28th Aug 2021 22:22 - 2 years ago
Description : Music for Disco Elevators
DJs: Micky & Jynxz
Vox, Guitar: Micky
Remixed this track again and spiced it up a little. I think I'll run to the toilet and comb my hair now ...

Comments (18)

If you have time take a listen and give Micky some feedback.

2Sisters 1st May 2024 21:36 - 2 months ago
Hello Micky, I join the ranks of admirers and humbly note that what you have created is a completely professional achievement and refreshingly stands out from the crowd. Fantastic sound, and as you said yourself in one of your answers here: Disco is immortal!
Kind regards, Manuela
Tumbleweed 22nd Apr 2024 23:11 - 3 months ago
great job on this one Micky..nice production too..well done.
Micky replied 23rd Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
Hey, I'm glad you liked it. Thanks for the compliment. Keep rockin'!
crucethus 20th Apr 2024 07:51 - 3 months ago
The Bass is killer on this one Mate! I am a huge Heaven 17 fan. I know they did a few Remixes for ( We don't need this) Fascist Groove thing back in the late nineties. I am reading Electronically Yours Part One from Martyn Ware as we speak. I would love to hear what you bring to the table with that tune. Great job Mate!
Micky replied 23rd Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
Yes, I don't get a commitment to do the number. I think it's already stuck with the sub labels that manage their rights here. But I don't want to do it without permission of some kind. I think for use only at LM I could try and do it. Thanks for listening.
theHumps 16th Apr 2024 14:35 - 3 months ago
In the first 3 seconds I thought of the 70's song Na Na Na Hey Hey Goodbye and got reminded a few times in the track. weird but true, lol. Cool track, lots of dance-able energy in this one. Rollerskating in the 70's to this kind of music.

Hope all is well!

Micky replied 19th Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
Hey Hey Wayne, yes, I remember the Na Na Na song. It was actually kind of cool. The track would definitely be good at the roller disco, hey hey... mine too, probably. Thanks for listening, glad you liked it.
BeatMaker4real 11th Apr 2024 01:31 - 3 months ago
Loving the balance of the track.
Vocals sounds fantastic.I didn't realize this was you.
Great guitar work, dude you're a pro for real.
Micky replied 11th Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
Hello BeatMaker4real, a wise man once said here on LM: You have to make sure you're doing the music for yourself and the joy will never leave ...
That's actually exactly how I think of it. But comments like yours here are just the icing on the cake that makes everything so delicious, aren't they? Thanks for listening.
Verdiqo 10th Apr 2024 16:15 - 3 months ago
Greetings, Now this was kinda refreshing to listen to. I do digged it. I love the vibes in this one. A bit of old school disco is always good. I also sense some modern elements to this one as well. Which made it for me even more interesting. So yeah very well done. And a good blend of different kind of elements. Keep up the good work. And yes one for the favourite section. Verdi,
Micky replied 11th Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
Groeten, Verdi,
I really enjoyed your review because that's exactly what I'm actually trying to achieve: classic references with a modern twist. Somehow you can't kill disco, huh?
xstokes 6th Sep 2021 20:48 - 2 years ago
irresistible and damn seemingly effortless ride to the top of the tower of babel — that elevator image combined w the music is pretty haunting!!
great, great stuff!
Micky replied 11th Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
The top of the Tower of Babel... what a beautiful, pictorial comparison! I've since added a few things, such as an additional rhythm guitar, short bursts of brass and some keyboard sequences ....
ioncewas 5th Sep 2021 04:12 - 2 years ago
Hi Micky, Really good progression; I definitely felt like I was in a "Disco Elevator" ;)
Micky replied 11th Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
I saw this video where a few guys in disco clothes squeezed themselves into an elevator that was styled disco and danced wildly in there. In fact, that's what inspired me to write this track. It's nice that that's how it came across to you.
OCKMASTER 4th Sep 2021 17:38 - 2 years ago
Nice flow and vibes, great job.
Micky replied 11th Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
Thank you so much, Ockmaster, Greetings to NY!
Alien 2nd Sep 2021 08:33 - 2 years ago
Dude!!! FIRE!
Micky replied 11th Apr 2024 - 3 months ago
Thanks for listening, Alien. I'm glad you liked it.
LJmbbremen 31st Aug 2021 20:23 - 2 years ago
Hi Micky,
ich liebe die brillanz deiner Tracks. Dieser Sound haut mich jedesmal um. Wenn Du mir mal ein paar Tricks verraten könntest würde ich dir die Füße küssen ;). Geil. Auch wenn das nicht mein Genre ist, haust Du mich damit immer um! Geil, echt. Ich bin neidisch!!! Weiter so und vor allem mehr, bitte! Wieder eine gute Zusammenarbeit von euch beiden!
Micky replied 1st Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
Hallo Matthias,
danke für die Komplimente!!!
Uff, was für Tricks könnte ich dir verraten ... hm ... eigentlich kenne ich gar keine Tricks. Also, ich benutze, seitdem ich auf dem iMac arbeite das dort implementierte Programm Garage Band. Viele halten es für ein Spielzeug, was es auch sein kann, aber es ist eben doch viel mehr. Es nutzt die Logic Engine und daher ist es eigentlich vom Sound her gleichwertig. Viele praktische Funktionen fehlen ihm aber – so hat man zum Beispiel keine Busse oder einfach so Time Stretching etc. geht nicht. Ich habe mir daher alle möglichen Workarounds angeeignet, um zu meinen Ergebnissen zu kommen. Die mehrstimmigen Gesangsspuren nehme ich alle einzeln auf und bearbeite sie auch alle einzeln. Überhaupt bearbeite ich jede Spur akribisch mit EQ und ggf. Kompression schon vor dem Master. Ich benutze so gut wie keine Samples, sondern spiele fast alles über ein Controller Keyboard per Hand ein, oft sogar die Drumtracks ... jede Trommel und jedes Becken einzeln (Gitarre und Bass natürlich nur klassisch analog). Dabei verwende ich in den meisten Fällen das in Garage Band mitgelieferte Instrumentarium, welches nicht von schlechten Eltern ist. Beim Mixen und Mastern helfen mir die Izotope Tools wie Ozone und Nectar etc.
Aber der größte Teil der "Tricks" ist wahrscheinlich meine Erfahrung als Musiker, meine Begeisterung und jahrelanges Tüfteln. Ich liebe es einfach, an einem Track so lange zu feilen, bis er beim Anhören in meinem Auto Stereo so nah wie möglich an professionelle Produktionen herankommt. Und wenn ich das mit Garage Band schaffe, freut es mich diebisch zusätzlich ... ;–)

Wenn du konkrete Fragen hast – nur zu. Allerdings habe ich keinen blassen Schimmer von Samplitude.

Schöne Grüße aus Düsseldorf,

orchardstudios 31st Aug 2021 11:29 - 2 years ago
Ive got my flares and my five inch heals on....and that just me off to work....Ha.....

We had Jam The Glam and the backing singers were...The Jam Tarts.....this is right up there with the best shiny things.

Keep up the good work....

dimestop 30th Aug 2021 02:02 - 2 years ago
Had to come come back on heaven 17 my brother played keys in a band that done nothing more than them covers of lots of their stuff, they was only young then, we don't need this fascist groove thang is MASSIVE what is their problem, I tell you what AVRICE they want cake, they want it all too, they not sharing with the needy
pseudoble 29th Aug 2021 14:00 - 2 years ago
Classic - Id get the other lift too (probably depending on how shitfaced I was) : )
Micky replied 29th Aug 2021 - 2 years ago
Yeah ... good idea!
pseudoble 29th Aug 2021 01:47 - 2 years ago
Where are my flares and mirror ball?

Great disco guys - killer sound, great vox and guitar work

: )
Micky replied 29th Aug 2021 - 2 years ago
Thanks for listening, mate.
Have you seen this?:
dimestop 29th Aug 2021 00:17 - 2 years ago
This is the funky Micky I love, that rythme, the beat is banging, the voice is made for this type of music, help my feet are starting to slide....hang on.... I'm back, dance break, you always achieve the ultimate, your music makes ya dance like no one's watchin you can't ask for anything more, and for f#ck sake keep singing your fly
Micky replied 29th Aug 2021 - 2 years ago
Thank you Paul, your kind words make my day.
You know, I've always been a fan of dance music when it's got this strong draw. It's not that I don't have a political opinion and conviction but it's hard to combine both. I'm trying (for years now) to get the permission to do a cover of Heaven 17's WE DON'T NEED THIS FASCIST GROOVE THANG, but it seems they aren't interested since it's not for commercial purpose. So I keep grooving until I find the right lines myself ...


BONEZONMARZ 28th Aug 2021 22:42 - 2 years ago
Yes l love the Micky that sings. You should sing more man, always a pleasure
Micky replied 29th Aug 2021 - 2 years ago
Thank you so much, Bonezonmarz. Also on behalf of the Micky that plays guitar ;-)
RitajustRita 28th Aug 2021 22:33 - 2 years ago
Nice track.
well done !!
Micky replied 29th Aug 2021 - 2 years ago
Thank You for listening, Rita.
Groetjes from Duesseldorf to Rotterdam!

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