Modcast #122: Fantastic Man

After reading the title, a question you may ask is just what makes this man, Melbourne producer Mic Newman, so 'fantastic'? Is it just bravado? Is there really an agreed upon concensus supporting this adjective? To answer these questions and more, we're using the 122nd Modcast as a 1 hour demonstration of why this name fits the game.

Keen to explore a different side to his talents, Melbourne producer Mic Newman launched an illusive alias, 'Fantastic Man'; which has so far seen success on Wolf Music, Join The Dots, Melbourne Deepcast and Kolour LTD, the later reaching the illustrious number 1 position on Juno's top sellers chart.

His most recent work; an upcoming EP 'It's Essential' is a debut on NYC's revered party-turned-label 'Let's Play House' (co-run by favourite Jacques Renault) and is arguably his most complete Fantastic Man collection of works to date. On the back of his recent success, Mic will embark on a 3 month tour of Europe, Brazil and the U.S where high profile dates have been penned throughout. Highlights including London's Fabric as well multiple dates in Ibiza and Berlin.

Track List
1. Mr. Scruff - Fresh Noodles
2. Fantastic Man - How Bout It
3. Paulo Rocco - Through The Mirror
4. James Welsh - Zippyshare
5. White Lions - Hjob
6. Moodymann - Got 2 Make It
7. Mountain People - Mountain 001 (edit)
8. Fantastic Man - It's Essential
9. Midland - Through Motion (Tevo Howard Remix)
10. Unknown - Unknown

June 13, 2012 at 12:19pm in modcast, Modcast


 

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Oakbank Racecourse , Oakbank, SA
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Maitland Showground, Maitland, NSW
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27.04.14 - Groovin The Moo

University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT
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01.05.14 - The Presets

The Metro Theatre, Sydney, Australia
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02.05.14 - The Presets

The Hi Fi, Melbourne, Australia
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03.05.14 - Groovin The Moo

Prince of Wales Showground , Bendigo, VIC
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04.05.14 - Groovin The Moo

Murray Sports Complex, Townsville, QLD
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06.05.14 - Arctic Monkeys

Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia

06.05.14 - Primavera Sound

Barcelona, Spain

07.05.14 - Arctic Monkeys

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia

08.05.14 - The Presets

Capitol, Perth, Australia
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08.05.14 - Cut Copy

Metro Theatre, Sydney, Australia
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09.05.14 - Arctic Monkeys

Rod Laver Arena , Melbourne, Australia

09.05.14 - RUFUS

Coolangatta Hotel, Gold Coast, QLD

09.05.14 - Cut Copy

170 Russell , Melbourne, Australia
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10.05.14 - Groovin The Moo

Hay Park , Bunbury, WA
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10.05.14 - Arctic Monkeys

Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, Australia

10.05.14 - RUFUS

The Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD

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