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!

M3DIUM – “Saturn Funk”: When the shit hits the funk

Here’s a track so satisfyingly unpretentious, so charmingly shallow, a track that only sets out to move our asses. A basic progression is done throughout the track, but in essence it stays the same.
The audio image is not overloaded with all sorts of details, it’s the beat track, a bass line, and spice on top. Classic club track formula. Continue reading M3DIUM – “Saturn Funk”: When the shit hits the funk

Shay De Castro – “Suspicious Machines”: The seductive wood block

Today my pick is a track with a playful beat. It sports a lighter atmosphere than what I typically fall for in my techno/tech house selections.
In addition to the really sexy wooden stab (whom we’ve heard before but is really well used here) there’s all these little details especially during the first half of the track that is just so darn bouncy! Continue reading Shay De Castro – “Suspicious Machines”: The seductive wood block