Nic and Mark Fanciulli Bring a Family Groove On 'Star': Exclusive

Nic Fanciulli
Marc de Groot 

Nic Fanciulli 

How do you want the groove to make you feel? Does this bass make you look sexy? Do the pounding drums make you feel like a "Star?" 

Brothers Nic and Mark Fanciulli have years of experience crafting sonic delights for house heads, and of course, they've plenty of practice playing nice with each other. They know a good groove when they fall into it, and the pair recently found shine in the darkness on "Star." it's a diggable grower, coming in at just less than seven minutes with a lot of room for discerning DJs to ride some cool mixes.

“I’ve been playing this record a lot the last six months, and it always sounds great on the dance floor," Nic says. "I’m really happy we’re releasing it on my brother Seth Troxler’s label. It’s like a big family project.”

"I knew that 'Star' would have a positive response, but didn’t realize just how popular it would become prior to it’s release," Mark adds. "All summer long, it has been destroying dance floors across the globe, and to get Pete Tong's 'Essential New Tune' and Mixmag's 'House Tune Of The Month' made it even better. It’s been a long time coming, and you can expect to hear more from us very soon."

"Star" is out everywhere Friday, Sept. 21, on Troxler's Play it Say It, but you can listen to it below one day early, exclusively on Billboard Dance.


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