Moto Blanco, an English DJ and electronic music duo originally consisting of Danny Harrison and Arthur Smith, and regularly joined by British record producer Jon Cohen and guitarist Shane Hill, are a prolific remix outfit touching the work of the BIGGEST POP STARS on the planet from Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Robin Thicke, George Michael to Mary J. Blige and Robbie Williams. As a name associated with a wide array of remixes, from Latour, Rihanna, Mary J Blige, Kylie Minogue, Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Ciara, Shakira, George Michael, Robbie Williams, Ja Rule, Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey, Leona Lewis, Robin Thicke, Bob Sinclar, Pussycat Dolls, Booty Luv, Annie Lennox, Xpress 2, Soulsearcher, Kathy Brown & more. Thou previously a duo, behind the music Bobby Blanco now is sole original member and tours under Moto Blanco.
Danny Harrison is a South London house producer with a strong stream of releases on labels like Casagrande, Defected, Fluential and Hed Kandi. Forever demonstrating a diverse and eclectic style, with a keen understanding of all musical forms from pop to urban, house to techno, Danny Harrison has been Dj’ing, Producing & remixing since the late 80s. Big successes in that time include producing Daniel Beddingfield’s ‘Gotta Get Through This’ – alongside former MB member Arthur Smith – which went all the way to Number 1 in the UK charts and received a Grammy nomination to boot. They also were nominated for a Grammy for the work they had done with Mary J Blige’s Hit song “Be Without You”.
The accolades don’t stop there, however, because another Moto Blanco tune ‘Kung Fu’ also became a top ten smash and a firm fixture in the record bags of plenty of international DJs, whilst next track ‘Gunman’ also picked up an Ivor Novello nomination. So too was their ‘3AM’ effort on Defected a huge hit, with remixes by Fuzzy Hair, Ian Carey and Eddie Amador all getting a recent re-release to rapturous applause.
A few years back Moto Blanco turned their hand to remixing Adele’s ‘Set Fire To The Rain’, Cee Lo Green’s ‘Cry Baby’, Jennifer Hudson’s ‘Everybody Needs Love’ and Joe Jonas’ ‘Just In Love’, and this year have just Remixed for Robin Thicke & T.I plus UK Diva Kylie Minogue. Whilst as a DJ outfit Moto Blanco, they’ve toured far and wide across Russia, France, Germany, Greece, Canada, United States plus Australia & New Zealand.