first off, there s up and coming austrian producer demuja, who gives can you feel the love a super deep and funky treatment, brimmed with disco percussion, lush pads and a tight drum pattern. dimitri from paris & dj rocca pair up to deliver an erodiscotique dubstrumental of right now of the highest grandeur bouncy drums, detuned synth stabs, a tropical piano and thined out vocals while going crazy on the handclaps to full effect. nico lahs also takes on can you feel the love, building a classic sounding shuffling house beat around a cheeky string sample that really suits max voice, and really shimmers in the breaks. german combo volksfreude remix hard tons tessio with a full on dramatic house flavor, exploring max vocal in full around a plethora of soft synth strings and vivid acid sequences. v limited press with hand stamp label & sticker.
dj rocca & hard ton on the magic number 12. a homage to the get down. jack & boogie - you ve got the choice, to sweat and wet in new york - chicago - berlin - soho or wherever it is, you re with the spirit of fnm guiding you to shake the fl oor like it s hotmix 5. with two mains on the supersound 12- vinyl, the whole ep comes along with 4 more tracks and mixes to download. including -will you be mine- together with the enzo elia house classic remix. including 2 more bonus remixes by fnm and sabatini written and produced by luca roccatagliati, mauro copeta, massimo bastasi. mixed by luca roccatagliati at marslife studio, reggio emilia, italy hotmix 5 tribute dub by fnm (filippo naughty moscatello) mixed at blackhead studios, berlin. mastering and cut: by mike grinser, manmade mastering, berlin executive production marion & alberto sabatini & handle with care, berlin
ltd to 225 copies , the smile for a while crew turn to italian producer andrew soul for their latest transmission, resulting in a loud and proud record of house music histrionics tapping into an old-skool sensibility. soul enlists hard ton for vocal duties on the a side tracks, which range from the emotionally charged deep house depth charge -sweet love- to the grinding dirtiness of -take me higher-. on the b side, nico lahs gets to work on -sweet love- and turns it into an irresistibly funky shuffler with plenty of new jersey garage flavour rubbed into its bones. -your breath- then rounds the ep off with a freaky cut perfect for the after party
hard ton, italy s extravagant duo of all things house music are back on luv shack records, unleashing six steaming hot tracks on the -queer nation ep- - a precursor to the first full hard ton album that is due for 2017. -queer nation- has singer max swapping his falsetto with a dark mangled voice, reciting names of queer icons over a dry acid house track that rejoices in repetition, and rightly so. classic music head honcho luke solomon s remix of -queer nation- builds up an intense 707 drum pattern, underlining rhythm guitars and max s voice, ending in a bold acid climax. italian newcomers younger than me also take on -queer nation-, marrying an early 80 s wave touch with a classic house approach.
electrosexual who has been a mainstay of berlin s underground music scene since 2010, is releasing, in collaboration with hard ton on vocals and tb303, a new-acid single named i m your machine. remixes by antoni maiovvi, museum and abberline & santos ratos..
matrixman (spectral sound / dekmantel / ultramajic) delivers a submerged reimagining that world-premiered on xlr8r. severino (of horse meat disco) and hifi sean deliver a galloping up yours remix, and rotciv (unterton / luv shack) adds funky basslines to his outta sight version. the limited edition of 330 copies is hand stamped and hand numbered, and a large, heart-shaped hard ton sticker is included with every copy.
new years deal - the glamorous duo hard ton teamed up with the legendary disco icon paul parker! a huge disco-house cult explosion as result! this record will take you back to all eras of electronic dance music. a perfect balanced vocal marriage powered with energetic productions which makes you want to move your feet from second one. on top some extra italian cookery with top notch remixes of the title track by discodromo and uabos. work that body
here comes the first release lf the outstanding super disco stars hard ton on our label! with a-side track rise up we have the first track with chart potential on our label we d say. we love it anyway! b1 track work that body shows off the heavier jacking side of hard ton and b2 monotone rounds up the ep with its uplifting house chords. not our average cup of tea, but we fckng love it
dust off your mirrorballs and set the strobes to max. discodromo brings in the italian barry white from hell, hard ton, for this late anthem of the year… prins thomas on the dub, tensnake on the remix internasjonal hq, september 2011
incl. 3 brennan green remixes !!! supported by horse meat disco, cosmo vitelli, tim sweeney, space ranger, inflagranti, massimiliano pagliara, marcello giordani, bottin, discodromo, michael reinboth, luke solomon… danny was a drag king is back with an hot tune. chocolate black leather is ajello new single. driven by the one and the only hard tons vocals the track is an orgy of vintage synths, bouncy bass, a sure winner for the italo disco fans. brennan green needs no introduction, when he dust off his 303 and everything goes acid disco paradise... you really cant get any better.
yes, stefano e bene are big fans of italo disco. in their >happy sunshine studio< they work on their own definition of this sound. actually, the two boys do not come from italy. but their friend hard ton does. together with this really big artist, who already released on dissident, gigolo and permanent vacation, they created >why your love<, the first stefano e bene single. a track for the disco, for the summer and for the love. for remixing duties, stefano e bene asked the jackers from snuff crew. also hard ton himself and katzbatz, the project of stefano and cologne based dj catweasel did a mix.
hard ton is the 21st century disco queen: falsetto vox mixed with hard jacking analogue chicago house and giorgio moroder basslines. comes with a acid house version of madonnas music, berghain hit jealousy and a remix by germanys jackmaster no. 1 snuff crew.
hard ton is a very welcome new addition to the dissident clan, and yet another old school analogue kit freak. time to jack is raw acid business that breaks into falsetto vocals half way thru before diving back into jacking analogue territory. a sure-fire winner for summer. marilyn is lush deep and dreamy dance-pop full of vocal hooks and sublime synth textures, perfect for the end of night and late morning sets
following the late night swing of javonntte’s hm002, hardmatter uncovers another detroit talent for their third offering: malik alston. in his first vinyl release in several years, the rebirth ep explores a spiritual jazz soundscape with all of the verve of the city’s trusted sound. beside the soulful ballad of “love changes” featuring evan on guitar, the record’s lead song, “i am”, focuses on malik’s signature instrumentation and live improvisation. the track is a seven minute collaboration between craig huckaby, howard wazeerud-din ii and hardmatterís own zapata, who complement malik’s gospel-inspired vocals, the first time he has sung on a track in four years.
the strictly rhythm imprint is legendary and is instantly recognisable by connoisseurs worldwide. it s a label that has contributed time and time again to dance music culture across it s almost 30 year lifespan. countless classics passed through the nyc offices of mark finkelstein and gladys pizarro and this brand new strictly classics series looks to celebrate this cornerstone dance label and it s immense catalogue by going back to the archives and presenting some double-header action for diehard fans and newcomers alike. that s right, the proper mixes, reissued from source and remastered to the highest spec, each track spread across one side of a 12- for optimal sonic playback. the second instalment of this essential repress series sees the amazing bass tone from sole fusion (aka louie vega) take up side a. it s a truly deep slice of that nyc grit that works on every level, the rough with the smooth, trademark vega-isms and those drums! a sure-shot. on the flip is yet another gem - hardrive s just believe which is certainly a knowing nod back to the disco days delivered with gusto by louie vega and the maestro tony humphries. do not sleep on this, over 10 mins of that funk!
celebrating the 100th release on tectonic, the label turns to riko dan for 6 cuts of uncompromising vocal mayhem featuring rhythm tracks from joker, mumdance, walton, ziro and label boss pinch. * riko dan takes centre stage for this ep, bringing his characteristic lyrical style, bringing his dancehall and grime styles together across a serious of hard-hitting tectonic rhythms. * the whole ep has been mixed-down by joker for added sonic power. the 12 inch is cut onto 180g heavyweight vinyl, packaged in a matt-finish, printed sleeve. * tough beats. tough vocals. hard food ep. tectonic 100
devil in me boasts all the hallmarks of a future summer anthem, comprising of a, tight sun-kissed house groove, a familiar sounding funk-driven guitar sample and a catchy vocal co-written by duane harden (from armand van helden s 1999 club classic, you don t know me ) and sung by joe killington. the release also features & remix by the mighty fatboy slim. the impressive new single devil in me follows on from the recent success of purple disco machine s body funk released by the club sweat imprint, which hit the #1 spot on beatport (indie / nu-disco chart) and traxsource (nu-disco chart), becoming the most played track on bbc radio 1 throughout may, championed by danny howard & pete tong. in addition to the single, the talented german is also celebrating his recent award nomination for best house act by ibiza s prestigious dj awards. ranking as the #18 artist in beatport s all-time top 100 the accolades keep stacking up. with a colossal remix resume including, gorillaz, jamiroquai, claptone, faithless, new order, two door cinema club, shapeshifters and sigma, it s time for purple disco machine to take centre stage for a full length debut worth waiting for.
some more grittiness from the hard beach entertainement camp, introducing this time the one and only cuban house don toni moralez with a bold mix of unfussy, old school influences. *ny edit 1* plays the catchy 90s house vocals card while *time 2 hit da dope* pays tribute to the memphis hip-hop scene with its heavy 808 and cryptic loopy lyrics. finally, wrapping things up with a bang (and hitting 140+ bpm!) *antonio montana at a techno rave* will keep only the most daring ravers going!
hard ton are back. their 2nd ep on new german house label toy tonics. what to expect? as usual they deliver super effective 90ies house. made with the classic sounds of juno, 808, 909. and and even more effective remix by dj sprinkles. this is real house! house that makes the booty shake!
arjun vagale and tim richards have never met in person, they are cyber friends like a million of other people in the world. their huge musically respect for each other formed the idea to do some music together and kaiserdisco is very proud to present you the result! with a first listen you can say she said is a typical tech-house tune but when you play it again and again you see it is full of little highlights which makes the song so special and catchy. its a very cool combination of beats, drums and top loops which makes this track so energetic. the remarkable break makes the track so unique and turns the club into an inferno. the second track tonkatsu is a real techno-bomb. a very deep bassline combined with the galloping beats keep this track running and running until it falls intothe break wich makes this track even more ecstatic and brings it up to an amazing primtime-stomper, that lets the crowd go crazy and scream but all in a very cool and undergroundy way.this tune is really outstanding and one of the best tracks in our box for weeks.
toy tonics is a new label from germany. releasing funky futuristic house and electronic dance music. mainly artists who are working in berlin or have a strong relationship to the city. influenced by 90ies housemusic and german electrofunk. this first release is by italian born, berlin based performance artist and house diva hard ton. future hi-nrg, screaming acid basslines, chicago trax sounds. using only analogue gear: 303, 606, oberheim dmx, korg monopoly, ms20, prophet v5... italy has always been known for its big singers and hard ton is bringing back the classic sylvester falsettos singing that was part of the great italian dancemusic of the early nieties. this record makes people screeeeeeaaam! includes an anthemic dimitri from paris & dj rocca remix plus more mixes by snuff crew and rimshooter
puenktlich zu sharon jones diesj?hrigem geburtstag wird die band ihren vierten longplayer >i learned the hard way< auf dem unabhaengigen brooklyner label daptone records veroeffentlichen. das album ist ein wichtiger schritt nach vorne f?r die band, die nahezu im alleingang die r?ckkehr von soul zu (s)einem traditionelleren sound losgetreten hat.
the fresh, new label tonschleife presents the first release. the single >we are material< from hardware hits the dancefloor like a bomb! big electro and the lovely voice à just great. are you material?
this tune has such a massive reaction on the dancefloor, that everybody believe that will be the next fts (fuck the system by showtek) wave. hardstyle superstar back in the place and goose bumps are guarenteed!
deep underground chicago staple of music played by the chosen few to the ones who truly know how deep it is. now its time for the masses to feel the real deepness of the true chicago 80s era of music. only ten percent of what happened here in the 80s, is known to the rest of the world. dont you want to be a member?a1: rain harder - taken from anne clarke - our darkness - ink records, from the joined up writing lp 1984 uk release b1: dial tone - taken from lil louis & diamond corp - why fall. first heard by patrons of the hummingbird night club (mr.gs supper club) in chicago in late 80s. when people first heard it, before they knew the title of the track they just called it >dial tone<