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Stylo G – Soundbwoy (Ross Couch Remix) : iTunes Pre-Order

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I recently had the opportunity to do a remix for the forthcoming single ‘Soundbwoy’ from reggae / dancehall star Stylo G on the 3Beat label.

The release has all the makings of a hit here in the UK when it comes out next month having already reached as high as No.2 on the reggae chart on iTunes solely based on pre-orders, along with being the highest new entry at No.7 on Music Week’s Urban Chart and getting plays from the likes of Zane Lowe and Trevor Nelson on BBC Radio 1 and it’s sister station Radio 1Xtra.

‘Soundbwoy’ is set for release on May 26th and the full EP featuring my remix alongside the original and additional reworks from Di Genius and Sigma can be pre-ordered right now over at iTunes.

Below you can hear a couple of different versions of my remix. The first is a shortened radio mix (there is a full vocal mix too), plus a ‘club mix’ which takes a slightly funkier approach and uses less of the vocal.

‘Soundbwoy’ (Ross Couch Radio Mix):



‘Soundbwoy’ (Ross Couch Club Mix):

Ross Couch – Detour EP – Body Rhythm 047 (Downtempo!)

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My latest release on Body Rhythm marks a bit of a departure from my normal style as the ‘Detour EP’ is my first ever all-downtempo release.

The idea for this came after I wrote a downtempo track called ‘Angel’ earlier in the year which came out as the third track on the ‘Thinking About You’ release. It ended up doing better than expected, hitting No.20 on the Chill-Out chart on Beatport and staying in the top 40 for two months, while also being the fourth best selling downtempo track on Juno DL over an eight week period and getting to No.10 on the Traxsource lounge sales chart.

So I decided to take a break from the norm and write a full release in this style. it came pretty naturally to me as my stuff is often fairly mellow anyway, so taking the tempo down a few notches actually made a lot of sense.

Since then I’ve been having a lot of fun writing in this genre, I’ve actually found it quite inspiring and have had one of my most prouductive spells in recent years. I think part of the reason is that there’s less rules in the downtempo scene. You don’t have to worry so much about it working on the dancefloor, you can go as musical as you like, and there’s less fads where only one particular sound or style is selling well.

Still, it’s a bit of a gamble putting this release out on Body Rhythm since people have come to expect my usual deep house style on it, but I’m keeping all my fingers and toes crossed that people will like it.

Preview:

Buy It Now:

BEATPORT
TRAXSOURCE
JUNO DOWNLOAD
STOMPY

DJ Reactions:

Jimpster: “Lovely stuff Ross! Really into the coming Home track. Going to work perfect in upcoming sunset sets. Nice one,”

Sebastian Davidson: “Very much what I like and play the whole summer Ross! In the boxxxx!!!”

Giom: “Great stuff man, a slight departure from your usual sound, I like it!”

Vincent Kwok: “nice one! good for my warm-up sets.”

Richard Earnshaw: “Nice to hear a different vibe from you/the label, very listenable.”

Darren Nugent: “Really nice vibes on this and a nice way to switch gears and show your musical flair. Top notch summer gear.”

Dopeden: “Classic trip hop, downtempo style drums, solid simple melodies and a comfortable groove all make this ep a great choice for any lounge. Feel free to tap some hipsters in the ear with this package.”

Da Funk: “coming home is aces!”

AMDJ’s: “That’s really great stuff! Hi five! “Coming Five” is our fav here. The tune is lovely!”

Niall Redmond: “Quality as always Ross.Like Coming Home alot in particular. Will drop it on the show i do for Jazzy M’s Kane FM for sure.”

The Messenger: “Great work as usual.”

Bamo (Spiritchaser): “like this…. nice tempo!”

Ross Couch – Summer Soundtrack [Compilation] – Body Rhythm 044

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Today marks the release of my new ‘Summer Soundtrack’ release on Body Rhythm. The idea here was to put together a compilation of some of the best summer-influenced tracks that I’ve done on my Body Rhythm label over the years.

As it turned out there was quite a lot of options so it proved to be a bit of a challenge, but in the end I locked it down to 10 tracks.

The release covers the full span of the label, from early favorites like 2008’s ‘Feeling’s Can’t Explain‘, through to ‘Sounds Like Summer‘ which was the best-selling track on my debut album ‘Night & Day’, and on to more recent hits like the ‘Organic Mix’ of ‘Wide Open Spaces‘.

Check out the full tracklisting below.

    1. Ross Couch – Sounds Like Summer
    2. Ross Couch – The Cruise
    3. Ross Couch – Move if You’re Feeling It
    4. Ross Couch – Time Without You
    5. Ross Couch Ft Lazarusman – Wide Open Spaces (Organic Mix)
    6. Ross Couch – Love At First Sight (‘Second Look’ Remix)
    7. Ross Couch – Dive In
    8. Ross Couch – Do it Deeper
    9. Ross Couch – Feelings Can’t Explain
    10. Ross Couch – In The Moment

Buy the ‘Summer Soundtrack’ release now at:

Beatport: http://www.beatport.com/release/summer-soundtrack/927141
Traxsource: http://www.traxsource.com/index.php?act=show&fc=tpage&cr=titles&cv=164598
Juno Download: http://www.junodownload.com/products/summer-soundtrack/1985860-02/
Stompy: https://www.stompy.com/Label/Body%20Rhythm
iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/ross-couch/id476647773

Here’s the YouTube preview for the release:

Ross Couch – We Are One EP – Body Rhythm 041 Out Now

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New release time, and for a change this one is coming out on two week Traxsource promo.

The EP features three main tracks on a deep and soulful vibe, ‘One More Night’, ‘Circle Of Life’ which is the and ‘We Are One’.  I’ve also added a dub of that last one too for those who prefer to go vocal-free.

DJ Support for this one coming in from the likes of Jody Wisternoff, Giom, Richard Earnshaw, Spin Science, Krummstoff, Jevne, Mr Jones, Bamo (Spiritchaser) and more.

Stay tuned as if all goes according to plan then I’ll have another new release called ‘Push The Button’ out before the end of this month.

Here’s a YouTube preview of the new EP:

Don’t forget you can buy it now from TRAXSOURCE

Ross Couch – ‘Bullets’ Out On Farplane Records Today

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For the past five years or so I’ve been releasing all my original material through my own Body Rhythm label, and I have no plans to change that for now, but recently I did make one exception.

If you’ve been following what I’ve been up to lately then you’ll know that I recently did a remix for the music maestro Rasmus Faber of his track, “Good Times Come Back”, and around the same time late last year he also approached me and asked if I would be interested in doing an original release on his Farplane Records imprint.

Of course I was flattered as I feel Rasmus is one of the most talented producers in the dance music scene, but what made it even more intriguing was that he already had a vocal recorded that he wanted me to a build the track around.

I gave it a listen and loved it immediately and felt it was very much in keeping with what I do given that it was quite emotive and told a story with just a few words.

So I agreed to do it, and I’m happy to say that today marks the official release of ‘Bullet’s’ featuring three different mixes I came up with for the release featuring the vocals of Emily McEwan who you may be familiar with from some of Rasmus’ biggest hits like ‘Are You Ready?’ and ‘Ever After’.

How To Buy:

The release is available in a bunch of different record stores including:

BEATPORT : TRAXSOURCE : JUNO DOWNLOAD : iTUNES : FARPLANE RECORDS

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