mina records head honcho masaya returns to her ever-impressive imprint this june with a blistering three track ep *la nuit*, featuring a remix from agaric.
ep opener *la nuit* shimmers into life over buttery synths and shifting percussion while ghostly intonations and warm resonations combine to deliver a deep and affecting cut that immediately leaves you wanting more.
for the b-side claudia teams up with fellow vocalist anders ilar to deliver *stars*, a sumptuous affair with delicate percussive arrangements and long-drawn-out synths. drumcode and ovum recordings affiliate agaric steps up for remix duty and utilizes dynamic hooksand hypnotic rhythms to dish up an infectious version of *stars*.
following on from label-head masayas *angel ep* that picked up support from the likes of peter van hoesen, osunlade and vince watson, the ever-impressive mina recordings is back this march with sabota & grenier *two hands* with remixes from sei a and sam k.
the chilean born and swiss based producer claudia ayala aka masaya has been making her mark for some time with a string of impressive releases on labels such as num, perspectiv and of course her own imprint mina records.
switzerlands mina records turns to the new partnership of our loving sun for its 12th release, and serves it up with a standout remix from countryman ripperton. our loving sun is a new band project that sees swede anders ilar and american chris yard team up to create a melange of ambient, dub techno, acid, pop and synth wave music with plenty of orchestral additions and guest appearances.
this is mina records 9th release with masaya, label boss, finally in the spotlight on production, arrangement and singing duties. her first ep on her own label: >again / get you< both have a minimalist melancholy feel in the electro pop vein.
>again< is remixed by nhar, (frenchman who has just brought out his own ep on ripertons perspectiv label), giving it an 80s soft synth pop sound.
>get you< is remixed by yapacc, resulting in a deeply rhythmic tech-house stomper.
4 totally different tracks to suit various club contexts.
support by anthony collins, laurent garnier, hernan cattaneo, alex flitsch, shur-i-kan, funk dvoid, tiefschwarz ...
switzerlands mina records may be young, but their freshness and commitment to all that is lush and deep can not be matched. today label boss claudia ayala brings us a wide ranging and far reaching bumper 5 track release from berlins rene breithbarth. known for his ability of crossing genres, rene has produced in a variety of styles from minimal, techno, deep, tech and house. his releases, remixes and two full length albums have featured on labels including pokerflat, treibstoff, spectral and dessous. the >freshin up ep< is vast collection of the finest sounds, woven together with the magic touch of breitbarth. the heavy bassline, amazing cymbals and hip-hop vocal of >freshin up<. lush, deep, atmospheric synths of >moody<, trippy flavour flav action on >you keep on< and the smokers delight, key-fest that is >brothers & sisters<.
working with production duo soundsilo, clara moto has released 2 highly acclaimed eps on french label >infine<, and more recently remixed petters >robotfood< on manual. today she delivers her debut ep for masayas mina records. 3 tracks that show moto<s diverse range of sounds. the deep, atmospheric, driving electronic sounds of lead track >persephony< is backed by the throbbing, grooving bass of the excellent >montana wildhack<, and the deeper, melodic, french flavored >become<. providing the remix on the package is cologne born, berlin resident rene breitbarth. known for his ability of crossing genres, rene has produced in a variety of styles from minimal, techno, deep, tech and house. his releases and remixes and two full length albums have featured on labels including pokerflat, treibstoff, spectral and dessous. today rene has his deep and lush hat on. taking >persephony<, stripping it down and reconstructing it with a tender touch. he creates a wonderful soundtrack for hazy summer nights. beautiful! support by anthony collins, laurent garnier, hernan cattaneo, alex flitsch, shur-i-kan, funk d void, tiefschwarz
support by dani casarano, pheek, sasse, miss kittin, len faki,c-rock (motorcitysoul), ripperton, paolo mojo, laurent garnier !! a day without music is a wasted day .... theslogan that i m sure the vast majority of us agree with, and a statement followed to the letter by today s artist alex q. mina records the label of dj masaya has with their 1st two releases made a bold statement of intent. to deliver only the finest deep house and techno from some of the most exciting production talents from all over europe