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Various Artists - Deep Love 100

Sep 12, 2016 detroit Dirt Crew's 100th release falls on this year's Deep Love Compilation. Set to drop across a double vinyl on 12.09, with 11 all exclusive original tracks from new and old favourites including Detroit Swindle, Nachtbraker, The Revenge and Felix Leifur.
Take a sonic trip across deep and straight up house, infused with jazz, disco and funk. This diverse and plentiful outing includes work outs for your dance floor alongside intergalactic analogue synth laden voyages, originating from artists we've uncovered from Japan to Iceland and many places in between. A truly great way toRead the whole story

Molecule - 60grad 43 Nord - Deluxe

Sep 12, 2016 molecule BEC5156477One month after the release of 981 Mb RSD EP, we are glad to introduce you to the new Molecule’s album: 60° 43′ Nord (Deluxe Edition). Some would associate the sounds of the waves to heat and relaxation and rest assured, we’re part of them. That being so, some others visualize the sea as a wide playground from which they can pick up the echos to turn them into a deep sound. That is precisely the case of Molecule who decided to record the wild voices of the Atlantic Ocean aboard a 90 metres long fishing boat. The result is made of powerful and danceableRead the whole story

Wolfgang Tillmans - Device Control EP

Aug 23, 2016
Wolfgang Tillmans - Device Control EPThe title track Device Control opens with a stunning kaleidoscope of synths by Kyle Combs (New York) leading into the bouncing, hypnotic main body of this 134 bpm dance track, which Tillmans worked on with Tim Knapp at Trixx Studios Berlin. Additional live drums are by Rosie Slater of New York band, New Myths. The lyrics are made up of fauxsmartphone adverts about the supposed possibilities of streaming one’s life. The song was written and recorded in one take with an iPhone voice recorder followed by various stages of production in Berlin and New York. Angered Son borrows a single
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Carl Craig, Sonja Moonear In The Mix

Aug 23, 2016 Carl Craig, Sonja Moonear - Carl Craig / Sonja Moonear Cocoon Ibiza mixed by Carl Craig and Sonja MoonearWowser, what a stunning double feature we have here in our hands today! To all our ibiza amigos and chicas: Cocoon Recordings presents an unbelievable package just in time for the peak of this years Ibiza season. Please welcome Sonja Moonear and one of the greatest house and techno producers of all time, mister Carl Craig! And what a package this is… full of love, soul and electronic dance music highlights. Carl Craig is in charge for CD1 of our official 2016 Ibiza release. The Detroits 90s techno wunderkind and the mastermind behind some of the biggest house and technoRead the whole story

L.U.C.A. - I Semi Del Futuro

Aug 23, 2016 L.U.C.A. - I Semi Del FuturoL.u.c.a. is Francesco De Bellis aka Francisco. Years ago he started putting together some selections for a friend of his: Luca. The intention was to pick songs to be played during car rides, and like any other kind of ritual, this too would come with strict rules. You’d have to go throw the whole selection of 100 tracks without skipping, because every single one was important. Be it the sounds, the arrangement or its creativity, each track was there for a very specific reasons. It quickly became a monthly event which for several years evolved in a deep musical researchRead the whole story

Kornél Kovác - The Bells

Aug 23, 2016 Kornel Kovac - The BellsFor the past seven years Kornél Kovács has been busy rocking dancefloors and boomboxes worldwide as one third of Stockholm’s Studio Barnhus alongside Axel Boman and Petter Nordkvist. The label and DJ trio is spearheading a new era of fearless Swedish off-centre dance music, straddling the line between the cute and the menacing. Anticipation for Kovács’ debut album has been rocketing following stand out releases like 2014’s wistful Szikra, last year’s mad party anthem Pantalón on Glasgow’s Numbers imprint and the late night grooveRead the whole story


October 11th
  1. EXCLMER Studio Barnhus T-shirt — “Burgundy White Print On Front Size Xxl” STUDIO BARNHUS
December 31st
  1. EXCL1CD Apes & Horses — “Echo (mini Cd)” BECAUSE
November 18th
  1. EXCL1CDA Watergate 21 — “Culoe De Song” WATERGATE RECORDS
November 11th
  1. EXCL12"I Vladimir Dubyshkin — “For Various Reasons 2” MACRO
  2. EXCL1LP Dubsuite — “Eigenleben” ORNAMENTS
  3. EXCL12"I Jaures — “Ursprung Des Irrtums” DIE ORAKEL
November 4th
  1. EXCL12"K Various Artists — “A Fiction Universe” TAPED ARTIFACT
  3. EXCL1CDA Space Art — “On Ne Dira Rien (best Of All Times - Cd)” BECAUSE MUSIC
  4. EXCLXLPA Jonathan Fitoussi — “Imaginary Line(180g , Deluxe Reverse Boa” FURTHER RECORDS
  5. EXCL12"J Loz Goddard — “Sunset Vista Ep” QUINTESSENTIALS
  6. EXCL12IM Fred P — “Energy Soul” IBADAN
  7. EXCL2LPI Tiger & Woods — “On The Green Again” TIGER & WOODS RECORDS
  8. EXCL1CDA Tiger & Woods — “On The Green Again” TIGER & WOODS RECORDS
  9. EXCL1CDA Steve Reich - Six Pianos - ( Cd ) — “Played By Gregor Schwellenbach /hauscka/” FILM

Media and DJ comments

Ethyl & Flori / Our Mutual Friend — “Lacewing, Burnside” on MUTUAL FRIEND RECORDINGS

DJ: “Laurent Garnier (none) 'Looove this release -- will play BURNSIDE RMX a lot' KiNK 'Great, thank you!' Patrick (Answer Code Request) 'Ethyl Flori remix for me!' Cyril Etienne (Dj Deep) 'Interresting release, nice package, i think my favorite track is Our Mutual Friend - Burnside (Ethyl & Flori Remix) - Mutual Friend Recordings' Jonas Kopp (Ostgut Ton, Spectral Sound) 'Lacewing ! ' David (Truncate) 'Cool stuff will try them out thanks!' Julien Veniel (D'Julz) 'Burnside in the box , thx' Marco Effe (Break New Soil, Prism) 'Nice remix from Ethl & Flori! I will try!' John Heckle 'original lacewing sounding nice' Eddie Richards (Evil Eddie Richards) 'Lacewing' ”


DJ: “Neil Scott (El Diablo Social Club): 'GREAT SUMMER TRACK. LOVE THE MENAGE A TROIS REMIXES' Juan Soto (Nang / Electrique): 'This is beautiful!' Craig Bratley (Instruments of Rapture/ Robsoul): 'The original is wicked, thanking you : )' Gene Farris: 'nice. thanks' Mark J (Comuniquem Music Barcelona): 'love these, remix for me!!' Riyaz Khan (CHRY 105.5FM Toronto, Canada): 'wonderful slow burner!' Franco Bianco (Hypercolour, Multivitamins, Dilek): 'Great release!!!! I will double check for my radio show at Delta FM 90.3, Buenos Aires and also on my upcoming gigs. Thanks for the music! :))' Billie Ray Martin (Electronic Beats, disco activisto records): 'Both are equally great. Love it. Too slow for my set but I shall listen at home. Beauty.' DJ Misk (Radio AltroVerso // Rome): 'playlist and support in altroverso' Flamen (Giraphone Records): 'Very Nice release. très sympa. Bon son' LAURENT N. (LCR & Electropical Records / Various Radio Shows): 'Nice Original track & remix. Will play & Full Support !' Repton (Login Records): 'nice deep stuff' BCB Radio: 'Feeling the original mix. Support, thank you.' CLANDESTINO Podcast / KMAH Radio: 'Really like the Menage a Trois Remix' FM4 / ORF: 'solid menage a trois rmxs' House Nation Radio: 'Original & remix are cool for me. Nice Ep ! Will play & Full Support !' ”

The Cyclist — “Pressing Matters (incl. Robag Wruhme Rem” on HYPERCOLOUR

DJ: “AME / Kristian “killer” Maya Jane Coles London / “LOVE "Push feat. Tanaya Harper"” Job Jobse “Gabor's remix for me. :-)” Mano Le Tough “Classic Robag sounds. love it!” Radio Slave “Cool.” The Black Madonna “super good and interesting!” Jason Kendig “born in 92 for me. :) though that robag remix is pure honey. <3””

Tensnake — “Freundchen Ep” on TRUE ROMANCE

DJ: “Scuba, Jamie Jones, Catz n'Dogz, Phillipe Zdar (Cassius), Fred Everything, Pete Herbert, Gene Farris, Basti (Lovebirds), Benji Froehlich (Permanent Vacation), Jacques Renault, Nic Fanciulli, Tim Love Lee, Leo Zero, Sean Johnston (ALFOS), Damian Lazarus, dOP, Maxxi Soundsystem, Golf Clap, Moon Boots, Anja Schneider, Jose Padilla, Kristian (Amé), Severino (Horse Meat Disco), Tom Findlay (Groove Armada), Justin Robertson, Dennis Ferrer, Breach, The Mekanism, Kyodai, Ralph Lawson, Alex From Tokyo, Mr.C, Nachtbreaker & Lee Jones NEW ADDS - Psycatron, Rune Lindbaek, Audiofly, Eddy TM, Homeboy, Hackman, Bonar Bradberry (PBR), Paul Rhodes (2 Bad Mice), Kon, Kiwi, Stuart Patterson & Phat Phil Copper + more”

PRESS: “DJ Mag news - / RBMA stream 'Freundchen' - RBMA interview - Data Transmission strean 'No Fool' - La.Ga.St restream 'Fruendchen' - Human Drizzle repost - Harder Blogger Faster repost - Stage Door repost No Fool - RBMA to stream 'Freundchen' 18th Aug + interview with Marc Mixmag review in House pages - confirmed by MASH - awaiting copy of mag”

RADIO: “Monki plays Freundchen 15/08 - Monki plays Fruendchen - 29/08 - Pete Tong BBC R1 play (No Fool) - Triple J plays (Freundchen/ Tazaar) - Jason Bentley KCRW/ NPR - KCRW play (Freundchen) - Charlie Tee (Kiss FM) plays Freundchen - Metropolis playlist Tazaar NPR - Dan Digs Dash Radio LA -”

Quenum — “Solitaire” on CADENZA


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