GUZ is making waves in the dance scene.
After huge records like ‘Dancin Kinda Close’ and ‘U Got My Love’ he teamed up with John Summit for ‘Thin Line’ on D4 D4nce (Defected) at the end of 2020, which received tons of BBC Radio 1 plays, became #1 on Beatport House chart and was selected as MixMarathon Track Of The Week on Dutch radio station SLAM!
The success continued in 2021 with the release of ‘Set U Free’ on Sink or Swim. The track raised to the #1 overall position on Beatport within no time and stayed there for more than 4 weeks straight. Besides it got played many times on BBC Radio 1 and got massive support from other radio stations as well like KISS Dance, SLAM!, 538 and more.
At the end of 2021, it turned out that Set U Free was the 2nd most played track of the year at 1001tracklists and the 2nd best-sold track on the Beatport Tech House genre and #6 most sold in general. On top of that, GUZ became the #11 best producer on 1001 tracklists. Besides all these successes there were plenty of other releases with Jack Back and Ferreck Dawn on his own imprint Sink Or Swim, the remix for Mark Knight’s ‘You Saw Me” on Toolroom and many more.
2022 kicked off with a remix of Ferreck Dawn’s “Back Tomorrow” on Defected followed by a collab with Havoc & Lawn on Toolroom. With the festival season being in full effect again, GUZ is touring all around again and performed his latest remix of Hayley May’s ‘Feel It’ live with her on stage at Forbidden Forest (UK)
In July the long-awaited track “What a Life” with John Summit and Stevie Appleton was released on Off the Grid Records. This second collab between GUZ and John Summit gained a lot of support, has over 2 million streams and was one of the songs for the Ultra Miami Music Festival video!
After playing many festivals during the summer, GUZ hosted his first own event during Amsterdam Dance Event called Out Of Office, which was sold out and a great success!
2023 kicked off with a release on Insomniac Records together with Camden Cox called Pouring Rain, which already caught a lot of attention as well by dj’s as Radio stations, followed by “Time after Time on Tomorrowland music, a remix for BLR’s Lipstick on Off The Grid and his latest single “Bossy” together with Krizman Toni.
Sum up this podcast in 10 words…
Dirtybasslines (that’s one word right?)
What’s your personal favourite track on it?
Too many good tracks in the mix, but besides my new track “Gonna Be Mine” I always love to play “IRLY” from Dombresky. That one always gets me in the right mood with that funky hook and groovy baseline.
What’s the special ingredient in this mix?
I always try to keep it groovy, I think that’s my “special” ingredient in all my mixes/sets. 😉
Tell us about your next EP?
My next/latest release is “Gonna Be Mine” featuring the amazing Sydney Jo Jackson on Sink Or Swim. It’s a rework from one of the biggest 90’s tracks: “I’m Gonna Get You”. It took a while to clear the sample, but it was worth the wait and the reaction on this track has been amazing since I’m playing it out on the dance floors.
What have you got coming up?
Summer is finally here, so I’ve got a lot of festivals lined up and some amazing shows across Europe, USA and South America. And music wise we finished a lot of new tracks lately, collaborations with some amazing artists and of course some new originals!
And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?
I really hope you guys enjoy the mix and my new track “Gonna Be Mine” and I hope to see you all on the dance floor some day! Cheers GUZ
1. Discosteps – Ooh Baby (Extended Mix)
2. Sam Divine x Haley May – Face In The Crowd (Extended Mix)
3. Alexander Som, ELTE – After Love (Extended Mix)
4. CID x GUZ – ID
5. Deeper Purpose x GUZ – ID
6. Dombresky – IRLY (I Really Love You) (Extended Mix)
7. Junior Jack vs Juliet Sikora, Flo Mrzdk – Thrill Me (Extended Mix)
8. Matonii & Inaya Day – Feel So Good (GUZ Extended Remix)
9. Jewel Kid – Clap Back Gangster (Extended Mix)
10. GUZ ft. Sydney Jo Jackson – Gonna Be Mine (Extended Mix)
11. GIANT – Hot Stuff (Extended Mix)
12. Anthony Attalla – Mantra (Extended Mix)
13. BLR – Guru (Extended)
14. Devotionz – Tattoo (Extended Mix)
15. Mau P – Your Mind Is Dirty (Extended Mix)