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Trackitdown's One For The Weekend - Beefy Bank Holiday Beats!

Reported by Ben Stroud on May 22, 2009

Hope that you're all geared up for a rip-roaringly mental bank holiday weekend, full of fun and frolics, and more sonic naughtyness than you can wave a big stick at!

With that in mind, here are your One's For the Weekend, so whether you're stuck in bank holiday traffic or stuck for weapons this weekend, take a look-see below and gorge yourself on the biggest bangers on the planet this weekend! GO ON!


House Anthem:

Kraak And Smaak feat. Ben Westbeech and Fedde Le Grand - Squeeze Me (Fedde Le Grand Remix) - Jalapeno Records

FEDDE LE GRAND REMIX! This is HUGE! Absolutely 100% summer smash hit from the Bristol gang of Kraak and Smaak with local vocal hero Ben Westbeech who is the South West's answer to JK! Three great mixes here but it's this one which will be smashing the main stage at Global Gathering, Creamfields and SW4 this summer. OWN IT NOW!



Mike Candys & Jack Holiday - Insomnia (Chris Crime Infinity Remix) - Wombatmusic

FAITHLESS GOES ELECTRO! Well we know that hundreds of you are big Faithless fans so how about this cheeky little number. Candy's and Holiday cover the biggest dance track of their career in a chunky electro fashion and it's hands in the air all round people. Excellent remix that does justice to the original - get downloading now!



Dizzee Rascal vs Armand Van Helden - Bonkers (Club Mix) - Dirtee Stank

BONKERS! The biggest club banger of 2009 gets a full commercial release and it's going straight to number one! We love this track more than anything in the world and once again Helden and Rascal show just how creative dance music can be. Comes with excellent dub version which make an incredible fidget cut for all your heads down DJs. BUY THIS AND SUPPORT!


Funky House:

Tom Replay - Lipstick And Coconuts - Bleenchic

OLD SKOOL HOUSE VIBES! Tom Replay drops some summer house music on Trackitdown and we're all throwing shapes! Classic synths and funky vibes that'll rock the socks at pretty much any house party over this scorching bank holiday weekend. Three mixes to choose from so shimmy on over ravers.


Funky Progressive:

Kalva & Kieran Brindley - Insurgence (Original Mix) - Cr2 Records

NEW HOUSE ANTHEM! Get them going with this latest and greatest cut from the mighty CR2 label. Kalva aka Alex Calver aka Calvertron gets techy to the max with this seditious and urgent upfront house monster. Clicking with high tech sounds and classic synths we simply can't fault this beast. OWN THIS AND ROCK THE SPOT!



F.L.G & F-Man - The Joker - Flamingo Recordings

CARL COX PLAYLIST! Big team up here from none other than to massive producers aka Fedde La Grande & Funkerman. The result is chunky funky tribal beast called Joker. This out on their own label Flamingo Recordings.



Galaxy Group - Out Of Control (Asad Rizvi Remix) - Loveslap Recordings

HUGE HIP HOUSE ANTHEM! This is pure class. The vocals from Capitol A just flows over the lush deep and funky groove from the mighty Asad Rizvi, one of London's proper tech house mafia. This one will make you lose control goes the chorus and who are we to argue. If you want some proper original house vibes then you ain't gonna go wrong here people!



The Golden Filter - Solid Gold - Dummy Records

ANNIE MAC PLAYLIST! This record is BEAUTIFUL! Classic new wave female vocal that sounds like Ladyhawke over the top of simple but classy disco house groove. Played by Annie Mac to the world last weekend and set to be a summer smash. Delicate and seductive.


Electro Disco:

Just A Band - To Hell With Gravity - Home-Work Recordings

BIG JUSTICE SOUNDS! Just a Band nail the big festival electro sounds that comes packing a punch of funk. Three cuts make up this EP but without a doubt it's this title track that makes up stomp. Ferocious sounds and a sound that's made so big it needed scaffolding to erect it. Heavyweight.



The Field - I Have The Moon, You Have The Internet - Kompakt

Much talked about album Yesterday and Today from The Field touches down at TID. Here he provides a hypnotic and beautifully lush piece of electronica made up of looping rhythms and hissing static. Check out the rest of the album and catch an interview with The Field in this months Mixmag.


Tech House Bundle:

Various Artists - Dark Stars - Noir Music

HUGE TECH HOUSE BUNDLE!! An amazing bundle of 29 tracks AND a DJ mix - Artists include; Deadmau5, Spektre, Funkagenda, Dave Robertson, Wally Lopez, Bart B More, Tocadisco, Adam K, Patric le Funk, Adam Shaw and MANY more! Buy the whole bundle and save nearly £45!!


Tech House:

Mark Trophy & Oliver Lang - Northern Hustle (Nick Bridges Remix) - Leaders Of The New School

LEADERS OF THE NEW SCHOOL! Toolroom's sub label LOTNS unleash more grade a tech beats in the form of this Mark Trophy & Oliver Lang track 'Northern Hustle' and this re-rub from Nick Bridges is the one for the tech heads! Peak-time tribal tech, Mr Bridges we salute you!


Funky Tech House:

Richard Sjoberg - Filosofen - Deep End (Fektive)

New release here from the Deep End label, an imprint of the Fektive collective, a group who have been superb of late and have been unleashing some supreme progressive beats recently! If you like it techy and progressive then look no further than this little gem!


Deep Tech House:

Onetram And Florencio - Insomnia (Cheperkat Remix) - Physical Gravity Recordings (Deeep)

Cheperkat is on hand here to serve up this tech romp of a remix on the Physical Gravity label, a label that has been insanely impressive of late! Big room tech beats with plenty of other remixes to get your teeth into covering all aspects of the tech house and minimal sound!


Funky Tribal Techno:

Vladimir Acic - Yellow Planet - Sixteenofive

Take a good look at this first release of a young Serbian talent on the Sixteenofive imprint, because he surely has a lot to offer! Completely fitting to the new Sixteenofive era, 'Yellow Planet' combines driving techno grooves with fine, distinct minimal elements and special atmospheric sounds that make it incredibly unique!!


Funky Techno:

Miche - Remains - Patterns

The Patterns label have been one of the leading techno labels since I started buying records around 15 years ago, and as much as that makes me feel really old, that is quite an achievement! Here they play host to a rocking 3 track EP from Miche with this track really hitting the spot for us - AWESOME!


Funky Hard Techno:

Jude Rush - Adrenilize (Raul Mezcolanza Remix) - Audio Donor Records

One of our top techno producers is back with an absolute storming remix on the Audio Donor imprint, and trust us when we say this will rock your socks off! Yes it's Raul Mezcolanza who delivers this pumping, chunky and funky techno re-rub that is a must hear!!


Tech Trance:

Marcel Woods - Inside Me (Dub Mix) - High Contrast

MARCEL WOODS RELEASE!! Trance legend Marcel Woods makes an appearance on the High Contrast label with this superb release' Inside Me'. With support from Sander van Doorn, Marco V and the likes, this will be a HUGE hit this Summer! Vocal mix and SPRfresh mix on offer too...


Uplifting Tech Trance:

Will Atkinson - Meltdown (Liam Melly Remix) - CGI Records

The Trance wonderkid is back, with his next single on the mighty CGI Records and bigger and badder than ever! Featuring another young producer thats on fire of late, Liam Melly. Support from Paul van Dyk, Judge Jules, Matt Darey, Jon O'Bir and many more - ESSENTIAL WEAPON!


Progressive Trance:

Tempo Giusto - Ignition - Echelon

Beautiful little track here from Tempo Giusto! Taken as part of this Ignition EP 'Ignition' is a sublime and progressive track that oozes sunshine with warm synth layers, a bubbling bassline and subtle pads and strings - A true summer masterpiece!


German Trance:

Logger & Houdini - Vertigo - Project Storm Recordings UK

FREE PARTY MUSIC! Those of you looking to head down to the woods this weekend you'll be in for a big surprise! Project Storm label comes from the crew responsible for some of the muckiest free parties around the UK over the last decade and this is the soundtrack to your lost weekend. Check their event this Saturday 16th at Custard Factory in Birmingham and show some respect!


Hard Trance:

Andy Whitby & Klubfiller - Run 4 Cover (MDA & Spherical Remix) - Defiance Recordings

MIXMAG HARD DANCE TUNE OF THE MONTH. What more do you need to know!? The lads roll out two mixes to choose from but it's this one us and Mixmag are feeling. As 10,000 of you will know, this is the opening track on Whitby's disk of Hard Dance Awards Euphoria album which has rave reviews all over. Get downloading!



Twilight Forces meet ScuL - Keep Bouncin' - Global Hardstyle

KEEP BOUNCIN! Feeling this energetic hardstyle brute to the maximum. Key cut from the new Global Hardstyle label, Twilight Forces meet ScuL manage to rock the Dutch vibes but the doubled up bassline gets in the driving seat and powers it along UK fashion. Accessible party friendly vibes that we recommend.



Laurent Wolf - No Stress (Frisco Remix) - All Around The World

The mighty AATW drop a monster full vocal hard trance anthem for all big rooms. Laurent Wolf speaks for us all when he says he don't wanna work today. Frisco provide the banging up tempo remix that'll fit in a lot of DJ sets this bank holiday weekend. Big business!


Hard House:

Defective Audio & Marc Johnson - Hyperscum - Spinball Records

HARD ANTHEM! Hypertuff, hyperslammin and hypertastic. Defective Audio teams up with now retired Marc Johnson for a true insight into hard house as it should be, no bounce here, just huge beats, nrg and searing hoovers. Spinball deliver another slice of wicked and wonkyness to tickle your ears.


Hard Dance:

Black Label DJ's - Black Label 05 - Black Label UK

NEW BLACK LABEL! It's been a while since this mysterious remix gang dropped a monster. Now, two huge cuts land in time for the bank holiday weekend and boy are we thankful. Wherever and whenever you are spinning this weekend you'll have space to smash this in. Two tracks to check people.



Kieran M - It's All In The Music - Rock The Vibe Records

WARNING! Kieran M, one of Yorkshire's youngest MC/DJ/Producers steps up with an original hardcore track with a fresh look at the genre. Top Production skills from this talented artists that will no doubt tear the party apart.



Pinch - Attack Of The Giant Robot Spiders - Planet Mu

IT'S WOBBLE BUT NOT AS WE KNOW IT! Pinch back with a killer double on Planet Mu but this time bringing some serious off kilter rhythms underneath that heavyweight bass. This'll have you totally wrong footed but in the best possible sense. Getting dropped by Peverelist, Distance, Loefah and the rest. DONT MISS!



Spor - Aztec - Shogun Audio

Possibly one of the biggest D&B singles of this year is finally ready for mass consumption - you wont be able to escape this one come festival season! 'Aztec' is a dance floor bomb thats been getting hands in the air all around the world over the last few months. LARGE!



The Terrorist - Chopper (Shy FX Vip) - Dread

BOOM! Vintage Dread 2000 in the house. Absolute drop dead classic with Shy FX on the VIP treatment. Everyone loves this. Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for take off. ESSENTIAL!


Jump Up:

Jakes - Warface (D Minds Remix) - DStyle Recordings

D Minds steps up to remix one of the awesome Dubstep tracks of the excellent 'Jakes Project' album and turns out a out a dirty stepper of a track. Features a brilliant sample from 'Full Metal Jacket' and was apparently the most requested tune Hype has ever had on his show. LET ME SEE YOUR WAR FACE!



Groove Diggerz - Funky Heroes - Breakin Even Records

JAY CUNNING PLAYLIST! As taken from the brand new Groove Diggerz album, this track 'Funky Heroes' is superb! One of the more dance floor orientated tracks off the album and one that will sound great on a nice big system! Plenty of other weapons here so check it out people!


So there we have it! Hope that you all have a great bank holiday weekend, and remember, if you can't be good, BE SAFE!