Los Angeles based house producer/dj Bobby Nourmand had a huge year last year 2017 with support from big media outlets such Mixmag, DJ Mag, and Pete Tong on BBC Radio, alongside a number of chart-topping accolades across Spotify, Shazam, Hype Machine etc.
To start off 2018, Bobby is unveiling the launch of his own label DITN with the release of his “SUBTERRANEAN” EP. The EP marks him moving into a darker sounding territory with a focus on dark bassline and hard hitting drums, it’s still soulful and moving house music but with an edge that slants toward a techno sound.
Rising Finnish star Rony Rex dropped his highly praised debut EP “F*cked It Up” via Youth Control last month and it went straight to #2 on the Finnish iTunes Dance Album chart. The title track is a shimmering and housed up dance pop bomb that features vocals from indie pop outfit LCMDF.
Now, he’s getting ready to unleash the remix version of the EP from which we get the Roisto remix of “Burn”. Fellow Finnish producer Roisto has already been praised by the likes of Thump, DJ Mag and Wired and has spawned the huge single “Apart In Love”, which has picked up two million Spotify plays to this date and was licensed by Toolroom.
His disco sounding remix is filled to the brim with warmth and colour, along with funked up guitar riffs that plays against the breezy vocals for this summer time number.
Ãœberproductive Lithuanian moombahton producer/dj Boyfriend hands us a free collaboration track with Krinjah. This is taken from the “Winter Of Moombahton 2012” compilation which is out now through DJ Mag. Moombahton mixed up with what sounds like dancehall makes for an exciting ride straight to the dancefloor.
Download the whole “Winter Of Moombahton 2012” compilation over at DJ Mag!
The Italian house juggernaut Solo has just released a new track on Great Stuff! Recordings which rivals everything else he’s put out thus far.
While recent release “Midgets Go Deep” was a straight up cut of soulful housey reminiscing, “Strawberry Swing” employs a twitching kind of distortion at the base of its groove – the house flourishes are there in the background, but most of your attention is taken up by the expanding and deflating warped percussion elements of the track. You can grab the track on the new Munich Discotech Volume 12 compilation.
Preview Strawberry Swing below, and grab a free mix that Solo put together for DJ Mag that’s crammed with the usual / unusual selection of rump shaking cuts that he’s known for.
“Welcome to The Frenzy. A journey into the musical mind of yours truly, Dj Drastik. The concept of the mix is simple…Take the best pieces of some of my favorite songs and put em together. I want to stay away from the term “mash up”, its more like a constant remix. Wether its a hip hop acapella mixed with a piano from an old rave tune, to RnB drums over a folk guitar, nothing is left untouched…It truly is a frenzy of sound, yet, it keeps its flow the entire way through…I wanted to take listeners on a trip, both high and low and hopefully incite some form of emotion. Mixtapes can be so bland and emotionless nowadays… they used to inspire me… make me think differently about djing and music in general. They’d make me angry, excited, sad…i really wanted to convey some of these feelings and really try to make something timeless, something you can always go back to…please enjoy and thank you for listening!
made using 2 Technics 1200’s, Rane TTM57, Serato Scratch Live and Acid 5.0”
DJ mix platform Letsmix.com, together with Pioneer, Beatport and DJ Mag have just launched the Next Generation DJ competition. The grand prize winner wins a luxurious pair of Pioneer CDJ-2000s and paid for flights and hotel for a showcase gig at the Miami WMC! Add in a DJ Mag cover feature, agency representation, the claim to fame and you’ll have yourself a proper career launch – or at least a rejuvenating boost for those of you who are already out there.
Part one of the competition is submitting a mix and getting a minimum of 200 votes. After the 200 votes, the quality of the vote will determine whether you make it through to the second round. We at Discobelle will offer up promotional space right here, embedding three of the most awesome NGDJ mixes we hear to reach a wider audience. In a Discobelle exclusive, the makers of our three NGDJ Picks will also receive a 60GB Pacemaker device! Head over to Letsmix.com, upload your mix for competition and send us the mix link (If you already have a mix up on Letsmix.com then you can use that for the NGDJ competition). You’ll need a minimum of 200 votes before January 31st to stay in competition, and they better be really good ones or someone else will take your slot. Get your mixes up!
Leeds producer/dj and dubstep poster boy Rusko with a new and absolutely fabolous mix for DJ Magazine that includes some of our favorite tracks of his + some other huge jams, this is that good stuff so get on the download now for your dubstep fix.