Nicky Night Time: “Everybody Together”

May 29th, 2014

Say hello to Nicky Night Time, the new moniker of Nick Routledge, aka Nicky Van She, frontman of Sydney electro-pop band Van She. After delivering a collaborative track called “California” with Dangerous Dan via Sweat it Out earlier this year, Nicky Night Time is getting ready to drop his first single “Everybody Together”, an infectious piano-led house jam for hands-in-the-air dancefloor energy. It’s a heater! “Everybody Together” has already been featured in The Magician’s magic tape 43.

Nicky Night Time’s new single “Everybody Together” can be previewed above before it sees a full release on June 13th via Onelove. Pre-order your copy here.

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Touch Sensitive: “Slowments”

February 26th, 2014

Sydney-based dance producer and Future Classic affiliate Touch Sensitive, aka Van She’s bassist/keyboardist Michael Di Francesco, the man behind the massive “Pizza Guy” single, one of last year’s best tunes, returns in a big way with a new track, called “Slowments”.

This slow jam, which uses a sample of Art of Noise’s classic track “Moments In Love”, is already on repeat mode on our car stereo. You can grab it for absolutely free, below. Slow down and enjoy the ride.

Download here

mpFree: Touch Sensitive: “Pizza Guy” [Lauer Remix]

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Touch Sensitive: “Pizza Guy” Video

May 21st, 2013

Here comes Mr. Pizza Guy. Sydney’s Touch Sensitive, aka Michael Di Francesco of Van She, is driving a 1985 blue Ferrari and delivering wax to Flume, Chet Faker, Jagwar Ma, and Van She on this cool video for his great tune “Pizza Guy” – one of our favorite tracks of the year so far.

Touch Sensitive’s solid debut EP “Pizza Guy”/”Show Me” is out now on Future Classic. Just in case you missed it, grab Lauer’s remix of “Pizza Guy” for free below.

Directed by Harry Hunter.

mpFree: Touch Sensitive: “Pizza Guy” [Lauer Remix]

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Du Tonc: “Surging Memories”

May 7th, 2013

From “Darkness” to bright summer days. Du Tonc, the new project of London’s Mighty Mouse and Sydney’s Matt Van Schie (from Van She), take us on a ride with their disco-tinged second single “Surging Memories”. This incredibly catchy song is exactly what we need right now as days get hotter and the only thing on our mind is driving to the closest coast.

Du Tonc’s “Surging Memories” is out now on Cheap Thrills. Buy it here. Just in case you missed, watch the official video for Du Tonc’s brilliant debut single “Darkness” here.

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Touch Sensitive: “Pizza Guy” / “Show Me”

April 11th, 2013

Van She’s amazing bassist/keyboardist Michael Di Francesco make a welcome return with his solo project Touch Sensitive. Under that moniker he dropped his perfect debut single “Body Stop” all the way back in 2004 and it was one of the first tracks released on the ever-excellent Future Classic. Now, he’s back for more goodness!

Following last year’s massive tune “Real Talk”, his collaboration with Sydney’s DJ/producer AAnna Lunoce, Touch Sensitive just released his solid debut EP “Pizza Guy” that has been on repeat in our car stereo for a while now. The EP consists of two original tracks, “Pizza Guy” and “Show Me”, and a fine remix of the title track by German producer Lauer. Below, you can stream the track “Show Me” full of smooth and warm vibes.

Touch Sensitive’s new 12” “Pizza Guy” is out now through Future Classic. Get it here.

mpFree: Anna Lunoe & Touch Sensitive: “Real Talk” (Cassian Remix)”

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Du Tonc: “Darkness”

January 23rd, 2013

Here comes Du Tonc. Today, the unstoppable London producer Mighty Mouse has unveiled his new project called Du Tonc in collaboration with Matt Van Schie from Sydney’s own Van She. Here we have the duo’s great debut single “Darkness”, which you may have already heard it in The Magician’s magic tape 29. We love it! Can’t wait to hear more from Du Tonc. Get involved.

“Darkness” is out now on Cheap Thrills. Get it here.

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La.Ga.Sta. OFF The Road #39

January 21st, 2013
Mixtapes, News

OFF The Road #39 by La.Ga.Sta. on Mixcloud

For those who missed it, here is our latest radio show “OFF The Road #39″. It features some of our favorite new tracks by Lindstrøm & Todd Terje, Toro Y Moi, Benoit & Sergio, Tigerskin, Bottin, Wolf + Lamb, Slow Hands, and more. See you next Saturday on Off Radio, from 22:00 to 23:00 EET. Also, check out our previous radio shows on Mixcloud. Stay gas!

01. Toro Y Moi – Rose Quartz
02. Crazy P – Wecanonlybewhoweare (Wolf + Lamb feat. Slow Hands Mix)
03. Matthew Dear – Fighting Is Futile (Benoit & Sergio Remix)
04. Freeform Five feat. Juldeh Camara – Weltareh (Freeform Five & Kevin McKay Reform)
05. Digitalism – Zdarlight (Chopstick & Johnjon Remix)
06. Spiller feat. Nina Miranda – Urastar (Bottin Remix)
07. Tigerskin – Windfall
08. Bronx – Coconuts
09. Lindstrøm & Todd Terje – Lanzarote
10. Boys Noize – Ich R U (Van She Remix)

Download “OFF The Road #39″ here [83 mb]

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La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 40 Downloaded Tracks of 2012

December 28th, 2012
mpFree, News

[Artwork: Yannis Dragasakis]

Once more during this year we have been sharing with you tons of free music, and today we’re really excited to reveal La.Ga.Sta.’s Top 40 most downloaded tracks of 2012. This is a chart compiled by our readers, who by the way have great taste. We couldn’t agree more. Breakbot’s “Programme” is top of the list, followed closely by Perseus’ “Seychelles” and Chromatics’ “Kill For Love”. Of course there is more to this list. Who can drive passed beloved artists such as Todd Terje, John Talabot, Poolside, The Magician, Classixx, Moon Boots, among others, or tracks like Slow Hands’ cover of Bon Iver’s “Towers” and Pional’s remix of The Rapture’s “In The Grace Of Your Love”.
It’s been an amazing year vroomers, and this is the list that proves it. Here’s your chance to revisit 2012′s most popular mpFrees. Fill it up (once again) and stay gas all the way to 2013. Enjoy!

01. Breakbot: “Programme”
02. Perseus: “Seychelles”
03. Chromatics: “Kill For Love”
04. Lindstrøm: “Rà-àkõ-st” [Todd Terje Extended Edit]
05. Poolside: “Slow Down”
06. Moon Boots: “Sugar”
07. Lana Del Rey: “Blue Jeans” [Moonlight Matters Remix]
08. Sébastien Tellier: “Cochon Ville” [The Magician Remix]
09. John Talabot & Pional: “Braves”
10. Gossip: “Move In The Right Direction” [Classixx Remix]

11. Jessie Ware: “Night Light” [Perseus Remix]
12. Bloc Party: “Octopus” [RAC Remix]
13. Goldroom: “Fifteen” [feat. Chela]
14. Little Boots: “Every Night I Say A Prayer” [Tensnake Remix]
15. Erika Spring: “Happy At Your Gate” [Aeroplane Remix]
16. Van She: “Jamaica” [Plastic Plates Remix]
17. Bon Iver: “Towers” [Slow Hands Cover]
18. Santigold: “The Keepers” [Duke Dumont Remix]
19. Jonas Rathsman: “Since I Don’t Have You”
20. Giselle: “Silk” [Cosmic Kids Remix]

21. Cat Power: “Cherokee” [Nicolas Jaar Remix]
22. Miike Snow: “The Wave” [Flight Facilities Mix]
23. Ladyhawke: “Sunday Drive” [Gigamesh Remix]
24. Aeroplane: “Caramellas” [Joakim Dub]
25. RAC: “Hollywood” [feat. Penguin Prison]
26. The Rapture: “In The Grace Of Your Love’ [Pional Remix]
27. Gypsy & The Cat: “Bloom”
28. Jupiter: “One O Six” [A.N.D.Y. Remix]
29. PillowTalk: “Sunny”
30. Tame Impala: “Apocalypse Dreams”

31. Todd Terje: “Swing Star Pt. 1″
32. Van She: “Idea Of Happiness” [SebastiAn Remix]
33. Isaac Tichauer: “Doing What I Got”
34. Bondax: “Baby I Got That” [Justin Martin’s Endless Summer Remix]
35. Julio Bashmore: “Troglodytes”
36. Tycho: “A Walk” [Kolombo Remix]
37. Simian Mobile Disco: “Seraphim”
38. Twin Shadow: “Five Seconds”
39. Midnight Magic: “Same Way I Feel”
40. Purity Ring: “Obedear”

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Van She: “Jamaica” Video

August 28th, 2012

Van She’s brilliant summery single “Jamaica”, finally gets a video. The track is taken from the band’s new album “Idea of Happiness”, out now on Modular. In case you missed it, grab Plastic Plates’ remix of the track below.

Directed by Mike Piscitelli.

mp3: Van She: “Jamaica” [Plastic Plates Remix]


La.Ga.Sta. Top 15 June 2012

July 2nd, 2012

Here it is: our monthly list of the most downloaded tracks on La.Ga.Sta. This is your Top 15 chart. Another fine selection of brand new jams. Check out the whole list below, and relive the magic of June’s most popular mpFree’s. Fill it up!

01. Poolside: “Slow Down”
02. Bon Iver: “Towers” [Slow Hands Cover]
03. Santigold: “The Keepers” [Duke Dumont Remix]
04. Van She: “Jamaica” [Plastic Plates Remix]
05. Julio Bashmore: “Troglodytes”
06. The Rapture: “In The Grace Of Your Love” [Pional Remix]
07. Giselle: “Silk” [Cosmic Kids Remix]
08. Gossip: “Perfect World” [ATTAR! Remix]
09. Little Boots: “Headphones” [Dimitri From Paris Dub]
10. Giraffage: “Feels”
11. Kindness: “House” [Them Jeans Remix]
12. Isaac Tichauer: “Doing What I Got”
13. Princeton: “Grand Rapids” [RAC Remix]
14. Lo-Fi-Fnk: “Shut The World Out” [Mitzi Remix]
15. Rocco Raimundo: “Juicy”

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