With new music coming from Bicep, Tuff City Kids, Roman Flügel, Tale Of Us, Acid Pauli, Denis Horvat, Kompakt Records, Philomena, Life and Death, Graded, Sum Over Histories and many more, April was filled to the brim with some long-awaited gems. Here is our take on the top 10 releases in April.


1. Isaac Tichauer – Higher Level (Bicep Remix) [LOFT Records]

First scheduled for release in March, the original release date for this gem got postponed to April, but it was definitely worth the wait. Bicep‘s rework of Isaac Tichauer‘s “Higher Level” has been shaking dance floors across the world for the past couple of months now for all the right reasons. The duo delivers a pumping peak time threat in its purest form. Out on LOFT Records. Grab your copy here.


2. Patrick Bishop – Un (Tuff City Kids Remix) [Philomena]

Tuff City Kids, a true example of a collaboration project working in perfect harmonie. Consisting of Gerd Janson and Lauer, the duo make their appearance on Innervisions‘ sublabel Philomena with the release of their remix on Patrick Bishop‘s “Un”. Next to Tuff City Kids’ mega anthem, the release features a high class rework by Christian S. Grab your copy here.


3. Konstantin Sibold – Mutter (Original Mix) [Running Back]

Konstantin Sibold comes forward with a unbelievable exhibition of power. Clocking in over 10 minutes, the original cut brings you in a state of trance like nothing else. Hypnotic and uplifting release on the Running Back imprint. Grab your copy here.


4. Midland – Blush (Original Mix) [Graded]

Graded re-opens its doors with the release of Midland‘s highly anticipated 3-track “Blush” EP. Gathering the attention of the masses during his Boiler Room set last summer, the EP’s title track “Blush” is a prime example of Midland’s ability to create quality dance music. Grab your copy here.


5. Alex Smoke – Dire Need (Tale Of Us Remix) [R&S Records]

R&S Records‘ newest release comes in the form of a 2-track remix EP by Tale Of Us. The Italian duo takes on Alex Smoke‘s album track “Dire Need”, giving it their dark signature treatment. Next to the vocal remix, the EP features a instrumental version by the Berlin-based duo. Grab your copy here.


6. DJ Tennis – Divisions (Roman Flügel Remix) [Life and Death]

After the release of his “Local” EP, DJ Tennis touches down on home ground once again with the release of his “Divisions/Chirality” EP. Next to two very like-able originals, the EP features remixes by Plaid and this masterpiece by Roman Flügel. Out now on Life and Death. Grab your copy here.


7. Acid Pauli – Nana (Original Mix) [Pampa Records]

DJ Koze and Marcus Fink’s world renowned Pampa Records imprint released its first ever compilation album. Spanning 19 tracks, the release features music from longtime label artists and talents to watch such as Jamie xx, Axel Boman, Lawrence, Mount Kimbie, Acid Pauli, Roman Flügel, and more. Grab your copy here.


8. Danny Daze – Swim (Original Mix) [Kompakt]

Danny Daze returns to Kompakt‘s Speicher Series with the release of a 2-track EP. The a-side track “Swim” is a bold, futuristic and funky vision for the dancing floor that finds its way into the masses hearts with a wonderful parade of synths. Grab your copy here.


9. ZK Bucket – Let Your Body Control The Beat (The Drifter Remix) [Zaun Records]

Zaun Records is back. This time label-boss ZK Bucket makes his appearance on his music imprint with a stunning four tracker. Next to the originals, the release features this slow burning piece of art by The Drifter, which was included in Âme and Dixon’s latest Essential Mix. Grab your copy here.


10. Denis Horvat – Calibration (Original Mix) [Exit Strategy]

Denis Horvat touches down on Berlin-based music imprint Exit Strategy. The 3-track EP showcases Horvat’s diversity with three totally different tracks. Grab your copy here.


Bonus: Tlak – To The End (Original Mix) [Sum Over Histories]

Frankey & Sandrino‘s new label Sum Over Histories comes out swinging with their first installment. The three tracker features music by Tlak, Rancido and Lazaros. Definitely a label to keep your eyes on. Grab your copy here.


Enjoy.

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