Tag: Exploited

Premiere: Ed Ed Feat. Lunapark - 1982 (Original Mix)

Lunapark is a trio from Wuppertal, Germany formed in 1981 when the boys were dissatisfied with their surrounding musical environment. Utilizing a simple set up of guitar, bass, drums, drum-computer, Korg MS-10 and Korg MS-20, their songs bridge the Belgian-type industrial and cold sounds with NDW quirkiness blending post-punk and new wave music with electronic influences. All songs are sung in German with monotone vocals and epitomized the urban Zeitgeist of the Cold War. Their song ‘Worte’ was originally included on the album “Gefangene Vögel” with Berlin producer Ed Ed now transforming it into a modern club weapon now entitled ... Read more

Premiere: Yarni & Javi - La Vida Es Bella Feat. AIAMA (Original Mix) [Exploited]

Exploited serves up a track that toes the line between moodiness and elation from ewly united pairing of Yarni & Javi aka Yarni & Javier Orduña. ‘La Vida Es Bella’ is a classy slice of deeper house music, drenched in subtle emotions and moods, it’s built around a haunting Spanish female vocal. The track pairs low-slung sub bass with punchy, gently percolating beats that thud along at an unhurried pace. The brooding feel of the track never overpowers, with the choice elements left to do their work with minimal fuss or theatrics. Here, check out the exclusive premiere of ‘La ... Read more

Premiere: Claptone – The Music Got Me (Justin Martin Remix)

Forever surrounded by a sense of intrigue, the world soon cottoned on to the elusive yet enchanting musical powers of the otherworldly beast, Claptone. On 23 January the man with the golden mask delivers the final act of his debut LP “Charmer” campaign, coming in the form of an extensive remix package. Part 1 of the package has already found support from the likes of Jamie Jones, Nic Fanciulli, and Tensnake. Today’s exclusive premiere comes by way of DIRTYBIRD‘s Justin Martin as he remixes Claptone’s ‘The Music Got Me’. Here, Justin’s delivers interpretation is a peak-time juggernaut flecked with Claptone’s ... Read more

Premiere: Sailor & I x Eekkoo – LETTERS (Lower Case) (Doctor Dru Remix)

Based in Hamburg, Doctor Dru hits up a remix of Sailor & I x Eekkoo, receiving strong support from Sasha, Hernan Cattaneo, Adriatique, Solomun, Jon Monkmon, Nick Warren, and many more. Alongside his multi-layered history DJing, Doctor Dru works as a drummer, runs his own label, collaborates with other acts such as Adana Twins, and of course, produces his own emotive, wistful signature tracks – such as his release off Exploited’s ‘Black Jukebox 03’ compilation. He’s hit up other remixes on OFF, JEUDI Records and Stil vor Talent, and followed those up with his “Proper Lane” EP and a timeless remix of Claptone’s huge hit “No Eyes”. In terms of ... Read more

Premiere: Joyce Muniz – Daydreaming Feat ENEQUIST (Jozif Remix)

Londoner Jozif provides a dreamy remix of the Vienna-based DJ and Brazilian Euro-club connoisseur Joyce Muniz.  After breaking through with standout releases off labels such as Wolf + Lamb, Mobilee, and Ministry of Sound – Jozif continues to build on the success of his sound. He has been enlisted by the cultured likes of Mobilee, Suol and Compost for remixes, and received much love from artists such as Sasha, Giles Peterson, Andrew Weatherall, and Damian Lazarus. It’s his serene, carefully permeated slo-mo ambiance that’s imbued his musical admirers. For proof of his artistic ability in the booth, you only need ask anyone who has seen him play at places like Space Ibiza, Verboten ... Read more

Valhalla Festival Podcast By Adana Twins

On the 19th of December, things are kicking off in the Amsterdam RAI once more, when Valhalla Festival, the massive yearly in-door festival, is making its long-expected reappearance. For the occasion, one of the headliners of the house/deep house stage, the Adana Twins, have made a spectacular mix for us.  Straight outta “Hamburg house city”, Adana Twins helped secure their home’s reputation for deep grooves with a series of early EPs that have made them among the most buzz-worthy acts to emerge from the German media capital. Placing repeatedly in the pole position on both Resident Advisor and Beatport charts, the duo of ... Read more

ADE Essentials 2015: Wednesday (Oct 14)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

Mix #168 By Doctor Dru

From a humble beginning to being asked to produce funk legend Bootsy Collins’ new single or remix Romanthony’s ‘Too Long’, Doctor Dru has made an impressive journey in the music industry. Although it was never set in stone as a goal, Dru has become one of the leading figures in the contemporary deep house genre, with a versatile back catalog on Exploited, Baalsaal Records, Jackmode and of course plenty of additions to his own JEUDI Records label.  In 2011, after hours locked away in his studio, Dru conceived modern-day classics such as “Juicy Fruit” and “Anymore” in collaboration with the Adana Twins. In ... Read more

Full Premiere: Sirens Of Lesbos – 7 Minutes in Tibet (Original Mix)

Sirens Of Lesbos (SOL, meaning sun in Spanish), a six piece collective who claims to have its Kibbutz somewhere in the Aegean Sea, have a serious, noble goal: in their own words, they want to spread mantras. Their debut single “Long Days, Hot Nights”, a balearic ode to summer, was their first serious throw at releasing. Their new EP on Exploited will undoubtedly make its mark in this month’s release calendar. The three-tracker gets under your skin from the outset. Premiere 7 Minutes in Tibet is less of a dance-floor filler than it is a perfect after party anthem. Soundcloud ... Read more

Full Premiere: SevenDoors – Forget You (Original Mix)

No gimmicks, no clicks, no clichés. This is the mantra of SevenDoors. A passion for music is evident, carefully crafting audio with feeling and emotion. SevenDoors is very much a concept, developed over many years and now ready to be unleashed upon the dance community. With several Beatport charting tracks already under his belt, SevenDoors is highly regarded as a figure to watch in 2015. Massively supported by the likes of Solomun, Adana Twins, Gardens of God, Sasha, Edu Imbernon, Affkt, Laruent Garnier, Reboot, Riva Starr, and Karotte, SevenDoors studio work has found itself on labels like Diynamic, Sexonwax, Alola, Eklektisch, and forthcoming on Exploited and ... Read more

Free Download: Chasing Kurt – It Shines on Me (Nils Penner Remix)

If you’ve followed us over the last few year surely you have heard about Nils Penner by now, with releases on the likes of Freerange, Exploited, Suol, Compost Black Label, Moodmusic and Wazi Wazi. Nils’ track ‘I Can Be‘, released on London based Deep House label Freerange Records, made it to the sixth spot in our list of the Top 10 Releases back in January, also topping the Juno and Traxsource Deep House download sales charts. Now Nils is back on Deep House Amsterdam and this time he’s coming with something special in our free download series. See also: Top 10 Releases in January Chasing Kurt is ... Read more

Full Premiere: Light Year – Slow Burn feat. Jas Shaw (Original Mix)

“Light Year was created many aeons ago in a celestial orb east-side of Sydney, deep in the back-garden of Australia” Witch such an epic introduction to your bio you know you’ve got some proving to do as an artist. But in the case of Australian newcomer Light Year’s talent matches the description, as his upcoming release on Exploited shows he’s got what it takes. Light Year’s last record ’Never Know’ on Exploited had came along with much critical acclaim from both press and peers. And now with ‘Feeling This Way’ he has created a worthy follow up. While his first ... Read more

Exploited Is Launching A New Sublabel And It Sounds Fresh

The German house label Exploited, which is known for great releases and great parties alike, has announced the realease of a new sublabel, according to Mixmag. With Exploited being already known for bringing forward acts like Claptone, Adana Twins and Doctor Dru, the new sublabel, Exploited Ghetto, will focus even more on new talent. Exploited, the magnificent label from Berlin, can surely be called one of the leading labels of contemporary house music. With a string of excellent releases during the past few years, the label is now branching out into Exploited Ghetto. The new sublabel will focus on bringing new acts into ... Read more

ADE Event Special: Germany’s Finest

It won’t be long before Amsterdam and its club scene will be under the spell of the mighty ADE. The Amsterdam crowd will meet those from abroad, all joining forces over a span of five mezmerising days full of cool daytime events, seminars, networking possibilities and of course, 300+ parties to choose from during the late (and early) hours. But with so many events, we thought it was a good idea to give some guidance as to what are the best events in a specific theme or sound. To kick off our ADE Event Special we give you the best German-flavoured ... Read more

Free Download: Jad & The Ladyboy – Hey Sisters

At first glance, Australian producers like many of them stand out through a flamboyant choice of encyclopedic sounds which trademarks their origins. With myriad pieces of paradise in their vicinity, inspiration comes in a relaxed and natural manner as genres like house and disco are predominant, as it is the case of Jad & The Ladyboy. Jad & The Ladyboy carry his music into a soulful house manner while in the meantime disco as influence is their part-time home. To this date it was unheard of a solo Australian producer to not take part in live band and in the ... Read more