Discotexas: “Bucket Of Love Vol. II”

February 24th, 2012

The new Discotexas “Bucket Of Love” compilation is here at budget price. A perfect gift for all you disco lovers out there. The volume two contains 19 tracks from the label’s latest releases. From Moullinex, Xinobi and Mirror People to Lazydisco, Zimmer and Kamp! Hot tunes! Stream the whole thing here, and check out the Discotexas unreleased edit of Tokyo-based producer Astrolabe’s “Cave Disco” below. Pure love!

Buy the “Bucket Of Love Vol. II” compilation here.

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La.Ga.Sta.: Best of 2011

December 30th, 2011

Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis

La.Ga.Sta. offered its services to many weary travellers once more this year. By “following rivers” they drove “through the green” and found themselves in “English Riviera” only to come back again to our station for another refill.
Taking a Friday drive down this year’s memory lane, we think back on our numerous stops including among others:

Our after-hours, absolutely wicked dj set in the VIP room of Melt! Festival. We might have missed Cut Copy’s performance but we certainly had a blast. Shout out to T.E.E.D., Azari & III, Metronomy, Siriusmo, and Planningtorock for their stunning gigs.

The 15-track La.Ga.Sta. Summer Compilation 2011 with lots of exclusives released in August and downloaded by more than 15.000 vroomers in less than a month. Thank you guys!

The La.Ga.Sta mixtapes by the amazing Drop Out Orchestra, CFCF, Das Moth, Pharao Black Magic, Marius, and Mickey. Much appreciated.

Dancing ‘till we dropped with the Can You Relate? team at their super cool parties in Thessaloniki together with The Magician, Shit Robot, Villa, Moullinex, In Flagranti, Acid Washed, and Stopmakingme.

A huge thanks coming out to all of you who filled up our inbox with tons of tunes and mixes, wish we could post them all. Keep them coming.

It’s always such a great pleasure sharing sounds, words and feelings with all the people we love. We don’t really like making lists since we always forget to include everything we loved through the year. But, by popular demand, our pit stop crew tried to bring the Best of 2011 lists (albums, tracks, remixes, EP’s, video) based on what we played most on our car stereo. It was certainly an amazing year with great releases that gave this station the “gas” it needed to carry on driving. Check out our lists below in no particular order. We don’t have winners or losers in this race only drivers that finally make it to the finish line.

This is the 2011 sound of La.Ga.Sta. Vroooommm!

La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 20 Albums of 2011

Metronomy – The English Riviera [Because Music]
Tiger & Woods – Through The Green [Running Back]
Washed Out – Within And Without [Sub Pop]
Azari & III – Azari & III [Loose Lips]
Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost [True Panther/Matador]
The Rapture – In the Grace Of Your Love [DFA Records]
Siriusmo – Mosaik [Monkeytown]
Discodeine – Discodeine [Dirty]
Cut Copy – Zonoscope [Modular]
Rimer London – Rimer London [Magnetron]
Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost! [DFA Records]
Yuksek – Living On The Edge Of Time [Polydor]
Korallreven – An Album by Korallreven [Acéphale]
Cults – Cults [Columbia]
Canyons – Keep Your Dreams [Modular]
Com Truise – Galactic Melt [Ghostly International]
6th Borough Project – One Night In The Borough [Delusions Of Grandeur]
Beni – House Of Beni [Modular]
In Flagranti – Worse For Wear [Codek]
Blood Orange – Coastal Grooves [Domino Records]

La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 20 Tracks of 2011

Metronomy – The Look
The Rapture – How Deep Is Your Love?
Benoit & Sergio – Everybody
Todd Terje – Snooze 4 Love
Paradis – Parfait Tirage
Poolside – Do You Believe?
Jamie xx – Far Nearer
M83 – Midnight City
Try To Find Me – Needs Ending
Joe Goddard – Gabriel (feat. Valentina)
Joakim – Forever Young
Kamp! – Cairo
Glass Candy – Warm In The Winter
Jonas Rathsman – Tobago
Flight Facilities – Foreign Language
Oliver – Memories Of The Future
Citizens! – True Romance
SBTRKT – Pharaohs (feat. Roses Gabor)
Keep Shelly In Athens – Hauntin’ Me
PillowTalk – The Come Back

La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 20 Remixes of 2011

Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers [The Magician Remix]
Connan Mockasin – Forever Dolphin Love [Erol Alkan’s Extended Rework]
Jeremy Glenn – New Life [Perseus ‘Summer of 83’ Remix]
Runaway – Chapter IV [Tensnake Remix]
Dj Nibc – The Doorman [Casino Times Remix]
Teengirl Fantasy – Cheaters [John Talabot’s Classic Vocal Refix]
Is Tropical – The Greeks [Moonlight Matters Remix]
Tensnake – Need Your lovin [Tiger & Woods Remix]
Locussolus – I Want It [Lindstrom & Prins Thomas Remix]
Tyson – Die On The Dancefloor [Mickey Remix]
Cosmic Kids – Reginald’s Groove [Classixx Remix]
Yacht – I Walked Alone [Jacques Renault Remix]
The KDMS: “Tonight [Morgan Geist Remix]
Beni – It’s A Bubble [The Magician Remix]
Mark E – The Day [Prins Thomas Remix]
Paul Weller – Starlite [Black Van Remix]
Lazydisco – More Tigers [Mirror People]
Wolfram Feat. Haddaway – Thing Called Love [Legowelt Remix]
Midnight Savari – Pinisi [The C90s Remix]
Munk – Rue de Rome [Cécile Remix]

La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 20 EP’s of 2011

Todd Terje – Ragysh [Running Back]
Julio Bashmore – Everyone Needs A Theme Tune [PMR Records]
Peter & The Magician – Twist [Kitsuné]
Chad Valley – Equatorial Ultravox [Cascine]
Tornado Wallace – Rainbow Road [Instruments Of Rapture]
John Talabot – Families [Young Turks]
Toro Y Moi – Freaking Out [Carpark]
Suzanne Kraft – Green Flash [Running Back]
Matias Aguayo – I Don’t Smoke [Kompakt]
Moullinex – Chocolat [Gomma]
Montevideo – Tribal Dance [Relish Recordings]
Mario & Vidis – Changed [Future Classic]
The 2 Bears – Bear Hug [Southern Fried Records]
Runaway – Stories [On The Prowl]
Zimmer – Horizontal Disco [Discotexas]
Flume – Sleepless [Future Classic]
Rocco Raimundo – Between The Sheets [Bedmo Disco Records]
Para One & Tacteel – Fair Enough [Fool’s Gold]
Chris Malinchak – Villette [French Express]
Beth Ditto – EP [Deconstruction Records]

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Video of 2011

Directed by MEGAFORCE

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Mix of 2011
Four Tet – Fabriclive 59

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Compilation of 2011
If This Is House I Want My Money Back Zwei [Permanent Vacation]

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Cover of 2011
Paradis – La Ballade de Jim [Alain Souchon Cover]

La.Ga.Sta.’s Best Mixtape of 2011
Poolside – Day & Night


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La.Ga.Sta. Summer Compilation 2011

August 12th, 2011

To get you through the boiling-hot days of summer, La.Ga.Sta. offers you a refreshing new summer compilation with lots of exclusive tracks from some of our favorite producers and takes you for a drive underwater. Splashshshsh!!!

DOWNLOAD La.Ga.Sta.’s Summer Compilation 2011 HERE for the price of an email.


01. Lykke Li – I Follow Rivers (The Magician Instrumental Remix)
Pure magic! For the first time the instrumental version of The Magician’s massive remix of “I Follow Rivers” as an exclusive free download. We just can’t get enough of it.

02. Paul Weller – Starlite (Black Van Instrumental Remix)
Enter this Black Van and drive off into the sunset once more…

03. Mitzi – Morning Light (Softwar Remix)
Softwar can do no wrong. Already a favorite, their remix of Mitzi’s “Morning Light” is one of the tracks we are listening to while driving to the beach. It hits you like a morning light.

04. Hannulelauri – Zombie Tropicana
We’re happy to finally share with you our favorite track from Finnish duo Hannulelauri for free download. Yes, this August sounds like…Zombie Tropicana once more.

05. Count Jackula – Breakfast (The Supermen Lovers Remix)
Time for breakfast under a coconut tree. Count Jackula serves congas, latin-sounding brasses, and synth disco bass, while The Supermen Lovers mix them in a Moullinex super blender. Exclusively on La.Ga.Sta.

06. Mindless Boogie – Dolly (Peter Visti Edit)
A blast from the past. Thanks to Mindless Boogie this rare and stunning edit of “Dolly” by Peter Visti finally finds its way to our compilation in 320kbs glory. It’s always nice to drive around with Dolly Parton.

07. Munk – Violent Love (The Twelves Remix – Jerry Bouthier Edit)
From Kitsuné to Gomma , Jerry Bouthier made this killer edit of The Twelves remix of Munk’s “Violent Love”. Enough to take you from here to disco heaven!

08. Humorous Norwegian Disco Alias – Turn On
You may haven’t heard of Humorous Norwegian Disco Alias, but we’re sure you know their alter ego Drop Out Orchestra. All you have to do to turn it on, is turn it up!

09. Headman – Be Loved (Dub)
Headman is certainly someone we love. He was kind enough to offer us exclusively the dub version of his new track “Be Loved”, off the forthcoming Relish Recordings Compilation 3. Feel the love.

10. Mighty Mouse – Between The Pavement And The Stars (Mario Basanov Dub)
A great combo. Mighty Mouse take us from the pavement to the stars and Mario Basanov works his magic to keep us there. Yes, sometimes disco can fly you to the stars.

11. Acid Washed – Change (Anteros & Thanaton Remix)
Another track exclusively on our compilation. Anteros & Thanaton turns Acid Washed’s “Change” into a 7 miniute piano driven cut. Taken from Acid Washed’s forthcoming “Change” remix EP.

12. All The Lights – Chasing Colours (Plastic Plates Remix)
Brand new remix from our favorite newcomer producer Felix Bloxsom, aka Plastic Plates. Taken from All The Lights’ debut EP “Chasing Colours”, out now on etcetc. Turn all the lights on.

13. Jeremy Glenn – New Life (Perseus ‘Summer of 83’ Remix)
Jeremy Glenn gave us a new life this summer with one of the finest tracks we’ve heard this year. This remix by rising DJ/Producer Perseus takes us back to the summery nights of ’83. This is like deja vu all over again.

14. Lazydisco – More Tigers (MODE Remix)
From Lazydisco’s amazing latest EP “More Tigers” on Discotexas (still on repeat) here comes MODE’s take on the track, to make us dive into the nearest pool. Bloom!

15. Rolla Scape – Heaven Is Real (feat. Marsheaux)
You asked for it, now you can have it. Bite into summer.

Big thanks to all the artists and labels that contributed to the making of this compilation.

Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis.
Video: Can You Relate?.

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Discotexas: “Bucket Of Love Vol. I”

June 27th, 2011

More Discotexas? Yes, please! One of our favorite labels drops a new compilation. It’s called “Bucket of Love vol. I” and features some of Discotexas’ best summerish tracks taken from their releases since January 2010. The album also includes four new unreleased tracks by Xinobi, Count Jackula, Zimmer and Rockets. Summer is truly here.

01. Moullinex: “Lover In Me”
02. Justin Faust: “Witty”
03. Douze: “Les Paradis Artificiels” (Xinobi remix)
04. Xinobi: “Japanese” (Telonius remix)
05. Count Jackula: “Africa” (Photonz remix)
06. Coupons: “Driving To Your House Party” (Jad & The Ladyboy remix)
07. Lazydisco: “More Tigers” (Original mix)
08. Terminal Twilight: “Black & Blue” (Mirror People remix)
09. Publicist: “Make Ends Meet” (Zimmer edit)
10. Zimmer: “Cruisin'” (Original mix)
11. Rockets: “The Kid With The Goofy Skateboard” (Original mix)
12. Xinobi: “Sicilia Lights” (original mix)
13. Count Jackula: “Dinner For One” (Original mix)

Lazydisco – More Tigers (original) (12″ / digital)

Preview and pre-order here. Out digitally on July 8th.

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Lazydisco: “More Tigers” EP

June 10th, 2011

More Tigers? Yes, please. Lazydisco, aka Fred Oliveira of Rockets fame, is ready to drop his debut “More Tigers” EP on our favorite Discotexas on June 13th (both 12” and digital). The release comes with strong remixes from Mirror People, In Flagranti, The C90s, Xinobi and MODE. It’s quite hard to pick a favorite. We absolutely love this EP. You can now stream it in full below:

DT007 – Lazydisco – More Tigers

You can download Coupons’ synth take on “More Tigers”, an online exclusive as it won’t feature on the official release. Feels good.

Lazydisco – More Tigers (Coupons Remix)

Download it here.

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Gas Around The Web #19

May 1st, 2011

La.Ga.Sta.’s ride all over the internet. Fill it up!

Sunday Radio: Lazy Sundays with Lazydisco, aka Fred Oliveira. A few Sundays a year Lazydisco is streaming music over the internet – sometimes, guests might do it instead. Check it out here. His new “More Tigers” remix EP, out soon on Discotexas.

Made In Bed: Toro Y Moi put out a lovely 37-minute mix for Modular’s Modcast series. It features songs from Ennio Morricone, King Tubby, Connan Mockasin, Piero Piccioni, and more. He made this in bed, just for you. Grab it here.

Live: The Vinyl Factory presents Tensnake Live +. Limited to 1,000 copies worldwide, it features a CD with a 60-minute live performance and an EP printed on 180-gram vinyl with two exclusive new Tensnake tracks. More info here.

Remix: Brooklyn’s Yeasayer remixes Moby’s latest single “The Day” , off his new album “Destroyed”. You can download it for free here.

New Release: Horse Meat Disco will release the third instalment in their essential compilation series on July 4th via Strut. Featuring tracks from Todd Terje, Ron Hardy, Dimitri From Paris, and more. Check it out here.

Festival: Calvi On The Rocks has announced their 2011 lineup which includes Foals, Metronomy, Laurent Garnier présente L.B.S., Hercules & Love Affair, Discodeine, Bot’Ox, Nicolas Jaar, Brodinski, and more. Watch the teaser here.

Preview: Neon Indian is preparing to release his second album this fall. The first taste of the album comes in the form of the short video shot in Helsinki. Take a peak at “Heart: Attack” here.

mpFree: DFA’s Gavin Russom nine-minute take on Cut Copy’s latest single “Need You Now” is now available as a free download. Grab it now.

Mixtape: Rex The Dog has dropped his first ever mixtape full of Swedish and Norwegian pop. Listen/download the mixtape “Here We Go Scando” now.

Session: Little Dragon performs “Little Man”, off their forthcoming album “Ritual Union”, at Different Fur Studios for Yours Truly. Watch it below:

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Terminal Twilight x Mirror People

April 8th, 2011

Their sound is full of sexy vintage synths, danceable rhythms and great melodies. The Los Angeles-based duo Terminal Twilight is Discotexas label’s best kept secret. Well, not anymore. Today, the Lisbon-based label released Terminal Twilight’s remix EP “Black And Blue”. The 5-track EP contains the new version of the title track, along with remixes by the likes of Lazydisco, Mirror People (who will both have new releases on Discotexas soon) and Astrolabe. Stream the full release here and check out the Mirror People’s (aka Rui Maia) take on “Black And Blue” below. Great stuff!

Terminal Twilight – Black and Blue (Mirror People remix) by Discotexas

Terminal Twilight – Black and Blue (original – new version) by Discotexas

mp3: Zimmer: “Cruisin’”

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Discotexas: Valentine’s Mixtape

February 14th, 2011

Discotexas Valentines Mixtape

A wonderful Valentine’s Mixtape from Discotexas. Recorded by Count Jackula, Lazydisco, Rockets, Moullinex, Xinobi and Tom Lucifer. Enjoy!

01. Trammps: ‘That’s Where Happy People Go’ (Intro)
02. Homework: ‘Whipped Cream’ [Count Jackula Valentine Edit]
03. Evan Evans: ‘Repetition’
04. Midnight Magic: ‘Beam Me Up’ [Jacques Renault Edit]
05. Chilly: ‘For Your Love’
06. 1gnition: ‘Secret Sunday Lover’ [Greg Wilson Edit]
07. 2020 Soundsystem: ‘Ocean’ [Ray Mang Mix]
08. Homework: ‘I Got One’
09. Azari & III: ‘Reckless with Your Love’
10. Hot Chip: ‘Hand me Down Your Love’ [Wild Geese Remix]
11. The Ones: ‘Flawless’ [ATFC Remix]
12. Cassian: ‘I Like What You’re Doing’ [Lorenz Rhode Remix]
13. SymbolOne: ‘Innamorati’
14. Hercules & Love Affair: ‘My House’ [Stopmakingme Remix]
15. Herck: ‘Your Love’
16. Daft Punk: ‘Something About Us’ [Easter Remix]
17. Tapeaters: ‘Satelite’ [Xinobi Remix]
18. Depressed Billionaires: ‘Jasmine’
19. Popof: ‘Serenity’
20. The Field: ‘The More That I Do’

Download it here.

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September 4th, 2010

More Tigers by Lazydisco

Today we feel lazy and we love to listen music with sparkles! ‘More Tigers’ is the new (and first official) Lazydisco track. Lazydisco is a new project of Fred Oliveira (Rockets)from Portugal. His upcoming debut EP will be released on Discotexas.

Download ‘More Tigers’ here

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