Nonlocal represents the Underground house label run by Toronto's Luke Fair founded fresh in 2013.
One of the most down to earth artists you'll meet in the industry today, it's not cliché to say Luke Fair is "all about the music." Never one to be flashy or over the top, Luke has preferred to let his tunes define his career. By doing so he's quietly become a global hero to his devoted fans and upstart DJs and producers who yearn for the soul and energy the Luke Fair sound provides.
Anchored by classic house roots, Luke has always stayed true to his style of groovy house and techno to funky progressive and electro. He continues to spend countless hours customizing tracks and will forever be a DJ who earns the attention of the dance floor through focus and dedication inside the booth and out.
On his way to headline status, Luke took cues from the likes of Sasha, John Digweed and Deep Dish while touring across the globe in support of their legendary efforts. It was throughout these times when Luke was warming massive rooms, in front of thousands of overly eager clubbers, that he inherited the skill and patience needed to properly program a night. To this day it's his ability to create surreal moments through tight mixing and calculated track selection that amazes enthusiasts the most.
Not to be outdone is Luke's body of production work. He has established himself as one of the industry's top all around artists with originals and remixes signed to some of EDM's most recognized labels, including Bedrock, Yoshitoshi, SAW, System Recordings and Low Pressings, as well as quality underground imprints such as Witty Tunes, Alternative Route, Discoteca and Thug Records. Eternally on the house tip, with lush melody, Luke's tracks withstand the test of time.
The latest release on NonLocal, NLR003, is from Tomas Malo (Outernational, 20:20 Vision) who delivers two deep and gorgeous cuts of house music in its truest form, with nods to early blues and gospel fused with stunning chord work. Remix duties are taken care by two of the industry's best: the inimitable Manuel Tur (Freerange) and red-hot Ben La Desh (Sleazy Beats Black Ops, Outernational, Dirt Crew).