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|1||Mörk + Frankie J Are Friends Again||4||Audio||2013-02-00||SpatulaCity|
Producer/DJ/Promoter/Graphic Designer John Mork has navigated and survived more weirdness than most people experience in one lifetime. The Chicago native evolved from rave kid to house music celebrity, to reclusive band dude, to his current incarnation as a guy who simply derives great joy from playing and producing music that moves him.
It was a little over a decade ago that Mork teamed up with drum n’ bass producer Frankie J to form the seminal house collaboration The Sound Republic. The duo exploded onto the scene in 2005 following releases on Dae Recordings, Guesthouse Music and Guess Who?, and their signature driving sound went on to play a crucial role in shaping the future path of the house genre. Four years of prolific production, playing and partying ensued, but in 2009 Mork decided it was time to remove himself from the madness.
Thankfully, it turns out John Mork just can’t quit house music. In 2013 he and fellow Chicago veterans Trancid, Alinka, Chris Grant and Karl Almaria launched “Nü: The Outer Space Disco Dancing Society of Chicago,” a monthly party at infamous goth club, Neo, and in January 2014, Mork and Almaria launched a second monthly called “HOOYAIS!” at Primary Nightclub.
Mork has also produced remixes for Midnight Magic, The New Division, Speck Mountain, Change Request and Goldroom, and has released music on Nu Jax Music, Seasons Recordings, Plus Plus and his own label NBD Music Company. This onslaught is merely the beginning, though, as he has plans to unleash a flood of new music in the year ahe