one of italy’s finest house music exports nicholas teams up with legendary vocalist nikki-o to create the blissful ‘sound of earth’ ep for shall not fade. nicholas serves up four of his signature house jams, this time with the ever impressive nikki-o - a vocalist who has previously​, ​,worked​, ​,with​, ​,moodymann,​, ​,amongst​, ​,others. housed​, ​,in​, ​,full​, ​,sleeve​, ​,artwork,​, ​,with​, ​,inner​, ​,disco​, ​,bag.
nicholas returns to church with a six track mini lp. correspondant welcome berlin duo hinode having established themselves with a string of well received cuts on their own science fiction imprint, they were spotted by chance by label boss jennifer cardini on a recent record-shopping jaunt. with a raw, no-rules sense of machine funk running through everything they create, they’re the perfect match for correspondant and make their label debut with four numerical delights. i lights the analog fire with raw sleaze and off-beat mischief. unkempt and wily, it sets the tone for the entire ep: ii writhes snake-like with its slinky kicks and purring textures, iii slurs with bass groans and shakes with paranoid, alien melodies while iv closes with much more of a tunnelling, sense-blurring experience. total machine harmony, unbounded synthetic creativity, made to mix and wholly outer-planetary. hinode and correspondant are a match made in the stars.
für diesen soundtrack wurde der komponist nicholas britell sowohl bei den oscar-verleihungen als auch bei den golden globes nominiert. und mit der verleihung des oscars für den besten film, wurde der film auch dieses jahr in den deutschen kinos gezeigt. der film erzählt in drei kapiteln die geschichte eines jungen, homosexuellen, afroamerikanischen mannes.
zwar beauftragte regisseur barry jenks nicholas britell mit der produktion eines orchestralen scores, forderte ihn aber gleichzeitig dazu auf die produktions-technik des chopped & screwed (wie im hip hop oft genutzt) auf passagen anzuwenden, so dass ein ungewöhnliches soundbild entstand.
pressung auf blauem 180 gramm vinyl.
more rare music for your mind and your soul, this ep includes a must have deeprespecktrak from dj aakmael, while the b sides is showing lars behrenroth with his infection track and mark nicholas o with his very rare and sought after vinyl cut deep groove which originally came out on his own label - ringrose recordings from 1999
italian house producer nicholas is back on home taping after a string of releases on labels like 4lux, quintessentials, 20:20 vision and nu groove. and it s straight back into business as usual on this release as he picks up where he left off with his best-selling love message and the music lives eps and delivers 4 raw and tracky dance floor bombs that will keep your dance floor pumping. all the cuts sit perfectly on that line between house & disco for maximum dance floor work. the bonus beats are back
nicholas returns with yet another great collab. madafi pierre delivers sweet vocals on catch the sun and stop (playing with my heart). two beautiful deep house tracks. on the flip youll find pumpin club tunes in the loft party and blacker
after his amazing collab with stee downes, nicholas is back for another fine deep house tune. this time usa singer shaun j. wright delivers some soul-drenched vocals. love someone is simply breathtaking. chceck out the slightly rougher underground mentality dub! on the flip the italian producer serves you with an atmospheric and melodious techno track called message and a discofied bomb called j.u.n.e.
much of the words to bermuda (which i feel are the center piece) were written whilest travelling between one place i loved and another place/people i loved, and trying to describe my most potent dreams related to my most potent life experiences.
nicholas iammatteo, better known as simply nicholas to most has racked up an impressive backcatalogue since stepping onto the scene in 2011, racking up material on some of the industries leading imprints such as quintessentials, 4lux, home taping is killing music and needwant.
nicholas desamory is proud to announce his latest basement luxury for the crowd. attention: with the purchase of a gold & diamonds 12 you get all the glamour money can buy. im so blase is the new imprint of berlin based producers and long term colleagues hanno leichtmann and nicholas bussmann aka the vulva string quartett and nicholas desamory.the label is named after their favorite song by the red krayola. this year we start the label with five releases: two vsq 12 and two nicholas desamory 12 at the end of the year a 12 from both of us remixing a very special guest .while people know hanno leichtmann and nicholas bussmann for doing a wide range of music im so blase has a clear focus, so what to expect? cinematic slow house & disco for the passionate dancer and listener. all 12 come in an intense red sleeve, so watch out for red sleeves. the wonderful handwritten i‘m so blasé is by lucy mckenzie
italian house producer nicholas hooks up with uks jessy allen for a phenomenal deep house groover. stronger comes in 3 slammin house versions by nicholas himself. while quell delivers a rough club mix.
its time for the italian house hero again - nicholas! he has been all around in the past and he just cant do wrong. when it comes to proper us influenced house music, nicholas is the man. his new full release for quintessentials proves his talent again. its all there: the beats, the basslines, the pianos, the vocals! we love that! grazie nicholas!
nicholas bussmann has shed his skin once again, now transforming into nicholas desamory to release >like you< - a house album of such warmth and rough elegance, it will leave the scene all excited.
comes as double 12 inch vinyl in gatefold cover, including code for free mp3 download of the full album.
after a busy 2011, nicholas slowed down the pace of production in 2012. here the italian producer returns with a new single for 4lux and what a banger it is! title track life goes on is a great club tune with uplifting bass, beats, rhodes and cut up vocal bits. ny stomp comes with a killer remix in the vein of the famous ny house trak: hard hitting old school beats and tough groove. on the flip two deeper but equally good nuggets in all i can give and messed up generation. some of nicholas best work to date!
x-masters drops a bomb! double a-side release with works by nicholas and morning factory. an amazing vocal house track, so good! we simply dont hear tracks like this often enough! timeless house music. not sure if this will be restocked... so dont sleep on this!
italian house producer nicholas checks in with his first full solo outing for the home taping imprint. all the tracks have his trademark sound that fuses a love of disco with the feel of early ny house music to produce a strong and heavy brew that is perfect for the dance floor. 100% house music.
for this 2nd release,we give you the opportunity to grab 5 fantastic trax done by nicholas, new incarnation as soul systemthe brains behind the no more hits imprint is back with one of his biggest 12inch to date ! the ep opens with never gonna be the same,an exquisitely produced track, full of depth,its a melting pot full of sultry vocals,soulful disco samples and an irresistible groove on a2, we get the wonderfull & lushy keep on giving,it sounds to us like a 90s lost deep house classic workout with crisp kicks and pulsing synths & bass.and then on a3 soul beats is an old shool 90s house nugget too that result in guaranteed dancefloor mayhem! b1 comes up with one of the best track hes ever done to us (theme from) soul system, think proto - techno, man parrish, it sounds like an hybrid between hip – hop & electro, killer!and to end on b2, we are again back in the 90s. >everything must change< moves the body on a deeper level with chugging some solid house grooves & some syncopated beats. for anyone who likes deep,analogue synth heavy groove, moodymann, theo parrish, mcde... this ep is clearly for you.
free to be is a monstrous, house-submerged affair, as low-slung as they come and in a classic murk vibe. berliner hunee delivers a spot on remix on the title track and brings it into deeper territory reminiscent of early prescription releases. he is transforming the original mix into something fuller, warmer and almost epic. down to nothing is another slow pumping house nugget. with its soothing and soaring synths, ebb-and-flow arrangement, inviting melody and vocals, this is another bomb fitting every house set. things get even slower with why dont you. a great house tune with a sensuous vibe.
hauke freer (session victim) rmx . quality house music for your dancefloor! that is the slogan of the newly formed label >foul & sunk<. the label is focusing his attention on soulful clubmusic in all its facets, which is primarily focused on the dancefloors of this world. for the first release could be obtained directly one of the most innovative producers in terms of classic house music with the italian shooting star nicholas. after releases on labels such as >no more hits<, >its a small world disco< and >4 lux< of the italians now delivers the next stroke of genius! nicholas tracks operate entirely clear on the history of house, but never forgetting the contemporary look. his tunes sound as fresh, exciting and new, of course, work well on any dancefloor in the world. >when i think about< is classic house at its best: raw and dirty! responsible for the remix to hauke freer, one half of the berlin duo >session victim<. hauke freer takes out the tempo of the song without taking the tension. it is through the very early break in the track that builds to a real slo-mo house slider. the perfect start to a great club night.
its with great pleasure that we announce this split ep from these two true music masters: nicholas and simoncino! it looks like these italians never eat pizza and pasta, never go to the beach, never watch calcio and never date some nice italian girls. they are music obsessed and prefer being in their studios and produce authentic oldschool house. for anyone who likes a deep, analogue synth heavy groove and is into disco and chicago, this ep is for you. forza italia!
a1: can you understand - trademark nicholas sound, brilliant percussion and moving synth, warm bass and a superb sample combo. excellent!
a2: if this world - old school house vibe with the keys on this track. hypnotic vocal throughout, great idea and execution. awesome bassline! killer!
b1: world of confusion - beat down disco, 85 bpm on this one. a real gem, slow groover. awesome percussion, vocal will stick in your head for days! brilliant!
b2: i know a place - keeping with the beat down vibes. great vocal, horns with a brilliant beat, percussion is superb! big track!
disco tweaker extraordinaire nicholas makes his debut on 4lux with another big set of tracks thats bound to fly off the shelves. the italian producer has been in prolific form last year, leading the latin edit charge with on the excellent no more hits imprint, and here we see a host of new tracks. all night long is an old school 90s piano house nugget that also gets the remix touch by 4lux head honcho gerd: early 90s house influenced vibes that result in guaranteed dancefloor mayhem. the flip contains the disco banger all i need and the slow paced house cut stay together. big tip!
no more hits (nmh011), with nicholas back at the helm. following up on his cd compilation for nmh, which went down a storm, the man is back with a brilliant 4 tracker of classic house and boogie vibes.
a1: >feels like< - a great start to this release, a dreamy vocal backed with heavy disco style percussion and a awesome bass line!
a2: >give you love< - classic nicholas right here! a great soulful vocal sample paired with chilled disco / house percussions.
b1: >i know< featuring nick anthony - this track brings something different to the release, a more percussive feel, again with classic nicholas style chopped vocal samples and bass.
b2: >inside my mind< - deep funky bass line, again great percussive elements with just right amount of space and nice keys/synth sounds. as with the rest of these tracks, a brilliant vocal sample tops it off!
a new release on small world disco edits, two sublime reworked soul classics by nicholas.
side a: willie edit - melodic bass line intertwined within a driving kick drum and lovely percussive elements. the strings make this song stand out - along with the chopped up vocals.
side b: love is - the vocals really bring this track alive. heavy on the drums, bass and hats, this track really grooves - laced with brass!
called the italian sucessor of early maw nicholas continues his edit journey on his no more hits label.
side a - 1 techy floating key, housey beats with, creates moody atmosphere though vocal chop is smoothly working.
- 2 simple but effective minimal house groove, repetitive key riff with female vocal.
side b - 1 funky synth bass goes nicely with dreamy soft keys & male vocal. it reflect the title >sunshine and rain< atmosphere ...
- 2 slow house with the tough kick sound, bougie bass, vibraphone with japanese female vocal work along >l.a. nights< chorus hook.
side a offers 2 tracks d-vote is the first. sort of downtempo, takes you by surprise and back an odd 20 years with this brilliant version on my mind is a little more upbeat. still attractively retro. side b the first track no more reminiscing of those vocal experiments in between rnb and house common to ny, london and detroit some years ago. it plays like a revival floor-filler. the second track on side b is got to have, more in the house realm, with heavier bass lines yet quite soulful by vocals and lyrics
italian shooting star nicholas delivers a sick 90s house ep after the highly succesful swde003 .. dropping some serious maws style pressure. side a, presents >take me away<. imagine a classic chandlers production of the mid 90s side b, offers 2 tracks only a touch retro house. >if you believe< reminisces of luther v. happy summer tune, and bring back the 90s! >the way<, has a more r n b appeal mixed with house
nicholas addo nettey was a percussionist and singer for fela anikulapo kutis africa 70 band between 1971 & 1978. he released two solo lps for the tabansi label with the martin brothers band from portharcort, nigeria: mind your own business in 1971 & na teef know the road of teef in 1973. the second one is a heavy afro funk, that was recorded with africa 70 musicians and singers in ginger bakers highly equipped lagos studio, where many of felas albums were recorded as well. obviously, fela was not amused at all about these kinds of things, even less when he heard how strong the na teef... album was. he reportedly said: dont you ever, ever play it again! and so it was. despite being a killer record, na teef... remained undercover for more than 30 years.
the title track, vizard, starts the listener on a dark journey dripping with eerie rhythms and synthetic noises. a kick emerges from the moody ambience to lead the way for syncopated percussion and brooding bass.argentinas whiz kid barem pulls vizard in a funkier direction with his rework, while maintaining the moody atmosphere of the original. with shuffling percussion and a bassline designed to invigorate, the haunting beeps add the slightest oomph while keeping the listener shrouded in mystery as to where the track will travel next.i gotta move on is a melting pot of dark, groovy and quirky ingredients, a recipe perfected simply for enjoyment. the vocal samples are chopped so fine youd think they were cut with a chefs knife
sen am is the third album by london/ freetown based artist duval timothy. drawing upon his sierra leonean and british identity, sen am which means send it in krio is duvals most personal album to date. the album continues duval s work on solo piano on tracks such as whale as well as introducing layers of vocal samples, software instruments, field recordings and whatsapp voice notes from friends and family sprinkled throughout the record. the project hosts one feature from longtime collaborator nicholas mandalos whos slide guitar duval layers on the track language. sen am is duval s first release under his own label carrying colour. the album was recorded, mixed and designed by himself. in this way the project brings together the many disciplines duval work s across into one wide ranging proje
second release for black angus records. dj soch s trip continues into the pulsing heart of house music. after the first release which explored the original forms of the sound of chicago, with this release he moves towards another declared love: 90 s new york underground house. everything is brought together by his original, personal touch and careful ear to the freshest sounds of our times. -street groove- is definitely influenced by the tracky sounds of the earliest masters at work, the most inspired todd terry and the most important releases for henry street records. a captivating sample, a drum machine roll and an entrancing bassline: pure house music! the remix by nicholas takes original elements and recomposes it transforming the whole into a persuasive and deep track without losing even a drop of groove. -kick & tom- is the rawest and most direct track in the ep. super funky techno, like a train without stops devastating the dance floor. dj soch is old school that meets new, there is no future without the past. black angus only for dj !
the much-hyped traxx compilation from london-based record label needwant is back after a near two-year hiatus. after the critically acclaimed *the house that garage built*, that captured the sound of the scene and called it right with early tracks from disclosure, ben pearce, breach and ejeca, the long anticipated follow up - vol. 2 – *my house is your house* is guaranteed to have you jacking and stepping all through spring, summer and beyond.
special limited edition (500) double pack including the original 2012 12- that includes onur s original edit plus remixes by nicholas, vakula and volta cab plus a hand stamped, white label featuring the brand new remixes by glenn underground, ptaki and inskwel. don t miss out on this one!
4lux is proud to bring you the highly anticipated spanner in the works track, a crazy house bomb with hints of uk dub-step. the release contains 2 strong forward-thinking remixes by gerd & alden tyrell and nicholas.
2nd single cut from his debut album respect yourself (endless flight cd 10/release on 18th march). title track is old school new york house style and his friend nicholas made more clubby version. it reminds the production of kenlou or house syndicate. nicholas remix is for all house djs.
a truly unique sounding record, which is winning favor with timo mass, ricardo villalobos & richie hawtin already. also included is >one machine< by the us s thomas gibbins (aka twf). his track is quirky as hell but with a more tough kick drum. also featured is the perverted tech house track >air raid< by nicholas wills. finally we have the machine like warbles of viggossons >wowowo<. this is denmarks most requested ep at the moment & its easy to see why!!
roger shah, der zusammen mit partner pedro del mar auch die erfolgreiche -mellomania--compilation veröffentlicht und mit topstars wie tiesto und armin van buuren zusammenarbeitet, liefert wieder zwei komfortable sets aus midsummer-sounds und relaxten beats ab. der perfekte soundtrack für entspannte nachmittage, sonnenuntergänge, laue sommerabende und atmosphärische clubnächte!