27/03/13

Dusky - Nobody Else


Dusky has only broken onto the scene in late 2011 with their debut album, Stick By This, the profile of dynamic duo Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman has continued to rise considerably through a series of strong EPs and remixes for artists including Justin Martin and Hot Chip. Their distinctive brand of off-kilter and purposefully cross-pollinated house-garage-techno has been championed by everyone from Seth Troxler to Loefah to Pete Tong to Paul Woolford. On AUS1345, the pair demonstrate exactly why they have garnered such widespread support. Their masterful weaving of subtle, slow rising vocal clips with penetrating basslines and scattered percussion can be approached, adapted and appreciated by any dancefloor

Ali Love - Emperor (featuring Kali)


2013 is set to be an incredible year for Ali Love. The London-based producer and vocalist has recently inked a deal with the legendary Crosstown Rebels label and is currently putting the finishing touches to a new album (the follow up to 2010’s "Love Harder"). The first track to be taken from the album is 'Emperor', which features additional vocals from Kali. The single will be available on 12" and download and comes backed with remixes from Waze & Odyssey and Maceo Plex.
"Emperor" comes on the back of a creative purple patch for Ali Love. As a member of both Hot Natured (with Jamie Jones, Lee Foss and Luca C) and Infinity Ink (with Luca C Love has recently been part of two of the biggest club tracks of the last twelve months in 'Benediction' and 'Infinity'. This upward trajectory is set to continue with a Hot Natured making their debut live appearances with two headline shows at London's 5000 capacity Brixton Academy, and debut Hot Natured LP set for release later this year.
Ali Love’s new album will be released later in 2013 on Crosstown Rebels. As one of the UK’s finest electronic songwriters and vocalists, 2013 is set to see Ali deliver on all the potential he’s always promised, and receive the recognition he deserves.

Paul C & Paolo Martini - Midnight Run


With a combined career that spans 40 years in the business, Italian producers Paul C & Paolo Martini have been, seen and done it all. As part of Bini & Martini, Paolo was without doubt one of the most prolific house producers at the turn of the century, touring the globe and lending their remix talents to major dance labels like Defected, Strictly Rhythm, AM:PM, EMI, Universal, Sony and many of the worlds biggest pop acts such Jamiroquai, Kylie Minogue, Terence Trent DArby, Murk, Armand Van Helden and many many more. Paolo is now the driving force behind his own brilliant imprint, Pauls Boutique. Paul C has honed his production skills since the mid 90s and his energetic brand of tech-house has seen him release on a host influential labels. Since 2009 the pair have worked tirelessly in the studio and not only seen their music supported by many of the industrys biggest names like Marco Carola, Loco Dice, DJ Sneak and many more... Now they're coming with a massive EP on Cécille Numbers. The label founder Nick Curly and Marc Scholl just could not choose any favorite track and decided to take four tracks on one EP. All tracks impress with a massive and punchy baseline with the typical character of the cool Italian guys. Hope you enjoy and play Numbers...

Bicep vs Ejeca - You (Piano Mix)


Freebie courtesy of Bicep and Ejeca, a new piano version of You from last year's Aus Music release. Make sure you shout them on Soundcloud if you dig it.

Cle - The Jam


The Local Talk bandwagon keeps on rolling. While others have begun inching away from the classic garage/deep house revival, Mad Mats and Tooli are sticking to their guns. Given that they do it better than anyone else - there's a heartfelt authenticity to the label's releases - you can't blame them. Cle's "The Jam" is another beauty. Building constantly with bold pianos and 'Nights of The Jaguar'-ish synth-strings, its simultaneously pleasingly uncluttered (check the loose, bongo-laden groove) and surprisingly big. Dirtytwo's remix gives it a little more of a Mood II Swing-ish twist, whilst retaining some of the original's attractive looseness.

08/03/13

Ejeca - Different Rules EP


Ejeca or the Irishman also known as Gary McCartney has dropped his new EP "Different Rules", which is out on Lokee Musik on 8th April. You’ve got two originals on there, and two remixes provided by Ekkohaus and Eric Votla. Ejeca continues to echo his 90s influences but manages to make music that’s still sounding as fresh as ever.

Adam Beyer - Take Me Away


Adam Beyers original track starts with a heavy bass line that is a sure-fire, grooved out killer. The infectious vocal hook and melody line supplies the extra force to make this track one of the strongest releases on Truesoul to this date.