Long time friend of Future Disco, New Yorker and owner of the Let’s Play House label Jacques Renault is getting ready to drop his debut release for the renowned London-based label. Having played at numerous Future Disco parties over the years and rocking London in 2019, Jacques Renault brings some serious disco heat with his sublime new track “This Is Real”. Drafting in vocal talents from Escort vocalist Adeline as well as Morgan Wiley of Midnight Magic for an authentic disco high tempo smash, guaranteed to light up any dancefloor.

Today we are delighted to premiere the killer disco mix of “This Is Real”, a piano-led classy tune that clocks in at eight minutes. This mix takes the high octane disco feeling even higher. Blast it above, exclusively on LAGASTA. The release also includes a house mix of “This Is Real” that evokes the feeling of somewhere between Ron Hardy or Junior Vaquez. Late night deep and dirty for dancefloors that want to get down.

The “This Is Real” EP arrives on July 3 via Future Disco. Pre-order it here.

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Jacques Renault: “No Strings Attached”

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Premiere | Jacques Renault: “No Strings Attached”

DATE:
April 29th, 2020
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New York’s Let’s Play House label continues its fine run of form with a great new four-tracker “LPHWHTE”, the third installment of the 12-inches series of quality edits and reworks, which follows 2017’s “LPHWHTDD” and 2016’s “LPHWHTD”. As with the previous two releases, the new collection gathers four perfectly crafted tunes from the Let’s Play House extended family, including Jacques Renault, Kristy Harper, Laroze and Keita Sano.

Today, we’re psyched to premiere the record’s opener “No Strings Attached”, a disco edit by the one and only Jacques Renault. Once again, our beloved edit maestro delivers the goods, a glorious string-led disco affair that clocks in at nearly seven minutes, and we can’t get enough of it. Just pure class. Blast it above, exclusively on LAGASTA.

The “LPHWHTE” EP will drop on both digital and vinyl formats on May 29 via Let’s Play House. Pre-order it here.

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NYC Nights (Jacques Renault Edit)

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Anything Goes | NYC Nights (Jacques Renault Edit)

DATE:
April 12th, 2020
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Looking for a soundtrack to keep you going whilst at home? Rollover Milano has you covered with its fourth volume of their ongoing “Anything Goes – Rollover Edit Service” series. The new release consists of four lovingly reworked edits soaking up the sun and channeling that sea breeze saunter from Ferraroni, Jacques Renault, Makossa and Pasta. Here, the renowned edit maestro Jacques Renault takes us for a ride with “NYC Nights”, a great re-edit of “City Lights” by William Pitt. It’s absolutely essential. Enjoy the ride!

The “Rollover Edit Service Vol.4″ 12” is out now. Pick up your copy here.

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La.Ga.Sta. Late Summer Compilation Vol. 9

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September 24th, 2019
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[Artwork: Stefanos Michaelides]

The wait is over! It’s that time of the year when we love to pretend that summer never ends with LAGASTA’s annual free “Late Summer” compilation. The ninth installment is finally here and features exclusive tracks, previously unreleased edits and much-loved tunes, available as a free download for the first time. Brimming with the warmth of those long summer days and sun-kissed vibes of our own road trips, the “Late Summer” compilation Vol. 9 will take you on a journey through the most carefree season of the year.

As per usual, the new 18-track collection features lots of exclusive tracks from the likes of Kasper Bjørke, Massimiliano Pagliara, Kiwi, MLiR, Fabrizio Mammarella, ROTCIV, Younger Than Me, Local Suicide, Bawrut, Juan Ramos, and Boys’ Shorts.

It also includes much-loved gems available as a free download for the first time, featuring Gerd Janson remix of Underground System, JKriv, Anatolian Weapons remix of Lena Platonos, Spencer Parker remix of Jacques Renault, Kapote, Lipelis remix of Kito Jempere, Dylan Moon and Sui Zhen.

Shout out to all the artists and labels for making it happen. Ride with us!

DOWNLOAD: La.Ga.Sta.’s Late Summer Compilation Vol. 9 HERE for the price of an e-mail.

TRACKLIST:

01. Kasper Bjørke – Corsica [exclusive]

What a better way to open La.Ga.Sta.’s compilation Vol. 9 than with an exclusive new track, entitled “Corsica”, from Danish extraordinaire Kasper Bjørke. Our beloved producer and DJ takes us for a trip to Corsica with a sublime new track that rewards repeat listens. It’s yet another example of Kasper Bjørke doing what he does best. What a ride!

02. Massimiliano Pagliara – Make Love And Push – Ups (Edit) [exclusive]

It’s time for a killer disco edit from fabulous Italian-born, Berlin-based producer and DJ Massimiliano Pagliara, who always delives the goods. His contribution to our new compilation is a previously unreleased track, entitled “Make Love And Push – Ups”, a perfectly-crafted rework of a disco treasure. Pure magic!

03. ROTCIV – Steamy [exclusive]

Berlin-based Brazilian producer ROTCIV’s great skills are here once again, as well as his fantastic dark synths. The track “Steamy” is an explosive tune, diving into 80s electro-disco soundscapes and blowing your mind with its cosmically atmospheric melodies.

04. Larry Gus – Taped Hands Here (Boys Shorts Remix) [exclusive]

Something special comes to our station from DFA Records. Boys Shorts, the duo of Vangelis, one half of LAGASTA and Greek-born, London-based Tareq, are making their debut with this club-ready remix of Larry Gus’ new single “Taped Hands Here”, a great tune from his upcoming new album “Subservient”, his fourth release for DFA, set to drop on October 25th. This six-minute remix is nothing less than pure dancefloor brilliance. Grab Boys Shorts’ first remix, exclusively on our compilation, and keep an eye out for these guys!

05. Fabrizio Mammarella – Unit [exclusive]

Italian producer Fabrizio Mammarella, who is also behind the Slow Motion & Wrong Era labels, is part of our compilation with “Unit”, a ten-minute epic electronic odyssey. It’s hard to put into words just how good this track is with beautifully crafted synths and classic drums. It ebbs and flows beautifully carrying the listener along with it. Just check it out. You won’t be disappointed.

06. Lena Platonos – Cyaniris (Anatolian Weapons 6 A.M. Eternal)

Thanks to Dark Entries, Lena Platonos’ third solo album “Lepidopetra”, which was originally released back in 1986, was reissued in 2018. Four contemporary Greek producers got also recruited to deliver remixes of their favorite tracks, and Anatolian Weapons works his magic on “Cyaniris” offering a magical late night ride through the New Wave forest. A simply amazing dark synth-pop treat. It’s now yours, courtesy of Dark Entries.

07. Kiwi – Time Cycle [exclusive]

London-based producer Kiwi never cease to amaze us. For our new compilation, he contributes a brand-new track called “Time Cycle” that finds him in such fine form. And this quality tune is a definitely a ride to remember.

08. Sui Zhen – Matsudo City Life

A stellar track from Melbourne pop artist Sui Zhen. The track “Matsudo City Life” has been on repeat on our car stereo for a while now, and its lifted from her forthcoming album “Losing, Linda”, a follow-up to 2015’s “Secretly Susan”, set to drop on Septembwer 27th. The track “Matsudo City Life” is now available for free download, courtesy of Dot Dash Recordings/Cascine.

09. Younger Than Me feat. Local Suicide – Late Sunday Night [exclusive]

Younger Than Me and Local Suicide’s collaborative contribution exclusively for our compilation. Both duos have been killing it lately with a solid string of releases. With “Late Sunday Night” they deliver a hard-hitting, acid-infused party starter. Play it loud!

10. Bawrut – Fake Meditation [exclusive]

Let’s take a ride with Italian-born, Madrid-based producer and DJ Bawrut. Heavily influenced by the work of Chicago pioneers, the established European teachers and every sound he can find on the internet or in digging sessions, Bawrut’s taste toes a wonderfully balanced line between classics and brand new tracks. His contribution to our compilation, an exclusive new track called “Fake Meditation”, is an epic ride that clocks at nearly ten minutes. Not to be missed.

11. Jacques Renault – BK Slice (Spencer Parker Works Harder Mix)

Last year, Let’s Play House released LPH cofounder, Jacques Renault’s sophomore album, “BK Club Beats, Breaks & Versions”, a back-to-basics effort with Renault doing what he does best. Few weeks ago, four remixes were presented and one of them is yours now for absolutely free. The track “BK Slice” got remixed by London-born, Berlin-based Spencer Parker and the result is a sunny disco strutter spinning across the dancefloor.

12. Underground System – Just A Place (Gerd Janson Remix)

Running Back head honcho and Tuff City Kids member Gerd Janson delivers a driving big room friendly interpretation of “Just A Place”, a downtown-NY-meets-afro-disco-stylings tune, from Brooklyn-based band Underground System. The original track is taken from the band’s debut “What Are You” LP. Held together by Janson’s signature pulsing italo bass, New Beat influence, this dancefloor-ready remix is now available for free downlload, courtesy of Soul Clap Records.

13. Kapote – Delirio Italiano

Italo disco at its best! Kapote is the enigmatic staple of Berlin’s Toy Tonics label and back in April he released his first album titled “What It Is”, which included “Delirio Italiano”. A disco flavored house track with a deep bassline and delicious funky vibes. For our compilation Vol. 9, Kapote kindly contributes with this dancefloor-filler track, we have on repeat all this time, and which has just been released as part of the remix EP2. It’s yours, courtesy of Toy Tonics.

14. Kito Jempere – Lifetime Theme (Lipelis Kebab House Remix)

The track has been on repeat and we can’t get enough of it. Our beloved Kito Jempere’s track “Lifetime Theme” got reworked by Lipelis, a Russian studio wizard and music maniac. The result is a cosmic treasure of sounds; exotic chords, tropical vibes, lively melodies and that bass, which is absolutely captivating. It’s now yours for free, courtesy of Italy’s Hell Yeah Recordings.

15. Juan Ramos – Blue Dunes [exclusive]

Berlin’s own Juan Ramos, of Discodromo’s infamous queer party Cocktail D’Amore and one half of GreenVision, lands on our station with an exclusive new track called “Blue Dunes”, a perfectly crafted house tune for your next car rides.

16. MLiR – “Radion (Until We Meet Again, My Furry Friend)” [exclusive]

With “Radion (Until We Meet Again, My Furry Friend)”, MLiR,
the incredible Barcelona-based Swedish musical collective fronted by Marco Gegenheimer and Einar Christoffersson, tackles the difficult topic of having lost someone so beloved and hairy, that in the darkest of nights you can still hear the distant barking of your little buddy. RIP.

Written and performed by Einar Christoffersson and Marco Gegenheimer.

17. JKriv – Say Wut (Rework)

This sublime rework “Say Wut” comes from our beloved Brooklyn-based producer, DJ, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, co-head of Razor-N-Tape Records JKriv. It’s a smooth and breezy beauty, ideal for driving down a coastal highway with the windows down. Pure class!

18. Dylan Moon – Song For Jerry

We couldn’t think of a better way to close our new “Late Summer” compilation Vol. 9 than with “Song For Jerry” from LA-based artist Dylan Moon. A beauty of a tune, “Song For Jerry” is taken from his recently released superb debut album “Only the Blues”, an album ornate with so many musical ideas to express that it teeters between ecstasy and anxiety. It’s now yours for free, courtesy of RVNG Intl.

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Download: Late Summer Compilation Vol. 5
Download: Late Summer Compilation Vol. 4
Download: Late Summer Compilation Vol. 3
Download: Late Summer Compilation Vol. 2
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Summer riders it’s premiere time with a fabulous floor-filler remix! Paris-come-NYC diva Adeline, also known as the vocalist of our beloved disco band Escort, joins with her solo debut “When I’m Alone” single Razor N Tape Reserve offshoot. The track, co-written and produced with Morgan Wiley of Midnight Magic, is a fresh and bouncey disco anthem, reflecting Adeline’s unique and soulful sound, which she has been evolving as a solo artist.

LaGaSta’s premiere for today is a fantastic remix of “When I’m Alone” by Let’s Play House boss and New York stalwart, Jacques Renault. On his six-plus-minute remix, Jacques Renault leads the track into deeper house soundscapes, dancing between delicate Italo-disco style arpeggio lines and tribal-like rhythmic beats. The tune is a totally seductive ride, being boosted by Adeline’s warm and rich vocals. Blast it above!

The original track comes with two more remixes; Milan’s Dirty Channels and RNT’s co-founder JKriv joining forces with Underground System’s Peter Matson.

Purchase the “When I’m Alone” 12” via Razor-N-Tape here or here.

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[Premiere] Jacques Renault: “Cold Blooded”

DATE:
August 23rd, 2017
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Brooklyn label Razor’n’Tape continues its impressive run of form with another killer 12inch, this time by NYC producer/DJ and maestro of disco edits Jacques Renault. His offering, a four-tracker of finely crafted groovy, disco reworks and soulful vibes, finds our beloved producer delivering some serious dancefloor heat. Today, we’re psyched to premiere the record’s A-side cut, “Cold Blooded”, a nine-minute disco epic in his trademark style. On “Cold Blooded” sources a classic, focusing on a hypnotic and rhythmic pattern for a solid six minutes before exploding into exuberant soul. It’s a a great ride from start to finish and, of course, we’d expect nothing less from Jacques Renault. Stream “Cold Blooded” exclusively on La.Ga.Sta. and ride with us.

The “Jacques Renault Edits” 12”drops on September 1st via Razor’n’Tape.
Pre-order your copy here or here.

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Jacques Renault Mix for La.Ga.Sta

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Jacques Renault Mix for La.Ga.Sta.

DATE:
February 2nd, 2017
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Londoners, La.Ga.Sta. hits Dalston Superstore tomorrow night for a special event with NYC producer/DJ and maestro of disco edits Jacques Renault and LA’s Daniel.T., also known as one half of Cosmic Kids. Ahead of his set at Dalston Superstore, Jacques Renault has put together a killer mix full of great tunes that will surely put you in the right mood for our party. Play it loud!

Tracklist:
01. Mr. Beatnick – Church Street (Nebraska Remix) [Tief]
02. Daniel T. – Celsius [Cosmic Pint Glass]
03. G. Markus – M’Bala [G-Edits]
04. Sleazy McQueen & The Solid Gold Band – Huit Etoiles (Gerd Janson Remix) [Let’s Play House]
05. The Revenge – Forever In Debt (Pitched Down Mix) [Home Taping]
06. COEO – Mydonna [Toy Tonics]
07. Jacques Renault – Words (Tom Noble Remix) [Let’s Play House]
08. Solar – Five Seconds [Various Squirrels Vol. 1]
09. Etbonz – My Kinda Future (Prins Thomas Diskomiks [Love On The Rocks]
10. Body Music – Get It Baby (Drum Mix) [Razor N Tape]
11. Cassiano – Onda (Poolside edit) [Chit Chat]

Download the mix here and ride with us.

Catch Jacques Renault on Friday 3 February from 9pm-3am at Dalston Superstore!
Head over to our Facebook event page for more info.

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Chesus: “You’re So Special” [Jacques Renault Edit]

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We are thrilled to welcome NYC producer/DJ and maestro of disco edits Jacques Renault and all round cool guy Daniel.T., also known as one half of LA duo Cosmic Kids, for our first La.Ga.Sta. party of 2017 at our favorite hangout Dalston Superstore. Joining them this Friday 3 February from 9pm-3am is a lineup of friends and amazing humans: Jeffrey Hinton, Wes Baggaley, Dreadful (Brut), Vangelis (La.Ga.Sta.) and your hosts for the night A Man To Pet and Joseph Wilson. This will be a disco night to remember!

Head over to our Facebook event page for more info.

JACQUES RENAULT

NYC producer/DJ Jacques Renault, co-founder of On The Prowl Records and Let’s Play House party/imprint with friend and partner Nik Mercer, needs no introduction. We’re more than excited for having him as a guest at our next LAGASTA event. Our beloved producer and DJ had yet another fantastic year with two remix EPs on Let’s Play House, an album full of edits on Local Talk and numerous quality remixes, including reworks for Midnight Magic and Yuksek, among others. He will spin at Superstore’s basement just one day before his set at Panorama. Ahead of his DJ set at Dalston Superstore, Jacques Renault did a Q&A with Vangelis from La.Ga.Sta. about life, radio and noise.


DANIEL.T.

Los Angeles-based producer/DJ Daniel Terndrup, also known as one half of Cosmic Kids, is someone we’ve been following since the beginning. All the way back in 2011, when Cosmic Kids dropped their debut “Reginald’s Groove” 12” on Throne Of Blood, an instant classic. Over the past two years, the talented producer and avid vinyl collector has been flying solo as Daniel.T., delivering top-notch remixes and original tracks, groove-filled disco edits and mixtapes for sunlit road trips. For the first time in four years, Daniel.T. returns to Superstore to celebrate with us the release of his superb new EP “Fahrenheit/Celsius” on Cosmic Pint Glass. Get into the groove!

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Jacques Renault: “Swing That Body” (feat. Luke Jenner)
Daniel.T.: “Windy Lady” (feat. Eiko Hara)

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Midnight Magic: “Malibu Fun”

DATE:
November 16th, 2016
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After dropping the baseline driven, dancefloor filler “I Gotta Feeling” last month, Brooklyn disco ensemble Midnight Magic have shared another new track from their upcoming second LP “Free From Your Spell”. Take a ride with “Malibu Fun”, a finely crafted, slow-burning disco affair driven by the enormous vocals of chanteuse Tiffany Roth. “Malibu Fun” is arguably one of the record’s highlights. The 11-track album “Free From Your Spell”, which follows 2012’s debut LP “Walking The Midnight Streets” and 2013’s “Midnight Creepers” compilation on Permanent Vacation, arrives November 18th on Soul Clap Records. Below, you can stream a quality remix of “I Gotta Feeling” by Brooklyn neighbour Jacques Renault.

Pre-order the album “Free From Your Spell” here.

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Midnight Magic: “I Gotta Feeling”

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Chesus: “You’re So Special (Jacques Renault Edit)”

DATE:
October 5th, 2016
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NYC producer/DJ and Let’s Play House’s very own Jacques Renault, one of the most consistent edit contributors out there, goes all disco with his previously unreleased killer rework of Chesus’ much-played tune “Special”. We’re delighted to have the “You’re So Special” edit as an exclusive part of La.Ga.Sta.’s free “Late Summer” compilation Vol.6, courtesy of the ever-excellent Swedish label Local Talk.

And if that’s not enough Jacques Renault goodness for you, Italian-born, Berlin-based producer Massimiliano Pagliara delivers a great, synth-laden remix of his track “Redlight Rubber”, taken from his 2015 debut LP “Zentrum”. It doesn’t get any better than this! The remix appears on Renault’s “Off Zentrum” Remixes EP, out now on Let’s Play House.

Download La.Ga.Sta.’s Late Summer Compilation Vol. 6 here for the price of an e-mail.

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House Of Spirits: “Holding On” [Jacques Renault Remix]

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