Matt Pruitt aka 4Peace, our Traxsource Jackin’ House manager takes us for a ride this week, bringing along the talents of the one and only Tommy Largo for two hours of pure flavorful Jackin’ House you won’t hear anywhere else. Jackin’ bangers from the likes of Filta Freqz, Hatiras, Guim, Bonetti and featuring hot new and exclusive releases from labels such as S&S Recordings, Myriad Black, and Pogo House. Time to Jack!
Legendary Strictly Rhythm A&R Gladys Pizzarro has some of the finest ears in the biz and has been responsible for finding and nurturing some of the greatest talent in the game including Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Kenny Dope, Erick Morillo and Armand Van Helden amongst others.. Last month saw Gladys relaunch her ‘Launch’ entertainment imprint with a heater from Saliva Commados ‘What You Have Done To Me’. We were stoked to chat to Pizzarro and find out how she goes about scouting out top talent and what’s coming up next for her label.
Super Music Group, W&O Street Tracks, and Toolroom records alumni Caleb Cornett a.k.a Amtrac joins our Traxsource LIVE radio show this week! The multi-talented artist will be bringing us that signature funk-filled flavor that will surely get you up and moving. He delivers a diverse set including new sounds from the likes of Till Von Sein, TEE MANGO, Eli Escobar, and Tigerskin. Be sure to grab his brand new release ’Some Of Them’ ft. Meli with remixes from Tiger & Woods and Lifelike. Available now at Traxsource on his own imprint OPENERS.
Our Label Spotlight this week focuses on UK based independent label- DM.Recordings. The label established in 2011 & run by DJ and producer D-Malice has only one motive, “To provide an outlet for the world to experience the best electronic sounds with great influence from the Motherland.” Known for focusing on the upcoming Afro House talents, DM.Recordings have put out nothing but timeless music that has even caught the attention of one of the genre’s greatest- Black Coffee. We caught up with D-Malice & manager Kitty Amor to delve a little more into the history of the label in this week’s label spotlight..
We go inside the album with the legendary DJ Romain this week! He runs us through his long-awaited LP ‘That’s How We Do It’ track-by-track. The album is a culmination of Romain’s career so far and drops on Quantize recordings, with the help of DJ Spen.
Up this week we have Chris Mackay aka Sexsells in for an hour of those bumpy Tech House beats! Joining Chris is an alumnus of Digital Delight, Sultry Vibes, Voltaire Music among several others.. Sishi Rosch dives right in for a banging hour featuring Mall Grab, JT Donaldson, Todd Terry, Dom Rimini and many many more!
For the last 3 years the South African duo C-Major have been pushing the borders of what is commonly known as Afro House and have been exploring new musical territories, something that can be loosely described as Electronic Afro dub meets Minimal House. They have been working on their first album “The Link” for more than a year and the 12 track album is finally here! We are more than thrilled to get a closer look at the new release and get to know the artists behind it!
World renown Dj, Jesse Rose joins our show this week for Traxsource LIVE! With more than 20 years in the game releasing pure fire on labels from the likes of Get Physical, Play It Down, Defected, and Toolroom to name a few as well as on his own imprint Made To Play. The London-based producer delivers a special live 1 hour mix from Womb nightclub. Be sure to grab his recent album ‘Alright Mate’ on Play It Down at Traxsource. Turn it up!
Originally from New Zealand, DJ/producer and keyboardist Mark de Clive-Lowe has long been at the forefront of the Nu-Jazz scene, blending jazz and club music, man and machine. What really sets Mark apart is that his original music and remixes often center around jazz played with real instruments. Releasing on labels from the likes of: Strictly Rhythm, Atjazz Record Company, Fania, & BBE to name a few. Staying true to his practice, Mark now delivers a wonderful remix of Jill Scott & Nils Wulker’s “Worth The Wait” under his own imprint MashiBeats.
Label Layer 909 run by one of the UK’s biggest and fastest rising Techno artists, Phutek, has started to catch the attention of artists like Carl Cox, and Adam Beyer among others. This is attributed to the label’s “No nonsense driving Techno” motto, strong grooves, melodic vibes, and peak time energy. Check out this up-and-coming label’s latest project from Steel Grooves titled “Legion” out now EXCLUSIVELY on Traxsource. We sat down with Phutek to chat about the label, favorite tracks, and more in this edition of our Label Spotlight series.
Russia’s Ivan Latyshev returns to the Dessous roster for the ‘Art of Flying’ EP, an eclectic pair of originals with two well-balanced mixes on the ever-popular Dessous. Deep, Ambient, Punchy and even possessing a spoken word element.
Dan Klokow is back on the decks for us this week spinning a selection of the best new and exclusive House records on site ft. Dennis Quin, Full Intention, Cup & String, Purple Disco Machine and Sonny Fodera. He’s joined for the second hour this week by the one and only James Curd, who brings some real heat with an incredible selection of tunes from Daniel Steinberg, DJ James Ingram, Marcel Lune, Demuir and slew of his own tunes including the brand new Madhouse Records release ‘Freak Of Nature’ Out now at Traxsource. Get ready for two hours of banging House to get you through your Tuesday!
London based Mella Dee (aka Ryan Aitchison) is making serious moves. Already a favourite of the specialist BBC Radio 1 crew, his tracks have picked up solid support from the likes of Alan Fitzpatrick, Bicep, Skream, Tijana T, George Fitzgerald and Len Faki – and he isn’t stopping there. The Yorkshire-born talent is cultivating an exciting blend of weighty techno with elements of House, hardcore, and jungle thrown in for good measure and this month drops the ‘Warehouse Music 001’ EP on his newly formed label Warehouse Music.
Manchester’s Loz Goddard joins the Traxsource LIVE show this week to flex his funk muscles in celebration of his Drunken Monk EP, landing on the mighty Razor-N-Tape. He’ll be taking us through an hour of Disco stompers from the likes of Duke Hugh, Al Kent, Philou Louzolo and several of his own personal productions. His new EP is available now Exclusively at Traxsource!
We heard the groove on the title cut from Quartet series’s latest release ‘Faster Than Light’ and dug deeper to find the deliciously deep B side ‘Vamos a La Playa’ and quite simply that was that. We HAD to find out more about the brains behind this one.. This week we’re introducing Paris-based artist Tell, who gives us the down low on his career so far and lets us in on some secrets about the nightlife scene in Paris..