In today’s complex and confusing world, you can feel the growing need for reliability. We got some reliability coming your way right here: Just as you’d expect from a release by trusted Norwegian Disco icon Prins Thomas on trusted Norwegian label Smalltown Supersound, this puppy lives right up to the expectations it provokes. Prins Thomas’ remix of Carmen Villain’s “Lifeissin” is nothing short of a charming psychedelic skyride, that just leaves one happy and content. As they say: “People will let you down – music won’t!”.
Mexico’s own Buvette graces us with a new 7″- single on Zürich’s Hula Honeys imprint. And boy, what a beauty this is! Especially if it’s enjoyed alongside the incredible video by French director Simon Wannaz. This one can totally ride without the training wheels of a written introduction – so just hit play to get away from it all for a couple of minutes… Sublime![vimeo 57843450]
Meet Maxmillion Dunbar aka Max D. This guy runs the incredible Future Times Label straight out of D.C. and is also one half of the always amazing duo Beautiful Swimmers. Be it with his DJ sets, his productions ranging from classic House to Ambient, or the releases he curates on his label – he’s just an inexhaustible source of inspiration to any music enthusiast. So we’re psyched he releases a new LP these days on RVNG Intl. entitled “House Of Woo”, which is inspired by his relationship to his girlfriend. Now, given this approach, could the result be anything else than a beautiful record with multiple facets? Of course not, so here’s a little teaser for you guys: The Nod Mix of “The Figurine” as a free download! We’re not the biggest fans of empty phrases here, but well: Sometimes, the best things in life are free!
Kamp! is a Polish electronic pop trio from Lodz, Poland. Their sound is often described as melodic synth-pop influenced by 80′s new wave, 70′s krautrock and 90′s french house genres. New York’s number one disco ensemble Midnight Magic, who beamed us all the way up with their eponymous instant classic in 2010, deliver a stunning remix on the newest release of Kamp! on Discotexas entitled “Melt”. Check it out right here and remember not to mess with Discotexas!
welcome to the 24th edition of the HUGO Tracks Podcast! All you smarty-pants out there will probably ask yourselves: Wait a second – 24th edition of a monthly podcast? Does this mean this is the 2 year anniversary episode? That’s right, we’ve been doing this for 2 years now and there is no end in sight! So for this very special episode, we made sure to gather some very special tracks – from the likes of Jacques Renault, Christopher Rau, Manhooker, Legowelt and many many more. You know the deal: Stream it right here or head over to iTunes to download and subscribe. Yay!
Oliver Ho alias Raudive, who picked his nom de plume referring to the Letvian writer and intellectual Konstantīns Raudive, is a British DJ and Producer. He’s been arousing enthusiasm amongst Club DJs for quite a while now with his mechanical – yet emotional – productions and releases. “Romantic Robot” is a solid floor filler, enhanced with a stripped down bassline, a vintage cowbell and hypnotic shakers. Dive in!
Sophie is a Scottish producer who releases on the acclaimed Huntleys & Palmers imprint. “Nothing More To Say” is the type of house track that is just like a huge portion of pink cotton candy: Sooo sweet and sticky – yet you can’t help but to crave for more of it! Download it right here to indulge your sweet tooth! But careful: Don’t trip over a flamingo and try not to spill your lychee martini, while you’re grooving to this one into a rosy future on a white beach…
House heads all around the world are pinning their hopes on Australian DJ and Producer Tornado Wallace – and he doesn’t consider letting them down for a second! His newest Vinyl EP on ESP Institute (founded by the incredible Lovefingers) proves just that. Intelligently produced dance music that stimulates both – your rational and your emotional brain. Flanked by a beautiful artwork – what more could you ask for? Superb!
Manhooker are Guiddo (DJ/Producer) and Mavin (Singer/Songwriter). They’re based in Berlin and for their first release, they receive support by legendary Ostgut Ton (the label behind the Berghain/Panorama Bar-family) and Cologne’s legendary Kompakt empire. Given all of that, it wouldn’t catch anyone off guard if this would be a house record in the word’s most classical sense, would it? Download the track right here and put your body in it! So, you’ll use the rhythm, and you dance and sing along, while you’re drowning in the song…
Chelsea Wolfe hails from California’s capitol Sacramento and has already released three full-length LPs, with her latest being a collection of acoustic songs entitled “Unknown Rooms”. She now resides in Los Angeles and still likes to steal our heart with her expressive voice. Lust For Youth from Sweden cleverly turned the original of “Flatlands” into a stirring electro-goth track. Check it out right here, as we’re truly impressed by it!