“Everyone needs a dose of fka.m4a in their lives. The London-born artist moved to Berlin over two years ago and remains a constant source of warmth on the airwaves of the city’s HÖR Radio, where they bounce between Italo disco, chunky house, hi-NRG beats and pepperings of psychedelic techno with exuberant energy. Standing out like the intricately-coloured tattoos emblazoned on their chest, fka.m4a’s seamless, feel-good mixes have anchored their presence in Berlin’s dance music and queer scene.
Recently signed to Apelago agency, there’s no doubt FKA.m4a is ready to take on an increasingly busy schedule of bookings that will propel their radiant sound worldwide, and the’ve begun to drop hints online about a solo production in the works, due for release at the end of the year.” – DJ Mag, 2021 fka.m4a has already seen tremendous success on dance floors around Europe.
Hand picked by the likes of Peggy Gou & Amelie Lens for their events, debuts at Amnesia, Berghain, Circoloco, Boiler Room, Ministry of Sound and many more. 2022 has been a very strong year for the artist, with much more to follow for this rising star.
No longer one of dance music’s best-kept secrets Cormac’s reputation as a revered selector has rapidly spread. The Queer Northern Ireland-born DJ is now soundtracking dancefloors the world over with his unique take on HI-NRG, Italo + House.
Cormac was a listener and dancefloor staple at zeitgeist defining London institutions such as Trade, Nag Nag Nag, and Bugged Out.
In Berlin and Europe, he’s best known for his legendary closing performances at Panorama Bar and Snax. Sometimes running up to eleven hours in length, and with free reign to play across the board sonically, Cormac has fast become a staple on the line-ups for the club. As the light pours in on Monday mornings, the crowd are kept moving with a selection of his extensive 20 years of DJ knowledge,.
Currently, he has releases on Ostgut-Ton, Correspondent Records, and his own imprint Polari Records. Polari Records is named in reference to the secret old-school gay slang once used in Europe. The label showcases new and established producers with each release featuring collectible artwork from LGBTQ+ artists.
Cormac’s most recent mix is BBC Radio 1 Essential mix which featured exclusive non-released material from Gerd Janson, Kink, Kiwi, Volta, Alan Dixon, and Jordan Nocturne, alongside the debut of Cormacs solo outing On Polari, “Heartcore” .