Black Noir Schwarz ‎Ep

Artist Psychemagik
Release date 24 Feb 2014
Label Rebellion
Catalogue CRM122


  1. Psychemagik feat. Renegade – Black Noir Schwarz
  2. Psychemagik feat. Renegade – Black Noir Schwarz (Tensnake Remix)
  3. Psychemagik feat. Renegade – Black Noir Schwarz (Mineo Remix)
  4. Psychemagik feat. Renegade – Black Noir Schwarz (Deaf Pillow Remix)
  5. Psychemagik feat. Renegade – Black Noir Schwarz (Leo Zero Remix)
  6. Psychemagik feat. Renegade – Black Noir Schwarz (Extended Play Remix)

Back with another serious heavy hitter, Crosstown Rebels presents the latest from dream team Psychemagik, ‘Black Noir Schwarz’ ­ their first original production not to be self­released and already championed by Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1. A club weapon of psychedelically charged, electro­tinged epic proportions, the original is driven by the monster wonky bassline, dark and sultry vocal (from Renata De Sutter aka Renegade) and freaky synths. Spooky keys and chords, and grinding distorted bass bring the track to even murkier depths. Featuring remixes by the legend that is Tensnake and Minéo, make no mistake ‘Black Noir Schwarz’ is set to destroy all dancefloors in its wake.
UK dance music heroes, avid vinyl collectors and masters of the re­edit, Danny McLewin and Tom Coveney aka Psychemagik first entered the public consciousness with their supreme, balearic pop and 12” disco edits. Since then the UK duo has since released an impressive array of highly acclaimed original productions and remixes. Recent remix projects include Bryan Ferry, Haim, Boy George, The Villagers, Azari & III, Metronomy, Chapel Club, Kauf and Mirror People. After other much lauded compilations, such as the self­released ‘Diabolical Synthetic Fantasia’, last years superb ‘Magik Sunrise’ was named the #1Compilation Of the Year at Piccadilly Records and featured in most good record shops top 10 compilations of 2013 bestsellers lists, including Rough Trade and Phonica. The duo has just returned from a world tour of Australia, USA, Mexico, Asia and Europe.

Tensnake needs little introduction. A household name since his dancefloor smash ‘Coma Cat’ on Permanent Vacation, the Hamburg born DJ and producer Marco Niemerski has since been in ever­increasing demand. His music effortlessly transcends genres and his forthcoming debut album ‘Glow’ is set to cement his reputation as a major talent. For Crosstown Rebels, Tensnake delivers a full­bodied and rolling ‘Black, Noir…’ rework.

Minéo has been buried away in the studio for the past couple of years working on music for his new solo project. With his latest release ‘Turn Out The Lights’ flying high on Hot Creations, Mineo arrives on Crosstown Rebels and turns in a totally fresh take on ‘Black Noir Schwarz’, revelling in a P­funk style groove and filtered vox.