Vivacious vocals and bouncing beats were everywhere this year, with the more soulful end of the house spectrum finding a new generation of adoring fans in the UK, across Europe to festivals in Croatia, and in Africa as well as traditional heartlands in the USA. A strong channel back to the original New York house scene, the sound has really been going from strength to strength over past few years; it refuses to fade away.
With a sound derived from the earliest tribal rhythms, Afro House has a warm and mysterious melody that takes you on a journey like no other style of house music. 2018 is going to be a huge year for the scene, but let’s check out the DJs and producers who helped put the sound on the map this year, with our Top 100 Afro Artists of 2017.
Funky, fresh and firing, Jackin’ House has been at the very epicenter of the underground dance music scene since its very conception. From its original Chicago-based roots, the sound has exploded across the globe with prolific producers now found in the four corners of the globe preaching from the gospel of Jack. Here’s our selection of the Top 20 Jackin House Artists who came with the groove of all grooves in 2017.
Trends may come and go, and house music itself continues to mutate, but you can always rely on that basic sound: that four to the floor thud, hi-hats cutting through the mix and basslines that are impossible to ignore. The global house music movement rumbles on, utterly dependable in an ever-changing world! Welcome to the Traxsource Top House Artists of 2017.
Take a trip down memory lane and relive 2017 with our Best Selling Tracks of the year, the year’s biggest underground sounds, from Deep and sexy House numbers to speaker-shaking Techno, peak-time Tech House, Afro, Disco and everything in between. We present our Best Selling Tracks of 2017.
Progress never sleeps, and here at Traxsource, our team of dedicated developers are continually working to add new features and improve the user experience for our customers.
Traxsource is pleased to announce its support for the third edition of the West Coast Weekender. Taking place in San Diego, California, over the weekend of May 3rd-6th, 2018’s event promises to be the biggest yet!
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.
We’re very excited to be partnering up with FMLY Agency to host Jesse Rose’s final London show – and his penultimate show ever – as he prepares to hang up up his headphones. A long-time friend and supporter of Traxsource, we’ll be sorry to see him go!
Here at Traxsource, we are constantly striving to improve our site, aiming to provide the best possible shopping experience. We welcome the suggestions and feedback we regularly receive from our users, and wherever feasible and appropriate, we endeavor to add new functionality or upgrade our systems in order to enhance the site for all our customers.
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!
DJs, we’ve brought you a brand new mobile ready website complete with the finest underground music on the planet. Traxsource is often imitated but never duplicated, log on and see for yourself!
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.