As Mixmash label announced, they are branching and growing, so Ones To Watch Records is a sideproject they’re on. It’s still under Mixmash roof, but I guess they wanna separate the up-and-coming producers to a special place and give them more space to work with. Blasterjaxx is an alias of a Dutch duo Thom Jongkind & Idir Makhlaf which previously remixed a few tracks on Mixmash. I guess they’re honored to be the first release on the new label.
Congorock dropped these yesterday and we might as well listen. Clockwork remix brings out that old rave style, while Torro Torro has a massive kick and is definitely made for big stereos. Valentino Khan used as simple as possible pattern, so I don’t really have an opinion on it. Ookay trap remix in my mind isn’t very special, but take that with a reserve cause I never really fancied trapstep. The last two of the bunch are gems. GTA duo killed it with this part moombahstep part dubstep track and filled the empty pockets of the track nicely with vocal, while Firebeatz also used rave-ish sound, but harder.So, to resume, GTA‘s remix is the biggest of the group for me, but check them all out.
What a monster EP. This Miami-based duo consisting of DJ JWLS and Van Toth, who go under name GTA, are starting the year strong and solid. I first started noticing Van Toth back at Laidback Luke‘s forum and the guy developed into a skilled producer since then. I’d like to hear more from this duo as soon as possible, and being that they have a busy schedule this year, I figure we won’t wait a lot for another banger to come.
There was an anonymous tip of a bomb being planted; turns out it wasn’t just a fluke after all. This thing is nuclear! Laidback Luke being the prime suspect, dropped a few of his edits and bootlegs throughout the year and we jumped with the kickdrum pattern. Now, somehow, those tracks emerged online for your personal listening pleasure. Rave on.
Mateja Mahovic aka Mata is probably one and only producer in Serbia who is successfully doing Dutch house with heavy beats and electro riffs. This tune is short, but it blows the speakers from first till last second! Be sure also to check out remixes by Moska and Jordan Ferrer! Enjoy Miksa
Today we got a wicked EP by Tommie Sunshine and Acidkids with a lot of quality electronic riffs. “Never Slow” EP is one hell of a package with outstanding Brooklyn Version and wicked Mahesa Utara remix that we from Electro Station really feel it. Brooklyn version even reminds us of Umek’s tune “OMGWTF” since it has similiar bassline but it has totally different fusion of electronic beeps and rhythm in breakdown, while Mahesa Utara remix is one bouncy tune that keep fizzles and twirls all the way, probably Laidback Luke will pick this one.
Here is what Tommie Sunshine and Acidkids have to say about the new record, which comes out May 20th!
“After a studio session in Tommie’s studio in Brooklyn, the Floor-Banger “Never Slow” was created. To show the different influences and flexibility in their DJ-Sets they decided to produce two versions: The Berlin-Edit with his heavy sub bass to represent the rough side of Germany, the Brooklyn Edit represents the Retro side of this collaboration. The remixes come from Sharkslayer (Top Billin, Dubsided) and Mahesa Utara and complete this release that will rip apart any dance floor.”
Indonesian boy wonder and a great uprising producer hits us up with his new stuff! He recently remixed the likes of Nouveau Yorican’s ‘Chiuso’ (which remix came out yesterday on ‘Defected’), Laidback Luke’s ‘Timebomb’ and a few more. As he’s rising in the music world, he shares some of his tracks exclusively with us.
Merry Christmas to the guys out there who celebrate it, even though it passed. It was very slow week with the releases so don’t mind for us not posting much. We celebrated Alex’s birthday, so we were pretty busy too. Anyway, enjoy the tunes and watch out for my yearmix which will be posted soon!