Mike Hawkins – More Machines – (HJ Entertainment)

Denmark’s Mike Hawkins (www.facebook.com/djmikehawkins) is making a name for himself one track at a time with a steady combination of underground club-tracks and commercial cross-over records. Following up his Beatport chart-topper ” SLUMP!” (Out now on Spinnin’ Records) and leading into his upcoming dance single “Shut the Place Down” on EMI/Positiva (August 6th), Mike Hawkin’s drops a a big exclusive with his latest production “More Machines”.

“More Machines” not only serves as a (high) quality seg-way between “Slump!” and “Shut the Place Down”, but also displays Mike Hawkins’ ability to create a sound that clearly sets him apart in a world of club tracks built around Nexus synths and copy-cat lead riffs. Hawkins creates a melodic synth lead with what is now becoming his ‘signature’ sound and sandwiches it around a heavy breakdown and a high energy (yet not abrasive) drop to create a massive club track that is sure to see heavy play from DJs everywhere.

5 out of 5

Reviewed by Chest Rockwell