strong limited splattered repress of this johannes heil classic. magic and mind blowing 4 tracker. first single ep by johannes heil since a long time. >by night< is a classic statement of a true mastermind and techno pioneer and a homage to of what we all living for - energy, light, power, hope, peace and love. be aware of this release. outstanding coverprint, shrinked and dj friendly 140g pressing. mastering and cut by cgb at dubplates and mastering.
involve records welcomes one of italys finest newcomers, the berlin-based artist alignment, who makes his debut release on the label with a four-cut ep of raw techno with acid influences. fast beats that aim directly to the dancefloor, together with some serious melodic work. another release on regals etiquette that hosts some fresh sounds from the new generation of techno.
label head amelie lens herself creates a banging techno record. three tracks full of energy acid techno. holding steady after a much busy 2017 season that saw her multiply releases on the likes of pan-pot imprint, second state or arts, belgian techno architect amelie lens is now set to release her debut solo outing on her own label lenske, following an ep from the newcomer milo spykers and a fine collaborative effort with fellow antwerp-based producer farrago, featuring a remix from ostgut ton protégé kobosil.
a trip back to the roots, back to the inner self and what it is to really feel techno. the charismatic argentinean producer presents his first ep on andre kronerts odd even. flug, as his name suggests, allows his audience to take a fly on a journey - into another world, another state of mind. no more words now, please listen. mastering and cut by dubplates and mastering. artwork by markus suckut and cover picture by archer hostettler. manufactured by matter of fact.
another new name on the slow life catalogue, the californian turned berliner steve huerta. as the ep name suggest he delivers some fresh-loungy-break jams, plus a dancefloor killer featuring label’s own s.moriera.
one of the best album in 2018 - skee masks endless search and fascination for fresh music, weed and burgers channeled into his own vision of sound. enjoy the ride through his second album, a detailed experimental universe of a young dedicated hustler. 2lp vinyl + dl code
a huge classic is back! involve, as its name suggests, try to co-involve people with all the related activities of the label and their artists, creating a bi-directional sense of communication. in between two tendencies, involve collects the classics techno rhythms from detroit and berlin, being true to the origins seasoned with modern touches.
exile is the next level basecamp of johannes heil. we at exile know that it is nonsense to write anything about music, because music can only be translated by listeners ear. so close your eyes. dont speak. dont think. just listen..... we are exile. mastering and cut my dubplates and mastering berlin.
ever-impressing uk talent james dexter makes a return to bondage-music this december as he drops his latest three track ep lets go back. 2018 has been a substantial year for london based dj and producer james dexter, with appearances at the likes of fabric (london), claire (amsterdam) and sash (sydney) and releases on little helpers, gruuv, deeperfect and his own inermu imprint in the past 12 months alone. with the new year in sight, here we find three new fresh productions in the form of his lets go back ep, marking a return to bondage music in the process following his recent remix of frinks sofisticate on the imprint. title cut lets go back opens proceedings as dexter reveals an up-front, bumping cut armed with crunchy drum licks, infectious vocal samples and rich, airy chords, before simple things utlises further rich and soulful vocals alongside crisp skipping hats and resonant kicks to guide the production through seven minutes of groove driven house music. last up, dexters roll through pairs refined, stripped back organic percussion arrangements with wandering synth lines and vocal coos to wrap up the ep in fine fashion.
ltd 2019 repress in black vinyl - get ready for the third edition of our silver series, we proudly welcome the highly talented, young dj and producer suciu from bucharest to our family. we are about to drop his stunning * vinyl only.
subconscious algorithms release their second transmission from man machine derek carr.sa002 follows on from dereks groundbreaking album on subwax.infusing a cosmic sense of rhythm and timeless emotional melodies. deep motor city music for the future from subconscious algorithms.
our 14th release comes from none other then italian mastermind ivan iacobucci, known under many aliases over the years. ivan always managed to amaze us with his own unique sound. we can say that lmml14 is a very special release for us from an artist we very much admire and from a friend we are happy to welcome to the lmml family.
following three eps and one lp fabrizio rat releases his second solo album on odd/even, german label by andre kronert. the album is conceived entirely for the dancefloor, with no rest and no breathe, no ambient or >quiet< tracks. melodies emerge at times, resulting from original orchestrations of piano and machines. at other times more violent and static textures explore the extreme repetitions of piano harmonics, combined with slowly evolving filter-sweeping hypnosis. outstanding coverprint. shrinked and dj friendly 140g pressing. mastering and cut by cgb at dubplates and mastering. artwork by markus suckut and cover picture by fabrizio rat himself. manufactured by matter of fact.
part 3 of 5 to be released over the coming couple of months. originally released on the phono label in 1995/96 the ‘parts’ series from matthew herbert are a much loved collection of house tracks that sound just as original and bold today as they did when they were first released. this series of 12”s were part of an early wave of exploratory dance music that paved the way for the deep house that still works its magic on dance-floors in 2018 some 25 years later. the mix of herbert’s playfulness alongside expertly grooving production and unusual sounds makes this unique collection of work. the odd few tracks aside this is the first time that these releases have ever been repressed. all newly remastered for this reissue series, the releases include stone cold club classics such as ‘deeper’, ‘take me back’, ‘resident’, ‘people that make the music’ and ‘see you on monday’.
following releases by label boss paul ritch and portuguese producer cardao, quartz rec welcomes a new addition to its roster, dj sodeyama, with >i wanna dance< ep. dj, producer, label owner & founder of arpa records, yoshifumi sodeyama started djing in the early 90s in his native tokyo. his well crafted productions have been released on japanese and international labels, including a recent appearance on nina kravitzs trip compilation >i have a question<. on this ep, from the building tension of the opening track, to the beautiful acid sounds of the last, dj sodeyama manages to create great atmospheres using repetitive patterns with drifting sounds that will surely make the dancers mind wander.
hot on the heels of his album r.u.r on boysnoize, djedjotronic aka jérémy cottereau drops an icy 4 track electro cut for cpu. we knew we wanted to work with cottereau after hearing his and maelstrom s lost echoes project (see maelstrom s alph4 e.p. on cpu). there s a clear drexciyan influence here with plenty of dystopian drama but things are disrupted with the likes of tunnel serving up raw 4/4.
NEVER GROW OLD / PHOBIA (RE-PLANTS)(REPRESS GREY MARBELD
12" Vinyl coloured BE25.06.14
continuing the 20th anniversary celebrations of robert hoods m-plant label which began with mark brooms edits of untitled 1 and one touch in march, hood now delivers remixes of two of his defining floorplan tracks.
very limited repress. vuo003 presents 4 artists from tampere city. the a side delivers some deep nocturnal house from shuffless with teisko nights and alone in detroit from lauri leino. the b side brings together blissful techno and deep house in the shape of lost in kemi from kalle-m and kuivaamo dub from tm shuffle.
the latest release from bjarki runar’s bbbbbb label sees bjarki delving back into his vast archives and shines a light on a bizarre detour during the early days of the label that involved a peculiar commission from the icelandic state.
.... endlich auf vinyl, 180 g heavyweight black double vinyl in gatefold sleeve and incl. poster!
good news! berlin calling - the soundtrack by paul kalkbrenner is available now on double vinyl for the very first time! the 10th anniversary vinyl edition on 180 g heavyweight vinyl in a beautifully made gatefold sleeve with a luxurious finish includes a brand new exclusive poster marking that particular milestone in recent electronic music history. paul kalkbrenner s eponymous soundtrack to the legendary and unique film hardly needs any introduction. the original movie and its soundtrack catapulted him into prominence as an actor and dj/ producer, spearheading his peers and being at the forefront of electronic music at the time.
following up the debut release from altitude, vade mecum returns with an ep on the limited 10inch series with another legend in the dub techno world - merv. they became notorious after some releases in the second half of the 90s, which included two tracks that are now considered dub techno classics: >dust< and >melted vein<. the copenhagen based duo are back in the studio for a couple of years, after almost 2 decades of silence. since then, they already relased some quality new material on top labels from the scene, and we are absolutely delighted and excited to have them onboard.
repress coming november 23rd! 999999999 introducing rave reworks for the second chapter of their limited series. deadly effective, old-school rave trips, resampled and reworked. 180 gram vinyl. mastered by conor dalton.
this repress is a stamped and hand-numbered edition, limited to 1500 units.
waveform transmission vol.3 initially came out in 1994 on tresor records. the eight titles on the album marked a turning point for jeff mills. it indicates a transition from the straightforward sound he had created through the early 1990’s, into the different facets and sound pallet he will develop through the remainder of the decade. it is a significant piece within jeff mills’ masterwork.
three years incubation, visionquest compadre antonio thagma returns to follow up his evergreen ‘leather soul’ ep. taking off where his molten constructions left us in 2015, it’s another kinetic experience where the groove is full, and only, focus… and the one and only ricardo villalobos is on hand for a genuinely beautiful remix. ‘sferikum’ instantly locks you in: upbeat with a subtle strut and a maze of psychedelic textures, this one is all about the rolling subs that underpin every element, bringing everything together with fluid motion. it’s backed by the broken electroid charm of ‘everything i wanted’. spacious, pensive and laced with an array of dizzying details from sly acid sinews to crafty drum variations by way of a sudden heart-stopping breakdown. truly, this lives up to its name. complementing these two exceptional originals, and celebrating antonio’s return to visionquest at the highest level possible, villalobos has been recruited for remix duties. a key staple of his sets this summer, it’s a singular 13 minute trip rich in subversion, twists, glitches and surprises. but, as always, the groove is the full, and only, focus. welcome back antonio…
ARMCHAIR ANALYST / LONG OVERDUE (LIMITED 180 GR VINYL)
12" Vinyl UK10.12.18
2nd mosaic release on their new ltd series, this time a split ep with steve o sullivan on side a and roger gerressen on side b - steve o sullivan is well know from his classic releases on mosaic, sushitech, bluespirit, ongaku musik ...his style is very unique dub techno , basic channel influenced sound - roger gerressen is a popular dj and producer from holland (nijmegen) ... aka gasometric run , monoaaware, he also has released on sushitech, wolfskuil, sudden drop, fasten musique, appareal music, fear of flying, nilla, joule imprint, tartouffe, irenic ... his musical sound is a great variety from deep house , minimal to dub techno...
DOMINO REMIXES EP PT.1 (ORIGINAL & ROBAG WRUHME REMIX)
12" Vinyl D21.04.17
oxias classic domino gets reworked for its ten year anniversary - in 2 vinyl parts. a decade after initially seeing the light, oxias now classic domino gets reworked to celebrate its anniversary. the new release features a new cut by oxia himself as well as several remixes by none other than frankey & sandrino, robag wruhme and matador. the ep will be released through agoria’s newly found record label sapiens on february 24th. ten years ago the track made waves in the international dance music circuit, striking up chords with techno, trance and house djs alike to quickly become an all-time classic. having never expected the track to reach the status that it his, its a very dear project to oxia and he needed quite some persuading to give in and let agoria and his team create something that was worthy of the original. the set of tracks are the first officially commissioned remixes by oxia ever. “finding remixers took some time, the amazing frankey & sandrino whos track acamar is my absolute favourite of 2015, matador that just launched his rukus label as well is the multi-talented ex label mate at kompakt robag wruhme. they are all incredibly gifted and fortunately patient enough to wait for this ep
the new album including 10 new tracks out september 4th 2017 worldwide on vinyl & cd on jam. we believe music shouldn not be explained or overanalyzed. we would rather avoid too many useless words. just press play and listen to it.
limited black repress. bluetrain aka steve o sullivan remix! primary colours keeps the theme going on their reserve series collaborating with another great friend, silver ash. >mad roy< found its way from brisbane to melbourne to the victorian coast before finally finishing its journey on this limited edition 10 inch wax. modulating synths, polyrhythmic percussion, tape delays and one massive bassline all work in tandem to create a tune full of building grooves and sneaky surprises. mad roy will shake the foundations of the biggest clubs. mad roys remix began its journey 16 years ago. richie hawtin released >closer to the edit< that year and was picked up at the local record store and immediately played on the car stereo on the way home. instantly mesmerised by the groove the sleeve notes were pulled out to find bluetrain vs dean decosta >diminishing returns< special edition dub on mosaic was that record. that moment changed everything. it would be their dream to one day have one of their tracks remixed by one of their biggest influences and this day has arrived! introducing the special edition dub by bluetrain.
for release number six marco faraone and norman methner welcome branko stojanov to the uИ,cagΞ, family. top and tailing the ep with his two originals branko opens with >oprosti<. a melodic number featuring a floating chord over a sharp beat. this is followed by the first of two remixes of >kao staklo<. darren roberts aka deepbass rolls out one of his trademark reworks with a deep and trippy seven-minute opus. the b side opens with swedish mastermind skudge who delivered a groovy and psychedelic minimal remix of >kao staklo<. before we re finally introduced to the original title track with its misty atmospheres and melancholic grooves. a rock solid first release.
reclaim your city returns to the shelves with its eight compilation featuring tracks by four of the genres finest. master and legend, steve bicknell, opens the record with the track that truly stands out on the compilation: a psychedelic piece titled >confusion of chase,< which is convoluted, dark, and extremely captivating. inigo kennedy follows with the thoughtfully composed >gradual return,< in which an offbeat rhythm perfectly coexist with an uplifting yet melancholic synth. things get even more exciting with pfirters >oppression,< which is both driving and hypnotizing, and makes a perfect peak time dancefloor bomb. the argentinian mainstay, jonas kopp, increases the tempo on >bigatron,< where a weirdly sarcastic groove pairs with a rain of metallic hi-hats as the piece progresses.
stand out acidicted 6 tracker by exemptional musican fabrizio rat. two different worlds joining each other for an unbelievable and profoundly listening experience. the classic piano – played with fabrizios right hand and the tb-303 and other analogue machines played by his left hand. he truly forms an hypnotic state of mind for the listener. no more words here, just listen please! outstanding conceptcover, shrinked and high quality pressing. cut and mastering by cgb at dubplates and mastering. artwork by markus suckut and cover picture by salar kheradpejouh. manufactured by matter of fact.
fresh off the new album we welcome the arrival of a limited l.b dub corp single. opening proceedings, see the light unveils a soulful and vocal driven side to the l.b.dub corp sound, whilst we are going home switches up the aesthetic and movesinto duskier, percussion driven territories. last up, slater punctuates the ep with the intricate, snaking sonics of calling the spirit, harnessing slick, skipping hats and a hypnotic, ever-evolving lead line.june welcomes the arrival of a limited l.b dub corp single. opening proceedings, see the light unveils a soulful and vocal driven side to the l.b.dub corp sound, whilst we are going home switches up the aesthetic and moves into duskier, percussion driven territories. last up, slater punctuates the ep with the intricate, snaking sonics of calling the spirit, harnessing slick, skipping hats and a hypnotic, ever-evolving lead line.
after her well received 707 collision ep on balans records earlier this year, the parisian dj and producer hemka returns on the dutch imprint with familiar ep presenting four stomping, big-room techno cuts.
drumcode has become a label synonymous with some of the most-cutting edge and forward-thinking techno over the last 20 years. their artists include both emerging and established names, and one of those well recognised is enrico sangiuliano. now announcing the very first concept album of his career.
(transparent vinyl in custom transparent sleeve) belgian up-and-coming, milo spykers, has minted the second release for amelie lens imprint, lenske. with contributions from lens, farrago, and kobosil, lenske001 has already made a severe dent in the techno scene. milo spykers infinite promises to puncture the auditory surface with equal precision.
background records is back in business with -background classics volume 1-. this first 12- features an exclusive previously unreleased track by andy vaz himself, as well as classic material from the intensiv background records catalogue from kit clayton, todd sines and rhythm maker. all tracks have been remastered. this is just the start - much more to come.
following on from his debut on mörk last year, jon fay delves even further into the depths of the nocturnal shades of dub techno. deep, throbbing percussion thumps under twitching, sparse electronics that evoke an alluring, alien soundscape. a soft, gentle heartbeat sinking into the soul. a celestial exploration into unknown territories.
italian scifi producer and sound designer oisel joins the warm up family with this extended ep, offering four cuts in the physical version and 7 in the digital release, this is almost an album that showcases the great studio skills of this young talent, with tracks of diverse approach ranging from direct exercises to more mental and layered.
giuliano lomonte is back on his own imprint and straight to the point with tho original cuts. there is no doubt the distinctive bassline on a1 skyline will be stuck in your head long after the record is over and the deep and driving after hour vibes on b1 aquarium will keep the dance floor moving until the lights come on.
ATACAMA (2X12INCH GATEFOLD / BLUE WHITE MARBELED VINYL)
2x12" Vinyl (gatefold) D19.10.18
ltd blue white marbeled edition. etui records continues its 20th anniversary with the first full-length by label founder insect o. >atacama< is a compilation of 10 tracks showcasing his wide range of music production skills. beside his music he also shares a big passion for traveling and video filming. back in his studio he creates memories about his journeys. he combines analog synthesizers tones with sounds of his modular system, endless echoes and warm reverbs.
olivier kolly aka oktet is back for this 3rd techno home-made release by gravitation crew! the first track is a timeless acid bomb that resounds like the ideal soundtrack of an interplanetary space travel. with his reinterpretation, dmt and knotweed label boss philippe petit continues the space exploration, the planet toward which we’re heading seems more strange and intriguing. 2nd track is as an epic adventure to the borders of real and imaginary. newrhythmic label boss joton gives an hypnotic remix where sirens and tribal rhythms are mixed up. time to take off !
yotam avni on andre kronerts odd even. there are a lot of great israelian artists people should know. yotam belongs truly to them. straight from the pulsating city of tel aviv, yotam presents his first release on odd even. yotam and andre know each other for a long time so it was only a question of time to release this amazing release on andres label. the ep title is non-political but goa is known to be a place where every israeli travel to after serving the army. markus suckut, a close friend of both created an amazing remix with his fingerprints and striking suckut grooves. mastering and cut by dubplates and mastering. artwork by markus suckut and cover painting by raya avni. manufactured by matter of fact.
two powerful dub-techno tracks perfect for the dancefloor and smoky rooms. grad_u is a musician and dj based in vilnius, lithuania. since 2005 he is focusing on the deeper side of techno. during the years he released tracks and remixes for various labels like knowone, grounded in humanity, echocord. he also runs two of his own imprints: redscale and greyscale records. “balance” only on vinyl only and ltd threehoundred. 180-gram wax.
opia002 coming in thick and fast. four tracks. two artists. leading the way is steve marie, coming through with a refined combination of euphoria with a definite rave tinge. opiace is a pacey number from the off, with a bassline that creeps in and just keeps on coming back to get you. a dark and mysterious affair in yvar , driven and punchy, laced with peculiar voices.
after releasing abe security systems on the previous release, luis malon returns, this time with two tracks which take up the whole of the b side. a constant progression of obscurity and curious sounds from the south american artist in maybe forever baby . rounding off the ep is astrosonik , broken drums lead you to a place of otherworldly atmospheres, absorbing you in the trip. acquired grooves intelligently arranged by the young talent.