Digging the crate : superheroic bass

adam f

I always come up with good excuses to breach my commitment and cease writing for a long periods, even worse i just disappear from the social medias….
Well this time here’s my new reason : i moved. A new home closer to what is supposed to be the central nod of everything in the French cultural life, the cornu copia of endless parties, cheerful nightouts and other savage things.

I moved myself, i moved my furniture, i moved my vinyls and cds…
And i got an idea, as i’m not the keenest of the team to spot out brand new things and find what will be the sound of tomorrow, i can however trace back and undust what was the music of yesterday. Some kind of archeology of bass music in my personal chaotic way.

At the end of the nineties i got my first drum’n’bass vinyl The Helicopter Tune by Deep Blue on Moving Shadow. I brought it back from Scotland with me and tried to find DnB parties organized in Paris area. It was the time of free parties, Defcons vs Mas i Mas, all night long gigs on boats, the great moments of French Dj Willyman. After a few years DnB mainstreamed in some kind of way. Depressed-looking ravers geared with hoodies and small backpacks were to be replaced by glamourous high heeled girls, it was champagne instead of cheap beer, and the mud we danced on turned into a nice wooden dancing floor. I’d not say it turned bad, just different. Then like every thing that reaches a climax, DnB walk down the holy mountain of fame to bury itself in the underground, just where it came from.

Checking on a pix posted by UMB i remembered that i had in my collection a couple of plates illustrating the superheroic moments of DnB.
Listening to Adam F was very trendy at that time, in fact everything labelled Jungle/D’n’B, BC or even simply UK would be enough to pop a gig and pack a dancefloor in Paris.

I went to see Adam F in 2003 or 2004, invited as a blogger for a French webzine. The headline was supposed to be big with Adam F and Dj Craze and an opening of Cyantific.
At that time i wrote a rather mild, unenthousiastic article which got me busted and crossed off the I love Jungle guestlist. Not my fault, the party was boring.
Adam F is an excellent producer, Stand Clear is one of the rare tracks i bought on a digital plateform, the Origin Unknown remix is an all time banger -, as a Dj i found him very unpersonal…

https://youtu.be/6iIzfC7Q3zg

KAOS 002 : Stand Clear
Adam F feat. M.O.P
Side A Stand Clear (Remix By Andy C & Ant Miles – Origin Unknown)
Side AA Stand Clear (Remix By Andy C & Ant Miles – Origin Unknown)
(Yes both tracks are identical)

Big opening on that track, evil vocals, stomping bass, this track is a fierceful tsunami. This is for me one of the best mixture of two musical trends.

KAOS005P : Karma remixes
Adam F feat. Guru&Carl Thomas
Side A remix by High Contrast
Side B remix by John B

Liquid and somehow very cheesy track especially the consensual remix by High Contrast.
This John B remix is far better and interesting as past the intro we get a bassline relatively similar to the Origin Unknown remix of Stand Clear.

To get back to that superhero imagery it’s been around for a long time, since the booming of the comics culture.

Mad Professor and Massive Attack, Methodman x Raekwon x Ghostface Killah, the X-ecutioners (previously named The X-Men), MadVillain and even Joe Satriani !

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xecutioners kidrobot-madvil-box major massive mad surfing
Beyond the talent and the art of branding a sound as being uncommon, there’s the naive will – not in the negative way -, to acknowledge one’s talent, and to give some value to the efforts and infinite hours spent to get better, to be a better musician, more inspired and talented day after day.

 

Roundup Thursdays 4

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4th edition. Once again they’re tracks I think they’re good enough to check. Here goes:

https://soundcloud.com/sangobeats/when-im-around-u

https://soundcloud.com/dj-satxibala/filho-do-rei-todo-mundo-a-mexer-2015

https://soundcloud.com/iamnobodi/closer

https://soundcloud.com/dj_paparazzi/tinashe-days-in-the-west-dj-paparazzi

https://soundcloud.com/dillonfrancis/10-dillon-francis-we-make-it-bounce-feat-major-lazer-stylo-g

The French Touch (Part II)

This article comes in two parts and was written with the precious help of Sara Stella, amazingly keen on French electro music.

The first part is accessible HERE.

As the movie i mentioned in the first part of this article will be released in November of this year, i thought that a good kick in my lazy ass would certainly do me some as good as the draft of this second part – that you can read now -, has been squatting the draft section of our favorite musical webzine (that is Generation Bass of course) for ages.

Eden will be the name of the movie, directed by Mia Hansen-Løve, with a great French casting and a certainly an excellent soundtrack that will please those into French electronic music.

The second wave. “Décomplexée”.

 

This “décomplexée” might be perceived as offending as it is directly related to French politics “uninhibited right wing”, but now as a few years have passed we can look at this period with an unpassionate point of view and consider that France and its culture at this time (especially in music) has something clearly arrogant, aggressive and charming; welcomed and backed up by a worldly audience.

 

This time things are fairly different. The French complex has disappeared and there are some good reasons to that. People from the second wave have understood many things about the marketing of their music. First there’s no « funny/clumsy » accent when they speak. Yes, they still may sound a little bit French but it’s very difficult to notice it. Second the music has lost the characteristics we could find in the first wave : the references to 70’s French pop are mereley gone, they actually have built a new standard based on 80’s synth music. Third the images used in the videos are more fitting the tastes of the young geekosphere.

 

Musically this second wave is emblematic. Characterized by a loud side-chain compression and poly-instrumental micro-sections on the melodies, this musical production will influence all the modern EDM.

 In a globalized connected world, French music is now not ashamed to spread around the world and uses the backup of the industry to get international recognition. The idea of “French Touch” is cleverly modified to focus on the smart, refined aspects and leaves aside anything related to a lack of confidence, shyness, etc… that i explained in the first part of this article. The improvement of technologies, the deployment of fast networks and social plateforms has generated a mayhem of unstructured cultural contents unrelated to one another but generating however a great fascination. We find therefore multiple references to cultural contents from different periods and trends ranging from cult movies to graphic novels. One another major move, is that at last important French companies will finally have a sensitive thought and use modern music for their commercial campaigns. Something that was done years ago by UK or American businesses but which for some reasons was ignored here in France by marketing and advertising departments.

 AN ERA OF COMMUNICATION

Cross-media supports&graphic music.

M83

The transition is in progress. If we compare this video to the one of Sexy Boy from Air, differences are immediately noticeable.

Midnight City the most popular track of the band (without Nicolas Fromangeau). The video refers to Village of the Damned from Wolf Rilla (1960).



Used for at least three different advertising campaigns the song will be overheard on TV and radio channels. Being the support music for Renault cars brand and Samsung Galaxy Tab the fame is global and undisputed. It is also to my mind one of the most remixed tracks over the past years.

 

JUSTICE&ED BANGER RECORDS

Pedro Winter’s label, certainly the most important – at least in France -, the French stable has come up with great names in electronic music culture or shed the light onto young talented film directors.

 

JUSTICE

Real success ? The question was raised among music officionados. Was it over exaggerated to boost up the French audience ? So many good and bad things have been said about the band that i don’t have much to add, only that it worked for sure in France and widened the fame of the band , as well as the one of Romain Gavras and So Me the video directors through the rock’n’roll attitude displayed in the documentary.

Working also onto polemical content also helped the fame of the band. The raw unjustifed violence of the video made the buzz and caught the attention of internet users desperate to provide their own interpretation of the images.

Used as a support music for an internet and communication provider, the band will again benefit from a strong nationwide broadcast.

SEBASTIAN

Connected to Pedro Winter, SebastiAn will get some good fame from the EP Ross Ross Ross including three tunes : the famous Ross Ross Ross track praised by many magazines, Head/Off and a remix of Kelis Walkman.

This roaring track will be broadcast many times on a video game TV channel – almost everyday, if not twice a day -, used as the unofficial soundtrack of the game Need for Speed Carbon.

The EP cover is designed by So Me, musician and art designer strongly involved in Ed Banger’s productions.

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DJ MEHDI

Known first for his great talent as a music composer and sample digger with the rap band Ideal J.

From a simple rework of Maria Carey‘s Looking in intro

To the extremely elaborate mixture and digging of Paquito d’rivera‘s No puedo ser feliz and TC 2000 soundtrack for Hardcore (great flow, stupid lyrics).

 Dj Mehdi will switch to electronic music in the years mid-2000.

One element that will be put forward on the new French Touch musical scene is the closeness that exists between movie makers and music makers. Dj Mehdi here composing for the film Notre Jour Viendra, a movie by Romain Gavras featuring two gingers revolted against society. Romain will use the idea of stigmatized gingers again for M.I.A‘s video Born Free.

The music video though starring the main actor of Notre Jour Viendra and being shot in similar locations is not taken from the movie, or has possibly been set aside during the final cut.

Sadly he will die in 2011. It is to be noticed that rarely an artist will bring so much praise after his death. The French Minister of Culture, international producers and bands such as Metronomy, Daft Punk, deadmau5 or Pharrell Williams will all have a positive and moving comment about the man.

BUSY P

Boss of the label Ed Banger Records, the man is keen on picking artists that will make it through.

He will even a full page dedicated to his work in the great fascinating Electrochoc book written by Laurent Garnier and David Brun-Lambert covering a large array of what happened on the electronic music scene from 1987 to 2013.

UFFIE

 Uffie is American, yes, but she will boom in France. Here’s one of the main element of the success of the French Touch : being able to blend American and French vibes all together. The problem of the unpleasant, clumsy, artsy French accent which acted as a barrier to international broadcast has been solved in an efficient manner.

Vocals of Uffie on a musical production of French artist Feadz.

The trash-glam video supporting the music comes as an essential ingredient to the fame of this track. Bored hipster youth, burdened by a permanent hangover, cynical and attractive.

 

Ed Bangers’ stable is an efficient machine that will inspire or follow the good ideas of many label records. There is a community of dedicated joyful party-goers that can express their views ; there’s a visual design, a support from clothing brands, a booking agency with an important number of artists.

 

(THE NEW) CASSIUS

Far from the happy house tunes of the late 90’s, Cassius reinvented its music to fit the new trends and music genres.

I love U so signed on Ed Banger Records. As much successful because of the video, surfing on the hype geek iPhone technological display.

Cassius an electro-rock band ? Rather multi-genre and not blighted by hang-ups, the band will surf with success on the British inspired electro-rock wave.

ETIENNE DE CRECY

 Long time present on the French stage. Etienne de Crécy is one of the most versatile and industrious producers of the electronic scene. Major name of the French Touch, already known through his Super Discount project in 1996, Monsieur de Crécy gets critics appraisals and international with his Cube project, something that will be copied and developped further by Amon Tobin for his ISAM project.

MISS KITTIN&THE HACKER

 Founder of the electroclash movement of the 90’s, they both finally boomed a decade later and got out of the underground scene. Some might prefer them at their beginning, but it would be to deprive an artist the right to evolve and to refine his/her music.

Perhaps because it was too early in the 90’s, they both got difficulties to get a real name on the French scene. Spotted by Dj Hell, Miss Kittin will make herself famous in Berlin, but in 2005 she reaches, a few years after the release of her First Album (with The Hacker) international fame via the release of her set at Barcelona’s Sonar festival.

VITALIC

 After having started his career under several monikers Vitalic reaches immediate fame with the release of his 4-track Poney EP which includes the dark, aggressive and terribly attractive La Rock 01 banger.

 

This track will go on and on in all major electro-rock clubs and will land into the As Heard on Radio Soulwax pt.2 release of the 2 many Dj’s.

 

A NEW AESTHETICS

Whereas the first French Touch wave was much looking up at American standards and myths, the second wave lurs onto Japon, animated movies and mangas (France is the second country in the world to read mangas).

 

BIRDY NAM NAM

 Some may regret the funny talented DIY crew of the beginning, using samples and great Dj skills to create repetitive mesmerizing tunes.

After Justice got their hands onto the production process, indeed the sound dramatically changed to get closer to an aggressive-branded French-house.


BIRDY NAM NAM – THE PARACHUTE ENDING Clip Officiel par Has_Been

Inspired by René LalouxLes Maîtres du Temps” (Time Masters) 1982 animation film.

And Druillet’s artwork :

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 STUCK IN THE SOUND

Brilliant release from a brilliant band with a non-less brilliant video.

The band released its first album in 2004 but it is in 2012 with Pursuit that the band reaches a larger fame with the song Brother which will be remixed by Yuksek, Panteros666 and Juveniles.

Referring to 80’s cartoon Ulysse 31 and Lovecraft‘s Cthulhu :

DyE

 Music producer and former bass player for Joakim with numerous works signed on Tigersushi.

References to Japan animation (Urotsukidoji)

DYE “Fantasy” Official Video by JEREMIE PERIN from TIGERSUSHI on Vimeo.

(the clip is what it is, right ? Don’t watch it if you get offended)

 

The American paradisiac life has been totally left aside, to the benefit of a vivid, hyperactive and kitsch universe mixing revivals of old movies, cartoons and animated films. This new French Touch is directly related to the Geek attitude, digging and praising a supposedly non-mainstream culture (but we all know that Geeking has become mainstream for ages now).

PARA ONE

Music composer, sound engineer, movie director and score composer. This discreet man was however clearly noticed with his track Dundun-dun.

 CINEMATIC ELECTRONIC

KAVINSKY

With a few productions dispatched over almost fifteen years Kavinsky managed to impose his style a blend of 80’s melancholic music, reviving the electronic of that period, he touched the sensibility of the people raised to eighties aesthetics : luxury racing cars, Vangelis, Miami Vice, American teenager sports outfits and more. Green in the Shakespearian way and nostalgic, it is the perfect fit to the contemplative atmosphere of Drive.

 



The images used to construct Kavinsky’s universe are quite eloquent in the way that this new French Touch is made of recycled influences that nurtered French kids of the 80’s. Magnum P.I, the Testarossa produced in 1984, the college and highschool varsity jackets we could see in Saved by the Bell, the music of Miami Vice played by Jan Hammer, the movie Class of 1984… everything from that period and that specific year was mixed and molded into a weird creature, a kind of Frankenstein’s creature of the 80’s.
ROB

Robin Coudert a.k.a Rob started his musical career in 1998, throughout his connections he colaborated with Sébastien Tellier and Phoenix, but finally his true success comes from his work as a film music composer, among which Maniac (starring Elijah Wood) and Horns (directed by Alexandre Aja).

 

QUENTIN DUPIEUX AKA MR. OIZO

Mr. Oizo is also Quentin Dupieux. Insane film director with insane ideas that brought up the funny movies Rubber and Steak (where Kavinsky has the main support role) and Wrong Cops (featuring Marilyn Manson). Scoring on his own movies Mr. Oizo really displays the array of the French Touch notion.

 

 

 

(the new) DAFT PUNK

A sound more electronic, gritty distorted melodic synths. I haven’t seen Tron – i didn’t dig the idea of a remake -, and even though the soundtrack is not my thing, i find here a more daring and experimental work from the duo with the symphonic dark ambience.

 

 


AIR

Certainly because of their talent, but also because they belong to that pre-conceived idea of elaborated chic and intellectual, the duo will sign the score of The Virgin Suicides, a non-less elaborated film by Sofia Coppola.

The legacy

 

From these two waves fairly noticeable as labelled French Touch new artists have emerged on the musical scene completing the loop referring the the first artists of this trend. However the French Touch branding is less used to promote these new artists.

 

CASCADEUR

 

Using his great talent as a composer Cascadeur has something of an eleborated AIR (Ladyday), with long sophisticated piano lines and orchestral arrangements. The electronic part though discreet is still present.

 

YUKSEK

BRODINSKI&BROMANCE RECORDS

Head of Bromance Records with Manu Barron (his producer). Spending half of his time in the States, Brodinski has become the flagship of the new electro generation, it is not any longer just about music, everything is developped simultaneously : the brand image, the music, the video. Psychotic, teenage and chaotic with a pinch of mysticism. Brodinski always explained that part of his talent came from bloggers who got an interest in his music, he referred to this young generation being able to use a social tool like Myspace to do something out it before it was too late because overused. Humbly this successful man never considered him a good music producer but rather as an artistic director picking and elaborating something out the different works of his collaborators. He is also certainly the man that made a few things possible. Evil Nine‘s Black Brad Pitt certainly made its way to success because of Brodinski.

 

It’s normal then to mention Club Cheval who produced a huge amount of sounds for Brodinski.

 

And Louisahhh member of the same label : Bromance Records.

 

GESAFFELSTEIN

Signed on EMI Music France, this talented French producer developed an image of elegance and smartness that reminds actors of the 60’s. Close friend to Brodinski, you’ll often find them together on stage. Because of his young age, because of the young age of his audience, because electro music has now a long past, Gesaffelstein could pick up sounds from the dissident electro-clash movement and shed the light on its early or more recent productions.

 

THE SHOES

Former members of the band The Film, Guillaume Brière and Benjamin Lebeau created The Shoes in 2007. Popular very quickly and benefiting from collabs from many international musicians and producers. Most of their success will however come from their videos, especially Time to Dance (available on the EP Buy The Time to Dance) directed by Daniel Wolfe and featuring Jake Gyllenhaal that will be backed up by Bret Easton Ellis.

 

 


THE SHOES – Cover Your Eyes (feat Wave Machines) par theshoesmusik

 

MAISON KITSUNE

The clothing store and label certainly occupies an extremely important place. Blending different genres, surfing on the hipster fashion, rather connecting the French population to Japanese culture

PHOENIX

Phoenix the very image of success that every French band tries to reach. This image of success is more of a classic, “we did it.” It is close in its process to the fame of Brodinski in France. A success flavoured with Glam, intellectual pride, with the glitter of the gossip magazine as Thomas Mars, leader of Phoenix married Sofia Coppola a few years ago.

So here we are. The electronic French Touch as a social engineering phenomenon, self-centered, teenage&nostalgic, gothic and mildly self-destructive. A phenomenon with multiple branches, able to feed on different types of models and inspirations, all co-existing at the very same time thanks to the internet ecosphere. Whereas a few years ago the term French Touch was related to a music extracted from the disco house played in Parisian venues, nowadays every music played by a French can federated under the French Touch branding as long as there’s some glam and a little trash gossip thing in it (the more the better). An image of success, of past good moments, embellished souvenirs of something that has somehow never really been is sold (rather than given) to the young generation, that however has this ability to create something sometimes appealing and inspiring even if the base, the raw material is not really sound.

Why didn’t i mention some names ? Because by no means i wanted to do an exhaustive list of all the French producers. The imagery and social engineering interested me, and yes that is true i certainly forgot some (Mondkopf, Dj Cam, Dimitri from Paris, St Germain, …). Others got in the business via another process (to my mind), I, for example do not think that Laurent Garnier or Galliano made their way on international scene following this path. After reading Garnier’s book Electrochoc , that feeling got really stronger. The man couldn’t accept this “froggy Dj” image and always tried to establish his fame on the international scene via his hardwork and a lot of patience. The first wave of the French Touch referred to the 70’s, the second one to the 80’s and benefited moreover of this new step in civilization that is Internet.

The French Touch is not just musical again, it penetrates every genre. Kourtrajmé collective led by Romain Gavras realized videos for M.I.A, Kayne West and Jay Z. So Me – that i already mentioned -, directed the videos of Kid Kudi, Duck Sauce, Major Lazer and other big names of the music industry.

Oh yes David G… i forgot him… damn i can be so irrespectful sometimes…

But no always. Having watched recently a report on Arte.tv about the French festival Les Vieilles Charrues – which is one of the most popular music festivals in France (even in Europe when you check the set lists) -, David Guetta walking out of stage after his show (that is in 2011) said something right about him, i mention it juggling my memory (fast translation) : “the organizers said it was going to be a potential miss but the people were right here into it, i had one of my best times on stage and i proved those who critized me that i had my place…”

Daniel Haaksman Presents Tecno Brega : Album of the Year!

As you know from my Cremoso mixtapes, I am an absolute sucker for TecnoBrega and we’ve been covering it ever since this blog began in 2009!

I gotta say I was surprised when Daniel Haaksman informed me about this compilation because I had no idea he shared a massive love for it, like we do!!! As far as I am aware, he never articulated it publicly at least, albeit, he has had a Cremoso remix on one of Joao Brasil’s releases in the past.

I am so glad that he decided to put this together as his knowledge of Brazilian music is rich given his Baile Funk background and his contacts in Brazil are influential too. Indeed, for me it was really Haaksman’s Baile Funk output on his Man Recordings label way back that got me into much of the Transnational Bass scene as we now call it. So he has been an original in this scene for quite some time.

This new compilation just blew me away, it is my album of this year by a long shot. It could not have been better timed either because 2012 has been the year of CHEESE!

From the emergence of Trap, which caused mass bandwagon jumping with loads of people losing their integrity, to the rise of so called “EDM” in America, which practically ethnically cleansed the rich UK, European and USA history of Electronic Dance Music.

2012 has been the year of CHEESE!

Ironically, both “EDM” and Trap have ended up being far more cheesier than the material on this compilation which sets out to be deliberately cheesy. In other words both have out-cheesed TecnoBrega but not in a good or great way.

TecnoBrega is cheese but it’s cheese that brings a smile to your face, that makes you want to flip out and go a bit nutz, it’s just deliciously camp but in such a good, good way! This compilation by Haaksman makes a point and that is great music, even with a deliberate cheese agenda, still sounds far more classier and underground than other stuff that tries to pretend to be classy or underground!

Each track is a gem and will bring a smile to your face and make you wish that there were regular TecnoBrega parties in the UK and Europe!

So many great things are on this compilation that it’s hard to single out any for individual praise, it’s just such a great collection and fantastic introduction to the greatness of TecnoBrega and Haaksman has done an incredible job in putting it all together!

You really need this in your life!

Check out the mini-mix to get a flava of the compilation:

Tracklist:

1. João Brasil feat. Marina Gasolina “Funk Do Iphone”
2. Banda Uó “Faz Uó”
3. Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffmann “Get Free” (Bonde Do Rôle Remix) (G/A/S only)
4. DJ Waldo Squash “Melo Do Dedo”
5. Gang Do Eletro “Pith Bull”
6. Charque “Money” (Edu K Remix)
7. João Brasil “Metal Brega”
8. Daniel Haaksman “Kid Conga” (João Brasil Remix)
9. Gang Do Eletro “Diabinhos Digitais”
10. DJ Waldo Squash “Bass Melody”
11. Crookers “Soca Ali Baba” (João Brasil Remix)
12. Felipe Cordeiro “Fim De Festa”
13. Banda Uó “Chorei”
14. Daniel Haaksman “Berlin Brega”
15. João Brasil “Aguas” feat. Gaby Amarantos

PR:

ARTIST: VARIOUS ARTISTS
RELEASE: DANIEL HAAKSMAN PRESENTS TECNO BREGA
CAT.NR: MAN 071
RELEASE DATE: NOV 23RD, 2012
FORMAT: DIGITAL ONLY

Tecno Brega is Portuguese for “cheesy techno” and it’s the sound of the Amazon finally getting its hands on cheap technology. Cheesy by name and cheesy by nature this is the sound of a simple preset drum pattern and mid to high range synth lines being pushed to the max.

Brega can be seen as a further example of the musical possibilities emerging from the world’s developing areas, yet another third world peripheral music that is based on a rigid but at the same time ever-evolving structure. This is no underground phenomenon, it is popular music, reviled by the urbane sophisticates but designed to appeal to and move the maximum number of Saturday-night revellers.

“Daniel Haaksman Presents Tecno Brega” gives a thorough overview of what is happening to Tecno Brega at the moment, in Pará, Brazil and the rest of the world by including a range of the most cutting edge producers and artists working within this genre. The compilation kicks off with three heavyweight names together, Man’s own genius of mash-up João Brasil teaming up with ex-Bonde de Rolê Marina Gasolina and remixed by DJ Cremoso, a recent new kid on the block whose remixes have been shaking up the genre with his indie crossovers. Banda Uó have two tracks on the compilation, their namesake track showing off their signature style, while “Chorei” seems to be their attempt to get a song played on the Novella (soap opera) at nine o’clock, a sure-fire way to have a hit in Brazil. This strategy seems to have worked for Gaby Amarantos, now a household name in Brazil, who turns up here for the tasteful “Aguas de Março”, again with Man’s own Joao Brasil.

Banda Uó’s producer, DJ Gorky, this time working with Bonde de Rolê, turns out the joyous and uplifting remix of Major Lazer’s “Get Free”, Gorky again showing why he is the man most likely to move Brazil’s music scene forward with a stunning remix of an already great track.

No Brega compilation would be complete without contributions from Pará’s own DJ Waldo Squash, here weighing in with two contributions as well as his work with Gang do Eletro. Squash’s signature sound of wailing synths and juddering stop/starts are an important contribution to the development of Brega, and key track “Bass Melody” is a lesson in short sharp minimalism. Elsewhere on the compilation you can find him inventively adapting anything from Kraftwerk to “Popcorn”.

The João Brasil remix of Daniel Haaksman’s own “Kid Conga”is the track that introduced Brega to Europe and deserves inclusion for it’s pioneering spirit and for demonstrating the blueprint synth sounds and drum pattern. Elsewhere Edu K’s remix of charque’s version of “Money” is channelling Sigue Sigue Sputnik and Belgium techno, Pink Floyd have never sounded so good (and let’s face it, energetic), there’s life in the old dogs yet! Part of the new generation coming out of Belém, Felipe Cordeiro offers up the kitsch but charming “Fim de Festa” a track that nicely encapsulates that melancholy feeling at the end of the party, where the punters are leaving and there’s a few stragglers on the dancefloor, a great example of the traditional meeting the new.The disc finishes with compiler Haaksman’s own take on Brega with the aptly named “Berlin Brega”, for where else would a strangely kitsch sound from the most northern region of Brazil be adopted and accepted with such loving care.

Daniel Haaksman is a Berlin based producer, DJ and journalist. He is head-honcho at Man Recordings and is responsible for all the releases and productions that come out of Man HQ as well as his own releases and remixes. Last year’s “Rambazamba” by Haaksman spawned many cult dancefloor hits and exciting remixes by the likes of Chrissy Murderbot. Man’s catalogue is responsible for the introduction of Brazilian Baile funk into Europe is THE label for Tropical Bass currently coming out of the worldwide periferias. For other labels he has put together such genre-defining compilations as “Rio Baile Funk – Favela Booty Beats” (Essay 2004), “More favela Booty Beats” and “Dub Infusions 1989-1999”and “More Dub Infusions” for the Sonar Kollektiv.

P.S. Today man Recordings have the big, first Brega night outside of Brasil ever as above, if you’re in the area, you’d be a fool to miss it.

Party Rocking Mixtapes for the New Year!!

yoyo…yo!

Lots of love in the form of NewYearsEve mixtapes coming in from djs all over the world. Here’s a selection sure to rock you hard into 2012. This will transform any party into a fiesta of global bass! Enjoy and please share with music thirsty friends!!!

 

Diplo diplo diplo MAJOR LAZER!!!
MAJOR LAZER new years eve mix for @anniemacdj BBC radio 1 by diplo

 

this shit is so good it gets my all excited inside O_o_o_o seriously!!

FUTURO BEAT PRESENTS RIDING NEON – FREE DJ MIX AND SINGLE BY SELF EVIDENT by FuturoBeat

Well rounded Tropical Mixtape  full of clubbin’ bangers

Wobble Lovers – Tropical Animals Mixtape (29-12-11) by Wobble Lovers

can’t pass on a mix by Blondtron!

I WISH I COULD FORCE QUIT YOU by blondtron

new release from HAT+HOODIE!!! soo funky!

Gimme Some EP by Hat+Hoodie

Gotta have some Kuduro in this post, here’s a mix by DJ UMB and AKWAABA

in the mood for something a bit harder, faster, banger? Newly released mix by my friend wizack twizack is the BOMB. some of the best psytrance my ears have heard all year!

Wizack Twizack Vs Circle – DJ Set 2011 (DOWNLOAD) by Wizack_Twizack

hard hitting dubstep/dnb by one of the leading acts in the game

Xmas Kaypers Mix 2011 – Engine-EarZ Experiment [BBC ASIAN NETWORK] by Engine-EarZ Experiment

some underground hiphop vibes to statisfy the soul. few clicks and pops here and there; overall an excellent selection by dj RICK

H1P H0P 2011 by R | c Ƙ.

 

need something for the day after? too much banging give you ringing years? time to chill out then

Snow Prelude (New Years Eve 2012) by CenkAkyol

 

thanks for being so awesome

keep at it

until next year, party on!!

 

 

LAZER BASS MEGA TUNES

Nu Lazers, Nu Bass, Nu Mega Tunes!

Lazer Bassers’:

1. SVETLANA INDUSTRIES

2. PIECE OF SHHH

3. LOVE & LIGHT

4. BLEEP BLOOP

5. ELFKOWITZ

6. LO BOUNCE

7. SATURATE RECORDS

8. POLISH AMBASSADOR

9. SEDGE WARBLER

10. LAKRITZE

11. KRADDY

12. MIROSALV LOSONSKY

13. ANNuNAKii

14. BAKED CRISPY

SVETLANA INDUSTRIES

We got our arses in gear to put a new record out, finally. We think it’s very good. Coming from Serbian producer Piece Of Shh it’s on a dubstep vibe, with one original plus remixes from Zomby and Hektagon. Three very different vibes produced from the same source.

FREE TRACK:

Piece-of-shh-you’re-gonna-love-it-too.mp3

LOVE & LIGHT

As you know already, huge fan of what these dudes do.

Here’s another new beauty, Dream away 🙂

Download Here

DREAMS by Love and Light

BLEEP BLOOP

Noice, Noice and here’s what he says:

Bass dipped in liquid question marks and rolled in lazers. Swans Reflecting Elephants.This is the noise your face makes when it drips off.

Spun Adventures by Bleep Bloop

Fatboy Slim – Praise You (Bleep Bloop’s Falling Apart Remix) by Bleep Bloop

ELFKOWITZ

Detroit based producer throwing out those tripped sounds with some heavy bass and all the good stuff.

Here’s his remix of a forthcoming Ben Samples track and also a couple of his own freebies.

Samples – Return to Atlantis – Elfkowitz Remix by Elfkowitz

Bout To Open Some Fucking Windows – DALY CITY FREE DOWNLOAD!! by Elfkowitz

Goin Down – Elfkowitz Remix by Elfkowitz

LoBounce

Chicago based producer, not much else known about him, xcept he’s making some interesting sounds.

Arcadia! by LoBounce

Spintendo by LoBounce

Off Axis by LoBounce

Early Earth by LoBounce

SATURATE RECORDS

We are SATURATE! RECORDS, an upcoming community / label operating from germany, branching out all over the world. we grow slowly and we have no hurries, cause we want to make it proper, its all about quality control.

We’ ll have solid grafx, mastering, and are working on
building regular nights and pushing artists that we like.
this label will be all digi now, but we will do small runs of 7 inches and cassettes in coorperation with ameise and hyperboloid starting in early 2011.  Releases will be available from the usual retailers.

The sound of the label will be hard to describe but recognizable. we are all about unstable pitches and offgrid beats with a dub science approach.

If you want to label us, choose yourself:
hybrid, psychedelic hiphop, glitch, purple, eclectic, turbo-, aquacrunk, wonky, leftfield, idm, off-key, off-grid, lazer bass, future blap, whomp, funk, 8bit, beat, bass, whatever…

We have some first releases planned out, the first one will be an e.p. from krampfhaft (utrecht, netherlands)a producer and sounddesigner containig music of unknown beauty and deep emotions expressed in a diverse scale of hypercolored sounds and synths with remixes by coco brye, pixelord, r. funck (of funckarma) and herobust.

And we got some follow ups from Acre (manchester, uk), heRobust (atlanta, usa), Pixelord (moscow, ru)
and all kind of interesting musicians you don´t even know about yet (perhaps;).

Krampfhaft SATURATE! Mix001 by SATURATERECORDS

01 Jerry Goldsmith – Flameout (Logan’s Run OST)
02 Krampfhaft – Brightly Colored Candy Teardrops
03 ∆bstract-ONE – Master Blaster
04 Krampfhaft – When You And Sleep Escape Me
05 Lazer Sword – Koopa Boss Mode
06 813 – Ultramagnetic Pipirkus
07 The Notorious B.I.G. – Suicidal Thoughts (Lorn Remix)
08 Constrobuz – Pokemon Fetish
09 AstroPoser – Hashshashin
10 Krampfhaft – Take Me Under
11 Julien Mier – Warp
12 Teebs – Double Fifths
13 Wols – Fractals, Chaos, Power Laws
14 Modeselektor – VW Jetta
15 James Blake – CMYK
16 Tristram Cary – City Music 1 & 2

POLISH AMBASSADOR

If you noodle around on the Bandcamp site (the site where the 2 previous remixes are linked), you’ll notice a few other FREE REMIXES (Bassnectar, The Glitch Mob, Lokae, and Radiohead) Get them all. Help an ambassador out by hitting those “share” and “like” buttons on the download pages, so your friends can get some free music too.

2011 will be a big year here at the Embassy. 2 Polish Ambassador EPs (Homeboys in Outerspace: Volume 1, Future – Sex – Computers) and 1 Ample Mammal EP (Lightening for Anyone) are currently being scheduled for release. Let the hype building begin.

SEDGE WARBLER

This track is taken from Sedge Warblers debut album, Welcome to the universe. You can download it here for FREE!

Pre-Listen the entire album here:
SEDGE WARBLER – WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSE by Skanky Panky Records

Welcome to the year two, zero, zero, zero, zero, zero, zero, nine. We are about to take you to the next level!” Children, get your light sabers, the space-shits hit the fan! Introducing Sedge Warbler; a duo sent back in time to fuck up your mind using the deepest, dankest bass rumbles experienced by any carbon-based life form. S.W. are Dank & Disko, two extraterrestrials from the year 20000009. Originating from the furthest reaches of the cosmos, South Africa. Sedge Warbler, have come to take control of your mind, and your bitches.


Sedge Warbler bring us a earth shattering debut album consisting of Ten mind and body altering tracks collectively named Welcome To The Universe. Spanning and advancing numerous genres, Sedge Warbler gift us with an ocean of Glitch Hop, Dubstep and all things Wonky & wonderful. However, one question remains, can our primitive technology handle Sedge Warbler? Only you can find out…

SEDGE WARBLER – OCTOPUS LOVER – FREE DL – 320Kbps by Skanky Panky Records

LAKRITZE

This dude is doing some great stuff, deffo, a name to watch out for!

GZA – Labels (Lakritzes Hypnoloop Version) by lakritze

Kool Keith VS Lakritze – DRUGS by lakritze

KRADDY

GREAT mash up and here’s what yer ole Kraddy says:

Welcome to the 4th installment in the Next Level Mash-Up series, Major Lazer vs. Eskmo.

Eskmo’s production is brilliant and I love the way the ragga vocals fit the rhythm of the music. I’ve opened my set with this song so many times – Its a guaranteed dancefloor bombshell. Enjoy!

Next Level Mashup: MAJOR LAZER vs ESKMO (Free DL) by KRADDY

MIROSLAV LOSONSKY

Thanks to my matey, Ms L Grant for introducing me to this, it’s brilliant and frighfully original too .

Miroslav’s remix of Jose’s cover of The Knife’s “Heartbeats

Jose Gonzalez – Heartbeats (Miroslav’s Remix) by Miroslav Losonsky

ANNuNAKii

Quixotic slow jam for that low grind early sunrise.

ANNuNAKii “Quixotic” by ANNuNAKii

BAKED CRISPY

This is one of my new finds, our boy, GoldRush, led me to him 🙂

I hope to release something by this very talented dude at some point next year.

This is very original, atmospheric EpiCneSS with deeep emotional content.

Clouds by BakedCrispy

Computers Dream Too by BakedCrispy

TRACKFEST, CHOONS DOIN' IT LARGE, BABY!

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[THE GREEN MAN 2002 – CUSTARD FACTORY-BIRMINGHAM]

We got genres/sub-genres/hyped up genres/mega-genres/hate-genres/sub-sub-genres/master genres/demi-genres/half-genres/full-genres/whole-genres and we got some choons too….ahahahahahah……:-))

Those doin’ it large Baby:

1. FLORE [KUDURO/FUTURE SAMBA]

2. ORQUESTA [CUMBIA]

3.TECLADEORO [TRIBALISM]

4. MAYA VANYA [TECHNO TRIBALISM]

5. DJ PASTEK [AFRO HOUSE]

6. KIT KLITT [BALKAN HOUSE]

7. SONORA [BALKAN MOOMBAH]

8. JULIUS SYLVEST [EURO GUARACHERO]

9. GIL PEREZ [TROPICAL HOUSE]

10. FILM4D2 [MOOMBAHTON]

11. MANINHO [MOOMBAHTON]

12. GLITCH MOB v MAJOR LAZER [GLITCH-HALL MASH UP]

13. VINCENT RAOUL DRAPO [JUKE]

14. HEAVY FEET [BASHMENT]

15. SATAN RAGGACLOWN [DANCEHALL]

16. NASTY McQUAID  [UK FUNKY]

KUDURO/FUTURE SAMBA

FLORE

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There are killa tunes and then there are KILLA KILLA TUNES…

Flore is responsible for creating one of my favourite dance albums of 2010, RAW, which you must get if you have not done so already.  There is just so much variety packed into that album that it feels like a compilation of the highest quality.

She is back on remix duty with this HEAVYWEIGHT MF’ of a track that takes in Kuduro and FUTURE SAMBA.

One of the dance tracks of the year for me man…KILLA KILLA TUNE!

K.GoL – Shell Game (Flore Future Samba remix) by Flore

CUMBIA

ORQUESTA

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Cool new tune from these folks in Dublin.

Dinosaur Cumbia by Orquesta

TRIBALISM

TECLADEORO

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This artist is a new discovery for me and now for you too.

Brilliant Chilean tribalismo stuff….hypnotic grooves…..

Carnavalito (adelanto “violentamente lento” E.P. 2010) by tecladeoro

Traibal tribu by tecladeoro

TECHNO TRIBALISM

MAYA VANYA

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Remix of a track by Bolingo Gringo, which I understand is pretty big on the mainstream House circuit.

Kinda sounds Guarachero but they describe it as Techno Tribal, great track, nevertheless!

MAYAVANYA – It began in Africa project by MayaVanya

AFRO HOUSE

DJ PASTEK

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Pastek always pulls out a corker, like this one inspired by Afro Jazz ism!

The Zulu Files-original mix by Dj Pastek

BALKAN

KITT KLITT

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Really feeling this track, quirky, balkanic an’ interesting 🙂

Another artist from Germany, Shantel country!

Kit Klitt – Guča-Flavoured Boobshaker by KIT KLITT

BALKAN MOOMBAHTON

SONORA

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As soon as I heard this I liked it and the ideas it incorporated, which I felt were fused in a new feel.

I don’t usually leave comments on soundcloud tracks anymore until after I blog them cause everybody then will know what I’m likely to post.

There are exceptions and this was one.

Sonora – Cik Cik 2.0 by SONORA

EURO GUARACHERO

JULIUS SYLVEST

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I’ posted this dude before on a previous trackfest last month.

Here he is again, living up to my xpectations, with a STUNNING number in Guarachero stylee and with a funny theme too !

Phil Collins by Julius Sylvest

TROPICAL HOUSE

GIL PEREZ

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ALT LINK: http://djbu5a.com/curtirbootleg.zip

Really GREAT bootleg remix!

Gregor Salto Vs B-Show – Curtir vs É Barulho (Gil Perez Bootleg) by Gil Perez

MOOMBAHTON

FILM4D2

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The Hen has laid new eggs and this chicken is new and is coolismo.

Bostin’ new tracks!

Moombah Funk by Film4D2

El Bounce (Original Mix) by Film4D2

MORE MOOMBAHTON

MANINHO

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The Hen laid more eggs and here’s another new newbie hailing from NYC!

Again xcellent track!

Bojangles-Pitbull (MANINHO. MOOMBAHTON REMAKE) by maninho!

GLITCH-HALL MASH UP

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Frail Limb Purity – The Glitch Mob Vs. Major Lazer by Hypetrak

JUKE

VINCENT RAOUL DRAPO

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I really dig this number, it’s a killa!

Katerine – Excuse Moi (Raoul Juke Remix) by Vincent Raoul Drapo Juke

BASHMENT

HEAVY FEET

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Their 8th single of 2010, ‘Parking Meter’, which is out on Stamp! Beats.

Their Club mixes available from here: http://tinyurl.com/32o4est

STMP008: HeavyFeet ft. Serocee – Parking Meter (Mini-Mix) by HeavyFeet

HeavyFeet ft. Serocee – Parking Meter – Stamp! Beats 2010 by HeavyFeet

ALT LINK:

HeavyFeet ft. Serocee- Parking Meter (Stamp! Beats): http://www.mediafire.com/?8m6hnjgo2hmb0ga

RUSSIAN DANCEHALL

SATAN RAGGACLOWN

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These dudes sound nutz…

Man I think they drunk too much Vodka but they sound good drunk!

What a name too, I think I would love them just for the name!

El Gato Volador (SÀTAN RA666A CLOWN remix) by SATAN RAGGACLOWN

broke again the dancehall raggacore – Sàtan RaggaClown by SATAN RAGGACLOWN

UK FUNKY

NASTY McQUAID

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Funky Bashment rework of Lil Silva and Sticky. A two part affair, ready for radio with all the badman words bleeped out.

Nasty Pulse by Nasty McQuaid

M.I.A. – THE WORLD!

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M.I.A. is back with a new track, THE WORLD.

She has also started wearing the Niqab!

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I also think that she is wearing the Niqab because it is more PUNK in today’s age than PUNK could ever hope to be.

The West is supposed to be civilized, France being a prime example, lol, yeah, pull the other one, complete bullsh**!

CHECK THE VIDEO HERE!

Stream the track here, which has more than a hint of Major Lazer about it!

M.I.A. – The World by Hypetrak

This might sound really weird but does anybody have any direct access to M.I.A. ?

She has used the artwork of my good friend Hassan Hajjaj in her new video and of course he’d like to say a personal thanks and mention/show something else to her, if that’s at all possible?

Hit my inboxx [email protected] if you can help in this endeavour!

Check out Hassan’s work HERE or his BLOG HERE.

He’s been one of my fave artists, and a friend, for some years!

TRACKFEST : Big Choons Buddy, now go & tell yer Momma!

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Oooh been a long time since we had a Trackfest!

1. J-WOW & DIAMOND BASS

2. CUMBA MELA

3. THE 13TH TRIBE + AJK FEAT. SAFA-AFRICAN CONNECTION

4. SIMBAD

5. STARFOXXXCHICAGO

6. LOOPUS AMADEUS

7. CHRIS COCO

8. HEAVY FEET

9. MAJOR LAZER & MARK RONSON

10. JULIUS SYLVEST

11. MATTHEW HISCOCK

12. STEREOTYP

J-Wow & Diamond Bass

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J-wow=Jeez, wow, lolz..what can you say!!

Here’s an official remix give-away by a boy we introduced to the world, DIAMOND BASS!!!

Here he is remixing for the TOP BRASS in the scene!!

Jeez, wow, again, we’re very proud of him!

Watch out for his forthcoming releases on Buraka Som Sistema’s Echufada label, later this year/early next year and also on the Generation Bass label too 🙂

J-WOW – Fogo (Diamond Bass Remix) by J-WOW

Cumba Mela

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I got this track of the album Bembé by Milton Cardona. XANGO

Milton Cardona- Ebioso (Atropolis Global Bass Remix) by Cumba Mela

The 13th Tribe

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KILLA! KILLA! KILLA!

Quite possibly the best thing I’ve heard from these dudes, this is TOP, TOP NOTCH!

African Dancehall from mc Safa (Guinee/Madrid) Flows in French, Spanish + Fulani.

The 13th Tribe+AJK feat Safa-African Connection (Plastic Rat mix) by The 13th Tribe

Simbad

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Old track here from Simbad but as they say “Oldie” = “Goldie”..lolz

An old gem from back in the days , has rocked many Co-op sessions & dancefloors worlwide (the Afronaut original is a killer too !!!) & only got released on CD but hence its the Notting Hill Carnival i might as well share it … Vocals recorded in Puerto Rico 😉

Afronaut Golpe Tuyo Calinda Simbad Remix 2004 Coop by simbad

Starfoxxxchicago

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Gotta say when I heard the intro to this, I almost soiled my underwear 🙂

Shame it does not quite live up to that beginning but with a bit more work on the middle section and a lot less stuttering, this has potential 2 become a CULT classic!

Tears for Fears – Everybody wants to rule the world (starfoxxx remix) by starfoxxxchicago

Loopus Amadeus

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Nowwww…HOUSE MUSIC…

Most Xcellent work here, as the title says, Big Choons Buddy, now go and tell yer Momma!

Masters At Work-Work(LoopusAmadeusDutchKnockoff) by Loopus Amadeus

No Mejor by Loopus Amadeus

Jj-CEOBIRTHDAY(LOOPusAmadeusRemix) by Loopus Amadeus

Chris Coco

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Man, this is a GLORIOUS remix and from one of the least expected producers, Chris Coco.

The dude is hyper talented and has been on the scene for years, notable for his down-tempo and Balaeric style, but I never expected to hear something like this from him.

Huge, pleasant surprise!

Man, I’m a SUCKER for HANDCLAPS and this is HANDCLAP HEAVEN!

The Clash – Mustapha Dance (Chris Coco Edit) by chris coco

Heavy Feet

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Bristling with bass and alive with house, garage and electro influences, this latest release from Manchester’s HeavyFeet is shaping up to be one of this Autumn’s brightest releases. With support from some of the biggest names in dance music, including Skream, Drop The Lime, Crookers, Todd Terry and AC Slater, and excited praise from the music press, this four-track EP demands your attention.

Dj support always makes me piss my pants with laughter, man I can’t help it, & I’m really surprised Laurent Garnier has not commented on this one.

HeavyFeet – Sawdust & Sultanas EP (Mini-Mix) – Plant Music 2010 by HeavyFeet

And the DJ mix is here:

http://www.mediafire.com/?0vhh82zrb217ra4

Tracklist:

01 HeavyFeet – Music High [Plant Music]

02 Heavyfeet ft. Virus Syndicate – I Spy… (Club Dub) [Stamp! Beats]

03 HeavyFeet – For The Pain [Plant Music]

04 The Glass – Four Four Letter (HeavyFeet Remix) [Plant Music]

05 HeavyFeet – Got To Have You [Plant Music]

06 HeavyFeet ft. Kovas – We Came To Party (Club Mix) [Stamp! Beats]

07 Sam Young ft. Aphletik – Hee (HeavyFeet Remix) [Plant Music]

08 HeavyFeet – Here We Go [Plant Music]

09 HeavyFeet – Hit That [CDR]

10 HeavyFeet ft. Jenna G – War (Club Mix) [Stamp! Beats]

11 HeavyFeet ft. Bubbz – Young & Dumb (Club Dub) [Stamp! Beats]

12 Zinc ft. Nolay – Killa Sound (HeavyFeet Remix) [Bingo Bass]

IDJ REVIEW:

‘This year, HeavyFeet’s musical direction saw them focus away from the dancefloor, and work with vocalists for more song-based productions. As good as these excursions have been all kudos to Plant Music who have convinced the Mancunian duo to drop a dancefloor EP of immense proportion!! Four huge tunes, with garage and electro influence will no doubt return HeavyFeet back to the top of dancefloor pile!! 10/10. IDJ Magazine (PJ)’

FEEDBACK FROM DJS:

“Gonna play ‘For The Pain’ for sure!” – Crookers

“Heavyfeet are at the top of their game and still climbing! Great mixture of garage and house.” AC Slater

“This is proper new vibe house havoc” Drop The Lime

“Sick” 5/5 – Skream

“This is GOOOOD!” Todd Terry

“Here We Go again murders shit for me!” – Rico Tubbs

“Here we Go Again- love HeavyFeet. Another killer.” – Larry T

“Nice feel good tracks. ‘Here We Go Again’ is my favourite.” – Tom Findlay (Groove Armada)

Major Lazer & Mark Ronson

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This is a GREAT remix!

Real, real shame it’s ruined by the constant reminder that Major Lazer remixed it.  I mean man, how many times do you need to tell us dudes.

Just trying to be constructive but not that you need to give a f*** what I have to say..lolz..still a KILLA remix!

Mark Ronson & The Business Intl – The Bike Song (Major Lazer Remix) by Hypetrak

Julius Sylvest

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Amaaazing Tribal Guarachero numba, outta downloads and so you’ll have to ask him for a copy cause I can’t be arsed to upload it.  Plus you can say hi, and you know, thank him for making it.

¡caramba! by Julius Sylvest

FOOTWORK

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I’m gonna finish off with some Footwork influenced flavas.

Vince, did a big post on this stuff recently right here and so when you get a chance check it out, scroll down to the interviews section.

I know he’d been meaning to get it up much sooner, since earlier this year, but he did not get around to it until recently cause he was just sooo busy with the Gen Bass fest.

Gotta say, just like UK Funky last year, I’m yet to be convinced by it or maybe I just don’t get it and need to see it in action, to really get it.

I just find some of the production of the stuff coming direct from the source, Chicago, a little uneasy on the ear but the ideas are good.

However, I do find what Addison Groove has done to it more accessible to me and Matthew Hiscock kinda follows in the same direction.

Matthew Hiscock

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“This new Hissy Fit release is two slices of atmospheric 808-heavy techno-funky strangeness a la Addison Groove or recent Ramadanman, with harmonised vocal stabs floating over top of echoey synths. The original keeps things bass-heavy while the Redux turns up the techno with swung 808 snares all over the shop.

Hissy Fit – Inmi EP by Matthew Hiscock/Hissy Fit

STEREOTYP

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And here’s Barefoot creator, Stereotyp, getting into the Footwork too!

Promo juke session cause i felt like it … footwrk it!

Man, can’t disagreee with that, my philosophy too!

On juke by stereotyp ©