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DT758 – Hassler

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HASSLER is another new moniker of Spanish titan COYU where the celebrated Catalan DJ and founder of Suara is willing to openly demonstrate his particular passion for house and fireproof disco sounds.

“I always have liked house and disco, but since I’m very focused on (hard) techno these days I decided to start a new project where being able to release whatever I want without the pressure of the (techno) scene. But the idea behind Hassler is not just to release house music but not follow the rules and release whatever I think it’s fun, groovy and make me dance. Mostly high tempo (132-136) house and disco but always mixed with other genres.

Trick is the perfect place for releasing my first Hassler release and developing my sound. Patrick Topping’s label is one of the few house labels that cross borders and try to be authentic. They don’t revisit the 80s and the 90s as many other labels do at this right moment, but create something fresh and unique.”

Hassler debuted with the exciting “Icke” EP on Patrick Topping’s red hot Trick label in 2020. A punchy and high energy pack perfectly designed to have people in raptures before exploding into peak time and innovative contemporary techno.

Today, he joins the podcast for the first time as Hassler. Listen to it below, on Mixcloud or iTunes here.

Sum up this podcast in 10 words…

House music for nu school and old school house lovers

What’s your personal favourite track on it?

The Kid Creme’s track

What’s the special ingredient in this mix?

Many of the tracks are old but still sound fresh

Tell us about your next EP? 

My latest EP as Hassler on Trick had two very different tracks. Ogunhe is organic and groovy, it’s focused on the bassline. Cowbell 3000 is more futuristic and techy.

What have you got coming up?

Working on new tracks at the moment. I think the 3rd Hassler release will be released at the end of the year or early 2022.

And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?

Hope you enjoyed my housy side!

Tracklist

01 Jeremy Castillo & DJ Primo – Mfka Comeer
02 Freaks – He’s Angry (Argy & Honey Dijon Remix
03 Alinka – Round And Round
04 Demuir – AhhHurrWeGoAgain
05 Tom Jay – Thief
06 Alex Virgo – Brother
07 Kid Creme – Everybody’s Flying (Dub Mix)
08 Mike Simonetti feat Santana – Release Your Body To The Best
09 Queer On Acid feat Robert Owens – Take Me (MASC Extended Mix)
10 DJ Rush – I Like It Like This (Avision Remix 2)
11 Cajmere feat Wayne Williams – Acid House
12 Kristin Velvet & Felix Da Housecase – Acid Picky
13 Marcos Cabral – Loose Lips
14 Doctor Love – Slow Dancing’ (Jose’s Millenium Mix)
15 Armando – 100% Of Disin’ You (Warehouse Mix)

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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