first release of a series of 12 records from rob. institubes are proud to present a work on the long run from french wonder rob: for twelve consecutive months, rob will write, record and produce an unknown number of songs, following the occult logic of his own inspiration and the meandering path suggested by the gospels. each month, a new record will be released, bearing his name and the title dodecalogue vinyl and digital formats. each record will discuss one of the twelve apostles. twelve records. rejoice!
wdywsw is a slice of high energy powerpop, with affecting agitprop lyrics asking one of the most relevant questions of our troubled times. parisian genius rob totally flips the script by translating the song into the sad, plaintive language of late night soul searching. and thanks to pacifics elegant pop version, the sun is beaming from sweden. poney poneys first album is being recorded right now, with xavier de rosnay (of the justice fame) still rolling for the band. beware.
crystal is a live band from tokyo also known as sunao maruyama altogether influence by yoko ono, depeche mode, human league, cristina or art of noise, and you can surely tell listening to their productions. here they grant us with a 5 tracks ep on french famous institubes inprint filled with fm synths, machine drums from the past, and analog tools...
the kid is back with silver island, an ambitious record that effortlessly manages to straddle the divide between the club and the house and confirms surkins mastery of dancefloor excitement (fan out), showcases a new take on swagger-heavy piano house (easy action) and unveils a new melodic direction (silver island). surkin is currently working on his first album, scheduled for fall 2010. detroit and chicago house luminaries ann saunderson and kevin irving are confirmed guests.
remixes come from two heavyweights of their respective scenes. in a once in a lifetime meeting of the super exclamatory dance heros, dfa stars holy ghost! fully actualize the disco potential of the song, turning it into an eight minute workout, with nancy whang (lcd soundsystem / juan maclean) providing additional vocals. bart b more needs no introduction, the man is electro house incarnate. all the requisite dancefloor shattering moves and for a funkier take on turning the world upside down, check out his dub mix.
now, white knight two and rave banger kid gloves are getting the remix treatment, courtesy of baltimore superstar dj blaqstarr, excellent canadian smoothies chromeo, high powered boy bobmo and big room royalty laidback luke. blaqstarr delivers a ghetto harpsichord mix featuring his unique vocals, dave 1 from chromeo helped to recast wn2 as a proper love song, bobmo goes linear and mesmerizing and laidback luke injects some fidget into the mix.
first relesease on institubes new sublabel, glancing at electronic soundscape on a more mature aproach, but with always the usual taste for dancefloor that has made institubes so famous worldwide. think j.m.jarre meets sebastien tellier...
remixer for lo fi fnk, micronauts, msk, crowdpleaser & st plomb and most recently shadow dancer, heres das glow return... on the back of his latest release on institubes (weiss gaz), the kid strikes back with a proper tech ish 10inch release for dancefloors... already aclaim with the like of boys noize, mstrkrft...
surkin and bobmo are high powered boys. what do you get when you pair up two of the most hotly tipped young dance producers in the game? straight up ghetto house, with a healthy disregard for good taste and lofty ideals. its here and now music, fast and furious tracks!!
the new and most awaited midnight juggernaughts on the now classic institubes label. a real sure shot from the australian band, on a 10inch limited edition. as you know from them, expect pure dancefloor action of highest order. also including a david rubato rmx
film score to french film la naissance des pieuvres. great blend between para ones signature sound and a more electronica/ambiant aproach... already highly acclaimed by french press, both musical and from film industry. this is a very limited pressing on vinyl (500pcs)
bobmo is a young (17) producer hailing from the hyperactive city of paris via the even more hyper city of bordeaux. bordeaux is a pretty cool place and, hanging out with the right crowd, going to the right club, and listening to the right radio show, bobmo got into detroit techno, miami bass, electro and, most importantly, chicago house
das glows debut ep with support by para one. >cathedrale< is unashamedly epic, it comes from the heart and speaks to the brain and feet simultaneously. flip for weiss gaz, which is mostly electro, with shades of ghettotech, acid house accents, laser-guided snaps, and a huge bassline revving like a v8, and bits of musique concrète.then on b2, >vulcanice< is fresh, recorded in one take and built around hammond organ samples
remixed by the mighty zdar from the mighty mighty cassius! feel it feel it is tacteel s most violent track ever, and zdar s remix puts the iron fist into a velvet glove. he dials up a new sonic weather, with fresh guitar clouds and a new bass wind. all the elements are weighted with utmost care then layered onto the live bassline like it s nothing. but it s a lot. he makes it sound ibizaeasy, feet-in-the-water-easy, wind-in-the-palm-trees-easy. when house is that fluid it feels like dancing among friends, special secret steps only your friends really understand. a big one from the institube
die remix edition mit remixen von boys noize , mstrkrft & live tool. dj support: boris dlugosch, dj hell, james holden, m.a.n.d.y, mylo, justice, laurent garnier, didier sinclair, erol alkan and many more
para ones music is utilitarian and proud of it. but the musical experiences it stems from are too violent and complex for epiphanie to be soluble in sweat, be it saturated with drugs.. these fourteen tracks are merciless and they let it be known..