Saturday, June 13, 2009
Cielo presents Playtime
Mixed by Nicolas Matar and Willie Graff
Official Release Party with Nicolas Matar

Premiere New York City nightclub Cielo continues its highly acclaimed compilation series with its latest installment Playtime. The double album is mixed by resident DJs Nicolas Matar and Willie Graff on Tommy Boy is out today and will be celebrated with the official release party at Cielo with Nicolas Matar this Saturday, June 13, 2009.

Over the years the Cielo compilation series has amassed a worldwide audience of seasoned dance music aficionados. Its ongoing success is a testament to the overall programming and underlying vibe at Cielo that celebrates quality dance music above all else. Both CDs are mixed and compiled by Nicolas Matar and Willie Graff incorporating their musical bearings and keen sense of DJing styles. Matar has developed his eclectic sound by playing in the most celebrated nightclubs over the past fifteen years.  His skillful DJing combines elements of jazz, deep and funky house with heavy disco, African and Latin influences.  Similarly, Willie Graff showcases his diverse array of house music with emphasis on his deep and moody trademark sound.

Playtime features deep and soulful tracks from some of house music’s most popular and influential artists including UK legend Charles Webster, German deep house favorites Lovebirds, Mantis Recordings co- founder Atjazz, Buzzin Fly’s Rocco, NYC garage master Kerri Chandler, Louie Vega’s Elements of Life collective, Defected veteran Kings of Tomorrow (aka Sandy Rivera), Berlin House/Rock band Wahoo featuring George Levin & Dixon, New York’s original queen of house Barbara Tucker, vocal legend Robert Owens, third wave Detroit techno pioneer Kenny Larkin, Dessous artist and Beaports “Best Deep House Act” Phonique, !K7 favorite Henrik Schwarz, and Mobilee staple Sebo K.

Since it’s opening in 2004, Cielo has become an international music club brand upholding its edict of world-class music, elite level service and all-inclusive atmosphere. For those who’ve never ventured inside the retro-futuristic club and housed it up on the sunken dancefloor, the Cielo compilation series transports you to Cielo for the perfect night of clubbing. With Playtime, Cielo continues to uphold its reign as the premiere destination for house and electronic music, as well as the leading producer of unmatched music compilations.

Cielo Playtime is available now on iTunes,, Beatport, Rhapsody and more.

18 Little West 12th Street
New York City
10pm - 4am
$25 cover

Cielo: Playtime mixed by Nicolas Matar and Willie Graff
(June 9th / Tommy Boy)

* 30 minute 'Playtime' album sampler available for streaming on your website/blog upon request.

Playtime CD 1 ‘Classic’ Tracklisting
1. Furry Phreaks-Want Me Like Water (Charles Webster 2008 Remix)
2. Lovebirds-Tuesday (Dub Mix)
3. Amana Melone-Caterpillar (Atjazz Remix)
4. Rocco-Somebody (NJ Mix)
5. Risk Soundsystem-The Sound is Yours (Kerri Chandler Remix)
6. Elements Of Life featuring Lisa Fischer & Cindy Mizelle-Into My life(Dub)
7. Azuni-Remember That Girl
8. Roberto Rodriguez-Besomebody
9. DJ Fudge-Wally
10. Kings Of Tomorrow Featuring Rae-Can’t Stop (Wahoo Remix)
11. Barbara Tucker & Tuccilo-One Desire (Barbara’s Desire Mix)
12. Robert Owens-Happy (James Priestley & Dan Berkson Remix)

Playtime CD 2 ‘Nu Classic’ Tracklisting
1. Kenny Larkin-Cirque De Soul
2. Motor City Drum Ensemble-Lonely One
3. DFlex-Waltz (Kawabata Remix)
4. Herb LF-Down To The Sound
5. The Lost Men-Brothers and Sisters
6. Phonique & Kiloo-The Passion (Manuel Tur & DPlay Remix)
7. Version-The Brighter Side (Jimpster Dub)
8. Class 71-Alba Adriatica(Move D 'The Smoke In Your Eyes' Mix)
9. Ane Brun-Headphone Silence (Henrik Schwarz Remix)
10. Kiko Navarro & DJ Fudge-Maximal
11. Sebo K-Diva
12. Chic Miniature-Escandalo

Located at 18 Little West 12th Street, in the heart of New York City’s trendy Meat Packing District, Cielo is open nightly from 10:00pm-4:00am. The 350 person capacity club features a world-class, state-of-the-art digital Funktion One sound system and an atmosphere of timeless 70s dance décor.  Over the last 6 years, Cielo has continued to thrive and collect accolades including: Club World Awards “Best Club” in 2008, 2006 & 2005, “Best Party – Dance.Here.Now.” 2007 - 2009 and “Best Resident DJ – Francois K” in 2005 & 2006. The club also received top honors from Village Voice “Best Nightclub” in 2006 and “Best Deep House Club” by New York Magazine in 2006 and continues to receive international acclaim from DJ Mag as one of its Top 50 Nightclubs in the World in 2006 - 2009. For more information visit Cielo’s website at