key West (Break) - Kasso
Last Night's Definition of Touch - Soul:ID
Mind Games (Feat. Ilija Rudman) - Architeq
Step On (Remix '91) (Break) - Happy Mondays
Freaks of the Industry - Dubblestandart
Butterfly (Acapella) - Nick Monaco
Intimate Connection (Break) - Kleer
My Baby's Back (Dubapella) - Nick Monaco
My Baby's Back - Nick Monaco
Single Life (12" Mix) - Cameo
Golden Mind (Pional Remix) - Debukas
Party Therapy - Nick Monaco
The Animal Inside (Acapella) - Nick Monaco
Hot Music - Soho
Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See (Acapella) - Busta Rhymes
Liquid Liquid - Cavern
Demon Spawn (Lonely C & Baby Prince Remix) (Nick Monaco Edit) - Lucky Paul
Naked Is My Nature - Nick Monaco
Summerfolds - Maribou State
Everybody feat. Evelyn "Champagne" King (Soul Clap Remix) - Miguel Migs
Real Love (Nick Monaco's Ode to Marcy Remix) - Wolf + Lamb vs. Pillow Talk