after 10 years of releases since 2007, the label is happy to add some fresh blood to the imprint. a compilation in two volumes will see the light this summer. here is the vol.1 with france 98 aka leo pol, walid from infoline & hank rideau
2016 repress >>> eklo 022 welcomes its newest member to the family, robin ordell. the young half baked resident delivers three deep cuts of jazzy modern house with a mpc sound. add to this a stunning remix from the frenchman currently making waves on planet e and metroplex, ben vedren, bringing a modern, minimal touch to the original
limited 2014 repress !!
new member to the eklo family, vadim svoboda is a new talented artist from paris. he delivers 3 tracks full analog, no computer in the game. three cuts which show his modern micro house/techno vibe, full of deep subs, tight beats and futuristic glitches, every tracks were recorded live, a raw feeling all over.
no mp3s, vinyl only!
seuil is back on eklo with new sound experimentation. after using only the mpc for his last record on the label, he has decided to expand to other devices to express his feelings about modern house music. getting into modular synthesis and using two famous modern machine drums that you will perhaps recognize... but still no computer sequences in the circuit, in an attempt to make advanced and modern house music just with hardware.
eklo 011, his first single on the label, after his famous >close to me< from the hooksey series, boris horel bring us here his idea of modern house music, a real trip in his mind with his wellknown skills, fat groovy beats, weirdy voices and some chemical hooks that bring his art to a high level of creativity and originality. a1, >how do i look like< is an attempt to mix my love for both old school and new school house music. looking for this kind of >95 tunnel< sound and feeling , but with a modern twist on the form and a more summerish vibe. the pitched vocals helps to push the track towards a weird sliding sensation ,adding a catch to the almost liquid bassline. a2, seuil remix, is something more darky and stripped down, full of analog grooves, sub and crunchy basses, he turns the track in something more deep and afterhour feeling… b, paranoia pantomime , the long side, great old school feeling >a la carter<, rolling shinning hats, fat grumbling basses lead the track...add to this some weird effects and some sexy catchy voices, here is the horels reciepe to bring u back some old feelings from your ravy times. essential debut ep for this new eklo artist. essential 12inch
eklo is proud to welcome a new member to the family, the mysterious tc80 delivers * odysseus ep* for our pleasure. after his stunning ep on cabaret, he brings us in his spacey world with an amazing 3 tracker. be ready for a trip among the stars. essential 12 inch.
eklo 033 is back with the labelhead seuil, after his famous “al capote” eklo 031. some new deep & cosmic tracks, “charlie from space” shows another side of seuil s works. the french berlin based producer etienne is featuring a fast & subtle remix, perfect for the floor. essential 12 inch
repress 2016 - vinyl only release, eklo 031 comes from label head seuil, bringing some swing-time beats with chocolate gangsta ep. a three-track package, the a side consists of two 909 swingy cuts, paying tribute to the 2000 s micro house sound.on the b side, a long and trippy house flavour for the late nights. tainted with weird vocals to twist your mind.
ltd 2016 repress !!
seuil is back on his label, eklo with 3 deep techno cuts worked only with the mpc. uncluterred beats, right to the groove. add a brilliant deep fred p reshape and you have one essential 12 inch!
eklo 032 is really proud to present you justin zerbst. he had released music between 97 & 99 onthe australian label red ember records from ewan jansen . some unreleased tracks from 98 & 99 in here, plus a track repressed from red ember, old school deep shit, lets rave.
koos ludwig aka ion ludwig is a new part of the eklo team, the dutch guy is a close aide to the label since the beginning. he finally offered a wonderful two tracker to the eklo collection, full of mystery and grooves. ten canoes is a shamanic dub house trip, with futuristic and roots vibes, with a real story in it. on the flip, the realm is a house linn drum groover with an hypnotic bassline and an outstanding vocal. this ep is a vinyl-only release.
INSTRUMENTS EP (INC BIRDSMAKINGMACHINE RMX) (VINYL ONLY)
12" Vinyl FR12.03.15
vinyl only release, eklo 030 is here!!!
after * monopolar*, robin ordell bring us his second ep on the label, *instruments*. he recently moved from london to set up studio in berlin, adding some analog stuff to his collection of toys. he s back with 3 new tracks, plus a remix from his friends from birdsmakingmachine !the 3 original tracks are connected, they each possess the same kind of vibe & energy and we can feel the new ritual touch in robin s music. micro house modern, ritual grooves, and modular explored sounds is what you are gonna find here… add a stunning remix for the bmm guys and you have an essential 12 inch!!! vinyl only release
for the next release, eklo 029 follows suit with another split ep with one artist taking each side of the vinyl. this time the label welcomes to the family rené audiard, known for his amazing works on imprint blank state and his great lp project * pechorin* released back in 2012. he brings us * glow*, a weird micro-house shuffling bomb for the a side, full of crazy ambiences demonstrating his vision of the berlin party ! on the b side, label head seuil keeps it bizarre with * model funk*. twisting the groove, he brings breakbeats and that detroit electro feeling on this microfunk number.
eklo 021 was the first 2x12 released on eklo by le loup. here are the remixes of 3 cuts out of it. brotherland, reverie feat. seuil and ghettos of the mind, respectively reworked by daze maxim, g. marcell and vadim svoboda, the latest addition to the eklo team. essential 12 inch.
eklo 021is the first double 12 inch on the label !!! and its coming from le loup, a close member to the family. 7 tracks who show his vision of house music, one is featured by seuil. there will be a limited pressing of this 2x12inch, be fast to get your copy of this rare project
for the next release, eklo are proud to welcome back london resident boris horel. >rhythm tramp< is a quirky journey filled with percussive force and cosmic influences, backed up with a deep and dubby dance floor remix by cabanne.
after some collaboration on circus company and for the watergate compilation, seuil & dop get together on the mothership >prostitute<, the story about this guy who fell in love with a whore. made up of seuils dripped grooves and dops incest harmonies. on the flip the outstanding visionquest team, ryan, lee & seth revisited it from salacious irony to unenviable reality.
here is the new eklo, a limited vinyl only release from oleg poliakov. the original is a great groovy and hypnotic house track in the spirit of zip or ricardo long tracks. on the flip seuil reworks it a bit darker and atmospheric with an evolutive edit. timeless groove!
here is finally the first single from yakine, a close member to the eklo family. after his featuring on the hooksey vol.1, he gave us four tracks which he worked specially for this ep. yakine explored a new sound, some more melodic and deeper works, different from his usual stuff. captor of sin, the main track here. we find yakine in a more pop dimension with the vocals. the metric rhythm is mix it up with sub and perky shuffle grooves, everything harmonized through a lead ambiance made of weird synts & pads. then shirp, lead from synths, the track go on in the same vibe, more excentric and percussive, rounded beat, and a slap bass, 80s funk type. on the flip, temptation, a more singular track, a great detroit techno influenced, with his unusual keys and some indus sounds. the story ending with aferone, a deep and sensitive balad, overhang by a poetic piano coming and going all along. solid and versatile 12 inch.
we are so proud to welcome the talented producer from chicago, kate simko, known for her great work on spectral. kate send us 2 amazing pieces of music... a-side, >lost in time<, made during a trip in argentina, shows the deep, intense and intimist sides of kate music. dark grooves lead by an amazing atmosfere made of pads, synths and keys... like dop said... they were in love with it, and wanted to remix it badly. on the b-side, the dop remix is a great reinterpretation of the track with a pop feeling, where jaw bring his vocals. another version of the remix, a really and special one will be released in 2010 on eklo. the second track gets in a more housey feeling, but still deep with famous kates rhodes/synthssounds, and a great toms hooks leading the track through her groovy organic and analogue rhythm.
new remixes ep for dops 2nd single on eklo, means great artists in the game.thats why we are really proud find of this one this 2 genius of the modern scene, bodycode aka portable andkalabrese.
on the a side, the bodycode remix of vsop is a superb deep floorish track, combine in the same time the energyin the detroit synth hooks and those phase beats which reminds the bodycodes unique grooves, and in the otherside, the deepness of this pads and vocals that we recognize on his last portable productions. a perfect combination from this double personnality artist, who bring here a sexy and deep mindtrip on eklo.
on the b side, the kalabrese remix of dein verlangen goes stripped down, superb re-interpretation of the track.the talented mysterious musician brought a deep and sexy bass, add recorded acoustics sounds, and playedsome horns & trumpets, who bring the track in another dimension, one more acoustic, where all the kalabreseunique swning take place along the track. i let u discover more by yourself the others mysterys inside those cuts.
the labelhead seuil and his parisian fellow tolga fidan (already known for his amazing work on vakant and cocoon) decided after spending months talking and sharing a common passion for hardware gear and modular sounds to step in the studio together and try to perform and record some complex orgainc grooves. the result are 2 amazing pieces of dancemusic!
these days, skat fights with his other personality, oleg the russian housemaster,weapons are big house beat, basses, rhodes, perks, pads, and on eklo skat is banging hard with his da hunterz ep on a side, da hunterz, its the >call of the hunt<, everyone ready to bounce, jungle mumbling, a bass hook which will make u shake, and those crazy horns and trumpets which bring this weird >movie< feeling inside, full of hope and energy, real music!!. defintly a hit for peak time. on b side, wanna come, on this one, our french lover, brings his strings, pianos and rhodes probably for the girls. yeah this one is deep, fresh, moving
laps aka laurent bovey who is known to most of us for his first solo ep on smallville, and as the half part of the cadenza duo digitaline with gregorythme, bring us the eklo 04 with deep hypnotic techhouse
supported by matthias kaden, d julz, cassy, vincent lemieux , carsten klemann,... eklo 005 is brought by parisian s buddies, dop... already known for their work on label like milnor modern, circus company or einmaleins, dop come on eklo to give some more hits to the french scene.. perfect in our fight for house music.. juts let be a soldier of house!! a 3 tracker, perfect for warm, peak and after time..pianos, sax, vocals, and big grooves
incl hearthrob (minus) and jorge savoretti (esperanza) remixes. played by magda and troy pierce !! the first eklo release comes from lauhaus and hes not a new name in the scene. wellknown under his project polder with his friend david labeij on intacto records, and remote area, on which he just released an ep with boris werner. he is also co-founder of traffic and mono events..