The highlight of our trip was hosting a Meet & Greet event, where we welcomed friends, colleagues, artists, labels, managers, journalists, promoters and more from around the globe to share a few drinks and to catch up face-to-face. It was a real pleasure to see so many familiar and new faces, and we hope everyone who came to the event enjoyed it as much as we did. We’d like to sincerely thank everybody to came and made the event such a success.
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Our Techno master Jonny Marciano is back in control this week, alongside special guest Loco & Jam to deliver two hours of hard-hitting heart raising Techno! For the first hour, Marciano will be outlining the sound of our new and exclusive Techno ft. late-night bangers from Sin Sin, Antimatter, Monika Kruse and Pig&Dan & more! Coming up in the second hour, Loco & Jam dig deep into their collection for some driving Techno goodies courtesy of Oscar L, Ramiro Lopez along with several of their own productions!
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This week we’re celebrating the launch of new label RISE, a product of the popular Afro House night / brand! Headed up by Hyenah, our #1 Afro House artist of 2016. We caught up with Hyenah to discuss the Afro scene, the label and the first release from Floyd Lavine.
2017 has been a standout year for MoBlack Records, seeing the label soar from strength to strength and dominating the Afro house scene with massive releases from Enoo Napa, MoBlack, Manoo, & Armonica + more. This month, the imprint launches a brand new concept “MoDEF” – a collaboration with the legendary David Morales, a man who needs no introduction and has remained at the forefront of the house music scene for decades. The album comprises new material and hand-selected cuts from the legendary Def Mix catalog and we’re excited to be bringing it exclusively to Traxsource! We caught up with David Morales and Mimmo Falcone a.k.a MoBlack head of MoBlack Records to discuss the project in more depth…
Session Victim are back with a vengeance with their new LP ‘Listen to your Heart’! An eclectic journey across 13 cuts, Hauke Freer and Matthias Reiling have put together someting expressing their vast musical tastes and influences that’s sure to top album of the year lists. We’ve wanted to know just what goes down inside their studio for a while.. So we sat down with the guys to learn more about where the magic happens.
Legendary Strictly Rhythm A&R Gladys Pizzarro has some of the finest ears in the biz and has been responsible for finding and nurturing some of the greatest talent in the game including Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Kenny Dope, Erick Morillo and Armand Van Helden amongst others.. Last month saw Gladys relaunch her ‘Launch’ entertainment imprint with a heater from Saliva Commados ‘What You Have Done To Me’. We were stoked to chat to Pizzarro and find out how she goes about scouting out top talent and what’s coming up next for her label.
FSQ is an acronym for Funk, Style, Quality, and that’s exactly what they deliver. This is what happens when you mix a legendary D.J. and producer from The Funk Mob / nephew of George “Dr.Funkenstein” Clinton with Matt Coogan, aka One Era, Boston boy Chas Bronz and G Koop: producer, session musician and replay artist for the likes of Nelly, Drake and Ice Cube amongst others.. We caught up with the guys to find out more about their productions and celebrate their latest release “Better than Alright”.
Another Tuesday, another great A&R sessions mix! Dan Klokow takes us for a spin today bringing along the talents of David Marston for two hours of that delicious Nu-Disco sound! They’ll get your Tuesday going with new and exclusive dance floor vibes featuring releases from the likes of: Fouk, Joey Negro, Dr Packer & Casual Connection, Kraak & Smaak & many more. Get ready to move!
Sunlightsquare’s first single of 2017, Oyelo fuses Jazz, Cuban and House music for a blissful Latin experience, recruiting Ronnie Scott’s resident Cuban singer Rene Alvarez to deliver the passionate vocal elements. We went inside the studio with Sunlightsquare to delve into the many facets of this complex production.
Over the years, Get Physical have consistently remained a source of forward-thinking underground House music. Headed up by M.A.N.D.Y. Booka Shade and DJ T, there was no way this couldn’t work.. Their label has been nothing short of influential, responsible for unearthing some of the finest electronic talent in the game today, the likes of Dixon, Catz N Dogz, Azari & III, SIS, Flashmob, Blond:ish,- the list goes on. Their latest offering falls in the form of Jazzuelle’s album, following on from the success of the album’s singles ‘Adaptions’ (a collaboration with Fred Everything), ‘Circles’, ‘Blood Moon” and ‘Towers’. We caught up with Jazzuelle to dive into the album in depth.
This week’s guest is Ezel, who joins us to celebrate his hot new record on Defected ‘You Got Worked’. Championed by Opolopo and Carlos Mena from the beginning, the Bayou label boss kicks off 2017 in style with this one.. We’re excited for what’s to come! Enjoy his hour long dive into Deep and Soulful flavours featuring Jimpster, Karizma, and Seven Davis Jr. and many more!
This week’s label spotlight pops the lid on Spen’s Quantize Recordings. An imprint dedicated to House music with a rich, Soulful feel, Quantize is home to an incredible family of artists that includes Yass, N’Dinga Gaba, Ziggy Funk, Marc Evans and of course DJ Spen himself. Find out more about Quantize as we sit down with DJ Spen..
Moullinex and Xinobi’s Discotexas label hits the big 10 this year! So they’ve rounded up a bunch of Disco-tastic pals to celebrate in style with a 23 track compilation of sure-fire boogie material from across the years. And it’s funking great. The colourful history of the label is painted with the help of some of our favourite DT tunes, feat. old friends including French poolside tune star Zimmer, Portugal’s Space-Age Funk queen Da Chick, Mirror People, Jesse Oliver, Justin Faust and of course contributions from Moullinex and Xinobi themselves.