drivetrain (detroit, usa) – -one love- ...we begin with derrick thompson s techno/house fusion of melodic stabs gliding over the effortless motion of a thunderous bass line, cemented by a magnetic vocal chant dj roach (detroit, usa) – -the heads- ...new to soiree, the detroit hometown veteran introduces an aggressive labor of dirty, high-tech mechanics, with an endless campaign of twisted frequency assaults rennie foster (vancouver, canada) – -infrastructure- ...electronic pulses penetrate from the start paving the way for a high voltage excursion through peaks and valleys of a relentless robotic tribute to detroit nicolas franken (liege, belgium) – -pied bot- ... atmospheric in cadence, this deep-tech debut cycles from harmonic euphoria to a dark percussive ensemble, orbiting in a balanced rhythm symmetry
about the release: drivetrain (detroit, usa) – “dirty work (ft. goddess stephanie)” …derrick thompson’s organically deep tribal rhythm is the bedrock for melodious chords and the cunning decrees spawned by goddess stephanie. motomitsu (paris, france) – “november” …a dark and haunting symphony, built on an infrastructure rich in keyboards, chorusing under syncopated jabs and hypnotic pulsating motion. jesus gonsev (ciudad real, spain) – “countdown” …an intelligent auditory marriage integrating the essence of an ante meridiem atmosphere with fathomless claviature and precision percussive penetration. oscar holgado (seville, spain) – “the wonderman” …a sonic pilgrimage initiated with harmonic pad structure, advancing through walls of piercing string architecture, closing with a euphoric groove refrain.
drivetrain (detroit, usa) – “twisted samba”…derrick thompson blends a 3 dimensional latin inspired cocktail of african percussion with a collaboration of velvety vocals. dj sinjin (toledo, usa) – “a midnight summers drive”…driven by an infectious bass groove, the elegant chord progression develops an animated late night stimulant. marc cotterell (bude, uk) – “love is the message (feat. claudia)”…the gravitational pull of bass repetition plus steamy sax and irresistible spoken persuasion equals pure dance intensity. droyd paxtone (bari, italy) – “mephala”…submerged and techy, a debut filling the atmosphere with moody pads and incessant bass rhythm, rooted in intelligence. cherrylux: sweet and juicy, deep and deluxe
drivetrain (detroit, usa) – “my world”…it’s all about orchestral melodies, tribal drumming and an erogenous female temptress. derrick thompson architects a moody, late night narcotic. motomitsu (paris, france) – “where you go”…toxic bass underlines a barrage of timely stabs and a soulful refrain to deliver an uplifting groove essential. melodymann (brussels, belgium) – “to make you feel what i feel”…high-powered house intensity. from the quaking bass line and percussive automation to the vocal proposition this is pure dynamic energy. dawan (tunis, tunisia) – “strangers”…a dark and spellbinding debut, rich with dreamy pads, heavy subs, bewitching chants and a dash of acid. -deep, darkened, rhythmic seduction is onyx adore-
…fast-forward to an impending soundscape absolute in rhythmatic and melodic synthesis.
drivetrain (detroit, usa) – this love …a sexy late night gem from the deeper arsenal of derrick thompson. meticulous drumming regulate a solid bass groove under an infectious keyboard riff and a moody, mysterious vocal delivery.
santonio echols (detroit, usa) – magicgrooves …santonioís soiree debut solidifies his accomplished and revered status. driving a provocative vocal sample lies a signature subterranean house track flavored with lush chords.
rennie foster (vancouver, canada) – just begun …a bionic, dark creation with a touch of syncopation. spicy pads highlight an impeccable vocal sample to consummate high-tech transcendence.
hideyoshi (tokyo, japan) – alpha decay …his first release on soiree, hideyoshi dives into the depths of minimal, atmospheric rhythm with automation, effects and a dominating kick drum. …welcome to the future.
planetary telepathy intelligent rhythmic perception, inspired of cosmic energy. drivetrain (detroit, usa) mariana deep challenging the laws of chronology,derrick thompson seamlessly fuses patterns of sound, manipulating various time signatures,to spawn a bottomless trench of infectious tronic movement
a medley of immortally, electrifying, sonic gems assembled to manipulate time and secure a permanent space in your record box. drivetrains this toxic tempest starts the clock with a classic detroit-tronic wave of pads and beats accompanied by the unconscious spoken word of poet/vocalist goddess stephanie. cloudmasterweeds love showcases impassioned vocal samples atop a thunderous bass with keyboard melodies sprinkled throughout in abysmal syncopation. j garcias fireside warm-up is finely tuned deepness with no compromise to the dance floor. an apprentice to the masters of authentic detroit electronic soul, garcia has come of age. with their debut release, the dual jay ramsey and jennifer xerri comprise in2itive motion. subliminal is a smooth expedition through the deep channels of audio seduction. time stands still as rumbling subs cut through rich chords.
from the full length album, staight vacationing by andy vaz, soiree records is proud to present the unreleased mixes of feelin featuring vocalist eva soul. drivetrains reflection-a highpowered fusion bringing the feelin to a climatic, electrifying crescendo of deep scientific intelligence. andy vaz-original-it all begins here…the sumptuous voice of eva soul the colaboration of precision musicians and the absolute of machines, resulting in a feelin of authoritative electronic soul. norm tallys feelin-the late night creeper delivers another incendiary composition submerged in signature detroit intoxication
a soundtrack for the time of the day when nothing really matters but the music you love. an after-hours musical narrative, crafted in unadulterated authenticity. drivetrain brings on acclaimed writer/vocalist diamondancer, dropping seductive expressions of passion and desire on peppermint kisses, pads and strings provide the enchantment as the sub-bass quakes your body. nate mattimore makes his soiree debute with veteran, todd perrine (the p of the now defunct ph concept) remixing cloudmasterweeds, sunny. after years of individual involvment in the scene, the 2 joined musical forces in 2007 forming a strong production and performing partnership. the mattimoe-perrine remix defines pure, sterilized deepness. blackjacks ever-expanding repetoir of preeminent productions reaches a new level. triaxials impeccable orchestration and grooving bass line effortlessly fuse this late night odyssey. quindrant dub is professor incs dark and techy nocturnal poison. pounding rhythm under mind-bending effects generate proper dance floor dope at the time when you need it most. late night chronicles – music for the bewitching hour.
in 1996, jason maccreadie aka jace syntax teamed up with neighbor john morrison aka blackjack and began spinning some of the rawest acid house and techno tracks known to glasgow. pioneering the purest brands of detroit and chicago house music, the duo helped to establish a fundamental movement in scotland paving the way for many top nights and future big name djs. the formidable partnership continues to revolutionize the house music scene introducing their first vinyl collaboration, syntax.
violet-the color of royalty and majesty, of dreamy and calming consciousness…here translated to a spirited collection of absolute music drivetrain (detroit, usa) – “breathe” derrick thompson engineers another captivating late night soul-bender. a commanding filtered bass groove, dominates melodic chord progressions with accentuating dynamic percussion and spicy vocal support mattimoe-perrine (toledo, usa) – “llucid” nathan mattimoe and todd perrine return with a composition of charismatic rhythm intelligence. as the journey builds, the elements become more intense, evolving to a vocal crescendo of synthesized deepness trecci (paris, france) – “sagami” soiree proudly welcomes trecci and his tribal inspired floor filler. drum manipulation integrates with vocal energy to ultimately dissolve in a hypnotic, quintessential string refrain funtom (zagreb, croatia) – “french connection” another newcomer to soiree, funtom musically animates the essence of high-tech sensuality. an alluring female voice subconsciously unveils a bed of infactuating pads, stabs and inflections
drivetrain (detroit, usa) – “stranger it feels”…derrick thompson freezes time with a multi-functional floor-banger/dj tool, fully stocked with sonic illusion and legitamcy. the tribal vocal intro paves the way for combustible percussions and a toxic bass line. jace syntax (glasgow, scotland) – “basicz”…pounding rhythms join a subsonic groove cutting through a deeper, melodic soundscape. add finely tuned vocal samples and harmonic ambience for a pure subterranean, late night audio rendezvous. cloudmaster weed (meaux, france) – “consciousness”…an aggressive onslaught of smoke-stacked electronic musicality. the anesthetic bass escorts a mind-expanding squad of voices, pads and effects to a point of delinquency. detune (ghent, belgium) – “dualty”…an electrifying, multifaceted production, that effortlessly seizes it’s own identity. dynamic chords resonating through the magnetic, percussive palpitation, produce a sophisticated unyielding debut. - the absolute sound of true intelligence…is clockwerk -
reverence paying homage to the beloved underground, a prime collective of neo-electronic architects spawn a quintessential four track vanguard. the greatest by drivetrain (detroit, usa) begins gritty and minimal, blossoming into a spectral orchestration of refined vocal samples fused with melodic pads and acid bleeps. the heavy bass line and pounding rhythm keep it moving mercilessly. cloudmaster weed (meaux, fra) utilizes the vocal stylings of goddess stephanie on the raw and sultry >sweet & delicious<. the seductive groove lays the perfect groundwork for a goddess to dream on some of her favorite pleasures. rennie foster (vancouver, can) makes a strong return to soiree with the prolific, deep-tech, > low boxing<. a clever amalgamation of silky vocal samples dropping amidst heavy syncopated acid. lush pads provide the final polishing. j.garcias (detroit, usa) >lost< serves a commanding conclusion. the throbbing rhythm drives alluring female vocal samples thru an infectious late night sizzler. reverence – an absolute and authoritative tribute
illuminating late night in pure electronic genius is this brilliant portfolio of ocean deep productions. leading off, drivetrains (detroit, usa) >together< rocks the floor from the first dropped beat. but the real surprise is the evolving melodies submerged in infectious groove. rubba js (brussels, bel) soiree debut >reflection< details a meticulous syncopation dancing through relentless rhythm. absent for over a decade, country gents (london, uk) return to soiree with >need me<. club-tested, the booming bass and powerful vocal provide a wicked sonic high. professor inc (paris, fra) brings another earth quaking, body-shaker. >luvin< fuses clever chord progressions, subsonic riffs and the tweaked-out vocals of kris magnetik. aqua marine – redefining the fathomless depth of the underground.
four veteran detroit creators, individually accomplished and respected. each, a producer / performer / dj with a long history of deep, inspired, electronic and accoustic music, so innovative, to spawn a genre all its own. soiree records proudly showcases these melodious, technological, architecs on the first installment of detroit: deepconstructed. drivetrain leads off with driven. multifunctional and intelligent this one was constructed from the floor up, genuine and raw. throbbing rhythm and harmonious pads generate the perfect ambience for the signature vocal proclamation. next up, dorian gigís, the james herbert theory is a courageously deep, tech flow. gigs solid detroit influence clearly takes centerstage. thick, fat chords atop a flanged hi-hat move the air while the syncopated riffs fill the groove. dwayne jensen returns from a long departure with i see the sun light. reflecting jensens untold late night, underground experiences.this crafted pulsating, solid house swing inserts a hypnotic vocal chant for total authenticity. new to soiree records, but a known novice and powerhouse to the cause, malik alston’s offering is dance jazz. showing off some extraordinary piano chops, backed-up by a mental sax riff, alstonís unyeilding bassline and acid blips will not disappoint the dance floor. detroit: deepconstucted is music undefined from a place where music does not compromise.
mo 2 meaux 2 rejoins the 2 transcontinental cities, detroit/motor city with meaux, france. mo and meaux may have similar sounding names, but musically speaking, the deep, plush grooves being created are unmistakably unique.
remixes of drivetrain s >desert sky< are the latest cuts served up by the soiree records imprint. percussive, sultry late night house is the order of the day on these 3 new takes, with lush keys, great horns, stellar percussion, superb strings, and a rich, wandering bassline providing the backing for a gorgeous jazzy vocal from genevieve
drivetrain vs jerry the cat' showcases two of soiree records international's major talents, bringing their signature music styles, on one sure to become classic, vinyl record. drivetrain vs jerry the cat is an extraordinary detroit underground archetypal, true to the tradition of it's creators