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Trackitdown's One For The Weekend 03-07-2009!

Reported by Ben Stroud on July 3, 2009

Hope that you have all enjoyed the tropical heatwave this week! We've all been modelling our beach gear here at Trackitdown.net, which has truly been a sight to behold, but in between games of volleyball and eating Calippo's, we've assembled a crack selection of bangers for you to sooth your sunburnt ears with this weekend and beyond!

And what's more, you can still enter our customer survey for a chance to win £50 (FIFTY!) worth of merchandise vouchers to use in our store! To enter, simply head on over to the following site, we're itching to get your feedback on our store! http://www.surveygizmo.com/s/150663/trackitdown-customer-survey-2009 

So now, without further ado, here are your One's For The Weekend! Enjoy!

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Merchandise Of The Week:

Cayenne Recordings Men's T-Shirt (White With Colour Print)

What better to spend a bit of your potential £50 haul on than this cracking Cayenne Recordings T-Shirt! Bright and colourful in time for the summer heatwave, this band boy has to be seen to be believed!

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Space Disco:

Social Disco Club & Maia - The Way You Move (diskJokke Retromix)

BEAR FUNK BRING US THE BIG HUGS! Wow! Greg Wilson and company get on down with this blissed out space disco anthem on one of our favourite cool labels and it's like a big squueze from Social Disco Club and Maia. Low down deep superfly funk with four mixes. SUMMER LOVIN!

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Fidget House:

Don Diablo & Example - Hooligans (A1 Bassline Remix)

MASSIVE REMIX! Don Diablo and Example team up for their joint effort 'Hooligans', which is set to become the mosh pit anthem of 2009! On remix duties, Noisia, Spor, A1 Bassline, Doorly and the main man Don Diablo himself. we're loving the A1 remix as its just totally kills the crowd!

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Electro House:

Easy Toys - Zero - System Recordings

Easy Toys is Jorge Sanchez, a 20 year old electronic music connoisseur from Monterrey, Mexico. Easy toys delivers some certified banners across three tracks that all guaranteed to rock any party. Pick of the bunch for us is the storming electro house of 'Zero' with its massive bassline and cool breakdown. BIG!

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Wonky House:

Michael Woods - Natural High (feat. Inaya Day) (Mickey Slim Remix) - Diffused

MASSIVE MICKEY SLIM REMIX! As one of the most charismatic individuals to smash his way onto the house music scene in recent years, Micky Slim is the Birmingham-bred bad boy that has arrived and is ready to take over. He takes Michael Woods and Inaya Day's original vocal track and turns into a peaktime wonky wobbler

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Funky House:

Manuel Tur - Will Be Mine (Ian Pooley Remix) - Freerange (Vital)

Excellent new single from the rapidly rising Manuel Tur taken from his upcoming '0201' album. Ian Pooley on the a-side and Arto Mwambe on the flip give a definite 4/4 sheen with great panache.

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Deep House:

Itamar Sagi - Fiona - Ovum Recordings

Check out Itamar Sagi's Ovum debut 'Fiona/Agnes Blue'. This Detroit house flavored EP from Sagi powerfully captures the raw emotional elements of deep electronic music. Fiona's simplicity of rhythm works magic on the track, while the B side doesnt disappoint with a mixture of in your face rhythm patterns and sensual synths.

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Progressive House:

The Sargents - The Overflow - Alicia Records

Some excellent progressive house from Australia. Jason Forte and Jefferson Sheppard form DJ production duo The Sargents, brought together with their love for uplifting and thumping progressive house and currently working (and smashing) gigs all over Melbourne and now set for the world. DONT MISS!

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Vocal Progressive:

Axwell Ingrosso Angello Laidback Luke - Leave The World Behind - Vendetta

Another massive smash hit from the production powerhouse of Axwell, Ingrosso, Angello and Laidback Luke. 'Leave The World Behind' in as an epic vocal provided by Deborah Cox with huge sounding production on track. This was definitely one of the biggest tunes from Miami's WMC. GET ON IT!

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Tribal House:

DFF - Ariete - CLV

BIG TRIBAL SOUNDS! After a period of individual work DAX, FLOWER & FILARDI decide to come together to share their musical experiences with one goal, producing music in its purest form. 12 tracks of pure quality, ranging from the tribal funky kind to more minimal and progressive numbers. ALL WORTH CHECKING!

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Tribal Tech House:

D-Deck & Iena Saw - Highbury - 303Lovers

NEW 303LOVERS RELEASE!! This label have been massive of late, their last track went straight to the number 1 spot in our tech house chart and nestled itself there for a good couple of weeks! This is equally as good, full of tribal percussion, a tough and techy groove and amazing production - ESSENTIAL!!

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Progressive Tech House:

Handcraft - Change Work - Metropolis Project Records

Really cool track here taken as part of the 'The Walk Vol 3' collection on Metropolis Project! handcraft are on hand to rol lout this deep and techy house track that you can hear the lies of Mark Knight and Steve Lawler absolutely hammering over the Summer Months! Check the whole release for more goodies!

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Funky Tech House:

Melohman & Javi Bora - Afrohuevo (Marco Effe Remix) - My Little Dog

Get ya funky hats on people cuz this one is a right groovy little monster! Marco Effe is the man at the wheel on this occasion and he delivers this tribal and funky tech workout that has the Space Terrace written ALL OVER IT! If you are heading to the White Isle of Ibiza this year, you will know exactly what we mean!

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Electro Tech House:

Swen Weber - CocoLoco (Original Mix) - SwenTraxx

WEN WEBER!! The German dance hero is back on his own label SwenTraxx. After the huge success of the debut release 'The Pusher' Swen delivers yet another tech house / minimal bomb! Remix provided by Russian DJ and producer Jeter Avio. Aren't we all a little bit Cocoloco?!

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Funky Techno:

Ganez - Orbit - Unaffected Records

The Unaffected label have certainly affected quite a few people over the past 12 Months with a huge string of pumping techno releases! This is another top drawer release they can add to their ever growing list as Ganez rolls out this funky and pounding 4 tracker with 'Orbit' really doing it for us!

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Funky Techno:

Primus Tech - Eye Line - Intuition Recordings Pt

Tribal funky techno here courtesy of Primus Tech! This is proper old skool sounding 'funky techno' with huge swung percussion, funky and subby bass and female vocal hits to enhance da funk, baby! A relentless dance floor BOMB that you must check out

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Funky Hard Techno:

APaul - Mammatus - Kamikaze Records

A.PAUL REMIX!! This man must permanently live in his studio as he appears to have new releases and remixes every single week, not that we are complaining! This is a darker effort than previous outings which is keeping his sound really interesting, check this twisted little gem out!

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Tech Trance:

Ummet Ozcan & W&W - Synergy - Reset Records

NEW RESET RELEASE!! It's always nice to see exciting new artists collaborating with each other and that is exactly what this track is about! Ummet Ozcan locks horns with W & W and the threesome roll out this tough and techy track that the likes of Sander van Doorn and Marco V will be ALL over!

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Progressive Tech Trance:

Be:Gold - Starstruck (Jochen Muller Remix) - Musical Madness

BIG TUNE ALERT!! It's that man Jochen Miller once again and he delivers this ROCKING remix on Musical Madness! Fusing tough and techy beats with that riff can only mean one thing - DANCE FLOOR BOMB! Check this out and the original is also worth taking a look at!

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Progressive Trance:

Airbase - Interfere (Kimito Lopez Loves Ibiza Remix) - Intuition Recordings

This progressive sound has been truly dominant on the trance scene this year and Intuition has been right at the front! Kimito Lopez remixes this stunning track from Airbase that combines uplifting and warm synths, lush pads and angelic vocals - All the ingredients for a SUMMER HIT!!

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Uplifting Trance:

Claudia Cazacu Featuring Audrey Gallagher - Freefalling - Armind

TUNE OF THE SUMMER!! Claudia Cazacu drafts in the sublime and angelic tones of Audrey Gallagher for this Summer anthem that has been championed by none other than Armin van Buuren! Uplifting trance all the way and this is as good as it gets, trust us!!

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German Trance:

JTB & DJ Chuck-E - If I Do (Mars W & Vandall Remix) - Intolerance Recordings

VANDALL & MARS W HARD TRANCE REMIX! If I Do is set to be THE summer smash in the world of European hard trance and now Trackitdown are proud to offer loads of remixes to cover all tastes in the trance department. Vandall & Mars W rock a classic Scot Project sound with bumping drums and high pitched sounds in the groove to make this even more stand out. OWN THIS 

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Hard Trance:

April & Technikal - Mad Glow - Traffic Records

TECHNIKAL ROCKS TRAFFIC! Trackitdown's most popular hard dance artist smashes us into next week with this awesome collab with rising star April. She has recently produced a track with Nick Sentience and boy does this experience show. Full on and totally uplifting rave artillery. Epic!

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Hardstyle:

Kidd Kaos - Music Is My Weapon - K405

NEW TRACKITDOWN HARD NUMBER ONE! Kidd Kaos has been a busy lad over the last few months with many collaborations. Now after months in the studio here is Music Is My Weapon. Kaos is firmly stamping his name on the harder side of hard dance scene with this tidy little arrangement. Mixing Hardstyle vibes with a more accessible and more melodic tech dance riff and arrangement. HUGE ANTHEM

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Gabba:

Dcybl - Master Jam - W.A.R.

RUN DMC GOES GABBA! Dcybl shows us his skills with a set of slamming gabba cuts on the brilliantly titled W.A.R label. Hooked around the legendary Run DMC and Jam Master Jay vocal this is an infectious high speed stormer that no-one will be able to ignore.

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Bounce:

8 Ball - Give Me What You Got (Hixxy Mix) - 3Beat Red

HIXXY GOES HARD HOUSE! 8 Ball slam it in the pocket hard with this awesome party time bounce anthem from Liverpool. All the mixes are packed with energy and life courtesy of massive donk beats, pianos, euro stabs and diva vocals. There's nothing clever about this combination but if you want to rock your party this weekend then we suggest one of these mixes.

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NRG:

Steve Hewitt & Riggsy - Finally (Gem Stone Remix) - Raw Power Recordings

Four mixes of blasting NRG style hard house comes pounding out the speakers from Steve Hewitt and Gem Stone's new RPR label. Bosh of the biggest order sounds like thunder. We're loving all the mixes from Andy Rise, Tom Urwin, Gem and the original. GO HARD OR GO HOME!

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Euro:

Cascada - Evacuate The Dancefloor (Ultrabeat Remix) - All Around The World

All over national Radio One right now, Cascada roll up to grab another top chart position with this hybrid euro vocal anthem. We're loving the rap section with a chap who sounds a bit like Eminem on the mic. Three great upbeat and sunny remixes but of course it's Ultrabeat each and every time.

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Fidget Hard House:

Midi Distortion - Hell Loada Punks - AWsum

FIDGET HARD HOUSE! The monster party sound that's sweeping the dance nation gets a rolling up tempo hard house twist courtesy of Midi Distortion. Three mental oriental radio rental original tracks mash up these two energetic production styles with aplomb. If it's good enough for Andy Whitby then it's good enough for us!

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Hard House Classic:

NRG - Never Lost His Hardcore (Baby Doc 97 Remix) - Tidy

HE NEVER LOST HIS HARDCORE ORIGINAL! Own this now, open the windows and make your neighbours lives a misery by cranking it right up. For twelve years, this mighty anthem has been causing friction with it's storming Baby Doc production and rave elements. Just one of the many killer cuts on the brand new Tidy Gold compilation. MENTAL!

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Hard House:

Jimmy Dean - Don't Give Up (BK Remix) - Tidy

CLASSIC BK SOUNDS! Jimmy Dean has once again found an awesome old skool diva vocal and BK has gone to work on making this go LARGE! Proper classic hardbeat EP sounds that are going to punch the dancefloor hard like Hatton. What an awesome track that appears on both Tidy Gold and the new Tidy Music Library release. DON'T GIVE IN!

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Happy Hardcore Anthems:

Various Artists - Helter Skelter Presents The Sound Of Hardcore 2009 - Ministry Of Sound

FORTY FOUR TRACKS AND TWO FULL MIXES! Oh my days this is the real hardcore business! The dynamic duo of Slipmatt & Billy Bunter unleash another ultimate collection of full length happy hardcore classics that include rarities never before released. Our favourite is the Top Vibe 'Bomb Scared 2009' which is going to put a smile on any ravers face. SIX HOURS OF MUSIC FOR LESS THAN £10!

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Classic Drum & Bass:

Aphrodite - Stalker - Aphrodite

KISSY SELL OUT PLAYLIST! Second Aphrodite track on Kissy's Radio 1 show this week, this time around it's a bit of a jump up techstep monster! Heavy and unrelenting stuff from the mists of time!

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Electro Drum & Bass:

Liquid - Liquid Is Liquid (Edge & Shakedown FM Remix) - Televizion

2009 update anthem! One of dance music's all time classics is bought bang up to date with a new jump up remix courtesy of Edge & Shakedown. The guys turn things up a notch with a rolling Drum & Bass mix which thunders along at a hundred miles an hour! MASSIVE SUMMER ANTHEM!

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Techstep Drum & Bass:

Don Diablo & Example - Hooligans - Data Records

MASSIVE SPOR REMIX! Don Diablo and Example team up for their joint effort 'Hooligans', which is set to become the mosh pit anthem of 2009! On remix duties, Noisia, Spor, A1 Bassline, Doorly and the main man Don Diablo himself. The Spor remix totally kills it in his precision breaks manner.

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Liquid Drum & Bass:

Mixmaster Doc - Like Old Times - Driven AM Recordings

The second release from Driven AM Recordings is by South Carolina's own Mixmaster Doc. 'Like Old Times' is a throwback to old school Drum and Bass. This rolling, minimal, bass driven tune is getting support from Lynx among others and is a prime example of the quality of DNB coming out of the US right now, its jazzy, deep, melodic, forward thinking music and we absolutely love it!

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Jump Up Drum & Bass:

Jaydan - Suicide - Propaganda Recordings

Its already been a big week in jump up at trackitdown and they dont come much bigger than this. Jaydan Aka Jamie Cope has been delivering a stream of heavyweight Drum & Bass rollers since his launch on Original Sin's label Propoganda. No-nonsense tear out Drum & Bass that totally slays a crowd.

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Dubstep:

Rusko - Go Go Gadget - 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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Breaks:

Mars - The Last Element - Badbwoy Bass

Wow, now this is seriously rocking! The Badbwoy Bass imprint have been really consistent of late and continue to impress with this track from Mars. Peak-time breaks here that uses big bass, big drums and big strings to create a dance floor BOMB - You must check this out!

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