All posts tagged: house

Hammer Gearing Up for Release of ‘Canna’ EP

Building a reputation for his high-quality production, Belfast’s Hammer is set to release his new EP ‘Canna’ via LOFT Records. Comprised of three tracks, the record is an ethereal voyage into beautifully crafted house music that, whilst bouncy in rhythm, is moody and atmospheric, making it just as pleasurable for sitting back and listening as well as dancing. A vinyl version of the EP is currently out now, with the digital release landing April 17.

Kate Simko Gears Up for the Release of Her ‘Heart All’ EP

No stranger to Matt Tolfrey’s Leftroom imprint, producer Kate Simko returns to the label with an upcoming release entitled the ‘Heart All’ EP. Landing on April 21, Simko brings a touch of melodic 4×4 with a jazzy layering. Consisting of three original cuts including the songs ‘All Heart’ featuring Amunet Shah and ‘Not Tonight’, Matt Tolfrey and Huxley come together to provide a scorching and grooving remix, fully powered to rattle the dance floor. Always one to bring a little more to the sound of house music, Simko and the Leftroom label prove yet again to be a winning combination.

NELA Interview

Modern techno music as we know it may have been pioneered by The Belleville Three in Detroit, however the foundation that Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May helped to build eventually spread around the world inspiring young producers in Germany, the UK and more, eventually reaching as far as Tel Aviv. Whilst Israel may not be the first country one may think of in terms of the genre, there are DJs and producers creating the music and adding their identity, spreading the sound to international territory. One of those producers are NELA. The Israeli-born artist is fostering a rich and astounding sound bursting with musicality. Already a fixture as a performer in her native Tel Aviv, the now Berlin-based act is establishing herself as a force in the electronic scene pumping out top-notch records and rocking the dance floor as a DJ.

ColoRising Interview with NELA

Modern techno music as we know it may have been pioneered by The Belleville Three in Detroit, however the foundation that Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May helped to build eventually spread around the world inspiring young producers in Germany, the UK and more, eventually reaching as far as Tel Aviv. Whilst Israel may not be the first country one may think of in terms of the genre, there are DJs and producers creating the music and adding their identity, spreading the sound to international territory. One of those producers are Nela. The Israeli-born artist is fostering a rich and astounding sound bursting with musicality. Already a fixture as a performer in her native Tel Aviv, the now Berlin-based act is establishing herself as a force in the electronic scene pumping out top-notch records and rocking the dance floor as a DJ.

Josh Butler Releases the ‘Strategem’ EP

Having made his rounds in the house scene releasing music on respected labels such as MadTech, Cajual and more, as well as his Origins imprint, Josh Butler has fired off an explosive round of 4×4 with his new EP ‘Strategem’. Out on Rejected, the three-song record is a well-crafted array of deep, nightly grooves with a notch of tech stirred in the mix. The EP follows Butler’s ‘Heroes Of House’ series, which included collaborations with house music pillars Todd Terry, Marshall Jefferson and Robert Owens, as well as Sante, Darius Syrossian and Bontan. You can stream the ‘Strategem’ EP below.

OLSSON Shares Zomby Remix of ‘One In A Million’

The ever illusive producer Zomby brings back proper 90s raving vibes with his new remix of OLSSON’s single ‘One In A Million’. Incorporating breakbeat drums with piano riffs that are definitely synonymous with classic house and breaks records of the era, the track will bring back a wave of nostalgia for those who were around during those times to experience this golden era.

Preview Dale Howard’s ‘Music Out’ EP

Producer Dale Howard reconnects with Audiojack’s Gruuv imprint with his latest EP ‘Music Out’. Comprised of three tracks, the release packs a punch with Howard delivering high-spirited 4×4 designed to penetrate the dance floor. Shaking things up with a mixture of driving house infused with funk and disco, Dale Howard also shifts into spacey tech rhythms for more of a moody ride.

Maya Schenk to Release ‘Grey B.’ EP

German producer, now based in London, Maya Schenk is set to release her new ‘Grey B.’ EP via her Henri imprint.

Pulling out a heavy duty arsenal of 4×4 fire, the track which rattles with a husky bass line, swinging drum kicks and chopped vocal samples. Alex Blanco is called upon for a rework of the track, keeping the original idea in place but twisting it just enough to add his own personal spices. There is also a dub edit of the track included in the package.

Niro to Release ‘The P Connection’ EP

Italian producer Niro is set to release his new EP ‘The P Connection’ on the 3rd of March.

Consisting of three tracks ‘The P Connection’ is a multifaceted journey through the realms of sophisticated and future-forward broken-beat, deep house and dark, experimental electronica which leap past basic structures opting for finely crafted compositions. ‘Fill The Colors With Soen’ plays with atmospheric synth layers and jazzy undertones, laid out like a soundtrack to an intergalactic journey. Niro takes his spacey sound to the dance floors with ‘Train Of Vicissitudes’, a 4×4 bit laced with an acid tinging. ‘Reminescence’ finds Niro venturing into an unorthodox form of intense electronica that punches with brutal force.

Jazzanova to Release ‘The Remixes 2006-2016’

Jazzanova have played an intricate part in helping to build the nu-jazz, broken-beat scene in the early 2000s, with careers that actually span back to the 90s. As a collective, and frankly some of the best to do it, their 2002 LP ‘In Between’ was a game changer, meshing together everything from soul, house, future jazz, broken beat, Hip-Hop and more. The Berlin crew also founded the label Sonar Kollektiv which has been responsible for releasing cutting edge tracks by artists such as Clara Hill, Micatone and more