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Trackitdown's One For The Weekend - Welcome To Bangerville!

Reported by Ben Stroud on June 26, 2009

It's a sad day for music today, so we're bringing you a slightly more sombre One For The Weekend this week, although in tribute to somebody who was such a great dancer, and produced a fair few bangers himself, we at Trackitdown DEMAND that you get out of the house this weekend and moonwalk your blues away, whatever flavour you're into!

So without further ado, here's our One's For The Weekend - enjoy!

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Merchandise Of The Week:

Paul van Dyk 'Volume' Men's T-Shirt - (Black With White Logo)

Cracking black PvD 'best of' t-shirt, which encourages you to live life loud, a lot like the man himself! You need to check this shirt out, it looks great!

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Fidget:

Rico Tubbs - Lumberjack (The Bulgarian Remix) - A New Hope Records

The eagerly anticipated giant release from Rico Tubbs - Lumberjack! This release has been circling the underground since the beginning of 2009 and they've finally plucked up the courage to unleash it onto the world. Already receiving support from the likes of Judge Jules, Mickey Slim and AC Slater. OWN IT!

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Space Disco:

Various Artists - Disco Komische Vol.1 (Unmixed Tracks Plus Mix) - People In The Sky

EIGHTEEN SPACE DISCO ANTHEMS PLUS MIX! Oh yeah, what a great way to introduce yourselves to the lush and decadent new wave of disco than downloading this awesome bundle. Contains tracks from MOCK N TOOF, HERCULE & LOVE AFFAIR, FRIENDLY FIRES, LINDSTROM, IDJUT BOYS and many more. Plump summer vibes!

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Electronica:

Martin 101 - 2nd Skin (Patrick Kong Slow Skinned Dub) - Kitsch Bitch Records

Taking the latter half of his name from the Roland synth module which he has used as his main tool over the years, Viennese-born Martin 101 has forged a reputation across many different forms of media as a character model, musician, video director and face on the hedonistic European party scene. His music reflects this taking in electronica, dance, pop, and alternative. CHECK OUT HIS NEW EP!

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Electro:

Danny S - How D'Ya Feel About Dancin' - Nocturnal Recordings

Big party tune from American producer Danny S pulling in a whole host of different influences including funky house, rocking electro and even a bit of 'Flat Eric'. Danny S has been hooking up with some hihg profile collaborations including Gwen Stefani, Taio Cruz, Pharoahe Monch, and Roger Sanchez so expect some super more large things from Danny soon.

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Garage:

Bump and Flex - Long Time Coming (Big Up Version) - Ministry Of Sound UK

KISSY SELL OUT PLAYLIST! More smooth vibes and cut up vocals from this Ministry garage compilation, this time from Bump & Flex. This has Friday night running through it like a stick of rock, perfect urban vibeage right here!

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Funky House:

Agent Stereo - All Night Long - Disco Galaxy Records (Sweet)

Another loaded disco house release by Agent Stereo from Santiago de Chile our South American Man with sweet sexy funky vibes. All in all this is a pretty solid release of slick grooves in but particularly feeling this track. HOUSE MUSIC ALL NIGHT LONG!

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Tribal House:

M. Rodrigues - The Perfect Match (Original Mix) - Coraze Recordings

Hot tribal sounds from M. Rodriguez out of Portugal on US label Coraza Recordings. big sounding drums, funky bassline, and spacey breakdown complete with spoken samples out of a film we cant quite put our finger on.

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Progressive House:

Chris MiMo - Scorcher (Big In Ibiza Mix) - Big In Ibiza

Huge Track from Chris MiMo dropping in just as the weather seems to be picking up. This is another club anthem in the form of Scorcher with remixes courtesy of Big In Ibiza. You're gonna be hearing this everywhere and has already been picked up for some major compilations. DONT MISS!

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Deep House:

dA fREsh - Age Of Love (Greg Cerrone Remix) - DJ Center Records

AGE OF LOVE REMIX! Wicked deep house version of the classic track 'Age Of Love' by dA fREsh by a top notch remix from Greg Cerrone. This is perfect early morning material that would really pick up a party. DONT MISS

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Tech House:

Victor Ruiz - Take A Nap (Vogue Remix) - High Definition Records

FANS OF DUBFIRE LISTEN UP!! On my recent Brazil tour I personally saw this track ROCKING in D-Edge, Sao Paolo's best club, and with one listen you will adore it as much as we do! Pumping tech with slowed down vocals and plenty of white noise and swooshes - BIG TUNE

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Deep Tech House:

Timmo - Leech - BDivision

Big uplifting track here from Timmo on the mighty label that is BDivision! A straight up tech houser that develops into an epic masterpiece when the breakdown lands - Latin guitars, sweet pads and strings, lush vocals and a massive Summer vibe - Keep 'em coming Timmo!

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Tribal Tech House:

Karo - Der Taucher (Milton Channel's Carnival Mix) - Elite Records

MILTON CHANNELS REMIX!! yes it's THAT man again people, he seemed to come from nowhere a few Months back and now seems to have a release very week that tops our charts! This is darker than previous outings but it still rocks hard so please check it out!

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Funky Techno:

Christian Fischer - Schlachthof (Gabriel Ben Remix) - Definition Records

Funky slab of techno wonder here from Christian Fischer here on Definition Records. With Gabriel Ben on the remix duties, this beauty has a breakdown that has to be heard to be believed. Lovely stuff, quite simply!

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Funky Deep Techno:

Pedro Delgardo - Ayahuasca - Innervate

PEDRO DELGARDO REMIX! Our man Delgardo is back in our ears with this sunning re-rub on Innervate Records. he takes a turn down the deeper and darker route with this one adding analogue synths, snare fills and twisted synth layers - We are loving this so please check it out!

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Funky Tribal Techno:

Tiago S - In The Jail - Techno Artillery Records

Techno Artillery have been one of those labels that has really come to the fold in the past 6 months or so with consistently rocking releases! Tiago S serves up this funky and deep outing that comes complete with some dark filtered vocals that are sure to spin some heads!

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Tech Trance:

Sean Tyas - Seven Weeks - Doorn

NEW SEAN TYAS RELEASE ON SANDER VAN DOORN'S LABEL! Big on the funk, this is one kicking tech trance workout that just demands you dance hard. Judge Jules has been a big fan as has Sander of course. Big lamenting pianos in the breakdown put hands in the air and the groove keeps feet moving. STRAIGHT TO THE TOP OF THE CHART! Two mixes to check out.

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Progressive Tech Trance:

Daniel Wanrooy - City Nights - Black Hole Recordings

TAKEN FROM THE PRIVILEGE ALBUM!! Yes the biggest club in the World unleashes this SUPERB new album that fuses house and trance together under one huge gaggle of greatness! This track from Daniel Wanrooy is just one of the trance highlights, dive in for many more!

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Trance Album:

Various Artists - Volume: The Best Of Paul Van Dyk - New State Music

PAUL VAN DYK ALBUM!! One of the World's greatest trance DJ's supplies this stunning collection of his finest work and here it is all bundled together for your audible pleasure! 40 tracks and remixes as well as 3 seperate DJ mixes - ALL for £7.49 - ESSENTIAL TRANCE BUNDLE!!

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Progressive Trance:

Gustave - Gossip Girl - Songbird

NEW RELEASE ON TIESTO'S LABEL!! Big uplifting and progressive beats here on Songbird as Gustav steps up to the production plate! Summer vibes all the way with side-chained synths, strings, pads and some lush key changes - This will ROCK in the sunshine so give it a listen!

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Uplifting Trance:

Pierre Pienaar & Marcie - If You're Not There (Intro Mix) - Nukleuz Records

NEW NUKELUZ RELEASE!! The UK's long standing and legendary label continue to pump out the uplifting and epic trance beats this time round from label fave Pierre Pienaar and the vocal talents of Marcie! PLENTY of mixes to sift through so choose your weapon carefully!

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German Trance:

Miami Style - Beverly Hills Cop - Pole Position

AXEL F GERMAN TRANCE! Oh yeah baby here's one for the illegal raving massive. Miami Style remixes the Beverly Hills Cop theme tune by Axel F in a German reverse bassline style and it's gonna rock the mosh at 8am in the woods. Dance til the police come people!

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Classic Hardstyle:

JFS - Praxis - Tunnel Records

KUTSKI PLAYLIST! German Trance madness here from JFS on Tunnel Records, trust Kutski to dig something great out from a label with such a great back catalogue! This is special

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Bounce:

Conthwaite & Kye Shand - Freedom Fight - Presence Bounce

BOUNCE ANTHEM! Presence continue to take over the world and Kye Shand's latest collaboration will help no end. Absolutely massive old skool bounce vibes packed full of raps and lashings of hard trance mayhem. Lovers of Whitby and 3 Phase - GET ON THIS NOW!

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Happy Hardcore:

Technikal & Gammer - Finale - Masif

GAMMER VS TECHNIKAL! Two of the most exciting UK hardcore producers of the last few years get all emotional on this monster rebel rousing electro influenced hardcore slammer. We're all over this and reckon it'll be one of the biggest tracks on the scene this summer. EXPECT SUPPORT FROM ALL THE HARDCORE HEAVYWEIGHTS!

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UK Hardcore:

Lee UHF - Let's Fight (AC Slater Remix) - Electronica Exposed

Before leaving the hardcore scene to become one of the biggest electro and breaks producers working today and remixing the likes of Moby and The Freestylers, AC Slater remixed the early classic 'Let's Fight' from Lee UHF's Bedlam Records. Featuring his huge, chunky freeform sound, AC Slater delivered a high octane remix which highlights just how much he'll be missed by hardcore and how underrated he was during his hardcore production career! Awesome!

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Gabba:

Progamers - Takikardi - Psychik Genocide

You'll be glad to hear that there is TONNES of this rap infested super hardcore Dutch hardcore gabba filth delivered this week to make you puke! Intense vibes jam packed with distortion and rave sized attitude. Programers deliver a whole album of this shizz. Mental!

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Hard House:

Human Resource - Dominator (Ilogik Remix) - Tidy

ILOGIK REMIXES DOMINATOR! The original bigger and badder and ruffer and tougher gets a Northern hard house remix courtesy of Leeds man Ilogik. Some deft touches from one of the most long standing characters in the scene. If you like hoovers and like it hard then this is for you baby!

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Hard Dance:

Marvin Medium & Shaun Livener - Bonkers - Machete Head Productions

Remix of the number one record in a schranz slash hardstyle fashion. HEAVY BASSLINE IS MY KIND OF SILENCE!

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Dubstep:

Rusko - Mr Muscle - Sub Soldiers

Scene setter Rusko drops Babylon Vol 2 with 4 highlights from his recent Rusko Live performances. Cuts full of massive wobble, sirens, reggae and lashing of fun. All tracks work big on the dancefloor and have been tried and tested by the UK's biggest DJs at all the major clubs and festivals. MASSIVE RELEASE!

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Drum & Bass Classic:

Rebel MC & Peter Bouncer - Junglist (DJ Zinc Remix) - Congo Natty

Bouncey remix of the jungle classic by Rebel MC provided by Zinc. Everybody knows this and now's your chance to own it in pristine digital quality. Big party anthem with instantly recognizable vocals and hip hop samples. OWN IT! JUNGAGLISTIC!!

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Electro Drum & Bass:

qbik - My House - Planet Funk

Some of Q-BiK's productions have been gaining major support from all the KEY players in the scene and with big tracks like this on Planet Funk its not difficult to see why. Main room electro vibes that has been finding its way into the sets of DJs like Sub Focus and Shock One. BIG TUNE!

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Techstep:

Bad Company UK - Bullet Time (Spor Remix) - Bad Taste Recordings

Spor (Shogun Audio, Renegade Hardware), steps up to give his take on this BCUK classic and keeps things deep and dark but always rolling with his precision breaks and properly twisted basslines. Everyone from Noisia, Andy C, and Friction are dropping this beast of a track and watching people completely loose it. TOTALLY SICK!

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Jump Up:

Drumsound & Bassline Smith - Junglist - Technique Recordings

Only the strongest survive! Technique Recordings has become one of the most consistent and successful imprints around, it's maintained a constant presence on the world's dancefloors, and received rotation from the top DJs on the planet. To celebrate 10 YEARS OF TECHNIQUE Drumsound & Bassline Smith drop a heavyweight EP of tracks utilizing their formidable style and production. ALL TRACKS ARE KILLER!

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Liquid:

Ultima C - Just For A Moment (VIP Mix) - Basswerk

 

Ultima C has been voted Czech D&B producer of the year 2008 and delivers a very natural energy in his tracks with a lot of atmosphere. 'Just For A Momen' (VIP Mix) remembers the early High Contrast sound but with modern production skills creating a wicked musical roller with nice use of a vocal. GREAT TRACK!

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Breaks:

Rico Tubbs - The Party (Splitloop Remix) - Menu Music

JAY CUNNING PLAYLIST! More cracking remixes from the Rico Tubs 'Knuckle Sandwich' album. Splitloop drops a killer version of 'The Party' chopping up the vocal and layer with huge slices of bass. Remember these are digital only remixes and come from a host of top name artists so be sure to check out the rest of the package.

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So there you have it! Hope that you have a great weekend, and get out there and remember MJ in the only way you know how - by busting out some serious moves! And remember, if you can't be good - BE SAFE!