Date de sortie 2011-09-05
Label Rebirth
# Catalogue REB060

Silver Team is the collective based in Paris by djs and producers Jef K, Gwen Maze and Alex Murak.

A native of Paris, Jef K started mixing records in 1992 after spending nine months in London. His deep, groovy and sexy house sets made him quickly earn a reputation as one of the fastest rising DJs amongst the French house scene. In 1996 Jef K was working A & R for French label Distance, and at the end of the 90s Jef K began to leave an indelible mark on the industry to launch Silver Network, alongside his partner Gwen Maze, which has seen output for some of House Musics finest producers including Chez Damier, Charles Webster, Pepe Bradock, I:Cube, Dixon, Iz&Diz, The Revenge, Milton Jackson, Spirit Catcher, Soul Minority, Chris Carrier and Gwen Maze.

In June 2010, the label dropped one of the monster hits of the summer In My System a collaboration between Jef, Chris Carrier and Chez Damier under the name The Gathering. Jef Ks own System Mix received a huge response from all the major house DJs in the world including Ricardo Villalobos, Radio Slave and Soul Clap. Gwen Mazes style is a mixture of electronic vibes, film soundtracks and a funky groove. Influenced by worldwide electronic music from Detroit ,Chicago to London or Berlin.. he also listen to many other styles of music (jazz,funk,concrete music,rock,…).

His creations, from deep house to techno, are a reflection of these influences. Since 2000 Gwen quickly made a name for himself as a DJ in all the hot spots of the musically active Parisian scene.

Real music passionate, Alex Murak bougth his first turntables in 1993. He discovered the power of Detroit with DJS like Derrick May, Juan Atkins or Kevin Saunderson. The sound of Chicago will have a big influence on him with labels such as Cajual, Relief or Guidance that he will be the resident DJ at the Rex Club in Paris, next to Mark Grant, Diz or still Gemini. Now he works on his own Productions or with his friends Gwen Maze and Jef K from Silver Network. Their first EP for Rebirth as Silver Team is a standout double header, with 2 killer cuts Heavyweight and Potatoes Deluxe !

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Silver Team(alex murak,gwen maze,jef k) – Potatoes Deluxe (Original Mix)REBIRTH REC. by Gwen Maze



This is Their eighth installment of the Rebirth Essentials compilation series. It includes some of the best Rebirth releases in 2011, a touch from the past and brand new hot material set to be released in 2012 ! The Japanese duo Bocca Grande formed by music producer Trio and former piano teacher Yuka Kobayashi delight us with the amazing Procedere, released here with an exclusive Reprise version. Metro Area’s Morgan Geist works the magic building the mix around a part of the piano theme and giving it his trademark production sound !A dedicated and talented dj from Manchester, Lee Spence aka Ellesse, is surely responsible for a future classic here with New York Boy ! The legend Todd Terry is back to form delivering his best remix in years. Building around warm rhodes chord, a strong acid bassline and a Detroit house drum pattern Todd plays a jazzy organ… leading to the momentum when the piano theme unleashes its magic. Italian talent Pirupa is back on Rebirth with Bajka, a unique voice, bubbling, sensual, and soulful, and Gregorythme from Digitaline turns the song in an exceedingly tasteful deep house number, giving it a good dose of class !Originally released in 2010, Luke Solomon and Justin Harris collaboration with the legendary Robert Owens is here reproposed, magic and emotional !Toronto’s finest man, James Teej is back on Rebirth with Night Wears Thin’, creating highly emotive music that touches people all over the world, in clubs, on the radio, at home, across borders and cultures. Combo debut release on Rebirth, So Real gets a strong update from Londoner Huxley, a proper deep version; raw, emotive and jacking house music at its best ! Silver Team is the collective based in Paris by djs and producers Jef K, Gwen Maze and Alex Murac and ‘Heavyweight’ is their debut killer cut for Rebirth !Chicago House Music master Tevo Howard is on Rebirth again with the monster track Crazy Love, warm and emotional with a Raw and Hypnotic vibe. Originally Italian but established in Ibiza, Tuccillo has been producing music for the last 15 years ! ‘Invisible’ reminds of earlier Francois K productions with minimal beats, warm atmosphere and a rolling bassline. Pure Class from one of the electronic music producers of the current underground scene.Slow Hands follows his hot releases on Wolf & Lamb with a very sexy and seductive mid-tempo mix of Spyro Evo by Chromatic Filters, while Manettas Fine Food by Stefano Testa gets a groovy mix from DFAs Jacques Renault. San Francisco’s new talent The Beat Broker adds his disco drums, and deep space synth pads to Funk In by Fancybeat. To close this fantastic selection, the useful Deetron Reprise Tool of Taras Van De Voordes classic 1998 !

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