to coincide with the release of matt tolfrey & ryan crossons forthcoming dont be leftout mix compilation, the leftroom imprint offers up a vinyl sampler of exclusive content produced for the comp. the four track package is set to drop in february ahead of the full release in march and brilliantly showcases the outstanding level of quality found throughout the compilation.
the formidable team of visionquest related artists lee curtiss, ryan crosson and cesar merveille debut their new sweatshop boys project for matt tolfreys leftroom imprint this june with wide world feat jem cooke, backed with remixes from mosca and tolfrey himself.
with its title track heralded as ‘essential new tune by jamie jones & seth troxler on bbcs radio 1, shall ocins tribute to summertime ep on leftroom is tipped to be a crucial asset in record crates this autumn.
YOURE SO JUST JUST REMIXES (INC. JOHNNY AUX & EC1)
12" Vinyl UK03.05.18
“today is a good day... rework’s ‘you’re so just just’ formerly released on playhouse is making an exclusive return on leftroom for record store day. one of my favourite records of all time and a firm fabric anthem, i had to ask paranoid london’s johnny aux for a remix and also gave it a go myself with one of my ec1 mixes. there is a limited vinyl run on this so grab it while they are still on the shelves!!!” - matt tolfrey - april 2018
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after the huge success of plastik in 2007, we now bring you the next bomb from leeds based, simon baker. >x, y & z< original mix bears all the characteristics of a typical baker anthem, rolling percussion bouncy bassline and intricate melodies weaving in and out of the groove complete with a huge breakdown of twisted keys and pads, simple you might say but ultimately effective.
fantastic four track album sampler from jay haze & esb’s forthcoming ‘finding oriya’ album released this november on leftroom. philadelphia-born producer jay haze has carved out quite the career for himself over the past decade, having headed up the successful tuning spork and contexterrior imprints, as well as operating under his fuckpony pseudonym which has seen him unveil material for the likes of get physical, cocoon and bpitch. here we see haze pair up with esb (electric sound broadcast) aka elan benaroch, notably known for his work with canada’s deepen sound, to deliver a long player for the leftroom label. finding oriya is the musical culmination of the journey towards fatherhood for haze, here we see haze & elan explore a variety or ethereal, mind-bending and profound textures to create an intelligent, understated and charming collection. from the electronic beauty of finding oriya, the dropped-tempo nu-disco tinged feel of founded in you, through to the entrancing feel of friday always remembers, ands the mid-tempo magic of cant keep giving in, this eclectic four track sampler is a great introduction to the eagerly anticipated album.
laura jones is a rare specimen, a producer who puts her heart and soul into every production. the few key releases she has made for crosstown rebels, visionquest and leftroom have become instant anthems and shot her into stardom. embrace sees a return to leftroom and to form for laura with new exploration into darker techno underworlds with think over and imagination unreal, illustrating the complexity and breadth of jones as a producer.
the truth (feat marshall jefferson), one of the standout tracks from matt tolfreys debut lp, word of mouth, sees a full single release with additional remixes from gerds geeeman project and john charnis.
leftroom continues its fine run of eps (recent outings have come from kate simko, sam russo, william djoko, matt tolfrey and others) with a first appearance on the label from lil mark. born mark currell, lil mark has been producing top-notch house since 2001 when he appeared on classic and music for freaks, and more than a decade later still puts most of his peers to shame. the two tracks he supplies here come with remixes from matt tolfrey and matthew styles
two outstanding dubs of matt tolfreys distant story taken from his brilliant word of mouth album courtesy of larry heard! these intergalactic slices of effortless dub-tastic beauty are truly mesmeric. larry heard has created two beguiling takes on matt original track. please note these are only released on vinyl. hot and limited, catch them while you can!
leftroom limited follows up a hearty contribution from waifs & strays with one of its biggest line-ups yet this october with maceo plex teaming up with odd parents and the ever-quality mark e turning in two remixes.
big with: geddes, onno, ralph lawson, jimpster, bubba, ripperton, sebastian wilck, amos, claude von stroke, chris duckenfield, ryan crosson, rob mello, lauhaus, terry francis, jozif, jay tripwire, sasha, meat, sam russo,..
rising star of londons underground house and techno scene and french native, robin ordell is causing a stir with his deep, bassy productions and regular feats behind the decks. >the show<, his first release for leftroom is an absolute corker!!
club veteran & downright musical legend lee burridge is back with a fresh slice of groovy latin infused tech house for matt tolfreys leftroom records. deep and thrillingly exotic with a touch of the exotic the >heres johnny< ep is a feast for the senses exquisitely complimented by a duo of highly adept remixes from miamis groove-maker lazaro casanova.
matt tolfeys cutting edge, underground uk base house and techno label leftroom, prepare to release the commemorative 20th leftroom release with fantastic new distribution! this four track 12inch ep features several artists who are closely linked with the label and have come together to contribute something special to this great ep.
support from: matt dear, seth troxler, nic fanciulli, craig richards, lee burridge, ryan elliott, ryan crosson, shaun reeves, lee curtiss, cesar merveille, inxec, geddes and matt tolfrey, danny tenaglia, dubfire,.. hot on the heels of the leftroom limiteds italian connection ep, we now travel east to the ukraine. matt tolfreys cutting edge, consistently inspiring, leftroom limited imprint delivers this stunning ep >with love from the ukraine<. featuring releases from io, westboy and a couple of stupendous sehou remixes!
watch ya feet is a beast with two heads as not one to do things by halves gavin has presented not one but two mixes, which both reflect the mood and scene of each of his homes. on the berlin mix, gavin captures the innocent late night energy and rawness of a berlin dancefloor. the twisted bassline, eerie tech house groove and warped noises roll along while the chicago-esque horns shriek out over the chaos. the london mix truly conjures up memories of londons finest venues, whether it be fabric or the end through to the afterhours of kubikle and retox. the groove here is a lot crisper than the german offering with the horn hook taking the to a euphoric climax. ewan pearson is one of the most highly acclaimed producers / remixers around, with past work including goldfrapp and the chemical brothers. his remix is one of pure energy as the track is transformed, through flawless production, into a sinister powerhouse of rising electro-techno that would feel at home in the sets of the likes of smagghe, weatherall, richards and mayer to name but a few.
incl slam remix !! delivering their tenth release leftroom limited (the sister label for the bigger releases outside the core leftroom family) introduces subb-an, a fresh uk artist who delivers a track that can t help but leave its mark. ltd backstock
marcashken is part of the new breed of techno, the past couple of years have seen him come into his own sound within his home the leftroom imprint. ashken treats his productions as a personal journey, an expression of his influences and his environment, never conforming ashken is making his own rules. this release brings a remix package of >root rot<, one of the gems on his debut artist album >have you seen my dancing shoes< out late january on leftroom. >root rot< gets a rework from three unique and gifted producers that all add their charm to the tracks
this year marc has released eps on leftroom under his full name marcashken and labels esperanza and archipel under his alias sozadams.have you seen my dancing shoes’ is marc’s debut album on leftroom. it is a collection of tracks and skits taken from a period of 6 months where his whole focus was on this project. there is a mix of house, breakbeat, techno, minimal and downtempo. this is the 4 track vinyl sampler set to tease you before the full album release.
djs support: ewan pearson, troy pierce, karotte, ivan smagghe, konrad black, stephan bodzin, hector romero, danilo vigorito, david duriez, tocadisco... !! incl fantastic deep techhouse remix by claude von stroke !! next up on leftroom limited we have a release from leftroom head honcho matt tolfrey, and his two partners in crime, b-pole and craig sylvester
first part of >dont be leftout<) with groovin & hypnotical tracks by andre crom (skoozbot remix), daniel steiberg, glimpse and lunatik !! already played by paco osuna, ewan pearson, dinky, troy pierce, marco carola, satoshi tomiee, claude von stroke, italoboyz...
second part of >dont be leftout<) with groovin & hypnotical tracks by alexi delano, marc ashken (cb funk remix), andrea ferlin (ambivalent remix) and molex... already played by troy pierce, steve lawler, ivan smagghe, danilo vigorito, mike monday, jeff samuel, laurent garnier, mistress barbara
for the next release on leftroom ltd we say a warm hello to a.c.r. aka andre crom. andre has recently released a track with his good friend and collaborator tigerskin on liebe detail which did the business across the globe and we are more than sure this ep will do the same!!! label support from pete tong, lee burridge, james zabiela, slam, nic fanciulli, luciano, ivan smagghe...
apendics.shuffle has been tearing through clubs for the last few years on labels such as adjunct, resopal red and orac, but it is here on leftroom that he has hit top form. 3 tracks of twisted trademark hooks, and crisp production make this a must. our very own szenario turns in an eerie remix for those early hours also!!! label support now from richie hawtin, ricardo villalobos, luciano, craig richards, magda, troy pierce, matthew dear, need we say more....
with a distinctive wonky hookline and fat dubby bassline, >unde< by italy s duoteque rolls along lazily as the third track of the sampler. differing from a lot of their earlier productions, this ep shows how versatile this outfit can be as this track really shows off their summer feel. second on the second sampler is another new hot producer from south america, seph. label support from luciano, craig richards, magda, troy pierce, kiki, matthew dear, lee burridge, ralph lawson, paul woolford and many more...
four tracks of the finest minimal techhouse on offer, each from a different and fresh talent on matt tolfrey s excellent imprint. huge support expected from damien lazarus, rui da silva and rob mello amongst others
new leeds based duo, audiojack have been causing quite a stir since their track robot first appeared, and after doing damage at miami 2006. with only a few copies given out, it has fast become a stalwart of the sets of some of the worlds biggest djs. these include lee burridge, james zabiela, nic fanciulli, ivan smagghe, craig richards, fergie (plays on radio 1), umek, and paul woolford who has been quoted as saying love it, very erotic isn t it!
tolfrey & sylvester are already known from his amazing release on crosstown rebels!! spinach disko has been causing a stir since miami winter music conference on dancefloors all over the world. it is a slow brewing, techy, disco record, with a breakdown that needs to be heard to be understood. support comes from pete tong , james zabiela, nic fancuilli, fergie...
following the success of his debut track part time isolation on the imprint, and his recent acinom ep on safari electronique, new-kid on the woodblock, marc ashken returns to leftroom records delivering the much-anticipated >with a c ep<. currently occupying the charts and bags of craig richards magda, troy pierce, kiki, damian lazarus and more.
welcome to the world of leftroom. the first release is a four tracker from 4 members of the family. expect everything from glitchy house, through to jackin minimal techno, and with the attention firmly fixed on the dancefloor, this ep will have a wide appeal. without a negative comment in sight, this is currently being charted by and occupying the bags of everyone from slam and laurent garnier, to luciano and james holden, through fergie, mandy
dj, produzent und leftroom labelbetreiber matt tolfrey schmiedet nach seinem studioalbum word of mouth eine allianz mit ryan crosson (visionquest), um ein hervorragendes mixset aus komplett exklusiven tracks und eigenen edits zu kreieren. feat. jay haze & ricardo villalobos, larry heard aka mr fingers, huxley, luke solomon, h-foundation & blakkat, pezzner, u.v.a.
philadelphia-born producer jay haze has carved out quite the career for himself over the past decade, having headed up the successful tuning spork and contexterrior imprints, as well as operating under his fuckpony pseudonym which has seen him unveil material for the likes of get physical, cocoon and bpitch. here we see haze pair up with esb (electric sound broadcast) aka elan benaroch, notably known for his work with canadas deepen sound, to deliver this long player for the leftroom label.