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August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022
UK-born DJ and producer Martin Ikin has delivered yet another soulful house track for our listening pleasure, this time with the help of iconic vocalist Byron Stingily. Released via Ultra Records, “Devoted” features Ikin’s signature piano melody and Stingily’s falsetto vocals atop an infectious house beat. Hit play to check it out below!
Martin Ikin is a legend in his own right, with over three decades under his belt. A producer, DJ, studio engineer, and trained jazz pianist, Ikin is a multi-talented artist known for crafting some of the hottest house beats. He’s released under multiple aliases on labels like Defected, Toolroom, Lost, Cr2, Nervous, OFF, Exploited, Get Physical, and more, including on his very own label, Soul Purpose Records, launched in 2003. He’s remixed for the likes of Mariah Carey, Jamiroquai, Clean Bandit, Blonde, Joey Negro, and many more.
Byron Stingily is Chicago-born R&B and house-music singer known for his falsetto vocals. He had several hit records in the 80s and 90s as the lead singer of Ten City, an R&B and house music act that achieved a number of radio hits and helped pioneer the deep house sub-genre. As a solo artist, Stingily has repeatedly appeared on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play charts, with some of his recent singles being released on Defected Records. In 2021, he teamed up with producer Marshall Jefferson on “Be Free,” the first single in 25 years to be credited to Ten City.
Don’t miss Martin Ikin at this year’s Decadence Arizona, taking place December 30th and 31st at Rawhide Event Center in Chandler. You can get more info, see the full lineup, and purchase tickets here.