Paris based Xavier Gassemann aka Don Rimini started out almost 10 years ago and has been turning dancefloors on end for almost a decade. He had a huge hit with the electro/fidget house track “Let Me Back Up” back in 2008. Now, he joins forces with the power house known as BADLQQK and drops his debut album “All In” which consists of 12 tracks of Chicago influenced house with the ultimate goal of to simply, make you dance.
We here at Discobelle can premiere the funked up and jacking track “Hold Up” that rides a hypnotic vocal sample and some serious pads.
Don Rimini‘s latest offering Diamond Wax is the percussive techno workout we’ve been waiting for. The three track EP is a high energy miz of ghetto tech and low-slung electro. Starting off with heavy rolling percussion in “Octopussy,” Rimini then shows his more melodic side with “Black Rainbow” and finishes nicely with dark stabbing synth work in “L’Amoureux.”
The EP is also available for streaming AND free download via Soundcloud.
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DJs cross paths. It’s part of the job. And then there’s us, party people. We come in the club, we listen, look at the DJs taking turns behind the decks, (some of us) dance. We love it. We get drunk (sometimes…pretty much every time). We show up for the headliner or that special favorite turntable wizard. Very often we discover a new one. A DJ that is. Thing is, sometimes we forget who that amazing new artist was. The nightlife is eerie sometimes, what can you do. Don Rimini never forgets. And now he’s making sure we don’t either. Searching, digging, stalking, Don Rimini never misses a (good) beat, whoever is responsible for it. Online or IRL (that means “In Real Life”, you just saved 6 spaces on that next text message), the don has been collecting raw gems by complete strangers…who will probably be superstars by June 2011. These nuggets of pure gold have struck dancefloors of the world, thanx to Big Bad Rimini’s skilled hands and risquÃ© confidence. In other words, when he spins, you dance AND you discover new songs. Call it educational fun. Rare products in the mintest condition (that’s just a cool way to say “great songs”) selected by Don Rimini is the name of the game. 8 steps to perfection according to 3 criterias: be new, be creative, be bangin’. Being a DJ, Donatello Rimini could not NOT share these finds. They had to come out to show the world the newcomers are real hungry, mad talented, ready to break rules, and about to re-define dancefloors from Chicago to Marseille. It took 1 year to gather these 8 tracks by 15 DJs/producers from various countries. It was sometimes hard to keep these highly volatile explosives exclusive, but success prevailed and today you get to discover them in full original unadulterated versions. 100% dancefloor ready. The only prevalent theme is the ENERGY. Musical genres are varied, the energy stays the same, it’s big, it’s healthy, it’s original, it’s positive. Let’s go.
Don Rimini, the french master of electro, has travelled the world numerous times always inducing the clubs with mayhem. Now he presents his very own compilation called “The Perfect Prescription” which collects 8 tracks that he carefully selected for their dancefloor antics. The opening track “Spartanic” comes from Parisian b-more king Kazey (who should well known for those of you that have checked Discobelle in the past), he teams up with former French DMC champion Karve for new project The Town and delivers a trumpetlaced epic track called “Spartanic”.
Useless takes place every two months in one of Paris major venues, Nouveau Casino, and have had guests like Don Rimini, Breakbot, Das Glow, etc. Tonight it is time for Useless #11 and it’s got an amazing line up with Mowgli and Zombie Nation (live). So if you are going out in Paris tonight you know where to go!
Tracklist after the jump.
Hot off the heels of their recently released debut album “Just Do The Dada” – (second single “Let’s Get Bleeped Tonight” drops in October with remixes from hard hitters Don Rimini, Mustard Pimp etc) – Dada Life brings us their latest Guerilla Fart edit. Number 10 is their filthy reworking of the Simian Mobile Disco track “Audacity Of Huge”.
BONUS: A video where they celebrate the tenth edition of their Guerilla Fart Edit series:
Hardest working man in the electro scene – Don Rimini – is continuing to lay the world to his feet, he just embarked on another grueling tour schedule which will see him mainly in Europe and North America. Here’s a mix he just finished so that you’ll know what to expect from his sets.
Tracklist for the mix and tourdates after the jump.