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Stream: Hidden Resort – Pathways EP on Soundz

Pathway EPEarlier this year we caught up with HOBO to discuss the revival of his label Soundz. Around the time of the interview X Volume 1 was released featuring a variety of intriguing sounds and textures from various artists, and this past week Soundz has followed up with an EP release from Hidden Resort.

“Pathways has been a really integral part of my DJ sets for months now. It took a while to get the whole release together, and during the process it drew a couple signing offers from respected labels, so I’m very proud to be able to have it coming out on Soundz.” – Hidden Resort

Pathways is a five track EP with three originals from Hidden Resort and two remixes from HOBO and JPLS, respectively. Adhering to the vision of the label, each track stands alone as a fine piece of electronic material, but is still capable of doing serious work on the right dance floor. Hidden Resort didn’t crank out typical groovers for this release; quite the contrary actually. Precise sound design and emotive musical rhythms are the name of the game here, and are perfect for the dance floor and the living room alike.

You can stream Pathways below, with the full release being available on Beatport. Read more

Artist Spotlight and Interview: HOBO

Hobo body imageJoel Boychuck, known to many as HOBO, is the type of artist that has always been guided by a deep passion for the music. Throughout the past decade HOBO has established himself with numerous releases on prominent labels such as Minus, Tronic, and Diynamic, and this year he looks to revitalize his own label, Soundz.

We recently caught up with the Berlin-based artist about the revival of Soundz and the upcoming release of the label’s ten-track compilation. Take a look at the interview below along with a preview of the entire X [Vol. 1] Compilation. Enjoy the sonic journey for now, and stayed tuned for the official release next Monday. Read more