Tag: Watergate Records

Premiere: Jimi Jules - Abandoned Soul (Recondite Remix)

Following the exclusive heavy mix compilation Jimi Jules brought to Watergate Records recently, he now delivers on those exclusives via two EPs. Created by Jimi himself, the man himself, the first EP – “Midnight Juggernaut” – shows his studio prowess on full display with three stellar originals including today’s exclusive, a remix from the mighty Recondite. “Midnight Juggernaut” EP is available 25 June on Watergate Records

Club Resident Jimi Jules Mixes Exclusive Heavy Watergate 24 Compilation

One of the scene’s brightest stars and a mainstay of its eponymous club, Jimi Jules mixes Watergate 24. Available 11 June, the Innervisions and Cocoon featuring DJ expertly exhibits, not only, his dynamic musical range and production skills, but also the ability to create incredibly complex blends that disguise any hint of one tracks end and another’s beginning. As a selector and producer, both skills are on full display over the mix’s twenty-one tracks, thirteen of which are Jules’ own, whether they be originals, remixes, or special edits made especially for this compilation. Check out the full tracklist below, and ... Read more

Premiere: Solomun - Amanacer (Original Mix)

After exclusively premiering Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis’s ‘Hope,’ off Watergate’s 15 year celebration box set, tomorrow’s release is anticipated by one final premiere. Coming by way of the one & only Solomun, ‘Amancer’ opens the stellar compilation with the epic flair that is the Diynamic man’s trademark. Also included on the 5x vinyl, 2x CD package is music from residents Jimi Jules, Marco Resmann, La Fleur, Tiefschwarz, Floyd Lavine, Lee Jones, Adana Twins, Sebo K, Hyenah and Cinthie, as well as new comers Gorje Hewek & Izhevski and Gumz and those with close ties to the club like Butch, Henrik Schwarz, Ellen Allien, Alex Niggemann, Catz n’ Dogz, Steve Bug, Osunlade, Rodriguez ... Read more

Premiere: Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis - Hope (Original Mix)

It seems as if 15 years have quickly flown by since Watergate first opened its doors joining Berlin’s Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain districts. Over this time, Watergate has grown to include a booking agency and a record label pushing the sounds of its mainstay artists and some of the most revered acts in the scene. To celebrate, Watergate has put together a very special anniversary release of 25 new, exclusive and formerly unreleased tracks to be released as a 2x CD set, as well as a special collector’s edition box set as a 5x vinyl, 2x CD package including a commemorative ... Read more

Interview: YokoO & Retza

The collaborative efforts between YokoO, Retza, and All Day I Dream have produced a slew of well received singles. As individuals, YokoO is no stranger to house music in all its deepest forms. With releases on highly regarded labels such as All Day I Dream, Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kindisch, Get Physical, Moodmusic and Plastic City, he has marked out a spot for himself in the global house music scene with talent being sought after from every corner of the world. Retza has had the underground heads listening, talking and following for the past couple of years. With original and remix ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In June 2016

June was a rather heavy month for releases – with new peak-time releases by artists such as Recondite, Sasse, Marc Romboy, Stephan Bodzin, Tale of Us and many more. All ten releases chosen have a quality that represents the true essence of power – or at least the journey of grasping it. For this edition, we’ll let the music speak for itself. #10. Clavis – Alcine (Freerange Recordings) [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/freerangerecords/sets/clavis-alcine-ep-freerange” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #9. Sasse – Ani (My Favorite Robot) [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/sasse/sasse-ani-original-mix-my-favorite-robot-out-june-24th-preview” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #8. Stimming – Alpe Lusia Remixes (Diynamic) [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/solomun/stimming-alpe-luise-solomuns-ring-the-bell-remix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #7. ... Read more

Interview: Kerri Chandler

Kerri Chandler has made a lasting contribution to house music. For more than two decades the New Jersey born producer and DJ has been producing deep house sounds on international major labels and revered underground outlets alike. After early teenage years spent interning at various New York studios, learning the ropes and beginning to produce for rap & r&b artists, gleaning all he could from being surrounded by the likes of Kool & The Gang. His first official production back in 1991 was enough for Atlantic to sign up the young producer, and since then he has built up a ... Read more