that juan maclean is just a bundle of contradictions. here hes created one of the years best mix cds and not just a proper party mix, which it certainly is, but even what you might call an >important< mix, a timely lesson in the enduring spirit of house music—and how does he choose to describe the process of putting it together? as an >existential tailspin<!
special kind of fool is tys story. the tale of an artist who after ten years,three critically acclaimed albums (awkward 2001, upwards 2003, closer 2006), collaborations with the likes of tony allen, de la soul, damon albarn and estelle, a mercury nomination amongst other accolades, and a worldwide army of fans, has always followed his heart.
with the winter music conference celebrating it’s 25th anniversary in full swing cr2 follow up their hotly packed mixed miami release, with the highly sought after unmixed 2cd. featuring 20 tracks in total (2 of which are miami cr2 classics!) this is a perfect snapshot of cr2’s movements in miami – perfect for djs & house music lovers to enjoy!
celebrating its 25th anniversary in full swing weve fittingly put together a selection of 44 tracks showcasing new talents and hot selections for the spring, and a teaser into some of this summers big ibiza tracks. including tracks from heavyweights such as cirez d with the massive hit >glow<, chuckie, sydney samson, paul harris vs eurythmics.
music response records is prund to announce their partnership with wax:on events for a series of compilations. as most will know wax:on is one of the biggest nights accross the uk. they host events in all the key uk cities and in 2008, they ventured abroad, in particular their night in ibiza 2009 >reclaim the dancefloor< was one of the islands succeses this year.
the mix is inspired by italian horror film soundtracks from the 70s. i included the band goblin, who made some very interesting dark disco, with trippy and drawn out psychedelic elements. i wanted to create something dark and groovy with a soundtrack feel to it, where sounds emerge and disappear, creating a spooky atmosphere. - magda
future disco is a brand new compilation to add to our catalogue featuring all the best nu-disco gems from the likes of >friendly fires<, >hercules & love affair<, >holy ghost!<, >crazy p< and many more.
grabbing the baton from toolroom label boss mark knight, french dj/producer legend joachim garraud steps up to deliver a cutting-edge mix of future classics and forward-thinking house, techno and electro. it is a sound that joachim has lovingly cultivated over many years of solid gigging, and through releasing staggeringly consistent quality music. with such a full musical career and undoubtedly one of the most influential names within electronic music, joachim was an obvious choice to mix the >toolroom knights< compilation.
pushing new boundaries and blurring the lines between dj and producer, marks second toolroom knights compilation boasts a mass of exclusive tracks written specifically for the compilation, alongside tons of unreleased tracks by label favourites tiger stripes, mark mendes and d-formation!
incl. simian mobile disco, lele, tom trago, bobby caldwell, phoenix, herve, groove armada, mr oizo, edie brickell, harvey mason, armand van helden, mocky, bas kosters, laidback luke, crystal waters, caged baby and many more..
the double cd compilation will feature fresh new music from dj ange, neal scarborough and simon hunt and the massive falling by man of the moment, andy tau all effortlessly mixed by jon o bir. conspiracy has become synonymous with high quality uplifting trance music and from such solid foundations, introspection proves, if anyone doubted, that conspiracy are a leading label of the >nu-breed<.
inspired by the halcyon days of new york nightlife including mancusos loft, nicky sianos gallery and late lamented dj adam goldstone, horse meat disco was started in 2003 by djs james hillard (ex-nuphonic) and jim stanton, long-time lynchpin of jockey slut magazine. from early parties in londons chinatown, horse meat took up their famed weekly residency in eagle london in vauxhall and, joined by djs filthy luka (luke howard, ex- queer nation) and severino (codex), quickly built a reputation for fantastic parties and high quality disco sets.
many familiar names make up this second mix, dance veterans such as nick holder, 95 north, audio soul project, tyree cooper and terry lee brown jr mix it up with franck roger and alix alvarez beats and contemporary deepness from sascha dive and daso & pawas. mightily impressive stuff from loco dice, who is set to have a huge year in 2009, and a great start to nrks latest series, the lab.
ministry of sound – club files vol. 6 bombt mit seinem sound alles weg, was auch nur annähernd beim feiern stören würde. die compilation groovt euch auf die neue sommersaison ein, lässt euch schreien, die hände zum feiern nach oben reißen, euch schwitzen und treibt euch an. wer auf langweilige musik und viele lückenfüller steht, der ist hier falsch, denn ministry of sound – club files vol. 6 bringt euch die heißesten sounds auf insgesamt 2 cds auf eure anlagen und lässt die coolsten clips auf dvd über eure bildschirme flimmern!
2 cd compilation die den cocoon sommer 2008 wiederspiegeln.mit den newcomern minilogue, markus fix und robert dietz eröffnet er dies mal eine funkige und housige saison and die auch mit cd 2 angeknöpft wird.reboot und johnny d präsentieren ihre eigenen tracks, die kompromisslos den vibe der insel wiederspiegeln.