mint condition - a brand new record label focussed on excavating the outer fringes of classic house and techno. unreleased mixes, classics and overlooked gems mined from the last 20+ of contemporary dance music are the order of the day. from chicago, detroit and new york to london and beyond, mint condition have got their expert digging hats on to bring you exclusive heat and those rarer than rare jams that have been on your wants list for years! dig in....
the second part in the hudd traxx 10th anniversary *now & then* compilation sees tracks from luna city express, sek, iz & diz and rick wade. berlin duo luna city express serve up a lush deep house groove that builds throughout the track, and will bring a smile to the faces of those who follow them on their beloved moon habour recordings. sek uses slick beats, trippy leads, a driving bassline and some *thug life* vocals to ensure this one has future classic written all over it. go back in time (to 2006 to be precise) on the then side to find iz & dizs *happy*. the words epic & journey are often misused in music but both can be mentioned about this track. it had devastating effect on first release and is set to do the same again nearly 10 years later. rick wade closes things out in fine style to fly the detroit flag on an all chicago / detroit side.
limited edition one time pressing of 500 copies. 4 track ep features: unreleased jay tripwire remix of joshua iz - alpha & omega, joshua iz - rima a nu zulu bass bin workout, iz&diz - cosmid (featured on derrick carters fabric cd) and c++ - bounce to light. comes with a professionally made full length mix cd only available with this 12 inch!
the beautiful release from circulation released in 1996 on balance recordings is re-released by phil weeks & didier allyne (p&d) for your ears. after the massive success mood ii swing « move me » (pnd05) another underground story of the house music continue with joshua michaels (iz) and dwayne washington (diz) met in chicago almost thirteen years ago and have been friends ever since. they both had their nicknames before meeting each other, so it was a natural progression to start working together as iz and diz. when joshua moved to chicago in 1994, iz and diz began making music together, recording their first track at the legendary kms studios in detroit for the prescription records offshoot balance. now out of print, this was to be a first in a series of well received singles for a variety of respected labels including silver network, classic, seasons recordings, tweekin records..
we are very pleased to present the final volume in a fantastic remix series. a big thanks to all the dj’s around the world that supported all three releases.volume 3 presents three artists new to aesoteric, all of whom currently reside in barcelona in the coastal stronghold of catalunya. erikotanabe s cut up and chunked down post-minimal mix has been gaining lots of attention from all the heads from london to sydney. the love twizz (2 cheap tricks) mix from tres manos & garcy noise sets a pulsating bassline under lush strings, seductive vocals, and synth stabs
1999 classic release produced by san frandiscos iz (aka joshua/circulation) & chicagos dj diz this deep house anthem is a deep and soulful affair with dubby touches lovely live percussion and an hypnotic feel the satisfaction mix peps and steps things up a bit introducing a 303 bass a new female vox snippet sharper hi hats and a little more action in the mid range instrumentation for the last track the guys drop the tempo down and bring in some cheeky latin sounds and extra acid for an end of ep oddity that sounds like an acid disco track when cranked up to +8