JUST KIDDIN have cemented themselves as pillars of quality house music with releases on Nurvous, Black Butter, and FFRR. The pair’s latest effort secures their position as two of the most exciting producers of deep, lush tunes. After spending the first part of 2014 locked away in the studio, “Thinking About It” is the first in a series of releases that expertly illustrate Just Kiddin’s honed-to-perfection production techniques. With a focus on emotive melody and rich sonics their latest is yet another exclamation point in their catalogue.
Pre-order the single or watch for the single to drop on November 2 on FFRR and Eton Messy, with remixes from Bearcubs and more to be announced.
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It hasn’t taken long for SHADOW CHILD to become one of the bookable forces in UK house. After releasing on Dirtybird in 2012, he quickly scored a Best of British nomination and release on Hot Creations, Moda Black, Defected and his own Food label. It’s no surprise, then, the artist formerly known as Dave Spoon has been drafted in by Black Butter to strip back and beef up Sam Sure’s melancholic avant garde pop ready for the dancefloor.
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Growing, I was obsessed with INXS. Their breakthrough album, Kick, never left my side for years. I hold this record deep in my heart so I don’t listen to remixes from it lightly. It’s with great pleasure then, that KEEPERS gives us a track that my 10 year old self would have gotten down to.
The Denver duo’s first release in over a year, brims with an expansive low end punch, that not only compliments “Need You Tonight,” but amplifies the sense of urgent emotional demands. Keepers caps off the punch laden kick with an intoxicating bass line, interlaced with the original guitar riff. “One Of My Kind” is a true testament that quality is always preferred over quantity. As with every Night Supply release, this one will be given away for free digitally.
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Enigmatic electronic dance duo ACTION 52 have returned to the production landscape with a low-riding garage and g-house tune. The Denver based, 80’s-arcade-inspired house duo take Ludacris’ 2009 Top-40 club chub, “How Low” and bounce it back to the 90s and back again.
Free download. Watch for more from Night Supply Records.
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Ah, here’s a track with some 808 put to good use. ZHU‘s “Faded,” a track that’s garnered nearly four million plays on his SoundCloud account, does a little strip show in the latest bootleg noodle, cooked up by one half of SLYDE. JASON LAIDBACK pulls out the satin sheets for a sultry bass and breaks re-rub. Grab the free download below.
Here’s Zhu’s original. I know you heard it, but it’s worth listening to again.
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Winnipeg ex-pat CYCLIST has been covering huge ground with his brand of disco. Working with the likes of Goldroom, Rogue Vogue, Anoraak, and a slew of others, he’s positioned himself well. What we’re saying is, wow, congrats. On top of this, he recently co-founded Mani / Pedi Records.
Most recently, Cyclist (aka Mark Penner) released an exclusive tune with Toolroom Records, on the imprint’s sun-kissed Poolside Ibiza compilation. As the second track in the collection, “Sunrise” sets the tune for a blissful journey. That’s not to say the track, which features the soulful vocals of MAIKO WATSON, doesn’t stand on its own. This is a summer jam, rich and deep, and easy to get lost in.
Here are a few more projects Cyclist has been working on, some for free download.
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Having already inspired widespread acclaim, JASON BURNS‘ carefully concocted fusion of garage, house and bass music, shrouded in soulful R&B melodies, has won him support from a host of names and an appearance on XLR8R’s Best of 2013 list.
For his latest release he works more of his bassy house magic for Love & Other on the sensational “Do Without,” where he wraps a garage shuffle in ethereal sweeps and a resonating low end.
Following the lead track, “Hold On” reminds us of Jason’s instinct to produce bass fuelled dancefloor dubs. Here’s a cut for those who like deep, rich, bassy house music, served with a pinch of melancholy.
The EP also includes two remixes of “Do Without” – a sinister rework by BECKWITH who very well darkens the midnight hours to a deeper shade of black.
THE DEALER heads in the opposite direction with a disco-tinged take. Here’s a party jam to get anyone lounging onto their feet, any time of day.
Watch for the package to drop on Beatport on June 30.
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