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J'ai Essayé (No Comprende)

La Torre on January 04, 2011 19:51

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    'J'ai Essayé' has a long and complicated history, and even though it finally got released at the start of 2013 I had made the record about two and a half years earlier. Had it not been for certain circumstances occuring way back in 2010 though, I may have had to wait a lot longer for my first full release of any sort so it is definitely the track that sparked it all for me.

    The original plan was to release in the summer of 2010 but through no fault of my own this never happened... at the time the task of finding it a label was out of my hands and I was waiting on an opportunity that never materialised. In the meantime I sent it to a couple of people I knew through work who happened to be fairly well known DJs.... shortly after I found out that one - Sandy Rivera (Kings Of Tomorrow) had played it in Bulgaria to huge reactions, and shortly after that I also found out that Sasha had played it at Warehouse Project in Manchester, and Ministry of Sound in London across the same weekend... in fact the MOS set was posted on his Soundcloud and eventually hit over 70,000 listens!

    Off the back of that mix being posted, not only did I receive a huge amount of support from listeners around the world, but I also managed to hook up with Stripped Recordings who went on to release my debut single 'Power'. When I was finally able to take back control of 'J'ai Essayé' Stripped released it as a single a year later and it finally saw the light of day with remixes by ThermalBear and Richie Hawtin's 2012 breakthrough DJ Dexter Ford (DJ Mag).

    Support from Sasha, Maceo Plex, John Digweed, Richie Hawtin, Hernan Cattaneo, Terry Francis, Sandy Rivera, Nick Muir and many more

    You can hear Sasha himself dropping 'J'ai Essayé (No Comprende)' at Ministry Of Sound on the link below.

    Sasha @ Ministry Of Sound 4/12/10 by Sashaofficial

    And you can PREVIEW all mixes here:

    La Torre ‘J'ai Essayé (No Comprende)’
    Written by Tom La Torre & Carl Hanaghan
    Produced & Arranged by La Torre for Love Story Productions & La Torre Music
    Drum Programming by La Torre
    Published by Copyright Control

    Released by: strippedmuzikclub
    Release/catalogue number: 113-SR
    Release date: Jan 31, 2013


    18 timed comments and 23 regular comments

    • Darren Grayson
    • La Torre
      La Torre on January 03, 2013 17:48

      UPDATE! This will finally, FINALLY be released on 31st January!!!

    • La Torre
      La Torre on October 24, 2012 12:07

      @Troy Davis: ha! very kind of you to say so man! i hope it is worth it!

      building slowly! :)

    • Troy Davis
      Troy Davis on October 24, 2012 02:10

      Of course, high explosives like this must be handled with caution. It will be worth the wait. The Burn Out remix of Power is very good, but so are a few of the others. Looks like you're starting to get the recognition you deserve. T.

    • La Torre
    • La Torre
      La Torre on October 23, 2012 20:14

      @Troy Davis: not yet mate... apologies for the long wait!!! out in february with mixes by ThermalBear and Dexter Ford!

    • Troy Davis
      Troy Davis on October 23, 2012 20:08

      Is this track available on Beatport? I can't seem to find it anywhere.

    • strippedmuzikclub
      strippedmuzikclub at 0.00 on July 07, 2012 16:01

      The wait will just be a little bit longer now as this was pulled from the compilation and will get a full release on Stripped Recordings later this year.Stay tuned :)

    • ColinZeal
      ColinZeal at 3.28 on March 21, 2012 20:43

      Love love love this track! And also, get that Facebook fanpage up and running, soundcloud sucks as an information source...

    • La Torre
      La Torre on February 15, 2012 12:22

      @alphahour: sorry mate! announcement soon! can't wait to unleash it!!! ;)

    • alphahour
    • Do Something
    • Do Something
      Do Something at 2.50 on January 06, 2012 15:50

      I want this one in 12'' :)

    • ZEE-Z.O.L.T.
      ZEE-Z.O.L.T. on November 10, 2011 18:22

      Hey Zsolt here, any news on our pharma remix ? I`m happy about this release, finally, can`t wait to have it, okay mate, let me know...cheers Zsolt

    • La Torre
      La Torre on November 10, 2011 13:29

      @Jesus@1: been a ridiculously long time coming but looks like there might finally be some movement on this one mate! i will now be releasing as an original La Torre production and have found a home for it... details to follow soon and hopefully a release earlyish next year! :)

      really appreciate all the feedback from everyone... amazing!

      @Benno: pure coincidence mate... no download yet... been kept very tightly locked but hopefully available at all good digital stores in 2012!

      watch this space!!!

    • Ben Dixon-Lee
      Ben Dixon-Lee at 0.03 on November 10, 2011 04:37

      Hey the intro sounds like the bassline from chime by orbital. did you have that in mind or a coincedence ? good tune though seems people want it to be released too, is there a download anywhere

    • enjoidesign
    • jewellben
      jewellben on September 01, 2011 21:52

      When is this released? Awesome

    • ntch
      ntch at 4.43 on August 22, 2011 14:32

      Good work! Compliments!

    • gareth-clark
    • alphahour
    • Jesus@1
      Jesus@1 on July 28, 2011 00:18

      Can't believe we're still waiting for this to be released!!

      ANDY WOODS / DARKND at 7.11 on July 02, 2011 10:04

      M A S S I V E! love this piano

    • steve knowles
    • Scott Kilpatrick
      Scott Kilpatrick on April 16, 2011 07:42

      Nice work La Torre!!! More of the same please!!!!!

    • La Torre
      La Torre on March 17, 2011 11:30

      @DJNeilWoodward: Looking like a summer release mate! In talks with a label now so will update ASAP! :)

    • DJNeilWoodward
      DJNeilWoodward on March 11, 2011 05:30

      When's this getting released?

    • Robert Paul
      Robert Paul at 6.26 on February 21, 2011 19:19

      This track is so bad ass! I Hope u get it released


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