jamie jones joins forces with new york’s david berrie for an electrifying two track release on hot creations. doctor zouk is the result of a friendship spanning many years, and is set to be unleashed this autumn. title track doctor zouk is a bumpy, chuggy roller with a prominent percussive break and heady tribal undertone. future society uses thumping drum pads over a growling bassline with unmistakable high hats weaved together over futuristic synths. jamie jones is one of the industry’s most in demand and recognised djs. he heads up one of ibiza’s most treasured parties, paradise at dc10, and now takes it to all corners of the globe. his revered hot creations imprint has put out more than one hundred releases as well as playing a major part in launching the careers of patrick topping, richy ahmed and detlef. spending his formative years in new york, sneaking into the city’s diverse and flamboyant nightclubs and heavily influenced by a broad spectrum of genres, it wasn’t long before david berrie took to the turntables. he released on jones’ hottrax label last year and has had a number of releases on nervous and monique sp é ciale. he commands regular slots at bpm festival as well as at the paradise nights.
making his debut on the label, spanish producer kuo climax is welcomed to the hot creations fold. a solid two track release that has already been heating up dancefloors across the globe, the talented artist showcases his distinct style and proves why he is hotly tipped for 2018. the ep opens up with whyte, a pulsating track with a warped bassline and oozing synths. two and a half minutes deep it disperses into a breakbeat-esque breakdown that dives back into the familiar 4/4 beat. title track nacrem is a smooth roller with an underpinning bass and intergalactic vocal stabs. the ep highlights the spanish producer’s ability to bring balance to his output, providing music perfectly attuned for the floor. born in malaga and now residing in barcelona, kuo climax has released on respected labels such as knee deep in sound, solid grooves and viva music. 2018 will see the producer launch his own vinyl-only imprint, lfofl, that aims to recognise the progress in technology without losing the essence of true dance music.
up next on hot creations is the hugely influential leftroom records boss, matt tolfrey. well known for bringing fire to the dancefloor as well as to his productions, this punchy two-parter is no exception. on title track americas, tolfrey delivers a peak-time slice of rolling electronic goodness with pounding pads that bounce around the percussion, with a drum and vocal loop that lure you in. regain the past is laden with throbbing bass and subtle vocal stabs that gently caress your ear before thrusting you headfirst into the break. matt tolfrey has come a long way since his musical journey began. spotted by craig richards and invited to play at his fabric night, this culminated in the honour of recording fabric 81. since then tolfrey has become a mainstay in the scene. playing countless clubs and festivals across the globe, he also holds down residencies at stealth in nottingham, bar americas in guadalajara and r33 in barcelona. productions can also been seen on esteemed labels such as cuttin headz, phonica, crosstown rebels, rekids and his own impressive imprint, leftroom.
two of dance musics hottest producers coalesce on the latest hot creations release. frank storm and matteo spedicati bring us gimme tha honey, a throbbing three-track ep that gifts us with a rework from robsoul label boss phil weeks. frank storm reveals -this is our first collaboration which was born a year ago in our studio in barcelona. we share the same passion for our own definition of the ghetto sound, blending fresh and techy vibes.” with this inspiration they weave an almost menacing vocal into the pulsating bassline of lead track gimme tha honey. the phil weeks remix brings a slither of light with a shower of synths and warm, bubbling bass. the ep closes with the long wait shaking the record into heavier terrain, as the industrial keys are underpinned by a flurry of tough drums. frank storm has been a key player on the white isle having played at some of the island’s biggest clubs, space, sankey’s, pacha, ministry of sound and zoo project, as well holding down a residency at the night unusual suspects. matteo spedicati began releasing music in 2006 and has received support from ricardo villalobos and richie hawtin. since then he’s gone on to work with such high profile names as joseph capriati and mendo, as well as releasing records on an abundance of top labels.
making his hot creations debut is belfast s very own phil kieran with make a change and heavyweights nathan barato and matrixxman on remixes. acting as a teaser this release is the precursor to kieran s soon coming album blinded by the sun on jamie jones and lee foss s almighty label in october. make a change sees synths and drum machines being brought together by a simple vocal that acts a mantra, i wanted to send out a positive message onto the dance floor that could empower people. inspired by events and people in the world over history that have made a difference by standing up for what they believe in. phil kieran
set to cause serious heat, hot creations release the mighty gotham city from rydim featuring the electrifying voice of chicago house legend paris brightledge. the release also offers a sonic remix from simon baker under his techno moniker bkr projekt plus an alternative moonlight mix.
after his excellent lullabies to paralyze on visionquest at the beginning of the year, hot creations release the monumental highbeams single featuring the vocal talents of benjamin franklin.. with a remix 12inch to follow
rogue d is the new solo project from danny minchella. under this new moniker he delivers the eagerly awaited chains. set to be one of the biggest tracks of the year, its a high octane, club-ready number with abundant driving percussion. unstoppable force patrick topping is also back on home ground for the remix. chains was inspired by jamie 3:26s and cratebug’s edit of loretta holloway hit n quit - i wanted a simple, raw track, killer bassline and a soulful vocal. the process was very fast and i made the majority of the groove in one morning. i dug deep in my collection, looking for that special vocal and came across steve silk hurleys chain of fools (with aretha franklin on the original vocal), and it just made the record pop! - rogue d as an artist minchella has played some of the worlds most esteemed establishments and released on a wealth of high profile labels. he now aims to use his rogue d guise as a means to express his forward thinking and personal tastes in sound- from techno to old school garage to the sounds of detroit. he’s already released on dftd as well as providing a remix of soul claps misty on classic music company. in his relatively short career so far, label favourite patrick topping has made the cover of mixmag, won a coveted dj mag best of british award and made the resident advisor top 100 djs. hes released some of the biggest tracks on hot creations and is resident for jamie jones paradise at dc10. on his rework of chains, topping isolates the vocal and adds a tribal bounce to proceedings.
amsterdam based luuk van dijk is welcomed into the hot creations fold this july with his heavy-hitting parallax e.p. chicago production wizard dj skull is also on board to rework the b-side. title track parallax is set to cause a serious stir at festivals and clubs alike this summer. the smattering of high-hats elevate the track as the space-like beeps and blips add another facet. on the flip, dimension applies an ominous vocal stab as the bass rumbles — perfect for low ceiling basement raves. on the remix, dj skull adds a touch of chicago class via some softer vocals, dubby chords and a pounding bass. at the tender age of 22, luuk van dijk has been signed to acclaimed labels such as viva music, roush, food music, sanity and lost records. championed by stalwarts such as steve lawler and eats everything, he has taken his sound to some of the world’s most prestigious events. ron maney aka dj skull became known for being one of the first djs to play the new sound coming out of chicago, honing his craft at the infamous music box and power plant. releasing records since the early 90s, he later launched his own labels hypnotic tones and wax candy records. recent releases have appeared on chiwax, domina trxxx and mentha records.
swedish producer tiger stripes, the alias of mikael nordgren, brings his techno touch to hot creations for his debut ep on the label this summer. jack my yum is a heavyweight three-parter that sees the swede invite hot creations stable mate, matt tolfrey, to provide a stellar remix. opening track jack my yum is a warped and heavy roller with a smattering of dark vocals. haunted brings with it a bass that you can feel reverberating off the concrete walls of a darkened club, interspersed with an eerie melody. following his recent release americas on the label, leftroom records boss matt tolfrey brings his groove and a bouncier bassline to proceedings with his version of the title track. dunjacka completes the ep, with nordgren sewing together a techno beat with broken vocal stabs, underpinned by a throbbing groove throughout. tiger stripes has collaborated with legendary names such as kerri chandler, adeva, leroy burgess, riva starr and jerome sydenham, with his brand of deep and futuristic techno seeing releases on some of the underground’s biggest imprints including desolat, drumcode and cajual.
up next on hot creations is intrepid spaniard dennis cruz. the award winning dj and producer drops some heavy hitting dance-floor dynamite this june, enlisting the production expertise of new yorks joeski for the remix. title track freaks is deep and driving, with its almost slurred vocal, its perfect for those 4am vibes when the freaks come out to play. mother f..cker utilises heavier percussion set off by a pounding bass. the joeski rework of freaks adds a dash of prominent high-hats with the producer softening that unmistakable bass-line. dennis explains this ep is the style of music that i love to play and produce. it s what i feel more comfortable with and what i think defines my sound. dennis cruz has been firmly implanted in the music scene from a young age. he got his first taste for playing music at the age of 17. since then hes gone on to produce tracks for prominent labels such as moon harbour, solid grooves, snatch! and nervous records. his records have been championed by some of the industrys hottest djs from jamie jones to loco dice, and nic fanciulli to marco carola
uk talent josh butler has made a rapid ascension since he burst onto the scene in 2013, winning coveted awards from beatport and dj mag. he now brings his production prowess to hot creations, delivering a club ready two-parter for his debut ep on the label. title track anonymous is made for low ceiling, sweaty basements with its deep, growling bass and select vocal cuts. doesn’t work swiftly follows suit, delivering another dose of rolling, after-hours goodness. a mainstay in the industry, having released on labels such as cuttin headz, relief and desolat, andrea oliva steps up for the remix of anonymous with an acidic bassline and lively breakdown that diffuses into a carnival of synths. since emerging on the scene back in 2013 with his debut got a feeling on mta records, josh butler has firmly established himself as a musical force to be reckoned with. releases followed on coveted labels such as kaoz theory, rejected and cajual. in 2016, butler also launched his own highly regarded imprint, origins
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.
in-demand producer flashmob delivers a masterful two-piece assault on his hot creations debut, entitled the lone brazilian. the ep opens with the title track, fronting a funk-laden bassline and percussive, driving drums. tribalistic male and female chants break the track up, adding depth to the unfolding journey. next up, lower level supplies a deeper trip. a tight, assertive drum track counterparts a short, wandering bassline to form a settled, rolling feel. italian artist flashmob, real name alessandro magani, is a renowned producer and remixer, label owner and touring dj. since 2011 hes released on the worlds biggest labels, such as get physical, defected, kompakt, snatch! to name a few, and now delivers his bespoke sound for hot creations.
returning with his signature sound, cuartero is releasing his moon crash ep on the revered hot creations. two high-paced, underground rollers to energise and hypnotise, completed by a masterful groove-heavy remix from dj sneak & tripmastaz. moon crash combines a sturdy, looping low-end and rhythmic, mid frequency percussion. a playful mix of synth and vocal chops, stabs and blips, transform into an invigorating ride. the legendary dj sneak and fellow house gangster, tripmastaz, combine forces on their sp1200 fire mix, turning the original moon crush on it’s head with affected vocals, a rejuvenated bassline and a jackin’ house beat. cuartero hails from malaga, spain, and has been releasing music since 2009 on labels like desolat, moon harbour and saved. in 2015 he was named best newcomer dj at the dj awards and in 2017 he won best tech house artist and artist of the year at the vicious music awards.
following on from the huge success of their last release together, sirens, mark jenkyns is back under the hot creations umbrella alongside his longtime collaborator mizbee. allow us to introduce soulfood ep. the four track release also features a vocal appearance from profound lyricist sheff and a remix by tech house virtuoso inxec
ecuadorian carlohs passion for music began at an early age, learning the art of turntablism from his father and uncle, both of whom were djs. heavily influenced by the native instruments of his country and the folk music of the andes mountains, his knowledge of modern and traditional is reflected in the latest release on hot creations. the ep opens up with title track sound pump. alien-like noises float amongst the powerful, thudding drums before descending into a crescendo of hurried synths that are smashed into outer space by that classic jackin beat. this is swiftly followed by the dark and looming bassline of its like before, littered with twinkling, cosmic synths it’s works a treat! claiming he wants to rescue the sound of classic house, the talented producer has forged a musical style that strikes the perfect balance between old and new. describing himself as a pioneer of the musical genre andes house, carloh has previously released records on desolat, baumsounds and im a house gangster.
hot creations is home to some of the industrys most valuable players. next year, darius syrossian will make a welcome return to the label with his heavy hitting two-parter, moxy, following on from 2013s whos the douche? ep. kicking off proceedings is moxy. six minutes of pure, raw, industrial bass littered with a smattering of high-hats and a break down that will leave you begging for more. the flip side serves up more peak-time goodness with hi, its me. a driving, throbbing bassline thumps over wobbling synths with a female vocal stating that she does not do vip clubs or bottle service bullshit! darius syrossian has made quite the mark on the industry. he began releasing music in 2009 and his proceeding career has seen him release a slew of dancefloor hits on labels such as viva music, 20/20 vision and get physical music, as well as collaborations with steve lawler, josh butler and sidney charles. hes also held down residencies at some of the world’s most influential clubs and has become an essential part of the ibizan summer seasons.
hot creations revive chicago’s ghetto house scene with pioneer dj funk and german producer rydim who deliver the pumping “ghetto booty”. a fitting addition to the release, miami’s jesse perez is on hand with solid remix.
the title track is a real throwback to the era of ghetto house with it’s straight up, stripped beats. rydim explains “this project is a dream for me! dj funk has always been my greatest hero in all things chicago. doing “ghetto booty” with charles was such a fantastic opportunity to bring all these energetic, uptempo chicago vibes to today’s dancefloors. it’s a bouncing, killer of a track! the other “easy as that” is more of a dj tool. it’s the result of my latest drum computer, swinging like only these little machines can.”
rydim has been stirring up dance floors and releasing records under a variety of pseudonyms since 2002. since his rydim alias began in 2013, he has delivered releases for an enviable roster of labels including hot creations, tsuba and pets recordings and his tours have included the electronic scene’s most prestigious clubs.
mr. nice guy records label owner jesse perez has released on labels like hot creations, i’m a house gangster, bpitch control and eats everything’s edible. his music always has a tongue in cheek charm and this latest remix is no exception, as he brings a heavy dose of funk and swing into the mix.
hot creations favourite and paradise resident patrick topping is back onboard the seminal imprint with the hotly anticipated, two track release, be sharp say nowt. road tested on the world’s biggest stages and at the most notorious parties, title track be sharp say nowt encapsulates patrick’s signature sound and has proven to be his biggest track of the year. the gospel vocal from lashun pace is amazing! says patrick, i m so happy to have it finally come out on hot creations. on the flip, track change offers a contrast and a slightly different side to patrick’s sound, spearheading the new wave of electronic music producers coming from the north of england, patrick topping has made a name as a prolific producer, securing seven different beatport number 1s since his debut release in 2013. his accolades also count two dj awards for best newcomer and track of the season for forget, as well as dj mags best tune in their best of british awards. last year he rounded things off with his first dj mix album, paradise on earth vol 1
following their no.1 hit tribesmen, which was one of the biggest releases on hot creations in 2016, dynamic duo solardo are back on the label with the mighty fall down. toronto native carlo lio and revered dj and producer mk are also on hand to deliver a solid set of remixes.
proving he knows how to work a dancefloor, rising star latmun makes his debut on hot creations with the mighty footsteps, featuring vocalist amy douglas. in equal measure, the b side piquant delivers another heavy hitter.
a certified tech house bomb, footsteps is full fire from of the off. new york based vocalist, amy douglas, brings extra heat, adding a distinct intensity in the build up. with a current track out on soul clap records and an upcoming ep with juan maclean as part of their peach melba project, amy is one to keep an eye on. one the flip piquant offers another peak time killer for the dancefloor.
latmun shot into the limelight in 2016 with 3 great of ep’s. his def ep on viva received support from heavyweights like skream, claptone, claude vonstroke, matthias tanzmann, steve lawler and many more. the following releases on wow! recordings and leftwing & kody’s lost records had similar success. in 2017 he released his biggest to date, the everybody’s dancin’ ep on relief.
THEME FROM S-EXPRESS (TUFF CITY KIDS & DETLEF REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK17.10.17
following the monumental 100th release on the label from jamie jones, hot creations are set to deliver a heavyweight remix package of the no.1, chart topping theme from s’express from s’express. originally released in 1989, the acid house classic is remixed by tuff city kids aka gerd janson and phillip lauer and hot creations artist detlef.
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.
after a busy eighteen months promoting his debut album, essex-hailer max chapman brings us his la fiesta ep on hot creations. the title track features alongside remixes by the versatile luca cazal and house veteran todd terry. with latin vibes from the outset, max has encompassed the essence of the white isle. la fiesta is a migration of percussion, chanting and melodic vocals and flirtatious basslines. luca cazal has turned up the kick and brings an old school vibe with his remix. todd terry’s energetic arrangement of snares and bongos compliments the provencal vocal perfectly. since his arrival on the scene six years ago, max chapman has released on an abundance of labels including viva, toolroom and last years body jack on elrow, that achieved number one status across all genres on beatport. established in 2012, his imprint resonance records provides a platform for the freshest talent in underground tech-house. max’s album catch me if you can, released last year, received a notable 9/10 in both mixmag and dj mag. luca cazal has been steadily rising up the ranks since his debut release on crosstown rebels in 2013. constantly refining his production skills, luca transmits positive emotions with every track he releases. after three decades on the scene, grammy-nominated legend todd terry has continued to release superior productions and entertain crowds worldwide.
mihalis safras makes his debut on hot creations with his raygun rave ep. hard-hitting basslines and rolling melodies feature throughout the ep plus a ‘paradiso’ remix from mathias kaden. with an addictive and melodic bass, title track raygun rave is a dancefloor awakener with influence from a bygone era. one stop to babel is up next with bouncing bass and mesmeric synthesis, mathias kaden has reinvented the track on the flip, incorporating robotic synths and wavy vocals. finally, sagit has a muted bassline, with a springy melody throughout and a hard-hitting kick that makes an appearance halfway. since 2006, the material series co-founder has been steadily rising within the house scene. hailing from the city of athens, safras has had an impressive array of releases on numerous labels including cajual, relief and material. his play it loud remix for marco carola last year received a huge response catapulting him to new levels of stardom. producing since 2001, kaden has demonstrated his versatile style and individual approach throughout his career. alongside his djing capabilities, the german producer demonstrated his impeccable freestyle efficiency playing part-live sets throughout his album tour. often called upon for his remix abilities, he has featured alongside artists such as mathias tanzmann, anja schneider and trentemölle
ITS KINDA JAZZY (DAN GHENACIA & CHRIS CARRIER REMIX)
12" Vinyl UK11.07.17
london star alexis raphael returns to hot creations with the dance floor killer it’s kinda jazzy, with fine french exports dan ghenacia and chris carrier teaming up to deliver the remix with electrifying results. title track it’s kinda jazzy is an ultimate peak time weapon. alexis explains how its a real melting pot of different musical influences that have inspired me over the years. there s everything from hip-hop to 90 s uk house and garage, jungle/drum and bass, upfront house and techno and, of course, jazz. on the flip dan ghenacia and chris carrier deliver a solid remix that keeps the pace, changing gear through trippy turns. last up, second original track strip off lays down the swing with sultry vocal slices. an influential player on the london scene, alexis raphael earned his stripes across the pirate radio stations of north and east london during the late 90s and early 00s and went on to hold residencies at legendary london clubs the cross and bagley’s. his first release spaceship was picked up by hot creations sub-label hot waves in 2011. since then, he’s had numerous releases and remixes on labels including jackathon jams, of unsound mind, avotre and get physical and not forgetting his anthem, i know. dan ghenacia is the undisputed kingpin of the paris underground scene, having founded and ran freak n’chic for seven years and now one of the three creative minds behind new label and b2b2b dj outfit apollonia. chris carrier is another heavy-weight from the french underground scene. together they have delivered some recent killer ep’s on appolonia, music for freaks and adult only.
BLINDED BY THE SUN (INCL. MANO LE TOUGH, MATTHEW HERBERT & DAVID HOLMES REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK27.06.17
hot on the heals of phil kieran s first blinded by the sun album remix project which featured roman flügel and andrew weatherall remixes, hot creations return with a second remix package. mano le tough, matthew herbert and david holmes all contribute to create a set of flawless cuts and a superb second remix package.
david holmes under his unloved alias concludes the package with a cinematic remix of think too much, overflowing with emotion, it makes the perfect conclusion to a stellar release. also from belfast, holmes has been composing music for over two decades, winning his second ivor novello award in 2016.
hot creations gear up to drop the eagerly anticipated house & pressure from hot property route 94. echoing the excitement that surrounded his no.1 hit my love, which shot him to stardom, the record has been in serious demand for months. now finally ready for release he showcases his versatile skills as a producer over three heavy-weight tracks. rowan jones aka route 94 explains how he wanted to put out three tracks that were diverse yet definitive. title track house & pressure packs a real punch and contains the vocals from joey negro s classic ride the storm featuring linda clifford. the dominant female vocal on ‘house & pressure’ combined with the force of the drum machines is a traditional element that people connect to the route 94 productions. with ‘crazy bitch’ it’s a more of a big room sound, incorporating ghetto elements. ‘dark keyless’ is the complete opposite, creating a groove that aims to grab the crowd and let them loose. this year has seen a succession of big releases and remixes from route 94 that cement his place amongst the dance music elite including the recent hit mind, body & soul on crosstown rebels. the talented producer first saw fame reaching no.1 in the uk charts with my love featuring jess glynne. keen to remain on the underground scene, he followed with releases and remixes on leftroom, defected and hot creations. overwhelming success followed as he performed at the likes of fabric, sub club, space, ushuaia, dc10 and many more. with a wealth of new material still on the way and a hectic touring schedule in place, its clear this is only the start for the young artist.
STARFUCKER (INCL IAN POOLEY & THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK06.06.17
matthew dear lands on hot creations under his audion moniker. the electrifying starfucker is remixed by house music veteran ian pooley and the notorious young nyc duo the martinez brothers. in true audion style, starfucker takes a series of unexpected turns and the groove propelled track is made to shake up big rooms. audion s second original need your loving is equally intoxicating, with subtle vocals and driving drums. matthew dear as audion is responsible for hit releases such as suckfish and mouth to mouth. at the top of his game for over a decade, the talented artist has also released successful albums under his original name and performed with a live band opening arenas for depeche mode, interpol and more. he also recently released the latest installment of the dj kicks compilation and an acclaimed audion artist album. over twenty years into his career and ian pooley is still releasing on the biggest and cutting edge labels, with recent appearances on innervisions, ovum and tsuba. he packs the swing into his remix and adds his signature style with a touch of class. the martinez brothers remix is bursting with energy and demonstrates the duo s understanding for how to work the big stage. an unstoppable force, the two have been taking the world by storm with their energetic dj sets, consistent output of music and running of their labels cuttin headz and tuskegee.
fresh from his boiler room debut in madrid last month, the swiss dj and producer andrea oliva makes his debut on hot creations with we trust. having built a solid reputation through relentless touring and a string of impressive releases, olivia delivers two original cuts showcasing his skillful production. the driving and incredibly infectious title track we trust uses all of the techniques required for a club classic a looping vocal layered over charged drums, culminating in a fearless breakdown. on the reverse, soho nights delivers a hook so catchy its a certified ibiza classic in the making. olivas journey began at a young age, educating himself in record shops and eventually teaming up with nordstern founder, agi isaku, hosting the successful banditz parties throughout switzerland. a firm favourite in the ibiza scene, olivas remix of luciano’s rise of angels on cadenza catapulted him into the global spotlight and releases on moonharbour, desolat, objektivity and cuttin headz soon followed.
ibiza resident and darling of the white isle, davina moss returns once more to hot creations. having released on jamie and lee’s imprint in 2015, moss returns with two original cuts whilst cuartero supplies the remix. oh mama opens with tribal rhythms and a driving energy set against the enticing vocals of issa elle while like a proper star concludes with a dynamism and groove reminiscent of ibiza’s hedonistic parties. best newcomer at the dj mag awards in 2015, cuartero transforms oh mama into an after party dream drenched in rolling drums. the spanish dj and producer is no stranger to hot creations having previously released twice on the label. davina moss has been producing and djing for over a decade with a musical career that has allowed her to travel the world and release on a variety of labels, including viva music, pacha recordings, upon you and do not sleep among others.
burgeoning dj and producer bontan makes his debut on the notorious hot creations label. hotly anticipated, the release features two original cuts to fuel his rising profile. uk based bontan has been using title track the first time as his secret weapon for the last six months and is now finally unleashing it. “i’ve been testing it and tweaking it play by play!’ he explains. ‘the vocal compliments the rolling bass melody and gives it a darker edge”. this a producer who fully understands how to create a track for a heaving dancefloor. personal question is the second cut and flips the mood entirely with a twisted vocal entwined in beeps and percussion, whilst stirring the sentiments of lost early hours. a firm favourite in the underground scene, he has built a solid reputation with releases on circus recordings, 20/20 vision, and cajual among others.
consistently unearthing a hotbed of new talent, hot creations next release is back to the music from dj and producer sooney. the release features two original tracks and a stellar remix from one of the biggest names in dance music, route 94. title track back to the music is an exhilarating record shaped through melodic synths and keys alongside a sharp bassline. route 94 strips back his remix to the bare groove. while the chugging beats of afraid of the dark bring the release to an accomplished close. london based sooney fell in love with house, hardcore & jungle in the early 90 s. in 2015 he set up his own label, take control records, gaining support from the likes of shadow child, jamie jones and gorgon city to name a few. since being discovered by the hot creations family, sooney’s sights are firmly set on big things for 2017. fellow uk artist route 94 shot into the limelight in 2012 with chart success and has since gone on to appear on labels including virgin, defected and crosstown rebels, and work with major names like katy b and jess glynne.
BLINDED BY THE SUN (REMIXES 1 - ROMAN FLUGEL / ANDREW WEATHERALL)
12" Vinyl UK01.03.17
roman flügel and andrew weatherall supply two outstanding remixes of phil kieran recent album ‘blinded by the sun’, which david holmes claimed is “one of the best electronic dance inspired records in recent times.” mixmag described phil kieran as “one of those producers that impresses with every release” so it comes as no surprise that two music heavyweights have jumped on board for remix duty. kieran accounts flügel and weatherall to both having a heavy influence on his career. german dj and producer roman flügel is easily one of the most revered names in the dance music spectrum. his take on ‘no life’ is a masterclass in production. flügel has created a track that is powerful whilst also superbly intricate. flügel holds over twenty years of experience, extensively releasing on a number of labels whilst also co-founding ongaku, klang and playhouse recordings. uk born dj and producer maestro andrew weatherall remixes ‘finds love’ and reminds the listener of how beautiful electronic music can be. combining cosmic layers with the ethereal vocal, this is a lesson in what a remix means. weatherall has been experimenting with techno since the 90s, and well regarded as one of the world’s most influential djs. kieran created a ten track narrative in ‘blinded by the sun’, inspired by his experiences in the industry. it was met with high acclaim globally and this remix package further imprints his vision on pioneering imprint hot creations.
following his recent paradise compilation on hot creations, label favourite nathan barato returns with a killer two track release, freak beater. both big room tracks built around heavy basslines, tight vocal cuts and epic builds, stomp change and freaks of the industry have been rocking dancefloors worldwide at the hands of label boss jamie jones. making a name for himself in the toronto after-hours circuit, nathan barato has since smashed international platforms across the globe, carving out a reputation as not only one of the most playable producers in dance music, but amongst its most prolific djs as well. hes graced the decks at some of the most notorious clubs and parties on the planet with highlights including amnesia in ibiza for marco carolas music on and for jamie jones and paradise at dc10 where he holds residency. baratos string of highly successful releases can be found on the likes of cajual, mood, relief, saved, circus records, defected and of course hot creations making barato one of the most hyped names in the industry.
canadian paolo rocco kickstarts the new year with his ​,,,judgement ep on hot creations. the first release of 2017 is an international affair, with manchester born trevino and one of the most spoken names of last year, greece native detlef on remix duties. initially making a name for himself through his djing skills back home in montreal, paolo s productions entered the market in 2012 with instant international support. his releases on real tone, one records, saved and others were all met with high acclaims as were the compilations he mixed for defected and get physical. the creation of, ‘judgement’ and ‘that’s it’ prove paolo truly understands what works on the dance floor. 2016 saw detlef reach new heights whilst also debuting on hot creations with his ‘kinky tail’ ep. he returns to the label with a devastating edit of ‘judgement’ and his rolling signature sound. trevino aka marcus intalex ​,,,ramps up the ep with his remix, centred around shimmering high hats and a freaky groove. a champion of how a dj can achieve success in two different genres, trevino has released on several of the most praised drum & bass and techno labels for a number of years.
hot creations launch the new paradise on earth dj mix series with the first installment coming as a mexico special from paradise residents and label regulars nathan barato and patrick topping. here is the double lp vinyl version of the album containing some classic tracks from ian pooley, green velvet, italojohnson and redshape.
hot creations launch the new ‘paradise on earth’ dj mix series with the first installment coming as a mexico special from paradise residents and label regulars nathan barato and patrick topping. here is a 12” only sampler ahead of the full album featuring two tracks each from nathan barato and patrick topping.
the unrelenting force that is hot creations often acts as a breeding ground for raw talent. this next release does just that with four ‘hot jams’ from upcoming artists lee walker, pete dorling, neil parkes and greeko. first up, young producer lee walker from middlesbrough makes his debut on hot creations delivering ‘that little ditty’, which takes hold with a deeply intoxicating bassline, prominent hi-hats and punchy stabs that build to a frenzied climax. shooting onto the scene in 2015 with his off-the-cuff edit of dj deeon’s ‘freak like me’, which played by the likes of marco carola, dixon and loco dice, soon gained over 1 million hits on youtube and was finally picked up by defected records. having featured on ‘hot summer jams’ on the label back in 2014, essex dj and producer pete dorling is back with another killer track. ‘manyana’ drives with a heavy bassline as tribal vocal cuts are played throughout. other releases can be seen on the likes of viva music, resonance productions and nofitstate. also appearing on the same ‘hot summer jams’, neil parkes is back on board the label with ‘peil narkes.’ a swinging bassline sets the groundwork as layers of moody synths roll out over punchy hats. since his first release on metroline limited, neil has spread his wings releasing on labels such as madtech, leftroom limited and underground audio.
production duo mark richards & james eliot aka solardo are the next to make their mark on hot creations with tribesme, delivering two heavy-duty cuts destined to stir serious heat in the club. already doing the rounds worldwide at the hands of some of the biggest names in the business, tribesmen and psycho girlfriend are built straight for the dancefloor around dense and heavy basslines, punchy percussion and prominent vocal slices. hailing from manchester, solardo are continuing the citys rich heritage in house music whilst carving out their own sound in the house and techno scene with releases on madtech, mta records and more recently of unsound mind. their string of successful releases has gained them an army of fans across the board from jamie jones to jackmaster. the pair also run a weekly radio show on rinse fm and are residents of the well known kaluki party as well as running their own successful event series, solardo sessions.
a name on everyone s lips, charismatic talent waff is back onboard hot creations curating the sick pleasure ep with three original cuts that once again showcase his unique style and adept understanding of the dancefloor. kicking things off with kidney punch, a throbbing bass is perfectly executed under blissful, angelic vocals. party starter flipback is next up igniting carnival-esque energy. on the flip, the sonic sick pleasure carries the mind away through hypnotic melodies that ride amongst the layers of intricate percussion. a natural born talent, waff started producing over ten years ago and has gone on to become one of the most sought after artists of recent times. not only is he an integral part of the hot creations family and resident at jamies paradise night at dc10 in ibiza, hes also releasing on the likes of moon harbour, drumcode and cocoon. his music has also been getting the nod from key players adam beyer, loco dice, joseph capriati, marco carola, sven vath and many more
patrick topping returns to hot creations with his taking libz ep and demonstrates why his reputation carries such weight with three special tracks that act as a master-class in how to create music that will consume dance floors. first up is brayed which takes the listener on a loopy and enriching journey, whilst howk is a classic foot-to-the-floor number. concluding the ep is taking libz, the title track that sees topping firmly hold onto his crown with this unstoppable cut. i-d magazine described patricks style that is characterized by punchy,chugging baselines that have become weapons in the sets of many a dj. started his career djing at the club night motion in newcastle, he was quickly snapped up by jamie jones, for hot creations. releases on the label and a residency at paradise dc10 in ibiza soon followed and 2014 saw him release get beasty, forget and voicemail featuring green velvet and concluded with a hattrick of awards including winning the dj mag best newcomer, track of the season and best tune awards in their best of british awards.
elgian in origin, igor vicente and dka join forces to create two monster tracks for their haus boo ep on hot creations. championed by jamie jones, lee foss and richy ahmed it arrives hot on the heels of hot creations’s paradise events series announcement for ibiza 2016, this is music made for those heady nights on the dc10 terrace. on the a-side is haus boo which the guys created after being inspired by the all time classic the house master boyz and the rude boy of house house nation . taking the release into a much darker realm is shady with a seriously addictive beat, endless high-hats and relentless snares. infatuated with music from a young age, igor vicente founded the belgian wildfamily parties in which jamie jones, seth troxler, dinky and matthew styles among others have all played. some years later he formed one half of ultrasone, and has released on get physical, mobilee and hot creations multiple times. these days you can catch him playing at one of his two residencies in belgium, cafe d anvers and fuse, and founding the label state of flow. dka has his roots firmly placed in the house music scene and has taken his sounds all over europe, whilst releasing on get physical music, mobilee records and play label records to name just a few.
lidl girl feat. arno joey is the sensational third single to be taken from popof’s huge hitting album love somebody’ released on hot creations last year. this mammoth package comes with remixes from industry heavyweights kerri chandler, magda, carl cox and shaun reeves & tuccillo.
one of the most exciting up and coming artists of recent times, detlef makes his debut on the mighty hot creations with his kinky tail ep featuring three jacking bombs plotting a riot on the dancefloor. in a short space of time detlef shot into the limelight with releases and remixes for well-respected labels including knee deep in sound, moon harbour, and defected. equally at home behind the decks as he is in the studio, the unique party vibe that he brings to his live and dj sets quickly earned his place as a regular viva warriors resident. often billed on the same line-up with industry giants and with releases and remixes forthcoming on edible records, hot trax, emerald city and moon harbour, detlef is definitely one to keep an eye on.
globally admired dj and producer riva starr is back on hot creations and fired up to send dancefloors wayward with dippin side. this time he calls on techno don joseph capriati to remix plus teams up with rising producers haiku 575. title track dippin side is an ultimate club banger, while capriatis remix skillfully strips back into a deep end roller. owls and toucans brings the collaboration with haiku 575, playing with trippy synths over heavy percussions.
crowned best newcomer at the dj awards 2015, cuartero returns to hot creations, following his dioneli ep smash release last year. fresh on the table, the disarm ep ups the stakes and sheds new light on the talented producer.
a firm favourite in the hot creations camp, jey kurmis is back on board the label following his recent kari ep with another killer release in the form of the not too flabbeh ep. the release features two-standout originals, with a heavy duty re-edit of a third original from label boss jamie jones not too flabbeh features belgium producers nukov & yelmet, creating a bona fide hit! complete with tongue in cheek, catchy vocals, rolling bass, and infectious groove, its a winner! jamie jones steps up again, this time to do a reedit of farno, a four to the floor edgy killer. last up is monkle with its tripped vocals and old school stabs!
jey kurmis is amongst those at the forefront of the new wave of artists emerging from the north of england. following his huge debut ep on hot creations last year, the talented producer gets set to release the mighty kari ep featuring a jamie jones re-edit and a co-production with shannon
mark jenkyns and christopher sylvester have joined forces as 12 stories to release the heavy duty night obscure ep on hot creations. the ep features two original and unique no nonsense club weapons plus an equally solid remix from bunte bummler.
reaching almost a decade of high-hitting productions, jamie jones unveils the mighty siberian express on his own hot creations imprint. featuring three distinct and varied tracks, this release sees jamie at his best and proves once again why he is still riding high at the top.
GOING BACK (OXIA & MISS KITTIN, EATS EVERTHING AND LEE FOSS REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK02.09.15
parisian popof releases the second single from his stunning artist album love somebody on hot creations. going back feat. arno joey is also a collaboration with animal & me with a feast of remixes on offer.
sidney charles & sante have teamed up again to forge the forever ep on hot creations with russ yallop on remix duty. those that have witnessed their epic sets playing together will know the vibrant energy they create and this latest offering stands stead to them
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.
household name riva starr teams up with long time friend santos to make their debut on the mighty hot creations, featuring original chicago legend dj pierre and accompanied by a davide squillace remix.
talented spanish producer cuartero masterfully combines house and techno to deliver four of his best works to date for the mighty hot creations. this heavy 4 tracker has been getting heavy support from jamie jomes & richy ahmed ever since they signed it. making a serious impact, title track ‘dioneli’ is a rolling monster with raw, dominant percussions, while ‘liquido’ follows suit as a heavy duty weapon. on the flip ‘manipulated’ is a melodic masterpiece with a bouncing bassline and sultry vocals. completing the package ‘smooth early’ rounds off with more sonic bassline action. spanish bred cuartero began producing at the tender age of 15, launching his first release in 2009. releases soon followed on labels such as, desolat, viva music and moon harbor recordings
waff makes a welcomed return to hot creations with three original cuts on his mighty fat gash ep. playfully named after his best friend, title track fat gash is a dancefloor monster with highly infectious vocals, while shabby has powerful keys, sonic builds and rolling percussions. over on the flip connected is a high energy hitter with smooth vocals and a serious party vibe.
mark jenkyns is back onboard the hot creations imprint, this time featuring vocalist mc chickaboo. 12 stories (mark & chris sylvester) are on remix duty for their debut on the label, and what a killer release it is!
hot creations call upon viva boss steve lawler for their next release, rounding 2014 off with a bang - an amazing year for the leading label. with such a widespread knowledge of music and the industry, here lawler gives us a musical education. house record is a dose of old school 80s house injected with a modern twist with city nights following suit on the b-side. there is no doubt both tracks will dominate the dance floor at peak time, capturing each heart with their infectious bouncing bass-lines, pacey percussions and all round feel good energy. this is proving to be a huge release for hot creations and steve, featuring heavily in jamie, richy, lee and steves sets… this is seriously hot!
luca c & brigante make a welcomed first appearance on the unstoppable hot creations as they team up once again with the esteemed róisín murphy, after their massive ‘flash of light collaboration released back in 2012.
after debuting for the first time at this years we are fstvl, producers/djs mk & lee foss and singer/songwriter anabel englund have announced their first official release together as pleasure state. coming out on jamie jones and lee foss label hot creations, the group announce the highly anticipated release of ghost in the system
the hot creations powerforce show no sign of slowing down as they get set to release ‘acid jump’ from new yorkers eskuche & nu sky. destroying dancefloors all summer at the hands of jamie jones, the title track is a high-energy hitter and the ultimate weapon for peak time with big, powerful builds yet packed with groove, standout vocals and futuristic synths taking you on a journey into space. on the b-side ‘the future’ follows suit with an extremely infectious bassline and trippy fx. this is a killer two track release not to be missed!
EVERYTIME I SEE YOU (NICOLE MOUDABER & VOLKODER REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK05.11.14
always at the top of their game, hot creations this time call upon torontos nathan barato for the next release on the label. the unique and fresh sounding *everytime i see you* is a real groover with a low slung bassline creating deep swing and flow with the vocals from room 303 taking it to the next level. brazilian volkoder is first to remix, picking up the pace for the dance floor he adds a new killer bassline, stripping down the vocal but holding onto the groove. last up drumcode favourite nicole moudaber brings her techno touch to the release with her remix making this a wholly satisfying package indeed.
national geordie treasure richy ahmed is undoubtedly an original brother and integral cog in the hot creations machine and since his emergence alongside the crew and subsequent blowing up of the scene, richy has become one of the most sought after and hard-working djs on the circuit. now honing his production skills to a fine point, its no surprise hes been showcasing on the label, with last years ‘the drums smashing through on all fronts. richy is now bestowed with the honour of helming the pinnacle 50th release for the ever-ubiquitous label
first of two samplers taken from the forthcoming hot creations compilation album hot summer jams, featuring hot new tracks from some of the labels stalwarts as well as some of some burgeoning producers new to the label. this sampler features the mighty jamie jones, delivering the acid drenched dance floor beast ‘people from the moon, as well as germanys own jamy wings delectable dark ‘attention. on the flip santé & sidney charles treats us to the anthem that is ‘all night long, whilst dj le roi jacks the beat into submission on ‘free your mind. a tasty four tracker to sufficient to wet the palate of a the driest mouth..
second sampler of the forthcoming hot creations compilation album hot summer jams. this sampler features another smorgasbord of killer cuts, from the inimitable patrick topping who, hot on the heels of this years huge forget smash, delivers the dirty fidget fest that is too much. also on this side is hot creations latest star jey kurmis with the irrepressible caz she can, another killer! on the flip tom flynn gets low-slung ghetto with the hooky as hell take me down. rounding of the package is hot creations homeboy russ yallop with a slice of jacked out hypnotic moon groove, traffic, ka boom! another superb sampler from this great compilation
filsonik, one of new yorks finest old school underground dj/producers is down to make his debut on the illustrious hot creations imprint after his regular appearances at circo loco dc10 and close relationship with the martinez brothers brought him into orbit with jamie jones et al. a staple in jamies sets at the moment and always creating a major impact on the dance floor, dogfish is testament to filsoniks nuanced production skills and flair for a killer groove and a ridiculously infectious swagger.
FAVOURITE ADDICTION (INCL. JEY KURMIS & GROOVE ARMADA REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK04.08.14
hot creations newcomer jey kurmis and industry stalwarts groove armada both deliver ace interpretations on a remix and dub creation respectively. jey brings a thumping techy, rolling groove while groove armada takes the track to an other-worldly rave dimension, with epic, dream-like synth melodies and powerful bass to guarantee this release is marked essential.
hot creations are back with another killer release, this time at the hands igor vicente who previously released on the label back in 2011 with the brilliant breathe n pop as part of the duo ultrasone. with the ultrasone project at an end, igor this time flies solo for the label, delivering two standout originals with intoxicating bass-lines and dark whispered vocals, creating endless energy of swing and groove to really work the crowd at peak time. hot creations boss jamie jones also delivers an on point remix of ‘the knight with his electric jones remix adding new synth melodies and wonky fx, keeping high energy for dance-floor domination.
hot on the heels of his smash hit get beasty ep released in february this year, hot creations favourite patrick topping is back with another superb release in the running to be his most successful yet!
making their first appearance on the label, venezuelan deep house masters sergio munoz and israel sunshine aka fur coat are the next to release on the mighty hot creations. title track *there s no time* sees the darker side of the talented duo for an epic experience on the dance floor with deep growling basslines complemented with powerful electronic keys and dramatic builds.
fast rising star and favourite in the hot creations camp, patrick topping is back with another outstanding release after his highly successful debut ep was released on hot trax earlier this year, followed soon after by the even more successful any amounts ep on hot creations.
in the midst of the increasingly popular house music hurricane comes a fresh two track ep from one of the movements most promising talents, richy ahmed. taking cues from hip-hop, techno, funk and disco, the drums ep arrives on the 2nd of december via hot creations.
slamming house tracks, hese tracks have been jamies secret battle weapons all summer. tapping into a dark sider but with that distinctive jamie jones melody and drive that are a signature feature of his dj sets. title track planets, spaceships features vocalist daniela caldellas from digitaria, who has an album planned for hot creations in the new year, whilst cookie monster, starp trek and sticktake things even deeper with vocal snatches and crisp claps
for their next release, hot creations call upon talented italian duo paul c & paolo martini, whose combined career spans over forty years in the business. true to their personal style and doing what they do best they deliver three tracks bursting with groove and energy, aimed solidly at the dance floor. title track get this! bounces along a prominent bassline, progressing with trippy vocals that swirl into an epic build up, erupting for maximum destruction on the dancefloor.
hot creations hit us with another monster of a release this time from tom dinsdale (ex-audio bullys) under his new project mineo. title track turn out the lights is an intoxicatingly deep groover with a dense low riding bassline, punchy warm chords and an infectious dark male vocal adding a real standout element for the dancefloor.
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delving into darker more techy realms, the unstoppable hot creations imprint welcomes m-nus favourite heartthrob with odyssey – two original cuts straddling the boundaries of house and techno, filled with glacial atmosphere, moody melodics and serious dance floor drive
patrick toppings productions have an effortless swagger when it comes to working the dancefloor and still only on his second ep, the north-easts star in the making is showing plenty of nous with his massive debut for hot trax and now the intoxicating any amounts ep on hot creations
different sides of the sun will be released on 2nd september 2013 on hot creations / ffrr / warners. recorded between london and los angeles and featuring guest vocals from kenny glasgow (art department), anabel englund, roisin murphy and s.y.f (cedric from azari & iiis starving yet full artist name), plus keyboards from mk on detroit, different sides of the sun is set to cement the groups reputation as one of the most exciting and ambitious in electronic music
brazilian foursome funky fat are back with an unmissable summer release . the original ‘jealousy’ is a funk-fuelled ride of unbridled energy, solid grooves and seductive vocals. that shaping up to be another huge release for hot creations funky fat were first seen on the label with the ‘masochist ep’, their joint venture with fellow brazilian stars digitaria, which received critical acclaim across the board for its fresh fusion of electro, disco and pop. fans of the release included the likes of solomun, sasha and claude von stroke. hot creations label boss and hot natured member jamie jones delivers a killer remix of ‘jealousy’ for late night action, cutting the vocal into snippets and working around the infectious bassline with his own crispy hi-hats and rolling drum grooves.
making his debut on the label, demarzo is next up to release on the unstoppable hot creations with his groove and funk fueled draw a line three original tracks that are straight up solid dance floor weapons, highly infectious and perfect for the summer sun.
always surprising us with their a&r skills, hot creations are back with another outstanding release, this time from rising star greg pidock, who is soon to release his debut album on the label. blame game is fresh and beautifully crafted with deep vocals and warm melodies, building effortlessly into sonic bliss. on remix duty, minus favourite hobo picks up the pace to deliver two on point reworks aimed steadily at the dance floor.
the mighty hot creations welcome back firm label favourite miguel campbell with beams of light already supported on radio 1 by pete tong, this sensational slice of modern disco featured on his highly successful debut album back in flight school released on the label last year. a stellar selection of remixes come courtesy of alexis raphael and crooked man aka dj parrott
treating the hot creations imprint to a dose of pure and unadulterated house, the rising partnership of darius syrossian & hector couto deliver a 4-tracker of chicago bumpin rowdyness. big, bad and heavy basslines are the order of the day and forthcoming ep >whos the douche?< is guaranteed to destroy the dancefloor
brazilian duo digitaria get set to shine even brighter with a highly anticipated second ep for the one and only hot creations. a potent mix of sweetly sensual vocals and dreamy electro pop with a kick for the floor, the shine ep is backed by a pair of exceptional remixes courtesy of cosmic icon morgan geist and on-point breakthrough artist of 2012, waff.
moving into 2013, the hot creations camp shows no sign of slowing down with one of their biggest releases to date from the mighty production duo benoit & sergio. debut release on the label bridge so far is an utterly stunning two tracker oozing distinctive style and pop sensibility.
label head lee foss calls upon no.1 american house producer mk to collaborate on this knock out release, featuring the stunning voice of l.as anabel englund. on the flip lee goes solo to deliver two solid tracks like only he can.
one of the fastest rising underground stars of our generation, disco-house sensation miguel campbell makes a momentous come back on the hot creations imprint with two original tracks from his highly anticipated album with impressive remixes from shadow child and mam.
back with yet another killer release and proving why it is impossible to pigeonhole this unstoppable label, hot creations welcome you into the utterly mesmerizing world of freaks with their next huge hit black shoes white socks. this epic single release features impressive remixes from chicago legend cajmere and hot creations new recruit waff.
to tie in with the launch of jamie jones and hot creations residency >paradise< at the notorious dc10 in ibiza this season, hot creations unleash their monstrous paradise summer sampler. three cuts of deep and sexy house grooves at the hands of new comers to the label denney, mark jenkyns and hunter/game
for the next release on the label, the unstoppable hot creations snap up rising brazilian star hnqo and point of view – a stunning two tracker destined for summer dance floors with sexy, swooping basslines and seductive female vocals.
the unrelenting hot creations imprint has snapped up sensational talent waff and his impressive debut >jo johnson ep<. bursting with solid house groove, this three-track treasure paves the way for what is set to be a huge year for this rising star
next up on hot creations local london hero alexis raphael comes to the fore with two original tracks that display the producers intricate and diverse underground house style. tried and tested on a multitude of dancefloors, >into the light< is now unleashed to the masses with a quality business remix from the label heads hot natured.
hot creations kick off the year with a bang with the monstrous downstroke courtesy of the inimitable pbr streetgang. hot as hell and twice as funky this dirty house hot lick will have you jacking the new-year in, accompanied by a stupendous deetron remix to boot!
hot on the heels of the first part of hot creations post summer sampler, part 2, is primed to set floors a blaze in the ensuing sold winter months. in the same format to part 1, hot creations release a three track ep of some hot house, featuring hot natured, russ yallop & wildkats and alex arnout.
the indian summer has waned and autumn is upon us. in these inclement climes hot creations release an ep of post summer treats to warm our soul and move our feet. the first part of two samplers, it includes the debut release by infinity ink (the new project by ali love & luca c), a hot creations debut from new york’s m a n i k, and finally a new release from northern irelands bubba (from scooper & bubba fame). a hot triumvirate indeed …
a great three-tracker antidote to post summer blues… cant wait for part 2 now.
hot creations dancefloor domination continues as they dish out the next release from igor vicente and vernon bara as ultrasone. one of the most promising duos tov arrive on the scene this year, the heady work out - breathe n pop- is a heaving mass of loopy dirty house grooves with a deliciously sleazy pop streak.
waifs & strays are at it again, this time sliding seamlessly into the supremely sexy catalogue of hot creations with >body shiver<, another pair of bristol bombs with a rowdy remix from hot natured to roll out the summer.
house hero miguel campbell releases he debut single on the ever-consistent hot creations imprint. >baby i got it< - a mouth-watering mix of sexy disco-tinged house cuts with a dose of murky business from richie ahmed in the remix
miami based producer danny daze is breaking out with a bang, he is responsible for the biggest underground hit of miami wmc 2011 with >your everything<, and it looks like its shaping up to be the biggest record of the summer!
lee foss >starfruit ep< is a sonic love letter to 1994 sent from the future. fresh yet unmistakably foss, each chapter is a seamless fusion of 90s rnb and low slung house grooves, amounting to his most refined and expressive solo package to date.
its now hard to imagine a summer that wont be sound tracked by hot natureds sleazy intergalactic funk and distinct bassline brilliance so its lucky the boys are back with forward motion – their first release for own imprint hot creations and dancefloor gold in the purest sense. disco delinquent ali love provides lead vocals
the hot creations team continues to blossom with talent and force with each release. for their next they line up the dream team as jamie jones, lee foss, robert james and jb julian team up to as pteradactil disco with a double sided dancefloor destroyer
wow! can this label get ay better? after three absolutely rocking releases, jamie jones & lee fosss stupendous new label hot creations, unleashes another absolute corker of an ep! burnski (20:20, poker flat, morris /audio) & robert james (hot creations) deliver an irresistible slice of heavenly house pie. the title track >malibu< is something very special indeed, an effervescent, super-groovy, disco-tinged, house hybrid, with detroit inspired chords and a hooky-as-hell vocal too boot! the flip side features another choice cut from the same stable, >perception<. hot as hell, and again so, so catchy youll dance yer socks off! finally jamie jones delivers a fantabulous remix of >malibu<, adding a sweet guitar lick, a new vocal, and a monster of a breakdown and bassline! again another sure fire winner from the hot creation crew. burnski has recently released >coming home< on 20:20, whilst robert james and jamie jones have recently remixed last years >summertime< anthem by jamie for release on crosstown rebels in the very near future. these tracks have all been proving a hit with this summer wit the more discerning jocks. a fantastic release from a great talent, on a label that is proving to be one of the hottest around this year!
after two amazing releases from jamie james and robert james, fellow label owner lee foss serves up the third hot platter. lee is one half of hot natured along with jamie jones and has previous releases on wolf + lamb and culprit. this latest release under his moniker is pure psychedelic summer disco fun! ‘u got me’ is a great four track e.p. featuring quintessential tracks tried and tested and firm favorites at the recent hot natured parties at demf, sonar and ibiza.
second release on jamie jones & lee fosss hot creations label is the first release by hot new talent robert james. a burgeoning producer, way ahead of his game who will soon be familiar for his insanely infectious music, not least for -sleep moods- his debut ep. -sleep moods- is the type of record that you never want to end. drilling into the mind with rattling bells, rolling bass and echoed calls of go deep… all night… no sleep. this is an unstoppable dancefloor gem, catching your attention from first listen and leaving you wanting more. as -sleep moods- breaks into its groove through haunting sirens and dark rave stabs that keep the energy levels stoked up, it leaves no doubt that robert james is an original and skilled new artist. on the flip -connected- is another explosive original, crackling with kickdrums and sharpened with supernatural synth stabs. in a similar vein to the sound of jamie jones, the hot creations label creator, you can see where these two producers have found common ground. completing the package, parisien house afficionado dyed soundorom takes on a remix of title track, -sleep moods-. producing a stripped back dubby version that works at any point of the night, a skill that dyed has become renowned for. dyed has been part of the freak n chic crew for many years and has also released on crosstown digital rebels, spectral, murmur and supplement facts.
jamie jones and lee foss much admired hot natured production project expands into a new label series of original material - hot creations – whose debut release from the wunderkind jamie jones is the simply stupendous >ruckus< ep.
hot creations startet neue dj mix-serie mit einem mexico-special von den paradise (ibiza) resident djs und label-stammgästen nathan barato und patrick topping. jeder mix ist fachmännisch in handarbeit arrangiert und fusioniert die musikalischen einflüsse mit neuem, exklusiven material und favoriten der stunde. die erste cd ist von torontos nathan barato, der bereits auf casual mood, relief, saved, circus records defected und natürlich hot creations veröffentlichte. die zweite kommt vom engländer patrick topping, der bereits 5 beatport tech-house nummer 1en veröffentlicht hat und auf allen großen festivals der welt unterwegs ist. diesen sommer verbrachte er seine dritte saison als resident im dc10 auf ibiza für die berühmte paradise-reihe.
hot creations deliver their first artist album of the year with the parisien luminary popofs, love somebody. sublimely captivating and with the right balance of emotion, love somebody is a statement of intention for an artist with a heavy artillery of experience, ready to fire in new directions. a perfect combination of hooky house rhythms, understated techno production and evocative vocal melodies that you ll hear everywhere this summer. featuring vocalists arno joey & miss kittin.
the anthem machine and label of the moment, hot creations ushers in the summer season with fourteen exclusive tracks from their roster serving up a selection of ‘hot summer jams. featuring new material from label figurehead jamie jones, alongside new tracks from favourites patrick topping, russ yallop, jey kermis and tom flynn, the collection also introduces new talent such as jamy wing, beep dee and pete dorling
after producing two of the biggest singles on hot creations, digitaria unleash a full length studio album, -night falls again- on jamie jones- admired imprint. the duo from brazil live by the philosophy that electronic music should have no boundaries, creativity and feelings are the only things that matter. their freespirited natures and latin american passion is funnelled into twelve distinct tracks on -night falls again-, an album of pure electronic gold. there-s no denying this is music made for the dancefloor. however it incorporates an aura of mysticism, a romance in its vocals and a melancholy in its soaring synths. tracks such as -favourite addiction- featuring clarian and the solid grooves of -1000 friends- share an unbridled energy and are cleverly framed by seductive vocals flaunting lyrics that spark with the shimmer of pop but are grounded by the power of raw electro. this is music that tell a story, one that demands to be heard.
hot creations, the hottest electronic dance label right now who have two sold out showcases at brixton academy in april, celebrate three years of dancefloor dominance with a compilation of the labels highlights.