Now that the year is over, it is time to crown the best tech house tracks of 2019 — a year where the tech house genre was in the spotlight, and house music shook the music landscape. This past year has seen exciting new songs from established producers like Hot Since 82 and Claude VonStroke, as well as tracks from promising newcomers like John Summit and David Jackson. After a rundown on a bountiful list of dancefloor bangers, we carefully narrow down to the best 15 tech house tracks of 2019.
1. "INSIDE MY HEAD" - AUDIOJACK [CROSSTOWN REBELS]
Audiojack are a Leeds-bred, Ibiza-based duo who have built a sterling reputation over the last decade. "Inside My Head” topped the best tech house charts on digital music platforms throughout the year.
2. "SWITCH" - JANSONS, DOPE EARTH ALIEN [CIRCUS RECORDINGS]
3. "I CAN'T GET YOU" - ALEX KENNON FEAT. FUNKERMAN [SAVED RECORDS]
4. "HOUSE SO HOUSE" - MIANE [KNEE DEEP IN SOUND]
5. "GETTING HOT" - CLAUDE VONSTROKE, EDDY M [DIRTYBIRD]
6. ‘‘BLESSED" - DAVID JACKSON [DFTD]
7. "YOU LITTLE BEAUTY" - FISHER (OZ) [CATCH & RELEASE]
Fisher topped the charts again with another dancey track released on the Aussie's Catch & Release label.
8. "VIVA VOCE" - JOHN SUMMIT [REPOPULATE MARS]
Part of the Repopulate Stars Summer Jams VA, "Viva Voce" prevails with its loving vocals and funky bassline.
9. "MONO TONO" - QUBIKO [WIRED]
Italian DJ and producer Qubiko has produced deep and house tracks for labels like Suara, Toolroom, and Defected. In June, he granted Wire Imprint with an energetic and groovy tech house tune that rattled every dancefloor across the globe.
10. "THE SYSTEM" - JOSH BUTLER [8BIT]
11. "SALIMO" - HECTOR COUTO [SOLA]
Hector Couto kicked the year off to a prolific start with the track "Salimo."
12. "DISCORDIA" - SIMONE LIBERALI [SAVED RECORDS]
Simone Liberali stood out in 2019 with the Landslide EP. "Discordia" is a playful loop-driven groove with a bouncing bassline, warped synths, and vocal chants that ebb and flow throughout the composition.
13. "WHAT YOU WANT" - DOC MARTIN, NONFICTION, LILLIA [HOTBOI RECORDS]
Doc Martin and Nonfiction collab in this outstanding track featuring the soothing voice of Doc's very own, Lillia.
14. "YOU ARE THE LIGHT FEAT. JEM COOKE" - HOT SINCE 82 [KNEE DEEP IN SOUND]
"You Are The Light" is part of Hot since 82's outstanding album 8-Track. With Jem Cooke on this one, you get soaring vocals in addition to a deep and smooth production.
15. "HEATER (TUBE & BERGER REMIX)" - SAMIM [GET PHYSICAL]
The famous German duo brought back the indelible song from Samim "Heater." This excellent remix will put a smile on your face and an endless groove on your body.