We kick off the New Year with 15 stand-out tech house tracks with grooves that will warm up any chilly night this winter.
1. 'Damn Hot!' - Vanilla Ace, Jean Bacarreza, BlakTrash [Safe Music]
DJ/Producer, Vanilla Ace, is back with a new EP on Safe Music which is nothing short of fire in this chilly winter. His new release comes with a funky crossover groove and massive hook that will shake your body at any dancefloor.
2. 'Gees Bee' - Fhaken, Wayne Madiedo [NOEXCUSE Limited]
NOEXCUSE Records start the year off on the right foot. The label welcomes rising talents, Fhaken and Wayne Madiedo with their rendition of the Bee Gees in their Gees Bees EP. The title track of the EP utilizes the infamous sample paired with a minimal rolling groove that's sure to cause damage on the dancefloor with its mighty bassline.
3. 'Don’t Know Disco' – Sizeup [Hot Creations]
4. 'In the Jungle' – Babalou [Sola]
Colin Airey, known under various monikers that have been released under the likes of Armada, Spinnin' and One Fold Records has found a new identity as Babalou. Now he debuts on Solardo's Sola Records as their first release of 2019.
5. 'No No' - Martin Ikin [Repopulate Mars]
Repopulate Mars returns in 2019 with two infectious cuts from London's Martin Ikin entitled No No EP. The title track kicks things off with an effervescent percussive groove, choppy vocals, and a rumbling low end.
6. 'Rogue Keys' - Dale Howard [Toolroom]
Liverpool's Dale Howard is back with his third mighty effort for Toolroom Records and delivers the same quality you've come to expect from the producer. The uplifting, "Rogue Keys" is sure to be an anthem in the making this year with its massive chords.
7. 'Deep Dark & Dirty' - S-Man, Tough Love [UNDR THE RADR]
The London-based duo, Tough Love, team up with Roger Sanchez as the S-Man via his own imprint, Undr the Radr. "Deep Dark & Dirty" features a rolling bassline beat paired with the S-Man's legendary and echoing vocals.
8. 'DEEP' - Bassel Darwish [Materialism]
9. 'Now Walk' - Leon, Pirupa [Elrow Music]
Pirupa & Leon have teamed up to deliver this sexy new track, "Now Walk" out on Elrow Music The track goes in full force with a perfectly recognizable techy progression and interesting vocal line. The Italian duo sets the bar high for the rest of 2019.
10. 'Whistle Work' - Steve Darko [DIRTYBIRD]
Dirtybird kicks-off 2019 by welcoming back one of the newest members of the flock, Steve Darko. "Whistle Work" is filled with funk and groove, the hallmark signature of the San Fran label.
11. 'Aguella' - Sllash & Doppe [Toolroom]
Sllash & Doppe make their debut on Toolroom Records with "Aguella." They fuse a unique blend of tough and tribal beats alongside massive steel-pan sounding percussive hooks to create another peak-time weapon for use on the dancefloor.
12. 'Back 2 House' - Antranig [Sondos]
Antranig's "Back 2 House" ups the ante big time whenever it gets dropped. Pertaining to the wilder side of the underground, this cut is able to turn an already great set into an existential one!
13. 'Galaxie' - Green Velvet, Gene Farris [Relief]
14. 'How You Feel' - Makanan, Iva Dive [True Story Comic]
Believe that short stories can be narrated through the sounds of electronic music. True Story Comic brings Makanan and Iva Dive to their label to tell their story with this unique and special track.
15. 'Triple X' - Alaia & Gallo [Glasgow Underground]
Alaia & Gallo are a pair of smart young Italian DJs who have quickly made their musical mark, this time via Glasgow Underground with "Triple X," a real stand-out track with a groove that is ready to hit the clubs worldwide.