In an industry largely dominated by males, Perrine La Fraicheur is one of those female producers who stands above most simply with her talent and perseverance alone. La Fraicheur releases her first EP of 2016 on the Friends With Benefits imprint today. The title track is a gorgeous slice of deep tropical house that shimmers with warmth. Also, Bottom Forty’s own Nark delivers a remix of the flip side which utilizes smartly placed synth percussion to add additional complexity to original’s dark and brooding vibe.
Stream and order the release here:
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La Fraicheur also recorded an exclusive mix for Bottom Forty about two years ago(!). You can stream and download here:
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There’s a certain fire in the air lately and it’s the reverberations of things new and old coming together. Friends and artists have been devoted to their work, all the work that goes behind the shimmery shield of social media, that you have no idea about. Ten years of personal perseverance and over five years of Bottom Forty perseverance, regardless of who fired us for not being mainstream enough, has helped made this release happen and it is just one of many debuts to happen this year, not just for me and Bottom Forty, but for so many of the people you know and the people that have kept you dancing, prancing, fucking, connecting and growing for years. Please, from the fragile, artistic hearts of all those in the Bottom Forty crew, come join us this Saturday at Kremwerk to celebrate the N.D.S.F. release!
Stream and pre-order here:
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Read the love from Resident Advisor!
The time is almost here! Tomorrow night the Bottom Forty crew is joined by San Francisco’s very own Vin Sol at Kremwerk. Our countdown includes a daily sneak peak into our stash of tracks we’ve been gathering just for you. Today’s track is a syncopated house banger by Berlin’s FJAAK called Seven Miles High and was selected by Nark. Enjoy and we’ll see you tomorrow night at the klurb!
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We’re just two days away from the Bottom Forty Interior with Vin Sol this Saturday at Kremwerk. Our musical salivary glands are dripping with anticipation so we’re giving you a daily sneak peek into our record bags. Today’s track was selected by spaceotter and is called In The Box by Andreas Saag. It’s a minimal tech house jam with a few old school breakbeats thrown in for good measure. Enjoy and we’ll see you this Saturday kittehs!
Just three more days until the Bottom Forty Interior this Saturday at Kremwerk! So to help you keep track, we’re giving you a sneak peak of what we have on tap for you. Today we have a vocal hook-heavy deep house jam by Borrowed Identity selected by Nark!
Only 23 years young, Borrowed Identity resides in Germany but original hails from Romania. Even at his tender age, he seems to have a well seasoned ear with no less than eight releases under his belt.
Ok listen up, the Bottom Forty Interior party is this Saturday Sep. 13 at Kremwerk and we have the amazing DJ/producer Vin Sol on hand to shake us down! All the Bottom Forty residents will be on hand to contribute their signature sounds to the night as well. What can you expect to hear you ask? Well first off, you can be assured that everything you’ll hear will be qual-i-tee.
I’ll give you a little sneak peek of what’s in my virtual record bag for this weekend. Starting with a track from Moiré out on the Werkdiscs imprint. It’s a moody and acid tinged jam that bounces around your head like an atom under the influence of hallucinogens. The B40 crew will surly serve it up propperly this Saturday!
Bonus! Here’s a mix Moiré put together for Fact Magazine last month.
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The news is out, after months and months of work, planning and rebranding, we are so completely thrilled to announce the revival of Bottom Forty as an event and dance experience. Please join us on the 2nd Saturdays at Kremwerk, starting on August 9th, with special guest headliner and one of our top podcasters, Hyasynth.
As always, Bottom Forty’s inspiration comes from the travel and adventures of our crew, the video above was compiled from clips from my travels over the past year.
RSVP your first and last name to BottomFortySeattle@gmail.com and we’ll give you a free Bottom Forty t-shirt upon arrival (while supplies last), if we run out, your cover charge will be halved.
Join our Facebook invite here and get ready to get lifted.
The larger than life Italian disco diva Hard Ton has teamed up with our pals at Friends With Benefits Records to release a summer house anthem EP called “We Got Luv.” The EP will be released in early September and features remixes from Severino + HiFi Sean, Matrixxman and Victor Rotciv.
Hard Ton will be landing on the west coast Thursday, July 31st and hitting the following cities:
• Seattle – Thurs July 31st at Chop Suey with Ononos, The Tempers, Two Dudes In Love and Nark (Facebook event)
• Vancouver BC – Sunday Aug. 3rd at Electric Owl with Futurewife, 2DIL, and Taffi Louis (Facebook event)
• Los Angeles – Thurs Aug. 7th at Monte Cristo with Chris Bowen, Victor Rodriguez, Trevor Sigler and 2DIL
• San Francisco – Sat Aug. 9th at F8 with Trevor Sigler, 2DIL, Robin Simmons & Elaine Denham (Facebook event)
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Preorder the We Got Luv EP here
Good morning! In honor of our 30th podcast, we are excited to release our first ever group mix, representing Bottom Forty and it’s five contributing DJ’s. Bottom Forty is a mirror ball in New York, a basement in Chicago, a cruise in L.A. and a night in the desert, and our goal with this mix was to take you to each place.
1. Alien Alien – One by One (Rodion Mix)
2. Two Dudes in Love – Schizophrenic (Lilly Ackerman Remix)
3. German Brigante – Black Bull
4. DKDS – Don’t Stop
5. Tigerskin – On the Corner
6. Danny Daze – When The Freaks Come Out
7. Arthurs Landing – Miracle 2
8. Miroslav Vitovs- NY City (ET 2014)
9. Outlander – Zero Days
10. Greeen Linez – Hibiscus Pacific (Jacques Renault Remix)
11. Alixander III – In A Vacuum
12. Chymera – Tidal
13. Billy Disney – Rum Punch
14. TCTS Feat. Shivum Sharma – These Heights (Detroit Swindle Mile High Club Remix)
15. Laszlo Dancehall – Gave Up