As an attendee of every Splash House function since the events inception, it’s amazing to witness the progression. What began as a laidback pool hopper’s paradise for disco and house music has turned into a mecca for a much wider spectrum of the electronic music scene. With a festival scene saturated with big room sound, wild crowds and limited personal space, Splash House continues to prove its ranking as one of the top Summer destinations.
As this warm summer week comes to a close and the weekend begins, The Interns deliver their third Industry Analysis for another showcase of the sounds that they would put their money behind – if they were betting men.
Featuring everything from mood-elevating, feel-good vibes to ominous late-night thunder, this edition of the playlist series is a trip to the desert and back with an eclectic array of genuine talent that The Interns believe in, including both up-and-coming and more established acts. Enjoy the playlist above, and if you haven’t already, listen to their latest mix, “The Interns Present: Wet Hot Los Angeles Summer” below and/or download it here.
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POOLCLVB is slowly yet surely becoming a name that is synonmymous with rhymic house heaters. Saucey vocals from Natalie Conway and a groovy little piano bounce line the edges of his latest jam. “Move Me” is equally as suited for the poolside playerz as it is the night dwellers. It’s been officially released today, so make sure to go ahead and grab yourself a copy on iTunes and check the promo video.
Sultan+Shepard have remained in the front line of electronic scene for over a decade – from major hits like “In The Air” with Morgan Page in 2011 to being nominated for a Grammy in 2013 to “When We Were Young” with Dillion Francis last year. An ever evolving sound has been the secret to their long lasting success. Returning today with a new bootleg, the Canadian-duo tackle the timeless Whitney Houston’s “It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay”. Transforming the pop song into a future house record, Sultan+Shepard give the classic some modernity while paying full homage to the legendary Whitney Houston. Grab your Free Download!
The Aussie dog Torren Foot is back on the scene with another belter of a tune. “1, 2 Step” is his new G-house driven bomb with a growling bassline that bounces atop the devilish vocal reminiscent of the Ciara lyrics. This one is a dirty as they come, and we wouldn’t expect any less from the Torren lord himself. Listen below and grab it now on OneLove Recordings!
Well well well, it looks like the Fantastic 4 are real after all! Monkey Safari have paired with some BIG names for the release of their latest remix EP featuring their cosmic new tune, “Walls.” Perfect for staring at the clouds, or you know, generally existing, the German duo delivers a reaffirming anthem to help guide you to the light of the dance floor. The fun doesn’t stop with the Original Mix, though, as three House music heavy-weights interpret the tune to their own taste.
Lane 8 is one of Anjunadeep’s many young upstarts who are currently setting the world alight with their productions. Point Blank invited him down to their London HQ in the heart of East London, where he showed them how he made his track ‘Undercover’ using Ableton Live. You can watch the video below, and make sure you subscribe to Point Blank’s YouTube channel for more tutorial videos and live events.
This is just the start of Point Blank’s very special Ableton Month – a month where they’ll be bringing you heaps of Ableton-focused content, giveaways and exclusive competitions each day. This includes a chance to win the almighty prize of Ableton Push and Ableton Live Suite, all you have to do is register on the Point Blank website before August 31st to be in with a chance of winning. Also for this month only Point Blank has some huge discounts on both Ableton Live and Push when you enroll with them on selected courses, giving you some top-notch savings on gear. To find out more about the discounts PB can offer, e-mail one of their course advisors or call them on +44 20 7729 4884.
This year, Sweden’s Kasbo has kept busy with a grip of new releases, including a smash remix of Vance Joy’s “Riptide.” Now Kasbo brings us another tune, and it happens to be an original that’s been dubbed “Again.” On the track, he blends piano chords with shimmering pads and melody-rich synth leads on top of a mid-tempo groove. Listen above and pick it up on iTunes.
Fresh off the release of their summer stunner “Soul Makossa (Money)”, the Sweat It Out chiefs Yolanda Be Cool have ventured back stateside for a full fledged tour of clubs, festivals and everything in-between. To roll it out right, they have delivered a 30 minute mini mix packed with a sampling of the house heat they’ll be cooking up all summer long – new tunes both Sweaty and supported from the likes of Rufus, Playmode, Dash Groove, Cassian, Worthy, and more. Get the vibes going and look out for when the YBC boys will ripping speakers near you!
Track Listing: 1. You Were Right – Rufus
2. Legs – Chuck Inglish feat. Chromeo (Yolanda Be Cool mix)
3. One Track Mind – Playmode
4. Wobble-dy – Dash Groove, illusionize
5. No ID – XXXXXXX
6. Define – Dom Dolla & Go Freek (Cassian mix)
8. Soul Makossa – Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP
9. Handle It – Worthy (Yolanda Be Cool’s Disco Knights mix)