It’s not very often that I get to review a dance song. Even more rare that I review the person we’re talking about today who is none other than Mr Antix himself - Frazer Mitchell!
The track is called “We Came To Boogie” and it’s much different than most of the mainstream dance music that we hear in the charts. Rather than relying on catchy lyrics, Frazer lets the beat do all the talking for him. But before we dive into the track a bit deeper, let’s find out a bit more about Frazer.
Frazer Mitchell is a DJ & producer based in Weymouth, Dorset. He’s mainly affiliated with the EDM genre, however he did achieve some mainstream success when he uploaded a cover of John Lennon’s “Working Class Hero”, which earned him a #1 on the Amazon Download Charts. Frazer has headlined and performed at many festivals throughout the South; including North Dorset 7s Fest, Yeovil Beer Fest, Home Farm Fest, Party In The Park, and has supported other artists such as Dave Pearce, Sash, Judge Jules & N Trance. He is also the founder & director of Antix Music Network - An ever growing support network for the South West music scene. Now back to the music!
What I love about “We Came To Boogie”, is how it fuses two different genres and sounds, into one. The song starts with your typical dance beat and has a plucky piano riff looping around with some vocals echoing around in the background. After a while, the beat fades out and here is where we hear the second genre come in. And surprisingly, it’s very Latin America influenced, with some bongo’s replacing the dance beat, and a mariachi band’s trumpet playing over the top of the funky bongo beat. You feel like you’re in somewhere like Mexico or Brazil in the heat of a traditional Latin Fiesta celebration. I could very easily imagine the party atmosphere with locals doing the Cha-Cha in the streets, the children hitting a Piñata and “We Came To Boogie” filling the town!
After a few run throughs, the mariachi band is replaced by a really nice deep house beat that takes you from the streets of Mexico, into a vibrant night club, or even a boat party being held in the warm waters of the Gulf. It’s two genres that I feel are the perfect combination. Both sections are all about rhythm, dancing and just having a great time. And that’s exactly what I could imagine people doing when they hear this track!
I really enjoyed this one. It’s energy, it’s vibe, the combination of the two genres, it’s just got that party atmosphere about it. Definitely a track to put on if you’re trying to get in the mood for a night out on the town.
Frazer Mitchell - Producer, DJ, and Events Coordinator at Antix Music Network