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THE SECRETS OF THE TRADE 008 FEATURED BY BEATPORT

As Piston Recordings celebrates its 10th year at the forefront of the house music scene we present our 8th Secrets Of The Trade compilation pack. Once again we’ve filled this one with some of the finest cuts from the past year including tracks and remixes from the likes of Bart Ricardo, JR From Dallas, PulpTalks, Daniel Ray, Bjerk Peterson, Jakhira, Bonetti, Leandro Silva, Lazer Mike, label boss Rogerio Martins and many more. Our ethos remains the same, to deliver cutting edge grooves from the best up and coming producers while showcasing the talents of top artists from around the world. Get this one in your collection, you will not be disappointed.

The Secrets Of The Trade 008, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

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THE SECRETS OF THE TRADE 008 (PISTON RECORDINGS)

As Piston Recordings celebrates its 10th year at the forefront of the house music scene we present our 8th Secrets Of The Trade compilation pack. Once again we’ve filled this one with some of the finest cuts from the past year including tracks and remixes from the likes of Bart Ricardo, JR From Dallas, PulpTalks, Daniel Ray, Bjerk Peterson, Jakhira, Bonetti, Leandro Silva, Lazer Mike, label boss Rogerio Martins and many more. Our ethos remains the same, to deliver cutting edge grooves from the best up and coming producers while showcasing the talents of top artists from around the world. Get this one in your collection, you will not be disappointed.

#pistonrecordings #rogeriomartins #jrfromdallas #cerillo #ritz #ryo-chin #pulptalks #lazermike #bonetti #bartricardo #bicyclecorporation #bjerkpeterson #citrus #rubbaj #alessandrosarsano #maxhebert #jakhira #gusher #marcomadia #shait #danielray #leandrodi #hatelate #leandrosilva

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ROGERIO MARTINS – 300 EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Portugal’s cutting edge electronic music label Piston Recordings reaches a double milestone in 2017 as it celebrates 10 years as well as its 300th release. To mark this occasion we get a dosing of deep house grooves on the two track 300 EP courtesy of label head honcho, Rogerio Martins. Since 2007 Rogerio has showed true grit and determination to get his label to where it is today, at the forefront of a worldwide scene where the sounds of Piston are championed by a multitude of top DJ’s. The Piston ethos has been embraced by many artists and the demand is ever more popular and artists from around the world delight at the prospect of releasing their material through Piston which is why there is a consistent stream of quality cuts. Here’s to another 300 releases and another 10 years!

No Gimmicks intros with a solid kick drum and cool shuffling hat arrangement that gets the rhythm flowing nicely before a super bright crispy hi hat joins in. A superb dancing, chunky bassline delivers a killer blow that will definitely get feet to the floors. Rogerio dishes out a real treat here, especially with the huge filtered piano chords that will attract the discerning clubber if only for its nostalgic appeal. A diva inspired vocal wails through the track beautifully making this an absolute stomper and a must have.

Secondly we have the deliciously warm and endearing Find The Love which intros with nice subby kick drums and a crispy hi hat combo. Smooth house chords fade in and we soon find ourselves engrossed in a lush groove. The track delivers a solid rhythmic flow thanks to tight drums and percussions while cool vocals bring in a clubby vibe. The bass resides deep within the sound here and will certainly give the bassbins a bit of work to do. A definite dancefloor contender here you do not want to miss.

#rogeriomartins #pistonrecordings

 

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ADRIAAN – LA OSCURIDAD FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Adriaan debuts on Piston Recordings with the delectable house music grooves of La Oscuridad. Two tracks take us on a sublime journey deep into the house music abyss. Both tracks will ensure that any set has depth as well as provoking a melancholic feeling. Great to have this superb talent on board and we hope to see more in the future.

Adriaan – La Oscuridad, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #adriaan #pistonrecordings

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MONOTRONIK – SUBCULTURE FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Monotronik are Portuguese DJ and producer duo Freddy Lourenzo and D’Joseph Alves and they return to Piston Recordings with the superb Subculture. Their last outing here was their debut Divergence, back in early Summer 2016, was very well received indeed having landed on many charts and playlists. The pair DJ regularly all over the place and are known for their tight, groovy sets. They’ve put out several top quality cuts recently on Underground Source Records and Sync Forward, moving between tech house and deep house. Great to see them back once again, well worth keeping an eye on.

Monotronik – Subculture, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Tech House genre page!

#beatport #monotronik #pistonrecordings

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ADRIAAN – LA OSCURIDAD (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Adriaan debuts on Piston Recordings with the delectable house music grooves of La Oscuridad. Two tracks take us on a sublime journey deep into the house music abyss. Both tracks will ensure that any set has depth as well as provoking a melancholic feeling. Great to have this superb talent on board and we hope to see more in the future.

The epic multi layered story that is La Oscuridad is up first and goes deep right from the off muted drums are layered over a glitchy sound and eerie pads. Chunky kick drums fade in drive the track nicely with a mesmeric trait while sultry synths and mysterious vocals come through. The track cuts deep into your soul and holds on relentlessly for the duration wrapping you up in its warming grooves as the more darker side creeps through. Top notch stuff that will not disappoint.

Whatever You Know intros with some very cool dark drums and hypnotic percussions that deliver a solid, tight arrangement. On top of the bassy tones we find sharper synth notes as well as surreal FX, melancholic melodies and a haunting vocal. The groove takes hold and we find ourselves locked on for the duration on this epic 11 minute monster of a track that is a definite must have for the late night sessions.

#adriaan #pistonrecordings

 

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MONOTRONIK – SUBCULTURE (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Monotronik are Portuguese DJ and producer duo Freddy Lourenzo and D’Joseph Alves and they return to Piston Recordings with the superb Subculture. Their last outing here was their debut Divergence, back in early Summer 2016, was very well received indeed having landed on many charts and playlists. The pair DJ regularly all over the place and are known for their tight, groovy sets. They’ve put out several top quality cuts recently on Underground Source Records and Sync Forward, moving between tech house and deep house. Great to see them back once again, well worth keeping an eye on.

Subculture intros with a cool muted kick drum and crispy hi hat combi before the drums get a boost of phatness that get us heading to the floors. Rhythmic percussions soon join the fun as a probing bassline weaves through the track. A short break reveals some very cool clubby vocals that blend effortlessly into the tech house groove on display. Stabbing synths with a gritty texture are the icing on the cake here making this a definite must have for the lively floors out there.

Watching sets off with a cool percussion led arrangement before a nice and chunky kick drum bursts into play. This is joined by an in-your-face bassline that works its way into every orifice of the groove and filling the low end with its warm tones. Cool vocals litter the sound as filtering synth stabs bring out the tech goodness. The break throws up a superb sequence filled with swirling pads and erratic synths before the beats return for the duration. Top notch stuff that is not to be missed.

#monotronik #pistonrecordings

 

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KLAUS KELLER – THE BEAT DON’T STOP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Florence based DJ and producer Klaus Keller debuts on Piston recordings with the superb two tracker, The Beat Don’t Stop. Klaus started producing music at 14, just for passion, but he was always trying to improve and refine his style which, got him noticed some years later. He has released his work on various outlets including Something Different, Moustache Label and Different Attitudes. Klaus likes to deliver a hybrid sound from the worlds of digital and analogue, and this is what we are treated to on this one.

Klaus Keller – The Beat Don’t Stop, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Tech House genre page!

#beatport #klauskeller #pistonrecordings

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MIANYO – BREAKING BYTES EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Returning to Piston Recordings after a bit of a hiatus we have Spanish DJ and producer Mianyo with his fantastic two track EP entitled Breaking Bytes. It was way back in 2014 when we last saw this guy here at Piston and we’re delighted he has returned. Since his Beat Club EP he has racked up quite an impressive list of quality cuts on various labels and has worked with a few top artists on other projects. Hopefully we’ll be seeing much more form this guy in the future.

Mianyo – Breaking Bytes EP, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #mianyo #pistonrecordings

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KLAUS KELLER – THE BEAT DON’T STOP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Florence based DJ and producer Klaus Keller debuts on Piston recordings with the superb two tracker, The Beat Don’t Stop. Klaus started producing music at 14, just for passion, but he was always trying to improve and refine his style which, got him noticed some years later. He has released his work on various outlets including Something Different, Moustache Label and Different Attitudes. Klaus likes to deliver a hybrid sound from the worlds of digital and analogue, and this is what we are treated to on this one.

Straight up tech house stomper The Beat Don’t Stop delivers the goods that will get the floors pumping no doubt. The intro is made up of a punchy kick drum and crispy hi hat with a cool spoke vocal that gives a nice clubby vibe. Scathing synths twist and morph as percussions force you to move. A super tight arrangement with a very simple structure that will give any party a boost.

Fuck What You Thinkin grabs your attention right from the get go as a chunky kick drum is matched with a muffled acid lick that fades slowly in, teasing as it goes. Meanwhile an array of sharp, snappy percussions are forming up creating a solid rhythmic flow. The acid line takes centre stage as the filters open up alongside a cool spoken vocal. A superbly crafted nod to the hey days of acid wrapped up in a contemporary package that will delight many for sure.

#klauskeller #pistonrecordings

 

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MIANYO – BREAKING BYTES EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Returning to Piston Recordings after a bit of a hiatus we have Spanish DJ and producer Mianyo with his fantastic two track EP entitled Breaking Bytes. It was way back in 2014 when we last saw this guy here at Piston and we’re delighted he has returned. Since his Beat Club EP he has racked up quite an impressive list of quality cuts on various labels and has worked with a few top artists on other projects. Hopefully we’ll be seeing much more form this guy in the future.

Breaking Chords intros with a beautifully surreal sequence filled with ethereal pads and a mesmeric high string alongside subtle percussions. A cool broken beat comes through before subsiding and leaving us with those pads once more. The track then goes into full on deep house mode with a flowing 4 x 4 structure that will guide feet to the floors. A warming bassline reside perfectly on the low end as superb gated synths deliver that perfect house groove. A wonderfully nostalgic vibe that will not disappoint.

Piano Bytes sets out with a cool and crispy hi hat which is paired with a sharp clap. A pumping kick drum soon follows as does a probing, deep bassline that moves effortlessly through the sound. Superb chord stabs fade in and we find ourselves locked into a classic styled garage groove that will both satisfy and electrify. The break is where this track really starts to shine as it throws in a real nice piano riff that will tear up the floors with ease. Top notch stuff that you do not want to miss.

#mianyo #pistonrecordings

 

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LEANDRO SILVA – NADA FEATURED BY BEATPORT

House music maestro Leandro Silva is back for his fourth Piston outing with the superb Nada which comes hot on the heels of his last slice Aural. His repertoire continues to grow together with Piston’s partner label Igual Recordings where he has unleashed a few gems of his own. He continues to deliver killer sets at top parties and radioshows and is a very much revered artist among many. Always a pleasure to see new material from this guy.

Leandro Silva – Nada, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #leandrosilva

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DISTILLED NOISE – SOLID ROOTS EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Italian DJ and producer Francesco Tegazzin aka Distilled Noise debuts on Piston Recordings with his Solid Roots EP. Growing up in and around Verona, Francesco found electronic music which he used to express his musical creativity. His roots lie in Blues and Rock n Roll and he uses these influences alongside vintage samples while shaping his own unique groove. We’re glad to have this young up and coming artist on the roster and we hope to see more in the future.

Distilled Noise – Solid Roots EP, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #distillednoise

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LEANDRO SILVA – NADA (PISTON RECORDINGS)

House music maestro Leandro Silva is back for his fourth Piston outing with the superb Nada which comes hot on the heels of his last slice Aural. His repertoire continues to grow together with Piston’s partner label Igual Recordings where he has unleashed a few gems of his own. He continues to deliver killer sets at top parties and radioshows and is a very much revered artist among many. Always a pleasure to see new material from this guy.

Nada delivers a sublime, deep house track that straddles minimalism and leans heavily into a hypnotic groove from start to finish. The drums are magical here, they create a sing song musical vibe courtesy of some expertly tweaked pitch control from Leandro. The occasional warm chord crops up alongside cool vocals and in the background we find an almost eerie string that lurks menacingly. A beautifully intricate arrangement that will not disappoint.

Rewind intros with a solid pumping kick drum with a nice and bassy tail end. Bright crispy hi hats slice through the lower frequencies as percussion patterns start to build. A deep rumbling bassline comes through bringing depth to the sound while warming chords fade in to deliver that pure deep house groove. Super stuff from Leandro and a must have track.

#leandrosilva #pistonrecordings

 

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DISTILLED NOISE – SOLID ROOTS EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Italian DJ and producer Francesco Tegazzin aka Distilled Noise debuts on Piston Recordings with his Solid Roots EP. Growing up in and around Verona, Francesco found electronic music which he used to express his musical creativity. His roots lie in Blues and Rock n Roll and he uses these influences alongside vintage samples while shaping his own unique groove. We’re glad to have this young up and coming artist on the roster and we hope to see more in the future.

Mr. Please Please Please shows off Francesco’s use of the vintage sound with perfectly placed FX and some very cool vocal samples. The intro boasts a bass free kick drum that is soon joined by layers of percussions that deliver a solid rhythmic groove. The kicks get beefed up and lead us straight to the floor while a lazy bassline meanders through the sound effortlessly. Cool pianos and various other sounds combine beautifully to fill the track out and make it a definite must have for the groovier parties.

Up next we have a track that not only has a cool title but is also a seriously eclectic slice of house music. Walking On The Moog is a wonderful display of multi layered grooves with a nice jazzy rhythmic vibe. A tight drum arrangement carries the track along at a steady pace as a myriad of colourful sounds create rich textured grooves. This one goes all out for the funk factor with some tasty riffs thrown in alongside various vocals. A top notch sliced that will not disappoint.

#distillednoise #pistonrecordings

 

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