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Bas Roos is a DJ and producer from Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He started DJ’ing at the age of 16 after spending some time on making his own music. A year later he released his first EP and from that moment on he started to develop a unique and fresh sound which has seen releases on Phil Weeks’ Robsoul Label as well as Shir Khan’s Black Jukebox Disco House Series on Exploited. The 18th Edition of Black Jukebox sees the young producer deliver 4 new tracks which work magic on the dancefloor.
Kicking things off with “Downtown”, Roos turns out a rolling terrace friendly house effort, rich in disco’s funk flavour but kicking hard enough for the modern speaker stacks. “One Way” picks up the tempo for a driving house cut, rumbling with basement tickling bassline and lavish piano notes tinkering over the top and finally embellished by a sexy female vocal hook. “Take Life Easy” opens up the B-side as we keep that outdoor house vibe intact. Congas, phazed hats and concentric B-line identify this numbers as a feel good groover for daytime dancing and prancing. Finally “Ugly House” playfully introduces synthetic stabs and squawking vox to the palette, keeping those swinging house drums and infectious bassline rolling throughout. It’s another winner for Shir Khan’s mob and a great introduction to Bas Roos.
“As a celebration of his recent release, he’s provided us with an online snapshot of the tunes he loves to play live in a club setting.” Read more here.
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Douglas Greed from Jenas’ ‘Freude Am Tanzen’ Crew (next to Mathias Kaden, Robag Wruhme, Krause Duo) brings his vast talent back to Berlins’ Exploited Records for the second time on “All I Want,” an utterly sublime two-tracker. The rolling title track is a collaboration with singer MAMA (known from her features with Tiefschwarz and Argy) while ‘Beule’ is a delicate techno synth opus.
His production work first caught our ear back in 2013 when we heard his bad-ass cut “Raw & Order” on The Gym’s Muscle Tuff label compilation. “He went on to release acclaimed singles and albums on a variety of respected labels (Kompakt, BPitch
Control, Infiné and Freude Am Tanzen) and has flipped the script in a meaningful way with each release.” (Quote from Big Shot Mag)
Returning to Berlin’s Exploited Records for the second time out, Douglas Greed from Jenas’ ‘Freude Am Tanzen’ Crew, delivers a standout two tracker in “All I Want”. The title track is a collaboration with singer MAMA (known from her features with Tiefschwarz and Argy) while b-side ‘Beule’ is a club-ready, melody-infused tech pumper. Read more here
“All I Want” Premiered via Insomniac: Track of the Day: Douglas Greed’s Rolling Wonder “All I Want”
“I’m one of those people who asks himself on a daily basis, ‘What do I want?’” says Douglas Greed. “Sometimes I can’t help but smile, as the answer to that question shifts day by day. Whenever I reach that point on the horizon, I instantly see the next horizon. Read more here.