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Wavefiles Evil Needle OT301
25.09.14

For those that don’t know, Wavefiles is a party in Amsterdam that is setting the trend. In the past they have brought artists like fLako, Stwo, Samiyam, Om Unit, IAMNOBODI, 813 and Chloe Martini to the Dutch capitol. And now it’s Evil Needle‘s turn to strut his stuff. The next edition will take place tomorrow at OT301 with local support from Jarreau Vandal (Soulection) and Sojuju (Flow-Fi).

Luck has it we are giving away some tickets. So if you and a friend would like to go, click this link and follow the description! For those that are not so lucky to be able to catch Evil Needle’s show at Wavefiles, don’t worry. Enjoy his track “Antidote” of the last Soulection compilation.

Claude Damn Thang Solid EP
25.09.14

You might remember French producer Fulgeance, who’s been getting into producing House music lately. He does so under the name Claude together with Darius Broobecker.

Fusing that filthy Disco Funk sound with some serious Chicago House rhythms is what these Claude does best. On this project Darius is the digger,  who comes up with samples. We are delighted to exclusively premiere the track “Damn Thang“. Get ready for some dance floor winners served in a typical French way.

Their EP called “Solid” is to be released via Musique Large October 6th and contains seven solid tracks. Limited vinyl copies (100 only) and pre-orders are available, so get it in!

Penthouse Penthouse Besides EP
24.09.14

So lately I’ve been discovering a lot of new artists from all over the globe. The duo Penthouse Penthouse from Los Angeles is one of them.

The name Mike Parvizi has been poppin’ up a lot lately and so I started connecting the dots, when it comes to who’s friends with who. And which people collaborate with one and other. Together with Preston James from TeamSupreme, Mike is Penthouse Penthouse. Mike is a bass player and allround music head, while Preston is a trained keyboardist/vocalist and playback engineer who graduated from Chapman University’s Conservatory of Music.

Last week they released their new EP entitled “Besides“, which was written and recorded in Downtown Los Angeles. Our favorite Penthouse Penthouse track is “Last Stop” featuring JNTHN STEIN, but to be honest the entire release is straight fire! Oh and that joint with Stwo is a good runner up if you ask us.

Machinedrum Vapor City Archives Ninja Tune
23.09.14

Machinedrum is one of the most versatile producers I’ve heard in the world of electronic music. And the best part is that he constantly keeps evolving his sound.

Gotta give huge props to sir Travis Stewart for his brand new single “Only 1 Way 2 Know” of his forthcoming album “Vapor City Archives“. Constructed around his vision of an imaginary city with fully-realized districts, the year-long Vapor City project was founded upon Machinedrum’s critically acclaimed sam-titled album. This final installment sees the Machinedrum deliver 10 brand new, exclusive productions breaking all barriers of electronic music.

November 14th is day Machinedrum’s new album will release, so till then purchase the single and pre-order some 2xLP vinyl as you desire in the Ninja Tune shop.

SBTRKT Wonder Where We Land
22.09.14

SBTRKT‘s sophomore album “Wonder Where We Land” is one of those highly anticipated albums. It’s due to come out tomorrow, but quite honestly it’s not half as good as his self-titled debut album.

Of course “Temporary View” featuring Sampha is a killer track, but that’s about it. Couple of features from the likes of Jessie Ware, Raury and Ezra Koenig. Sadly not really our cup of tea I’m afraid. We did however manage to find one track that stood out and we thought it was well worth the mention. Enjoy “Everybody Knows” and do check out the album releasing on Young Turks for yourself. Who knows it might be right up your alley.

Freddie Joachim Leaves
19.09.14

A couple of days ago I quickly download Freddie Joachim‘s new “Leaves” EP. For some reason I just did not get around to giving it a proper listen. Until now.

Let’s not be too picky, for this project has been made available for free download by Mellow Orange. As we celebrate or dread the annual transition from Summer to Autumn, Freddie Joachim provides the perfect soundtrack. Nice little Kool and The Gang remake, but for us “Wait” is the winning track! Head on over to Freddie’s Bandcamp page to pick this one up for free and enjoy the last days of summer.

17.09.14

R&B / Video

Hello world, meet miss Shay Lia from Montréal, Canada. This young lady is one some other sh*t I tell ya. A while ago I had heard her on that Stwo joint, but quite honestly it didn’t stick out. Her new track “3 Months” though produced by Kaytranada is the bizness. For real!

Her raspy voice fits the sex-covered production like a shaft fits a…you catch my drift right? The video is something else too, so we thought we’d spoil you with a video post. Something we rarely do, but for those that prefer audio. Get ya freak on and listen to Shay Lia’s amazing song on Soundcloud.

Principal Dean Air
17.09.14

Principal Dean is an analog-obsessed, melodically-rich producer from Burlington (Vermont). He’s been on a steady diet of making music for quite a while now and is inspired by Soul music. His own style is perhaps best described as melodic Trap music with a funky soulful twist.

His upcoming “Air” EP will out via the French label Cosmonostro with the release date slated for September 29th. We’re super excited to exclusively premiere the title track, so sit back and enjoy the ride. Make sure you share your findings and follow Principal Dean on his social media sites. Also head on over to the Cosmonostro Bandcamp page to pre-order this release.