The world of electronic music is constantly in motion and this year it has particularly been busy. Techno, house and tech-house music alike are at the peak of demand than ever before and the scene has been etching somewhat towards the commercial sector (not a bad thing). Therefore, track production has been in full throttle with labels and artists constantly working to keep up the quality. Blowing into the winter season - we are keeping the fire going with our top 15 tech-house tracks of October 2018!
1. ‘Got This’ - Green Velvet, Mason Maynard [Relief]
2. ‘Funky Drummer’ - Latmun [Elrow Music]
Joe Bradley, A.K.A Latmun is back with another great EP on the newly infamous label, Elrow. EP and track title, 'Funky Drummer' has the perfect tech-house vibe rolled with sleek vocals and throbbing drums.
3. ‘Touch Me’ - Eli Brown, Mason Maynard [Repopulate Mars]
4. ‘Loewe’ - Sergio Saffe [Go Deeva Records]
5. ‘Midnight Flavor’ - Bohemien, Raf Parola [Lapsus Music]
Supernova's imprint, Lapsus Music welcomes the fast-rising producers, Bohemien and Raf Parola with their first solo release on the label. The 'Midnight Flavor' is the flavor of the month with its perfect blend of sharp tech-house sounds and cool vocal samples.
6. ‘80s/90s’ - Anthony Megaro [Material]
Anthony Megaro debuts on the Material label with a huge, outstanding EP titled, 80'/90's. The EP is composed of three tracks bringing a mix of classic samples and cutting-edge sounds that will start the fire on this Winter's dancefloor.
7. ‘We Start Again’ - Gorge [8bit]
Gorge is back on his own label with a solo production after many collaborations this past year. 'We Start Again' is a marvelous track driven by refined melodies and a clean bassline.
8. ‘Pushing’ - Jens Lissat, Christoph Pauly [Monkey League]
Jens Lissat and Christoph Pauly are a duo hailing from Cologne, Germany that have been causing quite the boom with so many outstanding new releases. Their remix of 'Pushing On' is an enticing tech-house tune ready to 'push' dancing body to their ecstasy!
9. ‘All I Need’ - Tim Baresco, Shiba San [DFTD]
These two Frenchmen brings a real banger to DFTD label. ‘All I Need’ rolls with a pleasant female vocal lead by a strong and thumping bassline. A sumptuous cut for a shady club moment.
10. ‘Jenny’ - Nick Olivetti, Tough Love [This ain’t Bristol]
11. ‘House !’ - Groove Armada [VIVa Music]
One of the most influential and best-selling electronic music artist duos in the world are back with a delightful EP on VIVa Music Records. Combining three original tracks and two remixes, Groove Armanda's new EP, I'm In Love and I'm Ready/(Time to) Pull Up is pure tech-house music produced for automatic star status on the dancefloor.
12. ‘Upside Down’ - Andrea Oliva [Hot Creations]
Andrea Oliva returns to Hot Creations with a stormy EP featuring three upbeat tech-house cuts. The title track, 'Upside Down' is neatly layered with crispy percussions, wobbly vocals, and a pumping bassline. A great fiery piece for such a hot label this Winter.
13. ‘Indian Revenge’ - Kaiq [La Pera Records]
14. ‘Sensation’ - Pirupa, Ninho [Music]
Tech-house master, Pirupa collaborates with Italian producer, Ninho, dropping a stomping four-track EP on VIVa Limited. The album kicks off with 'Sensation' - a perfect soundtrack for late night euphoria in the club.
15. ‘Better Days’ - Themba (SA) [Saved]
South African rising star, Themba, debuts on Saved Records with a stunning afro-house beat. Themba, burst onto the dance global scene in 2018 and is definitely a name to keep in mind while the South African dance scene continues to boom with rising talents.