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Pleasurekraft & Belocca - 'Murdered Out'

After a little hiatus - Pleasurekraft are back with the first of their upcoming releases for 2012.

Their collab with Belocca has been available on Coyu's wonderful Suara Music label since May 21; featuring remixes from Tube & Berger, as well as a collar remix from Darlyn Vlys & Samuel Dan.

Eats Everything: Jagged Elbow EP

Few producers in the history of dance music have made such a rapid and far-reaching impact on the electronic music scene as Eats Everything aka Bristolian Daniel Pearce. In a matter of months he has defined a whole new genre of forward-thinking underground house music that draws elements from classic house, UK bass music, Detroit techno, jungle and early rave, paying homage to everything from Randy Crawford to Ray Charles and Murk to MK

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Monday Mix Up #27 w/ 0h h3y!

KT: First Up; what's your DJ name and how did you get/choose it?

0h h3y! We chose it during a basketball session with a bunch of mates.

We tried to pick a simple name that incorporates the 'dick sticker', our sort of logo. Which you will be seeing soon; unless you live in the eastern suburbs and have seen it kicking around on the bottom left corner of cars rear windows. 

KT: How did you come to working together/start DJing?

We went to school together and got put on a vs set for the first ever time we played at Orange Whip. Decided it is easier to fuck shit up with two dicks than one so have been fucking shit up at clubs together ever since.

KT: What can people expect to hear from one of your sets?

Something a lil different to most, a lot of house, a lil filth and nothing you have hear before, we try to be as unpredictable as possible in our sets. 

KT: Who's your favourite DJ/Producer at the moment?

Melbourne: Benson

Interstate: Flume

International: Bongo

..and also currently finding some awesome German dudes producing amazing house!

KT: What's the first song that pops into your head when you think 'Getting Tropical' and why?

Monkey Safari - Make You Sweat

Who doesn't wanna get tropical drinking cocktails listening to that?

KT: What plans do you have for 0h h3y! in the future?

To get our names and individual sounds out there. Also just started producing so getting signed would be mint.

KT: What's your favourite memory of a live gig you've seen?

First night out watching Stafford Bro's or Nero and Booka Shade at their respective Big Day Out's.

KT: To all the promoters out there; why should they book you?

For something different that will get all the booty shakin on the dance floor.

Booking details

Christopher Bennetts & Mitchell Macaulay 

Facebook or call 0432 864 618, 0430497711

Looking for gigs in: Where ever the beers are at, we get down.

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John Roman Infrared EP [Lektrolw]

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After his original tracks “Sala” and “Petrified” (already graced Laidback Luke’s BBC Radio1 Essential Mix and Brodinski’s Fabriclive60 CD) and with additional supporters ranging from Riton, Sinden, Fake Blood, Harvard Bass and even Skrillex, we’re now very happy to be able to present a full EP from him on Lektroluv. This guy is gonna be big in no time, mark our words.
release date: 21st of May (Beatport / vinyl)

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Gavin Herlihy - Positive Thing [Get Physical Music]

After starting the year with a bang with releases on Culprit, Leftroom and Crosstown Rebels, Gavin Herlihy returns to Get Physical with his next EP, ‘Positive Thing.’
The title track is a heavy blend of beats and reverb with a deep house vibe pouring out of it. A lot of pressure builds up in this track and escapes slowly like a hole in a tire to energize the floor. Beautiful synth work radiates throughout the mix, all leading up to a dreamy vocal line that stays in your mind while the bass returns and the crowd is in motion.
Inxec & Droog take things further, with ambient synth work full of LFO and kicks. They take the bassline for a walk in the basement, while the vocal line stands in front of the mix. Chords come into the mix and warm up the night like pills from your pocket.
‘Rhea’ is a catchy, 80’s synthpop inspired funk piece, sure to play in your head long after the party is over.
The last track, ‘How We Do It’ features a deep wavy bassline under an almost dub inspired ambience of vocal cuts and delay, set in motion by a groovy percussive set. This is a deep track and ripe for dancefloors in mid-summer heat.

GPM176 - Gavin Herlihy - Positive Thing by Get Physical Music

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Mumbai Science - 128 Memories per Minute Video Series

'Mumbai Science’ is the brainchild of Belgian techno-gurus Maarten Elen and Jonas Kiesekoms. Widely supported by artists the likes of Boys Noize, Erol Alkan and fellow Belgians Soulwax, they are no longer strangers to the scene. Signed to the notorious ‘Lektroluv Records’, the duo has released club anthems like Ancova, Gold, Lotus and more recently their ‘Unified Theory’ trilogy.

Now, the duo presents a remarkable new video project in cooperation with The video series, called “128 Memories per Minute”, capture instants of their tour life in somewhat epileptic fashion, on the rythm of their own tracks. According to them: “The series is some kind of tour diary, capturing the awesome and less awesome moments on the road. There are no rules to it. We just read in a Psychological research paper that keeping a journal enhances your life and general well-being. We really understand ourselves better now.” Check out the trailer here!

Post the new video on your Facebook wall and tag Mumbai Science for a chance to win a limited edition Mumbai Science Unified Theory Trilogy Vinyl Picture Disc. More info here

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Satoshi Tomiie: Straight Up [Systematic Recordings]

This rolling techno tech haus gem of a release comes from the hands of Systematic Recordings. With a limited release distributed by Intergroove; Satoshi Tomiie presents an amazing A side with a fierce B side acid house remix from Niggermann. If you can get your hands on a wax copy count your self lucky; as I can only see this piece getting better with age.

Satoshi Tomiie - Straight Up (Snippet) - Systematic Recordings by Satoshi Tomiie

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The Shapeshifters: Only You (Nocturnal Dub)

Purveyors of the finest house music and all round party people, The Shapeshifters are back again with another dance floor hit. With a hectic schedule worldwide DJ gigs and the running of their Nocturnal Grooves record label, it’s hard to believe the duo have still managed to cram in time for the studio to bring us their latest release. ‘Only You’ is a melodic, beat-driven, banger in true Shapeshifters fashion, packed with summery synths, punchy kicks, great vocals and big build ups, proving once again why The Shapeshifters sound is so exciting, and remains at the forefront of today’s dance music scene.
Released by: Defected Records 
Release date: May 21, 2012 
The Shapeshifters - Only You (Nocturnal Dub) by Defected Records

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TOGETHER EP [Definitive Recordings]

Three big names bring you two big tracks. Giacomotto, Amo + Navas come together to bring you this; Definitive Recordings latest release. 'Get Together' & 'Dance All Night' are both wind percussion driven with awesome builds and warm techno drops; I can easily see them both slotting their way into a set of mine this weekend. 

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Definition: Deep House

The production team of Florian Schirmacher and Helmut Ebritsch are weathered veterans of the vast electronic field. Florian’s production history covers many bases and collaborations, having started with Guido Schneider under the Glowing Glisses alias for his 2003 debut album, Silver Surfer, on Berlin’s Poker Flat imprint. Since then he has founded Wareika, Federleicht, Here Today and of course Hatikvah working with labels like Cadenza, Vakant, Liebe Detail, Buzzin Fly and Morris Audio to name but a few. Helmut is also one half the acclaimed Klartaum outfit, along with Nadja Lind. His solid contributions to the Klartraum releases have pushed them from strength to strength over the course of their productions. Helmut, also known throughout the electronic world for his skilful mastering technique, balances this duo with complete precision. Both artists work on lyrics and production, but the signing is left solely to Florian. Their sound is distinctly dub influenced, yet balances the soulful edge of the lyrics and chords with the dance-floor framed beats – a clever and fascinating combination, that allows them create their own spiritual dimension to a view of their idealistic future.

Synchronicity opens with Big Mind, a murky and introverted overture to Hatikvah’s debut album. Deeply dubby and mellow throughout, washing pads mingle happily with gentile chords and wandering percussion. Set on the sea front it paints a picture of serenity, thought and evaluation – asking questions of the Big Heart and Big Mind, the conection between the two and the balance in their production of sound and soul. Both are present and validated in Big Mind. The album title track, Synchronicity, sings soul from its depths. Heavyweight sub- sonics rise from the bass and warmth emanates from the delicate and understated synth work, allowing Florian’s profound, yet wanting lyrics to glide through with ease along with the cries of the evening Lark – fly away with me. At a mammoth thirteen and a half minutes long, Unforgettable is anything but. A sombre and heartfelt tale of lost love treads a meandering path through jazz influenced keys and chords. A higher tempo than previous outings, the pace is kept with clever and intuitive sequence changes that are subtle and soft on the ear. Zen then takes the tempo down and with it the heart rate. Great delays carry the keys and percussive elements off way in to the distance, creating a rich sonic environment from which slight and dainty percussion emerges.

Modern Times is given a complete refurbishment from the track originally released on the Suol imprint. Being one of the more dance-floor orientated tracks on the album, it carries solid rhythm, but retains a deep feeling found throughout the Synchronicity album. Following on, Introduce Me steps things up a gear and grows intensity. Daedalus brings us back down to earth with a beautifully crafted and emotive piece of music which brings playful connotations of lullabies and slumber through Florian’s solo Rhodes play. Beneath brings a combination of optimistic chords and vocals that sit amongst intelligent percussion and fx use. In The Spirit, the first single from the album, which includes Deepchord remixes, has a slightly more aggressive and rasping bass. Whispered vocals add more of a rhythmic effect than in previous tracks and allow space in the mix where everything has its place. Possibly the busiest track on the album, Spend Some Time brings close with layered vocals, guitars and several basslines. Together, it blends perfectly.
An album that is deep and intense in places, yet greenly optimistic in others, Hatikvah’s Synchronicity is undoubtedly one of the LP highlights of 2010.
Released by: Soma 
Release/catalogue number: SomaCD086
Release date: Oct 11, 2010 

Hatikvah - Synchronicity Album on Soma - 11.10.2010

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DiMO (BG): All Night Long [Kote Records]

Released by Kote Recordings at the start of the week; the 2 track 'All Night Long' EP by DiMO (BG) is lead off with an amazing deep house bomb. With a hypnotic vocal hook & captivating synth/bass line; DiMO (BG) has a real gem on his hands. Following 'All Night Long' is another solid deep house piece; 'Still Searching'; with a really cool delay on the main lead and a classic synth/bass combination Kote Recordings have themselves a really tight EP on their hands which I'm sure will sell well. 

DiMO (BG) - All Night Long EP by DiMO (BG)

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