February 2016

Traxsource LIVE! #55 with Thatmanmonkz

This week we welcome Shadeleaf label boss thatmanmonkz to the Traxsource LIVE! turntables to celebrate the release of his new album ‘Columbusing’ on the delicious Delusions of Grandeur imprint. Throwing down a heavy selection of tracks from Luke Solomon, Harry Wolfman, Oscar G and more.

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Straight Outta Joburg

Two of South Africa’s deep house players have got together to start a new label, specialising in the music that their country has so lovingly adopted as its own – Deep House. We spoke to Jullian Gomes and Kid Fonque about the launch of Stay True Sounds and the unique experience that is the SA house scene.

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Move in Slow Motion with Florian Kruse

Berlin based tastemaker Florian Kruse takes us on a delicious journey into the deeper side of the tech house sound with the superb ‘Move In Slow Motion’ release on Steve Bug’s acclaimed Poker Flat imprint. We sat down with the musical maestro behind the track to find out more about the conception of this stellar EP, as we learned to Move in Slow Motion with Florian Kruse.

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This Week In Pictures - Week #8

Epic house music scenes from the world’s hottest nightspots featuring Louie Vega, Ricardo Villalobos, Wolf+Lamb, Bicep, Kolombo and many more…

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Traxsource LIVE! #54 with Miguel Migs

This week we welcome Salted Music’s Miguel Migs to the Traxsource LIVE! studios, who celebrates the release of his latest cut, ‘Eyes on You’ featuring Martin Luther, with a melodic mélange of music from Fouk, Kraak & Smaak, Sebb Junior, Da Sunlounge and some unreleased heat from his own esteemed imprint.

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Inside The Track with Scott Diaz

Scott Diaz is the perfect purveyor of rough and rugged house music that is drenched in old school sensibilities. His latest release, The Shakedown EP on Low Steppa’s Simma Black imprint, offers up three superb examples of a music producer who knows his house history, so we sat down with the UK producer to find out more about the EPs conception, as we go Inside The Track with Scott Diaz.

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The Request Line

A video recording of a woman recently complaining to a DJ about the ‘nasty ass house music’ has gone viral. For 1% of the world’s DJs, it’s private jets to exotic locations, but for the rest of us, playing on the ‘front line’ can be a real effort to not only control the tempo of the room, but also the temper of the people inside it!

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This Week In Pictures - Week #7

Check out the world’s hottest house music action from London, New York, Brazil and beyond featuring the likes of Maya Jane Coles, Derrick Carter, Luciano, Ben Klock and many more…

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Traxsource LIVE! #53 with Kevin Yost

We welcome deep house don Kevin Yost to the Traxsource LIVE! studios this week, as he blesses us with a sumptuous mix of tracks from Kaiserdisco, Worthy, Tube & Berger, Art Of Tones, Dario D’Attis, plus his upcoming release ‘Shout’ on his own i!Records imprint, available now exclusively from Traxsource.

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Traxsource Career Opportunities

We are hiring a new Host for our successful Traxsource Live Radio Program.

“Traxsource Live, The Voice of The Underground” is the Radio program of the worlds finest underground digital music store Traxsource, created by DJs for DJs, specializing in #RealHouseMusic. Our mission is simple, to be THE destination site for House & Techno music fans all over the world who desire more than the ‘mainstream’ experience.

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Inside The Track with Jonn Hawley and Born I Music

The ‘Panties EP’ is the latest release from Milwaukee’s Jonn Hawley featuring Born I Music on the SOUP imprint. This juicy, jackin’ hip-house remix package is sure to tear up the world’s dancefloors so we took the opportunity to sit down with the dynamic producer and MC tag team to discuss the EP, how they met and the creative process for ‘Panties’.

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London Launches First Alcohol Free Club Night

It’s a cold Tuesday night and the lobby of the Ace Hotel in London is buzzing with people. There’s a row of men at a bench, fervently tapping away on their MacBook’s. The sofas are filled with tourists and businessmen alike, laden with luggage. A little further round and there’s...

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This Week In Pictures - Week #6

Check out some of the hottest house music action on the planet from London, Los Angeles, Serbia and Sydney featuring the likes of Black Coffee, Eats Everything, Sasha, Hot Since 82 and many more…

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Memoirs from the Masters: Heller & Farley

The names of Pete Heller and Terry Farley have been deeply woven into the rich tapestry of British dance music since the scene first kicked off in the late Eighties. They now feature alongside the likes of Masters at Work and Frankie Knuckles in the Defected ‘House Master Series’, so we sat down for a chat with Terry to discuss the release and a little about the duo’s prominent role in some of British dance music’s key moments.

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Chrissy: Chicago Re-boot

The name Christopher Landis Shively may not be particularly well known on the House scene – but at Traxsource, we believe that under his latest pseudonym Chrissy, he is about to become very well known indeed. We get the info from Chrissy on his new releases on Freerange and Classic, and on his love affair with obscure disco sub-genres.

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Traxsource LIVE! #52 with Daniel Steinberg

More Berlin beats and pieces this week as we welcome Arms & Legs label boss Daniel Steinberg to the Traxsource LIVE! studios. Celebrating the release of his ‘Radical Fear’ cut from the Lions Clap EP on W&O Street Tracks, Daniel blends the bouncing bass lines of Blaze, Trentemoller, Kevin Saunderson and Christian Smith.

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Get To Know Iban Montoro & Jazzman Wax

Spanish duo Iban Montoro and Jazzman Wax enjoyed a prolific 2015 and show no signs of resting on their laurels in 2016 with their ‘New York’ EP on Fogbank. We decided to have a chat with the guys to find out more about their new label Moody House Recordings, their influences and much more as we Get To Know Iban Montoro & Jazzman Wax.

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The Many Colours of Will Monotone

Boston’s Will Monotone is a far more colourful character than his name would suggest. His supersized 21-track album ‘In Colour’ just dropped exclusively on Traxsource via his own label Sub Society and features collaborations with the likes of Demuir, Wally Lopez, Confute, Steve Porter, J Paul Getto and D-Lux.

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This Week In Pictures - Week #5

2016 really has started with a bang, as we bring you the hottest house music action from London, LA, Buenos Aires and Brazil featuring an all star cast including Kenny Dope, Eats Everything, Nicole Moudaber, Black Coffee, Dubfire and many more…

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Inside The Track with Zombie Nation

When you hear the words ‘Zombie Nation’, you instantly think of the classic 1999 track ‘Kernkraft 400’ that slayed the world’s dancefloors. Not a bad debut track from German DJ and producer Florian Senfter! We sat down with Florian to discuss his latest Zombie Nation release ‘Something Else’ EP on Tiga’s Turbo Recordings and how it was put together.

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