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MNG036 is our first release in 2014 and we took the chance to welcome our new artist Hedubble and his debut release into the family.
Born in 1983 in Coimbra, Portugal and now living in London, HedUbble grew up listening and capturing sounds from very different genres. He has some strong influences from artists like Seth Troxler, Metroarea, Carl Craig, SoulClap and Ricardo Villalobos. Traffic EP is composed by two original tracks with a very dark and spatial feeling: Traffic (obviously the responsible for the name of the ep) is a complete bomb! A strong groove complemented with some vocal snippet’s and a beautiful chord as the main element.
The B side track is called UNDG and again is a very dark and mysterious track with a very similar construction to “Traffic”. We are deeply in love with this release and we are sure that you will also be.
Luis Bravo is the artist behind Yin EP and, once again, what a wunderfull job he made here! Three tracks are making the package: The “Original mix”, the “Original 6am Mix” and the “ELEME3NT Mix”.
“Yin” is the other part of our already released “Yang EP” from Luis, so you will find some similar approach here: An outstanding groove and a chord that goes on and on making the mood. The Original 6am mix is a more “darker” version of the main mix.
At last but not least, we invited our artist ELEM3NT to make his magic with a remix for “Yin” and what an hell of a work he made! A lot of influence of Detroit techno, a very powerfull groove but with the subtile chords, so characteristic from the original mix! Well done ELEME3NT!
“Looking Down” was the last EP from Joal on Monog Records and probably the most successful ep we had till now! After we licensed to m_nus for their “Enter Ibiza 2013” compilation, “Looking Down” was literally played all over the world by artists like Barem, Hot since 82, Mihai Popoviciu, and many others. Now, the label owner is back with a fresh new release. Over EP represents the end of a chapter in life with his moving from Lisbon to Berlin! Two original tracks (“Over” and “I See Why”) are making the package and again you will find a lot of groove inside.
This EP is highly influenced by detroit techno, so TR 909, deep basslines and piano chords are the basis of the entire release. No more words needed, just listen and see for yourself!
After the success of the first release on Monog Records, the Spanish duo Iban Montoro and Jazzman Wax are back! Those guys have been making a tremendous job with their music and recently released on labels like Kolour Recordings and Soulman Music. Their name will certainly be on the mouths of everyone in a very near future! This time, their EP on Monog Records goes by the name of “Express EP” and includes two original tracks (Express and Seelf) and an astonishing remix by our well known artist Luis Bravo. All the tracks composing the package have the word Groove written all over it, they are all definitly a dancefloor bomb! No more words needed, just listen and see for yourself!
Nicolas Silva aka E-Klash is a extremely talented Brazilian artist that is now settled in Lisbon, Portugal. A good example of his talent is the remix he made for Himan – Strange Town that in 2010 reached the top charts on junodownload, djdownload and it was charted by Gregor Tresher among others “top notch” DJ’s around the world. “Tool Me In” is his debut EP on Monog Records and we believe this is the beginning of a long long relationship! This EP is composed by three original tracks: “Tool Me In”, “Space Ride” and “Sexy Back”. All those tracks have a very hypnotic deep and evolving feeling so characteristic of our label! The amount of details, and the sample selection put this EP on a league of his own and will be the perfect choice for a good summer party!
Iban Montoro & Jazzman Wax are two Spanish producers who decided to make music together since 2011. Their music involves organic sounds and a lot of analog reminiscences from TR-909 and 808, sometimes recalling Chicago House. More than simple revival exercises, they make a deep and restrained sound, a soft but constant rhythmic pulse that will delight all the House music lovers out there!
Roots EP is their debut release on Monog Records and we are very proud of it!
Two original tracks compose the package: “Roots” and “Bambolea”.
“Roots” have a great balance between a really powerful bassline and a very soft “jazzy” Sax! On the other side “Bambolea” has the word “groove” written all over it!
No more words needed just listen and see for yourself!
Ladies and gentlemen we proudly present a new member to our family! Alan Castro was born in 1987 in the city of Carhue, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 1996, with only 9 years old, he started to experiment a new musical directions. It was called House and Detroit Techno! Such as massive style in a global level, that was slowly being incorporated into the music culture of the country. Metodology is the debut EP of Alan Castro at Monog Records and what a massive work it is! Three original tracks full of a dense atmospher, so caracteristic of our label, are composing the package: Metodology, Right and Wrong The amount of details at each one of those tracks are simply amazing! Just take a listen and see for yourself! Monog Records :: Till dance tear us apart
Crystal Symphony is a project from Luís Leite, he is one of the oldest and greatest dj’s responsible for the evolution of the dance scene in Portugal and we are proud to receive him as a new family member of Monog Records.
The 80’s where the times when he started to rise and since then he has been to most international and portuguese clubs, performing memorable nights to all electronic music lovers, he had also participated in the biggest national events together with great international names like Underworld, Danny Tenaglia, Roger Sanchez, Deep Dish, François K, Carl Cox, Jeff Mills, Dave Clark, Groove Armada, Chemical Brothers, Adam Beyer, Silicon Soul. There is so much to say about him and electronic music, but if we can resume all his live in one sentence, it would be, one of the icons of electronic music on Portugal.
“I Like Vinyl EP” is co-produced with one of the most well known performer and lyricist in Portugal, Johnny Def, one of the founding fathers from the portuguese electronic scene as a Master of Ceremonies. This Ep is composed by the original track “I Like Vinyl” and two remixes made by the English Dj Peter Fran and Johnny Def himself. This package is a complete time travel to one of the most glorious times of the dance scene in Portugal so take a look and see for yourself!
A selected few of our labels are now also available at Traxsource!
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Oliver Maier is back with a fresh new EP!
After the success of his debut release on Monog Records (“Organic EP”), Oliver Maier is back with all the power he have!
Once again, this release is made of 3 original tracks with a lot of funk and deepness going on.
“Prophecy (Original Mix)” is the track responsible for the title of this EP and we couldn’t chose a better one for that! This track have everything: A Great groove, hypnotic chords, soulful vocals and a sweet evolving pad creating the right mood!
“Rinky Dink (Original Mix)” its all about funk! Oliver Maier made an outstanding work with those keys and chords that will delight all the Chicago House fans!
At last but not least, “Haus (Original Mix)” is a real house bomb! The “hook” of this track is based on a simple chord progression that will stay in your head for a while! Just listen and see for your self!
Luis Bravo doesn’t need any presentations! It’s our “boy”, due to his constant great work and dedication, he conquered a well deserved central figure in our label. This time he presents his third EP with us called “Now is too late”, composed by two original tracks (“Now is” and “Too Late”). Both tracks are very well representative of his work: An addictive groove, simple structure, a good amount of creativity and an astonishing atmosphere! Monog Records :: Till Dance Tear Us Apart