DATE: September 20th, 2013
São Paulo-based trio Schoolbell, comprised of Camila Sato, Alexandre Molinari and Eduardo Ramos, first caught our attention with their infectious, disco-flavored track “Spin Me” (check out the video here). Now, Schoolbell are ready to keep the good vibes going with their upcoming, vinyl-only EP “Spin Me”.
The release features the original title track alongside remixes from New York duo Worst Friends, aka Slow Hands and Tom Croose, rising Stockholm-based producer Johan Cederberg, aka HNNY, São Paulo’s Kurc and Brooklyn-based William Rauscher, aka Night Plane. It also includes a brand new jam, called “New Club Track”. Can we ask for more?
Before you try to get your hands on that slab of wax, you can now preview Worst Friends’ blissful rework of “Spin Me”, and HNNY’s dancefloor-ready remix of the same track. Two different but equally excellent remixes.
The “Spin Me” EP will arrive in October via Gop Tun. Stream the whole thing here.
DOWNLOAD La.Ga.Sta.’s Late Summer Compilation 2012 here for the price of an email.
01. A.N.D.Y. – The Room (DJ Version)
Belgian producer A.N.D.Y. (formerly of Mustang) never ceases to amaze us with his skills. For this compilation he offers us a special DJ version of his brand new and unreleased track “The Room”, specially made for La.Ga.Sta. This tropical-flavored disco tune has summer written all over it, such a perfect start for our compilation. Feel the vibes.
02. Pharao Black Magic – Happy Kalimba
Here’s a super tasty feel-good tune from our favorite Swiss duo Pharao Black Magic. This new and unreleased track, called “Happy Kalimba”, is now available exclusively as part of our compilation and it will definitely put you in the right mood. We had this track on repeat in our car stereo for the past weeks, while driving around Greece. La.Ga.Sta. is surely happy!
03. Panama – Magic
All the way to Panama. More magic from Sydney-based band Panama, who recently signed to the ever-excellent Future Classic. Their brilliant debut single “Magic” was recorded in LA with Eric Broucek (DFA Records), and it’s now available for free download, courtesy of Future Classic. Expect nothing but pure Magic from Panama in the near future.
04. NTEIBINT – Quincy Bay
Greek talented producer NTEIBINT, aka George Bakalakos, who has already released the great EP “Everybody Knows A Dave” on Bang Gang 12”, he’s now ready to drop his new single “Time” on September 24th via Kitsuné. Until then, here’s his new and unreleased groovy track “Quincy Bay”, specially made for La.Ga.Sta. And yes, it feels so good!
05. Chordashian – Sea Crest
We love Brooklyn’s Chordashian, the duo of Felix Feygin and Michael Banks. Their amazing summery tune “Sea Crest”, taken from the excellent debut EP “Don’t Wait Up”, is now available for free download, courtesy of Mullet Records. Yes, summer is still here!
06. Worst Friends – Neve’s For None (Faux Pas Remix)
Melbourne electronic musician Tim Shiel, Faux Pas, who is also a member of the touring band for Gotye, recently dropped a great collection of his remixes from the last five years (2007-2012). Here we have his blissful rework of NY’s Worst Friends, aka Slow Hands and Tom Croose. It’s simply amazing! Another track exclusively on our compilation.
07. Rolla Scape – Praise Love
We are so excited to share with you a brand new and unreleased track from Rolla Scape, the side-project of our favorite Greek electronic artist K.BHTA. “Praise Love” is a brilliant slow soulful jam. Perfect for a late-night ride. Hop on!
08. Lane 8 – The Voice
Another brand new and unreleased track, this time from rising San Francisco’s producer Lane 8. As you may already know, we dig all his stuff. He was kind enough to offer us exclusively for this compilation a superb track, called “The Voice”, which is quite different from his previous offerings yet it still succeeds in delivering quality tunes. This track uses samples from Susanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner”.
09. Montevideo – Horses (Discotexas Dub)
It’s time to boogie. Discotexas bosses Moullinex, Xinobi and Mr. Mitsuhirato made a great nine-minute remix of Montevideo first single “Horses”, from their upcoming Joakim-produced debut album, “Personal Space”, due out in September. The dub version of this remix is available now exclusively on our compilation. It will knock your socks off!
10. In Flagranti – Humdrum
In Flagranti need no further introduction. Their excellent track “Humdrum” is taken from the “Dissimilated by Products from In Flagranti” (Volume 2), featuring all released tracks on Juno Download between March and April 2012. It’s now available for free download for the first time, exclusively on our compilation. What a jam!
11. Satin Jackets feat. Eric Cozier – Hollywood (Live Jam Version)
German nu disco producer Tim Bernhardt, aka Satin Jackets made a smooth live jam version of his brilliant laid-back jam, “Hollywood” for our compilation. The track was released a few months ago on his brand new label Glam Jam Artists and features melodic vocals by group member Eric Cozier. Sit back and enjoy!
12. Matthias Zimmermann – Fez
This is such an amazing track from German newcomer Matthias Zimmermann. “Fez” is taken from his debut four-track EP “Isla Dub” on Sound Pellegrino. Great vibes. Stuck on repeat!
13. Charles Murdoch – Ahama
Brisbane-based producer Charles Murdoch is our best-kept secret. He has already produced some tracks under the name Charlie Why and he’s also a member of the band Mitzi. His solo work sounds great. Here is his lush tune “Ahama” that has a dreamy vibe to it. Love at first listen!
14. Mindless Boogie – My Hero (Kid Who Edit)
The closing track on our late summer compilation is a stunning rework of Tina Turner’s “We Don’t Need Another Hero” by the always amazing Kid Who. It was released back in 2010 on Mindless Boogie, but never as a free download until now, courtesy of Smile Recordings. Drive slow.
Shout out to all the artists and labels that contributed to the making of this compilation.
DATE: August 19th, 2012
CATEGORIES: mpFree, News
We’re big fans of NY’s Worst Friends, aka Slow Hands and Tom Croose, and we’re really excited that the duo return with two brand new jams, which sounds perfect for these lazy days of summer. Once again, Worst Friends keep the warm vibes going with the instrumental version of “Short Stopped” and the remix of Brisbane’s surf-rock duo Gung Ho “Twin Rays”, two tracks full of laid-back grooves, blissful melodies and catchy guitar riffs. Totally classy. As we mentioned before, both tracks appear on the amazing first official compilation by Sydney’s Future Classic DJs. The compilation is out now exclusively on Beatport, which you can pick up here.
DATE: August 8th, 2012
CATEGORIES: mpFree, News
NYC producer Ryan Cavanagh, aka Slow Hands, continues to amaze us with his creativity. This time he delivers a stunning rework of Aphex Twin’s “Rhubarb”, another example of his magic touch. It’s quite hard not to fall for it’s charms. “Rhabarbarum” is one of the exclusive tracks on Sydney’s Future Classic DJs first official compilation, which drops on August 13th. The release also features two more Slow Hands’ jams with his partner in crime John Paul Jones, aka Tom Croose, as Worst Friends. Their remix of Gung Ho’s “Twin Rays” and the instrumental version of the superb tune “Short Stopped”. You can now download “Rhabarbarum” below.
DATE: June 29th, 2010
Worst Friends is our new best friends. New York natives John Paul Jones and Ryan Cavanagh of NYC make up the band Worst Friends. They’re actually really good friends that now hang out in LA making top notch balearic musica! ‘Neve’s For None’ is a track made with about 80% bliss and 21% sunshine and with Eddie C of Jisco fame on the remix it also brings a lot of party at the 7:15 mark. Epic!
Worst Friends: ‘Neve’s For None’ [Eddie C Remix] [mp3]
Worst Friends debut EP ‘Neve’s For None’ is out now on Sydney nu-disco imprint Future Classic. You can buy your copy here
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