Influenced by one of South Africa’s hottest producers/dj’s, Kyle Watson has been a icon in Elrico Marx’s journey that has lead Elrico Marx into DJing and his own productions which is also influenced by the unique UK and European Producers and the unique sounds of East End Dubs, Alejandro Fernandez,Victor Ruiz, NTFO, Dashdot, Maceo Plex, Breach & Sky, Doubting thomas, Dubfound, Fabo, Solomun, HNQO, Jamie Jones, Mat Joe, Justin Martin, Claude Von Stroke, Munnibrothers, Maxxi Soundsystem, Huxley, Sascha Braemer, Kolombo, Hector Couto, Audiojack, Stimming, Hot Since 82, Eats Everything, Leftwing & Cody, Paul Kalkbenner, Jay Lumen but the artists that has influenced Elrico’s production and unique sound the most is Flow & Zeo.
He always follows his heart towards his goal, to a genuine, impassioned dance/house sound. Born and bred in Port Elizabeth, Elrico made his move to Johannesburg in 2012. Music has always been a part of his life and having formed a strong understanding and appreciation from a young age he has become one of South Africa’s hottest up and coming Dj and producer, who has a lot to offer to this scene. Elrico has also had the privilege of playing at the 1st ULRTA MUSIC FESTIVAL ever to hit South Africa.
Through the years of practice, research and exploration, Elrico Marx refined his sound that gives that individual feeling to make people understand his music. His diverse productions, blending progressive, breaks and deep house into a very distinct and atmospheric sound. He has gained recognition and his versatility while mixing has given him an important place in the scene offering a musical journey with no limits but the best quality music.
Some of Elrico Marx’s productions to date, which are also available to purchase on Beatport are:
• Funk My Life,
• Ghetto Samba,
• Highway to Ibiza
• Bomba Knight,
• Vengeance Day
• That Groove,
• The Pressure,
• Get Down To The Music
Intensive Music Recordings :
• Star 73 - Live To Be Free(Elrico Marx Remix)
• Elrico Marx - Safe and Sound(Original Mix)