La.Ga.Sta. Late Summer Compilation Vol. 4

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September 15th, 2014
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[Artwork: Stefanos Michaelides]

YES, it’s finally here. Today, we’re so excited to bring you the fourth installment of La.Ga.Sta.’s Late Summer Compilation series, which is now available for free download. The new compilation Vol 4 collects 15 tracks from some of our favorite artists that will not only transport you to your own dream beach, but will extend this summer to eternity. Everything we love about summer is here: delicious tropical-flavored tracks, road trips under the sun, silky smooth house tunes, cool drinks by the pool, gentle sea breezes caressing our faces, and dancing on the sand ’til dawn. You should know by now that summer on La.Ga.Sta. never ends. Ride with us.

This year’s Late Summer Compilation features exclusive unreleased tracks, along with much-loved tunes available as a free download for the first time. We hope you like it as much as we do. Shout out to all the artists and labels that contributed to the making of this compilation. Stream the whole thing below, grab it, love it, play it, and share it. Vrooom!

DOWNLOAD La.Ga.Sta.’s Late Summer Compilation Vol. 4 here for the price of an email.

Tracklist:

01. Nile Delta – Aztec (Pional Remix)

Lots of people have been asking us about this remix, so we’re psyched to open our new compilation with this sublime take on Melbourne’s producer Nile Delta great tune “Aztec” by Madrid-based producer and frequent John Talabot collaborator Pional. Previously only available on vinyl, this remix is now available for free download, courtesy of Cut Copy’s own Cutters Records imprint. Feel the heat under the sun!

02. Slow Hands – The Fiasco

NYC-based producer and member of Crew Love family Ryan Cavanagh, aka Slow Hands, was kind enough to contribute to our compilation a brand-new track called “The Fiasco”. With its sun-kissed vibes and slinky grooves, this tune screams summer. Slow Hands, who last graced us with his solid “Everything (We Are)” EP, can do no wrong. “The Fiasco” is now available exclusively on La.Ga.Sta.’s Compilation Vol. 4.

03. Daniel.T. – Wingin’ It

Los Angeles-based DJ and producer Daniel.T., Daniel Terndrup of Cosmic Kids fame, always delivers the goods, and this brand-new track called “Wingin’ It” is no exception. We first heard it on his excellent “Resonant Places” mixtape, and now this summer-soaked jam is available for free download, exclusively on La.Ga.Sta.’s Late Summer Compilation Vol. 4. Pure class!

04. Atsushi Yano – Solid Gold

What a ride! Japanese producer Atsushi Yano keeps the good vibes going with “Solid Gold”, a groove-filled tune built around sun-drenched, Afro-funk-inspired rhythms that clocks in at eight minutes, but we can’t get enough of it. “Solid Gold” is taken from his “Chewy Tunes” 12″ on LPH WHITE, the sister label of the ever-excellent Brooklyn-based Let’s Play House, run by Jacques Renault and Nik Mercer. Play it loud.

05. Poolside & Fatnotronic – Onda

Our favorite Los Angeles-based “daytime disco” duo Poolside, aka Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise, have teamed up with Fatnotronic, the São Paulo duo of Bonde Do Rolê’s DJ Gorky and Phillip A. (of Killer On The Dancefloor) to deliver this superb acid-tinged edit of “Onda” from Brazilian soul legend Cassiano. This edit will appear on “Brazilian Edits Vol.1”, the first installment of a new series of reworkings of Brazilian funk and disco tunes, coming out soon via Chit Chat Records. In the meantime, grab a copy of “Onda” for free, exclusively on La.Ga.Sta.

06. Sinkane – How We Be (Lexx Remix)

Sudanese-born, New York-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Ahmed Gallab, aka Sinkane, just dropped his excellent second LP “Mean Love” on City Slang/DFA. Here, we have for you a superb remix of his funky, soul-drenched track “How We Be” by Swiss DJ/producer Lexx. Expect nothing, but 100% dubby goodness. You can now download this remix, courtesy of all-time favorite DFA Records.

07. Larry Gus – Human Migration

Greek-born, Milan-based singer/producer Panagiotis Melidis, aka Larry Gus (Greek for “larynx”), who wowed us with last year’s debut LP “Years Not Living” for DFA, kindly offered us this unreleased track called “Human Migration”, another fine example of his talent. It’s precious. You can always count on quality from Larry Gus.

08. Maricopa – Everyday Mysticism

Belfast-based producer Michael Dillon has made quite a name for himself as Maricopa with a handful of quality releases and a series of EPs of pure downtempo house, perfectly sun-soaked vibes and subtly melodic soundscapes. His contribution to our compilation, an exclusive new track called “Everyday Mysticism”, is yet another gorgeous slice of downtempo heaven. Dive in.

09. André Laos – Detour (Session Victim Remix)

Session Victim, one of Germany’s finest house music acts, takes us for a slow ride with this brilliant remix of “Detour” by Gothenburg-based newcomer André Laos. Filled with smooth vibes and warm grooves, this remix is taken from André Laos’ recent debut EP “Roundabout”. You can download it for free, courtesy of Let’s Play House. Great vibes all around!

10. Psychemagik – Balearic Girl

It’s time for Psychemagik. The UK cosmic-disco of Danny McLewin and Tom Coveney delivers this superb edit “Balearic Girl”, taken from a rare Swedish hairspray advert. This edit with plenty of infectious vocal hooks and dreamy beach vibes is just prefect for your “Endless Summer” playlist. The edit of “Balearic Girl” appears on Psychemagik’s final installment of the Discotheque Wreckers series.

11. Hidden Fees – So What

Brooklyn’s Hidden Fees, the duo of Ivan Berko and Thomas Gluibizzi, recent single “So What”, featuring vocals from Ghost Exits’ Christopher Exits, is one of our favorite tracks of the year so far. We’re delighted to have it as part of this year’s Late Summer Compilation, courtesy of Tim Sweeney’s always on point Beats In Space Records. A solid jam with a timeless feel.

12. Midnight Magic – Psycho For Your Love (Midnight Magic’s 2014 Rework)

Brooklyn-based cosmic disco outfit Midnight Magic never failed to amaze us. For our new compilation, they reworked their track “Psycho For Your Love”, and turn it into a sleazy disco affair that’s quite hard to resist. You can grab a free download of Midnight Magic’s 2014 rework of “Psycho For Your Love”, exclusively on La.Ga.Sta.

13. Woolfy Vs Projections – Ask (The Smiths Cover)

California-based musicians Simon James and Dan Hastie, aka Woolfy Vs Projections, bring us a pleasant surprise, a perfectly crafted sunny cover of The Smiths’ 1986 classic “Ask” with a Balearic feel. We have already road tested this cover, and it feels so good while driving. Another exclusive track on our compilation. Can’t wait to hear the duo’s new album on Permanent Vacation.

14. COMA – Les Dilettantes (Roosevelt Mix)

This one has been on repeat on our car stereo for the past few months. Cologne’s electronic duo COMA, aka Marius Bubat and Georg Conrad, “Les Dilettantes”, taken from their superb debut LP “In Technicolor” on Kompakt, gets a disco-infused rework by fellow German producer/singer and album collaborator Marius Lauber, aka Roosevelt. Once again, Roosevelt works his magic on “Les Dilettantes”, stretching it out into a gorgeous nearly-eight-minute dancefloor heater. Loved up!

15. Miami Horror – Wild Motion (Pete Herbert Remix)

We couldn’t think of a better way to close our new “Late Summer” compilation Vol 4 than with this classy remix of “Wild Motion”, the recent single from Melbourne-via-LA electro-pop four-piece Miami Horror, by the mighty London-based Pete Herbert. What’s not to love?

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Larry Gus: “With All Your Eyes Look” Video

DATE:
June 25th, 2014
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Check out this ace animated video for “With All Your Eyes Look” from Greek-born, Milan-based singer/producer Panagiotis Melidis, aka Larry Gus. Taken from his excellent debut LP “Years Not Living”, released last year on DFA Records, “With All Your Eyes Look” is out now with some fine remixes by the likes of Black Deer, Tuff Sherm, and Cut Hands. You can stream the whole thing here.

Directed by Seth Brau.

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La.Ga.Sta. Top 15 February 2014

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March 5th, 2014
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[Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis]

Here we go again. It’s time to round up the Top 15 most downloaded tracks of February on La.Ga.Sta. It’s no surprise that Moon Boots’ brilliant track “C.Y.S.”, which everyone seems to love, is top of the list. It also features great tunes from The Juan Maclean, Chromeo, Holy Ghost!, Cyclist, Touch Sensitive, Crayon, Larry Gus, Slow Hands, Pixelated, and more.

As always, this is your chart. Get your fill of the most popular mpFrees below. Speed it up!

Top 15 February 2014:
01. Moon Boots: “C.Y.S.”
02. The Juan Maclean: “Get Down (With My Love)”
03. Chromeo feat. Toro Y Moi: “Come Alive” [Onra Remix]
04. Joshua Collins: “To The End” [Cyclist Remix]
05. Holy Ghost!: “Bridge & Tunnel” [Midnight Magic Remix]
06. Klaves: “Return”
07. Jupiter: “Juicy Lucy” [Crayon Remix]
08. Sam Sparro: “Hang On 2 Your Love” [Pixelated Remix]
09. Alison Valentine: “Curious” [Chrome Sparks Disco Remix]
10. Dr. Midnight: “Knife” [Slow Hands Remix]
11. Gang Gang Dance: “House Jam” [Benoit & Sergio Edit]
12. Mighty Mouse: “Shaker Faker”
13. Touch Sensitive: “Slowments”
14. Chris Malinchak: “Forever”
15. Cut Copy: “We Are Explorers” [Larry Gus Remix]

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Cut Copy: “We Are Explorers” Video

DATE:
February 21st, 2014
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Melbourne’s finest Cut Copy have just shared this cool animated clip for their great track “We Are Explorers”, which features a pair of 3D-printed figurines running through the streets of Los Angeles. Download the 3D files for free here and make your own adventure. The track is taken from Cut Copy’s recent “Free Your Mind” album, out now via Modular.

Directed by Masa Kawamura, Qanta Shimizu, and Aramique.

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Cut Copy: “We Are Explorers (Larry Gus Remix)”

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February 20th, 2014
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Our beloved Greek singer/producer Panagiotis Melidis, aka Larry Gus, who last graced us with his superb album “Years Not Living” for DFA, has done a fantastic job with this remix of Cut Copy’s “We Are Explorers”, one of the standout cuts from last year’s “Free Your Mind” LP. He completely transforms the track into something truly special. It’s yours for free.

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Larry Gus: “The Night Patrols (A Man Asleep)” Video

DATE:
August 7th, 2013
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Get on the dancefloor with this cool new video for Greek producer and singer Panagiotis Melidis’, aka Larry Gus, latest single “The Night Patrols (A Man Asleep)”, from his upcoming new album “Years Not Living” on DFA. Also, Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox makes an appearance in the clip.

Directed by Vasilis Katsoupis, aka dipyadeep.

Larry Gus'”Years Not Living” drops on August 19th via DFA. Pre-order your copy here.

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Larry Gus: “The Night Patrols (A Man Asleep)”

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July 11th, 2013
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Let’s take a ride with our friend Larry Gus. After releasing a free album “Silent Congas” last year, the up-and-coming Greek-born, Milan-based producer and singer Panagiotis Melidis, aka Larry Gus (Greek for “larynx”), is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming album, entitled “Years Not Living”, on DFA.

The LP, which was inspired by Georges Perec’s 1978 book “Life: A User’s Manual” and Lucio Battisti’s 1974 album “Anima Latina”, will arrive on August 19th. Today, we’re treated to the album’s great first single “The Night Patrols (A Man Asleep)” that showcases his ability to combine different sounds, creating something uniquely his own.

Give it a spin above, and pre-order the limited-edition vinyl here.

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Sinkane: “Warm Spell” Video

DATE:
April 25th, 2013
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Check out the beautiful video for Sinkane’s latest single “Warm Spell”, one of the finest moments off his debut album “Mars”, which was released last year on DFA. As a bonus, you can download a supeb remix of the track from up-and-coming Greek-born, Milan-based producer Panagiotis Melidis, aka Larry Gus. Ride on!

Directed by Philip Di Fiore.

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La.Ga.Sta. OFF The Road #32

DATE:
November 19th, 2012
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Start your week off right with our latest radio show “OFF The Road #32”. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. We’ll be back for more rides next Saturday on Off Radio, from 22:00 to 23:00 EET. Make sure to check out our previous radio shows on Mixcloud. Ride and enjoy!

Playlist:
01. The Drifter – Day And Night
02. Jean Winner – Alive And Kicking (Zimmer Remix)
03. Lee Foss & MK feat. Anabel Englund – Electricity
04. Motorcitysoul – Playground (Mario Basanov Vocal Remake)
05. The Presets – Promises (Plastic Plates Remix)
06. Giorgio Moroder – From Here To Eternity (Aeroplane Remix)
07. Punks Jump Up x Dubka – Feels Good (feat. Saint Saviour)
08. Jessie Ware – No To Love (George FitzGerald Remix)
09. Waze & Odyssey – Love Attack
10. In Flagranti – On The Spot
11. Sébastien Tellier – Sedulous (Mickey Remix)
12. Larry Gus – Her Arm Held High

Download “OFF The Road #32” here [82 mb]

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Larry Gus: “Silent Congas”

DATE:
November 12th, 2012
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We’re so excited about this new release. Rising Greek-born, Milan-based producer Panagiotis Melidis, who producers music under the moniker Larry Gus (larigas: greek for throat, larynx), released today his first album, entitled “Silent Congas”, for DFA Records. Even better, it’s completely free!
Having impressed with his previous albums and remixes, Larry Gus continues to explore new sounds with this nine-track free album, which is the perfect introduction to his music. Download the entire album for free below, and make sure to watch the video for “Contours Sway”, directed by Vasilis Katsoupis. Expect big things from Larry Gus in the near future.

Download the album here [zip file w/ art & pdf booklet]

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