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2nd December 2013 Latest Aerologic EDM release
Our latest release, out today, features two brand new EDM tracks from Aerologic. Combining warm, analogue synth trance chords with contemporary EDM rhythms and stab sequences, both tracks have an uplifting melodic vibe and are free to download and re-use in DJ mixes, videos and other productions under a Creative Commons licence. Visit the release page for more information and to grab those downloads in mp3 format.
18th November 2013 Two new tracks from Blastculture
Our latest Blastculture release is live today… grab the two new tracks A Blast In The Past and Mary Quant In Grey now from our release page!
10th November 2013 The return of Blastculture
We’ve got two great new releases featuring Blastculture coming soon! Firstly, Blastculture himself presents two new minimal hard house tracks, this time pushing the tempo faster and harder than in his summer release Shinoda vs Akane. JMD is back too with a bonus remix for this release, which is due later in November, so watch this space! After this one, we’ve got Blastculture on the remix with his own take on the classic Psychadelik Pedestrian track Night Beach, adding his unique house grooves to the chilled pads and strings. Look out for this one in a couple of months’ time.
27th October 2013 Best Bytes 2 compilation album released
Our latest compilation album is now available to download from the Free Music Archive! Containing 19 more of the best Toucan Music tracks spanning a 12 year period from 2001 right through to 2013, Best Bytes Volume 2 is the follow-up to last year’s successful compilation and features a blend of uplifting house, trance and EDM music, along with some downtempo and chillout tracks. Artists featured include Psychadelik Pedestrian, Risey, Redmann and more, and all of the tracks have been remastered exclusively for the album. Head on over now to the Free Music Archive to download the tracks!
8th October 2013 New remixes of Zero Gravity
Our new release today features two brand new chillout remixes of Redmann’s Zero Gravity. Psychadelik Pedestrian’s remix features atmospheric pads and half-speed beats, while Redmann’s own remix keeps the original sounds and slows down the tempo, adding acoustic beats. The release also includes remastered versions of JMD’s trance remix and Redmann’s breakbeat mix. As usual, all of the remixes are released under a Creative Commons licence for you to download, share and use in your DJ mixes and video productions. Find more information and download links on our release page: http://www.toucanmusic.co.uk/releases/release.php?q=tou290
22nd September 2013 New Best Bytes 2 compilation on the way!
We’ve been working hard behind the scenes selecting and remastering 19 more Toucan tracks from the last decade, and next month the second in our Best Bytes compilation series will be available to download. Featuring tracks from Beat Doctor, Redmann, Risey and more, the compilation will showcase many of the different dance styles produced over the years at Toucan, from trance to chillout, and from EDM to funky house. And if you’re after something new, two brand new mixes of Redmann track Zero Gravity will feature on our next EP release due out at the start of October, including a new mix from Psychadelik Pedestrian and a chillout reworking from Redmann himself.
3rd September 2013 Marc Burt releases Deep Sea and Outback
Marc Burt’s latest E.P. is out today featuring two new tracks in a progressive trance style, Deep Sea and Outback, featuring Marc’s trademark uplifting pads, crisp house rhythms, and some wobbly bass for good measure. There’s also a bonus EDM remix from Aerologic to get the dancefloor buzzing! Listen and download now from our release page at http://www.toucanmusic.co.uk/releases/release.php?q=tou289
28th August 2013 New release for September from Marc Burt
Coming next week, we’ve got a new release from Marc Burt to start the new month. The new release will feature two brand new tracks, Outback and Deep Sea, which a bonus remix by Aerologic.
10th August 2013 Track samples to Empty Lines now available
Remixers alert! Track samples for Psychadelik Pedestrian’s Empty Lines have been released this weekend on CCMixter. Grab them at http://ccmixter.org/files/psychadelik_pedestrian/43206
1st August 2013 New progressive house release
Our latest free release features two minimal tracks from Italian artist Blastculture, fresh from his awesome remix of Twisted Orchestra last month. Both tracks feature strong, hypnotic tribal grooves, mellow pads and intricate house rhythms, and as usual are completely free to download from Toucan Music under a Creative Commons licence. Go to our Shinoda vs Akane release page to get those tunes in your music library today…
15th July 2013 Two new Blastculture tunes!
Following on from his remix of Twisted Orchestra, Blastculture will be releasing two brand new tracks Shinoda vs Akane and Vincent Vega On The Floor with us at Toucan Music in August. Featuring Blastculture’s trademark glitchy house sound and strong dancefloor groove, both tracks will be available to download here next month – so watch this space!
7th July 2013 Beat Doctor remixes released today
Our latest release, available to download today, features two new remixes of Beat Doctor tracks. New artist Blastculture remixes Twisted Orchestra, blending the strings and organ stabs with funky house grooves to create a laid-back house track with tribal influences. Aerologic has reworked Alright, blending the vocal samples with contemporary electro-house sounds adding pitchbent leads, large snares, sidechaining and trance riffs. More information is available on the release page.
30th June 2013 New artist coming soon…
Welcome to new artist Blastculture, from Italy, whose remix of Beat Doctor’s Twisted Orchestra will be released next month to be followed by a release of his own material. For a sneak preview of his glitchy minimal house sound, check out Blastculture’s release on the Repeat Beat netlabel.
24th June 2013 Catch My Fall track samples on CCMixter
Attention all remixers: samples and track parts from Psychadelik Pedestrian’s Catch My Fall are now available on CCMixter: http://ccmixter.org/files/psychadelik_pedestrian/42578 - mash up and enjoy!
18th June 2013 New Psychadelik Pedestrian album Nocturnia released
Psychadelik Pedestrian’s latest album Nocturnia is now available to download, featuring 11 tracks including 9 brand new originals, and a new remix of Cosmos. Blending Psychadelik Pedestrian’s trademark mix of old skool dance, breakbeats, instrumental piano and strings with contemporary dubstep and chillout grooves, the album follows 2011′s Transient by including two vocal tracks alongside the more traditional Psychadelik Pedestrian instrumentals. More details are available from the album page here…
10th June 2013 Exclusive preview of the new Psychadelik Pedestrian album
An exclusive preview of the new Psychadelik Pedestrian album Nocturnia will be streaming on VKRS Radio this Thursday 13th June at 8pm British Summer Time (7.00pm UTC) – tune in at http://www.vkrs.co. The album will be released on Tuesday 18th June.
23rd May 2013 Licensing area now added
We’ve now added a new section to the website to cover licensing, so if you’re interested in using one of our tracks commercially it has never been easier to do. Our licensing page provides details of what you can and cannot do with our music, and also gives links to our Jamendo pages where commercial licences for selected tracks are available to purchase. We have also provided a form for you to complete to request a licence for any of our tracks, which allows you to specify what you want to use our music for, so that we can point you in the right direction to suit your needs.
26th April 2013 Dave Kent podcast now available
Dave Kent’s live podcast, originally broadcast in January, is now available to download from our podcasts page. Dave’s podcast features over 40 minutes of acid, house and breakbeat tracks from 2000 to the present day seamlessly blended together in Dave’s own unique way.
14th March 2013 New trance release
Aerologic presents two new pumping electro trance tracks in our first release of the year, out today. Electronaut features some warm, uplifting synth pads and stabs along with a catchy, sliding electronic lead against a backdrop of pumping house rhythms and dirty bass. Icicles is an atmospheric trance track which builds up with infectious chord patterns and breaks into lush pads with vocal effects. Grab them now from the release page.
7th February 2013 Toucan Music Live Tonight!
We’ll be restreaming Dave Kent’s live mix shortly over at http://mixlr.com/toucanmusic/. Join us for the broadcast starting at 8.30pm UTC / GMT!
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