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MEND – VISIONAIR EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Sardinia born DJ and producer Mend returns to Piston with the fantastic three track EP entitled Visionair. We last caught a glimpse of this guy back in 2013 with his debut slice – Metroplex EP, and since then he has appeared on a few compilations Including Ibiza 2015 on Bonzai Progressive and Best Of Piston 2014. Delighted to see him back once again and we look forward to more, but for now enjoy this super fine deep and tech house cut.

Visionair opens with a nice punchy kick drum that delivers a solid thud alongside slicing hats and a mesmeric pad. A probing bassline comes through and sets up a powerful groove for us to get down to. Tight drums and expert arrangement provide a fine flowing rhythm as the track locks us in with its relentless tech house groove. A definite must have track that is sure to keep the floors rocking long into the night.

Goodlife intros with a powerful punchy kick drum that leaves a nice bassy trail on the end. Bright crispy hats slice through the low frequencies with ease and set up the foundation for a nice flowing rhythm. Warm pads break through and introduce a deep throbbing bassline that delivers a sublime deep house groove. Strange, surreal synths fade up alongside some cool FX and those warm pads reappear creating a wonderfully contrasting sound. Beautifully layered sounds that are not to be missed.

System84 delivers a retro style sound that will give the oldskool crew something to focus in on. The drums here are exquisite and are expertly arranged with tech house in mind to deliver a solid rhythmic groove which sits on top of a deep sub bass. In the background a distant vocal fades in and out alongside some quirky synths and a mesmerizing pad that hangs in the air. The groove intensifies as the layers build resulting in a wild and crazy drum party that will definitely get the floors moving.

#mend #pistonrecordings

16 May 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

MIRKO GORELLI – HOUSE CULTURE (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Italian DJ and producer Mirko Gorelli debuts on Piston with the superb House Culture. Having started out in music from a young age this guy quickly learned the tools of his trade and began performing at top venues from he was 18 years of age. His passion for music remains strong and his love of house music took him to the studio where he has created some cool cuts over the last couple of years with appearances on labels such as DOC Music and Conscious.

House Culture sets out its stall with a pacey kick and hat combi that brings a fresh upbeat vibe that nestles into a pumping tech house groove. Cool stabs litter the sound as a subtle vocal lurks in the background. A raucous bassline dominates the low end as it probs its way through the sound to the backdrop of those steady beats. A real nice slice of tech that will inspire any floor to get and get down.

Bliss intros with a punchy kick drum and crisp hat combi alongside some cool percussive elements. A deep resonating bass comes through and beefs up the groove as the layers build. A cool vocal with an equally cool fading effect adds a little spice to the sound as the drums start to break up before coming back together to form a solid 4×4 rhythm. Excellent stuff here that will be a welcome addition in your sets.

#mirkogorelli #pistonrecordings

16 May 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

TUNEON – CHANTE FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Russian DJ and producer Tuneon aka Mikh Solvis debuts on Piston Recordings with the superb two tracker – Chante. Tuneon’s music is based on many influences from 90’s style old school Chicago house and disco vibes to hypnotic tech grooves a common goal, to rock the dancefloors. Delighted and excited to have him on board.

Tuneon – Chante, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #tuneon

11 May 2016 UPDATES Read more

MARCO MADIA – SWANNING UP EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Piston firm favourite Marco Madia returns with his fifth outing – Swanning Up EP. His last outing came back in February with ExoS Lucius EP which went down well with great support coming in from all quarters. He has also made appearances on several compilations for Piston and Bonzai including Tech House Toolbox 4, My House Is Your House 10 and Best Of Piston Recordings 2014. Always great to see him round these parts and no doubt we’ll see more soon.

Marco Madia – Swanning Up EP, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Tech House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #marcomadia

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TUNEON – CHANTE (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Russian DJ and producer Tuneon aka Mikh Solvis debuts on Piston Recordings with the superb two tracker – Chante. Tuneon’s music is based on many influences from 90’s style old school Chicago house and disco vibes to hypnotic tech grooves a common goal, to rock the dancefloors. Delighted and excited to have him on board.

Right from the off we get a nice taste of what Chante has to offer. Nice and chunky kick drums are met with slicing hats and a high pitched string. A beautifully classic styled chord stab comes through and transports us back to the heady days of garage house with a modern day deep house twist. Cool vocals make their way through the sound and add character to the track as we go deeper into the retro house sound. Top notch stuff that will definitely be a welcome addition in any set.

Renovation intros with a classic style bass on beat combi as shuffling hats deliver a nice rhythmic flow. Cool vocals are scattered around the track and create some real nice textures as they echo out. Warm retro style keys come in and are soon joined by a deep probing bassline that will hook you in for the duration. As the layers build a funky element shows up which works so wonderfully with the deep soulful side of the track. Excellent stuff, not to be missed.

#tuneon #pistonrecordings

9 May 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

MARCO MADIA – SWANNING UP EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Piston firm favourite Marco Madia returns with his fifth outing – Swanning Up EP. His last outing came back in February with ExoS Lucius EP which went down well with great support coming in from all quarters. He has also made appearances on several compilations for Piston and Bonzai including Tech House Toolbox 4, My House Is Your House 10 and Best Of Piston Recordings 2014. Always great to see him round these parts and no doubt we’ll see more soon.

Mute Swan intros with a real smooth tech house vibe complete with a chunky kick drum and slicing hats that cut through the low end with a sharp edge. A probing bassline ducks and weaves through the track as cool chord stabs fade in. The chords and bass work in tandem creating a fantastic groove to get down on the floor to. A proper slice of club music that is not to be missed.

Trumpeter Swan sets off with a muted kick alongside a cool closed hat that delivers a defining snappy hit. Deep synth chords fade in alongside a smooth plucky bassline delivering a cool tech flavour to the sound. The synths create a real nice colourful texture as they twist and bend throughout. Nice thick sounds for the floors here and a must have track for sure.

#marcomadia #pistonrecordings

9 May 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

VICTOR BERGH – SOT/VAED FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Swedish DJ and producer Victor Bergh aka Victor Berghmeister returns to Piston with the fantastic two track Sot/Vaed. Victor is no stranger to Piston having released Leaving Yous back at the start of 2014 as Victor Berghmeister. Great to see him back once more and we hope to see more from him soon.

Victor Bergh – Sot/Vaed, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Tech House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #victorbergh

4 May 2016 UPDATES Read more

VICTOR BERGH – SOT/VAED (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Swedish DJ and producer Victor Bergh aka Victor Berghmeister returns to Piston with the fantastic two track Sot/Vaed. Victor is no stranger to Piston having released Leaving Yous back at the start of 2014 as Victor Berghmeister. Great to see him back once more and we hope to see more from him soon.

Sot intros with a nice chunky kick drum and a superb warbling, ever shifting wah wah type synth that delivers a cool tech house groove. The synths sit perfectly with the vocals that find themselves embroiled in a myriad of FX that create some very cool textures in the sound. A subtle and very deep bass sits on the low end as that dominating synth line takes control. Top notch stuff that will not disappoint.

Vaed sets out with a cool percussive driven intro filled with shuffling snares and rides and crispy hats that blend nicely into a smooth rhythmic flow. Swirling synths rise up and lead us to the thumping kick drums and a brilliant synth chord pad that begins its twisting journey with gusto. Cool house styled vocals filter through as the tech house groove carries us along for an epic ride that will leave a sweet taste making you want more and more, not to be missed.

#victorbergh #pistonrecordings

2 May 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

JADER AG – ROAD 801 EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Canada based DJ and producer Jader Agnolin aka Jader Ag returns to Piston with the superb Road 801. Last time around we saw this talented artist on remix duties for Hermann Dius’ UK Movement, also on Piston, back at the end of 2015. Prior to this he debuted back in the Summer of the same year with Triggs EP with appearances on Complex Textures, Hi Fi Stories and Wasabi Recordings in between. An on-the-rise artist with a steady building solid collection of grooves, it’s great to see him back for more at PR.

If you like your house deep (just like we do) then Road 801 will surely have you cutting up the rugs with its deep rooted grooves that will take you late into the night. Nice and big chunky kick drums are paired with a superb low end bass that is perched beautifully within the sound for maximum effect. Cool chords are interwoven throughout and really bring a smooth soulful vibe to the sound. Some fantastic classic style vocals have been added that will definitely get the crowd moving making this a must have track that will not disappoint.

Hezo is a deep contrasting track that takes us way beyond the boundaries of deep house. A solid wall of bass greets us right from the get go as bright crispy hi hats join the punchy kicks. In the background we find a myriad of subtle percussion elements that build up a steady rhythm. On the break a distant voice comes through adding an air of mystery before they move up top bringing a tribal feeling to the sound. An excellent slice that will sit perfectly in those late night smoky venues.

Rouge goes straight into a cool funky kinda groove from the off as pumping kick drums are met with slicing hi hats and a wonderful warm chord stab. A bouncing bassline is introduced that works flawlessly with the keys creating a smooth swaying dancefloor groove. A tight percussion section keeps the rhythm flowing while on the break we get treated to a surreal sequence that draws us in before we get churned back into the main groove. Fantastic deep grooves you do not want to miss.

#jaderag #pistonrecordings

2 May 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

AN-BEAT – KINGZ EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Andrés Tamayo aka An-Beat debuts on Piston with the fantastic three tracker Kingz EP. Since 2009 Andres has built up a solid electronic music profile with a vast back catalogue on many labels. It was 2007 when he started to use local musical influences such as House, Tech House, Techno and Minimal which led to him starting to produce his own sounds in 2008. His music has appeared on the likes of Witty tunes, 1605, Deeperfect and Neurotraxx Recordings among others and has been supported by top artists such as Claude Vonstroke, DJ Sneak, Maximiljan, Richie Hawtin, Joris Voorn and Karotte to name just a few. He is currently owner of Moustache label along with Camilo Do Santos.

Kingz intros with crisp snappy snare on top of a muted kick drum and bright percussions before a fantastic punchy kick powers through to take control. A cool house vibe ensues with a playful groove to get the feet shuffling to the beat. Tight drums and percussions lead the way becoming a big focus in the track and take us to the break where we’re met with a display of various sounds and cool vocal snippets. A rattling snare roll takes us out of the break and slams us back into full on mode complete with that superb probing bassline. Top notch stuff and a definite must have track.

If you’re after deep edgy late night grooves then I Am is the track for you. A cool flowing rhythm is established from the outset as crispy bright percussions form up. Nice and chunky kick drums deliver a powerful punch and join forces with a wonderfully crafted bassline to take over the track. The drums tighten up and you will be forced to move to the groove. On the break a cool vocal delivers a self professing narrative that will captivate and intrigue. Super smooth basses shore up the low end bring depth and texture to the sound. Excellent stuff not to be missed.

Eats takes us on a cool tech fuelled ride filled with tight drums and quirky basses to whet the appetite. Punchy kicks join in as the layers build into a solid rhythmic flow. A wonderful moving bassline shows up in all its analog glory alongside a really cool vocal that gives a great character to the sound. This one will definitely do the damage on the floors with its tight solid grooves.

#an-beat #pistonrecordings

25 April 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

UPRIGHT – MOVE AROUND (ORIGINAL MIX) FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Move Around sets out with a nice pumping kick drum and a pulsing bass that sits lurking on the low end. Shuffling hats make for a steady rhythmic flow as retro house stabs come through alongside a raspy synth and some cool vocal snippets. The track holds a superb deep house groove that builds and builds until you have no choice but to hit the floor and get dancing.

Upright – Move Around (Original Mix), out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport’s streaming portal in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #upright

21 April 2016 UPDATES Read more

MI KE – CLOSE TO MY HEART (ORIGINAL MIX) CHARTED BY BEATPORT

Close To My Heart is one of those tracks that will quickly fall into the ‘I gotta drop this one tonight’ category. Pounding kick drums and crispy hi hats alongside tight percussions make for a solid rhythmic groove. A subtle yet hugely effective bassline lurks on the low end ready to pounce. The track gives off a retro vibe as cool vocal snippets come through, but it’s the layers of bass that make this one special as well as background organs that tease all the way through. A truly epic slice of deep and groovy house that will most definitely not disappoint.

Mi Ke – Close To My Heart (Original Mix), out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport’s streaming portal in the Deep House Pulse Chart!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #mike

21 April 2016 UPDATES Read more

EAT DUST – ROBOTS EP FEATURED BY BEATPORT

Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva aka Eat Dust delivers his third outing on Piston Recordings with the fantastic two tracker – Robots EP. We last saw Mario back at the start of 2016 with his Invaders EP which followed an appearance on Monog Records’ 5 year celebratory release. Robots sets out with a real nice thumping kick drum as the percussions fade through building to a solid and steady rhythmic drum section. Cool vocal snippets are introduced but soon make way for a beautifully lush deep house bassline that soon becomes the big focus on the track. Quirky FX fill out the spaces and add cool textures to the sound making this a definite must have track.

Eat Dust – Robots EP, out this week on Piston Recordings, is featured by Beatport in the Deep House genre page!

#beatport #pistonrecordings #eatdust

20 April 2016 UPDATES Read more

EAT DUST – ROBOTS EP (PISTON RECORDINGS)

Portuguese DJ and producer Mario Silva aka Eat Dust delivers his third outing on Piston Recordings with the fantastic two tracker – Robots EP. We last saw Mario back at the start of 2016 with his Invaders EP which followed an appearance on Monog Records’ 5 year celebratory release.

Robots sets out with a real nice thumping kick drum as the percussions fade through building to a solid and steady rhythmic drum section. Cool vocal snippets are introduced but soon make way for a beautifully lush deep house bassline that soon becomes the big focus on the track. Quirky FX fill out the spaces and add cool textures to the sound making this a definite must have track.

Jivin is let loose with a cool pumping kick drum and crispy hat combi. Various other percussions make their way into the sound and we find ourselves moving to the rhythmic force. A playful bassline takes control of the groove as it dances through the sound providing a smooth deep vibe. Cool vocals are scattered throughout giving the track an edge while remaining firmly within the deep house realm. Top notch stuff not to be missed.

#eatdust #pistonrecordings

18 April 2016 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

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