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London producer Redinho returns with new single track “Square 1” which features the hypnotising vocal offerings of Grammy winning New Zealand artist Kimbra over a Timbaland-esque r&b beat. The track is taken from his new single “Mmm mmm/Square 1” which drops via Roya tomorrow Friday September 7th.

“I wrote this track with Kimbra a few years ago when we were jamming in London. Those sessions produced Sweet Relief, a track I also wrote and produced with her, and also Square One. The initial loop was the result of jamming with my Talkbox, Kimbra messing with her Voice Live skills, and me sampling the whole thing as we went a long. My brother John Calvert was also in the room and fleshed out some chords. Kimbra put down a brilliant guide vocal, then we did some back and forths online as she wrote the lyrics.” – Redinho

“We wanted to encompass that hypnotizing, relentless but sensual magnetic dance between two people who can’t break a cycle of attachment. There’s a real toughness to this song and although the subject matter is a bit heartbreaking, I love how this song captures the nuance of all those different emotions within. We wanted it to feel claustrophobic and almost uncomfortably intimate, to echo that kind of relationship where there is no space to breathe. I love how Tom captures a really metallic, sterile feeling to his sounds while exploring such lush spectrums of organic instrumentation too. To me he’s one of the most creative producers and writers because he is not scared to be very minimal but he is meticulous about the sounds we chose, to make sure each one of them tells an individual story and serves the physical feeling we want our audience to feel.” – Kimbra

Vienna based outfit At Pavillon just announced a remix package for their latest single entitled “Lions”, the track is taken from the upcoming EP, “Lions Remixes” that contains interpretations by artists/producers such as IS TROPICAL, MYNTH, CIO and EHYT which is set for release on September 7th via Austrian label LasVegas Records.

Discobelle are excited to premiere the remix from London based electronic/rock quartet Is Tropical, after their hit single “The Greeks” back in 2011 they were quickly signed to French music/fashion label Kitsuné, with whom they have released most of their music.

Their remix is filled to the brink with buzzing and intoxicating synth work, a crunchy sounding bass and a steady beat which is guaranteed to make you move.

Last friday British artist Little Boots dropped the remix package for her “Burn” EP (via London label On Repeat Records), the package includes remixes of all the tracks from her “Burn” EP done by 5 amazing female producers; Anna Prior, Alinka, C. Love, Ela Minus and Flor Capistran.

The collection also includes this spectacular extended and housed up edit of the track “Shadows” from Brazilian/Austrian producer/dj Joyce Muniz.

In an industry full of over-saturated sounds of ethereal upbeat pop music, Midoca is setting himself apart from the rest. Creating melancholy sounds reminiscent of the emo era, but bringing modern electronic elements, his style is like no other. His latest Lowly Palace release “Heaven” is 100% self-written and arranged featuring his own vocals.

Mike Simonetti is a dear buddy of ours here at Discobelle and we’ve been following him since our hardcore/punk days when he had the label Troubleman Unlimited.

The dark discoish track “Illusions is taken from “Solipsism”, his archival release of music spanning from 2006-2013.

“”Solipsism” is an archival release of music from Mike Simonetti’s tenure as owner of Italians Do It Better Records, spanning from 2006-2013. During that time Mike wrote a lot of music. Some of it was used for films, some for TV commercials, some for fashion shows and he even released a record or two.

Influenced by the intersection of 80’s arena rock bands like AC/DC and Judas Priest, glam rock/dance bands like Rockets and Supermax, and especially the underground Italian producer Piero Umiliani – the album is chock-full of atmospheric rock-inspired arpeggiated riffs. The mixture of metal and chugging dance music makes for a unique listening experience. Every song has a riff, every song is heavy and dense. Only one song goes above 118 BPM. These are heavy chuggers that make for a tense emotional experience that exceeds your standard, easy-to-write-off “soundtrack” fare, mainly because it was never written with that in mind. It was meant to be a fist-pumping arena rock inspired thumper! You can hear that in the one two punch of “A Prayer For War” into “Illusions”, which is an outtake from his “The Magician” sessions. Other songs like “Solipsism” showcase the airy melodies of that were to come with his other project Pale Blue, but that is not typical on this album. If you listen closely, you can hear how Simonetti’s music and dark vibes inspired his then label partner Johnny Jewel to take his own bands Chromatics and Glass Candy in a different, more cinematic direction.

This was written and recorded years before the Drive soundtrack and all the hoopla around the sudden soundtrack resurgence. In 2011 Mike was asked to submit some songs for a soon to be released Hollywood remake. He submitted most of the songs from this album, and they were slated for release on the soundtrack, but the project fell apart, and the film went in a different direction and changed producers. Soon after, because of all the drama and foolishness, he left Italians Do It Better to start over with 2MR and Pale Blue. This is the nail in the coffin. Godspeed.”

CUCO is according to the Urban dictionary, a mythical ghost monster but Omar Banos out of Los Angeles is far from a monster, he is instead a 19-year old Mexican-American artist who has been making serious waves with his bedroom produced dreamy pop/r’n’b/hip hop sound.