de lichting is a brand new collaborative project between three key underground labels from amsterdam namely yield records. native response and working titles. all with their own successful solo projects and well established in what they do. the collaboration is -a coming of age story narrated by a bunch of music heads from the same city.- it is a project that sees seven self-confessed music nerds putting their diy ideals front and centre and coming together to self-release these 13 new and exciting tracks.
prepare your ears for sexy party vol. 1. a new four track ep forthcoming on nice recordings. curating the finest edits of funk. disco and afro. the boys at nice recordings are dedicated to bringing you the freshest cuts from all over the world. sexy party vol. 1 features stellar edits from the likes of will hofbauer. france’s kabaka and nice recordings’ very own soulcheeba and ddhg.
the guys on this compilation are playful composers and appear to engage in various behaviors for sheer enjoyment. such as making waterslides and then sliding on them into the water. they may also find and play with small stones. their record is based on a myth where naya le loup shapeshift into beautiful women wearing stones-patterned clothing. if a human attempts to speak to him. he will answer nao and then answer copo. and if anybody asks him anything. he say cryptic things like blizzaga.
mark du mosch. credit 00. william the squid. jared wilson and eluize join on pt. 2 of this year s war child fundraiser from craigie knowes. acid. house. disco-vibes and dreamy electro sounds across this awesome 5 track ep - the second instalment of the two-part series.
THE RAHAAN LDF REMIXES (INC. MAHOGANY. CHUCK DAVIS ORCHESTRA. BILLY NICHOLS. BRENDA TAYLOR) (2LP)
2x12" Vinyl UKPre sale
chicago s finest dj rahaan has teamed up with the now legendary liverpool disco festival for an ultra-dope double 12inch offering of legit. fully licensed and fully flipped remixes and re-edits from the west end vaults. sounds like disco heaven. right? in order to be let loose in the vaults you really need to know your stuff and we all agree that rahaan ra knows his stuff! this dream collabo sees him (respectfully) touching some of the jams that made west end the dance music powerhouse that is today. that s right. we re talking rarities. foundation tracks. the cornerstones of modern club music. these are wonderfully executed and brand spanking new versions of classics. who says you can t have your cake and eat it too ? well. brenda taylor actually. and that is only one of the joints on this special release alongside mahogany s boogie anthem ride on the rhythm . chuck davis spirit of sunshine and billy nichols give your body up to the music . spread across 2 hefty slabs of beautifully mastered wax we get to enjoy rahaan s reworks in all their uninterrupted glory. just as the disco gods intended. truly a match made in heaven. you will not want to miss out on this essential. extra-fresh west end / rahaan / liverpool disco festival release!
the third vinyl outing from lossless music’s leftfield off-shoot label features the return of elementz of noize with a stunning dj shadow meets drum & bass track called “the grand escape”. it’s 10 minutes of emotionally charged breakbeat unlike anything you’ve heard before. on the the b side label boss soul intent offers up two half-time slices of emotive electronica. “the fire” includes the amazing voice of jazz singer sula mae while “it’s ok to be sad sometimes” demonstrates yet deeper levels from the talented lossless music founder.
future retro have selected four of the finest future thinking drum & bass artists that are around right now to bring us the “future sounds ep”. villem & mcleod kick things off with the deep rolling vibe of “burners”. next up the super soulful duo roygreen & protone are joined by robbe to bring us jazz infused “arbitrary”. macca goes solo and effortlessly rolls out the hands in the air most uplifting “what you need”. which is exactly what you do need on a great night out. rounding off the ep nicely. phase delves deep into his subconsious and gives us a little glimpse of what goes on in a produers mind with “subconsious thinking”.
compiled by sofa. the second instalment in his recent series ties together eighteen artists. each venturing down their own musical path. to produce an audio atlas that transverses not only styles but also cultures and continents.
disparate musicians come from far and wide have been brought together across two slabs of beautifully mastered vinyl and. somehow. someway. found a jittering. skittering and juddering balance.
in the 5th installment of our various ep series. we continue our journey through both international and georgian soundscapes. put the needle on the a side. and you’ll find yourself in a melodic electro labyrinth. the journey goes on with the hypnotizing grandezza of a big room. the a-side closes with a spaced out sketch. deeply dedicated to rave reminiscences. what happens when electronic music resonates with eastern territories? flip the record to find out. distorted kicks and dirty drums. like ruins of an empire long gone. clash with house samples. our second georgian artist keeps it dirty: intertwined melodies tell fairy tales of landscapes both familiar and foreign.
mechatronica launches their new white series. dedicated to limited edition white label records across synth. wave. ebm and italo with a va release featuring inhalt. violet poison. sneaker and daniel holt.
mechatronica white 1 opens with sneaker’s gloomy remix of german synth-pop band opus leopard. followed by the electrifying instrumental version of “alles” - a relentlessly progressing piece of body music from san francisco trio. inhalt. on the flip. violet poison summons a fat. trippy ebm-leaning groove. before daniel holt finishes off the record with anthemic synths and a ticket to the cosmos on “floating mansions”.
elektroliza is a series of club events formed by a group of dedicated electronic music enthusiasts in 2006. it is hosted by ljubljana s channel zero. a legendary club that is part of the autonomous social centre metelkova which used to be the slovenian headquarters of the yugoslav national army.
filling a void in slovenia s electronic dance scene. the night was a hit from the start and quickly grew into a diverse and successful series focusing on new and exciting electro. acid and dark techno.
elektroliza hosted many memorable dj and live acts by performers/producers/pioneers coming out of international music incubators in gothenburg. the hague. berlin and as far as detroit. even more importantly. it brought together producers and crews from the former yugoslav republics of slovenia. croatia. serbia and macedonia. inside the former yugoslavian military barracks djs and producers from skopje to ljubljana began bonding again through music. forming new friendships. starting new collaborations and dancing the night away... in -electro city ljubljana-.
this first double vinyl compilation of the balkan elektroliza family is a collection of our shared memories and visions of the future to come.
this publication from blind allies is comprised of 6 tracks. this is the first release from series where records are made on modular synthesizers. it includes a part from live jam by philet. journey to the world of obscure feeling from igors vorobjovs & void cells and cosmic adventure by redstripedown. dancefloor killer by tunnel. a tale from hhnoi and a flashback to soviet electronic music from marta smilga. this release will take you away to a parallel universe. vinyl only.
rube goldberg series returns. once again leaving the production duties in very capable hands. the music. intricately complex in its creation ultimately performs a simple task. much like the machines of the late r. goldberg.
25 years of distillery. that’s a memory-laden. even historical event for underground and club culture. or let’s just say. culture in general. getting into detail about the impact. this club had for the last quarter-century. would fill a couple pages. so let’s just state the obvious real quick: distillery has witnessed and co-determined socio-cultural change and progress in its past. be it in its hometown leipzig. basically building up the city’s infrastructure for club culture over the years. or be it on national or international scale. it carries a legacy of being one of the longest-serving and one of the most influential clubs in germany. period.
coming hot on the heels of their last va. the brilliant clouded house imprint returns here with a hearty four tracker that speaks volumes for their penchant for glorious house tropes. featuring the talents of poth0les. pelati riviera. ben gomori and label boss lukas lyrestam. ‘dear house. with love!’ is an energetic slice of brilliance that expertly pays homage to the label’s genre of choice.
the mexican platform comunité returns with its second outpost in the form of a various artist package showcasing some of the core players featured on the 2018 bill of the festival. through a heap of selected works of both regulars and newcomers – com002 offers a glimpse of the festival’s signature curation of eclectic tastes. from prime-time floor fillers blended in with experimental acoustic sorcery.
neon finger pays tribute to one of the most important and influential funk figures. mr. roger troutman. the compilation is made up of 8 original compositions in which different artists show the influence that roger has had on his sound. showing that the current scene could not be understood without the figure of roger troutman. a must for all sound lovers of the west coast and the g-funk.
the water surely is greener on the other side. susans 5th release marks perhaps the biggest step towards the so-called life of susan. speed and depth transform into ritualistic whistles. strange questions may be asked. but the summery seasons will blossom whilst binge eating kebabs with that wild seasoning. susan wont create her own energy drink. but the likes of dj swagger. axefield. dj windows xp and joakim hellgren sure have spiced up the spectrum of reason on this one.
it wouldnt be an overstatement to say that opium is currently the most talked about club north of berlin. vilnius based spot has built its reputation slowly but surely to become one of the brightest lights in the night sky of europe. the club has earned the admiration of local crowd. loyalty of visiting artists and respect of industry insiders by nurturing unique local talent. bringing cutting edge house & techno acts on a weekly bases. building a devoted community and rocking the parties of the highest intensity and unprecedented intimacy.
its been 4 years since the last music compilation on mindtrip. mutable minds brings together a mixture of five exceptional and talented artists whose sound matches perfectly with the mindtrip philosophy. head honcho. pfirter. and swedish pär grindvik contribute the first track of the release with their diversified collaboration embodied in a hypnotic and extraordinary tune whilst diego amura takes the lead with a track that is characterized by driving rhythm and haunting sequences. savas pascalidis debuts on the label with a trippy-sci-fi interpretation and the release closes with one of the latest guests on mindtrip podcast. fanon flowers. who takes us into a dark. mental and conceptual techno journey. the final outcome is mesmerizing and all four tracks can be seen on different aspects of an all night long set. this is mindtrip!
ANALOG SOLDIERS (ALEXI DELANO AND MARCO NASTIC. M.R.E.U.X. & STEVE STOLL)
12" Vinyl UKPre sale
blumoog music is back with the first release of this year. world renowned top producer alexi delano. (minus. plus8. drumcode and others) teamed up with superhot marko nastic (adult records. carillon records) to give life to a track where bass and analog kick are intertwined creating an earthquake effect for dancefloors and big rooms. bossman m.r.e.u.x follows with another high quality production. psychadelia and power prevale. a real dark tunnel with psychological shades. pure elegance in usual m.r.e.u.x style. closing the project the maestro steve stoll with his two tracks that literally make this ep whole. rich with quality and experience. blumoog continues to tell you a story. enjoy the music
C / JACK TO THE LOST CHICAGO REELS - DEVASTATING DARYL (CASSETTE / TAPE)
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jerome derradji received a call by one of chicagos most renowned record dealer. it went like this: hey jerome. ive got all these reel to reel tapes of chicago house stuff. you want to take a look? less than 24 hours later. more than 160 reels were purchased and safely hauled back to the still music office and jerome got to work. in fact. these reels - that were lost for more than 20 years - contain some incredible stuff that we’ll be releasing in the years to come but right now its time to jack! around 50 of these tapes are dj mixes that were broadcasted on wgci and wbmx in the mid to late eighties mostly with the hot mix 5. so jerome decided to start a series of cassettes titled jack to share the absolute greatness of these mixes (and to raise enough funds to finance the transfer and licensing of the more crazy stuff thats in the stack of reels) here is our first series with mixes from frankie knuckles. steve silk hurley. chicago mystery - devastating daryl and a few unknown mixes that were too essential to skip. these mixes were played on the radio only once and were lost until today. this series is an absolute window back to the heydays of chicago house music. all the mixes were professionally transferred and remastered to the best of our abilities
K / JACK TO THE LOST CHICAGO REELS - IS IT YOU RON? AND DEVASTATING DARYL... (CASSETTE / TAPE)
cassette / tape UKPre sale
jerome derradji received a call by one of chicago’s most renowned record dealer. it went like this: hey jerome. i’ve got all these reel to reel tapes of chicago house stuff. you want to take a look? less than 24 hours later. more than 160 reels were purchased and safely hauled back to the still music office and jerome got to work. in fact. these reels - that were lost for more than 20 years - contain some incredible stuff that we’ll be releasing in the years to come but right now its time to jack! around 50 of these tapes are dj mixes that were broadcasted on wgci and wbmx in the mid to late eighties mostly with the hot mix 5. so jerome decided to start a series of cassettes titled jack to share the absolute greatness of these mixes (and to raise enough funds to finance the transfer and licensing of the more crazy stuff thats in the stack of reels) here is our first series with mixes from frankie knuckles. steve silk hurley. chicago mystery - devastating daryl and a few unknown mixes that were too essential to skip. these mixes were played on the radio only once and were lost until today. this series is an absolute window back to the heydays of chicago house music. all the mixes were professionally transferred and remastered to the best of our abilities.
this vinyl is a tribute to esplendor geometrico. one of the greatest industrial music icons in spain and abroad.
each one of these remixes has been produced by local artists from madrid. homecity of the band. as their particular homage and acknowledgement of the crucial role that the group has been playing as an example and a catalyst for the most avant-garde electronic music scene. thanks!...
special thanks to our friend and fellow andré....s noarbe. the man behind geometrik records and rotor discos. this project wouldn t have been possible without him.
the original tracks from esplendor geometrico selected for this release are included in their last lp -fluida mekaniko- published on geometrik records.
dark entries and sacred bones team up to release the early discography of uk synth-punk and deathrock label outer himmalayan records. between 1979 and 1982. nick blinko and martin cooper?s outer himmalayan records released 7-inches by three short-lived bands ? the magits. soft drinks. and s-haters ? who would nonetheless cast a massive shadow on the uk?s burgeoning post-punk/anarcho punk scene.
broken district is a new label launched by the creative minds of jus jam. momla and antwan. the project is born with the idea of exploring alternative music styles that blend the influences of the label s creators. including jazz. house-music. hip-hop. funk. soul. and experimental music. in order to give a global overview of the label s territory. broken district is kicked-off with a series of va eps. momla inaugurates the label s first release with an instrumental funk ballad. he is using soul samples. synths and an electronic piano to create a smooth vibe. led by a catchy bassline. up next. hip-hop producers yepes & plae casi are stepping out of their favourite field to incorporate house-music rhythmic elements over an old-school r&b flavour. berlin-based producer marian tone is closing the first side with a laidback. jazzy hip-hop instrumental. the other side opens with the copenhagen-based talent jeppe wolmer. -normal position- is a modern take on disco & boogie. with a rhythmic bassline and reverbing rhodes. ending with acid infused synths. concluding this first release. label s co-founder jus jam gives us another glimpse of his musical talent through a dreamy journey that blends house-music. hip-hop and jazz together. welcome to the broken district.
for the past two years. flee has been working on its first issue entitled benga music – a signature genre from kenya. conceived as an attempt to document a kenyan timeless music genre – benga – this issue is also a visual and audial tribute to the heritage of east african music. approaching this musical genre with a new and innovative perspective. the first release of flee features a vinyl compilation and a printed journal. faithful to the local essence of the genre while transcending unproductive nostalgia. the two objects ensure that the vibrant traditional roots of the benga movement interact with a contemporary approach. to make this initiative possible. we joined forces with celebrated kenyan journalists. ondiso madete and emmanuel mwendwa. and collaborated with renowned international specialists such as douglas paterson. this great team work translated into a well-documented manuscript. with exciting articles. exclusive authentic photos of the era and creative present-day illustrations celebrating the genre. accompanying the journal. the record tells a surprising story. starting with the pioneers of benga (daniel owino misiani. george ramogi and the migori superstars) and concluding with the modern respectful re-interpretations of nik weston. jaakko eino kalevi. and africaine 808. blowing the dust of the original scores.
note: import release - limited repress - comes with digital download code and a 16 pages silkscreen printed journal with articles in english and french.
limited ddition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange 180 gram vinyl.
hot shots of reggae is an recording on which a bunch of popular reggae songs are brought together. the album was originally released in the autumn of 1970 and compiled by the legendary chinese-jamaican producer leslie kong. he had enjoyed many hits in in europe and selected some of the true pearls from the reggae music to shine on the album. the album includes the maytals hit monkey man. the sparkling so much love by joe white and the fine rythms of ken boothe’s freedom street. the influential producer leslie kong once discovered jimmy cliff and recorded him on his own record label beverley’s. in 1962 he recorded bob marley’s first single and through the 60’s het became known as the producer of many big artists. like desmond dekker and joe higgs. he died of a heart attack. at the age of 38. in august 1971.
limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange 180 gram vinyl.
the jamaican sonia pottinger was once called “the most important jamaican woman involved in music business”. dancing down orange street is a collection of some of her famous productions for different artists. the album captures the moment when rocksteady transformed into reggae by speeding up a little and moving towards a more jerky and less smooth musical palette. famous singers as delano stewart and ken boothe are present on the album with multiple tracks. the vocal trio the melodians (known for their hit “rivers of babylon”) provide a couple of beautifull songs. even after all those years (released for the first time in 1969) the compilation remains a treasure of showcasing some of the finest songs produced by sonia. sonia pottinger was married to music producer lyndon pottinger and started to record musicians in 1996. during the late 60’s she produced songs for joe white. the melodians and toots & the maytals.
vague output is a party. collective. and label out of baltimore that opposes any teleogical understanding of underground electronic music. the label debuts with a perfect collection of ebm. italo. synthwave. and proto-techno from veleno viola label head francesco baudazzi s alter egos violet poison. bakunin commando. and diana berti.
for their first afro-brazilian compilation the german jazz & milk label teamed up with tahira. one of sao paulo s most active djs andmusiccollectors. levanta poeira (afro-brazilian music & rhythms from 1976 - 2016) highlights a few of his favourite dj pearls and encompasses brazil s various regional musical styles influenced by african and amerindian forms. while most foreign music lovers tend to approach brazilian music by having american music genres such as jazz. soul. funk. disco as a reference. tahira s personal wish was to showcase the rich musical roots and facets of his country by featuring carefully selected artists and bands from the past 4 decades. most of these tracks will be made available on vinyl for the very first time with a highlight certainly being tahira s -a toda menina baiana- remix (vinyl-only) of one of brazil s absolute musical heroes. gilberto gil.
FLAMBOYANT MOVE / I DONT UNDERSTAND LOVE (NAUGHTY NMX & MARC HYPE REMIXES) (7 INCH)
7" Vinyl UK17.04.18
the a-side. “flamboyant move” is a fitting nod to one of the best rappers ever. a classic sample (james gilstrap’s “move me”) cut up with boom gap drums. if l were still alive. he’d be dropping daps. the b-side is a reworking of “i don’t understand” is a massive flip of the sister sledge’s “easier to love”. moved up to a nice dance tempo. with. of course the patented dusty donuts pro-duction treatment. you’ll be dropping the needle over and over on this updated and supercharged edit. so get on the subway and take a trip from uptown to bk with this new joint from the dusty donuts crew. marc hype & naughty nmx reflip these classics in such a tasteful and dope way. your audience will love it.
the magnetic buzz riddim brings us back to the jamaican early dancehall days where heavy rub a dub riddims used to rule the dance. fruits records studio band the 18th parallel travelled to jamaica and teamed up with reggae greatest bass player robbie shakespeare from famous duet sly & robbie to build the explosive and powerful magnetic buzz riddim. sylvan white. famous for hit songs like africans unite or mountain top recorded in the early 80s. comes back in the business after years off the scene with his beautiful song mother nature. then follows an experimental dub mixed by spanish wizard roberto sánchez featuring robbie’s crazy lead bass line. b side shows for the first time on vinyl record young promising artist from rockfort earth warrior followed by the sweet voice of veteran singer delroy melody whos famous for hit songs from 1980 like ease up the pressure and natty dread she want. heavy maxi 12inch record paying tribute to the early 80s jamaican reggae!
the magnetic buzz riddim brings us back to the jamaican early dancehall days where heavy rub a dub riddims used to rule the dance. fruits records studio band the 18th parallel travelled to jamaica and teamed up with reggae greatest bass player robbie shakespeare – from famous duet sly & robbie – to build the explosive and powerful magnetic buzz riddim. sylvan white. famous for hit songs like africans unite or mountain top recorded in the early 80’s. comes back in the business after years off the scene with his beautiful song mother nature. then follows an experimental dub mixed by spanish wizard roberto sánchez featuring robbie’s crazy lead bass line. b side shows for the first time on vinyl record young promising artist from rockfort earth warrior followed by the sweet voice of veteran singer delroy melody whos famous for hit songs from 1980 like ease up the pressure and natty dread she want. heavy maxi 12inch record paying tribute to the early 80’s jamaican reggae!
from the boom of the international neo-lounge revival italy has become the point of attraction of an almost maniacal interest. there is a lot of research work from different italian labels behind it. thanks to them even the latest generations have the chance to meet the made in italy sound of the soundtracks and library music and even more notoriety has been given to the genial arrangers. composers and musicians who have characterised the italian lounge scene of 60’s/70’s. such as ennio morricone and piero piccioni. a precious recovery of the past to revitalise the present. which builds up new ideas of the future. “metti una bossa a cena”. whose title is completely inspired by the famous soundtrack of ennio morricone. goes on into this research field. discovering very rare tracks of this italian bossa panorama. we believe the result is perfect. gerardo frisina. track compiler of this project. has brought to light some rare tracks and perfectly matched them to create an unique and elegant thread.
after the big succesfull of the “metti una bossa a cena”. gerardo frisina now presents the unbelievable. amazing 2nd volume. a precious recovery of the past to revitalise the present. which builds up new ideas of the future. “metti una bossa a cena”. whose title is completely inspired by the famous soundtrack by ennio morricone. goes on into this research field. discovering very rare tracks of this italian bossa panorama. we believe the result is perfect. gerardo frisina. track compiler of this project. has brought to light some rare tracks and perfectly matched them to create a unique and elegant thread.
THE RISE OF THE SYNTHS (VINYL. 2LP . TRANSPARENT VIOLET)
coloured 2x12" Vinyl UK13.04.18
2xlp release140g -synthwave- auf durchscheinendem lila vinyl.
die erste -amtliche- synthwave compilation auf vinyl. offizielles companion soundtrack-album zum kommenden film “the rise of the synths”. mit vielen der bekanntesten synthwave bands wie gunship. carpenter brut. com truise und mehr! 100% exklusive original-songs. plus neue bonus-tracks. original -synthcity- und -synthrider- artwork von illustrator und art director john bergin
washington based better listen records drop their first va ep. housing four disco influenced dancefloor workouts bringing a slice of sunshine to our shores. folamour kicks things off with an uptempo disco stomper. complete with driving bass. infectious string hooks and energetic piano stabs. the a2 sees ethyene slows things down combining choice vocal snippets. shuffling rhythms and sleezy synthwork to create a sunset groove ready made for the summer. on the flip ari bald draws on all the elements from a classic disco anthem. with brass stabs. slap bass and an uplifting guitar riff driving things forward. before dorsi plantar closes things out with a blissful boogie simmerdown perfect for any sunrise set.
bosconi records has long been renowned as arguably italy s foremost exporter of house and techno music. 10 years in. they celebrate one decade in the game courtesy of bosconi stallions volume 2features some of the label s most prominent names. 5 years after the inaugural stallions release. vol.2 is a timely reminder of the talents of one of electronic music s most consistent labels.
discotheque fantastique is a musical collaboration that produces an eclectic spectrum of genres. somewhere between psychedelic rock. rare groove. funk and cosmic disco.
the first release is an ep with three driving tracks. the first track by discotheque fantastique -carnaval- has a percussive beat. hypnotic bassline. solid funk breaks with layers of tension. the second track by herr 2003 s -bourdonnement de l amour- is an amazing rework of a classic 70 s psychedelic rock tune with a groovy bass line. punchy female vocals and a shimmering arpeggiator synth. on the b side. club bizarre delivers an incredible extended version of a classic french cut from the 80 s.
124 recordings know how to put together a deep house compilation. and they re sounding fierce on this latest. appropriately titled levels up. the jams come heavy and funky from a range of on-point operators. leading in with tom jay s quintessential new jersey bump n grind on hanging on. david moran is a little more shadowy but no less groovesome. while nicola brusegan takes things on a sweet and smooth tip. across the whole double pack there are classically informed jams to satisfy the most weary deep house heads. but keep an ear out for the old-school flavoured heft of freak ds power of bass. which should get some seriously jacking airtime in the right kind of dance.
elevate melodies are back with four toe-tapping. finger-snapping. dancefloor slaying heaters. all on wax. side 1 takes off with the griffes’ remix of jay airness’ “she staying”. all sumptuous keys. sun dappled strings and peak-time beats propelling the track ever forward. venice beach then takes on sly moore’s seismic “muoosic”. dropping the tempo and creating a super low-slung slab of electro funk. one for the 100bpm crew. on the b side. lord funk takes on “black les grues de nantes” from victorius. turning it into a jazzy workout with slap-bass. chopped up vocals and dusty vinyl crackles giving it a classy 90s feel. and rounding out the selection is new york dj and producer p-sol who applies his midtempo skills to “law and theory” from label boss jay airness. creating an atmospheric groove with some real funk and jazz flourishes. limited to 500 copies.
never afraid to get their hands dirty. the frigio faithful have gone crate diving for their latest haul of treasure. the material for ecdisis vol.1? lost tracks from the past. patted down. spruced up and given a couple of shots of whiskey by juanpablo. dunkeltier and. a new member of the family. vinilette. from barcelona. vinilette is a dj and producer who isn t afraid to pull a musical punch or two and she is in fighting form with her two offerings.
first up. the 1986 ebm stomper -god save the king- by son of sam is revamped and reconstructed into a psychedelic rollercoaster of crashing cymbals. spiralling samples and bruising bars. the clock is being turned further back. this time belgium s new wave punk outfit arbeid adelt! are the source material with their 1987 track -help (me ik stik)- muscling up on a diet of raging rhythms and splintering guitar strings. the head honcho. juanpablo. meets up with an old member of the family dunkeltier (aka dj sneaker) to finish our journey. the pair travelling back to 1983 to catalonia and the prog-jazz musings of pegasus. -perseguido por el rayo- is tuned up and transformed into an electronic bomb. addictive grooves and hooks are polished with beats getting a shot in the arm for a hauntingly sinister piece of disco deviance.
belgiums favourite underground house dj red d celebrates the 10 year anniversary of his we play house recordings label with 6 vinyl samplers containing new tracks and some very wanted gems from the catalogue. artists featured are san soda. fabrice lig. fcl (featuring lady linn). kiani & his legion. krewcial. reggie dokes. raoul lambert & nacho marco. art of tones and many more. voices near the hypocentre
just as groovence 001 had come down for landing after a successful mission in the far reaches of spaced out house. the french label will be launching 002 just in time to keep the success going with another incredible ep. the label began with a various artist release which contained slamming house from big names like luvless. tour maubourg and more that was a joy ride through the reaches of house. the 002 release features artists who have been hitting home runs consistently with their production style. embezzlement society. mangabey & cody currie all bring forth a unique sound to this va release as sounds of hip-hop scratches. house high hats. smooth vocal samples and rhythmic 4x4 kicks clamp you down and get you ready for another tour out into the far reaches of space. groovence secures another powerful release that somehow combines a variety of unique sounds from different artists. yet still retains a wholesome overall vibe. in stores soon ! ! ! !
following on from the odd pair of sox that was oddsox vol. 1. we have been busy curating our next journey and we have recruited some fine talent to guide us on this ride. we go across the globe. straddle the stratosphere before going on an interstellar adventure. leading the way is switzerlands m44k. gaining a proper reputation online for his sublime edits and lo-fi cuts (last years e-beamz with dj seinfield for example). we have caught m44k on a serious deep exploration with infectious bassline and dreamy pads. we couldnt think of a better way to lift off oddsox vol. 2 than marsone. parisian. larry houl. follows up with algerian flag on the moon. another elbow moving bassline that youll be humming nonstop. and some sumptuous. glorious pads. working closely with flabaire in secret value orchestra and a release on london imprint feelings ldn. larry is absolutely one to look out for! flipping over to the b. let your mind and soul wander with mesta. with a delightful release on blind jacks journey and his own label dropping serious heat from harrison bdp. aleksandir delivers a divine blend of dream house and rough. rugged. rumbling bass. bringing us back down to earth is a man from portland. who is on some serious form. coming to our attention with his release on 100% silk. akasha systems deep and dark astral jam ends the cosmic trip with a bang. support and love from: dabj. dom capello. eclair fifi. peach. trp. red rackem. mark archer. marco bernardi. grant. fabrice lig. derek carr. piff records and more.
the deepsounds imprint sees the continuation of red ember s exposé of global underground music. featuring vinyl debuts in cheslon hunter. rohan golestani and andrej laseech with special guest jason hogans (planet e / moods & grooves). we come together for one unified mission ... the pursuit of underground electronic deepness ... house music and beyond.
inhale exhale records comes back with the next various artists. right in time to their anniversary. with uc beatz and leo wölfel the inex family expand again. this record has it all. from 90s inspired kerri chandler. like house bombs to slightly melancholic vocals - back to pumping baselines. good vibes are all over this to 400 pieces limited wax.
what makes a house tune a unique house tune? secret crunch volume 5 focuses on the basics principles of making house: we are talking about an unique groove. we are talking about the original use of samples and we are talking about a soul thang. secret crunch volume 5 presents four cuts of fresh and undiluted house music. on side a felipe gordon from columbia opens with the cool jazz infused stepper -teusanquilo step-. while ashley stevenson contributes to crunch with his new project the last trip to gandahar. his track -planet music- captivates with earwig vocals and a catchy groove. on the b side vienna s finest jeremiah delivers an exciting acid experience building from the beginning to the end. newcomer gus nobel finishes the ep with -radical science- in style - and yes. it s a crunchy banger.
special 4x12 inch pack containing four classic releases:
- sutilmix019: anton neumark & agent smith - loud (sutilmix)
- urbana027: david penn - feel the rise (urbana)
- solar-022: joe t. vanelli - prelude (solar)
- drmx06: mtu - funky versus (dubplate breaks)
gqom oh! records presents “the originators”. a five track ep respresenting the past. the present and the future of gqom - the thunderous club sound from durban. south africa. the vinyl ep includes a download code with 4 additional tracks.
release date / vÖ = 23.04.2018. raum musik 104 is a various artists compilation that features exclusive tracks from all the labels key artists. federico molinari. john dimas. franco cinelli. lee burton and phil evans have released on our label before. but we also have three new artists on board this time. jorge savoretti has released the last single on our label before the compilation plus the two newcomers enrico mantini from italy and andy kolwes from cologne. altogether it forms a nice package to celebrate 20 years of raum musik that shows as well the different sides of our label and we hope that you enjoy the tracks as much as we do.
black repress! bristol based new artist el choop opens the edition with pulsating chords and synths in his track unknown landscape. italian producer hydergine takes you on a psychedelic mind trip with his energetic deep techno track blue state of mind. the flip side starts with etui records label head insect o. with his dirty chords and wired echoes he is telling you the mystic story about the ancient architects. and finally monomood returns to the label and proves his musically diversity. a mellow brass and a deep bass will give you goosebumps when dancing on the afterhour or just sitting in a smokey jazz bar. the artwork is done by graphic designer and musician daniel madlung aka dandytracks. its based on a photo of the sea of sand at indonesia s mt. bromo volcano. taken by insect o.
side a a long electro track from brz arranged with happy and positive elcetro vibes. brz is coming from the tekno scene and produced this track exclusive for umx side b starts with an offbeat electro track from paulus8 . this track takes you to another world. b2 is a dark vibed electro track from ocitin. this onwe will blow you of the dance floor
len faki mixes . transparent vinyl . len faki takes on a couple of classics for 007 of his ongoing special edits series lfrmx. striking a perfect balance between the old and new. first up is a tweaked version of steve stolls 1998 lp-excerpt reciproheat. elegantly edged while carrying the proper weight to move. dj shufflemasters booming housedust release from the same year however has a wacky tack to its groove. its mind-bending qualities yet amplified by faki boiling down the tempo to more current confines. the flipside goes all deep. starring a rework of valentino moras recent space odyssey. building upon the originals lively tribal percussion. the prevailent mystical mood is spliced up. readying the track special moments in an otherwise up-tempo-environment. a gently pulsing edit of ubx127s barabrus eventually puts a meditative and soothing finishing touch to the ep. as with all releases of lf rmx. the proceeds of this record will be forwarded to the berlin organization straßenkinder e.v. to be used in actions against child poverty.
nach vier erfüllten jahren halten wir etwas in der hand. was sich anfangs niemand erträumt hätte - unsere erste vinyl! etwas ganz besonderes für uns. für euch. für alle. von der herz&leber familie haben uns anselmus. seeleá. atech und jürgen peng wunderbare produktionen gezaubert
this is the 2nd various artists compilation from the esoteric black lodge collective out of los angeles. showcasing a variety of sounds one is likely to hear at their monthly gatherings. this comp contains a mixture of acidic jacking warehouse bangers from veteran producers tx connect and jasen loveland alongside a more acid chicago house inspired jakbeat track from black lodge co-founder kosmik and an ebm/electro dance cut from the belligerents.
oblique returns with a highly personal project: 3 tracks from (or with) friends who all helped create/inspire/influence the sound of the label.
ivano tetelepta. roger gerressen and ben buitendijk already had loads of jam sessions when suddenly “dilated pupils” happened. it launched a project that consists of spontaneous studio jams in various formats (involving a dozen of befriended artists on multiple ep’s. remixes and even an label). six years later the original track. after which the project was named. will finally see the light of day!
bas amro’s “languor” shows that he. besides having an ear for reimagining classics. can also do his own .)
cyspe’s “reminisce” more than deserves the full b-side to close the ep off. a stunning 14 minute trip through the depths of what this incredibly talented producer has to offer!
newusg001 organizes a programme of optimistic dystopian techno and related electronic music ideal for a busy monorail or speed-travel setting. tracks veer through noise. techno. electro. industrial. ebm. and experimental improvised music. with overlapping influences and unique palettes.
pinkman records presents five years of tears: a string of releases dedicated to celebrate the 5th birth year of the label. the first volume features contributions by 3 of the labels usual suspects. as well as newcomer randstad. ernestas sadaus powerful. raw and menacing cut starts sets the scene for alessandro parisi to delve deep into his synthesizer toolkit. what comes out is a highly emotional production. infused with sirens and melodies that may cause tearful mourning on the dancefloors. on the b side identified patient provides yet another one of his notoriously slow and filthy underground creepers. while randstad delivers another burst of energy that celebrates raw percussion. gloomy pads and haunting vocal samples.
molten moods releases another finely curated various artists record with tracks by skee mask. kessel vale. jonas yamer and konrad wehrmeister. kessel vales opening track -voguing geisha- is an unconventional breakbeat masterpiece following his sense of harmony and rhythm already shown through previous releases on tanstaafl records and rhythm nation. as the track unfolds it reveals musical storytelling by integrating a technoid polyrhythmic loop structure into melodic synth figures. slowly deconstructing in the end. skee mask collaborated with molten moods labelhead and carl gari member jonas yamer on -fanta ocean-. it being the first release ever outside of his ilian tape homebase. the outcome is a moody idm piece with cinematic qualities. complex but soothing. the b-side begins with -xenomorph- by konrad wehrmeister. who is known by his releases on public possession and svs records. this trancy yet distorted and detailed electro banger surely takes on the role of the records dancefloor highlight. the closing track -insgeheim- is delivered by molten moods head honcho jonas yamer. here groovy kicks. distorted chords and a psychedelic pad are woven into one compelling 10 am techno track. the common thread of molten moods 4 is four young munich artists going on a joint trip into idiosyncratic electronic music. the resulting tracks intertwine as one modern and diverse techno record. out on 12″.. vinyl and wav by the end of march 2018. in the tradition of molten moods cost-conscious design strategies by paul bernhard. the record comes with a xeroxed low budget sticker set. mastered by manmade.
our new muna musik 007 sounds like if all 4 artists were sitting on a table checking together sounds and how they can create a journey together. never before we had soundwise one direction of grooves with deep and surprising synths and spinning voices around the dancefloor like on this new various artist. cinthies hurt me. hector coutos ciroco. christian burkhardts hola & luca donzellis not ordinary are made for dancefloor lovers with a smile in their faces and enough energy to dance the whole night.
uneven paths: deviant pop from europe. 1980-1991 is the second multiple artist compilation on music from memory and is compiled by record connoisseur raphael top-secret and label man jamie tiller. the compilation brings together twenty one tracks from across the continent. exploring the more unusual and unexpected sides of pop music produced during that period.
in their fifth release. dc label partial magic welcomes four friends and producers from the knoxville. tennessee based collective teknox. alex falk opens the record with an upbeat slammer. looping cocky vocal samples over brash. noisy textures sure to please those familiar with his sound. second on the a side. saint thomas ledoux follows with an introspective track perfect for building or releasing dancefloor tension. on the b side. nikki nair brings back the raunch with a cheeky breaks-and-bleeps acid track. dialectic sines closes out the record with an ethereal cut backed by a hypnotic. tropical electro-techno groove.
tiefenrausch returns with a various artist ep. gathering three unique dub techno musicians linked through deep chords and driving basslines. while biodub and upwellings already contributed their part to the label. the new member star dub joins in with his raw vision of dub techno.
in a scenario of overwhelming number of instruments. musicians often do not take the time to deepen and explore the creative possibilities of each gear they possess. one instrument aims at counter-acting this tendency by challenging and limiting each artist in producing a composition by using only one instrument of their choice.
laerm und stahl is a compilation of new ways to approach the ebm and industrial sound on the xxi century. grimmy sharp beats destined to the darkest dancefloors.... it arrives presented on 12″. ep format and produced in a one-off truly limited edition of 300 copies lacquered pressed on 180 gr. high quality solid black vinyl. all tracks have been specially remastered for long cut vinyl by eric van wonterghem.