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A unique project gathering 19 tracks from 18 prolific producers including Claude VonStroke, Brodinski, Cassius and Art Department, centered around one inimitable singer; JAW. Midtown is the ambitious sound of an artist reflecting on his vision of the world, through collaborations with friends from every corner of the planet. You may know JAW by name, but most will know him by voice. As the frontman of French house wildcards dOP and their indie-pop side-project, Les Fils du Calvaire, JAW has blossomed into one of the most distinctive performers in a scene where few dare to cross the barrier of the DJ booth. From bedroom set-ups to street recordings to high-end studios, spanning melancholic folk, electro pop and apocalyptic R&B, Midtown is the culmination of years JAW has spent connecting with like-minded artists, challenging himself to use his unmistakable voice in different ways. Placing the emphasis on having fun, whether the music be dark and obtuse, or upbeat and flamboyant, the result is 19 different recording spaces with 19 different textures, ensuring that no two moments on Midtown feel the same. As the vocalist for madcap house wayfarers dOP, Jonathan Illel has seduced the hearts and minds of dancefloor dwellers, holding them captive with his voice. He worked with a host of different producers on Midtown including The/Das, Claude VonStroke, Piers Faccini, Kevork Keshishian, Cassius, Claptone, Seuil, Para One, Mim Youthman & Marger, Chaim, Steve Smyth, Art Department, Saschienne, Rose Ryot, Brodinski, and more. With Midtown, he intends to make the perfect introductory statement, identifying himself in every shade of music and to give listeners the full picture. Forcing producers to go outside their comfort zone to meet his musical vision, while adopting a unique singing style for each track, JAW has sought to craft the ultimate collection of music to represent who he is.