NINA – Take Me Away by Aztec Records

NINA - Take Me Away by Aztec RecordsBerlin born but London-based singer/songwriter Nina is the latest new find to be unearthed by burgeoning label, Aztec Records. Following on from the success of releases from Angelo and Raff, plus the hype of their official launch party in Hoxton, the Aztec family is now proud to announce the arrival of dance music’s new first lady, Nina, with her excellent debut single, Take Me Away.

Take Me Away has already grabbed the attention of a clutch of renowned DJs on the tech-house circuit with its stripped back, dance feel. Combining a powerful baseline and thumping beat with classic synth stabs and warm pads, Take Me Away creates the perfect atmosphere for Nina’s soft and breathy, yet seductive vocals to wash over the top and sweep you off your feet. The hushed, Spanish vocals that join the party later in the track only add to the exotic style that wafts throughout it. Great for the club and at home, this crossover pop/electro track is Aztec’s finest release yet.

Amongst a healthy remix package included in the release, the standout rework comes from Tokash and Reid who turn in a sublime, Balearic tinged deep house effort. Combining their knowledge of Latin, deep house, techno and progressive, the pair has found a new sound that slots in perfectly somewhere between chill-wave, and effortlessly cool progressive house for their reinterpretation of Take Me Away. Laid back but with a burning intensity at the same time, this remix is ideal for Ibiza or London’s underground club scene.

Disco Damage breathe new life into the track with a wonderfully unique, slowed down version that includes jangling keys and futuristic synths. Although a slower club track, this remix has all the oomph needed to kill any dancefloor. Jad Cooper takes us into a slightly darker, wonky realm with his remix. Drawing influence from the sounds of Berlin’s after party scene, his version adds a loopy feel to Nina’s stunning vocal performance which seems to take the track way beyond the boundaries of the original. Sebastian Rei’s rework has a raw, mechanical feel, which when added to the newly FX-laden vocals creates a truly futuristic dancefloor cut. TNTT turn in a thumping yet highly melodic remix where as the Extended Club Mix has a jump up, party electro feel.

  1. Take Me Away (Radio Edit)
  2. Take Me Away (Extended Club Mix)
  3. Take Me Away (TNTT Remix)
  4. Take Me Away (Disco Damage Remix)
  5. Take Me Away (Sebastian Rei Remix)
  6. Take Me Away (Jad Cooper Remix)
  7. Take Me Away (Tokash & Reid Remix)