Artists to Watch 2013

Newcomer Max Lyazgin hips us to Russia's disco-house scene

By Matt Ferry

With the recent explosion of terrace-friendly deep house, countless producers have come and gone, falling victim to the cursed label of “one-hit wonder.” We’re expecting lots more of self-proclaimed poolside four-to-the-floor masters to fall by the wayside in 2013, but one we’re expecting that stay on the radar is Novosibirsk, Russia-based Max Lyazgin. With a catalog only reaching back to September of last year, this deep-disco up-and-comer has already released on one of last year’s fastest growing sub-labels, Nurvous Records. We ran a few questions by Lyazgin about what to listen for in 2013.

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