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Lupe Fuentes’ imprint, In The Loop, has long been a destination for quality, club tracks and formerly seen the likes of Kerri Chandler, Vanilla Ace and Todd Terry grace it’s releases. With an eye for such talent, it’s easy to see why the A&R department saw fit to bring Thailand-based producer, Juany Bravo, to the fold. With his full EP, “Don’t Fuel The Machine,” landing later this week, we’ve got a cheeky, upfront premiere of his tune, “Metele.”

Chalked full of chunky percussion layers  and latin flare, “Metele,” churns out a driving bottom end that is punctuated with tribal psychedelia and vintage, crowd-noise samples. Heavy stuff that is indeed aimed squarely at the dancefloor.

Rey Aguilar’s bodytalk label hits their seventh release with a lovely, remix package for Chris Forteir’s, Approved Electronic Device moniker. Enlisting the help of A-list talent to handle the duties, we get versions from the likes of MANIK, Brett Johnson and Aguilar as well. Brett Johnson takes the reigns with a triple threat of treatments on offer. His pulsating, “Main Mix” version is the crown jewel with its layers of arpeggios and rolling 808’s… there are also the “Stripped Down Dub” and “Stripped Down Dub – AED Dub” where Approved Electronic Device adds his own flares to the final product.

MANIK steps up next to take us deep into the East borough with his “Brooklyn Mix…” a tribal infused rework with staccato drum programming and loads of vintage percussion and dubbed out vocals. Closing things out, we have label owner, Rey Aguilar, submitting his remix of “Fluture Toon,” the only remix to appear on the EP of said tune. Channelling a similar, vintage flare as MANIK’s version, Aguilar crafts a strong take that will surely make any dance floor work.

Available Here.

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Amtrac makes his debut for the W&O Street Tracks imprint (helmed by Waze & Odyssey) with a double-header of anthemic house cuts in “Farewell/Renton.” Displaying his refined and toned proficiency in the studio, Amtrac has found plenty of favor with heavy hitters from his lauded releases on Toolroom and OWSLA to collaborations with Alex Metric and remixes for Fred Falke, Kaskade and The Swiss.

“Farewell” kicks off with filtered pads, vocal chirps and 808 melodies. Crisp percussion flitters atop as a lovely, driving track unfolds over the next five minutes in a truly enveloping experience…perfect sunrise material. “Renton” follows suit but with a slightly deeper vibe, one where serious dance floor transcendence is certainly implied. Just take a peep at that arpeggiated breakdown and it would be hard to describe this as anything but blissful. Both tunes hold a similar space in melody and arrangement to each other and harken to a late-ninties, UK flavor a la Oribital or Faithless. The b-side being titled “Renton” only serves to reinforce the mental images of Ewan McGregor walking off into the sunset via “Halcyon On & On.”

Buy Here.

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Hold tight kiddies, this weeks installment of The Discobelle Mix is deep, groovy and certainly nothing to take lightly. Graciously provided by Austin, TX DJ/Production duo Medicinne, the lads have graced us with a special, live recording of their set opening for the legendary Sasha just a few weeks back. You may have seen Medicinne’s name tossed around here in previous, they’ve been keeping us at steady attention around the DB offices with a string of tight releases for labels like Audiophile Deep and Academik (check our previous coverage HERE) and they just returned from Las Vegas and performing on the Cats & Boots Boombox Mobile Stage at Electric Daisy Carnival.

We hope you dig their work as much as we do, enjoy!

Hot off the presses from burgeoning, NYC collective, Safer At Night, is the debut EP from Peruvian-born producer, Jorge Balarezo. A shimmering and unique debut, the “Influence EP” fits perfectly with Safer At Nights penchant for blending experimental Techno and dance-floor friendly House with the added offering of at least one ambient soundscape per release. The titular tune utilizes chirpy, stuttering percussion, ominous bass swells and subterranean sampling to create an eerie, otherworldly tapestry of tangled beauty.

“Altitude” steps up next to announce it’s intentions of wreaking havoc on dance floors… which it does oh so well. The combination of rocksteady rhythms and pumping bass riffs instill visions of late night gatherings in burned out buildings… post-apcolyptic party goers beating broken slabs of concrete and steel with their jack-booted soles. The ethereal mysticism of “Tropic of Capricorn,” Balarezo’s ambient contribution, draws the EP to it’s close with six minutes of swelling pads, cooing seagulls and cavernous reverbs dripping in dramatic synth lines and mechanical textures.

The “Influence EP” is available now on Beatport, buy it HERE.

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Frequent concert goers, rejoice! There’s a new service in town and it’s about to make your lives a whole lot easier. You may have heard of Jukely, a social concert discovery and recommendation service, kind of like a “Tinder for Concerts”. It tracks music taste based on location using data collected across 27 million people who are Jukely users and their friends, giving its users a “personalized concert and friend recommendations.”

Today their newest feature Jukely Unlimited has been launched, which is a monthly subscription service to attend unlimited shows in your area for just $25 per month. Perfect for music lovers who’s bank accounts suffer from constant concert going, the feature enables subscribers to attend as many concerts per month as they’d like from participating venues and promoters in Jukely’s popular network. There’s also no limit to the number of times subscribers can attend concerts, and attendance will only be limited by availability.

Jukely Unlimited is currently available with 17 venues in New York, with more venues and cities being added soon. To learn more about this crazy cool subscription, and to sign up for the service today, visit www.jukely.com/unlimited.

The latest installment of our exclusive mix series is a live set from NYC duo, Walker & Royce. With a resume that reads like every house producer’s label wish-list (they have joints on MODA Black, Crosstown Rebels, Nurvous and OFF Recordings, amongst others), the pair have made 2013 a huge year for themselves.

Taken from their recent gig with Tale Of Us at D.C’s, U-Street Music Hall, Walker & Royce lay do a slick set of darker, tech-infused house with heavy dub elements.

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Track list:
Tom Flynn – Loose Your Mind // Voltaire Music
Tom Budden, Forrest – Get Up In My Head // Alive Recordings
Russ Yallop – The Journey (Russ Yallop Revisited) // Crosstown Rebels
Baunz – Out the Window feat. 3rd Eye (Walker & Royce Remix) // Pets Recordings
Phil Kieran – Saturdays (Catz ‘n Dogz Remix) // Turbo Recordings
Sabb, Cuartero – Don’t Kill My Vibe // Moon Harbour Recordings
Walker & Royce – Follow feat. Steven Klavier // demo
Yolanda Be Cool – All That She Wants feat. SYF & Fritz Helder (Walker & Royce Dub) // Dim Mak
Tiga, Audion – Let’s Go Dancing (Solomun Remix) // Turbo Recordings
&ME – Blitz // Saved Records
Dusky – Lost In You feat. Janai (Andre Crom Remix) // Anjunadeep

If you happen to be in the NYC area, you can catch the lads at Brooklyn’s OUTPUT club, playing along side George Fitzgerald and Mike Simonetti. More info HERE.

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