The days are turning to hours as we inch closer and closer to the final hours of 2018 and with that comes our top 15 tech-house chart of 2018. Here we go over the last twelve months of hot tracks and compile our cream of the crop to highlight the biggest and hottest tech-house tracks of the up-coming past year. So ring in 2019 with the best of the best of 2018!
1. ‘LOSING IT’ - FISHER (OZ) [CATCH & RELEASE]
Rapidly rising in the house music scene, Fisher is the breakthrough artist of the year. "Losing It" hit the top of all tech-house charts around the globe, and it has been nominated for "Best Dance Single" in the 2019 Grammys.
2. 'DECEIVER' – GREEN VELVET, CHRIS LAKE [BLACK BOOK RECORDS]
3. 'PRAISE YOU' - JOSHWA [GLASGOW UNDERGROUND]
This marvelous remix of Fatboy Slim’s feel-good track has been smashing dancefloors around the planet all year.
4. 'HANGING TREE' - MICHAEL BIBI [REPOPULATE MARS]
5. 'DEEP DIP' – DAJAE, DETLEF [RELIEF]
6. 'KEEP ON DANCING' – RHOOWAX, IGLESIAS [NO EXCUSE RECORDS]
"Keep On Dancing" swept all the dancefloors in the past summer with its groove and disco, funky sounds. A great track that will keep you dancing for years to come.
7. ‘SAY SOMETHING’ - NASSER BAKER [CIRCUS RECORDINGS]
"Say Something" has sharp drums that carry the original vocal throughout the track, as a playful narrative. This was one of the best vocal records of the year.
8. ‘SHAKE YOUR BODY’ - GEORGE SMEDDLES [UNDER NO ILLUSION]
"Shake Your Body" has an incomparable groove and it is a perfect example of a dancefloor banger.
9. ‘BUGGIN’ FEAT. JEM COOKE - HOT SINCE 82 [KNEE DEEP IN SOUND]
This was the first single from Hot Since 82’s recently announced album project. The 8-track concept album is expected to be released in March of 2019.
10. 'RAW RHYTHM' - SIDNEY CHARLES [AVOTRE]
Designed to make you wiggle and jiggle on the dancefloor, "Raw Rhythm" has a punchy bassline played along with gripping vocal snippets.
11. ‘JEORPADIZED’ - SABB [RADIANT]
This afro-influenced track is led by mesmerizing vocals drifting along hypnotic stabs. A remarkable tune that was very well received by all music lovers this year.
12. ‘THE SUN’ - CHUS & CEBALLOS, DENNIS CRUZ [STEREO PRODUCTIONS]
This Iberian-style tune was massive this year. As hot as the sun, this track was all over the place, from a vibrant tech-house music party in Ibiza to an underground warehouse in New York City.
13. ‘TOUCH ME’ - ELI BROWN, MASON MAYNARD [REPOPULATE MARS]
Eli Brown teamed up with Mason Maynard and delivered an upbeat house track beautifully crafted with infectious vocals and thumping basslines. A dancefloor hit that touched many dance-club goers in 2018.
14. FATBOY SLIM - 'RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW' (CAMELPHAT REMIX) [Toolroom]
15. ‘EL SUENO' FEAT. MARTINA CAMARGO - DENNIS CRUZ [MOON HARBOUR RECORDS]
Dennis Cruz showed off his expertise in "El Sueno" featuring Martina Camargo's Spanish vocals. This summer anthem hit all the patios on the white isle and the dancefloors near you.