Joyce Muniz‘s funky, percussion-heavy DJ sets – covering everything from Afro beats to tropical tech, electro, and house – have already garnered her a huge international following, and Pulp Fiction, on Exploited Records is a direct reflection of her “serious sweating on the dancefloor” style. The title track is melodic and lighthearted, a party jacking house track with subtle pop moments. Tech-ed out chords and the smooth vocals drive the excellent “Morning Love,” and “Pray for Peace” is full of futuristic afro-tropical house vibes. The jacking, warm “Back Down” also stands out, and “New In Town” rounds out the release on a stripped-down, soulful deep house note.
Already liked by Skream, Maya Jane Coles, Round Table Knights, Martin Dawson, Ian Pooley, Laurent Garnier, Ewan Pearson, Hudson Mohawke, CatznDogs, Joe Goddard/Hot Chip, Munk, Alex Barck/Jazzanova, Philip Sherburne…
We will be releasing the dubversions (+ 2 bonus tracks) in 2 weeks. Meanwhile grab the originals at BEATPORT, I-TUNES or JUNO. Check the Soundcloud-Preview here and read some statements from selected DJs about the EP.
Tom & Zip always cause a little bit of trouble when they come to your town. This time Tom Waist from Homework talks about the missing Kinder Bueno from the mini-bar. He is very sure he did not take it. To be continued.
BTW – Homework are playing at Social Club Paris this Saturday. Homework are one of my fav DJs.
Haven’t been really following the latest output from Kitsune but this single by Magician aka Stephen (ex-member from Aeroplane) is simply pure magic. As a big fan of good pop music this here is my must-hear song for this week. Catchy hook and really sweet lyrics too – for all the broken hearted out there.
Also played the track in my radioshow yesterday. You can listen to the show every tuesday 20.00-22.00 at Radio Fritz. If you missed the show you can relisten here and check the playlist too.
“We don’t make music for DJs.” This is what Cocolores said to me when I visited them last friday in Munich. If you haven’t checked their debut “Heart Quest” – all 3 songs on this EP are something like 3.30 minutes short. For most DJs unplayable? Well – I don’t think so. But a lot of DJs wrote me and said we released the wrong versions. Of course the versions released are the right versions. But if you feel like making an edit of it – do it. Let’s get creative on these tracks. Loop them, stretch them as you like. And while we talking music – a videoclip for “Heart Quest” is in the making and will be shot in Paris by Mehdi Aboualiten who also directed the last Tom Trago video. Watch out.
However – that night Coco played me 3 new tunes of theirs. I can already confirm that these 3 tracks are the bomb and will be released next year on Exploited.
Being a true Berliner I havent been introduced to the Octoberfest in Munich yet. Coco showed me around – though none of us could really get into the Octoberfest groove. I guess it’s just not our thang if you know what I mean. Then we met Manuel Kim from Gomma and had some nice chat. Later off to Kong – def Munich’s hot spot at the moment (alongside Bob Beaman) – where Coco hold a monthly residency. The party was a blast. We played cool uplifting house music and even some hip hop in the end. The next day we took a trip to austria and chilled in ötztal where we still had to fight with our hangover the day before. Good times. To be continued.
Cocolores from Munich are bringing back the “feel good” oldschool vibes in house music. With their debut “Heart Quest” on Exploited they have gained very positive feedback from some major players in dancemusic. The guys have remixes coming up for Eli Escobar feat. Nomi Ruiz on Plant and Mercury on Gomma. Here is a video our friends from Haze shot in Berlin on September 3rd at our Exploited Labelnight. Don’t forget – the guys are teaming up another time with Shir Khan for the “Heart Quest”-Release-Tour in Munich at Kong this friday – right in time for Octoberfest. Holy shit:) Here is the Facebook-Event for the party on friday: CLICK