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EAT DUST – ROBOTS EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva aka Eat Dust delivers his third outing on Piston Recordings with the fantastic two tracker – Robots EP. We last saw Mario back at the start of 2016 with his Invaders EP which followed an appearance on Monog Records’ 5 year celebratory release. Robots sets out with a real nice thumping kick drum as the percussions fade through building to a solid and steady rhythmic drum section. Cool vocal snippets are introduced but soon make way for a beautifully lush deep house bassline that soon becomes the big focus on the track. Quirky FX fill out the spaces and add cool textures to the sound making this a definite must have track.

Eat Dust – Robots EP, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #eatdust

20 April 2016 UPDATES Read more

EAT DUST – ROBOTS EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva aka Eat Dust delivers his third outing on Piston Recordings with the fantastic two tracker – Robots EP. We last saw Mario back at the start of 2016 with his Invaders EP which followed an appearance on Monog Records’ 5 year celebratory release.

Robots sets out with a real nice thumping kick drum as the percussions fade through building to a solid and steady rhythmic drum section. Cool vocal snippets are introduced but soon make way for a beautifully lush deep house bassline that soon becomes the big focus on the track. Quirky FX fill out the spaces and add cool textures to the sound making this a definite must have track.

Jivin is let loose with a cool pumping kick drum and crispy hat combi. Various other percussions make their way into the sound and we find ourselves moving to the rhythmic force. A playful bassline takes control of the groove as it dances through the sound providing a smooth deep vibe. Cool vocals are scattered throughout giving the track an edge while remaining firmly within the deep house realm. Top notch stuff not to be missed.

#eatdust #pistonrecordings

18 April 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

EAT DUST – INVADERS EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva aka Eat Dust returns to Piston with another fine slice of Tech House on his latest offering entitled Invaders EP. Mario is no stranger to these shores as he made his debut here back at the start of 2016 with the Savages EP which gained great support from all over. We’re delighted to see him back and no doubt we’ll be seeing more from this guy in the future.

Eat Dust – Invaders EP, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport’s Staff Picks in the Tech House genre page!

#pistonrecordings #beatport #eatdust

24 February 2016 UPDATES Read more

EAT DUST – INVADERS EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva aka Eat Dust returns to Piston with another fine slice of Tech House on his latest offering entitled Invaders EP. Mario is no stranger to these shores as he made his debut here back at the start of 2016 with the Savages EP which gained great support from all over. We’re delighted to see him back and no doubt we’ll be seeing more from this guy in the future.

First up we have Invaders which gets going with a nice solid kick and a cool shuffling hat sequence that will surely get butts moving towards the floors. The track takes on a smooth persona with subtle synths delivering a bit of funk to the sound. Sprinklings of acid and vocal snippets are littered throughout and add cool textures to the tech groove. The big hitter here though is that bassline as it effortlessly meanders through the sound ramping up the groove in style. A nice phat sound that will be a welcome addition in any set.

Shades Of Love intros with a punchy kick drum and bright hats and percussions that form into a cool rhythmic flow. The track breaks to reveal a cool vocal before the beats come back with a superb phat bassline that probes through the sound beautifully. The tech grooves ooze out of this one and has that dancey vibe the floors are gonna love. The vocals continue throughout and are joined by cool chord stabs that have a nice retro edge. Top notch stuff you will not want to miss.

#eatdust #pistonrecordings

22 February 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

EAT DUST – SAVAGES EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Eat Dust aka Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva debuts on Piston with the impressive two tracker – Savages EP. Over the last 3 years or so this guy has released some excellent cuts on various labels including Obscura Recordings, Plastik Galaxy and Dubtek Records to name just a few. He has also shown up on Monog Records back in 2014 with Portrait Illusions and a remix on HedUbble’s Animal Feeling as well as an appearance on Tech House Toolbox 3 for Bonzai Progressive. Delighted to have him on board and we look forward to more from this talented artist.

Savages intros with a cool tribal drum set up with a nice chunky kick over the top alongside some bright crispy hats and sharp claps, enough to get the rhythm into full swing. After a short break we get thrust into a proper tech house groove with a solid, deep bassline moving the track along effortlessly. Short stabs litter the sound and offer cool textures that will make the DJ’s work so much easier when cutting up in the mix. A real nice slice of chugging tech house for the floors, top notch.

Transitions sets out with a punchy kick and soft hats combi before being joined by a cool effected vocal and a hypnotic rising percussion arrangement. The bass suddenly drops in and takes us away on a superb deep house groove that will have the floors bouncing to the beat. The deep house vibe oozes out of this one as warm chords and scattered string swells cut through the bassline. The break throws up some nice synth key stabs that take hold and stay for the duration and adding a bit of spice to the track. A superb cut that will not disappoint.

#eatdust #pistonrecordings

11 January 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

MONOG RECORDS – 5 YEARS SIDE BY SIDE (MONOG RECORDS)

Monog Records gets ready to celebrate 5 years of music, and to mark this tremendous milestone we have put together some of its finest moments, all wrapped up in a tasty package filled with deep grooving house and techno. From the outset Monog’s goal was as simple as can be, to make quality music without focusing on the genre or style, this still rings true today. In September 2015 the label reached its 50th quality cut and the future looks good for another half century with head honcho Joal at the helm. 5 Years Side-By-Side features track and remixes from talented artists including Dominic Smith, Luis Bravo, Kruno Kereta, Eat Dust, HedUbble, Jazzman Wax, Iban Montoro, E-Klash, Alan Castro, Tito Ferreira, Oliver Maier, Roland’Sousa and of course Joal. Come and join us in our celebration with tracks that are guaranteed to get your party into full swing.

#monogrecords #dominicsmith #luisbravo #e-klash #joal #titoferreira #dominicsmith #olivermaier #luisbravo #jazzmanwax #ibanmontoro #krunokereta #alancastro #roland’sousa #hedubble #eatdust

9 November 2015 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

HEDUBBLE – ANIMAL FEELING (MONOG RECORDS)

Ladies and gentlemen, we proudly reach the release number 40!

After 3 and a half years of a persistent search for coherence, vision, ideology and quality, we reached the incredible number of 40 EPs. All those 40 EPs are unique and special. They have life, personality and all of them are an essential part of what Monog Records has become today. They are our DNA and we are deeply proud and attached to every single one of them.

To celebrate this mark, we invited Hedubble, after his success with Traffic EP, to do the honours and present us with his new EP called Animal Feeling.

Animal Feeling EP is made of 2 original tracks Animal Feeling and No One Else and an outstanding remix of Animal Feeling made by our artist EAT DUST.

The Original mix of Animal Feeling is a proper piece of art in all the extend of the word. It is deep, delicate, introspective and beautiful. Besides the relatively simple groove and construction, the vocal is so intense that it will stay in your mind for hours!

On the other side, No One Else is a dance floor killer. The bass line is the main element here, driving all the track to a deep, dark atmosphere with plenty of details and small nuances.

At last we have the remix by EAT DUST for Animal Feeling. This remix is a lighter and housy approach to the original mix and it is a great example of EAT DUST characteristics as a producer. We are very happy to have his contribution in this EP.

Monog Records, Til dance tear us apart.

#monogrecords #hedubble #eatdust

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9 June 2014 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

EAT DUST – PORTRAIT ILLUSIONS (MONOG RECORDS)

Eat Dust is the name behind the newest EP from Monog Records. “Portrait Illusions” is his debut ep with us and it’s guaranteed that this will be the beginning of a relationship for life!

Eat Dust aka Mario Silva, is an artist from Lisbon that since 2002 has been gaining his own space in the Portuguese dance scene leading him to a residence in one of the most mythical clubs in Lisbon, Alcântara Club. “Portraits Illusions EP” is made of three original tracks with a very dark, obscure feeling. “The Girl Next Door” is a very groovy, and powerful track, very capable of putting any dance floor on fire.

On the other side, “Portraits Illusions”, the track responsible for the name of this ep, is a much more intimist, dark and mental track. A lot of small details here and there, a dub techno fingerprint and an ambience that will send your mind into a dark parallel world. “Natural Flavour” it’s the closing track of this ep and sums up the essence of Eat Dust as a producer: Again a dark feeling, lots of details and a very groovy and addictive rhythm.

Enough of talking, just have a listen and see for yourself!

#eatdust #monogrecords

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30 April 2014 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

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