October 2015

Milk & Sugar In 5 Records

German house music producers and record label owners Milk & Sugar have enjoyed a fantastic career since their worldwide house classics ‘Let The Sun Shine’ and ‘Love Is In The Air’. The Munich based duo kicked off their Milk & Sugar moniker and label way back in 1997, so we sat down with Mike and Steven to discuss the key releases that really stand out for the imprint.

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Traxsource LIVE! #38 with Louie Vega

Bringing some serious NuYorican Soul to the Traxsource LIVE! turntables this week is none other than one of the true legends of house music, the irrepressible Louie Vega. Alongside the Master, Brian Tappert throws down the latest heat from Traxsource.

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Diggin' Deeper with Steve Bug & Dessous

Uber-producer Steve Bug and his deep house label Dessous are well known amongst the house music community for turning out release after release of stellar underground goodness. So when we heard that Dessous were putting out ‘The Deeper Remixes’, a compilation of Steve’s remixes from their back catalog, we literally couldn’t wait to get our hands on it.

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Desert Hearts Announces Lineup for November 5-9 Three Year Anniversary Festival

Desert Hearts will once again gather their loyal followers in the SoCal highlands to bask in an extended 100 hours of nonstop House, Techno, and Love at their Three Year Anniversary on November 5th-9th. DesertHearts has curated a wide reaching exposé of industry leading talent for their biggest event yet.

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Get to Know Bambossa Records with Harry Romero

It’s great to see Harry Romero return with his own imprint Bambossa Records, with his latest main room stomper ‘Love Me Now’ featuring an interesting twist on the vocals of house music legend Robert Owens. We sat down with Harry to discuss the track and the relaunch of the label, as we Get To Know Bambossa Records with Harry Romero.

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In The Studio with Sharooz

We decided to have a nose around the studio of Sample Magic’s very own super producer Sharooz.

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Wanna Win Our Best Of ADE 2015 Bundle?

To win our (100 track) Best of ADE 2015 Bundle, all you need to do is LIKE and SHARE before midnight on Tuesday the 3rd of November 2015 to be in with a chance of winning beats from the likes of Till Von Sein, Kink, Mr. V, Bicep, Rocco, Sandy Rivera, Tiga, Harry Romero and Robert Owens.

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This Week In Pictures - Week #44

Check out some of the epic club scenes from your favourite DJs this week featuring Black Coffee, Fabric London, Cajmere, Defected, Mark Knight, Loco Dice, DJ Spen, Supernova and some serious throwback shots of Grant Nelson and Sven Vath!

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2017 sees Ushuaia Take Control of Space Ibiza

Carl Cox has confirmed that the people behind Ushuaïa will take control of Space Ibiza in 2017. Earlier this month the DJ revealed that next summer will be his last at the Playa d’en Bossa venue and, ahead of speaking at the Asia-Pacific Electronic Music Conference in Sydney in December, has gone into detail why.

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Sankeys Relaunches Back in Manchester

Sankeys reopen their doors in Manchester on Saturday 24th October 2015 with an absolutely stellar line up. After an unforgettable season in Ibiza throwing some of the best parties on the White Isle, they come back to their old stomping ground with a serious squad of DJs that include Tough Love, Franky Rizardo, Bontan and Jozef K.

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Best of ADE 2015

ADE commemorated it’s 20th anniversary this year so to showcase the sound of Amsterdam 2015, we’ve curated a 100-track Best of ADE 2015 Bundle featuring tracks from the likes of Till Von Sein, Kink, Mr. V, Bicep, Rocco, Eats Everything, Horse Meat Disco, Sandy Rivera, Tiga, Harry Romero, Robert Owens and many more…

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Traxsource LIVE! #37 with Grant Nelson

Serious vibes this week from UK Garage legend Grant Nelson who blesses the Traxsource LIVE! radio show with a heady mix of his latest unreleased joints alongside dope cuts from ANOTR, Alex Metric, Low Steppa and Scott Diaz. Resident John ‘Julius’ Knight sets the scene perfectly with a seductive blend of the latest exclusives.

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Toby Tobias - Inside the 'Rising Son' Album

Toby Tobias is a name that has long been synonymous with cutting edge, disco influenced underground music. His latest album ‘Rising Son’ is now available on the Delusions of Grandeur imprint, so we decided to sit down with the British producer to discuss each individual track from the long player, as we went Inside the Rising Son release with Toby Tobias.

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Inside The Track w/ Mihalis Safras

We caught up with Material main man Mihalis to chat about his latest ‘Barrage EP’ and get a more in-depth look at the production side of it. We go ‘Inside The Track’ with Mihalis.

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30% Off Selected Sample Magic Packs - ACT NOW!

There’s never been a better time to make the next dance floor classic than today. For a limited time, you can now save 30% off an amazing array of Sample Magic packs and you don’t even need to add a discount code to take advantage of this money saving offer!

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This Week In Pictures - Week #43

Check out all the action from ADE 2015 and beyond with our weekly pictorial round up featuring Mark Knight, Kerri Chandler, Keinemusik, Fabric London, Louie Vega, Black Coffee, Moodyman and many more…

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Traxsource LIVE! #36 with Josh Wink

Taking us to a higher state of consciousness this week is none other than Ovum Recordings impresario Josh Wink. A true dance music legend, Josh hits the Traxsource LIVE! studios to celebrate the latest Ovum release of DJ Dozia’s ‘Pop Culture 2015’. Resident John ‘Julius’ Knight ensures the latest hot exclusives are seamlessly blended with smokin’ tracks.

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Inside The Track with Russ Yallop

Russ Yallop has been making quite the name for himself over the last few years with a slew of serious tracks on big name labels. His latest ‘Hydro EP’ on Material is absolutely superb, so sat down to discuss the release as we went Inside The Track with Russ Yallop.

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Traxsource to pay out withheld mechanical royalties

Traxsource has announced that it will be paying back any extra money previously withheld for copyright royalty payments to every label and artist it’s ever worked with in it’s 11-year history.

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Catz 'N Dogz in 5 Records

To celebrate the release of their new album ‘Basic Colour Theory’ on their own imprint Pets Recordings, we sat down with the Berlin based Catz N Dogs to discuss which tracks first got them noticed and other musical highlights as they explain their career so far in 5 Records.

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This Week In Pictures - Week #42

This Week in Pictures features amazing scenes from the world’s top clubs, not to mention what your favourite DJs like Catz N Dogs, Bicep, Kerri Chandler, Kenny Dope, Black Coffee, Keinemusik and many more have been up to…

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Check out the Soundtrack to ADE 2015

To commemorate this year’s event, we’ve curated our own ADE 2015 Hype Chart; an exclusive inventory of seriously underground goodness that we feel will be dominating the Amsterdam clubscape during the 4-day event which kicks off on Wednesday 14th October 2015.

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Deep Noise from the Deep Boyz

With their big new release, the Michele Chiavarini remix of ’Father’ out on Omni Music Solutions, we caught up with Chicago house legends Mike Dunn and Gershon Jackson, otherwise known as the Deep Boyz, to get the real deal on the release and the low down on the label.

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Dr. Packer In 5 Records

To celebrate the release of his amazing 5-track EP ‘Sensational Love’ on Masterworks Music, available now on Traxsource, we sat down with our number one Nu Disco Artist of 2015 so far, Dr. Packer, to chat about his musical highlights in 5 Records.

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Traxsource LIVE! #35 with Teenage Mutants

Germany’s very own Teenage Mutants throws down a heavy mix of house magnificence from the likes of Prok & Fitch, Green Velvet, Jaceo and his very own ‘Take Me Higher’ on Hed Kandi Records alongside resident Brian Tappert, who gets you in the groove with the latest hot exclusives.

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This Is How Purple Disco Machine DJs

It’s been a great year for Purple Disco Machine, with a series of amazing releases and the number one spot on our Top 20 House Artists of 2015 so far. His latest sublime track is ‘L.O.V.E.’ with Boris Dlugosch and is available now on Traxsource via Defected, so to celebrate we asked him about his personal preferences regarding the art of playing out, as we found out How Purple Disco Machine DJs.

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Bicep Flex Their Digital Muscles

The sublime Feel My Bicep imprint is now available to purchase digitally at Traxsource. We sat down with the Bicep boys Andy and Matt to find out what prompted the move towards adding a digital element to their already impressive musical muscle.

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This Week In Pictures - Week #41

With Ibiza going out with a bang this week, here’s our pictorial round up from the best closing parties and beyond featuring Supernova, Masters At Work, Pacha Ibiza, Soul Clap, Black Coffee, Teenage Mutants and many more…

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Matthias Tanzmann Announces 15 Years of Moon Harbour Tour

Not many labels make it to release number 15, let alone year 15! But that’s exactly the milestone the Moon Harbour family, headed by esteemed Circo Loco resident Matthias Tanzmann and manager André Quaas, are celebrating this year with three amazing compilations available at Traxsource.

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Lovebirds Top 10 Disco Jams

To celebrate the release of ‘Icarus’ featuring Galliano on Teardrop Music, we sat down with Hamburg’s very own Sebastian ‘Basti’ Doering aka Lovebirds to talks about his favorite top 10 disco jams. These are guaranteed floor fillers!

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The Splendor & Squalor of Brame & Hamo

Dynamic deep house dons Brame & Hamo continue to go from strength to strength in 2015 with a brand new imprint; Splendor & Squalor. We sat down with the Irish duo to talk about the interesting direction the new label is heading and what influenced the eclectic first release ‘The Cotton Club EP’.

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Inside the Track w/ Malachi

Malachi is the latest pseudonym of top house music producer Graham Lord, also known as one half of the Audiowhores. To celebrate the release of his hypnotically melodic new track ‘Dream of the Life’, we decided to get an in-depth look into his new project, as we go Inside The Track with Malachi.

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Traxsource LIVE! #34 with Kenny Dope

We’ve got some serious house heavyweights in the mix for you this week as the legendary Kenny Dope joins resident Brian Tappert in the Traxsource LIVE! studios featuring upfront, underground exclusives from Low Steppa, Catz N Dogz and the Essential new track ‘Take Me Higher’ by next week’s special guest Teenage Mutants.

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