French producer P.A.M.O. debuts on Piston Recordings with Somewhere. P.A.M.O. first showed up back in the Summer of 2014 with The Lost Thing on Eyepatch Recordings before landing appearances on a few Bonzai Progressive compilations. We’re delighted to have him here at Piston and we hope to see more soon.
Somewhere opens with a fresh round of bright crispy percussions alongside a cool vocal before a pounding kick drum takes over. A classic vibe descends over the sound to great effect that will definitely get booty’s shakin their way to the floors. Warm house chords fill the sound and deliver a distinct New York flavour with a smooth deep vibe. A superb slice of pumping deep house that will not disappoint.
Believe intros with a powerful punchy kick drum which is soon joined by a collection of rhythmic percussions. A wonderful chunky bass comes through and totally dominates the sound with its infectious groove. Cool keys play out in the background as an instantly recognisable vocal comes in to grab your attention. Nice and tight drum patterns will keep the dancing feet shuffling as cool strings are introduces alongside a mesmerizing organ. Top notch stuff you will not want to miss.
Piston Recordings’ Secrets Of The Trade continues with its 5th instalment and once again we are treated to a superb display of deep house, tech house and techno. 20 of the finest tracks and remixes come from the likes of Danny eM, Meels, Limyth, Hermann Dius, Bonetti, Niceteed & FactAlone, Dominic Smith, Ecco, Son Of Gabriela, J Nandez, Tony Monero, JR From Dallas, Tommy Ro, Goodge and many more. Get this one in your collection and watch the floors come alive.
Having made his first appearance on Piston back towards the end of 2015 on The Secrets Of The Trade 004, Demarkus Lewis makes his full debut with the superb three tracker – Strung On You. A powerhouse in the electronic music world, this guy has been churning out quality vibes for over 15 years. He is well known for taking things deep, way deep, while maintaining an energy level that keeps floors busy. His sounds have graced many labels over the years, Nervous Records, Slip N Slide, Black Vinyl, Kingtstreet Soundz and Guesthouse Music are just a few of the labels to mention. He also owns the successful Grin Music where he showcases only the finest grooves. Considered a legend in the underground scene, we are delighted to have this guy on board and we hope to see more from him in the future.
The Main Mix is up first and intros is classic style with a punchy kick drum and super crispy open hats alongside sharp claps. Flavourful keys and lush tones soon take over bringing the sound deeper. A superb, solid bassline gives the track its deep house groove as those keys and pads swirl overhead creating a perfectly balanced sound that will keep the floors burning. Cool vocals deliver a real classic feeling full of funky phrases and luscious vibes. This is what deep house is all about, a definite must have track.
The Dub Mix removes the main vocal leaving behind just a taste to whet the appetite. A classy affair that derives the deep house sound in a classic sense. This one will be a most welcome addition in any set.
Piston main man and head honcho Rogerio Martins is remix duty and delivers another fine slice of deepness for our listening pleasure. When this guy isn’t busy sifting demos and managing his label he gets into the studio to delight us with his sounds. Fresh off the back of his debut release on the legendary KMS Records, Rogerio loves nothing more than dishing out deep and groovy vibes and here he does not disappoint. The remix open with a very cool bassy kick drum and a super crispy hat with subtle percussions bringing up the rear. No time is wasted and soon the beautifully warm bass envelopes the sound while equally warm pads create a deep atmosphere. The track takes a short break where we are introduced to the star of the show, a fantastic piano chord that just oozes coolness and sophistication. The piano is so understated that it quite simply dominates the groove to perfection. Sprinklings of that smooth vocal litter the track making this a track you do not want to miss.