Jan 31 / Shari

HEARTBEAT

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Taana Gardner – Heartbeat

PLUS

Chaka Khan – Tearin’ It Up (Larry Levan – Garage House Vocal Mix)

Jan 30 / Vari

BEAUTIFUL

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I have always liked Jens Lekman , I have only heard bits and pieces of his music. But after watching the movie Whip It! I fell in love. If you haven’t seen the movie. Be sure todo so. It is directed by Drew Barrymore. And Its fucking awesome. It is just as good as Garden State :). Bat For Lashes is not featured on the soundtrack, but it goes well with this track and her music is soo beautiful.

Jens Lekman – Put your arms around me
Bat For Lashes - Daniel (Mt Eden Dubstep)

Jens Lekman - Night Falls Over Kortedala - Your Arms Around Me

Jan 30 / Shari

WHATS MINE IS YOURS

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Holy shit this makes me happy.

S. xx

KRUSE, Florian Feat. SAARA – Thrill (Vincenzo & Elmar Schubert’s Satin Soul Remix) [ Buy It!]

 

Jan 28 / Shari

PAULO OLARTE | FRESHFISH RECORDS

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Born in Colombia, based in Berlin, the gifted yet humble Paulo Olarte from freshfish records is next on board The Number 20. As you all know Shari & Vari get very excited when it’s mini interview time, as not only do we get a sneak peak into the lives of some seriously talented human beings but more often than not we’re given a special track to share with all of you!

We hope you enjoy our warm catch up with Paulo and delight in the very hypnotic ass shaking track below as much as we did…!

MINI INTERVIEW

Who is Paulo Olarte?

Paulo César Olarte Toro

How did this whole music thing start?

It started at the age of 14 years in Cali/Colombia playing bass and singing in different punk and metal bands also with a big salsa influence which is present every day, every hour, every minute, every second in any place of this city (CALI) also known as la cuna de la salsa (first we learn to dance and after that we learn to walk).

What kind of music did you grow up listening to and do you think that still
influences you today?

I grew up listening to all kinds of music, my parents are very young, you could say they are like my older brother and sister. My father is a fantastic guitarist and my mother has a beautiful voice. My grandmother on my fathers side, an old Indian women who also had a beautiful voice. The parents of my mother were great dancers, so music was always there as a part of my life. I grew up listening to all this tropical rhythms like salsa, cumbia, reggae and others, and also the Beatles, Pink Floyd, The Kinks. There was also jazz… So like I said before I grew up listening to all kind of music and yes this is all still a very big influence for me.

How would you describe the music you produce today?

Well good question, ten days ago I went back to Berlin after an 8 week visit in Colombia after almost 10 years not being there. If you had asked me that question before that trip I would have had an answer, but right now there is a lot going on in my mind and body, so it is quite difficult to answer, however, it is definitely  changing a lot and going in to a new direction. So I guess I’ll let you know that later :-)

What are are you listening to at the moment?

Lots of salsa, cumbia, old reggaeton, old dancehall and musica andina…

What do you love to play the most?

Good music, that makes you and me feel good and happy.

What are you working on right now?

Surprise!!!

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Slowly but surely…

What’s in the future for you? Remixes, originals, maybe an album?

Well in February an EP is coming out on Frankfurt based label Polytone Music, including an Antonelli remix and a Drei Farben House Remix. There are some other releases/remixes in progress but first I have to finish them, uppps… ;-)

Any Last words?

Happy 2010 for everyone. Peace and tolerance for a better world.

Paulo Olarte – Desvariando

Jan 28 / Shari

TOP SECRET DISCO MIX

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Download via Versatile Records

It’s good.

Jan 21 / Shari

I:CUBE – FALLING EP

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Yep it’s out now! Buy it here.

I:Cube – Falling (Original Mix)

Versatile Records Blogspot

Jan 21 / Shari

EURO LOVEGANG

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You know. We know.

DANCE. LOVE. SMILE.

Hypnolove – Eurolove

Jan 21 / Vari

THE DIOGENES CLUB

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A spacey and hypnotic lullaby from  The Diogenes Club .
This track is from their second album ´979´ due for release Feb 22.
We like this sound allot and we are looking forward to hearing the rest of the album.

Get the album from Juno

 

The Diogenes Club – Tie Ourselves Around

Jan 14 / Vari

OH YEAH.

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A strange tribute to Elivs maybe. But this is how we roll. 
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
remixed by  James Iha (the guy from Smashing Pumpkins)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Heads Will Roll (James Iha Remix)

Buy this from Amazon

Jan 13 / Shari

ONE FOR THE KIDS

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Check out the new single from Italian DJ duo Crookers in cahoots with one of our faves Miike Snow on Remedy, taken from their forthcoming album “Tons Of Friends” out in March.

Crookers – Remedy feat. Miike Snow

Buy at Juno

Jan 10 / Vari

SOLOMUN

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Solomun (Mladen Solomun) is a Bosnian DJ/ producer based in Hamburg. He released his debut album Dance Baby on his label Diynamic in Oct 09. After hearing a few tracks from this album I was hooked. This is a keeper.  He has a lot of other great productions/remixes under his belt. We have given you some teasers here. But there is so much more good stuff. You should check out more from this dude and his label.

Solomun - Forever [Buy It!]
2Raumwohnung – Wir Werden Sehen (Solomun Vox Remix) [Buy It!]
Solomun & Ost & Kjex - Federgewicht (Hamburg Version)

++ Download Solomun´s dj mix from Get the Curse here

 

 

 

 

Jan 9 / Shari

JUST BECAUSE

ALONE

Acos Coolkas – Free Flight (The Acos Coolkas Synth Touch Mix)

Acos Coolkas – Free Flight (Instrumental)

D-Pulse – More (Acos Coolkas Excessive Mix)

Acos Coolkas – Robot Love (Downtown Party Network Remix)

Sorcerer - Chemise

The Love Supreme – Sugar (Social Disco Club Remix)

P.S. Support the artists and eat the sandwiches ;-)

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