Softpaw is the work of Mexican DJ & musician Jesus Fernandez. He makes his music from his home in Orizaba, a city on the route between Mexico City and the port of Veracruz. Pico De Orizaba, the stunning snow-capped volcano, dominates Orizaba's skyline, and Lynx roam nearby in the national park. Yet, in contrast to all this beauty, the city is an industrial and agricultural hub. Fernandez says that this Castor/Pollux nature has left a deep mark on the emotions that flow through his music (it's not often we have deep house artists referencing Greek mythology in their bios!). His debut, the wondrously melancholic "Gasoline", was a solid hit in the Deep House charts, and this follow-up looks set to do the same. However, "Out of My Head" is more club-focussed than its predecessor, with Fernandez opting for driving chords and a funky bassline as the backing for his heartfelt vocals.
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