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Oct 2015 12

Debut appearance on Piston for young up and coming Argentinean DJ and producer Pablo Woof with the superb two tracker Fireworks.

Fireworks takes us on whirlwind ride into tech house which intros with a wonderful display of drums and percussions. Sharp crispy hats and cymbals, snappy snares and superb electro styled rolls are the order of the day. Keeping things in check and on point we have a lush bass that sits beautifully in the sound and commands the track throughout. Cool sounds litter the groove and on the break some very cool crowd effects comes into play before we get thrust back into full on mode. A tasty tech treat indeed, not to be missed.

In The Air sets off with a very cool drum led intro before a nice big chunky kick comes through and takes over. Super crispy hats join in and a solid rhythmic flow develops that locks you in for the duration. A deep, probing bassline comes into play and transforms the groove brilliantly into a proper dance floor mover. The break unleashes cool vocals that lend a helping hand in the build-up that crashes us back into full swing. Top notch stuff which will definitely turn a few heads.


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Oct 2015 05

Prime Brothers aka Italian DJ and producer duo Ale and Johnny Prime debut on Piston with this fine two tracker entitled Freedom.

Freedom intros with a classic punchy kick alongside crispy hats and sharp claps. Cool vocals fade in and out as the track breaks to reveal some very cool chords and a subtle but highly effective bass line. The track becomes entrenched in smooth deep house grooves that will force you to the floor with a little help from a super tight drum arrangement that belts out a solid rhythm. Fantastic stuff from this duo that is not to be missed.

Can’t Hold Me sets off with a cool percussion pattern that is soon joined by a proper chunky kick drum that dominates the sound with ease. The first break throws out a superb bass line that has a slight acidic aftertaste and really gets the tech vibes flowing. Throughout the track we get a dose of that warm bass that we just wish would fly off into an acid frenzy, but it holds firm and drives beautifully through the sound. The perfect fodder for the bouncier floors, a must have.


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Sep 2015 28

Spanish DJ and producer David Museen debuts on Piston with the fantastic Winter In Ohio which comes backed with two superb remixes. David has been locked into the world of electronic music for many years playing in clubs and halls throughout the north and south of Spain. His reputation has been growing with his vibrant sets and his fusion of musical styles that keeps the audience dancing non-stop.

The Original Mix intros with a cool drum arrangement, chunky kicks and crispy hats that sets up the rhythm nicely. Rising chords are met with a sublime spoken vocal before the probing bassline is unleashed and becomes the big focus in the sound. The drums continue to shine throughout and keep the groove locked into its deep house roots. A definite future favourite that is not to be missed.

Piston label boss Rogerio Martins delivers another of his top quality remixes that will definitely have the floors bouncing no doubt. His last cut – Otherwise Unknown, quickly gained the support of many, worldwide. The vinyl release dominated various charts and was championed by the likes of Danny Rampling, Annie Mac, DJ W!ld and Claudio Coccoluto among others. With much more forthcoming on the label, Rogerio has some new tunes in the making as well as a future release on Kevin Saunderson’s label, KMS Records. Stay tuned for more. The remix intros with a cool display of drums that will get the feet shuffling to floor for sure. A classic deep house groove ensues with a superb deep bassline that blends perfectly with bouncy chords. In the background those drums are working hard delivering a steady rhythm that will keep the floors moving. A must have track for your collection that will not disappoint.

Bonetti returns for remix duty and conjures up a brilliant cut for the floors. We last saw him back at the start of 2015 with Don’t Stop The Rhythm EP, which charted well and burned up a few floors while doing the rounds. Great to see him return and look forward to more in the future. The remix turns up the heat with a superb bassline that probes its way through the sound and unleashes a funky twist. Nice, punchy kick and super crispy hats provide a solid rhythm that is the perfect match for that bassline. Smooth deep house chords litter the groove alongside snippets of the spoken vocal creating a brilliantly executed track, top notch stuff.


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Sep 2015 21

Adrian Romero and Mariano Chiappe make up Argentine DJ and producer duo Southern Groove. The guys combine various styles and bring their own influences to the table resulting in cool and diverse sounds. House music is their main genre and their years of experience ensure that only the very best sounds are unleashed. They have seen releases on labels like Eernal Sunday, UranoBeat Records, Digital Void, Different Attitudes, Heavy and more. In the DJ sets the create you may find influences from pioneers like Larry Levan, David Mancuso, Alfredo Fiorito, Frankie Knuckles,
Marshall Jefferson, Todd Terry and Moodymann. A truly dynamic duo who we are delighted to have on board at Piston.

Yes You Do gets going with deep house grooves in mind as a chunky kick is accompanied by a myriad of cool vocal shots and teasing chords that pop out along the way. Crispy hats and a tight drum arrangement make up a solid rhythm for the floors to get moving to as the bassline gets the booty’s shakin. That bassline has a great big dirty funk driven groove that transforms into cool acid squelches that will give the filter tweakers something to play with. Top notch stuff from these guys, a definite big party tune no doubt.

Know What I Mean intros with a cool punchy kick and a deep bass alongside sharp claps and crispy hats that deliver a solid tech house flavour. As the layers build the groove is ramped up a gear becoming a pacey and energetic floorfiller. Cool vocals run through and give a nice texture to the sound as various synths are tweaked and contorted resulting in a fantastic arrangement of sounds. Superb stuff yet again from this talented duo, a must have track for sure that will not disappoint.


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Sep 2015 14

Piston welcomes back UK based Capryo for another round of his delectable deep tech house flavours with his Titan EP. Back in November 2014 we got a taste of this guy on his Piston debut with his Hold Back EP. Since then he has saw his music released on Restore Music, HiFi Stories and Overdrive as well as a showing on Bonzai Progressive’s Tech House Toolbox Volume 4.

First up we have the title track Titan with its full on in-your-face intro filled with nice chunky kicks, shuffling percussions and a superb warping synth that fades up to dominate the sound. Distant voices can be heard alongside darker synth elements which bring cool textures to the sound. A deep and probing bassline keeps the groove firmly locked into deeper side of tech house. On the break a spoken vocal takes over before we get slammed right back into this solid UK groove that boasts a cool retro garage sound. Top notch stuff not to be missed.

Bad Decisions intros way down in the depths as bubbling bass sounds make a showing alongside a pounding kick and sharp percussion. The rhythm gathers pace as those percussions light up the groove with sharp, slicing hits. Cool spoken vocals come through and blend perfectly into the tech house fusion that ensues. A subtle, tight drum arrangement keeps this groove in check and becomes a big focus outside of that superb bassline. A masterful slice that will definitely have the floors buzzing.

Spiritual goes tribal on the intro as cool slapped drums and muted kicks join forces alongside shuffling hats and a brilliant rising synth pluck. The kicks get a boost and the track takes us along for the coolest tech house ride filled with dark spoken vocals and surreal pads that lurk in the background. Sweeping FX glide through the sound creating a wonderful atmospheric vibe as that vocal penetrates the mind. A stunning mesmerizing display complete with trippy after effects that you will not want to miss.


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