Marcus Marr is a London-based artist, producer and DJ. Marcus was introduced to dance music via all night parties under Brixton's St Matthews Church. The lifelong music obsessive augmented his already robust vinyl collection of rock and soul with acid house records. He then saw DJ Harvey play one of his legendary extended sets, and knew that dance music was his calling.
After signing to DFA Records, he released the acclaimed 2013 track "The Music" (#3 on the "Best Dance Tracks of 2013" list by SPIN Magazine) and 2015's "Brown Sauce." 2015 also saw Marcus release the Chet Faker collaboration EP "Work" on Detail Records. The 4 track EP featured the tracks 'Birthday Card' (Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 first play, #1 Hype Machine) and 'The Trouble With Us (#1 Hype Machine, #5 triple j hottest 100).
Marcus is now set to release new single "Rocketship" via DFA Records. The deep groove crowd favorite will be released May 11. Regarding the track Marcus says:
"Rocketship is a tune I've been playing out for a good while now. It always gets a good reaction. It started life as a guitar and bass groove that I put together in my studio here in London. Then it received the wisdom of Damian Drammaticus (the deep voice). Then I laid on the other elements.
"It's a DJs record really -- I wanted to something for the DJs again."