founded in 2008, paris-based meant records is exposing some of its hidden gems through the launch of an exclusive vinyl only series. 12 inches carrying rare / previously unreleased tracks (you never knew you loved and missed) from the meant catalogue and new hits from the imprints stalwarts.
meant - limited whites vol.1:
ewan pearson remixed remain.
rework wanted a talk.
kiki remixed remote.
crackboy gave an alternative mix of monoblok&pslktrs damage done.
leading french label meant records returns with a brand new ep from alien alien featuring remixes from jd twitch and moralez.
already support by dj harvey, erol alkan, maceo plex, chloe, laurent garnier, justin robertson, ivan smagghe, alexander robotnik, vox low, acid washed, matt walsh, supermen lovers, sonns, sean johnston, bird of paradise, thomas von party, mondowski, yan wagner, tronik youth, horse meat disco, club bizarre, did virgo, inigo vontier, you man, my favorite robot, demian ...
THE TRAVELS SERIES: EPISODE 1.1 (SWAYZAK, DANTON EEPROM REMIXES)
12" Vinyl FR30.11.16
meant are launching a series of roving travelogues and you’ve got a sonic first class ticket. travel tales gives us an opportunity to celebrate a dj’s unique nomadic lifestyle, and haphazard creative opportunities (and friendships!) that arise along the way. meant’s series highlights producers and takes in their various collaborative creations written on the road. first up, label boss remain whose roadmap excursion from paris to sao paulo teams him up with brazilian techno stalwart clickbox, creating two crisp, restrained, tech workouts alongside two vividly contrasting remixes from swayzak and danton eeprom.
the meant label really is on a fine run in 2015, and now offers up its 3rd release of the year. this one is a brilliant, club ready package from rework and features excellent original material alongside carefully clickbox remix.
the excellent meant label now offers up two new original cuts from maxime & remain complete with a stellar remix package from kasper bjorke and jackethat & lipelis.
already support by sid lerock, acid washed, maceo plex, sean johnston, acid washed scratch massive, rework, pulp disco and the outcast, click box, gabriel ferreira, matt walsh, chloé, ivan smagghe, tim paris, timo maas, my favorite robot, markus gibb, club bizarre, botin, demian, bufi, alvaro cabana, monoblok&pslktr, tronik youth, gameboyz, james friedman ...
behind the next release on meant records are italian duo boot & tax, a relatively new pairing made up of claudio brioschi and cristiancroce. here they serve up three great originals baced with a stellar remix from alien alien. before now, boot & tax have released two extremely well received eps on jd twitchs optimo trax and have also recently had their music licensed to erol alkans fabric live 77, so the pair are really on the up.
bleeping sauce is the new live band project from esteemed minus and items&things duo click box who have teamed up with the highly talented eli iwasa & marcos taga. presented here is a new ep from them on meant that showcases their dynamic sound, it comes with three original tracks and a remix by remote.
parisian label meant turns to hugo sanchez and rodion in their alien alien guise, a little known side project that has released on their own label roccodisco and that has also featured on get physical back in 2012. the two originals from alien alien come with remixes by rodion in solo mode, plus red axes.
french label meant serve up another ep from their fast rising montreal based duo vosper. made up of edouard le and christopher byron, the pair excels in analogue funk, have also released on throne of blood and here get remixed by items & things man marc houle. taking some of their cues from the likes of drexcyia and mark bell, the duo have a sound somewhere between darkened techno and physical ebm.
the french duo of eric guillanton and seb fouble are remote, a pair charged with serving up the next release on the ever-excellent meant label. this twosome has been active for more than a decade now, releasing lps and eps on labels like kill the dj, zone and fondation as well of course meant to which they return now two years after their label debut. here they serve up two new ghetto tinged, darkened electro tracks that come complete with remixes from fairmont and headman.
the meant label returns with a brand new ep from monoblok & pslktr featuring remixes from the hacker & la dame noir. more quality from the meant label, nothing less than you would expect, enjoy!
support from agoria, laurent garnier, maetrik, mr. g, justin robertson, james kumo, rub n tug, swag, mock & toof, my favorite robot
DISCOMFORT EP (TROY PIERCE / CHLOE / MARC PINOL RMXS)
12" Vinyl FR22.11.12
leading french electronic label meant records tee up their next release with the pairing of label boss remain and throne of blood duo populette, backed with remixes from troy pierce, chloe and marc pinol…,.
already support by ed davenport, gregor tresher, laurent garnier, roman flugel, krikor, jennifer cardini, gesafelstein, headman, rework, clement meyer, tim paris, dop, mr.g, ashley beedle ...
the production outfit of daniel varga, michael kuebler and sascha hedgehog, earned their dance music stripes around the turn of the millennium with a series of strong releases, most notably on frankfurt-based techno institution playhouse. describing their musical aesthetic as cabaret-independent-house, the act forged a distinct sound that combines icy minimal structures with catchy euro-girl vocals, anglo-french funk antics and a dash of dancefloor melancholy. this summer, rework return to the fray with a two-sided affair for paris-based meant records that shows they have not lost the electric energy that characterised their earlier work.
also including great remix from tim paris. right after his first two eps on meant records, and the support of many other worldclass djs such as richie hawtin, miss kittin, ivan smagghe, ewan pearson or chloe, remain delivers us the last part of his musical and visual triptych: >spread/rash ep.
finally the new offering from remain. follow up to his acclaimed dependance ep, joinning forces with siskid from the initial cuts stable. here youll get two tracks in their original form, along with electro french don krikor remix... as usual with the man, this is simply not to be missed.
this young artist is making a name for himself in electronic music and also as a dj. his percussive sets, a blend of techno, electro and minimal lead crowds of heterogeneous initiates. he is now developing his full potential thereby offering the crowd a new experience. his encounter with siskid (initial cuts) has allowed him to pursue a new musical collaboration... full support and playlisted by chloe, pedro winter, scratch massive, fafa monteco, blackstrobe...