What a treat stumbling on to three excellent mixes all within a 24-hour period. These tasty treats were so good that I’ve shared them with my friends and listened multiple times. It just so happens that all three mixes are from rising stars within the dance world: Nora En Pure, Lane 8, and Grum. Each mix has its own personality and while Nora En Pure and Lane 8’s mixes were recorded in the studio, we head to Ibiza for Grum’s live set at Cream.
Nora En Pure is part of one of my favorite dance music record labels: Enormous Tunes. If you’ve read my posts over the past few months you know I’ve been spending a lot of time flipping through the label’s catalog, which has tons of material from the gorgeous and supremely talented Nora En Pure. Her mix was released a few days ago for RÜFÜS & Friends Triple J take over and it’s quite the feel-good collection of Nu-Disco House tunes, many of which are on the Enormous Tunes label.
Next we get deeper and darker with Lane 8 who has really made a name for himself thanks to the help of his label Anjunadeep, an imprint of Above & Beyond’s Anjunabeats label. I think Anjunadeep is quietly one of the best labels in the world and the tunes that come out of the camp are so incredibly good, with intricate details and sounds that are hard to find anywhere else. Lane 8 just released a new album and is touring nonstop, a testament to the following he’s gained (for good reason). His second mix for the Anjunadeep Edition is flawlessly mixed with some hard-to-find tracks and almost feels like one spanning song that goes through ebbs and flows. If you like deeper and darker House sounds, this one is for you and I found it particularly excellent for getting work done (hey, we all gotta pay the bills right?)
Finally we head to the shores of Spain where Grum recently recorded his live set at Cream Ibiza at the beginning of July. If you’re not familiar with Grum, he’s been putting out excellent music for years and he’s also a member of the Anjunabeats camp. Recently Grum’s sound has turned to the Progressive House side, with a comparable style to guys like Pryda, Jeremy Olander, and Fehrplay. But Grum’s set contains plenty of his own tracks and remixes and is really quite the impressive mix for something a little more progressive and a little more powerful.
If you like these mixes, make sure to show the artists some love and as always catch them on tour!