Dusky Bring Global Communication Back from 18-Year Hiatus on New Remix

Though they carry the torch for house and techno, Dusky cull from a wide range of musical influences, from hardcore to drum & bass. Following the release of their latest EP, Ordinary World, the UK duo have called on ambient outfit Global Communication for remix duties, marking their first production outing in nearly two decades.

Global Communication, comprising Tom Middleton and Mark Pritchard, are revered in their field as creators of critically acclaimed 1994 album, 76:14, which Dusky describe in a press release as one of their inspirations and “a truly immersive listening experience” that “has stood the test of time like few other albums.” Middleton and Pritchard last released a record in 1997, but Dusky say that when contemplating potential remixers for their track “Skin Deep,” the ambient icons “made perfect sense.”

This time, though, it’s only Middleton behind the remix, but even as a solo act he manages to bring back the 90s by turning the originally deep and groovy track into a blissed-out blend of ambient and jungle. “I just had to take the track into anthemic one-more-tune warehouse party territory to induce a screwface, eyes-closed bass and beats moment.”

Listen to it below and head over to Beatport Pro to grab the Skin Deep remix EP. and check for it during Dusky’s sets as they head out on a North American tour this month. It starts this Sunday (September 6) at Nocturnal Wonderland in Southern California, followed by stops in Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco and Vancouver.

Dusky North American Tour Dates
September 6th – Nocturnal Wonderland, San Bernardino, CA
September 11th – MID, Chicago, IL
September 12th – Populux, Detroit, MI
September 18th – Public Works, San Francisco, CA
September 19th – Celebrities, Vancouver

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Premiere: MK feat. Milly Pye, “Bring Me To Life” (Dantiez Saunderson Dub Mix)

Returning to the dancefloor after a decade-and-a-half, Detroit producer MK‘s blazing comeback has included remixes for everyone from Disclosure and Duke Dumont to Lana Del Rey and Sam Smith, in addition to his smashing 2013 rework of Storm Queen’s “Look Right Through,” which went to #1 in the UK. Needless to say, it’s been an unprecedented success.

On the heels of his third Essential Mix, which aired this weekend, MK is preparing to release “Bring Me To Life,” the first single from his highly anticipated artist album. The song features powerful vocals by 18-year-old singer Milly Pye, MK’s signature rollicking keys and a remix package that includes contributions by Illyus and Barrientos, Zac Samuel and Dantiez Saunderson.

“I still can’t believe that I got to remix MK’s first single, just a little bit of pressure you know….he’s MK!” Dantiez tells us, maintaining his sense of awe, despite having grown up around MK, and various other legends, under the tutelage of his father, Detroit pioneer Kevin Saunderson. “Can’t wait to see him, to thank Marc for the opportunity!”

The young gun’s remix takes a page from MK’s own catalog – grooving and juking where the original rises and soars – its quality proving that it’s one thing to be surrounded by legends, and another to successfully apply what you’ve learned.

“It is awesome to have Dantiez Saunderson remix ‘Bring Me To Life.’ I mean, I have known him since he was little kid,” MK explains. “It’s great to have him all grown up making dope music.”

The last MK track we premiered, his remix of Bakermat’s “Teach Me,” was one of our most successful in recent history, maintaining a staunch position in the Deep House Top 10 for well over a month, and peaking at #21 on the Beatport Top 100.

This time around, it’s a family thing. We’re excited to premiere Dantiez Saunderson’s reworking of MK’s “Bring Me To Life” below. The single drops this Friday (Aug. 10). Look for it here.

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Jamie xx Shares a New Remix of “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)”

Upon its debut earlier this year, Jamie xx’s single “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” off his debut album, In Colour, was primed for crossover success due to his team-up with rapper Young Thug and dancehall artist Popcaan; and sure enough, Spotify’s projected it as 2015’s ‘Song of the Summer.’ The British producer, however, isn’t done just yet – he’s found a way to get more eyes and ears on the track.

Jamie is currently mid-tour in North America, where, during a performance last night (Tuesday, July 28) at Los Angeles’ Echoplex, FADER reports that he debuted a new interpretation of the hit song, which was all caught on tape by YouTube user Antonio Ylanan. The new version has an extended introduction as well as verses from dancehall artists Assassin, Kranium and Konshens, plus an additional verse from Popcaan. According to Jamie’s record label, Young Turks, the remix was done by Dre Skull.

Check out the new remix below. Jamie xx is finishing up the last leg of his North American tour (including a stop at HARD Summer) before heading back overseas to Europe. US fans missing him this time around can catch him once he returns for a brief stint stateside this fall.

[Photo by Emma Swann for DIY Mag ]

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Danny Daze’s 12 Downtempo Favorites

Miami-based techno producer Danny Daze recently launched a ‘Sunday Morning‘ mix series showcasing his life-long fascination with the downtempo/chill side of things, featuring stellar guest sets from like-minded artists Rivet, Ruxpin and Anshaw Black.

With his Dual EP out on Jimmy Edgar’s Ultramajic label, and blowing up at Sonar Barcelona and Awakenings 2015, we reached out to Danny and asked him to run down a list of his left-of-center favorites. While classics like Aphex Twin, Autechre and Boards of Canada didn’t make the cut, ’80s art-rock experimentalist Laurie Anderson did (you may even know the tune, if you’ve heard him play recently, or remember the Audiofly X remix).

“I wanted to present some experimental, chill wave and downtempo tunes that I consider my biggest influences and top tracks of all-time,” Danny told us. “Many have heard of Aphex Twin, Autechre, Boards Of Canada and Plaid, but these artist are the ones that did it for me while I was growing up. Also, Miami labels like Schematic and M3rck drew me into messing around with different soundscapes.”

Check out Danny Daze’s 12 favorite chill classics below.

1. Adam Johnson – “Anex”

“One of my all-time favorite records in general. Really emotional tune with great atmosphere. Originally, this came out on M3rck Records out of Miami.”

2. Tycho – “Past is Prologue”

“This Tycho record is one I’ve ended many sets with as the last song. The change in the middle of the track where it turns in drum & bass gets me every time.”

3. Secret Frequency Crew – “Aqua”

“Secret frequency crew has been a massive influence on me over the years. This record goes down as one of my top experimental tunes for a reason. It just tells a great story.”

4. Phoeneica – “Grrl. Trrbl”

“It’s insane how ahead of their time Miami-based Phoenecia was. The entire Brown Out album is a masterpiece. These guys, along with the Schematic record label they ran, are one of the reasons I got into experimental electro.”

5. Laurie Anderson – “O Superman”

“I play this one like crazy, right smack in the middle of my sets. Quite a bit of experimental sampling going on here seeing it was released back in 1982.”

6. Otto von Schnarch – “Smelly Mustard”

“A long-time friend of mine from Miami. I used to go to this guy’s shows when I was 13 and I’d walk out of there massively inspired. Here’s his musical version of an LCD trip.”

7. M83 – “Run into Flowers” (Jackson Remix)

“Perfectly playable in a techno set, yet still pretty experimental production.”

8. Lackluster – “Thor’s Magic Bathtub”

“Lackluster has to have one of the best sound pallets ever. Every thing this guy makes is beautifully structured and very unique. I listen to this record a lot along with all his other production when I’m stressed out and need to calm down.”

9. Mum – “The Ballad of Broken Birdie Record” (Ruxpin Remix)

“Ruxpin has to be one of my favorites producers of all-time. This guy does everything, techno, electro and chill stuff. His experimental/chill wave has always been next level. Not many can touch him on this tip.”

10. Anthony Rother – “Biomechanik”

“Although not fully experimental, I thought this tune should be in here because it’s not exactly a dance record, more of a listening tune. I’ve listened to this record at least 3000 times, and I’m not kidding.”

11. Proem – “Bolt Action Aardvark” (Brothomstates Remix)

“Both Proem and Brothomstates are incredible producers. This remix is pure time-stretched bliss, really great atmosphere and a good example of what experimenting with time-stretching can do.”

12. Squarepusher – “Do You Know Squarepusher?”

“I thought I’d end it with something many may know…I really hope you’ve heard this masterpiece before.”

Danny Daze’s Dual EP is out now on Ultramajic. 

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Listen to Swedish Hitmaker Jonas Rathsman’s Excellent Essential Mix

This weekend on the UK’s legendary Essential Mix, host Pete Tong welcomed back Swedish sensation Jonas Rathsman to the show. The Gothenburg-based artist has had a meteoric rise to prominence, starting with acclaimed early releases on French Express, which lead to remixes for the likes of Sam Smith, Duke Dumont and London Grammar, and a club smash, “Wolfsbane,” via Disclosure’s underground label Method White. As Tong himself states at the start of the show, Rathsman’s Essential Mix selection is truly “well deserved.”

During his seamless set, the talented Swede coasted through 28 cuts of emotive deep house, including standout selections from The Acid, Atjazz, Lake People, Tom Trago and two unreleased tunes from the man himself.

“I’m truly honored to be doing an Essential Mix,” he said. “I want the mix to be a representation of who I have become as an artist and to build a journey over the two hours. Every track has to have its own rightful place in a mix, each one telling its own story and building a picture across a set. I’m extremely excited to share some special music with you.”

Jonas Rathsman’s Essential Mix tracklist:

1. Fink – Green and the Blue
2. Uniforms For The Dedicated – Untitled
3. Gardens Of God – Juno 2
4. The Villager – The Horn
5. The Acid – Ra (Weval Remix)
6. Atjazz – Fox Tooth (Atjazz Galaxy Aart Dub)
7. Red Axes – Todum Todum
8. Ishivu – Gryning (Shakarchi & Straneus Remix)
9. Kornél Kovács – Radio Koko
10. Lake People – Glease 29
11. Efdemin – Parallaxis (Traumprinz’s Over 2 The End Version)
12. Idioma – Pandore
13. Magit Cacoon – Love Express (Re.you Remix)
14. Oliver Lieb – Convergence (Midas 104 Remix)
15. The Drifter – Nil All
16. Jonas Rathsman – Untitled
17. Yaruba & Booka Shade – Black Cow
18. Solomon Grey – Twighlight (John Monkman Remix)
19. Adapter – Synthetic
20. Isaac Tichauer & Jonas Rathsman – Rush Hour
21. Selway – Around Again (The Acid Remix)
22. Kidnap Kid – Freedom
23. Ukka – Del Mar
24. Manuel de la Mare – Is This Love
25. Synthetic Epiphany – Through Shadows
26. Jonas Rathsman – Untitled
27. Gunnar Haslam – Let A Hundred Flowers Bloom
28. Tom Trago – Untitled

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Listen: Defected Predicts the Anthems of Summer on its Ibiza 2015 Mix

This summer, Defected in the House is taking their White Isle summer residency series to the Amnesia terrace for three months of quality house music. Before the season kicks off on June 9, warm up with the label’s Ibiza 2015 mixtape.

The 10-minute mini-mix is a preview of their Defected In The House Ibiza 2015 compilation mixed by the label founder himself, Simon Dunmore. The three-disc, 47-track release, which drops on May 16, presents the label’s “unique take on the sound of Ibiza,” traipsing through deep and island-groovy selections by Tortured Soul’s Ethan White, Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons, Death on the Balcony, HNNY, Detroit Swindle, Session Victim and more.

It’ll be the next best thing to actually being on the Amnesia Terrace itself, where White Isle favorites such as Deetron, MK, Pete Tong, Oliver Dollar and Noir will be throwing down alongside label regulars Dennis Ferrer, Sonny Fodera, Jesse Rose, Franky Rizardo and Sam Divine; plus other house purveyors like Detroit Swindle, Julio Bashmore, Gorgon City, Groove Armada and more. View the complete summer schedule here.

Check out Defected’s Ibiza 2015 mixtape, plus its tracklist, below.

[Photo by Ryan Dinham Photography via Defected’s Facebook]

Mixtape tracklist:

Gregory Porter – Liquid Spirit (Claptone Remix)
Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons – Vermillion
Sonny Fodera & Cervendos featuring Lauren Faith – High
Logic – The Warning (Richy Ahmed Remix)
Detroit Swindle – Alright (We’ll Be)
BT – Remember (Mood II Swing Remix)
Luca C & Brigante featuring Róisín Murphy – Invisions
HNNY – For The Very First Time
Ralph Lawson presents Lost In Time – Hold Over Me (2020 Vision Remix)
Tommy Bones – Black Concept
Jose Burgos featuring Kenny Bobien – Everyday (Vocal)
Precious – Definition Of A Track
Chez-N Trent – The Choice (Full Dosage)
Sonny Fodera featuring Yasmin – Feeling You (Deep Mix)
Vince Watson – Eminesence

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Visionquest Celebrates 50 Label Releases with New Compilation

In 2011, Detroit artists Shaun Reeves, Ryan Crosson, Lee Curtiss and Seth Troxler came together to form the Visionquest production outfit and record label. In the four years since, Troxler left to pursue other projects, but the resulting trio have forged ahead as they celebrate 50 releases with a massive compilation.

The compilation, Ultraviolet I, is the first installment in a new eponymous series, according to their social media. It contains 39 tracks across three discs; the first two discs highlight some of the label’s biggest tracks from its catalog, such as Benoit & Sergio’s “Walk & Talk,” Maceo Plex’s “Fallin’,” Dinky’s “Falling Angel” as remixed by Matthew Styles, Clarian & Guy Gerber’s “Underwater,” Laura Jones’ “Let Me In” and more.

The third and final disc is a ‘Laterna Magika’ mix crafted by DJ Three, who features artists such as Konrad Black, Pezzner, Wareika, Butch and the Visionquest members themselves, wrapping things up with Reeves and Tuccillo’s “Seclusion,” the label’s latest release.

View the full tracklist for Ultraviolet I below before its release in June 2015.

Tracklist

CD1
01. Benoit & Sergio – Walk & Talk
02. Footprintz – Utopia (Ewan Pearson The Tale Of Bolo Brown Re-Trip)
03. Lee Curtiss featuring Debbie Rennalds – Body Twitch
04. Lauren Lane featuring Jaw – Lazer Eyez
05. Maceo Plex – Fallin’
06. Eric Volta & Sebastian Voigt featuring Forrest – Words and Chance
07. Wareika featuring Derek Kammm – Madame Scorpion (Henrick Schwarz Remix)
08. Dinky – Falling Angel (Matthew Styles Remix)
09. Laura Jones – Let Me In
10. Alex Delano & Shaun Reeves featuring Charlotte Carter-Allen – The Breeze
11. Tale Of Us – Dark Song

CD2
01. Dinky – Blind (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)
02. My Favorite Robot – Forest Fires
03. Qbeck featuring Julia Govor – Alice
04. Guy Gerber – The Mirror Game
05. Subb-an featuring Footprinz – Rain
06. Brett Johnson featuring Ellipsis – Move Power
07. Benoit & Sergio – Your Darkness
08. Rework – Touch
09. Chaim – Underwater
10. Clarian & Guy Gerber – Claire
11. Footprintz – Fear of Numbers (Leo Zero Remix)

CD3: DJ Three Laterna Magika Visionquest Mix
01. Quilla – A Million Broken Bikes (Three’s Villalobos & Reeves Edit)
02. Mirko Loko feat. Francesco Tristano – Timeline
03. Konrad Black – Trophic Cascade
04. Quilla – We All Have Shadow (Ryan Crosson Acid Blast Remix)
05. Pezzner – The Island Fantastic
06. Javier Orduna – Addicted Brains
07. Moreon & Baffa – Penzar (Deadbeat Remix)
08. Wareika feat. Derek Kamm – Madame Scorpion
09. Merveille & Crosson – The Day You Left
10. Butch – Om Namaha Shiva
11. Ryan Crosson & Tale Of Us – Angel
12. Rework – Any Other
13. Clarian – U
14. Dinky – Falling Angel (Pepe Bradock’s Detournement au Phlogiston)
15. Footprintz – Fear Of Numbers (Three’s Screwed UP Leo Zero Dub)
16. Riccardo Rizza – Clut
17. Shaun Reeves & Tuccillo – Seclusion

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Hear Jamie xx’s New Track in Jon Hopkins’ Latest BBC Mix

One week after taking a jazz-filled journey into the mind of Flying Lotus during his BBC Radio 1 Residency, this week’s spotlight falls on UK beat-maker Jon Hopkins.

The Immunity producer’s third round on the radio show follows the release of his Late Night Tales curated compilation, and he fittingly starts the mix with his eponymous edit of School of Seven Bells’ “Connjur.” From there, it’s further down the rabbit-hole of textured electronica and techno, as Hopkins and guest host East India Youth load up on tracks by Paula Temple, Rødhåd, Clark, Lord RAJA and Shed, who contributes a stunning remix of Caribou’s “Mars” under his Head High alias.

Hopkins saves the best for last, though, with the premiere of a new track from Jamie xx. Heard around the 58-minute mark, “Alba” closes things out in a languid, dreamy manner with relaxing instrumentation well suited for the drive home after a wild night out at the club. According to record label Young Turks, the track will be released on Record Store Day (April 18) via the 7” Continuum EP.

Jon Hopkins – BBC Radio1 Residency – 20-Mar-2015 by Edm/Trance Liv3 Sounds on Mixcloud

Tracklist:

School of Seven Bells – Connjur (Jon Hopkins Late Night Tales Edit)
Caribou – Mars (Head High Core Remix)
Vincent Oliver – Cluods in the Haed (Nathan Fake Remix)
Flohston Paradigm – Race to the Moon
Daniel Avery – Drone Logic (Rødhåd Remix)
Empress Of – To Get By
East India Youth – Carousel
Paula Temple – Deathvox
Benge – 1975 Moog Polymoog
Brian Eno and the Words of Rick Holland – Pour It Out
Clark – Winter Linn
Lord RAJA – Pistol Refix
Evenings – Friend (Lover)
Gossamer – Okuma
Jamie xx – Alba

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Premiere: Gregory Porter, “Liquid Spirit” (Claptone Remix)

When mysterious Berlin-based producer Claptone was invited to remix Grammy-winning Jazz vocalist Gregory Porter, he turned the opportunity down.

“I was too scared to lay hands on one of his graceful recordings,” Claptone, who performs in a mask, humbly explains.

Though the initial offer was politely refused, a year later, Claptone was again offered the honor of remixing Porter. This time he opted to take the gifted baritone’s piano-driven groove to the jacking club dancefloor, with his reworking of Porter’s 2013 single “Liquid Spirit,” the titular track from his Grammy-winning third LP.

“I pulled all my courage together and started to take a journey into ‘Liquid Spirit,’ Claptone explains, walking us through his process. “I close my eyes and enter the basement. I feel the dust between my fingers, I smell the smoke, I get into the rhythm of the band playing. Now I just have to translate that strong sonic image into the language of the club. Such translations can be tricky at times. It is like translating a poem from one language to another, where not only the words count, but the rhyme, the rhythm, the melody. I can only hope I did justice to Gregory Porter, but what I know is that this remix does justice to the clubs.”

Obviously, we agree. The Claptone remix was initially debuted for fans via his new#ClapYourself app, for a mere 24 hours only, so you can probably imagine our excitement at being able to finally offer you the track in full, below.

Claptone’s “Liquid Spirit” remix will be available exclusively via Beatport on March 9.

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Listen: Diplo Drops a New Mix Perfect For Lazy Afternoons

As 2014’s frontrunner for the busiest guy in dance music, we’re impressed that Diplo found time to make a brand-new mix for his friends over at Ninja Tune. As reported by Pitchfork, the DJ and Mad Decent boss signed on for the latest edition of the label’s Solid Steel Radio Show, which has seen guests like Motor City Drum Ensemble, Tessela, Bass Clef and Coldcut step up this year.

Following his recent club-geared set on ‘Diplo & Friends,’ this 60-minute session is a different beast. As you can see from the tracklist below, Diplo brought more of a home listening vibe to the Solid Steel studio, mixing tracks from Ta-ku, Cyril Hahn, Kaytranada, Bonobo, Radiohead and more. (We don’t think you’ll be hearing Massive Attack’s “Protection” in his current club sets.) The guest mix follows the recent reissue of Diplo’s 2004 debut album Florida on Big Dada. As Pitchfork informs us, Diplo’s first-ever UK show was for Solid Steel in ’04, so it’s high time for another round.

Photo by Rukes.

Tracklist

Deadboy – Wish U Were Here
Cyril Hahn ft. Shy Girls – Perfect Form
2 Chainz – Employee of the Month
London Grammar – Strong (Shadow Child Remix)
DVA – Gang Gang Riddim
Labrinth etta band raf riley – EXR TREATMENT
Ta-ku – I Miss You
Gustavo Cerati – Cáctus
sully – givemeup
Sibian & Faun – I’m Sorry
Goldfinger – Contact
Two Inch Punch – UP IN YOUR MIX (TIP TWEAK)
Radiohead – You And Whose Army
Pharcyde – She Said (Jay Dee Remix)
Diplo – Big Lost (Eprom Remix)
Massive Attack – Protection
Jai Paul – dont fuck jai paul
Two Inch Punch – Love You Up
Kaytranada – Free Things in Life
Love – And More Again
Heaven 17 – Let Me Go
Bonobo – Cirrus
Sully – Bonafide

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Premiere: Jay Haze Remix of Soul Clap’s “Islands in Space Part 1”

After bouncing around for the past decade, moving from Philly to Berlin to Lima and back to Berlin, a near-death experience in the Amazon inspired TuningSpork and Contexterrior label boss Jay Haze to return to making the vibey, emotional electronic music he so loves.

Following the release of his excellent collaborative album with ESB, Finding Oriya, last month, the multi-instrumentalist returns with his new EP, The Mulatar House, on Soul Clap Records, available exclusively on Beatport Dec. 1, and everywhere else Dec. 15. The EP celebrates the sound captured by handmade instruments like the Mulatar, a combined bass, harp and percussion instrument made by Jordy Lockruf, who also played on the record. Only 16 Mulatar’s exist, apparently, and Jay’s EP introduces this new instrument to the world.

As Jay Haze and Soul Clap prepare to release The Mulatar House, we’re excited to offer an exclusive downloadable Jay Haze Remix of Soul Clap’s “Islands in Space Part 1,” the original of which appeared as an interlude on their 2012 LP, EFUNK.

“I don’t think I ever worked harder on a remix or did so many alternate versions,” Jay tells us. “You see I always wanted to remix Soul Clap. ‘Islands in Space Part 1′ was really an interlude, so turning it into a full blown track was a challenge.”

Jay Haze’s The Mulatar House EP is available as a Beatport exclusive Dec. 1, via Soul Clap Records.

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Weekend Weapons: Steve Bug’s Top 10 Late-Night Cuts

Germany’s own Stefan Brugesch, better known to dancefloors as Steve Bug, is one of house music’s most consistent players. As boss of Poker Flat Recordings and its offshoots, Dessous and Audiomatique, he’s given a platform to all shades of 4/4 music, with star recruits like Martin Landsky, Phonique and Trentemøller. His own production credits stretch back to the early ’90s, with several albums leading up to 2012’s Noir. It’s testament to his dedication that Poker Flat is now celebrating its 15th anniversary with the series of Four Jacks releases.

DJing has remained a consistent thread through Steve Bug’s career, from his early days in Bremen and Hamburg through to his current globetrotting schedule. His ear for what moves a dancefloor is precisely-tuned. On this week’s edition of Weekend Weapons, Bug hand-picks his top 10 club movers of the moment, from peers like Andre Lodemann and Deetron, as well as a sly remix under his very own Traffic Signs moniker. Let’s roll.

1. Andre Lodemann — “Just Nin (He Cries At Night)” (Andre Lodemann Remix)

“When I first heard it, I thought, ‘Yeah, it’s nice…’ but when I finally played it out it developed its whole beauty and energy on the dancefloor. It’s been in all of my sets since.”

2. Phonique & Acumen feat. Bootslap — “The Moment” (Mihai Popoviciu Remix)

“The original is already fantastic but Mihai’s remix is really doing it for me. I’ve been playing it a lot since I’ve had it. This is a big one for Dessous Recordings.”

3. Josh Wink – “Talking To You” (Groove Mix)

“I heard Josh playing a version in Miami and knew this one is going to be a massive one. Works every time. Josh knows how to talk to us.”

4. Steve Bug – “A Shot In The Dark” (Taylor Trapped In ’92 Mix)

“I’m really happy about this remix of my ‘Shot In The Dark.’ Taylor took it back to ’92 and got trapped there, but it was definitely what it needed.”

5. Iori Wakasa – “Earth Steps”

“This has been in my box for more than a year now. It’s kind of a secret weapon for the deeper hours; it has such a great vibe and flow — timeless!”

6. Patrick Chardronnet & Afrilounge — “Morning Poem” (feat. Phetote The Poet)

“The guys are back. All the tracks on this release are awesome, but I mostly play this one.”

7. Andreas Saag — “In The Box” (Drum Track)

“Honest, raw and dirty: just what’s needed sometimes. Great beat programming. No compromises. Straight in ya face.”

8. Bas Amro feat. Kennifer — “Across The Street”

“In the beginning I didn’t really like the vocals; I even asked if there was an instrumental version. But then I fell in love with the vocals and I now play it a lot in those deeper moments.”

9. Deetron feat. Seth Troxler – “Love Song” (Steve Bug’s Traffic Signs Remix)

“It’s been a pleasure to remix this track and I think you can hear it in the results. It was great to meet my alter-ego Traffic Signs again.”

10. Jacob Korn — “Der Don”

“My favorite track by Jacob Korn — right up my alley. Played at the right moment, it brings down the walls.”

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Huxley’s 6 Hot House Movers

They say respect is earned, not given, an expression Huxley, born Michael Dodman, knows all too well. For the past few years, the UK house artist has been banking sweat equity while gaining the respect he deserves slowly but surely from peers and fans alike. He’s been producing tracks since his teens, seeing initial underground success as a garage producer before his sound migrated towards a deeper, house-based sound, as heard on releases via Tsuba, Hypercolour and 20:20 Vision. In 2013, Huxley delivered his first two standout EPs for Will Saul’s influential Aus Music imprint, The Machine and Inkwell. Now, Huxley is set to release his debut album Blurred on Aus/!K7 (Oct. 21) featuring prime-time cuts like “Reassign” and “Wayfairer.”

We decided to put Huxley in the hot seat for another edition of Weekend Weapons, our regular column covering the best tunes from some of the dance world’s top jocks. This time, we present Huxley’s six hot house dancefloor movers of the moment.

1. Recondite – Hermelin (Skudge Tribal Remix)

I’m in love with the rhythm of this one. The groove is so on point! Probably my favorite Skudge thing to date.

2. Talaboman – Sideral (BCN Version)

Would anything made by these two artists be anything else but wicked? This one definitely doesn’t disappoint. It was virtually impossible to pick which version of this track to put here.

3. Doc Daneeka – Paname

I was a little late to the party on Doc Daneeka, only getting into his stuff last year, but this is one of my favorites and goes off everytime! Top work, and his new stuff is blinding too!

4. Beesmunt Soundsystem – Amsterdam 808

I’ve been playing this one all over. As with everything these guys seem to make, it’s tough beats with great rhythmical parts intertwined. Watch out for new material from these guys coming on my label, Saints & Sonnets, soon.

5. Drew Hill – Talk To You (Groove Armada Remix)

A great hands in the air record. Those pianos will definitely get you! Groove Armada have managed to transform a good tune into a great tune. Love it!

6. Lil Louis – French Kiss

Finally, an oldie but a goodie. I’ve done a little edit and I’ve started played this one out again. One of the greatest house records of all time!

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Ten Walls Unleashes an Essential Mix Full of Techno

Man of the moment? Absolutely. Lithuanian-born artist Ten Walls (aka Mario Basanov) emerged in 2013 with two notable EPs, Gotham and Requiem. This year, he’s followed up with a behemoth club banger, “Walking With Elephants,” that’s taken the global dance scene by storm. Over the weekend, he debuted his Essential Mix for Pete Tong’s legions of BBC Radio 1 fans, which featured hand-picked music from Plastikman, Moderat, Audion, John Tejada, Assassins Creed, and so much more. Catch his exclusive two-hour mix below.

Lock on to Ten Walls’ Essential Mix now:

Full Essential Mix tracklist:

1. Lorne Balfe – Assassins Creed Theme (Intro Edit)
2. Mass Effect – New And Uncharted Worlds
3. The Field – No. No… (Background Edit)
4. Atom – Ich Bin Meine Maschine (Album Version)
5. Vedomir – Musical Suprematism (Marcel Dettmann Remix)
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