Meet the man who’s single-handedly reinventing disco. It’s not often that you find a 19-year-old producer referencing Earth, Wind and Fire as his favourite act. That’s exactly the case with explosive new talent Throttle, the teenager from Australia who’s racked up an alarming list of achievements over the past three years and who – with the official backing of Earth, Wind and Fire – is set to scale the heights even further with new single “September”.
“Dirty Disco” pioneer Throttle is the only artist ever to have been allowed by the band to use original music from their body of work, a fact that may surprise more mainstream media unfamiliar with his work. Yet in an embarrassingly short space of time and at a ferocious pace, the young Australian is rising to the top armed with advanced studio finesse, his beloved guitar and a clear idea of where dance music needs to go. Throttle is not just the new kid on the block – he is the future of the genre and beyond – way, way beyond