the martinez brothers return to their own cuttin headz label with a new two track ep. joint custody features collaborations with jerome sydenham, mathew jonson and martin buttrich. first track no pop is a 12 minute acid-influenced workout, channelling both the martinez brothers and sydenhams taste for faster-paced dancefloor-ready basslines alongside jonsons ear for the surreal high-pitched chirps pitch down into classic acid stabs whilst a metallic distorted vocal echoes above clapping hi-hats. affection deficit disorder alongside martin buttrich continues this sense of quirkiness, the titles eponymous acronym repeated over a darker, grooving bassline and spacey keys. the duos final collaboration with the producer, 9 pound hammer appears as a bonus third track on the vinyl release. the joint custody ep is the martinez brothers first release since the incredible success of last years stuff in the trunk featuring miss kittin. the release follows the pairs highly anticipated gig at the launch of landmark new london venue, printworks.
apotek records takes a conversant and pliable approach to this dialectic ep. apotek records latest release apt027 is simply a juggernaut! jerome sydenham extolls his techno prowess with an irreproachable veracity. no earth required swings into action with rolling drums,daring vocal stabs and an upliting techno fervourfull of youthful exuberance. bread and water is classic dark techno. a supreme energetic contruction.
a1.&a2. cutting edge london based dj producer duel launches his ibadan records debut with super track zed. in the studio duel hooks up with his comrade dos and execute their production skills and in addition jerome sydenham enters the frey to get down on the mix. the result is a healthy dose of avant-garde deep house on one hand and a virile dose of tech house on the other. this dj friendly romper is a sure banker!b1. jerome sydenham enters the deep techno realm in true vanguard style unleashing dogon. sparse vocals and tinges of acid and fat kicks shape this underground piece and put it right in the pocket. b2. mirror lines is a beautifully crafted contempo deep house track effortlessly combining a spirit of happiness with energetic resolve. this new york meets detroit flavor is the brainchild of jerome sydenham and amsterdam techno/house superstar shindoe, who is also making her ibadan records debut.
4 classics by dennis ferrer & jerome sydenham remastered! throughout ibadan records illustrious 20-year history and its ongoing transcendent surge into the future, there are certain milestones to acknowledge. this brings us to our 131st ibadan records installment - son of raw, the backdoor, undertow and timbuktu. these tracks exemplify the trailblazing innovative spirit of jerome sydenham and dennis ferrer, who truly represent the birth of a completely original new york tech-house sound with dauntless oomph. presenting new york chronicles vol. i.
apotek records takes a conversant and pliable approach to this dialectic ep. jerome sydenham opens the technological fray with the title track dialectic. deep swinging rhythms coupled with a deeply rooted dub vocal truly define its essential neoteric sensibilities. jerome sydenham s remix of macroisms drone is a prime example of take no prisoners berghain techno pure rumpus. the b-side introduces the sophomore single from hot new berlin talent non reversible. the track kuro is absolutely unapologetic in its discharge of nebulous dark thunder techno. powerful! on the last cut, jerome sydenham gets back behind the splicing desk, breaks out the razor blades and deftly edits the echoplex classic pitch break. the results is transcendent hypnotic techno bliss.
bratha is the studio project of the analogue cops and no mad ronin. their first two eps on their own label bratha have disappeared from the shops in just a couple of week. for their first release on restoration they have been joined by the great jerome sydenham on the title track i cant stay an afterparty anthem smooth and intense, hypnotic and charming, an outstanding balance of hardware power and restrained expertise. the craziest come out, on the other side, has the trademark features of the bratha trio: entrailing, dark and spellbinding and with an heavy pace on the dancefloor
ibadan records releases new deep house/techno album s.a.t. from jerome sydenham, aybee and ron trent. a simple dinner in berlin transforms into a studio session, which in turn evolves into a track, which sets the spark for what has now materialized as one of the most highly anticipated albums of late.
a1. the martinez brothers unleash a searing dub to lullaby a track by the angry kids. with exquisite tech house deliverance, tmb show their masterful production skills and unique swing. this unrelenting track is a mere example of why the martinez brothers are at the top of the game!
from the roots of old-school detroit, he speak with the language of techno which is reflected in the current european industrial and urban scenery with dark, tribal, deep sounds. since 2009, tommaso marasma has produced releases for labels like intellighenzia electronica, darkhouse music, sinthetics records, jumbo trax who have received excellent feedback from international artists including djrush, juan atkins, robert hood, scan7, ben sims, pet duo, djbold, mark williams
another master class in sleek and solid techno from jerome sydenham on his right-setting apotek label. upon relocating to europe from new york in 2007, jerome sydenham has been a standard-bearer for a resolutely seamless and modern techno: having created and spread the sound on a myriad of labels and with an array of major artists. however, his latest release on apotek sees him flying solo with four tracks of varied, yet relentless techno
few djs and producers have had the longevity and success that jerome has had throughout his career and even fewer can lay claim to having graced such esteemed labels as planet e, drumcode, defected and renaissance to name but a few. on the bicept ep jerome sydenham takes time out from running his renowned house imprint ibadan records to deliver the fantastic four track bicept ep for desolat.
no mad ronin, an architecture graduate of bauhaus weimar, first met jerome sydenham in 2010 and instantly connected with the legendary us producer. since then, they pair have collaborated, with sydenham taking the german producer under his arm and ultimately releasing a collaborative 12inch on ibadan in 2012 entitled >i adventure<
this is the second vinyl in jerome sydenhams 3 part animal social club vinyl series. what you hear is not really the rainforest, or the wilderness. dont let yourears and eyes fool you. the primal edge, that instinctdriven music, raw and inviting, signals another meeting of the pack. and every time the wild ones get together, the quality of the sound is unmistakable. breathe, dance, listen, drink your fill, take it all in: this is an environment where there are no inhibitions and spontaneity is everywhere, in everything. a place where house and techno are the heartbeat. this is the primal universe of the animal social club.
jerome takes sole control over the latest apotek release, the canine ep. definitely lacking anything but inspiration in the studio, mr. sydenham rides the wave of productivity with his latest ep of techno-funk for his apotek label, an ep that might have you reaching for the number of the nearest veterinary clinic.
big with: camea, inxec, matt tolfrey, dyed soundorom, lee curtiss, marco resmann, mark henning, ahmet sisman, anthony collins, marcel janovsky, someone else, varoslav, jorge savoretti, pherox, troy pierce,.... rune and jerome are back for the fifth installment on the luscious avocado records the purpose of avocado records was never to create filler tracks for the masses. five releases in three years could be a side effect of the responsibilities of jerome and rune
sydenham steps with an essential summer soaked number in the old school way. >sting< is based upon a record from, mkl – a staple of the nyc house scene. it has the perfect beach tune vibes with a mild horn melody, cowling vocals and lightly skittering beats, that never get to hectic. just listening to the bubbly bass line can induce images of bikini-clad rumps shaking off the sand the hard way. a tick disco, a bit house, but one thing it most certainly does have is a whole lot of funk
argy teams up with dj said and label boss jerome sydenham for his first solo 12 inch on ibadan. fresh off the heals of the exceptional collaboration from sandwell district man, function, and ibadan head honcho, jerome sydenham, the label turns its eyes right back to where the action is happening: the dance floor. here to help keep the party going is greeces quality house music ambassador, argy. when it comes to concocting hefty house beats, argy is no slouch. on, >thick and thin< he does just that, while wrapping them up in a blanket of comforting pads that will have you hugging yourself with closed eyes and swaying side to side
the feel it ep - adventures in house iroko lands himself in the spotlight with his debut song feel i. the london raised and berlin resident teamed up with veteran dj/producer jerome sydenham to unleash this explosive new house track. the old school detroit bass line sets the tone as the heavy grooves build into a simple infectious vocal hook. some no frills heavy deep shit. the adventures in house continues with >im in< brought to us by the talented producer club lonely (argy). the results are an uplifting classic modern house piece. on >benevolent red< jerome sydenham really gets rough with these dirty funky grooves. the loopy stabs and rolling beats set >benevolent red< up as an energetic extremely useful energetic modern tool
these days presents an impressive compilation of six drum tools/beats on a single 12inch especially made for dj use. our favorite beat-makers, from radio slave to marlon d and jerome sydenham, contribute exclusive drum moments from new-school new york to more chicago jacking and techno. comes with a beautifully curated nostalgic 90s cover. essential!
mbali remixes: jerome sydenham starts off the year with a fabulous remix of the underground classic >mbali< by motorcitysoul. sydenham makes an ambitious attempt to redefine the phrase >happy and uplifting house<. this, however, is not a gospel track. but instead is filled with lush cords and steady grooves. this is the kind of tune that really gets the party started. jero extended versions: the monster duo of dennis ferrer and jerome sydenham strike again at the core of house music. in this adrenaline fuel house epic you have sydenham on the beats and ferrer on the vocal chants. this one will be hard to resist even for techno heads.
>my pet gorilla< is jerome sydenhams interpretation of rolling techno thunder. energy, big kicks, fat bass lines and infectious piano chords. what you are left with, is purehands-in-the-air apotek techno. prime time business! >tonto< is a deep techno track with an immense grooveaccompanied by futuristic efx, rhythms, and chords that forcefully exhibit jerome sydenhams consistency and forward thinking yet again. this deeply satisfying modern remedy represents in appropriate doses the meaning of deep tech syndrome for the psyche and the floor. >museum of modern< is a tough and funky and minimal tech- house track. this edgy experience is filled with surprises. the groove gives way to an epic rise that collapses into an unforgettable breakdown. with no empty spaces jerome sydenham pushes the envelope to pumpout this cross genre gem.
played by gregor tresher!! >cabrini green<: jerome sydenham delves deep into the soul of the chicago vibe to unleash >cabrini green<. on the 2am mix you experience raw soulful tech-house. the funky stabs and vocal embellishments will throw you into a straight jacking vibe. on the 3am dub its pure track business! >asama rising<: is a complete fresh take on tech house. titelating rhythms combined with pulsating basslines enhanced with sophisticated twists and turns gives >asama rising< pure modern tech-hosue splendour.
a: the flight: the deadly combination of rune and sydenham who brought you the classic >elephant< are at it again. >the flight< is a tech house delight. futuristic beats combined with old school snares and rhythms and a subtle hypnotic vocal will draw you in. the simple organ stabs glue everything together. a damn fine track that will surely cross genres. b: the >crossing< is a humping dubby deep techno monster. the bold bass line drives forward while the fanatic efx put you over the edge. the rhythms are constant are the results are deeply satisfying.
huge deep techno 2 tracker! a straight up >no holds barred< techno bomb from apotek records! the blacktro dub of this techno centrepiece is a pure source of energy that draws on sophisticated minimal overtones. with a firm appeal for techno and tech-house fans alike. another fresh modern approach by jerome sydenham. judgement is a straight up >no holds barred< techno bomb! sydenham preys on classic techno elements to make this undeniably pulsating familiar feeling crowd pleaser.
joris voorn & jerome sydenham remixes !! joris voorn stands unquestionably amongst the very finest of todays electronic music production elite. the ever growing list of undisputed hits to come from the dutchmans rotterdam studio confirms is status as one of only a handful of current recording artists capable of creating with each subsequent release a flawless, precise sound that never lacks the essential human touch and organic flow necessary to deliver the biggest results in modern electronic dance music. with his remix of >destination nagano< voorn uses the originals distinctive, driving stab to build an epic, spiralling journey of a track which swings back and forth between wild, wailing sirens and graceful chord phrases before opening out into a beautiful, soaring break and drop momentdestined to create huge impact across the globe thisspring. jeromes shinkansen mix on the b side sees the extended form of the original become compressed and intensified as sydenham takes hold of the improvised key solo and creates an exhilarating house moment reminiscent of a certian classic, much loved ibadan sound.
a deep tech disco dub firestorm ! >darkroom<: this is jerome sydenham s follow up track to >blacktro<, the previous release on uk promotions, which spurned worldwide critical acclaim. this time sydenham appeals to the same audience and fiercely concocts what can only be described as deep tech disco dub! the result is an ultra dj tool that will surely stand the test of time. >sodom<: utilizing the same deep tech disco dub flare sydenham on this occasion, layers the track with an array of simple raw eighties electronica keyboard sounds. these hooks drag you into an updated eighties uk/chicago wonderland
jerome sydenhams mighty dub remix of hideo kobayashis >the puzzle< is simple energetic and very efficient track. ablaze with stabs and a funky beat it does nothing less than thrown you into a state of tech-house frenzy. jerome sydenham dons his techno hat to express his interpretation of the heart of darkness in >congo<. big kicks, punchy bass lines and a deep house hook make >congo< not only fresh in sydenhams production approach but also very accessible to all those who are tech inclined
avocado # 1 was the secrect weapon in dc 10 last summer! big with: ame, matthias tanzmann, tanja volcano, steve bug,…!! #2 comes even stronger ! a: peter pan: following up from the immense track >elephant<, >peter pan< does not betray rune and sydenhams tough deep tech sensibilities. grinding along, this track blurs the boundaries between tech- house and techno. b: snow bored: >snow bored< is a deep and sophisticated piece of tech effervescence clearly demonstrating the serious approach sydenham and rune take in their search of new techno pastures.
ibadan records releases yet another double-pack of killer remixes. this time of >f12< and >elevation<. jerome sydenham and tiger stripes started their collective creative journey with the now classic >stockholm go bang!< they followed up with two installations. >f12< and >elevation<, on the successful ibadan 10inch beats series which leads us to this searing new double-pack. featuring delectable remixes from radio slave, argy, ink & needle, and hideo kobayashi. f12 in true argy style he delivers two exemplary and innovative remixes giving us fresh insight into his state of mind for the next musical season. hideo serves up a punchy jacked tech mix with progressive overtones. a winner for those so inclined. elevation radio slave yet again shows his musical prowess with two remixes from both ends of the tech spectrum that will more than satisfy his ever expanding fan base. ink & needle waste no time proving why everyone will be paying them serious attention in the new year. what else is there to say – tech-house at its freshest!
famous ibadan side project label with 2 beautiful tracks by 2 big heros ! uk promotions is a splinter of the ibadan umbrella specializing in sounds and dj tools from all genres of dance music. however, you will find a distinct soulful street edge. stay tuned! blacktro demo series is a dj tool that has been tested in select circles over the last few months. deep tech house that works every time! >spiritual insurrection< is a classic joe claussell product on. this mix previously unavailable on 12 inch has been in high demand and is now finally available. heaven for rhythm lovers!
berghain sureshot!! apotek records is born! this new label is the love child of the renowned producer and dj jerome sydenham also know for his flagship label ibadan records. continuing from the existing legacy of the classic ibadan ten inch series, which included monumental tunes like timbuktu (ibadan) and sandcastles (ibadan/defected), apotek was created to push the boundaries of the techno genre. this first release from apotek records shows sydenhams consistent commitment to quality material as also evident in the multiple classic releases from ibadan records. on this occasion, sydenham has hooked up with japanese producer hideo kobayashi leading to the formation of their new techno duo >nagano kitchen< and here delivering their first single >asama<. this innovative techno delight, currently only in the hands of a select group of international djs, is already causing chaos in some of the best rooms in the world
the massive >sandcastles< revisited by tigerstripes ( aroma, king street etc. ) in a more accoustic vein with a guitar theme, afro chants yet dropping the original string melody to full effect later in the mix.
limited restock !!! kerri chandler on a roll - after providing the record of last week with >back to the raw< he keeps it on the rough oldschool deephouse tip with this collaboration featuring jerome sydenham.
after strong releases by jerome sydenham, guti, martin buttrich and the esteemed label leaders the martinez brothers, here we have remixes of stec and chris martinez own out put by first team players. mathew johnson gives us an energetic analogue workout. peggy gou gives us a wistful version of ‘h2 da izzo’ with retro drums, lush strings to give us a straight up, classic house cut. this is also tackled by mayaan nidim who gives us a stripped back, refined take as you would expect from a perlon artist. dj deeon takes on the buoyant ‘stuff in the trunk’ with miss kittin’s playful vocals.
after the release of their collaborative breed ep at the end of last summer, nicole moudaber and skin (from skunk anansie) have unveiled their highly anticipated remix package featuring a long list of respected producers. carl craig, fur coat, jamie jones, jerome sydenham, paco osuna, pan-pot and scuba, are just some of the names which have turned their hand to the project. originally born out of nicole and skin s desire to fuse their rock and techno backgrounds, this is a true collaboration project with a difference. the pair have also recently been sharing the stage at high-profile slots such as space ibiza and coachella. the first track on the second part see s don t talk to me i m dancin remixed by hot creation boss jamie jones, which features a thudding heavy bassline, and zebra katz vocals sampled over the top. the second track on the a side see s french emotive techno specialist paul ritch turns in an atmospheric, driving remix of these walls are made of water . first up on the b side is pan-pot s take on these walls are made of water , adding the duo s characteristic stomping touch, as well as dramatic new synth melodies. this remix is another nicole favourite, often featured in her sets and her in the mood radio shows. rounding off the b side jerome sydenham remixes don t talk to me i m dancin feat. zfk and takes the track into uptempo driving territory.
basement galaxy is a technological concept that will surge from mind expansive soundtracks to no holds barred dj lineups bursting with technotensity. with ardent focus on the underground to the masters of the overground, without constraint, deserving voices shall be heard. the first installation of the basement galaxy soundtrack series features house/techno pro baller, jerome sydenham. here, sydenham give us a glimpse into his techno remix savoir faire. this 8-track techno boner features tracks from craig, planetary assault systems, truncate, radio slave, raiz, kyle geiger and bobby dowell, tom laws and xhin. the remixes of raiz - keep secrets and planetary assault systems - gt were collaborations with the legendary function (sandwell district)
LEADS BITES VOL. 2 (K. CHANDLER, J. SYDENHAM EDITS)
12" Vinyl D16.11.15
a1. atmospheric dub is simply a kerri chandler classic. in this moment we task jerome sydenham with editing duties to refresh this rare groove. a2.tyree cooper, who needs no introduction, engages in a live jam session with jerome sydenham for this universal rhythm result. a testament to spontaneity, groove and soul. spin and flow. b1. entering the diabolical world of house disco not disco couldn’t be better exemplified in this searing piece with colluding talents eric d. clark and thomas schaben with additional vocals from anita davis and david boswell. devine underground dance music. b2. kerri chandlers remake of the pal joey classic dance infused with a jerome sydenham edit just make this classic complete and decadent for all sides of the house spectrum.
THE WATERGATE FILES FEAT. JEROME SYDENHAM (LAFLEUR REMIX)
12" Vinyl D15.04.14
following the release of watergate 15 mixed by kerri chandler, watergate records offer up a vinyl sampler, featuring the exclusive new material on the comp from the man himself, and remixes from voyeur, la fleur and lola purple & maine.
re:vision series restarts with steve poindexters timeless classic >computer madness<. we are very honored and excited to be able to re-release this beast of a track! it is hard to imagine that this was really created over 2 decades ago. so the task at hand was to find the right contemporaries to revise this masterpiece, we didnt have to look far to find the man for the job: function is an old friend here at thema, and things got even better when he brought in jerome sydenham to co-produce the second treatment. it is thus with great pride we announce our re:vision of computer madness, featuring two resolutely modern reinterpretations of poindexters classic.
taking the next level, the infectious grooves and fiercely beauteousness of the highly acclaimed prommer& barck album >alex& the grizzly< are mesmerized here any further. kink , san soda and norman& jerome sydenham captivating the journey into the variety of idiosyncratic house music.
killer remix package !!! the enigmatic duo behind much of droid behaviours activity, vangelis and vidal vargas make their debut on droid recordings as raíz. raíz marks a new sound and message for the label, bringing a deeper sound to the power and grit. the raíz project first appeared on historia y violencia with the dark dub track nueva, which made waves for the label last spring. this time round the duo delves into an exploration of atmosphere, psychedelia, and themes of emotional disorder with the keep secrets ep. on remix duties are like minded music veterans james ruskin of blueprint uk and jerome sydenham vs function of ibadan / sandwell fame..
dje lean aka confetti bomb has worked for a very well respected london record store for 9 years. hes also been a dj & live performer since the mid - nineties and has put these combined experiences into creating a unique form of stripped down, deep techno. his fever ep for london label underl_ne was featured on the uks bbc radio one and received extensive dj support at the highest level. he also features in the juno records 10th anniversary remix series with a peak time re work of carl craigs detroit experiment classic think twice. his debut ep for autoreply features an appearance from one of his favourite producers jerome sydenham who takes time out from his hectic dj schedule & ibadan label duties to provide us with a truly timeless mix of 10 second detox. with its persistent rolling percussion & warm deep pads the mix satisfies all senses. a short interlude follows this in the form of 5 second detox - created using an atari st & beat up yamaha sampler. this is the perfect tool to start or end your set with or to add your own beats to. the choice is yours. on the aa side we have 20 second detox - big sounding hooky techno featuring crisp percussion & analog synths incorporating long warm beatless periods with bursts of pounding drums. this track teases you until the mid section where it goes off all guns blazing. finaly detox is a lofi housy workout which has been described to us as troy pierce meets inner city...sounds interesting huh? drop the needle on it & make up your own mind.
BLACK JERUSALEM (KARIZMA, ROBAG WRUHME REMIX)(REMASTERED)
12" Vinyl DPre sale
4 classics remastered! a brazen complex 4 tracker to launch ibadan records into 2014. the title track black jerusalem, a collaboration between jerome sydenham and ibadan records latest talent dujour sally, launches ibadan records into year 19 of existence
unique personality and unquestionably charismatic dj/producer, argy, has managed within 5 years to become a leading figure in the most recent wave of house music producers. 25 years old now, and considered one of the most diverse and impressive young artists on the scene, with his latest project argy presents one of his favourite clubs in the world, d.edge, via a mix cd on his much talked about these days label.