06.03.2023 Label Focus: Buzzin' Fly Records

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Episode

Label Focus is a new series hosted by the extended Melodic Distraction family that deep dives into the life and times of the labels that have defined the sound of modern music.

From the creation of the label to the development of their sound to the present day, our community look back at the record labels that have had a notable impact on their life.

Launched in 2003, Ben Watt's Buzzin' Fly Records is recognised as a leading-edge imprint in the world of deep house and techno, fostering the careers of young producer-DJs such as Justin Martin, Mademoiselle Caro & Franck Garcia and Rodamaal. Home to Watt's own club productions ('Lone Cat', 'Pop A Cap In Yo' Ass' with Estelle, 'Guinea Pig') it has also drawn defining work from remixers such as Ame, Radio Slave, Charles Webster and John Tejada. 

Tracklist

Ben Watt, Estelle – Pop a Cap in Yo’ Ass
Ben Watt, The Martinez Brothers, Dennis Ferrer – Lone Cat
Manoo & Francois A – Magneti
Spencer Parker – The Beginning
Mile Caro & Franck – Garcia, Radio Slave Dead Souls
Pedro Madeira – Long Shadows
Mile Caro & Franck Garcia – Apologies
Dana Ruh – This
Tevo Howard – Momentum
Claudia Franco, Rodamall, Ame – Insomnia
Tracy Thorne, Morgan Geist – Why Does the Wind?