Pre sale (24.03.2023)
v/a compilation from the be as one camp with contributions from backlogs, jancen, mteus and wice & waic.
the amsterdam based rosati making his be as one debut with a 4 tracker ep of heavy wight twisted 90s influence techno and pounding grooves.
shlomi aber with a stomper peak time ep on his be as one imprint, limited copies - no repress.
THEORY OF TIME
shlomi aber is back with a timeless sounding solo ep on his be as one imprint with a 3 forceful detroit influenced techno missiles.
shlomi aber, josh wink and psyk increase the pressure.
in their first appearance collabing on the label, jeroen search & gotshell delivering a 5 tracker ep of classic, raw, and purist non-stop 909 madness techno jams on bao76. no extra words needed.
shlomi aber kicks off the new expert series - 2 tracks on limited edition vinyl.
SHADES OF THE UNKNOWN
the acid master “steve parker” is making his “be as one” debut with a storming 4 tracker ep in the form of “shades of the unknown”. while keep exploring the diversity of the acid sound, steve, “the man and the machine” crossing boundaries once again with his highly intelligent production style and trips between rough and soft cross genera techno .
new ep from shlomi aber on his own be as one imprint. 3 driving cuts of pure darkroom techno: peak time a side warfare with driving drums influences, while the b side polished with the deeper, mental vibes with conexion and thrived under.
the portuguese matadors duo ,vil and cravo, are back on be as one with some of their best works to date, a 4 tracker ep of old school sounding techno and pounding grooves. not to be missed.
THE THIN LINE
the ultimate trio is teaming up for a special 5 tracker ep on be as one, compiling pounding cuts of vibrant, forceful and mind bending techno.
TAKING BACK THE DAWN
alexander kowalski is back on be as one with 90’s influenced detroit techno stompers.
vil is back on be as one.
TILIM AT NIGHT
4 dark groovers from shlomi aber.
driving techno from vil for the next be as one release.
the spanish pushmann making his be as one debut with a 3 tracker ep of detroit influenced techno in the shape of dreamin ep.
CAMPO DI MARTE
incl. alexander kowalski remix!
CAN YOU RELAX?
3 storming cuts from shlomi aber on his be as one imprint, with his dark driving signature of inexo-rable techno. can you relax? we can’t.
UNDO REDO EP
bein’s debut on be as one.
8.10 EUR *
10 YEARS BE AS ONE (PART 1 + PART 2)(2LP)
incl. shlomi aber, truncate and markus suckut
UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE (SHLOMI ABER / ROD RMXS)
linkan ray is back to be as one with his second release on the label in the form of universal language. backed up with 2 excellent remixes from the israeli label boss shlomi aber and the always on point rod, it’s another release not to be missed.
IN DARK PLACES (JAY CLARKE REMIX)
jor-el making his be as one debut with a smooth and well crafted spacey techno ep (including jay clarke remix). a must have release for those closing your eyes moments when its time to deep dive and get lost into -dark places-.
FLAT EARTH EP
the israeli based eitan reiter and ella gotman making their debut on be as one with 3 twisted full on acid cuts.. a storming must have release.
LINEAR EQUATION (PART TWO / FULLCOVER EDITION)
part two of shlomi abers linear equation. ltd fullcover edition
LINEAR EQUATION (PART ONE / FULLCOVER EDITION)
part one of shlomi abers linear equation.. ltd fullcover editon
SUBSPACE DROPS (FULLCOVER EDITION)
LINEAR EQUATION LP (2LP)
shlomi aber presents his third album >linear equations<
after releasing its two-parts -10 years be as one” compilation, bao debuts a new talent on the imprint “linkan ray- a moniker under which hides one of spain s most successful techno artists of recent times. fresh with a new name on be as one, the producer delivers 3 rolling cuts, while retaining a common denominator of uncompressed dark and moody techno.
10 YEARS BE AS ONE PT 2
part 2 of be as ones 10 years anniversary special v/a release. its time for markus suckut, savas pascalidis, eduardo de la calle and yotam avni to join shlomi aber, truncate, skudge and jam. who were featured in the first installment
10 YEARS BE AS ONE PT 1
for its 10 years celebrations, be as one unleash a special v/a release in two parts with previously unreleased music by the imprint artists and frequent label collaborators. two 12” with unreleased material from the label head shlomi aber, truncate, skudge and jam., who are featured on this first instalment, markus suckut, savas pascalidis, eduardo de la calle and yotam avni will join the celebrations in the second part of the series.
PROGRAMMED FUTURE EP
for his second appearance on the label, the always on point valent. brings back his acid infused dark techno, delivering 4 solid tracks and marking proving himself a growing talent perfectly integrated in the bao roster.
PANIX EP (SKUDGE RMXS)
shlomi aber is back on his be as one label with panix ep, this time joined by swedish techno master skudge. keeping the no nonsense techno attitude of his latest nonplus release, panix keeps bearing shlomis relentless, dark and raw signature sound. skudge strips down panix into 2 separate remixes, taking the original into a deeper and back to basics mood, with his known trademark grooves.
italian duo jam. debut on be as one for the label 62nd release, after a string of driving releases on the imprint fromtechno heads savas pascalidis, shlomi aber & markus suckut. the a side is all about the stripped down, raw and energetic techno of hermes and pegasi. on the b side, opportunity rover, an hypnotizing, acid-driven trip at home in sweaty dark rooms as much as in big festival arenas. another one to bag.
FADING LIGHTS EP
another exciting debut on be as one, this time coming from a real stalwart of the german techno scene of the past two decades, savas pascalidis, with a first on be as one. with fading lights ep savas explores shades of modern techno while retaining his trademark classic sound throughout the 4 tracks, delivering a perfect fit between the german talented producer and the labels exciting catalogue. techno heads, dont sleep on this.
PARADOX EP (MARKUS SUCKUT RMX)
be as one label boss shlomi aber stepping up with a storming “back-to-basics” ep for his label’s 60th release. “paradox ep” packs together the strength of shlomis own paradox and monday paranoia originals, two cuts of proper darkroom and sweaty techno, with a remix by one of todays germanys techno ambassadors, markus suckut, whos back on be as one for his second visit after his excellent watching the sunset ep.
ATHENS BY TAXI EP
another brand new signing on be as one, lathe enters the bao family with a bang. three cuts of peak-time techno stormers plus a vinl-only dj-tool straight from italy.
shlomi abers be as one welcomes valent. as their new exclusive signing to the imprint. the german producer debuts on the label with this 4 storming acid tracks ep, acid meets techno again on the bao catalogue, highly recommended for the heads.
e as one debut a new talent on the label, the swiss techno head gomorra. his first appeareance on the label is presented with a 3 tracks ep that bring dark and well crafted techno, with a significant own trademark, on the imprint.
48V/SHADED IN MARS (TRUNCATE, JEROEN SEARCH REMIX)
following on the success of markus suckut and eduardo de la calle previous releases, shlomi abers next release is another ep of fast driven, pulsating, relentless techno, topped with remixes by two of the most sought after producers of the past years, truncate and jeroen search. on the a side, 48v and its truncate remix, while on the b shaded in mars and jeroen searchs remix of it. another one to bag.
15 YEARS NORDSTERN MIXED BY SHLOMI ABER (CD)
15 years nordstern by shlomi aber nordstern is switzerlands most prestigious underground club and a 3 times winner for switzerlands best club at the swiss nightlife awards. this year nordstern celebrates its 15th anniversary, with a rough techno mix cd by our long time friend and club favourite shlomi aber.
DIE HOECHSTE GOETTLICHE EP
following markus suckut debut on the label, its now the first time on be as one for eduardo de la calle, one of the most interesting and passionate producer weve had the pleasure to work with, a master in its own craft: deep, melodic and thoughtful techno. for this release weve picked up two very special cuts from eduardo, pushing eduardos limits to the next level.
WATCHING THE SUNSET EP
markus suckut is a name that needs no introduction in the techno scene having estabilished himself as one of the main players of the new breed of techno artists coming out of germany with releases on cocoon, figure, mosaic,non series and more. at be as one were excited to have him debut on the label with watching the sunset ep: three cuts of finely produced techno, from peak-time into after-hours, with markus very own raw trademark sound perfectly in balance with be as one latest techno offerings.
for its 52th release, be as one has picked the rising italian talent marco faraone, with a 4 tracks ep, that showcases different takes of marco’s approach to techno. the ep title track restrictions opens the 12inch with a dark, fast-paced groove and hypnotic vocal, a real treat for the authentic techno players. with day 20 marco ravels into the dub techno forest, with classic dub elements that set the tone to a deeper mood. voices from the sea follows up with a more festive approach, a big room anthem that keeps the dark vibe on the release. for the vinyl heads, an exclusive treat for the 12inch its early morning, getting a due vinyl pressing after being featured exclusively on the 2013 live compilation by shlomi aber
ZIPPERWORK / CLONES IN MY BACKROOM
after his latest be as one release o.d. / helter skelter, and following yotam avni and konplotts endevours on the label, shlomi aber keeps techno flowing from his imprint, releasing his new zipperwork / clones in my backroom ep. zipperwork is a relentless, fast paced techno cut, heavy bass and chunky groove, with a smartly programmed groove. flip the side, and with clones in my backroom you get a slice of straight acidic techno funk, a big room anthem with a distinctive quirky line that goes the extra mile, set to be one of the major of tune of spring 2015.
CLOSE YOUR EYES
be as one number 50 with two awesome killer tunes from konplott!
be as one is once again showcasing the talents of a young and bright producer with a promising career ahead of him. yotam avni’s unique approach to music didn’t took long to be noticed and brought onboard by the be as one crew. yotam debuts on the israeli label with an ep that reflects how he sees techno: dark, raw, pumping, relentless with ur sleeping on the a side emotional melodic, driving with the detroit inspired better days on the flipside. timeless techno once again on bao.
O.D. / HELTER SKELTER
minimalistic, acid flavours and shlomis signature grooves make up the opening track o.d., while on the flip the label boss brings up the energy for the peak-time with helter skelter. strong, smartly crafted techno once again from shlomi aber on be as one.
after having two tracks featured in last years compilation shlomi aber live from sankeys ibiza, francisco allendes is now at his debut on be as one with a 3 tracks ep. the title track unity is a collaborative work together with felipe venegas, and the results of such union shine through the beauty of the track itself, hypnotic and intelligent production from the duo. on the be side, francisco goes solo with his own peak time groovers with 3dogs 1 bed and forget the sun, two cuts of solid, groove driven house.
IM SICK EP
italys luca ballerini debut on be as one with a 4 tracks ep of exciting, fresh techno. 2 well balanced sides, both showcasing lucas different approaches to the label sound, and a different output from the label. an ep that shouldnt be missing in any collection
brilliant dubby / detroit infected techno monster
for the last release of 2013 be as one has kept a very unique collaboration under wrap between two great friends and producers, shlomi aber and guti. the result of this encounter is blossom, a track where drums and basslines smoothly fuse together creating a funk swing on a tech roll, its deep, chunky and steady.
for a dinner at the fourth release on be as one sable sheep is by now a stable player of the team. caarl ep contains 4 tracks aimed at the dancefloor where the german producer shows confidence and strength, with the techno moods of cannibal and caarl and the housier grooves of liberate my madness and passage for a dinner.
IT TAKES TIME EP
new debut on be as one, from a well respected and talented artist, who conquered critics and fans both for the quality of his tight productions and the lush sounds of his dj sets, italian born alex picone. it takes time ep is made up of 3 very unique, carefully crafted works, each one with its own strong character. another time opens the ep with a 909 classic sound and a hypnotic melody that gently set the mood for the following it takes two, which lift up the tone and get the groove rolling.the darker one of the trio, fake room closes the ep injecting uplifting techno energy for the finale. epic ep from a man and his machines.
SHLOMI ABER LIVE FROM SANKEYS IBIZA (CD)
be as one is proud to present shlomi aber live from sankeys ibiza, a new project coming directly from the decks of its label boss. a full length mixed cd, that comprises 14 exclusive and unreleased tracks by some of the most interesting artist of the past year, carefully selected and mixed live by shlomi.
THE DOPPLER, LIMITED BY YOU
shlomi aber is known for his dark never ending grooves, and his new be as one release is once again proof of how the label boss is able to inject the right amount of funk in his beats. after the success of we dont fit on cadenza, fooling games feat. moggli on be as one and his more recent mancha on desolat, shlomi drops the doppler and limited by you. both sits on the line between house and techno, with shlomis trademark rolling tech-funk grooves driving the dance in its own exceptional way.
SPRING TIMES EP
roberto finally debuts on be as one after having recently joined the label booking agency and main core, and he does it with style. for those that have been keeping an ear on the uk techno sound roberto should not be a new name by now, having released a series of well received eps on artform and affin, and being a resident at londons legendary fabric club.
MY ONSLAUGHT EP
be be as one opens its 2013 with a new release from in-house talent sable sheep. this new ep features 4 tracks in between house and techno which solidify the german producer relationship with the label and his vision and interpretation of the be as one sound
FOOLISH GAMES EP
in the sand shlomi aber delivers on his own be as one a new special treat after his recent release on cadenza.foolish games is a classy piece of vocal techno, featuring the dreamy voice of french artist möggli, a long journey into deep techno landscapes and a true masterpiece in shlomis career.lines in the sand on the flipside is an uplifting slice of classic sounding techno, that will surely win the linkings of many djs across genres.
TAKE THE RHYTHM EP
italian duo macromism has lately been making waves in the scene with their latest releases and they land now on be as one together with their long time friend dj kool dek, who already appeared on the labels tools for school vol.3 with take the rhythm ep the trio push things forward and show their versatility in the production room. the a-side hosts 2 cuts of proper groovy tech-house as you would expected from this collaboration. the b-side goes instead deeper and shows a side of the trio that yet was to explore. a 4 tracks ep that will surely find space in many djs bags.
HER EMPATHY EP
with the impact of his first debut ep on be as one still echoing on dance floors worldwide, sable sheep is back again with a bang. after the success of painting my fur the german has made sure to deliver again proper quality on the israeli label, with 3 tracks that in typical be as one style cross in-between house and techno. >her empathy<,>whool< and >cotton< showcase how sable sheeps vision is clearly focused on leaving a mark release by release.
HIGHER POINT EP (ARGY, ROLANDO RMXS)
for its 35th release, be as one continues to keep its unique trademark sound, and this time the israeli imprint has looked in its own backyard to find the goods. magit cacoon, dj and producer, tel aviv born and berlin resident, and popsled, israeli duo composed of guy astrogano and niv konforty land on be as one with higher point, which brings a classic house mood on the dance floor, with its very hypnotic vocal, the big bassline and driving groove. greek house star argy is an apt remixer for this type of track and indeed, no surprise he delivers a storming remix that again hints a lot to the classic sounds of house and techno. detroit legend rolando closes the package with his techno takes on the tune, a rather hypnotic version, bass infected and driven by rolandos trademark drums patterns.
for his first release of 2012 shlomi aber has kept aside for be as one two of his most roadtested secret weapons of the last months. after a successfull 2011 with two big releases on be as one, which include his exciting collaboration with dj sneak, and the remixes pack for his album on ovum, its now time for >in dancetrippin ep<. in dancetrippin on the a and >faced u< on the b are indeed two very special tracks. as its name says, the a side is a dance-trip indeed, trippy vox and rolling grooves dubbed into shlomis own dark and hypnotic quality trademark sound. faced u on the b is another kind of trip into sounds, this time with a more minimalistic but yet jazzy approach, making it a quality sounding peak time anthem.
PAINTING MY FUR
its time for a new debut on be as one, this time from a new young talent hailing from germany, sable sheep, recently signed on the imprint, that closes a successful year for the label. sable sheep delivers 3 tracks of high quality modern techno house, be it the infectious title track, painting my fur of the a side, who aims to be the new year anthem, the drum madness of crayon or the bouncing groove of muffin, this ep is likely to be the best recent releases from the label, taking modern grooves and mixing them into the classic and unique sounds we usually get from be as one.
HOUSE SYNDROME EP
tripmastaz is a name that has been steadily pushing forward his career in the past year, with his latest works on be as one, moon harbour, cecille, and magnetic recordings (complete with a loco dice remix) been heavily supported by the djs gang out there now, andrew is debuting with a full ep on be as one, after his appearance on the latest tools for school vol.3 compilation. house syndrome opens the ep with a bang - truly an infectious tech house stormer for the big stages, which is already championed by the a-list djs constant learning is a proper tribal techno affair that combines a rolling groove with a catchy melody, an uplifting summery mood. on the b side tripmastaz takes things into deeper territories with quiet hit men, an acidic bassline worked around a machine groove as andrew knows to deliver. pende (dub) closes this ep with an underground attitude, a tune that will be noticed by those looking for a special moment on the floor
COCONUT, WHO SAID THAT
2011 is going very well for shlomi aber, having started the year with his dj sneak collaboration on be as one, followed by his acclaimed double album-remixes pack on ovum which are still all over the charts and dj boxes. now shlomi is back on his own label and takes things into a summery mood with the opening track >coconuts<, which is built around an hypnotizing synth melody, and shlomis uplifting smooth drums . on the other side is >who said that<, a rare vocal cut from shlomi which is a proper groover on the floor, with its minimalistic architecture but effective elements, surely something that will be picked up by many
gel abril was missing on be as one for a long time now, 2 years that he spent consolidating his ever-growing career with originals and remixes on strictly rhythm, get physical, paragraph and playing all around the world in the best events and clubs. angola is destined to be another stormer from gel as this is a proper follow up to his classic >spells of yoruba<, stripped down techno beats with an ethnic flavour, its another hit for the israeli producer. >changes< subtle hypnotizing mood and its almost laid back approach will fit well in many record boxes, perfect for keeping the floor moving and grooving.
I LIKE ACID EP (INCL STERAC & MIKE DEHNERT RMXS)
its been 2 years since benny rodrigues last release on be as one and since then, the young dutch producer has pushed forward his career, both in the studio and in the dj booth. having remixed people like josh wink, dj pierre, justice, spirit catcher to name just some and released on ovum, poker flat, figure, klockworks, with a busy dj schedule in clubs as berghain or rex, at his young age benny is clearly a well respected artist. benny rodrigues interpretation of acid house takes the form of i like acid, and surely it sounds classic! acid synth madness like in the old days but with an updated touch to rock the floors in 2011. choice hypnotic appeal will not get unnoticed on the floor, once again a track that finds its strenght in the basic structure of its arrangement, effective drums patterns with a freakish top line that carry the track into peak time. steve rachmad remixes as sterac are always a treat, and here the techno legend doesnt fail to impress once again with his take on bennys i like acid. snares, hi-hats, rides and bass, all arranged to build up to a melodic and emotional breakthru, dancefloor bliss for the detroit techno heads. to close this amazing package, germanys own mike dehnert brings his trademark sound to be as one in the form of his remix of i like acid. a tune that finds its perfect habitat in dark, smokey and sweaty rooms with massive sound systems.
another modern classic from be as one is generating consensus from two of the main producers of recent times. after his latest releases on r&s and objektivity and his acclaimed artist album on ovum, shlomi aber returns on be as one with an original work after a long absence on his own label, since the times of the magnificent groundbreaking >sketches< alongsie detroit piooneer kenny larkin. now he does it again with a bang, involving in the project the legendary house stalwart dj sneak, whose been quite busy in the latest years unceedingly preaching the house gospel. abers original version of after touch bares the man own techno trademark, heavy dark funk bass and snares, all looped up with a consinstent drive and shaky groove. dj sneak does his thing on the b side, stomping his trademark sound all along the 10 minutes of the track, bringing the perfect balance to this release with a hoursier version of chunky, raw and old school groove.
THERES A LIGHT / ROLANDO REMIX
be as one is proud to welcome a new artist to the imprint family - vozmediano, a fresh spanish wonder, delivers two house-meets-techno cuts that are likely to stand the test of time. on the remix side, bao are delighted to add a special treat, a superb remix by detroit techno legend rolando.
TO WHO LOVE EP / GEL ABRIL RMX
again a new fresh talents lands on be as one. italys sehou is indeed a well promising artist and the israeli imprint surely has a careful ear when it come to signing its artists. >to who love< is as simple as it is beautiful, a true house masterpiece with a classic touch, to stand the test of times. >dark side of the sun< turns things darker and deeper, phat bass, phat grooves, sure effect. to complete the package gel abril strikes back again on be as one after bein gmissed for long on the imprint. keeping things basic but effective, the israeli brings funk to the floor in his own unmistakable style
THE MAN WITH THE CASE (REBOOT, STACEY PULLEN, SHLOMI ABER REMIXES)
only for an artist like samuel l session and on labels like be as one, you could put together a remixes pack with some of the most genre defining producers in the dance music of the recent time and beyond. such is indeed for sls album the man with the case remixes pack. on the a side you have label boss shlomi aber, soon to release his 2nd long awaited artist album on ovum, who has reworked big bad drum in a jazzier, dubbier vein. damage is assured on the dancefloors. cadenzas main man reboot takes samuels the soloist and turns it into an hipnotic techno journey, something very different from what frank is known for. stacey pullen needs no introduction, being one of the leaders of the second wave of detroit techno hes a legend in the scene. with him, sls sections get reworked to a new high. to close the package, the soloist get remixed by sls himself, and its turned into a new dancefloor groover, bearing once again the swedish master imprint.
ODDITY, DEETRON RMX
patch park is no stranger to be as one, having released one of its greatest tracks of last year, 7 miles. now its time for oddity to ignites the floors, a masterpiece from patch, delivering it in be as one style. with a groovy techno bass line and the freaky 90s sounds patch park is breaking the market again with another summer anthem. swiss techno lord deetron makes his second appeareance on be as one with his remix to patchs original. techno for the morning, druggy and twisted!
FEELING RHYTHM EP
a new debut on be as one, this time is a new talent hailing from the uk, nyra lands on abers imprint 2 slices of phat sounding house music. in the perfect house revival mood that electronic music is experiencing now, a side carries lindans groove, a tune built around a basic rhythm and chopped vox but with a phat bassline that you just need to wait for it to kicks in and blast the floor.on the b side, nyra had a different approach. this time we have a driving tech house groove, topped with another vocal snippet and funky rhythm, a great tool for many dj sets!
COFFEE BEANS, STEVE LAWLER RMX
after his latest releases on drumcode, itamar sagi comes back home with another package of solid techno on shlomi abers be as one imprint. as excpected from itamar, hi soriginal versions a summerish techno groove with funky bassline and quality techno drums for the big rooms. on the remixes, be as one is proud to welcome two of the most rated djs and producers of the recent years. on the b1, the man himself, steve lawler delivers a dancefloor treat, housier rework of the original, a typical lawler tribal anthem. on the b2, to complete the package, there luca bacchetti, whos coming back after his latest great ovum release, with an old school approach to itamars original, 909 hi-hats and rolling drums, cant ask for more… check this out
AROSA / OFF THE MOMENT EP
andrea oliva strikes back on be as one this time with an ep on his own and two tracks of bumping ass shaking house music. >arosa< and >off the moment< promise to keep legs moving on the floor with their uplifting vibe and sexy jazzy grooves. another valuable release from a label that needs no introduction and an artist, andrea oliva, thats steadily confirming his artistic reputation as someone to keep an eye on.
THE MAN WITH THE CASE (CD)
>the man with the case< is a culmination of two decades of experience from swedish old school techno legend samuel l. session. the sound of the past often collides with current movements but never has it sounded so fresh than from samuel l. session aka sls.
loco dice support! its been a while since itamar sagis last release on be as one, when black gold and its remixes got into the most various record boxes around and became one of last year anthems. now, after a row of releases on soma, ovum and klapklap which consolidated his ever growing profile, itamar is back on his home imprint, with a real summer treat. in perfect sagis style, the a side >selio< is an uplifting and punching slab of techno, with a real fat beat and itamars distinctive trademark chord sound. once again another track to be one of the anthems of 2009. b side >series 1< is instead a paced down and trippy number. very atmospherical in the mood but with a bouncy groove, still carries the artist quality imprint. perfect for the summer ending.
BIG BAD DRUM EP
another legendary techno producers deliver the goods on be as one. this time is swedens own samuel l session with 2 singles straight out of his upcoming first ever artist album, soon to be released on the israeli label. big bad drum is exactly what the title says, a drums driven track with a bassline reminiscent of saundersons e-dancer techno. already tested by a few lucky ones, this tune is having a monster impact on the dancefloors with its funky snares and distinctive over voice . chimes still carries an old school vibe, taking a classical and deeper approach. sls sound at its best, reminds us why the don has been here for the last 15 years. a solid preview of what to expect from samuels album, classical groovy techno which reminds us how real techno is suposed to sounds like. forthcoming on be as one in october.
if we ever called it a classic…this is what we meant . after releasing one of the best artist album of the last years on carl craigs planet e label, kenny larkin joins now forces with one of the most influential artists of the recent times shlomi aber, and his acclaimed label be as one imprint. shlomi aber and legendary detroit pioneer kenny larkin are two artists that needs no introduction to the techno crowds. while the first one is recognized as one of the most forward thinking artists of the recent years, the other one is responsible for releasing some of the finest pieces of electronic music ever produced. sketches ep comes with 2 different versions of the same track, both having old school vibes reminiscent of the days when house and techno went hands in hands. kennys version is a superbly produced slice of techno, with an amazing drums progression in a typical larkin style sustaining a hypnotic lead pattern, all conjuring together to take the dancefloor into a 10 minutes long, deep and mind tripping tour. label boss shlomi aber, takes a different approach by putting out a tougher version, a loopy phat bassline and a jazzy rhythm with snare hits makes this tune a funkier techno shuffle a pure classic to come, already supported by basically everyone, from the detroit old school guys to the recent house and techno leaders
THE WAY IS ALWAYS THE SAME EP
italian techno-soul promise roberto bosco has been getting the attention of many legendary artists lately. after his first works for orlando voorn and samuel l. sessionÆs labels, his talent has been soon recognized by be as one, signing his ep ôthe way is always the same , a two tracker of old school flavoured techno. the way is always the same is a stab-driven techno tune with a straight groove and an uplifiting vibe, perfect for those carefree dancing moments. already road tested by a few lucky ones.on the flipside, the slow paced dub piano is a deep number of pure emotionally-driven music, crossing boundaries between dub, house and techno. a wrapping heatwave which will warm up hearts and souls at every airplay
perfect groovin hypnotic techno / techhouse.... played by nick curly, robert dietz, giles smith
NAMGO / BLACK TITLE EP
with his 4th release on his own imprint, shlomi aber this time takes a slightly housier road, mixing once again different elements from both the techno and house worlds. something that be as one has made one of its strong point when delivering the goods. with namgo on the a and black title on the b expect techno meets house on both fronts, smartly mixed with etchnic flavoured chants, tribal influenced rhythms and the usual shlomi aber productions quality and his imprint
INDIAN WALLPAPER EP
emmanuel’s talent is steadily getting a well deserved recognition. after having his first release ever being played by practically everyone, emmanuel is back again to deliver another anthem that could only be described as unique and keeps the be as one quality standard high as expected. the ep title track indian wallpaper will gently take the floor back to india and its mystical atmospheres with a smart use of an enchanting melody and a phat groove. this tune sounds like a magical wake-up call for the soul. simply put it’s special. with the flipside tune lipflap emmanuel is back to his own very effective trademark techno grooves. phat basses with a tech funk edge and a simple and yet inteligent groove makes it the perfect follow up to parade.
SPELLS OF YORUBA
in love with mathias kaden, giles smith, philip sherburne!! gel abril delivers the goods once again on be as one with two singles that offer a slightly different twist on gel’s output. sitting on the a side >spells of yoruba< is that kind of tune that once dropped on the floor it will make the people groove like mad. in its simplicity this tune will have dancefloor rockin to the chunky groove and the mesmerizing vocal snippet. ask the handfull of lucky ones who are already dropping it wordwide. on the b side, >marir< has a good mix of tribal groove and uptempo rhythm that gives the tracks it driving force and energy and guaratee another sure hit on the floor
IN THEORY YES
after his latest hits >tokyo shangai< and >quivvery< on ovum, shlomi is back on his own imprint with another release just in time for the coming summer
BLACK GOLD EP, SAMUEL L SESSION RMX
incl great samuel l session remix
heavy hypnotizing monster techno on the aside and dreamly journey on the flip
YOUR FACE IS A MESS / DEETRON & MARK BROOM RMXS
that gel abril is destined to be one of the main producer of 2008 is already clear to a lot of djs and producers worldwide. be as one, ovum, renaissance all these great labels have already put their hands on this tel aviv based guy, and the remix package of his new single >your face is a mess< including three of the most interesting artists of the past year, is just a confirmation of gels destiny to climb up high. deetrons not a stranger to the electronic music world. hes been constantly in the spotlights of the scene for many years, and now once again he proves why. his 10 minutes marathon remix on the a side really stands out for its superb programming throughout the entire track. starting building things up slowly it relentlessly delivers the goods with one of his best work to date. on the b side, its the hottest uk techno producer mark broom who joins the be as one crew bringing all his experience to serve the cause. another winner! closing the package, itamar sagi, one of baos new artists, delivers a very interesting and original >jazz meets detroit< mix and gives the package the right balance between the techno genres. a storming rework from a fresh talented producer that cannot help but keep the eyes of >those in the know< down on him!
YOUR FACE IS A MESS EP
next hypnotical gel abril two tracker !! on the a-side, >200 grams< cannot be the weight of this heavily bouncing and hypnotizing tune. with a distinctive quirky line and a heavily bouncing groove like we are used from gel abril, “200 grams” keeps you moving all the way up to the main break, and then takin you back into the dubby old school groove. if the a-side was freaky and bouncing, well the ep title-track >your face is a mess< on the b-side can only be descibed as a dirty mindblowing minimal/tech house track with a druggy vocal all over and a very stripped down synth line
be as one is back with an ep from the imprint owner shlomi aber (ovum). side a is home to >diosa< which is a freaky minimalish track with a hypnotic techno groove and a quirky enrollment. a peak time monster with no compromises in terms of quality as we are all used with anything coming out from shlomis studio. a real hit in the making. on the b side sits >sekur<. take one of shlomis infamous rolling and yet bouncy grooves and mix it together with the right uplifting and funky synth sound, make everything fit together as a master can and the result will be an assured asshaking on every dancefloor!
VERY WRONG / INCL CHAIM & PATRICK ZIGON RMXS
incl. massive rmxs by chaim & patrick zigon gel brings us into a twisted atmosphere with >very wrong<, an amazing track with an obscure relentless bassline sustaining a tripped-out melody line. an astounding piece of tech-house at its best, already destined to be one of the anthems of this summer 2007. on the flip side, >cocoon< rising star chaim gives a different twist to the tune, bringing it into techno territories and pumping grooves. completing the b-side is patrick zigon, patricks mix delivers a perfect >german< interpretation of the original and keeps the legs shaking with the melody line smartly adapted to a more minimal groove. a perfect closer for this release that tries to appeal to as many as different tastes, from the tech house lovers to the more minimal / techno oriented djs. as promised, be as one is keeping the quality standard of its output to the max making it one of the most promising label of 2007
following the success of its two first releases that encountered the favour of many as different djs across the board, shlomi abers new imprint, be as one is once again set to deliver another stunning piece of underground qualities. rising talent itamar sagi is back this time accompained by a mysterious compatriot by the name of gel abril, a producer who already got releases and remixes on top labels as ovum, renaissance and more, and got picked by shlomi aber as his favourite remixer. together, gel and itamar created >sparta< an hypnotic piece of rolling detroit influenced tech-house perfect to bring the crowds into a deep and epic atmosphere, a tune that already grab some major licensing from undergrownd to big room compilations. for the likes of françois k and carl craig
2.75 EUR *
massive support by josh wink, laurent garnier, funk d void, oxia, carl craig, audiofly, djinxx… after the massive djs support , inc air play and worldwide reviews of the first release, be as one is back to put the highlights on another producer coming out of israel, the freshest new talent to be signed by shlomi aber to his imprint: itamar sagi. itamar debuts on be as one with two cuts of tech-house at its best, two big room anthems with an underground feel that perfectly match what all the djs need in their bags these days. both sides going to stay on top playlists for long time and spend the upcoming summer with