Premiere: Listen to Drumcomplex & Roel Salemink’s “Syncronised” on Intec Digital

The latest release to come from Carl Cox and Jon Rundell’s Intec Digital label is a two-track EP entitled Blacklight from Drumcomplex & Roel Salemink, who since their first appearance on the label in 2014 have been two of Intec’s most popular artists.

Collaboratively the pair has also released music on Bush Records, Bulletdodge and Marco Bailey’s label MB Elektronics, and although both are respected solo artists in their own right, many would argue that their collaborative releases are some of their most exquisite.

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Premiere: Listen to Audiojack’s “Spirit” Off Forthcoming EP on Sasha’s Last Night On Earth

Audiojack are the Leeds grown, Ibiza based duo who have built a solid reputation over the last decade as DJs, producers, remixers and label curators. Their original releases can be found on leading house and techno labels like Crosstown Rebels, 2020Vision and Hot Creations, as well as Tsuba, Leftroom and Culprit. They have remixed for labels such as Moon Harbour, B-Pitch Control and Diynamic, whilst Underworld, Groove Armada and Hot Since 82 are amongst the artists to have enlisted Audiojack for remixes.

Running their own dancefloor focused label Gruuv for over five years has provided an alternative home for their original music. It was Audiojack’s passion for DJing though which drove their desire to produce music and curate a label in the first place, adding “promoter” to their repertoire in 2015 with the launch of their Sunday Social free party in Ibiza. Held at the intimate Veto club the ethos is aligned with the true spirit of Ibiza. A small place with good music, unannounced guest DJs, no door charge and affordable drinks.

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Premiere: Listen to Chris Leon & Matt Sawyer’s “Alis” on Top Town Records

Top Town Records label mates, Chris Leon and Matt Sawyer, join musical forces to create their brand new single “Alis”. A seductive combination of Matt’s quirky signature melodies and Chris’ smoldering techy tones make this an intriguing creative alliance. “Alis” is lead by a gritty, indie flavored bass hook that’s complimented with dramatic piano stabs and harmonious arpeggios that reticulate around the powerful groove, Matt also cranks up the melancholy with a remix drizzled with intricate beats an delicious atmospheric electronica.

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Sci+Tec’s Johnny Trika Performs Live from His Studio and Discusses His Setup

Dubbed as one of SCI+TEC’s ‘next generation’ and counting names like Dubfire and Richie Hawtin amongst his ever-growing list of high profile supporters, Johnny Trika is a producer who has been hotly tipped since his first release in 2014. Backed by a weighty discography on SCI-TEC, May 2017 has seen him once again putting his mark on the industry with a brand new EP and a US/Canadian tour – delivered in a one-two punch that’ll leave people talking right through the summer.

As a producer who pursues quality over quantity, a new Johnny Trika release is something to get excited about, and the Fast Life EP on Oneself is no different. Release at the end of May, the EP features two brand new original productions from Johnny, backed up by a razor-sharp remix from Maksim Dark. The title track brings together a rolling bassline with warped, chopped up vocals and delivers a dark, progressive weapon that’s been tried and tested in Johnny’s sets for a while now. On the other hand, Dreamless King takes on a more ethereal approach to techno with an almost dream-like quality in the synths – a layered but considered sound that retains Johnny’s inimitable weighty bassline and drums.

Yesteday we hosted Johnny on our Facebook page where he performed LIVE from his studio. Admittedly there were some connectivity issues but his impressive work as a live act can still be watched, and more importantly listened to, regardless. Watch the video below and read on for our interview with the producer where he explains his vision for his Live shows as well as his setup:

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Global Vibe Radio 065 feat. SQUIRE

This week’s guest on 6AM’s Global Vibe Radio is SQUIRE, one of the exciting talents currently coming out of the vibrant Spanish city of Barcelona.

Born and raised in the capital of Catalunya, Jaime borrows from his soulful jazz roots to produce and play music that seamlessly traverses the boundaries of techno and house, reaching deep to create atmospheric soundscapes that take dance floors on unique musical journeys. You wouldn’t think so from his young age, but Jaime has already released on a number of well-respected and known imprints such as Get Physical, Rebellion, My Favorite Robot Records, Tenampa, Parquet Recordings and, more recently, had an EP that was released on UNER’s Solar Distance.

Enjoy the mix below, head here for our interview with SQUIRE and read on for full tracklist:

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Premiere: Listen to Motionen’s “Balance Theory” off Forthcoming EP on Lanthan.audio

The 9th release off German imprint Lanthan.audio presents the sounds of Los Angeles duo Motionen.

The audio/visual project created by founders Carlos Matamoros (a.k.a. Altrd Being) and Matt Salamone presents its solid reputations on dance floors throughout the City of Angels with growing international response and reputation.

The duo founded their own imprint, Ascetic Limited, in the last year with a very promising path already laid out in front of them. The label focuses on the driving sounds of acid, ambient, and deep techno and, since its fairly recent inception, has released strong EPs featuring tracks and remixes by the likes of Christian Gerlach, Dorian Gray, HOBI, Deepbass and Motionen themselves.

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Premiere: Listen to Translucent’s “Alive” on Precarious Records

There is serendipity in being alive. Those moments that come together just so… From the moog sub 37 to the vocal of Miami native Frankie Diaz to skips and dips of the ride, you have to trust the trip and lose your grip to feel the vibe. Producer Translucent hails from Los Angeles and is a respected musician in his own right.

Classically trained and underground educated, Translucent weaves the rigid digital with the elegant analog to great effect. There is a driving sense that redemption is at hand. Precarious how we acquired this gem, but nab it we did and we’re so happy to share it with you. It’s quirky. It’s dark. It’s emotional. It’s alive, and now out on Cari Golden‘s recently launched Precarious Records.

 

Premiere: Listen to Trovarsi’s “Break It Down” on Heart & Lie

The latest track out on Spanish imprint Heart & Lie is a piece by Los Angeles-based Trovarsi that has gained support from the likes of Aerial Noise, Amine Edge & DANCE, Fabio Ferro, Analyst, Marco Carola, Paco Osuna, Richie Hawtin, and Ruslan Cross.

Enjoy the premiere of the track below and find it available for purchase via Beatport.

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Premiere: Listen to Son Of 8’s “Dark Love” on 8 House Records

Two life-long friends – both with their own personal tastes and musical experience – formed to create Son of 8, a new electronic project that’s shrouded in mystery, hailing the arrival of an exciting new sound from the deluge of British electronic dance music producers found today.

Rooted in the post-industrial city of Liverpool, the two elusive friends combined their artistic endeavors and love for music to produce a razor sharp, contemporary sound. The resulting music tips a hat to the classic sounds of Chicago, whilst reinvigorating it with elements of pop, electro, uplifting EDM breakdowns and bottom-heavy, deep house drive.

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Listen to 6AM’s Mamby On The Beach 2017 Spotify Playlist

The Windy City will again transformed into Summer City as Mamby On The Beach, Chicago’s only beachside summer music festival, returns on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, at Oakwood Beach.

The festival will feature a main stage with the backdrop of Chicago’s iconic skyline and Lake Michigan’s shimmering waters. Meanwhile, on the lush grasses of the park stage, attendees are invited to kick back and groove to a diverse group of crossover acts from all corners of the hip-hop and electronic gamuts. The festival also features an electronic state, curated for a second consecutive year by Mixmag and hosting hypnotizing rhythms and underground beats for two days straight.

As always, this year’s Mamby On The Beach will feature an eclectic mix of artists, bringing some of the most defining sounds in the indie, electronic and hip-hop genres. As a teaser, check out our Spotify playlist and listen to the hits of the artists that are playing this year’s edition of the festival:

 

For more information and tickets to Mamby On The Beach 2017, check out their website at www.mambybeach.com. Head here to enter our contest for 2 free GA tickets to this year’s Mamby On The Beach.

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