(3lp embossed gatefold cover with printed inner sleeves) ravaged and warped breakbeats haunted by wailing euphoric noise, vivid and graphic reflections of fractured post-industrial hardcore, moments of poetry flashing within a thick impending fog. this is our soundtrack. a unique and visionary achievement, a wholly origina future of beauty and despair: brutal, gritty, alive and urgent, blooming in the ruins, spiralling and raw, howling with life.
(12inch embossed cover with printed inner sleeves) ravaged and warped breakbeats haunted by wailing euphoric noise, vivid and graphic reflections of fractured post-industrial hardcore, moments of poetry flashing within a thick impending fog. this is our soundtrack. a unique and visionary achievement a wholly original future of beauty and despair: brutal, gritty, alive and urgent, blooming in the ruins, spiraling and raw, howling with life.
social decay expands on their intense approach to techno with nods to noise, industrial and drum & bass. the manchester duos second lp-a triple vinyl package-follows 2014s cosmic microwave background, which also came out on speedy js label. social decay is out september 22nd.
over the years electric deluxe has become a beacon for established names to test out new projects, and its with great pleasure we welcome another unknown into the fold. arad is the fresh-faced solo guise of dara smith, best known as one half of lakker. together with partner ian mcdonell, the pair have been making music for over a decade, in recent years honing their insidious and deftly idiosyncratic take on techno for labels like blueprint, stroboscopic artefacts and r&s.
in the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown. and, in between, there are doors.
having honed a clear and uncompromising sound, which has been flexed across all manner of tempos, and return to electric deluxe with their first full body of work: a sonic contemplation of the cosmos, woven with all their industrial tropes in tact.
BEAT TO QUARTERS (VOICES FROM THE LAKE / GIORGIO GIGLI RMXS)
12" Vinyl D20.05.14
after collaborating with droid brothers raiz back in 2012, jeff derringer returns to electric deluxe with his first solo effort for the label - a solid two-tracker of rigorous dancefloor material weve come to expect from the chicago resident. behind the decks, jeff derringer is a name well known as founder and visionary of the renowned oktave parties in the us.
bryan black aka black asteroid returns to electric deluxe with his most precise and daring invention yet. metal picks up from where the black acid ep left off with more sonic alchemies sounding unlike anything else.
forged in the pitch black recesses of underground berlin, long time conspirators sawlin & subjected have been making bold, distinct and largely faceless techno from the cloisters of their vault series home. now comes the first in a two-part ep for electric deluxe, titled foreign awake, a much broodier spacy homage than we’ve yet heard from the pair.
get ready for a new stunning ep from electric deluxe mastermind speedy j! with shoegaze ep speedy j has created another incredible body of work. a snapshot of a process, a form that emerges without intention - half dreaming and half awake -shaping relentlessly pulsing tracks, vibrant and effortlessly contemporary
since the launch of his label electric deluxe in 2008, releases by tommy four seven, terence fixmer, george issakidis and of course speedy j himself made waves worldwide. also speedy js events electric deluxe presents… advanced to the most anticipated techno events series in the netherlands and is currently expanding to festivals and other territories.
collectors ltd edition triple gatefold vinyl printed on coated matte premium paper 380gr with varnish satin finish (350 copies worldwide). giorgio gigli presents his debut album exploring sophisticated ambient layers as much as obsessive and hypnotic techno landscapes.
after teaming up with sawlin to deliver a series of spacy texture works, dubbed foreign awake pt.1 & pt.2, subjected returns to electric deluxe this time in searing solo guise. known for his thundering, no-holds-barred basement style, which until foreign awake was kept purely to his cloistered vault series outlet, with dolor we see the industrial edges polished smooth in this rotund and rolling three-track ep.
dark and sensual, light yet intoxicating the sound of dj reds electric deluxe debut, duality, is so in everyway. with over 15 years experience in residence at romes renowned goa club, as a dj simona calvanis penchant for sultry, minimalistic techno has finally made its way onto record in the form of this round and immersive three-track ep.
2014 repress !!
after his highly acclaimed remix of phil kierans >empty vessels< one of the most prolific and inventive producers in the current electronic music scene returns to electric deluxe: gary beck with an ep of his own, >egoist ep<. created sometime last year during a dark and stormy night in glasgow, the track with the promising title >egoist< was at first about to be forgotten. at some point >egoist< ended up in speedy j<s hands, who immediately decided to play it, >egoist< proved its name, ripping apart every dance floor every time it got dropped.
sawlin & subjected - textures - by edlxs in-house designer jan willem van den ban consistent with their music and profile, the artwork for the sawlin & subjected releases had to be similarly dark and enigmatic.
back in april last year hans bouffmyhre joined the edlx family with hypnosis, a driving three-track ep and tool package that saw the sleaze man get deep and loopy. now the young glaswegian is back with more heavy hitting slabs of his no nonsense type of techno.
after a decade of releasing on labels like mental groove, dumb unit and prologue, outside his co-owned and well-fashioned zooloft stable, as a producer giorgio gigli has long hit his stride. since emerging on rome-based elettronica romana, gigli has honed a distinctly dark take on trippy, dystopic-tinged techno, especially so with partner obtane
raw analogue alchemies delivered with all the sleek and polish of its black-on-black casing made bryan blacks edlx debut last year as blackasteroid a truly memorable one, consolidating all of the motor mans proven paisley park-honed engineering capabilities into a succinct and forward-facing ep. defined by its gritty textures, fizzy white noise manipulations and a signature mechanical hum throughout, black acid achieved a uniquely tactile sound quality, reaffirming bryan black as a formidable one to watch under his revised blackasteroid guise.
whetting appetites for works-brendon moellers ninth studio album and his first full-length for speedy js compound techno stable-electric deluxe present the >wanderer ep<, with remixes from clrs tommy four seven and argentine vanguard jonas kopp.
brendon moellers long player homage to the spirit of techno works, electric deluxe taps two of the albums polar moments for remixes to deliver work ethics. selecting one of works toughest tracks for the a-side, adjust to the fading light, the ep opens with a rare vocal refix from berghain resident ben klock
get ready for a new exciting collaborative project on electric deluxe! >workshops< is a new experimental series of releases by phil kieran and jochem paap (aka speedy j). the idea behind this project is to explore the recording techniques used in the middle of the 20th century and dating right back to the mid 1950s. famous inspirational places like bbc radiophonic workshops in england and philips lab in holland have seen some of the most innovative production techniques, experimenting with the first use of stereo, modular synths, found sounds and reel to reel tapes. the end result was always something space age and promisingly futuristic and still to this day fresh sounding, crisp and exciting. phil kieran and jochem paap have decided to use this inspiration to effortlessly accomplish marrying the past, present and future in an innovative mix of old ideas with new.
electric deluxe is proud to present the new terence fixmer ep le terrible. and as the name already suggests this ep is up for some serious damage. a side kicks off with le terrible a dynamic and powerful monster of a techno track which pumps up your adrenaline with its pounding bass drum and hypnotic built ups. gut feeling! b1: concept c is a strong track in which terence fixmer works his production magic with more experimental elements such as drone sounds and his ragged and slightly distorted signature bass. nonetheless creating a high energy level tune ready to be unleashed on the dancefloor. b2: last with the vinyl version dance like paranoid (marcel dettmann remix). marcel dettmanns remix wins you over by its carefully arranged melody and drum pattern which creates a melancholic and timeless rave anthem. bliss!
comedy of menace part 2 is the second vinyl single from the critically acclaimed artist album >comedy of menace< by terence fixmer. hypnotizing and mental in many ways, >comedy of menace part 2< reflects the character of his full length, and shows once more the versatility in terence fixmers productions. reworks by artists such as niederflur and brendon moeller pay tribute in an equally varied way. the vinyl includes the dubby and light original of >phantoms<, and the sensitive rework by niederflur on the a side, who transform the original into a more driven and dancefloor appealing techno track, without loosing the originals tender essence. the b side presents the hypnotic original >breathless< and brendon moellers remix of >things are over<. applying his very own dub techno fingerprint and creating a timeless soulful groove monster, its shifting the your reality from head to toe.
empty vessels ep is phil kierans debut on electric deluxe. first making his name as much-loved resident dj at the legendary shine club in his hometown of belfast, phil kieran has transitioned from local hero to main stage headliner in grand style.
get ready for some heavy bass infusion. those who witnessed the infamous audio injection vs. drumcell collaborative 6 hour set at berghain in may could sense the raw and direct path of the uncompromising heavy bass-lines they walk on, yet they possess a subtle sensitivity making this audio experience a physical and mental journey at the same time. with his first ep on electric deluxe, audio injection captured this dark and raw spirit in a perfect way. his tracks move effortlessly from percussive high hat funk to heavy bass-line assault, call it techno coolness. all tracks are dancefloor focused, but contain a healthy dose of weirdness, giving the them longevity while still being functional, spot-on material for the floors typical for electric deluxe releases. the vinyl version of >operation a< is being accompanied by a none other than speedy j himself. the remix has his signature flow, shifting, rich soundscapes layered over a forward bassline sketch. music for minds in dark places.
electric deluxe is proud to announce the release of comedy of menace by terence fixmer, as the first artist album on the label since its launch in late 2008. with his distinct style and personality, terence fixmer caught the attention of owner speedy j at a very early stage of the label. his first ep on electric deluxe >machine< (with speedy j remix) was released in the beginning of 2009, followed by >electric city< (with function & speedy j remixes) in 2010. as a first glimpse on the upcoming album electric deluxe will release the ep >comedy of menace part 1<. ?the vinyl of the ep includes two original album tracks >drastik< and >things are over< and a hypnotizing planetary assault systems remix of >drastik< which already disturbed the dancefloor at this years demf. as all electric deluxe releases also this ep is digitally accompanied by a >drastik< speedy j tool and a >drastik< terence fixmer tool.
electric city (original) is a classic industrial techno track combining the driving force of relentless beats and bass with the huge rooms the that roland drum machines open up when you put massive reverb on them. its hypnotic and psychotic sounds appeal to the primal side, driving you to forget about coolness and unconditionally express yourself to the beat. uplifiting and dark at the same time, electric city echoes the high tech metropolitain dystopia we live in today. >echoes< presents itself with a forward marching industrial beat, piercing synth lines, and sweat inducing rhtymic patterns. its psycho bleeps are pure industrial funk. when the vocal sets in youll feel the relief on the dancefloor as the straight forward groove brings out the primal need to put your energy and emotion into expression: dance. function s remix of electric city is dark !!
in the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown. and, in between, there are doors. having honed a clear and uncompromising sound, which has been flexed across all manner of tempos, and return to electric deluxe with their first full body of work: a sonic contemplation of the cosmos, woven with all their industrial tropes in tact.
nach ersten singles/eps auf seinem eigenen label zooloft records präsentiert der italienische techno-produzent giorgio gigli nun sein debütalbum auf electric deluxe, dem label von speedy j. -the right place where not to be- ist ein klangtrip durch obsessive und hypnotische techno-landschaften und intelligente ambient-schichten. ein 10-minütiges intro eröffnet das album, bestehend aus 7 haupt-tracks. cd im digipak
electric deluxe are proud to announce works, the ninth studio album from dub techno purveyor brendon moeller. conceived in late 2010 and inchoately developed during a spell in amsterdam with edlx head jochem paap overseeing the project, works flaunts moeller at the height of danceabilty whilst remaining true to his steeped lineage as a maker of textured, atmospheric and subaqueous electronic music. i began thinking hard about what kind of album i was trying to make. after much pondering i decided the best way forward would be to make an album that reflects both my own idiosyncrasies as well as try and capture what i believe to be the spirit of techno.
with comedy of menace terence fixmer created a true techno album, with an instantly recognizable pure sound, a deep and dark atmosphere throughout. the album is in many ways hypnotizing and mental, yet keeps the energy and a effectiveness for the dancefloor. terence explains:>i wanted that people can feel a soul, a story, and the sound of every track to open up the imagination of the listener, creating images in their minds. its an artand a passion, my heart is bumping for electronic sounds. i love when the music is really coming from the heart of the machine, when the sound is pure and raw!<