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Right On The Money: A Review of Tuesday Maybe | The Department of Dance | 1 August 2017 |

Right On The Money: A Review of Tuesday Maybe | The Department of Dance | 1 August 2017 | | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
Way Out West, comprised of English duo Jody Wisternoff and Nick Warren, released their latest album “Tuesday Maybe” in mid-June 2017 for Anjunadeep after an arduous eight years in the making. Both artists have an impactful reputation in their own standing, and have an impressive 25 years of success under their belts as a pair. Known for hits such as “Blue”, “Domination”, and “The Gift”, Way Out West has a loyal following and are one of the leading influences in EDM.

“Tuesday Maybe” is yet another superlative collection of tracks, featuring a harmonious integration of classical instrumental sounds within the elements of trance and progressive house that fans have come to expect. The album opens with “Running Away”, a melodic, piano laced track with the soothing vocals of Eli & Fur, building up momentum to the dancefloor-ready “Set My Mind” with a deeper bassline reminiscent of many nights out in which the first whiskey and coke is felt just enough to motivate the listener to move past their reticence and hit the dance floor. In “We Move In The Dark,” audiences are sure to groove to the fluid vocal accompaniment of Hendrick Burkhard and funky guitar riff. Following that, “Diamond Dust,” a soft beat leads into a symphony of strings and piano blending classical into electronic for an idiosyncratic sound that awes the percipient. The title track “Tuesday Maybe” is composed of an atmospheric melody, coupled with evocative vocals over a memorable synth riff that is maintained throughout the number leading into a danceable beat. It has been a favorite since its original release in early 2016, and marks the close of the album.

The house veterans of Way Out West once again entrance and mystify listeners with their release of this 5th studio album. The time and skilled effort spent on each fine-tuned track is truly evidenced in this release. Audiences are sure to appreciate the unique Way Out West sound marked by the creative incorporation of trance, techno, and classical elements that separate this from other House albums. Overall, on a scale of 1-10, I rate “Tuesday Maybe” an 8.
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Way Out West - Tuesday Maybe (Extended Album Mixes) - Data Transmission - 16th June 2017

Way Out West - Tuesday Maybe (Extended Album Mixes) - Data Transmission - 16th June 2017 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it

Eight years in the making so brace yourselves – longstanding powerhouse Way Out West (a.k.a. Nick Warren & Jody Wisternoff) have blessed the universe with their new studio album ‘Tuesday Maybe’, out today on Anjunadeep. With a 25 year track record of success, countless chart-topping masterpieces and a cult-like following, industry vets idolize Way out West as one of U.K.’s most influential electronic acts. They’ve hypnotized music lovers with tracks like ‘The Gift’, ‘Blue’, ‘Mindcircus’, and ‘Future Perfect’, and held dear to our hearts with a stage presence too surreal for words. No clichés intended, but you must feel it to believe it. Deified for their flawlessly-calibrated fusion of ethereal breaks, techno, trance and progressive house elements, ‘Tuesday Maybe’ drives listeners deeper under Nick and Jody’s spell. With a wide range of influences across the album’s entirety, title track ‘Tuesday Maybe’ has been praised as a fan favorite since its early 2016 release. Mystifying vocals afloat a hauntingly beautiful melody leaves an impression of awakening at sunrise alongside rolling ocean waves. The LP embodies a contemporary take on signature Way Out West form, inimitable in every aspect. Dancefloor ready hits ‘Set My Mind’ and ‘Slam’ charge you to move with playful yet primal basslines and textured breakbeats. Staying true to their trademark enchantment, ‘Lullaby Horizon’ and ‘Oceans’ bring listeners home with warm, emotionally-rich deep house melodies. Collaborating with five mesmerizing vocalists on the album including label-mates Eli & Fur on opening track ‘Running Away’, and former Solomun collaborator Liu Bei on ‘Oceans’, this collection of tracks encapsulate your senses into a dreamscape you wish to never awake from. Our top pick is ‘We Move In The Dark’ featuring Hendrik Burkhard. Whoever said perfection does not exist has not yet heard the fluidity of Burkhard’s voice atop the silkiest of basslines. The subtle instrumentals play poetic reprise to this endearing mid-tempo track.

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Nick Warren Reveals New Soundgarden Releases in C-U June Top 10 | C-U - 13th June 2017

Nick Warren Reveals New Soundgarden Releases in C-U June Top 10 | C-U - 13th June 2017 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it

WE MANAGED TO GRAB A RARE CHART FROM THE MASTER HIMSELF NICK WARREN, WHO EXCLUSIVELY REVEALS SOME OF THE BRAND NEW RELEASES COMING UP ON THE SOUNDGARDEN. Way Out West “Lullaby Horizon” This one’s our new Way Out West album coming out on June 16th Martijn Ten Veldon & Staves “Feeling Of Sa Pena” Balearic vibes on the this one. Next release on The Soundgarden label. Baime “The Damned” A track that gets an incredible response every time I play it. deep techno with a clarinet to die for. Modd “Kuljinder/Ocen Vibes” Really chuffed to have signed my favourite producer to the label, both tracks are gorgeous. Ada Kaleh “Palatul De Clestar” Another woodwind instrument led track in my chart, breaky, funky and ethnic and I love it. Grant Nicholls “Ethereality” EP Another future The Soundgarden release and a fantastic techy 4 tracker. Dominic Eulberg “Dream Machine” An anthem in the making here, set to be a bit summer track everywhere. Anton Dhouran “Like Giles Says” Ben Bohmer Remix Wonderful vocal track from Anton with a killer remix from Ben, coming on the label soon. Masaya “Haumea” Love Over Entropy Remix A stunning remix by L.O.E works every time. Timujin “Jcar” A hotch potch of styles that works so well. Ethnic chuggy house at its best.

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Rapture Electronic Music Festival at MMW Announces Phase 2 Lineup Today | March 15th 2017

Rapture Electronic Music Festival at MMW Announces Phase 2 Lineup Today | March 15th 2017 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
The new festival will have five uniquely themed stages. The In-Tune Stage will feature DJs Steve Lawler, Ellen Allien, Fur Coat, andhim, Dennis Ferrer, Gaiser, Magdalena, and Rodriguez Jr. [live]. The Flying Circus stage along with Miami’s Secret Garden will boast a carnival theme in a 5,000 square foot tent with stilt walkers, clowns, and aerialists to the music of Carl Craig, Art Department, Audiofly, Matthew Dear, Francesca Lombardo, and M.A.N.D.Y. as well as an exclusive appearance from M.A.N.F.L.Y. The UN_MUTE Stage will host minimal sounds from Rhadoo, Petre Inspirescu, tINI, DeWalta, and East End Dubs. The Soundgarden & Castaway Stage will feature progressive house from Hernan Cattaneo, Guy J, Henry Saiz, Dave Seaman, Nick Warren and Jody Wisternoff as Way Out West while guests dance in the sand. The Nomad Stage will welcome Miami’s local up and coming DJs.
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Way Out West Explores Deep Musical 'Oceans,' Announces New Album 'Tuesday Maybe' on Anjunadeep: Exclusive | April 20th 2017

Way Out West Explores Deep Musical 'Oceans,' Announces New Album 'Tuesday Maybe' on Anjunadeep: Exclusive | April 20th 2017 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
It's been nearly eight years since Way Out West's Nick Warren and Jody Wisternoff pulled something out of their collective studio, but their magic connectivity is stronger than ever. The English duo has been recording on and off for about 25 years. Expansive, melodic house mixed with elements of techno, breakbeat and trance is its calling card, and today, Way Out West is proud to declare its musical drought more than over. The pair presents its latest single, “Oceans,” as the first taste of an 11-track album Tuesday Maybe. “We've had an amazing time working on this new record together,” the guys said in a joint emailed statement. “Our solo careers have continued to take us around the globe, and it's been a rewarding process being able to come back to the way it all started. The new LP continues to feature both of our eclectic influences, and we were able to tour the music live on the road whilst we wrote it, which has been a truly positive experience and allowed the music to evolve very naturally. We're now at a stage where, collaboratively, we understand each other so well, that our vision for this album was very much aligned from day one. As a result, we have made a record that we feel is some of our best work to date."

Tuesday Maybe comes out on Anjunadeep June 16m and features appearances from Eli & Fur, among others. Until then, hold yourself over on “Oceans,” a subtle yet strong emotional house track featuring vocals from Liu Bei that glitters and ripples like a calm breeze on moonlit water. "The intention for this track was to create an emotional wall of sound – warmth and a gentle rolling vibe being paramount,” Wisternoff says. “At the time of writing, the melodic elements were inspired by stuff like Dixon's remix of Joy Wellboys 'Before the Sunrise.'” It's a vibe both majestic and soothing. “Oceans” envelopes you in a cool, late-night feeling of quiet stillness as the beat moves ever forward. "The track went through lots of different versions before we settled on the final backing,” Warren says. “Liu Bei came through with a stunning vocal, and the whole thing really came into shape. Sometimes collaborations are just meant to be.
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Nick Warren returns to Ibiza with The Soundgarden to celebrate his 25th anniversary on the White isle - Decoded Magazine | 29 March 2016

Nick Warren returns to Ibiza with The Soundgarden to celebrate his 25th anniversary on the White isle - Decoded Magazine | 29 March 2016 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
2016 marks Nick Warren’s 25th year in Ibiza and to celebrate his Soundgarden brand will team up with one of London’s hottest promoters Audio Circuit for a very special 15 date residency at the legendary Eden. It’s a huge landmark for both brands and they’re planning something very special and unique with a show that marries audio and visual into one amazing experience. The Soundgarden brand has laid solid foundations over the past years and continued pushing musical and live experience boundaries at every step of the way. With the consistently diverse and inspiring sets from Nick Warren both on the compilation album series and radio show, the award winning Ibiza residency and global Soundgarden tours spreading far and wide, the brand has come to stand for innovation and quality within the scene. But 2016 has seen the Soundgarden brand take things even further with the huge recent tour of Argentina, a roadblock event collaboration with Hernan Cattaneo’s Sudbeat label at this years Miami Music Week for the ‘Never Get Out The Boat’ Cruise and now the announcement of the Soundgarden residency at one of Ibiza’s most famous superclubs Eden, in collaboration with the mighty London promoter Audio Circuit. After having numerous sell out shows in London over the past 12 months Audio Circuit will bring that London charm to the White Isle of Ibiza. Audio Circuit have always put on an amazing show when it comes building atmosphere at their parties and this year will be no different. They will be looking at introducing 3D Mapping inside Eden, some of the sexiest & quirkiest dancers and with the team up you are guaranteed a huge line up for the whole season.

Launching on Sunday June the 12th and running through to Sunday September the 18th, the Soundgarden & Audio Circuit residency will bring a very different approach to Ibiza this summer with both brands coming together to produce the ultimate audiovisual experience. Some of the hottest DJs on the scene including Hernan Cattaneo, Henry Saiz, Kate Simko etc will be joining the residents Nick Warren and James Carter on the decks, but there will also be a few surprises in store as this year’s lineup will feature some diverse new talent injecting fresh sounds into the White Isle.
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PREVIEW | The Soundgarden returns to Eden Ibiza | Ibiza Spotlight | 8 June 2016

PREVIEW | The Soundgarden returns to Eden Ibiza | Ibiza Spotlight | 8 June 2016 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
Legendary DJ, Nick Warren, returns to Ibiza on 12 June with The Soundgarden - a party that established itself as San Antonio’s standout offering in 2015. Returning to Eden this summer, with a progressive sound that embodies his famously distinct ‘90s vibe, Warren will be launching head first into the season alongside Argentinian superstar, Hernan Cattaneo. Kicking off at just before midnight on Sunday, this date will mark the first of 15 appearances for the party, which will run every week until 18 September - a fitting tribute to The Soundgarden main man’s 25th year on the White Isle. The party will be delivered in partnership with Format - a collective of underground music enthusiasts delivering the finest in house and techno that's been selling out shows in all over Scotland for the past year. Warren first graced the DJ booth at Café del Mar back in 1991, and with a residency at Cream in Liverpool in the mid-90s, has gone on to establish himself as one of electronic music’s greatest talents. Churning out releases at a near constant rate over the past two and a half decades, his Global Underground series has been a continuing source of musical ecstasy to his many loyal fans worldwide. Cattaneo is a veteran of the progressive house scene - having played for over 30 years, he is considered one of the biggest DJs ever to come out of South America. The former Cream Ibiza and Liverpool resident has wowed fans throughout the years and guarantees to do so every time he plays one of his sets. Joining Warren and Cattaneo on the night for this coming together of audio and visual mastery is Henry Saiz. The Madrid DJ is renowned for his experimental techno and house, in the process utilising all manner of equipment to create his distinctive sound. English / Scottish DJs Dan Black and Rondevu will also play b2b to kickstart the night’s action, and The Terrarium room will be hosted by Haustronaut, Uneek Ibiza and Irregular Sounds, in what promises to be an outstanding night of progressive house from some of the best in the world. The Soundgarden brand exists in a variety of forms - as a bi-monthly radio show on Frisky Radio, a compilation album (incredibly his 13th release) and most recently a record label - its first release coming from Moscow based trio, Tantsui, with their melodic, groovy track ‘Around The River’. Warren has stated his role as a producer and DJ should always include “helping new and emerging talent and giving them a platform to be noticed in this ever-changing musical world” - something he will undoubtedly continue to do through both The Soundgarden label and over the coming weeks at Eden.
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Empathy 10th Birthday Promo Video Part2 'Nick Warren Interview'

Empathy promoter Stuart Wilkinson talks to Nick Warren ahead of the Empathy 10th Birthday.

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In Conversation With Nick Warren and Eelke Kleijn l RYtv News l 6 July 2015

In this segment, Mackenzie Wong from RUtv News interviews European DJs and producers Nick Warren and Eelke Kleijn before boarding the River Gambler for the O...

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Nick Warren Interview On his incredibly long music and DJ career l Sonic Academy l 11 November 2015

www.sonicacademy.com Joining Chris today is world renowned DJ and producer Nick Warren. Nick’s Impressive career has seen him mix a staggering eight albums f...

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Bunker Club: An Inside Look At Hong Kong’s Secret Pop-Up Parties (Part 2) | Thump | 6 August 2015

"Rule number one: you do not talk about Bunker. Rule number two: you do not talk about Bunker." As a nod to Fight Club, these were the first words I read in an email from an anonymous sender about an event happening later that day.

 

The event was being thrown by Bunker Club, Hong Kong's infamous and notoriously secretive pop-up party organization. Bunker was conceived over five years ago as an effort to bring something unconventional to Hong Kong's party scene. Within those five years, Bunker has matured into the city's most renowned pop-up, earning itself an impressive roster of resident DJs in the process and becoming a techno-head haven for expats and locals alike. Despite this reputation, the organizers have managed to maintain the hush-hush, wink-wink status that makes these experiences what they are. "Bunker is made special by the people who come and by virtue, the people that don't," reads the email.

Even with the anonymous nature of the organization, Bunker's manager agreed to a Skype call. At request of anonymity (obviously), he will be referred to as Peter* in this article.

 

 

"We wanted to make it more about the people," he tells THUMP. "For true underground you need something more social, something different. And I think we've done that. What we are doing is contrary to everything else going on."

 

In 2008, Peter came to Hong Kong from the UK with a marketing background and contempt for clubs that were uninteresting, expensive, and bloated with commercialization. Eventually, he became close with a group of people that were throwing free parties and got involved. By borrowing equipment from friends, Peter and the group threw a party at an abandoned fort. When forty people came, Bunker was born. They've now held 27 parties.

 

"It's a grey area in legal restrictions," he admits. "Think of it like a flash dance in a mall. Bunker is just a flash party outdoors. As long as there are no noise complaints, it's all good." Bunker errs on the side of caution by referring to their events as 'night hikes' rather than full-on bush parties. Each of their locations is left cleaner than it was found and they never sell alcohol.

 

 

They steer away from traditional marketing completely, relying instead on guerrilla tactics and word of mouth. Peter and the other organizers consider creativity to be the most important element of the planning process. They try to push the envelope and bring something new to every single Bunker party.

 

"It's totally non-profit and we are ready to take risks. All of the donations we receive are reinvested into future events," he says. "Getting Nick [Warren] to play for us was the first time we've ever paid a DJ." Nick's agent caught wind of Bunker and wanted to book him for Bunker's last event of the season. Although reluctant at first, they agreed. Peter wouldn't disclose how much they ended up paying, but presumably, it wasn't cheap.

 

The scene itself though, has grown exponentially. From interns, expats, and exchange students, the audience at pop-ups is broadening. "I think the pop-ups have opened music up massively [in Hong Kong]. It's evident from the copy cats."

 

 

Needless to say, Bunker doesn't exist without challenges. Safety is always an issue, despite free water and an on-site first aid crew. Jokesters trying to steal equipment is another issue. But Peter says that the biggest challenge is maintaining a proper crowd. Bunker is intended to be a community—groups of friends, or at least friends-of-friends is what they strive to attract. Mutual respect for one another while having fun is critical to the Bunker experience, and that can only be accomplished with a certain audience turnout.

 

Peter doesn't want the Bunker events to expand; rather, he wants the organization move back to basics, cool down, and retreat back underground. Currently, Bunker has 500 emails on their mailing list, but only send emails to a select 50 each time. "We don't want to piss anyone off," he jokes. "It just takes one person to call the cops." That isn't to say that the cops haven't shown up to Bunker events before. The organization has complete respect for the authorities and obliges without resistance if asked to cease. "Our reputation matters," he adds.

 

 

 

Bunker events have occurred in multiple remote locations in and around Hong Kong. Dark forests, mist covered mountaintops, and most famously, decrepit WWII bunkers. Even an abandoned village in Sai Kung has seen the light of Bunker's tripped out laser arsenal. The Bunker 'season' runs from October to April and during the summer, when it's too hot to throw parties, the team scouts new locations. As for the music, resident DJs M-Theory, Hyphen Python, Sean Rogers, and Zelazowski, take care of the audial side of things.

 

 

At my first encounter with Bunker, getting to the secret location was not an easy task. It required circumventing security checkpoints and cameras, entering a closed park, hiking up a mountain, and skirting a graveyard.

Luckily, I wasn't on my own. A group of ten of us made a stop at the local market to pick up fifteen-packs of HuiQuan Beer before shuffling onto Hong Kong's metro system for the first leg of our mission. Once outside we began our urban trek to the mouth of a city-edge trail that led us around the security-guarded park gate and up a mountain. There are no lights, no English signage, and no other people on this trail.

 

 

 

 

We stumbled upon some enthusiastic greeters waving glow sticks. After collecting a $200 HKD entrance fee from each of us, we were given wristbands. Climbing another few hundred feet and passing a whirring generator, we found ourselves looking down on what was literally a collapsed bunker.

 

Only a truck could have carried the plethora of glow sticks that littered the ground. Sparkling strings of lights adorned railings, trees, and concrete walls. Techno notes and in-your-face bass echoed from the inner part of the bunker. Man-made mist crept through cracks, covering the ground while lasers danced along the walls and ceilings. Everyone seemed to have been mesmerized into a brainwashed, trancelike state.

Bunker is not just an event, an organization, or a place. It's a state of mind, an experience akin to some kind of mysterious post-apocalyptic dance party. And I loved every second of it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The night only got better. Hordes of people poured into the bunker as midnight passed. I even got my hands on a Stormtrooper helmet. Nearby, you could cool down while enjoying a view of Hong Kong's shore below, one worthy of your desktop background.

 

 

At 1:30 AM, we had been gifted a special guest. All the way from Bristol, Nick Warrenhad stepped behind the decks and thrown the crowd into frenzy as he belted out the best set of the night. The rest of the night's lineup included Bunker regulars Sean Rogers, Jamie Rogers, and Hyphen Python. All of them had our musical palettes buzzing with mixes that blended techno, deep tech house, trance, breakz, and what can only be adequately described as spooky house.

 

 

The crowd thinned as night faded to day. Highs were wearing of, hangovers were setting in, and plain exhaustion claimed the majority. But even as the clock hit 7 AM, the DJs showed no sign of slowing down. After one last time hoorah, we dragged our feet back down the mountain. Asian elders frowned at us as they went about doing their unusual morning exercises.

 

 

 

 

As soon as I got back to my dorm, I crumpled into my bed. It was 9 AM and I needed to be at another pop-up in four hours.

 

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REVIEW | The Soundgarden at Eden, 20/07/2015 | Ibiza Spotlight

REVIEW | The Soundgarden at Eden, 20/07/2015 | Ibiza Spotlight | Nick Warren | Scoop.it

Eden is definitely back. The San Antonio night spot keeps betting for quality music from different genres to complete its offer for the season and the last one to come on board is The Soundgarden, Nick Warren’s session which kicked off its residency last week with a highly successful first night. So, as you can imagine, we couldn’t be happier to drop onto Eden's dancefloor one more time and check the juicy line-up they had promised. You should know that I'd not been out for clubbing one week— in Ibiza it seems to be an eternity— so when my sneaker feather-touched Eden's floor, my feet started to move on their own. A big queue was waiting for me at the door, warning of the party which was going on inside. Oliverio, the half part of Soundexile was playing the first tunes of the night providing a high-quality warm-up which let the first guests show their dance moves from the very beginning.

Red flashing lights were beating to the music vigourously — in detail, to the Claude Monnet remix of Geil’s Ambigue — exotic dancers on the platforms were causing mouths to drop open and a VIP area had been placed in direct view of the DJ booth. The club was transformed for the occasion and the quality visuals and motivated crowd created a stunning atmosphere inside the club. Oliverio continued with his music choices, totally catching the public which grew as the night advanced. I knew Soundexile by their productions with Cattaneo but I’ve never seen them DJing until last night and I have to say that it was a perfect first set, full of progressive sounds and on the right line of what the two big names were going to play next.

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Interview in Dark Beauty Magazine August 2014

Interview in Dark Beauty Magazine August 2014 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
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Way Out West - Tuesday Maybe Album Review - EDMTunes - 12th June 2017

Way Out West - Tuesday Maybe Album Review - EDMTunes - 12th June 2017 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it

Way Out West, is an English dance duo composed of versatile and legacy producers Jody Wisternoff and Nick Warren. The duo has been active since as early as 1994 and is known for such hits as “The Gift”, “Ajare” and “Domination” amongst others. They have released 5 studio albums to date and are releasing their sixth LP titled Tuesday Maybe which is slated for release on June 16th, 2017 on Above & Beyond‘s label Anjunadeep! 

The album features previous releases such as the 2016 progressive anthem “Set My Mind” which features an infectious vocal riff combined with bouncy string pad melodic line. “Oceans” features Liu Bei and is one of the more ethereal and chill tracks of the album – reminiscent of a calming stroll on the beach. “The Call” features Doe Paoro on vocals and is a deeper track that infuses elements of R&B and even dubstep (the bass line towards the end of the track is a dirty wobble inspired riff). “Slam” is an absolute progressive banger that utilizes counterpoint between the bass lines and the string pads – this is definitely a dance floor hit. “Diamond Dust” is a perfect example of blending classical influences with electronic dance music – it is riddled with beautiful string melodies, piano accompaniment and light percussion. The final track of the album is titled “Tuesday Maybe” is the longest one on the album and begins with a repetitive synth riff that is soon joined by a spacey vocal hook and slowly establishes an extremely dancey groove. Tuesday Maybe as a whole, is heavy on the side of implementing string pads and orchestral motifs throughout – the album is well developed as a combination of dance and classical elements, and is one you should definitely listen to! You can grab your pre-order here and stay tuned for streaming links when we have them.

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Selects: Way Out West highlight favorite up-and-comers - 7th June 2017

Selects: Way Out West highlight favorite up-and-comers - 7th June 2017 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it

Mixmag has featured charts from many talented artists for our Selects series, including Mr. G, Modeselektor, Simian Mobile Disco and Kevin Saunderson among others. This week, we welcome a duo known both individually and together as Way Out West, a group made up of Nick Warren and Jody Wisternoff who have been creating together for over 20 years. Well known for their 1996 hits 'The Gift' (familiar to some as the theme song of MTV's wildly popular show 'True Life'), 'Ajare' and 'Domination', the UK duo are a rare pair that have also found success individually as well. Nick Warren oversees the Sound Garden label and has also contributed an impressive record-breaking eight Global Underground mixes while Jody remains a staple of the Anjunadeep imprint. Their fifth studio album, announced earlier this year, will be 'Tuesday Maybe' and is due out on June 16 on Anjunadeep. Ahead of the impending release, Way Out West joined us for a Selects to dive into a selection of their favorite rising stars and up-and-coming acts of the moment.

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The records that shaped Nick Warren | Dec 15th 2015

The records that shaped Nick Warren | Dec 15th 2015 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
Over the course of his quarter of a century career in dance music, UK veteran Nick Warren has always strived to push new and forward-thinking music, whether it be via uncovering an unknown producer's track to include in his DJ mixes, or crafting a melodic house banger with Jody Wisternoff as Way Out West. It's this insatiable appetite for fresh and varied sounds that continues to shine through in his DJ sets to this very day. Ahead of his visit to Australia for the Electric Gardens festivalin January, we asked Nick to share with us the music that helped to mould his eclectic tastes and triggered his celebrated journey into electronic music.
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Way Out West premiere new single 'Tuesday Maybe' | Feb 15th 2016

Way Out West premiere new single 'Tuesday Maybe' | Feb 15th 2016 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
Audacious basslines, textured melodies, lofty soundscapes...these are the hallmarks of a Way Out West track. Instantly recognisable, Nick Warren and Jody Wisternoff's unique take on house music has been wowing clubbers and headphone homebodies alike for the past 20 years. This year marks the arrival of the Bristol duo's fifth studio album and their first since 2009's 'We Love Machine'. The primer comes in the form of single 'Tuesday Maybe,' which first appeared on the Anjunadeep 07 mix album late last year. With its haunting strings and mysterious vocals that ebb and flow around a hypnotic groove, it's every bit a Way Out West cut. 'Tuesday Maybe' is officially slated for a February 19 release on Anjunadeep. Until then, you can stream the single in full exclusively on Red Bull Music.
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Nick Warren at Boutique Hostal Salinas with one-off special | Ibiza Spotlight | April 12th 2017

Nick Warren at Boutique Hostal Salinas with one-off special | Ibiza Spotlight | April 12th 2017 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it

UK veteran Nick Warren returns with The Soundgarden sunset series this summer with a one-off special booked in at the end of May. On Tuesday 23 May, he'll return to the lush garden of Boutique Hostal Salinas, within the Salinas nature reserve, and getting in on the sublime sunset action are fellow Brit Andy Woods, island favourite Gustin, and one very special guest. The action starts at 5pm, with chilled out sounds peppering your party spirit, and as we move in the dark hours, it'll be taken up a notch to proper heads down tunage. It's free entry, with a cocktail bar and a BBQ onsite, and as it comes in the diary before the opening weekend gets going, it'll be a good warmup.

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EXCLUSIVE interview with Nick Warren + The Soundgarden returns to Ibiza for 2016 | 7 April

EXCLUSIVE interview with Nick Warren + The Soundgarden returns to Ibiza for 2016 | 7 April | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
Nick Warren is a legend of the scene. He’s been DJing for nearly 30 years, has played clubs and festivals all around the world, released albums on Global Underground, is one half of dance act Way Out West and head honcho of The Soundgarden. He’s also a bloody nice bloke. We spoke to Nick before seeing him perform on the South Beach Lady Yacht in Miami with Way Out West live during Miami Music Week on Friday 18th March 2016. There were beautiful melodic tracks a plenty and picturesque scenes of Miami’s waterfront and skyline.

Hi this is Andrew from uneekibiza.com and today we’re aboard the Miki Mammoth yacht party on Miami Beach where we’re joined by Mr Nick Warren. Nick, how ya doing? Yeah I’m good mate thanks. You’ll be playing here today on the Miki Mammoth yaught party – a live set as part of Way Out West, what can we expect? It’s mainly all music from our up coming album, which is nearly finished. We’ve remixed a few of the classics, and we’ll be trying out a lot of new material. Brilliant, we look forward to it. We were at your The Soundgarden party last summer in Ibiza, it was one of the success stories of the Ibiza summer. Tell us about how the event started and the background on it. It all stemmed from my radio show, that’s how The Soundgarden name started, and then we started to do the branded shows, and Eden approached us and asked if we’d be up for doing The Soundgarden events on the island. Last year was the first year, there was some great successes and also some lessons learnt. We’re back again for 2016 and moving to Sundays. It’s going to be a more varied line up this year which will be great and we’re also going into partnership with cool London promoters Audio Circuit. We’re all really looking forward to the season, 12th June can’t come fast enough!

Fantastic, we’re really looking forward to checking that out this summer. You’re also playing Treehouse tonight in Miami, you’ll be joined by Hernan Cattaneo and Guy Mantzur, can we expect more of the same beautiful and progressive melodies? Yes! Guy, Hernan and I are great friends, and we all play a similar style of music. Miami Music Week is always good fun, as it’s not often you get to be in the same place as all your mates anymore. In the old days when we played at Cream and Renaissance, The Cross in London and all those clubs in the UK, we’d all see each other regularly, but it doesn’t happen so much anymore. So it’s nice to see each other, and all get to play in the same booth. It’s great that the whole industry is here in this week, every single major DJ is posting on their social media from here. Yeah, it’s part of the magic of it, it’s a long way to come, but it’s always good fun. How many years have you been coming to Miami music week/conference? This is my 22nd year, which is amazing really. Scary but amazing! A lot of people complain about the scene nowadays, but I think it’s better now than it used to be. It’s a lot more organised, a lot more daytime parties. These boat parties are big now. The clubs can be a bit of an issue to get in to, I remember years ago a club called Cameo, Pete Tong and Richie Hawtin got knocked back on the door, which doesn’t really happen in many places! It happens to the best of them then! Miami Music Week and Conference is the week where the big tracks for the summer are generally played first. What fresh tracks do you have that you expect to go down well? There’s a few on my label Hope Recordings. The new track I’ve signed by Black Eight, which will be a big summer hit. There’s new music from Simon Shackleton as well. For me, it’s never about what’s going to be the hits. It tends to be a really obscure track that pops up here that everybody plays, so it’s really hard to tell which are going to be the big ones of the summer at this stage. You’ve been performing around The Americas since Ibiza last summer, how’s that been, and how does it compare or differ to Ibiza? I’ve been in Argentina a lot, and the parties there have been sensational. We also did our first The Soundgarden Argentina events in Rosario and Cordoba this year, and they were amazing. I think if you speak to any international DJ from Sven Vath through to Richie Hawtin, Hernan Cattaneo, John Digweed etc, they all say Argentina is the best. The parties are just on another level, with thousands and thousands of crazy Argentinians. It’s kind of like their football games, if you see the photos of Boca Juniors V River Plate, it’s just like that, crazy and special. Ibiza still has a special place in my heart. It’s changing big time over there though. Now with Space closing as well, then who knows what’s going to happen next. Lots of DJs have changed their style for commercial success over the years, but you’ve remained true to a sound which you love – this is clearly important to you? Yeah, I think it’s never going to work for you if you just chop and change and think “I should play this style now because it’s successful.” A lot of the trance guys moved into EDM and it’s failed. I think it’s important to just play what you love. You’ve played some massive gigs around the world, do you have a favourite all time gigs? Some of the Cream shows in Liverpool back in the day. In the late 90s Liverpool was the best place in the world. Others include Twilo in New York, Womb in Tokyo, and of course, Argentina everywhere. But then, there will be an amazing gig somewhere next week, that’s the great thing about this job. You never know, you’ll turn up somewhere and it’s just an amazing gig. We’re in a very lucky position to be able to fly around the world and play music for people. Where else other than Ibiza can people catch you this summer? I’ll be playing all over Europe in the coming month, and back in the States again in June, doing festivals live with Jody for Way Out West. South America again also. The Soundgarden will be based in Ibiza all summer with events every Sunday from June 12th till September 18th. See you there! Brilliant, well thanks very much for the interview Nick and good luck with your sets today! Pleasure mate, thanks! Check out The Soundgarden @ Eden on Sundays in Ibiza 2016 from 12th June – 18th September
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DJ-ing like never before - Cyprus Mail | June 6th 2016

DJ-ing like never before - Cyprus Mail | June 6th 2016 | Nick Warren | Scoop.it
After performing in Santa Fe and Montevideo, the English house DJ and producer Nick Warren will hit the Limassol music scene on Friday to give all late-night music lovers a beat that will last the whole night long. Certainly not new to the game of DJing, Warren has been on the global underground music scene since 1988. Warren is well known for his eight albums released in the Global Underground series and as a member of the duo Way Out West. He is head of A&R for the progressive house and breaks record label Hope Recordings. He may have started out DJing in Bristol and playing mainly reggae and indie music but it didn’t take long for house music to become the means for him to show the world exactly what he was made of. So if you like house music and your Friday night is wide open, this performer will add some style to the music scene and make it much more electric than ever before. Make sure you book early, before all the other house-mad music lovers out there get wind of this progressive event.
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Nick Warren b2b Hernan Cattaneo - The Soundgarden Ibiza Sessions 30 August 2015

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3. The Soundgarden Rosario with Nick Warren l 20 Feb 2016

In February 2016, The Soundgarden had their first-ever event in Argentina. 5000 people came to Metropolitano in Rosario for a crazy night. The Soundgarden ep...

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The Soundgarden Ibiza Sessions - YouTube

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Nick Warren continues to be so respected because he knows how to truly work a crowd, delivering again and again, yet taking them somewhere they’ve never been before. That's what comes with vision and, just as importantly in Warren’s case, experience.

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