12 inch with printed full colour sleeve and obi general purpose brings you len’s latest offering, initials. an electronic experimentation in forward-thinking balearic music. originally written between 2014 and 2015, these discarded, lost ideas persisted enough to require further investigation. taking a pause between his dub explorations, initials is the result of this inquiry.
general purpose aka len leise and salvador ricardo release a sub series label ‘also known as. featuring the much awaited repress of lens ll edits from 2015 on the a side. the b side follows with a fresh new edit concetro de chasse by general purpose that channels tribal party rhythms ready to set fire to any dance floor. finishing on salvadors cha cha flamongo, a spicy number sure to add a touch of romance to any occasion.
len leise - ing ing - the first release for general purpose (gp), a record label created by len leise and longtime dj partner and collaborator salvador. leise and salvador neither plan to release exclusively on gp, nor promise regular releases. it’s a label for when they can find the time, energy, money and, most important, the sound they believe in. ing is about embracing change, experimentation and progression. terrified to follow a format, leise looked to other genres for inspiration. he turned to his love for dub, afro, post punk and experimental music to find guidance. artists like scientist, jah shaka, savant, adrian sherwood and andromeda all in their own way influence ing. ing is not what you’d expect from leise. ing is a dub record, a post punk record, an experimental record, a balearic record, a homage record, a record with a purpose.
12 inch vinyl with printed full colour sleeve - ltd to 500 len leise and salvador ricardo as general purpose have teamed up with anton klint of sweden to bring you a different
the second release for general purpose. this time label bosses len leise and salvador ricardo as general purpose have teamed up with anton klint of sweden to bring you a different structure to a dance movement. suck of the sav is a melodic array of swirling jungle sounds colliding in a rainforest off the coast of jupiter. the beat is deeply moving and organic. anton klint shows his rough psychedelic techno sound with his suck of the sav re-interpretation. a charged and confident club track to lose yourself in, on the dance floor, eyes closed, feet moving, shoulders chugging and chest vibrating. lookout for the switch-up. slim dusty is what it would sound like if you were riding a kangaroo whilst on acid in the australian outback. now imagine that! it’s a bouncy, fun, quirky percussive number that will ensure 100% vibe.