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Passes away the British producer and deejay Martin Dawson, aka King Roc

Today we raise the curtain of the week with a black background and a sad news. With a farewell, of British deejay and producer Martin Dawson, the Berlin-based, aka King Roc and 50% of the duo Two Armadillos.

Dawson was one of those artists in the current scene that best drive with the timeless and strong house, that is always friendly with everyone who hears it. Well known and respected around the world, and favorite, among others, of more than 500 users on Resident Advisor, the British has treaded the most important clubs and festivals. Including, the latest edition of Sónar Barcelona this year.

Dawson’s house career was most well known for working alongside Catz n Dogz owned label Pet Recordings on a variety of releases.

But not just we stayed with that stage, his extensive catalog can be found also on labels like Cocoon, Moodmusic, OFF, Kling Klong, Session Deluxe, Dessous, Sthlm Audio, Bangbang! or Bedrock.

We now remember his Sunday Smoking LP published on Moodmusic Records.

Some of his most famous and admired productions, as Lonely or our just featured Sunday Lonely, have been common in the most gourmet charts and DJ bags of finest artists around the world.

Dawson leaves us a long production, full of EPs, remixes, productions, collaborations and impeccable sets, among which we can highlight two albums: 2005’s How Big Is It and Chapters, published in 2009.

Dawson was and always will be, a great passionate of electronic music and a magnificent professional who gained the support of a long list of artists such as Radio Slave, 200 and One, Terry Francis, DOP, H.O.S.H., Konrad Black, Sebo-K, Lee Jones, Efdemin, Ray Okpara, Joris Voorn, DJ Wild, Sash Dive, D’Julz, Luciano, Josh Wink, Nick Curly, Raresh, Argy, Matthias Tanzmann, Burnski, Will Saul, Rocky, Cluade Von Stroke, Gorge, Lee Burridge, Catz, n Dogz, Smauel L Session, Deetron, Butch, Jona, Brothers Vibe, Tiger Stripes, Popof,  Audiojack, …. An endless list, as endless are also the occasions that we will hear back the Dawson‘s essence in one of those sets.