Spanish-German DJ/Producer Manuel Tur has had a long musical history in his relatively young age. As a young twenty-something in Essen, Germany, Manuel Tur bucked the trend of hanging out behind the fahrradhalle, smoking Camels and drinking weiss beer, choosing instead to spend time honing his craft by immersing himself in the sounds of Ian Pooley, Masters At Work and Pépé Bradock.
In due time his first release saw the light of day – his debut EP was released on Mada Music at the staggeringly young age of 16. Other imprints soon followed like Bits Music, Agave and SoSound. But things began to move fast when he was signed to Freerange Records and his track Acorado became a favourite club track for Jimpster.
It was about the same time, when Manuel set up his own label Mild Pitch, alongside fellow Essen-based producers Dplay and Langenberg, the latter who Manuel engaged with in the project ‘Ribn’, delivering striking remixes for world-renowned labels Poker Flat and Marc Romboy’s Systematic imprint. Mild PItch quickly turned into one of the hottest new labels in house music around, with the label owners releasing some of their best original material and featuring stellar remixes by the likes of Steve Bug and Innervisions’ Marcus Worgull.
Manuel Tur’s latest release comes in the form of a remix package that dropped last week on Freerange Records, featuring reworks by some favourite deep, dubby producers: Steve Bug, John Daly and Aera.
His mix is full of deep cuts and energetic bursts along the way. A fine example of the sound he has honed over the last few years.