Chris Lake has returned to his roots in house music. His new original ‘Chest’ is a deep yet energetic winding ride of percussion and rolling bass, taking sounds of the underground to whole new level. The response already has been immense, as his productions are already being supported by the likes of Armand van Helden, Disclosure, MK, Laidback Luke, Kaskade, Oliver Heldens, Mark Knight, Jack Beats, GTA, Treasure Fingers, and many more. Listen below and grab it today on Beatport!
Don’t miss Chris Lake on his ORIGINS TOUR, coming to a city near you:
FEB 06 – Cielo – New York
FEB 07 – 301 Live – El Paso
FEB 13 – Ten Nightclub – Newport Beach
FEB 14 – Audio – San Francisco
MAR 05 – Beta – Denver
MAR 20 – U Street Music Hall – Washington DC
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It seems that the Mexicali G house duo Thee Cool Cats have found a home in Toolroom Records. Following up the label’s BPM showcase and inclusion in their massive Miami Underground compilation, they answer back with their solo PERCUSSIVE EP via the sub-label Toolroom Trax. The 2 tracks “Percussive” and “Hustle Dance” boast jackin tech house grooves fit for peak times all the way to the after-hours. Make no mistake… the EP is already being supported by the likes of Mark Knight, Chus & Ceballos, Hannah Wants, Shiba San, Amine Edge & Dance, Renato Cohen, Sonny Fodera, Bontan, Volkoder, and more. Listen below and grab it today on Beatport!
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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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Our Denver based brethren Option4 has plunged into 2014 with a huge debut EP on Nervous records, even landing the front page of Beatport this week with its exclusive release. The two tracks “Love Like No Other” and “Black Cats” embody jackin deep house with a soulful garage backbone. Fans of Azari & III, Gorgon City and Dusky will love these tracks, so listen below!
A big day in the books for the young Mexicali duo Thee Cool Cats – Today marked the much anticipated release of their ‘Play It Again’ EP on NYC based Nurvous Records, along with their Beatport contest winning remix for Blond:ish & Climbers on Get Physical Music. With their initial exposure coming from the world traveling support of Amine Edge & DANCE, the single “Play It Again” was almost snatched up by Amine’s new label CUFF, only to be beat to the chase by Nurvous. The other tracks on the EP “Still Gone” and “Will Never Do” keep things on a more soulful level, executing solid B-sides in the deep/disco category. Check them all out below, and support our boys on Beatport!
PLAY IT AGAIN EP [NURVOUS RECORDS]
TOWN JOKER REMIX [GET PHYSICAL MUSIC]
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The clouds have finally broken as HARD maestro Destructo has finally dropped his much anticipated HIGHER EP today, being released on both OWSLA and Boysnoize Records (and making for one hell of a debut). CO-produced with U-Tern, The EP single features a special extended mix, along with 2 monstrous remixes from Tommy Trash and Brodinski, both flexing their styles respectively onto the already anthemic original. The package also includes the B side “2112”, which highlights Destructo’s obsession with technology and futuristic sounds as the bouncing bass ebbs and flows from beginning to end.
Listen below, and make sure to pick up the EP today on Beatport!
The recent release of Dim Mak Record’s freshman class compilation NEW NOISE VOL. 4 featured many new faces on the scene, one of which being our LA Aussie mate Craig Williams leading the brigade with his single “So Shake”. The track pairs a gritty bassline with a dirty vocal sample of “Shake whatcha momma gave ya” – a fusion of techno, electro and hip hop make this one a staple example of Dim Mak’s NEW NOISE movement. Listen to it below, and pick it up today on Beatport!
Craig is a Aussie DJ/Producer is on the rise with more remixes in the works for Dim Mak and has much more in store release-wise for the summer including some hot collaborations with Louisahhh!!! of the famed Bromance Records crew & Montreal-House royalty Prince Club.
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Aluna Francis and George Reid struck a chord when they released their heavily anticipated original production, “Attracting Flies,” under their moniker Aluna George. Lurking in the background of all the instantaneous hype for this new track was a remix from the Harlem Shake sensation, Bauuer. Looking to shed the stigma behind his internet craze, Baauer steps up to the plate with a huge edit to the English electronic groups new single.
My biggest worry when I saw Baauer‘s name on the remix bill was that the vocals were going to get drowned out with his signature trap sound. He dispels my preconceived notions, though, with a more sophisticated bass sound that still maintains the Bauuer bounce we all know and love. Also set to take on “Attracting Flies” with their own renditions are Jamie Jones and S-Type. You can purchase this Bauuer remix at midnight tonight on Beatport, but Aluna George‘s debut album isn’t expected to hit stores until July 1st.
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Toronto’s deepest duo Art Department has transcended the spirit of Burning Man’s ‘Robot Heart’ into an original production with the help of Blud, Shaun Reeves (VisionQuest) and Damian Lazarus. The deep house kingpins are celebrating the infamous Burning Man camp – with a remix competition on hosted on beatport! Riding off an official remix for Azari & III, our Dim Mak friends VCO have stepped up to the task and have delivered a wave of techno atop a rolling basslin driving their version. Check it out below and VOTE for their remix! Plus, since VCO are veteran-burners, they figured “joining in this contest would be fairly fitting.”