max 1 per customer - soulpiction and his label have been a big inspiration for lumberjacks in hell and we are honoured to present parking lot blues ep. 4 groove snatching monsters from all sides of the disco and house spektrum.
another must have and sought after moodymann release available for the first time since its initial release in 2001. the telephone ep was the third in the limited forevernevermore 12” series following don’t you want my love and in my wagon. the a side is a remake of the title track from forevernevermore and in classic moodymann style the original is presented in a different context. combining all the essential elements of the initial groove and adding a variety of new sounds and effects. we are offered a totally fresh take on this stone cold moodymann classic. on the b side the telephone is a funked up slightly retro jazz inspired groove incorporating complex drum programming and chilled keys which hints at the direction moodymann was to take his productions in on his later albums silence in the secret garden and black mahogani ii
more classic. ghetto chi-town business from the dm vaults here - 2-bit project s (aka larry thompson of lnr fame!) bump that pussy ep is another hot. collectible entry into the dm catalogue. this special. enhanced 2017 repress version features all the og cuts (except 1 short skit) and boasts 2. yes 2!. exclusive extended edits from uk man of mystery and all round house digger extraordinaire jonny rock. if you know jr s steez then you know he knows exactly what is up with the underground. he s neatly extended the 2-bit originals (which were originally very short tracks!) and teased the funk outta the right crevices for all us lucky folks. if you like that raw. rugged. chicago. minimal fonk that dance mania are known for. you ll love this one. a killer. solid and in-demand ep. one for the headz. massive record. pure power all the way through and an essential weapon for the record bag! fully. legit reissue done with the permission and assistance of dance mania records and mr. parris mitchell. chicago usa.
well. where do we start with deep inside ? originally released in the golden nyc house era of 1993. this 5 tracker literally smashed everything in sight. and still does now! the epitome of an evergreen. all-time classic release. masters at work louie vega and kenny dope were on a major roll in this era. producing. remixing. dj-ing and everything in-between. these guys put in ridiculous work. they are joined on this ep by a roll-call of names and collaborators. erick morillo engineering the title track? check. maurice joshua on co-production duties? you got it. vocals by ms. barbara tucker? they re there. killer. rock hard drums? stacks of soul? masterfully chopped up disco samples? all present. serious stuff. sometimes a record just manages to capture and distill the true essence of what this is all about and deep inside is one such record. it bears all the hallmarks of golden era maw. all the signposts of what was happening in nyc s clubs in the early to mid 90 s were there within it s grooves. you know a record is good when it s still being. quite literally. hammered nearly 25 years later! now. remastered. and reissued with the full involvement of strictly rhythm this seminal piece of nyc house history is made available again with all original. full sleeve artwork intact as per the 1993 original. this one s a straight up essential for any self-respecting dance aficionado. you know what to do!
mint condition - a reissue label focussed on excavating the outer fringes of classic house and techno. unreleased mixes. classics and overlooked gems mined from the last 20+ of contemporary dance music are the order of the day. from chicago. detroit and new york to london and beyond. mint condition have got their expert digging hats on to bring you exclusive heat and those rarer than rare jams that have been on your wants list for years! dig in.... 7th movement’s odyssey is one of those mythical beasts. a record that transcended scenes and genres. odyssey obviously spoke to dj’s effortlessly as it s a track that continually shows up in the mixes and playlists of a whole host of different people. new and old. including - derrick may. masters at work. mike huckaby. doc martin and more. it’s a simple. yet devastating record. dubbed out disco chopping funk of the highest calibre!
ltd 2017 repress !!
the mysterious donnie tempo has been producing house music for over twenty years. his first release as donnie tempo was back in 2001 on larry heards alleviated records. demonstrating his old school acid inspired productions. donnie tempo unleashes the systems on ep due for release in september on mamsw. the ep drops two previously unreleased tracks recorded between 1989-91 and one new production tcb. that shows that the original chicago house sound still runs deep. finally. donnie has found a new home to release the uncharted authentic house jamz that hes created. stay tuned.
2017 remaster. original from tape and oversee by the autheur pepe bradock himself.in original art! already a modern classic and two of the most sought after pepe bradock tracks one one classique ep. excellent deephouse tracks a la moodymann !!!
limited 2017 repress !! / only 1 per customer
new andres 12inch debut on his own label la vida. andres is one that really needs no introduction. but for those unfamiliar here it is: andres. aka dj dez. is one of detroits unsung heros of underground music. since the late 90s andres has built up an extremely respectable catalog of that blurs the boundaries between genres. most notably his records on kdj and mahogani music. not to forget. dj dez is also slum villages dj. has recorded many hip hop instrumental on hipnotech records. and his hand is on countless other detroit records. definitely one of the most consistent producers we’ve got here whose music can be summed up in one word: quality!
elcome to smallville. rhythm of paradise. we are big fans of michele lamacchias music since he released paradise on his debut 12 as rhythm of paradise on cosmic rhythm. this track breathens out everything we love about house music- deepest rhythms and dope production. timeless sounds - and the mighty loon. whenever we played this track since it came to light. this was a highlight of the night. we approached michele to send some love for his music and he send over this ep- 3 tracks plus a shimmering remix from his buddy nicola loporchio aka cosmic garden. who is running the cosmic rhythm label. we are delighted to present these as smallville 53. comes with a full cover art by the one and only stefan marx.
respected parisian producer dj deep debuts on kerri chandler s kaoz theory with four rhythmic house tracks. one of the most important protagonists to emerge from the french house and techno scene. dj deep s status is unquestionable. at the helm of deeply rooted. the reputable label owner has signed and released numerous timeless cuts from the likes of ben klock. francois x. roman poncet. kerri chandler. and many more. meanwhile. his return to production in recent years has seen him appear on a variety of credible labels. such as rekids.tresor and l.i.e.s. inaugurating the release.thai fades in gently using subtle field recordings and organic drums before introducing piercing stabs and serene pads. making way for the firm kicks and open hats of tuesday record shopping in paris as soaring atmospherics and various intricate elements come into effect. the mesmerizing guardian is next. with its low-slung groove and compelling rhythm. until cavalier drums concludes the release by rolling out complex percussion from start to finish.
here at the nail shop we’ve booked you in for another appointment. this time with an unknown artist. who goes under the moniker of maniqin.
this record offers up a selection of services and styles that would cater to varying tastes. with the dance floor in mind.
on the top coat (a-side) the artist takes a simple loop and manages to turn it into 5 minutes of euphoria that will get your entire body moving. whereas the second track soundtracks you leaving our london based salon with everything on point.
on the base coat (b-side) the energy comes down a few notches to a warmer serene state before rounding this record off with a track that will see those freshly preened and polished gel tips curled into a fist in the middle of the dance floor straight through til morning.
pressed on the classic lt records centres. nice archive traxx vol. 1 is a lesson in raw. hissing house from the concrete resident and one of france’s finest new talents.
stronger than me has been bothering mixes & radio for a good year now and takes pride of place on the a1. skipped snares. wailing sax and clear vocal hits slot together around an ny house core. you don’t really want me heats up the production just that bit more on the grill and adds in some serious chi-town acidic flavour. 303’s running riot from the midway.
on the b. raw thoughts takes a similarly blown-out production sensibility and drives it straight into laid-back electro territory. elements of boogie spliced with sultry synth soloing and glacial pad ripples. ice cream parlour chill jams.
rounding out the ep are acid city - a soulful deep house number overrun with grumpy. growling acid lines - and hyper beat-snippet you do - a breaks-y beat track showcasing the other side of sweely’s enormous talent. proper dredgin’ beats from the raw!
make believe disco. the energetic younger sibling in the sleazybeats family of labels. continues to provide quality modern club jams ! this time they welcome ouvrijster to the make believe disco fold. ouvrijster might be dutch for old spinster . but we re not dealing with some old hag with edm aspirations here. a fresh face from amsterdam s bustling scene is behind the moniker. making his debut on the label with a three-track affair that ticks all the right boxes: sample-heavy disco gear. dusty basement beatdown and some proper mahogany vibes make for a killer ep.
future times is feeling super blessed to announce a reissue 12inch featuring two hard to-find cuts by john selway and his seltav project with andrea taverna. a side shimmerdown has been a rare grip for a long time on the original csm wax. due to its status as one of the finest rhodes-soaked. late-into-the function cuts ever made. spqr. on the flip. is a massive house tune. heavyweight action on both sides for the deejays. both tunes remastered by dietrich schoenemann at complete. yes!
keeping things on a strictly low key tip comes the second release from instinct. serving up nothing but razor-sharp uk garage for those who love the deeper side of el b et al. together kicks proceedings off with a nagging 4x4 bump and some beautifully mellow melodies. while motion heads into slightly moodier territory without losing that crafty beat programming nous. voodoo is a more bugged out jam with some heavy processing and a preference for atmospheric touches throughout. realise keeps the quality up once more. rounding the ep off with yet more future-minded goodness that should get all switched on selectors reaching for these instinct 12inches again and again.
don’t you want my love is the standout track from arguably moodymann’s finest album forevernevermore. this grooving. soulful disco anthem featuring norma jean bell on vocals is re-imagined into an amazing extended dance floor killer with driving distorted bass. on the b side is and instrumental version me and my peoples eyes released on the moodyone’s debut peacefrog album black mahogany the don’t you want my love (long mix) is featured exclusively on this 12”. limited stock available. so be quick!
harrison bdp aka harry webber is up next on the stamp edits series with two big hitters! the first. a housed up interpretation of a certain brazilian artist s early 80 s disco floor-filler. while the flip features a more subtle yet just as effective take on an american producers disco smash from the same era. two sure-fire party starters on one 12inch!
after a first track -i sent you flowers- released in early 2017. the young parisian artist tour-maubourg unveils his first ep with a wink title déclaration préalable à l’embauche. a 5-tracker. with a subtle synthesis of jazz and house. mixing festive and melancholic sounds.
max 1 per customer - limitierter reissue der legendären glenn underground 12inch c.v.o. trance aus 1996. die ungefähr zeitgleich mit seinem debütalbum atmosfear auf peacefrog erschien und deepe. warme chicago-beats mit jazzigen detroit-bleeps kombinierte. der standout-track cat n.a. thy trap- mit seiner warmen oldschool-bassline ist prädestiniert für große soundsysteme. glenn underground stammt aus chicago und war gründungsmitglied der strictly jaz unit. inspiriert von chicago-pionieren wie larry heard. ron hardy und lil louis. veröffentlichte er einige heißgesuchte house-tracks für einige der renommiertesten deep house-labels wie prescription und guidance.
from the pioneering glory days of peacefrog. paul johnson s rare and sought after hear the music was a mainstay in the sets of many a chicago style dj back in the day including mark farina and dj sneak. the title track from the ep. hear the music . is a euphoric disco groove based on a sample from i hear music in the streets by unlimited touch. tikkle me is a quirky take on chicago jack. with a bouncy. head nodding feel and freaky morphed vocal. knob twist takes us on an epic rolling peak time deep tech-house journey and my free feeelings is a subtle and hypnotic groove with disorientating key stabs. hear the music along with the sound of many other peacefrog releases at the time have been replicated but never bettered. house music for the mind. body and soul.
kapote is back with a new ep. the berlin based head of toy tonics. passionate vinyl digger and dj comes back with 3 new tracks. as always the kapotes music is hard to file under one genre. i hate clichees in dance music he says. my dj sets are never committed to just one style and so i want my eps to be more open than most dj records are.
native new yorker son of sound aka henry maldonado returns to delusions of grandeur with another fine ep including two floor-friendly originals plus a stripped back remix from aroop roy. for those too young to have been buying records in the early 90’s henry was a key figure. involved in seminal releases on strictly rhythm as house 2 house. maxi records as deja vu and maw records as rhythm section. to say this guy has history is something of an understatement having made an important contribution to the first wave of deep house with productions dating right back to ’91. more recently he has created magic for jus ed’s underground quality. classic. razor n tape and local talk as well as establishing his own district30 imprint.
final volume in the ‘walk.man’ mix series. a 4 track of burners and disco thuds. ‘cloud break’ bolts out the blocks with deadly bongo drums and heady vocal whilst ‘don’t you? opens it out on the breakdown with xxxy. ‘magnolia is looped up phaser disco distilled. finished with the glacial ‘ur salvation’
for this spectacular release. we have the pleasure to bring you an amazing four track selection called eden ep by giuseppe cennamo. which also includes a fantastic remix by the romanian artist dubphone. for the a side. we have eden first. a beautiful minimal house blend with a strong hypnotic base that makes the listener float with its soft female vocals and texture pads in the backend. the second track is strong bodies and in it we can fully appreciate a techier approach with a groovy low-end construction. which gets perfectly complemented with several percussive articulations and of course. some delicate synth sounds in the background too. as first track of the b side. we have dubphone s remix of strong bodies that relies on a magnificent low-end with a truly peculiar night club sound that can easily get you into a fantastic trippy vibe alongside the several and complex fx elements that distracts you constantly from the base elements. the second track from this side is visionary. and it presents a more joyful base vibe than the previous tracks with some delicate deep elements that creates a subtle and refined sound that reflects the top-notch quality of the whole release.
g-edits is back! more disco flavours. with a funked-up stomper on power and a straight-up no-frills edit on ichiban. dj support: disclosure. midland. black loops. jacques renault. richy ahmed. peter kruder. fred everything. mark farina. melon. bill brewster. moodymanc. terry farley. sacha robotti. roger sanchez. mj cole. speaking minds. james curd. doctor dru. death of the balcony. severino. terrence pearce. thris tian. boris dlugosch. lara behrenroth. slothboogie. krywald & farrer. tom trago. karizma. soul clap. jkriv. jozif. auntie flo. the pushamann. joyce muniz. till von sein. moon boots. charles webster. walker & royce. danny tenaglia. blonde ambition. mj cole. gideön. roger sanchez. aroop roy. kraak & smaak. rob da bank. eagles & butterflies. kiko navarro. the mekanism. eton messy
originally released by the legendary uk house label black vinyl in 1999. “the power ep” quickly became karizma’s breakthrough anthem. showcasing his trademark balance of infectious beats and deeply soulful melodies.
this first time re-issue finally gives those that missed out the chance to experience karizma at his raw best. alongside the anthemic “the power”. (all 8 minutes 84 beautiful seconds of it). it’s the b-side that has the hidden jems.
“the sea” is a classic karizma house workout. flipping beats and groove and giving you that lift of spirit you get when you take in that fresh sea air on a sunny day.
“k ii s” is simply karizma going all out to make sure anyone in the vicinity is irresistibly drawn to the ambient melodies giving way to the body booming. neck-snapping beats. rough. rugged and raw.
official re-release of this lost 6-track mini album by new yorker ben cenac (of newcleus fame)recorded and released in 1990 and is an absolute gem of a record - very much in the vein of larry heards best recordings. massive tip! electronic soul classic! now available again for the first time in 22 years. remastered + full artwork.
2016 repress with bonus 7- containing exclusive dj slugo remixes
one of the most eagerly anticipated electronic albums of 2012 is finally released! after a series of groundbreaking singles: pain in the ass. im week and ghetto kraviz (featured here) muscovite nina kraviz is set to release her eponymously titled debut artist album on radio slave’s superb rekids imprint.
yoruba records is proud to bring you this expertly crafted ep from the ever-talented yoruba favorite. carlos mena. a purveyor of deep and soulful house both behind the decks and in the studio. mena wastes no time getting down to business in this latest release.
news of the record first broke back in december. when omar-s. real name alex omar smith. contributed a three-hour mix for ra s 500th podcast. the lp will be smith s fifth full-length release. and arrives three years after his most recent album. 2013 s thank you for letting me be myself. like almost all of the detroit artist s catalogue so far. the best lands on smith s own fxhe records. it comprises 11 tracks. featuring collaborations with fellow motor city acts such as norm talley. ob ignitt and kyle hall.
4 ethereal house cuts from vancouver’s master analogue chef. coining the unique sound of vancouver’s underground to perfection with the laid back title track and the heavy dancefloor cuts “20% deeper.” “spanaeur” and “q1.” custom jacket.
ltd 2017 repress . regraded. a sub label of midlands graded imprint focusing on more disco leaning 4/4 music. with just two releases to the labels name from newcomer hubie davison and midland himself. regraded has already enjoyed some substantial attention from the strength of the music. midlands double feature became an overnight summer anthem and hubie davidsons sanctified become a late contender for track of the year. for regrd003 midland is back in the fold with a double header certain to soundtrack all kinds of summer moments. on the a-side final credits takes centre stage with joyous samples and a vocal line that will melt dance floors. on the b-side. vigilante takes on a more reserved menacing persona. dreamy whirling synth lines accent rolling live percussion. both tracks continue the strong run of form the label has been on.
thats classy! cab drivers serve a solid floor mover. this deep slice of a house track comes with a delicious chicago dip. and as if that were not enough. audio werner showing his point of view with a fantastic remix.
repress!!! frame of mind is a new venture initiated by gerd: a label that focuses on re-issuing rare and sought-after tracks as well as on releasing new music. first up we serve you this official re-release of nature boys classic ruff disco volume one. this highly in demand double pack goes for mad money on the second hand market. so after 25 years. a beautifully remastered edition is finally here. nature boys sound is best described as a rough combination of disco infected grooves with raw and hard hitting rhythms. tracks such as the livingroove. ha ha. trackin and of course tobago caused bliss and mayhem on dance floors world wide and brought joy to thousands and thousands of dancers. djs and music collectors all over the globe. this lp displays a fine mixture between house. disco and sometimes even dub/reggae. to this day ruff disco volume one is a timeless work of art.
ltd epress . expectations is an extended player from minimalist disco outfit harvey sutherland and bermuda. the second release for sutherlands own clarity recordings brings his bermuda project into sharp focus - six tracks spanning harveys influences from the west coast to west end records. recorded with bandmates graeme pogson (drums) and tamil rogeon (electric strings). expectations follows last years stomping label debut single * priestess/bravado*. the ep includes a long-awaited studio version of live favourite * clarity*. uptempo burner * coast 2 coast* and a moment of spiritual introspection with * spiders*. the title track offers glimmers of the doobies and the dan – a sign of things to come from the melbourne producer and his unique trio.
yoruba records is pleased to welcome oliver dollar and crazy p to the yoruba family with their first release on the label. loose beat. this sample-heavy jam is as groovy as they come. practically forcing you to dance! starting off with a warm. room-filling kick and lush. funky bassline. this track wastes no time getting down to business. the atmospheric keys draw you closer as the more subtle. layered percussive elements have you bobbing your head before you know it. while the sporadic vocals capture your attention and lock you in. the classic bluesy rhodes elevates this to peak time status. putting the dancefloor into a frenzy. already making waves. you’ll recognize this future yoruba classic all summer and beyond. for the first time featuring a beautiful. golden yoruba records logo etched into a full side of the vinyl. we hope you enjoy this release as much as we have enjoyed bringing it to you!
for their sophomore v/a. brooklyns super tuff records dig into the batter s box and unveil a roster packed with varsity-tier heat. at the top of the lineup. we have the tsuba-famed slugger luvless. delivering some powerful piano house with his anthemic vary in colour. rounding out the a2 are the fresh-faced. irish lads long island sound with the soul-sampling i chose you because. batting clean-up. tommy vicari jnr puts one far into the outfield with pacific stri-ia heartbreaking tribal house track that s as funky as mateo & matos and as wonky as animal collective. for the final run. parisian duo mara lakour tap into a pure. blissful piece of deep house with akoa (tribal edit).
howl back on track for the autumn season with a stunningly fresh dance-floor tracks from dj unrefined. where raw drums and sharp organs whilst flirting together in a perfect dance with rolling voice samples. the italian duo howl ensemble enrich and complete the ep with a timeless remix where the bumpy bass and restrained synth stabs supporting some minimal rhythms for a flawless groovy night.
tessellate is a south london party that has been running for the last four years predominantly at corsica studios in elephant and castle. the label is a natural progression of their events. featuring artists and friends they have booked and met over the years.
the debut release comes from a new alias of a regular guest to their nights. firmin crafts two tracks for the club - la selva for the sunrise and energetic solution for the peak time.
brassica (feel my bicep) and tel aviv’s moscoman both deliver with two different takes of la selva on the b-side.
on the corner’s dj tool and eclectic favourite. versus is back for a second instalment. there are some familiar faces occupying this tasty wax and some new comers pushing the needle further-out on the corner. as 2015’s versus sold-out we d already acquired some fresh production talents and sent stems over to new and old friends alike. get your atlases out as we criss-cross the globe introducing you to artists from afar-afield as nairobi. manchester. pune. iringa. detroit. and south london.
if you like the frittes you will certainly love the bigges. for this initial imprint release you will be discovering the corpulent and charismatic mysterious duo of bigges dj’s. four jams aimed at that silja line dance floor where pugh rogefeldt and tommy körberg had their infamous parties. forget all about your everyday troubles with ”in around”. do you recycling to ”turnin me on”. do the hustle to ”love 4 sale” and don’t forget ”humala” while you are standing in line to systembolaget. this carb-exploded release will most likely urge you to buy that second dip for your mashed potatoes (or mosbricka). so fatten up and get down with the sauciest jams since the skrovmål.
from deep within the uk underground special things can emanate without warning. this is exactly what happened here. a special one-off white label remix of one of disco’s biggest stars by one of the founding members of possibly the most influential electronic music crews in the land? yep.
originally released as a promo-only white label. this remix has been wreaking havoc on dancefloors over the course of the summer and has featured heavily in the hessle audio crew’s dj sets. gaining rave reviews on sites such as ra and with people literally passing out with excitement over this very special remix / re-edit it felt only right to give it a reissue on the label that serves as loleatta holloway’s spiritual home - salsoul records. the hype is real on this one. do not sleep!
LA NOUVELLE EPOQUE (AUTARKIC. JAMIE PATO. FRED UND LUNA RMX)
12" Vinyl D08.12.17
the industry of dance music can be as soul-crushing as any other. those thrills and spills of late. loud nights come with a best-before expiry date. after which even the most seasoned selector-producer-scenemaker begins to wrinkle their nose. to have experienced it all over 15+ years and seek to see it unfold again through fresh eyes. what sort of lunatic would willingly put themselves through that? v would. so its a new character. but who was the mysterious v in a past life? make your own conclusions. a little digging will lead you toward the origin story. but sometimes the pleasure comes from the unknowing. opt to enjoy the silence. silence. however. is not the focal point for v. in fact. this new form is a way to discard baggage and revitalise the process of music making.
four tracks of stunning french disco in a wide range of styles: from 80 s afrobeat to underground canadian cosmic groove. here is another bullet from the parisian gang!
a1/ guehi jean pantalon s craqué guéhi jean is a key figure of ivorian music and many of his records mixing funk. jazz and afrobeat are sought after nowadays. having left africa in order to make it in france. he recorded this digital afrobeat hit in paris. then went back to his native country where he died in 2012. despite his talent. guéhi jean didn t get the recognition he deserved.
a2/ michel conte & cie s magoshan a disco anthem composed for quebec cultists wearing flares. or the main theme from an obscure series? anyway it is time to acclaim magoshan s pulsing come back on the dancefloor!
b1/ jean-michel gascuel s dominus this french composer who collaborated with pierre schaeffer was also a great lyricist working for the likes of vivian vee or suzy andrews. and a fashion designer. with its latin touch. this track is a little ufo standing out of the rest of his french productions. so let us be blessed by dominus domine dominarum.
b2/michel robidoux les planètes this track by composer michel robidoux featured on a kidisk with a book called -visitons les planètes avec goldorak- and was released in canada in 1980. this incredible space jam was chosen as a macaroon for this new ep – our tribute to an amazing composer who wrote more than 325 songs and even collaborated with leonard cohen.
the end of the year is coming closer. but we ain t getting tired yet - a very warm welcome to slamb. tilman. enliven and dj psychiatre to our whyte series! from sleazy sample based rides to glimmering late nite anthems - it s all up in here.
300 x 12 inch / 180gr / hand stamped / vinyl only!
it’s time to re-engage with your inner peace as yovav follows his previous correspondant cameo (’andiamo’ on ‘compilation 05′.. in case you’re wondering) with this sublime exercise in horizontalism. charmingly balmy. harmonic and hypnotic. this is the sound of yovav bathing us in a gilded sonic sunset. well… it’s not called ‘caribbean zen mode’ for nothing. remix-wise we’re in for a treat as tuff city kid gerd janson lays down a delicious hip-swaying balearic version. delicately layered with glistening guitars. chimes. harps and a rolling percussive groove that opens up into a broken swing while the steady kick matches the slinky. sultry bass notes. it comes complete with its own bonus drum groove for added deep mix creativity. inner peace found. zen mode activated.
the last essential outing of 2017 for the play it say it label is from legendary dj and producer harry romero. globally acclaimed and recognised star harry romero has been a driving force in the scene since the 90s. he’s released on such seminal labels as sex mania. power music and strictly rhythm. but also contemporary imprints like ovum and defected. never far from the dance charts and an inductee into pete tong s hall of fame. harry’s own bambossa records is another fine chapter in his definitive story. here he shows off his current sound across three fresh tracks. opening up the ep is the arresting ‘mother earth.’ a percussive and tribal number with pinging kicks and loose hits all encouraging you to cut shapes. bright synths rise up through the mix to bring some tension and drama and crowds are certain to react with hands in the air. the masterfully mangled ‘lesson on swing’ is a vibrant brew of skewed synths and surging bass. vocal yelps and wonky chords that will freak out any floor. it’s another robust and full fat tune from the studio of harry romero. last of all is ‘scatter’. a high-pressure tune with characteristically big drums and fat bass all overlaid with vocal effects that build the intensity. hooky little synth motifs and metallic percussion all add to the steaminess and ensure this a huge anthem in the making. this is a top trio of tunes that are imbued with all the knowledge and know how of a real house legend
in case you don t know what to play’. is committed to the world of dancing. drawing eclectic inspiration from the streets of tokyo. traditional african rhythms. us underground techno and the sound of recklinghausen.
casino times continue on their crusade into the speakers of earth s hottest dancing spots with the fourth edition of the casino edits series. for the a-side. the duo encapsulate the energy that has made the previous records in the series so memorable this time by taking the cosmic sounds of a space disco favourite and reconstructing it into a punchy. euphoric. electronic symphony. the b-side sees the bpm s drop and the concepts become more left-of-centre. the b1. a cut-up uk grunge head nodder. features gritty guitars. a sludgy bassline and a pulsating synth lead. whilst on the b2. a well-loved italo essential is reincarnated as a dramatic piece of sequenced bliss.
the german-southafrican franchise rise music takes its second turn with one of the label heads hyenah in charge. the proper mixture of joburg vibes with the hypnotic elements of modern club music creates a new sound which moves us all. bafana bafana! kristian
new born label. rowle is ready to take you on a space trip around the universe. new life forms. new experiences. and of course a new sound coming from other planets. comes with great full cover artwork
our house is happy to receive once again to brandub (savor. houseworx) and the newcomer glasidum (rationalism. savor). two perfect gentlemen from argentina in this exposition of minimal house beats. swinged grooves and steady basslines.
there are tracks that only deploy their full meaning when pumping through the speakers of a dark club. to give shelter to the latter. hivern kick starts a new series of vinyl-only splits dedicated to club-ready cuts by artists in our orbit. to launch the series. we count with both a well-known hivern stalwart and a new addition to the label. side a is dedicated to cel avall . a track that has been hidden in marc pinol s vaults for way too many years. with it s slow pace and direct but hypnotic feel. it sounds as if one of the pioneers of the first wave of chicago house had spent a night dancing to danielle baldelli at the cosmic club. in the b-side. aurora 2 . by norwegian producer charlotte bendiks. also has something of the rawness and minimalism of the first chicago sound. a perpetually fresh energy that. combined with her nonchalant vocal phrasings. provides the track with her distinctive blend of darkness. sensuality and cheekiness. the visual concept of the series has been developed by london based design studio dr.me
following a double dose of newfound los angeles talent. apron records founder. steven julien (aka funkineven) returns home with the debut release from london-based enigma. molinaro. apron 35 is classic apron records material five slabs of soul-drenched techno anchored by groove and grit from a new name with plenty of experience. molinaro who has honed his production and djing craft for over a decade is one of the capital s best technicians behind the decks. a skill most recently recognised by nts radio. who rewarded him with a regular monthly slot on the airwaves. the first of which shot straight into the nts picks for the week. opener gio cements the tone from the off. drifting in with warm. enveloping pads. quickly joined by beefy drums and percussion in a five-minute sprawl out. jtl is arguably the standout a boogie-influenced roller aimed at prime time dancefloor. ty and -molow showcase the deeper. moodier face of molinaros sound palette before the beatless sofar rounds things out. paying homage to ryuichi sakamotos synth brilliance.
cheeky little nugget using elements from when the world is running down and voices inside my mind. getting spins from all corners of the dancefloor. dj support: a-trak. nicole moudabar. denney. doc martin. luca guerrieri. danny tenaglia. tony humphries. the magician. dj t. de la swing. paolo martini. dimitri from paris. henry saiz. hifi sean. horsemeat disco.
the third single from new york based stray current records is a slice of classic piano house. producer d. briggs is joined here by vocalist danhy clermont. who brings a warm. soulful mood to the track. for the a-side remix. briggs breaks the track down and gives it a minimal. electro-pop feel. then on the b-side. globe trotting dj and lets play house label boss. jacques renault delivers an amped up version that will bring the heat to the dance floor.
very classic sounding deep house from brian harden. the crown jewel of his album get gets the re-rub from label honcho mike grant. haunting sounds from the past that feel like old frankie knunke sets. this is bringing back the deep sound that is re-establishing detroit again as a major force in house music. mike’s throw down’s are really smoked out. blending soulful strings and chunky beats that meet with pure emotion from the blinding rhodes solos. very moodyman/ ron trent.
lie of the land debuts on porn wax with an appropriately subterranean take on the acid house formula. amping up the delay feedback and weaving accomplished waves of melody in between the floor-minded components of the music. chapparal is especially deep diving. tapping into a late night mood for backroom beauties and beasts to sway rhythmically to. navigator has sharper edges. but is no less hypnotic and subliminal in its approach. the porn wax stamp is a trusted destination for left of centre tackle for stranger dancefloors. and lie of the land understands their unique vibe innately.
the incredible doublepack with exclusive unreleased tracks by marcellus pittman rich white delano smith mike huckaby keith worthy malik olston and others all the artists are essential creators and perpetuators of the musical heritage of the motor city
mojuba is very proud to present a new project in collaboration with the one and only chez damier. mojuba g.o.d. (good old dance) was created as a platform for his new productions as well as some classic anthems from the chez-vault. the very first release will feature the brand new epic downtempo excursion called ôwhyö which takes chezÆs music to the next level and it will be accompanied by two classic prescription cuts you might been looking for for years! we are speaking about an unreleased version of ôsometimes i feel likeö from hip to be disillusioned and the noni hymn ôteach meö à no more words necessary.. 2017 repress . fresh design