Caribou – Can’t Do Without You

Caribou - Can't Do Without You

Caribou’s new LP New Love isn’t out until 7 October but he’s already begun building the anticipation by releasing an extended mix of the lead single from the album.

And if Can’t Do Without You is anything to go by, the album could be one of the best records released in 2014.

It’s a beautifully produced track that builds slowly with synth pads, hi-hats and a mesmerising sample. Peaking at around the five minute mark the track will definitely make waves on a dance floor.

As always, steam below and/or purchase here.

Shaded – Sheshe

Shaded - Sheshe

So who’s ready for some stripped-down, big room techno? If you are, you’re in the right place.

I hadn’t heard of Shaded until a couple of weeks back. I was having one of my (many) post-Glastonbury ‘take-me-back-there-right-now’ moments, and decided to listen to the Essential Mix recorded live from Shangri-La on the Friday night.

The first hour was Annie Mac going B2B with Tiga, and half way through the set Tiga dropped this bomb. It sounded huge, and I need to share it with you.

Further research on Shaded and Sheshe, and I now know he’s an LA-based member of SHDWPLAY who are heavily supported by Dubfire (who I’m also a big fan of). And in the words of Turbo; Opener Sheshe has been a staple in label-boss Tiga’s sets of late, a slick, energetic and eminently playable club record. Couldn’t have said it better myself.

Play this one LOUD.

Stream below and if you like what you hear, head over to Beatport to buy it.

Joe Goddard – Endless Love (Feat. Betsy)

Joe Goddard - Endless Love (Feat. Betty)

Wow.

You know that feeling when you hear a record for the first time and just know straight away that you’re going to obsess about it for weeks to come.

Yeah? Well that just happened.

Joe Goddard has served up one of the hottest records of the year, in aptly one of the hottest weeks of the summer here in sunny London. Capturing his own unique style of garage house beats, a booming bassline and a mesmerising chopped up vocal from Betsy, this is a bona fide dancefloor anthem.

It’s the title track of a soon-to-be-released five track EP from the man himself on Greco-Roman, who have a habit of releasing the very best in underground house. If Endless Love is anything to go by, we’re in for a real treat.

Stream below and make a note in that diary of yours to grab the full release on 28 July. Here’s the link.

You won’t regret it.

Watermät – Bullit

Watermät - Bullit

Hello Watermät.

Getting your debut track picked up by a big time label like Spinnin’ Deep is no mean feat, but in this case, it’s really not surprising.

Bullit contains a cheerful, almost ‘whistle-along’ melody, being paired with a dark, stabbing melody that makes this track instantly recognisable. It shouldn’t work, but it does.

Expect this to grace the decks of many a festival DJ this coming summer.

Preview below, and go grab it from Beatport on 19 May.

FAUL & Wad Ad Vs. PNAU – Changes (Marlon Hoffstadt & HRRSN Remix)

FAUL & Wad Ad Vs. PNAU - Changes (Marlon Hoffstadt & HRRSN Remix)

Despite this track seeming to have more contributors than So Solid Crew did back in the day, it’s definitely not a case of ‘too many cooks’.

Marlon Hoffstadt (left) of Shake That fame, teams up with HRRSN (right) to put together a tech house remix that perfectly complements the original melody and catchy vocal taken from PNAU’s ‘Baby’.

You just wait until that bass kicks in at the one minute mark.

Told you so.

Stream below and/or buy from iTunes right here.

Daughter x Daft Punk – Get Lucky (Shadow Child VIP) [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Daughter x Daft Punk - Get Lucky (Shadow Child VIP) [FREE DOWNLOAD]

We all know the original, some have heard the Daughter cover, and now we have a club worthy edit.

Shadow Child (aka Dave Spoon, aka Simon Neale) put together this tasty little edit to close out his recent Essential Mix.

Lucky us.

And he’s giving it away for free.

Even luckier us.

Stream below and grab the track for endless listening via the link here.

Andhim – Boy Boy Boy

Andhim - Boy Boy Boy

Firstly, apologies for the lack of post for two months now – not cool.

Secondly, let us make it up to you with this belter from German duo Andmin – cool?

It’s a summer flavoured track that seems so apt as the long dark winter days are now a thing of the past.

Hello summer.

Stream the track below or purchase this little beauty here.

Todd Terje – Spiral

Todd Terje - Spiral

This doesn’t even make the cut for his debut album.

Set for release this coming spring, Todd Terje’s debut won’t include either track from his last 12″ release pre-album. That certainly doesn’t mean that either track is not good enough, but Todd clearly has enough ideas floating around that talented head of his to form an entirely new album of tracks.

Aren’t we lucky.

The title track from the EP is showcased here, and wow, Spiral is a belter.

Since his 2011 release Ragysh, Todd Terje has perfected the ’10-minute-filtered-synth-based-driving-house-groove’ that we’ve all grown to love, and Spiral is no exception.

For all ten and a half glorious minutes stream it below, or, for you impatient lot, the radio edit is listed just below that.

Then, once you’ve inevitably come to the realisation that you need this in your life, go and grab the track from Beatport right here.

You know I’m right.


Richy Ahmed – The Drums (Feat. Kevin Knapp)

Richy Ahmed - The Drums (Feat. Kevin Knapp)

After playing second fiddle to his Hot Creations compatriots for a while now, I think 2014 is (deservedly) going to be Richy Ahmed’s year.

His debut solo two track EP release on Hot Creations features house stomper The Drums, which sounds so damn good.

It’s got that house groove that has become synonymous with HC. Layered with a ladish Kevin Knapp vocal and driving hand claps, it’s a monster of a track that is surely going to propel Richy Ahmed into the forefront of British house music for 2014.

Grab the EP over at Beatport.

EDX – Reckless Ardor

EDX - Reckless Ardor

An enormous tune on Enormous Tunes.

EDX goes all deep in his latest release Reckless Ardor for the aptly titled label Enormous Tunes. Chopped vocals, a driving riff and an undertone of progressive house make up the track that was worthy of a Pete Tong debut on his Radio 1 show.

Stream below, or buy exclusively from Beatport here.