it is no surprise after such a long friendship to find nicolas duvoisin and agaric getting in the studio together. this techno release is aimed at destroying the dancefloor at peaktime moments. fast forward is a real long progressive time bomb with a hint of acid, so brace yourselves as this is a groover! flash point on the other hand is more of a tool kind of track for the more « playful » and creative djs.
after several years dedicated to to other projects, matt star is back with our fantastic friends roster, delivering two tracks with simple and effective rhythm, in his trademark style. your eyes with wigbert on the vocal, challenges our sanity with a monkey-like beat that really puts our mind to the test. like a washing machine that makes us forget anything and sends us flying high. gorgeous track.
three new members of the fantastic friends family matheiu, goncharov and balinsky have joined forces to deliver two gems. these two tracks with shades of minimal techno will delight most djs looking for efficiency on the dancefloor. enjoy without moderation! to complement the release we have one of today s most prolific production collectives birdmakingmachine who can be found on melisma or lessizmore or their own label bmm. their groovey minimal remix provides a mental quality that will work a treat for that typical never-ending night kind of vibe
slivarez outstrip - most techno-ish track with funky & deep elements, rebounding bassline & infectious groove! an hypnotic track that is able to make the audience dance & sweat on every dancefloor. outstrip - slivarez (alex ground remix) very mental piece of music with a fat bassline & a ghost-ish presence of insane hi-hats. a soundtrack for dark(room) after-hours.
in this first piece drunk talk nicolas duvoisin contacted fellow artist, dachsund, who has already been working with the fantastic friends label for several years, to work on this piece with him. the idea behind this piece was to create a base more garage with a voice which merges beautifully within the deep beets throughout the track. before you know it, your toes will be moving to the bass of the sound. in regards to the track, i really need a chair nicolas duvoisin and jules & moss decided to create a hypnotic base with a simple but also quick pace which appears as quickly as it disappears. this track has parts created by a synthesiser which gives it soul - perfect for a sunrise.
support from: mathias kaden, mathias tanzmann, nicole moudaber, noah pred, paco osuna, michel cleis, dubfire, hermanez, lauhaus, luna city express, ruede hagelstein, the chepears, pawas, piemont, jorge savoretti, daniel sanchez, nico stojan, mihai popoviciu, nicolas duvoisin
marcelo rosselots fela is a slamming organic techhouse track with an insane bassline that pushes your belly to meet your spin and trance-ish roots african percussions that make you loose control of your body on the dancefloor.
adolpho and franky, elektronik bomb original..a truly unique old school techno track, which sounds like nothing else, original elektronic bomb is built on the foundations of a solid and swinging groove.
ffr start well 2013 with a vinyl release which could be qualified as indecent, featuring an original track by phonokemi, remixed by two well respected artists, the italian nico lahs and the incredible german producer tim xavier. a release with multiple facets: deep, tech house, minimal & mental and chicago-bump-styleas we would come to expect from phonokemi, thoughts is a deep tech house track of extremely high quality. with a deep and pumping baseline and well refined vocals, thoughts is dark and groovy on one hand and an invitation to dance on the other, with absolutely no second thoughts.nico lahs s remix is an ultra-personal and mental re-read of the original track: minimal and elegant, cosmic and organic this track is reminiscent of some of ricardo villalobos s reference productions.finally tim xavier takes us straight to the centre of the universe: the dancefloor. his remix is a real dancing machine… pumping basses, efficient snares and sublime vocals that loop the loop and make this ep a killer release.
alejandro vivanco, chilean producer and dj offers us >energia roja<, an unusual and sensory journey into his minimal, organic techno universe, which takes us far, far away, on a journey to the distant borders of abstract. in the same, insane and twisted vein, >los imaginarios< is an invitation into a land of dreams, a perfect soundtrack to tim burtons alice in wonderland played in slow-motion and a perfect companion to further appreciate this epic journey. two non-conventional tracks which are somewhat reminiscent of productions from berlins perlon records.
last but not least, the remix of >energia roja< by jens bond, one of berlins techno activists that needs no more introduction, this rendition takes us a step closer to the dancefloor with a minimal, deep version of the track that is just perfect for those lush, sexy warm ups.
support by: r. hawtin, magda, reboot, agaric, someone else, moodymanc, matt star, phonique, paco osuna, audio jack, brian ffar, opuswerk... refined house is what agaric and alejandro vivanco do and they always to it with class. lately in the spotlight thanks to his album on the legendary ovum label, agaric offers us >love dope<, a killer track with a killer synth hook that turns the pressure up as the track reaches its climax and will definitely send all of you straight to the dancefloor.
alejandro vivanco track, >dreaming, is really completely made for the summer season with a fresh vocal and a multitude of effects which never cease to catch you off guard. a pure gem.
to complete this ep, nicolas duvoisin rendition of alejandro vivanco >dreaming<, a subtle remix which gives this track a completely new tech house feel, in line with the dark, sub frequency killers that he has made us grow accustomed to. great work from nico.
plastic fms duo is definitely not novice. far from it. already released several times on ostwind records, and often sitting comfortably at the top of the charts in record shops, the partners in crime paint their techno tracks with shades of minimal. plastic fm only performs live, which is where all their tracks are created. anonymous is a great example of why this works. a track destined for dance floors and a killer tune for any set. a huge break, with a massive synth rise that will literally make the dance floor lift off.
matt stars remix is a tech house beauty. as usual, he doesnt forget the dance floor and the subtlety of this track, dusted with percussions, makes us believe that this track will be greatly appreciated by the public. a great arrangement, tuned to perfection like music score, that will definitely impress you all...
dachshund comes to fantastic friends recordings with a truly powerful, original and charismatic track. confirmed producer, dachshund effectively mixes vocals, percussion and groove to create a unique fusion. >taxidermy< is a track with a slow but thunderous rise. just for your pleasure.
someone else, dj and prolific producer, he once again shows, his talent, his incredible efficiency and his feel for music. sean delivers an incredible remix with a rise lasting several minutes and whos impressive reverb will take straight to the dance floor. we like it, we love it and we want more.
for our first fantastic friends recordings release, billy dalessandro has cooked up an explosive mix that only he has the secret of, with a unique groove that doesnt hesitate to tickle the acid, right to the end of the song. a huge vocal riff on top, with a crazy effect and the trick is done. see you straight on the dance floor.
next, nicolas duvoisin, delivers a deep and luscious track, with a tech house influence, full of finesse thanks to a delicate rhythm section and inspired by his minimal influence ... a remix that highlights how eclectic and varied this release is.
the b face kicks off with mark henning, who once again proves his talent for creating rhythms which never cease to evolve in a subtle and discrete way. this track, with its house influence, will take you back to the sounds that made you move through the summer.
finally, agaric presents a pure groovy remix, perfect reflection of the spirit of the label, with a huge break that takes you straight to the dance floor, driven and pushed forward by a tribal rhythm that he knows how to deliver so well. everything in this track will make it the obvious choice for many a djs record bag.