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CM018 | Dave Gluskin – Close To Me “Out now on Beatport”

The 18th release for Cognitive Music sees Dave Gluskin return with his first solo single since Circle. ‘Close To Me’ is a vocal driven, melodic breakbeat track with energy to spare. The track starts with some rhythmic ambience, leading to the introduction of a strong breakbeat. An old school feeling bassline comes in with a myriad of chopped vocals, as layers of arps and chopped vocals set the stage for the introduction of the main vocals. She starts with “close to me”, repeating several times before the main verse comes in, a catchy, moody vocal that builds as it progresses. Once she finishes the verse, the energy is ratcheted up with a 303 and huge bassline. The main break brings the vocal back while filtered arps fill weave in and out in the background. A subtle riser builds under vocals, bringing everything in for the final drop, a massive auditory blast combining all the major elements to produce a big, hands in the air moment. An amazing journey, this song is a must have for breakbeat DJ’s everywhere.


Dave Gluskin – Close To Me (Original Mix) “Out now on Beatport”

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CM011 | Colombo – Brightness (The Remixes) “Out on 04-28-15”

Cognitive Music is back with a remix EP full of amazingly diverse breakbeat talent, as Colombo’s “Brightness” gets the treatment from

The EP gets started off right by Cognitive’s own DJ D-Xtreme, who brings his style of deep and funky breakbeats to the track with great result. This remix begins with a driving beat, as the bass and synth lines slowly are added to the mix, finally accented with beautiful piano flourishes as we head into the big break. Piano and synths play off each other as the energy lifts toward the reintroduction of the beat, building toward an amazing climax.

Up next, making his Cognitive debut, Seth Vogt comes in with an energetic, electro driven version that drives from start the finish. Building on beautiful electro melodies and a strong bassline, this remix never sits still. Moving from complextro to electro, changing feel with the greatest of ease while keeping the energy high, this remix is made for the dancefloor.

Dave Gluskin is back with a funky, driven progressive breaks version, adding more vocals in addition to a 303-style filtered arp. The track builds energy into the breakdown, which introduces an old school style piano line and breakbeat as it heads toward the big drop, with chopped vocals leading the charge to the feel good finale.

Next up is Devine Noise who right out of the gate hits the listener with a very old school feeling beat, bringing elements of the original in but taking it off course very quickly. Thick electro walls of sound build over the beat, becoming bigger with each pass. As the remix progresses, pianos find their way in over the array of textures, ending with a huge payoff.

Finally, the duo of Rob-E & Security round out the package with their 808 Mix, a driven Florida breakbeat that is sure to please those who love the bass. Starting with a funky breakbeat, the track introduces elements of the original, interjecting bits of complextro while banging an 808 bassline and arp. The remix brings a ton of energy and is sure to please any lovers of breakbeat, especially the breakers.






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CM003 | DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina Santana – Feel My Love “Out now on Beatport”

Cognitive Music is proud to bring you our third release, DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina
Santana – Feel My Love. Out now exclusively on Beatport!

Feel My Love, the third release from Cognitive Music, is a deep, intelligent vocal break
from long time producer DJ D-Xtreme, featuring the vocals of Katharina Santana.

The original mix storms out of the gate with a strong breakbeat and amazing woven
arpeggiations and textures, while the sonic palette evokes the feelings portrayed by the
lead vocal. The track is expertly built up with great emotion and tension to the main
breakdown. A seductive and emotional piano line gently leads us to the introduction of the
main verse. Katharina brings a powerful and impassioned performance to this track, her
voice invoking feelings of passion and desire as she pleads for her interest to feel her
love. DJ D-Xtreme’s stunning melody weaves in and out with Katharina’s gritty vocals as
the track builds the energy back up to a ‘hands in the air’ drop sure to move dance
floors. Again, as was the case with our first release, the remix package is diverse and
offers something for all tastes. Spanish breakbeat producer Colombo is back with his
second remix for Cognitive, taking the vocals and delivering a beautiful yet edgy
complextro version of the track. His typical style is on full display here and this remix
is sure to please all fans of breakbeat. Dave Gluskin is up next, bringing his unique
style to the track and delivering his best remix to date. His signature vocal texture work
and deep breakbeat and bassline make the track maintain the emotion of the original ,
while turning it into an epic, vocal driven breakbeat with energy to spare. The main
breakdown introduces additional melodic content highlighting and supporting Katharina’s
vocals, building the energy to it’s highest point as the beat is reintroduced. Finally,
long time Florida based breaks produced Johnny Dangerously turns in his first remix for
Cognitive and it’s a banger. Adding a high level of intensity to the track, his electro
tinged breakbeat gives a strong foundation to the vocals, building the track with great
precision to a huge breakdown with solid synth work supporting the main verses. His
version is sure to fit in most breakbeat sets and will get a crowd moving!

Includes original mix & remixes by Colombo, Dave Gluskin & Johnny Dangerously.

With support from Colombo, Retroid, Aquasky, Se7en Deadly Breaks, Lady Waks, Kid Panel,
Trukers, Rasco, Active Limbic System, Ptinium, Miss Mants, Blazer, Alt-A, Billy Onions,
Chris Voro, Wavewhore, Fastbinder, Proxxy & Lantern, Anton Veter, Jayson Butera, Grade-E,
Gerry LaBarge, Jdub & many more.


CM003 | DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina Santana – Feel My Love

DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina Santana – Feel My Love (Original Mix)

DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina Santana – Feel My Love (Colombo Remix)

DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina Santana – Feel My Love (Dave Gluskin Remix)

DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina Santana – Feel My Love (Johnny Dangerously Remix)


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CM003 | DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina Santana – Feel My Love video clips on YouTube!

Video clips for Cognitive Music release: CM003 | DJ D-Xtreme feat. Katharina Santana – Feel My Love

Includes Original Mix, Colombo Remix, Dave Gluskin Remix & Johnny Dangerously Remix.

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