November 2012

This Week In Pictures

“Old mixtape I have from Armando, one of my Chicago House Music heroes!” @TimFunatik (pictured above)

News.Traxsource bring you this week’s pictorial round-up of what really goes on in the lives of some of our beloved producers, dj’s and labels whilst out on their travels…

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Behind The Scenes: Elements Of Life in rehearsals..

Louie & Anane Vega, Josh Milan and all the Elements Of Life crew were busy rehearsing yesterday in NYC, preparing for their upcoming KayaFM South Africa to Mozambique Show…

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We take a 'Long Run' with Steve Bug and Mr V

As Steve Bug and Mr V’s ‘The Long Run’ project rockets up the Traxsource Top 10 chart, News.Traxsource caught up with them both to find out about the project and more..

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Ultra Nate' delivers 'God's Message'

Headlining Underground Collective’s next release is none other than legendary vocal diva Ultra Nate’. Together with top DJ/producer/remixer and UC label boss, Marlon D, they bring ‘God’s Message’ to the masses. News.Traxsource caught up with Ultra to find out more…

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Selfmade and Demer bang the drums!

‘Libre la Vida’ is a chunky, hypnotic trip in the world of drums with a sensual vocal that keeps you wanting more!

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The 2nd 'Dawn' is here for Defected

Jaymo & Andy George, Hot Since 82, and Blond:ish taking over the remix duties for the second instalment of ‘Dawn’.

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1st release from the artist formerly known as Solo

Stefano Ritteri (formerly known as Solo) is one of the hottest emerging talents in London’s underground house scene right now.

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Timmy's got it Covered

Tribe Records present a new studio album from top New York producer Timmy Regisford titled ‘Covers’

“These are all songs that I really love which have never really been presented in a way that’s danceable, especially on the soulful house scene”

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Atjazz goes 'Where The Lights Meet The Music'

Taken from their popular 4th studio album titled ‘The Secret Life Of Us’, Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band invite Atjazz to work his remix magic on the soulful bomb ‘Where The Lights Meet The Music’.

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Lifebeat – Dance For Life needs you! World AIDS Day 2012 - This Saturday!

Traxsource.com, along with many organisations, have joined forces with the charity Lifebeat, Music Fights HIV/AIDS, in their bid to reach America’s youth with the strong message of HIV/AIDS prevention spread though our dance music community.

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Osunlade signs the Choco Jungle Project

Choco Jungle Project is a film and music initiative where Canadian filmaker Mathew Mulholland travelled into the Choco region of Colombia to film the stories and record the songs of local and indigenous musicians and singers… Having caught the attention of Yoruba Records boss, Osunlade, the project has now evolved into a full album release due for Spring 2013.

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'Daft' as you like!

Sadam Ant is an Iranian DJ who sent in his demo ‘Daft Funk’ in to Dave Lee’s Z Records

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Loco Dice is 'Toxic'

Loco Dice is a busy man but he finds the time release the ‘Toxic EP’ serving up a selection of tracks that ooze his musical style and heritage.

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Ananda Project return with a new label!

Ananda Project launch their brand new label with their first release entitled ‘Human Like’
News.Traxsource caught up with Chris Brann to find out more…

“To me there is a fairly wide territory that the ‘Ananda’ sound works in… but the focus is to use it as a platform to feature great vocals, lyrics, and artists.”

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Yousef's newest will leave you 'Begging' for more.

Yousef unleashes ‘Beg’ – a powerful, driving, groove-led club excursion.

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Mario Basanov releases debut album

Rising electronic producer Mario Basanov releases his highly sought after debut album with long time label partners Needwant Records.

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This Week In Pictures

“I’m actually trying to read Mina Moos paper with her, NOT look at her cleavage.” @Euphonik (pictured above)

News.Traxsource bring you this week’s pictorial round-up of what really goes on in the lives of some of our beloved producers, dj’s and labels whilst out on their travels…

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Soul Clap Records is born

“We kick off by proudly presenting to you, a new talent from Texas via Brooklyn, the one and only Night PlaneSoul Clap Records

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Jullian Gomes and BB Boogie remix The Layabouts

Reel People Music are delighted to present the amazing remix package of The Layabouts feat. Omar ‘As Long As You Believe’.

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All Gone Pete Tong and Reboot

Following another sensational season of sold out shows in Ibiza that saw the brightest stars in house and techno take to the decks for ‘All Gone’, it’s hard to deny Pete Tong’s status as global ambassador for electronic music.

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Frankie Knuckles - Papa's got a brand new bag!

Frankie Knuckles’ aptly titled new album ‘Tales From Beyond The Tone Arm’ is an exciting compilation that journeys through his most recent productions, collaborations and musical experiences. News.Traxource caught up with The Godfather to dig a little deeper…

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At home with the Layabouts

News.Traxsource caught up with The Layabouts to talk about their studio, in the next instalment of ‘In The Studio’

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Vanessa Daou, Speaking Easy

Vanessa Daou closes the chapter on her sixth studio album, Joe Sent Me’, with the release of the remix companion ‘Speak/Easy’

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Fish Go Deep and Tracey K are back!

Fish Go Deep return with the second EP from their acclaimed ‘Draw The Line’ album.

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Jack's Hut (Episode 1): Demarkus Lewis

Jack Traxsource presents his flagship installment of ‘Jack’s Hut’, a recurring Q & A session featuring a mix of today’s most established & up-and-coming jackin/funky producers on the planet. For this first episode Ol’ Jack picks the brain of fellow Texan & good friend Demarkus Lewis of Grin Traxx.

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This Week In Pictures

“The crate diggin’ continues. Rare Japanese imports and mint condition disco 12” white labels at Bleecker Street Records” @HomeworkDjs (pictured above)

News.Traxsource once again 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 from the past week to share with you…

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Nacho Marco opens up the lab

News.Traxsource caught up with Nacho Marco to talk about his studio set up in the next installment of ‘In The Studio’

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RIP Martin Dawson

Talented English DJ and producer Martin Dawson sadly passed away today in hospital after suffering an aneurysm 10 days ago.

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Black Coffee Rocks Our World

South African sensation Black Coffee unveils the first single from his brand new album.

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Derrick Carter - Nothing but the B.E.A.T.

Derrick Carter’s productions represent an extension of his individual character, which are celebrated with his new retrospective ‘House Masters’ compilation.

“Choosing the material for this compilation was an experience for sure…”

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Dennis Ferrer remixes Nick Curly

Dennis Ferrer isn’t known as a prolific remixer, but when he does turn his hand to something you can be sure that the result will be worth the wait.

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Nacho Marco's 'Motion EP'

More than 2 years after his great remix of Atnarko’s ‘Solid Ground’, Nacho Marco finally delivers his debut EP on Lazy Days.

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Martin Landsky's '1000 Miles' - Re-imagined

Martin Landsky’s ’1000 Miles’, originally released in 2006, rightfully takes the stage in the second installment, receiving blistering remixes from two true masters On Poker Flat Recordings.

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Kyodai Studio Secrets Revealed

News.Traxsource caught up with Berlin duo Kyodai in their lab for the next instalment of ‘In The Studio’.

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Reel People '10 Years Of Soulful Bliss - The Remixes'

Reel People continue to celebrate ’10 Years Of Soulful Bliss’ with the 2nd part of their anniversary album, boasting a collection of classic remixes of their songs from the last decade. News.traxsource caught up with Oli Lazarus, band leader of one of London’s finest soulful outfits, for a quick natter.

“Over the last 10 years its been a real blessing for us to work with all those wonderful artists…”

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Kris Menace Feat. Miss Kittin 'Hide' - The Video!

Kris Menace teams up with the fabulous Miss Kittin to reveal ‘Hide’, the launch single taken from his debut vocal album called ‘Features’. First time director Mathieu Bétard created the animated video for ‘Hide’, working with the award winning Parisian production house Quad / WizzProd

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DJ Pierre Tells All..

News.Traxsource caught up with Chicago House innovator, pioneer & Mr Acid himself
DJ Pierre to talk about his studio, for the first installment of ‘In The Studio’

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Listening ‘Between The Lines’ - Nick Curly

‘Between The Lines’ is an album that wants to be heard and not just praised. Nick Curly; a name that has defined the image of the global club scene over the last few years like no other.

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Matches Gets Loose

Matches ‘Get Loose EP’ on Something Different RecordsOUT NOW!

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Hurricane Sandy Response needs your help - Please donate now!

Millions of people have suffered mass devastation after Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast last week. Many have lost everything and are struggling just to keep warm as the weather looks set to take a turn for the worst again this week with temperatures due to plummet.

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Electric Empire get the Joey Negro treatment

Folllowing a series of Traxsource chart toppers lately from Lady Aya, Sunburst Band and Kendra Cash, Z Records bring you yet another killer vocal tune in the shape of the wonderful ‘Always’ from Electric Empire.

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This Week in Pictures

“Movember!! Part of the Defected records Handlebar hustlers! You can join in here —> http://uk.movember.com/team/439981” @SamDivineDJ (pictured above)

News.Traxsource once again 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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Toolroom Records Selector Series: 9 Mihalis Safras

Back with number nine in the Toolroom Selector series, Greece’s finest musical export and renowned vinyl purist, Mihalis Safras, turns his hand to trawling the Toolroom archives to pick out his label highlights from throughout the years.

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Rafael Moraes' 'Modern Traditions'

Brazilian Live percussionist turned DJ & Producer; Rafael Moraes releases his first EP under his own name for Osunlade’s Yoruba label.

“I felt that it was time to make some music by myself, to imprint my own sound and intention for the dance floor…”

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New Retro House from Tensnake

Out today on Defected, Tensnake’s new single ‘Mainline’ is a hooky, bass-driven house anthem of the very highest order…

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6th Borough Project get dark & dirty!

6th Borough Project make a welcome return to Delusions Of Grandeur, following last year’s mighty debut LP, ‘One Night In The Borough’, with their new release – ‘The Vibes EP’.

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Nautiluss drops 'Habitat EP'

With his second release for Turbo Recordings, Nautiluss pushes towards the darker edges of modern techno and house on his new ‘Habitat EP’

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Immerse yourself into the Sound of Cajual Records.

Strut proudly presents the first definitive retrospective of one of the most influential labels
and producers of Chicago house music, Cajmere and the seminal Cajual Records
imprint, celebrating a huge 20 years of hard jacking classics and seminal US garage.

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