Parisian label, Skylax Records, continues to build its fine and weighty catalogue of 12"s with a series of remixes for Simoncino's The Warrior Dance, with two separate releases showcasing the work of Chez Damier on part I, Ron Trent, Gene Hunt and Merwyn of Virgo Four on part II.
REVIEW Tom Frankel ‘Obvious Choice EP’ [E&X Records]
Tom Frankel surely is not a newcomer to the scene but a versatile producer, who has been releasing and producing tracks for labels such as Oleeva, Music Related, Shall Not Fade or his very own imprint Shellers for a while.
REVIEW SY ‘5th Floor EP’ [RAWAX]
Returning to the highly-acclaimed RAWAX label is Berlin-based Mancunian, Simon Heslin, aka SY, whose name has had something of an ascendency in the last few years.
REVIEW Boulderhead ‘Bread, Butter, Noodles, Spice’ [The Sound Of Limo]
Only those who have been living on some far-flung planet in recent years won't be aware of a certain Gene On Earth and his brilliantly curated Limousine Dream label.
REVIEW Crowd Control ‘Pianorama’ [Happiness Therapy]
French purveyors of fine club music, Happiness Therapy, welcome back label boss Crowd Control, providing the throbbing dancefloor with four tracks of superb House vibes called Pianorama.
REVIEW Tuccillo ‘Sunshine City’ [Nu Groove]
The classic New York label, Nu Groove, has had a hugely successful revamp and relaunch in recent years, working with new artists on vinyl and proving that its influence within the electronic music scene remains as strong as in the late 80s
REVIEW Vitess ‘Flight Recorder EP’ [Locus]
Rising French artist, Vitess, adds his name to the Locus catalogue as the sister label to Fuse continues its impressive output, making this as essential a label as Fuse itself.
REVIEW Time Etzel ‘Cotton Candy EP’ [Conspiracy]
Australian purveyors of fine beats, Conspiracy, welcome Tim Etzel to the label, the Mannheim-based producer offering up some sweet club treats on his Cotton Candy EP.
REVIEW Donald’s House ‘Bassian Plain EP’ [Touch From A Distance]
For the ninth outing on Nick Höppner's label, Touch From A Distance, the returning Aussie-based brothers Peter and James Isaacs, aka Donald's House, demand your attention with two driven originals and a remix from man-of-the-moment, Alex Kassian.
REVIEW Massiande ‘Dancing Is Life EP’ [Freerange Records]
There's a Chilean artist who is definitely in the ascendency right now; that artist is Massiande,