The Old Piano Magic

There’s a rich, glorious tradition of the Piano in the history of House & Balearic so what are your favourite tracks, songs & tunes that feature the old Joanna?
Doesn’t just have to be House or Balearic btw, all genres welcome.

I’ll start with 3 i love.

First heard this one on a Hacienda mix CD back in the 90s & have loved it since, just pure good vibes House. :smiley:

This is one i picked up recently that i think is great.

& this might be my favourite ever song, sublime, makes me forgive Jools Holland for all that ‘Boogie Woogie’ piano he’s done for the last 20 odd years :grin:

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Great idea, looking forward to this…

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I’ve been playing this a lot recently. It’s been getting a good reaction for about 25 years😂

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Probably one of my fave instruments to listen to, whether it be classical, Italo scream up or whatever.

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This is a real favourite of mine. I really like the Steinway Instrumental but can’t find the full version on YT

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Never heard that before, very nice :ok_hand:

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I played it at a gig a few weeks ago, a lady came up to the booth and was disappointed that it wasn’t actually me playing the piano. Now, it was a particularly good soundsystem and a well recorded piece of music but I fear she may have been ‘in drink’ :joy:

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Hahahaha

Not a scene that gets much love on here or anywhere really, “hardcore”. But when a mate had this last copy in 1992, I just had to have it. “very wicked piano tune” was written on it. I think I had to do something very humiliating to get it, but I still have it and it is still maddeningly catchy.

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This has one of my favourite piano sequences of all time. Just too good

Piano hook in this is killer

DFA again…

This is gonna be a long thread. Love me some piano action

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When the piano drops, it absolutely melts me, every time

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The last two and half mins :black_heart:

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JBO classic

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hardcore-rave

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Another that gets me right in the feels!

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That Piano intro of ‘Black Gold’ is gorgeous, instantly recognisable :heart_eyes:

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Love that :ok_hand:

Fuck yeah. Heard this one via a video of Kamma and Masalo on the Dekmantel insta. My favourite happy record in ages. You need the maxi 12 btw if anyone is buying it.

And here’s one thats got rinsed for years

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i’m suggesting this is HOUSE and BAF :grin:

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