Jamie xx feat. Romy: “Loud Places (John Talabot’s Higher Dub)”

November 27th, 2015

Spanish house wizard John Talabot has already released a remix of London’s producer Jamie xx “In Colour” standout “Loud Places”, and now he’s getting ready to drop a white-label 12” that includes two dub versions of the track. Feast your ears to the “Higher Dub” version of “Loud Places” that clocks in at ten minutes. Expect nothing but quality. “Loud Places”, featuring his fellow the xx bandmate Romy Madley Croft, appears on Jamie xx’s excellent debut solo album “In Colour”.

The “Loud Places” 12” is coming out soon on Young Turks. Pre-order it here.

Jamie xx: “Loud Places” [John Talabot’s Loud Synths Reconstruction]

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Jamie xx: “Loud Places” Remixes

August 28th, 2015

London producer Jamie xx just dropped a strong remix EP of “Loud Places”, featuring his fellow the xx bandmate Romy Madley Croft, a standout track from his debut solo album “In Colour”. The release features five reinterpretations by the likes of John Talabot, Tessela, Barnt, Matthew Herbert and Paul Woolford under his Special Request guise. Here, we have two remixes for your listening pleasure: John Talabot’s “Loud Synths Reconstruction” and Barnt’s “E-Mix”. Still waiting for Talabot’s great dub version to come out.

The “Loud Places” Remixes EP is out now digitally on Young Turks, with a physical edition to come out in October. Buy it here.

The xx: “Chained” [John Talabot & Pional Blinded Remix]

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Unknown: “Aguirre (Tempel Rytmik Edit)”

July 22nd, 2015

Let your ears feast on this quality edit called “Aguirre” from Spanish maestro John Talabot and Genius Of Time’s Alexander Berg, aka Dorisburg, as Tempel Rytmik. Taken from the third installment of Hivern Discs’ vinyl-only edit series”HivernEd” of obscure tracks. It also features “Zulu”, another technoish edit from John Talabot and fellow Barcelona producer Marc Piñol, on the flip.

The “Aguirre”/”Zulu” 10” is out now on Hivern Discs. Pick up your copy here.

Ishinohana: “Lucia” [John Talabot’s Sunset edit]

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Sunday #226

May 3rd, 2015

A track for Sunday: Take a sunset ride with this sublime rework of Ishinohana’s “Lucia” by none other than Spanish maestro John Talabot. This is a truly piece of Balearic beauty.

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

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An Edit To Remember #90

April 26th, 2015

Our “An Edit To Remember” series continues with a great rework from Spanish house wiz and Hivern Discs boss John Talabot. Let’s take a ride with his “dusty” edit of Cecil “Maestro” Hume’s 1976 track “Dread Man”. As he says: “When I’m on tour travelling I like to do edits. While waiting in airports, cars, vans, trains, customs, hotels, soundchecks I do them. This is one of my favourites.”

An Edit To Remember #89

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Spanish house wiz John Talabot delivers a perfectly crafted remix of Hot Chip’s cover of William Onyeabor’s 1978 song “Atomic Bomb”, released last year via David Byrne’s label Luaka Bop. The remix will be available as 12″, made special for Record Store Day, April 18th. The 12” will also feature covers and remixes by Japanese artist Oorutaichi, Show Dem Camp (SDC), Funbi & Ikon, and Secret Circuit & ‪Lovefingers as Secret Fingers.

William Onyeabor vs. Hot Chip: “Atomic Bomb”

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Spanish house wiz and Hivern Discs boss John Talabot will drop a new remix EP for his sublime tune “Without You”, first appeared on his excellent 2013 DJ-Kicks mix, for the relaunch of !K7’s “DJ-Kicks” 12″ series. The release comes backed with three remixes from Thomas Melchior under his Melchior Productions Ltd moniker, Berlin producer/DJ Oskar Offermann, and mysterious Barcelonan producer Mistakes Are Ok, whose “Midnight Version” of “Without You” can now be streamed above. And it’s just a great ride.

The “Without You” EP will arrive on March 23 via !K7. Pre-order it here.

John Talabot: “Without You”

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Round: Hivern Mix

February 19th, 2015

Copenhagen-based producer Torsten Lindsø Andersen, aka Round, is truly an exciting new artist. He has already wowed us with his excellent debut “Glass”/”Float” EP of warm breezy grooves and rich, glowing house tunes, released at the tail-end of last year on John Talabot’s Hivern Discs label. Now, he’s back with this superb winter mix for the label, covering a wide variety of artists, styles, and sounds. It’s definitely worth checking out. Enjoy the ride.

Fridge – Cut Up Piano and Xylophone
Igor Wakhevitch – Spenta Aramati
Los Terricolas – Lloraras
Zwanie Jonson – My Little Proud Bird
Move D – Untitled
My Girl And Me – Always Back To You
Örva – Flat Shapes
Juxta Position – Mercy
Kassem Mosse – Workshop 19 (Untitled B1)
Uffe – Solid Satin (We Can Do Something)
VKTR – Pumpit
Herbert – It’s Only
Air – Run
Aquarius Heaven – Universe
Róisín Murphy – Ancora Tu
Donnie & Joe Emerson – Baby

Round: “Glass”

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La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 50 Downloaded Tracks of 2014

January 2nd, 2015

[Artwork: Y. Foulias]

Today, we’re psyched to share with you La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 50 most downloaded tracks of 2014. It’s a long list filled with great tunes from some of our favorite producers and bands. As always, this is a chart compiled by our readers. It’s no surprise that LA’s “daytime disco” duo Poolside sublime acid-tinged edit of Cassiano’s 1977 classic “Onda” in collaboration with São Paulo-based duo Fatnotronic is top of the list. An exclusive track taken from La.Ga.Sta.’s recent “Late Summer Compilation Vol 4.”, our most popular compilation so far with more than 30.000 downloads and still counting. Here’s your chance to revisit 2014′s most popular mpFrees. Fill it up and stay gas!

01. Poolside & Fatnotronic: “Onda”
02. Movement: “Ivory”
03. AlunaGeorge: “Kaleidoscope Love” [Kaytranada Edition]
04. Moon Boots: “C.Y.S.”
05. Chris Malinchak: “If U Got It” [Chris Malinchak Remix]
06. Lana Del Rey: “West Coast” [Munk Remix]
07. Banks: “Brain” [Larse Remix]
08. Pional: “It’s All Over” [John Talabot’s Stormbreak Refix]
09. Hercules & Love Affair: “Be With You”
10. Midlake: “The Old And The Young” [Moullinex Edit]

11. Holy Ghost!: “Bridge & Tunnel” [Midnight Magic Remix]
12. Seekae: “Test & Recognise” [Flume Re-work]
13. The Juan MacLean: “Get Down (With My Love)”
14. Touch Sensitive: “Slowments”
15. Bicep: “Satisfy” [John Talabot RainMix]
16. Giorgio Moroder: “Giorgio’s Theme”
17. Little Jinder & Melo: “Inga E Som Vi E” [HNNY Remix]
18. Mayer Hawthorne: “The Stars Are Ours” [Detroit Swindle’s Big Dipper Remix]
19. ODESZA: “Say My Name” [Hayden James Remix]
20. Kaytranada: “Leave Me Alone” [feat. Shay Lia]

21. Glass Animals: “Pools” [Roosevelt Remix]
22. Cut Copy: “Meet Me In A House Of Love” [Nile Delta Remix]
23. Joakim: “On The Beach”
24. Bodhi: “I Need You”
25. Say Lou Lou: “Instant Crush” [Daft Punk Cover]
26. Chordashian: “Keep On” [In Flagranti Extended Mix]
27. Slow Hands & Tanner Ross: “All The Same” [Slow Hands Folk Wash]
28. Leon Bridges: “Coming Home”
29. MØ: “Don’t Wanna Dance” [Zimmer Remix]
30. Miami Horror: “Colours In The Sky” [That’s Nice Remix]

31. Man Power: “Velvet Arms”
32. Pomo: “Only You”
33. Syd Arthur: “Hometown Blues” [Psychemagik Remix]
34. Nancy Whang & Audiojack: “Like An Eagle”
35. Leisure Cruise: “Double Digit Love” [Plastic Plates Remix]
36. HAIM: “My Song 5” [Movement Version]
37. Bryan Ferry: “Loop De Li” [Leo Zero Remix]
38. La Roux: “Uptight Downtown” [Midnight Magic Remix]
39. Clancy: “Take It Slow”
40. Cyril Hahn: “Getting There”

41. Fool’s Gold: “I’m In Love” [Poolside Remix]
42. Chelsea Wolfe: “The Warden” [Maceo Plex Remix]
43. The Weeknd: “What You Need” [Jacques Greene ’11 Edit]
44. Body Language: “Good Things”
45. Midnight Magic: “Vicious Love” [Dimitri From Paris Loungin’ At The Disco Instrumental]
46. Les Sins: “Talk About”
47. Ten City: “Where Do We Go?” [Jacques Renault All Night Edit]
48. Thrupence: “Silk”
49. Paume: “Transalpine”
50. Weval: “Gimme Some”

La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 50 Downloaded Tracks of 2013

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Round: “Glass”

November 25th, 2014

Copenhagen-based producer Round (real name Torsten Lindsø Andersen) first caught our attention last year with his stellar remix of The xx’s “Missing”. Now, he’s getting ready to drop his debut three-track 12″ called “Glass” on John Talabot’s Hivern Discs label. Before the record is released on December 8th, you can listen to the full title track, one of the standout tunes from Talabot’s excellent 2013 DJ Kicks mix. “Glass” is such a great tune.

Pre-order your 12” here.

Stream: The xx: “Missing” [Round Remix]

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