Kaohsiung Christmas is, amazingly, actually Fear Of Tigers’ début single! This exhilarating slice of big room sounds, and ElectroPop overtones, comes from a forthcoming three track release, the first of many leading up to his March 2014 sophomore album.
The video was directed by Chia Yi Lin and takes place in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, where Christmas is celebrated as a festival of love.
Fear Of Tigers’ Kaohsiung Christmas is released 16th December.
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Here’s the new video from one-time Tensnake collaborator and UK BassPop rising star Syron. Colour Me In is her catchy forthcoming new single and it may be her strongest track to date.
Directed by BretonLabs, the video is a slick Pop affair. Simple, but striking, and packed with sideboob.
Syron’s Colour Me In is out soon.
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Currently, Bristol House heard GotSome’s Bassline is seriously blowing up, and we couldn’t be happier for them. This duo definitely has a big future, and whatever they follow Bassline up with is just going to keep that momentum going. The track itself, though, has been given this gloriously groovy workout by Kentucky’s bassmaster Amtrac. Enjoy.
Amtrac keeps thinks deep with his version of the track, utilising subby tones with gentle, evolving chords to deliver a low-slung mood. With a slight hint of Techyness and a sprinkling of Techno amongst his body moving House, Amtrac brings a Robo-Disco quality to GotSome’s festival floorfiller. A real late-night jam, with a few surprises toward the end.
♫ GotSome (Feat. Get Along Gang) – Bassline (Amtrac reMix)
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Soul Satisfaction is the latest tune from Brooklyn beatmaster Bit Funk and as per-usual, the man comes up with something surprising, innovative and out-of-the-blue. On Soul Satisfaction that surprise is a beautiful deep-south-y blues-y vocal which imbues the song with, well, soul. Check it out.
Remember in the mid-890s, when everyone was sampling old Blues records and pairing them up with piano hooks and breakbeats? Well, Soul Satisfaction is kinda’ like that, but minus the breakbeats and plus a truck load of House grove. The whole experience, from the finger-snapping beat to the big choruses, is quite dramatic and emotional, with Bit Funk’s music rising and falling with the vocals. It’s really hard not to love.
♫ Bit Funk – Soul Satisfaction
Soul Satisfaction is taken from Bit Funk’s forthcoming Soul Satisfaction EP, due out 12th December.
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Canadian producer extraordinaire Pat Lok unleashed a brand new original tune on an unsuspecting world this week. And it’s a cracker too! Continuing Pat’s descent into the murky underworld of House, Body II Me sees the man completely shedding his Disco past in favour of some seriously jackin’ warehouse grooves.
Wrapping itself in an array of modulated vocal snatches, Body II Me delivers warm and comfortable vibes, ripe for filling the dancefloor. With a slight Garage shuffle to the beat, and an interesting Ravey-ness to the hook, Lok sets himself apart from the House crowd with meticulous crafting and intricate productions. The end result of which are always floorfilling gold.
♫ Pat Lok – Body II Me
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Don’t Tell is the new single from dance music all-rounder Ben Mono. Out this week on Strictly Rhythm, the single features the vocals of renowned Rave voice Rachel Wallace and sees Mono continue along the path set out in his most recent releases into full-on UK Bass mode via Deep House.
Kicking off with some woozy keys, Don’t Tell brings with it everything you’d expect from a big, Garage influenced, floorfiller. Fit for dingy clubs or big festivals, Don’t Tell mixes up a little classic Rave in the riffs, a little UK Bass in the basslines and a whole heap of underground Jackin’ grooves. Wallace’s vocals sound classic as ever, as if lifted straight from a 90s Rave anthem and implanted into the bass heavy monster.
♫ Ben Mono (Feat. Rachel Wallace) – Don’t Tell (Radio Edit)
Ben Mono’s Don’t Tell is out now.
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There You Are is the latest tune from French producer and On The Fruit Records shot-caller Freak You. This lush ElectroPop opus boasts a whole host of amazing collaborative names. Not only was a touch of production wizardry lent by Mr. James Yuill, but vocal duties on the this track are carried out by none other than Bright Light Bright Light. Can it be anything other than amazing?
With a slight dusting of House, and an even subtler dusting of Tropical sounds, There You Are is a deep, warm and mesmerising ElectroPop tune with enough dancefloor funky to be considered Disco-y but Poppy enough to storm the charts. Rod’s vocals are simple but very effective, choosing to opt for a hypnotic refrain while Franck delivers on the promise of full beats, body shaking basslines and big emotional rushes in all the right places. Intelligent SynthPop at it’s finest, not pandering to any trend, just serving up quality.
♫ Freak You (Feat. Bright Light Bright Light) – There You Are
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Here’s a brand new track from Bristolian party monsters The Other Tribe. We don’t know what it’s for. We don’t know if it’s going to be released. It’s just a new track OK? Sometimes having all the answers doesn’t matter. Just turn up the amp, and let Nobody Else invade your mind. (It is probably their next single though, this is, after all, a radio friendly Edit of the track, but shush, don’t worry about it).
Nobody Else is the guys current live set closer. It’s a good choice to end a set on too, it’s got that ‘just keep dancing’ feel to it, keeps the crowd wanting more. the track shows off The Other Tribes trademark combination of House grooves, manic tribal purcussion, Tropical vibes and an Indie sensibility. The result, as per-usual, is an exhilarating and tight House/Pop tune that is both intelligent and rowdy at the same time. Heartfelt vocals and some hands-in-the-air moments are just the icing on the cake.
♫ The Other Tribe – Nobody Else (Edit)
The Other Tribe’s My Girl single is out now.
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LA’s best-kept-secret (which, frankly, is a bit mean) Touch Tone graces us with another new reMix this week. His latest muse is Sweedish Pop singer Marlene, who recently released her début single, Bon Voyage. It’s Bon Voyage that Touch Tone reworks, sprinkling it with a little West Coast magic.
We’re not overly familiar with the original, it sounds a bit R&B influenced, including a half-decent Rihanna impersonation at times, but in Touch Tone’s care it becomes a storming beach House tune. Clean and snappy, with a Tropical edge, this reMix drifts into your speaks like a sea breeze, bring with it good-time and good-weather (both of which are, we presume, in abundance in LA). Chirpy little melodies play tastefully with a booming hook and razor sharp drums. Touch Tone delivers the goods once again.
♫ Marlene – Bon Voyage (Touch Tone reMix)
Marlene’s Bon Voyage is out now.
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Good times. ODahl’s back. The Sweedish master of Dreamwave and Nu-Disco turn his hand to some deep, pumping House with his latest tune, Look Out Lauren. ODahl’s release are too few and far between for our likening, but when does come along it’s usually pretty special, and Look Out Lauren is no different.
Playing with Lauren Hill’s vocals from, Doo Wop (That Thing), ODahl builds up a convincing tune and an utterly mesmerising multi-layered bass groove. While deep synths are flying all over the place a solid Chicago beat keeps things in place while the vocals, cut to perfection, inject the track with a little soul. A solid dancefloor weapon from the Robo-Disco Swede, made for either the club or the warehouse.
♫ ODahl – Look Out Lauren
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