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Mix #192 By Ben Pearce

To many, Ben Pearce’s name is synonymous with ‘What I Might Do’, his debut single that became a house anthem on club floors across the world in 2012. While Ben is a platinum achieving artist, he maintains a perfect balance between his breakthrough success and underground-born talent. During his rise, Ben developed a reputation through his remixing prowess and original productions, eventually being named DJ Mag’s Best Breakthrough Producer in 2013. He went on remixing for Le Youth, Kwabs and Tender Games in 2014, collaborated with Black Orange Juice “Predictable” for MTA, and released the underground club infused ‘Lego’ EP ... Read more

Full Premiere: Chopstick & Johnjon – Track Of Time (Original Mix)

Suol’s head honchos Chopstick & Johnjon are back with a brand new EP, continuing to blaze a trail through the international House and Techno scene. Both as joint label managers and as a production team, Chopstick & Johnjon have come a long way in their tens years in the game. During their early years in particular the duo set about exploring electronic music like kids in a sweet shop. Fearless and bold, they surrendered themselves to the moment, but with the Suol label they seem to have found their spiritual home for the time being. With Suol, the successor label ... Read more

Full Premiere: Tender Games – Notion (Original Mix)

Chopstick & Johnjon’s Berlin based Suol label follow up their balmy Summer Daze collection with an equally warming EP from label stalwarts Ulrich Harrison and Marlon Hoffstadt a.k.a Tender Games. Having had a busy summer including live shows at a slew of international festivals the artful pair offer up their ‘Notion’ EP: a 4 track collection of gently ambling rhythms and heart-rending melodicism. Relating to themes of love, selfishness and disconnection – the title track, of which we premiere exclusively today, kicks things off. A cyclical guitar motif paves the way for a buoyant thud and syncopated shuffles before a ... Read more

Full Premiere: Tuff City Kids – Murphy’s Lawyer (Original Mix)

Todays premiere comes from German duo Tuff City Kids, which consists of Phillip Lauer and Gerd Janson. Their track ‘Murphy’s Lawyer’ is part of Berlin based imprint Suol’s annual “Summer Daze” compilation series, which we have the honour of exclusively premiering today. For the third time, the Berlin based imprint is collecting shimmering melodies, lucent pads and sunlight grooves primed for the changing of seasons, and all curated by Suol heads Chopstick & Johnjon. “Summer Daze” is a compilation of 17 exclusive and unreleased tracks from many members of the label’s family, such as Larse, Jimpster, PBR Streetgang, Smash TV, Tender Games, Fritz Kalkbrenner, ... Read more

Full Premiere: Tender Games – Lost (Ben Pearce Remix)

After receiving its radio premiere by Annie Mac and receiving a wave of love all around, ‘Lost’ was bound to become the second single of Tender Games’ self-titled debut album. Check out the full premiere of Ben Pearce’s remix duty on the flip. While their debut single ‘In A Mess’ was more on the experimental side, the duo now present its soulful side on this cut. Starting off with the signature rhodes alongside a soothing first verse, the song transforms into a sexy, highly danceble piece rapidly after the first drop. To bolster the release, the boys recruited some serious ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In November

Which records are worth the money this month? Check out our selection of the top 10 releases in November, featuring great releases by Session Victim, Wolfey, Burnski, Dusky, Weval and many more. #10 Session Victim – ‘See You When You Get There’ LP | Delusions Of Grandeur | 17-11-2014 | Hamburg’s Hauke Freer and Matthias Relling aka Session Victim return to Delusions of Grandeur with their second long player, ‘See You When You Get There’. The new album marks a conscious progression in Freer & Relling’s approach, evolving the sample-based production style that’s won them plenty of fans since their ... Read more

Full Premiere: Tender Games – Want It All (Original Mix)

Tender Games is the brand new project between BBC Radio 1 Future Star Marlon Hoffstadt and HRRSN, head of the Berlin-based Well Done! imprint. Both established producers in their own right, they’ve shifted their sonic-palette away from house-based sounds to create the ‘Tender Games’ LP. Oozing with rich harmonies and warm grooves, the Tender Games sound is much more indebted to the UK club scene than to the darker, heavier timbres their hometown Berlin is associated with. The duo’s disparate influences have come together to create a distinctive new sound; the 20 year-old Hoffstadt’s house leanings are prominent, whilst HRRSN ... Read more