Premiere: Listen to bpmf’s “Alt Slacks” on Schmer Records

Founded by Jason Szostek, Schmer (the sublabel of Serotonin Records, founded in 1995) remains faithful to the raw underground techno surrounding its inception.

From their work with Auto Kinetic back in the 90s to their embellished compilations, including their earlier release this year “Smoking Is Still Bad For You”. Bpmf [Button Pushin Mutha F*cka] is more than a little familiar with Serotonin Records.

Having released on the label in its initial phase and throughout its development, Abide The Glide Volume 4 is no less than a colorful, deep reflection of both the artist’s and label’s core values. Featuring a well discipled remix from Jamie Morris, the EP promises a cocktail of 90s throwback revitalized by up-to-date sampling and well established producing.

“Even Straighter” throws together house harmonies and coarse lows in this down-to-earth production. Think euro-star club couture excelled into cosmic territories.

Starting with a clean bassline “Alt Slacks,” which we are premiering herein, progresses into a call and response within both the samples and upper keys. The production is a refined example of the hypnotic effects that can be achieved when introducing simplistic themes to a steady composition.

Jamie Morris takes “Even Straighter” to the highs with a persistent an old school swirl of saturated techno beats.
Old Man River Pants subjects a filthy lead to an erratic overlay of slap-back sampling. It’s a production to loosen up tight minds and dilate tense atmospheres.

Track list:

01. Even Straighter

02. Alt Slacks

03. Even Straighter (Jamie Morris Mix)

04. Old Man Raver Pants

Abide The Glide Volume 4 will be available from September 1st on all stores via Schmer Records.

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Premiere: Listen to Old Boy’s “The Mallet Loop”

This September Tremors will release the Tracer EP from Old Boy – the new moniker of Andrew Langfield (Unknown Entity/ Wireman). This is a 4 track EP of glitchy, hypnotic dance grooves and an uptempo Detroit-techno inspired remix by Tremors resident Arctor.

We are happy to premiere “The Mallet Loop” to you today, which you can listen to below:

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Premiere: Joel Edwards Drops Debut “Find Our Love” EP Under London Fields Moniker

Joel Edwards aka London Fields is known for his ability to produce and carefully craft a plethora of different sounds. Over the years he has worked with various artists from different genres and styles, including the likes of Chicane, Joey Negro, The Underwolves, DJ Pulse, Ed Case, Eliot James, Planet Funk, Skin, Georgie Fame and the BBC Session Orchestra to name but a few. He’s also remixed for Blondie, Texas, Pixie Lott and Sway. On top of this, Joel’s previous band Deepest Blue had top ten chart success in the UK and abroad.

With the backing of Friday Fox Recordings, Joey’s new project London Fields has already received big support. Danny Howard, MJ Cole, Grant Nelson and Joey Negro are amongst the names that have given a big thumbs up for the five-track EP, which goes by the name of Find Our Love. On producing the EP, London Fields added:

” I just needed to get in the lab and have fun. I love mistakes in records, and tend to try and keep the first few takes of whatever is played as that’s the feeling and energy I’m trying to capture.”


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Premiere: Listen to Kydus Drop Debut Track “Markeeta’s Way” on Danny Howard’s Nothing Else Matters Label

Following successful musical outings on well-known and respected imprints the likes of Suara, Toolroom Knights, Incorrect Music and Circus Recordings, British producer and DJ Kydus returns once more with a powerful debut single on Danny Howard’s brand-new Nothing Else Matters imprint.

Entitled “Markeeta’s Way” the track marks another big moment in 2017 for the Liverpool artist, who has so far played events at Eden Ibiza’s opening party and Do Not Sleep at Ministry of Sound, as well as a set at Warehouse Project as part of ‘Yousef Presents Circus’ in October.

This track follows his highly acclaimed two track Free Spirit EP which received support from the likes of Carl Cox, Hot Since 82, Nic Fanciulli, and Skream. His recent release, First Contact was awarded the honor of Pete Tong’s ‘Essential New Tune.’

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Premiere: Sydney Blu and Dantiez Saunderson Combine for “Inspirato”

Saturated with infectious grooves and sturdy beats, Sydney Blu & Dantiez’ Saunderson’s ‘Inspirato EP’ on UNDR the RADR has late-night rave written all over it.

Culminating to two tasty House cuts in the form of ‘”Inspirato”’ and Sydney Blu’’s solo single ‘”Take It Back”’, this EP fills out dance floors within seconds. Today we are premiering the title track from the release, which is available tomorrow August 25th on all major outlets.

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Premiere: Listen to Native Origin’s “Calvin Klein” from “28 Nights” EP

In today’s oversaturated dance music market, if you catch yourself chasing trends then you’ve already lost. Native Origin won’t be pigeonholing himself anytime soon, though. The Denver DJ and producer has incorporated a multitude of sounds into his debut EP, 28 Nights, whose unique four-on-the-floor style sounds like nothing else out there.

House, techno, trance, trap and breakbeat have each found themselves in Native Origin’s repertoire at one time or another. When his production expertise reached the professional level he asked himself, “Why not mix them all together?” The five singles he turned out within the 28 days that followed are as danceable as they are cerebral; they’re an exercise in breaking all the rules while maintaining an accessible appeal and cutting a record that makes a singular, memorable musical statement.

The first song on the EP is “Get It Get It,” which opens up with sublimely textured bass kicks before a chorus of sounds on the high end weave their way into the arrangement. The song goes through a series of well-executed changes whose influences include G house and Orlando breaks.

Calvin Klein” follows, painted from a shade of the electronic music spectrum that falls somewhere between tech house and minimal techno. A syncopated drum pattern perfectly segues the first part of the song into the next, at which point a resonant, throbbing bass line underscores the echoing male vocal refrain on the top line.

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Premiere: Listen to the Sandy Turnbull Remix of Skydoll’s “Feel You” ft Timotha Lanae

‘Feel You’ is a slice of contemporary dance floor soul from the brand new Minneapolis trio, Skydoll.  Featuring the sensual vocal talents of UK Soul Chart topper Timotha Lanae (‘Red’ / ‘Rewind’ albums), Skydoll has delivered an absolutely stunning debut where Timotha’s emotive vocals glide over a backdrop of lush sweeping strings, warm Rhodes and bubbling electronica. UK producer Sandy Turnbull turns out a bewitchingly seductive Deep House rendition, underpinned by a rousing melancholic groove and Scandinavia’s Opolopo delivers a classy sublime outing, laced with uber cool jazz tones set to a platter of abstract beats.

Skydoll first encountered Timotha Lanae at the famed, First Avenue in Minneapolis (Purple Rain), where she was performing with legendary Soul singer Alexander O’Neal. Having been captivated by Timotha’s performance, Skydoll spent the next year attempting to track her down to no avail. Whilst in the studio with world renowned bassist Billy Peterson, he invited Skydoll to a club to check out a singer he was working with. Low and behold it was Timotha Lanae, the very singer Skydoll had been searching for! ‘Feel You’ was the result of this fated meeting.

MacGregor Teigen, Brandon Dalida and Paul Ryan are Skydoll.  All hailing from Minneapolis, Skydoll’s roots span the musical spectrum: 1970’s Disco & Soul, Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder  Nile Rodgers, The Minneapolis Sound (Prince, Alexander O’Neal, Andre Cymone, Morris Day) and many more. Skydoll have lived in many different places around the world, from Lancashire, Berlin, Amsterdam, Detroit, New York and even Honolulu, which has inspired and brought extra colour to their sound.

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Premiere: Listen to Julius Jetson’s Playa House Remix of Betty Moon’s “Life Is But A Dream”

Betty Moon has dreamt up a new collection of songs ready for release in 2017. The second single from Betty Moon’s forthcoming album is “Life Is But A Dream”. The new collection of songs from the Toronto-born and Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter sees Moon diving into influences from electronic music, dance, pop and future house.

Moon will be releasing a series of singles from the album paired with music videos that take the viewer down the rabbit hole of her larger-than-life style, lyrics and sound. Put together as a concept album, Moon spent the last year carefully crafting songs that capture the story of her new life in Hollywood after relocation from Toronto.

For the remix, up-and-coming producer Julius Jetson adds an exciting Playa House spin to Betty’s latest Synthpop gem, which you can listen to exclusively below.

A true DC native, Julius Jetson has been deeply involved in the district’s music scene for half a decade, rapidly transitioning from an event planner to producer. His music is at the cutting edge of gangsta house, a new genre that combines the best of classic Chicago house music with the power of the gangsta rap/hip-hop sound to create music that is simultaneously deeply traditional and cutting edge. He was named as one of Complex’s magazine’s “Top 10 Producers To Watch This Year” and has received support from the entire span of dance music’s premier talent including The Chainsmokers, Justin Martin, Felix Cartel, Malaa, Danny Howard, SNBRN, Dr. Fresch, Hotel Garuda, Bijou, Gigamesh, and many others.

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Premiere: Listen to Acid Castello’s “Trust No One” from Forthcoming “Woman 5000” Debut LP

Acid Castello is an Italian trio made by electronic music specialists devoted to acid and electro, born in 2014 under suspicious circumstances: Marcio McFly (Cani Giganti, Spectacular Synthesizer), Bhonz (F-Ring, Techno Soldiers) and Endo (Techno Soldiers). Their live performances are constructed around acid house melodies and the atmospheres of the 80-es science fiction movies’ soundtracks.

From 2015, Acid Castello has been managing the “Acid Film Festival” in Milan, where electro-acid live performances are created and improvised during cult-movies shows. In 2014 AC releases their first EP on the Sardinian “Somewhere Record”.

Much like similar partnerships a lá Italojohnson or Paranoid London, Acid Castello generally swerve the limelight, preferring instead to let their music speak for them. Filled to the brim with enticing dance floor focused tracks, this debut album does so in particularly tantalizing and emphatic fashion.

This is apparent from the get go with their upcoming debut LP, the exceptional Woman 5000 scheduled for release on September 28th via 51 Beats. “On Destiny’s Wings” gives us the first glimpse of the trio’s soundtrack inspirations. A track that would easily fit in to the Stranger Things soundtrack, it sets the album’s stall out in an an auspicious manner. “Her Things” is clearly indebted to Juan Atkins et al, with electro another concurrent theme that runs throughout the release. “Coconut Galaxy” leans toward similar sound tropes, before the title track really ups the sci-fi vibes.

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Premiere: Listen to Tribalism Boys’ “Fuck With Me” on Whist Records

Tribalism Boys are back once more with another fresh new serving. This latest EP features one of their own originals with a remix from Alex Henning. This accomplished Sicilian duo are always busy in the studio and are making lots of tech hits and this new one is no different.

Fuck With Me is a hard hitting tech cut with rock solid drums that the rude boy vocal of the titles refrain repeating over and over. Some soul infused synths add color and the whole thing is sure to make a big impact. The remix from the accomplished Alex Henning flips the track into something deep and bubbly, with a spooky lead synth line and gentle piano keys laid over the top. It’s an emotive number that bring something new to the table.

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