The idea of Spring is observed around here as less of a season, and more of a feeling… it’s sunny and perfect year-round, from Santa Barbara all the way down to the border. A California-tongue-in-cheek way of saying, “Let’s wear less clothing than we do in the previous very slightly chillier months, and do you want to go ride bikes?” I believe that is exactly what my main man aRod beckons you to do with this latest installment in his now iconic SpringGlo mix series.
Five years of SpringGlo in the making, this signature of an effortlessly listenable mix features a selection of the usual choice sizzlers, as well the first Twelves remix in a bit, and a pretty righteous Todd Terje/Bryan Ferry track at the end.
If you would so kindly take up headphones and join us in chasing the sunset with a cocktail into the weekend, then yes, we would like to go ride bikes.
We’re less than a week away from WMC and our showcase with Sweat It Out Music! Today we feed the fire and bring you the exclusive premiere of Plastic Plates new original “Nothing Like You”, forthcoming on Club Sweat. This production is 100% vibes, with a funky house rhythm atop a beautiful vocal teasing throughout the track. As mentioned in the description “Bob Marley said that one good thing about music is that when it hits you, you feel no pain. ‘Nothing Like You’ epitomizes this. FEEL GOOD music at it’s best. Put this on, take your lover, (or lovers), and go smile and dance in a field.” Listen below and get down with yo bad self!
Don’t miss Plastic Plates @ Sweat It Out! MIAMI – next Tuesday, March 25th @ The Electric Pickle!
March is a pivotal time for new releases with WMC and festival season in sight. Our GDD familiars THEE COOL CATS made their imprint for this month with their OOPS EP release today on Nervous Records, boasting a trifecta of funky driven tunes that slap deep on the low end. The boys once again execute soulful vocals atop powerful basslines that groove all the way through. See if you can recognize the inspirations behind “Love Parade” and “Oops”… Listen below and support this EP on beatport!
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The “Romance” EP by Darius is about as close to perfection as an Extended Play can get. It’s five tracks of pure bliss, the perfect hybrid of Deep Disco, R&B & French House. Artists like Moon Boots, Zimmer & Pat Lok have raved about it. It’s almost impossible to pick a favorite track and it’s impossible not to listen to it over & over. If you are in love or plan on falling in love anytime soon, I highly suggest letting Darius’ “Romance” EP be your guide to cloud nine.
“Romance” EP is out now via Roche Musique.
We’ve made it to the better side of the week, and that calls for a reward. Continuing on our highlight of the GDD x Sweat It Out! WMC showcase to come, we bring a free download from the Sydney native and Sweat representative Danny T. With a very special rework of AlunaGeorge‘s haunting beautiful “Outlines”, Danny pushes deeper vibes into freak mode with this one. Fans of his Anna Lunoe Remix or Le Youth Remix (also below) with be ALL OVER THIS. Listen and grab it for free!
WMC – Catch Danny T at our GDD x Sweat It Out! Miami showcase on Tuesday, March 25th!
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Get familiar with Graff. Once sharing the same moniker as Steffi Graf, past world rank number 1 in tennis singles for a record 377 weeks, the German might be sad a name change has taken place. Not many know about this duo, and they might like to keep it that way; at least for a little. über agent and super sober world explorer, Sir Latane Hughes, teamed up with his best, yet mysterious & sheik mate, Antone Proler, embarking on a journey gracing the lands with their electrifying house sets. Anyone who has seen them live know how special this tandem really is. Flawless transitions, vast creativity, and only the hottest new tracks from their secret vault guarded by sloth from the goonies, always makes for something special.
We know big things are coming from these boys, so we jumped on asking them to make a tape now before they are number 1. They did not disappoint. Clocking in at just over 2 and a half hours chocked full of amazing samples and a very eclectic track-listing, the creativity is unmatched, and you’ll be on grooving’ anywhere. Take this one for a long ride and let the the future legendary beats fill your soul. Be on the lookout for a full original EP in the next few months.
Download and Full Tracklisting HERE
Sir, Pat Lok, the magician from the north west has delivered quite a beauty all too unique to pass up. This pitched down single featuring the vocals of alo. has all the bells and whistles to make you move a bit faster than, well, slow… Enjoy below.
Brighton’s aashton has solidified himself on my personal ‘ones to watch’ list as of late, boasting official remixes in 2013 for top labels Get Physical and Kitsuné along with an EP on the tasteful Body Work imprint. Next up in his release schedule is the Show You EP forthcoming on Loungin’ Recordings which puts aashton’s deeper House and Garage talents on display, with 2 originals and 2 remixes that round out one hell of a vibe.
Today we’re excited to share the second original from the release, “If I’d Known,” which teeters gracefully along the lines of deep and nu disco, with lighthearted synth work skipping nimbly underneath sexy sax riffs and emotive vocals that flip pitches for an effect that’s producing many feels over here. Have a listen below and check the rest of the EP & pre-order the 12″ here. √+
Our very own Tropicool has released his latest tape which might be his smoothest musical mosaic to date. Tropicool is known for his extensive and carefully curated tracklistings always curating a very special & intimate vibe with just the right amount of funk. This tape in particular transitions from funk, into piano driven sexy house, and ends with some very deep tones sure to have you swimming in your own puddle. Deeper than his previous work, but just as infectious, this one is perfect served with a whiskey and reserved for an intimate occasion. Enjoy responsibly.
Not being able to choose a favorite song from a quality remix package is a good problem to have. On the remix package for his latest song “Same Hearts” (featuring Bear Mountain), Pat Lok presents us with this most glorious of problems. The original is a dreamy, cosmic jam that straddles the line between Deep Disco & House while the remix package offers up a little bit of everything ranging from Indie Funk (Oxford) to Darkside Haus (Shelby Grey) to 80s Disco Funk (Ride The Universe…my personal favorite). And if that’s not enough for you, just ask the experts:
Goldroom: “really like RTU mix and Oxford’s, original is super fun and stands out with an original style”
Mighty Mouse: “love this, all versions great”
Drop Out Orchestra: “The Ride The Universe Remix is fun!”
Cosmo Baker: “Pat Lok does it again. A stomper.”
Cyclist: “Greatest song ever written”
So the experts all agree: Pat has a great package.
Grab the original for FREE plus the remixes (HERE), out now via Holographic People.