mop mop is the brainchild of andrea benini, musician, producer, dj who has been active for more than ten years exploring a large variety of musical genres, from club to jazz music. „kiss of kali“ is the name of his second album - originally released in 2008 only on cd, now available on vinyl for the first time.
stuttgart based producers dublex inc are back with their first single release ?shine? from the upcoming, second album ph?nix, due to be released in september 2009.
the quartet achieved their breakthrough back in 2001 featuring the club hit tango forte , which turned them into co-producers of sugarbabe s hit round round . three years later their first album eight ears appeared. one remix chasing another created a heavy workload for dublex inc. s studio.
with singer sandhy son doro, who has found a wider audience in germany through stefan raab s casting show, a popular segment within one of germanys most successful late night shows. dublex inc. heard the man, who was able to sing like otis redding or wilson pickett, and got in touch with him. sandhy was immediately ready for collaboration. the resultin feel-good number shine is simultaneously the opener and first single release of phoenix .
the song was created in sunny ibiza. music written while and for vacationing. shine has all the ingredients to become the summer hit of the year.
the dynamics remix which serves as the single s bonus provides even more summer feeling and transports the four guys from stuttgart straight to jamaica.
viennese trio aromabar with a teaser 12inch to their long awaited follow up to their successful 2001 album >>milk & honey<<. now the sound of the trio comes to perfection on >>things got to change<<. pop, folk - aromabar oscillates in between the musical worlds. fat hip-hop beats are on equal footings with acoustic guitars or subtle fender rhodes piano sounds. three tracks from the album have been remixed for dancefloor delight by telemark, parov stelar and ralph gum. things start with telemark, another project of roland hackl and andreas kinzl, the two masterminds behind aromabar, best known for their remixes of dublex inc. and dela dap in the past. they take us on a technoid and dub-trance orientated journey with their wonderful remix of cold world. this great number is followed by a terrific rework of nothing?s wrong by linz-based parov stelar, which is one of austrias top producers at the moment. last but not least ralf gum from w?rzburg germany, which is a true vocal house lover who also runs his own in-print gogo music where he release constantly top quality deep- and boogie house productions, delivers a top-notch remix treatment of rise up. his remix is dedicated to all boogie house lovers with lovely strings and an extended disco-dub part in the end like we all love from 80ties super-sound single releases.
mop mop is the brainchild of andrea benini, musician, producer, dj who has been active for more than ten years exploring a large variety of musical genres, from club to jazz music... this time he delivers a philly inspired boogie remix of the jazzy original by mop mop, just the right feeling to welcome the summer.