On the western end of Australia stands the epic freshness of Shane Garcia, known in the clubs as Melotyx. Taking Perth on a absolute musical ride, its this turtle lovin’ talent that enlights dance floors with his run of tunes from indie, nu-disco, big room, progressive and deep house through to the dirty dungeon for trap and dubstep.
2012 brought the Melotyx sounds to a head, ripening with inspiration from Hardwell, Clockwork, Skrillex, A-Trak and local wonder Flume. With a solid run of shows at Lost Society, Duchess Bar and Llama Bar, and a huge hit of summer festival launch parties, Perth has had a sweet taste of the musical aura radiating from Shane and his ability to shake up a dance floor. Athina Hilman from Rolling Stone Music proudly noted Melotyx as one to watch for the future, mixing infectious beats to get a crowd pumping. Never sitting still, it’s not just the clubs that have been lit up by this fresh talent. Taking on Summadayze and Future Music Festivals stages has warped Shane into a plethora of enviable gigs.
With a lively year ahead as a strong icon at the Electric Button touring company, Melotyx is embracing his musical tip and hitting the studio too. Smashing his sounds where they need to go, the music is definitely on its way. Teaming up with Boston Switch, it’s the versus duo that is going to spark a fuse or two in the industry showcasing talent that is one of a kind.
Dance music enthusiasts together with dance floor hitters- take note, as the sound of Melotyx is contagious.