Marc Burt gets the remix treatment

Two Marc Burt classics get the remix treatment in our latest EP, courtesy of Notch and Marc himself.  Notch reworks Five Senses, adding dirty electro bass to create a pumping, slightly dark house anthem.  Marc is on hand to add the perfect antidote with a clean and slightly minimal retro trance remake of the same…

New EP from EE7A

EE7A returns to follow up his debut Drive EP with another four track release full of analogue techno mayhem, available today.  Download all four tracks free of charge from our release page here!  As usual, the EP is released under a Creative Commons licence which allows you to re-use the music in your own podcasts…

Our 3 hour mix is now available!

Our 3 hour continuous mix, first broadcast last October to celebrate 20 years of free music from Toucan and our predecessor Frantik Music, is now available on Mixcloud!  Check it out here or listen using the player below.

We’re back!

After an absence of several months, the longest time we’ve been offline since we first launched under our old name Frantik Music in October 1997, the Toucan Music website is back online today.  While our site looks the same on the surface, the code has been rewritten behind the scenes to bring you a more…

Carousel EP now out from Aerologic

Our latest EP features three uplifting progressive house cuts from Aerologic. Carousel builds with a trance-style riff and edgy bass, before breaking down into a lush pad section with soaring chords. Emotions Taking Over builds with pumping bass drops, vocal snippets and synth plucks before introducing haunting pianos and pads. Aerologic joins forces with Notch…

Our annual review mix for 2017 is live

Our annual review of the year for 2017 is now available! Featuring tracks from Blastculture, Frau Holle, EE7A, Aerologic, Notch and more, our 78 minute mix includes music from our best Toucan Music releases during 2017 and is available for streaming via MixCloud or completely free download. Check it out from our DJ Mixes section…

Drones tops our 2017 download chart

Happy new year! We’ve been in a reflective mood here at Toucan as we see in 2018, and have carried out our annual check to see which of our tracks have proved the most popular over the last year. In 2017, Psychadelik Pedestrian’s Drones was our most downloaded track, knocking Risey’s Memories Of Thailand from…

New techno EP from EE7A

Formerly known as sea.envy, we’re delighted to welcome Clayton back to Toucan with three new original tracks from his new EE7A project featuring driving drum machine percussion blended with gritty, overdriven techno riffs and arpeggios. Also included is a remix of JAde Wii track Blue Leaves, combining a catchy hook and soulful melody with edgy,…

New release from Blastculture

Blastculture returns with his first release since Kill The Drummers, a new track called Waiting Area, blending together old school analogue drum samples with house beats and tribal rhytmic sounds, keeping a rigid four to the floor kick. The Notch remix has a classic speed garage feel with shuffled beats, organ chord hits, deep sub-bass…