Welcome back to our series with Beatport known as The Beatport Box, where we bring you the best of Beatport exclusives on a weekly basis. This week, Wiwek is back with another Rimbu compilation, Sasha drops his second single of 2015, RAM, Susana, and Standerwick team up for a trance epic, and more.
Deep/Tech | YokoO – Satya EP [Kindisch]
French melodic house maestro YokoO is an ever-growing talent in the deep house scene. Active since his first techier releases in the late ’00s, YokoO has sculpted his sound into one that’s best suited for summer nights. His latest double A-sider, the Satya EP, is another sun-kissed example of the organic groove and deep, delicate melodies we’re looking forward to throughout the summer of 2015. Pick it up here.
Deep/Tech | Sasha – Ether [Last Night On Earth]
Few acts have been able to maintain their relevance and integrity quite like dance music legend Alex Coe, known to most as Sasha. After a lengthy reprieve from production, the Welshman is upping his output and has a number of releases scheduled through the summer season. His second release this year, Ether through his own imprint Last Night On Earth, proves his prowess in the studio matches his unchallenged prowess behind the decks. Ether is another epic from one of the few who still know how to make them, and when to play them. Grab it here.
Techno | ASOK – Future Wars EP [M>O>S/Delsin]
Amsterdam’s top techno outfit, Delsin, bring us some old school vibes via Liverpool on this fantastic EP. Stu Robinson aka ASOK clearly knows his classic deep house and techno; it shines through all of the tracks on Future Wars. Bottomless basses, TR drums, ethereal pads, and a good helping of vibes all contribute to a truly solid release. If tape saturation and a yearning for the days of old are your thing, look no further this week. Get it here.
Jungle Terror | Wiwek pres. Bad Monkeys 2 [Rimbu]
Jungle terror’s alpha male Wiwek is back with a second Bad Monkeys compilation, showcasing some of the best talent on his Rimbu label. Get ready for tribal beats, chanting, and animal sounds galore with artists like Stoltenhoff, Retrohandz, FIGHT CLVB, Reid Stefan, and more. Download here.
Trance | RAM & Susana – Someone Like You (RAM & Standerwick Remix) [Black Hole]
RAM, Standerwick, and Susana all on one track? It’s like trance christmas! In all seriousness, the breakdown on this track is the soundtrack of angels. It’s songs like this that remind us why we fell in love with trance in the first place. Purchase here.
Matt Ferry of Beatport contributed to this article.