sync 24s cultivated electronics rounds off 2018 in style with the from the dark series. 3 x v/a lps showcasing some of the leading lights of modern electro alongside some solid newcomers. focussing on the spookier side of the genre ftd brings in the various shades of darker electro tones from across the globe. volume 1 kicks off the series with with some super dark selections from sync 24 & alienata, australias hottest electro exports of the moment jensen interceptor and assembler code, seattle electro veteran 214, ce newcomer rico casazza, radio matrix boss & tresor resident delta funktionen, caught london sleeping head honcho stratowerx, delsin & clone affiliate versalife and berlin based ce newcomer exterminador.
it s an honour for ce to welcome the electro super group of of keith tenniswood aka radioactive man, phil klein aka bass junkie, simon brown aka the dexorcist and matt whitehead to the label for ce022. keith, phil and si are electro pioneers of the uk sound who have inspired the label long before it s inception in 2007. matt whitehead has been with ce from the start featuring as signal type with sync 24 on ce001 and appearing on several of the early releases. welcome to the -resonance committee- the resonance committee are a core of 4 like minded producers committed to keeping the electronic groove alive via vintage analogue technology. -created and mutated for those who know, who feel the flow of electricity in their veins, their brains. we remain unchained!- meetings are held twice a year in a london studio where live jam sessions are recorded and edited for your listening pleasure. expect to see more members join this ever fluctuating collective for future releases. rc 2017
here is the second in a series of collaboration eps which sees ce label head sync 24 team up with other artists. the low pass gateway ep is with the finish duo morphology. written over 3 trips to london in sync 24s studio and finished in finland, the guys serve up 4 tracks of dance floor aimed electro goodness.
cultivated electronics presents the first in new series of collaboration eps which sees ce label head sync 24 joining forces with other artists. the first instalment is with the the dark electro purveyor the exaltics (bunker, clone, trust, solar one etc). together they serve up 4 moody yet diverse electro tracks synonymous with the style you would expect from both of these producers.
ce round off the world electronix series with a remixes ep featuring tracks from each of the 4 volumes. morphologys darkstar is remixed by the hacker, the exatics ten days is given a dark twist by sync 24, j.t.cs in transit is refunked by dmx krew and the ep is finished off with marco benardis morbider mix of sync 24 & deixis ah ah ah.
after 3 storming installments ce closes the world electronix series with its final outing volume 4. this ep dives into deep and twisted electro realms with tracks from e.r.p, sync 24 & deixis, plant43 and steve allman.
hot on the heels of volume 2 ce returns with the 3rd edition of the world electronix series. this time with another sizzling line up of global electro talent. with the first 2 eps aimed at the darker, moody side of the genre this ep ventures into lighter, deeper territories with exclusive tracks from j.t.c, gosub, sync 24 & defekt and versalife.
ce returns with the next instalment of the world electronix series. this ep focuses on 4 moody acid lead electro tracks perfect for dark basements and warehouses. once again this ep will be strictly limited to one vinyl run with no repress! first up ce is proud to welcome the exaltics (bunker, solar one, creme, abstract forms) to label with a hard piercing track not for the feint hearted. next up ce label head sync 24 delivers a signature style hypnotic groove for dance floor. the flip side sees sync 24 and abstract forms label head deixis team up for there second release. this time tuning in an acidic kick drum heavy roller. finally the ep is rounded off by crc aka michael deikmann who is no stranger to ce as one half of electro duo morphology.
to mark its 11th release ce launches a new v/a compilation series featuring exclusive material from some of the hottest names in electro from across the globe right now. the world electronix series will be strictly limited to 4 x single press 12”s with no re issue. the first instalment of world electronix aims to showcase the darker dance floor side of the genre. the series kicks off with parisian resident carl a finlow aka silicon scally who turns in a signature style machine tech roller reminiscent of his early scsi av works. the duty then shifts to spain s number one electro export boris divider with a clinical, tight, rother-esque groove. on the flip we see london based ce label head sync 24 join forces with australia s abstract forms label owner deixis. the debut release for these 2 artists is a spooky,spacey affair with haunting vocals and a killer sub!rounding off the ep are finnish duo morphology, who alter the proceedings with a freaky 4/4 electro piece. the following editions of world electronix will include tracks from e.r.p, versalife, gosub, the exaltics, crc, dynarec, fastrgraph, plant43, defekt, steve allman, sync 24 & deixis. watch this space!
cultivated electronics moves into its 10th release and second of 2012 with an ep from long standing dutch electro pioneer frank de groodt under his sonar base alias. this is the 3rd landing from sonar base whose legendary first album sonar bases 1 - 4 was released on u trax in 1995 before his second release beyond hoag s object ii on daz qualye s scsi-av imprint 10 year s later in 2005. frank started out on djax records in 1994 with multiple releases as the operator and optic crux before his more recent releases as fastgraph on klakson. we attack before dawn ep gives a nod to the mid 90 s electro sound of underground resistance with 3 killer cuts from sonar base and a remix from ce label head sync 24.
following up scape 1s >potent mutagen< ep, cultivated electronics is back with its 1st release of 2012 under a newly signed clone distribution deal. and who better for this release than electro flavour of the moment morphology.
cultivated electronics is proud to present its 5th release of the year with a remix ep of electro legend carl a finlow aka silicon scally. the track >process< was originally featured cultivated electronics ep 004 and is now re-worked by label head sync 24 and electros flavour of the moment, finish duo morphology. sync 24 opens up the ep with a dark techy interpretation of the original track. chopped up voices, quirky analogue bass lines and spooky atmospheres rolling along at 135 bpm are the order of the day. hot on the heels of two storming eps on abstract forms and an impending long player on zyntax motor city, morphology (aka crc) turn in an analogue machine funk remix combining dark and trippy tones with subtle melodies, sharp beats and tight sequences.
hot on the heels of sync 24s >we rock non-stop< ep cultivated electronics continues into 2010 with its second release for the year. ce006 sees miami meeting london via cuba, with interdimensional transmissions alpha 606 and cultivated label head sync 24 teaming up for their first full release. these two bubbly analogue electro jams follow up their 2009 debut on the touchin bass complilation >geometry<. the a sides >lunar passport< is a minimal, linear affair with stripped down 606 beats, rolling subs, clicky bass and a spooky lead line finished off with spacious pads. the flip sides >forest communication< leans more to the funky side with deep 808 kick drums, quirky sound effects and wet wobbly bass lines. watch out for various realeses from sync 24 this year on cultivated electronics including remixes from scape one, ed chamberlain and plant 43. as well as alpha 606s first long player on interdimensional transmissions scheduled for later in the year.
the ep kicks off with the title track >we rock non-stop<. tight kick drums layered with pitched 808 subs set the basis of the track. chopped up machine and voice samples are then layered with smooth pads and delays to complete the track. the second track of the ep >solvent abuse< sees sync 24 sticking to his dark roots. distorted vocals, haunting pads, trippy sequences and dirty bass combined with rolling beats and subs!
the reverse side of the 12 inch is slightly deeper, techy affair. >chosen module< is a spacious wash of delays and pads mixed with robotic bass and crisp round beats. the final track >marios mushroom< carries on the spaced out trippy theme of the side with more spooky pads, bubbly bass lines and hypnotic rhythms.
ep002 hosts fresh new material from the labels head, sync 24, the debut release for matt whitehead, an appearance from pyramid transmissions well respected label owner adj and the brighton based acid maestro junq. chunky analogue basslines accompanied with some great electronics