Tag: Ellum Audio

Interview: Swayzak

Continuing to champion the rogue sensibility that united Swayzak over 20 years ago, David Brown presents a retrospective of works from the past 20 years – ‘Lost Tapes’. Formed in 1993, Swayzak immediately dedicated themselves to pursuing innovative music, guided by their passion for the times’ DIY spirit. This approach informed the (then) duo’s position as live performers and DJs, and remains a core tenet of the project since the duo split in 2011. By that point, Swayzak built a discography with releases on labels like Fabric, M_Nus, Curle Recordings, Ellum Audio and !K7. With that, ‘Lost Tapes’ spans a ... Read more

Premiere: Raxon – Sin Control (Original Mix)

No stranger to DHA, Barcelona’s Raxon now joins the Ellum Audio ranks with a stellar new 2 tracker entitled “Majoris”. The Egyptian born, Dubai bred (Audio Tonic resident) artist has released on the likes of NM2 and Tronic, as well as forthcoming on Diynamic. From Creamfields to Watergate to ADE, Raxon has played all over the world making him one of the Middle East’s most prominent talents. Today, Raxon premieres his dark and brooding ‘Sin Control’. With a paranoid lead synth pinning you down as spaceship sounds and whirring machines gurgle all around you, this is one to get heads ... Read more

Full Premiere: Bambook & Mennie feat. Cari Golden – Slip Away (Original Mix)

Put Swedish Bambook and Italian Mennie in the same room. Spice it up with vocals perfectly executed by Los Angeles based Cari Golden and you have “Slip Away”, their new collaborative creation. The original title-track is a smooth and purveys a summery vibe with a dark edge, in part because of the dominant and ominous bass line that holds the suspense throughout the cut. Bambook, consisting of Eiad Sayegh and Hannes Netzell, are no strangers to the house scene having released a superb EP ‘What’s The Use’, also with Cari Golden on vocals, that was heavily supported by Maceo Plex. As well ... Read more

Mix #055 by Shall Ocin

Shall Ocin is one of the suprises from last year releasing some massive tracks and remixes on quality labels like Ellum, Leftroom and Culprit LA. Nicolas started discovering music at a very young age playing the guitar and electric bass. In his recent releases you hear his love for distortion, 80’s music and funk. In 1998 he discovered turntables and fell in love. Since then he started playing in clubs in Spain and not long after he got invited to play in clubs in Argentina, Germany and France. Shall Ocin played alongside DJ’s like Maetrik (Also known as Maceo Plex), ... Read more