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, Disciples gets a release on Pete Tong’s label, Wiwek defines jungle terror with a new EP, classic vocal track Touch Me gets a revival, and much more.
Deep House | Disciples – They Don’t Know (Original Mix) [FFRR]
Disciples have just delivered an absolute smash hit of a track with They Don’t Know, a crossover club jam packed with all the ingredients of a surefire top seller. No wonder the man himself Pete Tong has graciously signed this cut to his FFRR imprint–it’s a low-slung groover with a phat-as-phat-can-be bassline, incredible arrangements, and a perfect vocal hook. Get it here.
Techno | Patrice Baumel – Speicher 81 [Kompakt]
Trouw resident and all-around groundbreaking DJ Patrice Baumel finally get his place in the spotlight with an essential release on the legendary Kompakt imprint. Speicher 81 features two tracks of absolutely slammin’ techno with the lights turned all the way off. Hints of electro sprinkle both releases with dirty-as-mud synths resting perfectly alongside the infectious grooves. Grab it here.
Deep/Tech/Techno | Tuccillo – Lunes EP [Ovum]
Josh Wink’s Ovum Recordings is simply an unstoppable force, never disappointing us with quality club cuts each and every time. Their latest, the Lunes EP from Italian born Tuccillo, packs a complete breakfast with five tracks made to keep the dancefloor moving and the clubs fully energized. This is a perfect release for those moments when the groove needs to stay steady and strong. Pick it up here.
Jungle Terror | Wiwek – Jungle Terror EP [Barong Family]
Dutch DJ/producer Wiwek has created his own genre, jungle terror, and this also happens to be the name of his new EP! Characterized by heavy tribal rhythms, animal noises, and Dutch house influences, Wiwek’s Jungle Terror EP officially puts this growing genre on the map. The EP also includes guest appearances from Alvaro, Jeremia Jones, and MC Spyder, so pick it up today and start jungle-twerking.
Trance | Paul Oakenfold & Cassandra Fox – Touch Me (Beat Service Remix) [Armada Captivating]
A rebirth of Touch Me is always a welcomed thing in the dance music community, and Beat Service’s version does not disappoint. Marking yet another release for new Armada sub-label Armada Captivating, Touch Me is the perfect mix of driving and beautiful sounds. Purchase here.
Mike Chapman of Beatport contributed to this article.