As 2019 comes to an end the Torture the Artist team sat down together to compile the end of the year chart that represents, of course, a personal preferences and what the site and its members musically stand for. So here’s the top50 of 2019 heavilly discussed and carefully chosen.
A simple thesis leads to genius results. Portuguese but Berlin-based producer Jepe returns to Engrave Ltd with his track ‘Ready When You Are’ featuring vocals from Evelynka, which not only comes with an original version but also with remixes from co-label owner Musumeci and Phunkadelica.
Stakes is High is Torture the Artist’s monthly Spotify playlist with music appreciated, favored or causing some buzz in and around world wide dance floors at the moment.
Two years ago, Torture the Artist caught up with Lehar as the Italian DJ/Producer sat in his studio somewhere in the woods near Venice with a very slight idea of what was to come.
From the southern tip of Italy Mauro di Martino, better known under his Musumeci moniker, delivers one of the tracks of the summer 2019.
After Qubica’s first strike with their ‘Idoru EP’, which was released on Engrave Ltd in November 2018, the duo, consisting of Italian artists Enrico and Giovanni, readies its second EP, ‘Stratos’.
He’s one of the thriving forces in Istanbul’s floorishing nightlife, a mainstay in the national electronic music for almost two decades, a DJ, a producer, a trained soung-engineer, a co-label owner but foremost an artist, whose music hits the zeitgeist.
Italian DJ and producer but foremost musical genius and enthusiast Toto Chiavetta has stired the electronic music scene with complex arrangements, with sound arrays as strong and memorable that it’s almost impossible to name them individually but rather understand the momentum when listening to his music in its entirety.