Author: Rutger Smitshuijzen

Full Premiere: Woolfy vs Projections – My Room (Original Mix)

The third and (for now) final chapter of the Woolfy vs Projections project has begun. “Stations” completes the trilogy, which started with the two previous albums: “The Astral Projections Of Starlight” from 2008 and “The Return Of Love” in 2012. The concept of the albums by the California-based band are all loosely based on the adventures of the lost astronaut Captain Starlight, who is the hero in a Zazu track, a notorious Balearic rock classic which also sets the bench mark for the sound of Woolfy vs Projections: a deep Balearic twilight vibe combined with a classic west coast sound, dubbed ... Read more

Full Premiere: Roland Nights – Play It Down (Freydel & Ozaka Remix)

Amsterdam house fanatic Prunk is taking up a new task as of recently: managing his own label PIV. The honours for the first release have been befallen upon Roland Nights in the form of the Chicago Soul EP, with remix duties by Freydel & Ozaka on the B-side track ‘Play It Down’. Roland Nights, aka Danny Stott is a name familiar to many underground house players and one that will no doubt be heard more in the future, as he continues to make his mark on the deep house scene. Originally hailing from the north west of England, an area with its ... Read more

Full Premiere: Andrea Ljekaj Ft. Albert Tempel – Above Humans (Original Mix)

Berlin based artist Andrea Ljekaj has been creating some positive waves in the scene with his latest releases on Save Us Records. His first productions got support from some of the biggest names in the industry, including artists like M.A.N.D.Y., Maceo Plex, H.O.S.H., Adriatique, Him_self_Her, Jon Charnis, Andre Crom, Chris Fortier, HearThug, Raxon, Dahu, Sonic Future, Gab Rhome, Speaking Minds, Pete Oak, Luis Leon, Jonas Saalbach and many more. In couple of upcoming months we will see Andrea’s productions on some of the world’s finest labels such as Get Physical, Union Jack, Motek and including his home label Save Us ... Read more

Full Premiere: Sirens Of Lesbos – 7 Minutes in Tibet (Original Mix)

Sirens Of Lesbos (SOL, meaning sun in Spanish), a six piece collective who claims to have its Kibbutz somewhere in the Aegean Sea, have a serious, noble goal: in their own words, they want to spread mantras. Their debut single “Long Days, Hot Nights”, a balearic ode to summer, was their first serious throw at releasing. Their new EP on Exploited will undoubtedly make its mark in this month’s release calendar. The three-tracker gets under your skin from the outset. Premiere 7 Minutes in Tibet is less of a dance-floor filler than it is a perfect after party anthem. Soundcloud ... Read more

Mix #162 By Copy Paste Soul

The rise of new artist Copy Paste Soul has seen the elusive producer garner the support of the electronic music elite, with luminaries such as Annie Mac, Claude von Stroke, Justin Martin, Skream, Modeselektor, Disclosure, and Tensnake all supporting his soul-quenching sub-heavy rave inspired sound. By incorporating Detroit Techno, Drum & Bass and UK/US garage into a finely honed style, Copy Paste Soul is leading the charge with a left-of-centre broken-house sound. Releases such as the ‘Blink’ and ‘Look At Me’ EPs on the highly respected Exploited caused respective storms, and remixes for the likes of Photek, Deadmau5 and Alex Barck on ... Read more

Full Premiere: Tube & Berger feat J.U.D.G.E. – Disarray (Original Mix)

Tube & Berger’s, ‘Imprint Of Pleasure’ is Suara’s all times best seller. It reached number one on Beatport’s overall charts and remained on the Tech-House top 100 for over a year, all while racking up more than 18 million views on Youtube. School buses aren’t the usual catalysts for great musical achievements, but this was where Arndt Roerig and Marko Vidovic – now known around the globe as Tube & Berger – first started their musical journey. Now 15 or so years later they are two of the most seasoned house producers and in-demand remixers around, with an acclaimed studio album, ... Read more

Full Premiere: Hansmann & Klausing – Who Are You (Animal Trainer Remix)

Friendship, love or one’s own self-discovery – everything begins with this simple question: Who Are You? With a Caribou’esque light-footed breeze, the Erfurt-based band combines the sometimes moody, sometimes confident voice of singer Martin Hansmann with Sebastian Klausing’s subdued house beats, before Robert Fränzel is pushing the right keys on his saxophone. Zurich-based duo Animal Trainer who are up for remix duty are not only an instance of the legendary Hive Club, the Swiss duo have also revealed their passion for pop songs with plaintive vocals on such labels like Katermukke and Stil vor Talent. Their remix of „Who Are ... Read more

Full Premiere: Monkey Safari – Walls (Original Mix)

Brothers Lars and Sven’s un-paralleled approach to the creation of music has rightfully placed them at the forefront of the world’s up-and-coming electronic music artists. Commonly known as Monkey Safari, the brothers have conquered all that’s stood before them, climbing to the highest heights and injecting a magnificent dosage of uplifting vibes to the globes darkest dance floors. Now, Monkey Safari proudly announce their latest release titled ‘Walls’ through their own label, Hommage. Capturing, elevating, and fusing the abundance of diverse sounds that Monkey Safari have become so rightfully championed with, ‘Walls’ is highlighted by intricately crafted percussion and a ... Read more