[Audio] Ben Macklin reMixes Deep Sound Express’ ‘After Rain’

 

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Hey look! there’s a tune with features both Ben Macklin and Deep Sound Express, two artists that we’ve given a fair bit of support to in the past. Well, we say ‘support’, it’s not like we’re lending them money or anything, or helping out round the house, or comforting them in times of grief. It’s more of a waving a flag at the side-lines kinda’ support. We’re certainly not load bearing. So, here’s Mr. Macklin reMixing a track that first featured on Pole Position Recordings and Glam Jam ArtistsPole Jam Vinyl label’s début release.

Deep Sound Express’ After Rain features the vocals of Raha and is generally considered one of Pole Positions finest moments; so they’ve just released a reMix package for the track. Enter Ben Macklin. Ben serves up a smooth and soulful take on the tune. Warm and retro, the track conjures the Electro Soul of the 80s and Poolside Disco of the now and peppers it with a laid back Piano House flavour. The slickest of slick jams.

♫ Deep Sound Express (Feat. Raha) – After Rain (Ben Macklin reMix)

Deep Sound Express’ After Rain reMixes is out now.

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[Download] Ben Macklin’s ‘Physical’

 

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Cassette Club’s Ben Macklin just isn’t letting up this year! Becoming one of the scene’s mote prolific producers, Ben continues his journey into Tropical Disco with this new tune, Physical. Depending on whether you’re a glass half full, or glass half empty, type of person this will either carry you away from these cold winter months to a warmer vibe, or remind you just how must it isn’t summer anymore. Either way, get involved.

Macklin drives things home with a solid House backing, a pumping, tight groove that makes a rock solid base for layers of hazy, almost Chillwavey, synths and samples to dance around the track. Keeping the vibes in check is a hypnotic Island lead line that shines down on the track, bringing the sunshine. This is top-down crusin’ music, although maybe you should wait a few months to act on that. Unless you;re in Australia, in which case go for it.

Ben Macklin – Physical

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[Audio] Ben Macklin’s ‘Dare’

 

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Here we have the new outing from Cassette Club’s Ben Macklin; get your shorts on, ‘cos this one is ultra-Tropical. Teaming up once again with frequent collaborator Emma Brammer Ben is serving up some of the dreamiest Disco sounds around to ease you out of the summer gently. Dare is released this week and comes correct with a couple of reMixes from fellow Londoner Luxar.

So recline on your pool lounger, flip the shades down, take a sip on that cocktail and slide into the smooth bassline and swelling vocals of Dare. A steady Nu-Disco tune with a little undercurrent of House and a Balearic vibe, Macklin deliverers it all with this one. Island chimes subtly blending into a hazy piano hook set the tone for the track, mixing Chicago with LA and laying the groundwork for Brammer’s smokey vocal to swirl around the track. The summer ends here, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop dancing.

♫ Ben Macklin (Feat. Emma Brammer) – Dare

Ben Macklin’s Dare is out now

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[Audio] Ben Macklin reMixes Julian Sanza & Future Feelings’ ‘The Feeling’

 

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Well this is quite a meeting of talent! Julian Sanza, Colombian groovemeister, and Mexican Nu-Disco outfit Future Feelings’ smooth The Feeling has been previously released via Eskimo Recordings on their The Blue Collection album. Now, courtesy of Nein Records it’s getting a full reMix package that’ll feature the likes of Tronik Youth and Avanti serving up versions of the track alongside this summery jam from London’s Ben Macklin.

Macklin serves up a lush, breezy, House tune with one foot in a Disco groove. Getting well into the laid back vocal, Ben washed the track in hazy synths and a shimmering piano hook. Set to a choppy bassline, this reMix delivers all the bright and uplifting sounds you want from a feel good sunshine track, but keeps things strictly in the chilled out zone. The weather has turned pretty awful here in the UK, but as soon as the sin comes out again this one is on repeat.

♫ Julian Sanza (Feat. Future Feelings) – The Feeling (Ben Macklin reMix)

Julian Sanza’s The Feeling is released 1st September.

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[Download] Ben Macklin’s ‘Let You Down’

 

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Oh hello. It’s the new solo tune from Cassette Club’s Ben Macklin. Mere weeks after his last single, It’s Over was released the man is back to treat us to five minutes of blissful chilled House to sort out the weekend. If, of course, your weekend starts tomorrow; which ours does this week! Haha, in your face everyone who’s weekend doesn’t start tomorrow this week!

A smooth-as-hell mixture of House beats and dreamy-Dreamwave tones, Let You Down is ‘summer jam’ exemplified. Picking up a Tropical vibe along the way, Let You Down lays it’s beats thick but it’s synths airy , crating a groove you can dance to but is a little something for the mind too. Add a sprinkling of nostalgia (there’s a slight Jan Hammer thing going on here), and you’ve got a tune that’s prefect for chilling by the pool, at the weekend, which (as previously mentioned) starts tomorrow for us (ahahahahaha).

Ben Macklin – Let You Down

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[Audio] Ben Macklin and Tobtok reMix Kill Me Softly &Jane Elizabeth Hanley’s ‘Catch’

 

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It was back in October last year we first featured Kill Me Softly’s Catch. The duo, a collaboration between Nude Disco’s Vern, Dirty VegasPaul Harris’ début track featured on the Nude Disco Selections Vol. 1 compilation and now it’s set for it’s own single release, with a storming reMix package. Featuring the vocals of our very own Jane Elizabeth Hanley from Kids At Midnight, the single comes correct with mixes from Kids At Midnight herself, Ben Macklin and Tobtok, check out the latter two below.

Cassette Club’s Mr. Macklin revels in Jane’s sweet vocal and goes full shimmering nostalgia. Layered with bouncy bass and twinkling keys, Ben’s reMix takes you on a dreamlike journey on the dancefloor, surrounded by punchy synths airy pads that lift the track up to the stars. Pure retro synth Disco bliss. Young Swedish producer Tobtok’s take on the leans more toward the funky side of things. With cheeky Disco licks and Tropical percussion, Tobtok whips up a cosmic beach party groove that’ll have you reaching for a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. Some prefect soundtracks to your summer right here.

♫ Kill Me Softly (Feat. Jane Elizabeth Hanley) – Catch (Ben Macklin reMix)

♫ Kill Me Softly (Feat. Jane Elizabeth Hanley) – Catch (Tobtok reMix)

Kill Me Softly’s Catch, is released 16th June.

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[Audio] Ben Macklin’s ‘It’s Over’

 

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Out today is the new single from Mr. Ben Macklin. Hot on the heels of his other outfit Cassette Club’s new tune, Collide, comes It’s Over. This new tune shows of Macklin’s smoother, more soulful side. Helped out in no small measure by the silky the vocals of Emma Brammer,

There’s something about It’s Over that reminds us of the classic Dance tracks of our youth. The smokey UK Soul vocals have a particularly very-early 90s vibe to them and Macklin’s piano led Nu-Disco certainly has a nostalgic flow that sweeps you away with it. Perfect lazy sunshine listening. Tommy ‘86 (yup, Tommy has assed an ‘’86’ to his moniker) amps up his cinematic Italo in a reMix that at first glance seems like a strange match, but soon warms you up with a lush 80s groove that finds it’s place with Brammer’s voice. A couple of classy tunes from these guys, and a great start tot he week.

♫ Ben Macklin (Feat. Emma Brammer) – It’s Over

♫ Ben Macklin (Feat. Emma Brammer) – It’s Over (Tommy ‘86 reMix)

Ben Macklin’s It’s Over is out now, exclusively at Beatport.

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[Mixtape] Ben Macklin’s ‘Spring Breaks Mixtape 3′

 

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Ben Macklin – Spring Breaks Mixtape 3 = Kick-start your weekend with this storming collection of tunes from Mr. Ben Macklin. A selection of current monster tunes and some surprised thrown in, you can;t go wrong with this lot.

Ben Macklin – Spring Breaks Mixtape 3

The tracklist:
01. Darius – Omeo
02. Monte – You Should Know
03. Rotkraft – To Love You (Fishing Vest reMix)
04. Rise & Fool – Toy Boy (Le Crayon reMix)
05. Bon Iver – Towers (Oliver Nelson reMix)
06. Ben Macklin – Can We Talk (Fishing Vest reMix)
07. Jay West – Got Me Insane (Monte Instrumental Dub)
08. Chris Malinchak – Forever
09. Navigateur – Breathe (Luxar House Excursion)
10. Chela – Zero (Clancy reMix)
11. Max Lyazgin & Hot Sand – Nassau
12. Nude Disco – Neon Hearts (Just Another Discomendment)
13. The Paradise – In Love With you (Oh Yeah reMix)
14. Tonys Wayback Machine – In The Beginning (MiDiMAN reMix)

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[Audio] Ben Macklin’s ‘Make Me Feel’ (+ Nude Disco reMix)

 

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Make Me Feel is the new single from Cassette Clubber Ben Macklin. Released this week the single features the vocal stylings of Rowan Arnold and comes equipped with reMixes from Tronik Youth, Nude Disco & Culture Culture. On your first listen you’ll instantly realise why Ben is one of our favourite British producers working right now. Check it out.

Neatly blending Tropical vibes and a slick retro SynthPop flavour, Make Me Feel is a nice mid-paced jam that would sit equally at home on by the poolside or on Top Of The Pops in 1986. With elements of Synth Soul, particularly in the bassline and vocals and an uplifting Island Disco chorus, it’s a track that will force a smile onto your face. Nude Disco ups the tempo a tad whist keeping the retro groove, injecting punchy snyths and an array sweeping club hooks. Covering everything from Italo to Nu-Disco via ElectroPop, the single package is strong as hell, you should definitely investigate.

♫ Ben Macklin (Feat. Rowan Arnold) – Make Me Feel

♫ Ben Macklin (Feat. Rowan Arnold) – Make Me Feel (Nude Disco reMix)

Ben Macklin’s Make Me Feel is out now.

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[Audio] Ben Macklin reMixes Tronik Youth’s ‘Pain Relief’

 

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Tronik Youth’s forthcoming new single, Pain Relief, is due to drop at the end of this month with a bunch of sweet reMixes from he likes of KiWi and Gameboyz. The pick of the pack, however, is easily this slick Disco reworking from sometime Cassette Cluber Ben Macklin. Get your shades on for this one.

Macklin’s version of Pain Relief certainly does what it says on the tin,. A soothing flow of warm synths and enveloping beats. A smooth Dreamwave feel and pumping beat combine into slo-mo dancefloor gold. A mirrorballed symphony of slick sounds, pads that wrap you in their cool and a laid back tide that whisks you along with it.

♫ Tronik Youth – Pain Relief (Ben Macklin reMix)

Tronik Youth’s Pain Relief is released 28th February/

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