Category Archives: Chug

WS015: Steve Cook – Notice Me EP w/ remixes from Pop District and Aimes

Steve Cook - Notice Me

After a killer remix for FLXXX’s ‘Zombie Land’ on WS013, Steve Cook is back on Wonder Stories with his own EP. The lead track ‘Notice Me’ is a drugged-out mid-tempo burner with tribal drums and cut up diva vocals. Accompanying ‘Notice Me’ is a pair of remixes, one from Toronto-based producer Pop District, and another from Wonder Stories label head Aimes. Rounding out the EP is another Steve Cook original ‘Drifted’ which is eager to offer up the dark and brooding side of Steve’s productions.

WS014: Aimes & Perdido Key – Hell Hole EP w/ rmxs from Pin Up Club and Magnus International

WS014 - Aimes & Perdido Key

WS014 – Aimes & Perdido Key

Wonder Stories boss man Aimes and frequent collaborators Perdido Key team up once again for a gritty and slightly off-kilter EP. Although right at home for Perdido Key, Hell Hole and La Pretora show a darker territory over Aimes’ usual polished disco sound. The stripped back tracks show an effort to do more with less, mostly featuring one bass synth, one lead synth, and drums. On remix duties we have Pin Up Club from Amsterdam and Norwegian ace Magnus International.

WS012: Los Fugazzi – Corrupto EP

Los Fugazzi

Los Fugazzi, Duncan Gray, Aimes, Perdido Key

 

For our 12th release we’re are excited to present the debut EP from Mexican new comers Los Fugazzi.

On the remix duties we have Duncan Gray and a team effort from AIMES and Perdido Key.

Thanks for listening!

Los Fugazzi –> @los-fugazzi
Duncan Gray –> @ticitaci
AIMES –> @aimes
Perdido Key –> @perdidokey

Big thanks to the early supporters.

‘Will play the Aimes & Perdido Key Remix’ – Tensnake
‘Liking this. Will support.’ – Psychemagik
‘Corrupto original mix will get support’ – Kalidasa
‘nice aimes remix’ – Satin Jackets
‘Spot on release! All winners’ – Pete Herbert
‘This is great thank you!’ – Hardway Bros
‘Good stuff, thanks!’ – Bufi
‘great ep’ – Tronik Youth
‘Nice original and better remixes!’ – Thomass Jackson
‘both remixes are very nice!’ – Earl Grey

WS011: AIMES & James Rod – Touch / Journey To Jupiter

Wonder Stories mainstay AIMES links up with Spanish space disco don James Rod for a split EP of cosmic goodness. Each offering up an original track, plus a remix for the other, the EP’s common ground can be heard in the arp’d baselines and spacey synths.

AIMES x James Rod-01

Flying Men – Only Love EPs

A few months ago we covered the excellent ‘Loading EP’ by Silver City, released on Catune Records. Now Catune is back with a couple of very solid releases from ‘Flying Men’, which consists of Japan based UK Balearic power house Max Essa and Italian legends Leo Mas and Fabrice. The pair of 12″s are drenched in sunny Balearic vibes and with a touch of acid perfect for the dance floor. Stream below and don’t sleep on on Catune’s future releases.

AIMES – Dirtbox EP

Out today is a new EP from NYC’s AIMES on Mexico City based label Trafico Music. This EP shows a departure from AIMES usual, into a left-field house conglomerate with two original tracks designed for the weirder moments on the dance floor plus two stellar remixes from Mexico City’s Juan Soto (Electrique Music) and NYC’s Tunnel Signs (Have A Killer Time / Clouded Vision).

NYC meets Mexico City for stellar results. Listen and Download…

Perdido Key – Modificación EP

Out today is a new EP from Wonder Stories’ homies Perdido Key. You may have caught their debut EP released by us last month, which you can check out here. Now, the illusive NYC duo drops a banging left field EP with the illustrious NEIN Records. Two pleasantly weird and dance floor friendly originals are accompanied by a trio of remixes from Gameboyz (Spain), Sequencers (MEX), and Discordance (UK). The lead track is a wonky, chugging house number with a start/stop feel and great atmosphere. The B-side is a romping techno monster full of peak time acid and a demonic bass line. Available now here.

Death By Repetition Guest Mix 32 – Perdido Key

Wonder Stories fam Perdido Key drops a guest mix for UK blog Death By Repetition mix full of acid touched, chugging dark-balearic gems. The mix is full of unreleased goodies and is definitely worth a listen.

AIMES – The Marius Tresor EP feat. Brassica

Out today is an EP from AIMES on the UK vinyl only label Rothmans, entitled ‘The Marius Tresor EP’, after the famous French footballer (Soccer for us Yanks). The lead cut, Tunnel Down, is a mid tempo acid secret weapon that delivers a punch. An aggressive bass line, cutting arpeggios, and hypnotic redundancy makes for perfect underground sleaze. One the B side Brassica transforms Tunnel Down into a monster of a remix adding mesmerizing melodies, a stunning sense of atmosphere, and chord changes that wouldn’t be out of place in a 70’s Miles Davis cut. It’s no wonder that the record is already receiving support from the likes of Bicep, Tusk Wax, and Posthuman, to name a few. Out today and you can grab the vinyl here.

Tronik Youth – Splinter of the Mind’s Eye

NEIN Records label boss Tronik Youth has just released a splendid new single entitled ‘Splinter of the Mind’s Eye’. NEIN Records is notorious for fronting the UK’s portion of the slo-mo acidic chug movement pioneered by the likes of Andrew Weatherall and Daniele Baldelli & DJ Rocca (to name just a couple) and the release stays true to these roots. The original is a chugging dark-disco slow burner with hints of electro and acid and is complemented by a slew of similar but different, and totally outstanding, remixes by Dark Strands, Los Lopez, Two Mammarrachos,  and Peza. Out now, have a listen below or snag it off iTunes here.