loveland returns for the second release on their newly revamped record label loveland recordings and ian o’donovan does the honours. the irish producer was catapulted to lovelands attention when adam beyer closed the 2014 loveland festival with vortex.
FALLING IN EP
the latest in a series of quality releases from loveland recordings comes from neumatik studios in zagreb, croatia where petar dundov recorded the lush collection of tunes known as falling in ep.petar dundov is known as an artist who makes you re-think musical boundaries. his ep dances from the emotional warm sounds of falling in to the trippy synths and echoes of entangled and the spacey bass and vocoders of mind must be free without ever getting hung up on the clich?s of any one genre.
LOVELAND FESTIVAL 2016 EP
matador hits hard with this years official loveland festival 2016 ep - the ep was theme-tune to this years loveland festival with sven vath, richie hawtin, alan fitzpatrick and of course matador headlining.
ORACLE EP (ARJUNA SCHIKS REMIX)
sébastien léger delivers two solid originals and is backed up by arjuna schiks’ trippy dreamy remix. oracle has a french house sound to it characteristic of léger with a moroderesque arpeggio bassline. his excellent production skills shine brightest when he plays the keys in the second break. trytosphere is a somewhat new direction for the frenchman, a sunny track with a balearic feel to it. a real summer soundtrack. arjuna schiks adds a trippy take on the original with a nice upbeat energetic groove layered on top of a spacey bell and synth soundscape which echoes in the background.
SACRED KINGDOM EP (VINCE WATSON REMIX)
karim sahraoui has been producing gems for many years under various names such as djinxx, soul monkey and electronique resistance. after a break 2014 saw his return to the business under his real name and producing music that is closer to him than ever. releases included the future classic eternal life ep pt 1 on derrick mays transmat and appearances on labels such as cocoon. the a-side features the epic 10-minute original version of horns of glory on which karim takes his time to unfold the story of the track: a journey filled with beautiful melodies and rhythms that paint a lush landscape of sound. side b features the earth from above which again has a fairy-tale feeling to it. the b2 is vince watsons pumping and powerful remix of horns of glory which gives the track an energetic hypnotic quality and rounds off the package well.
LOVELAND 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION (2X12 INCH LP)
loveland are one of the longest running quality event promoters of the netherlands. as music has always been their reason to live it made sense to launch a record label after 20 years in the business. most artists on this release have a special bond with loveland built up over many years of performing at their events and in some cases from the very start of their carreer. the vinyl showcases 7 exclusive tracks on two 12?discs. from the bright and melodic sounds of egbert, vince watson, arjuna schiks and dosem to the repetitive hypnotizing grooves of mathew jonson, anthony rother and aril brikha this release covers a wide scope of quality music.