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Stan Kolev joins the 25 year celebrations roster with a superb rendition of Antidote’s 2006 slice What Time Is Love. Antidote aka Laurent Veronnez and Marnik Braeckevelt started Antidote back in 2003 as a vehicle to churn out quality progressive trance with a techy edge. They found their home on our Progrez imprint which was responsible for a raft of top notch cuts from the turn of the millennium. Tracks like Paraglider, Velocity and Sciabada were go to tracks for many jocks building a set into a deep progressive journey.
Crocy gets back into the studio with vocalist Ashley Berndt for their most recent collaboration entitled Passion which is backed up with a solo effort from Crocy called Land. These two really shine when they get together, something just seems to click and the sound becomes magical. Great to see them back again and no doubt we’ll see more in the future.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, DJ and producer Luciano Delgado returns to Bonzai Progressive with another round of deep progressive vibes for our listening pleasure. Luciano debuted here back at the end of 2015 with the stunning Virtuoso EP which was very well received indeed. No doubt this latest effort will follow suit, delighted to see him back for more.
Cyprus based music duo Paul Angelo & Don Argento return to BP with the superb Truth. Last time out here they gave us their Voyager EP which gained great support among many. The guys started writing and playing electronic music as a duo back in 201 and since then they performed at top electronic music venues in Cyprus and managed to reach the Beatport top 100 with their debut EP, Bromelain. Their music blends elements of Progressive House, Trance and Techno and they have seen support from big electronic artists such as Tim Penner, Capa, Robert R. Hardy, Pete K, Dmitry Molosh, Simos Tagias, Chris Zag, Haris C, Paul Anthonee and many more.
Cherry Pheromone debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the tantalising progressive grooves of Tibetan Nights which also comes with a sublime remix from Yuriy From Russia. What a debut this one is, Cherry Pheromone digs deep into the progressive abyss on the Original Mix. The intro draws us in with deep lush basses and a tight drum arrangement followed by mesmeric pipes that give the track lots of texture and depth. On the break the we’re treated to a most captivating sequence thanks to a hair raising vocal and Ethnic flutes. A deep bass pulses before we’re launched back into full on mode for the duration. Such a special sound that will definitely grab a lot of attention.
Buenos Aires based DJ and producer Franco debuts on Piston Recordings with the superb three tracker entitled Go EP. This guy has proven his credentials with a raft of quality tech house releases in 2017. His tracks have graced labels such as Vudeux Records, Quanticman Records and Liquid Music with a healthy dose of support coming in from all quarters. Delighted to have him on board and no doubt the music world will be seeing much more from him.
French producer P.A.M.O. returns to Piston with another sublime slice of deep house in the two tracker Coitus. It’s been just over a year since we last saw P.A.M.O. on Piston, his last outing – Somewhere – gained great support and has since went on to feature in several compilations on various labels. Nice to see him back with another round of quality music.
German artist Relaunch unleashes his fourth studio album, this time our flagship label Bonzai Porgressive has the delight in releasing the superb 11 track slice entitled Maybe. Inspired by the legendary Dorian-Gray parties at the Frankfurt Airport Relaunch became interested in all kinds of electronic music in the early 90is. While going to many different clubs and events he began to find his way, created his own style and his excellent touch for tunes. He brings together a brought spectrum of electronic music and fingerprints his tracks that way. Starting as a passionate club goer, he moved to DJing and ultimately to producing and remixing with a high creative output. His sets are a mixture of atmospheric and impulsive sounds in which he knows how to rock and lead the crowd and to give them their kick. By using classics and tracks that might be one someday his sets are a must hear must enjoy experience. His first producing steps began in the late 90’s. Over the course of some years his brand of big, energetic, electric and atmospheric sounding progressive house won over legions of fans and brought the German producer to even greater heights. Meanwhile he has become one of the most sought after producer’s and remixer’s in the progressive house scene, working with international known artists and labels. His works have been released on JOOF Recordings, Mystique Music, Jetlag Digital, Lost Language, Green Martian, Overdrive, Bonzai Progressive and LCD Recordings to name just a few. His tracks are supported by the likes of John`00`Fleming, Paul Oakenfold, Markus Schulz, Indecent Noise, James Zabiela, Pascal Feos, Richie Hawtin, Scott Bond, Nick Warren, John Digweed, Sander Kleinenberg, Manuel Sofia, Sandra Collins, Taucher, Gareth Emery, Guiseppe Ottaviani, Andy Moor, and many more. We’re delighted to be hosting the work of art and we’ve no doubt that this one will go down a treat among many.
Randy Seidman & Steve Porter join forces in the studio to deliver the superb debut slice Safe Passage on our main imprint Bonzai Progressive. This one is backed up by three quality remixes from Matan Caspi, Chris Micali and Ido. Randy Seidman is one of the hardest working electronic music artists in Los Angeles. His DJ sets are woven together with original edits, creating a unique atmosphere that has caught the ears of many. Since 2007, Randy has been the top support choice of Infected Mushroom, playing over 450 shows with them around the world (from Ecuador to India, Mexico to Russia, Canada to Ibiza, New York to Madrid, and countless places in between). They named Randy Breakthrough DJ-Producer of the Year in the prestigious DJ Mag Top 100 poll which has catapulted his career with gigs around the world. Since 2008, Randy has had a stream of releases supported by the likes of Armin Van Buuren, Sander Kleinenberg, Ad Brown, Omid 16b, and Matan Caspi to name just a few. Randy pursues his craft with exuberant devotion: a desire for the party, for the sound, and for the beauty of dance music. In the next few years, you will see his ambition take him to new heights – in music and in life. Once in a blue moon there comes along a prodigy that is noticed by the big guns and whose talent catapults them onto the world stage. Something of a child prodigy from a famous scientist father, Steve Porter’s first love was discovering electronic sounds at 16 years old. From Boston to New York, he has evolved from record store clerk, mobile DJ to New England rave DJ to landing on the roster at one of the most prestigious booking agencies in the world. He was discovered by Chris Fortier when Chris heard a CDR of his productions in 1999. Chris quickly brought him into the FADE Records fold. Soon thereafter, Steve was signed as the youngest member to join The Collective Agency; home to Sasha, U.N.K.L.E., and Lee Burridge. He began touring across the U.S., Canada, South America, Australia, Asia and Europe and has played alongside Sasha on the Airdrawndagger & Involver North American tours, Sander Kleinenberg on the Essential Mix Tour and also headlining a hectic schedule of national and international DJ dates. Over the last six years, Steve has amassed a wide portfolio of over 70 singles and 28 remixes under his name and the many aliases (Agent 001, HDF & Bons) used to suit the mood of the song. His myriad of tracks have been dominating dancefloors globally with the versatility of Porterhouse finding its way into the record boxes of everyone from Sasha, Lee Burridge, Derrick Carter, Carl Cox, Sander Kleinenberg, Mark Farina and Paul van Dyk.
South Africa based Daniel Ray heads up our next Piston release with the superb two track deep house joint entitled Exit 1 EP. This guy continues to impress with his production style, he’s provided a plethora of fine cuts over the years on Piston and Eyepatch Recordings as well as appearing on several compilations. Daniel is also the man behind the electronica, downtempo and breaks project Placid Larry with several albums already under his belt. Always a pleasure to have Daniel on board and no doubt we’ll see much more in the future.
Multi talented Belgian artist Manu Riga is back with more of his beautifully crafted offerings in the form of Trying Harder EP. He enlists the superb vocal talents of John M for this one and once again the results are outstanding. Manu Riga is fast becoming a leader in utilising strong vocalists in the progressive arena. His past endeavours have been greatly recognised, adding an extra spice to progressive house music with his army of fans dubbing him The Master Of Voices. His dynamic sound is ever changing and he adapts beautifully to each vocal artist he works with. He never fails to impress and we’ve no doubt there will be much more coming out of Manu Riga studios in the future. French singer John M aka John Morillion dishes out a sublime vocal on this one. He spent his childhood years living between France, UK and USA where he took in the different cultures which have influenced his style. His travel experiences culminated with the 2012 album Love It All which was followed in 2014 with his fan backed Born To Meet You.
Rome based artist Gabriel Gush debuts on Piston Recordings with the smooth house vibes on his Believe EP. Growing up, Gabriel’s family played an important role in shaping his musical vision. Inspired by several genres he nurtured his own style which enabled him to play at several venues across Rome and Europe. For him, the art of music is a movement created by a group of people who share a common project, the desire to have fun. In 2010 he won the Most Famous Of Europe – Movida Corona Contest as Best Emerging DJ in Italy. This accolade took him to Berlin and the China Lounge where he plays among many of Europe’s top rising talents. Armed whit this new experience, he returned to Italy with the desire to play with music in every sense of the word, honing his skills to bring his sound to the best clubs.
Secrets Of The Trade reaches its 10th edition and once again we’ve selected some of the finest cuts from our recent Piston Recordings offerings. Our mission is and will always be to provide only the best house music in all its forms, from Tech House to Deep House, we’ve got you covered. Tracks from the likes of Rick Wade, Marco Madia, Mike Morales and Mi Ke, Boyard, Demarkus Lewis, James Brucke, Danny eM and label founder and head honcho Rogerio Martins are all on hand to ensure maximum impact on the floors. Get this one in your collection and you’ll have the tools to rock out at any party.
Mariner joins forces with Miss T to deliver the superb Don’t Let Go which comes with a solid remix from Chris Domingo & Miss T. Mariner aka Jay Roebuck began as a hip-hop, experimental producer in the early 90is. Having been exposed to house music at The Edge n Jacksonville, he immediately fell in love with the vibe, the sound, and the unity that the house scene provided. While performing at a warehouse party in Jacksonville under the name Aquanauts, he was discovered by DJ Rob-E and invited to meet with KRAM Records in Orlando. Mariner was signed as an artist and began working as the labels primary studio engineer and co-producer all the time writing tracks that would be featured on his ever-popular debut album Amphibian. Mariner has had a unique sound from day one. As his name suggests, he is heavily influenced by all things water. This fluid nature is ever present in his song structure and sound selection, incorporating wicked drum programming, memorable melodies, beautiful pads, and natural sound effects, Mariner has the ability to not only make everyone in house want to dance but also embrace the person next to them in unconditional love.