Malta-born Jewel Kid (a.k.a. J.J. Mejlak) has made a name for himself via his Alleanza label, using the imprint as a platform to release music from like-minded technocrats Popof, Pig&Dan, Alex Bau, Enrico Sangiuliano, Luigi Madonna, and Mauro Picotto.
Embracing a tough, hard-sitting techno sound that isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo, he’s also released choice cuts on Suara, Soma, Tronic, Sleaze, and Break New Soil.
Fresh from issuing “Behind These Walls” b/w “Perimeters” on Gynoid in January, today he drops the Road Not Taken EP on Sleaze Records. Fortunately for us on this side of the pond is news that the Kid will touch down next month in the U.S. for a quickie two-date DJ trek.
Ahead of his brief stateside excursion, we checked in with Jewel Kid and asked him to share his five favorite tracks of the moment. Find them below listed in no particular order. Continue Reading