Tag: l’Atelier

Full Premiere: Ghetto Chords – Everybody Groovin’ (Original Mix)

Amsterdam duo l’Atelier and Ghetto Chords (Martijn Wijsmuller) got the debut release to their new co-run label ‘just edits’ coming up: Theory EP, produced by Ghetto Chords himself. Since Wijsmuller is heavily influenced by the classic Chicago sound, Theory EP is an ode to house music’s golden age, with plenty of percussion and disco vocal samples. A definite peak-timer on Theory EP is Everybody Groovin’, which you can exclusively hear in full right here. On its sound, Gijs of l’Atelier says that the Theory EP has that “true sampled house sound of Ghetto Chords, complimented by a driving, more ‘ghetto ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Optimo

Optimo are the duo JD Twitch and JG Wilkes. They each have over 20 years DJ-ing experience and in the last decade have become both renowned and highly respected for their memorable and ecstatic deejay sets.    The duo are responsible for the nightclub Optimo (Espacio) which ran from November 1997 until April 2010. Optimo sat at the very epicentre of the Scottish Clubbing consciousness in its weekly residency in the Sub Club and is widely regarded as one of the most important and ground-breaking clubs of the past 10 years. Optimo first came to international recognition with the release ... Read more

Full Premiere: l’Atelier – Again (Original Mix)

Brand new label RFB Colours is bringing L’Atelier on board for their second release. The label’s first release came from the more than capable hands of Jamie Trench, in the form of “Mustard EP”. Now the duo from Amsterdam has the honour for the label’s follow-up, and bring home a 4 track EP with a digi-only bonus. The cut kicks off with Again, which hits that great sample hard and gets the party started on a disco vibe with a house twist. XTC carries on where the A1 left off and solidifies the grooving vibe perfectly. On the flip we ... Read more

Review: LIFE on MARS – Variety Playhouse EP

The Rotterdam based 4Lux imprint is coming out with a surprisingly tasty EP by Dutchies Tim Miles and Jaap de Laat, who form Amsterdam’s duo LIFE on MARS. I had actually never heard of them, so I was pretty impressed with what they have brought to the table with their new EP Variety Playhouse. The record kicks off with the ominous ‘Orange Sky’. A deep saw wave bass and equally raw stabs dominate the groove, which is led by a fresh percussion ensemble, and filled with a cool vocal part that falls right into place with the overall sound. The ... Read more