Tag: Needwant

Premiere: Masaya – Borderline (Neil Flynn’s Reduction Edition)

Neil Flynn’s musical accolades extends from renowned productions to club residencies and frequent bookings at parties and festivals throughout Europe and beyond. The Irish-born Berlin émigré has shared a DJ booth with the likes of Dixon, Mano le Tough,, Ame, and Baikal, and has released on the likes of Lossless and Needwant. Here, Neil’s Reduction Edition of Masaya‘s ‘Borderline’ is a masterclass in minimalism, keeping the listener gripped as vocals evolve into synth lines and back into vocals again, all against a pared down techno backdrop. Selected from Masaya’s recently released ‘Picking Up The Pieces’ LP, this refined track also ... Read more

Full Premiere: The Mekanism – Can’t Believe (Maxxi Soundsystem Rework)

Here’s a special premiere to celebrate five years of Needwant Records. Yes, the label has been around for that long already! In conjunction with the anniversary, the label has organised a special party at the Ace Hotel in Shoreditch, east London with a secret line-up. 5 hours, 5 guests and just £5 entry fee! Needwant is the imprint that supported names like Mario Basanov, Ejeca, Maxxi Soundsystem and many more before they really hit the big time. Their A&Ring skills are clearly second to none and they’ve compiled a seriously strong arsenal of tracks for their anniversary compilation, which has ... 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

Exclusive Interview with the Revenge

“If I had a time machine I’d probably venture back to right after the Big Bang. Just to check it out, smoke a joint and come back” The Revenge is a producer who understands the past but embraces the future. The analogue approach, forward thinking productions and his versatility as a DJ, has ensured him a place as one of the leading names in House music in recent years. His music has been released on imprints such as Z Records, Needwant, Killing Music and his own Roar Groove. This brief and concise catalogue showcases vocals, dubs and a range of ... Read more

Mix #094 by Purple Velvet

Purple Velvet is Chris James and Lee Dearn, two purveyors of deep and sensuous house music ever since they formed in late 2011. Having gotten to know each other at various late night music sessions, the pair have increasingly honed their own house sound that’s as suited for the dark confines of a club as it is for the sunnier vibes of an outdoor terrace. Examples of their style can be found on the ever on-point Berlin label, Exploited, in the form of their Flashways and Solstice EP’s. Both EP’s pair fresh and radiant synth work with loose beats and plenty of ... Read more

Mario Basanov Back in Amsterdam to Play @ Cookie Club

He is hailed by the likes of Solomun, Maceo Plex and Tensnake, he has a studio productivity that many others would be jealous of and in a short time frame he has toured the world from Tunisia to Turkey, from South Africa to the United Arab Emirates and from the USA to the People’s Republic of China, this Lithuanian trailblazer has seen it all. We’re talking about Mario Basanov, and for the few of you who had not heard of him yet, this is what he sounds like: [youtube id=”KFucg1_medA” width=”620″ height=”360″] But also like this: [youtube id=”Bs4J8-TsqTg” width=”620″ height=”360″] ... Read more

Free Download: The Whispers – And The Beat Goes On (Ejeca’s Wonderbeat Edit)

Get ready for a brand new exclusive edit, this time by Belfast DJ/Producer Ejeca. It’s a fresh remake of the disco classic “And The Beat Goes On” by The Whispers. This dancehall groover sparks instant happiness and gets you right into the Christmas spirit. Don’t let Ejeca’s Northern-Irish origin fool you, because Belfast is becoming a hotbed for deep house and nu-disco. Ejeca combines elements of these styles with the fruits of his Garage upbringing, creating soulful productions with a rough edge, earning him releases on imprints such as Gruuv, Moda Black, NeedWant and 2020Vision. His tracks aim straight for ... Read more

Needwant’s ADE Podcast by Mario Basanov

Mario Basanov is a name that is starting to become familiar to many nowadays. He’s already a champion in his home country Lithuania, where he’s won the ‘Producer of the Year Award’ back in 2011. His sound is diverse, never letting himself be categorized in a specific genre. Whether it’s Deep House, to Disco or Electro, Basanov has a talent for making it sound unique and, most of all, very danceable. He hooked us up with a fresh mix so we can show you exactly what we mean. Back in 2009 Mario Basanov showed his love for Deep House to ... Read more

Review: Ejeca – Together EP

Rising star Ejeca is about to team up with Needwant again, this time for the release of his brand new Together EP. Together shows Ejeca in top form, satisfying our sonic souls with his signature, vocal driven blend of deephouse and garage. It has been hard not to take notice of Ejeca last year. He was topping the charts in the second half of 2012 with his sprawling hits ‘Descend’ and ‘Night Rays’. He released a range of productions on hot labels as 2020Vision, Lokee Musik, DeepWit Recordings and released multiple remixes on Sony. The Northern-Irishman’s career has pretty much ... Read more

Mix #073 by Jay West

For the most part of the last decade, Jay West has been releasing House records. His versatile taste in House Music had brought his tracks to various labels like Off Recordings, Dikso, Large Music, Lost My Dog, Kolour and much more. Amongst his supporters are dj’s like Seth Troxler, Jimpster, Dimitri From Paris, Danny Howells, Oliver Koletzki, Noir, Todd Terje and Solomun. 2012 was his most successful year so far with his radio hit ‘Smile’ remixed later by Mario Basanov and Sasse. It became an instant hit on Ibiza and was played at various radio stations. When joining forces with ... Read more

Deep House Amsterdam’s Birthday

Today is a very special day for us, exactly one year ago we started Deep House Amsterdam. A milestone you won’t forget soon and a step in the right direction for some beautiful things to come. But before we start talking all about our plans, let’s just stay with the celebration of our birthday. On the 13th of April we are going to celebrate our 1 Year Anniversary and we invited some amazing artists for this special day. We have 4 international artists, of which 3 of them will play in the Netherlands for the first time ever! We are ... Read more

Mix #039 by The Mekanism

The Mekanism has had releases on some great labels and the music has done some serious damage to the dancefloors. The Can’t Believe EP on Needwant is still one of our favorites and also the remix for ‘Mario Basanov – We are a Child Of Love’ is still on our regular playlist for during the day in the office. Startig as a duo and now only one man remaining this didn’t have much influence on ‘The Mekanism’. The other half decided to go his own way. Last friday The Mekanism played alongside Solomun, Karmon and James Pople in London at the ... Read more