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Jan201822

Ritz returns to Piston with another slice of solid house grooves in the form of the three tracker About Us EP. This cut follows his last outing – 1976 EP – which gained great support across the board. A relative newcomer on the scene Ricardo used to go by m0u53 and has seen several releases across various labels in the last couple of years. His Ritz moniker is dedicated to all things house. We know you’re gonna love this guys work, the attention to detail is stunning and the passion for house music shines through, enjoy.

First up we have About You which already saw a release on our 10 Years Of Piston towards the end of 2017. A captivating track thanks to the interesting narrative against the backdrop of a mesmerizing house groove. Tight drums deliver a solid rhythm as soft, deep chord pads fill the sound alongside cool FX and dreamy melodic flutters. A real nice, smooth groover that will not disappoint.

Home intros with cool long release chords which are soon joined by a pumping 909 kick and wide open hi hats for that classic feel. A deep and groovy bassline joins in giving the track its dance appeal as those chords continue to mesmerize. The bassline is layered up to deliver a beautifully arranged pattern that carries a solid groove making this an absolute must for the floors.

Monkeys delivers a sublime, hypnotic slice of house music thanks to a superbly crafted arrangement made up of tight beats and hypnotizing pads. Rhythmic percussions keep us moving as a deep, subtle bass shores up the low end. The pads hook you in before dissipating to reveal a myriad of melodic keys that take us deep into the groove. A late night groover that is not to be missed.

Buy it here: https://www.beatport.com/release/about-us-ep/2187047

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Jan201822

We welcome Tuneon back to Piston Recordings with another fine slice of deep house goodness in the form of his Placebo. This one marks his 5th outing here and comes hot on the heels of his We Don’t Learn EP towards the end of 2017. Always great to hear his new works and we hope to see more soon.

Placebo gives us a deliciously deep and groovy slice of house music thanks to a superb arrangement of sounds. Leading the way we have a tight drum section dominated by bright and crispy shuffling hi hats and a pumping kick drum. Swirling pads float overhead, drawing us into the groove while deep basses deliver groovy vibes to get the booty’s shakin’. A definite must have track for the floors that will not disappoint.

Daddy’s Tape intros with a cosmic vibe made up of space age pads and a tight shuffling percussion arrangement. Deep, moving basses full of grit and warmth fade in adding rich textures to the sound. A cool vocal litters the sound while thick keys are matched with bright synth stabs. The bassline powers the track brilliantly with its constant morphing and changing while contrasting sounds blend effortlessly giving the track a very dynamic vibe and a dancey groove.

Buy it here: https://www.beatport.com/release/placebo-ep/2186921

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Jan201815

Mario Silva aka Eat Dust returns to Piston Recordings with his tenth offering entitled Cachofarra EP. Mario always serves up a real treat with everything he produces. This time he delves into tech house with two tracks that will most definitely represent his superb talents. Previous outing here have proven very popular thanks to high chartings and numerous playlistings.

Cachofarra intros with a solid 909 kick alongside a bright and crispy slicing hi hat. Cool percussions layer up creating a tight rhythmic vibe while curious FX deliver an experimental sound. A deep sub level bass comes through giving the track great depth and a raw organic feel. The mish mash of sounds combine perfectly making this an absolute belter of a track that will get the tech party flowing for sure.

Word On The Hood delivers a superb tech house groove filled with warm beats and shuffling hi hats alongside cool percussions. The bassline draws you in with its powerful low end gait while subtle chord strikes face off against surreal FX and mysterious pads. Throughout the track superb spoken vocals bring an urban vibe to the sound and on the break ambient vocals set against a street soundscape take the track to the next level before we are thrust back into the main groove. A definite contender for peak time sets, not to be missed.

Buy it here: https://www.beatport.com/release/cachofarra-ep/2187153

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