If Chicago’s DJ Pierre never created another record in his life, he can rest easy knowing that he played a hugely important role in house music. Pioneering the sound of acid as a member of Phuture, the sound went on to spread worldwide, with many producers currently still trying to push the style of house. With a debut album finally forthcoming, DJ Pierre has revisited his classic 1991 cut ‘Generate Power’, giving it an updated makeover. Joining forces yet again with the Get Physical imprint Read more […]
Already a fixture in the house and techno world with her Mobilee imprint, Berlin DJ, producer and label owner Anja Schneider will release her forthcoming ‘Twisty’ EP on Knee Deep In Sound. Comprised of the two original tracks ‘Twisty’ and ‘Free Fall’, the package also includes remixes courtesy of William Djoko and Alex Arnout. Pulsating with deep, nightly 4×4 grooves, Schneider’s hedi-tailored soundtrack to the nocturnal plays with a unsparing edge, whilst Djoko’s and Arnout’s reworks add a vibrant compliment to the recordings.
Late Night Alumni have shared their new EP ‘Startled Heart’. Following their massive cut ‘Love Song’, the three track record is packed with deep, steamy house grooves interlaced with pop tones and slight indie sprinkles. With the floating voals of provided by Becky Jean Williams, this is a soundtrack to hedi nights that you wish would never end. ‘Startled Heart’ is out via Arkade. Have a listen.
Sweden’s David Alexander better known as Summer Heart lives up to his name with his latest single ‘Hotel Beds’. The track which weaves between upbeat house and pop, is a feel-good and vibrant offering, as Alexander preps for the release of his new album ‘101’, out August 25th. A perfect accompaniment to any pool party gathering, this is the ultimate in sexy season music. Have a listen down at the bottom.
Italian siblings Easy To Remember have not only been running their impressive Unclear label, boasting releases from the likes of Move D and Rick Wade just to name a few, but the pair are quite the production team themselves. With their latest EP ‘Got A Botta’, Easy To Remember take listeners down the roads of memory lane as the record pumps with the sounds of acid, break beat rave and soulful house. While on paper that may read like a hot flash back to the past, the group have put a modern twist on the styles rather than simply rely on already firmly established Chicago and Detroit blueprints.
Already a fixture in the London club Phonox, producer HAAi has released her debut EP titled ‘DaDaDa’. The title track, influenced by the sounds of India, is a lively house cut seasoned with a bit of tech. It features running vocal samples and festive percussion bumps that is truly a worldly affair.
With his new EP ‘Opera’ landing July 10th, Parisan producer Allure has shared another tune taking from the release. ‘Loving You’ is another golden and summer-filled cut that will make you want to dance. Shining with sophisticated production, ‘Loving You’ is available for streaming down below. Check it out.
Producer Martin Solveig delivers a track for the summertime season with his latest single ‘All Stars’ featuring Finland’s ALMA. Vibrant with a warmth that makes you feel alive, the piano-embedded house tune rumbles with a deep bass line and even lush strings whilst ALMA soars with lifting vocals and catchy pop melodies. ‘All Stars’ is out now via Positiva/Virgin EMI. Have a listen. Read more […]
Definitely not one to have been slacking for the past few years, Berlin producer and DJ Carolian Luf has been blazing through the house and techno scene, releasing tracks on labels such as Nein Records and WHATIPLAY. Now connecting with the Gruuv label, Luf is set to drop her new ‘Blasfamous’ EP on June 30th. Comprised of two original cuts, tech-fused rhythms along with upbeat funk-styled house decorate the project with Tuff City Kids providing a hedonistic and synth shaking remix of the tune ‘Goddam’. You can expect to hear tracks from the upcoming recording doing a number of rounds in the raves this summer.
Dropping their eleventh album ‘Pollinator’ last month, music icons Blondie have now released the official remixes to their single ‘Long Time’. Grabbing the right producers for the job, enlisting Hercules & Love Affair along with Johnson Somerset, these reworks are definitely aimed to the club circuit. Whilst provide a hedonistic instrumental ride of funked-out nu disco, Johnson Somerset takes it straight to the big room of the club with his succulent dance option that is also chart-striving.