DJ Elroy May 2018 Chart

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  1. Niko Schwind – “Acid” (Darlyn Vlys remix) (Sincopat)
  2. Ardalan & Christian Martin – “Super Moon” (Dirty Bird)
  3. Gershon Jackson – “Huggin’ & Luvin'” (Chocolate Puma RMX) (Bargrooves)
  4. Terranova – “Prayer” ft. Nicolette Krebitz & Udo Kier (Gui Boratto Mix) (Clubstar)
  5. Jay Newman – “Uno, Dos, Tres” (Stashed)
  6. Loleatta Holloway – “Stand Up!” (Pangaea’s Mix) (Leftfield Bass)
  7. BVAAICS & Dedwork – “Lose Control” (Bunny Tiger)
  8. Ridney – “At Night” (Defected)
  9. Christian Smith & Webbha – “Mutate” (Tronic)
  10. Gui Borrato & Luciana Villanova – “Overload” (Kompakt)

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DJ Elroy March 2018 Chart

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  1. Juan Pablo Torrez – “Anxiety” (Kastis Torrau RMX) (Perspectives Digital)
  2. Eelke Kleijn – “8 Bit Era” (Nick Warren & Nicolas Rada Extended RMX )(DAYS like NIGHTS)
  3. Paolo Mojo – “The Feels” (Glasgow Underground)
  4. MAWAMI – “Glitter” (Stashed)
  5. Marea Neagra – “Sirens Wailing” (Yuriy From Russia RMX) (Electronic Tree)
  6. Just Her – “With Faith” (Einmusik RMX) (Sincopat)
  7. Harold Heath – “Five Minutes More” (Phasen RMX) (Reflective Music)
  8. Francesco Chiocci & Black Soda – “Black Sunrise” (Musumeci RMX) (Connaisseur Recordings)
  9. Miguel Alcobia – “Ocean” (Skull & Bones)
  10. DJ 19 & Yuriy From Russia – “USD” (Hady Tarek RMX) (19box Records)

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Review: Balance presents Natura Sonoris Mixed by Henry Saiz

Balance presents Natura Sonoris mixed by Henry Saiz
4.5 out of 5 stars

As more over-hyped pop festivals clutter our calendars and more celebrities demand a spin in the DJ booth, the frustration grows for discriminating ears to separate the pure from the pretentious. The electronic dance music scene has become a caricature of itself, pumping out disposable tunes from an assembly line of ghost writers while the corporate cash-in echoes the blind eye of a dying dance floor during the death of disco.

But for us jaded-types, all is not lost.

Enter Balance Music. The Aussie label’s newest release is conducted by Spain’s Henry Saiz. Balance presents Natura Sonoris Mixed by Henry Saiz is a journey of epic proportions, blurring the line between chill house music, techno, tribal, acid, and more.

With a runtime of nearly 2.5 hours (as either a two-disc physical set or a single continuous digital download), this project is near-perfection. It’s packed full of exclusive music, classic reworks, remixes from Saiz’s Natura Sonoris label, special samples, and unique layers.

Related: Henry Saiz shares his 5 tracks of the moment

Saiz’s confidence really shines through in his acclaimed live sets and award-winning productions and reworks. And just as importantly, he’s in touch with the dance floor; he knows how to program a set that’s interesting and emotional. His music inspires artists and engages listeners. This is his first official mix album since Balance 019 more than five years ago, and it was well worth the wait. Continue Reading

Review: RiLo – Pasiva EP

Rilo Pasiva EP Analog Music

4 out of 5 stars

Analog Music drops its ninth release with the Pasiva EP from Spanish artist RiLo and solid remix support from fellow house-heads Los Fumakerz and Andy Peimbert.

The pair of originals are deep four-to-the-floor joints, each complimented by a tech-infused remix. The title track is a big bottomed house bopper with a slow unfold, a warm groove, and low-key percussions. The Los Fumakerz version pops with punchier kicks, snappier snares, and classic claps all laid atop a rolling bassline and presented with a dirty tech-house ‘tude. “Swaming” is a deliciously deep ride with a throwback vibe and sexy horns. And Andy Peimbert’s remix casts off the casual mantel for a more dynamic sound with a frantic boost.

Sometimes music doesn’t need subtleties to be effective; the Pasiva EP isn’t breaking down any walls but it does keep the dance floor fired up.