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 ARTIST   ALEJANDRO RADO
  KNOB019

KNOB019

 Catalog#: KNOB019

 Format: Digital
 Date: Apr. 17, 2007
 
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PLAY  Preview Clip!
PLAY  1. From the Dark
PLAY  2. Love Dog
PLAY  3. The Dream
  CREDITS

Written & Produced by Alejandro Rado @ Rado Studio, Argentina.
(p) 2007 Knob Records, Inc. (c) 2007 Knob Records, Inc.
Published by Big Fat Knob.

DESCRIPTION

Alejandro's debut on Knob comes well balanced with three very distinct sounds for the house DJ to pick from when the time is right. "Love Dog", is a mix that will be a sensational crowd warming track with its glory piano lines, traditional Latin percussion and a smooth bass sequence to level it out. Very chill vibes with a back to the roots feeling. "The Dream", sets the table for the climatic party zone hour. Crisp running hi hats, steady clank drums and a dope driving lead bass. Big floor open sound with a slight anthem twist. Erie strings sustain and gate, then release out refreshingly. Timeless progressive tribal sound!! "From The Dark", doesn't let you down following the others with that real after hours, back alley, slime -n- sludge hidden camera view of a scene no one is supposed to be watching, underground in the darkness of the night, creatures of oblivion begin to bite. Sporadic drum delays, confused male vocals, and a sharp stompin kick with straight to the point chop up drum transitions make this mix sick. The breakdown and intro illustrate the nastiest dark ambience. Be careful with this one!!

SUPPORT

KNOB019 has received support from DJ Manzo W, Charles Yearwood, Dragan Jargic, DJ DRC, Benny Blazin, DJ Taucher, Wes Straub, Moti, DJ Kramer, Taner K, DJ Craig Demo, Ariel Cybana, Monty Q, Adil Amlani, Brain Denomey, Brian Leaky, Carlos Turcois, Cary Chang, Darcy Ryan, Dave Johnston, Frank Frenzy, Franco Mirenzi, George Niki, Ike (Erik) Petterson, Jean-Francois Besner, Jeff Galaxzy, Jonathan Clark, Kelly Lithium, Marc Dandurand, Michael Oliveira, Mikhail Polischuk, Nick Oliver, Peter Mandziuk, Rich Watt, Rob Little, Vinny Vo, Thee-O, DJ Monik, DJ Tekes, One Eye Jack, Chad Bozzarelli, JC, Ricky Ryan, Max Cagliero, Geoff Roberts, Adam Jace, Pitch Walker, Craig Mitchell, Bill Hallquist

FEEDBACK

"From the Dark - my friend Rado :D - 10/10
Love Dog - love it - 10/10
The Dream - good good - 10/10"
DJ Manzo W, Immortal Records/Release (USA)

"The Dream and From The Dark are killer. - 10/10"
Charles Yearwood, Nike Brand Marketing/Richmond (Canada)

"Knob keeps it hot. - 10/10"
Dragan Jargic, Y Afterhours/Axe Music/Richmond (Canada)

"From the Dark - Love it. This track takes me back to that dark place in the jungle. This track is definitely a predator. - 10/10
Love Dog - Love the piano and the drum arrangement. My kind if chilled out track - 8/10
The Dream - From the time this track started i was ready to go crazy. Shit can't get any better than that. - 9/10"
Benny Blazin, Knob Records (USA)

"The Dream - progressive groove and trancy elements make this track a perfect dance tune - i will definitely play that track in my weekly 4 hour progressive radio show - 9/10"
DJ Taucher, Additive/Scuba/Avalanche/soundworx.tv/sunshine-live.de/Release (Germany)

"The Dream - Huge track. Combination of a tough grinding rhythm and melody - 9/10"
Wes Straub, Area709.com/XTC Radio/Release (Canada)

"Love Dog - i kinda really love this dog... - 9/10"
Moti, just cavalli cafe/pure fanatic rec/Release (Italy)

"Definitely going to give "From The Dark" some play. Nice late night track. Super dark and evil."
DJ Kramer, Balance/Knob Records (USA)

"From The Dark is banging. - 9/10"
Adil Amlani, Sure Copy Centre/Richmond (Canada)

"From The Dark is deep and hard. - 9/10"
Dave Johnston, Union Events/Richmond (Canada)

"From The Dark is a good opening track. - 9/10"
Jean-Francois Besner, Daymus Entertainment Group/Richmond (Canada)

"Solid tracks and produciton is tight. - 9/10"
Michael Oliveira, DJ Wizard/Richmond (Canada)

"Great EP.- 9/10"
Rob Little, DJ Rebl/Richmond (Canada)

"From the Dark - Like this track best."
DJ DRC, Undefined Musik/TRC Distribution/Blue Moon Productions/Knob Records (USA)

"From the Dark - Percussion is well done and variations are constant and thorough. Will work on floors all over - 8/10
The Dream - usually not a fan of synthy type of traks but artist did a nice job with this cut and kept it powerful and of high quality - 8/10"
Taner K, Slanted Black/Rumur/Rise/Release/ILR/Knob Records (USA)

"From the Dark - Great dark tune. Will work well at afterhours this week!"
DJ Craig Demo, Twist/Compound/Billboard Chart DJ/Tone Control Music/Release (USA)

"From the Dark - sweet pounding tribal house track. would definately rock a club good and a good builder track - 8/10
Love Dog - this remix is nice, has a nice groove and a solid production - 8/10
The Dream - sweet track, good production. Cool percussion and grooves as well - 8/10"
Ariel Cybana, Digitally Imported/365 Magazine/Release (USA)

"From the Dark - Brutal drums to draw you into the vortex - 8/10
Love Dog - Very interesting record, love the piano - 7/10"
Monty Q, Billboard DJ/Clubs Nationwide/Release (USA)

"From the Dark - INDUS-TRIBAL MADNESS! ;) - 8/10"
Craig Mitchell, Slanted Black (USA)

"Great tribal drums on From The Dark. - 8/10"
Brain Denomey, Stereo Shift/Richmond (Canada)

"Love Dog is funky. - 8/10"
Brian Leaky, DJ Leekee/Richmond (Canada)

"Rado's From The Dark is hot. - 7/10"
Carlos Turcois, DJ C-Boogie/Richmond (Canada)

"Nice drums on From The Dark. - 8/10"
Cary Chang, Feroshus/Richmond (Canada)

"All three tracks are playable. - 8/10"
Darcy Ryan, Flipside Productions/Richmond (Canada)

"Totally into From The Dark. - 8/10"
Frank Frenzy, Club 246 Radio/Richmond (Canada)

"From The Dark drops out nicely and bangs back in - 8/10"
Franco Mirenzi, Hipnotika Entertainment/Richmond (Canada)

"Very nice production on all tracks. - 8/10"
George Niki, Stereo/Richmond (Canada)

"Good flow on From The Dark. - 8/10"
Ike (Erik) Petterson, Gorg-o-mish/Sonic Union/Richmond (Canada)

"Fun EP. Good to work with. - 8/10"
Jeff Galaxzy, Connect Festival/Richmond (Canada)

"Nicely done. - 8/10"
Jonathan Clark, DJ Bolivia/Richmond (Canada)

"Great production all around. Nicely done. - 8/10"
Kelly Lithium, Blacktiger Recordings/Richmond (Canada)

"From The Dark is a pretty cool track. - 8.5/10"
Marc Dandurand, DJ Driver/Richmond (Canada)

"Loving it! - 8/10"
Mikhail Polischuk, Connect Festival/Richmond (Canada)

"Love the vocal sample. - 7/10"
Nick Oliver, Revolution Records/Richmond (Canada)

"Pure Tribal over here! - 7/10"
Peter Mandziuk, DJ Trapz/Richmond (Canada)

"Great tunes. Love the vibe. - 8/10"
Rich Watt, DJ Fixation/Richmond (Canada)

"Very good, deep sound. Love the tribal. - 8/10"
Vinny Vo, Sushi Crew/Richmond (Canada)

"The Dream mixes old school trance elements with a nice tribal percussion. Very nice. - 7/10"
Thee-O, Allied/Biohazard Digital/South Records/Balance/Knob Records (USA)

"The Dream - nice song, good beat - 8/10"
DJ Monik, d.u.b/adn manager/Release (Costa Rica)

"nice - 7/10"
DJ Tekes, Balance (Costa Rica)

"nice dark sounding tribal track, the beat work is intense. - 7/10"
One Eye Jack, Zenbeats.com/Release (USA)

"This reminds me of the old days of trance. Back when there was good trance. This is a good track. Thank you for restoring my hope because the last 20 trancers I've heard today have sucked complete ass."
Chad Bozzarelli, District Ignition/ILR (USA)

"Love Dog - cool track, sounds nice - 7/10"
Ricky Ryan, Warung/Proton/Sick Watona/Feedback/ILR (Argentina)

"Love Dog - Love dog is a cool track, well done! pianos are great!"
Max Cagliero, Feedback Bookings/Reversible/Symphonic/ILR (Argentina)

"From the Dark - Nice tribal groove. :) - 7/10"
Geoff Roberts, 365Mag/Bellarine Recordings/Nocha Music Group/ILR (USA)

"Love Dog is my pick here. Tight percussion and excellent synth work, dig the lush pads too. Great vibe created here. The Dream has some nice trancey elements and from the Dark is also quite good. - 7/10"
Adam Jace, Residency @ Candy's Apartment - Sydney/ILR (Australia)

"Love Dog - nice track, good beat here - 7/10"
Pitch Walker, Lost On Main/Club Vegas/Release (USA)

"From the Dark - Great energetic tribal groove! This'll work! - 8/10"
Bill Hallquist, Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart/Release (USA)

 TITLE   "FROM THE DARK EP"

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