The next electronic City Guide takes us into the mediterranian spirit of Valencia, the so-called “city of flowers” (cuidad de las flores). Each compilation from the new “City Session” series shows us a place, that is known for its amazing beaches, sports, architecture, atmosphere and nightlife. In this episode, Plastic City has decided to take a look at the beautiful Spanish city of Valencia, compiled by Valencia native-born Oscar Barila. He is one of the best rising stars of the Spanish house and tech house scene. He has more than 50 releases on great labels worldwide. Oscar combines his gigs across Europe, with the hard work in the studio and the management of his label My Little Dog, where he publishes his own music alongside the music of great artists. His last projects in 2012 include the release of his first album “Parallel Minds” on the prestigious label Plastic City and EPs on top labels such as Kling Klong or Highway 420. On „Valencia Sessions“ he picked some stunning tracks from Artists like Nick Curly, Nima Gorji, DJ Yellow, Gorge, Nikola Gala and many more. Available as MP3
Oscar Barila hails from Valencia in Spain and has become one of the most notable producers to come out of the country in recent years. He has been behind over 40 releases for labels such as Kling Klong, Acker, Parquet and Plastic City to name just a few and has DJ’ed across the globe. His musical partner Maiki is from Milan, Italy and at the tender age of 21 has already achieved much with records released through the likes of Viva, Acker & Stranjjur and widespread A-list DJ support. The pair began working together in 2011, saw a couple of well received collaborative singles released and got their heads down for the writing of this their debut album, the appropriately titled ‘Parallel Minds’, which will be released on Plastic City in April 2012. The LP is a collection of 11 tracks that are rooted in the pair’s love of house music; from the jazzy musicality of title track ‘Parallel Minds’ to the uplifting vocal stylings of ‘Forgive The Drama’ and on to the groove led sounds of ‘Convexions’ there is rich variety yet cohesions throughout.
Available Format: mp3.