presents – hustlers dont cry : presents marks his goodlooking debut with a sublime slice of jazzy d&b. *hustlers dont cry combines stepping drumwork with a hypnotic double bass riff, sprinkes of flute, and horn stabs that give the track some serious funk flavours.
paul sg – chapter 3 lesson 4 : paul sg solidifies his place as one of the shining stars of the goodlooking roster as he returns to the white label vinyl series with *chapter 3 lesson 4*, a frantic drum workout propels the track forward, underpinned by a retro infused sub bassline, evoking memories of the early jungle era. eastern sounds fused with lush harmonies on the breakdown, provide the perfect calm before the storm.
paul sg, flowrian & pulsaar - corrupt level: a real bassline mover full of horn stabs and some old skool touches, corrupt level, is the work of three mighty production heads in austria’s paul sg and swiss producers flowrian and pulsaar. ones to watch out for no doubt.
random movement - alone this way (no need to stay): flip over and we are treated to the huge sounds of one of americas most soulful d&b producers, random movement. with a discography that is second to none this guy always shows up on point and delivers the goods in spades.
msdos – jazin: following on from his track planet jazz, taken from ltj bukems jazzn lp. msdos returns once again to goodlooking with jazin. stabbing chords interspersed with horns and a clever vocal sample over the breakdown. smart production. original idea.
arp-1 – westway: the flip side sees something completely different. for those who like their drum & bass aggressive, this is one for you. firing breaks and energetic orchestral samples bring arp-1s westway to life.
presented on heavyweight 180gram vinyl, with full colour outer and inner sleeves. a fine fusion of jazz and drum & bass - free-spirited, rule-free and forward-thinking: jazz and drum & bass have always been a perfect fit, both spiritually and sonically. nothing represents this better than jazz n, a brand new collection that features goodlooking s most exciting new signings from around the world, plus tracks from some of the label s finest familiar faces. soul massaging on and off the dancefloor, jazz n oozes class from every double bass-thumping, piano-stroking, trumpet-tooting beat. curated with timeless love, jazz n is a vital exploration of drum & bass most underrated yet hugely influential creative inspirations.
phat playaz – sandy dance: graham barber, aka phat playaz has been around the d&b scene for a while now and has featured on many labels. here he makes his goodlooking records debut with a very clever, intricately produced grimy slice of drum & bass. this track has a melodic, almost hypnotic feel to it, interspersed with a nagging double bass.
funkware – walk on the wild: this track has winner written all over it. racing breaks, great bassline rumbling along with a huge sounding horn. very catchy & yet another international artist, this time around hailing from bulgaria, making his goodlooking debut. one to watch.
flaco – waiting for love: drawing on the talents of american artist flaco, *waiting for love* is a pummelling slab of drum & bass for the early morning massive. frenetic breaks, drifting pads and echoed vocals let you drift away deep into the ether, making for a perfect piece addition to anyones record box.
msdos – elements of jazz: as the name suggests it is time to dance when the needle drops on this new one from msdos. whilst the piano loops around the brazilian flavour spills over making a 3am fabric do the samba each and every time. one to make you smile no doubt.
the legendary ez rollers return to the fore once more to drop one of the biggest room shakers of 2013 as only they know how. with a bassline large enough to move mountains this had ltj bukem all over it from the off. a lesson in drum & bass design from one of the most influential production outfits the scene has to offer.
on the flip *riverside* by madcap & jaybee flexes hard and heavy with solid b-line that thumps from the off over a skanking break that sets the mood perfectly. cool percussion and instrumentation ensure this one holds on and never lets go for a future thinking slice of goodlooking greatness.
a1: flowrian – imagine no longer
a late night roller for the goodlooking faithful from this swiss studio of flowrian. trademark glo drums rip through the mix with drifting pads and a wistful vibe to carry us away on a mesmerizing journey complete with reversed stabs and delicate riffs.
b1: scott allen - parallel reality
hailing from the sunshine coast of los angeles california, scott allen’s productions naturally drip summertime vibes throughout and here is no different for the runnin’, though slightly twisted excursion ‘parallel reality’. polished and on point, there’s a lot more to come from this guy.
one of the most infectious slices of drum & bass to hit the speakers in some time, *stray strong* is a dance floor gem. all killer, no filler, this one bounces like a springbok right the way through with some smart cut up vocals riding the wave until the end while the smooth horns give it an added touch of class.
on the flip, munichs rowpieces brings his germanic funk to proceedings for a track that could only be on goodlooking. a heady mix of jazz keys, sultry vox and a bassline groove to move you. wait for the vibraphone to rock in and you could be forgiven for thinking roy ayers was in the room!
vandera - anandamide: vandera hailing from the uk drops some vintage glo vibes with amandamide, full of soul searching pads, smashing drums and deep pummelling bass that hits where it hurts best. lose yourself in this one.
dave owen - deep breathin: another stateside talent, dave owen, turns up with the jazz strides perfect for the goodlooking stable. sparkling keys and drifting sax double up with a warm bassline groove to complete this awesome 12 inch.
very limited whitelabel vinyl!
another of the most famous drum & bass tracks of all time gets the remix magic courtesy of man of the moment technicolour. having now teamed up with komatic to form the duo technimatic, you can be sure anything that passes through his studio turns to pure aural delight and here is no exception. of course as before the original is included too for your all important history lesson.
very limited whitelabel vinyl!
a stone cold classic from the glo archives gets brought out for a rub down from two of d&bs finest, brazilian boys marky and s.p.y. keeping all the original elements intact that made it so special first time around it is a suitably subtle rework, beefing up the drums and giving it the 2013 treatment to make a very special re-work indeed. comes complete with the seminal original mix on the flip.
on the a we have food for thought by everson, who gives us a classic good looking groove which features the think & amen breaks, sweeping strings, sax and piano melodies that swirl in the brain creating a gorgeous roller.
these latest two bukem approved offerings are everything you would expect from this oh so classy label. on the a side long term playa greg packer comes with rolling beats, warm but suspensful strings and laden with hooks but still dance floor friendly. on the aa the up and coming furney comes with a beautiful atmospheric roller that will have the glr fans purring.
pure liquid goodness from the legendary good looking camp! on the a side soulmatic gives his glr debut... check out the flip for furneys tune distance! this guy is on a run releasing several 12inchers on major labels!!!
disc 1: instrumental continuous mix, disc 2: instumental unmixed!die drum & bass-legende ltj bukem meldet sich auf good looking records zurueck. seit 1991 veroeffentlichte good looking records über 400 releases u.a. auch ltj bukems eigene serien earth sessions und progression sessions, die in deutschland große erfolge feiern konnten. jetzt ist ltj bukem zurueck und veroeffentlicht die compilation bukem in session! good looking is back!