2 Become 1. Starry-eyed DJ Jodie Harsh and girl power queen Mel C are making sweet music together, watcha think about that?
Recounting a distinctly un-rock and roll first introduction, Mel and Jodie met at a mutual friend’s four-year-old daughter’s birthday party. Bonding over birthday cake and a mutual appreciation for each others beats, the two soon became firm friends and headed back to Mel’s lay down some tracks. Referencing heavy commercial dance and niche electro pop, the duo’s newly released EP marks Jodie’s first foray into the world of production. Simple, progressive and atmospheric, Walk Away, Sunrise and Set You Free each sound like an evening spent on a beach in Ibiza just before the sun has set and the party drops. Referencing dub, trip-pop and trance, the two unlikely ladies have created lyrically empowered anthems, designed to fill dancefloors and inject fun into the club. Discovering a heart-warming fondness for each other, the two iconic musicians vibe of each other’s energy and the electricity they generate resonates within the sound they lay down. i-D online caught-up with Mel and Jodie on the eve of the EPs release to chat babies, booths and swap lippy. We also scooped an exclusive stream of one of their smashing new tracks, i-Defy anyone to listen to these Summer tunes and not tap a toe, they wanna make you holler.