2lp gatefold vinyl+download voucher, debut album from adriatique, who also run the siamese label. swiss duo adriatique have developed into one of the most esteemed acts on the house and techno circuit since their first release in 2011. after signing to afterlife with the club-ready single ray, they quickly established as a core artist both on afterlife recordings and at their events in ibiza as well as worldwide. nude is the most diverse and adventurous record in the catalogs of both artist and label. it’s adrian shala and adrian schweizer’s most personal artistic statement yet, a collection of songs, capturing their feelings and memories. adriatique prove themselves to be as adept at creating beautiful, melodic songs as they are driving club beats the two worlds merging on this refined and truly singular album.
kevin de vries delivers big room drama on his ‘aratak’ ep for afterlife recordings.
spirited synth lines, drum rolls, gripping moments of silence and weighty kick drums make the title track of de vries’ afterlife debut formidable club gear. ‘sciamachy’ is more subtle, centred around a euphoric arpeggio which spirals to its apex. konstantin sibold contributes a fine remix, toning down certain elements of ‘sciamachy’ to let others shine. it completes an ep that brims with energy and dancefloor dynamism, a hugely exciting first full record for de vries on afterlife.
mathame s highly-anticipated -nothing around us- arrives on afterlife recordings. the richly talented duo mathame featured on the second realm of consciousness compilation and have since been regulars in the sets of tale of us with some sought-after, unreleased tracks. this ep is a bold statement that crystallises the well-deserved excitement around mathame.
afterlife recordings continues its focus on emerging talent with the first solo ep of aether, following his collaboration with mind against on -solaris- and a track on the realm of consciousness compilation. from the textured atmospherics, harmonies and innovative sound design, it’s clear aether has found his voice already. balanced between the powerful, emotive techno afterlife is known for and more introspective experimentation, the three tracks share a tonal richness and patient headspace, lending themselves to the dreamy hours on the dancefloor.
the third realm of consciousness compilation on tale of us afterlife recordings is the label s most complete statement so far. the full spectrum of the label is on display here, as they continue to push the envelope with a high-quality and diverse selection of artists.
patrice bäumel returns to afterlife with two instantly-recognizable, cosmic excursions arranged for big room impact. building on the far-and-wide success of glutes last year, bäumel delivers another singular take on the afterlife sound.
mind against are back on afterlife with their first solo ep since 2014! the brothers have crafted two melodic, synth-heavy productions for the new record, with dystopian affiliate alex.do tapped to remix one of them.
afterlife keeps on going strong! earlier this month they brought us tale of us & vaals monument and that just got a proper remix treatment. no others than stephan bodzin and barnt, two artists, who stand out notably for their unique sound took turns on the original lead track and put their very personal touch on it.
tale of us present a new collaboration with vaal for the sixth release on their afterlife label. three years after they teamed up for -concur- and began to tour together, the trio return with their most anthemic offering yet.
pt.ii sees tale of us collaborating with ovend, a french producer whose only prior output is a pair of eps for amandra s ahrpe label. mathew jonson, hunter/game and keith carnal are also among those making their afterlife label debut, while recondite, woo york and aether are back after previously appearing on the label.
-mind against take the next step in their artistic development. discovering the techno side of things is a fresh breeze for their oeuvre and perfectly fits into the label’s policy… may the force be with you! - kristian
the second release on tale of us s afterlife label is a three-track ep from vaal. the record, titled wander to hell, will come out on vinyl and digital formats on october 21st. in addition to the title track, there are remixes from locked groove and baikal.
afterlife and tale of us are proud to announce “realm of consciousness”, a 10-piece compilation expanding the afterlife totality into a label. the label and events will complement each other with one aim, to bring the crowd into another dimension of music perception with enthralling production to that ignite the senses.
patrice bäumel is on fire right now. top remix after top remix and now he debuts on afterlife with an impeccable two tracker. hypnotic styled cuts which will get all the plays they deserve and it s also a new direction for afterlife recordings.
afterlife and tale of us are proud to announce realm of consciousness-, a 10-piece compilation expanding the afterlife totality into a label. the label and events will complement each other with one aim, to bring the crowd into another dimension of music perception with enthralling production to that ignite the senses.