adesse versions has been dropping some choice originals and edits on a host of renowned and respected labels for the last four years and we’re proud to add him to the esteemed list of artists to release on delusions of grandeur. from early white labels on make love in public spaces and his own adesse versions label through to his recent outings on heist, numbers, razor n tape, let’s play house and local talk, he continuous to impress with his raw, sample-heavy production which brings pure energy to the dance floor. for his pulp fusion ep, adesse presents three diverse and brilliant cuts, all showing off his deft touch in the studio and providing what we feel is his strongest work to date. pulp fusion leads the a side with cutting clavinets doubling up the syncopated bassline, a super-charged romp where disco meets filtered house resulting in a track with widespread appeal despite its raw and underground approach. the a2 entitled fade out drops the bpm’s for a string-drenched, philly soul jam, heavy on percussion but with a gentle lilt and balearic vibe that makes it perfect for the wind down. last but definitely not your average b side filler we have the mighty raw in its live edit incarnation. militantly minimal in sonic palate, this jacked up house track simply rocks the spot thanks to adesses ballsy arrangement,production prowess and nasty bassline, rounding off this ep with a punch
the third release from the mysterious edits from series the first release from an artist only known as junior was an instant sell out, now commanding silly prices on the 2nd hand market. limited promotional pressing no repress
adesse versions brings his cut and paste ethos to razor-n-tape with a varied pair of edit heaters. on this stellar 12inch, rnt takes it back to their early format of one track per side, and these two cuts can certainly carry it. bumpin nyc is an anthemic latenite boogie cut, with a hypnotic bass line and hometown shoutout, while sistem- flips an afrobeat sample into a dark and groovy club track. vibes for days!
make love in public spaces is a new but not so mysterious offshoot of a label which will be familiar to anyone who has been to a certain erotically charged discotheque with a big heart in east london over the last 4 years. they launch with a three track release from adesse versions that recasts underground 90s classics of some vintage in his own inimitable style - the lead track is destined to get club play for months to come thanks to its deft vocal hook. adesse versions is the anonymous alias of a techno producer with previous work for ostgut ton and curle, showing his house side and who you will no doubt recognise from his most recent work for trus mes prime numbers label as adesse... ltd stock
for those of you wondering what adesse versions was doing at our heist boiler room this summer in london, the answer is here. the “push it along” ep for heist is adesse versions first appearance on our label and features 4 stunningly raw and warm originals, and an amazing remix by new york’s ambassador of funk: ge-ology, together with multi-instrumentalist marc de clive-lowe on keys. after having released numerous records for jackmaster’s numbers, local talk and toy tonics, we’re happy to welcome adesse versions to the heist family. when he sent us his demo’s we had the tough job to choose the right tracks, cause there were just too many. the selection on the “push it along ep” features what we feel are his purest work up to date. with only a small amount of elements, he manages to create such a big and warm sound, finding a great balance between gritty percussion, rich analog synths and funky sampling work.
adesse versions coming on toy tonics! after some heavy releases on numbers, local talk, make love in public spaces and his own white-label imprint, kevin gorman brings us four new raw, heavydriving, superfunky cut-and-paste- house tracks. killers! adesse versions started as a re-edit project while kevin lived in vietnam. it grew quickly, getting him big fame for being the guy playing just dubplates with unknown crazy music only he had. (check his boiler room). gilles peterson, derrick may and larry heard are fans. adesse versions is all about paying tribute to his musical idols and creating timeless music. through rough sampling and raw emotion and as a dj and collector. he is an artist that has toured the world many times over. exclusive edits are a staple, alongside a wide selection of music that comes from a deep knowledge and love of what he does. to hear this in action, check out the monthly adesse versions show on rinse fm.
ltd 2016 repress... you aint got no kind of feeling inside. i got something that will surely set your stuff on fire you refuse to put anything before your pride what i got will knock all your pride aside you may have caught pride in recent jackmaster and spencer sets over the past few months, but were letting it out in the wild now. the simplicity of the elements is the strength here - the creeping discord of the piano, the slow sub rolls, the sheer power of the vocal - baked together with sharp drum boxes, space echoes and advs years of production wisdom. the celestial mr fingers inspired tones of first time provide the flip
ltd repress, * thats what friends are for* showcases adesses touch for building tension. think back to those twelves from the dons of dancefloor drama - ron trent, carl craig, dj duke and murk - music built for a world where the lights dont come back on.
adesse versions started out as a re-edit series, with humble ambitions of releasing a couple of white labels, nothing more, nothing less. it kept growing with both original productions and remixes appearing. it didn t take long until tracks such as pressured, modal and justified appeared on charts and the records found their way to such esteemed people as derrick may, larry heard, gilles peterson and of course mad mats & tooli. since then it s been an ongoing theme with kevin gormans music, yes that s his real name. always well received and played by many.
eternity and a day. in the early nineties automation were the masters of uk rave. 27 years later its about time to refresh one of their finest moments. extended original version comes with three stunning remixes.
thirty years ago, british youth culture was changed forever. the summer of love in 1988 saw house music spread like wildfire over the country, with thousands of young people dancing in fields, clubs and any spaces they could find.
one of the tracks that truly encapsulated this magical time was stirling void’s “it’s alright”. originally released on chicago’s seminal label dj international, the spine-chilling lyrics of positivity resonated in the hearts and minds of the acid house generation and are more relevant in today’s climate than ever. to celebrate 30 years since the summer of love, toolroom is proud to present a monumental remix package of this all-time classic, alongside the fully re-mastered original.
first up on remix duties is one of house music’s most intriguing artists. adesse versions has a back catalogue of highly sought-after records, and he’s treated this remix with utmost respect, keeping the track’s essence and identity, but adding a new layer of raw warmth and subliminal melody. next up, house legend dj spen has stepped up to the plate with his own interpretation. his jazzy, soulful keys have added a layer of polish and musicality to the track, which combine beautifully with paris brightledge’s iconic vocals.
very worthy 180g 2x12? pack - limited and only once per year, immediately sold out in the last years! collectors watch list: the standout tracks of the second year of heist get remixed by the label artists of that year.
citizenn brilliant tied single gets the remix treatment from murk, adesse versions and denney, a superb remix package to compliment the sublime original. tied is a trip into houses classic years, raw with diva-esque vocals from aisha and new york flavour. remixes from the legendary murk and re-edit champion, adesse versions cast their own flair and finesse on the original, while hot creations latest shooting star, denney, delivers a driving classic house remix.
wer sein mixset mit hip-house-klassikern beginnt, hat definitiv verstanden, worauf es ankommt! monki, südlondoner djane mit eigener fabric-clubnacht (monki & friends) und bbc radio 1 anstellung, mischt beinharte klassiker und upfront-exclusives zu einem überschäumenden und explosiven dancefloor-erlebnis, bassig und perkussiv, garniert mit animierenden und exklusiven mc-overdubs. prime time energy!