Progressive House Promo Pool and industry hype chart – Release Promo share their weekly must hear tracks.
Interaxxis – Kicking Problems [Replug Records]
The always excellent Interaxxis duo return to Cid Inc’s Replug Records this week with the long awaited ‘Kicking Problems’. Live support from Hernan Cattaneo, along with an airing on his hugely popular Resident radio show, has made it one of this year’s most sought after tracks. Soulful progressive house straight out of Argentina and definitely one you want in your arsenal.
Obadius – Allegoria [MNL]
Paul Hazendonk’s MNL imprint welcomes a new face to the label this week in Obadius. Hailing from Tehran, Iran and currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Obadius makes a huge first impression here with ‘Allegoria’. A touch dramatic but with great emotion and some deadly bass modulation make it a killer on dance floor. Can’t wait to hear what comes next from this new talent.
Cid Inc. – Obsidian [Suffused Music]
Suffused Music presents its biggest release to date by welcoming Cid Inc to the label this week. Forever treading the waters of progressive house and techno, ‘Obsidian’ once again finds Cid Inc breaking down traditional genres barriers. Dramatic, vivid and incredibly detailed it’s yet another gem in a long list of dance floor smashers from the Replug label.
Michael A – Endless Time (Blusoul Remix) [Juicebox Music]
Blusoul returns for his first production of 2017 on Praveen Achary’s Juicebox Music. The Greek artist takes the progressive minded original into even bigger, more grandiose territory with cosmic remix that satisfies on many levels.
MiraculuM – Lush Garden [Slideways Music]
Miraculum makes a welcome debut on Tim Penner’s Slideways Music this week with ‘Lush Garden’. We’ve long been fans of the Hungarian’s work and he continues to amaze here with organic design, evolving atmospheres and more than anything unique, emotive melodies that will stand the test of time. Another gem from the Stellar Fountain boss.
Roger Martinez – Force [Flow Vinyl]
Pena’s Flow Vinyl returns this week by welcoming Roger Martinez to the label for a three track EP. Stylistically diverse over three tracks it’s ‘Force’ that peaks the interest of the progressive house diehards. Free flowing with amazing groove and sonic details it’s one to get lost in and free your mind. Powerful music from Roger.
Derek Howell – On Swift Wings (Rafa’EL & Tuxedo Remix) [Stellar Fountain]
A big release for Stellar Fountain this week with the Hungarian imprint showcasing new interpretations of Derek Howell’s classic ‘One Swift Wings’. two great remixes to choose from and it’s Rafa’EL & Tuxedo’s which we showcase here. It mains the quirky, unconventional integrity of the original quite nicely while adding a crisp acid line and big beefy groove. Huge remix from the Polish duo.
Platunoff – Green Apple (Matias Chilano Remix) [Balkan Connection]
Matias Chilano returns to Balkan Connection this week with a remix of Platunoff. The Argentinean artist goes deep and groovy and with a bevy of interesting ideas along the way, from indistinct vocals to buzzing synths and clustered motifs. A gorgeous interpretation from Matias.
Rapossa – Toward the Stars [ICONYC]
The ever consistent ICONYC welcomes a new name to the label this week in Rapossa. The artist delivers four excellent tracks with the feel good ‘Toward The Stars’ being our favourite here. Smooth and quite emotive with warm bass swells flowing through poignant chord changes which a subtle atmospheric haze adds the icing on the cake. brilliant stuff from a new name this year. Looking forward to hearing more.
Julian Rodriguez & Berni Turletti – Connected by Music (Pacco & Rudy B Day Mix) [A Must Have]
The latest from Jaksa Pavicevic’s A Must Have finds the label showcasing new interpretations of Julian Rodriguez & Berni Turletti’s ‘Connected by Music. The Croatian duo Pacco & Rudy B come up big again with their ‘Day’ remix which hits all those summer moods perfectly. Smooth, driving and with just the right emotive touch.