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IBIZA 2016 – FIESTA LOCO (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

As the Summer season reaches its peak we present 31 of the hottest tracks around that will be sure to keep the fires burning on floors all over the party Island and beyond. We’ve dug into our own vast catalogue – Bonzai Progressive, Piston, Eyepatch and more – as well as sourcing fine cuts off other top labels, to come up with only the finest quality tunes that are definite must haves for your arsenal. An outstanding collection of artists are all on hand to deliver the goodness, expect to find some serious beats from the likes of Carlo Calderi, House Lovin Criminals, Bonetti, Johny S, Stemi, Oz Romita, Casiano & Nsay, P.A.M.O, Eat Dust, Daniele Kama and many more. Make your party rock, put Ibiza 2016 – Fiesta Loco in prime position on your playlist, you won’t regret it.

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16 August 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ORAA – ROCKETSHIP EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Jurgi Oraa Diaz aka Oraa returns to Piston with the superb two track Rocketship EP. This guy always delivers the goods and judging by his last outing back in January 2016 with Time Out For Love, we know we’re in for another tasty treat. Rocketship blasts off with a real nice drum arrangement complete with bright crispy hats and snappy snares. A monster kick drum soon comes through and takes over as cool vocals litter the sound. As if this wasn’t enough to get the floors shakin, we soon find ourselves on the receiving end of a superbly chunky bassline that drives the groove beautifully. Gritty synths come into play but soon make way for a much smoother spacey kinda hook as a high pitched string hangs over head. A big, brash slice of tech house grooves you do not want to miss.

Back In Time intros with a classic punchy kick and hat combo that builds into a feet shuffling rhythmic groove. Cool vocals deliver a raw, urban vibe as a superb bassline weaves its way through the track taking us on along for the ride. Quirky effects build a solid texture in the sound, but the big player here has got to be those fantastic retro styled synth chords that light up the track brilliantly. This one will not disappoint, a must have for sure.

#oraa #pistonrecordings

25 April 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ORAA – TIME OUT FOR LOVE FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Spanish DJ and producer Jurgi Oraa Diaz aka Oraa returns to Piston with the superb two tracker entitled Time Out For Love. His last outing came back in December 2015 with a collaboration on Fear Like Me alongside Ekai which gained great support across the board. Lots going on with this guy in 2016 and we look forward to more in the year ahead.

Oraa – Time Out For Love, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#pistonrecordings #beatport #oraa

27 January 2016 UPDATES Read more

ORAA – TIME OUT FOR LOVE (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Spanish DJ and producer Jurgi Oraa Diaz aka Oraa returns to Piston with the superb two tracker entitled Time Out For Love. His last outing came back in December 2015 with a collaboration on Fear Like Me alongside Ekai which gained great support across the board. Lots going on with this guy in 2016 and we look forward to more in the year ahead.

Time Out For Love serves up a real tasty slice of deep house goodness right from the off as chunky kicks are met with a crispy hat and some ultra cool vocals. The big hitter has to be that retro themed chord stab that resonates throughout the track and settles perfectly above the deep probing bassline that drives the groove. A definite must have track that will get the floors moving no doubt.

Countless intros with a punchy kick and sharp hat combi in a classic set up that will hit the floors with a bounce. A deep probing bassline starts to lurk about on the low end and is joined by cool vocal snippets and a high string. The layers build nicely and the groove is boosted by those fantastic vocals that burst through. Smooth deep house chords add a warm glow to the track on the break before we get slammed right back into full on mode for the duration. Superb stuff that is definitely not to be missed.

#oraa #pistonrecordings

25 January 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ORAA & EKAI – FREAK LIKE ME FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Oraa & Ekai return to Piston with the superb two track Freak Like Me. This dynamic duo’s first outing for Piston was back in January 2015 with Hot Like 95 Fahrenheit, which picked up great support from across the board and no doubt this newest cut will follow suit.

Oraa & Ekai – Freak Like Me, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#bonzaiprogressive #beatport #oraa #ekai

6 January 2016 UPDATES Read more

ORAA & EKAI – FREAK LIKE ME (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Oraa & Ekai return to Piston with the superb two track Freak Like Me. This dynamic duo’s first outing for Piston was back in January 2015 with Hot Like 95 Fahrenheit, which picked up great support from across the board and no doubt this newest cut will follow suit.

Freak Like Me is a super groovy, upfront and in your face slice of tech house that will surely get the floors rocking to the beat. Nice chunky kicks and crispy hats reside alongside a tight percussion arrangement that sets off a cool rhythmic flow. Beefing up that rhythm we get treated to some cool keys and a superb probing bassline that will control those booty movements all night. Throughout the track we have a classic mid-nineties vocal acappella that will be instantly recognisable to those that know. The perfect party pumper, a must have track for sure.

Shakedown sets out with a percussion led intro which is soon joined by a super thumpy kickdrum and a cool vocal. A high pitched string offers a cool retro theme to the sound before that top notch grooving bassline comes in and takes over. Aside from a fantastic, tight drum arrangement we get treated to some ultra techy stabs that keep this groove rolling on. Various vocal flavours give the track a funky twist making this one a definite go to track for any set.

#pistonrecordings #oraa #ekai

4 January 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

BEST OF PISTON RECORDINGS 2015 FEATURED BY BEATPORT

As 2015 draws to a close it’s time for us to take a look back at some of the highlights that continue to keep Piston bursting at the seams with only the highest quality cuts. We’ve also worked hard to bring on board a whole swathe of new talent on top of our current pool of established artists. In this year’s bumper round-up we feature 50 superb tracks and remixes from artists such as Leandro Silva, Bonetti, Leandro Di, Upright, Rick Wade, Daniel Ray and label guru Rogerio Martins to name just a few. At Piston it’s all about the music and this showcase is the perfect starting point to get locked on to some of Europe’s finest deep house, tech house and techno grooves. Roll on 2016!

Best Of Piston Recordings 2015, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

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30 December 2015 UPDATES Read more

BEST OF PISTON RECORDINGS 2015 (PISTON RECORDINGS)

As 2015 draws to a close it’s time for us to take a look back at some of the highlights that continue to keep Piston bursting at the seams with only the highest quality cuts. We’ve also worked hard to bring on board a whole swathe of new talent on top of our current pool of established artists. In this year’s bumper round-up we feature 50 superb tracks and remixes from artists such as Leandro Silva, Bonetti, Leandro Di, Upright, Rick Wade, Daniel Ray and label guru Rogerio Martins to name just a few. At Piston it’s all about the music and this showcase is the perfect starting point to get locked on to some of Europe’s finest deep house, tech house and techno grooves. Roll on 2016!

#pistonrecordings #tomokitamura #kriswadsworth #satour #jacky(uk) #ivanmasa #gobbettipizzini #bhoo #dirtyplan #leandrosilva #kunda #fabioricciuti #qubiko #bonetti #oraa #ekai #olifrances #danielray #vincentesperanza #pandeo #cerillo #hurlee #brettlawrence #marcusraute #marcomadia #laesh #juanmallopis #matteocabassi #luky #hermanndius #angelodraetta #giannialessandrelli #rogeriomartins #grooveapartment #rickwade #italobros #rubbaj #boosh #jaderag #franciswhite #flat #alessiorizzo #ilariolaggetta #leandrodi #camilodosantos #dimiwilson #lex(athens) #capryo #southerngroove #davidmuseen #primebrothers #pablowoof #joyfullfamily #charliepearson #mash #ggdex #keygi #upright(pt) #robsmall #dannyhartley

28 December 2015 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ORAA & EKAI – HOT LIKE 95 FAHRENHEIT (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Oraa & Ekai make their duo debut on Piston the superb two track Hot Like 95 Fahrenheit. Great to see Oraa return to Piston after his last release a few years back with That Go EP which was very well received indeed. Since then he has released on several labels and added his skills on remix duty for various artists. Ekai is a lover of house in all its forms and while he may seem relatively new to the scene he brings a fresh sounding quality to house music and he lists some of the greats of house as his influence such as Masters At Work, MK and Green Velvet. An exciting future for this Spanish duo as their music will attest, we’re looking forward to more in the future.

Hot Like 95 Fahrenheit intros with a classic styled kick and hat combi that always gets the appetite whet. Cool vocals creep into the sound early on and give us a glimpse of things to come. A superb pounding, throbbing bass takes full control of the sound as it bounces through the groove while those MC style vocals do their thing. Super tight drums bring a solid rhythm and keep the dancing feet moving easily. All throughout the track we get shook to the core by that brilliant bassline which really holds the track up beautifully. Get this on your playlist, you will not be disappointed.

Sun Won’t Shine Forever gets going with a powerful kick that hits you right in the chest and is joined by some crispy distorted open hats. Cool siren FX fill out the background as cool analog sounds bounce along the groove. A deep rooted bass lurks at the low end and allows the mid range sounds to flourish. Sinister sounding vocals sound off throughout and provide a dark narrative as much softer voices filter through. Cool dark sounds for the late night sessions, superb stuff.

#oraa #ekai #pistonrecordings

23 February 2015 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

PISTON RECORDINGS #BEATPORDECADE TECH HOUSE FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Piston Recordings joins #BeatportDecade celebrations with this Tech House compilation featuring original tracks and remixes by Uner, Cosmic Cowboys, Hector Couto, Shades Of Gray, Accatone, Oraa, Piek, Efron, Dimitry Liss, Kevin Bassett, In2Deep, Fulltone, Rubba J, Mennie, Die Vogelperspektive and Carlo Caldareri.

Piston Recordings #BeatportDecade Tech House, out now on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the #BeatportDecade page!

#bonzaiprogressive #BeatporDecade

24 September 2014 UPDATES Read more

PISTON RECORDINGS #BEATPORTDECADE TECH HOUSE (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Piston Recordings joins #BeatportDecade celebrations with this Tech House compilation featuring original tracks and remixes by Uner, Hector Couto, Cosmic Cowboys, Shades Of Gray, Carlo Caldareri, Accatone, Piek, Oraa, Efron, Dimitry Liss, Rubba J, Mennie and Die Vogelperspektive.

#pistonrecordings #BeatportDecade

12 September 2014 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

DEEP WORX 5 (EYEPATCH RECORDINGS)

 

 

Fifth installment in the Deep Worx series, this time with original tracks and remixes by Joal, Piek, Lights Electronika, Valeria Croft, Dimitry Liss, Rogerio Martins, Scrub, Jon Sine, Ariel R, Oraa, Ecco, Maertz, Luis Bravo, Jon Sweetname, Charles Ramirez, Marc Cotterell, Felipe L, Ittai Barkai, Marcelo Nassi, Ahautzab and Rob McCarthy.

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24 April 2013 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

MY HOUSE IS YOUR HOUSE #6 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

 

 

Sixth installment in the My House Is Your House series, this time with original tracks and remixes by Matan Caspi, Rogerio Martins, Piek, Efron, Accatone, Joal, Luis Bravo, GarcyNoise, Electric Bastards, Dimitry Liss, Daniele Kama, Ecco, Wonji, Kike Mayor, Charles Ramirez, Chanelle Pearl, Oraa, Brett Lawrence, Rob McCarthy and Crocy.

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17 April 2013 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

BONZAI BASIK BEATS 125 – MIXED BY ORAA

Piston Recordings artist Oraa comes back to Bonzai Basik Beats radioshow to another 60 min of non-stop music!

Tracklisting – Episode 125 – mixed by Oraa:

1º Alex Flatner, Lopazz – Freedom of my Heart (Him_Self_Her Remix)
2º Raffa FL, The Wows – Harlot´s House (Max Chapman Remix)
3º Marc Miroir – My Piano (Mihai Popoviciu & Toigun Remix)
4º-Daniel Solar, Huxley – Can See (Original Mix)
5º Tish – Square Mind (Original Mix)
6º Tapesh, Maximiljan – Shadows (Original Mix)
7º Jamie Jones – No Rush (Original Mix)
8º James dexter – System Check (Original Mix)
9º Dale Howard – The Hook (Original Mix)
10º Deep Future – You Need It (Original Mix)
11º Tapesh – Good Baby (Original)
12º Sidney Charles – House Lesson (Original Mix)

 

 

24 January 2013 UPDATES Read more

BEST OF PISTON RECORDINGS 2012 (PISTON RECORDINGS)

 

 

Piston Recordings has come a long way and gained the support of top jocks all over the world since its creation in 2007. Now in its fifth year, and with an ever increasing artist roster, the quality continues to flow in style. Coming soon we have a compilation, “Best Of Piston Recordings 2012” to celebrate a successful year for the Portuguese outfit. The compilation consists of superb deep house and techno cuts from an impressive line-up including, Piek, Brett Lawrence, Accatone, Baltj More, Daniel Karma, Garcy Noise, Oraa, Valeria Croft, Vasco, Lights Electronica, newly signed Dimitry Liss and label founder Rogerio Martins. Piston prides itself on being not just about music but also about building a family of artists creating special bonds that will stand the test of time.

Many of the tracks have featured in playlists from Richie Hawtin, Nick Harris and Michel De Hey to name a few, with Richie Hawtin hammering Piek – Susurros multiple times in one weekend. Tracks have also been featured heavily on download portals and are included in a lot of DJ charts as well. Rogerio has also been busy on the club circuit with a host of label nights gaining popularity across Portugal.

You can expect the very best on this compilation from the deep tech fuelled grooves of Valeria Croft’s “Hippy”, sublime blissed out beats from Vasco with “It’s never Too Late” and the solid deep house rhythm on Accatone’s “Future Us”. Rogerio Martins “I’ll Bring You Home”, Brett Lawrence’s “Remember That Jack” and GarcyNoise feat. Bizzarre DJ’s “Pussycats Howl” adds deep funk while a mixture of deep house and tech rounds up a brilliant year for Piston.

Piston’s artists enjoy much success on the DJ circuit and are also in demand for remixes on various labels and guest mixes on radio stations all over Europe.

The future for Piston is bright with many more projects in the works and with previous releases on vinyl being well received this can only mean more to come.

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19 December 2012 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

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