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Sixth episode in the Bonzai Basiks Pure Tech series, this time featuring original tracks and remixes by Ozan Kanik, D-Formation, Mindgamers, Florian Meindl, Tribal Warriors, Jamez, Oliver Moldan, Anil Chawla, Kini Rao, Joal, Active Line Six, James Harcourt, Amber Long, Gabriel Ben, Ed Whitty, Re Dupre, Rod B. & Angelo Fracalanza, Filth & Splendour, Zolex featuring Nikkie, Soren Aalberg, Crystal Symphony, MC Johnny Def, R.O.N.N., James Hopkins, MiniTech Project, Soulboy, Onofrio Conte, Lyle Quach, Recycled Beats, Victor Vera, Harun Karabulut and Goksel Vancin.
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Second volume of this year Ibiza compilation on Bonzai Progressive comes with original tracks and remixes by Mindgamers, Florian Meindl, R.O.N.N., James Hopkins, Oz Romita, Lyle Quach, AngelLopez, Filth & Splendour, Beckers, Alex Satry, Ecco, James Harcourt, Time Sneath, Agrande, Chris Domingo, Yanysh, Poison Pro, Mylan, Joal, Chrono, Ascaloon, Crystal Symphony, MC Johnny Def, Kini Rao, Re Dupre, Rod B. & Angelo Fracalanza, Gabriel Ben, Ed Whitty, Redraft Memories, Danny Murphy, Samoratev, Audio Noir, Sonsez and Pierre Zamyatin.
Ron Carroll aka R.O.N.N is back at SRUR with another gem of a track “1-2-3-4″ which is backed up with quality remixes. Ron is a Chicago based writer, producer, singer and well respected DJ. He is known on the global music circuit and has collaborated with many of the world’s top DJ’s and producers such as Erick Morillo, Roger Sanchez, Bob Sinclair, David Guetta, and Axwell to name a few. Since singing in his church choir at a young age Ron was destined to make a mark on the music industry. He started to spin in Chicago’s Southside in the Eighties and found himself opening for DJ’s like Lil Louis, Mike Dunn and Ron Hardy. Ron was introduced to the European house music scene in 2000 when he was asked to write something for the band Super Funk and the result was “Lucky Star” which went global with over 3 Million sales. Ron has been producing, remixing, and contributing vocals on a wide variety of projects notably co-writing “When Love Takes Over” with David Guetta and Kelly Rowland. When Ron is not working in the studio he’s performing at some of the biggest electronic dance music events in the world including Loveland Festival in Amsterdam, Sensation Events (South America), Ibiza and top Clubs throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and Middle East. Ron is also launching his production & events company One Entertainment Group and his record company Electricity.
The original EDP mix intros with classic kick and offset percussion combo with a bassline teasing its way up through the frequencies and blasting into a full on electronic techno fuelled monster. Sharp slicing synths come through and on the break we get treated to an absolute massive build up before pounding back into a solid groove, the 1-2-3-4 vocal adds a fresh approach with a few other nifty vocal samples in the background and for those of you who would like no vocal then there is an Instrumental Mix for your pleasure, top stuff!
First up on remix duty is SRUR competition winner Aaron Kwiatek and his Winning Remix. Aaron hails from Ron’s own backyard, Chicago, Illinois and has seen a release on JQM Recordings. A hotly contested competition took place with the best being whittled down to just a few and Aaron take top spot, the winning prize was your remix being released on the label and here we are. This remix takes on a darker approach with a heavier kick and lots more synth work with expert modulations and a deep deep bass. Minimal use of the vocal sits very well here and only enhances the darker edge. This is one of those techno tracks that give and endless feeling and one that will be on a lot of playlists, well done to Aaron.
Fresh from his SRUR debut “Words With Enemies” is Vancouver based DJ and producer James Hopkins with his remix. The track intros with a thick, chunky, pounding kick and bass combo with subtle percussion waiting in the wings. Fantastic reverbs on the vocals add depth to this and the percs create a strong steady rhythm. An enduring track full of energy with the odd break to come up for air, absolute stomper!
Based in Germany and regular at SRUR Harun Karabulut delivers a solid full on high octane techno remix. Sharp hats, chunky kicks and a never ending synth pad make up for a quality intro with a throbbing bass making an appearance soon after. On the break we are treated to very nifty synth play with the vocal samples coming through. Another banging tune for any floor in any part of the world.
Sounds R Us Proudly Presents:
R.O.N.N. aka Ron Carroll Remix Contest.
The winning remix will be released on Sounds R Us Recordings along side the original track and guest remixes, plus you’ll have the chance to get one of your own tracks released on SRUR.
Sounds R Us is looking for deep tech house, tech house and techno remixes. Be creative!!
If you make your track available for free download you will be disqualified.
Remix parts and submission method:
Submission January 1st 2013 – January 31st 2013.
The remix pack can be downloaded on Sounds R Us Recordings Soundcloud and completed remixes should be sent to Sounds R Us Recordings Dropbox.
DO NOT EMAIL YOUR REMIX!!!
Good luck and all the best!!
Sounds R Us Recordings
Sounds R Us Recordings are hosting their ADE Showcase at Cue Bar this year on the 20th of October.
16.00 – 18.00 M.R.T.N. (NL)
18.00 – 20.00 Roderick Fox (NL)
20.00 – 21.00 Richard Gatling (US)
21.00 – 22.30 W&DY (NL)
22.30 – 00.00 R.O.N.N (US)
00.00 – 01.15 Oz Romita (NL)
01.15 – 02.30 Steve Mulder (NL)
02.30 – 04.00 Tom Hades (BE)
More info about the event can be found here:
Our next producer has been around for a long time and leaving a trail of great productions on great imprints. With his re-entries on Carl Cox`s INTEC and Wally Lopez’s La FACTORIA this producer promises a full blast of fresh tracks dropping on all the portals. His humongous resume says it all: Monique Musique, Baroque Records, Incorrect Music, Strictly Rhythm, and Stereo Productions.
His debut on Sounds R Us comes with remixes from R.O.N.N. aka Ron Caroll, Analog Effect and Oz Romita. Boyz & Chickz, please welcome….Oliver Moldan!