Archive for the ‘ Dance Tracks ’ Category

Woodchuck

What started out as a simple percussive beat became a two-track release, titled Woodchuck. Centered around organic woody hits and deep, rolling synth, the Original Mix is layered with a dubby soundscape. The Acid mix takes a different direction, with driving basslines taking things over. The latter also features a sample from a friend’s presentation ... Read More

Ghost re-released in 2009. Twice.

I recently signed up for Spotify and couldn’t help ‘spotifying’ myself. A search for “Kill By Inches” revealed a few releases, including Down to 3hree released in 1999 with yours truly on guitars. I’m not exactly sure who gets paid for streaming that record – certainly not me or other band members – yet, I’m ... Read More

Opek

I recently updated my studio setup and even found some time to produce some music. Producing on an iMac for the first time ever has been pretty sweet. After using Nuendo for years I’ve also made the switch to Ableton Live for composition and arranging. UAD-1 became a UAD-2, and I’m trying out some of ... Read More

When Worlds Collide: A Raging New Dub/Tech-Step Mix from DJ GAZELL

We’re ending off the year strong with a brand new exclusive mix that we just can’t get enough of. It gets going right off the bat and just doesn’t let up. DJ GaZeLL is back with a ferocious blend of dub step, tech step, jungle for a those of us desperate for a healthy dose of ... Read More

A New Foursome From Joe Bond

Our friend Joe Bond has been very busy in the studio recently, busting out a foursome of new mixes. Each equally smooth and elegant, the rhythms reveal Joe’s focus and flavor. His old-school progressive house roots come through on The Darkness brought to present day with a cutting edge sound. Breathe, our favorite, begs for ... Read More

Brand New Alek Biotic Production: a double dose of Eezvor

After years of hibernation I finally managed to piece together just enough time to complete a brand new dance track titled Eezvor, coming your way in two mix variations. While less percussive than some prior Alek Biotic works, Eezvor’s minimal techno influence is heard while its driving bass and synth lines provide enough energy for ... Read More

Exclusive: Joe Bond – Woosa

Since you really dug the last post featuring Joe Bond’s Continental Breakfast, we’re really psyched to present Joe’s follow up effort: Woosa. Yes, that’s right – another exclusive track, with the machines still red hot from it. Tech-house fans will hear lots to like here as Woosa is one of those fresh jams that sets ... Read More

Joe Bond Serves Up Continental Breakfast

I’ve known Joe for over a decade and have seen him rock the crowd endless times, yet he was inconspicuously absent from this blog. Well, we’ll fix that up right now with this slick tech-house jam, still hot from Joe’s oven. Continental Breakfast comes at you like a cool breeze and before you know it ... Read More

Exclusive: DJ Surv – MNML Funk

Already established in Malta, Surv is becoming a presence in the New York minimal techno scene with new residencies and tight dj sets. But I was happy to learn that he’s also actively producing new material. In this exclusive we present a fresh Surv production. Enjoy. DJ Surv – MNML Funk by DJ Surv... Read More

Open Source: Magic Money

We’re back with another exclusive from Open Source.  Like Cold Room (covered here previously) Magic Money is a departure from Matt’s older techno productions, but maintains the dark vibe, intelligent arrangement and crisp production. We’ll be on the lookout for more material from Matt in 2011. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download: Magic ... Read More