Israeli DJ/producer Guy J is at the forefront of a real House music renaissance in his home country. Along with a handful of his fellow countrymen, he is leading the way for a return to the melody-rich and emotionally charged roots of the House music spectrum.
Guy’s productions have earned him wide praise for their tight, driving beats, shimmering synths, warm melodies and impeccable arrangements. Straddling the lively, timeless space between ambient, house, techno and electronica he constantly maintains a melodic and highly emotive core to his music.
After setting floors alight with a volley of killer singles, Guy released his hotly anticipated full-length artist album Esperanza on John Digweed’s Bedrock label in 2008. In classic Guy J fashion the whole album is a musically dense and diverse trip that is as dynamic as it is organic, keeping you hanging on ’til the very last drop has poured out of the speakers!
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Faker was formed in 1996 in Sydney and started performing in local venues. In the next few years they released a couple of EP’s but not until 2005 did they release their first LP. In 2007, with their second album Be The Twilight, Faker achieved mainstream succes across Australia and went on long country-wide tour.
Miami Horror is a young DJ/Producer from Melbourne who started out his music career playing house parties and regular weekly club nights in his hometown. Having remixed for the likes of Pnau, The Presets, Midnight Juggernauts and Datarock in the space of a year, Miami Horror has been propelled to sit justifiably amongst some of the biggest names in music.
Pnau is an Australian dance music duo from Sydney made up of Nick Littlemore (who also plays in bands Teenager and Empire of The Sun) and Peter Mayes. The duo released their award-winning debut album Sambanova in 1999 under the Peking Duck label and scored two major hits with the singles “Need Your Lovin’ Baby” and “Sambanova”.
After signing with Warner Music Australia, the pair started to work on their sophomore album, Again. Released in 2003, the album got pretty bad reviews and a similarly unfavorable response from fans, which led the pair to part ways for some time to work with other artist’s such as Robbie Williams, Van She, and Lost Valentinos.
When the two reunited in 2007, they wrote over two hundred songs together and started to lay down an entire album, more vocally centered than their previous more. The new self-titled album not only featured vocals from Nick Littlemore himself, but also had many guest appearances such as Luke Steele, Nik Yannika from Lost Valentinos, Michael DeFrancesco from Van She and Ladyhawke, who guested on hit single “Embrace”.
You can find out more on Pnau and sample a few tracks on the band’s official Facebook. Buy Pnau’s new album now on
Fischerspooner is an electroclash duo and performance troupe formed in 1998 in New York. The name is a combination of the founders’ last names, Warren Fischer and Casey Spooner. Spiking retro electropop tendencies (think Kraftwerk, early Pet Shop Boys, and Gary Numan) Fischerspooner gained fame in the early 2000s with their albums #1 and Odissey.
The duo’s new album, Entertainment, still explores a territory between electroclash and electropop, but it also adds sax, treated guitars and memorable choruses, which all together make it rank as their best.
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