Podcast #30: The Phenomenal Handclap Band’s Heavy Breathing Mix

The Phenomenal Handclap Band – our Gomma buddies from New York have been touring the world for months – creating love and happiness everywhere. Now they did this beautiful little mixtape for our Gomma’s Podcast series. A one hour psychofunkhouse trip mixed by PHB’s Daniel Collas and Sean Marquand, including some rare old discofunk, 90ies funky house and dance rock classics such as Vivain Lee’s Alright, Queen’s Dragon Attack and -yes – Neil Young’s Mr Soul. Also new school stuff by Social Disco Club from Portugal, an amazing Chateau Flight and much more…..After listening to this: You’re gonna spread some love, peace and…. yourself! :)

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Gomma Dance Tracks Vol. 4 (Compilation)

Fourth installment in the Gomma Dance Tracks Compilation series featuring Gomma’s biggest dancefloor smashers and hit remixes. No fillers! Just approved killers! All tracks have been hammered by DJ all over the world.

Here you get them all together: Gomma remixes by DJ Koze, Prins Thomas, Azari & III, Zombie Nation, Siriusmo and German house legend Ian Pooley. This is hard future disco and funky techno boogie. “Gomma Dance Tracks has the sound of 2011″ … as London’s Mixmag described the Gomma sound recently.

1. Whomadewho – Keep Me In My Plane (DJ Koze Hudson River Dub)
2. The Phenomenal Handclap Band – You’ll Disappear (Prins Thomas Remix)
3. Rodion – Luna Dark (Oliver Koletzki Remix)
4. The Phenomenal Handclap Band – 15 to 20 (Glimmers Remix)
5. Munk – The Rat Race (Siriusmo Remix Instrumental)
6. Telonius – Hit Me (Ian Pooley Main Mix)
7. Munk – La Musica (Azari & III Remix)
8. Moullinex – Superman (Lorenz Rhode Remix)
9. Telonius – Disco-Tec (Zombie Nation Remix)
10. Tomboy – Flamingo (Trentemöller Remix)

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Gomma Show Paris

It was great…the Phenomenal Handclap Band rocked in a hippy style, Mustang played the avant disco, Moullinex brought some breakdowns, Telonius and Munk made the girls sweat….let’s say: it was great at Gomma Super Show in Paris last saturday…here are some pics.

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Gomma Super Show Berlin / Paris

If you live in Paris or Berlin… come to our Gomma Super Show this weekend.
Feat.: The Phenomenal Handclap Band, Munk, Telonius, Moullinex, Cecile, Mustang.


The Phenomenal Handclap Band in Germany!

Finally the German tour of The Phenomenal Handclap Band has begun! We’re looking forward to their gigs and also to the Gomma parties in Berlin on Friday and in Paris on Saturday. Check out the full list of gigs here:

Mon 31 May: Hamburg, Übel und Gefährlich
Tue 1 Jun: Münster, Gleis 22
Wed 2 Jun: Dresden, Scheune
Thu 3 Jun: Munich, Kongresshalle
Fri 4 Jun: Berlin, Ritter Butzke
Sat 05 Jun: Paris, Social Club
Sun 06 Jun: Offenbach, Hafen 2
Mon 07 Jun: Cologne, Gebaude 9


The Phenomenal Handclap Band new European dates

Exciting news, there will be a new tour by The Phenomenal Handclap Band in Europe around May and June 2010! Next to some festivals they will also play a couple of locations around Germany and at the Gomma show in Paris on 5 June. Here’s the full list of confirmed gigs so far:

Sat 15-May Brighton UK Jam
Thu 20-May Liverpool UK Masque Liverpool Sound City Festival
Fri 21-May London UK Stag and Dagger Hoxton
Sat 22-May Rome Italy Dissonanze Festival
Sun 23-May Basel Switzerland Kaserne
Wed 26-May Vienna Austria Flex
Thu 27-May Sofia Bulgaria Mellow Festival
Sat 29-May Istanbul Turkey Miller Freshtival
Mon 31-May Hamburg Germany Ubel und Gefahrilich
Tue 01-Jun Munster Germany Gleis 22
Wed 02-Jun Dresden Germany Scheune
Thu 03-Jun Munich Germany Kongresshalle
Fri 04 June Berlin Germany TBA
Sat 05-Jun Paris France Le Social Club
Sun 06-Jun Offenbach Germany Hafen 2
Mon 07-Jun Cologne Germany Gebaude 9


New Gomma shows!

Friends: we are preparing some big nice Gomma super shows around Europe..

Munich 15 May: Gomma Super Show at Maximiliansforum
Berlin 4 June: Gomma Super Show
Paris 5 June: Gomma Super Show at Social Club Paris
with: Munk, Telonius, Moullinex, Cécile, Diskokaine, Mustang, and
The Phenomenal Handclap Band

Also if you are in Belgium ..check:
12 May Ed Banger vs Gomma
with: Uffie, Busy P, Breakbot, Golden Bug, Telonius, Munk, Mustang


The Phenomenal Handclap Band – Baby (Maxi)

Release: 12 March 2010
Cat#: Gomma 139

There is not much left to say about The Phenomenal Handclap Band from NYC. Blogs, music mags, everybody raved about this new 8 members psychedelic funk future hippie combo. The NME described them as the “follow up to MGMT and Empire Of The Sun”.

Anyway: here is the new single. Remixes by: Blackstrobe from Paris–The pioneers of the Parisian House scene are coming back with their first remix since years. And they do a beautiful -one for the ladies- classic 90ies house tune. Rodion from Italy are in the perfect Italo disco mood and Daniel Haaksman -the dude behind Europe’s leading Baile Funk label Man Recordings comes up with heavy heavy percussion breaks. And Clock Opera aka Guy Connelly, after remixing Bloc Party and Peter, Bjorn & John, contributes a deep, rolling remix.

   “Blackstrobe did a great rmx!”   Josh Wink
   “Clock Opera & Rodion Rmx are really good!”   Stephen Aeroplane

1) Black Strobe Remix
2) Daniel Haaksman Remix
3) Clock Opera Remix
4) Rodion Remix
5) Rodion Dub

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