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Hot new tracks for August 2018

Delve into the sounds of summer with our top tunes round-up from the last month

This past month has brought us a whole of bunch of sublime releases from revered labels and imprints. With the summer is in full swing, many of these have been flooding dance floors on Ibiza.

From remixes of classic tracks to fresh releases on up-and-coming labels, these new tracks make up the soundtrack of Ibiza's clubbing nighttime lives - a brilliant aural experience. Excitement and intrigue surround every drop in the past four weeks.

Choosing only ten tracks was incredibly hard, but we gave it a good go. Check out the delectable selections in our tunes list below.

Shakedown | At Night (Peggy Gou's Acid Journey Remix) | Defected | 2 July

Right at the beginning of July, Peggy Gou updated this dance classic with an unbelievably fresh sound for 2018. Merging the iconic vocals and synth motif with a squelching acid groove, she reworked this masterpiece into a banging tune for the new generation.

Eclectic selector Peggy Gou will next play at Cocoon alongside Sven Väth on the Wednesday 29 August.

Skream | Poison| We Are The Brave | 13 July

Since launching in 2016, Alan Fitzpatrick's label, We Are The Brave, has kept supplying a steady supply of techno for a banger hungry crowd. UK legend Skream has been a close collaborator in this music project, bringing his remix flare to various EP releases on the label. His debut on We Are The Brave combines devilish rolling beats with raw vocals for lethal effect.

You can catch Skream playing all night long in Amnesia on the Terrace at elrow on Saturday 1 September. To sample the sounds of elrow, listen to the elrow spotify playlist here.

Fisher | Losing It | Catch & Release | 13 July

Undoubtedly this tune has created the most hype this season. We eagerly awaited the release of this loud and proud tech stomper by Fisher. Those horn riffs sound like something out of Inception and have echoed across Ibiza's dancefloors, becoming one of the contenders for track of the season. This bass-heavy serving is a crowd favourite which will definitely take Fisher's career to new heights.

DJ Sneak & Tripmastaz | Last Daze of Disco | Kwench Records | 13 July

In an age of digital music distribution, find unique tracks in the sea of electronica is no easy feat. Occasionally, however, a new venture brings fresh sounds to the table piquing our interest and restoring our passion for music. One such case is Cassy's label, Kwench Records, as well as one of its latest releases featuring Chicago house gangster DJ Sneak and Russian underground royalty Tripmastaz. This collaboration provides unparalleled grooves, making it an essential track to add to your music collection.

DJ Sneak plays twice more at Pure Pacha | Paris By Night on Saturday 25 August and 22 September, as well as ANTS on Saturday 8 September.

Paul Woolford | Hang Up Your Hang Ups (Feat. Kim English) | FFRR | 13 July

This track was another highly anticipated tune drop this season from We Love Space icon Paul Woolford. Previewing on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show and being named Hottest Record in the World, it garnered a whole heap of attention and for good reason. Forever taking inspiration from the past UK house scene and adding a modern twist, Woolford blends sterling production with the soaring flawless vocals of Kim English.

You can see Paul Woolford play at Pacha for Tuesdays on Mars on 18 September.

Sabo & Amine K | Tiniri (Matthias Meyer Remix) | Sol Selectas | 23 July

Quickly becoming a regular on the Ibiza scene, Watergate Berlin resident Matthias Meyer is a resident at Labyrinth in Pacha amongst a number of other parties on the island. In usual form, Meyer takes Tiniri and makes it his own. Leaning towards an ambient sound with an infectious laid-back groove, this impeccable track makes for a winning addition to the EP release.

Matthias will next play Do Not Sit at Heart on Thursday 13 September and at the Labyrinth closing on Friday 12 October.

Customer Is King | Solomun | Diynamic | 13 July

Diynamic don Solomun busts out and flexes his producing muscles in his first full EP release in three years. Customer Is King marks the 100th release for Diynamic and Solomun has made it a special one providing a brilliant collection of tunes. The title track holds dramatic notes leading the listener on a deep theatrical journey through a mysterious sonic land.

Catch the underground king at his Solomun +1 residency in Pacha every Sunday, as well as Afterlife at Ibiza on Thursday 30 August and a Diynamic showcase at DC10 on Friday 14 September. In the meantime, check out all the sounds from Solomun +1 in this Spotify playlist here.

Riva Starr & Green Velvet | False Claim | Snatch! Records | 13 July

Rugged and rough, the beats in this hugely addictive banger by Riva Starr and Green Velvet. make it a killer club wobbler. False Claim is typical of the calibre of music that comes out of London based Snatch! Records run by Riva Starr.

You can catch the man with a lime mohawk, Green Velvet at Paradise on Wednesday 22 August.

SCB | Extinct (ANNA Remix) | Hotflush Recordings | 29 July

Scuba is widely respected within the underground scene for his house and techno beats. Under his SCB moniker, he explores a darker more visceral sound which evokes introverted thoughts. Brazilian wonder woman of techno ANNA takes this roller and adds her hard-hitting signature production style, making for one monster track which will dominate any dancefloor.

ANNA plays in the Vista Club of Privilege for Resistance on Tuesday 7 August.

Blade Runner | Maceo Plex Renaissance Remix | Renaissance Records | 13 July

The best way to describe this track is as a behemoth remix of an iconic classic from a legendary label. Maceo Plex steps up and gives us a dance floor slammer, reworking the theme from '80s cinematic masterpiece Blade Runner. This is the third remix release from the infamous label Renaissance records, which stepped back into the electronic scene in 2016 after a brief hiatus.

Check out Maceo in the Amnesia Club Room on Monday 6 August and commanding the Terrace on 20 August for a special Curated by Maceo edition of Pyramid, as well as at Afterlife on Thursday 13 and 20 September.

This concludes our selections of best releases from the past month. For all your musical cravings head over to our Spotify account to hear the latest tunes from the hottest parties on the White Isle.

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