Mossa, “Schadenfreude”: There can never be enough KICK!

Meanwhile, back in Techyland, some shouted “it needs more cowbell!”. But Mossa looks up from his mix and replies, “No! It doesn’t. It needs more KICK!”. So he took the kick drum and moved it all the way to the front of the mix. So much so, that he scared away all the other techno tracks and became king of the Kick Hill.

Just a silly little tale? But, take a listen! Continue reading Mossa, “Schadenfreude”: There can never be enough KICK!

Junior Knits, “Yellowstone Modem”: An imaginary interaction between animals and electronics

It goes without saying, some submissions I receive are more special than others. And here’s one of the more special ones, or what do you say about the following pitch from the artist: “Sampled percussion includes bears chewing on bones. Yum”! Continue reading Junior Knits, “Yellowstone Modem”: An imaginary interaction between animals and electronics

Vowed, “Close Your Eyes”: Close your eyes and travel in time

There’s one thing that I’ve always been weak for: Classical samples in club music. Yeah yeah, the music police will say it’s cheesy as fuck, but come on. There’s just nothing BIGGER than a fully fledged classical experience, being it a full orchestra or a large, full chorus. Add hard hitting electronica to that, and you got dynamite. Continue reading Vowed, “Close Your Eyes”: Close your eyes and travel in time

Christos Papadogias, “Sunday”: The bounce is back!

This is fun fodder for the floor. It has that groovy, tight, happy club vibe that many will recognise from around the turn of the century. But is it “retro”? Don’t be too sure! Because, for me it seems this sound is on the way back to the floors again, after a period dominated by a harder and more aggressive type tech house.

The bounce is back! Continue reading Christos Papadogias, “Sunday”: The bounce is back!