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Trackitdown's One For The Weekend 10-07-2009

Reported by Ben Stroud on July 10, 2009

Summer is well and truly upon us, many of us are heading out to the White Island to blow our hard-earned holiday time on some serious partying and misbehaving. Which is why it is more important than ever to stock up on the essentials before you go: beachwear, sun cream and BEATS! And that's where we can help, as always!

So, without further ado, here are the tracks that you will be keeping you cool in the heat and even hotter in the shade, it's One For The Weekend time!


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Legion Of Two - Riffs (Unmixed Album)- Planet Mu

Ireland's dynamic duo break out the live instruments to deliver an album of stunning low slung and bass heavy sound tracks to open anyone's mind and take it out for a wander. Incredible soundscapes and an overload in places to really make your brain spin. Awesome stuff.



Whack Flava - Cat Dance - Da'm Good Recordings

Big bassline fidget action from Whack Flava. The intro uses the rap lyrics from 'Last Night A DJ Saved My Life' before dropping into a massive b-line and funky percussion to great effect. 'If your man gives you trouble, then move out on the double and dont let it trouble your brain'


Fidget Electro:

Yenn - Asa Dachi (Miles Dyson & Tobz Remix) - Plasmapool

Miles Dyson and his Plasmapool label have had some of the most popular release on trackitdown and on Friday 31st of July at The Arches in London he makes a rare appearance for Chew the Fat. No doubt he'll be dropping this extra large slice of bass warped tech fidget with a wicked half time rock breakdown. MASSIVE WEEKEND WEAPON!


Electro House:

Paulo Mojo - Howard's House - Oosh

Howards House is simply a beast! It picks up where 'Deus ex Machina' and 'Lauda' left off, taking the driving tribal rhythms of the earlier tracks to their logical conclusion via one of the most twisted riffs you'll hear all year. Sasha, John Digweed, and Carl Cox are all loving 


Classic House:

Todd Terry presents Sound Design - Bounce To The Beat (Sound Design Mix) - InHouse Records

Todd Terry's seminal classic gets a 2009 refix but none come close to the incredible original now yours to own in pristine sounding digital format. Originally released on Todd's 'Back From The Dead E.P Vol 2' on the much loved Hard Times label back in 1995 and it still sounds amazing. They dont make em like they used to!


Funky House:

Flowing - The Bluesman (Live Version) - Vivid

Flow & Ingy recorded the piano and organ of this track live on top of the beats. Expect a track that will certainly get the attention of the dancefloor, with an amazing break in which the organ and piano battle over who gets the most attention before the beats kick in again.


Jacking House:

Hot City - Hot City Bass - Ramp Recordings

SINDEN PLAYLIST! The Hot City machine picks up some pace after teasing us with releases on Highpoint Lowlife and more recently an excellent split EP on Infrasonics. Now striking out on the home of the freshest dancefloor enhancers, Hot City pushes all the right buttons with Hot City Bass which swings away from the pummeling 4/4s with writhing 2-step syncopations and stuttering edits constructed from the ground up.


Funky Tribal House:

James Braun, Dan M - Lessons Part 1 - Mothership

How do you follow up a creepy techno full-length album by Voodeux? Visit the university for some music 'Lessons' by James Braun and Dan M. This is a very house influenced assignment from Mothership, where we strongly believe that teachers can present techno and house and whatever else - all in the same lecture.


Progressive House:

Wilson, Smallwood & Ingram - Perfect Sunrise (Original Mix) - Leaders Of The New School

TUNE OF THE SUMMER HAS LANDED!! Finally the most talked about track of the year has arrived! Support for this has been incredible; It's included on the CARL COX Space Ibiza Album, JUDGE JULES Tried & Tested on Radio 1, PETE TONG Fast Trax tune of the week and much more - We have reliable sources informing us this is THE tune of Ibiza 2009!!


Deep Progressive:

Subsky - Ups And Downs - Progcity Deep Trax

Beautifully crafted progressive track from Subsky. Subsky has been a popular name since 2001when he signed up to Sadie Records and published 'Four Days', which was included in Paul Van Dyk's first compilation 'Politics of Dancing'. A great record from a producer with a style of his own.


Tech Progressive:

Sander Kleinenberg - This Is Our Night - Little Mountain Recordings

Big track from that man Kleinenberg on Little Mountain Records. This is as good as it gets!


Tech House:

Willson, Smallwood & Ingram - Perfect Sunrise - Leaders Of The New School

TUNE OF THE SUMMER HAS LANDED!! D-Unity flips the uplifting original on it's head and rolls out this dark tinged tech monster that has been doing serious damage on the more underground floors! Support has come from Dubfire, Mark Knight, Richard DInsdale and many more, DO NOT MISS THIS - MASSIVE RELEASE!!


Tribal Tech House:

Mark Broom - Jackpot (Nic Fancuilli Remix) - SAVED Records

NIC FANCIULLI REMIX!! It's that man again and he is back on the mighty Saved label with this awesome remix! He fuses some big tribal loops with authentic chants and a tough techy groove, and the result is this dance floor masterpiece! This will rock the floors, trust us!


Progressive Tech House:

Brisboys - Road Trip - Dirty Delux Records

Brisboys are a new production team and impress massively with this rocking first release! Deeper tinged and progressive vibes with rolling synths, lush key changes and some old skool flavours thrown in for good measure! Support from ThreeSixty, Eric Entrena and


Dark Tech House:

Umek - Heat Mode - Jericho

NEW UMEK RELEASE!! The king of tech is back on the legendary Jericho label with a rocking double header that has more than caught our attention this morning! This is big room pounding tech house at it's very best, expect the likes of Dubfire to be HAMMERING this over the coming weeks and Months!


Funk Techno:

Toph Subderground - Underdisco (Exclusive) - Adult Records

TRACKITDOWN EXCLUSIVE!! Oh yes, the funky beats just keep on rolling in at TID and we have big cheesy grins on our faces! Toph Subderground supplies this funk fuelled dance floor bomb that we are ALL OVER! Authentic guitar licks, chunky loops and LOADS of energy, this ROCKS!!


Funky Deep Techno:

Jamal DJs - Danse Macabre (Fer BR Remix) - Toyfriend Music

FER BR REMIX!! This man is seriously destined for big things! Every remix or original track that lands on our pages is always top notch and this re-rub on Toyfriend is no different! tribal, chunky and funky techno ALL the way, this really is an essential purchase for all you techno fans out there!


Tribal Funky Techno:

Jude Rush - Altitude - Analogik Voice

Woo haa, absolutely loving this new track from Jude Rush! Tribal percussion, a funky bassline and authentic aeroplane sound fx, hence the name 'Altitude', see what he did there? A real chunky and funky dance floor bomb so you need this in your life people!


Tribal Hard Techno:

A:T:A - Machines And Robotz 2010 - Elektrax Recordings

COMMANDER TOM PRODUCTION! The German hard music legend returns to the techno edge with a slamming triple pack on the awesome Elektrak Recordings label. This camp have been delivering a non stop slew of really great techno from some proper legends this year so if you like it proper then check out the rest of the catalogue. Heavy!


Tech Trance:

BK & Lee Haslam - Feel Good Inc. - Riot Recordings

BK & LEE HASLAM SUMMER ANTHEM!! The best hard dance producer in the World BK teams up with Slinky main man Lee Haslam for this stunning cover version of 'Feel Good Inc'! When we say this will be MASSIVE we really mean it so please do not miss this! GORILLAZ REMIX STYLE


Electro Tech Trance:

Randy Katana - The Hype - Reset Records

RANDY KATANA!! Oh yes Mr Katana really steps things up here with a dirty and gritty tech trancer that has really caught our attention in the TID Office! A peak-time tech track that will have your dance floor in the palm of your hand as soon as they hear this - ESSENTIAL!!


Uplifting Tech Trance:

Simon Patterson & Sean Tyas - For The Most Part - Reset Records

PATTERSON & TYAS!! Every now and again a collaboration comes along that really makes sense, and this is one of those times! 2 of the strongest 'nu breed' trance producers lock horns to whack out this rocking tech trancer that ALL the big guns will be all over! DO NOT MISS THIS!


Uplifting Trance:

Andy Moor & Ashley Wallbridge feat Meighan Nealon - Faces (Ben Gold Vocal Mix) - AVA Recordings

Ben Gold, son of the legend that is Graham Gold, has been causing quite a stir on the trance scene over the past 18 Months and continues to do so with this stunning remix on AVA! Uplifting electro laced tech trance at it's best, expect to see lots more from Ben very soon!


Progressive Trance:

OceanLab - Lonely Girl (Proff Remix) - Anjunabeats

Something a little more progressive here from Proff who have had an amazing year with several top flight hits on Anjunabeats! A track that will fit in house or trance sets perfectly, a combo that we are seeing a lot more of these days. All mixes here are great so dive RIGHT IN!!


German Trance:

Mars W & Vandall - Suffocate (Hard Trance Mix) - Intolerance Recordings

THE HARD DANCE ANTHEM OF THE SUMMER IS HERE!! With multiple BBC Radio 1 plays under its belt already, the latest offering of Intolerance's Mars W and his beautiful assistant, Vandall, has already been capturing the hearts and imagination of Worldwide euphoric hard dance fans. One of the most talked about releases of recent times, you wont want to miss out on this! Check it out!



Vortex vs Schinkel - A Sequence - Hardforum

DJ VORTEX PRODUCTION! The Italian hard trance legend touches down for the nations most popular online hard-base with a brilliant underground trance monster. Five great European hard cuts get released in this package and it's great to see the new skool getting support from a legend like this. German trance fans make some noise!



Dirty Pitch, System Six & Glennroy - Cinders - Dirtypitch Recordings

This is the hardest edition to Dirtypitch Recordings, With this super collab by Glennroy, Dirtypitch & System six. Be warned this is a nasty delight & damn right dirty tune, Its gritty, Its mean & it just might rip your head off!!! we hope you enjo



22 Lockdown - Never Gonna Let You Go (Klubfiller Remix) - 3Beat Blue

KLUBFILLER BASSLINE REMIX! The awesome Klubfiller takes this cover version of the massive speed garage vocal anthem by Tina Moore and mixed by Tuff Jam and Artful Dodger back in the day. The 'filler smashes it in an up tempo bounce fashion taking the instantly known vocal and slamming it into the world of hard house. RESPECT!



Various Artists - Expected Destruction (Unmixed) - Fiume Beat Rec.

Dirty techy Schranz madness FTW! Massive kicks, dark distorter goodness, this is what you want to be getting filthy to this weekend!


Hard House:

Paul Glazby & Paul Maddox - Stranger Things - Vicious Circle

Two hard household names here on Vicious Circle with yet another cracker! Spooked up synths and banging beats very much the order of the day here!


Hard Dance:

Gatty - Undetected (Stana Remix) - Theracords

Thera keeps the pressure on with this nails heads down techno hard dance hybrid. Lovers of darker business will be feeling the deep and tough attitude that pummels the party hard! SCOT PROJECT, JOE-E, PROTEUS, WARMDUSCHER and LOUK support. Machine music with three mixes


UK Hardcore:

SL2 - On A Ragga Tip (Slipmatt And Mike Modulate Remix) - Ministry Of Sound UK

ON A RAGGA TIP 2009 HARDCORE REMIX! Set to take over our charts this incredible remix of the chart smash from 1992 is true crossover business. Awesome production with hard trance elements and of course that classic ragga vocal sample make this bigger than godzilla. OWN IT NOW AND TURN IT UP! Just one track from the awesome new Sound Of Hardcore album.


Dutch Hardcore:

Distorted Revelation - Too Much Pain - K.N.O.R.

Dirty, dark and hard business from Distorted Revelation on K.N.O.R!



Blazin' Squad - Let's Start Again (Grime Mix) - NaughtyBoy Recordings

Can't say we were ever Blazin Squad Fans and none of you probably were either but while the lyrics about money and girls are a bit tired, the purple influenced backing track is pretty heavy and makes this worth checking out.



Torqux - Relentless - Wicky Lindows

The first release from the excellent Wicky Lindows gets a digital release unleashing two snarling dubstep rave variations from Torqux and 16Bit. 'Relentless' kicks off with tongue-in-cheek folksy string orchestrations subsiding to reveal the pits of dubstep hell with blaring rave riffage and crushing halfstep rhythm constructions. The 16Bit remix goes even more mental. Buy both if you dare!



Black Sun Empire and Eye D - Brainfreeze - Black Sun Empire

Another wicked slice of DnB from the oh so consistent Black Sun Empire Label. The Artists Black Sun Empire aka Rene Verdult and brothers Milan and Micha Heyboer who on this release hook up with the well established Eye D on two cuts 'Milkshake' and 'Brainfreeze' and give us two devastating tech rollers that will find there way into most DnB DJs sets. Total class we have come to expect nothing less from these awesome DnB producers.



Stalefish - Be Careful - Smokers

Brand new label from Canada drops with an easy going liquid vibe courtesy of French producer Stalefish who prefers the good sound of the Old School and Ragga Jungle. This is full of Jamaican rave sirens, Reggae vocals, dub hits and smooth beats. Check No Gun on the flip for more of the same.


Vocal Drum & Bass:

Agent X ft. Mutya & Ultra - Fallin (Matrix & Futurebound) - 3Beat Blue

BIG RADIO ONE SUPPORT! We've been seeing this crossover cut from the mighty Matrix & Futurebound getting some serious airplay from the likes of Zane Lowe and other key tastemakers so watch out for future hit in the making! BE A TASTEMAKER TOO AND GET ON THIS HIT!


Jump Up Drum & Bass:

Wickaman & Hector - Blue Dreamers - Rong Robot

Brand new label Rong Robot devastates with its debut release from label owner and scene stalwart Wickaman, and boy! Does he deliver on this jaw dropping first release. 'Blue Dreamers' a butt clenching stab infused roller that will guarantee a rockin' floor with its attack bass lines, rave stabs and fling at ya face beats. Superb debut release for this new label.


Liquid Drum & Bass:

Paul SG - Untouchable (Henree Mix) - Phunkfiction Recordings

One of the freshest upcoming producers on the liquid drum and bass scene makes his debut on Phunkfiction Recordings. Paul SG lately gains some heavy support from DJ's like LTJ Bukem amongst many others. He recently signed a couple of tracks to Good Looking Records and numerous other labels. Henree provides the super slick liquid remix with hints of tech.



Vespers - This Is The Beat (Groove Diggerz Dangerous Remix) - Pop And Lock

GROOVE DIGGERZ REMIX!! These guys have been superb so far this year and as we enter the second half of 2009 they look set to continue with the top flight releases! Peak-time, electro laced party breaks here with old skool influences and awesome rap vocals to boot - LARGE!!


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