damn! did somebody upset carlo coz that boy has been throwing down some vicious balls-to-wall beats across his recent releases... and we love it! he got nasty with shaded s gender bender and kicked some serious ass on his latest for carl cox s intec. whilst carlo s latest outings may be fierce, our toronto brother has lost none of the trademark funk that permeates all of his work. the magic ingredient that keeps our hips on the move. carlo returns to mood with deebug, the rampant techno tick that burrows into your brain with its rapid, pincer-like drums and thumping kick. on the flip its fellow ear-bug, no turning back, flows with an almost laid-back and effortless groove. a perfect pair from mr. lio.
canadian artist carlo lio makes his first appearance on the saved imprint, delivering his unique sound with >what it is<. possessing a lot of energy with its warm, rolling bass line, the track builds and then moves into an intense drop, characterised with the twisted vocals, oscillating effects and trippy strings. over on the flip, french house producer phil weeks demonstrates why he is one of the best producers in the game, delivering a remix that seals the package of perfectly
rejected look to round out the summer and call in the autumn with a track that has been igniting floors all season for label chiefs edwin oosterwal and joris voorn. >mike loves the horn< also sees a rejected debut for two artists who individually have rapidly risen to the top of their game.
canadas finest carlo lio is debuting on sk supreme. after several releases on labels like blufin, monique musique, sci-tec and the very successfull >breakfast in bag ep< on quartz this is the new single combined with three strong remixes
quartz rec. family is looking forward to start the summer with a bang! here we present you a new series of collaborations between the artists of the label.
paul ritch has teamed up with his good friend paco osuna to deliver a groovy monster tune while carlo lio and canadian friends the junkies show us their skills with the well titled >go ahead listen< track. last but not least okain & hermanez >buds bomber< completes this rocking ep.
heavy support from: dubfire, richie hawtin, djulz, paco osuna, 2000 and one, barem, karrotte, bart skills, anthony collins, paul woolford ...
it is carlo lios turn to deliver his first release for quartz rec. >breakfast in the bag< is without any doubt his finest release up to date.
two powerful and groovy original tracks, blending the best of techno and house in a modern cocktail that ships out straight from toronto. man of the moment anton pieete completes the package with a big remix of the lead track. all killers - no fillers on this ep!
carlo lio is known as a new producer. but if all new up and comers were as good as this, we need to find new definition to describe new producers. hailing from south america producer loko, drops domino. funky rhythms and twisted melodies make this ep an instant classic
a decade deep into its ongoing investigations, documenting and pushing the sonic frisson and fusion between science and technology, sci+tec remain at the very forefront of electronic music. its feet firmly on the dancefloor, its spirit deep inside the machines, its sights set on the future: dubfire’s label has continuously forged its own deep furrow and has been doing so from day one. with breakthrough dubfire releases such as ‘roadkill’ and ‘i feel speed’ sci+tec has managed to create a whole new framework for 21st century techno. all the while sci+tec has consistently championed and encouraged new and unsung talent from around the world, amplifying legions of rising names, davide squillace, paul ritch, shaded, simi, delete, harvard bass, joop junior and countless more include sci+tec releases in their rich histories. this precision balance of stark sonic signature, technical ideology and nurturing new ideas and talent has led to sci+tec’s perpetual momentum into every house and techno dj’s playlists and sets for the last 10 years. be it the label’s penchant for deep, undulating subby grooves or its passion for warehouse-razing thunder-powered techno, the sci+tec sound covers every corner of the floor and every chapter of the night, as proved by the label’s many world tours. and proved once again by this fittingly stacked anniversary album. 10 tracks to celebrate 10 years from 10 of the label’s most exciting artists, every track brings home the sci+tec message
reaching our 100th release seems surreal. i started it with 50 bucks and a defiant attitude to release music i felt wasn’t repped elsewhere. the label has grown into a renegade family, and worldwide techno brand. proud of every single achievement and mistake we have made, we felt it fitting to gather a selection of our favorite artists and showcase our vision on the current state of classic modern techno. here s to another 10000. octopus for life.