Culprit has done a fantastic job of building up their roster, Manik being one of the most talent producers on the label. His new track "Breakfast Club" is a real treat, he gives us a pretty lengthy preview here, long enough for me to want to share it with the rest of you. So keep an eye out for more Culprit tracks as Manik and the rest of the boys have taken over L.A.
The entire EP is out November 1st, 2012 on Culprit LA
If you were as fortunate as us to see Manik yesterday at Culprit Sessions, Downtown Los Angeles, then you know how talented this NY based producer is. He most certainly was perfect for my Sunday festivities and I think I'm just going to ride that lightening into Monday with his June 30 minute mini-mix he made for KREW radio June 29, 2012. This Manik mix is comprised of features songs + edits of Toro Y Moi, The Weeknd, Washed Out, Jessie Ware, Culprit LA, and more. Enjoy your free Monday download CONTINUE READING
Onto the next chapter in the rooftop saga. On July 1st Culprit returns, armed with a pair of outstanding young talented artists - one making his third appearance and another his well-deserved LA debut. It will be no exaggeration to say that Chris Manik aka MANIK and James Burnham, aka Burnski are two of the brightest rising stars of the new generation of house music artists. Prodigiously prolific producers, the pair have been knocking out memorable music in bunches. Between them the boys have CONTINUE READING
Chris James, one half of Coat of Arms, is a DJ and Producer based in Birmingham, UK. Emerging from obscurity in early 2005, Chris hit the UK club scene after several years successfully pioneering popular regional radio shows; his skill as DJ and selector quickly earned him residencies at some of Birmingham's most important House nights. With his recognition swiftly snowballing, it wasn't long before Chris was hitting the decks around the nation, and even as far afield as Ibiza and Australia. Chris CONTINUE READING
Culprit favorite and NYC wonder M A N I K returns with his second release for the label "She Watches Me" featuring a choice remix from The Revenge. Few producers in underground dance music have had as prolifically dense an output as Chris Manik (M A N I K) over the last two years. He joins the-likes-of Maya Jane Coles, Maceo Plex and Subb-An, as an artist who seem to have unnerving quality control, making every one of their tracks count. No wonder then, that Culprit was delighted for M A N I K CONTINUE READING
In these inclement climes Hot Creations release an EP of post summer treats to warm our soul and move our feet. The first part of two samplers, it includes the debut release by Infinity Ink (the new project by Ali Love & Luca C), a Hot Creations debut from New Yorks M A N I K, and finally a new release from Northern Irelands Bubba (from Scooper & Bubba fame). A hot triumvirate indeed. The response to this EP has been remarkable, DJ's as varied as Dubfire, Tiefschwarz, Solomun, Ramadaman, CONTINUE READING