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UK’s Theo Kottis to helm the new edition of Global Underground’s ‘Nubreed’ album series with ‘Nubreed #11: Theo Kottis’.

Released on Friday 29th June as a double CD, and in digital and streaming formats, ‘Nubreed #11: Theo Kottis will see one of the UK’s hottest new stars become part of a benchmark album series that’s counted Steve Lawler, Sander Kleinenberg, Lee Burridge, and Satoshi Tomiie, amongst its ranks. #11 follows instalments from Habischman (#9), and Oliver Schories (#10).

In keeping with GU’s reputation for delivering timeless DJ mix albums, ‘Nubreed #11: Theo Kottis’ explores the deeper, more expansive side of Kottis’ sound, and features a 30-strong tracklist including cuts and remixes from Henrik Schwarz, Agoria, Mathew Jonson, KiNK, Kiasmos, Ian Pooley, Mr G, Kornel Kovacs, Space Dimension Controller and The Horn. In a world where everyone and their dog is dropping livestreams, this mix is the antithesis of disposable DJ sets – expertly selected, beautifully mixed, and mastered to perfection, it’s an entirely different listening experience.

With his own artist album, ‘Beautiful Strangers’, due out soon, Kottis is one of the UK’s most promising next generation artists and DJs for good reason. Since first gaining recognition as a resident of Edinburgh’s Fly Club and Glasgow’s Sub Club, he can count the likes of Joris Voorn and Kerri Chandler as fans. And, with tracks signed to a myriad of high-quality imprints such as Get Physical, Moda Black, and Sasha’s Last Night on Earth, he’s built up an impeccable discography, charting at the top end of Beatport’s charts and enjoying regular from the likes of Pete Tong, B-Traits, Monki, and Danny Howard on Radio 1.

Theo Kottis said:
“All the tracks chosen have played a part in my journey as a DJ in the last 2 years. With each track I can recall a specific memory where I’ve played or danced to the track. I could have approached the mix by trying to select the newest music but I felt the best representation of myself is to look back into my music collection.”


Nubreed #11: Theo Kottis – Tracklist

1. Gigi Masin – Maja
2. Supreems – Us Together
3. The Mountain People – La Onda
4. Afriqua – Aleph
5. Henrik Schwarz – Take Words In Return (Jimi Jules Remix)
6. Habischman – Hoodoo (Theo Kottis Remix)
7. Denis Ferrer – The Red Room (Obj Vocal Mix)
8. Agoria – Scala
9. 2000 and One – Spanish Fly
10. Sascha Funke – MZ
11. KiNK – Perth (Chord Mix)
12. DJ Assasin – Face In The Crowd (Intellidread Mix)
13. Mathew Jonson – Thieves In Digital Land
14. Mateo Murphy – Apex
15. Skatebård – Sgnelkab (Mental Overdrive Remix)
16. Theo Kottis – Ciro
17. Nitin – Dubbed Out (Steve Rachmad Remix)

1. Mr. G – Stolen Moments
2. Jordan GCZ – Crybaby J
3. Kasper Bjørke – Heaven (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)
4. Christopher Ledger – Lost With K
5. Kiasmos – Blurred
6. Ian Pooley – I Got You (Matthias Vogt Remix)
7. Space Dimension Controller – Exostack (Kornel Kovacs Remix)
8. Justus Köhncke – Timecode (Maxi Version)
9. Beacon – Fault Lines (Dauwd Remix)
10. Efdemin – Parallaxis (Traumprinz’ Over 2 The End Version)
11. Telefon Tel Aviv – Sound In A Dark Room
12. Theo Kottis – Moonlight
13. The Horn – Villager


GLOBAL UNDERGROUND RELAUNCHES NUBREED COMPILATION SERIES WITH HABISCHMAN, Featuring tracks from Olimpiyskiy, Marcus Worgull, Frank Wiedemann, Hector, Franck Roger, Marc Romboy and many others. Released July 29th Worldwide. Pre-order here.


Respected label Global Underground now celebrating its 20th year relaunches its Nubreed compilation series in July with a 2 CD mix and digital download from emerging Iranian DJ Habischman. The package contains special edits and reworks, two exclusive Habischman original tracks and two exclusives remixes and is one of the strongest compilations that they have ever released.

The Nubreed series was launched at the turn of the century in 2000 with Nubreed 001, created to celebrate the wealth of up and coming talent in the DJ world. The first edition featured Anthony Pappa, later the series released outstanding and celebrated mixes from then emerging DJs and now part of the DJ elite, including Steve Lawler, Sander Kleinenberg, Lee Burridge, Satoshi Tomiie and the critically acclaimed mix released in 2009 by Sultan.

Now Nubreed is now back and to relaunch the series after a 7 year break the Global Underground team knew that they had to come back strong. So after a great deal of thought about who they would like to spearhead the relaunch, one name came up time and time again – Habischman.

Habischman is the Iranian DJ/producer who in recent years has come to symbolise the exact philosophy of Global Underground’s Nubreed. With a string of underground hits on labels as varied as Get Physical, VIVA Music and Selador. His trademark fluid sounds have entranced clubbers from Dubai to Berlin and beyond by fusing deep progressive melodies with cleverly orchestrated and addictive beats.

This compilation includes four of his exclusive tracks, two originals (Last of Us and Endless Tunnel) and two amazing remixes (Sol Flare feat. Sasha Rakhman – Silver Moon and Richard Dinsdale – Your Mind).

“I’ve been a GU fan ever since Deep Dish Toronto, so it’s a dream come true to be the next Iranian DJ to release a mix on Global Underground”- Habischman

This 2 CD mix is a collection of varying sounds and styles showcasing jackin’ tech, tribal and melodic progressive house from a cross-section of well-respected names old and new like Hunter/Game, Hector, Marc Romboy and Franck Roger which have a thoughtful, timelessness to them.

On the relaunch of the series Andy Horsfield founder of the Global Undergroud DJ series adds:

“Since the year 2000, Nubreed has gained a phenomenal pedigree of introducing the very best emerging DJ talent to the world, which is why I’m so excited to have found a DJ of the highest calibre in Habsichman to re-launch the series in this GU’s 20th Year. He encapsulates what is now the ‘must have’ qualities of the Nubreed, he’s not just an amazing DJ, but also a world-class producer.”

For lovers of the original Global Underground mix series this will be welcome news and for the new era of listeners this series will prove a good introduction to some of the world’s best emerging talent and future DJ headliners.

habischman cover


01 Choir of Young Believers – Olimpiyskiy
02 El_Txef_A – Mugarrirantz feat. Napoka Iria (Dave DK Remix)
03 Hunter/Game – Silver
04 Marcus Worgull & Peter Pardeike – Trivia
05 Mike Griego – Sofia feat. Amber Long (Guy Mantzur Remix)
06 Brian Cid – Belles Du Shaman
07 Darlyn Vlys feat. Forrest – Colours (Tim Engelhardt Remix)
08 Arturo Hevia – Atacama Dream (Simply City Remix)
09 Habischman – Dub Rumors
10 Frank Wiedemann – Moorthon II
11 Habischman – Last Of Us
12 Hector – Hide (Delano Smith Mix)
13 Quenum & Cesare vs Disorder – Different Samba
14 Son Dos – Children Of Almost
15 Sol Flare feat. Sasha Rakhman – Silver Moon (Habischman Remix)

01 Blausch – Parallel Hymns
02 Helmut Dubnitzky & Jackspot – HIO
03 Polynation – Why You (Love over Entropy Remix)
04 Joal – Mailbox feat. Lavinia Claws
05 Steve Parry – Apricity (Joal Remix)
06 Franck Roger – Balance
07 Richard Dinsdale – Your Mind (Habischman Remix)
08 Anhauser & Who Else – Apology
09 David Glass feat. Moji – Gimme Love
10 Habischman – Endless Tunnel
11 Paul C & Paolo Martini – 99KHz (Ben Grunnell Remix)
12 Mathias Kaden – Get Phunky feat. Aquarius Heaven (Nick Curly Vocal Remix)
13 P-ben – Time On The Table
14 Marc Romboy – Elgur (Dosem Remix)

Global Underground: Nubreed 9 – Habischman will be released July 29th.

James Lavelle pres. UNKLE Sounds – #GU41 – Naples


Legendary Global Underground is very proud to announce a very special and strictly limited edition of their famous City Series, #GU41 will be mixed by James Lavelle who presents a very special UNKLE SOUNDS Mix from the dynamic Southern European City of Naples in Italy.

For this special mix James has undertaken to create an album full of exclusive UNKLE remixes together with exclusive versions of UNKLE tracks all seamlessly weaved together to bring something which is more of a continuous artist album than a DJ Mix but flows across tempo’s and styles flowing effortless from 100 BPM luscious vocal tracks to 125 BPM club tempo productions.

Tracklisting coming soon…Lookout for the release on October 30.