We were very saddened to read about the passing of Romanthony, music pioneer and house legend. Perhaps most widely recognised for his vocals on Daft Punk’s ‘One More Time’, Romanthony was also a producer in his own right.
From the mesmerisingly deep ‘Wanderer’ to the seriously funky ‘Bring U Up’ to the high energy garage classic ‘Let Me Show You Love’, Romanthony had a varied production style, with his music crossing several genres and always featuring his distinctive, immediately recognisable silky smooth vocals.
Here’s an Electronic Beats interview with Romanthony recorded in February 2009.
“My music in production is usually physical pain…. When you get a certain rhythm going at the studio, a certain sequence of melodies, sometimes, it’s like… it’s not funny at all, it’s like the opposite of it…”