Aki Bergen – Something Like This (Plastic City. Play)
Since the young age of 14 the passion and ardor for the techno movement in Europe, encourage him to explore the variety of the expression of tendency that was revolutioning the world music Club scene. Like each young talented DJ, Neuroxyde (his first artist pseudonym) is searching the road for the access in his City Clubs and with the passing by of the time he becomes well-known to the public. His attraction for the electronic grooves, brings him to meet Andrea Prezioso, his “precious” mentor for a few years, and releasing his first production in 1997. From this point on was for Neuroxyde clear on his mind, that this would be his destination, like a Train rail without stops. Till 2002, year which inaugurates his first professional studio, he switches music productions and gigs on the whole Italian territory. With his actual collaborators (Valentina Dante, David Jones and Aqua Diva) administrates different well know Italian labels of the last few years, moving from different styles and genres taking him to the top of the Top sales charts in Europe. In the last year with the name of Aki Bergen he found his leading way also in the world of deep house, producing some of the most played records of the last months. We can find his name in the first position of the Deep House Beatport chart for three times, and in the 1st position of Beatport General chart together with Doomwork with the smashing hit “Jazzy Stuff”. With the big “Daftastic World EP”, which reached #2 at the Beatport Deep House charts, Aki Bergen starts releasing on Plastic City in the beginning of 2010. Now he comes with his second coup on the label: “Something Like This” EP with four new deep Tech-House tracks for the floors around the world.
Available Format: mp3.
Free Download: Greg Parker – Any How (Plastic City)
Everything begun with his friendship to Terry Lee Brown Junior, who brought him to produce own tracks. At this time, Greg Parker was already a local hero in and around Darmstadt and inspired his followers with intense and deep Tech-house sets. In 2006 he co-produced the Terry Lee Brown Junior track “I Feel Lost” which was released on Terry’s Album “Karambolage”. Since then, the tracks by Greg Parker get an enormous popularity. Be it on vinyl (2009 with the great “All The Good Things EP” and the three digital EP’s “Dreams”, “Drop Out” and “Understanding” on the sub-label Plastic City. Play), on compilations such as “Plastic City Radio Show, Season Two”,”Terry’s Café” or “Zurich Session” or as a remixer for Terry Lee Brown Junior, The Timewriter, nor elle, Smalltown Collective or modified Tojami Sessions. Actually, it was long overdue: The first own album of Greg Parker, who has always had his home at Plastic City. To get the first impression of his album “10 Solutions” you can just listen to the track “Any How”.
Free Download: Greg Parker – Any How.
The next Wax Tailor tourdates are:
08.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Sala Caracol (plus support A.S.M.), Madrid, Spain 11.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Krakatoa (plus support A.S.M.), Bordeaux, France 12.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Espace Cosmao Dumanoir (plus support A.S.M.), Lorient, France 14.05.2010, 8:00 pm: L´Herbe en Zic Festival, Besançon, France 16.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Centralny Basen Artystyczny, Warsaw, Poland 23.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Brighton Fringe Festival, Brighton, UK 24.05.2010, 8:00 pm: The Hare and Hound, Birmingham, UK 25.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Metropolis, Bristol, UK 26.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Stealth, Nottingham, UK 27.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Electric Ballroom, London, UK Poster: Wax Tailor “In The Mood For Live Tour 2010″ The next Zagar tourdates are:
25.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Bohannon, Berlin, Germany 26.05.2010, 8:00 pm: CHB (DJ set feat. DJ Bootsie), Berlin, Germany 27.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Ikra Club, Moscow, Russia 28.05.2010, 8:00 pm: Stereoleto Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia Flyer: Zagar live @ Berlin
Friends Of LED – Light Emitting Idiot (Part 1) (Mole)
The light emitting diode has a big future. Some years ago, tons of kilowatt hours were needed to illuminate a club or a concert hall with color lights. Today it’s sufficient to use a small semiconductor device and a small amount of watt for a flood light or a mirror ball to shine. That’s why Marcus Schmahl and Frank Rückert are “Friends Of LED”. Marcus Schmahl and Frank Rückert, also known as “Rauschfaktor”, have energized some of your speakers yet. With the album “Aquarium”, released in 2001 on the label Elektrolux, they have already produced a milestone of the electronic music. “Light Emitting Idiot (Part 1) is the first of three EPs released on Mole Listening Pearls. Stylistically the sound of “Friends Of LED” ranges between smooth lounge, ballades and freaky club tracks, but with influences of jazz music and with several stylistic devices to expand the musical genres. Next to numerous solo projects, Marcus Schmahl (Guardner, Berkstroem, Broombeck, etc.) and Frank Rückert (üNN, Costa Sonido, The Atmosphere Experience, etc.) created an incredible current flow of electronic music with their electrical construction kit and semiconductor devices.
Available format: mp3.