March 2017

The Best of Miami 2017 has officially landed!

The Best of Miami 2017 has officially landed! Featuring the finest selection of the true movers and shakers this season.

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Discounted IMS Conference badges for our customers and label partners

We’re very happy to be able to offer our customers 20% off their delegate badges for this year’s IMS event in Ibiza.

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Traxsource LIVE! #113 with Treasure Fingers

Fool’s Gold, Defected, Ministry of Sound, Nervous and Hed Kandi alumnus Treasure Fingers joins us on the Traxsource LIVE this week! Influenced by everything from House and Bass to Garage, Atlanta’s very own House music son spins an hour of noisy, bouncy grooves from the likes of Eats Everything, Soul Divide, Franky Rizardo, The Knocks and his brand new release ‘Let the Drums Bang’ on Psycho Disco! Out now exclusively at Traxsource. This one’s sure to get your weekend going.

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Melé takes us inside his new 'The Latin Track'

UK producer Melé is known for making noisy, bass-driven records with Tribal flavour. He’s probably best known for his productions ‘Ambience’ and ‘Scouse Afrika’ and for remixing Jax Jones’s ‘Housework’, Disclosure’s ‘Holding On’ and Tiga’s ‘Planet E’ which all scored him solid A List support from the likes of Annie Mac, Shadowchild and Monki. Melé’s now caught the attention of Simon Dunmore and co on his latest release, ‘The Latin Track’ which is out now on the DFTD imprint. We caught up with Melé to find out just how he gets that signature sound…

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Label Spotlight #024 - Daylight Robbery

Daylight Robbery records describe their output as ‘House Music on a strictly need to know basis…’ – And these guys and their tunes are definitely something you need to know. The DRR crew have rallied up quite a roster, from Jey Kurmis to Matt Fear, A Lister, Apollo 84, Vanilla Ace and Tommy Vercetti to ItaloBros, Di Chiara Brothers, Rich Pinder, Jamie Antonelli, Greco and Black Girl/White Girl, garnering support from the likes of BBC Radio 1, Kiss FM, Rinse FM and Mixmag amongst others. They even landed themselves a spot in Data Transmission’s top 40 labels of 2016 and we’re pinning them as a label to keep an eye on going into 2017. We caught up with DRR to award them the next in our label spotlight series and to find out more about where the label came and is going

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Mike Steva's 'Who Am I' Remixed by Osunlade, Louie Vega, Atjazz, & more

Yoruba revisit Mike Steva’s 2014 album ‘Who Am I’ with a whole host of new remixes! So much more than just a remix album, the 2017 version features offerings from Osunlade, Atjazz, Louie Vega, Seven Davis Jr, Mr Raoul K, Manoo and more. Each bringing their own signature flavour and breathing new life into the tracks. We just couldn’t miss the opportunity to chat to Mike Steva about the new package..

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A&R Sessions #026 - House w/ Dan Klokow & ATFC

Dan Klokow is back in the mix for us this week! He spins a selection of the hottest new and exclusive House records on site, including big ones from K & K, Ben Dooks, Roog, Alaia & Gallo and Low Steppa. He’s joined for the second hour this week by none other than ATFC, who bring some real heat with a tasty selection of tunes including several of his own forthcoming releases. Get ready for two hours of banging House to get you through your Tuesday!

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Introducing L.A. Based Rising Star J Worra

Bass House is on the menu here with LA-based J Worra. She’s an artist on the rise and we’ve been keeping an ear out for her as she been dropping heat on the likes of Country Club Disco, Club Sweat and Simma Red. We’re stoked to be able to sit her down for an introducing piece and talk shop as she gears up to remix Scales’s latest offering ‘Fall In Love, out NOW on Low Steppa’s Simma Black imprint.

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Traxsource LIVE! #112 Miami takeover with Brian Tappert

Here it is! Our 2017 Miami Takeover episode with our very own Brian Tappert. The big boss spins you a full hour of must-hear records that have been shaking up our hometown over the past week.. Big hitters in this episode from Marcel Vogel, Crookers, Jesse Rose, Supernova, Franky Rizardo,...

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Label Spotlight #023 - In The Loop

On the Tech tip this week we’re shining our label spotlight on Lupe Fuentes’s In the Loop recordings. House music icon, Junior Sanchez once claimed.. “Lupe was born to make music and be a DJ. She’s fire!” And boy was he right, the Colombian-born Fuentes’s unique style of tech-house with subtle hints of Latin flavour is steadily garnering more support on the scene and her label going from strength to strength in 2017. We’re delighted to share In the Loop with you this week for our label spotlight.

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My Miami 2017 Vol. 5: Todd Terry, DJ Boris, Hector Romero, Terry Hunter, Carnao Beats

Who’s ready to join us for some fun in the sun? Ahead of Miami Music Week this year we caught up with a bunch of our good friends and artists to talk their favourite places to have a boogie, classic Miami tracks, where you can catch them spinning this year and what they love about Miami! In Volume three, we asked Todd Terry, DJ Boris, Hector Romero, Terry Hunter, Carnao Beats to dish the dirt..

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A&R Sessions #025 - Soulful House w/ Doruk Ozlen & Reelsoul

Tunes for your Tuesday from our Soulful House guru Doruk Ozlen! Two non-stop hours of Soulful goodness, with Doruk hand-picking the finest new and exclusive Soulful House cuts on the site ft Terry Hunter, Lilac Jeans, Souldynamic, and Luke Solomun. He’s joined by special guest Reelsoul who supplies the second hour of Soulful flavour with new tunes from Sandy Rivera, David Harness, Gershon Jackson and several of his own cuts and remixes.

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My Miami 2017 Vol.4: Soul Clap, Harry Romero, David Morales, Diephuis, Joeski

Who’s ready to join us for some fun in the sun? Ahead of Miami Music Week this year we caught up with a bunch of our good friends and artists to talk their favourite places to have a boogie, classic Miami tracks, where you can catch them spinning this year and what they love about Miami! In Volume three, we asked Soul Clap, Harry Romero, David Morales, Diephuis, Joeski to dish the dirt..

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Illyus Brown & Rob Etherson launch lyceum social club

Glasgow Underground label mates Illyus Brown (Illyus & Barrientos) and Rob Etherson (Mia Dora) team up this month to launch their brand new label; Lyceum Social Club! The two Scotsmen join forces for the debut release under the moniker ‘Mr Night’ for a solid release comprising two sublime cuts, the Deep and groovy ‘Monoot’ and the percussive ‘Late Vibe’. We sat down with the lads to find out a bit more about the new imprint and it’s exciting debut..

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My Miami 2017 Vol.3: Dj Chus, Dj Spen, Oscar G, Demuir, Saeed Younan

Who’s ready to join us for some fun in the sun? Ahead of Miami Music Week this year we caught up with a bunch of our good friends and artists to talk their favourite places to have a boogie, classic Miami tracks, where you can catch them spinning this year and what they love about Miami! In Volume three, we asked Dj Chus, Dj Spen, Oscar G, Demuir, Saeed Younan to dish the dirt..

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My Miami 2017 Vol.2: Sam Divine, Doorly, Carlo Lio, Fred Everything, Mihalis Safras, Anane Vega

Who’s ready to join us for some fun in the sun? Ahead of Miami Music Week this year we caught up with a bunch of our good friends and artists to talk their favourite places to have a boogie, classic Miami tracks, where you can catch them spinning this year and what they love about Miami! In Volume two, we asked Sam Divine, Doorly, Carlo Lio, Fred Everything, Mihalis Safras, Anane Vega to dish the dirt..

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Traxsource LIVE! #111 with Thatmanmonkz

Sheffield’s Thatmanmonkz joins the Traxsource LIVE crew this week! The Shadeleaf Music boss has spun tunes alongside the likes of Carl Craig and Grandmaster Flash whilst dropping his own Deep House productions on the likes of Delusions of Grandeur and Dirt Crew. A truly diverse artist, you’ll find influences of R&B, Hip-Hop, Soul and Jazz in his sets and productions and we’re thrilled to welcome him into the fold this week, we know you’re going to enjoy this one.

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My Miami 2017 Vol.1: Franky Rizardo, Miguel Migs, Billy Kenny, Supernova, N'dinga Gaba

Who’s ready to join us for some fun in the sun? Ahead of Miami Music Week this year we caught up with a bunch of our good friends and artists to talk their favourite places to have a boogie, classic Miami tracks, where you can catch them spinning this year and what they love about Miami! In Volume one, we asked Miguel Migs, Franky Rizardo, Billy Kenny, N’Dign Gaba and Supernova to dish the dirt..

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Traxsource's guide to Miami 2017

Dance music descends on our home town once again this month! To help you get ready for the madness, we’re arming you with our annual guide to the best spots in town. This handy feature highlights the food joints, watering holes and places to grab some new threads over this year’s Winter Music Conference.

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Label Spotlight #022 - Nulu Music

Our label spotight series focuses this week on Anané Vega’s New York-based Nulu imprint! Nulu Music has been firing out consistent Afro flavoured beats for the last 8 years, nurturing pioneering Afro-House and Afro-Tech artists like Black Motion, Rancido, Fabrizio Ortella, Boddhi Satva, Azee Project, Gardy Girault and Pablo Fierro. We went to find out more about what makes the label tick..

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Traxsource Pre-Orders are officially here

We are extremely excited to announce the launch of our new pre-order function! Pre-orders already available on site now from the likes of Franky Rizardo, Large Music, Simma Black, Kiko Navarro, Dirt Crew, Defected Records, Cajual, Ron Basejam and more!

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A&R Sessions #024 - Deep House w/ Steve Mill & Carlo

We welcome back our Deep House lover Steve Mill for another hour of sultry sounds, featuring new music from the likes of Miguel Migs, Soledrifter, Kevin Kind and James Benedict. Steve is also joined by the Berlin-based Spaniard Carlo on the show this week, co-founder of Neovinyl and Good Ratio Music and a member of the famous Berlin-based Clique bookings roster! Carlo will be treating us to an hour of beats from Hade, Millionhands, Black Loops, and several of his own label productions.

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Q&A w/ Audio Rehab Boss Mark Radford

Mark Radford and his Audio Rehab brand have been staple names on the London club circuit for some years now, with the label and nights entertaining a whole host of modern House talent including Apollo 84, Carnao Beats, Eskuche & Nu Sky, Peter Brown, Clouded Judgement and Lance Morgan amongst others.

We sat down with Mark to celebrate the launch of his new album and to discuss Audio Rehab’s plans for 2017.

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André Hommen launches 'These Eyes Recordings'

This month, Hommen launched a brand new venture, ‘These Eyes’, based in his native Germany. The mission statement of the new venture is a simple one, ‘Underground electronic music accompanied by unique design and an uncompromising ethos’ and with the first release coming from Hommen himself, it promises exciting things. We chatted to André to find out more..

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Traxsource LIVE! #110 with Robosonic

Robosonic are in the house today! Massively influenced by Hip Hop & Soul, the duo have always been a refreshing sound on the circuit, having stormed the charts with releases including ‘The Edge’ and their collaborations with the likes of Adana Twins and Purple Disco Machine. They’re throwing down their usual flavour for us today, spinning a blend of vibes from Justin Martin, Emanuel Satie, Oxia, YokoO & Retza and their latest Exclusive remix of ‘Higher’ from Milk & Sugar Recordings, out now at Traxsource.

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Yves Murasca takes us Inside his new 'Right On' Track

Déepalma head honcho Yves Murasca is steadily becoming a more and more prominent figure in the scene and once again drops an absolute winner, ready for the sunshine. The German has taken his music to the likes of Kittball and Milk & Sugar and this month returns to his own Déepalma for the atmospheric ‘Right On

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Label Spotlight #021 - Beardman

This week’s label spotlight focusses on Mark Broom’s Beard Man. English Techno / Electronica don Mark Broom is a legend in his own right, sitting on almost 3 decades of experience in the music industry, with a career that spans back to the early 90s. His productions have regularly landed him spots releasing for Techno’s finest, including Blueprint, Ostgut, Warp, Soma and M-Plant and he’s remained a pillar for the Techno community to this day, especially in the UK. Broom set up Beard Man in 2009 to release his own productions and as an outlet for exciting new Techno talent, including the likes of NoizyKnobs and Patrik Carrera.

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A&R Sessions #023 - Nu-Disco w/ Dan Klokow & Kenny Summit

Dan Klokow is back in the mix for us today, this time on the Nu-Disco tip and joined by LA’s very own Kenny Summit! They’ll be spinning fruity dance floor vibes for you this week featuring hot new and exclusive releases from the likes of: Life On Planets, Chaka Kenn, Kraak & Smaak, Daje, Northern Souls, & many more. Get ready to move!

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Are you ready for Miami 2017?

Here we go again! It’s the time of year when the dance music industry descends upon our hometown of Miami for a week of electronic music madness. Think sunshine, pool parties and the hottest underground records.

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Traxsource LIVE! #109 with Opolopo

Our guest on the show this week is Stockholm-based producer Opolopo!
The Hungarian born production wizard never ceases to amaze, journeying through house, funk, boogie, soul, broken-beat and disco and we’re delighted to have him in for an hour of eclectic beats! Music from Mad Villains, Sir LSG, Sebb Junior & more!

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Inside The Track with Lance DeSardi

London Based Lance Desardi is no newcomer to the scene of Deep House music. Managing to put his name on the big maestro Fred Everything ‘s “Lazy Days Recordings” imprint says it all about the quality of the work of a busy DJ, Producer, Remix and Label Owner who has previously released on labels like Hudd Traxx, Bang The Box, Om as well as his own excellent Legwork.

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Label Spotlight #020 - Nurvous Records

Now almost 6 years old, the Nurvous imprint has become a taste-making label in its own right, housing a multitude of cutting-edge House talent including Krystal Klear, Get To Know, Louie Vega, Purple Disco Machine & Robosonic, Vanilla Ace and Lee Walker. We caught up with the boss Andrew Salsano to award them our label spotlight this week..

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A&R Sessions #022 - Techno w/ Jonny Marciano & D-Formation

Our Techno guru Jonny Marciano is back in the hot seat this week, getting special guest D-Formation [Suara / Toolroom / Stereo] involved to through down two hours of hard-hitting belters! For the first hour, Marciano will be outlining the sound of Traxsource Techno, delving into the hottest new and exclusive late-night bangers from Artefakt, Loco & Jam, B.Traits, Nicole Moudaber, & more! Coming up in the second hour, D-Formation digs deep into his collection for some driving Techno goodies courtesy of Ramon Bedoya, Krissky, Lander B, Nino Bua, & many more!

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