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[Playlist] Jovonn: 10 Seminal New York City House Tracks

A pioneer of the NYC, New Jersey, 90’s house sound, Jovonn exploded onto the House scene in 1991 with his second release ‘Turn and Runaway’. Additionally, Jovonn has produced classics like ‘Back In the Dark’, ‘Garage Shelter’, ‘I Can’t Make Up My Mind’, ‘I Wanna Go To A Club’ that all contain his distinctive vocal delivery and trademark production of gritty sounds, hard kicks, jazzy chords, and phat basslines. Recently his work has been heard on labels like Clone, Dogmatik, Objektivity, Deeply Rooted House and Apollonia, showcasing his talents to a new audience of House Music lovers. Earlier this year, ... Read more

5 Artists Who Shaped Me: VONDA7

VONDA7 continues her steady ascent through the underground electronic ranks by inaugurating a brand new project: art | werk. The imprint, which bridges the gap between listener and dancer, which also gives aspiring visual artists a showcase platform, kicks off with VONDA7’s aptly titled “Pure Intentions EP”, consisting of 4 deeply personal productions. The genre-hopping collection spans Breaks, Techno, and Alternative Pop whilst remaining suffused with a delicate balance of allaying melody and power. With this platform for full creative control launching imminently, VONDA7 has also expanded on a handful of artists she respects for their artistic integrity and maintenance ... Read more

[Playlist] Azari’s Deep Acid Selections

Since his debut project AZARI & III achieved enormous commercial success, AZARI has also released a handful of underground classics under the name “Dinamo Azari”. In honing his sound and developing into a powerful solo artist, his new project, and the first under the AZARI name since AZARI & III’s disbandment fuses the commercial accessibility of AZARI & III with his masterful knowledge of the dance music underground resulting in “Gotasoul”. Here, AZARI provides his playlist representing a few of his favorite deep, acid cuts. M.S.L Bellevue Resort – Model Future Music for humans and humanoids alike. Vril – Haus ... Read more

[Playlist] Jonas Rathsman's ELEMENTS Of Dance

With a fastidious approach to sound, Jonas Rathsman has been supplying the European scene for the best part of five years. With recent releases on Diynamic Music, Crosstown Rebels, and KX, the Swedish producer has cemented himself as a world class Producer, while his ELEMENTS mix and label series has been gaining serious acclaim with the mix series garnering a dedicated following worldwide. On 11 August, ELEMENTS touches down at London’s XOYO where Jonas will be joined by Kiasmos and Tom Demac, Jonas’ first appearance at the venue since his sold out New Year’s Eve party. Here, He shares 10 ... Read more

[Playlist] The 15 Tracks That Defined Uva Festival

Uva Festival is one of the most stunning and intimate festivals you could ever dream of attending. It takes place on the side of a cliff, 800m from Ronda town centre, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The setting is Bodegas Descalzos Viejos, a monastery from the 15th century, converted into a vineyard with a labyrinth of ancient walls and secret hideaways. The historic locale is breathtaking indeed, and the musical line-up is just as tasteful — this year the likes of Orpheu the Wizard, Donna Leake, Debora Ipekel, Call Super, DJ Sports, Skee Mask, Tito Wun, Zenker Brothers and more ... Read more

[Playlist] Chile’s Best By Claudio Ricci

Founded by Claudio Ricci and Christian and Monika Zorn, Stripped Down Records is a brand new label that will focus on raw grooves. The first release comes from Ricci and features essential remixes from Timo Maas & Basti Grub, Kintar and Metodi Hristov, with Ricci’s nearly 20 years experience providing timeless single here is a great way to kick off the new label. Entitled “Warschauer Strasse”, it is seven excellently expansive minutes of twisted synths that bring real tension to deep house drums. With the release available at the end of the month, Claudio Ricci was asked to give 10 ... Read more

[Playlist] The Delirium Of Third Son

After a successful Natura Sonoris debut in 2016, Third Son returns to the imprint with his new “Delirium” EP. Full of eerie sonics and rich sub-tones, continues to push his signature sound via deft production techniques and unique approach while exposing unseen surfaces and telling unheard stories. In this vain, “Delirium” is a richly atmospheric EP with a relentless groove to boot. With that, Delirium has provided us with 10 of his most “Delirium” triggering tracks. On the playlist, Third Son states: “The most exciting music evokes emotion. That can be euphoria, melancholy, joy, anything. But it really needs to ... Read more

[Playlist] 10 Inspirations Behind Lay-Far’s Forthcoming 3rd Album

A driving force behind soulful and eclectic music scene in Russia, Lay-Far distinctively individual style has won him truly global fan base. The owner of In-Beat-Ween Music is internationally recognized as a skilful DJ and selector, seamlessly bridging the gaps between the cutting-edge and classic house rhythms, rare disco and boogie, Afro-Latin grooves, bass-heavy cuts delivering a unique sonic mixture to satisfy one’s body, mind and spirit. With multiple successful releases under his belt on pretty much every quality label under the sun, including Local Talk, BBE, Atjazz Record Company, G.A.M.M., Rebirth, Tru Thoughts and Soundofspeed, Lay-far now preps his ... Read more

[Playlist] Mïus (Musical) History Of Hungary

Mïus is a solo music project by Budapest based artist Gergely Álmos, defined as a multi-art project wherein the different fields of self-expression meet each other. An architect in civil life and film set designer, Mïus now presents his latest absorbing LP, Twentytwo 22. The ten-track affair shows off his unique knack for mixing live playing skills with electronic production. Here, anticipating the LP’s 6 April release, Mïus gives us a walk through Hungary’s electronic music history. On the playlist he states: It was really hard to pick one track from each decade or genre, so this is kind of ... Read more

Profile: Night Vision Music – 10 Tracks That Shaped the Label

Night Vision Music, a collective of artists originally based out of Edmonton, Canada is celebrating their 5 year anniversary this month with a brand new release “Night Vision – 5 Years”, featuring 5 brand new tracks by their in-house artists. Looking back on their history, here are 10 tracks from the label that really shaped their sound into what it is today: Adam Johan – Let’s Pretend (Nick Garcia Remix) [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/night-vision-music/adam-johan-lets-pretend-nick-1″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] The original and this remix was one of the first releases on Night Vision. Washington DC’s Nick Garcia took Adam Johan’s track in ... Read more

[Playlist] Johannes Albert’s Trademark Synth Dreams

Knowing when to drop a hit and when to take it deep, spacey and underground has seen Johannes Albert graduate from hometown clubs to a staple of the German scene. His ability to connect with crowds and heroes alike means he is a industry favorite, with many of its heavyweights having his back, like Move D, who followed his label Frank Music since its 2011 inception. Started primarily as a platform for Albert’s own productions and is home to much of his best work, the label has also featured the likes of Fred P, Moomin, Smallpeople and Lauer. Now, Johannes ... Read more

[Playlist] Evan Michael’s Top 10 Percussive Tools

NYC’s Evan Michael has just joined the long list of Hudd Traxx Producers after previously releasing on the iconic Drumpoet Community label. With this fine addition to the Hudd Traxx catalogue before they celebrate their 60th release, Evan Michael has put together 10 of his most percussive dancefloor tools. What are some of your favorite percussion driven tracks? Deborah Washington – Nothin But Drums Brilliant and large. Big toms and tambourines programmed for Deborah Washington straight out of 1983. Willie Colon – Set Fire To Me (Inferno Dub) Flanged out congas and floor toms with crunchy hi-hat goodness running around ... Read more

[Playlist] The Supermen Lovers Guide To French Disco

The Supermen Lovers is the alias of Guillaume Atlan, who mixes up his formally trained musical skills with clubbing clout. With a weighty catalogue of releases to his credit, and over the last 15 years in the game, The Supermen Lovers always brings the fresh mix of Funk, Disco, Boogie and House that ranges from uplifting to club-focused. Now, French labels Word Up Records & Latebwa welcome The Supermen Lovers for a six track EP available at the end of the month. With the vibes heavy on that one, The Supermen Lovers have given us 10 of his most seminal ... Read more

Mike Simonetti & Liz Wight's "Pale Blue" Sounds Of Heartbreak Playlist

After having releases their 2015 debut album too much critical, Pale Blue, the duo of Liz Wight and Mike Simonetti, have come together once again with “You Stopped Dying” via Crosstown Rebels. Taking influence from shoegaze groups like Slowdive and My Bloody Valentine and moving these sensibilities to the dancefloor, with “You Stopped Dying” Pale Blue has created a strange hybrid that some have called “technogaze”. With the release out this week, and Valentine’s Day imminent, Mike and Liz have provided 10 tracks that soundtrack heartbreak. What are some of your favorite heartbreaking tracks? “I chose these songs because they ... Read more

[Playlist] Nesta’s Best Of Beirut

Nesta is Lebanon based artist Nabih Esta, who has been producing and DJing for some 10 years now, collaborating with various artists on this, his own label, in the past. Formerly a resident of The Garten, a club he co-founded, his experimental frequencies and fine engineering skills are set to make a big impact this year, starting with two brand new tracks from his first full length artist album. With the tracks available this week, Nesta has provided a diverse playlist featuring some of the best cuts from Beirut and Lebanon. Here, everything from Ambient to Deep House to Alternative ... Read more