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KENNY GROUND – OVERLOAD (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Swiss based tech house guru Kenny Ground joins the Piston family with this superb debut entitled Overload. DJ and producer Kenny is renowned the world over and has released a huge amount of quality cuts on many top labels over the years. He is very well respected amongst his peers and has shared the decks with many top names. He is a co-owner of Southpark Records, Old School Department and Glory Touch Records. His style is quite diverse, but he loves to delve into tech house with a distinct oldschool flavour that creates a synergy on the floors.

Overload delivers a minimal tech house cut that will definitely get the floors moving with its infectious rhythms and pumping vibes. The intro boasts a nice and solid kick drum with crispy hi hats on the offset that get the rhythm up to speed. In the background an almost eerie pad dominates and draws our attention. The pads fade and we’re left with a pumping tech house groove with a deep low end and a cool one word spoken vocal. Those pads return in the final third and keeps us hooked for the duration. Top notch stuff indeed and not to be missed.

WTF, translated as text speak for what the fuck, is the perfect reaction to this superb slice of tech house. There will be many clubbers who will exclaim WTF on hearing this cut as it’s one of those tracks that will perk you up and get you straight onto the floor with its fist pumping grooves and cool vocals. A tight drum section ensures a flowing rhythm while on the low end a superb sub does its thing. The vocals create a very cool vibe and are matched in equal coolness by raw acid lines and quirky synth plucks. Brilliant stuff and a must have no doubt.

#kennyground #pistonrecordings

12 September 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

DEMARKUS LEWIS – I DO IT NATURALLY FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Demarkus returns to Piston with the fantastically upbeat dance-your-socks-off I do It Naturally which comes backed up with a great remix from Bonetti. After appearing on Secrets Of The Trade in 2015 Demarkus delighted us with his full debut – Strung On You, soon after. His sound carries a wonderful deep house flavour and it’s no wonder he’s appeared on many top house labels over the years. We’re delighted to see him back and we just know that this one is gonna rock.

Demarkus Lewis – I Do It Naturally, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #demarkuslewis

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DEMARKUS LEWIS – I DO IT NATURALLY (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Demarkus returns to Piston with the fantastically upbeat dance-your-socks-off I do It Naturally which comes backed up with a great remix from Bonetti. After appearing on Secrets Of The Trade in 2015 Demarkus delighted us with his full debut – Strung On You, soon after. His sound carries a wonderful deep house flavour and it’s no wonder he’s appeared on many top house labels over the years. We’re delighted to see him back and we just know that this one is gonna rock.

First up we go with the Original Mix straight to the dancefloor, there’s no choice here, the track will force you to move to its solid rhythmic flow while an instantly recognisable diva-esque vocal rings out. The pounding kicks and bright crispy hi hats keep things moving nicely while a deep rooted bass rattles the subs mercilessly. Cool synth chords remain strong throughout, but it’s the vocal that steals the show here. A definite must have for the floors to get down to.

Piston firm favourite Spanish DJ and producer Andres Boned aka Bonetti steps up to the remix desk with a superb rendition that takes us deep into the house sound. His last outing – Pumping Pumping at the start of 2016 proved popular and this one follows suit with its party fuelled sounds. Right from the off we’re instantly dragged towards the floor as that funky bassline does its thing. Big chunky beats are matched with a tight percussions arrangement to deliver a well oiled rhythm that just lights up the groove beautifully. The vocal stands out nicely and adds to the funky nature of the sound. Top notch stuff indeed.

#demarkuslewis #pistonrecordings #bonetti

5 September 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

MIRKO GORELLI – HAPPY (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Italian DJ and producer Mirko Gorelli is back at Piston Recordings with the fantastic two tracker entitled Happy. Mirko joined us with his debut House Culture back in May 2016 and the response was very well received. Having released his first track back in September 2015 Mirko is quickly building a very respectable and impressive catalogue of works. No doubt we’ll be seeing a lot more from this talented artist in the future.

Happy is carried along by a nice and warm sounding kick drum that is broken only by a sharp clap and then some nice and crispy hi hats. The rhythm builds as the shuffling hats take hold and are joined by a cool vocal snippet. A deep rumbling bassline soon takes over and we find ourselves locked into a solid slice of tech house to get down to. Additional vocals deliver a party atmosphere making this a welcome addition for any set.

Release intros with a pumping kick drum and shuffling hi hats and rides that form into a classic style upbeat vibe full of flowing rhythms. A deep probing bassline delivers a solid low end that will get those asses shakin no doubt. The cool vocals will be recognisable and give the track a cool clubby vibe while high strings and surreal pads create wonderful textures. After a short break the track comes back with a vengeance ready to take control of the floors. Top notch stuff that is not to be missed.

#mirkogorelli #pistonrecordings

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EAT DUST – GHETTO HUSTLE FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva aka Eat Dust is back with more of his quality tech house grooves on Piston Recordings with Ghetto Hustle. This one follows the fantastic Robots EP which came out in March 2016 and is sure to gain a lot of support just like its predecessor.

Eat Dust – Ghetto Hustle, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Tech House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #eatdust

31 August 2016 UPDATES Read more

LEX (ATHENS) & ESTEBAN DE HARO – THREE LAWS OF AUDIO FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Lex returns to Piston Recordings and this time he joins forces with Esteban De Haro and Kel to deliver the superb Athens EP. DJ, producer, artist, label owner, Alex (Lex) of Athens Greece, represents a way of life that embraces innovation, evolution and communion through sound. His last outing on Piston was alongside Dimi Wilson on Thoughts About It which picked up a lot of support and featured in many charts and playlists. He runs his own labels and has amassed quite an impressive back catalogue, great to see him back for more and hope to see even more in the future.

Lex (Athens) & Esteban De Haro – Three Laws Of Audio, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Tech House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #lex(athens) #estebandeharo

31 August 2016 UPDATES Read more

EAT DUST – GHETTO HUSTLE (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva aka Eat Dust is back with more of his quality tech house grooves on Piston Recordings with Ghetto Hustle. This one follows the fantastic Robots EP which came out in March 2016 and is sure to gain a lot of support just like its predecessor.

Ghetto Hustle offers an upbeat vibe that will certainly get the floors buzzing. Big chunky kick drums and slick drum programming make for some tight rhythms. A deep and lush bassline envelopes the track beautifully as the drums and shuffling hats do their thing alongside some very cool vocals. Filling in the gaps we have a smooth layered house chords that brings a cool groove to the sound. Top notch stuff that is not to be missed.

Unknown Underground intros with a pacey kick drum and building percussion arrangement. The kicks soon find their thump and are joined by a crispy his hat to deliver a classic style intro. Cool vocal snippets lead us up to a sub heavy bassline that will dominate the woofers and send shudders down the floor while an array of cosmic FX add textures to the sound. Superb stuff that will be a welcome addition in any set.

#eatdust #pistonrecordings

29 August 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

LEX (ATHENS) & ESTEBAN DE HARO – THREE LAWS OF AUDIO (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Lex returns to Piston Recordings and this time he joins forces with Esteban De Haro and Kel to deliver the superb Three Laws Of Audio. DJ, producer, artist, label owner, Alex (Lex) of Athens Greece, represents a way of life that embraces innovation, evolution and communion through sound. His last outing on Piston was alongside Dimi Wilson on Thoughts About It which picked up a lot of support and featured in many charts and playlists. He runs his own labels and has amassed quite an impressive back catalogue, great to see him back for more and hope to see even more in the future. Esteban De Haro debuts on Piston and brings a refined tech house sound to the mix, definitely an artist to watch. Kel also debuts on Piston and brings a wealth of experience to the sound. Since 2007 Kel has dished out quality cuts on various labels and has worked alongside Lex on their recent cut Jexin on Frole Records.

First up we have Lex (Athens) & Esteban De Haro with Three Laws Of Audio which intros with a smooth and groovy drum arrangement that lulls you into the sound. A solid rhythmic flow comes out of the shuffling hats and beautifully arranged percussions as bright synth notes ease in alongside stuttered vocals. A deep, walking bassline comes through to take over and brings the sound deeper, delivering a solid tech house groove to get the floors pumping. A very cool track indeed with a plethora of FX that blend together perfectly creating a rich texture that will most definitely appeal to many.

Next we have Lex (Athens) featuring Kel with Texas Maggot. The intro here boasts a strong, punchy kick drum and shuffling hats alongside a sharp clap. Bright crispy hi hats come through and cut through the bassy tail of the kicks like a knife. A surreal vibe takes over when the clangy synth chords come into play alongside a deep meandering bassline. The groove is deep here and the collection of warm sounds and smooth vocals will keep it there. Top notch stuff indeed, definitely not to be missed.

#lex(athens) #estebandeharo #pistonrecordings

29 August 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

REDWAXX – MY GROUND FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Slugin Vitaly aka Russian house music maestro Redwaxx, debuts on Piston with the superb My Ground. With a solid presence amongst DJ’s, Redwaxx has taken to the airways on various radio stations where he delivers smooth house grooves with a classic vibe. On the production front he has notched up a few releases on Kolour Recordings and Crossworld Vintage with much more to come no doubt. A rising talent for sure and one we’re delighted to welcome into the Piston family.

Redwaxx – My Ground, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #redwaxx

24 August 2016 UPDATES Read more

KONNECT & COOL PEOPLE – SLOW JAM EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Konnect aka DJ and producer duo Carlos Hdez and Phil Luttgenau, and Cool People aka Jose Alonso and Jonay Fel, debut on Piston with the fantastic Slow Jam EP. This duo-double act have been whipping up a storm on the scene with both groups creating some superb dancefloor cuts. Since 2014 Konnect have shown their talents in the best possible way, by churning out quality vibes at every turn. They’ve seen releases on various labels and featured on many compilations. Cool People have won multiple DJ competitions in Spain and after that they decided to combine forces to bring their energetic and dynamic stage performance to the clubs. We’re delighted to have these four artists at Piston and we hope to see more in the future.

Slow Jam sets out with a classic styled punchy kick and shuffling hat sequence that will definitely get feet to the floors. A deep droning bass comes through and suddenly the track becomes fuller and groovier. A cool vocal gets things moving also and leads us into a fantastic synth stab that carries a retro vibe while plucky bass hits ramp up the energy. Excellent stuff with a nod to the oldskool that will most definitely appeal to the discerning clubber and DJ.

Just Wanna Bass with a nice punchy kick drum and cool snare patterns alongside crispy hats that set the scene for a solid flowing rhythm to get down and dirty to. Cool vocal shots ring out raising the tempo of the groove as the bassline starts to make its presence known. All over the track we’re treated to some superb synth stabs that manifest in various forms and blend effortlessly with the deep rooted bassline. A wonderfully textured slice of tech house that is not to be missed.

#konnect #coolpeople #pistonrecordings

22 August 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

REDWAXX – MY GROUND (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Slugin Vitaly aka Russian house music maestro Redwaxx, debuts on Piston with the superb My Ground. With a solid presence amongst DJ’s, Redwaxx has taken to the airways on various radio stations where he delivers smooth house grooves with a classic vibe. On the production front he has notched up a few releases on Kolour Recordings and Crossworld Vintage with much more to come no doubt. A rising talent for sure and one we’re delighted to welcome into the Piston family.

My Ground delves deep into the house sound with a beautifully crafted sequence of sounds. Punchy kick drums lead the way and are joined by cool percussions and crispy hi hats that deliver a solid flowing rhythm. Housey chords give the track a warm glow and combine nicely with the deep probing bass and quirky acidified tweaks. Just the tonic for those late night sessions, this one will keep the floors rocking.

I’m A Fan intros with a solid thumping kick drum and a hypnotic pad. Bright crispy hi hats soon join in alongside a fantastic punchy bassline. A classic vibe ensues that will certainly get feet on the floors. Deep, lush chords fade in and we soon find ourselves in the midst of a beautifully crafted deep house groove complete with funky stabs and short melodic riffs. A pure party banger that will not disappoint.

#redwaxx #pistonrecordings

22 August 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ALEX BRADBURY – SPEKTRUM EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

UK DJ and producer Alex Bradbury marks his Piston debut with the fantastic three track Spektrum EP. Alex plies his trade at various venues in the UK where he takes to the decks alongside fellow DJ’s Josh Taylor and Liam Nuttall. Alex and Josh have hosted some serious parties under their Casa MCR event planning service and in October this year you can catch all three at their latest Manchester based venture where only the finest quality tunes will be on offer. We’re delighted to have this guy on board and we hope to see more from him in the future.

Alex Bradbury – Spektrum EP, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Tech House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #alexbradbury

17 August 2016 UPDATES Read more

LESSOVSKY – ANYTIME YOU WANT IT EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Ukrainian DJ and producer Lessovsky aka Oleg Lisovsky debuts on Piston with the superb Anytime You Want It EP, which features three top notch deep house cuts for our listening pleasure. Oleg’s sound is an impressive fusion of emotional electronic tone with deep flavour and melodics. He’s been churning out quality vibes since 2012 on many top labels, and this looks set to continue for many years. His extensive catalogue now contains over 50 productions and some have aired on BBC Radio 1 broadcasts and are found in top playlists on international radio stations on a regular basis. Great to have him on board.

Lessovsky – Anytime You Want It EP, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #lessovsky

17 August 2016 UPDATES Read more

LESSOVSKY – ANYTIME YOU WANT IT EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Ukrainian DJ and producer Lessovsky aka Oleg Lisovsky debuts on Piston with the superb Anytime You Want It EP, which features three top notch deep house cuts for our listening pleasure. Oleg’s sound is an impressive fusion of emotional electronic tone with deep flavour and melodics. He’s been churning out quality vibes since 2012 on many top labels, and this looks set to continue for many years. His extensive catalogue now contains over 50 productions and some have aired on BBC Radio 1 broadcasts and are found in top playlists on international radio stations on a regular basis. Great to have him on board.

Anytime You Want is a superb, deep and lush cut that will most definitely find its way into many playlists. A smooth and sultry groove is on offer here which is made up of some beautifully deep tones and a soft catchy vocal riff. Warm basses are matched with smooth keys creating a soulful sound that sits perfectly in the deep house groove. A variety of expertly layered instruments add rich textures to the sound making this a definite must have for those late night sexy sessions.

Swimming In Your Hair opens with a smooth multi layered chord, a nice and chunky kick drum comes through alongside some cool trumpet sounds. Subtle percussions start to form up and the rhythm gathers pace. Deep groovy basses keep the low end rocking as the chords intensify as those trumpets continue to be ultra cool. Sensual vocals come through on the break and are joined by a super tight trumpet riff. Smooth just doesn’t cut it with this one, ultra smooth maybe but simply fantastic nonetheless.

Room 69 intros with a nice chunky kick and a crispy clean hi hat combi. A deep growling bassline takes over and we’re instantly hooked by its raw appeal. The bassline is joined by a more polished and warmer bass on the break creating a cool contrast and adds to the texture of the sound. An excellent gritty vocal underpins the raw groove while pitching synths come through. A definite late night tune that will rock any joint.

#lessovsky #pistonrecordings

15 August 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

ALEX BRADBURY – SPEKTRUM EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

UK DJ and producer Alex Bradbury marks his Piston debut with the fantastic three track Spektrum EP. Alex plies his trade at various venues in the UK where he takes to the decks alongside fellow DJ’s Josh Taylor and Liam Nuttall. Alex and Josh have hosted some serious parties under their Casa MCR event planning service and in October this year you can catch all three at their latest Manchester based venture where only the finest quality tunes will be on offer. We’re delighted to have this guy on board and we hope to see more from him in the future.

Spektrum dishes out a deep tech house vibe with lush pads and a solid thumping kick drum keeping the pace. Those pads work their magic, mesmerizing us with their warm tones against a backdrop of distant voices. A deep, thick bass pulsates through the track delivering a solid groove while shuffling percussions stack up to bring a cool rhythmic feel. Top notch tunage not to be missed.

Chicago intros with a muted kick that soon gets beefed up with a full on thump while bright crispy hi hats slice through the lower end. A deep teasing sub bass eases its way in before getting unleashed and rattling the bass bins with its powerful sub. The rhythm section is boosted by some tight drums and percussions that will surely get the floors moving. Cool vocals ring out and take you right to the heart of the Chicago sound while surreal synth pads swirl overhead. A real deep and pumping slice of tech house to get any party started.

Underground Is Bangin’ takes the tech house sound to the next level with a contemporary vibe stacked up against a cool classic groove. The tempo rises on this one and turns into a pacey number that the discerning clubber will love. A real cool feature is the urban narrative that runs through the track, this keeps things raw and on point and will no doubt keep any mix interesting. This one goes deep with a solid tech house groove complete with pumping beats and shuffling hats. Superb stuff, a definite must have.

#alexbradbury #pistonrecordings

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