Archive for Nu Italo

La Roux – Uptight Downtown(Stream)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , on May 29, 2014 by dk

La Roux new album Trouble In Paris
Uptight Downtown is taken from the album ‘Trouble In Paradise’.
Get ‘Let Me Down Gently’ as an instant download when you pre-order ‘Trouble In Paradise’ on iTunes: po.st/TIPso
Trouble In Paradise – 7 July 2014

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Editions Haighton – Italia ‘83

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 14, 2014 by dk

Editions Haighton - Italia '83Editions Haighton are homespun edits of dusty curios by Hotflush Recordings’ Jack Haighton.

The first instalment of a quarterly series takes its cues from the Italian disco scene of the early ‘80s, reworking Cyber People’s ‘Void Vision’ into a Hi-NRG burner fit for the early hours at a former power plant, and JM Band’s ‘Computer Monkey’ into a loopy tool with frills.

Limited press, vinyl-only. Release date: May 26th 2014

Tracklist:
A – Void People
B – JM Beats (And the night goes on)

Emil Germ ‘Tease And Burn’

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on April 10, 2014 by dk

emil germ cover.s. jpgMusic For Dreams, the label run by esteemed techno and electronica DJ, Kenneth Bager, is releasing an infectious new single from Emil Germ entitled ‘Tease And Burn’

The track, which is already gaining national airplay in Scandinavia – hence its rush release – is the work of 25-year old Emil Germod, a sound designer/producer/musician from Denmark.

The track, which has been likened to a cross between cult New York producer, Arthur Russell (Dinosaur L) and Royksopp has a definitive Balearic and eighties disco vibe.

 

A characteristic of Emil Germ’s music is his eclectic mix of his very own deep and high-pitched falsetto voice, guest singers, and disco grooves. He insists ‘I can make even the most cheesy ingredient sound cool and inclusive, even a midi slap bass or the use of hero guitar solos’.
Emil first committed his production sensibilities to minimal techno and then later on punk/rock, but with the EMIL GERM project he has found his place in a more pop and disco-orientated expression, where the key goal is to make catchy music with substance.

 The Music For Dreams label specialises in downtempo electronica and Balearic beats and diverse range of chilled electronica releases from artists includingThe Kenneth Bager Experience, Hess is More, Laid Back, Idjut Boys, Cantoma, Lulu Rouge, Grassskirt, DJ Disse, Ganga and more.

 

Emil Germ ‘Tease And Burn’ is out now on Music For Dreams

Hot Casandra Getaway Heart EP(Stream)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 6, 2013 by dk

HOT CASANDRA2013 has been a busy year for London based duo Hot Casandra. Fresh off the back of performances at Pacha, Proud Camden and Café 1001 and with sets at Ministry of Sound, the duo have been spinning their Smooth Electro sounds at top clubs around the London circuit.

Originally hailing from Romania, Hot Casandra are by no means strangers to the limelight. In Romania they enjoyed high profile, with regular appearances on MTV, National Television and Eastern European festivals. Meanwhile on the press front they have seen reviews in FHM, The Guardian and Tillate. But 2013 sees the duo move to the UK as they introduce their brand of Electro the UK crowd.

‘Getaway Heart’ is the new single from the duo. A slow burn Electro groove that works it’s way towards climax. With Paul Ballo on live drums and bass and Elena providing haunting female vocals, the track draws inspiration from acts like Simian Mobile Disco and classic Italo-Disco. The track bubbles on increasingly draws the listener in as it builds in emotion and tension.

Next up on the package is ‘Mouthwatering’. An emotive Electro trip, with 80s Electro influences and great male and female vocals, answering each other as the track rolls on. Synth stabs prevail, alongside driving live drums and thoughtful melodies. Not to be missed!

REL. DATE: DECEMBER 2013
LABEL: SUB STREAM RECORDINGS

TRACKLISTING:

1. OPERATIC FEMALE HAVING A CRACK
2. GET AWAY HEART
3. MOUTHWATERING
4. MOUTHWATERING (PELLECTRONICA & ULLMANN REMIX)
5. GET AWAY HEART (BLISSFUL REMIX)

Ralph Myerz feat. Annie – Take A Look At The World (prod. by Royksopp)(Video)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 17, 2013 by dk

Ralph Myerz feat. Annie - Take A Look At The WorldRALPH MYERZ
feat ANNIE
‘TAKE A LOOK AT THE WORLD’
Label: Disco Piñata Music
Released: AUGUST 2013

Ralph Myerz returns with the first single from his star studded 3rd Album ‘Supersonic Pulse’, and he’s pulled out all the stops with amongst others George Clinton, Roxanne Shanté, Snoop Dogg & Kurupt guesting.

‘Taker A Look At The World’ is the first single from the album and includes two stars from Ralphs homeland of Norway, Royksopp on production duties, and ‘Annie’ on vocals.

Røyksopp, Annie & Ralph are all from the same music scene in Bergen, which blossomed in the early Noughties with a whole wave of electronic tinged artists emerging at once. As well as Royksopp there was Datarock, Bjørn Torske, Annie, Kings Of Convenience , and Ralph Myerz who after success with music for both adverts and film received an invite to work with Rappers like Snoop and ASAP Rocky in the USA and Canada.

15 years later Ralph is about to release his 3rd solo album and as he explains, he had a vision for album number 3 of bringing all the artists he had worked with past and present together:

When I put this album together I wanted to have all the people I had visualised in my mind that would suit each track perfectly, and I instantly knew when the instrumental for Do The Damn Thang was finished I had to have Snoop & George Clinton on it.
Snoops crew ‘The Dogg Pound’ had already been in my studio in Bergen, Norway recording music so they already liked a lot of my music and had heard a lot of the other tracks that were going on the album, so it was actually quite easy to get it done. Since I already had a connection to Snoop’s crew ‘The Dogg Pound’ I basically just asked them ! People like George Clinton followed on from tha
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Ralph Myerz

Download:Crystal Fighters – You & I (Gigamesh Remix)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 10, 2013 by dk

Crystal Fighters - You & I (Gigamesh Remix)

 

Upcoming Tour Dates:

Fri, May 17 – Mono Bar – Warsaw, Poland
Sat, May 18 – Wanderlust – Paris, France
Sun, May 19 – Chill Out Festival – Istanbul, Turkey
Fri, May 31 – [venue T.B.A.] – Jakarta, Indonesia
Sat, June 1 – Ku De Ta – Denpasar, Bali
Fri, July 12 – Camp Bisco – Mariaville, NY
Sun, July 14 – Lightning In A Bottle Festival – Temecula, CA
Thur, July 25 – FloydfFest – Floyd, VA
Fri, July 26 – FloydFest – Floyd, VA
Thu, Aug 15 – Social Club, Paris, France
Fri, Aug 16 – XOYO w/ Mylo – London, UK
Sat, Aug 17 – Fish Factory – Falmouth, UK
Thur, Aug 22 – The Behive – Zurich, Switzerland
Fri, Aug 23 – Decks On The Beach – Beruit, Lebanon
Sat, Aug 24 – Razzmatazz – Barcelona, Spain

Gigamesh – Enjoy [preview]

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 30, 2013 by dk

Enjoy-art02Gigamesh is beginning 2013 by debuting a new single, courtesy of the fresh house label – Nurvous Records. ‘Enjoy’ is Gigamesh’s follow up to his All My Life EP, and includes a remix by the disco-funk duo, Oliver.

A modern dance track, influenced by pop and funk, with the classic upbeat and catchy style we’ve come to love from Gigamesh – this is a song you will wait all night to hear. You can preview ‘Enjoy’ in the teaser video below or on Soundcloud and pick it up exclusively on Beatport, February 12th (Available everywhere, March 26th).

Upcoming Shows

Feb 1 – Quebec, QC – Le Cercle
Feb 2 – Montreal, ON – Velvet Speakeasy
Feb 7 – Los Angeles, CA – King King
Feb 8 – San Diego, CA – Analog Bar
Feb 23 – Minneapolis, MN – Kitty Cat Club
Mar 8 – Seattle, WA – See Sound Lounge
Mar 9 – Winter Park, CO – SnowBall Music Festival