AXEL STONE - WINNERS
Straddling House, Disco, Breaks & Prog with a unique twist and an eye for the underground NOLAN is making serious waves right now, with key releases on Mobilee, LNOE, Bedrock, Circus, Kittball, MadTech, Crew Love, Get Physical, OFF, Gruuv & Connaisseur Recordings.
His collaboration with legendary actor Idris Elba caused quite a stir with it's no nonsense anti EDM stance. The vinyl release of which, with its analog heavy Of Norway remix featured as the opening track on John Digweed's Transitions radio show which then led to the NOLAN guest mix on show 511.
NOLAN's debut release 'Thief' which was snapped up by New York's Nurvous Records, making its way into the discerning boxes of Maceo Plex & Wolf + Lamb. His follow up EP was released on vinyl by the exquisite Connaisseur Recordings, with a bumping Paradise Garage inspired disco track alongside a stunning revision of an MK classic. Followed by a sizzling hot vinyl EP on Audiojack's GRUUV imprint with remixes courtesy of John Tejada and Poker Flat's Kyodai. Then came 'Go Slow' with it's choice remixes from Miguel Puente & a young Finnebassen who's remix clocked well over 5 million views on YouTube.
His collaborations with Soul songstress Rachel Adedeji created a huge buzz amongst the DJ community featuring remixes from DJ T, Sharam Jey, Climbers & ATFC. Which was followed by a slew of releases on Low Steppa's Simma Black, Sleazy Deep, ALiVE, King Street, Dear Deer, Sakura Music & a vinyl release on Sex Panda White with remixes from Kevin Over, Telonius
(Gomma) + Matt Fear & Kreature.
But it’s one of NOLAN's collaborations with Amber Jolene which is proving hard to beat. The sublime remix by Danish rising star KANT resonated around Ibiza island and features on Toolroom Ibiza CD, Pure Salinas, Coco Beach, Armada Sunset + Ministry Of Sound Chilled House Ibiza compilation CDs and has also now had over 13 million views on YouTube alone! Not one to rest on his laurels Nolan's next collaboration with the inimitable Forrest came out on KITTBALL featuring remixes from Hot Creations duo Raumakustik and label boss P.A.C.O.
Followed by a 2 tracker ‘Dance Boy’ & ‘Cassette Tape’ on Enzo Siffredi's chart busting Wired imprint & a release on Kerri Chandler’s MadTech. Soul Clap & Wolf + Lamb then snapped up 4 more Nolan / Forrest collaborations for an EP on their Brooklyn based Crew Love Records & a collaboration with House Music royalty Joi Cardwell recently came out on the legendary Henry Street Records. Most recently though, Nolan's release on Mobilee with Mr.V on vocals and remixes from SIS and Re.You are what's causing heads to turn! Plus the future looks bright with SASHA signing 3 more NOLAN tracks for LNOE & Digweed snapping up a remix of Coloursound for his next Quattro compilation.. Plus another couple of collabs lined up for release on Mobilee Records with Serge Santiago, Mazi & Forrest.