Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Cycle 140

GrooveSource Cycle 140
Pre-Release Date 2/3/2009
General Release Date Approximately 2/24/09

BED015 – Various Artists “February #1 EP” Bedroom Bedlam VARIOUS
Pete Tong hits us with another edition of his highly acclaimed Bedroom Bedlam series. This time up we've got 4 tracks on offering from new comers Ratz Lukas, Distek, Filthy Schwartz and Jalebee Cartel. Stay ahead of the curve and check out the future of dance music!

OBDIG005 – David E Sugar “Backbone” Oblio Recordings ELECTRO
David E Sugar presents Backbone. This is the 5th release for his label Oblio Recordings and it looks like he's been playing around with a bit of the old vocoder on this and come up with a hot electro jam. Very catchy and you know you want it!

4TRK018 – DJ Hyperactive “11thV” 4 Track Records – MINIMAL/TECHNO

*Receiving support from DJs: Danny Tenaglia, Derrick May, Laurent Garnier, Dave Clarke, Ken Ishii, Dubfire, Behrouz, Tony Rohr, Michel de Hey, Timo Mass, Jim Masters, DJ Misjah, Onionz, Punisher (Detroit), Lance Desardi, Droid Behavior, Drum Cell, Billy Dalessandro, Rob Warner

Derrick May – “Will play. Thanks! 4 out of 5”
Dave Clarke – “The Developer mix is by far the best. Thanks! 4 out of 5”
Dubfire – “5 out of 5”
Behrouz – “I like both remixes and the original. All for different rooms. Will play them all! 4 out of 5”
Jim Masters – “so dark! 5 out of 5”
Punisher (Detroit) – “wow these tracks are nasty! Full support. 5 out of 5”
Michel de Hey – “nice oldskool flavoured techno. 4 out of 5”

DJ Hyperactive's 11thV project has been festering for nearly a year and finally now comes to surface. The original mix serves up a warping lead that carries the track and captures the essence of real minimal techno needing very little but just the right elements added taking us full circle to the very sounds that got us here to begin with. Next mix is a minimal workout by established Droid Recording artists, Audio Injection. Audio Injection's mix starts jabbing with a staccato synth line that quickly shape shifts into a flurry of efx and arrangement wizardry while tastefully offering glimpses of the original synth line that keeps you hooked and begging for more. Developer mix leans in the less conservative direction of composition. The big efx and layering of mental vocal loops, reminiscent of Distancia on 4TRK-014, take you over as the kick and haunting pads lead the way. Midway through Developer allows you to hear the spooky vocal solo just long enough to catch your breath and back to business. Minimal and Techno purists gather around to hear what 11thV has to say.

DIFD029 – Zarbeat “Paloma Sinfonica” Difusion Records – MINIMAL
*Receiving support from DJs: Danny Tenaglia, Derrick May, Laurent Garnier, Dave Clarke, Dubfire, John Selway, Ken Ishii, Tony Rohr, Jim Masters, Titonton Duvante, Punisher (Detroit), DJ Misjah, Aubrey, Chris Simmonds, Bluntafari

Dave Clarke – “interesting production, good the way it changes in an unpredictable way too. 4 out of 5”
Dubfire – “Thanks! 5 out of 5”
Jim Masters – “4 out of 5”
DJ Misjah – “nice and deep. 4 out of 5”

"Paloma SInfonica is the name of the third release of Zarbeat Difusion Records founder ; Raised and born in Mexico city but residing in Chicago zarbeat has been influenced by many people such as ,Laurent Garnier, Adam Beyer , Danny Tenaglia, Butane, Eidolon, Minus crew, Droid crew and many more since the age of 15 and eventually started producing his own music am intense mix of minimal techno and Deep House ;This EP was inspired by the evolution of his Live Pa's show after show since the launching of his last Ep .
We will find four tracks which have been created live on the fly influenced by minimal sequences and created whit computer software sadly no hardware was used but many Vst's play a very important role such as the Fx used during the recording of the track to improve sound quality and to overlay each part that compose the entire track ; Once reaching track number three we found Minimal deep house 100% dance floor oriented in resume This Ep is a must have for those who enjoy new way to create music ."

GET019 – Anthony Molina “Just For The Music EP” Getaway Recordings – DEEP HOUSE

*Receiving support from DJs: Roger Sanchez, Behrouz, Miles Maeda, Davidson Ospina, Ibiza Global Radio, Ibiza Sonica (Radio), Lawnchair Generals, Homero Espinosa

Roger Sanchez – “will test! 4 out of 5”
Behrouz – “4 out of 5”
Ibiza Global Radio – “full support... 5 out of 5”
Davidson Ospina – “Thanks! 5 out of 5”

Anthony Molina started throwing down and mixing beats while still in high school. With an emphasis on Latin and tribal house, he began his first production company, Chaos Theory. Now in 2007, Anthony has been focusing more on the production side of music and with several releases under his belt, he is determined to make a name for himself in the house music scene. Just recently Anthony and fellow house producer James Bledsoe collaborated to start the new digital label Getaway Recordings which caters to the deeper side of house music and has some incredible producers like Demarkus Lewis. So keep on the look out for more upcoming releases from the Getaway Recordings family.

Also this week:

MIZ017 – Pette Vaydex “Pette From the Street - The Remixes” Mizumo Music – ELECTRO HOUSE
MR006B – Exit 59 “Here We Go Again” Mecha Recordings – HOUSE

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