originally from hannover, mat.joe are up next on hot trax with a release that is straight up raw techno at its best. german production duo delivers two killer new tracks for a great hottrax double-header. nonstop nonsense is a massive barnstormer of a track, thats been massive for jamie jones its a bit of a beast! dat cream is a refreshing bass driven rib rattler of a track grabbing you by the scruff of the neck and shaking you senseless. joining forces to create a formidable duo are best friends matze and johannes. after bonding over a mutual love for hip-hop, breakdance and skateboarding they soon started to produce music together. having previously released on defected, snatch! gruuv and off recordings among others this release is their debut on the grittier hot trax imprint.
-light up- gives the name to this ep, the track builds around a funky bassline but gets deep and intense with dominating synth work leading to huge breakdowns while always keeping the swing. -street knowledge- jacks things up a bit more with a more agress
mat.joe - luvit: as steady providers of some of the most exciting club music around, we brought one of our busiest core acts, mat.joe, back in the saddle with an outstanding 2-track ep to do the honors.
mat.joe sure had an impressive breakthrough ride last year including worldwide recognition, endless touring schedule and an impressive catalogue of tracks and remixes including acclaimed eps in off which quickly scouted them as core artists.
robosonic has been a pivotal part of off recordings roster, their releases being highly expected every time and usually meaning instant dancefloor melting magic. with a hip hop and techno background and adding many frequent flyer miles with worldwide gig schedule, the pair shows no sign of stopping. this time is no exception, cord and sacha get back in their creative roll of sample wizardry to provide two mouth watering jams. they once again prove their love for organic sounds and reivindicate the use of the turntable as an instrument, adding that old-school vibe to their trademark beats. macho madness is quite a trip, sweet rhodes over a bouncy bassline, great sample work adding guitars and an insane speech. as always, breakdowns are intense and its impossible not to dance to the groove!for the second track, robosonic joins another off family team, mat.joe and together they go deep into their hip hop influences again working the samples as only they could, a little disco flavor, a driving bass...all the ingredients are there for another instant classic and a respectful shout out to detroit producer legend j dilla, who left the game too early. r.i.p!
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.
LETS PLAY EP (INCL. MAT.JOE & ANIMAL TRAINER REMIXES)
12" Vinyl D11.11.13
time for another successful introduction to the off roster. meet the spirit of chi thanh, a berlin based multi talented beat wizard who brings us an outstanding debut ep. lets play starts out with infectious acoustic guitars that get in groove with a driving yet deep beat and bass combo.
mother recordings don t let up on the release schedule pressure as they look to returning label artists mat.joe for a new two tracker. this berlin based duo are one of the most talked about duos on the circuit at the moment with releases on toolroom, hot creations, as well as mother in the last 6 months. they also received a best newcomer nomination in the recent dj awards for ibiza and have also had two number 1 beatport tech house hits in 2016. they are known for really cooking up fresh club sounds each and every time they release, and this new blow your mind ep is no different.
berlin duo mat.joe pair really know how to cook up a storm and once again theyprove that in style with a pair of firing new tracks for their home label mother recordings. it comes after releases on labels like hot trax and gruuv recordings and again brims with fresh grooves that will be a fine addition to any set. strawz opens the account in loose limbed house fashion. silky drums bobble up anddown and retro stabs and chattering claps add bite to the beats. a heavily treatedvocal pings about and clever effects help build tension before the whole thing dropsinto a fat house kicker. on the flip, synthphony pops off like corn, with cyclical drums and moreretro stabs urging you to dance. a tinny vocal is stitched into the arrangement andkeeps you on edge as loopy bass cuts in and out. firing and well produced, this ismore dance floor dynamite for all.
we are happy to announce mother040, swipe the card ep by our dear friends mat.joe. the hot duo from berlin delivers again an incredible 2 tracker hit ep.swipe the card (original mix)swipe the card is just a party stomper. straight up bouncy, rumbling bassline, haunting, funky pads and a great use of vocal cuts in the breakdown. come on ya, just clap your hands and beat it!make a living (original mix)make a living features mat.joe s signature sounds, tight drums, clever sampling and heavy bassline! it s all about the vocal hook and the magical house ...
benjamin quin and markus schwarzbrauer aka bara bröst prove how beautiful, erotic and clubby they can be. mat.joe , pammin and our karera act elanetique refine this beauty with their remixes. and because erotic is the shit furthermore we give you the release as vinyl.
born in mexico and currently based in barcelona, miguel puente made himself a name with releases on hot waves and art departments no. 19 music.for his off-debut he presents 2 diverse originals:small proposition is all about its catchy and bold vocal sample and a massive bassline
three years after the much-loved second volume, wankelmut is back with the third edition of his wankelmoods compilation series. it is a fine window into his unique musical mind which packs lots of moods and grooves into its standout 24 tracks.
kontor sunset chill 2018 - winter edition. 3cds of the finest deep house & chill tracks! incl. bicep, mat + joe, yotto, koelsch, kidnap kid, ry x, lovebirds, kiasmos, blank & jones, lexer, jan blomqvist, achterbahn, lost frequencies, edx, nora en pure, atb
house music has enjoyed an incredible year, and 2017 looks set to continue to provide yet more outstanding additions to the genre. defected presents most rated 2017 celebrates the wealth and variety of house created, played and enjoyed on dancefloors worldwide, showcasing the records doing the business in clubs right now, previewing the hits of the year ahead, and reflecting on the big tracks from the past twelve months that are destined to become tomorrow’s classics.
the third instalment of the stil vor talent berlin compilation series brings forth a new gang of carefully selected artists, gathered under the umbrella of another underground berlin hotspot. kottbusser tor is undoubtedly the beating heart of kreuzberg, unashamedly pulsating 24/7 with the good, the bad and the ugly. theres no place quite like it, thanks to its raw charme. as always, music is the common denominator and oliver koletzki delivers the perfect soundtrack with this new release, while chrisse kunst renders the visual.
3 cd compilation! disc 1+2 mixed, disc 3 unmixed! sonnys journey as a producer begun at the tender age of 16 when he was making hip hop, but it was not until the likes of derrick carter, inland knights and james curd visited his homeland that his passion for four-four took firm shape. fast forward in time and the budding 27 year old has stood shoulder to shoulder with his inspirational heroes of whom now all credit him for his dexterity both behind the decks and in the studio with fodera receiving praise from some of the genres most established veterans, from cajmere to derrick carter all the way to the godfather of house frankie knuckles.
zum jahresauftakt veröffentlicht hed kandi eine ausgezeichnete selektion der aktuellen disco- und house-highlights - mit tracks und remixen von kiesza, sam smith, jungle, wankelmut, lana del rey, moby, armand van helden, kellerkind, tensnake, gui boratto, ewan pearson oder prins thomas, um nur einige zu nennen. get down & boogie with hed kandi deep disco!