French siblings G-Prod (Nicolas & David Gaugin) return to Stripped Off for their second EP following up the self titled offering earlier this year that received heavy support & plays from the legendary Laurent Garnier. This offering features five brand new tracks including the title track “Natural Way” which is a collaboration with Jules Wells. The release is #32 for the label.
DARKND (aka Andy Woods) makes his production debut here on Stripped Digital with “Coma EP”. The last few years has been busy in the realms of dance music for DARKND. Tutoring & co-runing Ministry Of Sounds international DJ Academy, holding residency’s for the likes of Creamfields & warming up some of the worlds most desired dance floors, the highlight of which has been opening multiple seasons on the famous Mixmag Terrace at Amnesia, Ibiza. 2014 sees him launching a new Alias & musical direction, based on his latest productions, which as ‘DARKND’ see’s him signed on multiple upcoming EP releases with one of his all time influential labels ‘Stripped Digital’. As DARKND his love for synthesis has enabled a production sound that sways away from his routed straight house & techno sound, More a mix of Progressing Electronic sounds, melodic, moving chords laced with chunky percussion & strong bass elements.
Young producer / DJ’s out of the hotbed of production talent that is the small Baltic state of Lithuania in Northern Europe come Phonic Scoupe (Justas Dzim, Tadas King). They first came onto the scene in August 2013 with their remix of Nemanja Kostic’s “Voyage” on Stripped Recordings. From then on they have been prolific in the studio releasing four singles on Stripped Recordings with the likes of Cid Inc, Dousk, Tom Glass & Pincer Movement remixing their tracks. Remixes on the label they’ve complete were for Michael King, Gvozdini feat Milana and Oona Dahl. On sister label Stripped Digital they have had no less than 4 remixes released. They’ve also appeared on releases on Sound Avenue, Stellar Fountain, Soundteller Records & System Recordings. They have slowly built up an impressive fan base and also had the support from their peers who have been heavily supporting the trios work Guy J, Hernan Cattaneo, John Graham aka Quivver, Nick Warren, Dusty Kid, Luis Junior and more. Now they are ready to unleash a debut album entitled “Seven Sins” which features 7 brand new tracks including the current single “Lust”. As a bonus there are beatless versions of each track for those more chilled moments.
Release #31 for Stripped Off comes out of Brooklyn, New York from producer / dj Demus Whisper.
Returning for his second single on Hype Muzik with a double header “Move With You” and “Real MuthaFunkerz” is Deejay Will.i.
Release #166 on Stripped Digital sees Ivan Nikusev make his debut with “Hard to Die” featuring remixes from P-ben & Luze. Ivan is a Macedonian producer and label manager, born in 1985, who defines himself as DJ of the old school sound of Progressive House music. Deep and strong bass lines, combined with trancy melodies and tribal elements, are something what you can hear in his sets. In 2011 he founded his own label OLD SQL Recordings, which got a huge support by many great artists and top DJs in the world, and the biggest proof for its quality are the contracts signed between OLD SQL Recordings and Armada Music for re-releasing some of the tracks. With his experience as a radio DJ since 2006, with radio shows and guest sets on so many FM and Internet radio stations from all over the world, he started sharing his energy and good music with the people on the dance floors as well, and as a result of all this in the last years he is being voted for number one DJ in his country by the worlds famous website for DJs (www.thedjlist.com). His tracks have been played also by DJs like Hernan Cattaneo, Markus Schulz, Eddie Halliwell, Judge Jules, DJ Tarkan to name a few. Just read the names of the DJs that have made a remix on some of his tracks, or had any other collaboration with him, and you will get the point about him and his quality.
Lithuanian trio Phonic Scoupe return to Stripped Recordings with their fourth release for the label after “Adventures”,”Love & Hate EP”, and “Sand”. This release entitled “Lust” is taken from the trio’s debut album “Seven Sins” which is due in October here on Stripped Recordings. Taking on remix duties here and making his long overdue debut for us is Finland’s prolific Cid Inc.
Stepping up for release #165 on Stripped Digital we welcome from Costa Rican producer Rebel One with his debut release “Who Got It?” featuring a remix from Lithuania’s Arnas D …
Making his debut on Stripped Recordings with “Endless Story EP” is Frenchman Xavier Januario, aka Oniris a producer / dj who has been constantly on the rise since his first release on John Digweed’s Bedrock Records in March 2013. Since then he has released music on established labels such as Cadenza, Traum, Crossfrontier Audio, Manual Music and Espai Music just to name a few. This EP features the title track “Endless Story” which has a remix from Satoshi Fumi who himself makes his first appearance on Stripped Recordings. There is also a third track another original called “Good Times”.