Music Over Matter is the album that Sami Geiser's previous releases had hinted that he was capable of. Featuring a long list of collaborators, it varies in style but does not lose the Swiss DJ's love of house and techno. The somewhat unpredictable pairing of Ripperton and Cooly G guest on "Thinking", a bleepy torch song covered in layers of electronic static, while Fritz Kalkbrenner sings evoactively on the piano-led "Bright City Lights". On a more dance floor tip is "Crave" with Hercules & Love Affair, where smooth piano tinkling and dulcet tones play out over a primal rhythm, while "Sing" is possibly Deetron's finest moment to date, a conga-led disco affair bathed in soft-focus Moogy weirdness.
Shafunkers - "You Don't See Me" (Original Mix) - (8:21) 125 BPM
Kurd Maverick - "The Rub" - (8:11) 128 BPM
Space Ibiza Classics mix (continuosu mix) - (1:26:44) 128 BPM
House DJs MYNC offer an exhaustive overview of the tracks that rocked the long-running White Island venue this summer. In the soulful corner, there's the Maxi Soundsystem take on Boris Dlugosch's "Look Around You". Featuring Roisin Murphy on vocals, it does a lot to sweep away the rainy autumn blues. Ten Walls deliver the trancey goods in the shape of "Gotham", which revolves around a belching bassline, but the most notable aspect of Ibiza 2013 is the way minimal producers have come into the house fold. Loco Dice borrows a prog house bassline for 'Detox' and Luciano's "Rise Of The Angel" - remixed here by Andrea Oliva - is a piano-led, wide eyed deep anthem.