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10 tracks for no apparent reason

Posted in Chicago House, Chill out, Classic, Deep House, House, We are not a rock band with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 4, 2013 by Doombot

Here’s a quick deluge of music to ease you through this recent bout of bi polar weather that we’re experiencing. Will it be sunny? Or will it be grey, wet and windy? Only time will tell, but while we wait here are 10 tracks that are rather pleasing to dance to.

Come on!

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Weekend Spotlight: Dance Tunnel

Posted in Chicago House, Classic, Club Night, Deep House, disco, Electronica, House, We are not a rock band with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 1, 2013 by Doombot

Every now and again something truly awesome comes along and deserves some special attention, and this weekend the lovely people over at London’s latest debauched dance haven, Dance Tunnel, have a blinder in store for us!

Are you ready?

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Welcome To The Weekend – London 28/2-3/3

Posted in After-party, Bass, Chicago House, Chill out, Club Night, Deep House, disco, Gigs, House, List, News, Parties, We are not a rock band with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 28, 2013 by Doombot

Hello Sports fans and Welcome to the Weekend! Your one stop shop to the wondrous things a happening this weekend. I hope you brought your dancing shoes! It may be getting cold and grey here in London, but these events are sure to keep things interesting.

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VIDEO: Fritz Kalkbrenner – Get A Life

Posted in Hip hop, House, New Albums, New Music, Video, We are not a rock band with tags , , , , , , , , on September 25, 2012 by rachaelwilliams

Fritz Kalkbrenner - Get A Life

Fritz Kalkbrenner. Another artist who, like label mate Till Von Sein, wonderfully exemplifies that cross-genre sound between hip hop, soul and house that Berlin’s SUOL does so well, whether in his compilation album from earlier in the year, Suol Mates, or on his upcoming sophomore album, Sick Travellin’.

Check out the video for the first track from the new album, Get A Life.

Sick Travellin’ by Fritz Kalkbrenner is due out on SUOL on 19th October 2012. If you can’t wait that long for a bit more Fritz, download his free podcast, ‘Drop Outs’, consisting of off-cuts from Suol Mates including tracks from Marvin Gaye, Cymande, Womack & Womack and Tanya Morgan.

For more info visit: www.fritzkalkbrenner.com

Rachael Williams

10 House Tracks For April ’12

Posted in anthem, Deep House, House, Playlist, Top Ten, We are not a rock band with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2012 by Montagano

So I’m currently taking a well deserved break in America right now (Denver to be precise), and I thought I’d knock up a cheeky top 10 of some of the house / deep house tracks I’m digging at the moment. These are in no particular order:

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M A N I K plays Krankbrother party

Posted in mix, Parties, podcast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 14, 2011 by rachaelwilliams

M A N I K djingThis Saturday sees NYC DJ and producer M A N I K play at the final summer Krankbrother’s party alongside Nick Curly in London. It was meant to be a secret daytime terrace party with sunshine, pimms, bbq, dancing and sick tunes but alas there was a license-revoking-based-incident and they’ve had to find a new venue. What they’ve replaced it with sounds pretty good though, with a “beautiful massive warehouse space and a large outdoor courtyard….. DJs inside and outside.” MANIK’s sound covers everything from house to disco to electro to funk and so seems perfectly suited to laid-back daytime partying. Imagine hot girls in sunglasses swaying to sunflecked beats and you’ve basically stepped inside my expectations for the weekend. Tickets have also sold out now but they will have 100 on the door so rock up at 2pm if you want in. You will have to keep checking the event page to find out where to actually go though.

*UPDATE* The address has been revealed as: 77-81, Scrubs Lane, Kensal Green, London, NW10 6QW.  Make sure you’re there early enough to grab a ticket on the door!

If this all sounds like major hassle, please know that it’ll be *totally* worth it. Simply get your ears round this recent Autobrennt podcast by M A N I K. Opening with Tensnake’s remix of Little Dragon’s Ritual Union feels a bit obvious, but then, as the remix of Tigerskin – Unreal Thing kicks in, it’s just one of those moments where a smile breaks out of your face and you want to start dancing. This whole podcast is jammed full of amazing remixes, from the Life & Death remix of No Regular Play’s track looking, to Will Saul’s remix of Foreign Language by Flight Facilities to Tensnake’s superb (yep, him again) reinterpretation of Runaway – Stories. With M A N I K’s own tracks, Homework and even Black Strobe’s Italian Fireflies all making appearances; it just doesn’t let up. Seriously, download this mix and tell me you won’t be at least considering how to blag your way into this party/front of the ticket queue.

M A N I K Autobrennt Podcast September 2011

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Introducing: Cocolores

Posted in House with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 9, 2011 by rachaelwilliams

cocoloresDo you get easily envious of young, beautiful and successful people? If so I’d advise you to look away now because I’m about to introduce you to Cocolores. This teenage(!) duo from Munich have just released their debut EP, Heartquest, on Exploited Records. I heard them about a month ago, whilst streaming Shir Khan’s Berlin radio show and was instantly taken with their ’90s house inspired sound. I’ve just been waiting from them to actually release something to tell you about how awesome they are. In that time however, they’ve been getting bigger and bigger, featuring on Satellite Voices and even garnering comparisons to Azari & III. And all that with a combined age of only 39. Makes you sick, doesn’t it. Not so sick that you can’t guy buy their EP on Beatport though.

Cocolores –Tip Top Bob

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