Tuesday, November 29, 2011

[dj set] Above & Beyond - Trance Around The World (TATW) # 400

DJ: Above & Beyond
Name: Trance Around The World 400
Genre: trance
No. of songs: 20
Time: 2:00:00

A new milestone was set last week by the trio Above & Beyond, that have celebrated their 400th show in Beirut. Hear the best tunes selected for this occasion. You can hear it here, just go down the page.

[digital] Tim Green - In Love EP

Artist(s): Tim Green
Name: In Love
Genre: tech-house, house
Label: Get Physical Music
Catalog: GPM164
No. of tracks: 2
Type: unmixed


01. In Love

02. Gum Stew


Physical Music released the second Tim Green-only EP out on their label, but the UK-based artist has been present on Miami 2010 Sampler and the 8 Years compilation. With the talent he possesses, it`s no wonder that the huge German label is helping him release his works to the public.

[digital] Cosmic Cowboys - Notre Jour Viendra EP

Artist(s): Cosmic Cowboys; remixes by youANDme, Lake People
Name: Notre Jour Viendra
Genre: techno, tech-house
Label: Musik Gewinnt Freunde
Catalog: MGF019
No. of tracks: 4
Type: unmixed


01. Notre Jour Viendra

02. Notre Jour Viendra (youANDme Remix)
03. Deux Histories
04. Notre Jour Viendra (Lake People Remix)


The third EP of the Cosmic Cowboys marks the 3rd review on a Musik Gewinnt Freunde release here at my blog. And it`s not the first time I said that Kollektiv Turmstrasse are one of my all time favorite acts when it comes to music, so it is normal for me to keep an eye on their label.

Monday, November 28, 2011

[digital] Above & Beyond - Formula Rossa

Artist(s): Above & Beyond; remix by Jaytech
Name: Formula Rossa
Genre: trance, progressive house
Label: Anjunabeats
Catalog: ANJ221D
No. of tracks: 2
Type: unmixed


01. Formula Rossa
02. Formula Rossa (Jaytech Remix)


Played since Trance Around The World 350, over 1 year back, its time for Formula Rossa to make it into the shops and definitely into our collections.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

[dj set] Sven Vath - The Sound of the Twelfth Season

DJ: Sven Vath
Name: The Sound of the Twelfth Season
Genre: techno, tech-house
Label: Cocoon
Catalog: CORMIX027
No. of CDs: 2
No. of songs: 25
Time: 2:38:40

Note: you can find a selection of the songs as Youtube links at the back of this article


CD1: Night

01. Efdemin – There Will Be Singing (DJ Koze Remix)
02. Dense & Pika – Vomee
03. Levon Vincent – Man or Mistress
04. Boys Noize – Adonis
05. Justin Vandervolgen – Clapping Song
06. Todd Terje – Ragysh
07. Mark E – Belvide Beat
08. Chateau Flight – Chichi Devils
09. Aufgang – Dulceria (Clark Remix)
10. Gary Beck – Enough Talk
11. Benoit & Sergio – Let Me Count The Ways
12. Acquiescence – Nocturnal Wave
13. Roman Flügel – Brian Le Bon

CD2: Day

01. Move D – Workshop 13 A1
02. Omar S – Here’s Your Trance Now Dance
03. Steffi – Yours Feat. Virginia
04. Gerd – Time & Space (2011 Rub)
05. Osunlade – Envision (Âme Remix)
06. Allì Borèm – Scotch Your Mind
07. Maceo Plex – Falling
08. Anthony Collins – Don’t Look Down Now (Roman Flügel Remix)
09. Philip Bader – Hou!!!
10. Matt John – The Blue Storm
11. Re. You – Ghost
12. Mark E – The Day


It`s a rarity to post on my blog dj sets, and this is the 2nd time I`m doing this, so it must be a special event.

[digital] DJ W!ld pres. V.A. - Catwash Hors-Serie Vol. 05

Artist(s): DJ Wild, Sammy Dee, Chris Carrier, William Kouam Djoko, Shaun Reeves
Name: Catwash Hors-Serie Vol. 05
Genre: tech-house
Label: Catwash Hors-Serie
Catalog: CWHS005
No. of tracks: 3
Type: unmixed


01. DJ Wild & Sammy Dee – Dur
02. DJ Wild & Chris Carrier & William Kouam Djoko – WCW
03. DJ Wild & Shaun Reeves – New Chez Moi


I had the pleasure to hear Dj Wild (or W!ld) mixing one night, and since then I am always interested when his name comes up. He is joined by 4 others in this short EP compilation that consists of variations of tech-house.

Friday, November 25, 2011

[digital] Basti Grub - Basti And The Gang EP

Artist(s): Basti Grub
Name: Basti & The Gang
Genre: tech-house
Label: Desolat
Catalog: DESOLATX014
No. of tracks: 3
Type: unmixed


01. Walking In My Blues (Feat. Agent)
02. Mediante (Feat. Mike Trend)
03. Hang Over (Feat. Mike Trend)


Thank God, a new Desolat hit the market a few days ago, starring Basti Grub and (obviously) friends. And we get 3 tracks, two of them of normal length, and the 3rd totaling 11 minutes. So, is it any good?

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

[digital] UGLH - Funky Mood EP

Artist(s): UGLH; remixes by Kruse & Nurnberg, Markus Schatz, Francesco Bonora, Decoside
Name: Funky Mood
Genre: house, deep-house
Label: Back & Forth
Catalog: BAFDIGI008
No. of tracks: 6
Type: unmixed


01. Funky Mood (original mix)
02. Funky Mood (Kruse & Nuernberg Remix)
03. Funky Mood (Markus Schatz Downtown Mix)
04. Funky Mood (Markus Schatz Oldschool Mix)
05. Funky Mood (Francesco Bonora Remix)
06. Funky Mood (Decoside Remix)


Maybe this sounds familiar, but in a way it is, as the first 2 tracks of this remix pack were already reviewed by me here, filling one side of the vinyl. Remembering what I said then...

Sunday, November 13, 2011

[digital] Dominik Eulberg - Diorama Remixes Pt. 1

Artist(s): Dominik Eulberg; remixes by Stephan Bodzin, Petar Dundov, Ryan Davis, Jesse Somfray
Name: Diorama Remixes Pt. 1
Genre: techno
Label: Traum
Catalog: TRAUMV144
No. of tracks: 5
Type: unmixed


01. Teddy Tausendtod (Stephan Bodzin Marabu remix)
02. Der Tanz Der Gluehwuermchen (Petar Dundov remix)
03. Taeuschungs-Blume (Ryan Davis Narciss Render)
04. Teddy Tausendtod (Stephan Bodzin Flamingo remix)
05. Echomaus (Jesse Somfray Xaltill remix)


New EP out on Traum, representing the first pack of remixes from the excellent Domink Eulberg album (find the review here). But how will other people put their own mark on these haunting songs? Let`s find out...

Saturday, November 12, 2011

[digital] Sound Apparel - Conventum EP

Artist(s): Sound Apparel
Name: Conventum
Genre: trance
Label: Pulsar Recordings
Catalog: PULSAR015
No. of tracks: 2
Type: unmixed


01. Conventum
02. Conventum (Percussion Mix)


Uplifting trance was always one of my weak spots, and now with the 15th release of Pulsar I experienced another good example defining the genre.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

[digital] Flashmob - Brick House EP

Artist(s): Flashmob
Name: Brick House
Genre: house
Label: Get Physical
Catalog: GPM166
No. of tracks: 1
Type: unmixed


01. Brick House


A simple 1 track EP, that is what we get from Physical today, but in the end it is worth it, and you will find Dice, T., Sneak, Schumacher and Troxler playing it in their sets.

Monday, November 7, 2011

[digital] John Dimas, UGLH - Impress Me/Funky Mood EP

Artist(s): John Dimas, UGLH; remixes by Anonym, Kruse & Nurnberg
Name: Impress Me/Funky Mood
Genre: house, tech-house, deep-house, techno
Label: Back & Forth
Catalog: BAF003
No. of tracks: 4
Type: unmixed


01. John Dimas – Impress Me (Original Mix)
02. John Dimas – Impress Me (Anonym Show Me What’cha Got Remix)
03. UGLH – Funky Mood (Original Mix)
04. UGLH – Funky Mood (Kruse & Nürnberg Remix)


With support from Loco Dice and Laurent Garnier, followed by names like Tim Green, Anthony Collins, dOP or Italoboyz, it`s hard to miss the 3rd vinyl release of Cosmic Cowboy`s label, Back and Forth.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

[digital] Mazu - Love This EP

Artist(s): Mazu; remix by UGLH
Name: Love This
Genre: deep-house, house
Label: Caramella Records
Catalog: CARA013
No. of tracks: 3
Type: unmixed


01. Love This
02. Love This (UGLH Remix)
03. In The Deep of my Soul


If you want to hear a bit of true underground music you should definetly check Caramella out. 13 is a special number, and it`s worth checking out as it already has positive feedback from guys like Richie Hawtin, M.A.N.D.Y., Darius Syrossian, Leon, Mihai Popoviciu, Mobius Strum, Kruse & Nuernberg, Claude VonStroke, and many others.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

[vinyl] Terry Lee Brown Junior - Baltimore EP

Artist(s): Terry Lee Brown Junior; remixes by Aki Bergen, Bas Amro
Name: Baltimore
Genre: deep-house
Label: Plastic City
Catalog: PLAX 0926
No. of tracks: 3
Type: unmixed


01. Baltimore (Bas Amro Remix)
02. Baltimore (Aki Bergen Remix)
03. Baltimore (Dub Mix)


Since I heard him on Loco Dice`s Lab (find it here), his name stuck in my mind, and now I saw his new release on Plastic City, that includes an original track and 2 remixes.