limited purple transparent repress. 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.
lazybones is the debut ep from a new character in town, gene on earth. he awakens in the hazy sunlight of his own world, heading towards the horizon on the road to everywhere and nowhere all at once. once a monochrome existence, he s found himself now in submerged in a vivid technicolour dream world. wherever it leads, he ll find out soon enough.
ACID WEEK EP (JAVIER CARBALLO / HANFRY MARTINEZ RMX)
12" Vinyl D19.02.19
for the 11th release tabla records welcomes parisian maestro chris carrier to the label. carrier can be seen as one of the most prolific and gifted producers around. the key figure of the french music scene gives us two indescribable tracks: one stunning house-anthem (get on it) created in cooperation with gauthier dm and a superb acid-goodie (acid week). spanish natives javier carballo & hanfry martinez round it up with their heavy flowing remix on acid work.
the latest from the galdoors stable: cafe nostalgia takes off, a pumping slab of bubbling bleeps and bass with creeping pads to chew on as you go. conclusions like curtains keeps up the pace on the b-side driving arpeggiator-tech with fm tweaks and washes taking it deeper. looped-up rounds off, with layers of restless, twittering snippets wrapping you up in a wigged out groove. one-to-watch from junes on his own imprint.
regal strikes back on involve records with a brand new collaboration, this time with acid head milton bradley a.k.a. alien rain. the record is another piece of the puzzle, where the label boss continues his exploration of the techno universe with the help of artists that inspire him. the 24th release of involve records sees regal and bradley go deep delivering hypnotic 303 basslines and hammering percussions that point directly to the dancefloor, with chopped vocals adding tension to each cut. >acid affair< combines the best of both producers giving birth to a renewed take on acid techno. the two-track ep looks back to the origins of the etiquette, without missing the freshness of both artists’ current sonic approach to club-focused music. one not to miss for quirky sound lovers.
amazing full cover version. involve records continues delivering some of the most exciting techno tunes. this time, label boss regal presents his first collaboration with one of belgiums most aclaimed talents, amelie lens. two original tracks and two remixes from the next generation of techno titans. four cuts that shape an ep that is about to became an instant dancefloor killer.
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.
especially the breakbeat tracks sound amazing. i hope myon more of this laying around in his vault. almost a shame that these didn t came out earlier. i think i will play either on the second or third edition of our upcoming fortunea radioshow some tracks of this ep.
limited 2018 repress !!
the timeless classic that is energy 52s >cafe del mar<, first released in 1993, has been rejuvenated and re-invented with 2 brand new remixes from germanys leading beat scientist ricardo villalobos. mysterious like a deserted bay at midnight, and blissful like the balmy white sands of ibizas hidden beaches, ricardos main mix snakes and meanders over 9 minutes of pure minimalist magic. filtering and reducing the originals main theme and bass pattern, a purely electronic interpretation is formed with ultra deep kick drums, and silky, woody textured percussion
ltd 2018 repress!! following the releases ‘logo queen’ and ‘sensibilia’ from cabaret recordings, so inagawa spent nearly a year to complete his first album ‘integrittithm’. 6 tracks of so’s very own grooves with elegance for all the house & techno lovers.
introversion created a name for himself with his remarkable debut with the first record on the label. the record is still in rotation today, and surely will be part of the rave scene for a big timespan. he is back with a complete 12”, providing his ravy personal sound reminiscence to the 90’s. now more than ever the artist is defining his own sound, creating a new window following the old and good roots.
mathame s highly-anticipated -nothing around us- arrives on afterlife recordings. the richly talented duo mathame featured on the second realm of consciousness compilation and have since been regulars in the sets of tale of us with some sought-after, unreleased tracks. this ep is a bold statement that crystallises the well-deserved excitement around mathame.
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.
an array of killer electro styles make up the second release in the eel behaviour series. featuring the legendary cisco ferreira aka the advent (alongside his son zein) with replicants, umwelt and galaxian also in tow.
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.
jeff rushin on andre kronert s odd even. always looking to experiment with a wide range of sounds, a rushin-record aims is warm, energetic and different every time. as a producer, jeff is faithful to techno’s rhythmic machine-roots while also allowing emotion and atmosphere to slip through. this records shows why. mastering and cut by dubplates and mastering. artwork by markus suckut and cover picture by salar kheradpejouh. manufactured by matter of fact.
BEND THE WAVE (BAMBOUNOU / OBSOLETE MUSIC TECHNOLOGY RMXS / DOWNLOAD CODE)
12" Vinyl ( / download code) D12.02.19
reformed society, aka londoner harsh puri, joins marco faraone and norman methners uncompromising techno imprint uncage with >bend the wave< ep. featuring four originals - two of which digital exclusives - and remixes by parisian key techno figure, bambounou and steve tangs obsolete music technology, reformed societys ep sounds and feels like a seasoned professional. very nice fullcover and download code.
die zweite veröffentlichung auf ninih ist ein paket mit persönlichen geschichten von amsterdams eversines, die die sounds des ninih-labels wirklich faszinieren. er fertigt meisterhaft dicht geschichtete und grübelnde soundscapes in der gesamten ep, spricht begeisterte zuhörer an und begeistert dancefloors. Übertragungen tiefer, wirbelnder, kosmischer synthesen koexistieren mit ominösen eindringlichen echos, während verzerrte akkorde in und aus dem fokus geraten. waffentechnische experimentalelektronik springt in einer flut harter tritte wie ein raumschiff durch ein asteroidenfeld, bevor es wieder auf ätherisches tempo drosselt.
repress 2019 - standard cover , heres a big reason to celebrate, as we face the 150th release on cocoon recordings! thats right, 150 prime cuts with a number of milestones. its hard to single out any one for particular praise but even so, we still have something very special planned for the anniversary. sven väth dj weapon
oh süße melancholie. jascha hagen ist zurück für laut & luise und nimmt alles in den griff. a touch of cold water erzählt von minimalismus und bewusstsein, sorgfältig platzierten und gut definierten elementen.