You Need Deep : a contemporary selection of deep Moombahton

You Need Deep Volume 1 CD Front

Unbreakable, resilient, never outgunned Moombahton is still and definitely in the place.

Versatile, Moombahton is not just a musical genre it’s an inspiration to boundless creativity. The compilation You Need Deep reveals us of the most sensual aspects of it.

Carefully selected, the tracks – each of them -, grow a feeling of blissful freedom. Gravity lessens to the benefit of a heavenly attraction that takes you floating in a limitless sky.

Mister Luke O’Hearn – the man behind the project -, has collected 22 tracks displaying shades of house, nu-disco, old skool, folk, dub, sensual 50’s rock, seapunk and yes don’t worry the latin bounce is there !

Listening to the comp as I write this article I do support the fact that YOU NEED DEEP!

Don’t miss out the chance of getting that comp ! Cause yes !!! Guess what ? Generation Bass provides you “Exclusive” access to the full comp, which you can download for free  !

So that’s 22 beautiful tracks and a hot mixtape by Luke himself. Big up to the man and don’t forget to pay him a visit on his fan page !

Check the link HERE ! Share the heat, shake your booty like a Polaroid, sit back, close your eyes, make love, whatever you do, make sure it’s DEEP !

Artwork by Buzz a Buzz
Artwork by Buzz a Buzz

SMASH & GRAB : JUST THE TIP EXCLUSIVE

Sublime stuff here from San Francisco’s leading New Wave Moombahtonista’s SMASH & GRAB!

First came to my attention with their gorgeous edit of the Beirut track, which I stuck on Moombahluv 1.  They have gone on to create a whole set of worthy edits of popular tracks in their own Moombahtonistic style.

It’s with great pleasure that we deliver this to you exclusively:

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Here’s what they say:

Comprised of Jerome Forney and Andrew Ribotto, S&G was initially conceived as a minimal techno project.  Unable to resist the power of the moombahton, this San Francisco based duo have now staked their claim in this new musical gold rush. “Just the Tip” is their first full length moombah release.

As is tradition in the moombah community, this first album is an exploration of edits. By “moombahfying” popular dance floor classics while simultaneously staying true to their techno roots S&G have created driving and energetic tracks that pair fresh and innovative sound design with crispy and dynamic production.

we hope that you enjoy this FREE release! stay tuned for much more from Smash and Grab in 2012…

mastered by Jeremy Reid
cello by Steven Sparapani
saxophone by Jeff Straw

links:

Smash & Grab
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Smash-Grab/126547287422701
http://www.sonicbids.com/epk/epk.aspx?epk_id=333884

Grab all of these in glorious 24 bit wav or 320 mp3!!!

Smash and Grab – Just the Tip – 24bit WAVS

Smash and grab – Just the Tip – 320 mp3s

 

 

Generation Bass Presents MoombahLuV Volume 1 – UPDATED DOWNLOAD LINK!!

NB: We had a mastering glitch issue with track 13, Guitarra Band – Ya Ghali (Mendez Edit) and so our heartiest apologies go to Mendez, who is DA MAN!!

That mastering glitch has now been resolved and so the new updated link is presented below.

If you downloaded the compilation from the previous link please delete track 13 and use the new track 13 from this link or by downloading direct from Mendez’s soundcloud page as per below.

Make MoombahLuV Not War <3

I wanted to put this compilation together for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons was to showcase some of the subtler sounds of Moombahton, thereby reinforcing its diversity.

I also wanted to show that it’s a genre of music, not just for the clubs, but also for listening to at home or in the car, when you’re feeling down, in luv or heartbroken and in the mood for romance.

With the concept of “Luv” in mind, I wanted to ensure that it remained cheese-free and wanted to keep it away from the satin sheets ideology! So this compilation is more about the “angst” & “matters of the heart” rather than the physicality of “luurve-making”.

Luv is what keeps us going, it’s what makes the world go around, as clichéd as that might sound, but I believe it to be true. Well, that’s just the way I see the world!

ONE LUV!

Thanks 2 everybody who participated in this project!

& Thank YOU for listening.

DJ UMB

FOREWORD & TRACK SYNOPSIS

The foreword and track synopsis is by a man who I admire highly, Neil Queen Jones, one of the top Moombahton journalists in this scene.

Over to Neil:

Generation bass presents Moombahluv Volume One

You should never ask what Moombahton is, it’ll only be something new tomorrow. Moombahton is more than just a global bass genre, it’s a wide-eyed, infectious field project in EDM mechanics that relishes discovery. Dave Nada’s creation bears the bruises that come from repeatedly butting up against any limitation it comes up against: the tough bass rumble of moombahcore galvanised it, then moombahsoul proved that something deeper lurked beneath the playful exterior – and now Moombahluv Volume One shows what this thing is capable of – over 17 track, Moombahluv points the way forward.

1. Home – Phi Unit

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes’ hypnotic, lilting anthem gets taken from the campfire to last-track-of-the-night, sun-rising status with this judicious workout. This is how uplifting needs to be done.

2. None Of Dem (Th0r remix) – Royksopp & Robyn

One of Moombahton’s strength is that it doesn’t seek to reinvent the wheel, it just happens to own a new set of tyres. Th0r’s exquisite repurposing of this slice of Scandinavian class pushes it jet-heeled towards the 108bpm dancefloor, without compromising the original’s potency.

3. Mouthful Of Diamonds (DJ 4Head edit) – Phantogram

Phantogram – Mouthful Of Diamonds (DJ 4HEAD! Moombahluv edit) on MoombahLuv Vol.1!!! by DJ 4Head!

When Dave Nada pitched down Dutch house, who knew it would’ve ended up here? Wistfully indie female vocals and guitar riffs are the latest components to be assimilated by the global bass hybrid –proving once again that Moombahton is a sound that confounds expectation.

4. Bob James – El Nomada

Bob james moombahsoul by El Nomada

The breaks legend gets a serious mid-tempo global retread from El Nomada. This one’s perfect for kicking back and savouring the good life; a gentle bossanova is tweaked to form the distinctive Moombahton beat, flute lazily marks time and the percussion irons out any rough edges. Wonderful.

5. Everything She Wants (Thomas Blondet edit) – Wham!

WHAM! Everything She Wants (Thomas Blondet’s MoombahSoul Remix) by Thomas Blondet

This could so easily have gone badly wrong, yet now seems so logically right. At the hands of the glacially cool Blondet, George Michael’s finest moment gets the perfect Moombahton rub-down, retooled and ready for a liberated, hipster-allergic dancefloor. Effortlessly suave.

NB: This was previously released on Sabo’s sol selectas massive ep 3.

6. Another Girl (Kan Takahiko edit)– Jacques Greene

Jacques Greene – Another Girl (Moombahton Edit) by kantakahiko

Pure tranquil bliss. Japanese producer Takahiko gives the highly rated Montreal producer Greene, a serious make over here with a sumptuous edit, one that shows that Moombahton is now comfortable in its skin. Stripped of excess, Another Girl allows the dembow to work in perfect unison with the music, building into a balaeric wonder.

7. 93 Til’ Moombah – Cabo Blanco

93 Til’ Moombah by Cabo Blanco

Moving quickly to shoot down the notion that a woman’s role in Moombahton necessitates a bikini, this dreamy serving of moombahsoul interlaces the beautiful female vocal with the wide-open expanse of the production to heavenly effect.

8. Sliding Scale – Doc Adam

Doc reins in his trademark jackhammer beats, this time tooling up with lavish strings and Q-Tip samples, yet his tight, gristle-free production style remains uncompromised. Sliding Scale proves that Doc Adam is not only of the OGs who commands respect, but one who’ll form part of Moombahton’s future, too.

9. Suave – Freaky Phillip

The tropical beats are in full working order here, as Freaky Phillip reps the Dominican Republic, stripping Moombahton down to its constituents; the dembow crunch, the Dirty Dutch riffs, the euphoric lifts – and sends them floating into deep space.

10. A Change – Elonious

Elonious-a change-Moombah VIP-MOOMBAHLUV VOL 1-FREE ALBUM DL by Elonious

Lasers and social revolution combine to devastating effect in this effort from Generation Bass’ own Elonious. Scathing Moombahcore hooks vie with old-school electro jabs in a battle for supremacy – but the listener is the winner, irrespective of the outcome.

11. Amor De Angeles – Arehouse

Amor De Angeles (MoombahLuV) ft On Generation Bass Presents: MoombahLuV Vol 1 by AreHouse

Monica getting a reverse screw may sound like an unfortunate turn of events, but in reality it’s Arehouse effortlessly proving that pitching up to 108bpm need not mean sacrificing any of the grace, soul or subtlety – in fact, this R&B number sounds as slick as ever.

12. What Have You Done – DJ Dice

This upbeat, minimal affair from DJ Dice effortlessly and purposefully steams into full flight, teasing a playfully childlike riff into an unlikely big room soundsystem scenario, proving again that moombahton is always full of surprises and curious intent.

13. Ya Ghali (Mendez edit) – Guitarra Band

Guitarra Band – Ya Ghali (Mendez Edit) | PROPER VERSION by Mendez (ElCucoRecordings)

The mutual global cosign continues, with this latin creation from the El Cuco stable reaching out east for a rare “Bellyton” joint. Mendez is a producer who matches a breadth of vision with well-drilled production chops, as this tight, hypnotic edit proves.

14. In The Zone (Boyfriend edit) – The Weeknd

The Weeknd – In The Zone (Boyfriend Edit) by BOYFRIEND

The Weeknd plus Moombahton may seem like the result of a hipster focus group, but with Lithuanian producer Boyfriend’s ear for brooding melody, cavernous soundscapes and unanswerable beats applied to Abel Tesfaye’s plaintive urban love letters, any such argument is instantly proved pointless.

15. Goshen (Smash & Grab edit) – Beirut

This glorious edit shows how Moombahton is capable of more than throwing out bangers, it can also handle nuance, grace and sensitivity, as Smash & Grab show that melody and acoustics have no need to fear the dembow.

16. Caboclo – Frankie Grimes

While producers were trying to pick up the pieces in the wake of Munchi’s Firepower, Ireland-based Frankie took his own path, seeking out a more soulfully expressive sound. Caboclo shows where he ended up – in a refined and beautiful place.

17. Crawl – Stlkrfxxx

01 STLKRFXXX – Crawl (DOWNLOAD IN DESCRIPTION) by starfoxxxchicago

Love can come in many forms, and in the case of David Beltran, the other person doesn’t always need to know too much about it. Dragging witch house down to 108 level, this Moombahton taken to dark and exciting places.

Download the mini-mix:

Generation Bass Presents MoombahLuv Volume 1 – Excerpts Promo Mix by DJ UMB by djumb

DOWNLOAD Compilation here : Generation Bass Presents MoombahLuV Volume 1

Volume 2 is just around the corner!!!!

Generation Bass Presents MoombahLuV Volume 1

Make MoombahLuV Not War <3

I wanted to put this compilation together for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons was to showcase some of the subtler sounds of Moombahton, thereby reinforcing its diversity.

I also wanted to show that it’s a genre of music, not just for the clubs, but also for listening to at home or in the car, when you’re feeling down, in luv or heartbroken and in the mood for romance.

With the concept of “Luv” in mind, I wanted to ensure that it remained cheese-free and wanted to keep it away from the satin sheets ideology! So this compilation is more about the “angst” & “matters of the heart” rather than the physicality of “luurve-making”.

Luv is what keeps us going, it’s what makes the world go around, as clichéd as that might sound, but I believe it to be true. Well, that’s just the way I see the world!

ONE LUV!

Thanks 2 everybody who participated in this project!

& Thank YOU for listening.

DJ UMB

FOREWORD & TRACK SYNOPSIS

The foreword and track synopsis is by a man who I admire highly, Neil Queen Jones, one of the top Moombahton journalists in this scene.

Over to Neil:

Generation bass presents Moombahluv Volume One

You should never ask what Moombahton is, it’ll only be something new tomorrow. Moombahton is more than just a global bass genre, it’s a wide-eyed, infectious field project in EDM mechanics that relishes discovery. Dave Nada’s creation bears the bruises that come from repeatedly butting up against any limitation it comes up against: the tough bass rumble of moombahcore galvanised it, then moombahsoul proved that something deeper lurked beneath the playful exterior – and now Moombahluv Volume One shows what this thing is capable of – over 17 track, Moombahluv points the way forward.

1. Home – Phi Unit

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes’ hypnotic, lilting anthem gets taken from the campfire to last-track-of-the-night, sun-rising status with this judicious workout. This is how uplifting needs to be done.

2. None Of Dem (Th0r remix) – Royksopp & Robyn

One of Moombahton’s strength is that it doesn’t seek to reinvent the wheel, it just happens to own a new set of tyres. Th0r’s exquisite repurposing of this slice of Scandinavian class pushes it jet-heeled towards the 108bpm dancefloor, without compromising the original’s potency.

3. Mouthful Of Diamonds (DJ 4Head edit) – Phantogram

Phantogram – Mouthful Of Diamonds (DJ 4HEAD! Moombahluv edit) on MoombahLuv Vol.1!!! by DJ 4Head!

When Dave Nada pitched down Dutch house, who knew it would’ve ended up here? Wistfully indie female vocals and guitar riffs are the latest components to be assimilated by the global bass hybrid –proving once again that Moombahton is a sound that confounds expectation.

4. Bob James – El Nomada

Bob james moombahsoul by El Nomada

The breaks legend gets a serious mid-tempo global retread from El Nomada. This one’s perfect for kicking back and savouring the good life; a gentle bossanova is tweaked to form the distinctive Moombahton beat, flute lazily marks time and the percussion irons out any rough edges. Wonderful.

5. Everything She Wants (Thomas Blondet edit) – Wham!

WHAM! Everything She Wants (Thomas Blondet’s MoombahSoul Remix) by Thomas Blondet

This could so easily have gone badly wrong, yet now seems so logically right. At the hands of the glacially cool Blondet, George Michael’s finest moment gets the perfect Moombahton rub-down, retooled and ready for a liberated, hipster-allergic dancefloor. Effortlessly suave.

NB: This was previously released on Sabo’s sol selectas massive ep 3.

6. Another Girl (Kan Takahiko edit)– Jacques Greene

Jacques Greene – Another Girl (Moombahton Edit) by kantakahiko

Pure tranquil bliss.  Japanese producer Takahiko gives the highly rated Montreal producer Greene, a serious make over here with a sumptuous edit, one that shows that Moombahton is now comfortable in its skin. Stripped of excess, Another Girl allows the dembow to work in perfect unison with the music, building into a balaeric wonder.

7. 93 Til’ Moombah – Cabo Blanco

93 Til’ Moombah by Cabo Blanco

Moving quickly to shoot down the notion that a woman’s role in Moombahton necessitates a bikini, this dreamy serving of moombahsoul interlaces the beautiful female vocal with the wide-open expanse of the production to heavenly effect.

8. Sliding Scale – Doc Adam

Doc reins in his trademark jackhammer beats, this time tooling up with lavish strings and Q-Tip samples, yet his tight, gristle-free production style remains uncompromised. Sliding Scale proves that Doc Adam is not only of the OGs who commands respect, but one who’ll form part of Moombahton’s future, too.

9. Suave – Freaky Phillip

The tropical beats are in full working order here, as Freaky Phillip reps the Dominican Republic, stripping Moombahton down to its constituents; the dembow crunch, the Dirty Dutch riffs, the euphoric lifts – and sends them floating into deep space.

10. A Change – Elonious

Elonious-a change-Moombah VIP-MOOMBAHLUV VOL 1-FREE ALBUM DL by Elonious

Lasers and social revolution combine to devastating effect in this effort from Generation Bass’ own Elonious. Scathing Moombahcore hooks vie with old-school electro jabs in a battle for supremacy – but the listener is the winner, irrespective of the outcome.

11. Amor De Angeles – Arehouse

Amor De Angeles (MoombahLuV) ft On Generation Bass Presents: MoombahLuV Vol 1 by AreHouse

Monica getting a reverse screw may sound like an unfortunate turn of events, but in reality it’s Arehouse effortlessly proving that pitching up to 108bpm need not mean sacrificing any of the grace, soul or subtlety – in fact, this R&B number sounds as slick as ever.

12. What Have You Done – DJ Dice

This upbeat, minimal affair from DJ Dice effortlessly and purposefully steams into full flight, teasing a playfully childlike riff into an unlikely big room soundsystem scenario, proving again that moombahton is always full of surprises and curious intent.

13. Ya Ghali (Mendez edit) – Guitarra Band

Guitarra Band – Ya Ghali (Mendez Edit) by Mendez (ElCucoRecordings)

The mutual global cosign continues, with this latin creation from the El Cuco stable reaching out east for a rare “Bellyton” joint. Mendez is a producer who matches a breadth of vision with well-drilled production chops, as this tight, hypnotic edit proves.

14. In The Zone (Boyfriend edit) – The Weeknd

The Weeknd – In The Zone (Boyfriend Edit) by BOYFRIEND

The Weeknd plus Moombahton may seem like the result of a hipster focus group, but with Lithuanian producer Boyfriend’s ear for brooding melody, cavernous soundscapes and unanswerable beats applied to Abel Tesfaye’s plaintive urban love letters, any such argument is instantly proved pointless.

15. Goshen (Smash & Grab edit) – Beirut

This glorious edit shows how Moombahton is capable of more than throwing out bangers, it can also handle nuance, grace and sensitivity, as Smash & Grab show that melody and acoustics have no need to fear the dembow.

16. Caboclo – Frankie Grimes

While producers were trying to pick up the pieces in the wake of Munchi’s Firepower, Ireland-based Frankie took his own path, seeking out a more soulfully expressive sound. Caboclo shows where he ended up – in a refined and beautiful place.

17. Crawl – Stlkrfxxx

01 STLKRFXXX – Crawl (DOWNLOAD IN DESCRIPTION) by starfoxxxchicago

Love can come in many forms, and in the case of David Beltran, the other person doesn’t always need to know too much about it. Dragging witch house down to 108 level, this Moombahton taken to dark and exciting places.

Download the mini-mix:

Generation Bass Presents MoombahLuv Volume 1 – Excerpts Promo Mix by DJ UMB by djumb

UPDATED NEW LINK DOWNLOAD Compilation here : Generation Bass Presents MoombahLuV Volume 1

Volume 2 is just around the corner!!!!

MINI MOOMBAHTON ROUND UP

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So much good shiit hitting the controversial Facebook Group that I just had to lay down this mini-round up!

1. MAGIC CITY

2. SABBO

3. MR9CARTER

4. GO BUCK

5. DJ MELO

6. BEN TACTIC

7. DJ JAVIER ESTRADA

8. DJ MADD OD

9. ELO FEAT FOKN BOIS

10. WALMER CONVENIENCE

11. SMASH & GRAB

MOOMBAHNISTA’S ARE GOOOOO!

MAGIC CITY

Absolute Killa track from another of the New Wave of Moombahton producers, vocal Moombaheaven!

Foster The People – Helena Beat (Magic City Remix) by magiccitymusic

SABBO

Another awesome track by Sabbo and NO HYPE, just wait till you hear his forthcoming Moombah EP on Generation Bass, just wait!!!

Sabbo-I’m Gonna Get You by Sabbo

MR9CARTER

Nice little moody number by one of Swansea’s finest Moombahnista’s, I really dig this, it’s taking a different approach and that’s always refreshing.

Firefly – Mr9Carter – Original Mix 128 by Mr9Carter

GO BUCK

2 Tracks here from a guy who had never heard of Generation Bass, which tickled me pink :-).

Goes to show that we’re not quite at Eastenders popularity levels just yet.

The first one would have fitted in beautifully with a post I did recently on tracks incorporating animal sounds – ANIMAL MAGNETISM.. It was also earmarked for Munchi’s recent compilation but he didn’t include it.  The second is another storming Hendrix edit.

Jungle Fever by Go Buck!

Jimi Hendrix – Fire (Go Buck! Bootleg (Go Buck! Moombahton Edit)) by Go Buck!

DJ MELO


Melo’s forthcoming EP for Think 2wice records is sounding HOTTTTT and so here’s a preview!

DJ Melo – Star Time EP Promo Mix by Think 2wice

BEN TACTIC

Talkin’ about Think 2wice, here’s one of the dudes from the label with a Moombashment track he’s done. Moombashment being in short supply, grab it it quick.

Ben Tactic – She’s Hot by Tactic

DJ JAVIER ESTRADA

Javier is ANGRY and when Javier is ANGRY, you just better step out of the way and let the big man thru or otherwise he’ll blow you away, just like he does with his music..Gangsta!!!

Surprise To “RDM 5” by djjavierestrada

Javier Estrada – Chaotic Jungle soon in “RDM 5” by djjavierestrada

DJ MADD OD

Some Moombahsoul courtesy of this Nicaraguan dude and it’s good stuff to get luvved up to.

DJ MADD OD X DRAKE – TRUST ISSUES MOOMBAHTON (110 BPM) (dl in description) by DJ MADD OD – DC

ELO feat. Fokn Bois

Elo is part of the Hungarian Irie Maffia, one of Hungary’s biggest groups.  This track is TOP DRAW!  How have u been sleeping on this one, I’ll never know!!!

ELO feat. Fokn Bois-Fokn Future (JumoDaddys MOOMBAHTON REMIX FREE DOWNLOAD) by JumoDaddy

WALMER CONVENIENCE

These foul-mouthed fuckers have just left for their vacation, I hope they never come back, the smelly bastards.

They left this mini-moombah mix by the froggy of their bloggers, The Dirty Frenchmen. I guess they call him that cause he hasn’t changed his underwear in like 5 years and he masturbates to pictures of me bare-chested too…dirty bastard, have a bath, u fucker and change your fuckin’ pants, dirty bitch!

Anyway, all that filth has turned in a powerful and potent mix:

The Dirty Frenchman Presents: Moombah Today! Minimix by Walmer Convenience

SMASH & GRAB

I luv Beirut and I really love this Moombah treatment of this track, it’s meltlicious. Just a shame it’s not free 🙁

Beirut – Goshen (Smash & Grab Moombahsoul Remix) by Smash & Grab