MN2S come up trumps on their latest release by presenting a blistering collaboration between on-point Brooklyn-based producer Alix Alvarez and international soul icon Nate James.
‘Not To Mention’ is a slice of the purest soul-drenched house goodness. Alix’s crisp beats and distinctive chords combine with Nate’s exquisite, top line to create real soulful masterpiece. This highly anticipated release with comes with the Main Vox Mix which, as expected, literally oozes emotion and the Main Instrumental Mix that is perfect for those slightly deeper moments. The Sole Channel Dub and Dub Vox get a stripped back treatment; hooky, groovy and heavy, these mixes rock will rock the floor. A release straight from the heart – check it out now!!
Fresh from remixing the latest Amy Winehouse record (‘Tears Dry On Their Own’) for Universal, Alix Alvarez is currently on fire. Taking influence from a mixture of hip-hop R&B and salsa, Alix has developed a trademark sound to his production and is recognized for his soulful house grooves. He regularly works with Franck Roger, Mr. V and Miss Patty and has previously collaborated with the likes of Osulande and Lem Springsteen (Mood II Swing). Having come a long way and made a heavy impression in his relatively short career, Alix Alvarez is probably best known for his 2006 collaboration with Mr. V and Miss Patty on ‘Da Bump’. ‘Da Bump’ was originally released on Vega and subsequently licensed to Defected as it became a worldwide club hit.
Nate James emerged from the London soul circuit in 2005 and through the release of two stunning albums – ‘Sell The Tone’ and ‘Kingdom Falls’ – has made the swift graduation to the international status he now holds. Recognized for his unique blend of funk and soul, Nate has taken his sound and unforgettable song-writing around the world and has sold 125,000 albums in the process. Initially combining influences from classic soul with contemporary artists such Prince, Soul II Soul, Arrested Development, Brand New Heavies, Lenny Kravitz and Jamiroquai, Nate has more recently unified additional influences from contemporary dance music on his most recent material. Nate James earned MOBO nominations in 2005 for ‘Best Newcomer’ and ‘Best R&B Artist’ and was also nominated in the 2006 BT Digital Music Awards for ‘Best Urban Artist’. In 2006, he was named ‘Best International Act’ at the Italian Festivalbar ceremony seeing off competition from the likes of Scissor Sisters, Lilly Allen and James Morrison in the process. His distinctive vocal talents his powerful stage performances help Nate to stand out as one of the premier contemporary soul artist throughout the world.