House-heads, it's about that time again for the Magnetic Magazine house music top 10 chart. My top tune of the week is an epic one on Kompakt consisting of Matthew Dear's Audion, Troels Abrahamsen, Michael Mayer, & Joris Voorn. Not to mention, there are new cuts in the chart from some top labels such as Crosstown Rebels, Suara, Toolroom, & Supernature.
1. “Dem Howl” Audion Feat Troels Abrahamsen, Kompakt
Late last year, Danish-singer Troels Abrahamsen laid down some absolutely stunning vocal work for Kolsch’s “All That Matters”. Fast-forward one year later and here he his providing equally amazing vocals for Matthew Dear’s latest Audion project “Dem Howl”.
This EP package contains the brilliantly minimal original, the elegantly beautiful Michael Mayer rework, and of course Joris Voorn’s magnificently epic remix featured here as the top house music track of the week.
2. “Balanzat” Talamanca System, International Feel
German scene veteran, Gerd Janson & International Feel label boss Mark Barrott have come together to form Talamanca System in order to create the Balearic house beauty “Balanzat”.
3. “Perfect Picture” Ali Love, Crosstown Rebels
“Perfect Picture”, which is taken from Ali Love’s full length album, P.U.M.P, gets an individual release with a fine remix package that includes revisions from Skream, Luca Cazal & Dubka, & even Route 94!
4. “Lost” Affkt feat. Thomas Gandey, Suara
The artist formerly known as Caged Baby, Thomas Gandey lends his uniquely sensual vocals to Affkt on the latest Suara release “Lost”. Included on this package are two dancefloor worthy remixes courtesy of Cristoph & Wehbba.
5. “Lasting Flame” DJ Octopus, Hot Haus Records
This hi-hat heavy house stomper taken from The Cycling EP is out now digitally via Hot Haus Records.
6. “A Night At Hoppetosse (Finnebassen Remix)” Wareika, Supernature
The rising electronic music star from Norway, Finnebassen steps in and turns Wareika’s “A Night At Hoppetosse” into a magical excursion of dark and beautiful melodies. This is out now exclusively on Beatport.
7. “So High” Mario Ochoa, Toolroom Records
Mario Ochoa’s “So High” is taken from Toolroom’s first edition of their White Label series which is set to bring you the newest and most upfront tracks from Toolroom’s exclusive artists. Out now exclusively on Beatport.
8. “Mother Water” Creative Swing Alliance, Tsuba Records
Originally issued as a vinyl-only, limited-edition release back in June of 2012, this fantastic garage track now gets a digital release and it’s out now available for purchase.
9. “Panorama Bra” LeSale, Luv Shack Records
This wonderful piano-house tune is taken from the disco-drenched EP “In Command”, which is available now both digitally and on vinyl.
10. “Sweet Memory" Yoshi Horino, Asia Music
Rounding out the top house choons of this week is Japanese DJ & producer, Yoshi Horino’s “Sweet Memory”. This Detroit-esque deep house gem is out now and available for purchase.