Category: Premiere

Premiere: Alex Kaspersky – Virtus (Spada Remix) [Dear Deer Records]

Dear Deer Records’ label boss Alex Kaspersky serves up two top melodic techno cuts for his EP including a very strong remix from Spada, which is the one we feature today.  The Kiev-based record label was founded in 2013 by Alex Kaspersky & Sviatoslav Tvardovsky. At the start of the label, Nu-Disco was the leading sound and even Boy George featured on the label. Currently, Melodic Techno is the leading sound and artists like Robert Babicz, Rafael Cerato, Betoko, Teenage Mutants, Spada and Olivier Giacomotto have all appeared on the label. The Spada remix is a playful and powerful interpretation of the original, giving it ... Read more

Premiere: Benjamin Fröhlich – Tivoli [Permanent Vacation]

Benjamin Fröhlich has struck many chords in the arena of electronic music: as a party organizer and record shop owner in his early days, and now as a label owner, DJ and producer.   He is the co-founder of Permanent Vacation together with Tom Bioly, which has been up and running since the tropical summer of 2006. Emerging from the vibrant Cosmic Disco and Balearic scene, Permanent Vacation has been going strong over the past decade with genre-defining hits, albums and compilations. Fröhlich and Bioly have worked together with the household names of the international electronic dance scene. They have scouted ... Read more

Premiere: Alessandro Parisi – Crystal Tears (Back For Good Remix) [Turn It Down Music]

Based out of Berlin and helmed by Matthias Speck (aka Back for Good), the Turn It Down Music label has been turning heads on a consistent basis since it first emerged in 2017. A home for some impressively chosen musicians, it’s already played host to works by key electro and techno players such as Universo, DJ Overdose and Back for Good himself. On their latest, they welcome Italian producer Alessandro Parisi into the fold, who impresses courtesy of the quite exceptional rave-heavy sounds of Crystal Tears. The original is an up-tempo banger full of old-school electro sounds. Notable for its many ... Read more

Premiere: Dino Lenny – Tokyo (Damon Jee Remix) [Roam Recordings]

Italian producer Dino Lenny debuts on Roam Recordings with his ‘Tokyo’ EP including remixes from Black Mami and Damon Jee. Dino Lenny, the Fine Human Records label head who has been making music since the 90s. He’s remixed huge names like Missy Elliott and Timbaland and has been collaborating with everyone from Madonna to Wu-Tang Clan to Seth Troxler & Dixon. He has been named “A wizard of electronic music” by The Chemical Brothers, played live with Underworld, released music on the likes of Innervisions, Diynamic & Correspondant, and is currently signed to Ellum. For his debut release on Roam Recordings, Dino ... Read more

Premiere: Johannes Albert – Hooligan [Frank Music]

Lichtenberg, the name of a district in East Berlin and Johannes Albert’s second LP, hints of EBM & New Wave crossing state-of-the-art house rhythms. Seeing the producer heading down a whole different path, Albert’s ten-piece music on ‘Lichtenberg’ surely has made the transition to more misty material. Sing-along synthesizer melodies however still play an important role.  The album embodies genre fluid styles that depict the motions of the Kiez. Ambient structures over New Wave rhythms via EBM to current rave revivals blend a sense of multidisciplinary art into one medium. After the welcoming vibes of  ‘Phony Emotions’, we wander into ... Read more

Premiere: Undo – Espacio Sideral (Curses XTC 4EVER N EVER MIX) [Roam Recordings]

Roam Recordings welcomes Barcelona artist Undo back to the fold with his superbly crafted and moving Bird Without Wings EP. The title track is a thoughtful and provocative work of blissful electronics complimented by the slightly darker 80s influenced Espacio Sideral. The EP is backed by two excellent remixes from Roam alumni Curses and Rigopolar. After his huge remix of Tronik Youth’s Tunnel of Hate, Rigopolar returns to give Bird Without Wings a mesmerizing shoe gazing remix perfect for melting into outer space. Rounding out the EP is the version we are showing you today as an exclusive from the ... Read more

Premiere: Younger Than Me – Life On Party [90’s Wax]

Revitalising 90’s rave classics with a new spin, the second outing of 90’s Wax is on its way. One year on from the first release, Younger Than Me finally revealed they’re behind the 90’s Wax project. With 90’s Wax Younger Than Me is looking to bring back some smiles and good vibes onto the dance floor. “90’s Wax Two” is available soon on 90’s Wax, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-younger-than-me-life-on-party” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: TYU – Meneo [Calypso Records]

The art of editing is taken very seriously here at Calypso and has lead to them introducing their new series of edits “Correcciones Calypso”. The first track on the new compilation was a born hit to begin with. Its edit by TYU from Mexico is welcomed on the label under the title of “Meneo“, already guilty of setting fire to many dancefloors around the globe. “Correcciones Calypso” is available 25 March on Calypso Records, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-tyu-meneo” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Theo Kottis – If I Were [Beautiful Strangers]

One month into 2019 and Theo Kottis is already showingthis year who’s boss. Wasting no time, his latest releaseshows a more mature, measured side to his producing -showcasing 4 styles he’s becoming renowned for. Enjoy a journey through warm, disco, breakbeat & acid tunes. ‘If I Were’ kicks things off as a lovely deep house number, with icy hats carrying you throughout over synth lines that lay the foundation for a soulful vocal led break. “Beautiful Strangers 006” is available 1 March on vinyl and 15 March digitally on Beautiful Strangers, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-theo-kottis-if-i-were” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” ... Read more

Premiere: Niv Ast – Quebec, Makolet [Snap, Crackle & Pop]

For their sixth release London based record label and club night; Snap, Crackle & Pop return with another slice of the post-punk and kraut influenced electro/techno sounds that are coming to define the label. The latest release comes from Niv Ast and serves as a follow up to his appearance on last summer’s Relish compilation. The EP leads with an ice-cold slab of post-punk swagger in the form of “Quebec / Makolet”. “Disco Monroe” is available 18 February on Snap, Crackle & Pop, VINYL PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-niv-ast-quebec-makolet” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Pépe – Light (High As You Can) [Loose Fit]

With a love for crystalline melodies, gentle pads, and elegant drum programming, Valencian producer Pépe has been handsomely traversing the realms of house, electro, and breakbeat for the last two years. After noticed releases on Lobster Theremin, Deep Sea Frequency and Renascence, Pépe lands on Loose Fit, a young and exciting imprint with affiliations to Manchester and Tokyo and a current homebase of Berlin. On his Loose Fit debut, Pépe shoots for scintillating rave euphoria across two striking originals. “Light (High As You Can)” is pure featherweight breaks with gleaming synths and a simple but polished vocal sample that glides through ... Read more

Premiere: Lou Karsh – Reacher [R.A.N.D. Muzik Recordings]

R.A.N.D. Muzik Recordings is back with their yearly 24.12 record. The latest release features Lou Karsh, newcomer Tim Schlockermann, Reptant (the lizard wizard) and a very special reissue of the CRC track ‘Influence Device 001’ which originally appeared on Zyntax Motorcity 02. “RM241218” is available now as a VINYL ONLY* on R.A.N.D. Muzik Recordings, VINYL ONLY ORDER AVAILABLE NOW.*Please do not buy the digital release, since these are only snippets. Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-lou-karsh-reacher” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Enea Pascal – Papa Boy [Ivreatronic]

Underground Italian stable Ivreatronic follow up Fabio Fabio’s ‘Amore Cannibale’ EP with the second single from Enea Pascal. Enea Pascal is the youngest resident DJ from Ivreatronic. “Papa Boy” comes in the wake of his debut single “Golden Bocia”, released in June 2018. Enea is a sucker for rough and ready drum tracks and organic sounds that come to life with clever electronics. His tracks walk a fine line between the raucous ends of house and the bright experimentalist strands of electro, making for some of the stand out moments in sets. “Papa Boy” begins with an (admittedly unwitting) guest ... Read more

Premiere: Hanzo & Yaman – Memento (Roe Deers Remix) [Belly Dance Services]

Whether it’s occasional forgetfulness or loss of memory that interferes with daily life, the act of losing yourself into music is the most favorable version of amnesia. For Hanzo & Yaman it’s the main goal to provide sound that doesn’t make you think too much, but makes you move even more. With their second release Memento they have created a dark dance floor thriller that activates neurotransmitters, boosts endorphin rates, and might simply make you go bananas. Lithuanian wizard Roe Deers extended the track, adding tropical bits and creating a mystical masterpiece of his own. “Memento” is available 9 February on Belly ... Read more

Premiere: AKKAN – Kai [La Belle Records]

La Belle Records welcome back AKKAN for a new EP that will land one year after their last on the label, this time with remixes from the excellent Iñigo Vontier and El Buho AKKAN is the Barcelona based production partnership between prolific natives BeGun and Ocellot. They came together after a magic mushroom psychotropic journey in the Kalahari Desert and that is reflected in their sounds which build on idiosyncratic and trippy melodies and ethnic rhythms. Opener ‘Kai’ is another enthralling trip into occult sounds, organic percussive patterns and colourful synth lines. The rolling drums set the groove with the ... Read more