All representatives of the French Express imprint had an amazing year in 2012 — constantly producing jam after groovy jam as well as hitting the road across the globe. This month, 2 of the label’s stalwart producers, Perseus and Jonas Rathsman, were called upon by BBC’s Pete Tong for their hand at an Essential Mix, and the pair took the opportunity full on and curated a tracklist of pure gold. Tons of goodies from French Express, Future Classic, HyperColour, Futureboogie, and a healthy amount from their secret CDR stash. Download below. √+
• Pete Tong announces new All Gone mix CD and Tour
• Chaos, Hospitalizations, Helicopter Mar ‘Haunted Coliseum‘ Rave In New York
• Pacha takes up Sydney residency
• Listen to Jamie xx‘s Remix of Four Tet
• Stream Lindstrøm’s ‘Smalhans’ LP
A few days ago Pete Tong premiered Steve Angello’s long awaited single “Yeah” on BBC Radio 1. And when I say long awaited, I mean loooong. The first time I heard this track was all the way back in February. I liked it back then, but over the months with the added hype and occasional appearance at festivals I’ve become somewhat obsessed. I’ve always had an unabashed love for the more electro-house and progressive genres and this track perfectly nails the energy and driving beat that makes for club anthems. Soon to be released September 29th on Angello’s own Size Records, make sure to check it out and know it’s name, this is one track thats is going to be heard MUCH more in the coming months.
House Music maestros Waze & Odyssey return this fall with another EP out on one of the most impressive new imprints of 2012, Body Work. Turn The Volume On/Rejected will be released September 10th, but it’s already picked up heaps of support including Pete Tong‘s early prediction that it was “set to be a massive track in Ibiza this year” on BBC Radio 1. Soulful, Balearic, and sticking to House roots, this EP from W&O gets full support from GDD™. √+Continue Reading
Two bouncy Holland duos, Chocolate Puma & Firebeatz, have joined forces for a new single due out on Spinnin’ Records July 16th, and it’s already gained massive support and attention from some of the world’s tops including Pete Tong, Axwell, Diplo, and Fatboy Slim. Everyone seems to be begging to get this track to play this summer, but it looks like we’ll have to wait until next month for its release. For now, this great music video will do.
The brothers from across the pond, Guy and Howard Lawrence aka Disclosure, have been up to big things recently such as being featured on Pete Tong’s 15 minutes of fame and getting added to GlobalGathering 2012. In the midst of it all, they released a new tune off of their forth coming The Face EP, out on Greco-Roman June 4th. Have a listen to the groovin’, up-beat gem below and catch an enjoyable unofficial fan-made video for it after the jump.