producer and vocalist kevin knapp delivers his killer new single blah blah blah, returning to the hot creations fold after last years vocal feature on jamie jones positive pressure. here, jamie returns the favour, partnering with another label favourite, detlef, to supply a monster of a remix. finding time in his hectic schedule of touring the world, running various record labels and his paradise parties, jamie jones teams up with one of his paradise residents detlef to deliver an audacious remix, perfect for the twilight hours. hardy percussion, acid blips and pulses meld together to form a bolshy, no-frills remix. greek artist detlef shot into the limelight in recent years with releases and remixes on labels like hot creations, relief, knee deep in sound, moon harbour, and defected. kevin knapp gained attention with a string collaborations with audiojack (gruuv, 2012), matt tolfrey (leftroom, 2012) and his debut hot creations cut with richy ahmed (2013). a prolific producer and featured vocalist since 2011, kevin has released on the likes of hottrax, crosstown rebels, dirtybird, mother recordings and more.
long-standing collaborators audiojack & kevin knapp join forces on implications. their strongest release to date comes equipped with a remix from musical heavyweight martin buttrich. releasing together for the first time on crosstown rebels, audiojack & kevin knapp strengthen their position within the electronic scene with implications. knapp’s vocals are centre stage as he sings about experimentation and letting go. grammy nominee martin buttrich delivers a fired up remix with added groove and playful percussion that flips the mood of the track into an absolute corker of a remix!
texas-bred, san francisco-schooled and berlin based producer, dj and vocalist kevin knapp makes his first solo appearance on hot creations. already a massive summer anthem for the hot creations and paradise crew this is shaping up to be one of the singles of the summer.
mother recordings welcomes their new addition to the family. david keno, one of the nicest and gifted person in electronic scene who already released on respectable labels such as noir music or get physical. mother025 includes 2 danceflloor bombs full of power and energy.
hot on the heels of his enormous collaboration with richy ahmed in the hot creations camp, our own kevin knapp returns with some extra infectious house beats to off and proves once again his versatility and flow both as a singer and behind the productions studio wheels
one of the most participative members of the off family, german production duo mat.joe, gets back on the release pipeline with a new exciting ep, this time collaborating with talented vocalist/producer/dj kevin knapp, already an important part of berlins underground dance scene.
influencing the electronic landscape since 2010, hot creations has gained notoriety through pioneering a new and unique sound. also recognised for tirelessly pushing boundaries of house, techno and disco across it’s ever growing and innovative catalogue. one hundred releases later, the label is stronger than ever, celebrating with a mammoth ep from co-founder jamie jones. an ultimate summer jam with elevating synth lines, sound of music is a cover version, originally released by nookie and features chart topping artist katy b on vocals. kooky chords is a dance floor bomb, with melodic breakdowns sure to set any dancefloor on fire. next, positive pressure features label favourite kevin knapp, deep and gritty, the bassline swings with spacey layers. last up, parallel universe is a deeply infectious chugger with vocal cuts. “i m so honoured to be releasing the 100th record on hot creations. it’s been an incredible journey to reach this point and i can t wait for the next 100. as i opened up with the first release on the label, i thought why not start the next 100 on the same foot.” - jamie jones co-founded with lee foss, hot creations was the start of an empire, which went on to include sister labels hot trax and emerald city. jamie also runs paradise at dc10 in ibiza, standing today as one of the most popular nights on the island, it enjoys a close connection to the label. remaining at the forefront of the dance world, hot creations continues to break new talent and play host to well established producers. releases have come from artists such as patrick topping, richy ahmed, route 94, waff and roisin murphy amongst many others including pop group hot natured. critically acclaimed albums by miguel campbell, digitaria, popof and phil kieran have all been highlights on the label. reaching this impressive milestone, it seems only right that jamie jones is the one to deliver the 100th release.
to coincide with the release of matt tolfrey & ryan crossons forthcoming dont be leftout mix compilation, the leftroom imprint offers up a vinyl sampler of exclusive content produced for the comp. the four track package is set to drop in february ahead of the full release in march and brilliantly showcases the outstanding level of quality found throughout the compilation.
ministry of sound präsentiert eine umfangreiche werkschau aus knapp 30 jahren house musik geschichte - mit tracks und remixen von u.a. frankie knuckles, marshall jefferson, royal house aka todd terry, inner city, kings of tomorrow, george morel, tensnake, disclosure feat. mary j. blige, lindstrom, london grammar, bucketheads u.v.a.!
dj, produzent und leftroom labelbetreiber matt tolfrey schmiedet nach seinem studioalbum word of mouth eine allianz mit ryan crosson (visionquest), um ein hervorragendes mixset aus komplett exklusiven tracks und eigenen edits zu kreieren. feat. jay haze & ricardo villalobos, larry heard aka mr fingers, huxley, luke solomon, h-foundation & blakkat, pezzner, u.v.a.