Birmingham’s own, 25 year old, Joey Mccrilley is one of the UK house young guns to watch out for. Having accumulated over 1 million plays on YouTube and 500K + on soundcloud, the amount of work this artist has been putting in has been noticeable from all directions.
Debuting his production status in 2013 with Paranoiak, French record label release ‘Clubhopper’, Joey continued to play shows all throughout the UK and Europe; including nights in Belgium, Serbia, Paris, Switzerland and more. His follow up EP came at the end of 2014 on Toyboy & Robin’s own imprint, ‘Cool Kid Music”. This one saw the release of tracks featuring ‘Alice D’ including ‘Real for You’ which charted on Beatport and propelled the artist into a new limelight.
Continuing this, we saw Joey grace the DJ Mag VIP stage at Global Gathering and smash out sets in London, Cardiff and more. Joey continued on with several major label remixes including remixes for Maverick Sabre (Virgin Records), Jennifer Hudson (Sony) and several for Universal too.
November 2015 we saw debut of Joey on BBC Radio 1 Xtra, having dropped a guest mix for the MVP DJ Cameo. Also we saw the release of a remix on Kitsune records of Danglo.
2016 promised more releases and new music for the fans of Joey’s work, slowly building an engaging audience with more and more dips in the social awareness of his name and brand. 2016 saw the release of the two track debut on Punks Music, which saw the coming of two heavier broken beat club tracks to display the diversity of this artist. Following this we saw a huge release of BB Diamond ‘Praying’ which was spun by Radio 1.
2017 saw the artist display collaborative skills with ‘Lafawn’ and bring 2 strong releases. 1st was ‘All I Need’ featuring on the Eton Messy 2017 summer compilation ‘In:Season’ scoring iTunes chart success. On from this was the release of the ‘Golden EP’ on Rawsome Records New York. A two track release with a wicked remix from lo fi house up and comer ‘Subjoi’ from Australia. This EP gained support from the likes of Richie Hawtin, Mark Knight, Blonde, Tommy Trash, Seb Junior and many more. Not to mention Rawsome Records being New York’s very own GRECO’s label.
2018 sees the coming of Joeys biggest work yet including a release on ‘Blondes’ very own label Nightbeast Records. A track featuring LOLÉ ready which is set to get some big support. Most recently, Joey has remixed UK mega act Years & Years, with plans to reach UK radio airwaves this spring !
With shows planned in UK, Albania and New York for 2018, keep and eye out for this artist, his constant efforts to establish himself as a staple artist are being recognised left right and centre.