In 2013 the genre of deep house seems to have grown enormously in popularity.
A new compilation – Pure Deep House – rides the crest of this wave of interest.
The 3 CD package includes past classics, current hits and tracks with future potential.
Nightcrawlers, Turntable Orchestra, Tensnake, Armand van Helden and Hot Natured are some of artists featured.
There are two exclusive tracks – Think Of Me by Allusion and Ey Yo by Tapesh & Kant.
Pure Deep House – The very best of deep house – is available on New State Music from 30 December 2013.
DJ Avicii has won Best EDM Artist at the 2013 American Music Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
He beat fellow nominees including Daft Punk, Zedd and Calvin Harris to win his second award in a month after winning Best Electronic Artist at the MTV EMA Awards earlier in November.
The Swedish DJ and producer will release Hey Brother, the third single from his latest album, on 23 December 2013 via PRMD/Positiva.
He will embark on a series of international appearances early in 2014 starting in Australia and then touring Europe.
He will visit Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Sweden appearing in Manchester on 20 February and London on 21 February.
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Ten simply massive tracks being played on the best dance floors and radio stations around the world:
Mat Zo – Lucid Dreams (Anjunabeats)
Duck Sauce – Radio/Stereo (3 Beat)
Avicii – Hey Brother (PRMD)
Luca Cassani – Motorway (Starside Records)
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball (Franco De Mulero & TSC remix) (White Label)
WAWA & M.A.R.K ft. Javine – Never (WAWA Traxx)
Essonita ft. Irina Makosh – Letter To Angel (Club Family Records)
KhoMha – Cyclone (Soundpiercing)
RAM – Sledgehammer (AVA Recordings)
Simon Patterson – Brush Strokes (Who’s Afraid Of 138?!)
I have also been hammering these tracks. There are some absolute winners.
The head of the Food Music record label and Rinse FM radio host, Shadow Child, has released his debut album.
It features original tracks such as Friday, Sensible Haircut, The Only One and Southsea.
On CD2 are Shadow Child’s remixes of a wide variety of artists including Hot Natured, Kid Kombat, Hardrive and Sub Focus.
Shadow Child emerged 16 months ago and his tracks have since received airplay on stations such as BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, Rinse FM and Grand Theft Auto V’s radio station FlyLo FM.
Accompanying the release are two 10″ vinyl samplers featuring tracks such as Get At, 23 and Re-Fri.
Shadow Child Collected is available on New State Music.
Clubbing brand Pacha has put together a new 3 disc compilation celebrating the sound of House.
It features 60 tunes from artists such as De’Lacy, Moloko, CeCe Rogers, Alison Limerick and K-Klass.
Track highlights include Planet Funk – Chase The Sun, Kurtis Mantronix – 77 Strings, Frankie Knuckles – Tears and Nightcrawlers – Push The Feeling On.
Over the years Pacha has hosted some of the most famous house nights and djs including Pete Tong, David Guetta and Swedish House Mafia.
Pacha Original House Anthems is available on New State Music.
I played this at the weekend.
The track is the radio mix of the Franco De Mulero & TSC remix of Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball. It worked extremely well on the dance floor and received a great response.
Cream have announced the line-up for their 26th December 2013 Special at Nation in Liverpool.
The Main Room will feature Laidback Luke, Benny Benassi and the amazing Gareth Wyn.
In the Courtyard, Eddie Halliwell and Tim Mason will be on the decks.
In the Annexe, there will be the ever excellent Chicane, the outstanding duo Tenishia, Ben Gold and Bryan Kearney.