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Established Spanish DJ/Producer Alex Roque debuts on Bonzai Progressive with a stunning tech house slice backed up with awesome remixes.
The original kicks things off in this fine pack and brings with it the flavours of tech, house and a kickin rhythm, memerizing vocal riffs dominate the break and keep you hooked.
Regular remixers and dynamic duo Mindgamers step up with a jaw dropping funk driven monster, bouncing grooves and a fantastic bassline on this will make for aural pleasure everywhere!
The Citizen 42 Remix adds in the original vocals on the break which adds an added punch to proceedings, and then finishes the release with a Dub Remix of Deep Speechless, grooving tech house vibes with throbbing basslines and some very nice synth work.
Excellent debut release which is sure to gain lots of support.
Bonzai Worx – Volume 2 is now available for pre-sale on Decks.com
This exclusive limited release comes with some superb cuts from a collection of great producers and remixers.
All the artists featured have had some great support and that will continue to grow as vinyl re-enters the arena. Make some room in your boxes because these big club hitters will need the space!
Featuring original tracks and remixes by Fab Code, Metodi Hristov, Ecco, Mindgamers, Matan Caspi, Oz Romita and Del Horno.
Fourth instalment in the My House Is Your House series on Bonzai Progressive. Featuring original tracks and remixes from Accatone, Wonji featuring Henry M, Ecco, Lucio Grandi, Murat Uncuoglu, Mastercris, Middle Rhythm, David Kassi, Daniel Ray, Unnamed, Cristian Paduraru, Baltj_More, Project KF, Jimmy Galle, James Harcourt presents Jack Fruit, Daniel Marques, Luis Bravo, Gary DF, Mindgamers, Fab Code, Sa.Du, Qmusse, Maertz, and Valeria Croft featuring Stoletov.
Cool summer house vibes out of Bonzai Progressive from Mindgamers.
Zas & Sanze continue to leave their mark on the music industry with pure quality productions and remixes.
Chasing the Sun comes with 2 super remixes and we’re sure this will be a big hit this summer.
The original mix is a track that will be played on the beaches and terraces as it delivers a very cool house groove, awesome piano work backed with tight drums and a feelgood factor of 10!
Matan Caspi gives us a remix for later in the evening, hot summer vibe is still evident with a nice vocal added and a more funky groove on the bassline.
Ecco takes us into the later hours of the night with a slightly more prog feel on the remix, more focus on the lower frequencies adds an interesting touch to an already awesome tune.
Progressive fuelled beats from Bonzai Progressive with The Idem.
Non Bis In Idem has had an amazing journey through music up until now. Starting at just 18 she quickly developed her own style of hard techno and tech house. After some early disappointment with record deals that never came through she got signed with Bonzai Progressive and the results are already beginning to look amazing.
12Chic MasterTimer is a sexy look into the world of prog with tech influences. The original is a very erotic groove with cool synth stabs and sexy spoken vocal, on the break with a simple melody and very descriptive words will surely get anyone going!
The awesome Mindgamers join in on remix duties and create a powerful tech house monster, stripped down sounds with a brilliant bassline and drum section, this will get a lot of support.
Planisphere drop by with a simply brilliant remix, prog trance at it’s best, consistent groove and some very well placed sounds, the original vocals are used very well and that keeps the sexy vibe alive.
This gifted artist deserves full support with a lot more to come.
At an early age Fab was bewitched by music. At age 6 he was attracted by the sounds of soul, funk and disco playing from his parents jukebox. Rocked to the sounds of Tamla Motown, James Brown, Barry White, KC & The Sunshine Band and later Kraftwerk. All this built up in him to a music culture dominated by rhythm and groove.
In the early 80s he began his DJ career (as DJ Fab) and became resident in a trendy club in Brussels called -Disco Steve-. Residencies and bookings would follow one another until 1988, playing in many local clubs, always quality venues, such as Le Veaudeville, Le Garage, Le Variete, La Pergola, Le Disque Rouge (Fuse), Las Vegas, and many others. The musical styles he spins with finesse and technique are funk, disco and new wave, the hype music for this era.
After hanging up his DJ gloves to explore new musical fields, music production, we see him reappear in 1989 with the release of his debut single -Warbeat- under the pseudonym Bassline Boys. The success was immediate following the mini scandal triggered by this title when it was broadcasted in Chistophe Dechavanne’s -ciel mon mardi- (TF1 – French TV), and the musical response entitled -On se calme (Mr. Dechavanne)- turned into a massive hit in France, selling over 400,000 copies and awarded with a gold record. New Beat, Acid House, Techno and Hardcore releases will succeed during the following years under various monickers, such as Fax Yourself, BSR, Defcon, DSK, Hydrowave, Speed Limit, etc.
In 1994 he decided to return to the turntables, and when he met Claude El Divino (City Parade) he joined the -Underground Energy- team, which allowed him play in one of the most prestigious clubs of Belgium, the Extreme. After a series of bookings with Energy Underground he became a resident at Extreme. Other residencies and bookings followed, including La Raza, Planet Hardcore, Cocoon, Illusion, Zenith, Pavarotti and so on.
After a break from both the deejaying and studio work during the early 2000s, he comes back in 2006 with a new challenge, creating and running his own DJ Bar, which will be called -bar©ode-. The project took its flight, the parties became famous throughout Belgium and abroad, and renowned DJs lined up behind bar©odes decks. Pole Folder (Bedrock Records), Filterheadz (I Love Techno), CP (Pulse Factory) Ecco (KMB records), Rudy (Fuse), Xian (Cafe dAnvers), Milo (You), Dave Kane, Trap House, to name a few.
Inspired by the name of his latest project -bar©ode- DJ Fab became Fab Code, and after the bar closed late 2007, he resumed the hunt for bookings. He joined the team of DJ Ecco called -United Elektro- and also played at -Dance Machine- and -Acid Or Not- parties until the end of 2009, then Fab decided to move and settle in the United Kingdom.
Freshly landed in Manchester, his new home, he went back to work and returned to the recording studio to relaunch his career as a producer and composer. He released his first tracks in 2010 on Belgian label Kiss My Beat Records (KMB), on the label Bonzai Progressive and on the label Mint & Mustard.
Ibiza 2K12 – Progressive House Frequencies comes with original tracks and remixes by Redraft Memories, Rishi K., Manu Riga, Jimmy Galle, Crocy, Tony Awake & Free Mind, Mindgamers, DJ Chus & David Penn, Chantola, Heinrich Kantholz & Drill Wagen, Quadran, Planisphere, Nancy Burrello & Digital Angel, Thorin, Chris M, Abi-Q and Raw-E, Kiilto, Guido Durante & Mattia Evo, Bozanov, Lolo, Audiotox & Watson, Kintar featuring Lu Chase, Tempterzz, Philthy Chit, Janeiro, Matteo Monero and Kintar.
This young & dynamic producer duo from Tallinn is worth keeping an eye & ear on.
Mindgamers was created by two talented DJs from Estonia – Zas & Sanze. Both of them are Tallinn natives and started their career in 1999. In the year 2009, they founded the musical project Mindgamers. The main genres they are producing are progressive and tech house.
This release comes with a brilliant Stefano Noferini remix with early support from Slam, Luciano, Anderson Noise, Benoit C, Funkatron, Scan Mode,…
Having left the vinyl market in 2005, busy reconstructing both their business model and sound, Bonzai has been flying under the radar for many out there. 2012 is a special year for the label, celebrating its 20th anniversary which is the perfect timing to share the new Bonzai sound on a market that was heavily dominated by the label throughout the 90s…Vinyl !!! Todays sound is a fresh approach on House, Tech-House and Techno. Bonzai Worx vol 1. introduces some of the labels new exclusive family members, Mindgamers, Fab Code, Hilal Tekschneider and Planisphere vs Digital Angel. Including remixes by Stefano Noferini and James Harcourt.
This smashing release is supported by the best artists and media, such as: Slam, Richie Hawtin, Luciano, Markus Schulz, Claude Von Stroke, Alexi Delano, Seth Troxler, Paco Osuna, Randall Jones, Anderson Noise, Claudio Coccoluto, Renato Cohen, Franco Bianco, Daniel Sanchez, Lostra, De:Bug, Tsugi Magazine, Resident Advisor, Billboard Magazine, Igloo Mag, Ibiza Sonica Radio, Houseproud TV, BLN FM Radio, 432 FM, Proton Radio, Slovak National Radio, Radio Couleur 3, WeekenderMix Radio Show, Pulzar FM, LU Radio 102.7, Radio FDS and Flaix FM Mallorca between many others!
this week we welcome Mindgamers back to Bonzai Basik Beats!
Tracklisting – Episode 83 – mixed by Mindgamers:
1° Gabriel Ananda – Hey Blop (Sebastien Leger Tropical Dub Mix)
2° Do Santos – No Comprendo (Original Mix)
3° Alex Costa – It s A Groove (Original Mix)
4° Adam Port – Someone To Love (Original Mix)
5° Sean Miller – Canibal Royal (Original Mix)
6° Solo UK – The Flea Circus (Original Mix)
7° Tapesh, Sidney Charles – I Got Ya (Original Mix)
8° Mindgamers – Can You Feel It (original mix) – UNRELEASED
9° Ramon Tapia – Thunderball (Original Mix)
10° DJ Chus, Supernov – Italoberican Grooves (Origina Mix)
11° Olivier Giacomotto – Leche De Tigre (Origina Mix)
12° D-Formation – Chinesse Beat (D-Formation Rework)