Young solo DJ/producer and Jupiter Jazz cohort Danny Daze is back with a new EP on Ellum Audio, channeling the apocalyptic, larger than life sound papa Maceo has been foraying.
While on his last EP for Ultramajic, these biblical-scale sounds seemed, in places, to be a little much for even Danny to control, here, any evidence of a struggle is absent. Both tracks are dialed, but only just enough--they're still bulging at the seams with mechanical fury.
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Rodriguez Jr. is back with another exceptional EP. mobilee says it best... "customized to flow through the warm evening open air dance floors of Spain this summer," which is exactly the image this music calls to mind. Ahh, Spain in the summertime.
Re.You's remix is big, and I am just loving the sounds used Aldeberan, while the closer, Mustang, is a gorgeous piece of uplifting funkiness that recalls Röyksopp quite a bit, which I don't say lightly.
This EP is a great show of why Rodriguez CONTINUE READING
A new label called Lossless is off to a great start, introducing fresh names and faces with real ability. Their first record introduced us to Anthony Georges Patrice's smooth synthwork with a re-arrange from "the mysterious SB," (to quote the label).
On their second release, another relative-unknown (like, 110 likes on Facebook) SBTH proves he's a real contender from the get go. Dagito features vocals from Flowers And Sea Creatures (another of our favorites), and features a killller CONTINUE READING
Richie Hawtin's (Can I just refer to him as Plastikman??) Minus Records welcomed a new name to the fold yesterday. Marc Faenger, a Düsseldorf native who's been releasing consistently on smaller labels like Little Helpers and Cellaa, has put 6 very strong original productions down for this EP.
Marc delivers minimal techno that's just a bit more minimal and spacey than his labelmates. All 6 cuts show strong attention to details like compression and reverberant space, which pays off in the overall CONTINUE READING
Defected Records proudly announces the signing of Hercules & Love Affair’s acid-pop masterpiece ‘Do You Feel The Same?’, a single from their rapturously received third album, Feast Of The Broken Heart.
Hercules & Love Affair is a unique group in the spectrum of dance music. Conceived and led by Denver DJ and producer Andy Butler, they are front runners in live house music and have been responsible for a number of seminal records including 2008’s ‘Blind’ (accompanied by a phenomenal CONTINUE READING
The good people at Motek Music are putting out their second record digitally this week. What They Wanna Be comes from label boss Matt Hardinge, (who, by the way, played a great set with Doctor Dru last night) and gets a host of remixers, including LA's Low Tide.
Strong, moody, transcendent vibes from all cuts--will let your ears do the rest. Some words from Motek below if you care to read more :)
The second release on Motek Music, and it's the turn of head honcho Matt Hardinge, with his CONTINUE READING