We could get down with a Rave of Love

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Says this Zurich label itself “Rave of Love is not a brand, not a fashion. It’s a project born to make room for musical experimentation electronics in all his forms, the experimental art of painting and graphics highlighting the passion and love for music and art.” Hoping to stay true to their ideals, the label […]

Parallel hit their stride…

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Parallel Records hit release number 9 here, this time turning to the auspicious talents of Ukrainian producer Alexander Harris. In the past the label has dealt in all manner of house and techno sounds but here get treated to some rubbery, supple house riddled with melody. First up is the heady, tightly woven and insanely […]

Essential loops from Miami…

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House music may be undergoing something of a renaissance of late, but in Miami, it never left. Here is a city which positively reverberates to a straight-up 4/4 beat; a city which gets down and dirty on the dancefloor like few others in contemporary America. One such label which gives us a fitting snapshot into […]

Losing My Soul time…

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Demir & Seymen are Özgür Demir and Sencer Seymen, an eclectic Berlin-based duo whose previous releases have endeared them to the likes of Tom Clark’s Highgrade Digital and Acumen and Timid Boy’s Time Has Changed. For their debut on the Pentagonik label, the guys serve up ”Losing My Soul”, a stunning effort that re-enforces both […]

Simon Doty & DJ Dan “Disco Slice EP”

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Rising star Simon Doty joins forces with electronic dance music icon DJ Dan for the release of the unstoppable ‘Disco Slice EP’. In a short time, Simon Doty has quickly made an impressive name for himself, winning support from the likes of Richie Hawtin, Dubfire and UMEK. His unique style of house and tech house […]

Toolroom Records Selector Series: 16 The Cube Guys

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Delivering the third Selector Series of the year are infamous Italian Tech House DJ’s, The Cube Guys. Delving through the back catalogue, this dynamic duo select their favourite Toolroom hits, remixes and a selection of their own critically acclaimed releases on the label. Featuring 16 tracks from Mark Knight, UMEK, Federico Scavo, Rene Amesz, David […]

Bontan “Move On Out”

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UK underground sensation Bontan returns to Toolroom Records for his debut single release; ‘Move On Out’. With a top 10 smash hit and Radio 1 support from Pete Tong and B-Traits on his remix of ‘Got A Feeling’, 2013 was a huge year for this young UK artist. Following a swell of underground support from […]

Reboot’s mix is just the trick…

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Avoiding too many obvious car puns and metaphors, Alfa Romero Recordings has raced to the front of the queue recently. For their next trick, label co-boss Lorenzo Bartoletti steps up with a brand new single, Smokey Job, and has Cadenza star and minimal specialist Reboot remix it. The results are compelling. In original form Lorenzo […]

This one will make you smile….

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If you thought Frankfurt was all about the Cocoon techno empire, think again. For a second time now Smile For A While are offering up a Various Artists compilation that proves the Germany city can do deep house as well as anything. Whilst you may not be familiar with the names here, each one to […]

Eagles & Butterflies spreads his wings once more

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Eagles & Butterflies is one of a few producers who is basing himself in Ibiza all year round. So far his music has come on the label he runs himself, but also on John Digweed’s influential Bedrock label. It house with a wide array of influences and here again we are treated to three more […]