Du Tonc Has New Single “Island” Scheduled for October 14
On both indie and mainstream levels, disco has been making a resurgence this past year. As one of the artists pioneering this style, Du Tonc has new single “Island” planned for October 14.
Du Tonc – a collaboration between Matt Van Schie and Mighty Mouse – began in 2010 after the two met at Parisian venue Social Club. Mighty Mouse is best known for working with Gorillaz, Madonna, Gill Scott Heron, Prince, and Kate Bush. Van Schie, meanwhile, is one of the founding members of and the current bass and guitar player for Van She. The group has supported Phoenix and Daft Punk.
The duo debuted officially with single “Darkness,” with singles “Surging Memories” and “Rise” following. The Magician supported them by adding them to the Magic Tape series. Other artists that have supported them include Tensnake, Mark Ronson, Digitalism, Alex Metric, and many others.
The disco-influenced track “Island” comes out on the Nightlife label on October 14. Hear the track here.
Right now, Du Tonc are rehearing for live performances that begin in November. In the meantime, the two are doing a series of DJing dates that begin this week:
7th October 2013 – Sfuzzi Uptown, Dallas (USA)
10th October 2013 - Foro Masaryk, Mexico City (Mexico)
11th October 2013 – Lure, Hollywood (USA)
12th October 2013 – Moustache, Tijuana (Mexico)
29th November 2013 – XOYO, London (UK) w/ The Magician
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