free your mind and float away, you’re now entering the mode of the growing bin. hamburg’s centre for audio enlightenment is back with another sublime sensory experience, this time from the land of the rising sun. . keen to get another stamp on his passport, basso reached out to japanese duo singu, two open minded cats who just love to jam. marrying kiyo’s free drumming with keta ra’s melodic mastery of keyboard and guitar, the two-piece fuse free jazz, post-rock, kosmische and ambient into immersive and esoteric improvisations. free from any compositional concerns, the hiroshima outfit trade in energy, emotion and expression
under the tree in the cave at the water, there’s where youll find eleventeen eston savouring the shade since his 2014 debut lp delta horizon turned the spotlight his way. taking shelter in the subterranean, the perth musician has found a sound saturated with entheogenic splendour, growing something gorgeous from the grotesque. finding a natural home on hamburgs growing bin, eston emerges into the daylight with a dreamy lp.
when the growing bin first bloomed from blog and record store to label it was originally intended to be a reissue imprint. if youve kept your ear to the ground and head in the bin, you’ll know that isnt exactly how it went down. but for this release we are going back to the scheme a young basso dreamed up in his adolescent years: bring back the rare, unknown and unfindable.
you could be forgiven for thinking bassos (label owner) been hitting the plant food of late. last time out we took a trip with trance, and now our esoteric expert nods his head, rolls his shoulders and drops a house record on our unexpecting asses. thats right folks, roll up the rug, push the sofa back and enjoy some ‚personal growth‘ from james booth. . operating a million miles away from the kick and hiss of the trendy lo-fi folks, the berlin based producer favours subtle rhythms, delicate textures and tender melodies - turning out a string of sophisticated dance floor winners for 100% silk, church and no bad days. now he brings his organic house stylings to the growing bin with a fresh five-tracker packed with all the warmth of a tempelhof picnic on a balmy july afternoon.
2017 repress , growing bin records is incredibly happy to bring you the vinyl edition of moon bs lifeworld - previously released on tape by the vancouver based cassette label 1080p. chopped, grainy subcontinental film aural motifs paired with other slankness on moon b’s latest. after a brief pause since his ppu releases, wes gray returns with a remapped take on his distinctly dusty and groovy samplefocused synth funk. gray has worked towards his particular sweet spot of retrofuturism, and lifeworlds segues between antiquity and contemporary g-funk benefit from extremely rich, filmic moods and a general knack for basking in warmth and sincerity rather than obscurity.
whether you’re floating free to antipodean ambience or toasting the sunset with a baltic beauty, you can always count on growing bin to take you someplace new for a while. swapping bucolic poland for the buzz of the big apple, the hamburg imprint reaches a magnificent seven in the company of synth-pop dreamer shy layers (jd walsh to his mum) and his sublime self titled debut
minds expanded and bodies soothed by krakataus deep spiritual eruptions, growing bin take us back to the beginning with three impressionistic jazz landscapes from the magical merge. inspired by childhood memories of an iranian oasis, jo lienen let his fingers breeze over the keys like a warm shamal, leading him back through dusty streets and covered markets to his long forgotten kashan.
timeless horizons is a compilation of songs originally released on three private press lps: auf der suche (1984), zeitlos (1986) and new horizons (1988). original copies are almost impossible to find these days and change hands for serious sums, so welcome the timeless horizons... dont you agree that music is best when it is not easy to describe it? just like the music of wolfgang barthel, matthias böhm and reinhold bauer. their amalgamation of oriental folk, percussive rock and a good bit of blues will let you drift away, dream, dance... into the storm.
an underwater adventure by young parisian shelter. where previous releases have seen the synth-obsessed frenchman take his inspiration from caribbean rhythms or balearic attitudes, this marine missive sees shelter turn to the lavish world of the library,creating his an alternate score to jean faurez 1960 documentary short.
the comeback of the growing bins favourite private german jazz funk gem. spring is in the air and groove is in the heart for hamburgs most loveable record label. following the freak beat festival of wolf and wandts instrumentalmusik comes a release thats been in the pipeline since the organic imprint first took root the first reissue of the beautiful senora. beguiling and brilliant, this private press princess makes you want to dance, dream and do cartwheels, then breaks your heart when you realise youll never meet her a rare beauty indeed. so its time to let basso play cupid and introduce you to the love of your life
growing bin burst into 2018 with a bang, crash and symbol splash, uniting a premier pair of per-cussion obsessives for a supernatural mission into the heart of the rhythm. dressed in the pitch black of dü,sseldorf stands wolf mü,ller, master of the tropical drums and seven time salon des amateur breakdance champion. repping cologne and berlin is niklas wandt, germany’s funkiest drummer and a mixed musical artist as adept in experimental jazz as demen- ted euro dance. standing toe to toe in a no holds barred, no drum unstruck groove contest, these two titans will make you swing your pants like a crash bandicoot victory dance... so stretch out and step in to ‚instrumentalmusik von der mitte der world
operating on their own and free from outside control, the melbourne trio krakatau had gone further than ever before, diving deep into black holes and solar flares to create their own style of sun-kissed funk and moonlit jazz.
lithe clarinet dances around tranquil piano, relaxed guitar decorates velvet synth textures and unhurried percussion makes an occasional appearance, as if to remind us that times still passing. growing beards more like, proper deep one. tip!
after going beatless around the bush with wilson tanners stunning 69, growing bin leave the swan river behind for their sixth release, heading east from their hamburg home to sample the coastal calm of krynica morska. and who better to show them the sights and sounds of idyllic poland than ptaki co-pilot the phantom a.k.a. bartosz kruczyń,,ski, flying solo here with a sump -tuous score for long sunsets and lapping waves.
welcome to the new age of new age and enter the overworld by a.r.t. wilson aka andras fox. originally recorded for the contemporary dance work overworld by sarah aiken and rebecca jensen it was released on tape in very limited quantities this april. now its available in classy white and pink lake vinyl from growing bin records.