Max Ferrante feat. Heidi Vogel - Hold My Hand (Fresh Cream Records)

Hold My Hand” is the new single on Italy’s Fresh Cream Records, produced by the Rome-based Max Ferrante and featuring the magnificent vocals of Heidi Vogel. This is Max’s second offering for the Fresh Cream label, and Heidi is a vocalist of much renown, loaning her voice to past releases from the likes of Cinematic Orchestra, Ananda Project, IG Culture, and Liquid People. “Hold My Hand” is a pulsating builder of a house music track, with blissful layers of pads and rhythm complimenting the vocal. A squelchy, filtered synth line enters at the breakdown and completely takes the song to a new place, guiding the dance floor along the way. A trio of remixes is led by the label’s own Marco Rea and Ru.DiJ, collaborating on a version that is flavored with key work by Frankie Mancuso. It’s more of an uplifting, melodic, peak time affair adding balance to the underground vibe of the original. A couple more talented Italian producers follow, with a deep, bass-fueled mix by James Gutierrez and a somewhat spacier version from Luca Cucchetti touching on tech-house elements. It’s a well-paced vocal house single from Fresh Cream, sure to please DJs of many different stripes.

Graeme Park - “Delicious vocal.”
Robert Owens - “The Luca Cucchetti remix … cool track!”
Claudio Coccoluto - “Nice tracks.”
Benji Candelario - “‘Hold My Hand’ … good tune.”
DJ MFR (Transport Recordings) - “Bella!”
Phonatics (Housesession Records) - “This is brilliant!”
Edground (Grooveland Music) - “Amazing sound. I’m loving the vibe and the vocals.”
Vincent Kwok - “Great tracks!”
DJ Therry (Jerk House Connection) - “Great voice … I love it. Full support.”
Igor Marijuan (Ibiza Sonica FM) - “Loving it all!”
Joey Silvero (Distant People) - “The bounce to James Gutierrez remix is a real smooth instant mover … subtle sounds and rocking bass.”
Sam Hopkins (AccuRadio, Chicago) - “The vocals on this track are stellar … Heidi is in fine form. The melodic Marco Rea & Ru.DiJ mix is a serious stand-out.”
Eddy Spirit Spirit Crew / Janga Radio) - “I’m having a hard time deciding which track to pick as a favorite. They are all equally brilliant in their own way.”
Cherokee (Cherry Global Radio Show, Australia) - “Excellent! I love Heidi Vogel and the remixes are all great!”

Available now from Beatport and Juno Download