drop out orchestra – red beans
kimbra – two way street (aeroplane remix)
nora en pure – mary jane
adana twins - strange
compuphonic & kolombo – sand storm (monitor 66 remix)
lucky stripes – take me dancing (erkka remix)
kulkid – u were the one
lane 8 – the voice (part 2)
two door cinema club – undercover martyn (softwar remix)
the cure – fascination street (virgin magnetic material remix)
autodeep – set me free (martin hayes remix)
Sushil Nash guested my show again. This time he brought his disco machine and set it on ‘stunning’.
This is what he did:
Dr. Hook – Sexy Eyes (Funkyjaws Footwork)
The KDMS – Your Love Is Right
Cherrelle & Al O’Neal – Saturday Love (Elias Tzikas)
Rocco Raimundo – Give Me Your Love
Demon – You Are My High (Kartell Remix)
Real 2 Real – Love Me Like This (Funkyjaws Re-work)
L’Equipe Du Son – What You Do To Me (Extended Mix)
Nicholas – Without You
Delegation – You And I (Casual Encounters Delegating Edit)
stewrat – disagreements
jakwob – electrify (sega bodega remix)
quintus project – night flight (psychemagik remix)
the dead rose music company – chaka can’t
session victim – time to let you down
l’équipe du son – indian laserdisc (gazeebo’s essential mix)
alico & çağrı – les mondes engloutis (psychemagik main mix)
grizzly bear – gun shy (lindstrøm remix)
Finally it’s here! The Drop Out Orchestra guestmix from Hot To The Touch 12! Exclusively on audioavalon!
01. Gigamesh – All My Life
02. Drop Out Orchestra feat. The Reverb Junkie – Sun Machine
03. Late Nite Tuff Guy – I’m Goin’ Outta My Head
04. A.N.D.Y. & Vicente – El Barrio (The Supermen Lovers Remix)
05. Chris Jylkke & Satin Jackets – Hollywood (Chris Jylkke’s Miami Mix)
06. Drop Out Orchestra – It Will Never Be The Same Again (Moullinex Remix)
07. Flight Facilities feat. Grosvenor – With You (Extended)
08. Nine Lives feat. Jaki Graham – 1985 (Drop Out Orchestra Remix)
09. Debonair – Your Love
10. Flash Atkins – Flood Warning
11. Just Kiddin – Paloma (Bit Funk Remix)
12. Adamski – I Like It
Dr. Kable – Hour 1:
le cassette – you are you are (end of noise remix)
metasound+ – chill the beast
tina turner – what’s love got to do with it (zimmer rework)
tommy seebach – bubble sex (alkalino re-edit)
joey negro pres. kola kube – why (midnight savari tropicool mix)
kris menace & stars on 33 – keep on dancing
only children – whatcha wanna
rambla boys cocomero (dublin aunts remix)
prince – we could have a good time (kolombo rework)
chris malinchak – fuego
the o’jays – back stabbers (drop out orchestra edit)
Audio Avalon ft. Dr Kable - Hot To The Touch episode 12Drop Out Orchestra – Hour 2:
Gigamesh – All My Life
Drop Out Orchestra feat. The Reverb Junkie – Sun Machine
Late Nite Tuff Guy – I’m Goin’ Outta My Head0
A.N.D.Y. & Vicente – El Barrio (The Supermen Lovers Remix)
Chris Jylkke & Satin Jackets – Hollywood (Chris Jylkke’s Miami Mix)
Drop Out Orchestra – It Will Never Be The Same Again (Moullinex Remix)
Flight Facilities feat. Grosvenor – With You (Extended)
Nine Lives feat. Jaki Graham – 1985 (Drop Out Orchestra Remix) (out soon on Vendition Records)
Debonair – Your Love
Flash Atkins – Flood Warning
Just Kiddin – Paloma (Bit Funk Remix)
Adamski – I Like It
Stream will be available soon!
Drop Out Orchestra have been our favorite band since they released Gibbon back in 2009. Watching their carreer unfold since then has been one of the most important stories on the scene to behold. From being relatively unknown studio dudes they’ve gone on to remixing for names like Paul Weller and Flight Facilities and doing gigs around the world with their unique setup of Gary B. working the machinery (and the occasional maracas) and Inko playing some kick ass live bass. A combo that has proved very effecient with audiences around the globe. We met up with Gary to have a little chat prior to his set that’s coming up on Hot To The Touch on Pure.fm/NuDisco this Friday!
Gary, I’m really happy that you could take time out of your staggering schedule to do a guest mix for Hot To The Touch. Tell us how the past year has been for the Drop Outs. Touring, massive releases and remixes. How the devil do you keep up?
The last year has been crazy. For a while, around this time last year I thought we wouldn’t get any further, that we didn’t have what it takes. Then Flight Facilities approached us for a remix – then Island Records asked us to remix Paul Weller… I mean come on… Paul Weller?! This was May 2011.
We really worked those two tracks, did the best we could and then some. And suddenly I realized we were far from over. In June we got in touch with Alberto Mombelli, our booking agent and then the gigs started coming. Since then we’ve been touring more or less constantly, from Australia to Mexico and all over Europe. We’re recording new stuff all the time and enjoying the flow, and we’re both really inspired from the whole buzz and the people giving us all this love. In short, it’s been an amazing year. Simply amazing. We’re the luckiest old Swedes on earth.
You took Rickrolling to a completely new level with your ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ edit. Your loving and original edits is one of the things your fans really love. Tell us how you go about creating these wonderful edits. Do they come from a necessity to fit your favorite classics into your sets, or do they come from somewhere completely else?
I guess for some of those tracks it’s just a matter of making good songs in a bad or unplayable production sound cool. That’s what we tried to do with Rick Astley anyway. Other times it’s just a matter of adding some percussion or whatever. It depends.
For your live shows you bring along something unique to the show: A live bass player. And what a bass player! How did this friendship arise and how do you guys go about these shows?
We’ve known each other for a long time. Inko plays all the guitars on our tracks, and suddenly we thought of the idea of having a live bass in the dj booth. And it’s really going down well. Right now we pretty much play our own stuff for an hour and a half, and sometimes I get to dj for half and hour in the middle.
What can you tell us about the set you did for our show? What can our listeners expect?
It’s basically all the best tracks I received after I did my monthly mixtape recently, like the new Flight Facilities single, and Gigamesh’s new track. It’s a mix of my favourites out of the most recent stuff that has been on rotation in the office.
What’ve you got planned in the near future? Eskimo just slapped up fresh new remixes of ‘It Will Never Be The Same Again’ and my new favorite Drop Out release ‘Sun Machine’! What else are you spoiling us with?
We have a new original out in June. It’s got a killer vocal from Christopher Norman, and NFSW is doing a remix.
Any special tips on what to look out for at the moment sound wise? Where are things heading for you sound wise at the moment?
Most likely towards a darker, grind core influenced variation of nu metal. Either that or a step back to the freestyle / boogie / 1982-kinda-sound, mixed with cheesy UK house from the early 90s. We’re still deciding.
Anything you want to get off your chest to your fans?We love you!
Drop Out Orchestra are touring. Here are the dates for their upcoming gigs:
07 Jun, La French @ Le Regine, Paris, FR (DJ Set)
14 Jun, Rust, Copenhagen, DK
16 Jun, Kuppel, Basel, CH
21 Jun, Hive Club, Zurich, CH
30 Jun, Lemonade @ The Nest, London, UK (DJ Set)
05 Jul, Juu Jaab Festival, Muhu Island, EE
06 Jul, Club Clazz, Tallinn, EE
20 Jul, Club 69, Ghent, BE
21 Jul, Buiten Westen Festival, Amsterdam, NL
11 Aug, Boothstock Festival, Rotterdam, NL
Episode 11:Dr. Kable – Hour 1
Only Children – Down Fever
Modern Talking – You’re My Heart You’re My Soul
Felix Laband – Whisteling In Tongues (Todd Terje remix)
Manuel Göttsching vs. Sueño Latino – E2 E4 vs. Sueño Latino (The Latin Dream)
Stars On 33 – Luv
Chic – I Want Your Love
Downtown Party Network – Days Like These
Chris Malinchak – The Fourth
Sebastien Tellier – Cochon Ville (Dimitri From Paris Erodiscomix)
Sam Sparro – Happiness (The Magician remix)
Fabian – Do It
Sushil Nash – Hour 2:
L’Equipe Du Son – Lesson 1
Poolside – Do You Believe? (Kartell Remix)
Black Magic Disco – Downtown (Odahl Remix)
Moon Runner – Interactive Track
Mitzi – Voyage Voyage
Roberto Rodriguez & Kholi – Tell Me (Jacques Renault Remix)
Zimmer – Bay Bridge (Moon Boots Remix)
Only Children – Down Fever
Alex Hentze – Stars In Your Eyes
Andi De Luxe – Boobsie Collins (Satin Jackets Remix)
Autodeep & Romorri – Make You Mine (KRL Remix)
Blundetto – Walk Away Now (Blackjoy Remix)
Yesterday episode 10 aired on pure.fm. Here are the tracklists streams and downloads for last night’s show!
Dr. Kable – Hour 1:
U-Tern – You Don’t Know Me
Metasound + Lucius14 – Devoted (Martin Hayes remix)
Moon Boots – Got Somebody
Persues – Love In Zanzibar
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – Simple Girl (Tiger & Woods remix)
Joakim – Nothing Gold (Todd Terje remix)
Todd Terje vs. Blondie – Eurodans vs. Call On Me (Drop Out Orchestra edit)
The Supermen Lovers – Say No More (Jupiter remix)
- 2nite (LNTG Re-edit)
Jupiter – One O Six (A.N.D.Y. remix)
Martin Hayes – Hour 2:
Debonair – Why?
Thomass Jackson – Royce
Mankind – Marimba On Toast
Kool & The Gang – Get Down On It (Rocco Raimundo Edit)
Toomy Disco – Outstaning
George Benson – Love X Love (Koko Southport Edit)
Community – Red Hearts
Bob James – Steamin’ Feelin’ (HartJam)
Night Dancing (Dicky Trisco Edit)
Martin Hayes – Stretchin’
Hello Martin, tell us about Rose Records. What’s the philosophy behind it, what sound are you guys going for?
Rose Records are Eva, Lars, Rico, Martin and Ronny. We all live in Leipzig. We founded the label mainly to release our own tracks without having to rely on other labels.
We wanted to create something of our own and Rose Records is the perfect platform.
If you listen to previous releases from Rose Records as well as the music by Luvless, m.ono and my tracks on Soundcloud, then you soon realize that there is a strong sense of conncection even though the difference are obvious too. But together an image forms. It’s House music with influences from other different genres.
You already have a bunch of releases behind you. How have they been received?
Music is always a matter of taste and everybody listens differently. That’s why there’re both positive and negative feedback. That’s the way it should be. I always find it tremendously exciting when I get to know people, be it on the internet or in real life, who get influenced by my music and sets. A lot of different exciting stories, and like with the Rose crew a whole new label.
What’ve you got coming up on the label?
Coming up is the ‘various three’ sampler. After that we’ll release some new EPs by some of our artists and perhaps one or two surprises.
You’re originally from the Dresden area. How’s the Disco scene there?
When I still lived in the Dresden area there was already a strong scene for House music in which Disco was played and was getting more and more exposure. In 2010 I moved to Leipzig and here there’s also a strong House scene. I noticed that people now love to get down to slower stuff, like Soul and Disco tracks mixed with the regular House sets. Anyway it’s exciting what’s going on in Leipzig from a musical point of view, also with other stuff than Disco and House.
What’s on your personal playlist at the moment?
Lazare Hoche – Luv Thang
M.ono & Luvless – Never Gonna Leave You
Mark E – Orange (Space Dub)
Lee Webster – That 00 Joint
I always have records from the Sleazy Beats and Disco Deviance labels and the odd Dan Hartman recording with me in the DJ bag.
You used to play mostly Tech and Minimal. How do you see your progression from the to playing deep disco stuff nowadays?
I always listened to Hip Hop and Soul music. So that’s not new to me. But back then Techy music just worked better for me. In the meantime I see things differently and I crave older music, sometimes in new interpretations. I’ve always had a passion for melodies and vocals and we all know that just works best with a mirrorball attatched to the ceiling.
How do you see the scene in two or three years time? What’s going to happen soundwise?
It’s always difficult to give make prognoses about that. Everybody has his own point of view. But I hope that people will keep on being open towards anything new. It’s exciting to see how music will be interpreted. Imean it doesn’t matter if it’s House etc. To put things into categories and genres…It’s just music in the end.
Tell us a bit about the set that’s coming up on Friday. What’s in store for the listeners? The mix features my favorites at the moment. I wanted give it a groovy disco feel. You can listen to the mix in your car or at home but it’s also something you can expect from me in the club.
Martin Hayes will be my guest on Hot To The Touch on Pure.FM this Friday from 18GMT till 20GMT.
Here’s Martin’s latest release ‘Stretchin” exclusively in its full length here on audioavalon.
Listen to Martin Hayes – Stretchin’ [Lazare Hoche]
Hi, thanks for having me! I’m 22 and live in London working in a shop
five days a week but my free time revolves around looking for new
music, keeping the blog updated and bedroom DJing.
- How did you get into DJing?
It’s been a slow progression since about three years ago when I came
across Boy 8-Bit’s ‘Together Mix’. I’d been into electronic music for
a while listening to lot of electro house but for some reason that mix
was the first thing that really made me want to start DJing. I
remember listening to that mix constantly and I was desperate to
create something similar of my own so I started off by simply loading
up tracks in GarageBand and working out how to transition them into
each other. As you can imagine it was a pretty painstaking and
unsatisfying way of doing it and I had no idea about things like EQs
and levels but I knew how I wanted it to sound and it taught me some
basic principles behind mixing. I think knowing how you want things to
sound is the only really important thing about beginning to DJ because
the rest you can learn. Finally I decided I had to get some half
decent decks and a mixer so I could start doing things properly and
then I was able to start playing for friends at parties and that. But
yeah, that Boy 8-Bit mix and long nights in front of my laptop were
definitely what first got me into to DJing.
- You run your own blog. Tell us about your ideology behind it.
The blog actually started out just because friends at uni and back
home would often ask me to recommend new stuff to listen to and I
thought it would be a good idea to just put it all in one place. I
also thought it would be nice for myself to have a collection of all
the stuff I’ve been playing and I really enjoy going back through it
sometimes and rediscovering things I’d forgotten about. This is one of
the reasons why there’s never any writing in my posts – because it
never really set out to be a blog. I don’t know what else you’d call
it though. The lack of text is something I do get asked about
sometimes but I don’t really feel the need to write in my posts.
There’s a lot of really interesting music blogs out there with some
great writing but there’s also plenty where the pages are broken up by
pointless rambling or “this is such a sick choon, DJ Awesome played it
at MegaKool Venue and the place went OFF!” I would also probably post
less frequently if I knew I’d have to take the time out to write each
time and I like to keep putting new stuff on as quick as I find it.
I’ve tried to keep it as simple as possible and that works for me.
What can our listeners expect from your sets?
Well I try not to plan them too much and I rarely go in with much of a
structure so it’s usually anyone’s guess how it’s going to come out! I
suppose I play a mixture of disco, house and related genres but it’s
always fun to throw a surprise or two in there somewhere. One thing I
have found myself doing with some of my sets is to kind of change the
atmosphere a little towards the end. Sometimes I’ll shift the mood up
a bit so it suddenly becomes a little more cheerful and fun for the
last 15 minutes, sometimes I like to turn an upbeat dancey mix into
something calm and brooding. I definitely did that in my last mix
(Twelve). For the most part I kept it something to tap your feet and
click your fingers to but for the last three tracks it went nice and
deep. I guess I find the final bit of a mix the most exciting because
I feel like I’m setting up the mood I’ll finish my set on. Obviously
if I were playing for a club full of people I might not always get
away with that but part of the fun in playing to friends or recording
a mix for Soundcloud is the freedom to experiment and mess around a
The set I’ve put together for Hot To The Touch has actually turned out
to be fairly consistent for a change. Pretty much 60 minutes of disco
and funk. Grooves and lady-vocals all the way. This is just something
to put an hour aside for so you can shuffle you feet, get a boogie on
or just kick back with a Tequila Sunrise. I’ve really had fun making it so I
hope you’ll enjoy listening.
Have a look at Sushil’s blog here!
Sushil Nash debuts on Hot To The Touch 30th March.
Check out Sushil’s latest Soundcloud set: