Exciting Italian producer and Quantize regular Peppe Citarella returns to the MoBlack crew this month to release his new single ‘Yalodde Yeyeo’, complete with an Afro Beat mix and even a brass-heavy Latin-inspired version. We caught up with Citarella to discuss the production of the track in depth to celebrate the new release.
This week our boy Demuir gets behind the decks to deliver you an hour of bangers. Our #1 Jackin’ artist of 2016, Demuir’s a character that we’ve been supporting from the beginning, and his passion and flair both behind the decks and in the studio is something that has to be experienced. Buckle up and get ready to move, he spins some feisty cuts from the likes of DJ Sneak, Man Without A Clue, Angelo Ferreri, and Jos Moog. Grab his latest release on 294 Records ‘Beats, Trim and Life’ now exclusively at Traxsource.
This week we caught up with one of our favourite new school heads, the eccentric Brighton boy Enzo Siffredi to award him our latest label spotlight for his forward-thinking imprint Wired. Home to the likes of PEZNT, Sav and Little By Little, Wired is more than just an outlet for Siffredi and his friends’ productions, it’s fast-becoming an essential source for DJs to discover fresh and exciting underground sounds. We chatted to Enzo to learn a bit more about the label and how it all began..
June sees New York based Tommy Bones drop a new release “War House” under Kenny Dope’s Dopewax label. With more than 20 years in the game, Tommy has delivered something totally fresh for this particular release full of Tech House vibes. He takes us ‘Inside The Studio’ to tell us a bit more about his production, equipment, & musical style…
Matt Pruitt aka 4Peace, our Traxsource Jackin’ House manager takes us for a ride this week, bringing along the talents of the one and only Tommy Largo for two hours of pure flavorful Jackin’ House you won’t hear anywhere else. Jackin’ bangers from the likes of Filta Freqz, Hatiras, Guim, Bonetti and featuring hot new and exclusive releases from labels such as S&S Recordings, Myriad Black, and Pogo House. Time to Jack!
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.
Super Music Group, W&O Street Tracks, and Toolroom records alumni Caleb Cornett a.k.a Amtrac joins our Traxsource LIVE radio show this week! The multi-talented artist will be bringing us that signature funk-filled flavor that will surely get you up and moving. He delivers a diverse set including new sounds from the likes of Till Von Sein, TEE MANGO, Eli Escobar, and Tigerskin. Be sure to grab his brand new release ’Some Of Them’ ft. Meli with remixes from Tiger & Woods and Lifelike. Available now at Traxsource on his own imprint OPENERS.
Our Label Spotlight this week focuses on UK based independent label- DM.Recordings. The label established in 2011 & run by DJ and producer D-Malice has only one motive, “To provide an outlet for the world to experience the best electronic sounds with great influence from the Motherland.” Known for focusing on the upcoming Afro House talents, DM.Recordings have put out nothing but timeless music that has even caught the attention of one of the genre’s greatest- Black Coffee. We caught up with D-Malice & manager Kitty Amor to delve a little more into the history of the label in this week’s label spotlight..
We go inside the album with the legendary DJ Romain this week! He runs us through his long-awaited LP ‘That’s How We Do It’ track-by-track. The album is a culmination of Romain’s career so far and drops on Quantize recordings, with the help of DJ Spen.
Up this week we have Chris Mackay aka Sexsells in for an hour of those bumpy Tech House beats! Joining Chris is an alumnus of Digital Delight, Sultry Vibes, Voltaire Music among several others.. Sishi Rosch dives right in for a banging hour featuring Mall Grab, JT Donaldson, Todd Terry, Dom Rimini and many many more!
For the last 3 years the South African duo C-Major have been pushing the borders of what is commonly known as Afro House and have been exploring new musical territories, something that can be loosely described as Electronic Afro dub meets Minimal House. They have been working on their first album “The Link” for more than a year and the 12 track album is finally here! We are more than thrilled to get a closer look at the new release and get to know the artists behind it!
World renown Dj, Jesse Rose joins our show this week for Traxsource LIVE! With more than 20 years in the game releasing pure fire on labels from the likes of Get Physical, Play It Down, Defected, and Toolroom to name a few as well as on his own imprint Made To Play. The London-based producer delivers a special live 1 hour mix from Womb nightclub. Be sure to grab his recent album ‘Alright Mate’ on Play It Down at Traxsource. Turn it up!
Originally from New Zealand, DJ/producer and keyboardist Mark de Clive-Lowe has long been at the forefront of the Nu-Jazz scene, blending jazz and club music, man and machine. What really sets Mark apart is that his original music and remixes often center around jazz played with real instruments. Releasing on labels from the likes of: Strictly Rhythm, Atjazz Record Company, Fania, & BBE to name a few. Staying true to his practice, Mark now delivers a wonderful remix of Jill Scott & Nils Wulker’s “Worth The Wait” under his own imprint MashiBeats.
Label Layer 909 run by one of the UK’s biggest and fastest rising Techno artists, Phutek, has started to catch the attention of artists like Carl Cox, and Adam Beyer among others. This is attributed to the label’s “No nonsense driving Techno” motto, strong grooves, melodic vibes, and peak time energy. Check out this up-and-coming label’s latest project from Steel Grooves titled “Legion” out now EXCLUSIVELY on Traxsource. We sat down with Phutek to chat about the label, favorite tracks, and more in this edition of our Label Spotlight series.
Russia’s Ivan Latyshev returns to the Dessous roster for the ‘Art of Flying’ EP, an eclectic pair of originals with two well-balanced mixes on the ever-popular Dessous. Deep, Ambient, Punchy and even possessing a spoken word element.