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Let the summer vibes rain down on your case of the Mondays… UK radio wizards Tough Love have given us the exclusive premiere of their newest release on their imprint Get Twisted – and a debut at that! Please welcome the hugely popular & immensely talented Purple Disco Machine. Having dominated Beatport Charts over the last year with a plethora of releases on every noteworthy underground label we are proud to have him join the family. ’Soul So Sweet’ is a summer anthem that is sure to stand the test of time form many years to come. Classic, uplifting, feel good are all words that could be used to describe the record, but we’ll let you listen close your eyes and imagine being on a sun lounger by the pool in ibiza & tell us if you’ve ever felt better!

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We recently featured Tough Love‘s latest tune “So Freakin’ Tight,” and now their label is hitting the headlines.  Established in 2012, Get Twisted Records has been supplying London and the rest of the world with huge garage/bass/house tunes.  The latest release comes from Taiki Nulight, who came into 2015 hot with a massive remix of Hannah Wants & Chris Lorenzo.  The “Higher” EP includes two tracks that are straight laced for late nights turned early mornings.  The bass house vibes are strong, stream them below.

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Tough Love has been on a tear with huge string of releases.  Their bouncy house sound is infectious to say the least, and their latest tune continues the trend.  Premiered with Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1, “So Freakin’ Tight” is a certified dance floor destroyer.  The ode-to-90s-R&B vocals jump double dutch with the steel drum and bass arrangements, and actually align to form a really nicely unified track.  This UK duo shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon — you can stream and pre-order the track below in the wake of it’s world release on March 16.

 Tough Love on Facebook | Soundcloud | Twitter | Pre-Order on iTunes

In celebration of his forthcoming release, “I Find Myself,” due out on the House of JEUDI compilation (Jeudi x House of Disco) on October 6th, the Berlin-based producer/DJ, Sean Roman, brings us a firing guest mix that will get you in the weekend mood, despite it being Wednesday. Featuring jams from the likes of The Mekanism, Soul Clap, Shadow Child, and Tough Love, Sean‘s 1-hour offering is a quintessential deep house mix – and he even threw in his unreleased remix of Klangkarussell’s “Falls Like Rain” as an added bonus. Enjoy below and stay tuned for the Monday release of the House of JEUDI compilation that has seen early support from Maya Jane Coles, Hot Since 82, Catz N Dogz, and more.

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Jessica Wilde - Summer Dreaming
Get Twisted Records’ newcomer Jessica Wilde has written for Rudimental & Emeli Sande and has supported artists like Chipmunk & Ms. Dynamite.  Now it’s her turn to shine with her new release “Summer Dreaming”.  With its invigorating, eclectic vibes, “Summer Dreaming” packs about as much fun as you possibly can into less than four minutes.  Jessica Wilde’s vocals & stylish co-production (with Tough Love) shine bright on her genre bending Pop/Electro Soul/DnB debut.  Flexin’ that UK flair!

The original of “Summer Dreaming” is out September 21st via Get Twisted Records.  Remixes by Jaded and label chiefs Tough Love are out on Beatport October 6th.  Pre-order the original HERE.



As we plunge deep into Summer, BONES gives you his 6th installment to THE DEEP END mix series… concocted of house, garage, deep, bassline, tech, ghetto and anything low end friendly – this is an hour of the underground and the unknown. Summer is here kids, dive back into the abyss.

Jade Blue & Frequency – Lately
Filthy Rich, Ostertag – Smoking Mirrors (Original 9mm Magnum Mix)
Mak & Pasteman – Bodywork
Breach – Artis
Doorly – Thunderclap
Maff Boothroyd – Walking The Wire (SoulGroove Remix)
Tough Love – Love & Happiness
Volac – Fuck U
Disclosure – Apollo
Zinc – Show Me
Jess Glynne – Right Here
Celsius – Attrition
Thee Cool Cats & BONES – G Stack
Go Freek – We Can Ride (Torren Foot Remix)
Schoolboy Q – Studio (Wood Holly Bootleg)
Digitalism – Wolves (Riton Remix)
Zeds Dead & Twin Shadow – Lost You
Claude VonStroke – Sugar & Cinnamon (Justin Jay Remix)
Last Magpie – Pledge



One of our favorite underground labels, Get Twisted Records, recently hit its one year mark.  The Tough Love imprint is celebrating in style with the release of “Reminiscence 2014″.  The album features 13 of Get Twisted’s biggest tracks released in the past 12 months including heavy hitters from Hannah Wants, Chris Lorenzo, Denney as well as fast rising stars such as Origins Sound & Bordertown (plus many more), compiled & mixed by Tough Love.

The Tough Love imprint Get Twisted is a young, underground House label from across the pond that has separated itself from other labels by finding the perfect combination of professionalism & fun.  We had a chance to talk to the Tough Love crew about the rise of Get Twisted and its future along with the anniversary album & mix.  Here’s what they had to say….
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TOUGH LOVE PRESENTS BRING THE HEAT VOL 01 is a fearsome four pack of instant House classics.  On their brand new EP, Tough Love somehow find a way to be equally dirty as they are classy.  They manage to mix emotion into House music that not many artists can balance the way they do, mixing the soulful & playful with the gritty & dark.  Tough Love do every genre well on BRING THE HEAT VOL 01, whether it’s House (Tech or Deep), Garage or Disco, this new EP will have an equally resounding effect on festival, club & warehouse dance floors everywhere.

BRING THE HEAT VOL 01 has already garnered MASSIVE support from some big kids on the block: Amine Edge, CAMEO, Dirty Channels, DJ Pioneer, DOORLY, Got Some, Hannah Wants, Kolombo, Low Steppa, Martin Ikin, MistaJam, Poupon, Prince Club, Robosonic, Sharam Jey, Sidney Charles, Sonny Fodera & more.

***TOUGH LOVE PRESENTS BRING THE HEAT VOL 01 is out TODAY via Get Twisted Records***



It may be still be winter wherever you are, but it’s never too early to jump back into the deep end. With the start of 2014, BONES gives you the 5th installment of THE DEEP END mixtape series, featuring some of my favorites in house, deep, garage, ghetto, tech, booty, and bass line. This full hour is packed with recent and forthcoming release from the likes of Doorly, A1 Bassline, Bixel Boys, Tough Love, Playless, Shiba San, Prince Club & Poupon, Jimmy Edgar, Ruff Hauser, Gorgon City and more. Whether at work or home, drive or flight, starting the night or winding it down… take the plunge and get lost once again kids, I’ll see you on the other side.