Nigel Hayes – Northern Lights EP

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NIGEL HAYES – NORTHERN LIGHTS EP – Released: 2nd April 2012 – IA1.8

Nigel Hayes is back on Intelligent Audio with a brilliant and versatile deep tech house and funky disco EP, the Northern Lights EP.

Nigel Hayes has a massive profile as both a DJ and a producer spanning over 27 years.

To date Nigel has released over 70 records; 3 albums, numerous EPs and remixes, and his music regularly appears on many of the worlds best compilations, such as Buddha Lounge, and Composts’ much loved “Future Sound Of Jazz” series to name just 2!

He has released his music on some of the most respected electronic music labels in the world, including Soma, Guidance, Playhouse, L.I.A., Nuphonic, NRK, and Sunshine Enterprises.

We are honored and excited to be working with him so much here at Intelligent Audio, so please take a few moments to check out more about him…


Click this big link to find out more about Nigel Hayes


The Northern Lights EP is a mix of Nigel’s influences – ranging from old 70′s funk and disco, to Basic Channel and deep hypnotic vibes, all under a house groove.

D-Tek and Elektricity are deep, phat house rockers, and Raise The Bridge and Wallfield capture the authenticity and funk of times gone by, with infectious parts to get your ass movin! Enjoy :-) …and turn it UP!!! :-)

Stay tuned for part 2 of this release, coming soon, showcasing Nigel’s eclectic side… :-)


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daniel poli – really like D-Tek and Elektricity   full support  thanks for sending

danny krivit – Great! Please say hi to Nigel for me, Danny

hippie torales – D-Tek is rockin. Whole package good.

ibiza sonica – great release. will give all my support. Thanks

jay west – very diggin wallfield

joe t vannelli – house nation!!

Nikola Baytala – DTEK

orde meikle, slam! – supa funky shit – thanx mate

ed aldridge – Nigel Hayes does funky upbeat house so easily it is almost criminal, I really love the vibe on Wallfield and will definitely support it.

Ed Brazilian Soul Crew – Very nice release. Good track on this EP. I will play.

elmar schubert – Nigel is one of the very few producers who can pull off an EP like this – everything from disco to techno is basically covered, and yet it doesn’t sound random.

Charles Loveslap – as usual nigel’s tunes are likable within a few seconds of listing..   he’s one of the few real producers in dance music today

dj gee, bora bora, ibiza / brazil – Ah soooo sweet, fantastic EP !!!! You are having a laugh asking to pick a best mix from that monster EP, for so many different reasons they are all great.  I clicked the D-tek but raise t bridge gives me that “Rotation” buz feeling again. Elektricity is as it says on the box and Wallfield is funkilicious to the max!!!  many many thanks, top label top tunes :G)

frank jensen soul parlor – cool stuff…will play it out loud

tyler stadius – Great, diverse tracks. Nigel’s tracks always stand out. Thank you.

wez saunders – D-Tek is the sort of thing I was warming up with in the late 90′s – love that vibe. Then Elektricity is something I’d play shortly after – big love for both these tracks. Great stuff.

al bradley – A top quality collection of vibes here again from Nigel, always consistently bang-on. It’s the looser vibes of “Raise The Bridge” & “Wallfield” which are doing it for me, definitely will get a load of use from these, timeless slices of 100% quality dance music.

aubrey saei – Elektricity is the one for me, all round class ep

For Mark Farina – Lovin’ the deep grooves on this package.

tony d onghia – nice to see nigel hayes around again. d-tek is my fav here but for radio airplay i ll chose raise the bridge and wallfield. top productions as always

Blue Racoon – 10 / 10 !!!

brendon collins – nices ones

Chill cast – Digging the disco feel. I’m a sucker for sweet strings and pads. “Wallfield” and “Raise the Bridge” are nice late nite cooldown cuts.

chris rayner – Wallfield is great

chris rivard – Diggin’ the vibe, nice release

Christos Kedras Beat Philosophy Radio Show – Raise the Bridge is nice, feeling the fat bass and the funky guitar licks! :-)

Dave Marley Jazz Funk Soul Radio – Nigel Hayes – Raise The Bridge (Original Mix) Nigel Hayes – Wallfield (Original Mix) were the ewo for me..   will defo get JFSR airplay.. Thank you

deep in radio – Raise the Bridge is so nice. Support for sure!

dj linus – good release -will play.

dj nova greece – Nigel Hayes as usual is following many and different roads and the resutl is always enjoyable. In this EP love mostly the illustrated funky deep house tunes ”Raise The Bridge” and ”Wallfield”. Classy and classic sound with seventies roots, analogue feeling and sunshine vibes.

djelroy house blog – Raise the Bridge’ gets an 8, followed by ‘D-Tek” and “Wallfield” – love the groove on these! Perfect to open up the Spring & Summer club season!

djmix dot com – very cool beats…love track 1

dk watts, house controller, DI.FM – like the many eclectic sounds on this release.  quality.

doc link – Very Nice!! Solid Ep here!! Thanks!!

dom ahtuan sud up – Excellent Ep from the talented Mr.Hayes and Intelligent Audio! I like all the tracks here but the stand out ones for me are Raise the Bridge & Elektricity. Thanks for sending!

dustin kinney the house hook up – All of these are good, but the one I’d probably be most likely to play is Wallfield.  Or Raise The Bridge.

east end music, manila phillippines – ‘m digging Raise The Bridge and Wallfield, Will definitely supporting that on the radio show

gareth sommerville – Always a pleasure to hear Nigel’s work. This is another really solid EP with 4 extremely useable tracks. Thanks

grant paterson scotsman, edinburgh evening news – Funky release – really diggin’ it, thanks

hardmix discotheque radio – Excellent vibe!

jason pepperell – D-Tek for me

Jazz Radio – Raise The Bridge” is a perfect add to our The White Room playlist with its hypnotic, upbeat groove. Really sounds like Berlin in the spring! Matthias

joan ribas – excellent release from the master Nigel;)

justin berman, sud up, london – Raise The Bridge and Wallfield are very strong productions, love the arrangements and production, great!

kimesh desai camouflage chicago house fm – Love this ep, great styles of house with good solid quality production and excellent vibez!

konstantin lyubimov deepology, russia – Great sounds as usual from your camp! Full support in Moscow

Lazer FM Chicago – BANG!! Nice work on all of these, great release!

louis hughes – Now then, this is some quality Tech House. D-Tek is very interesting with the uplifiting break and the pick of the four for me.  Also feeling the disco vibes on Wallfield.   Full support.

lucas hulan – My fav is Raise The Bridge and Wallfield so beauty songs love it but all track are good quality also…full support this EP!

mark brumbelow – solid ep! love the classic feel of Raise the Bridge and Wallfield!

merlyn martin – nice vibe on ‘Raise the Bridge’, like the floaty vibe of ‘Elektricity’ Nice Pack!

michael fossati spirit of house switzerland – Truly varied release oozing with gorgeous melodies and infetious rhythms – jam packed floors guranteed

rob clarke – already a nigel hayes fan. d-tek works for me lots. excellent production of layers and the groove on raise the bridge. wallfield is uber funky too!

russell deeks – Some quality house grooves here, will support & looking forward to hearing what Pt2 sounds like!

Ryan Duserock SF- A little something for everyone in this release. D-Tek and Raise The Bridge are the ones for me.

Rylan white, all house music – Loving “Raise The Bridge” great late nighter! I’ll definitely be playing it! Thanks for the promo, Clare!

sean dj seven, SF – Top tunes especially the techy D-Tek and funky Walfield.

sean michel yoder – Wicked release!

Simon G, Deep South Audio New Zealand – excellent thanks

solunamanalia, Japan – Great EP…!!! Raise The Bridge and Wallfield are perfect for us, Thanks for sending.

spencer deepshizzol, MHYH Radio – Great E.P!! Wallfield will be gettin the most rotation for sure, love the live bass!! Great work overall!!

stefan anion, proton radio – nice throwback to the good old days of techy house. very solid tunes here.

stefan popovic – Wallfield – the future is here!

stuart patterson – wallfield ..the stand out for me .. radio and club play ..

tres manos – Always nice to hear some tunes from this old househead!  very nice indeed. full support.

trevor vichas – Wallfield (Original Mix) is the pick for me.  deep vibe, disco stabs, funky breaks all wrapped into a solid groove!

Trevor Walker Mercury Lounge Canada – Nice ep!   “Wallfield” is the stand out tune for me closely followed  by “Raise The Bridge”. Support thank you!

WSLR Normen Schindowski – Just what house music is meant to do… keep tapping the toes to the beat! Nice music, my favored is Wallfield with is fat bass riffs and the funky disco fever supporting it all! Thumbs up.






Raise The Bridge



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