5 Captivating Tracks that Define De La Swing's Sound
Aug 31, 2022
3 min read
The eclectic DJ and producer Domingo Bellot, better known as De La Swing, is one of Spain's most versatile artists. A staple in the game, he is well known for his sets that brim with effervescent vitality. His style bridges the gap between deep tech's sexy, soulful funk and the scintillating percussive spice of Spanish tech house. His diverse background, which includes a foundation in Drum & Bass, allows him to subtly layer in notes of hip hop and techno, crafting a rambunctious and continuously evolving style.
Valiant elrow resident since 2010, De La Swing has helped lead the playful and vibrant party conglomerate towards global success. He’s shared the stage with living legends like Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola, and the Martinez Brothers. And his frequent and celebrated b2b sets with the likes of Skream, WaFF, Eat’s Everything, and Nathan Barato spark joy on the confetti-strewn dancefloors of elrow events from Amsterdam and Ibiza to London and Dubai.Check out De La Swing Live in Brooklyn
Similar to elrow's outlandish style, De La Swing has a bouncing, animated sound that breaks bounds and defines dance floors. He has released tracks on Toolroom, Glasgow Underground, and of course, elrow Music, where he is the musical director.
Here are five luminous De La Swing tracks full of energy and dancefloor allure that speak to his unique and quintessential sound.
Wade - Bump N Grind (De La Swing Remix)
This energetic tech house rework of fellow elrow alum Wade’s 2017 release keeps the pace of classic De La Swing, utilizing hip hop cuts and chunky bassline drops. This tune is a driving, jazzed-tinged beat that mixes stuttering synth motifs and tropical electronic notes. The energy never slows, making it a perfect banger.
De La Swing - Break the Mirror
Released on the EP Break the Mirror, this track has a classic rhythm and groove, fully leaning into De La Swing's penchant for sweet and sexy deep tech. With springy modular synth layers sprinkled amongst horns and soulful lyrics, this tune is ready to captivate any time of the day or night.
De La Swing - Hi Score
This track is full of new elements of house and soul, creating the perfect allure for the dancefloor. Produced with reverberating grooves and warm, inviting, and sultry vocals radiate the vitality to make you move.
De La Swing, Baum - Disco Kids
The name says it all. Fast and groovy with a filtered disco loop ripped from the dancefloor of Studio 54, “Disco Kids” is the kind of tune that will elicit a massive “Woop woop” on the dancefloor as soon as the beat drops.
De La Swing - Kiss My Groove
This De La Swing production goes way back to 2013, "Kiss My Groove" is a wonky tech house groove with a massive driving bassline and an avalanche of sparkling percussive loops that keep the energy moving. This one dropped before the current tech house explosion but feels at home on the dancefloor today as ever, merging tribal beats with thick, sub-swallowing bass.