Maetrik's Cocoon debut "Snorkel" on the 7th edition of the 10" series belongs without doubt to the most successful tracks of the past year and is an essential track in the clubs since then, thanks to its matchless mixture of powerful Deep House and Noise. Eric Estornel aka Maetrik is, however, definitely not a newcomer. With a large number of releases on such prestigious labels from the likes of Treibstoff from Cologne, Dumb Unit and Steve Bug's Audiomatique platform, the Texan-born and now resident of Valencia has proven to be one of the most reliable protagonists at the interface between straight Dark House, Dub and funky Techno. Estornel's aim was to stick to this recipe when he made his his first Cocoon solo maxi: "Crush On Me" and "Push" are two absolute masterpieces and are representative for Estornel's unique style, using hallucinogenic vocals, hypnotic beats and a power that is deep and latently noisy at the same time to put the dancefloor over the edge of insanity. With his third album "Life Index", released on the London-based label Crosstown Rebels, and with other releases on Guy Gerber's Supplement Facts platform and on Get Physical, this spring seems to be totally under Estornel's sign.