There is no telling the arsenal of releases and unreleased records these two house music leaders have nicely wrapped up for us, but know that through the grapevine and their own productions, they will have the fresh goods. Cue the gasps.
Lately Toolroom Record’s Founder, Mark Knight has been at the forefront of soulful and RnB house with legendary vocalists Luka Setto as well as Beverley Knight and the London Community Gospel Choir. Then considering Mark’s recent collaborations with Armand Van Helden and Gene Farris, releases on labels from all corners of the house music scene from Saved to elrow, his stack of highly-beloved tech, deep and classic house records will take us around the moon.
After 20 plus years in dance music, Knight remains a firm fixture on the worldwide touring circuit with a number of key residencies around the world under the Toolroom Live banner. Read more of Mark Knight’s story in our in-depth interview around Toolroom’s Ibiza residency at Eden and more.
Lupe Fuentes is known for a striped back tech house sound that draws from her Columbian roots by working in tribal layers and Latin rhythms. She has been become a favorite within the Los Angeles scene with recent performances at Hollywood Palladium and Exchange LA.
Beyond opening for Mark Knight, Lupe has seen support from heavy-hitters such as Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber, Maceo Plex, Booka Shade, Leftfield, Richie Hawtin, Carl Craig, Kerri Chandler, Claptone, Shiba San, Gorgon City, Todd Terry, Roger Sanchez, Danny Howard, and Claude Von Stroke. In 2014, Lupe launched her own imprint and brand, IN THE LOOP.
Based in Los Angeles, California, IN THE LOOP showcases burgeoning talent, with the sole goal of curating the best music possible and connecting it audiences worldwide.