Tag: connaisseur

Premiere: Noraj Cue - Story at The Campfire (Mira & Christopher Schwarzwälder Remix)

DJs are a nomadic people, the Bohemians of the 21st Century, or as Britta Arnold, unders and Noraj Cue would call them for their just launched imprint: Happy Campers. Here, the debut release on Happy Camper Records comes from Noraj Cue himself. Known for his impeccable productions on labels like Manual Music, Connaisseur, Blabla, the Dutchman has a style both emotional and technical. With ‘Story At The Campfire,’ he provides a nocturnal journey through dreamy pads, mesmerizing arpeggios and captivating sound textures. On today’s exclusive premiere, Katerblau residents Mira & Chris Schwarzwälder transform the original into a hazy journey of ... Read more

Premiere: JOBE - Changes (Original Mix)

Providing Chapter 24 Records with four stories in sound that demonstrate JOBE as being totally unconcerned with the constraints of genre, rather, entirely fixated on creating music that is both timeless and forward-thinking. Previously responsible for one of the imprint’s best selling tracks – ‘Aurora’, JOBE has also released as widely as Connaisseur and Akbal Music. On this premiere, he serves up ‘Changes,’ from the eponymous, balanced four-tracker that combines cosmic, afro and techno influences. Here, ‘Changes’ operates as a powerful slab of progressive techno. “Changes” is available 10 November on Chapter 24 Records PRE ORDER

Premiere: Of Norway – Boötes Void (Original Mix)

Of Norway is a duo from Oslo, Norway with releases and remixes on esteemed labels such as Connaisseur Recordings, Darkroom Dubs, My Favourite Robot, Supernature, Suruba and Soma, to mention a few. Now in 2017, after their 2014 debut, the duo returns to Connaisseur with their sophomore album “The Loneliest Man in Space,” off which we exclusively premiere the cut ‘Boötes Void’. On the making of the album, Of Norway describes the process as: “The process of making The Loneliest Man In Space (this album) was a genuinely pleasant experience, as we never really set out to make an album ... Read more

Premiere: Several Definitions & Marc DePulse – Birds (JOBE Remix)

Born in Newcastle, JOBE was initiated into the club scene at an early age. After 3 years of self-tuition, record labels began to show interest and he then saw successful releases on the likes of Connaisseur, Akbal Music and Underground Audio. He started working with the Underground Agency where he was finally given the opportunity to DJ globally. Since then JOBE has played all over the world, including a tour of Brazil and most notably, the main room at Sankeys Ibiza, alongside Finnebassen and Him_Self_Her. Here, JOBE lends his remix talent to a stellar EP from Several Definitions and Marc ... Read more

Premiere: Peter Pardeike – Love Supreme (Original Mix)

After dropping Connaisseur, the epic collaboration with Olderic off Connaisseur’s 10th Anniversary release, Peter Pardeike finally presents his solo debut. Based in Cologne, Peter is greatly known for his collaborations with Marcus Worgull on Innervisions. “Love Supreme“ delivers a monster of a track, which we are sure you will not forget. When the remarkable vocoder choir swoops in for the first time, you will feel it reverberate though your entire body, making it stick in you mind forever. Love Supreme will be available July 11th on vinyl via Connaisseur. Artist PageSoundcloud [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-peter-pardeike-love-supreme-original-mix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Diynamic Festival Podcast By Kollektiv Turmstrasse

Comprised of Christian Hilscher and Nico Plagemann, Hamburg/Berlin duo Kollektiv Turmstrasse are one of those rare acts whose music caters for both body and soul. Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s cinematic take on 4/4 electronica has won praise from all corners of the globe via releases on Diynamic, Connaisseur and their very own Musik Gewinnt Freunde imprint. A busy remix schedule has seen them grace the likes of Cocoon, Get Physical, Soma, Poker Flat, Defected, Systematic and Traum, reworking multifarious acts which include Trentemøller, Hot Chip and Terry Lee Brown Jnr. along the way. See also: Kollektiv Turmstrasse Interview On Friday May 27th, Kollektiv Turmstrasse will make their way to Amsterdamse Bos ... Read more

Top 10 Releases in July

The month is coming to an end which means it is time for us to present the Top 10 Releases in July to you. #10 Clarian – Kill For Love EP | Anjunadeep | Out now | Previously one half of Footprintz, Clarian has released on Visionquest, Turbo, Life and Death and Culprit as a solo artist, not to mention his acclaimed collaborations with Guy Gerber and Seth Troxler. Now he is combining the warm hum and factory grit of analog machinery, sequencers, and haunted strings, his tracks transport the listener into alternate states of mind in his newest ‘Kill For Love’ EP on Anjunadeep. ... Read more

Full Premiere: Lehar & Musumeci – Horizon (Original Mix)

Today’s premiere comes from Connaisseur Recordings’ Italien talent Lehar, who has been a favourite of us for a while now. Together with his countryman Musumeci he has delivered this perfectly crafted premiere. If you follow us closely you will surely know Lehar. We were lucky enough to offer his remix for Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s ‘Tristesse’ as a free download, premiere his remix for Of Norway’s ‘Spirit Light’ and host a mix by the allrounder as part of our mixtape series.  See also: Mix #150 by Lehar, Of Norway – Spirit Lights (Lehar Remix) Together with his brothers in mind Musumeci and Olderic, Lehar recently formed ... Read more

Full Premiere: Kollektiv Turmstrasse – Sorry I’m Late (Original Mix)

There are few artists operating in the house/techno milieu who offer much beyond functionality in their music. Those who bring more than this to the table always stand out from the crowd. Hamburg/Berlin duo Kollektiv Turmstrasse (Christian Hilscher and Nico Plagemann) are one of those rare acts whose music caters for both body and soul. The duo’s cinematic take on 4/4 electronica has won praise from all quarters via releases on Diynamic, Connaisseur and their own Musik Gewinnt Freunde imprint. Debut album Rebellion der Träumer demonstrated a prowess beyond the realms of the dancefloor, laden with frosty electronic melody, downtempo ... Read more

Full Premiere: WhoMadeWho – Dreams (Few Nolder)

Tracks by WhoMadeWho are just meant to be remixed. There are so many good remixes of their tracks that you don’t know where to get started. This time it is Edu Imbernon’s Fayer imprint which continuous its approach in fine fashion with remixes of the lead track of WhoMadeWho’s album ‘Dreams’. We have the honour to premier Few Nolder’s remix for the track. ‘003’ sees four remixes of the punk-disco anthem yearns to be remixed with its powerful vocals, sweeping crescendos and a swelling bass-line driving for release into the electronic landscape and will be released on April 6th. Lithuanian producer ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In December

Looking for some special Christmas gift to give to your music-addicted loved one? You can’t go wrong with these records that have just been, or are about to be released this month on vinyl and/or digital. It was a hard pick this month and we had to make some really tough decisions on which releases to have in our top 10 this month.  But in the end, we thought these ones were the most impressive records for December, featuring Carl Craig, Johannes Brecht, Matador Few Nolder among others. Here are our top 10 Releases in December: #10 HRRSN – Same ... Read more

Full Premiere: Lehar – Sargas (Mario Basanov Rmx)

After Few Nolder, Italian fellow Lehar aka Lorenzo Esposito is the second new signing for Connaisseur Recordings this year. Apart from his residency at the CIRQ club in Venice and regular bookings at some of the best clubs and parties in Italy and Malta, Lehar truly is a very talented producer as well. Some of you might have heard the free download for Lehar’s remix of Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s classic “Tristesse“ which has caused some attention on him the past weeks. Together with his demo he delivered an accompanying remix in Connaisseur’s mailbox, a remix by his friend and one of ... Read more

Full Premiere: Few Nolder – IF (Original Mix)

Linas Strockis aka Few Nolder first emerged back in 2006 when Lithuanian label Partyzanai released his debut ‘Patterns EP’ a melting pot of black techno magic. This led to his next release ‘No Mo’ getting picked up by Mike Paradinas’ highly regarded Planet Mu and a debut self­titled album was soon to follow in 2009 to critical acclaim. His upcoming IF EP on Connaisseur Recordings has been bubbling under the surface for a while now. Check out the exclusive premiere of the title track here. Among many exciting artistic projects, Few Nolder has been involved in the XYZ Opera performance ... Read more

Free Download: Kollektiv Turmstrasse – Tristesse (Lehar Remix)

Connaisseur Recordings’ newest signing, the talented Italian fellow Lehar aka Lorenzo Esposito, introduces himself to the label with a fresh take on „Tristesse“, the classic single from 2007 by Kollektiv Turmstrasse, and he has done a great job at it. With respect to the original piece, he has crafted a more organic, analog and techno oriented re-work. It’s free to download if you like it. Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s “Tristesse“, together with „Grillen im Park“, was the starting point for the launch of the two Northern German natives into DJ stardom. The success of „Tristesse“ was intensified by a chance video made by fans, ... Read more