watergate affairs is a brand new offering featuring residents, regulars and affiliated artists that have developed close ties to the club through the years. over the course of four tracks, jimi jules, lee jones, la fleur and david mayer & sebastian voigt perfectly display the sound of watergate. diving right in is jimi jules and he hasnt let lost a step, picking up where he left off with his stellar bogota ep earlier this year by churning out a burner. 6% is rooted in a heaving low end groove while hypnotic tones spiral around a modulating lead that never lands in the same place, ensuring a twisted dance floor venture.
whether on his own or with nick hoppner as my my lee jones has been djing and making music for more than a decade. in 2008 jones released his debut full-length lp “electronic frank” on aus music. his solo releases and remixes have appeared on labels such as aus music, ostgut ton, liebe*detail and cityfox and last year, he did his first ever mix cd for the world famous watergate club. next up from the talented producer is a futuristic 4-tracker on aus, incl 2 remixes from george fitzgerald and midland. for the lead track moment, jones offers up a bass driven house number that hints at his jazz roots whilst pushing forward into garage territory. for the remix, george fitzgerald delivers his most straight up, heads down house production to date. next up is duvel, a characteristically quirky jones production, bouncy and deep all at once but with a bass line that will hold its own at peak time. midland steps up for the remix, twisting it into a moody multi-genre convergence like only he can.
supported by ryan crosson, seuil, bi patrick, ricardo villalobos, butane someone else, ahmet sisman anthony collins, dario zenker, ed davenport, falko brocksieper, grego tresher, marc antona, marco resmann matt star
big with: mathias kaden, ryan crosson, anja schneider, seuil, sven väth, 3channels, adam marshall, axel bartsch, antohy collins, agaric, alejandro vivanco, bill patrick, dop, fabrizio maurizi, kiki, pheek,.... this remix ep features 3 outstanding remixes of lee jones incredible track closed circus. mark henning, nick hoeppner & digitaline all added new main hook lines and their signature sound, but all mixes are keeping the emotional relationship to the original. enjoy, this is warm music for the cold winter!
aria is a striped back but purring with refined detail and melody. lees classic delicate and distinctive groove rich with percussive fills is present and correct. beautiful strings combine with an embellished swirling pad to create a lush palette of melody that will remain firmly lodged in your brain. with the tiger stripes remix, its as if lees original has been injected with growth hormones. the melody is intact and the vibe remains, albeit bigger, tougher and firmly peak time.
with this release the spring buds sprout on upon you. lee jones, member of mymy and daniel dreier have delivered two great early blossoms which- like we have expected, holds no house-spuds under the ground. inspired by the facet richness of the sounds in >a man< on a1, marco resmann went on to plant his special note of funkyness on b1
aus continue to release the best and brightest of contemporary dance music with the oehug the scary ep, a collaboration between luminaries will saul and lee jones. will saul is best known as the head of simple records, up for nomination as best british label in dj magazine this year and also sister label to the more experimental aus imprint on which this ep is released. in his career to date he has released numerous singles on simple, the critically acclaimed space between album and has recently produced an ep for the german label systematic. englishman in berlin lee jones has to date released acclaimed singles on liebe detail, aus and his own label, just rec. formerly releasing under the moniker hefner , he is also a main creative force behind playhouse my my, whose oesongs for the gentle album won plaudits worldwide in 2006. opener oehug the scary is a transcendental journey. trace echoes of melody encircle an intensifying percussive step, filtering to a chimed key reflection. tonal themes fade in, compete, distort and then depart, making way for peaks of overwhelming melody, with only the fittest surviving and elevating to the sublime. on the flip side, partial arts (the duo of ewan pearson and al usher) give their own, heavily percussive, account of proceedings. stormy fuzz and bubble bath accents introduce a funk bassline and interplay between looped guitar and tonal melody. a sci-fi synth haze halts and then dictates the progression into a saturated melodic climax.
beautiful and hypnotic melodic deep tech house groover, incl prins thomas rmx... played by anja schneider, kiki, karotte, laurent garnier, shinedoe, trevor jackson, jimpster, ralph lawson and many more !!! great work
kinder country is the theme to a summer that never happened. its warm texture and subtle funkiness provide a soundtrack for warm mornings and long lazy days subdued by a melancholic cloud that dampens the brightness. matt johns vollbart remix accentuates that mood, by stripping down the elements and locking them down over his own, unique groove..
limited nice price action !!! situated by the river spree, known for its fist-rate lineups of international talent and of course its famous wall to wall led dance floor installation, the watergate club in berlin has quickly become one of the worlds leading dance music clubs. only 5 years after its official opening the club went a step further and started a characteristic mix cd series delivering only the best dj mixes by some of clubs most exciting residents and guests like sascha funke, sebo k, ellen allien. with the focus being put not only on the music but also on the packaging and design, this series became quickly a truly sought-after collectors item and is surely stand out in flood of mediocre music and. mixes that often dilute the market
lee jones lived in london until 2002, where he was producing and remixing as the successful downtempo/ nu-jazz artist hefner. after following his heart to berlin, he was inspired by the music and clubs to move into a new production style over the past 6 years. most recently hes become known as the main creative force behind mymy, whose debut album ‘songs for the gentle on playhouse made waves across the globe. since 2007 hes released his beautiful solo works on aus music and just, whilst also collaborating with berlin local hero daniel dreier on releases for upon you and releasing new mymy material on berlins illustrious ostgut ton imprint. having recently returned from the us and japan performing live dates with nick höppner as mymy, he also has a busy djing schedule around europe and continues to promote the popular monthly clubnight at watergate ‘mymy and friends
a journey into deep soulful jazz & funk from the 1970s! praise poems vol.5 zeigt erneut, dass es bei musik immer auch um ein gef³hl geht. musik/ emotion/stimmung! jeder einzelne song auf diesem album ist ein meisterst³ck, das seinesgleichen sucht. diesmal mit dabei: gunn high school jazz reunion, keither florence, robert cote, plas johnson, charlie chisholm boss-tet, u.v.a.
THE LADIES OF TOO SLOW TO DISCO (180G 2X12 LP + MP3)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK29.04.16
too slow to disco kehrt zurück mit ausschliesslich großartigen damen in den hauptrollen!
die sonne scheint hier nur für das schöne und starke geschlecht, denn diese heldinnen der späten siebziger jahre haben wahrlich großartiges geleistet. sie waren vorreiterinnen der weiblichen pop revolution. auf unserer neuerlichen perlenschau vereinen wir einige wunderbare, ungehobene schätze. the ladies of too slow to disco stellt neben etablierten namen (u.a. carole king, rickie lee jones, carly simon) auch künstlerinnen vor, die diesseits des atlantiks wohl nur einige wenige bisher zu ohren gekommen sein dürften (evie sands, franne golde u.v.m.).
das 180 gramm doppelvinyl erscheint im gatefold-sleeve inklusive mp3 download karte.
named after the bird that graces the cover of watergates latest mix cd the, >peacock ep< contains all the exclusive tracks from the mix compiled and blended together by club resident lee jones. the a-side is handled by matthias meyer and lee, who team up for a peak-time killer laden with warm chords. this one has already proved itself on watergates main floor by getting butts shaking on multiple occasions. >kreuzberg 61<, musically is clearly inspired by lees experiences in watergate and his home for the last 8 years in berlins kreuzberg district. the reduced tempo and warm melancholic strings are an audible representation of looking through watergates glass walls out upon the river during the wee hours of a saturday morning. wrapping up the ep, is the after-hour anthem collaboration between lee and daniel dreier, >lullaby<. the perfect track to hum on your sunday morning stumble home.
crosstown rebels are delighted to announce the debut label release from purveyors of the e-funk, the mighty soul clap, showcasing their irresistible blend of funk inspired house music that appeals to all music lovers.
part 3 of the nice cd compilation! >aus music… all night long< as a title is not just a play on the timeless house music all night long phrase, it also expresses the musical diversity of the label. from the live dub of sideshow through to the layered, undulating techno of sian via the heartwarming, richly textured grooves of lee jones our aim has always been that you can play aus music from dusk till dawn… all night long
>aus music…all night long< as a title is not just a play on the timeless house music all night long phrase, it also expresses the musical diversity of the label. from the live dub of sideshow through to the layered, undulating techno of sian via the heartwarming, richly textured grooves of lee jones our aim has always been that you can play aus music from dusk till dawn… all night long
praise poems vol.5 zeigt erneut, dass es bei musik immer auch um ein gefühl geht. musik = emotion = stimmung! jeder einzelne song auf diesem album ist ein meisterstück, das seinesgleichen sucht. diesmal mit dabei: gunn high school jazz reunion, keither florence, robert cote, plas johnson, charlie chisholm boss-tet, u.v.a.