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Mike Mago

Dec 30 2011
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We’re in the last shivering days of 2011 and one of our favorite finds this year, Amsterdam based producer/dj Mike Mago and his Boemklatsch crew just dropped a new release. It comes in the form of an EP from hard hitting pair Lazy Ants & Rob Threezy. “Chi To Rome” is a jacking and groovey house number but Mike decides to flip it with a synthbased, repetive stomper of a remix that evokes a technoish taste. Other remixes on the EP comes from Discobelle friends NT89 and Broke One.

DOWNLOAD: Lazy Ants & Rob Threezy – Chi To Rome (Mike Mago remix) (ge.tt)

BONUS: Mike’s remix of fellow Dutch producers Bart B More & Rubix, “Ari” is the music equivalent of an animalistic roar but with an added housey synth and a subbass to rattle your ribcages on the dancefloor.

DOWNLOAD: Bart B More & Rubix – Ari (Mike Mago remix) (Mediafire)

PS. Mike handed in a smashing remix for the upcoming Disco Of Doom “Shake And Bake” EP on Discobelle Records, coming in January 2012 so stay tuned.

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We present you with the winners of the “Dinosaurs With Guns” remix competition that we did together with Sound Pellegrino and Institubes.

“Thanks to the hundred-and-twenty-something people who participated in that remix competition, it took us a bit of time to listen to everything while touring Australia and North America but we picked our top 5 remixes and put together a little selection of a few more cool remixes for you to dig out, complete with humble but hopefully helpful feedback courtesy of the Sound Pellegrino founding fathers Orgasmic and I + Dinosaurs with Guns OG producer Noob’s pick.

#1 – TWR72

Wins a spot on the Dinosaurs With Guns remix EP coming before the end of the summer!

Orgasmic’s opinion: really dope techno warehouse hit, we’ve been following Roger 72 for a while, I used to play his DJ DLG remix, he’s an excellent producer and I really like this new, more techy style of his.
Teki Latex’s opinion: I also remember The Walk & Roger 72 from the MySpace era. What a drastic change in style! This is awesome abrupt mountain climbing techno, it’s a great tool and an absolute weapon for DJs, this is definitely the remix I’m the most likely to play, great job!

#2 – Art Nouveau

Wins 50€ worth of Institubes/Sound Pellegrino items from the Institubes online store!

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=J15F9S8B

Orgasmic’s opinion: Really cool melody, has a bit of a white knight II vibe to it, sounds like a potential summer hit.
Teki Latex’s opinion: Art Nouveau are getting better with every track and they embrace their pop side more and more, while keeping it classy and housy, this is a success! Coincidentally this remix uses a bassline melody/harmony very similar to the DOP remix of Renaissance Man’s What is Guru, which proves great minds think alike.

#3 – Gloved Up

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=0I1WOZ8X

Orgasmic’s opinion: sweet baile funk horns mixed with a nice housy vibe, love the melody
Teki Latex’s opinion: awesome bouncy house stomper. I just have a problem with the simpletext voice at the beginning. We needed something with wind instruments so that Roundtable Knights could play it :)

The Gloved Up remix is also Noob’s special pick! Kudos!

#4 – Broke One

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=NNRZNEA4

Orgasmic’s opinion: really nice one, well produced and right in the vibe of the stuff we dig at the moment, only problem: too much synth in the breakdown
Teki Latex’s opinion: Super nice and original but gets a bit too heavy and repetitive towards the end

#5 – Clouds

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=1LUZQXRN

Orgasmic’s opinion: Nice groove, solid remix
Teki Latex’s opinion: efficient and tool-esque but a bit too similar to the original

Places 6-12 after the jump.

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