irishman brendan gregory aka chymera has become an integral part of the international club scene. this techno and house productions are based on his skilful way to incorporate different styles and genres such as minimal techno and even the trance, which leads to a very own and surpreme handwriting. like his mentor and friend funk dvoid or like his fellow cocoon recordings colleague tim green, chymera appears to one of the few artists who can be assigned to a very own and recognizable sound.
ltd warehouse found! chymera deliver the first anthem for the spring we all are waiting for - including a bouncy piano and uplifting vocal sample. now where is the sun?, flip side with marcel janovsky, rich in paradise is a superb remake of f.p.i. projects 1989 dance classic...
to unearth a forgotten gem and bring it to a whole new audience is an unbeatable feeling. label boss gregor tresher has been keeping his very own jewel under wraps for many weeks, but the time has come to unveil his beloved anthemic set closer.
chymera returns to ovum with tidal/moot point it has been 7 years since chymeras seminal ovum release umbrella and it only seems fitting that we kick of our 20th anniversary celebration with a new release from the irish producer. since his debut on ovum, chymera aka brendan gregoriy has been busy releasing on lables such as nrk, komplex de deep, cocoon, kompakt, and more.
DEATH BY MISADVENTURE - INTERPRETATIONS PART 2 (CLEAR VINYL)
coloured 12" Vinyl D20.12.12
next round for chymeras >death by misadventure< interpretations. this time, both remixes were made for >an island in space<, definitely one of the highlight tracks of the album. on side a, uncanny valleys jacob korn, who just released his debut longplayer >you&me<, turns the tune into an intoxicating hymn somewhere between house and techno. catchy, and with a wonderfully positive atmosphere, the track is pure bliss. on the b, dutch techno veteran orlando voorn delivers a piece of properly driving melodic techno. several melodies entangle to one big sound collage. there is no real beginning or end, like a neverending jam. a very unique track and so much more than a useful tool...
chymera brings us two of his very finest in stunningly beautiful, piano laden >for the lonely<, and the superbly emotive, crowd-pleaser that is >ceril<. on the remix of >for the lonely<, the irish are in full force, as fish go deep back their countryman with an excellent and thorough reworking. the ep is rounded out in style with a master-h detroit vision take on >ceril<.
after his brilliant caprica burning release on connaisseur superieur in summer 2008, ghosts will be chymera second cooperation with us, and as we think, the perfect follow up. the irish-man seems to be a restless fellow.
the sixth 10-inch record from cocoon recordings features brendan gregoriy aka chymera and martin dawson with glimpse on the flipside. -pump- is a melodic neotrance / detroit infected summeranthem as we like it... flipside is a hypnotic / groovin techhouse floormonster
great new release on the deep house label that keeps on building up and up and up. already acclaimed release by those lucky enough to have already recieved a digital promo. including original version as well as master h. remix. definitely lurking towards the old skool masters as ron and chez...
chymera returns to nrk music, this time with a two track ep of slick and deep techno house. 2 below is a gorgeous techno track, starts off very delicate and just keeps building and building with some warming chords, swirling melody and driving drums, reaching a chaotically soulful peak, let this track wash all over you! the second cut, saphiron, ploughs a more housier route for chymera, with a very functional production of deep keys, groovy bass and tight percussion!! ltd backstock
the man behind chymera is brendan gregoriy. releasing music since 2005, the producer from dublin already has an impressive discography with releases on labels such as delsin or ovum. >ellipsis< and >eulogy< are sonic epics that never cease zu fascinate the listeners. they manage to be bold and sophisticated, powerful and elegant at the same time. they transform the dancefloor in an maelstrom with no way out, and yet they never give their electronic cool away, they always remain subtle and somewhat distant. the sounds form an imaginary landscape, they are a projection surface for one s desires
following releases on delsin, nrk, morse and even josh winks ovum recordings he is now back on orlando voorns triangle! it is crystal clear that this man is working his way towards the top regions of todays techno scene - the way just about everything which sprouts from his mind and his machines, turns into solid gold! here we have another winner, with mr orlando voorn reworking the original! superb!
big with laurent garnier, dj deep, mark august, orlando voorn, fabrice lig, jimpster, ben watt!! fresh from a series of superb releases on labels like mezzotinto, morse and ovum, corkman and world citizen, chymera, brings it all back home with an ep of intricate dancefloor techno. two tracks on board, ranging from the uplifting summer swell of shadowdancer to the muscular detroit melodies of planetarium. we here at ork have been chymera fans for quite some time so were dead proud to be releasing some of his finest music to date. we think youll like it too....!
chymera, originally from ireland and temporarily based in costa rica, has been making various forms of techno, electro and electronica since 2002. he has had several low key releases in ireland to local support. in june 2006 he remixed titaniums paloozah on austrian label titanium which marked his first international release. in september 2006 the descent ep was released on an affiliate label, supreme entertainment, which was subsequently charted by carl cox at number 1. xcela from that ep was also featured in funk d voids year end top 10. also in september, a side project under the alias i am an exit was released on esteemed uk house label urban torque. the numbling ep drew great acclaim and comparisons to mathew jonson, carl craig and new order. january 2007 saw the release of midnight at the aquarium on french label mezzotinto. this received major support from the likes of laurent garnier, chris udoh, james talk, spiritcatcher and many others. upcoming in early 2007 is an ep on barcelona label tishomingo and also one on josh winks label ovum. chymeras mix of deep and melodic techno is already beginning to cause a stir on dancefloors around the world and its only the start.
nice price deal !!! early support by ashley beedle, danny howells, laurent garnier ...
>transist< is the closing track from corrugated tunnels critically-acclaimed third album >minor obsessions<, released on process recordings late last year. it will now be released as the third single from the album, with remixes by two prominent irish dj/producers.
first up is minimise label founder and owner donnacha costello, delivering a completely reworked track that transcends genres from techno to deep house. chymera, who has been very prolific in 2010 with releases on prestigious labels such as cocoon and connaisseur, stays closer to the original but moves it more into dancefloor territory.
this compilation is in celebration of our berlin party cocktail damore, which we started with boris five years ago along with visual direction by pindar (goldnsour). what began as a gay monthly, focused on bringing quality music into the alternative culture of berlin, has grown to be host to a diverse range of open minded freaks, queers and more seeking a carefree atmosphere. the music we have compiled is a reflection of the variety of sounds our guests expect from the unique cocktail experience. the 3x12 inch vinyl comes in discodromo triple gatefold sleeve including poster and donwload code to redeem audio hi-res files.