after teasing us over the last two years with compilation and split ep releases on labels such as lets play house, horn wax and throne of blood/black catalogue, acclaimed visual artist and filmmaker sean dack drops his first solo ep as pixelife for throne of blood. deftly navigating the grey areas in between house, techno and acid, pixelife delivers two original tracks built to move the dancefloor at strobe-saturated warehouse parties. remixes come from druzzi and pittsburgh track authority.
tusk off-shoot horn wax unite two kindred spirits that span house musics generations, emerging new yorker pixelife and legendary london pirate stalwart yusuf complement each others work with timeless grooves and serious respect to the source. as a result, both of these cuts are littered with analogue heaviness and acid funk. *filament in strata* wafts with big synth chords and mischievous 303 squiggles while *wardrum acid* lives up to its name in every way. proof there is still heaps of life in the old machines, these will resonate with all ages and tastes. limited hand-stamped hand-numbered 180 gram vinyl 12 inch.
summertime has passed and so has the time for relaxing. autumnal vibes and serious atmospheres are back and throne of bloods latest fits right in. marking the imprints very first collaboration with another imprint, the throne of black catalogue ep sees nyc mainstay pixelife (lets play house, horn wax) dropping two new originals alongside brand new jams from australias carter brothers (black catalogue, defected) and black catalogue mainman monty luke(mothership, planet e, black catalogue)
an idea who’s time has clearly come, moon rock volume 1 struck a nerve upon release last spring. a collection of deeply atmospheric ambience, cosmic, and chillout techno, it was the opening salvo in a much longer-term effort by nyc-based throne of blood recordings to establish a platform for a diverse collection of friends and musical fellow travellers to explore composing music for folding time and exploring innerspace. now, just months after vol. 1 hit shelves, moon rock volume 2 is upon us…