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Deep, deep, deep… There’s no more words to describe this release, it’s classy, it’s tasty and it’s ultra sweet. The original track was made by Haustuff & Leesboon with the colaboration of Jonny Keys. The Duo behind the concept is constituited by one Portuguese and one Brazillian and this convergence result in a catchy tech-house track which brings the groovy side of its tech character without losing any of its deep soul.
Ricardo Albuquerque is one of the guest remixers. Maybe some people dont know but Ricardo is one of the Warung Beach Club guys. One of the most famous clubs in the world and probably the most famous in Brazil these days. Aside of this references, Ricardo justifies all of this hype with an addictive deep track. You will notice the leads, the groove made by the drums, but what will get you hooked on it is the outstanding bassline phrase. We simply love it!
B. King, it’s not another guy to fill the package. Yes its true the work of the last contender on this pack its tough. But this guy shows from what matter is made. Bassline apart, which is lovely, the sinthesized glided strings are something else, believe us, you will want to listen this in repeat.
Mr Drew is back, this time with a funky house beast tempered with a fat booty bass and wicked vocals. This one is on Drew’s own style, funky all the way.
In charge of the remix is Luís Bravo who does an excelent approach to “The Sound Of DISKO” vibes mixing some hot chords with a proper 90’s drumline. There’s not much left to say that you can’t experience better listening!
After the end of the Black Catalog we’re back again with another deep journey.
Martusciello aka Federico Martusciello is the man. It starts with Lunatic, deep and frugal with a super dark chord screaming all the time just begging to breathe over the mix.
“Hated For Who I am, Loved For Who I’m Not” is the B-side of this story, way deeper and relaxed, with a lot of chords rolling and swinging aside with the ethnical percussion.
It’s a sweet must have.
To commemorate the 10th and last release from the “Black Catalog”, we deliver a proper club house remix pack from the previous “Free EP” by Simone Girau and Dario Girau. The head of this honor is the label head manager, “Fragoso”.
About the release itself, in the ‘Lisbon’ Main Remix, Fragoso brings us a funky but dark well defined mass of groove filled with FM LFO’ed synths all around, that in conjunction with the vocal section and a typical 90’s house style lead turn what is already an outraged groove into a groundbreaking twisted travel.
To fill the pack “Fragoso” made the ‘Lisbon’ Deep Remix which drives all the concept into a deep journey. As soon you start listening it, you will realize that is all about dig, dig, dig! Its mental without losing any funky and twisted character. If you seek for a proper mind breaking experience, this is what you need!
After “Get Up!” Mr. Drew is back with “Hot Jazz”, a joint venture between him and a newcomer, one half of the portuguese duo Lazer Mike and an extremely talented keyboarder, Charles Lazer.
Hot Jazz is a piece of true House Music with a foot in the balearic house with some fine british acid house flavour, driven through juicy chords and a groovy round bassline, which is his trademark.
The Original Mix aims to keep your sight into the core of the composition, while the “Renegade Master Version” grabs the roots of Wild Child vocal, turning what is already awesome into something outrageously tasty!
Soul Searching is what this single is all about. The art of seeking for the right party igniters.
Name 001 is the unknown face of Miguel Parreira, Mr. F or, most commonly known as, SGMNT (Segment), his technoish side.
Name 001, brings his clustered waves into our dimension, filled with strange pads, sines and church textured stabs, he delivers us a ultra-twisted theme that shows how Progressive and Techno can be merged into one single composition, although there’s always the constant presence of the Acid touch in it as well as the epic speech about science vs religion. Unavoidable!
Fragoso, label head manager and a regular on AU Records, brings his interpretation about how it should be the “Soul Searching” act. As usual, evolving, epic and very very subtle, Fragoso drives us through an authentic sonic epiphany. It’s the subtleness taken to the last stage. A very very profound journey!
Missing this, is missing history
Inês Duarte is not just another dj, she has created a certain and stable foundation that can be heard and felt in any one of her sets to date. What Inês lacks in years, she makes up for in the extensive knowledge she has acquired in her younger years, with time spent listening to some of the most talented musicians in the genre who have gone on to be some of the most influential. Her musical selection pushes through boundaries and to simply describe it as “premium”, a word commonly thrown around in the industry, sounds depreciative to anyone who knows and follows her music. Inês mainly spins House music but her foot in Techno cannot be ignored, an undeniable distinction.
This is what Club Cult has always strived for; our vision is to provide contemporary electronic music that is ruled by quality and since its inception we have always tried to not follow any trends but to forge our own path creatively.
This time we’ve decided to reignite and reintroduce some classic 90’s flavour to the scene with a joint venture from Mr Drew and Fragoso, who together have cooked up ‘Get Funky EP’; a zesty two track EP, featuring reworks of the Angel Moraes house classic, ‘Turn it Up’.
Beginning with Mr Drew’s interpretation on this revival, ‘Get Up’ mixes textured nu school beats with an old school bassline, culminating as the main groove and delivering a melodic pad at the break – delicious. Although, it is the vocals which really bring the theme to focus, echoing across the track and pushing through the overall floating, bassy mood – bringing back the old time vibes.
Fragoso’s addition to this release, ‘Funk Acido’, incorporates the vocals of ‘Turn it Up’ into an entirely new body. The bassline sees in this track with a smooth and steady swing. As the theme increasingly sets in, it seems to climb further towards a heating groove, only heightened by the certain rush supplied by the response of the drums and resulting in the final monster which will have you moving to outrageous effect by its completion.
This EP can be summarised in as few words as, two bombs just begging for flame.
Swing City, the name itself says everything about them. Swing, groove and extra depth in the way they reach your soul! Swinging since 2011 as a collective Ricardo Oliveira and his brother Fabio Oliveira, merged their expertise, Ricardo as a dj and Fabio as a producer, resulting in a fusion between real-time performance and creation, the definition for it is “Jamming in the Floor”.
There’s not much to be said that can’t be listen. Enjoy it!
Simone Girau is back, this time with a completely groundbreaking and outrageously funky hip-house track with electro influences, “Repeat” is the name and after you listen it you will understand why it’s called that way. “Repeat” makes you wanna listen to it in repeat without hesitation, but Simone wasn’t happy enough with this fact and teamed up with her brother Dario to bring us a monster dark house track that reminds us of the 90s New York house scene. Filled with reverberated soul vocals which automatically make you feel like you’re in the old high times. You can’t miss this!
Contempo is the man this time. He delivers the groove, the harmony and show us from which matter he’s made.
Urban Seduction, the most progressive side of the EP. Filled and pads, arpeggios and sweeps that bring us the mellow touch of the theme. But not only with harmony is made the theme. The bass is jumpin’ all the time and is fat as hell. In the end the only thing that you wish is to make it last.
Evolution is deep, starts quiet but reveals itself as an observation about the evolution of the human being, the duality between cience and religion. Musically speaking, the Bassline is always diggin’ deep as usual from Contempo, and the keys make yourself want more.
Deep, mellow and tasty! Dont miss it…
Tarot (the moniker for Tokyo based, Japanese producer Taro Fujita) has been released on labels such as: Session Trax, TKC Music, Ready Mix Records, just to name a few.
He has been involved with names such as: DJ Vibe, Pirupa, Frank Maurel, Carlos Fauvrelle, Cytric, John Creamer & Stephane K and That Kid Chris, having been coproduced by some and remixed by and for others.
But now, forgetting all the Tarot references in the Underground scene…
Sunny is a true Progressive House track, consistent with Tarot’s style, with many delayed instrument elements floating around. The bassline is a saw filtered pad that fills up the bottom of the composition, which is followed by ethnic vocals that appear time to time.
Going beyond the Progressive theme is a Modern epic story told by Tarot that is unmissable if you really understand what true Progressive House Music is about.
2tan, the marble boy from AU Records, does what he does best in his interpretation; defining the pace in a way that we can’t understand, he brings the atmosphere and makes it grow. The picture is filled by colour every time he decides to make something happen, and trust us you don’t want to see this guy DAW mapping. His interpretation is a mutant monster that is never quiet, yet everything that happens is perfectly and subtle planned. The post script… 2tan’s done it Epic again, full bassline, pads, noise’s and other effects that seem to appear from a star called Pollux, and the ginger in the top of the cake, a really simple but perfect melody that completely turn his composition into a work of genius. We cannot attempt to classify it… Just listen!
To start 2013 AU Orange delivers a tasty deep single coming from Bruno Ferreira.
The original mix is a House track filled with lovely chords, vocals and a beast bassline. But what make it special is the Hook, which delivers a very jazzy and twisted feeling.
Fragoso & Swing City Remix, well it’s Acid, and the 909 is played in Chicago House style, the track its really really deep, digging all the time around the “Monster” Bassline.
The Hook of original is also present in this remix, although its not Organ style anymore. It’s a very warm chord that turns a track into a deeper anthem.
Zalaz & Memo Sepulveda remix brings us a completely different interpretation full of pads and sub basses. The vocal appears in a completely different approach, with reverses and cuts. Lovely!
2013 started and we invited one of our Portuguese Monster DJ’s to record one of our Club Cult’s. Lucio Monteiro. This guy played in the most mythical clubs in the last 30 years. Some of them are among the best clubs in the world, for example, D-Edge, Paradise or even in Lux, among others….Lucio Monteiro gave us a DJ Set fully provided with groove and deep harmonies. With no more description…. Just listen to this living legend!