the rebellion imprint, younger sibling to the firmly established underground leader crosstown rebels, has reached its 10th release as the daddy label edges towards its tenth year and 100th release! nurturing the more leftfield club music catching the radar of damian lazarus, rebellion next delivers the creative juices from american heavyweight tim xavier with the driving, tribal masterstroke arco della devozione.
after the masterfully trippy rise before zod from rebels boss damian lazarus and james what comes one third of a british institution to rebellion, aidan lavelle. his first assault on dance music since u.n.k.l.e, the solo tinnitus ep is an infectious affair comprising of three eclecticm, sensory dancefloor bombs
limited to 350 copies !!! first release on a hot new crosstown offshoot. focusing on more under the counter, edgier releases, sis delivers a killer ep. gallian is a monster of a track, off kilter beats punctuate a funky ass sparse groove whilst a rich soulful vocal rips the track to shreds. this release is simply huge, the fusing of the soul vocal and spine tingly staccato beats works a treat, a must for all floors! on the flip >machiste< is an epic, of a track, 13 minutes of pure beauty. warm, sub aquatic sounds float effortlessly in and out of the hypnotic rhythms whilst disengaged vocals eerily haunt the track, fading in and as sounds envelop you…wow!!! please note this is a limited release, so get these hot puppies whilst you can, because when they are gone, theyre gone!
one to watch ibellini makes an imprint with his brilliant debut wide soul ep on crosstown rebels off-shoot rebellion. title track wide soul is intensely mystifying with a deep bass, warbling synths and warmth flowing through the atmospherics. following suit i dream of funk unfolds on a more uplifting tip with powerful melodies, solid groove and layered synths. on the b-side desolat favourite guti remixes wide soul taking it deeper and more rolling for the early hours of the morning. rounding off the ep milk & honey is exactly the type of track youd love to hear at bpm festival or burning man, luscious and hypnotic with plenty of grit and groove.
horse whisperer by day and rhythm maker by night, burak sar aka sis is next up on crosstowns deeper offshoot rebellion - delivering an essential ep packed full of groove, expertly winding textures, unexpected kicks and turns and cinematic allusions. slider is a groovy, eternally evolving masterpiece while the rolling paspartou builds with suspense and plays with haunting melodies and switching tempos and breakers paradise flips the style with a more voice and fx heavy, minimal framework.
a firm favourite in the rebellion camp, prolific producer aidan lavelle makes his third appearance on the imprint this time with the immense direction ep, comprising of three outstanding big room tracks that will blow your mind. powerful build ups and epic breakdowns will dominate the dancefloor while trippy fx, rolling grooves and deep tribal undertones will circulate the atmosphere with aidans vocoder enhanced vocals adding a real stand out element. all three tracks are to be played loud for full effect and maximum destruction on the dancefloor
capturing the essence of crosstown rebels robot rebel heart experience at burning man, davi’s selection of deep melodic odysseys for rebellion are awash with the other-worldly magic of the playa. a side rebel heart fuses ancient eastern melodies with moody bass and mystical arrangements.
dj w!ld is back, this time on crosstown offshoot rebellion with a stomping summer anthem featuring cari golden on vocals shape u. the original fuses the solid punch of a club weapon with the laidback feel of poolside disco, while the fur coat remake gives the track an entirely different sheen all chugging disco bass-line, dark synths and pitched down vocals. an aptly named wilder remix and dub from the producer ties up an unmissable ep
moodymancs dubble d project lands on the rebellion imprint, paying tribute to the funk mecca of early detroit and expressing a different kind of worship with * church* featuring the legendary ashley beedle on remix duty.
next up on crosstown rebels clandestine off-shoot label rebellion is the dexterous and versatile producer behind latest alias, siopis. adorning the master plan ep with a far murkier quality than previous works as silversurfer, the siopis sound is destined for the darker recesses of the club.
back once again on crosstowns wayward younger brother rebellion, aidan lavelle delivers another three superb cuts of timeless dance music featuring his own haunting live vocals and epic tribal grooves a hybrid of techno styles with deep and moody undertones.
after her incredible changes ep on crosstown rebels earlier this year, new lady of house francesca lombardo continues to impress this time through the rebellion arm of the enterprise with her eyes of nature ep.
the clue is in the title of the release from new rebellion signing enki. a double odyssey of spiraling trippy grooves, >tim burton abduction< is all spooky fx, organs and dense rolling percussion a superb slice of heady tripped out infectious techno that is going down a storm with the rebels crew this summer!
zod is the new project from rebels boss damian lazarus and james what. debut warped production >rise before zod< is about to land on rebellion with a diverse duo of remixes from acid pauli and shadow dancer
latest release on rebellion is a superb four-tracker of off-kilter subsonic house from the illustrious pezzner! each cut is unique in its own charm and quirkiness. the two killer cuts on the a side feature the infectious, driving, heady resonance of >one more< and the beautiful, transcendental nature of >try it again< featuring the illustrious nneka gryffyn from apt entertainment. the flip features the piano driven, snake charming >native language< and the staccato sub-ska rhythm and flute-infested genius of >not a good idea<. what a cracking ep! dave released his debut album, the tracks are alive, last year on freerange. he has a plethora of single releases on om, viva and freerange, as well as releases as jacob london (along with bob hansen) on classic & doubledown and countless remixes. already a firm favourite in the rebels camp, this great ep is a feather in daves cap, and is to sure cement rebellion’s burgeoning cutting edge reputation
the forth release on the rebellion label comes courtesy of la based dj and producer jimmy maheras. space jam is a sonic homage to some of his heroes in this tripped and stripped out slice of groovy tech house with a monster of matt tolfrey remix… watch out for that bassline! championed in the rebels camp amongst damian lazarus, clive henry and seth troxler this cheeky release is destined for big things this summer in the med!
the third release on the rebellion label comes courtesy of russ yallop, delivery a spine-tingling, hypnotic disco-tech monster making great creative use of some great evocative vocals. big favourite at get lost this year in miami, its become a bit of a torch song this season amongst certain echelons of the disco-tech fraternity. the flip features a stupendous remix by fur coat aka delete (sergio muñoz) and israel sunshine, adding a big slice of dirty house pie with some great mesmerizing, hypnotic keys they produce a monster of a remix! russ has had recent releases on crosstown rebels, loosing suki & mothership, and has forthcoming releases on hot creations and crosstown. fur coat are set to release their debut single on crosstown this summer..
limited to 400 copies!! second release on the hot new rebellion label. after siss monstrous >gallian< release solomun delivers another knock out blow in the sonics with a heavy weight slab of electric moon groove. pan-rattling percussion and a bass funkier than a trunk of funk underpins the stupendously catchy and incessant vocal licks, and then theres the guitar.. oh my god, does it get any better than this? on the flip parisian funkateer d julz hikes the tempo and kicks the groove headway into the bass bins as its heads down for some serious dancefloor action. a great second package on this rebellious new label! please note this is a limited release, so get these hot puppies whilst you can, because when they are gone, they are gone