at heist, were always on the prowl for exciting new music and weve seriously found it in the form of new project kassian, the brainchild of joe danvers - mccabe (danvers) and warren cummings (warren xclnce).
the man known as dj nature holds a long and illustrious list of releases that spans all the way back to the early 90s, when, as nature boy, the bristol born dj and producer was carving out sample heavy house music for labels like ruff disco records and the underworld affiliated tomato label. his relatively modern re-incarnation, as dj nature, has seen singles and two albums come correct on revered labels like golf channel recordings and jazzy sport. following on from futureboogies landmark 50th release, dj nature drops a heavyweight four track ep on the bristol label, each track promising and delivering summertime vibes in abundance. born lifted, with its deft guitar licks and soulful vocal chops over lazy, hazy beats, is a great example of the nature aesthetics that make his tracks so very popular across the house fraternity. my life picks up the pace, deploying granite hard snares and cosmic chords with dusted vocal samples. on the flip, what it isnt packs some jazz chops with its sampled pianos and saxophone riffs over a discordant beat that swings with the best of them, whilst ep closer loving u more again serves up some delicious summertime grooves with the perfect marriage of deep, funky bass and seductive samples.
for this next installment katnip has had the exquisit honour to get involved with two of the most legendary producers at this moment on nip-02 for some of the most exceptional reworks of the b1 solitary maybe groove released earlier on larry de kat five point after dark (nip-01). for those deeply in love with dubbed out excursions ldk ends this ep in style with his signature treatment remixes. for the baddest kats only.
cottam s ruff draft label makes a logical move and turns to a long-serving champion of gritty, soul-powered house jams from the tough side. dj nature may have made his name many moons ago, but he proves to be as relevant as ever on this killer two-track release. -alfred- is a tightly wound box jam that manages to maintain tension throughout without needing to pander to the release part of the process, sounding all the more exciting for it. -blood on your hands- meanwhile finds nature heading into the scuffed, soul-sampling territory he s most at home in, and the ensuing rumble of off-key funk is impossible to refute.
top secret swat manoeuvre s from the us of a !
dj nature aka the legendary wild bunch dj milo at the controls with a heavyweight natureboy selection featuring lf a hypnotic & rough and ready deep house joint for red light situations in two mixes, that drop hard !
serengeti run on the b side is a super deep, ny dancer rescued from the timeless natureboy archives...
a fierce debut to be sure - super limited us imports - blink and you ll miss em.
shubaka come through with their third release, a big time house affair featuring two heavyweights of the scene, dj nature and damon lamar. the a side features a magical downtempo house number from dj nature. think 90s nyc, a crisp bass line and some mysterious keys. damon lamar takes things deeper on the flip, with a slow burning house number that packs plenty of emotion and atmosphere.
fernando pulichino, the argentinian multi-instrumentalist and producer, has been releasing music since 2001. he is part of silver city, and was one of four members of the infamous 20:20 soundsystem (alongside ralph lawson & co.) and his own solo productions have featured on labels such as international feel, redux, under the shade, nang and many more.
city flys previous release was a feature in every discernible djs set showcasing the mercurial production ingenuity of munich marvel bartellow complete with remixes from the inimitable ugly drums and deep house deity fred p. next up they bring another german-based producer into the mix via scotland and the m1.
dj nature aka milo steps uponce again to the indispensable golf channel label, with his eagerly awaited debut artist album comprising all original material. a founding member of legendary bristol sound-system collective the wild bunch (which spawned massive attack, tricky and much more), nature made nyc his home in the early 90s & went on to collaborate with the major force crew in japan, before hooking up with gc boss phil south, who thankfully persuaded him to don his production cap once again. there followed a series of acclaimed 12 inch releases through gc which developed a trademark sound, a sound he’s fully realised on >return of the savage<. natures unique take on modern black music is somewhere between the bass heavy sound system cuts on which he cut his teeth and the more nuanced vibe of peers like theo parrish. irresistible, low slung and beautifully structured yet raw club pieces make up this outstanding selection - a superbly packaged gatefold double lp, complete with download codes for individual tracks as well as the mixed version.
from valencia to detroit, from detroit to new york via bristol and from there to johannesburg – daniel kyo connects the dots on this gorgeous slice of disco-house meets urban beats. all that, on a very limited 12 inch with screen-printed artwork. young valencia based producer daniel kyo delivers his first single on lovemonk.
code for free mp3-download of this ep included.
12 inch album sampler from taken from hervas debut album meanwhile in madland will leave you literarily astonished!! a1 tech house bomb be like me, comes exclusively on vinyl as well as the deep & hypnotic dj nature remix!! meanwhile in madland is a work of rhythmic seduction and deep breath, with a relatively restricted, yet very distinctive canvas of sounds, digging into different genres, providing a refined and enchanting result. on this sampler youll also find triangle, an electorid trancey uk funky track prooving our youngster is reactive and prepared to the most recent floor developments. soul crash, is a spiritual electro-funk track with the right dose of angelic singing and charming keys, bringing back your memory to aphex twins selected ambient works volume i. the sampler story ends up with the sensual male-female singing interaction of breathe!
dj nature aka milo steps up again to deliver another exceptional 12 inch. >celebrate life< has his by now trademark sound, off kilter samples weave around a solid low end and lo-slung groove. >let it ring< loops up a familiar disco favourite to devastating effect
dj nature aka milo steps up again to deliver another exceptional 12. dipping into less obvious sources from his vast collection, he lays down a trio of irresistible club friendly pieces, extending and building killer grooves in the theo parrish style of masterful editing. serious business!
dj nature is just passed the 30 year mark in his dj career, a number that few jocks can match. better known as dj milo, he got his start as part of bristol s wild bunch alongside nellee hooper and daddy g.
nice price deal !!! dance with us is a straight on tek track with a massiv techno drive and some crazy sounds. also this ep contains the big hit remix by detektor on the track tek demand! feeling more melodic? check out the b2 for trancy stuff!
zombi 3 the soundtrack classic edition & special edition available now on we release whatever the fuck we want ! tip on vinyl. wrwtfww records is delighted to unleash the complete uncut soundtrack for lucio fulci & bruno matteis cult zombie-ploitation gem zombi 3 (aka zombie flesh eaters 2 aka sanguelia 2, 1988) black vinyl
signature label boss and drum & bass stalwart calibre is continuing his shelflife series with a new compilation consisting of 11 tracks that as the title would suggest were shelved before. a coherent mix of exotic rollers, atmospheric cuts and euphoric dancefloor anthems is the result. with appearences by dj marky and cleveland watkiss this addition to the shelflife series proves to be a relevant showcase of calibres diversity and of course a celebration of contemporary drum & bass. the 4x 12 inch vinyl comes in full colour sleeve and includes full album download via download card.
its been three years since ghosts on tape (a.k.a. ryan merry) last released an ep of his own, and while the san francisco-based producer has remained busy on the remix front, many have likely missed the transformation hes undergone in the interim.
nosferatu delivers a slamming release on enzyme records. this record contains 3 solo tracks by nosferatu and a collaboration between nosferatu & mad dog (traxtorm records). lack of existence is a melodic track which has been played by all the top jocks the last months. a huge floor filler with a great melody. its great to hear the personal elements of both producers in this track. intimidation is an energetic track with cool vocals and a very effective riff. bloodlust is the second melodic track on this release. nosferatu asked nikkita to record some vocals for this track. the result is a massive mainstream hardcore track with an amazing melody! this track is also heavily supported by many djs. the last track on this release is the original wolves of creation. a very slow, bumpy track with funny vocals and an amazing drive!
raiders present an awesome electro techno track that starts from a atmoshperic string piece and slowly builds to detroit influenced techno, electro track.. very nice! galaxy 2 galaxy (aka mad mike, underground resistance) who gave the track extra energy by turning this into a classic galaxy 2 galaxy track with the typical knights of the jaguars (mad mike) strings and a smooth funking beat. last version is a stripped down and effective los hermanos mix
thomas petersen, alan frijns aka lisaya and alan delabie aka dj deraven are responsible for a couple of stunning productions and remixes (dj dean, shaun baker, dj sakin, torsten stenzel, paffendorf, marcel woods, blank & jones, dumonde, etc.). a huge remix package incl. mixes by dj lee and second nature for ebony angel and dj sakin and dj space raven and mat silver for embracing sunlight make this vinyl a must have in every trance djs case
signature label boss and drum & bass stalwart calibre is continuing his shelflife series with a new compilation consisting of 11 tracks that as the title would suggest were shelved before. a coherent mix of exotic rollers, atmospheric cuts and euphoric dancefloor anthems is the result. with appearences by dj marky and cleveland watkiss this addition to the shelflife series proves to be a relevant showcase of calibres diversity and of course a celebration of contemporary drum & bass.
15 jahre hed kandi! seit 1999 hat sich das label hed kandi als eines der stäksten house music labels weltweit etabliert! zum 15-jährigem jubiläum gibt es nun eine 3cd compilation mit den besten tracks der angesagten hed kandi-serien -beach house-, -disco heaven- und -twisted disco-. tracks und remixes von moloko, strings of life, junior jack, deadmau5, steve angello, eric prydz, tiga, justice, michael gray, spektrum, kaskade, jon cutler, ananda project, hardsoul, mambana, u.v.m.
expansions, the title of the new force of nature mix cd, allows possible conclusions in both ways. the mix of kza and dj kent has an ageless spirit full of cosmic echoes that dont seem to be some in the first place. it shows the free wheeling groove of two long time friends from tokyo that share the same musical taste and vision to expand their consciousness!
over the last four months >night music2< hsa been jacked up on the metaphorical car ramp,busily being cranked,torqued tweaked and buffed to make it an ever finer experiance than its now esteemed predecessor.