split ep to celebrate clfts fourth release. a collaboration between germanys thomas hessler (graphene, krill music) and samuli kemppi (m_rec, komisch, balans, mote-evolver, chronicle…), each artist providing two original tracks.
celebrating his five years anniversary with a twelfth release, the french imprint clft decided to introduce a new artist on its roster. argentinian producer luis ruiz delivers here a 303% acid ep for his debut on the label. dah-dah-dah, gwon-gwon-gwon, ga-gyown-gyown… this sounds very caustic, don’t sleep on it!
long-expected, the mysterious italian producer 2030 is back on clft after his first and remarkable cassette album. here - with these four tracks - comes another deep and refreshing breath, still full of these unique retro-future-rhythms... 500 copies only, no repress. grab it, or you will regret it!
after his two excellent maxis on dax js monnom black & ben sims symbolism, binny is back with the french zion-lyon guys from clft for a second release. four heavy-banger-outstandingtunes, this time. no place for remixes. if you wonder how it sounds like, lets say it is electronic body techno with a touch of cosmic-retroesque axis atmosphere but still some groove, nevertheless. 500 copies only.
for his ninth release, lyon based imprint focused on one of the most prominent irish producer : lee holman. underrated, kawl’s label head has been around long enough to prouve his savoir-faire. each of these three tracks are crafty & mental dj-tools. from saint-etienne with love, mush reappears after a long period of silence with an outstanding jacking remix. do not try this at home, you might end up dancing… vinyl only & no repress, as usual… be sure to get one of these 300 copies
the militia is proud to announce a new member : 3.14! better known as alex π,,, the boss of the greek droning techno label modal analysis delivers here his very first ep. don t expect any ambient, it s all about stomping... warning : charlton s raw mix included
unstoppable! the militia is back. the lyon-based crew should have chosen james bond for this seventh reference, but they asked asbrey, mark asbrey. after the relentless -utricule e.p.- from last year, london artist fundamental interaction delivers his second release for the label. night-birds must be careful : this is a ************* coup d état, aimed straight at the dancefloor. there s a fresh emergent scene in the uk, no doubt!
after a short journey outta space, the militia strikes back on earth with its sixth reference! inspired by the 90s detroit scene, uk-based producer binny delivers here two fantastic weapons, full of millsian reminiscences, but still away from the hiss and swooshes. both destroyer & a function of time stay to the essential elements, combinating hardness and soul masterfully. on the b side, fundamental interactions remix as well as antigones reconstruction surprises with an unexpected u-turn. in fact, any techno addict will find his dose on this release.
the lyon-based french label strikes again for its one year anniversary. in line with its characteristic sinuous way to explore the various side of the underground techno scene, the mysterious clft militia delivers this time a very functional and effective whack, with non other purpose than banging the dancefloors. londonian newcomer fundamental interactions debut ep offers two monster tunes of dark sounding retroesque techno. on the b side, lee holmans storming & percussive remix, as well as veteran legend aubrey saeis massive endarkement, finalize this release immaculately. a must have from the messiahs to the masses
third release of lyon-based label clft featuring two originals by ben gibson (axix, perc, m_rec, sect) and two remixes provided by moerbeck (vault series, code is law) and thomas hessler (graphene, krill)
without army nor rhetoric, dying & barakat are proposing nothing but the ethereal conviction of their senses. floating musical matter, strangely ligatured, convicciòn pours its complex epigenesis, reveals its wefts, searching for its most authentic form, loosing languages, only surrounding its audience towards its curious euphonia. a bizarre composition altering our perception, reaching each mans tempers, inviting into its chinks every sonic metamorphosis: from its aerials peels, oxidized by mtds industrial catabasis, from its chaotic progression, engorged into jeroen searchs inebriant loops, from its blueish layers thicken by mattias fridells cavernous tribal grain. supported by the kind sympathies of: eric cloutier, lee holman, thomas hessler, ben gibson, albert van abbe, philippe petit
clft is taking another step into the techno scene, releasing the first record of its own label. a techno imprint as versatile as the french webzine, with a basic channel touch that will feed every mans complex musical attractions. italian producer kaelan impulses the labels debut with callout and void, two clean dubby tracks showing the producers ability in composing opaque and obsessive atmospheres. londoner fundamental interaction exploits a1s moody gesture while ben gibsons first ever remix takes on a progressive and groovier approach of a2. with the sympathies of: aubrey, albert van abbe, abdullah rashim, and, miles sergé, eric cloutier, lenny posso, unbalance, jeroen search, anthony shake shakir..