Following on from the 2006 release of his debut LP ‘Brain Food’, DJ IQ is back with this very special digital download only release. The first single to be taken from his forthcoming album ‘Live! From The Sofa’ is ‘9 To 5’, an irresistibly funky summer smash that is sure to shake off those workday blues.
Featuring man of the moment, Dubbledge, the track has already received strong support from 1xtra’s Rodney P & Skitz, Blakey, Mista Jam and Kiss 100 DJs MK, Big Ted & Shortee Blitz.
Dominating the UK’s clubs and radio shows with its infectious bassline and funky guitar licks, ‘9 to 5’ is undeniably a summer anthem for 2007. IQ’s flawless production, accompanied by Dubbledge’s witty critique of life in a daily office grind combine to deliver a drive-time favourite for anybody stuck behind a desk this summer. The unstoppable energy of the track grips you from start to finish, providing more than enough incentive for listeners to call in sick, spread their wings and just… fly! fly! fly away!
On the flipside is 'My Heart', a meandering instrumental lounge track with speakeasy horns & lonely piano chords, a lo-fi, dusty affair with a bitter-sweet taste of melancholy blues.
One of the most active DJ / Producers in the capital, DJ IQ’s production credits are growing rapidly, not only with his solo work but also with other high profile artists, including Foreign Beggars, Asaviour and Jehst. Working both as a solo artist and as Jehst’s tour DJ, IQ has been busy gigging constantly, while still recording prolifically, building on his well deserved reputation as the best young DJ / Producer in the UK.
Release date: 23rd July 2007. Catalogue Number: MCN001A. Second single ‘8 Bars Of Fire’ due for release August 20th. The album ‘Live From The Sofa’ drops September 3rd.