Global sounds from the net: Our greatest discoveries in one Playlist
Claude VonStroke – All My People in the House (Deep House, Green Velvet)
Detroit’s dirties bird Claude VonStroke, who currently resides in California, has toured every major city, festival, and basement after-party around the world. His Dirtybird label created back in 2005 continues to surprise and innovate in the underground dance scene, releasing an enigmatic combination of house, funk, dirty bass, and electronica. His most notable partnership is with Green Velvet as ‘GET REAL’. Some other music highlights include working on records with Bootsy Collins, Rihanna, Disclosure, and Kevin Saunderson, as well as a few #1 and #2 hits on Beatport. In 2017, he got nominated at the Electronic Music Awards. With a subtle 90s vibe, All My People in the House, will make your feet bleed. Promise!
David Morales – Needin’ U ( Remix by Jarradcleofé) (Progressive House, House (Old-school), Todd Terry)
"Needin' U," a seminal track released by David Morales in 1998 that climbed to #1 on the Billboard Dance Chart. Here it is reinterpreted by Jarradcleofé, a San Francisco based DJ and producer known for his colorful and forward-thinking take on house music, infusing elements of progressive, lo-fi, and ghetto house.
Tensnake – Automatic feat. Fiora (EDM, Disco / Nu-Disco)
With his track 'Coma Cat' in 2010, Marco, aka Tensnake, smashed dance floors worldwide and earned himself a name as a game-changing dance pioneer. The New York Times called it "highly precise modern disco." Since his debut album Glow in 2014, Tensnake has gone on to launch his artist label, True Romance, where he has released tracks from forward-thinking artists such as Andre Hommen, Prison Grande, Charlie Sputnik etc. Tensnake's repertoire of remix work has also grown substantially over the years, with official remixes commissioned from him by Junior Boys, The Faint, Aloe Blacc, Azari & III, Scissor Sisters, Goldfrapp, Friendly Fires, Little Dragon, Lana Del Rey, Pet Shop Boys, London Grammar, and more. Automatic feels like a romantic 80s pop dream coupled with some severe Italo disco vibes originating from the pointed sisters. Fantastic interpretation with a great drive!
TSUNANO – Educational (EDM)
TSUNANO pushes the forefront of Electronic Hip Hop & Reggae music production in Asia. The artist is highly regarded in underground circles as well as in film, and the pop music industry. STORM Festival co-partnered with Vice China and made a full documentary about TSUNANO's life of music production. The documentary screened on national television. Equipped with a stockpile of creation, all though he seldom publishes his music, so the best way is to listen to his music is life! Born in the city of Taipei, Taiwan 1992, TSUNANO (also known as Jaeson TsuHao Liu), currently resides in Shanghai and has made numerous appearances in the local underground scene, as well as headlining local music festivals. After introducing vocals in Mandarin and English, the track kicks in so smooth, groovy and super sexy.
Amtrac – Radical (feat. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs) (Disco / Nu-Disco / Deep House)
After Caleb Cornett’s successful release of his debut album Came Along in 2011, Cornett (aka Amtrac) moved on working with acclaimed imprints. He also toured festivals around the world and racked up millions of streams on his tracks. Amtrac currently lives in Los Angeles. After having established his independent label Openers, Cornett’s career flew high. Radical is a sweet but banging Club track with a steady flow, with full bass and vocal samples that weave together harmonically.
Sammy Porter – Let Your Love (Tech House, House, (Old-school), EDM
UK artist Sammy Porter is a renowned international DJ, producer, and label manager. His genre-bending style has allowed him to gain a following from various musical tastes, making him no stranger to super club pool parties, intimate VIP venues, or sizeable underground warehouse events. Let your love is lighthearted, a first glimpse of what springtime might bring to the table. It is time to forget the drizzling rain and your runny nose. Shove the clouds away and let the sun inside.
Fahrland X Superpitcher – All that I need feat. Cherokee (Remix by Dave DK) (Deep House)
Boy what a pearl! To those familiar with the output of Cologne-based imprint Firm from back in the early ‘00s, the name Geiger, alias Nass, shall undoubtedly ring a bell. Herald of a hedonistic melange of funk–soaked electro-pop and guitar–riddled synth music, sitting somewhere close to acts like Ween and Junior Boys, GEIGER is releasing music under his new moniker FAHRLAND. Aksel Schaufler, known as Superpitcher, is a German–born producer, musician, and DJ, based in Paris. Since stepping out in 1996, he has steadily produced his music and countless remixes aligned with Cologne–based record label KOMPAKT. In 2011, Superpitcher and artist Rebolledo created Pachanga Boys, and together they own the record label Hippie Dance. In 2017, Superpitcher released his third full-length album The Golden Ravedays, an epic of 12 Chapter LP’s.
Timberr – Show Me (Minimal House / Deep House)
The promising young Dutch artist Timberr puts his focus on the feeling of the kick & bass. The outcome is a superb sounding minimal house track that makes the dancefloor move.
Myles Jaeger - JUICY FRUIT (WITH AU LUNE) (Future Bass)
East coast producer Au Lune has for years been producing, writing, and mixing for established artists. He has now reached a pivotal moment in his career, where his collected experiences come out in his creations, and he is transforming into an innovative figure in the electronic music genre. Coming from the small town of Columbia, South Carolina, beat crafter Myles Jaeger takes a swing at creating music compositions that make you wanna press that repeat button. He started to fiddle with sounds at a young age of 12, and later integrated music theory and sound design, which profoundly influenced his creative work process.