the second series of jacks tracks va vol 2 presents 4 distinctively different tracks from both established and upcoming talent. first up on the a side is alex arnout from dogmatik records with hypersomnia, which is a tough rolling number with haunting subtle keys laid over the top. then a2, the talented tuccillo from unblock with his track another day brings a deep skippy house vibe with some cool vocal snippets over the top driven by its baseline. on the b side are more tech house flavours and fabric resident legend terry francis presents jua which is a timeless house number previously unreleased , now signed and ready for an official vinyl release. last but not least, young new talent kilian vega with ardour, a groovy infectious rolling underground house vibe. in short, an ep with 4 strong individual tracks from sincere and dedicated music makers.
lost in time has laid down some killer 12-s to date from the likes of ralph lawson and tuccillo, and now they welcome london-based scene staple alex arnout to the label with an on-point ep of explorative house music variations. -no borders- features long time us house veteran jovonn, and the pair whip up a tracky tech house roller with serious percussive pressure and a subtle lick of dub in the mix. -downtown 500- is a rough and tough, bashy house jam with a fresh drum palette, and by contrast -riddim- brings a straight up deep house vibe with classic organ licks aplenty, that almost sound like they should be the handiwork of jovonn as well. -jam the dance- finishes the ep off with a twitchy house cut peppered with vocal slices.
jacks house recordingslaunched by long serving island resident dj and producer clara da costa, is a new label born out of ibiza, which also boasts a successful weekly prime time live radio show that focuses mainly on exclusives and vinyl releases, broadcasted on the award winning ibiza sonica. jacks house also hosts parties at the worlds most famous club, space for carl cox. this first release comes from the talented and well respected, alex arnout from dogmatik records. alex has had numerous releases over the years on many other respected labels such as one records and the fuse imprint. he is also known for launching, nurturing and finding good talent. this 4 track ep fully demonstrates alexs versatility in the studio by offering 4 distinctive quality productions which can only be described as true house, and underground house music, made with integrity
london based producer alex around has been a mover n shaker on the scene for sometime now and looks set to further his upward trajectory with this meaty 3 tracker on geddes nofitstate label. diffuser is a subtle groove with a blissed out touch whilst homespun wisdom opts for a deeper tripped out route. djebali provides the remix of diffuser on the flip, toughening up the drums to lend the track a houser edge.
franck s wanderlust is a no-nonsense kinetic house cut with an old-school male vox sublimely worked over bubbly bass, weighty percussion, and resonating intonations. up for remix duty is rouge scoiety label head and uk-house stalwart jordan peak who strips things back to deliver a dark and brooding cut, cultivated over pulsating bass, stabbing synths & shifting percussion. on the b-side alex s microsociety bubbles into life over warm bass, soft pads and whirring intonations to deliver a beautifully basic slow-grooving house cut. meanwhile visionquest & cadenza affiliate cesar merveille punches out a robust re-imagining over rolling bass, subtle tones and fluctuating drums to supply a raw and dynamic techno cut. two superb digital bonuses come from danse club records head honchos brodanse and torino native and carnival records boss marcelo tag to round off the fine six-track ep in style.
back with more dance floor weapons, one records bring you alex arnout and one nation featuring the legendary tyree cooper. killer remixes come courtesy of cocoon and cadenza favourite argy and dame musics bloody mary.
turquoise blue operates from near newcastle upon tyne in the uk and has been founded by neil harker with the simple aim of releasing house music which is deep, sometimes dark but always groovy and underground.
new vinyl only label outstrip wax launched by ukrainian duo outstrip. two originals with remixes from alex arnout and julien sandre. support: dj honesty, fabe, gel abril, katal, miro pajic, moises, moodymanc, rich nxt, seb zito, two diggers
the third release on the exquisite pain vinyl is a various artists sampler in which we are exploring a few genres of house music .3 tracks on the menu with >cosmic luck< by duff disco (join the dots) . duff disco delivers a pure masterpiece smartly blending between deep house & nu disco . then we have eddie c (endless flight) taking care of remixing good guy mikesh & filburts >gold snake< which is a pure piece of music . eddie is upping the tempo turning the track into a true dancefloor weapon . finally we have sasse (moodmusic) & james flavour (dirt crew) remixing alain ho & alex arnouts >your love< , a real belter for every single deep house lovers