Hope that you have all had a great week out there! We've been busier than ever here at Trackitdown Towers, not only with searching for prime bangers to feed your ears with this weekend, but with the launch of our swanky new site design, and our new On-Demand merchandise and DJ Kit store!
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So with that said, and without further ado, let's dive into the tracks that are going to be burning up the floor this weekend, whether or not the weather is hot! It's ONE FOR THE WEEKEND TIME!
IT'S GOOD FOR THE SOUL!
To say thank you for caring so well for local young people with terminal illness, breaks music producer Simon Tagg aka Kouncil House has put this album together where all proceeds raised through paid for download will be donated to the worthy cause. SHOW YOUR SUPPORT! Features heavyweights as; Justin Robertson, Brookes Brothers, Slipmatt, Meat Katie, Krafty Kuts, Leeroy Thornhill and Deekline & Wizard.
RICO TUBB'S REMIX! Big sunshine rave fidget beats come riding in on a storm of plump bassline business that lovers of Cheap Thrills and Herve will salute. Huge production and big party rocking sounds make this pick of the fidget bunch this week. Loads of great remixes from the awesome Rico Tubbs album land. Check em out rave crew.
TETRIS REMIX! Well you wait for ages and then two come along at once. Yes we know that this is the second Tertris remix out today but once again it's a big room electro monster so we've featured them both for you to decide which rocks your spot. Big sounds and two cool mixes on this release. High score!
Bugeyed make us throw the devil sign in the air with this punked up rock and roll electro monster. Huge sounds and a brilliant male vocal give this more punch than Tyson. Lovers of Plasmapool label products will be pogoing to this. Big sounds!
CLAUDE VON STROKE APPROVED! Brand new cut on the awesome label run by wonky house king CVS. The brilliantly named Donk Boys turn the fun and funk up to eleven with two tracks of weirdly wonderful tech edge house music. This is one for the after party when you want to spice things up and play with their heads and feet!
ZOMBIE NATION REMIXES TIGA! Played by JUDGE JULES and KISSY SELL OUT this weekend gone on their Radio One shows, this is going to smash the hell out of festival arenas all summer long. Germany's Zombie Nation have made a real big return this year. CHECK OUT THE RECENT ZOMBIE NATION ALBUM. In your face wonky electro!
Vocal Funky House:
RICHARD GREY PRESENTATION! Subliminal and Pacha main man Richard Grey knows how to move the dancefloor and this moroder style bassline beast is going to be one of his main weapons all Ibiza season. Huge crossover female vocal with awesome turbopop production powers this key cut. Loads of excellent remixes to choose. Big!
BASSLINE KILLER! Check the swing and bassline on this urban funky number from TreMoreFire crew and try not to get the head noding! Big UK style 4x4 sounds from the urban underground. This one has rewind all over it. Heavy!
TOO MANY MAN! We love this to bits! All over the radio and in the club, Boy Better Know call for more girls in here. I think we all agree that the more girls the merrier when it comes to partying so big ups to BBK for the shout. Jamie Duggan rolls out the bassline funk and there's a snappy DJ Zinc remix which is dark 4x4 action. Recommended!
Vocal Funky Progressive:
SUMMER VOCAL PROGRESSIVE HIT! The mighty Kult Records has been releasing monster house tracks since time began so when they deliver the goods we all need to listen. Ricardo Grau taps right into the global club sounds of 2009 with this sun drenched vocal funky progressive crossover. Comes with tonnes of great remixes. Vocal heaven!
SECRET WEAPON! This one is incredible. Lovers of the new school tech edged funky progressive will be sweating one out when Tokyo Tea kicks in. Lovers of Popof and friends should click download now! Three key cuts on this release that comes packing crazy edits and rises to keep even the shortest attention span interested. HUGE!
JOHN DIGWEED PLAYLIST! Sounding a bit more latin than Transilvanian we think but awesome non the less, this party funker has full support on the recent Digweed radio show. A big secret weapon to tease in and watch the party explode this weekend. ANTHEM!
LAURENT GARNIER ESSENTIAL MIX SUPPORT! The French king of electronic music and culture drops this incredible deep bass Detroit house cut and we're lost in space. Words can't really describe how beautiful this voyage is. Please come and join us out on the horizon when this one drops. PURE.
New Yorks Abe Duque has been producing classy, distinctive techno since 1995 and return with his third album. While Most of the album stomps along in steady 4/4 there are some track at a more meditative pace such as this future retro track taking heavy John Carpenter references. Make sure to check out the rest of the album!
This is the first release from partners in crime (aka beatfanatic), which is a new swedish 80´s electronic disco project. Fierce peaktime disco groover with cosmic styled synths, pumping beat and catchy bassline. BRILLIANT!
Classic Sasha and Digweed style mess with your head house music makes up the flip side to the latest Adam K & Soha release on Toolroom Trax. The main hook sound just keeps on rising and it's going to cause some serious mayhem. Two versions of Choose Your Weapon here to twist em up. AWESOME!
Deep Tech House:
Absolutely rocking EP here on Manual Music from Module! This is a peak-time tech houser with a tough sand tribal groove, deep tinged pads and strings and all is crafted with sever precision! Please check the 3 tracks here as all are more than playable - AWESOME!
Deep Tribal Tech House:
NEW BOO RELEASE!! Stunning new track on the legendary Boo label and Andre Buljat is on fire! Tribal and funky vibes with old skool synth hits, crisp percussion and A1 production! Think Carl Cox on the Space Terrace, just superb! Check the original here too!
Tribal Tech House:
A stunning EP from Axel Karakasis' Remain Limited label, an off-shoot to his majorly successful Remain techno imprint! He proves that he knows his tech house as much as he knows his techno by unleashing these Dubfire-esque dance floor bombs! A must hear people!
Progressive Tech House:
The BDR label have been supreme so far in 2009 and this release is quite possibly their strongest to date! new kin on the block and Toolroom artist Kim Fai locks horns with Lojack for this progressive tinged tech house track and it ROCKS! Remixes are great too so dive right in!
Tribal Funky Techno:
TRACKITDOWN EXCLUSIVE!! Part 2 of this stunning release from Miche and this 'Borat' track is another slice of tribal, funky techno with the phattest drum loops known to man! Throw in some quirky guitar licks and we have a MASSIVE tune on our hands! We urge you to check this out, amazing!
This is just one of many highlights from this stunning new album from Dax J! Proper old skool influences here with classic sounding vocals, synths and fills, all coupled with modern day tribal loops and a funky groove! Please check the rest of the release too!
Funky Hard Techno:
Big, banging and energetic techno beats here form DJ Pest as he delivers a rip-roaring 3 tracker on Keep On Techno Records! 'Gladiator' is indeed a warrior of a track that powers along with chunky loops, big arped bass and a tough as hell groove! Please check all 3 here, awesome!
Wicked new release here on Soup Recordings and a full on tech monster from Shandro! This is a real peak-time track that thunders along with that wonderful tech groove from the word go and gathers energy as it rolls with percussion and fx! Check out the Tim J remix too as both are great!
Progressive Tech Trance:
BIG TUNE ALERT!! An absolute corker here on the debut release of Ronald van Gelderen's Raw Sessions label! The original is great but we have opted for the techier version from new kid on the block, Uhmet Ozcan! Remix and dub here so please check both, peak-time tech trance ala Sander van Doorn stylee
Uplifting Tech Trance:
TRACKITDOWN EXCLUSIVE!! Superb track here from M6 and van hanegem and one that has been causing a huge stir at club level! Expect the likes of Sander and Marco V to be all over this one with it's catchy synth hits and tough, techy groove! Original mix here too that is more on the uplifting tip.
TID EXCLUSIVE!! This is the first single from Alex's forthcoming album and what a scorcher it is! Big room, uplifting trance that uses the beautiful vocals of Ana Criado to full effect! Paul van Dyk remix here too and check our news section for a special offer when you buy this and the PvD remix!
A truly monstrous EP here from Michael de Kooker on Combined Forces! 3 tracks of huge proportion and 3 tracks that cover the more progressive elements of trance although these tracks are more than playable in prog house sets too - An absolute winner so please dive right in and check this out!
LUCA ANTOLINI REMIX! One of the most exciting producers in the realm of hard trance right now follows on from his stunning work on Lashed and forthcoming monster remix of new Anne Savage with this key cut. Classic European hard trance sounds make this a festival hit. Reach for the lasers!
TECHNIKAL VOCAL ANTHEM! Oh boy, with tunes like this Alf Bamford is set for bigger things. Lyrics written by Technikal are incredible with next level production any listener will feel. This is set to smash the TID hard dance chart and comes with a full power hard trance mix here and an awesome electro tech version for those wanting to keep heads down on the dancefloor. EPIC!
SHOWTEK REMIX! Yes hardstyle lovers, the Hard Dance Awards winners tear it apart big time with this call to arms. Packed with trademark sounds and a melody so infectious we're taking pills right now. The hardstyle revolution starts this week so expect to hear this all over Def Qon One this weekend. MARCHING MUSIC!
James Nardi's hard house label Killer Hurts keeps the Trade vibes alive with this selection of eight massive diva vocal lead bangers. Classic vibes prevail as the female vocals battle hoover riffs and blockbuster beats. Andy Farley, Ian M and Karim are fans so roll up your sleeves and get involved!
NICK SKITZ REMIX! The undisputed king of scouse house delivers this party anthem for all crossover hard dancefloors the world over. Reminding us of classic Klubbheads sounds from the end of last century this is fun time bounce business which will liven up any party. Loads of mixes to choose from
ANDY WHITBY & TECHNIKAL! Wow! This is something fresh, funky and funny to boot! How can we expect folk to dance when their sides are splitting!? This is going to be one of the most infectious and loved cuts of the year by the two saviours of the scene. Big on energy and enthusiasm we think this should be the new national anthem! Salute!
HOLD THE FRONT PAGE! This one's a stinker! Gem and Steve have been threatening to smash us into next week with their storming hard house productions and here it comes. Tight as hell this is barnstorming bosh at it's finest. Expect full support from Stevens, Styles, Glazby, Farley and Real. DOWNLOAD THIS NOW PEOPLE!
RIOT! CLUB CLASSIC! One of the first big crossover techno hard dance anthems gets a long awaited digital release as part of the BK selection 2009 bundle on Nukleuz. Originally out on BXR and signed by Mauro Picotto, Arches promoter and resident Simon Foy took us into outer space with the coolest rhythm track on the block. Still sounds incredible!
Hard Dance Classic:
BXR RECORDS CLASSIC! One of the biggest tunes from the golden age of BXR and Nukleuz back in 2002, Hynobounce has the biggest bassline of all time and that loops Italian vocal loop that's hypnotic and highly addictive. MASSIVE CLASSIC THAT STILL SOUNDS AMAZING TODAY!
Big time remix of a classic here from man of the moment Technikal under his Technikore guise. Big vocal breakdown followed by four to the floor hardcore beats and ravey hook line. Has a second half step style breakdown later on that will send people nuts. MASSIVE!
High speed hardcore from Delta 9 on Soundbase Records. Heavy and uncompromising beats and cut up vocal snippets and not much else. Heads down stomping materiel of the highest order. Check out the rest of the 'Devils Times Nine' EP for more of the same. LENNY DEE APPROVED!
BIG BIG BIG new release from Benga. This is heavy peaktime material made up from a wicked bleepy hook that similarly made 'The Night' so popular. Warning though the sub on this is ridiculous. Has been getting dropped by everyone from Pinch to Skream and was staple track in lots of people's sets at Bloc Weekend. ESSENTIAL!
Taxman & Heist team up for this new outing on Frontline Records and produce a couple of floor filling, speaker crushing bangers. The A side, 'Iced', starts with dj friendly filtered beats and carefully chosen effects before the ominous 'This is something special...' vocal sample drops leads into a serious jump up roller that has all the required ingredients, and much more, to slew the dancefloors. DJ HYPE LOVES IT AND SO SHOULD YOU!
Jump Up, Techstep
FUTURE ANTHEM! Big fan of this absolutely killer track from smokin hot drum and bass team Subsonik and Kiro. The rolling, grimy bassline, perfect vocal hook, and sparkly drum track are signatures of both of these producers.This is set to be huge this summer. check it out and hear why!
Next up in the SGN:LTD series is a solid 12 from new production outfit Code 3, comprising of SP:MC, Jubei and Dakuan. This crew mean business and are ones to watch for 2009. This is a heavy Virus inspired journey for the Shogun faithful to step to. Massive with the likes of Goldie, Fierce, Ed Rush and Doc Scott. DONT MISS!
BROOKES BROTHERS! Loving the sound and loving the vibe on this one. Huge cut from the ever reliable Brookes Brothers that drops just in time for summer. A proper liquid roller with lush vocals and sax lifted from smooth jazz artist Bobby Caldwell. This is part of a charity album 'Its Good For The Soul' featuring over 45 tracks and with proceeds going to a Kent Hospice
Track taken from the compilation showcasing the best tunes from Aquasky vs Masterblaster circa the exciting and vibrant 2001 - 2003 period here with Drumsound and Simon Bassline Smith on the Remix. Big horn stabs, vocal samples and pounding drums create a huge party roller. DONT MISS!
Digital only remixes of Rico Tubs album Knuckle Sandwich. Vent step up with a peak time breaks track full of heavyweight bass, driving acid lines and cut up vocal samples. Proper dancefloor material and getting dropped by everyone from Rico himself to the Plump DJs and Krafty Kuts. BIG RELEASE
So there we have it! Hope that you all have a great weekend, and remember, if you can't be good - BE SAFE!