DJ and producer Leon Krasich debuts on Progrez with the superb Buddha The World EP. Leon is the proprietor of the deep and moody Ahnenerbe Records for which he has released a swathe of top notch cuts. He has also seen his work released on minim,all, Frequenza, Share Records and Lethal Dose with great support coming in from all over. Aside from offering up brilliant musical textures, Leon’s tagline is simple, ‘fill the world with happiness…’, now that is something we can get on board with.
Russian artist Sergei Spatz debuts on Green Martian with the fantastic Aquarius EP. From an early age Sergei was fond of art and after graduating from art school he got the idea to make music. In 2009 he released his first track called Berlin Calling under his first alias, Pierrot. After a short break away from music he came back and began producing for labels like ADRO Records, Aeriform Records, Terracotta , BC2, Mistique Music, OLD SQL Recordings and Deep Blue Eyes. He quickly gained a lot of support and respect from worldwide artists such as Following light, Ewan Rill, Magnetic Brothers, Loquai, AquAdro, Milos Miladinovic, Stanisha, Julian Rodriguez, Scotty.A, German Angeleri and many others, a fine asset to have and one which we are excited about.
Naples based DJing and producing duo Benito Rispoli and Giacomo De Falco deliver the third release on Skull & Tones with the sharp and scathing Techno vibes of 384 Street. Both of these young producers have been big into music from an early age, Benito embraced all forms of music and at age 11 he started listening to the likes of Richie Hawtin and Ricardo Villalobos. After gaining the skills needed to DJ he went on to producing and in 2013 he got his first release on Chucky Records. Other labels include Teksession Records, Uranobeat Records, JJ Records, Urban Tribes and Maisons. Giacomo started out with a firm grasp of Techno and Minimal, he strived to organise parties in his hometown and soon found himself at some top clubs. 2013 saw him enter the producing world and he has since seen releases on many labels including ADSR Records, In Dushe, Sound Vessel, Cubek, Blackpoint Records and Async Records. Although still young these guys are having a big impact on the scene and we are delighted to have them on board.
Heading up this week’s Bonzai Basik Beats we have Leon Krasich who will soon see his debut release on our deep prog label Progrez with Buddha The World. A purveyor of dishing out sublime musical textures, Leon has seen a swathe of releases across various labels and he takes on the world with his positive output. Expect to hear tracks and remixes from artists such as Monoloc, Marc Houle, Julian Jeweil, Gaga, Mental Vision, Joop Juniour, Ricky Ebner, David Prap, Willy Real, Jeremy Olander, Marc Marzenit, Mark Deutsche, Musoe, Nick Maurer, Oliver Huntemann, Digital Mess, Kirill Hopelesss, Paul Nazca, Leslie Kei, Koen Groeneveld, Egbert, Josia Loos, RezQ Sound, DJ Kot, Sunju Hargun, Forrest, Ltzenkirchen, Zdar and Stereovox. An epic line-up and an epic mix that will kick start your weekend in style.
Airwave returns to Bonzai Progressive with the fantastic, A touch Of Grace. He last appeared here on remix duty for Fatal Error’s Angel’s Arms which went down a treat among many. Previously, in 2014, he released a lot of tracks on BP alongside Phi Phi and others as well as a raft of cuts on Joof Recordings. Also, in the last few years, Laurent has upped his live appearances having played at gigs across the world from Canada to India and the UK to his homeland in Belgium. A truly prolific artist of this age and we are sure there will be plenty more from this guy.
Debut appearance on Piston for Groove Apartment with the two tracker, Sound Of Soul. Sound Of Soul intros with a super smooth bass note that glides across a tight drum arrangement filled with crystallized hats and a nice chunky kick. Cool vocal one shots litter the groove as a lush deep house chord is introduced. Bright and cheerful melodies stand out in contrast to the deeper elements and provide a playful dance floor friendly vibe
Straight off the back of our last release by Berlin based Justin Massei and the label’s debut at the legendary Watergate club, Selador Recordings continues it’s Berlin love-in with an EP by another producer based in the city, Joal. The Portuguese DJ is no stranger to the label with a remix for Climbers and an original production on the last Showcase compilation already under his belt. But now the relationship is consummated with the EP you have in your hands. Featuring two brand new original productions in the shape of Uncover to Discover and Exercise plus two top flight remixes courtesy of Marc DePulse and Supernova, its yet another top drawer package from your favourite label.