Nick Peters – Bluff (Original Mix)

So where does this sit on the tropical house spectrum? With a very jazzy saxophone and some laid back beats, great vocals and lush piano, ‘Bluff’ does stand out from the rest. The French producer from Tours has done well here and is very new to the scene! Looking forward to more! Advertisements

Loud Luxury – Old Man

The story is Loud Luxury stumbled across a Nina Simone documentary on Netflix, heard ‘Sinnerman’ and turned it into what is now ‘Old Man’. With a solid, and very 90s sounding, piano riff, ‘Old Man’ is stand up feel good house. Loud Luxury, formed by university friends Andrew Fedyk & Joe Depace, have a handful … Continue reading

RÜFÜS/RÜFÜS DU SOL – Say A Prayer For Me

Though RÜFÜS are perhaps usually known for upbeat, dancey records, they show a moodier, melodic side in ‘Say A Prayer For Me’. Like what you hear? Their album, Bloom, came out on Friday!

Fetty Wap- Trap Queen (KHS / Josh Levi Cover) [KLYMVX & Samuraii Remix]

Although being released almost two years ago, Fetty Wap’s ‘Trap Queen’ only saw commercial success in the UK until quite recently, spawning the usual array of stripped down covers and tropical house remixes galore. This one is a remix of a version by KHS and Josh Levi, who was on the final of X Factor … Continue reading

Duke Dumont – Ocean Drive (B.R. Centurion’s Ballad Mix)

Something a bit different for your Sunday update – a very different remix from B.R. Centurion, who strips back Duke Dumont’s ‘Ocean Drive’ to it’s vocals before adding a minimal piano top-line and focusing on the harmonies. Beautiful. Any news on B.R. Centurion would be much appreciated, as no-one appears to know anything so far!

The Paper Kites – Bloom (Drag & Drop PR vs. Osxilate Remix)

If Angus Stone, early era Bombay Bicycle Club and Ben Howard are your thing, listen up. The Paper Kites’ ‘Bloom’ was originally released in 2011 by the Australian indie folk group. The harmonies are beautiful and with the added tropical feel from Drag & Drop PR and Osxilate it’s unsurprising this seems to have hit … Continue reading