As industry professionals prep for the yearly Miami Music Week gathering, which includes conferences, meetings and special showcases, Mixmag has its sights set on the stacked party lineups that will take over the city. Each event boasts renowned international talent who have flocked to the beach-side city, in an unprecedented display of dance music energy. Here we’ll begin by spotlighting one such event, the Thomas Jack and Claptone headlined party, with a collection of tracks to help set the mood.
Local party purveyors DiskoLab will kick off it’s weeklong programming at the 1 Hotel South Beach on Wednesday, March 21 with a lineup featuring Thomas Jack, Claptone, Yotto, Camelphat, AMTRAC and Durante.
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Below, find 10 of our favorite tracks from artists on the lineup, including many new gems you need to hear as well as some classics and free downloads.
Crooked Colours 'Flow' (Thomas Jack Remix)
For most, Thomas Jack is a name that is inherently associated with the summery tones of the genre he coined called tropical house. Though his catalogue thus far is heavily comprised of tropical-tinged tracks, in more recent years the Australian producer has taken a big step away from his signature beachside sound and deeper into the world of house music. Channeling from the melodic spectrum currently inhabited by acts like Bob Moses and RÜFÜS DU SOL, Thomas Jack's remix of Crooked Colours' vibed out 'Flow' reshapes the original into a slow-burning house take.
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