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Futureboogie 10

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 4, 2012 by dk

2012 sees Futureboogie reach a decade in the land of club, a period in which the Bristol-based brands long running night and artist led agency has helped propel the city into the heart of dance music’s path. The special compilation ‘10’ marks their assault and an end to the year that brought new label, Futureboogie Recordings (FBR), into the equation and the brand to dizzying new heights.

Launching with the anthemic ‘Father Father’ by label co-founder Julio Bashmore last April, the Futureboogie label has been swiftly rising ever since. Every vinyl release has been a sell out with demand for new output at high frequencies and new fans have not been disappointed with their ubiquitous and eclectic take on beats and bleeps from an impressive cast of new artists.

FBR has brought a slew of fresh Bristol talent to the wider dance community. From the low slung beats of Behling & Simpson with their sub 116bpm take on house to Christophe & Lukas´ old school referencing but fresh as you like dance floor killers and Waifs and Strays honest interpretation of forward thinking house music, FBR has proved itself to be an authentic and daring imprint dropping anything from Balearic downtempo to garagey anthems and main room thumpers.

Futureboogie’s upcoming, aptly titled ‘10’ long player showcases the breadth of styles that they encompass. The album contains all brand new exclusive tracks from all the label´s core artists – Christophe, Lukas, Waifs & Strays, Behling & Simpson – plus new additions to the stable Eats Everything, Maxxi Soundsystem, Crackazat Type Sun who will all be releasing material on Futureboogie Recordings in 2012.

The album comes in unmixed format and offers a snapshot of Futureboogie’s insight and attitude. A poetic translation of the Bristol landscape that is bold and sharp, ‘10’ emerges triumphantly with the soaring strings of Typesun Last Home’. The broken beats of new Bristol name Crackazat develop this loose improvised feel, before staple artists Behling & Simpson splinter and each serve up tasty solo infusions.

Eats Everything has come to be one of the biggest success stories from Bristol in 2011, following hot on the heels of label cofounder, Julio Bashmore. EE’s BBC Radio 1 Essential mix was even recorded live at Bristol’s nighttime mecca, Motion. This enigmatic local hero contributes two tracks to ‘10’, and notably gears up the tempo while hinting at some exciting forthcoming material from him on the imprint. Other new faces Maxxi Soundsystem and Waifs & Strays have been busy making waves on not only FBR but also many of the best current labels, distilling their influence across styles and borders.

Label: Futureboogie Recordings
Cat no: FBRCD001
Distribution: Republic of Music
Released: Monday February 27th, 2012


  1. Typesun – Last Home
  2. Crackazat – Passagem
  3. Simpson – Til U Were Dead
  4. Behling – Last Chance
  5. Eats Everything – Slink
  6. Maxxi Soundsystem – Into The Future
  7. Christophe – The Scene
  8. Eats Everything & Lukas Present The Eel – 0200
  9. Waifs & Strays – Back Down
  10. Lukas – Space Junkie Race


The past few years have thrown Bristol into the spotlight of house music. The quality levels have blown off the roof and Futureboogie is a huge part of the scene’s success. ‘10’ draws heavily from the strong pool of local talent while introducing some close musical friends who fall outside the postcode. Having not had to look outside the city so far for the quality they have been looking for this will be their first signings from outside the perimeters.

What originally started as a simple club night in good old Bristol town back in 2001, Futureboogie now rolls with global radio shows, a booking agency, management company, a list of A-grade parties and worldwide DJ bookings as long as a long armed man, excursions into festival programming and, most recently their record label, Futureboogie Recordings.

Over the last 10 years the cast of the Futureboogie team has changed but original members and Futureboogie DJs Joe90 and El Harvo are still holding things down, keeping all the plates spinning, and making things go bump in the night. A UK tour will also mark the exclusive 10-year anniversary bash culminating in a raw warehouse affair in the capital equipped with an array of the very best talent the label has to offer.

2011 has been an amazing year for us and the label. The artists who´ve released with us so far have all been friends and we like that, it gives the label strong family vibes and we´re big into that. The fact that we haven´t had to look outside Bristol shows the city has got such a strong pool of talent it looks likely that the majority of our output will continue to come from Bristol. We are first and foremost about putting out great music wherever it´s from; it just so happens that there is so much great stuff on our doorstep. The city has really put itself on the map for house music this year and it seems there is no sign of that stopping soon.”Futureboogie founders

• Futureboogie 10th Birthday London Edition: 24th February 2012, Secret East London Location TBC


Future Disco Volume 5 Downtown Express Compiled & Mixed by Sean Brosnan

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 22, 2011 by dk

Marking the year where disco reached the masses and bore many new offshoots and fusions, the award-winning Future Disco series celebrates with its fifth episode ‘Downtown Express’ carefully crafted by Sean Brosnan.

In 2011 disco became yet more engulfed into its musical siblings. Its intrinsic sounds were in a constant state of flux, typical of the ever-changing beast dance music. The new breed of disco brought the arrival of basslines from artists such as Maxxi Soundsystem and Maceo Plex and further merged it with contemporary house music.

‘Downtown Express’ is a celebration of this that goes the distance to champion the best releases from a sea of new talent to embrace the genre such as David August, Benoit & Sergio and Tiger & Woods, who were all equally as likely to break records on traditional disco labels as they were techno imprints such as Visionquest, Crosstown Rebels and Hot Creations in 2011. These records broke the existing rules, bringing samples and elements from disco roots with their own current interpretation, in line with the Future Disco established vision.

The Future Disco series is a barometer for new and future sounds, mapping connections and hinting at where the key artists are headed in relation to the wider musical movement. Joining the dots between the year’s biggest pop stars Metronomy, to new faces such as Mano Le Tough, and established artists alongside those are reaching fever pitch includingMaceo Plex.  

‘Downtown Express’ is a powerful 80s boogie electronic trip engulfing all on a non stop late night party vibe. As ever, Future Disco brings together key tracks and future hits such as Miguel Campbell Something Special’ (Best Track DJ Mag Best Of British Awards), alongside unheard cuts from Maxxi Soundsystem ‘There’s No Love’ and his remix of Bonar Bradberry.

The mix revisits staple artists that the series gave early recognition to and have gone on to become big talents including Crazy P and Tensnake, as well as young burgeoning talent from the Needwant family, Bonar Bradberry and Mario Basanov in his epic Metronomy remix.

Now a global brand synonymous with style and substance, the Future Disco residencies continue to grow at Space in Ibiza and Ministry Of Sound in London while their one off events are gaining momentum across Asia, America and Europe. Their monthly radio show is still perceived as a voice for breaking new records to its expanding diverse audience.

Label: Needwant
Cat no: NEEDCD007
Distribution: Above Board
Released: Tuesday February 21st, 2012


  1. Moon Boots – Off My Mind
  2. Crazy P present The Syndromes – The Hit
  3. Miguel Campbell – Something Special
  4. Tensnake – Need Your Lovin (Tiger & Woods Remix)
  5. Maxxi Soundsystem – There’s No Love
  6. Cosmic Kids – Reginalds Groove (Classixx remix)
  7. Bonar Bradberry – Lip Therapy (Maxxi Soundsystem Remix)
  8. David August – On My Mind
  9. TJ Kong & Nuno Dos Santos – Something Happened (Pitto Instrumental Remix)
  10. Metronomy – Corrine (Mario Basanov Remix)
  11. Benoit & Sergio – Principles
  12. Mano Le Tough – Those Lights Are Lives
  13. DJ T. – City Life feat. Cari Golden (Maceo Plex Remix)
  14. The Gathering – In My System (Revenge Remix)
  15. Mario Basanov – We Are Child Of Love (Mario’s ReDub)
  16. Rewards – Equal Dreams feat. Solange Knowles
  17. Joakim – Find A Way (Soul Clap Floating Mix)
  18. Penguin Prison – Multi Millionaire (Prince Language Instrumental Remix)

Future Disco is spearheaded by Sean Brosnan, who adds an element of delicacy and intricate craftsmanship to each episode, resulting in a discerning fusion that is indistinguishable in style and nods to the past while hinting at the future. Available in mixed and unmixed format, this episode is suitable for novices as much as avid collectors.

Future Disco has mapped the reemergence of the disco phenomena over its five year history. Garnering titles such as iTunes compilation of the year, it is a voice for anyone seeking knowledge, comfort and pleasure from a genre that has come to eclipse not only a style, but also a desire to dance.