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WONJI – CONVINCE ME (EYEPATCH RECORDINGS)

 

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Fresh from the superb “From My Soul EP” Wonji returns with another huge soul funkin groover with a few awesome remixes.

The original mix of “Convince Me” is an amazing trek into the world of house with hints of tech and funk. Well structured sounds from the percs to the kicks and the brilliant guitars to a spoken vocal that takes control of the waves. Top class stuff that is sure to be a hit with its upbeat vibe.

Portugal’s own Accatone is first up with his Back In The Day Remix. Accatones unique style shines through bringing a deeper slide to the original. Tight arrangement on the percs and kicks with wonderful organs and synth stabs. There is a retro element here that comes to the fore with a brilliant trumpet riff, class!

Daniele Kama is up next with a more tribal feel, lots of bongos doing the rounds and the vocal takes control when in effect. A deep bassline commands throughout and on the break some classic samples are evident.

Popular remixer Jimmy Galle provides the final remix here and a stellar job it is. Straight to the floor intro with a huge rising effect kick us into a bouncing bassline, a sinister vocal comes through now and again and this gives a darker edge. On the break a melancholic melody appears and that massive riser comes in, kicking back in to a steady groove with some surreal sounds bringing this tune from the depths to a much more lighter feel, top stuff here.

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BEST OF EYEPATCH 2012 (EYEPATCH RECORDINGS)

 


 

Best of Eyepatch 2012 comes with twenty-five original and remixes from Ittai Barkai, Victor Maximiliano, Dimitry Liss, Wonji, Aiemo, Accatone, Murat Uncuoglu, Diego Alvez, Daniel Ray, Jimmy Galle, Gr-oy, Jamez & Soulboy, Kentaro Kaji, Active Line Six, Van Czar, RV, Unnamed, Project KF, Davide Marchesiello, Rob McCarthy and Pablo Gael.

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19 December 2012 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

MY HOUSE IS YOUR HOUSE #5 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

 

 

New installment in the My House Is Your House series with original tracks and remixes by Accatone, Piek, Lights Electronika, Wonji, Alex Agore, Charles Ramirez, GarcyNoise, Diego Alvez, Solunamanalia, Dimitry Liss, Daniele Kama, Murat Uncuoglu, Frank Storm, Joal, Rogerio Martins, Evren Ulusoy, Nick Devon, Oliver Maier, Tiago Ribeiro, Joao Teixeira, Brett Lawrence, Submantra, Jon Sweetname, Pablo Gael, Costas Papa, Davide Marchesiello and Maertz.

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DEEP WORX #4 (EYEPATCH RECORDINGS)

 


 

Fourth installment in the Deep Worx series comes with original tracks and remixes by Charles Ramirez, Ecco, Lucio Grandi , Accatone, Dimitry Liss, Diego Alvez, Solunamanalia, Victor Maximiliano, David Kassi, Evren Ulusoy, Nick Devon, Murat Uncuoglu, Pablo Gael, Costas Papa, Qmusse, Maertz, Brett Lawrence, Mastercris, Wonji, Baltj_More, GarcyNoise, Piek, Gary DF, Jimmy Galle, Project KF and Anton Lanski.

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BONZAI BASIK BEATS – EPISODE 101 BY WONJI

This week on Bonzai Basik Beats radioshow we have Wonji with a fine deep/tech house selection for us.

Tracklisting – Episode 101 – mixed by Wonji:

1° Wonji – Hold It Down
2° Unnamed – In Love
3° Evren Ulusoy – Who Is Deep (Mastercris Remix)
4° Wonji – Sticks and Fire (Leaving L.A. Mix featuring Henry M.)
5° Eric Kanzler – Red Wire (Klangwelt 3000 Remix)
6° Matt Sanchez – Hidden Smoking
7° Valeria Croft featuring Stoletov – A La Russe
8° Jamez – Coffee Dip
9° Project KF – Hold Me Up I’m Burning (Dee Browns Stop, Drop & Roll Remix)
10° Victor Maximiliano – Ma House’s Deep
11° Sa.Du – Freak Me Up
12° AbiQ and RawE – Jerome
13° Manu Riga – No Matter What (Kintar & Rex Remix)

 

 

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WONJI – FROM MY SOUL EP (EYEPATCH RECORDINGS)

 

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Born in Brooklyn, New York, Juan Gonzalez learned many instruments since high school. He later discovered turntables and Hip Hop, from here Latin, Disco and R&B would influence Juan and these musical styles would lead to House music with lots of experimenting along the way.

With an ever evolving sound and after two previous successful releases and remixes on Eyepatch Recordings Wonji gives us From My Soul EP.

A sublime two track journey through house music. Smooth swirling synths and organs with a deep soulful voice over a classic bassline and drum arrangement make In My Soul a wonderful addition to any box.

Only My Love has a lot going on, lots of different synth styles including a cool retro vibe and a kick drum that stands out very well, theres also a slightly jazzy undertone here with smooth trumpet sounds.

Another release from Wonji that gives us an insight into the evolution of his sound.

8 August 2012 FEATURED  RELEASES Read more

IBIZA 2K12 – DEEP HOUSE FREQUENCIES (EYEPATCH RECORDINGS)

 

 

Ibiza 2K12 – Deep House Frequencies comes with original tracks and remixes from Accatone, Wonji, Ed Lee, Brett Lawrence, Dimitry Liss & Nasrawi, Sa.Du, Unnamed, Jimmy Galle, Valeria Croft featuring Stoletov, Middle Rhythm, Qmusse, Maertz, Rishi K., Jamez & Soulboy, Guido Durante & Mattia Evo, Baltj_More, Submantra, Jon Sweetname, Iker Undersound, Charles Ramirez, Vasco, Diego Alvez, Ittai Barkai and Solartoff.

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BONZAI BASIK BEATS – EPISODE 94 BY WONJI

Another week, another Bonzai Basik Beats Radioshow with Wonji behind the decks this time.

Tracklisting – Episode 94 – mixed by Wonji:

1° Mastercris -Temper (Original Mix)
2° Madison – Cherry Blossom (Original Mix)
3° Sa.Du – Siente
4° BrightLight – Highscore Avenue
5° Mylan – Day & Night (Original Mix)
6° Ed Lee – Humanity
7° Planisphere vs Digital Angel – Trinidad Flashback (Original Mix)
8° Roderick Fox – Save As
9° Ittai Barkai – Brisk
10° Philthy Chit – 0.8 (Manu Riga Deep Progrezz Mix)
11° Submantra – Burrizza (Eyal Cohen Remix)
12° Guido Durante and Mattia Evo – Another World (Original Mix)
13° Wonji – Wrong Intentions

 

 

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MY HOUSE IS YOUR HOUSE #3 (BONZAI PROGRESSIVE)

 

 

Third instalment in the My House Is Your House series on Bonzai Progressive. Featuring original tracks and remixes from Brett Lawrence, Wonji, BeatBlenderz, Rishi K., Sa.Du, Crocy, Hilal Tekschneider, Adrian C and Dubsons, Oz Romita, Dennis Hercules, Brisboys, Santon, Carl Price, Villa Gombao Inc., Yonathan Dahan and Torsten Zarth, Guido Durante and Mattia Evo, Charles Ramirez, Middle Rhythm, Ecco, Jamez & Soulboy, The French Connection, Daniel Ray.

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BONZAI PROGRESSIVE PODCAST – WEEK 18 – 2012

EPISODE 172: Wonji – Sticks and Fire EP (Eyepatch Recordings)

uan Gonzalez aka Wonji is born in Brooklyn, New York 1972 is one of four sons in a family of musicians who started his music career playing the trumpet in jr. high band. With these early skills in music he soon started playing other instruments including, guitars, drums, most brass instruments and soon after at the age of 14 discovered turntables. Hip Hop was one of his biggest infuences at that time and encouraged him to think of creative ways to hear and play sounds from the tables. Soon after he started playing private parties, events and such.But there seemed to be something missing…..

At the age of 17 he decided to move to South Florida, Miami and this is where he was introduced to The House Sound. With a past in latin music, disco and R&B, Wonji decided to twist and meld these sounds together in his live sets which led him to move to his next step: Producing.

By 1999 House music had evolved so much with many new and updated sounds Wonji could not resist getting involved in production.
Musical instruments changed so the music changed, the scenes changed so I had to try and keep up with all the new styles, says Wonji.
Fascinated by the past music and sounds of The Hunger, Front 242, and later DJs like John Digweed, Timo Mass and so on, it was only a matter of time till he started producing his own work.

With an ever evolving sound, Wonji will for sure be around in the music scene for a while. Never passing up new musical possibilities and changing the way music is to be played.
Wonji says about himself: Making people move and groove, thats all I want to do.

Eyepatch Recordings is supported by:

Colin Dale, Roger Sanchez, Luciano, LouLou Players, Graham Gold, Jamez, Laurent Garnier, Wyndell Long, Paul Oakenfold, Emmanuel Top, Davide Squillace, Sven Väth, Cari Lekebush, John Selway, Dr. Motte, Slam, J Kitikonti, Nick Warren

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EPISODE 173: Markus Ilgner – Big Gorilla Alien Wolf Monster (Bonzai Basiks)

After a couple of years producing quietly in his little studio Markus got the attention of nobody less than Jens Lissat himself who asked him to remix some
of his productions. Under the alias TACHIONES Markus released some remixes on labels like Toolroom, Perctraxx and others.

Not much later Markus bumped into an old friend: Timo Manson who offered Markus to release is first very own EP which was released on MusicCity Rec. Soon after that Markus music could be found on the label Audiodevot.

After that things happened very fast. His following album with the title Antitoxin reached the top 30 on Beatport. Almost at the same moment he released his album Etektronic Rush under the disguise The Sons Of Mr Miygai. With all these tremendous releases it was no wonder that Markus suddenly got to play in many events as solo artist as well as under the project Sons Of Mr Miygai. He performed on Ruhr In Love in Oberhausen and in Clubs like Toy in Stuttgart and at Houskeeper. After many successful productions Markus ultimate dream came true: a release on one of the legendary Bonzai labels which pushed him onto a new level of production quality.

Markus does not like to be categorized and tagged but rather prefers to surprise music-lovers and fans with a brand new sound experience with each release. He loves to blend new sounds and technology with his love for the sound of long past days.

Markus makes music for the single listener and not for the masses!

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EPISODE 174: MGC – Diphasic World EP (Creamminal Records)

MGC is a DJ / producer of music is his passion born in 1991 began his passion for music, playing guitar and percussion, was master of his dishes for the first time at the age of 11 Music is a great place MGC is life .. He quickly as theTech house deep house and techno music. MGC made a lot of games in different clubs in Wallonia and in the radio and abroad. MGC is also a producer of “Animals Musiq Records (IBZ) “,” Dezo Register (FR) “,” Music Creamminal (BE). To make a long story short, MGC is a music fan since birth. MGC mixture of Catamaran Boat Trippin Ibiza (Ibiza), Le Café d’Anvers (Antwerp), Le Decadance (Gent), The Infinite (Newport), The Escape, Luxe, Lauren’s-Pulse, Cube- Lotus (Tournai) / Mystik, Club then Maas, Impact L ‘, Conway, Club La Nuit, La Baignoire, Escobar (Mons) / Cocoloco, Jet Set Club (Charleroi) / Friends (Namur) / Fiction Group, Bato Club (Liege) / La Villa (Lille). He is, since 2010, the resident DJ on Thursday in the Escobar (Mons). His style and music selection is influenced by artists such as Nina Kraviz, Lee Foss, Jamie Jones, Art Department, Ryan Crosson, Seth Troxler, Kurtel Deniz, Tini, Nick Curly, Magda, Marco Carola, Loco Dice, … but also by Belgian DJ and Friends: Urban C.

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WONJI – STICKS & FIRE EP (EYEPATCH RECORDINGS)

 

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Juan Gonzalez aka Wonji is born in Brooklyn, New York 1972 is one of four sons in a family of musicians who started his music career playing the trumpet in jr. high band. With these early skills in music he soon started playing other instruments including, guitars, drums, most brass instruments and soon after at the age of 14 discovered turntables. Hip Hop was one of his biggest infuences at that time and encouraged him to think of creative ways to hear and play sounds from the tables. Soon after he started playing private parties, events and such.But there seemed to be something missing…..

At the age of 17 he decided to move to South Florida, Miami and this is where he was introduced to The House Sound. With a past in latin music, disco and R&B, Wonji decided to twist and meld these sounds together in his live sets which led him to move to his next step: Producing.

By 1999 House music had evolved so much with many new and updated sounds Wonji could not resist getting involved in production.
Musical instruments changed so the music changed, the scenes changed so I had to try and keep up with all the new styles, says Wonji.
Fascinated by the past music and sounds of The Hunger, Front 242, and later DJs like John Digweed, Timo Mass and so on, it was only a matter of time till he started producing his own work.

With an ever evolving sound, Wonji will for sure be around in the music scene for a while. Never passing up new musical possibilities and changing the way music is to be played.
Wonji says about himself: Making people move and groove, thats all I want to do.

Eyepatch Recordings is supported by:

Colin Dale, Roger Sanchez, Luciano, LouLou Players, Graham Gold, Jamez, Laurent Garnier, Wyndell Long, Paul Oakenfold, Emmanuel Top, Davide Squillace, Sven Väth, Cari Lekebush, John Selway, Dr. Motte, Slam, J Kitikonti, Nick Warren

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BONZAI BASIK BEATS – EPISODE 86 – MIXED BY WONJI

Wonji is on the controls this week!

Tracklisting – Episode 86 – mixed by Wonji:

1° Wonji – Red Stones (Original Mix)
2° Mylan – Evening Flow (Original Mix)
3° Submantra – Burrizza (Felipe L Brayonessa Mix)
4° Mozaic – Tomicyin (Matt Heize Remix)
5° Eric Kanzler – Fog Horn (Original Mix)
6° Redraft Memories – Red Spectro – (Original Mix)
7° Unnamed – Sneak Peak (Original Mix)
8° Adapter – Bus Stop (Original Mix)
9° Cactus Twisters – Witch (Original Mix)
10° The Purple Lemons – To Many Lemons (Matt Heize Remix)
11° Wonji – Formations (Original Mix) (Unsigned Track)
12° Oz Romita – Idiots (Original Mix)

 

 

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