Recent posts: Deep House
Marco Madia is back at Piston Recordings with his 11th outing on the label, and once again he delivers only the finest quality sounds that are perfect for the groovier floors out there. His last effort here – Gray Squirrel EP – saw great support from across the board which is a testament to the talents this guy has to offer. Always a pleasure to have his latest works drop into the inbox and no doubt we’ll be hearing more in the future.
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.
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.
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.
Portuguese producer Ricardo Cardoso aka Ritz returns to Piston Recordings with the superb three tracker entitled 1976 EP. This cut follows his 2016 debut on Piston – Daydream EP, which gained great support across the board. Ricardo used to go by m0u53 and has seen several releases across various labels in the last couple of years. His Ritz moniker is dedicated to all things house. We know you’re gonna love this guys work, the attention to detail is stunning and the passion for house music shines through, enjoy.
Spanish DJ and producer Juanma Llopis returns to Piston after a bit of a hiatus with the excellent Sowilo. We last caught a glimpse of this guy’s work here back in 2015 with Going Insane which was very well received indeed. Juanma is a lover of music and is able to turn his hand to various genres, but Deep House is where he mostly resides. His DJing has taken him all over Spain and he has appeared on labels like, Joyfull Family Records, Sound Mass Records and Vandalism Musique.
One of Piston’s longer standing contributors Marco Madia returns with another deep house slice entitled Gray Squirrel that will keep the floors moving no doubt. This one marks his ninth outing as well as appearances on several compilations over the years. We’re always excited when his latest offerings drop into the mailbox and already we can’t wait for his next one, for now though, get down and dirty with these deep and groovy movers.
Popular Piston Recordings contributor Daniel Ray returns for his 5th outing here with the superb Under Your Bed EP. We last saw him back in December 2016 with the impressive Low Heals before appearances on volume 8 and 9 of our Secrets Of The Trade series. Always great to hear new material from this hugely talented artist and no doubt we’ll see much more in the future.
Mike Morales aka Mi Ke returns to Piston with another round of sublime deep house grooves. This one marks his thrid outing for us having previously scored great support with Come With Me EP back in April 2017 and his debut slice, 214 EP under his Mi Ke moniker. Mike is a force to be reckoned with on the house scene as he’s been around for quite some time. He is heavily influenced by Portugal’s infamous underground scene and his name began resonating amongst established DJ’s and artists. His debut track – Dream Shattered, premiered on Digweed’s Transitions radio show in 2003 and since then he has continued to churn out top quality vibes.
Santiago De Chile based DJ and producer Delfina Franco aka Delphie debuts on Piston Recordings with the fantastic Re-Re-Lease which also features a solid remix from compatriot Pablo Cornejo. For the last number of years Delphie has been churning out top quality grooves on various labels with great support coming from all quarters. She plays at top clubs all over Argentina and beyond where she dishes out her brand of all things tech and deep house and she also runs Welcome Records as label manager. Great to have her on board at Piston and we hope to be hearing more from her soon.
Italian DJ’s and producers, Cristian Carpentieri, Guido Nemola and Chico Perulli aka Joyfull Family return to Piston with the excellent Lost Pleasures EP. This one follows their 2015 debut – Wish EP – which gained great support across the board. Ten years ago these guys got together to create underground tracks and house remixes. Their 2005 hit Da Breaker got plenty of airtime, notably through gaining top spot on various European charts including Pete Tong’s Essential Selection. They went on to remix for international stars like Corrina Joseph and Shawn Christopher as well as a remix for Cajmere and Dajae’s Brighter Days. In the last couple of years they’ve racked up a very impressive release count on several labels with their brand of deep and tech house hitting the spot for many jocks and clubbers alike. Nice to see them back for more at Piston.
Our ever popular series of high quality club cuts The Secrets Of The Trade is back once again to provide the only fodder required to get your crowd down and dirty on the floors. Now in its 9th instalment we’ve sourced 15 of the very best grooves for your arsenal. Tracks and remixes from the likes of Leandro Silva, Tuneon, Oscar Holgado, Southerm Groove, Mianyo, Marco Madia, Distilled Noise, PolyRhythm, Alex Wellman, Adriaan, Daniel Ray and label guru Rogerio Martins will most definitely ensure maximum impact is achieved. Get your hands on this one, you will not be disappointed.
Jakhira’s next outing on Piston is the delicious deep house groover Boston Rascal which comes backed up with two superb remixes from Rubba J and label boss Rogerio Martins. UK born but now residing in Belgium, Jack delivers a certain dynamic in his sound which captivates the listener. His musical roots spread far and wide with some serious bangers across multiple genres. More recently he has favoured the deeper, soulful side of house music while maintaining a presence in other styles. His last cut for us here at Piston was a fantastic remix on Demarkus Lewis – Sing It which grabbed a lot of attention. Much more to come from this outstandingly talented artist, stay tuned.
Piston firm favourite Marco Madia returns with his eighth production for us in the form of the fantastic Lemurs EP. One thing you will notice about all of his productions is the attention to the detail, ensuring a quality sound with every release. Marco has been in and around the underground scene for a number of years. In 2006 he moved to Berlin where he got a degree in audio engineering and soon started work as a sound designer. He also produces under the pseudonym Flip Morton and his experience has led to working on film soundtracks and exhibitions. His last outing – Toucan EP – proved popular and no doubt we’ll see more of the same here.