The Dealer Reveals Right Beside You Video And Candi Staton Fandom
The video for this summertime smash will make you want to shake a tail feather…
By Tamara Roper
MTV UK premiered The Dealer’s garage vibe future hit Right Beside You last month, and now we’ve got our hands on the video, plus an exclusive interview with the man himself regarding summertime raving, signature dance moves and what song he plays to save the dance floor. Everyone needs one of those tracks, after all…
MTV UK: There are a lot of genres being banded around to describe you - house, garage, 2-step. Which one do you most relate to?
The Dealer: My current single Right Beside You lends itself most to 4/4 garage, but I'm influenced by a lot of disco, funk and house. You'll be hearing more of that in new material.
MTV UK: Where do you think is the perfect place to listen to ‘Right Beside You’?
The Dealer: In the car on the way to the beach.
MTV UK: Describe your sound to an old person…
The Dealer: That wartime weekend dance spirit, but for 2014 and beyond.
MTV UK: What do you think are the biggest club tracks at the moment?
The Dealer: I really like that Oliver $ track, Pushing On.
MTV UK: Where’s the best place to party?
The Dealer: My DJ friends Future Gardens put on an amazing night at an old medieval wine vault in Southampton. So, anywhere that looks like it shouldn't host a rave, basically.
MTV UK: What more can we expect from you?
The Dealer: More dance-able basslines, grooves and hopefully classic songs.
MTV UK: If you had to choose one vocalist to use on your next track, who would it be?
The Dealer: Candi Staton. If someone can make this happen within the budget that'd be great.
MTV UK: The dancers in the video for Right Beside You have amazing moves. What's your signature dance move?
The Dealer: I can do the Russian dance (I think it's called Kozachok) where you squat and kick your legs out. It gets a bit tiring after a while, and you're liable to be kicked over.
MTV UK: What's the one song you always play to rescue the dance floor?
The Dealer: Moloko – Sing It Back.