Alles Claap Vol. 1


Curated and mixed by label owner Alex Tsotsos aka GummiHz, the label's first compilation marks a major milestone in the label's story so far. A strong cast of producers here with Jerome Sydenham, Jimpster, D'Julz, Santonio Echols, Manoo, Oskar Offermann, and Claap core artists John Dimas and Nikola Gala. All have stepped up with some excellent interpretations on earlier Claap releases, focused strongly on the dancefloor. The result is some stunning productions highlighting Claap's pure club sound experience. Alles Claap Vol. 1 carries the GummiHz characteristic mixing signature along with previously-unreleased material plus a GummiHz exclusive new track. Alles Claap is a story about the label's past, present and future all taking place simultaneously. A DJ at heart, Alex Tsotsos has built a strong reputation for his characteristic mixing style and diverse productions. During his usually extensive DJ sets he is known to effortlessly bring together tracks in constant evolving transitions. Having performed at various locations worldwide from big rooms to intimate beach parties, his sets have covered most musical styles. His GummiHz project focuses on cutting-edge house and techno music for clubs. Alex's natural talent places him amongst the top of Greece's modern export in electronic music and a well-respected figure amongst the international dance community. Tsotsos started to build his own creative hub by launching Claap after working exclusively with Berlin's Mobilee records on his first productions. An uncompromising creative spirit, Alex has also released plenty of productions on labels like Real Tone records, Jerome Sydenham's Ibadan Records, Defected and more highly-respected platforms under different projects. In just a few years, Claap has released more than a few tracks that have gained their place in the hearts and bags of many, projecting exciting new talent in the global circuit through a strong focus on the music above all else. The result is a plethora of quality dance tracks by label boss GummiHz on one side along with amazing records by Claap household names like Nikola Gala and John Dimas in just a couple of years. Songs like "Secret Voyage" by GummiHz, "Quick Dance" by John Dimas and "Oasy" by Nikola Gala being only a few examples. Adding to the bill are exciting newcomers the Square Room Heroes, very promising producer Quell, talented young artist BODJ and Moire Patterns. These inspiring artists belong to an exciting new wave of dance producers.