From the blog

From the blog

deliBass – Soul Beats Vol 2

SoulBeatsVol2

12 months after the release of Volume 1, this time Jon & Umz teamed up with Danae Greenfield and Preben Raunsbjerg for another 5-mini track mix, characterised by the sweet sound of Danae’s trademark keys. There’s great variety in this collection, which is quite distinct from Volume 1. The release[...]

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mango bone – Sequenced Divisions ep

SequencedDivisions

The release notes read : a late 90s jazzy house collab by melbourne producers oomz + funkydad and the keyboard wizard jonny tobin from vancouver. 116 Bpm solid house grooves underpinning soulful house keys and snappy synth deftness. this 3 track ep delivers a beautifully arranged and performed piece of[...]

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deliBass – Sleight Of Hand

SleightOfHand

In October 2021, deliBass released a remix of Sleight Of Hand, a lofi track from the Thought Control ep. Featuring Danae Greenfield on keys and Preben Raunsbjerg on guitar, this is again a beautifully mellow piece of music, underpinned by Jon’s trademark bass riff. Again mastered with Davide Carbone at[...]

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Jon Joins Club 54 Band

Club54Band

In February 2021, Jon joined Australia’s Greatest Disco Band! Club 54 Band, are a show-stopping 9-piece outfit, who play classic 70s disco. Right up Jon’s alley! Here’s what it says on the tin : “Bringing the Supercharged Golden Disco Music back in a big way! Club 54 Band is a[...]

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mango bone – digital dystopia ep

digital dystopia ep artwork

‘Digital Dystopia’ is a debut in a new series of productions from Melbourne (AU) producers deliBass – the soulful two track EP is another collaboration between the duo and GRAMMY/JUNO nominated keys player/producer from Vancouver (CA), Jonny Tobin. Both tracks lay down a thematic marker for the series delivering a[...]

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mango bone – faux suave ep

Faux Suave ep by mango bone

mango bone – faux suave ep 90s deep house vibes. written + produced by mango_bone. With jonny tobin (keys), jon mellor (bass), oomz (drums + production). Mastered by davide carbone at samplify. art by matt mills. released 27.07.21. This is a banging ep featuring four great tracks and showcasing the[...]

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mango bone – edges of neon

Edges Of Neon

The second track from the mango bone project is a two-part epic house track called edges of neon. There’s something for everyone in this – sweet guitar, as always, by Preben Raunsbjerg and some very funky keys from Jonny Tobin, topped with two epic solos from Preben and Alexander Nettlebeck[...]

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mango bone – pure beauty

mango bone - pure beauty

First track from deliBass side project, Mango Bone. The focus of this project was to be more up-tempo, house tracks such as this. It is actually a rework of an old deliBass track, Odyssey, featuring Ruva on vocals. The track is called pure beauty and was released in October 2020.

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deliBass – Jundo ep

deliBass - Jundo ep

As my Facebook of October 21st 2020 read : “I’m really very proud of this, a beautiful piece of music. Of course, it helps to play alongside a couple of virtuoso musicians in Danae Greenfield (keys) and Preben Raunsbjerg (viking axe). But the real mastermind behind this was Umz Lau,[...]

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deliBass – Song For Ruth

Song For Ruth

The lyric for Song For Ruth is written about Jon’s Mum, who died December 28th 2019 and spoke to the musical legacy she left for her sons. This was another track released in a prolific period in September 2020. But in reality, deliBass had been working on the track, off[...]

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Jon Mellor on Bass