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Our man Xander Milne is back with another fresh offering with his partner in crime, Sundance. The pair have been busy in the studio recently and slowing leaking hot bits of dance floor fire to us over the last couple of months. With “Bring On The Night,” we get a juicy slab of deep and warm house grooves coupled with classic chord stabs, R&B flavored vocals and lush pads. Free download on this one… cop it and share the love.

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Things have been quite for our man Xander Milne as of late but it was a pleasant surprise when his latest, a collaboration with fellow producer Sundance, landed in our box this week. “Found” is the first of many outings the pair has planned to bestow and it hits the mark squarely on the head. A bittersweet piano riff leads the charge and gets topped off with soulful laments, shimmering arpeggios and a chugging bass-line.

Watch this space for further treats from the duo and catch up on our previous coverage of Xander HERE.

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It’s been too long since we’ve heard from our man, Xander Milne… he was a staple around the DB office just a year ago but we lost touch. Well, fear not because the man is back and he comes baring gifts!

First up, we get a bit of a curve ball, a downbeat EP with three, exceptionally head-nod-able, boom-bap styled tunes. The “Message Home EP” sees Milne channel some Dam-Funk-esque electro-boogie on the title cut while he blesses the mic with some deep rhymes on “Rugged Child.” Closing cut, “Beyond The Stars,” is a bittersweet ode to perseverance and staying the course, no matter what obstacles may stray you… if I had to guess, I’d assume we’d have to thank the one and only Bald Head Slick aka Guru for the words of wisdom and encouragement. #rip

Shout out to MARGAUX SOLAND for the collaborative artwork!

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As an added bonus, Mr. Milne keeps all the house heads happy with his latest joint, “Troubles feat. Vera Hall.” This uptempo, deep-house cut utilizes the instantly recognizable hook popularized by Moby in his timeless classic, “Natural Blues.” Here, we get and irresistible revision that features a bouncy, 808 bass line and some slick, filtered chord stabs. Proper dance floor biznezz on this one…. show the man some love for all of his generosity!


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Austin based imprint – Whiskey Pickle – had a great 2014 with releases from the likes of Walter Jones, Gavin and Robbie Hardkiss and James Curd. The boutique label is ending this year on a high note with a stellar EP from Barcelona based producer, Playless.

The two tracks “How Much?” and “Juno” showcase not only the diversity but also production quality of Playless’ sound. Kicking it off, “How Much” is straight up Chicago house with lovely piano work and MIDI saxophones. The B-Side “Juno” is just as strong, yet it’s deep rubbery bassline and cavernous reverb give it more of a gritty late-night sound.

Vulture Music label admin Xander Milne gets his hands on “How Much,” twisting and turning it into a g-house funk tune while keeping the piano and adding high-energy vocals. Not to be outdone, Abstrakt Audio takes on “Juno,” stabbing synths and shuffling high hats create a prefect mixture that’s feels right at home on a 4am warehouse dancefloor.

Vulture Music stalwart, Xander Milne has been a bit quite on the Western front here for the last couple months… thankfully he’s re-emerged with this lovely, double a-side featuring the vocal talents of Kristy Marie. The pair craft some beautifully written pop tracks that just happen to stand confidently in the realm of quality, crossover club music (think Gorgon City).

‘So True’ is as warm as it is frigid with cascading piano stabs and melodic arpeggios while Marie demonstrates her fantastic range and lamenting lyrics. ‘Stay Heavy’ brings the mood deeper, drenched in a bucket load of swagger and a vibe that would make Crystal Waters’ proud. It’s hypnotic, M1 bassline and 909 snare rolls display the pair’s influences proudly on it’s sleeve… and who could blame them? I’m sure your dancefloor won’t!

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We got a new, free DL from our main man at Vulture Music, Xander Milne. ‘Judgement’ is a chuggy, hypnotic stomper that feature’s Xander’s signature, breathy keyboard work and some revival type, call-and-response vocal samples.

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Today our friends at Whiskey Pickle Records shares the debut EP release “Let Me Fuse” from European native, Xander Milne. As the assistant label manager to Alan Braxe’s, Vulture Music, Xander has been steeped in house music culture for ages. A-side, “I Know You,” is a stunning collaboration between Xander Milne and Whiskey Pickle stalwart, Abstrakt Audio. The pair’s distinctive styles blend to create a modern house jam with heavy praises to the old school. Title cut, “Let Me Fuse,” is a twisted romp with notes of acid, electro and tropical flavors, a stunning debut from a promising, new artist. Tapped on the remix front, Abstrakt Audio makes his second appearance to inject the usual retro vibes with some heavy swung percussion and stabby chords to get those house-heads bobbin’. Austin’s own Daelo turns in a tech-infused, hypnotic stomper to round out the package.