viva music boss steve lawler serves up a brace of balearic-tinged groovers as he preps for another firecracker season in ibiza and brings his years of experience and production prowess to phil weeks’ robsoul recordings imprint for the very first time. adding a dash of breezy, feel good aesthetics - mixed with shuffling, shining rhythms - opening track feelin has a light and steady pace, retaining a focus on groove and space, with vocal chops dusted across the track while melodic atmospheres underpin and a deep, soulful and powerful soul vocal sample cements the hands in the air vibe. equally sun kissed is take me there, bringing a percussive rhythm, laced with bongo hits and skins, while more vocal chops and layered percussion find themselves dancing in perfect matrimony. another day, and another dancefloor weapon from birmingham s finest.
-we are generation acid - steve lawler, a child of the acid house generation, has been busy with the beats long before genres were but a twinkle in clubland?s eye. since the early days of electronic music, he was pushing limits musically and as performing
objektivity is starting the year with launching the long-awaited vinyl-only sub-label called obj analogue. the concept behind this is that in order to make the record, it has to be totally hardware based!
hot creations call upon viva boss steve lawler for their next release, rounding 2014 off with a bang - an amazing year for the leading label. with such a widespread knowledge of music and the industry, here lawler gives us a musical education. house record is a dose of old school 80s house injected with a modern twist with city nights following suit on the b-side. there is no doubt both tracks will dominate the dance floor at peak time, capturing each heart with their infectious bouncing bass-lines, pacey percussions and all round feel good energy. this is proving to be a huge release for hot creations and steve, featuring heavily in jamie, richy, lee and steves sets… this is seriously hot!
the uks steve lawler is undoubtedly a name heavily stitched into the fabric of global club culture. a child of the acid house generation, steve has always been embedded in a scene of his own making and as an artist, has consistently defied trends and genre with an unwavering passion for the whole electronic spectrum. his next release for seth troxlers imprint play it say
steve lawler & viva music come with his first ep of 2013, avaida (the organ track). this is a special release for steve, named after his daughter to be, whom will be born in march. hence the release date. the special item vinyl picture disc makes this ep an exciting start to the year for steve and the viva music crew.
already gained support from the very limited 4 artists to have it, seth troxler, jamie jones, pete tong and our friend darius syrossian.
der name „,venerate“, sagt es schon. uns ist es eine ehre mit der uy058 musik von steve lawler präsentieren zu dürfen. der gebürtige engländer, der nicht nur auf ibiza eine riesen fangemeinde unterhält und das label viva music betreibt, hat uns zwei tracks zugespielt, die seine vorzüge als dj und produzent unmissverständlich widerspiegeln - dazu den zeitgeist der englischen clubber, welche momentan auf verschwitzte afterhours in off locations am liebsten die zeit vergessen. caracas kitzelt deshalb ebenso wie der titeltrack venerate die rastlosen kniekehlen lebensbejahender feiergeister. ergänzt um die beiden remixe unseres upon you masterminds marco resmann,der auf seiner ausgedehnte südamerika-reise am laptop fleißig war, wird dieses zum bisher internationalsten release auf upon you records.
harthouse begins 2010 with londons techno prodigy steve lawler whose enormously creative output brought him signings at labels r&s, drumcode, ovum, sci+tec, skint and others. as a&r he manages his own label viva music where he releases tracks by artists like john selway, tiefschwarz, bushwacka, reboot or audiofly. his new work almerina comes with remixes by joey beltram and alex flatner on the glorious vinyl. so watch out for these exciting tracks!
today, one of the labels most successful releases, the >on the bus ep< gets the most complete of reworkings. the eps original tracks, lawlers own >hocus pocus<, audioflys>shazam and tiefschwarzs >voodoo< were all conceived whilst traveling across the united states as part of a vivatour. born in studio that was housed in their tour bus, each track was then completed by each artist on theirreturn home. after the huge response to the original release, lawler now delivers 3 brand new remix eps. dueto be released separately, today we bring you all 3! first up, and on the remix of steves own >hocus pocus< are ... radio slave!
steve lawler & jimmy hill gehen auf minimalen house mit tribalelementen steil. das passt prima in eine reihe mit piemont, bukkador und den anderen guten freunden. bereits im handgepäck von john digweed, sasse, tim green und anderen
support so far from: steve bug, loco dice, konrad black, dubfire, sasha, ewan pearson, audiofly, martin landsky, sander kleinenberg, danny howells,… part 1 – the first 12inch serves up the killer remixes for the tsuba faithful. will saul & tam coopers mix is deep, sexy & driving house music and one of their best mixes to date. following his own >jaguar shoes< single label boss kevin griffiths steps up with a deeper, tripped out mix with a killer groove for the afterhours
support so far from: steve bug, loco dice, konrad black, dubfire, sasha, ewan pearson, audiofly, martin landsky, sander kleinenberg, danny howells,… part 2 - ltd edition one sided 12inch featuring the huge original mix which encapsulates steves new sound - gritty groove lead big room electronic club music. steve describes the track as >getting the biggest crowd reaction of all my recent productions<
remixed by sebastian ingrosso / steve angello and jerry ropero / denis the menace, as the sun sets on another summer, and the golden sandy beaches are just a distant hazy memory, the swedish based joia label refuse to lie down and surrender, delivering hot new mixes of steve lawler's 'my sound'. after causing a major buzz when the limited (and now deleted!) one-sided original floated across from the ibiza shores, this hefty piano-infused beast is given a thorough reworking from all angles from a five-star lineup
2011 two cd collection, the fourth installment in the mix series comprised of exclusive releases and re-edits by lawler himself. -in this day and age, a mix compilation needs to be special in some way, as dj mixes are freely available all over the internet,- lawler explained ahead of the release. -i want my fans to get a mix of tracks that are unique to its own arrangement and composition. when you buy the tracks as singles, people will get the original version of the track which in some cases may sound very different. only with the version on this mix will they get my re-arranged versions-this is, and always has been, the tradition of my lights out albums.-