La.Ga.Sta.: “Never Be Apart” Mixtape

November 27th, 2015

We’re beyond psyched to bring you our next event, an evening with Chicago’s finest and one of our favorite producers/DJs The Black Madonna. Having already wowed us with her killer releases on labels such as Argot, The Nite Owl Diner, and Stripped & Chewed, The Black Madonna is coming to Greece for the first time this Sunday November 29th at Cantina Tropicana in Thessaloniki. We can’t wait!

A sublime technician behind the decks, The Black Madonna is known for fluent and dynamic vinyl sets, which span from disco to techno. And then of course, there’s her inimitable energy, an infectious joy and ability to connect with the room, which along with her skill has cemented her as a beloved regular and crowd favorite at revered venues such as Panorama Bar. Yes, dance music needs riot grrrls!

To set the right mood, we’ve put together a warm up mixtape called “”Never Be Apart”. The 73-minute mix features great tracks from the likes of The Juan MacLean, Wolfram, KiNK, Vito & Druzzi, Midland, Bottin, Peaking Lights, Whatever Whatever, and of course The Black Madonna. Grab this mix for free below, and blast it on you car stereo. WE STILL BELIEVE.

01. The Black Madonna – Stay
02. Wolfram – United 707
03. Stephan Eicher – Les Filles Du Limmatquai (Whatever Whatever Remix)
04. Tunnel Signs – Sylvan Mist
05. Herbert – Middle (KiNK Remix)
06. Brian Ring – Come Out Of Your Comfort Zone
07. Palms Trax – Sumo Acid Crew
08. Vito & Druzzi – It’s EZ (feat. Xavier)
09. De Lux – It’s A Combination (Peaking Lights Disco Dub)
10. Midland – Double Feature
11. Roland Tings – Hedonist
12. World’s End Press – Tall Stories (Bottin Remix)
13. The Juan MacLean – Here I Am (Octo Octa Remix)

Download the “Never Be Apart” mixtape here.

LA.GA.STA. presents: An evening with The Black Madonna
Sunday 29 November 2015 @ Cantina Tropicana
Starts at 18:00 pm – Entrance free
For more info head here.

[Artwork: Stefanos Michaelides]

The Black Madonna: “Stay”
The Black Madonna: “A Jealous Heart Never Rests”


Jonas Rathsman: Elements | Mix Series Episode I

October 17th, 2015

Swedish house producer and DJ Jonas Rathsman has shared his first installment of a new bi-monthly mix series called “Elements”. On this 63-minute mix, Jonas Rathsman showcases his unmistakable mixing style while offering a quality selection of upfront club weapons and as-yet-unreleased house heaters. It also includes his new track “Conium”, the b-side cut from his upcoming “New Generation”/”Conium” 12-inch, set to drop on October 23rd on Kompakt-affiliated label KX. Strap yourself in for a serious ride.

Jonas Rathsman: “New Generation”

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Du Tonc: Mixtape #05

October 8th, 2015

Exciting news. Du Tonc’s debut album is on the way, preceded by a new single called “We Can Hold On”, their third release on Eskimo Recordings, which will drop on October 23. Before then, the dynamic duo of London disco maestro Mighty Mouse and Matt Van Schie (of Van She fame) have put together a great new mixtape for your next disco rides. Download the nearly two-hour mix below, and make sure to check out Mighty Mouse’s groove-filled “Discolife” dub version of Du Tonc’s “Rise”, specially made for our free “Late Summer” compilation Vol.5, here.

01. Tullio De Piscopo – ‘E Fatto ‘E Sorde! E? ( (Money Money) [Club Mix Edit]
02. Tullio De Piscopo – Stop Bajon
03. Art Of Tones – Don’t Need No More (feat. Laetitia Dana)
04. Franci Bebey – Coffee Cola Song (Young Marco Remix)
05. Barbara Norris – Heavy Hitter (Dompteur Mooner Edit)
06. John Talabot – When The Past Was Present (Pachanga Boys Red Remix)
07. Tom Trago – The Right Wrong
08. Christian S – Jagos
09. Red Axes – Pil Sagoi
10. Lake People – They’re Singing
11. Frankey & Sandrino – Acamar
12. Chvrches – Leave A Trace (Four Tet Remix)
13. DJ Koze – Knee On Belly
14. Disco Warriors – Cumbaya Disco (Re-Edit)
15. Gordons War – The Rock Is Gonna Get You (Re-Edit)
16. Midland – Double Feature
17. Bangkok Impact – Mission To Mars (Raiders Of The Lost ARP Remix)
18. The Field – It’s Up There
19. Oxia – Domino (Rework)
20. Olive – You’re Not Alone (Patrice Baumel Secret Mix)
21. Efdemin – Parallaxis (Traumprinz’ Over 2 The End Remix)
22. Syclops – Where’s Jason’s K

Download the mix for free here.

Aaliyah: “Rock The Boat” [Du Tonc Rework]

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The Magician: Magic Tape 54

September 1st, 2015

The first day of September is exactly what it is supposed to be: magic! After a long summer break, Belgian producer The Magician is back with the 54th installment of his ongoing “Magic Tape” series. It’s a 52-minute mix of exclusive house jams and dancefloor heaters. Yeah, it’s time to dance. Grab it for free below, and blast it on your car stereo.

Download the “Magic Tape 54” here.

Update: Already featured on his “Magic Tape 53”, here’s The Magician’s club-ready remix of Alina Barraz & Galimatias’ chilled-out tune “Fantasy” for your downloading pleasure.

Download it for free here.

The Magician: “Together”

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Mighty Mouse: Discolife – Episode 1

August 27th, 2015

Discolife – Episode 1 by Mighty Mouse on Mixcloud

London producer/DJ Mighty Mouse, who also serves as one half of Du Tonc alongside Van She’s Matt Van Schie, has launched a new mix series called “Discolife”, a continuation of his much-loved “Disco Circus” compilation series. The first episode is a 78-minute journey through disco, electronica, afrobeat, techno and house, showcasing his exceptional, eclectic taste and fine mixing skills. Great stuff! Grab it for free below, and ride with us.

Pink Murder – Fresh & Made (Demi Re-edit)
Arling & Cameron – Club Fashion
Cardini & Shaw – In The Ballroom
Shura – White Light (Gabe Guernsey Factory Floor Remix)
Maribou State feat. Pedestrian – The Clown (Axel Bowman Remix)
Inaky Garcia feat. Alfredo Magrini – Destination (Afro Club Mix)
Groove Junkies & Solara – Sunshine (Timmy Vegas Paradise Mix)
Tigerbalm – The 80s (Oscar P Remix)
Deadbeat – Berghain Drum Jack (2015 Edit)
The Housemaster Boyz – House Nation (Club Mix)
M.Caporale – Dune
DJ T.I.C feat. Koncrete & DJ Oats – Dhumba (Main Mix)
Groove Armada – Paris (Andhim Remix)
Bicep – Just
Felipe Gordon – Galactico
Terranova – Kepler 186F
Gardens Of God – Zulu
Nicolas Alisferi – Across The Universe
Slam Dunk’d – No Price (Robosonic ‘Disco Break’ Remix)
Pariah – Railroad
Floating Points – K&G Beat

Download it for free here.

Mighty Mouse: “Ghetto Heaven”

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The Magician: Magic Tape 53

June 23rd, 2015

Fresh off the release of his uplifting, flute-led tune “Together”, which marks the third release on his own label Potion, Belgian producer The Magician brings us the 53rd installment of his ongoing “Magic Tape” series. It’s yet another fine selection of unreleased and exclusive house tunes, an ideal mix for those hot summer days. This will be the last one until September, so you’ll have plenty of time to discover all the new magic tricks. Grab this mix for free below, and revisit The Magician’s dancefloor-ready track “Together”.

Download the “Magic Tape 53” here.

Years & Years: “King” [The Magician Remix]

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Cut Copy: “Forest Through The Trees” Mixtape

June 5th, 2015

To celebrate their first-ever proper DJ tour this summer, Melbourne’s finest dance-pop outfit Cut Copy have dropped a superb new mixtape called “Forest Through The Trees”, which effortlessly blends classics from Talking Heads, the Chemical Brothers and Durutti Column with contemporary blazers from Jamie xx, Four Tet and John Talabot. “We’ve always DJed as long as the band has been around, and club culture is an important part of what Cut Copy is about,” frontman Dan Whitford explains. For their upcoming DJ tour, Cut Copy’s Dan Whitford and Tim Hoey will be joined by Cutters Records labelmate Knightlife. Grab this mix for free below, and ride with us.

01. The Durutti Column – Otis
02. Jamie xx – Gosh
03. Four Tet – Parallel Jalebi
04. Round – Lucky Star
05. Hot Chip – Atomic Bomb (John Talabot Remix)
06. Taro Tokugawa – Here My Dear
07. The Hypnotist – Rainbows In the Sky
08. Jee Day – Sum of Love (Lauer Remix)
09. The Phenomenal Handclap Band – Tears (Stallions Remix)
10. The Chemical Brothers – Got Glint!
11. Archie Bronson Outfit – Chunk (6th Borough Project Remix)
12. Talking Heads – I Zimbra
13. Black Fan – Hercules & The Beast
14. Bobby Boomerang – Unreleased
15. New Jackson – Jam On Summer
16. Longineu Parsons – The Gathering
17. Paul White – Where You Gonna Go?

Download here

Cut Copy: “Meet Me In A House Of Love”

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Moon Boots: Backyard Boogie Vol 2

May 22nd, 2015

Just in time for summer, Chicago house producer Moon Boots is back with the second volume of his “Backyard Boogie” mix series. Expect 67 minutes of not-so-guilty pleasures, homemade edits, and space jams he loves. Grab this superb mix for free below, and blast it on your car stereo. Let’s boogie!

0. Intro / Boyz II Men
1. Debonair – Flights Over Egypt
2. Toshiki Kadomatsu – Step Into The Light (Moon Boots Edit)
3. Manatee 7 – Nasty Gurl (Edit)
4. Jane Child – Don’t Wanna Fall In Love (Edit from 12″)
5. Toney Lee – Love So Deep (Dub Mix)
6. Donna Summer – (If It) Hurts Just A Little (JKriv Tribute Edit)
7. Crown Heights Affair – Use Your Body & Soul (DJ Vas Rework)
8. Tvfrom86 – Purple People
9. The Freddy Turner Project – Spread Love(Danny Krivit Concise Edit)
10. Gay Marvine – Pitch Black City
11. MB – Love Situation (Bootleg) / George Maple (Remix Demo)
12. Aaron Carl – The Boot (Detroit Hustle Eemix)
13. Robert Hood ‎– The Greatest Dance
14. Blue Boy – Funky Friday
15. Rick Wade – Players Theme
16. Sound Stream – Love Town
17. Gichy Dan’s Beachwood #9 – Cowboys & Gangsters (Social Disco Club Edit)
18. DJ Deeon – 2 B Free
19. The Track Addicts – A Place Not 2 Far

Download here

George Maple: “Talk Talk” [Moon Boots Remix]

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The Magician: Magic Tape 52

May 12th, 2015

It’s Tuesday and it’s time for The Magician’s new magic tape, another fine collection of exclusive deep house jams and dancefloor heaters. Do we need to say more? Grab the Magic Tape #52 for free below, and enjoy the ride.

Download here

The Magician: Magic Tape 50

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La.Ga.Sta.: “Sunburn” Mixtape

May 8th, 2015

Tonight is the night! We’re beyond psyched to bring you our big “Sunburn” party tonight at Cantina Tropicana in Thessaloniki with two exceptional co-drivers: Vampire Weekend’s bassist Baio and our beloved Greek electronic musician K.BHTA. To set the right mood, we’ve put together a warm up mixtape “Sunburn” filled with funk, disco and house tunes. Grab your keys, play on you car stereo this mix, and get ready to dance the night away. Sunburn vibes all around!

01. The Revenge – Stay A While (feat. Sister Sledge)
02. Sunrise HWY – Some Kinda Fool (Tiger & Woods Remix)
03. Lucky Charmz – Corneria
04. Todd Terje – Alfonso Muskedunder (Mungolian vs Tangoterje Dub)
05. Ron Basejam – When I Hear That Music
06. K.BHTA – The Wave
07. Baio – Sunburn Modern
08. HNNY – Solsidan
09. TB – Domino
10. Total Giovanni – Paradise
11. Hanni El Khatib – Two Brothers (Holy Ghost Remix)
12. Julio Bashmore – Holding On (feat. Sam Dew)
13. This Soft Machine – This Place Was Meant For Me
14. LA PRIEST – Oino

Download the “Sunburn” mixtape here.

La.Ga.Sta. presents ::
Friday 8 May 2015 @ Cantina Tropicana (Egnatia 31), 22:00 pm
Baio, K.BHTA, Elias, Nikochatz, La.Ga.Sta. DJs
Free Entrance
For more info head here.
Artwork: Stefanos Michaelides

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