the mighty bohari return with another in their split-single series, showcasing new and exciting artists. we have no idea who barrut fulsara is and he wont tell us a thing - all we know is that he has been in the game for a long time, and that this new moniker is for his excursions into deeper territory. were just happy he chose bokhari as the outlet. joe europe on the flip delivers the kind of synth-laden quirky house that we love at bokhari and were pleased for this beautiful track to finally see the light of day.
to celebrate our 10th release we would like to welcome back our favourite outboard loving russian, semerka. two tracks of the highest order include lead track *triptych*, a 9 minute masterpiece in 3 parts, plus *more* which manages to be beautiful but deep with a creepy acid line. and synths reminiscent of the twin peaks theme track. dorylus take triptych into dubby territory with distorted but gorgeous synth lines not a million miles from early underground resistance. includes code for free download of 5 exclusive remixes.
another top notch bokhari outing! stephen is a scotsman but sounds like he is from detroit - he was also on bk013 where he shared an ep with hiver and provided us with the excellent theme from sapl.this time he s on his own. early 90s uk electronica and of course, the inescapable detroit blueprint run deep through this one, the unmistakably chewy, tangible heft of analogue sonics married perfectly with emotive melodies. a welcome whiff of azymuth era kenny larkin clings to the whole ep, while cologne collective noorden regular ikpathua lays out a spacious and deeply atmospheric rendition too...
for our 15th release bokhari are proud as punch to introduce 3 timeless classics from the analogue jam master sweely. spanning raw warehouse grooves on the time has come , smooth heavy rolling bass and melodic keys on hangover day and shuffling us garage beats and choppy vocals on wopp , this release has something for everybody. after recent releases on swamp tapes and sorn, paterson steps in for bokhari remix duties darkening up the time has come with a driving bassline, off-worldly atmospheres and dusty keys.
frankfurt s finest joins bokhari with a nod to 90 s ltj bukem coming at you with the kinda track that would ve taken the doors off your xr2 : remixes come from a pepe braddock-eque dorylus, and a steroid-induced banger from the one and only capracara. mastered by matt colton. artwork by spencer fenton, with each sleeve featuring a uniquely ordered combination of hand applied coloured stickers.
another various artists special from the mighty bokhari camp... two fresh tracks from the lord lucan-esque disappearing russian, kirill tipo, whom we ve been chasing since 2012! creta kano on the flip gives us a slice of electro that sounds like it could have been made in 1988, with a bassline that ll be in your head for days. still high from the scott grooves props of his last venture with bokhari, joe europe returns with another slice of deepness for those who like some musical content in their house
the ever essential bokhari label return to showcase yet another vital new artistic talent scientific dreamz of u serve up two fresh, mystical john carpenter-esque tracks that share the dancefloor and rub shoulders with the darker, pitched down end of the sonic spectrum. this outing, as always comes complete with a superb rework: an 11 minute long chugger from black merlin beautifully packaged, limited edition bokhari special !
bokhari number 8, features 2 deep as you like tracks from frances master of quality over quantity, life recorder - including the acid eiffel-esque toms of times.
b side is from russian newcomer semerka with a classy as hell real deal house remix from firecrackers fudge fingas.
a monster rolling dubby track clocking in at over 8 minutes. amazing production work. play loud! mr beatnicks signature organic drum work, coupled with additional melodies and beautiful strings take this track somewhere completely new, while still retaining the feel of the original. 400 hand printed sleeves, made using raised wood grains.
the wonderful bokhari label return with their fifth release. young hungarian super talent gnork joins the bokhari stable with two summer beauties. lead track *you are totally* is a melodic delight, underpinned with precision drum work and healthy dose of feel good - a festival track if ever we heard one! solar striker is a stunning slice of emotive techno, with hypnotic, oscillating riffs and more of those superbly crafted rhythms. everyones favourite ukranian vakula, transforms solar striker into a sweaty warehouse banger.
big tracks alert! - the third release from the vinyl only bokhari label with two new artists appearing on a hand screen printed ltd edition 10″,,,,,,,. igor jadranin brings you a heavy dose of percussive, groove-laden house music, packed with tension, swirling sirens, and melodic synth stabs. the ‘for just one thing’ vocal refrain burrows it’s way into your head, before morphing into an inspired neo-soul breakdown. on the flip glitchell moore’s skadarlija is an infectious slice of warm, intergalactic deep house. a lost, echo-laden vocal glides in and out of the track, whilst hypnotic keys and a lingering bassline give proceedings a lush, trippy feel. not a million miles from the nostalgia tinged future boogie of a certain space dimension controller, perfect music for the twilight hours.
bokhari records is a vinyl only label. bokhari has been inspired by mo wax of old, and firecracker of present where care was/is also taken on packaging and design. each release will feature a different illustrator / artist for the design. a very strong and varied 12 for the second release from bokhari. 300 copies, vinyl only, and featuring wild 3d hand drawn artwork by nocturnal illustrator ben cook aka synthetics. siafus slunk dub starts proceedings with a slow, deep, languid house groove, propelled forward by a motoring bassline, murky acid grooves and insanely catchy keys. acid house survivor neville watsons remix is tinged with nostalgia. slow building mid-90’s piano riffs give way to a nagging acid groove and epic synths. retro futurism of the highest order. on the flip unknown croatian producer disrupted projects 1.2 is an infectious slab of ocean deep, grainy dub techno. drenched in warm bass and swimming in static - if basic channel had stepped it up a notch, this may have been the result. label owners siafu provide a dub mix utilizing a minitaur bass.
bokhari records is a vinyl only label. bokhari has been inspired by mo wax of old, and firecracker of present where care was/is also taken on packaging and design. each release will feature a different illustrator / artist for the design. musically we will aim to stick loosely within the realms of house and techno, but often with our own slant on it, and as the first release shows, in this case will include some afro percussion and a touch of acid. bokhari 001 only 300 copies will be pressed. artwork for release 001 is by the excellent illustrator andy potts (former head of design at abbey road studios), and every single vinyl will be signed and numbered. remix comes from the ever consistent mark e, who has taken the shrunken head bassline and made a 10 minute druggy, chuggy, loopy, creepy monster (and anything else you want with a ‘y’ at the end!)