reptant has caused a bit of a stir recently and on this latest outing, he has joined craigie knowes to show his more experimental colours. new advancements in sound for sure - and they are absolutely excellent.
master of synthesis fabio monesi joins craigie knowes for a crazily varied 12inch. vintage pads, electronic basslines, 4x4 patterns, broken beats, italo, electro, techno, house, whatever it is it is excellent.
john daly resurfaces with an outstanding 4 track house record on craigie knowes. daly has reached an almost mythical status within the house music community, his tracks have been adored by record collectors, djs and dance floor enthusiasts since the mid-2000s. this record is the embodiment of everything we love about john daly s sound, and a bit more.
no moon returns to craigie knowes with another spectacular 3-track cosmic exhibition. a journey of electronic voices, strange drum patterns, complementary bass and pads that climb and fall - all executed with a beautiful uniqueness. superb.
the burrell connection is somewhat a resident with craigie knowes, he lived in the same flat in glasgow with label boss max when he started the label in 2015, he featured on the first release, he contributed to second fundraiser album, hes also played half of the parties at their glasgow home, la cheetah club, and travelled with the craigie knowes dj team to wow crowds around europe. but enough of the history, this is now - the burrell connections debut ep with the imprint, hyper/orbit. hyperactive techno and breaks blended together, emotive pads, 808 basslines and that ever-creative and homage-paying sampling ability that the burrell connections noble followers have come to love. its scotlands poster-boy at his finest. diversity is the key to longevity.
derek carr has flown back onto the radar after reissues on ben boe s for those that knoe imprint and a string of newly released music through 2017 and early 2018. in true craigie knowes spirit, derek has been drawn off of the beaten path to supply a wider variety of sounds than you would usually expect to hear from the irish producer. acid, techno and detroit electro tinged sounds throughout. tip!
those with an internet connection may be familiar with paolo di nicolantonio through his incredible youtube channel, synthmania. his channel is hub showcasing his endless arsenal of synths and drum machines from his home studio in italy. unlike his italo-heavy channel, this record consists of two original tracks, one old-school deep house number and an additional beatless juno-60 jam to boot. craigie knowes also welcome their first remixer to the label, the impeccable uk deep techno producer, john shima.
mark du mosch, credit 00, william the squid, jared wilson and eluize join on pt. 2 of this year s war child fundraiser from craigie knowes. acid, house, disco-vibes and dreamy electro sounds across this awesome 5 track ep - the second instalment of the two-part series.
craigie knowes infamous fundraiser continues with a complete revamp. the double 12inch is replaced by two individual 12inch releases. luke vibert, dj overdose, cygnus, textasy, asok and london modular alliance join on cknow3-pt1 with a blend of acid, electro, techno and jungle sounds to help raise money for the charity war child.
raigie knowes first annual fundraiser in aid of international charity war child orchestrated by the craigie cartel. all profits generated will be donated to war child. tracks from daniel waples, lord of the isles, bicep, asok, move d ft. gerd janson, the burrell connection, neville watson, hammer & ludd and amir alexander & cecilia bruun hansen (the binary star system). music spanning instrumentals to acid house.
parisian underground cult-figurehead voiron is next up on glasgows craigie knowes. the 4 track voironzinor ep strikes with a ferocious blend of acid, rave and hardcore sounds with that signature voiron dusting of gabber-esque roughness. those with knowledge of 1980s french rave culture will catch the nod in the ep title too. a record of true heavy hitters.
the third and final segment of the knowes universal broadcast has been received. the series of transmissions is completed by brainwaltzera, william the squid, deep space orchesta and kovyazin d spanning breaks, acid and techno.
killer selection of adventurous electronic dance music. craigie knowes are back with the second instalment of their annual fundraiser series for war child. music spanning from instrumental to experimental, and from electro to techno... all killer, no filler!!!! they welcome back neville watson and the burrell connection to the series along with a wealth of new friends like legowelt, andy hart, aroy dee, chaos in the cbd and more. recommended!
lush and adventurous melodic electro/techno tunes in his wellknown style by carl finlow! combining robotic melodies and smooth rolling drum machines in a kraftwerk meets the other peoples place meets underground resistance kinda way. 3 new tracks and a reissue of the lovely anomaly , originally released on device in 2003 as part of carl s electrilogy + album. the first artists release on the craigie knowes label after their sweet war child fundraiser compilation album.