To mark the occasion, DJ T. has prepared two new EPs featuring his own tracks and a follow-up to his sought-after compilation series. The latest edition, DJ T. presents 25 Years of DJing (1988-2012 – One Year, One Track) arrives in two issues of 25 tracks each, introducing one track for every year. Months of intensive research and licensing reveal a true treasure: Both parts of the compilation boast a balanced mix of well-known hits and secret gems covering the entire breadth of musical styles that have influenced DJ T.’s sound over the last 25 years. What’s more, most of these tracks have never been available in a digital format before – and some of them even received the welcome DJ T. treatment with subtle editing and remastering.
The Berlin collective is proud to present their first ever residency on the island for the 2013 season. The location: Vista Club, a part of Privilege. Vista has become a staple of the Ibiza scene and a beacon for those who prefer the island’s smaller-sized venues. With two sides of the club flanked by huge panoramic windows, the Vista floor exudes a unique open patio feeling. From mid-June 18th to September 24th, Get Physical fuels the venue’s Tuesday night vibes. And beyond his four label residency gigs at Vista, DJ T. promises to stir up island live with performances at Jamie Jones’ Paradise at DC10, for Flying Circus at Sankeys and as part of Privilege’s opening and closing nights.
During the first half of the year, DJ T. once again focused on a format that had been relegated to the sidelines for a while,
temporarily displaced by his other projects: remixes. Now the fruit of his mixing labours, four remixes for labels like Get Physical, No. 19, Moda Black etc. plus one own production for the Get Physical On Ibiza compilation, are out and available, with release dates spread out over the past four months.
DJ T. PRESENTS THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT PART I
In the digital age, the compilation has lost much of its former glory. Not too long ago it was an indispensable format for the music-lover. Brilliantly compiled and telling a special story, the compilation was a significant gain as a particularly successful artist album.
In recent times, the compilation has been cheapened with generic ’Ibiza’ and ’Miami’ labelling as the genre compilation all but disappeared from the scene.
This brought DJ T. to the idea, to create a homage to this nearly extinct format. Late 2011 he brought ‘UNITED UNDER THE BALL – 30 YEARS OF DISCO’ to Get Physical. ‘Disco’ as the theme for the first volume of the series not only fulfilled a long cherished desire of DJ T., but was also a highly visible counterpoint to the ubiquitous, mostly House and Techno-stocked season- and theme compilations.
The success exceeded all expectations, and proved that a purely digital compilation still finds many friends, satisfying even the most absolute music fans with some ‘hidden gems’ to be discovered while ingeniously opening the door to a tasteful new musical direction.
Months of work have been invested in the follow up, with ‘Jacking House’ as it’s central theme, titled ‘THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT’. The second volume of the compilation series is to be released in two parts, each containing 30 tracks. Like it’s predecessor, DJ T. spins a thread from the time of origin of the genre in a mid 80′s-Chicago to contemporary definitions of that particular groove-feeling in the here and now.
The tireless Licensing Department of Get Physical has been far more successful this time in winning the old, (until now digitally unavailable) classics of the genre. Instead of only four, DJ T. presents 35 (!) exclusive hand edits, re-works and remixes of some of the most coveted classics that built House music as we know it today.
DJ T. PRES. UNITED UNDER THE BALL – 30 YEARS OF DISCO
|A true labour of love, the tracklisting of this compilation assembles the gist of DJ T.’s musical knowledge, distilled from 25 years of DJing and a deep love of disco. In addition, the project serves as an homage to a format that has become almost extinct in the current digital age: the genre compilation. At Beatport T.’s effort met with an enthusiastic response – a cool to month after release, the compilation’s tracks still populate the genre charts of the platform’s indie dance/nu disco section.|
DJ T. REMIXES ROLAND CLARKE’S “I GET DEEP” & MARIO & VIDIS’ “CHANGED”
|Not about to stint on the goods, T. also plans to unleash remixes of two major club anthems – while the first, a rework of a key classics of house history (in DJ Le Roi feat. Roland Clarke version) has already seen the light of day, remix #2 – a new take on DJ T.’s favourite 2011 release – is currently in the works.|
THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE REMIX EDITION
|For DJ T., 2012 kicked off with as much excitement as the end of 2011 had held in store for the artist, DJ and producer. Following the success of his third album, “The Pleasure Principle”, its four singles and a recently completed global tour, DJ T. rounds off his album cycle with the long-overdue release of his “Remix Edition” of “The Pleasure Principle” in February. Now, fans of hits like “Sense” or “City Life” can look forward to eleven further interpretations and five a capella versions of the album’s infectious tracks.|
11.01.14 – WILDE @ Showcase, Paris (FR)
17.01.14 – Zimmer, Mannheim (DE)
24.01.14 – Wood, Brussels (BE)
25.01.14 – WILDE @ Fabric, London (UK)
07.03.14 – Joia, Lima (PE)
08.03.14 – Isabel, Buenos Aires (AR)
13.03.14 – D-Edge, Sao Paulo (BR)
14.03.14 – Vibe, Curitiba (BR)
15.03.14 – Siete, Quito (EC)
16.03.14 – Vertigo, San Jose (CR)
04.04.14 – Rainforest, San Salvador (SV)
05.04.14 – Hookah Satélite, Mexico City (MX)
10.04.14 – Bar Americas, Guadalajara (MX)
11.04.14 – Project 301, El Paso (US)
12.04.14 – Exchange, Los Angeles (US)
16.04.14 – La Mala Vida, San Juan (PR)
18.04.14 – Output, New York (US)
19.04.14 – Coda, Toronto (CA)
25.04.14 – Club Peopl, Montreal (CA)
26.04.14 – Desert Hearts Festival, Apple Valley (US)
02.05.14 – The Litter Box, Houston (US)
03.05.14 – Hotel Palomar, San Diego (US)
04.05.14 – Sunset Spring Boat, San Francisco (US)
08.05.14 – Spy Bar, Chicago (US)
09.05.14 – Flash, Washington DC (US)
10.05.14 – South Beach Lady, Miami (US)
23.05.14 – Backstage, St. Gallen (CH)
24.05.14 – Mercati Generali, Catania (IT)
31.05.14 – WILDE Les Nuits Sonores, Lyon (FR)
07.06.14 – Get Physical Music @ Watergate, Berlin (DE)
14.06.14 – Parc Del Forum, Barcelona (ES)
15.06.14 – Get Physical Music, Barcelona (ES)
28.06.14 – Fire, London (UK)
12.07.14 – Hive, Zürich (CH)
19.07.14 – Beats & Boats, Berlin (DE)
26.07.14 – Frei Durch Musik Festival, Weil am Rhein (DE)
January 2013 – BEATPORT
DJ T.’S 2014 STARTS WITH A BANG
01. Demaju “Is It Time” (Nervous Records)
02. Denite “I Love To Talk” (Third Ear
03. Frits Wentink “Zeltus” (Wolfskuil Records)
04. El Prevost feat. D. Ham “Allez Ally (Dan Ghenacia remix)” (Third Ear)
05. Sean Roman & Dick Diamonds “Heatstrokes” (Beef Records)
06. The White Lamp “Ride With You (Mike Dehnert Remix)” (Hotflush Recordings)
07. Paranoid Resistance “Smoke Machine” (Rinse Recordings)
08. Jean Nipon & Crackboy “Ligne Onze” (Sound Pellegrino)
09. Maurice Aymard & Gui Boratto “Home (Coyu Edit)” (Suara)
10. Alex Dimou “Sweet Berries” (Get Physical Music)