Climbers is the Mexicali duo, Jay Blakk and Kiko Deal, who, despite forming in 2011, have already been making serious waves around the world with a fresh-faced take on house music.Their debut ‘Law Of Attraction’ EP on Culprit, as well as the slew of buzz worthy remixes for labels such as Asylum UK, Noir Music 2 and Electronique have already found their way into the crates of some of the hottest underground dance acts including Art Department, James Teej, My Favorite Robot Tanner Ross, Miguel Campbell, Catz n Dogz, Death on the Balcony and Richy Ahmed. BBC Radio’s iconic Pete Tong has named them “Future Stars” earlier in September of 2013.
Though they come from different musical backgrounds, Blakk and Deal haven been friends since high-school. Early 2011 they finally decided to join forces to make music, and they haven’t looked back. 2013 saw further releases for Culprit, Get Physical, Turbo, and their debut North America tour.
Climbers’ are fast developing a signature sound: set to classic house percussions, empahitic electronic baselines, old school vocal sampling and atmospheric synth pads that are always pushing all the right buttons and are never less than memorable.Jay Blakk is the co-founder of Faceless Recordings along with Silky and Barber.
J: Right now I’m digging classical music, I’m crazy about “Joe Hisaishi in Budokan – Studio Ghibli 25 Years Concert” wow and his track called Summer. I don’t know if its electronic or not, but I love whatever comes from Tycho that guy is such an incredible producer.
K: Depends on my mood, but I would say rock