Live at No Joke Radio Heidelberg

20 Jun 2020
Summer 2020 is finally here and many things are different. With the recent development we experience more placements on Radio Stations then the usual Club DJ Gigs. Here is a Set for the freshly founded German-Italian Station named No Joke Radio.
The Mix is even available on SoundCloud. Let us know what You think!

Track List:
01 - B. BRAVO - la nights (interlude)
02 - DENNIS BROWN - love has found its way
03 - JOHNNY OSBOURNE - we need love
04 - NU GUINEA - ddoje facce
05 - SYLVESTER - i need somebody to love tonight
06 - GARFIELD FLEMING - don't send me away
07 - LINDA CLIFFORD - don't give up
08 - FIRST TOUCH & BYBO FUNK - stardust
09 - JOY FLEMING - heut nacht
10 - SKI OAKENFULL - new orleans under attack
12 - GILBERTO GIL - palco
13 - LOS CHARLY'S ORCHESTRA FT. OMAR - history (john morales m+m main mix)
14 - OOFT - this sound
15 - SYLVESTER - give it up, don't make me wait
16 - ANDY HART & MAX GRAEF - dem young jabronis
17 - CAMARAO ORKESTRA - nacao africa (patchworks late night dub)
18 - PINO D'ANGIO - okay okay (sleazy mcqueen & vinyladdicted edit)
19 - THE JONES GIRLS - you can't have my love
20 - MR. GIVEN RAW - jam all nite
21 - CHANGE - love 4 love (joey negro extended mix)
22 - EQUATION - domm domm, yeah, mm hmm (basement remix)
23 - FOUK - stuff your dad liked
24 - RAW SILK - do it to the music (dr packer multi track mix)
25 - FIRST TOUCH - upwind
26 - ALAIN HO & ALEX ARNOUT - your love (john daly remix)
27 - DOGG MASTER & BUSTA BROWN - body therapy (original version)
28 - TODD TERJE - strandbar
29 - PEGGY GOU - it makes you forget (itgehane)
30 - BILL CONTI - philadelphia morning


Sofea EP: Streaming and Digital

17 Apr 2020
After the Vinyl-Release in January, we are happy to announce that our Sofea EP is now available for You on Streaming and Digital Platforms. Check the Links below and read the Review by Juno:
"Since debuting on Highsteppin' way back in 2009, German three-piece First Touch has delivered some of the finest revivalist Boogie, Electrofunk and Proto-House around. Here they return to Italian imprint Mother Tongue with another essential EP of synth-powered goodness. The A-side is all about "Do You Really Wanna Dance", a clap-happy synth-funk masterpiece that's also given a tougher, funkier and more bass-heavy tweak by DJ Spinna. Flipside opener "Skyhigh" is a breezy, piano-heavy Boogie-era Disco-Funk affair that reminded us of Randy Muller(Skyy) and New York, while "Upwind" is a deep Electrofunk shuffler blessed with effortlessly emotive piano solos."

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New Directions in Funk

4 Mar 2020
Up next is a great 7" Vinyl-only Release on Soul Clap Records: New Directions in Funk Volume 6
It is a Collaboration with Boston-based Vocalist Saucy Lady and you will find the Tune "Check Me Out" as Vocal and Instrumental Versions. It comes along on Pink Color Vinyl as Limited Edition. Do not sleep on this one!
Availabilities: North America/Fatbeats and Europe/RedEye
Fatbeats Review:
"Mannheim meets Boston with First Touch & Saucy Lady teaming up for New Direction In Funk's sixth outing on 7". Collaboratively, 'Check Me Out' proves to be a modern funk bomb led by the infectious vocals of Saucy, and bassline wizardry from First Touch."

Live at Rocket Radio Verona

31 Jan 2020
Pretty much synced to the Release of our Sofea EP on Mother Tongue we got invited to play a Live Radio Show at Rocket Radio. The Community Radio Station broadcasts from Milan, Bologna and Verona, so we were able to play a DJ-Set on their Verona Station under the Theme "Mannheim Roller Coaster."
It is now available for you on SoundCloud, Mixcloud and even in High Quality to listen and download directly at Rocket Radio´s Website. Thanks for having us, big up to the entire Verona Gang!


Sofea EP including DJ Spinna Remix

10 Jan 2020

When we started to talk about a project with Mother Tongue head Patrick Gibin we had one common goal: expand First Touch´s original Modern Soul and Boogie Sound to a more club-savvy Electronica Field.
The outcome is a strong 4 Track EP named "Sofea" -  that even includes DJ Spinna`s Galactic Funk Remix of „Do you really wanna dance" featuring Reggie B on Keys.
The promising Release will be available on 12“ Vinyl, Digital and Streaming.
Release date: 31st of January 2020.
Available at your local Record Store and on Bandcamp.


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