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057: May ’16 Review and Mike Griego

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May ’16 Review and Mike Griego

In this episode I conduct a review of the best tracks released in May of 2016.  I also feature the debut release on microCastle from Mike Griego, an Argentinian producer.  I play the original version of the title track, Idioglossia in Set 3, and the Bog Remix of that track in Set 2.  May ’16 Review and Mike Griego

The title track ‘Idioglossia’ quickly builds a really unique, distinctive groove, with rich percussive elements meeting a catchy little hook and a pulsing bassline, and Mike Griego weaves in even subtler melodies as the track heads into the trippy, abstract breakdown, which sets a powerful, head-spinning second half. The remix of ‘Idioglossia’ comes from Bedrock’s BOg,... His version of the track borrows the warmth from Mike Griego’s original, while transforming the vibe with restrained percussion, sparse but heavy bass tones, and shimmering, layered rippling melodies, and distinctive vocal samples. The middle sequence throws in some dreamier synths, which add additional texture as the remix its lovely finale.

A new microCastle release is always worth hearing, and Mike Griego delivers the goods here as he always does. The highlight for my money, though, is BOg’s delightful remix of ‘Idioglossia’, which will further cement his reputation amongst fans of melodic and intelligent music sitting on the boundary between progressive house and techno.

The rest of the show is dominated evenly by Techno, Deep House, and Chill Out tracks.

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054: Maduk, Luc Angenehm, Cameron Thias, & Anna

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Maduk, Luc Angenehm, Cameron Thias, & Anna

In this episode dominated by Techno and Deep House, I feature brand new music from Maduk, Luc Angenehm, Cameron Thias & Anna.

Maduk, Luc Angenehm, Cameron Thias, & Anna

Despite the fact that the show itself is dominated by Techno and Deep House, the first set, which features two tracks by Maduk, is dominated by Drum & Bass.  The two Maduk tracks are from the new release, Never Give Up, which is out now on Hospital Records.

Maduk, Luc Angenehm, Cameron Thias, & AnnaMaduk, Luc Angenehm, Cameron Thias, & Anna

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second set features tracks by Luc Angenehm and Anna.  These are  the sole techno tracks in a set otherwise dominated by Deep House.

Three of the four Deep House tracks in this set are from two new excellent compilations out on City Life.  These are Elfenstaub Vol. 18 – Deep Electronic Journey Through Time & Space, and Zirkus Zirkus, Vol. 13 – Elektronische Tanzmusik.

In the third set I really go all out with the techno, and feature a great track called Zippo by Cameron Thias.  The track is actually composed significantly of the unmistakable sounds of a Zippo lighter.

In the fourth and final set, more tracks from Cameron Thias, Anna, and Luc Angenehm.  The set is evenly divided between Techno and Deep House, with a bit of Tech House tossed in for good measure.

 

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041: 2015 Annual Review – Best Tracks of 2015

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2015 Annual Review – Best Tracks of 2015

This is it, folks!  The first episode of 2016 is actually the last episode of 2015!  It’s a look back at the best tracks released in 2015!  Not a countdown, but a 2 hour mix.  This show features music by Krakota & LIfford, Maduk, Loadstar, Mind Vortex, Urbandawn, London Elektricity, Moonbeam, Cubicolor, JackLNDN, Yotto, Shakes & Seven, Oliver Lieb, Michael Badal & Ellie Lawson, Oliver Heldens, Friends of Mayday, Ash Walker, GmT, Cosmic Gate, Severity Zero & Tali, Manu Delago, the 16 Bit Lolitas, & more!

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028: 3rd Quarter Review Pt. 1, Levi da Cruz

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3rd Quarter Review Pt. 1, Levi da Cruz

In the EDM Hour I present Part 1 of my Third Quarter Review.  This is a mix comprising what in my admittedly subjective estimation are the best tracks from the labels I monitor released during the summer of 2015.

Part 1 includes tracks by: Ash Walker; Low5 and T:Base remixed by Maduk; Loadstar; Jesper Ryom; Cubicolor;  Andrea Dub remixed by JJ Mullor; CamelPhat; Signal Flow & Kevin Knapp; Severity Zero & Tali; Solomon Grey remixed by John Monkman; and Javi Colors.

UPDATE: Part 2 aired on Frank Ramos’ Maximum Insight on bboxradio.com on Friday, October 2, 2015.  In case you missed it, here’s the recording of Part 2:

Mongo’s 2015 3Q Review Part 2 – as featured on Frank Ramos’ Maximum Insight on BBOXradio.com by Djmongo on Mixcloud

3rd Quarter Review Pt. 1, Levi da Cruz

Levi da Cruz of Ibiza, Spain

In the second hour, DJ Mongo Presents an incredible set of Deep House by Levi da Cruz, of Ibiza, Spain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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017: DNB, House, & DJ Wambat

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DNB, House, & DJ Wambat

DNB, House, & DJ Wambat

DJ Wambat

This week in The EDM Hour I start things off with a set of pure Drum & Bass featuring brand new tracks from: Jess, Maduk, Low5 & T:Base; North Base; Kasra & Enei; Mixmaster Doc & Random Movement; Maduk & Nymfo; and Kasra, Enei & Drs.

That’s followed by a set of mixed House and Electronica featuring brand new tracks from: Romare; Mias Void remixed by The Model; WhoMadeWho remixed by Bedouin; Oliver Lieb remixed by Stephen J. Kroos; and Marcus Worgull & Peter Pardeike.

Then DJ Mongo Presents a brand new set produced exclusively for Mongoland by DJ Wambat out of Chicago, Illinois. (more…)

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