This week on Traxsource LIVE we welcome eclectic Italian Riva Starr in for an hour of hard-hitting House. Never one to be pigeon-holed into a genre, the London-based producer / DJ consistently remains one of the most exciting talents in dance music, year on year, throwing everything from Tech House to Indie Dance and Electronica our way. We’re thrilled to have him behind the decks this week for a tasty mix ft. wAff, Moove D, Moodymann, & many more!
Defected have announced the home for their Ibiza 2017 residency
DJ Magazine have hailed them as “perhaps the most interesting project to drop to date through New York community Wolf + Lamb.” – Quite an impressive accolade for Life On Planets! Following on from the likes of Nicolas Jaar and PillowTalk, Baltimore group Life On Planets have set the stage for what’s sure to be an exciting year. They kick off 2017 with a deep and emotional new EP on Better On Foot ‘Akasha’, we caught up with the guys to celebrate their new release.
Fritz Kalkbrenner, Till Von Sein, Chopstick & Johnjon, Larse, Meggy, Tender Games & Yannick Labbé.. If you’re familiar with this roster then you’ll already know who we’ve selected for our label spotlight this week. We had the pleasure to chat with Chopstick & Johnjon who are the heads of this independent Berlin-based record label, dominating the Deeper side of the House scene, Suol is a musical community that focuses on developing and nurturing a collective of talented artists and pushing out an output of Deep, emotive House records that never compromises on quality. We welcome Suol into the hall of fame this week!
This week our Tech House manager Chris Mackay fills the first hour with peak-time Tech and calls upon the talents of fellow Miami local Jesse Perez for a noisy second hour of booty-shakin’ rollers from Jordan Peak, Timid Boy, CJ Jeff, Wexx and his ever popular ‘Fake’. Jesse’s new remix for Yoga Queef is out now on his own Mr. Nice Guy records.
The legendary DJ Spen joins the Traxsource LIVE hall of fame this week! The maestro’s career spans 30 years in the game and we’re super excited to have him in to spin an exquisite hour of House vibes!
We’re very happy to be able to offer our customers 20% off their delegate badges for this year’s IMS event in Ibiza.
Since 2013, Criminal Hype have made it their mission to unearth some of the hottest House gems. Their impressive roster features lots of fresh local British talent including breakthrough artists Louie Anderson and Tuff London through to scene favourite Rich Wakley and Hot Creations Alumni; Pete Dorling and Jey Kurmis. International Tech House stars like Raffa FL and Piem have also made an appearance on the imprint and it’s safe to say that, with time, the label will only be getting bigger and better!
This week on the A&R Sessions for Traxsource LIVE we launch the new guest series. Our esteemed A&R crew will invite the hottest DJs in the scene for a 1 hour guest mix to represent their genre. This week we welcome Husky in support of his latest creations on his own Bobbin Head Music and Random Soul Records. Husky will have your head bobbin’ in no time with the likes of Angelo Ferreri, Lee Walker, Malachi and several of his own productions.
Electronic music legend and head honcho of VIVa MUSiC, Steve Lawler hits Hector Couto’s Roush Label with a tasty new number ‘People Having Sex’. We caught up with Steve to chat about the new record..
Jamie Lewis, our good friend and head honcho of Purple Music has been nominated for one of the greatest accolades on the planet, a Grammy Award for his work with one of the finest musicians the world has ever seen, Prince. We caught up with Jamie to talk about his nomination.
Anabatic Records owner and Dirtybird star, Worthy joins us this week on Traxsource LIVE!
Celebrating 10 years of Anabatic, Worthy has compiled a huge compilation of tunes from heavy hitters the likes of Justin Martin, Ardalan, Will Clarke, Mak & Pasteman and many more. You can grab all 20 tracks now exclusively at Traxsource.com Kicking off your weekend, Worthy delivers a superb guest mix featuring massive tunes the likes of Walker & Royce, Lux Groove, Kry Wolf, Host, and Hyenah.
Riding on the ethos of Good music + Good people = Good times, Sam Divine’s D’Vine Sounds imprint has grown from strength to strength since it’s inception in 2014. The phenomenal Carnao Beats remix of ’2 People’ [a Traxsource no.1 record] graced dance floors from here to Croatia and the rest of their infectious Garage-tinged-House-jam repertoire has been steadily following suit.
We’re thrilled to be able to award the gang a label spotlight this week!
Detroit party-starting duo Golf Clap enter 2017 with a bang as they launch their brand new compilation on their House heavy imprint Country Club Disco. Skapes, Djoko, J Worra, Mad Villains, Sebb Junior and more fresh talent all feature on the 20 track VA, made up entirely of exclusive new records. We caught up with the Golf Clap lads ahead of the release..
Defected Records announce phase 2 of their lineup for #DefectedCroatia2017 featuring the best in the biz! Sam Divine, Eats Everything, Soul Clap, Kenny Dope, Sandy Rivera (Kings of Tomorrow), Roger Sanchez, Karizma, DJ Spen, Crookers, RIVA STARR, Derrick Carter & many many more!