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Oz Romita is known for his fresh and energetic style. Over the years he developed a very wide and various taste for dance music, thanks to his residencies in clubs. All records he spins are selected with great care, to create a powerful set. His capacity of mixing ranges from tribal and uplifting beats, to tech house, minimal and techno. He knows how to handle the crowd with everything he has got and he defo knows how to keep people dancing.
Oz Romita, born in Izmir, Turkey and raised in Amsterdam, has been working and rocking the scene since 1997. Worldwide he played in clubs and parties such as, Club Panama, Club Ministry, Bliss Deluxe, In Bed with Space (Amsterdam), Circo Loco (Antwerp), Café d’Anvers, La Rocca, Noxx, Hali Karnas, Scene, Infinity Festival, Suppercub Cruise, Luxurush, Heineken Music Hall, Mysteryland, Marcanti, Club Home, Lexion, Full Moon Parties (Thailand), Santa Fe, Green Mango,
Le Ranch, Club Cinco and many others.
Oz Romita’s sets are played on worldwide radio stations: Ibiza Global Radio, Bass Lover, Ramp Radio, Deep FM, Decibel, 365LiveRadio on 365MAG, Deep & Loud on Homses.net
Through the years he has spinned with many great DJs, such as: Funkerman, Koen Groeneveld, Desyn Masillio, Patch Park, Lucien Foort, Carl Cox, D. Ramirez, Sossa (Circo Loco), Jose de Divina (Circo Loco), John Digweed,
Chris Lake, Sin Plomo (In Bed With Space), Dr. Kucho, Hardsoul (Roog), Erick E, Laidback Luke, Shinedoe, Kabale und Liebe, 16bit Lolita’s and many more.
That’s right! Mr. Roger Sanchez played Ecco – Red Wall (Mint & Mustard Recordings) on his Release Yourself Radio Show.
Release Yourself With Roger Sanchez: 524
Luca C Brigante Ft Ali Love – Different Morals (Southern Fried Records)
Ecco – Red Wall (Mint & Mustard Recordings)
Empty – Starblazer [Exacta Mash Up] (White)
Boris – [Beautiful People Edit] (White)
Gregory Cabyan Feat. Negrocan – Cada Vez (White)
Dino Lenny Vs Gianni Bini – Remix (White)
Ivan Pica Feat Martin Luther King – I Have A Disco Dream [Ray MD Edit Vs
Lauer & Canard Remix] (White)
Steve Angello & An21, Riva Star, Butch & Basement Jaxx – Where’s Valodja
Worries [Dani Veiga Bootleg] (White)
Release Yourself Spotlight
The Transatlatins Feat India – Can’t Live Without Music [DMS12 Mix] (White)
The Source Feat Candi Staton – You’ve Got The Love [DJ Alexei & Carlos Kinn
Remix] [Chus Zoo Edit] (White)
Portishead – Roads [Massivedrum & DJ Bruno F Remix] (White)
Digitalism – Zdarlight [Reekay Garcia Mix] (White)
Release Yourself Exclusive
D-Wayne – Kampala [Asino De Medico Remix] (Nervous Records)
3 Faces Feat Sowelu – Adweleba [Nejo Remix] (Adaptor Records)
Jimmy Galle – Spiritual Love [Nikan Remix] (Bonzai Basics)
Alternative Reality & Brian S Feat I-Wonk – Shuffle (Prompt Digital)
Richard Dinsdale Guest Mix:
Wally Lopez & Richard Dinsdale – Fierce (Toolroom Records)
Richard Dinsdale – Share The Love [Original Mix] (Tanzanite Records)
Wideboys Feat Durga – Take My Breath Away [Richard Dinsdale Tanzanite
Daddy’s Groove – Take My Breath Away [Richard Dinsdale Tanzanite Remix]
Guest Mix cont’d:
Richard Dinsdale – Arctic Circle (Deeperfect Records)
Roger Sanchez – Another Chance [Richard Dinsdale Tanzanite Remix] (Sony
The Saturdays – Heart Takes Over [Richard Dinsdale Tanzanite Remix] (Polydor
Erik Iker, born in November 1988 in Belgrade, Serbia. The first time he came into contact with music he was as only a boy, when his dad played his record collection. Later in the 90s he gets in touch with electronic music, listening to Faithless, Scooter, Prodigy and others. His music breakthrough happens in 2002 when he goes underground, meeting psytrance and trance for the first time.
While more and more listening to these genres, he gets an idea to start mixing and making himself and he lays his hands on his very own first Fruity Loops Studio and starts creating music. At first he was just having fun. Fun that made him gain much experience in producing. In 2006. he decides to slow his beat and under the influence of Deep Dish, Sasha and others he starts producing progressive house. By 2009 he learned quite a bit working in FLS.
While he was watching tutorials, reading artist blogs and following their studio work online, his production got much better and could be considered quite serious. In 2010 he starts producing with a wish to do something more. His genre can be described as Progressive House with strong melodies, always a good atmosphere at hand, mixed with some trance elements. Under the influence of his fellow DJs in Serbia he also starts producing Tech House. Loving the slower tempo, nice grooves, noise, melodies and strong energetic tracks, a lot can be expected in the future from Erik. The wish to do something more will always continue to prevail.
Although Jasper Jinx could easily refer to a smooth, model-like actor from Hollywood, this catchy nickname is used by a talented DJ-duo from The Hague (The Netherlands). It labels the work of two extremely dedicated dance producers, Jelle Hoogeveen and Roy Tosseram, who gave their career a promising lift-off in 2009 with the release of ‘Gold’ on Extrema Records. The track is a perfect reflection of the sound these guys represent, not just committed to one type of style, but combining several genres in the making of energetic clubtracks!
Looking back at their youth, music has always been of strong influence on their life stories. Long before the DJ’ing part caught their interest, Jelle and Roy started out separately by studying music production on their own. At the age of only 9, Roy already mastered his first production skills on the early classic synthesizers, which let him to performing live on stage with dancers. On the other side, Jelle also made a start with electronic music at a young age, playing songs on his keyboard and in his teens by DJÓ©ng at local beach party.
For obvious, it was the music that brought Jelle and Roy together, not only as close friends but partners as well. In 2005 the two met each other at a dance party, and immediately found a connection of interest. It turned out the guys shared the same opinions about dance music and both were in search of new ways to become a part of the DJ-world. After spending some quality time in the studio, Jelle and Roy knew for certain that if they would take their chances for seizing their luck, it should be together as a team.
Over the years, Jelle and Roy build a strong foundation for their DJ-career under the name Evil Apes. Inspired by the classic synthesizer sound from the early nineties, the duo started to produce tuneful house and trance music. Great studio techniques were skilled, but because both guys had to deal with other big responsibilities on the side, the real breakthrough wasn’t in sight yet. After a tough year in 2008, dealing with the loss of a close friend to an incurable disease, the time was right for a fresh new start. With the release of ‘Gold’ a warm trance production in dedication of their late friend Rutger, the Jasper Jinx project was born. Nowadays, Roy and Jelle still create their music with great passion, bringing uplifting ‘Kick ass’ beats to shake up the big rooms!
Victor Maximiliano is a deep-tech house producer and remixer from the Netherlands.
His musical interest began in the early days of the legendary Roxy in Amsterdam.
Soon he bought his first analog gear and did a lot of experimenting with electronic sounds on Korg MS10 (which he still owns) and the Roland TR 808.
In the 90s he worked as a radio DJ for some popular local FM radio stations.
Victor worked together with DJ Promo as the Vinyl Maniacs and they had a short successful period in the Amsterdam underground scene in the mid 90s.
It was until 2009 he created his own unique deep sound and made his first digital releases for different record labels.
New instalment of the Tech Groover series, including original tracks and remixes by Fab Code, Dennis Franchi, Paul Edge, Rogerio Martins, Ehsan Zadegan, MiniTech Project, Oz Romita, M62, Joal, Fragoso, The French Connection, SoulWave, Piekfein, Accatone, Lucio Grandi, Andrea Saenz & Milton Channels, Ugur Yurt, Savino, Rodrigo Soria, Efron, Jamez & Soulboy, Alfa Rhythm Boys, OneMenWork, Zas & Sanze presents Mindgamers and DJ Smiler.