hallo! here are the phaserboys with their full debut on aiwo rec. and they show up with a full equiped dance floor record including love mission disco adventures and sequenced breakbeat dream dance be fast and take the ice as long as you can winter is coming! all rec. at aiwo railway-view studios ddorf
re-release: released in 1993. the technology ep appeared on the start of a re-establishment of electro music and a beginning for the direct beat label. that would be a constant reminder of where to see aux88 material come to light. -technology- carried the aux88 brand onto radio. mainstream club and dance parties...become a sought after 12- by a band that proclaimed its sound as electro/techno . the techno bass mix is the original track. (now for the first time available) rhythm mix is a different animal on its own... within the track you can hear the growth of what would become the sound of emerging aliases in years to come and the use of distinct voices/vocals. with both versions from the original studio recordings in 1993. listeners will be treated to a major bonus point in the birth of the aux quadrant of projects to come. designed for a well-deserved space on the global dance floor.
special release alert - vinyl only / limited edition!
super dope debut from this new producer straight from ireland. we welcome jared aka btu who joins the family business. jared delivers a pulsating and emotive track. a stellar house journey into the mind. he is accompanied by the one and only. pépe. he delivers colorful track that picks influences from miami bass and electro. super silky and strong as always.
another va from luke eargoggles stilleben records that keeps on releasing the purest electronic music. jensen interceptor and obergman are two familiar names in the electro game but on this 12- hiltipop and t-error will also show their vision and style.. and it is reckless!!
luxus varta makes his debut on brokntoys with then we fall the mysterious producer has previously released records with solar one music. intramuros and shipwrec. here he delivers 6 tracks of intricate. experimental. weirded out electro & electronica. individually screenprinted & limited to 300 copies
the well known miami based artist once again joins forces with the frustrations department to drop one of his best outings ever. these experiments go deep. way deep. melancholic melodies drowning in running tape delays wobbling analog pulses that seem to come from beyond the aquatic triangle. blue vinyl pressing
after their stunning debut on art. electro purveyors london modular alliance return as they keep up their unstoppable momentum on the contemporary electronic scene. with a slew of high profile live shows behind and in front of them - lma go from strength to strength as evidenced by this 5 track ep spanning deep. emotive ambience all the way to heavy wobble electro bass. unmissable!!
gian strikes back all the way from reutlingen to neukolln with a three track ep bound to hit you hard! pairing his signature electrofunk beats with gnarly acid on the a side & ultra effective pad-sex on the flip. gian will manage to sneak his way into your dj bag. whether you like it or not.
blacksilk s fourth release features the emerging italian producer unconscious. four relentlessly sophisticated electro tracks infused with a taste of ebm constitute the framework of this record. unconscious stands out as a refreshing surprise. enriching the complex structure of his work with a powerful dark veneer. a remarkable remix by violet poison is an added value. both the artists hailing from a country where the vatican s influence still pervades every level of social and public life. molding a pervasive hypocritical morality.
on the a side bftt and lack follow on from their debut release on the fifth cong burn tape. bftt crafts a peak time sub heavy techno weapon which beautifully collapses in on itself before its final ascent. lack layers polyrhthmic splashes of shackleton-esque percussion over dubbed out bass growls. flip it over and you ve got chekov following up his ace debut on shanti celeste s peach discs with electro 808 patterns and swells of low end weight. howes lowers the tempo with a low key bubbler that further explores the textures laid out on cong burn s first 12inch.
SP 004 (FEAT ITCH E & SCRATCH E MIX) (180 G VINYL)
12" Vinyl lp. 180gr UK20.03.18
spinning plates is back for another long overdue release. and this time it comes in the form of a split ep featuring returning artist andy rantzen and laccy with two tracks each. the vinyl only release comes with very special screen-printed silkscreen artwork and is pressed on meaty 180g vinyl for an extra warm and deep sound. andy rantzen is a sydney based artist who appeared on this label s superb second release. the 98% track from it was used by sonja moonear in her cocoon mix cd shared with carl craig. and andy is also well-known as part of the duo itch-e and scratch-e along with paul mac. he assumes that alias here for a remix of the dial. laccy aka pascal sturmer is a young but talented artist who regularly finds himself behind the decks at cult clubs like berlin s club de visionaire and the spaced parties in london. a friend of label a&r bruno schmidt. he just released on francesco del garda s label timeless. is a real underground head with a bottomless well of knowledge when it comes to cult sounds and scenes and is signed to the top crisalida agency.
here comes in the dark again 09! please open your ears for five sonic adventures. brought to you by the amazing sound explorers moralez feat. zombierella. zak famellos. textasy. night caller and vinilette!
after an excellent first release featuring freerotation lynchpin steevio. russ gabriels rivers of groove label returns with a pair of excursions into lush. bubbling techno from gabriel on his own. as a first generation uk techno stalwart. its little wonder that he can turn out productions as accomplished as these. but there s no sense that he s treading water. ambulate bears the hallmarks of modular production. all twinkling. morphing synth tones chiming around a delicate beat. while dover calling favours a snappier electro palette. but both stand out from the crowd for the sheer quality in the production. the warmth in the composition and the needlepoint focus given to every shred of detail in this crucial cuts.
chreal01 is the debut project by scottish producer chaotic reality exploring a meditative side to techno. written over the course of several months spent living in new york as a resistance to the frenetic pace of a busy environment. chreal01 contains four tracks that repeat. oscillate and soundtrack a more centred existence. inspired by shinichi atobe. avalon emerson. newworldaquarium / ross154 & the 7th plain. each track in this self-released record is named after its sequence and operates on a slower tempo. focussing on melody and sound design. with aim to investigate the space between dub techno and early trance. track one opens with gentle dancing chords developing over 7 minutes. with subtle nods to echospace and black dogs otaku over a punchy kick and warm sub. reverb-licked stabs pass softly in and out the mix and ride over a homogenous chord range. highlighting points in the melody and meandering back into the ether. two has an introspective focus. rarely reaching more than two kicks per four bars. an arpeggiated lead centres the composition. slowly developing over a thick bassline. distant snaps and pops season the track and highlight the empty breathing space intentionally left in the production. on the b-side. three is characterised by heavily saturated kicks softly thumping under a bubbling melody. broken by echo-delayed stabs varying in form. filter depth and feedback timing. on the closing song four. chaoticreality develops and sculpts a stack of delayed chords creating a progressively elevating soundscape. the lead melody chords layer and discord changing thickness. shape and form throughout with pseudo kicks acting as a complimentary melody. here. cr plays with space to creating a hypnotic spacial production akin to digital justice or the orb. with the intention to take the listener to a transcendental state. chreal01 is housed in a popset sleeve & hand stickered
jaumet is back.but not alone.he asked 3 remixers to revisit his track la visite.on the a side.we have a brand new band from duseldorf.the wilde jagt.we know the boys from their previous band.der rauber und der prinz(released of desolat)which a favorite from everyone at versatile.thet deliver a surprising mix of la visite.in a pure kraut fashion(neu is not that for).on the flip.the french man low jack turns the tune into a dub marécage.multi layered music typical of the low jack.and finally.gilb r.so inspired by jaumet.delivers his own ambiant version of one the highlight of jaumet s album.midnight man(a tribute to i:cube who use to come at the studio at night at that time)
for the second part of his -connection lost- series massimiliano pagliara teaches a lesson in how to translate disco music in a modern language of sound. without further ado -trying to hide but then i cried- comes across as pure dance floor material.
this is a record for the spring that never comes. the heat that would be on. through old ghent acquaintances here s the tenth release from the lddlm bunker. rheinzand is almost our super group. mo (ex glimmer twins but still shining). rheinard. the multi-instrumentalist force and charlotte. the softer voice. we don t do retro but if we had. it would be them. chameleons on a sequin dress. sometimes camp. sometimes deep. sometimes even -disco clash- (the term is now copyrighted) on remix duties. we have the lovely cat lover lokier who turns the first time (track who was a big hit with influential minor players blah blah) into her own smacked out industrial groove. ah. it also has the belgian colors. this is part 1 of 2. get the talc out.
over his twenty year the hacker has traversed a spread of styles. from frosted electro to raging techno slammers. -midnight bliss- shows another side of this multitalented artist. warmth flows from the title piece. clean rhythm patterns are spiked by synthlines as liquid melodies are swirled into a carefree cocktail that simply radiates. -heavy duty disco- takes over the flip and runs headlong into speakers. the hacker builds a track of generous proportions. textured keys weave through columns of toms and snapping beats before bruising basslines descend for a late night encounter of formidable intent. without doubt. a future classic from a classic creator.
mega hypnotic minimalism. nara records comes with the very first release by sonnen blumen kerne - live oriented trio from the hood. 4 tracker with a bit of raw analog flavour is ideal secret weapon for every part of the night. vinyl only.
astropolis records adds to misericordia’s w.lv.s (electric rescue and the driver) four remixes that amplifies the rave vibe of the ep released last year. with more power and agression. with four distinguished guests from techno and hardcore spheres: french veteran the hacker. the mysterious and rare lunatic asylum. the pilar maxime dangles and techno hardcore figure torgull. a must have for all lovers of the french techno and hardcore scene. a wild ride taking you straight to hell!
the hacker rebuilds blacksmith in his vintage and industrial spirit between electro. acid and techno. while the lunatic asylum rework of misercordia will catch you up in the dark room of dance. with delicious breaks and metallic spirals melodies added to this rave anthem. flipside. maxime dangles is turning misericordia in a muscular but melodic late night techno assault with dark vocals and his typical synths and chords. while torgull’s version steps up the darkness with a techno hardcore rework. raw. heavily haunted by vocals. textured and sensory.
after a 5 year hiatus. talented producer betek is stepping up for his second vinyl release. proudly presented. 4 tracks filled with deep and dark euphorica. slammin 606/909 beats causing great pleasure.comes with lenson edit on the flip. betek will be back soon after his arrival. watch out.
aux88 bass magnetic re-issue 1993-2018. back by popular demand. the same unique spirits that brought forth the sound of detroit streets and turned it into the futuristic soundscape known as techno-bass . the original members have collaborated to re-issue their catalog 25+ years later. starting with their 1st double pack lp. bass magnetic (considered to be a mesh of influences between miami bass and detroit techno). aux88 established themselves in an effort to stay true to their roots in the streets and the clubs creating their own genre into a global dance culture. after the release and production of their own documentary ( aux88-portrait of an electronic band ). the group celebrates its now classic recordings. harkening back to its first days on cassette tape to revive a future generation of vinyl aficionados. aux88 s bass magnetic = classic detroit electro.
rotterhague is a new label dedicated to electro music in all it s forms. this issue showcasing brothers from other mothers dj technician and dj overdose. lot s of e-mu sp1200 programming as this is for both of them the weapon of choice. funky robotics to make the people shake is about as close as you can get to a description for the four tracks delivered on this e.p.
stimming x lambert on kryptox. stimming x lambert have done an album together: exodus! this duo debut will be released on the new berlin based kryptox label on 9th march 2018. kryptox is the new label for neo -jazz/kraut/classical music my by gomma and toy tonics founder mathias munk modica. stimming is one of the main names in german advanced techno. he first appeared to the public with cooperations with david august and solomun on diynamic records. later he did orchestral techno works and is by now one of the leading names in his genre. lambert is one of the rising starts of german neo-classical music. the pianoman with the mask. after 3 albums (some recorded with little help by niels frahm) he is selling out venues all over europe. together stimming x lambert created a new approach on postmodern. romantic. krauty electronica mixed with classical piano elements
remastered vinyl re-issue of the 1994 double album by experimental electronica group the future sound of london. with time. it has become their best-known album and is considered to be an important and influential classic of avant-garde electronic music.
comes on 180 gram double vinyl with download code included.
uk producers sween and dawl deviate from their usual homebase of their own tone dropout label to deliver a solid 4 track ep on berlin based klasse wrecks. classic electro influences mix with breakbeat flavours to produce a fantastic and energetic collection of tracks. part sci-fi terror. part alien-invasion...all good!
dj boring and stanley schmidt launch new label ‘vienna’ with their collaborative ep - vienna001. a new place for their friends and like minded artists to call home. vienna (named after the city in which they met) kicks off with a three track ode to 90s idm and rave culture.
heavy on the atmospherics. opener ‘stay young’ weaves field recordings and background noise between primal melodies and uk breaks for an immersive and deeply ethereal cut. ‘butterfly walk’ takes you further into the rave. blending classic 90’s euphoria with uplifting piano chords and twisted acid synths. before stanley’s nostalgic anthem ‘i neva said it’ closes out the ep by reworking a david grant vocal over a kinetic electro beat.
recreating all the experiences and emotions of raves gone by. but through a contemporary lens. vienna001 offers an impressive glimpse into what’s in-store for the fledgling imprint.
kris baha turns to pinkman with a standout 5 tracker blending influences ranging from ebm. darkwave and experimental electronics. what makes them work together is a shared industrial edge. spine-chilling atmospheres and minimalistic vocals. by finding excellence in diversity this record is equally suited for boiling dance floors and home listening purposes.
j. tijn embarks on the eleventh expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with the dark and gritty ‘the deluge’ ep. expedition eleven features four jams packed of heavy drum rhythms. moody synth lines and ambient soundscapes.
ltd repress . 50 copies only
the ambientist hurled oneself into adventures with his own 90 s interpretation of ambient. leftfield. breakbeat and uk electronica.
for fans of traumprinz or rising sun
ambient. breakbeat. deep house. drum n bass. leftfield. new age. jungle
3 years on. and after their first critically acclaimed album on versatile. five steps (aka jonathan fitoussi and clemens hourrière). who have been likened to the godfathers of the synthesizer genre (think suzanne cianni. françois bayle or morton subotnik and you re almost there!) are back with espaces timbrés a brand new episode in their exploration of the legendary modular synthesizer - the buchla. specially crafted for versatile records. after 2 years of tireless work. ever pushing and furthering their musical research. fitoussi and hourrière reveal to us new territories. textures. sounds and feelings to explore with the help of the equally legendary i:cube on mixing duties to add even more sonic reflections and mixing desk wizardry. this one s a hyper-jump into the future made possible through a machine from the past. giving birth to those most captivating of electronic mantras... dive in. the water s warm!
it is undeniable that bjarki and his bbbbbb imprint are at the forefront of iceland’s dance music scene. playing a vital role in asserting the country as a hub for genre bending electronic music. although the label has proved to be a solid platform for bjarkis own experimental material. bbbbbb continues to host some of icelands best talents (notably last year’s lauded release from volruptus who followed up with another killer outing on т..р..и..п..). for bbbbbb’s 10th release bjarki continues to substantiate his a&r abilities. introducing the world to lord pusswhip. having enjoyed a meteoric rise as a key player in icelands hip-hop scene. the young producers sound has continued to evolve since befriending bjarki and the bbbbbb crew. and the hand of glory ep now sees him at arguably his most adventurous and experimental yet. murky atmospherics introduce xmas jam creep before a cacophony of percussion ups the energy. setting the tone for a dynamic release. crazy shit mane follows with its crunchy drums. scintillating synths and sultry bass until hop out the car blends hip-hop vocals with mesmerising chord sequences reminiscent of richard d.james early work. an undulating bassline then works alongside a chorus of angelic voices in ‘the hand of glory. making way for the syncopated and dreamlike shroomm0(u)rning. moving into ambient territories. green house living layers pads and samples together to generate an otherworldly aesthetic until choppa hard combines ominous drones with a steady beat to conclude the release.
deaf chonky is an israeli folk. garage & punk duo formed by adi bronicki and tami kaminsky. ep incl.red axes. manfredas remix!deaf chonky is an israeli folk. garage & punk duo formed by adi bronicki and tami kaminsky. the two members of the band grew up in rehovot (israel) where they met and rehearsed. their name (which means girls in russian) was given to them by kaminskys father. the bands musical influences go from garage punk to russian folk music. this is their 1st ep for red axes label garzen records. incudes two remixes by manfredas & red axes themselves!
5 years since midnight shift’s first release in 2012. the label assembles a collective of artists. most of them are in advance of their full eps releasing later. representing the sounds of the label is this manual of secret moves. up in the sleeves. the mystic motley crew also comprises the alternate sides of familiar faces — amato (the hacker). terry lamborgini (marco bernardi). innyster (seixlack). hodge in a new formation with gramrcy. and an electro moniker from an undisclosed artist: thermocline. from abstract acrobatics to the abrasive and the ultimate gob smack to the floor — the midnight manual.
drew mcdowall and hiro kones collaborative record the ghost of georges bataille induces a state of suspense via sonic seance. conjuring the sentiment of death as productive force. the artists join their analog paradigms to open a door elsewhere. or perhaps. inside sublimating personal struggles into ritualistic offerings. churning. cinematic. and pulsating with an organic sentience the ghost of georges bataille invites an undeniable presence into the consciousness and lulls both collectors and the newly inducted alike into catharsis with the hairs on their arms standing up. not for the casual listener.
nice price deal !!! man invented the machine and from its circuits music with soul was created. > soul machine< is about rediscovering the creative ritual between man and its machines. the man is helder russo and he will drive you through a futuristic motor city soundtrack with an atlantic feeling. > soul machine< is a kind of techno rebel record. in a sense that its not a product of the industry. its rather the soundtrack for an imaginary society. with soul as the unifying element between men and technology. the type of record that mojo could play in his fabled radio show and make people connect through music. in fact this is very much about connecting. with the machines. with sounds and with each other. its about the endless ritual of creation and the challenge to transcend time and leave an inspirational mark. helder russo did his job. now make sure you appreciate the many hidden layers of this special record.
limited classic repress !! including amazing tracks like scientist. pornoactress. sterilization. rocket scientist. cellularphone and speak and spell. this is almost as important for a complete techno generation as kraftwerks computerworld and autobahn was for many in the 70 s. finally available again after being out of print for years!
our friends from japan are back once again with another quartet of absolutely awesome & well. undiscovered soul/p-funk/electronic/disco killers. safe to say though. these guys are something else when it comes to unearthing the finest hidden club music in existence. from the monster end-of-nighter that is >everybody needs somebody< to the crazed french electronic version of pink floyds >money<. to the downright irresistible disco soul of >cant wait< and the blazing p-funkery of >premium economy< this is another superb collection.
asc returns to samurai red seal in his first release for the label since 2012s out of sync & lost sync series. debuted on mary anne hobbs xfm show. polemic is yet another genre bending. tempo shuffle that brings a powerful acid line to the table. a favourite with the likes of dbridge. om unit. and sam kdc as well as label head presha. this is a tune that truly goes back to go forward. oracle slides back into a more traditional. but not any less unique asc groove. combining a heavy dubbed out bass line with other world ambience and percussive perfection. 909 rhythm track comes as a vinyl only exclusive. in the techno tradition it does what it name says it does. a dj tool for the adventurous maestro. limited blue coloured / white marbled 12 inch vinyl.
journey through vivid sonic currents and states which might as well be regarded as rashims magnum opus: the 006 release on arr is a new height delivered as a mini album. the more basic and primal spirit of this release encapsulates rashims music in a way which makes total sense. bound over six tracks. they all display a different perspective of this dramatic colossus.
MIND OVER POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE DIMENSIONAL MATTER
12" Vinyl D28.10.14
in between the re-releases of the two legendary drexciya albums released on tresor in 99 and 01. the berlin techno institute is proud to re-present transllusions *mind over positive and negative dimensional matter*. the 12 inch single which originally accompanied the album *the opening of the cerebral gate*.
he man from down under has been on a roll lately with his recent mix and ep with public possession as well as his blood-sucking edit on salamanca. taking pointers from the movie star e.t. he phoned home after a successful european tour as part of the bordello a parigi crew. here. hysteric follows up mysidian’s debut release “italo-record” with 5 extraterrestrial edits that’ll make for a great soundtrack to your exit from planet earth and return to your home-planet.
shop staff ep from northamptons vinyl underground store featuring 2 future classic lhas tracks. small amount made available to us for distribution... 350 pieces only worlwide - never to be repressed...
celebrating their 20th anniversary. well respected uk record shop vinyl underground presses up this staff ep. two almost lost jaime reed. classics that have been carefully selected over time. beautiful pure techno . drenched in his classic sound - flying high is actually a remix of one of those old joe lewis ripped off tracks although you might not know it. flip over for two acid based cuts - the new warehouse sound of cloudy skies by avus 303 & the cardinal + a pure roland basic acid bonus
we are proud to be releasing the new alex smoke album ‘love over will’ as our first release of 2016. the title ‘love over will’ is a play on “do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. love is the law. love under will”. the central tenet of thelema. created by famed occultist and ceremonial magician aleister crowley. with the central thread of the album being “a statement on the times we are living in. but with an optimism relating to ways forward that are possible”.
the vinyl release includes a download code.
kondi records gives you the first glimpse into the mind of the mysterious artist. vessel in distress. a full spectrum minialbum to suit robots and humanoids alike with it s remarkable twist of classic electro vibes blending the dry and the evocative. going both backward and forward in time. for the stinson/le car heads.
szary und sascha sind sich einig. dass moderat schrittweise das produzieren von tracks gegen ein traditionelleres komponieren von songs eingetauscht hat — ein prozess. der sich vor allem auf iii vollzieht. »stell dir vor. du sitzt im kino und siehst einen film mit einem unglaublichen soundtrack«. beschreibt szary die idee hinter moderat. das gilt für die band im allgemeinen. aber besonders für iii. wo dynamische sounds und bildhafte texte einen tiefgründigen emotionalen sog erzeugen. das trio modernisiert die songwriting-tradition mit einer faszinierenden palette aus können und hingebungsvoller perfektion. geprägt durch ihre »erfahrung mit sounds aus fast 25 jahren sub- und clubkultur«. auf dieser gemeinsamen basis steht iii für pop im modernsten sinne — ein erfolg. den die musiker gemeinsam erreicht haben. »ich glaube. unsere musik ist reifer geworden«. merkt gernot bescheiden an. wir sagen: auf moderat iii hört man eine band auf dem höhepunkt ihres schaffens.
from chicago. valis are considered the truly kings of the ebm funky sound. this record presents 4 of their most acclaimed tracks and it s even more special because the band has been dissolved due to internal discrepancies of the members and is practically sure that this release will be their second and last vinyl. the fresh mix of ebm. electro and funk and jeremiah meece s screams on top it will explode any dancefloor on earth. a truly classic for the very near future!. all tracks have been analogically remastered specially for this vinyl version.
nach der entdeckung durch andrew weatherall im jahr 2012. releases auf bird scarer. world unknown. crimes of the future. ln-cc. sorn. new jersey. common thread sowie dem debütalbum -hypnotic tradisi- auf island of the gods. veröffentlicht george thompson aka black merlin nun seine erste ep für boysnoize records. die beiden a-seiten-tracks bestechen mit düster-aggressivem ebm mit reminiszenzen an die dancefloor-momente von front 242. während die b-seite mit einem alptraum-soundtrack beginnt. um dann die hochspannung mit dem langsam-launischen -sequencer- aufzulösen.
(2018 repress) re-release eines absoluten warp-katalog-highlights: das legendäre * the other people place* album (2001) von james stinson. eine hälfte der detroiter formation drexciya. der kurz nach veröffentlichung verstarb. * lifestyles of the laptop café* . mit seiner atemberaubender schönheit. wärme und emotionalität. gehört zu den beeindruckendsten meilensteinen des detroit techno-genres und inspirierte spätere deep house-werke von omar s. jus-ed und moodymann sowie moderne uk/us bass-künstler wie actress und kyle hall. schwarzes doppel-vinyl mit download-code.
hot on the heals of his ethereal. raw & scrunchy ep for the lobster theremin main label. stu robinson aka asok returns with a quick fire reply via lt sub-label mörk.
applying a similar template of contradictory elements. cobbled into a melded. half-melted mass of aquatic techno. proto-rave and depth-charged deep house. inner circle is the transformation complete. a step into the unknown without a shadow of doubt.
new lp from gigi masin. jonny nash and young marco. highly recommended! in the spring of 2016. gigi masin. jonny nash and marco sterk got together in the studio for the first time since they recorded clouds. the critically acclaimed debut album from their gaussian curve project.
paul white received universal acclaim for producing the majority of danny browns genre-defying atrocity exhibition album. in 2016 he also released a collaborative record with open mike eagle. and began work on a slew of solo material to be released on r&s records. with a free beat tape ‘everything youve forgotten’ released in january he now returns with danny brown on two tracks that showcase a producer at the very top of his game and one of the most exciting mcs of his generation. accelerator is a fuzzed-out psych monster that defies conventions about what rap music should sound like in 2017. while lions den proves that paul white and danny brown can beat the traditionalists at their own game too. instrumentals are included for both. as well as hand-drawn artwork by paul white himself.
hannulelauri have lain silent for more than half a decade. the finnish duo seeming to have disappeared into musical memory. but thankfully this is not the case. resurrected. the pair return with a quartet of space inspired disco from their vaults. starting off with the warming plinks of -earth-. the duo then dazzle with the laser show of -crossing-. the flip keeps the goodness flowing. -blinds- strips back basslines to let bright bars and strings shine before the playful whimsy of -dream- closes. tracks from a decade ago and still sounding as fresh as ever.
gravitational 003 features two spaced-out ambient cuts from tbilisi-based artist hanker. a must for all sci-fi soundtrack enthusiasts out there. comes with a stellar blind observatory treatment on the flip side and a printed 21x21cm artwork.
following the release of their previous single guess what (featuring smerz) today copenhagens code walk announce news of their debut ep‘doubler - out on friday 5th may on ex-local. code walk consists of friends søren gregersen and jesper nørbæk. after garnering praise from radio tastemakers such as benji b. phil taggart. nemone. julie adenuga & jamz supernova. code walk are well on their way to establishing themselves as a staple part of the burgeoning electronic scene that is rising in copenhagen. like recent collaborators smerz. the duo create evocative techno infused electronica. that swells with escalating emotion and energy.
gidge is a production duo consisting of jonatan nilsson and ludvig stolterman. based in the northern parts of sweden. gidge quickly built a solid fan base with releases of their albums autumn bells. lnlnn and lulin. the music of gidge seems to affect their audience in an emotional way. which eventually resulted in the duo taking the top spot as best new artist at xlr8rs readers poll. as well as having the 3lps ending up on numerous end of year lists. their main source of inspiration is the vast. snow-covered woodlands of the north. gidge have for instance recorded all of their percussions in the forest. using only the sticks and rocks that can be found there. for seoul though came about after the duo went on a trip through asia. and spent a number of days in the south korean capital. they fell in love with seoul. and later on created this two-part hymn for the giant city. applescal created a remix for the track. which you can listen on the b side.
the second release from mic comes from ladies as pimps - laps for short - is an anarchic glasgow duo formed by lady two collars of golden teacher and sue zuki from organs of love. their duets take centre stage on who me?: the vocal performances range from the stretched. soulful projections of ode to daughter to the lawless. clipped. sweet &. sour. spat-not- spoken word of edges. spirited percussion scatters in all directions and bass is smothered in tape delay. as the four tracks beat through dub. rnb. house. and way beyond. circling around acts like madame x. the bug. stuart argabright. francois k. mashing absurdity with dread. recorded at green door studios in glasgow (where the two met) and layered with the analogue production techniques learned on the first youth unemployment programme there. the energy and charisma of these recordings promise a pretty unique live show when they support princess nokia later this year. supported by ben ufo. dj moxie. pariah. optimo. nts. vinyl
sole and epic 12 of orlando voorn under his defence moniker. this little (discogs.com) known ep focuses on the producer trancier side with a strong early 90s electronica / dream-like flavor. released in 1994. this reissue has been remastered by former dubplates and mastering engineer frederic stader for music matters mastering and cut at former deutsche grammophon studios emil berliner. how can it be better really?
“eagles & butterflies has taken storm in electronic wonderland - boiler room arpeggiator was originally titled 14 minutes of arps and its exactly that. its one of the simplest tracks iv ever made with probably only 8 layers that your weaves in and out the whole way through. really love the subtleness of this track where at the same time it is also a beast! oyeme is maybe the e&b sound people are familiar with. big marimba melodies. fat sub and rolling hats with a big break. love this one prophet was originally just an experiment when i purchased a prophet 6. its a little crazy and pretty full on. love the funky bass in the one from the sh 101. all the parts for this where recorded in a few takes live and two whole track was made in 2 hours!
apollo proudly presents a full release of the stunning debut album released by sw. sw s lush sound design and hypnotic arrangements nestles snugly alongside the classic 90’s apollo releases of biosphere and robert leiner in all their balmy glory. originally issued on vinyl only via sw’s own sued imprint. this apollo re-release represents something of a coup in that it’s the first of the label’s music to ever be presented digitally. as a label. sued has formed a reputation for releasing some of the most vital and sought after contemporary dance-floor vinyl. from both sw and svn. as well as collaborations and comradeship with other analogue obsessed auteurs such as dynamo dreesen (who teams up with svn as dresvn). dj sotofett. dj fett burger. pg sounds and club no-no. aka snorre magnar solberg.
rawax welcomes patrick raddatz. robin scholz and philipp boß r&s-b&s collective to the family! robin scholz already showed us his talent with the debut ep called -retrospective ep- on the rawax 10 inch series (10.5) also on rawax004ltd together with einzelkind as rhythm factory and last but not least with label boss robert drewek as rdrs on housewax (h1004). philip boß is the label owner of high rising -einfach hören- label which entered the record stores some weeks ago. patrick raddatz is one of the old school dj s from frankfurt. active since 2 decades known from the famous x-fade nights on radio x and of course of his -everglade reshape- on weave records which was 2005 a very big club hit all over the world. this new production is a fantastic demonstration of advanced space electro & ambient - worth to check!