Daniel Bortz & Sascha Sibler: “Tomorrow We Start A New Life Again”

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September 15th, 2014
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After dropping a superb debut EP called “Young World” for Berlin’s finest house imprint Innervisions back in May, Augsburg-based producer Daniel Bortz has teamed up once again with fellow German producer Sascha Sibler to deliver this great track “Tomorrow We Start A New Life Again”, a hypnotizing mesmerizing tune that clocks in at almost nine minutes. The “Tomorrow We Start A New Life Again” 12”, which comes backed by b-side cut “If Not Tomorrow Maybe Someday” is out now via Permanent Vacation.

Pick up your 12” here.

Caribou: “Our Love (Daphni Mix)”

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September 15th, 2014
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Canadian producer Dan Snaith, aka Caribou, delivers his own version of “Our Love” , the Inner City-esque title track from his forthcoming sixth album, under his house-indebted Daphni moniker. Give it a spin or two above. Caribou’s new album “Our Love”, will land on October 6 via City Slang in the UK and October 7 via Merge in the US. Pre-order here.

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Klaves: “People”

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September 15th, 2014
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Polish producer/DJ Mikolaj Gramowski, better known as Klaves, has made quite a name for himself over the past few months with his two EPs “At Dawn Again” for Koh- I-Noor Records and “What I Like” for the Kastle-helmed Symbols label and a series of quality freebies. Now, he’s back with his new single “People”, one of his finest works to date. The track “People”, an addictive house tune with soulful vocal samples and deep bass, marks Klaves’ debut release for PMR Records’ brand-new sublabel Beat Club. Play it loud.

Klaves’ “People” b/w “Oh No” will be released digitally on October 12th via PMR Beat Club, while the vinyl version will come out on October 27th.

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The Nancy Whang Casablanca Reworks

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September 15th, 2014
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DFA’s LCD Soundsystem and The Juan MacLean’s iconic vocalist Nancy Whang returns to our ears with her brand-new EP “The Nancy Whang Casablanca Reworks”, a collection of disco reworks of classic tracks from the catalogue of legendary label, Casablanca. For this release, Nancy Whang has teamed up with Etienne de Crécy, Audiojack, Bonar Bradberry, Drop Out Orchestra and The Revenge, to deliver four superb covers of Dennis Parker’s “Like An Eagle”, Donna Summer’s “Working The Midnight Shift”, Kiss’ “I Was Made For Loving You”, and Parliament’s “Flashlight”. That’s the way we like it. Stream the whole thing above, and get into the groove.

“The Nancy Whang Casablanca Reworks” is out now digitally via Gomma. Get it here.

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Andras Fox: “Pontoon” Video

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September 15th, 2014
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Melbourne-based producer Andy Wilson, aka Andras Fox, who also operates as A.r.t. Wilson, recently dropped his new six-track “Vibrate On Silent” EP, his first release for Mexcian Summer, and here’s a cool video for toe-tapper “Pontoon”, one of our favorite cuts from that EP. Peep the clip above, and get your copy here.

Directed by Hi Viz Productions.

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Amadou & Mariam: “Ce N’Est Pas Bon (JD Twitch Edit)”

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September 15th, 2014
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Feast your ears to this solid edit of Mali’s finest Afro-blues duo Amadou & Mariam “Ce N’Est Pas Bon” from the mighty Keith McIvor, aka JD Twitch, one half of the DJ duo and legendary Glasgow night Optimo. This edit has been a secret weapon in JD Twitch’s sets since 2008, and finally gets a proper release as a stand-alone track on a limited edition, hand printed 10’’. The edit of “Ce N’Est Pas Bon” is a one-off from the charity-focused “Autonomous Africa” 12″ series, and once again all proceeds go directly to the Mtandika Mission in Tanzania.

Pick up your 10” here.

Sunday #201

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September 14th, 2014
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A track for Sunday:

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Todd Terje: “Johnny And Mary” [Instrumental]

Take a slow ride with this sublime instrumental version of Todd Terje and Bryan Ferry’s cover of Robert Palmer’s “Johnny And Mary”, from the special edition of “It’s Album Time”.

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Erlend Øye: “Fence Me In”

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September 13th, 2014
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Less than a month away from the release of his new album “Legao”, his first solo record since 2003′s “Unrest”, Norwegian singer/producer/musician Erlend Øye takes us into the studio in Reykjavik where “Legao” was recorded with this video for his new single “Fence Me In”. The new album, which was recorded in collaboration with Iceland’s finest reggae band Hjálmar, will contain ten English-language pop tracks. Just in case you missed it, watch the adorable video for the record’s superb first single “Garota” here.

Erlend Øye’s second solo album “Legao” will drop on October 3 via Bubbles Records. Pre-order your copy here.

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Shit Robot: “Hip House” Mixtape

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September 13th, 2014
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The mighty Shit Robot, aka Dubliner Marcus Lambkin, recently dropped his newest single “Do It (Right)”, featuring vocals from legendary Chicago house artist Lidell Townsell, taken from his second album “We Got A Love”. The digital version of the single comes with something special: an exclusive cassette mixtape of classic hip house, mixed from vinyl by Mr.Robot himself. And it’s a great one! You can now stream the two 30-minute mini-mixes of Shit Robot’s “Hip House” mixtape below. Also, make sure to check out the cool lyric video for “Do It (Right)”, a tribute to old-school house records. Directed by Jeff Conway.

Side A:
Mah So – L Feat. MC Wik – Black Acid
MC B. Feat. Daisy Dee – Crazy (Mad Mix)
Twin Hype – For Those Who Like To Groove
King Bee Feat. Michele – Must Bee The Music
Farley Jackmaster Funk & The Hip House Syndicate – Free At Last
Deskee – Let There Be House (West Bam Mix)
Mantronix – Don’t You Want Some More

Side B:
The Dismasters – Small Time Hustler
Nefatini – Don’t Stop
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Doug Lazy – Let The Rhythm Pump
Adventures of Stevie V – Dirty Cash (Money Talks)
Shit Robot Feat. Lidell Townsell – Do It (Right)
KC Flight – Planet E
Mantronix (Feat. Wondress) – Got to Have Your Love (Club with Bonus Beats)

The “Do It (Right)” EP, backed with remixes by the likes of BareSkin, Lord Of The Isles, and Lidell Townsell himself, is out now via DFA Records. Get it here.

Bicep: “Lyk Lyk”

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September 13th, 2014
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London-via-Belfast production duo Bicep, aka Andy Ferguson and Matthew McBriar, keep the old-school vibes going with “Lyk Lyk”, an ace tune from their new four-track EP of the same name, which marks the pair’s fourth release on their own Feel My Bicep label. The “Lyk Lyk” EP of all-new material finds Bicep collaborating with close friend and blog partner Rory Hamilton, aka Hammer, for the first time. “We are big fans of freestyle and old Baltimore club tracks, starting off with a broken 808 we began jamming together chopping vocals and melodies live, in our heads keeping it fun but rough,” says Bicep. Update: Below, you can also stream Bicep and Hammer’s collaborative tune “Day 3″.

The “Lyk Lyk” EP will drop on October 6th via Feel My Bicep. Pre-order your 12” here.

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