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MNG037 featured the return of one of our oldest family member, diSapia! Tom Disapia is the man behind one of our all time favourite releases, “They mostly Hunt at Night EP” (MNG008), so the expectations were really high for this one and we couldn’t be more happy with the final results!
Smog City EP is composed by two original tracks: “Smog City” and “Bring it Back”.
“Smog City” have the word DISAPIA written all over. It is a great representation of his incredible work and talent as a producer, a deep, dense atmosphere, a funky vocal and an incredibly detailed work on the groove.
“Bring it Back” is an anthem for all the House music lovers out there. It have a driving bass line, an happy mood and a lovely vocal that will be in your head of a while. At last but not least, we invited Alan Castro to make a remix for “Smog City” and we are delighted with the final results! Incredible work that once again shows the tremendous amount of talent this Argentinian producer have. It’s deep, dense and underground. We love it!
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!