Archive for House
Joe Brunning is no stranger to success. Having written what will surely be remembered as one of the biggest dance music anthems of all times – Joe Brunning’s ‘Let Me See You Work’ established Joe as a major contender in the electronic music scene and allowed for the creation of what can only be described as a modern day musical masterpiece.
Soul Matters is a true artist album that reconciles the works that Joe has meticulously penned over the years into something beautiful and real. With 18 original works on the album, the breadth of the music encompassed is verging on perfection. Soul Matters will take you on a journey and, like a seasoned storyteller, Joe effortlessly weaves his musical tales without regard for radio-friendly edits or contritely-timed drops. Hearing Soul Matters in its entirety is a powerful reminder of what music can do for and to us. How often do we find an album that can be heard time and again and never lose its bewitching and seductive qualities?
When the music is good, the fans will find it and this is an album that begs to be adored. It’s alive and full of rampant emotions that glean the soul like a lovers embrace. Passion, playfulness, sadness and elation are all welcome visitors on Soul Matters, all of whom come together to deliver something truly magical for the wanton listener.
Carl Cox has publicly extolled Joe Brunning an amazing producer, DJ and songwriter and now he takes his commendations one step further by way of signing Soul Matters to his famed imprint, Intec Digital.
“I just loved this album from start to finish and I knew when I heard it I had to put it out on Intec. It’s one of the few albums that I can find new things in each time I listen and I just think it is incredibly special in that way. Musically, it blows me away- so many things to love right here!” Carl Cox
1. A Sydney Storm
2. Dream A Little Dream
4. Smokey Blues
5. If Strings Could Sing
6. Underground E Motion
7. My Shadows Chant
8. Reversing Forward
9. Life Force
10. Clock Work Memory
11. Light In The Dark
12. Deepest Reverence
13. The Sweetest Sound
14. Extasis Feat Johnny McGough
15. Positive Vibes
16. El Ritmo
17. The Reasons We Do This
18. Soul Matters
*Great album,Pure soul, Must have album
Get ready for Cassara, the man who delivers the hottest funky French House of the season! After two vinyl only releases, this Hamburg-based Italian-sound wizard now delivers his first EP that’s guaranteed to make you move it. Cris Cassara has been around for a decade in the music business, sharing studios with fellows like Digitalism, writing serious pop songs and primarily being a great vocalist.
He grew up with the disco and funk music of the 70s, but his love for Daft Punk and the French House scene of the late 90’s with Fred Falke, Cassius and Superfunk brought him to nightly sessions in the studio, trying to decode the DNA of that legendary sound.
The result can be enjoyed on the „La Vela EP“ and is packed with peak-time filler funky bombs, the baddest bass sound around and some serious grooves. Early supporters include Aeroplane and Satin Jackets who consistently include “Lady Leopard“, “The Forest“ and “La Vela“ in their sets.
A-side “Keep On Talking” is a tingling and infectious cut, defined by a tropical bassline and lush wandering synths that hark back to an era gone by, while B-side “Walk On” takes a darker, more minimalist tone with slinky, staggered house beats. Building to a crescendo of strings amidst a flurry of synths full of compacted energy, this is a record that sees Niemerski return to the sound that birthed the iconic record “Coma Cat.”
2014 was a huge year for Tensnake, seeing him record two shows for BBC Radio 1’s Residency series alongside long term friend and fellow artist Gerd Janson. From Panorama Bar to A Club Called Rhonda, Niemerski’s touring schedule also took him to some of the most respected and diverse clubbing spaces on the globe. Fresh for 2015, Keep On Talking / Walk On now sees him delve deep and explore the sound that first solidified him as one of dance music’s most celebrated artists.
Rebel Rave 4 is a scrupulous odyssey across three discs swarming with rare remixes and special cuts from the long-standing label Crosstown Rebels. Highlighting material from former Bloc Party performer turned solo star Kele Okereke, standoffs between Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs & Eats Everything and Jamie Jones & Luca C and interpretions from dance music greats Cassius, Dixon, Adam Beyer, Tale Of Us, Maceo Plex, Herbert & more, these are future classics to shift your senses.
Those that are familiar with Berlin-based Matthew Styles know that he stands for timeless curation and is armed with a meticulous musical style. The DJ’s favourite DJ steps up to curate the third disc of Crosstown Rebels’ Rebel Rave series. As former label manager, Matthew Styles shaped and sculpted the first five years of the label’s existence, giving him an unrivalled insight into its foundations. His selection and integration attests to this with well-concealed gems from the likes of Seth Troxler’s The Royal We, Radio Slave (Canvas), Josh Wink, Mr G, Matthew Jonson, Freaks and Rob Mello.
“Putting together the track list for this mix, and listening to songs that spanned 12 years. I am still surprised by many of the records we worked all those years ago and how well many of those classics have stood the test of time. There is so much variety and it´s hard to pigeonhole, but I hope to have put some of my perspective on Crosstown Rebels.” Matthew Styles on Rebel Rave 4
01 Francesca Lombardo – What To Do (Matrixxman Remix)
02 Amirali – Melancholia (Deetron Unreleased Club Mix)
03 Kele Okereke – Heartbreaker (Recondite Amati Mix)
04 Subb-an featuring S.Y.F. – Say No More
05 Ida Engberg – Devil Dance (Adam Beyer Remix)
06 Him_Self_Her featuring Kieran Fowkes – Love Me Like I Used To (Francesca Lombardo Remix)
07 Mathew Jonson – Body in Motion (Akufen Remix)
08 Jamie Jones & Luca C – Tonight In Tokyo (Cassius Remix)
09 Azimute – Always
10 Russ Yallop featuring Aimee Sophia – The Journey
11 Pezzner & Amina – Exit
01 jozif featuring Little Bear – The 508
02 Him_Self_Her featuring Kieran Fowkes – Gone Too Long
03 Ali Love featuring Kali – Emperor (Maceo Plex Last Disco Remix)
04 Psychemagik – Black Noir Schwarz (Mineo Remix)
05 Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs & Eats Everything – Lion, The Lion (Gerd´s Deep Dub)
06 Fur Coat – U Turn
07 Kele Okerkeke – Candy Flip
08 Luca Cazal & Mark Jenkyns – Bullfrog
09 Mathew Jonson – Kissing Your Eyes (Tale Of Us Remix)
10 Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons – Lover Eyes (Dixon Re-Edit)
11 Subb-an featuring The Million Plan – Vapour Trails (Matthew Herbert Remix)
CD3 Matthew Styles Rebel Rave Mix
01 Latex – The Porcupine
02 Dyed Soundorom featuring Aaron Carl – Naked
03 Jamie Jones featuring Ost & Kjex – Summertime (No Ears Mix)
04 Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs & Eats Everything – Lion, The Lion (Gerd Sub Tech Mix)
05 Presslaboys – Electric Generation (No Ears Dub)
06 Canvas – The Cat
07 Peace Division featuring Pleasant Gehman – Voodoo (It’s In The Wall)
08 The Royal We – Party Guilt (Matthew Styles Remix)
09 Freaks – UMAKENOSENSE (Radio Slave MFF Mix)
10 Ida Engberg – Devil Dance (Mr. G NY Dub)
11 Raw District featuring Ellipsis – Ragged Star (Josh Wink Rethink 1)
12 Ali Love – Another (Tuff City Kids Remix)
13 Glimmer Twins v’s Ray Mang – UFO Is Coming
14 Dyed Soundorom featuring Aaron Carl – Naked (Stripped Mix)
15 Matthew Jonson – In The Stars
Having teased fans with their latest single ‘All I See’, Bondax’s first Long Player comes in the form of ‘Bondax & Friends: The Mix Album’ released 24th November via Relentless.
Saturated in soul and party vibes, ‘Bondax & Friends: The Mix Album’ encapsulates exactly what Lancaster’s finest friends Adam Kaye and George Townsend have to offer. Featuring their sensational singles such as‘Giving It All’ and ‘All I See’ plus brand new edits and tracks alongside collaborations with Bo Saris, Speelburg, Karma Kid and Ayah Marar, the album distinguishes itself from just any mix with a quality benchmark that Bondax always set to sky-high.
TRACKLIST – BONDAX & FRIENDS: THE MIX ALBUM
– Bondax: Intro
– Bondax: Let Me Be (ft Bo Saris)
– Stwo: Quiet Life
– Karma Kid: Who Knows
– Shagabond: Coral Soup
– DJ Cam Quartet: Rebirth Of Cool
– Olsen: Together
– Alina Baraz: Art Of Persuasion (esta remix)
– Bo Saris: Little Bit More (Bodhi Remix)
– Bondax: Something Good
– Reva Devito: Kisses
– iamnobodi: Monarch
– Bondax: All I see
– Kartell: Lights
– Darius: Hot Hands
– Ali Jameson: Four Thirty (5eya Remix)
– Bondax: Giving It All (Chill VIP)
– Kahwe: Sit Back
– Karma Kid: Bird Of Prey
– Düererstuben: Gscheids Planet
– Jerome LOL: Always (Bondax remix)
– Bondax: Dusk Funk
– Camo & Krooked: Lovin U (Bondax Edit) – Recorded
– French Kiwi Juice: Carelessness
– Duke Dumont: I Got U (Bondax Remix)
Following his lorded debut single Feel the Smoke Rise, enigmatic producer Jaust takes the next steps towards his album Definites. Wearing an entirely different set of colours, We Need a New Life sees Jaust channel his passion for indie and 80’s synth pop. Featuring the vocal talents of James Dean Wells from he Gay Blades, this track will no doubt be finding itself fans in many corners.
Heading up the remixes, Monkeytown Records multi-instrumentalist Alex Banks rewires We Need a New Life in his own unmistakeable style. Taking influence from kaleidoscopic electronica and the LA beats movement in equal parts, his remix sits in no genre camp and is all the better for it.
Portuguese producer Xinobi runs with the remix baton for a 4/4 makeover. As the lead vocals take front and centre, hooking in from the get go before an infectious bass synth jumps into play. This one will take the doors off a disconcerting disco.
Mainlining noise and electro, Shengi makes We Need a New Life her own. Constructing a remix that retains the heart of the original, but opens the curtain to new landscape.
Completing the journey, pushing the limits as he did with Feel the Smoke Rise, Jaust himself grapples We Need a New Life. A cut up style that owes as much to Soulwax as it does to Aphex Twin, try putting this in a box and you will be hard pressed. Jaust is a producer writing his own rules.
1) Jaust – We Need A New Life feat James Dean Wells
2) Jaust – We Need A New Life feat James Dean Wells (Alex Banks Remix)
3) Jaust – We Need A New Life feat James Dean Wells (Xinobi Remix)
4) Jaust – We Need A New Life feat James Dean Wells (Shengi Remix)
5) Jaust – We Need A New Life feat James Dean Wells (Jaust Remix)