** Nominated Best Live act 2012 by DJ Mag Best Of British **
“Combining the chunky groove of house with elegant techno intricacy, ‘Live on Cubism’ is an infectiously heady listen… Sultry, soulful and slamming throughout – gripping from start to finish.” DJ Mag 8/10 on his 2012 Live album “Live On Cubism”
“An amazing live set journeying through Saytek’s distictive vision of house and techno ” – DJ MAG on his live show.
“Maverick Saytek seems to be getting things right his spontaneous sets being the back bone of both his reputation and releases , His improvised response to the crowd marks him out from the standard dance act”- The Guardian newspaper
“A jaw dropping insight into on the fly creativity” Till Late Magazine
“One of the UK’s freshest and exiting acts , all the music written and produced by the man himself – Amazing!!! ” – Carl Cox on his Global show to 13 million listeners worldwide
2012 was a stellar year for Saytek and was arguably the year when his unique talent was finally fully recognised by the wider scene. The album Live On Cubism, a continuous long player has been met with wide-spread critical acclaim and has earned him a 2012 DJ Mag Best of British Live Act nomination. The LP also finished in DJ Mag’s best albums of the year.
Saytek has been tirelessly touring his improvised hardware live show across Europe’s best clubs and festivals, some weekends performing in 3 different countries topping the bill among the biggest names in house and techno, as well as commanding solo headline status at underground nights. Any live artist who has been invited to perform Fabric twice in one year can say they have had a good year. Add to that the fact he was asked to perform at the Closing fiesta at Space on the strength of his previous performance at the world famous club. It’s safe to say Saytek has established himself as one of the cream of the crop of electronic music new generation of live artists.
Aside from his improvised show his studio work rate has been immense. Over the last year he has released material on a staggering array of quality labels such as Lucid Flow, Soma, Wiggle, and Bullet:Dodge. All once again gaining support from what reads like a whose who of global DJ’s as well as regularly appearing in Beatport’s genre sales charts. It’s a work rate that is to be admired and looks set to continue. Ending 2012 featuring on John Digweed‘s massive “Live in London” Bedrock compilation. After a short break in January to welcome his son into the world the work now continues with bookings already flooding in and 12″ and Digital releases scheduled in on labels like Monique Musique, Cubism and many More.