Tensnake: “Freundchen”

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August 30th, 2016
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After dropping his great “Desire” EP a few months ago, the mighty German producer Tensnake is already back, bringing us some serious heat. His latest offering, a three-tracker called “Freundchen”, finds him delivering a frenzied, sun-drenched package filled with dancefloor magic. Our favorite cut is the EPs title track, an irresistible disco number with an infectious bassline, filtered funky loops, and thumping rhythms. Summer is not over yet, right? Play it loud!

Tensnake’s “Freundchen” EP is out now via his own imprint, True Romance. Buy it here.

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Tensnake: “Desire”

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Låpsley: “Operator (DJ Koze Radio Edit)” Video

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August 29th, 2016
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DJ Koze’s great disco version of Låpsley’s “Operator” has been on repeat on our car stereo for a while now. The remix now has a video to go along with it, which was directed by Cherise Payne. Just perfect. The extended disco version of “Operator” is out now digitally on XL Recordings. Get it here.

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Roman Flügel: “9 Years” [DJ Koze Remix]

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Paradis: “Message Vocal” Mix

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August 29th, 2016
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With their debut album “Recto Verso” a little less than a month away, Parisian electro-pop duo Paradis have put together a special mix called “Message Vocal” for i-D. Let’s push back the end of the summer with this excellent mix full of songs in French. Enjoy the ride.

Tracklist:
François And The Atlas Mountains – Nights = Days
Il Etait Une Fois – Rien Qu’Un Ciel
Graziella Madrigal – New Delhi
Michel Polnareff – Petite Petite
Etienne Daho – Il Ne Dira Pas
Cristina – La Poupée Qui Fait Non
Telex – Moscow Diskow
Space – Carry On, Turn Me On
Flavien Berger – Saint-Donatien
Michel Berger – Le Monde Est Stone
Françoise Hardy – Première Rencontre
Jeanette – L’Amour Joue Au Violon
Mikado – Par Hasard
Syracuse – Vapeurs D’Équateur
Francis Lai – Number One
Visage – Devenir Gris
Angelillo & Hamel – Je Veux Te Dire Une Chanson
Miss Kittin – 3ème Sexe
Max Berlin – Elle Et Moi (Joakim Remix)
Première Classe – La Fille Qui Rit

Download the mix for free here.

Paradis’ debut “Recto Verso” LP drops on September 23.

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Flavien Berger: “Trésor [Paradis Shuffle Mix]

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Chaos In The CBD: “Invisible Spectrum” EP

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August 29th, 2016
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Peckham-based Kiwi duo Chaos In The CBD return to Bradley Zero’s Rhythm Section International Imprint one year after their breakthrough EP “Midnight In Peckham”. Entitled “Invisible Spectrum”, the new three-tracker finds the brotherly duo of Ben and Louis Helliker-Hales delivering a sublime collection of jazz-infused house tracks that revel in the late-night soulful feel that Chaos in The CBD have been honing over the past two years. Get your fill of the duo’s new track “Observe Pt. 2” above, and drive slow.

Chaos In The CBD’s “Invisible Spectrum” EP drops on September 9th. Pre-order it here.

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Chaos In The CBD: “Global Erosion”

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KiNK: “The French Affair”

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August 29th, 2016
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Bulgarian producer Strahil Velchev, better known as KiNK, just dropped a free new EP that he recorded at the Red Bull Studios in Paris. Recorded in one week, the record includes three original tracks: the club-ready “The French Affair”, “Say The Word” (in both vocal and dub versions), and the jazz-tinged “Naive”, featuring vocals from his frequent collaborator Rachel Row. “I made a conscious decision to limit myself and to use only what I could find in the studio to compose and record…It was a very intense experience,” he says.

Download the EPs opening track “The French Affair” here, and grab the whole thing here.

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KiNK: “Pocket Piano”

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Midnight To Monaco: “One Way Ticket”

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August 29th, 2016
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Los Angeles-based duo Midnight To Monaco, consisting of vocalist Ricky Ducati and songwriter/producer Donnie Sloan, who has also worked with Empire Of The Sun, have returned with their superb new single “One Way Ticket”. The free-spirited cut, with its radiant vocals, offers a wistful snapshot of journeying through California, where Midnight to Monaco record most of their music. The track will appear on the pair’s upcoming debut EP on Future Classic.

“I originally wrote the music as an idea for Empire of the Sun, another group I work with, complete with acoustic guitars and synthesizers. But when Ricky sang on the track, it really came alive and perfectly lent itself to the 50’s and 60’s doo-wop sound we’re inspired by. So much so, that the final version features backing vocals from Matt Jardine, the son of original Beach Boy, Al Jardine. It’s an ode to Annie, the dream girl that never actually turns up, and perhaps only exists in your imagination,” says Donnie Sloan.

Get yourself a copy of “One Way Ticket” here, and, just in case you missed it, watch the video for their previous single “One In A Million” here.

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Midnight To Monaco: “Suicide”

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Abrão: “Por Ela”

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August 29th, 2016
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Brazilian-born Israel-based singer/songwriter/producer Abrão, former lead singer of the underground post-punk band “Kafka”, is notable for his frequent collaborations with Tel Aviv’s Red Axes, the duo of Dori Sadovnik and Niv Arzi. He’s now getting ready to drop his first self-titled solo EP, which was produced by Red Axes. The record features four songs that talk about his past, his future, love and hate, dirt and clean, they are sometimes happy and sometimes sad, but they are always different. Our first taste comes in the form of “Por Ela”, a beauty of a tune. Give it a spin above, and take a ride with this tropical magician.

Abrão’s debut EP will arrive on September 16 on Red Axes’ own imprint, Garzen Records.
Pre-order it here.

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Red Axes: “Sabor” (feat. Abrão)

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Sunday #268

DATE:
August 28th, 2016
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A track for Sunday: Take a breezy ride with “Enough”, a sublime new track from Montreal-based house producer Patrick Holland, aka Project Pablo. It’s taken from his upcoming “One For Some” EP, which marks his debut release on Dutch imprint Clone Royal Oak. The four-tracker will arrive on September 12th. Pre-order it here.

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“20 Tracks For 200 Sundays” – A Mixtape by La.Ga.Sta.

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Fatima Yamaha: “Love Invaders” Video

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August 17th, 2016
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Dutch producer Bas Bron, aka Fatima Yamaha, the man responsible for Lost In Translation-sampling track “What’s A Girl To Do”, has shared this beautiful video for “Love Invaders”. It’s one of the standout cuts off his debut album “Imaginary Lines”, which was released late last year on Magnetron Music. The “Love Invaders” Remixes EP, which features reworks by Breakbot, Redinho and Africans With Mainframes, is out now. Buy it here.

Directed by Bear Damen.

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Breakbot: “2Good4Me” [Fatima Yamaha Remix]

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A few weeks ago, Chicago’s The Black Madonna graced us with a killer house rework of Robyn’s “Indestructible”. Now, she’s back in action with yet another remix, a rubberband funk re-rub of Tiga’s jam “Blondes Have More Fun”, a track taken from his recent “No Fantasy Required” album. And it’s so damn good. Give it a spin above, and ride with us.

Speaking about the remix, The Black Madonna says: “Reimagining someone else’s work is one of the most fun parts of producing for me. I’m a huge Tiga fan, so the chance to work with this track was really exciting and I am super happy with the remix. It was also great to get to try out my new powerhouse synthesizer, the Moog Voyager, which I picked up from Moogfest, along with my engineering partner Rupert Murray and our buddy Chris La Barbera who we’ve been working with on the next Black Madonna project with.”

Tiga’s “Blondes Have More Fun” remix package also includes reworks by prolific Swedish producer Jonas Rathsman and Running Back boss Gerd Janson. Get yourself a copy of The Black Madonna’s “Immaterial Girl” remix here.

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The Black Madonna: “Stay”

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