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By any measure, Myon’s been sizing up a compilation project for some time now. For the US-based DJ/producer however it was never about doing a mix comp, it was about it’s about doing the mix comp. Raised, throughout his formative years on them in his native Hungary, it was the go-to medium to get music. Mixcomps though, Myon feels, has lost some lustre and through “Tales From Another World”, that’s something he’s about to re-establish.
Myon about the launch of “Tales From Another World”:“I have always had a big dream to launch a mix compilation series that would make the same impact as the ones I listened to in my youth, Myon elaborates. From cassette mixes in the ’90s to buying dance compilations in the 2000s, there is no doubt this heavily influenced me growing up. I wanted to revive something that I felt was largely gone from dance music – to bring the ‘special’ back. That’s taken a lot of time to develop, but – happy to say – here we are!”
“Tales From Another World” is his first in a series that will go to new, and indeed he believes the furthest lengths to concentrate the essence of its settled-upon city, country or continent. Myon’s .01 debut rests inside that latter parameter. Myon explains: “To a greater degree, I chose South America as the theme for the first instalment because two of my all-time favourite compilations share that theme. My goal was to find and create music that has the early progressive house sound, albeit with a Latin twist. The first rule in developing it was: no fillers/no cop-outs! From first to last, only music that truly belonged on a compilation would make the cut. This meant enlisting artists at Ride (Myon’s label) and from the continent itself to help get a sound and feel that’s explicitly, authentically South America.”
Myon’s started by either connecting or reconnecting with artists of interest from the area itself. Finding many open to the concept, this led to a swift intake of music and collaborations from artists, singers and acts including Jose Pesqueira, Gabriel Montufar, Indaco, Nicole Torres and Gala Khalife.
Buoyed, Myon then went on the hunt for fresh-from-the-desks material that had notable Latin presence. As part of that process, “Ushuaia”, “Panama”, “Coral”, “Cala Saladeta” and “Salvador Nights” surfaced. This respectively brought music from Estiva, Pavel Khvaleev, Lee Coulson, Hausman, and Farius to “Tales From Another World Vol.01″’s table.
“Tales From Another World: Volume 1 South America mixed by Myon” will be out on January 25th 2019!
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Tracklist “Tales From Another World: Volume 1 South America”:
Disc 1
01. Myon featuring Jose Pesqueira – Praia Solitária (Intro Version)
02. Late Night Alumni – Low (Myon’s Tales From Another World Mix)
03. Michael Badal – Lost In You
04. Ilan Bluestone – Not Alone
05. Wynnwood – DC-10
06. Eddie Murray – Helios
07. Gabriel Montufar featuring Nicole Torres – Fade Away (Myon Edit)
08. Estiva – Coral
09. Lee Coulson – Ushuaia
10. Hausman – Panama
11. Late Night Alumni – Empty Streets (ALPHA 9 Remix)
12. Angelic – Stay With Me (Farius Reminiscent Mix)
13. Reddfield – Runaway (Myon Edit)
14. Hiromori Aso – Breeze
15. Mangal Suvarnan – Let It Rain
16. Nitrous Oxide – Say Yes (Outro Mix)
17. Sygma with Anne Hathaway – A Deeper Truth (Myon’s Deeper View)
Disc 2
01. Indaco – Cala Luna
02. Gabriel Montufar featuring Gala Khalife – Falling (Pavel Khvaleev Remix)
03. Roger Shah & Aisling Jarvis – When You’re Here
04. Mitiska & Profetik featuring Julie Thompson – Blue
05. Bantwanas featuring Samthing Soweto – Ngithanda (Ryan Murgatroyd’s Midnight Edit)
06. Myon & Late Night Alumni – Hearts & Silence (Dave Neven Remix)
07. Pavel Khvaleev – Salvador Nights
08. Noel Sanger & Bruno Oloviani – Dark Places (Club Edit)
09. The Spacelovers – Space Lover (Myon & Mitiska Tales From Another World Mix)
10. Late Night Alumni & Lipless – Just A Dream (Dezza Remix)
11. Interflow featuring Anna Robinson – Storyreel (Noel Sanger Remix)
12. Late Night Alumni – Empty Streets (Lumisade Balearic Mix)
13. Spencer Brown – Nightwalk
14. Wrechiski – Fervour
15. Farius – Cala Saladeta
16. Gabriel & Dresden featuring Jan Burton – You (Myon & Elevven Remix)
17. Sean Darin featuring Kallay Saunders – California (Sean Darin 6AM Version)