Mix Fix: Loungin'

In our last Mix Fix for July, we bring you "Loungin'" from Jazzcat. Perfect for an outdoor afternoon brunch or early evening sips on the porch, "Loungin'" features a selection of modern downtempo tracks with a touch of the traditional in this hour-long mix. Enjoy! 

Genre: Lounge / Downtempo / Chill Out
Featured Artists: Koop (Feat. Cecilia Stalin), A Reminiscent Drive, Doctor Rockit, Astor Piazzolla, Gotan Project, Thievery Corporation, King Kooba, Paul Hunter, Alex Gopher, St. Germain, Ralph Myerz And The Jack Herren Band, De Phazz, Jazzanova


Mix Fix: Vista Rooftop mix

This week's Mix Fix features an hour and fifteen minutes of outdoor party grooves by UK DJ Jed104. Recorded at the Trafalgar Hotel, this mix is - in the words of it's maker - "designed to chill and sip a drink to in the sun." So kick back on the patio this weekend and enjoy our continuing outdoor venue theme.

Genre: Chillout & Lounge / Electronica / Disco Soul Rare Groove Funk / House Music
Featured Artists: Nightmares On Wax, Faze-O, Jettricks, Just Jack, Mujava, Millionyoung, Chaz Jankel, Flight Facilities, Niquid, Gwen Mcrae, Pnau, Marina & The Diamonds, Lbr & Daxman, Raw Dmx, Breakbot, Funky Dl, Zhane


Mix Fix: Nasimi Beach Lounge

This week we continue our outdoor chill sessions with this smooth mix from Smokingroove, a collaboration of DJs jet-setting it back and forth from London and Dubai. Recorded live at Nasimi Beach in Dubai, this hour-and-fifteen-minute long mix has a touch of Latin flavor - perfect for a summer party out on the lawn or down on the shore. So what are you waiting for? Let the sound carry you away on the evening breeze...

Genre: Chilled House / Soulful House / Lounge-House / Latin House / Jazz House
Featured artists: Alankara & Jazzy, Kings Of Tomorrow, Sade (Groove Cocktail Mix), Gill Scott (Scott Wozniak Rmx), Mario Biondi (Dims Housing The Jazz Remix), Alankara & Jazzy D, Maw, Aaron Tesser (Dave Masoch Rmx)


Mix Fix: Dmitry K - Terrace Deep House

As promised, we're continuing this month's theme of good outdoor tunes, this week with Dmitiry K's Terrace Deep House mix from Mixcloud. Although this mix was recorded during the winter of 2009, don't be fooled - this Russian-born DJ of London knows how to keep it hot, even in the snow! So for your weekend patio party, keep the groove going with this hour or so of deep house tunes.

Genre: Downtempo Chill Out / Deep House / Lounge / Chill Out / Afterhours
Matthias Vogt, Doomwork & Aliya Moore, Deep House Souldiers, Duran Y Garcia, David Durango, Cavalier, Terry Lee Brown Jnr., Falko Brocksieper, Matthias Vogt, Ronin, Pete Gust, Kresy & Handrus, Limos


Echolocation News Digest for July, 2011

compiled by Lydia Niehaus Takemoto

Featured topics for July, 2011:
  • Early Morning Breaks, Vol 3 now on sale in Germany
  • Echolocation's "Frosted Glass" on DJ Nova's Monthly Top 20
  • Free track giveaway in exchange for feedback!

Early Morning Breaks,Vol 3 now on sale in Germany

We mentioned the upcoming release in last month's News Digest, and now we're happy to report that  peacelounge's chillout/downtempo compilation series, Early Morning Breaks Volume 3 is now available for download as of June 24, 2011. Featuring our track, "Frosted Glass," the double-CD album is available in Germany for the time being, and we expect it to be on shelves in other countries soon. We'll let you know as soon as it is!

(For all our German friends, you can get the CD on Amazon.de, or download the unedited tracks from Juno.)

In the meantime, you can stream our track right here!

Frosted Glass by massa takemoto

Echolocation's "Frosted Glass" on DJ Nova's Monthly Top 20

A special thanks to DJ Nova for including our most recent release on EMB Vol. 3 in his Monthly Top 20! (You may remember our first Mix Fix which featured this Greek DJ's Kappa Sessions Podcasts... He's recently uploaded a new mix, Casa Del Sol #18, so check it out!)

Anyhow, here's DJ Nova's pick for the month of June, 2011, as listed on his Facebook Page:

1. Blank & Jones/De-Phazz Mix – Pura Vida – Soundcolours
2. Echolocation – Frosted Glass – Peacelounge Promo
3. ClassicBeatz/Barbera Remix – Kampala Hustle – CD-R
4. AGQ – Lights Dimming – Cool D:Vision **
5. The Bas Lexter Ensample – Celias Baile – Deja-Tunes Promo
6. Captain Planet – Ningane – Bastard Jazz Promo
7. Makala – Makalambo – Lovemonk Promo
8. Channel Two/Deja-Move Downbeat Rework – Deux Vegas – Deja-Tunes Promo
9. Sudaka/Lounge Mix – Day One – Peacelounge Promo
10. Kidboy/Peruvian Mix – The Culture – Jazz & Milk Promo
11. Nossa Alma Canta – Bonecos Reis – Self Released Promo
12. 80’s Casuals – Mermaid – Cold Busted
13. Gecko Turner/Mudd 56 Remix – You Can't Own Me – Lovemonk Promo
14. Vision/Deja-Move Remix – Justify – Deja-Tunes Promo
15. Don Imuze – Grizzly Dub – Agogo Promo
16. Murat Tugsuz – Constantinople – Feng Shui
17. Florian Fai – Downtown Meditation – Clubland
18. Jap Jap – Morning Light Dream – MoRNiNG SuNTouCH ***
19. Atfunk/Downtempo Edit – Something About You – Timewarp
20. Kraak & Smaak – Call Up To Heaven – Cool D:Vision Promo

* FREE DOWNLOAD: http://classicbeatz.bandcamp.com/album/ntales-groove-remix-ep
** Taken from New York Fashion District 3
*** FREE DOWNLOAD: http://www.migrationsradio.com/worldwide/novaplanet/MoSuN07.rar

(tracks marked with * are unreleased)

Q-Burns Abstract Message – Balearic Chainsaw – Eighth Dimension*

Juan De Dios & Stephen Kells – Unfamous Cuts – Nylon Promo


Free track giveaway in exchange for feedback! 

Echolocation: Beauty in an Empty Glass
Echolocation is now offering everyone who gets the CD or digital download of Beauty in an Empty Glass from CD Baby the chance to give us feedback and get a free download at the same time! If you leave your e-mail address for us while checking out at CD Baby, we'll contact you on the following Monday with a link to our questionnaire, which asks for feedback regarding our album, blog, and our music in general. Persons who complete the questionnaire are provided with a link to a free download of one of our previously unreleased tracks, "limelight."

The questionnaire DOES NOT collect any personal or demographic info about you, the listener. It's just a way for our fans to give us feedback and help us understand how to spread the word about our music! If you order the album but do not wish to complete the survey, just ignore the mail. We only ask once, so you won't be hassled with follow-ups or repeated requests!

Love and Peace,
Massa and Tetsuroh


Mix Fix: Planet Lounge Vol. 4

This month, Mix Fix will focus on good outdoor tunes, selected for patio drinking parties, rooftop barbecues and the like...

So for the Fourth of July weekend, we bring you Jan Lang's Planet Lounge Vol. 4, from Fil-à-fil's Mixcloud page. With almost one hour of chillout lounge music, this week's Mix Fix is sure to set you in a summer mood. Check back next week for another outdoor party adventure!

Genre: Chillout & Lounge
Featured Artists: Call It Rasta, Get Another Girl, Shine, Naked Ground, Never Let Me Down, Originality, You Wish, Copacabana Soul, Satellites, Part Of The Mind, Mare, Kissing, La Rua Madueira