October 2012

This Week In Pictures

“Some used hardware? Make your choice…” @chuslesteban (pictured above)

News.Traxsource take a nosey through Instagram (and the like) to get a glimpse of what really goes on in the lives of some of our favorite producers, dj’s and labels whilst out on their worldy adventures. We’ve collected a few of their best pictures and cool discoveries this week to share with you..

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Karizma / Kaytronic

News.Traxsource caught up with Karizma buzzing about ADE 2012

“I had a ball playing with my friends”

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Hot Natured & Ali Love 'Benediction' Out Now!

Hot Natured and Ali Love’s most hotly anticipated singles of the year, ‘Benediction’ is out now on Hot Creations.

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Miguel Campbell goes Back To Flight School

Miguel Campbell is a burgeoning young star that shot to notoriety in 2011 after Something Special, his debut release on Hot Creations became one of the biggest tracks of the year.

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Hercules and Love Affair DJ-Kicks Mix Compilation

It’s been 3 years since Hercules and Love Affair’s last dj mix compilation. With Andy Butler’s encyclopedic knowledge of 40 years of New York dance music he takes you on a ride with timeless grooves, soulful and classic house-inspired vocals.

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Maceo Plex blazes the top 10

Maceo Plex blazes the Traxsource top 10 with Joi Carwell

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Kyodai returns to Jimpsters Freerange label in fine form

Kyodai’s highly anticipated release on Freerange Records is entitled ‘La Luz’
and is available on Traxsource as an Exclusive Promo October 29th 2012. Including remixes by Chopstick & Johnjon.

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NiCe7 / Noir / Defected

NiCe7 are in the house as they chat about ADE 2012 & their productive trip.

“It was super!..”

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MANIK / Ovum / Culprit

MANIK give us his post ADE 2012 thoughts

“Got to hang a bit with Josh Wink and the Ovum Recordings guys..”

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Italian House Master... Nicholas, Q&A

Development Music sit down with Nicholas and talk Italian house, studio toys and a rather tasty new remix..

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Kruse & Nuernberg / Loco Records

Kruse & Nuernberg give us the 411 on ADE 2012

“Rejected ADE special at Studio 80. The club was full all night long, the vibe very positive and the line up amazing..”

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Classic's Wonder & Amazement

Wonder & Amazement is a record I’ve had in various forms and incarnations from ex Chicken Lips members Steve Kotey & Andy Meecham for about a year now;

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Joyce Muniz

News.Traxsource chat with Joyce Muniz about her enjoyable time at ADE 2012

“5 hours b2b set with DJ Shir Khan at the afterhour at Ludwig! It was a blast, I am ready for the next one”

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DJ Meme / Def Mix

News.Traxsource hunt down Brazilian brother, ‘00’ DJ Meme on his ADE 2012 mission!

“The crowd went wild!!”

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Hector Romero / Def Mix

Def Mix’s Hector Romero spills the beans on his ADE 2012 shenanigans

“It was actually like an old school WMC party with the who’s who of the industry in attendance…”

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Kyodai

News.Traxsource talks to the Kyodai boys about their rocking ADE 2012

“It was great to see the reactions of the dancers to the new tracks”

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Flashmob

News.Traxsource talks with Flashmob about ADE 2012 and their performance at the Defected event at Air.

*to headline Air with all those really good names was amazing…”

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Introducing 'Nurvous Records Volume II' Compilation

Nurvous is defiantly making waves lately and this second volume compilation serves up proof of just that. Featuring nine various cuts from the likes of Mark Wells, Arbre Blass, Jay Lamar & Jesse Oliver just to name a few, don’t be surprised to find some up and coming talent making noise in this collection of work as well.

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Old School goes Nu School - 95 North & Big D vs. Eric Kupper

Originally released on vinyl on Hysteria Records in 1999, Eric Kupper now gives a fresh approach to this deep house classic ‘Think About’ by Doug Smith & Richard Payton aka 95 North

“It is a modern approach to a classic vibe”

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Will Monotone makes his return to Fogbank

Boston based producer & owner of Hush Recordings Will Monotone keeps his foot on the gas with a worthy follow-up to his 2012 smash hit ‘Dem Mai Hoe’s on fellow Bostonian producers J Paul Getto’s label Fogbank Recordings.

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Supernova / Lapsus Music

News.Traxsource chat with Supernova about their productive ADE 2012 trip

“Defected in The House party at Air in the main room that was amazing”

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Stacey Pullen / Blackflag Recordings

News.Traxsource discusses the ADE experience with Blackflag Recordings head honcho Stacey Pullen.

“experienced a Drum-code party for the first time”

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Atjazz / Atjazz Recording Company

News.Traxsource chat with Atjazz about the huge success of Atjazz & Friends at ADE 2012

“Lets just say we didn’t have enough room for everyone and I think we’ll need a bigger venue next year! We loved every minute”

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Noir / Noir Music

News.Traxsource catch up with Noir on the success of ADE 2012

“Everybody was very positive and looking to a bright future for our passion……. The Music.”

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DJ Spen / Quantize Recordings Inc.

News.Traxsource caught up with DJ Spen going all out networking at ADE 2012

“Full of surprises this year”

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Terry Hunter / T's Box Recs

News.Traxsource caught up with Chicago House Legend, Terry Hunter, out and about at ADE 2012

“we had to walk all over the place, whew! I’ve never walked so much in my life, but I love Amsterdam, so well worth it.”

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ATFC

Our good friend ATFC tells us what made his ADE 2012 tick…

“I like Amsterdam – it always feels Christmassy” (hmm, is that all the GREEN and RED?)

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Robert Owens

We caught up with Robert Owens about his ADE 2012 experience.

“I always have a wonderful time at ADE, it keeps me up to date with some of the current new talented artist around”

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DJ Spinna presents Luis Radio...

It’s been a minute since Brooklyn’s DJ Spinna has unleashed any new releases on his Wonderwax label. Here at news.Traxsource we are excited to reveal that the stable door is now gaping open and the horse is ready to bolt…

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Tigers On A Leash unleash the Power EP

Tigers On A Leash pull together a stellar cast to remix Pompeya’s Power EP.

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Hot Since 82

News.Traxsource caught up with Hot Since 82 on his ADE 2012 dash!

“Defected was wicked”

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Shur-I-Kan / Freerange / Dark Energy

News.Traxsource caught up with Shur-I-Kan on his flying visit to ADE 2012

“Good people, good music”.

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Richard Earnshaw / Spiritchaser (Duffnote, One51, Guess)

News.Traxsource catches up with Richard Earnshaw burning his ADE candle at both ends.. as usual!

“events like this really do make a difference in showing the way to an optimistic future for music.”

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Stuart Knight / Toolroom Records

Currently celebrating their Traxsource #1 postition with Cloud 9’s ‘Do You Want Me Baby’, Toolroom’s Stuart Knight prizes himself off the ceiling to buzz about all things ADE.

ADE never lets me down…”

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Soul & Disco connoisseur, Paul Phillips, gets 'Under The Influence'

Following on from the likes of Backstreet Brit Funk, Destination Boogie and the ever-popular Soul of Disco series, Z Records continue to release hi quality compilations filled with lesser known disco, funk and boogie treasures. After the universally acclaimed ‘Under The Influence Vol.1’ compiled by Red Greg ZR, the series returns with Vol.2 with Paul Phillips on selecta duties.

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Chocolate Puma is In The House!

With 2012 marking the 20th anniversary of the release of ‘Give It Up, Rene and Gaston (Chocolate Puma) continue to stand for quality and setting ever-higher standards for their own productions while inspiring new generations of producers.

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'Into The Night'...Another Azari & III masterpiece

Azari & III cult underground hit ‘Hungry for the Power’ was a beast! now their hedonistic summer anthem ‘Into The Night’ is set to do bigger things.

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The Doc makes a House call to Juiced Music.

Dallas based Juiced Music is proud to announce their newest release from good friend Doc Link, owner of Chicago based Liberate Recordings!

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Intacto ADE 12' Compilation

Amsterdam based DJ/Producer Shinedoe (co-founder of Amsterdam imprint Intacto)
have put together a special ADE 2012 COMPILATION and added a radiating SHINEDOE MIX!

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Rejoice in the sound of Brooklyn..

For most people, especially outsiders, the story of New York is the story of Manhattan. But there are many other stories. There are the breakers and DJs that created hip hop in the Bronx. There’s the Wu Tang Clan over in Staten Island or the deep roots of jazz in Queens, where everyone from Louis Armstrong to John Coltrane lived. And in Brooklyn, just over the bridge from downtown Manhattan, lived a pair of Italian-American DJs.. Johnny ‘D’ De Mairo and Nicky Palermo Jr, aka Johnick.

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DJ Le Roi new EP Out Now on Noir Music!

DJ Le Roi has been a favourite and on instant replay at the Noir Music offices for quite some time, so when he sent us this 2 tracker we fell in love right away and even better…..the tracks grew, grew and grew on us.

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Toolroom goes deep and blazes the top 100

Toolroom showing no signs of slowing down their top quality output as Dusky gets the nod on Victor Simonelli’s classic Cloud 9 jammy…

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Noir Music - Exclusive Interview

Noir Music label is now established as one of the most successful, credible and forward thinking imprints on the market. We got a chance to catch up with the man himself…

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Down Under, Nathan G is proof of the future...

Nathan G flexes his tireless deep house muscles once again for the newest installment of Future Proof and the third time, as the saying goes, is a charm. Large Music runnin’ things.

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Miguel Migs, a certified House Master.

Miguel Migs is one of the most respected DJs, producers and label owners in the US; an artist whose influence on the landscape of house cannot be overlooked.

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2 Bears 1 Love

Thai salad recipes and dancing octopuses aren’t topics you’d expect to cover during the course of your average artist interview, but then The 2 Bears aren’t your average artists.

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