1 Anton Tumas release ‘Secret’ on Sudbeat Music… Out Now @BEATPORT
2 Paul Sawyer release ‘Sound Department’ on ICONYC Noir… Out Now @BEATPORT
3 MVMB release ‘Sneaky Fox (Q.u.a.k.e Remix)’ on IbogaTech… Out Now @BEATPORT
4 High On Mars release ‘The Seventh World’ on Area Verde… Out Now @BEATPORT
5 Gloom release ‘Tenet’ on Morion Records… Out Now @BEATPORT
6 Van Afrika release ‘Afrikan Techno’ on Rebellie… Out Now @BEATPORT
7 Virtua Futura Release ‘The Trend Phenomena’ on Sota Records… Out Now @BEATPORT
8 Echo Daft & ARTN release ‘Truth or Dare / White Moon’ on ABORIGINAL… Out Now @BEATPORT
9 Sam Koxx release ‘R√™veur’ on 2Dutch Air… Out Now @BEATPORT
10 Organicum & Kachelly release ‘Ra’ on Bokesound Records… Out Now @BEATPORT
To start off the week we have some the greatest melodic tracks from the past week…
Subtract boss Anton Tumas debut on the label with his full release, ‘Secret’ supported by a stand out remix from Luca Bacchetti.
DJ, promoter and label owner, Tumas, is the epitome of laser focus. Cali-based, he’s grown his brand, Subtract from the ground up, and made a huge name for himself in the local scene. Signed to Balance Music via Hernan’s incredible 2017 mix compilation, Anton is a talent artist finding his stride.
‘Secret’ is subtlety personified. Deep dubby kicks and thick lofi atmosphere wrap you in a cloak of melancholy, organic plucks and warm pads envelop and familiar feels abound. Teaming up with Treavor Moontribe next, ‘Razor Road’ begins in ambience. Building tension menacingly, the arrival of the kick ushers in a dark energy that is impossible to resist. Deep, powerful and utterly beguiling. Finally, Endless label owner, Luca Bacchetti adds his unique perspective to ‘Secret’ respecting the originals vibe but adding nuanced bass and percussive touches.
Consistently creating a cutting-edge sound that continues to evolve and remain at the forefront of an ever-shifting market, to celebrate our 100th release we are delighted to announce English luminary Paul Sawyer as the DJ to preside over the first instalment of our ICONYC Noir ‘Sound Department’ compilation series.
The album kicks off with 28 exclusive progressive house, melodic techno and deep house tracks from some of the world’s most exciting new, as well as established artists, themed around the different hours of the night, selected and mixed to perfection into 2 amazing mixes. What better way to celebrate 100 releases and say thank you to all of you who have been, playing, supporting, promoting and loving our releases in the past.
Carefully chosen and exclusively put together for ‘Sound Department’ Paul Sawyer crafted an exquisite journey bringing together some of the most talented artists and producers in the world to showcase the spectrum of the labels musical space by bringing unique signature sounds to the mix, creating a perfect balance of depth, enchanting moments, and straight up dance floor burners.
Paul doesn’t hold back as the gauntlet is laid down for a progressive house, melodic techno and deep house master class. So, fasten your seat belts and brace yourself for an aural sensation that will leave you asking for more…
ICONYC Noir ‘Sound Department’ mixed by Paul Sawyer is an all-encompassing retrospective guide to ICONYC Noir’s musical history. The album delivers a message of sustained musical relevance in emphatic fashion to warm the soul. Not to be missed! ICONYC Noir 100 sees a worldwide release on March 1st, 2021 via all well-known digital content providers.
Q.U.A.K.E is back on IbogaTech with a fresh tune, this time delivering his own take on MVMB’s ‘Sneaky Fox’. Adding more emphasis on the uplifting tones, he highlights the melodic pull of the track and role of the lead synth line, delicately altering the sonic dimensions of the original.
Some of the most notable young artists in the genre Echo Daft and ARTN have joined forces in one EP “Truth or Dare / White Moon”. Absolutely pure and uncompromising progressive house for true connoisseurs.
Sam Koxx proudly presents the first single from his new upcoming ‘Rêveur’ EP on 2Dutch Air! With ‘C’est La Vie’ the talented Frenchman showcases a fresh and laidback dance sound, perfect to vibe to at home or on the go. If you are a fan of dreamy and thought-provoking music you better keep an eye out for this guy because there is more to come!