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29.03.2020 Two new house tracks from Notch

Notch presents two fun fresh future house tunes in our latest double track EP. Lost Control blends tight house beats with retro orchestra stabs and bass hits, vocal effects and deep rolling subs. Party Animal combines solid bass and a punchy kick with a slightly cheesy riff that will stick in your head all day. Both tracks are free to use in your own videos and DJ sets: grab them at Notch – Lost Control

08.03.2020 Marc Burt album now available for streaming

Marc Burt‘s new album, Landscapes, is released today exclusively for streaming through Deezer, Spotify and other online platforms. The album includes 12 of Marc’s best tracks from the last 12 years, with a brand new mix of Turbulence. We’ll be bringing you a downloadable version later this year, so watch this space for more details…

30.12.2019 Our annual mix for 2019 is out today!

Our annual end of year mix is available today, featuring an hour of Toucan Music tracks from 2019 and including music from Base II, Marc Burt, Blastculture, Notch, Redmann and more. Stream the mix using the player below, or download it free of charge on our mix page: Toucan Music Presents 2019

27.12.2019 New speed garage from Diamond Cuts

Diamond Cuts present an authentic bass driven speed garage workout in our latest single track release.  Taking inspiration from the late 1990s UK scene, The Elbow Shuffle sets deep sub bass grooves to a shuffling garage rhythm and echoing ragga style vocal samples, breaking down into a filtered organ pad before launching into a dancefloor filler with a catchy bassline.  As always the track is DJ friendly for mixing and available to download free of charge for use in your podcasts, videos and DJ sets: download it from our release page – The Elbow Shuffle

12.12.2019 New techno EP from Base II

Our new three track EP takes inspiration from the 1990s techno scene, featuring pounding kick drums, old school synth stab riffs and uplifting pads. Body Sensations begins on a melodic tip, blending rough techno rhythms with chilled, uplifting chords and synths. Watch out for the soaring pads half way through the track. Tap N Die features gritty stabs and old school jungle style bass. Information Superhighway mixes computerized arpeggios with punchy old school stabs, driving kick drums and an uplifting melody. Download the three tracks free of charge from our release page: Base II EP

02.12.2019 The Toucan is back for 2019

The Toucan revisit their breakbeat track Freshen Up after fifteen years with a new remix fresh for 2019. Keeping the uplifting string sample and retro cut-up breaks, this mix adds even deeper bassline, reverberating vocals and glitchy synth snippets, breaking down into a growling bass synth riff after three minutes before bringing back the breaks and strings. Grab it free of charge for use in your own DJ sets, podcasts and videos from our release page: Freshen Up 2019

15.11.2019 Marc Burt joins forces with Dave Kent

Marc has teamed up with Dave Kent in our latest two track EP release, which combines Marc’s chilled trance sounds with Dave’s acid house influences. Twinkletoes is a mellow groove staring with smooth pads, deep pulsating bass and a spoken vocal sample, before launching into punchy beats with stuttering saxophone sounds and electric guitar samples. Tweaking has of a trance vibe, with melodic pads overlaid with acid riffs, breaking down to delayed electric pianos before launching into a retro trance saw groove. Download them both free of charge from our release page: Tweaking / Twinkletoes

12.10.2019 Notch presents the Loud EP

Out today is the latest EP from Notch, with three brand new future house tracks. Flaw 24 brings in classic piano and string riffs, with crisp modern production, bouncy bass stabs and pumping house beats. Make It Loud begins with old school piano chords and pads, before building up to a bass-driven future house groove with a catchy reverberating vocal sample. Energizer is built around a retro organ lead riff, with shuffled beats building in before breaking down to a classic house piano melody. Go get all three here: Loud EP

03.09.2019 New track from Beat Doctor available

Beat Doctor is back with a new track, Sundown, available to download today along with a fresh Blastculture remix. Going down a darker route for this new release, Sundown is a stripped-down, bass heavy track with punchy house beats and an infectious spoken vocal sample. Blastculture adds a lighter, funky touch with his remix. Get both versions free of charge under Creative Commons licence to use in your own DJ mixes, videos and podcasts here: Sundown by Beat Doctor

31.05.2019 Scratching The Surface gets a remix!

Redmann’s 2003 funky house cut Scratching The Surface gets a rework fresh for 2019 with a new uplifting mix from Notch and a disco remix from Phish Funk. The release includes the original version and also the classic Dave Kent and PP remix – grab all four from our official release page: Scratching The Surface 2019

09.04.2019 Radio Frei² take a fresh look at Toucan Music

We’re always grateful to the guys at Radio Frei² for promoting our music, and it is fantastic to discover that their latest episode is dedicated to looking through some of our latest releases at Toucan. Take a listen and discover eight Toucan tracks from recent years, from Frau Holle, Marc Burt, Psychadelik Pedestrian and Blastculture – along with a couple of other choice cuts:
https://archive.org/details/freihoch2-2019-04-03-Toucan_Music

23.03.2019 Blastculture’s back with Alannah’s Rainbow

Blastculture returns to Toucan with Alannah’s Rainbow, his first new material since 2017’s Waiting Area. Combining fresh and funky house rhythms with mellow filtered pads, plenty of effects and percussion, Blastculture drops the beats halfway through the track and throws in an acidic bassline for good measure. The Beat Doctor Pot Of Gold remix plays on the acidic bassline, adding distortion, old school techno riffs and an uplifting female vocal sample. Grab both versions from our release page: Alannah’s Rainbow

18.02.2019 Notch presents future garage remixes of Psychadelik Pedestrian

Our first release of the new year includes two new remixes from Notch with a future garage / progressive house feel. Notch takes on Psychadelik Pedestrian’s uplifting chillout track Fledgling, pumping up the tempo and adding glitchy house rhythms while keeping the original soaring string melodies. Diamond Cuts return to Toucan, joining forces with Notch for a bass-driven house remix of Cut and Blast’s track Shoutout, blending the original vocal stab riffs with plenty of rhythm and a deep, dark bassline. Both remixes are free to download in MP3 format, and ready for use in your own DJ sets, productions and videos. Grab them here: Notch Remixes Psychadelik Pedestrian

27.12.2018 Our annual mix for 2018 is now available!

Our annual end-of-year mix to celebrate the best Toucan Music releases from 2018 is now available.  Featuring 16 tracks seamlessly mixed together in a 65 minute DJ set, our 2018 mix includes music from Marc Burt, EE7A, Aerologic, Redmann and more.  As always, if you like what you hear and want to create your own mix, use them in your videos or podcasts, or just add them to your own playlist, the individual tracks are free to download on our website too.  Find out more from our DJ mixes section: Toucan Music Presents 2018.

11.12.2018 Marc Burt releases the Landscapes EP

In our latest EP release, out today, Marc Burt presents three uplifting deep trance melodies in the Landscapes EP.  The Human Race builds with a deep, floor-quaking bassline, and uplifting pads before building to a crescendo with haunting electronic piano melodies and strings, bringing back the beats and bassline to reach a climax with the relentless beating of tribal rhythms.  Two more full length tracks can be found on the EP, which is available for free download right here on our website!  Check out the Landscapes EP for more details.

15.11.2018 The Pick Your Own EP is out!

Aerologic return in our latest release, out today, with two brand new progressive house cuts, both with extended DJ friendly mixes.  Download both tracks, and a bonus tech house remix of ‘White Label’ by Blastculture, free of charge for non-commercial use: Pick Your Own EP by Aerologic.

30.10.2018 JVS returns with some retro house music

Back with two new tracks on our latest EP, released today, JVS presents two classic retro house tracks.  Proven Reality includes plenty of uplifting old school piano riffs and strings, crisp house beats and uplifting synth patterns. Tunnel Vision blends brass stabs, vocal snippets and a retro uplifting bouncy bassline before breaking into a stuttering chord pattern. Both tracks are free to download and re-use in non-commercial projects with a Creative Commons licence: Proven Reality by JVS

11.10.2018 Redmann’s first new tracks in six years are now available

In our latest release, Redmann returns with his first new original material in six years, bringing two uptempo tracks on a house and trance tip.  Combining melodic leads with vocoded vocals, Got Me Thinking is an uplifting commercial dance track, while Earworm is a darker track with a pumping trance vibe.  For the bonus remixes, Notch reworks Got Me Thinking into a pumping and uplifting house anthem, blending the vocoder with warm synth pads and a deep, pulsating bassline, and turns Earworm into a slowly building progressive monster with deep reverberating bass and subtle lead synthwork.  The tracks are all available under a Creative Commons licence from our releases page, so grab them now: Redmann – Got Me Thinking

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