italian record producer, songwriter, performer and dj, giorgio moroder is frequently credited with the pioneer of synth disco and electronic dance music. over the course of his career, moroder has worked with some of the most famous names in music including barbra streisand, elton john, cher, janet jackson and david bowie. moroder now collaborates with bruce sudano for this limited edition station to station record. bruce sudano has also written songs for ledgendary musicians such as michael jackson and dolly parton as well as a successful country solo career.
heavy weight vinyl. 150 copies only worldwide. hand signed and numbered certificate. not featured on the vinyl, cd or download collected edition of trevor jacksons acclaimed multi-format format project, this ultra limited 10- was originally only available as part of an audio visual installation shown at vinyl factorys brewer street car park space in london early in 2015, a strange abstract industrial techno beast, head music for the dance floor one of jacksons finest works for some time
german producer and dj boys noize has announced the release of his much-anticipated cover version of adamski and seal’s 1990 rave classic ‘killer’ on 12″, vinyl, via the vinyl factory and boysnoize records. featuring vocalist steven a. clark, the original 12″, version is backed by an instrumental, both of which you can listen to below: as boys noize says: “being a ’90s kid i kind of grew up with this song which later became one of these tunes i’d play out at the end of the night. when i met steven and heard his voice for the first time i immediately thought of that track and the idea of doing a cover version was born. it was initially just for fun but it turned banging and lit the dance floors wherever i’d drop it.” adamski and seal’s original represented something of a breakthrough for both the producer and vocalist, spending four weeks at the top of the uk singles chart in the summer of 1990. speaking to journalist dave simpson in the guardian in 2013 seal explains the impact the song had on his career: “within a week, i went from being a relative nobody – this weird guy at raves, with silver bits in my hair – to a household name.” boys noize’ ‘killer’ is out now on 12″, vinyl, limited to 500 copies.
WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND FROM THE JEAN-LUC GODARD ARCHIVES
12" Vinyl UK23.05.18
the nyc and berlin based group were invited to aurally explore the archive of the seminal french director jean-luc godard and release their interpretations in an innovative new album what we leave behind. drawing on godards personal collection of shot film, reel- to-reels and historical ephemera, the recordings reveal the moments before and after the camera rolls, from stage directions and on-set asides to rehearsals, false stars and outtakes.
JEAN LUC GODARD REMIXES (RICARDO VILLALOBOS REMIX)
12" Vinyl UK15.05.18
audio-visual artists soundwalk collective were granted exclusive access to the personal archive of the groundbreaking filmmaker and present their ambitious new album and remix ep: what we leave behind. the nyc and berlin based group were invited to aurally explore the archive of the seminal french director jean-luc godard and release their interpretations in an innovative new album what we leave behind. drawing on godards personal collection of shot film, reel- to-reels and historical ephemera, the recordings reveal the moments before and after the camera rolls, from stage directions and on-set asides to rehearsals, false stars and outtakes.
* concept and composition by ryoji ikeda * co-produced by eklekto geneva percussion center, ryoji ikeda studio and la bâtie festival de genève. * percussionists (eklekto): alexandre babel, stéphane garin, lucas genas and dorian fretto ryoji ikeda japan’s leading electronic composer and visual artist ryoji ikeda focuses on the essential characteristics of sound itself and that of visuals as light by means of both mathematical precision and mathematical aesthetics. ikeda has gained a reputation as one of the few international artists working convincingly across both visual and sonic media. he elaborately orchestrates sound, visuals, materials, physical phenomena and mathematical notions into immersive live performances and installations. eklekto eklekto is a contemporary percussion collective founded in 1974 in geneva. constantly seeking to reinvent percussion music, the group collaborates with living composers and contemporary artists through concerts, multimedia projects and artistic events that question the listener’s expectations towards new musical forms. eklekto has premiered over 100 new works and performed hundreds of internationally acclaimed shows
produced by david byrne and featuring 5 new songs by the talking heads legend and will bonnie prince billy oldham, pressed on double 12 inch vinyl in gatefold cover, this film soundtrack is set to become a cult classic.
there’s a delicacy to the performances by toxe—not a fragile delicacy, but the kind you’d associate with an olympic rhythmic gymnast, whose twirls only seem light and graceful because of the immense muscular power behind them. “ - fader toxe’s horizons are very wide - she has deconstructed britney spears in -xic- for halcyon veil and with ‘still life’ (co-produced with mechatok) she caught the atttention of kenzo who used it as a score to their fw 2016 prints’ presentation and she has also performed alongside arca. toxe exhibits her relentless creativity as she edits and produces her own videos designs her visuals, exhibiting her relentless creativity which has lead to the excitement for the upcoming audio visual collaboration. the work, ‘morning story’, was created in collaboration with artist niclas hille. released on limited edition vinyl and also digitally in may 2017. the swedish musician crafts some of the most stomach-churning music productions, innovative drum patterns and lovelorn melodies in the scene. her debut ep ‘muscle memory’ was released on staycore in october 2015. on the five tracks of this release she clashed boulder-heavy rhythms against intricate details painting a picture very human and emotional, developing a very distinctive sound. the artist concluded 2016 with her first ever south-american tour. more recently, toxe played at berlin s ctm festival and meetfactory in prague. the swedish experimentalist has just been announced for a gucci x club to club night in milan, best kept secret and wiener festwochen s new hyperreality festival.
“we’re going to have forever carrying us through our morning commute, drifting through the last hours of sunlight in the afternoon and soundtracking our nights” – wonderland magazine “alluring, beautiful, and packed with lust” – noisey “a soulful and spectral collection of airy, softly glimmering slow-jams” – gorilla vs. bear after a successful string of festival appearances in north america including sxsw and popmontreal plus a show at berlin’s infamous berghain with abra, forever’s single ‘heaven’s mouth’ shot into the spotify viral 50 charts at #29. the track was premiered by phil taggart on bbc radio 1 and has been streamed over 300.000 times on spotify.
non worldwide co-founder chino amobi makes his vinyl debut with the soundtrack to choreographer ligia lewis’ minor matter, a performance piece that deftly articulates an argument for minoritarian politics. most of the material is newly commissioned but one of the tracks, ‘locus of control’, is lifted from amobi’s provocative airport music for queer black and brown folk album, in which he follows brian eno in inducing the atmosphere of an airport terminal. but through the eyes of a black man and with 2016 realism, it’s a different story, where eno invites lullaby, chino unshackles nightmare
following the collaboration between elysia crampton, kelela and adrian piper, ‘final exam’, the vinyl factory join with elysia on her next solo release. ‘spots y escupitajo’. the release braids legacies from both american club culture and sonic miniature compositions in the form of a 12” sample pack. the lp honours classical american composers such as william gran still & john adams, as well as central/south american club producers like dj rodini, dj saiber & mega djs from cochabamba
n.m.o. is the project of north sea drummer / producer morten j. olsen and the mediterranean synthesis-aficinado, rubén patiño. the title of the project, n.m.o., is an ever-changing acronym that incorporates club music, performance, miltary drumming, fitness and absurdity. this ep unfolds the latest, nassau molasses office and also the bands new deviation, deutsch am fuß (daf). the duo combine performative aspects into their percussive patterns and synthetic sounds that explode during their short and intense live shows. n.m.o. recently performed at ctm festival and also created a musical chairs performance with nts. for this new ep the nordic-mediterranean duo, nassau molasses office, set off on an -excursion of possible caribbean youtube islands” for the a side. on the b side, sees the band-in-a-band blend transatlantic rhythmic club interludes with a retroesque west germany flavou
the music of swedish producer hans berg often soundtracks sculptural installations produced in collaboration with his partner nathalie djurberg. working as an artistic duo since 2004, their output comprises animation, public sculpture, immersive environments and now, vinyl recordings taken from these same pieces. berg brings his experience in house and techno music culture to bear on this cooperative process. the first track began life as an accompaniment to the outdoor work in dreams (2016), installed at the wanås sculpture park in sweden. a naturalistic soundscape of birdsong gives way to a wave of complex, driving synth-pop, itself a shimmering reflection of the riotous, mirrored floor that nestled in the forest glade.
following the avonmore remix ep, bryan ferry now collaborates with leo zero, ray mang, leftside wobble and justin robertson to release the new ‘avonmore’ (dub) ep. pressed on 180g heavyweight vinyl and housed in a screen-printed sleeve, this record is an edition of 500. the dub ep contains a broad pallete of sounds, scenes and genres which are traversed along the course of this four track vinyl. kicking off in style with a version of ‘loop di li’. leo zero’s take is sun-kissed and breezy, with trilling riffs and sweeping synths. uk disco-don, ray mang then offers a more pumping, groove driven effort that wraps ferry’s unique vocals up in a neo-balearic cool. flip over to the b side two listen to two fascinating versions of ‘driving me wild’, both hosting that lush 80s nostalgia. mastered on the emi 1400 and pressed to 180g heavyweight vinyl, avonmore dubs features both a bespoke screen printed thick card outer sleeve and a bespoke inner sleeve.
for their next release, zone records welcome legendary french producer, remixer, singer, songwriter and emblematic musical star arnaud rebotini for a fascinating four track ep. alongside the standout music, the artwork for the ep is a photo of a suitably impressive sculpture of arnaud that the label have had specially commissioned for the release. arnaud rebotini has done it all, from pioneering electronic works to teaming up with chamber orchestras. a real synth wizard and mesmeric live performer who has remixed everyone from depeche mode to nitzer ebb, bloc party to rammstein, he is an award winning musician who also started the seminal black strobe group and has had his music used on a number of films such as the wolf of wall street. as such, from experimental pop to death metal, electro to soundtracks, he has done it all. now he returns to his good friends at zone music for another sterling ep.
dinamo azari is an artist revitalised. the montreal-born, toronto-based musician behind the global phenomenon azari & iii presents a blinding new remix package of solo single victim, featuring detroit techno legend carl craig and sev-erino of hedonistic party starters horse meat disco
the crossover success of dinamo azari s previous bands raucous, hedonistic, revitalization of classic house - with hits such as reckless (with your love) and hungry for the power - brought game-changing concerts all over the world. after such extensive touring the solo azari returns to toronto for rejuvenation and inspiration on his solo debut.
tilted marks the debut material to drop from kate simko & london electronic orchestras eponymous studio album, due for release on the vinyl factory this may. featuring two original compositions and an epic remix from seth troxler, the tilted ep provides an exciting preview of simkos innovative project which showcases a symbiotic blend of orchestral soundscapes and electronic music.
recorded live as part of doug aitkens station to station. manufactured on the vinyl factory press. hand-crafted, mixed media artwork by abaeke studio(abaeke, vincent humeau, tilly thompson, alex lunn and emma berit smit). mixed media used: ink pads and woodglue mixed with sand. music produced by justin stanley
plastic sleeve and label artwork by fraser muggeridge studio - music produced by justin stanley - limited edition of 300a: fear colours (barbican version) b: fear colours (wrangler remix)inspired by the post-punk legacy of her hometown, manchester, england, as well as classic college rock of the 80s and early 90s loneladys julie campbell began her forays into art punk by making four-track recordings with her guitar and drum machine. fear colours has been remixed by stephen mallinder from wrangler, the supergroup formed on the fringes of electronica.
dinamo azari is an artist revitalized. extending into new waters, rich with promise, the montreal-born, toronto-based musician-producer behind the global phenomenon azari & iii returns with new solo album estranged, released on february 16th 2016 on the vinyl factory. the first single is victim – released november 6th - a pulsing opening shot, ripe with indignation, featuring singers fritz helder and starving yet full, who lent azari & iii their distinctive vocals.
jamie lidell is a british vocalist, producer and warp recording artist with a string of intelligent, soulful electronic albums under his belt.a: new eyes b: seye wen... the vinyl factory has partnered american multi-media artist doug aitken and the barbican to bring his acclaimed station to station: a 30 day happening to the uk for a month-long. for the duration of the event, which features residencies, installations, live performances, workshops, screenings and more, the vinyl factory has created the vinyl factory recording studio to provide a space for musicians and artists to experiment and improvise and has installed the vinyl factory press on-site to manufacture these recordings into vinyl editions.
as a member of parisian band club cheval, a solo dj and as one part of the notorious bromance records unit, sam tiba escapes on his own with the release of his samuel ep this september. with musical influences coming from the american ghetto underground, from miami to baltimore, sam continues to push forward as an intriguing musician with his sensual and dreamlike productions.
muscle is the new single from gwilym gold, and the first release on hymn, a new record label founded by eddie peake in collaboration with the vinyl factory. due for release on 14 july, the single comes backed with a remix by beam.
brimming with subversive energy, searing wit and gallows humour, *luftbobler* is the debut album by dinos chapman. consisting of 13 tracks of electronic schlampige musik, *luftbobler* is the result of a decade of experimenting with sound. inspired by insomnia, horror movies and boredom, and made in a diy fashion in the basement of his east london home, *luftbobler* reflects dinos chapmans interests in the industrial pulse of throbbing gristle, willful experimentation of stockhausen and impish playfulness of squarepuscher, but sounds like none of them.
the vinyl factory and island records present a deluxe gatefold vinyl edition of paul wellers new album, sonik kicks. pressed on heavyweight 180-gram vinyl, housed in a specially treated sleeve with exclusive insert written by michael horovitz.
* the young paint ep is the first release on werk__ltd. the new record label from actress and vf. <br / > * six track mini album from young paint – a learning program – and actress.<br / > * vinyl limited to 500 copies.<br / > * young paint (aka jade soulform aka francis aka generation 4 aka azd) is a learning program that has been progressively emulating the greyscale to silvertone process darren j. cunningham started during the recording of the hazyville lp on werkdiscs in 2008.
following the release of “all my dreams / innocence” last month, today róisín murphy unveils the second pair of tracks in her series of four scintillating 12”singles produced by maurice fulton and shared across consecutive months this summer through the vinyl factory. having taken control of all aspects of her work in recent years, murphy delivers yet another amazing vision with a series of films to go along side her new music. filmed over a two day residency in london’s the store x, the “plaything” video follows “all my dreams” from moloko onwards, murphy has always gravitated towards a deep groove. but here, with baltimore maverick musician/producer/dj maurice fulton, she s gone and made some of the most hip-twitching, pleasure-centre-stimulating music of her life. and it s being released in the only correct way for sounds so intimately connected to the dancefloor: on a series of 12” singles, with stunning graphics from portuguese new yorker bráulio amado.
as the title suggests, joakim recorded this new album last year at studio venezia, the installation/sculptural ensemble/recording studio created by xavier veilhan for the prestigious 2017 venice art biennale. built inside the french pavilion & inspired by the grotto-like merzbau by kurt schwitters, studio venezia had dozens of artists create and record there over the 6 months of the biennale (from chassol to brian eno, from joakim to sebastien tellier), invited by xavier veilhan himself with the help of co-curator christian marclay. with an impressive collection of rare instruments from medieval horns to rare modular synths (baschet crystals and percussions, a buchla, a clavinet...), studio venezia was an amazing creative playground for the adventurous musician. those instruments were captured by a team of sound engineers in the best possible way thanks to nigel godrich’s (beck, radiohead...) mobile studio loaded with state of the art vintage recording gear.
today róisín murphy announces a series of four 12” singles produced by maurice fulton and released across consecutive months this summer through the vinyl factory, and shares the first pair of songs “all my dreams / innocence”.
maurizio cattelan and photographer pierpaolo ferrari’s renegade art publication toilet paper returns to the vinyl factory to team up with nike lab, releasing four propulsive club tracks from across the world, united under the title fast forward. toilet papers latest visual treat appears as a hyper-real gatefold, featuring new music by dj tennis and sebra cruz (italy), t&p a.k.a. tim sweeney and lauer (usa/germany), fantastic man (australia), and kiwi (uk). curated by nomadic online broadcaster automat radio (who rolled into london last year for a party with phonica records), the selection is aimed at showcasing the contemporary dance scenes of each producer’s respective country. toilet paper’s latest visual treat appears as a hyper-real gatefold, featuring new music by dj tennis feat. sebra cruz (italy), t&p a.k.a. tim sweeney and lauer (usa/germany), fantastic man (australia), and kiwi (uk). curated by nomadic online broadcaster automat radio (who rolled into london last year for a party with phonica records), the selection is aimed at showcasing the contemporary dance scenes of each producers respective country. limited to 1.000 copies, you can order your copy of fast forward here and see the stunning artwork in more detail below.
the motionless present is a collection of unreleased poems and soundscapes by the philadelphia-based artist and activist camae ayewa, who performs as moor mother. reverberating and rumbling through the thoracic cavity, few records spoke to the contemporary black american experience quite like moor mother’s 2016 protest album fetish bones. her first new material since that visceral and political work,the motionless present is a statement towards understanding the disconnect between humanity and injustice. the release features various new collaborations and previews of upcoming projects: black quantum futurism, moor jewelry, mental jewelry, 700 bliss and more. the motionless present was created in collaboration with the vinyl factory ahead of moor mother’s ctm festival performance at berghain. artwork designed by bcmh using the collage artwork of grassi.
british artist gazelle twin presents her new audio visual performance show for two vocalists, kingdom come . three tracks from the av show, created in collaboration with video directors chris turner and tash tung, are now available on limited edition vinyl via the vinyl factory. artwork by jonathan barnbrook. the conceptual performance for two vocalists is staged in six chapters, incorporating electronics, film, and the brand new soundtrack from gazelle twin, created from samples and live vocal manipulation. with the piece set on treadmills against a manic, illusory landscape, kingdom come places heightening physical demands on the performers, resulting in an exhausting, otherworldly climax. taking its title from j. g ballard’s final novel, kingdom come will play with notions of feralness, displacement and the uncanny in the contemporary british, urban landscape. the artwork for the ep has been designed by jonathan barnbrook whom has used the track and a.v video for metro as his inspiration. jonathan recently featured in the new design museum exhibition, designs of the year , with jonathan s design for david bowie s blackstar album.
nyc-based duo jasmine golestaneh and eddie cooper write songs through a telepathic kinship thevve developed since they started making music together. we have these sort of unspoken criteria when we re writing music. we never really need to explain what that is but we both know when it s missing or when we ve hit it. the pair, aka tempers, are set to release their fundamental fantasy ep via the vinyl factory on 24th february. creating an emotional and tonal tension of sensual and mechanical impulses, their brand of dark electronica sets haunting song writing to a sinister disco beat, pop melodies floating in an almost industrial soundscape. it follows the bands 2015 debut full-length services. fundamental fantasy is about exploring the creative scenery of romantic illusions. our need for them, how we justify them to ourselves, that moment when the imagined story line collides with reality. the ways we fictionalize people to fit into the narratives we have about love - to reflect our own beliefs, virtues and flaws. it is about celebrating fantasies swelling and getting undone, so we can pick up the pieces and craft new ones that serve us better tempers musically, fundamental fantasy is an evolution in both song writing and process, while still tracing a clear line to their earlier output. many of the eps melodies were born of live improvisation, which helped them create an instinctive, natural immediacy within their electronic arrangements. the cover of the ep depicts the duo on the volcanic island of stromboli, where they performed at the volcano extravaganza, an art and music festival curated by the vinyl factory.it is a perfect landscape to mirror the mood of ‘fundamental fantasy. a seemingly idyllic place that is isolated from the outside world.
a collaboration with musician fatima al qadiri, video artist hito steyerl and poet-artist-musician juliana huxtable, produced by total freedom. limited edition of 300 single-sided copies on 180g heavyweight vinyl.
standard edition without the sleeve ... inspired by his time at the volcano extravaganza festival on the sicilian island of stromboli, daniele baldelli has created three new cosmic tracks. including an epic remix of 1970s. a founding father of the cosmic disco sound, italian dj daniele baldelli rose to prominence with his mixture of european electronica, synth pop (often played at slower speeds), equaliser effects, and ethnic folk music. baldelli’s use of african and brazilian material helps distinguish his style from italo disco, which permeated the clubs of northern italy during the 1970s. baldelli dj’d the night away at last years festival and releases the ep on the vinyl factory in time for the 2016 celebrations
ITS YOU THAT DRIVES ME WILD EP (MAYA JANE COLES REMIX)
12" Vinyl UK30.08.16
kim ann foxman realigns her vision as a producer in a welcome return to her own new york based firehouse recordings label with her ​,,its you that drives me wild ep kim ann foxman featured in pitchforks 7 best mixes of may 2016 kim ann foxman fact mix june 2016. the title track spins an intoxicating groove over kim anns vocals full of desire and lust, while ​,,give it all you got ​,,fuses raw energy and dextrous percussion through h​,,er confident, evoca​,,tive words. close ally and regular cohort maya jane coles seamlessly remixes i​,,t s you that drives me wild w​,,ith her signature sound. the mood suddenly becomes much tougher during magic window wrapping up the latest offering from new yorks finest lady of electronic music. since creating firehouse recordings in conjunction with t​,,he vinyl factory two years ago, kim ann has released sporadically on her label, resulting in only highly thoughtout and credible music from the imprint. a long standing figure in the new york dance scene, kim ann has remixed the xx and collaborated with anthony simoncinos alias ron jason. a regular at panorama bar, she continues to tour relentlessly with her high voltage signature style that is both remarkably original and infectious.
KATE SIMKO & LONDON CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA (2X INCH LP)
2x12" Vinyl UK24.05.16
composer kate simko, along with her all-female london-based string ensemble london electronic orchestra, release their highly anticipated album. kate simko has composed tracks that subtly blend her training as a classical pianist with her passion for electronic music. the result is an inimitable mix of sonorous strings and instruments melting with synthesizers and loose grooved beats, taking classical music to an innovative level. musical worlds collide, with a rework of schubert, egyptian and eastern melodies, rainforest samples, philip glass-inspired minimalism and classic 808 electronic drums. the album includes reworks of the xx and parra for cuva, as well as collaborations with prominent uk house dj jamie jones and pop singer katy b.
from the sweating walls of a warehouse rave to the intimate chambers of a rogue heart, raar’s third release resonates boldly in sonic overtures from french techno supergroup, w.lv.s, and bristol’s prolific joefarr.
on its sophomore release, raar s bold mission of unbridled techno with a punk-rock ethos is continued in tracks from label co-founder maelstrom and newest family member, specialivery. opium wars sets a seething tone, deftly holding a line of tension as machines moan and shriek. focused yet dissonant, the discomfort continues to build without resolution, playing the edge but never grasping hold . diameter of recess starts under the skin in maelstrom s typified controlled chaos. as it grows, the track becomes both an aching roar and a needle-sharp, frenzied insistence, a feral yearning and a frustrated surrender. swiss italian carlo bernasconi is a man of many aliases, the most ferocious of which is specialivery. having eagerly taken up the challenge to push further than the original demos sent, dust detector subsystem is a demonstration of this, cumulating in -an extremely rare, compulsive mental movement- presented in both teeth-bared, club-optimized and more pensive beatless versions. it is with great pride and pleasure that we present the evolution of raar. it is our greatest hope that this work inspires and liberates its listeners. released on 12inch via the vinyl factory
optimos prolific dj/producer/label boss jd twitch aka keith mcivor has curated a compilation of early 80s synth, industrial and cold wave classics and undiscovered gems in collaboration with the vinyl factory, following the cease & desist diy! (cult classics from the post-punk era 1978-82) compilation on his own optimo music label, and youth stand up!, a collaborative recording project featuring young musicians from glasgow, ghana and belize on his autonomous africa imprint.
AVONMORE (PRINS THOMAS / IDJUT BOYS REMIXES)(180 G VINYL)
12" Vinyl, 180gr UK24.02.16
* remixes by prins thomas, idjut boys and johnson somerset
* bespoke rigid card outer sleeve
* printed inner sleeve
* 180-gram heavyweight vinyl
* limited edition of 500 copies
* enlisting an all-star cast from todd terje to nile rodgers, bryan ferry returned in 2014 with avonmore, his eleventh post-roxy music album
french label zone records deals in rugged electonic sounds and now offers up a brilliant new ep from a dance legend in the form of neil landstrum. he offers four cuts of typical excellent club beats that are full of wonderful weirdness
the vinyl factory has teamed up with french label zone for another rugged techno four tracker, this time from close associate and well established production talent maelstrom. though his name suggests total chaos, maelstroms music belies intention, focus and precision. often marked as exciting newcomer to french techno, maelstrom has actually been making music for over fifteen years. with a cryptic history of aliases and side projects, illegal raves thrown in warehouses and fields and basements, the artist has really come into his own under this moniker. the optics ep showcases metallic techno, acid house, industrial noise and stark ambient sounds, forging smokey machine music for those with a penchant for post punk and a soft spot for the spikier end of the techno spectrum.
infamous for his part in glasgow’s dj duo optimo and the production partnership naum gabo (speicher / kompakt extra), j.g. wilkes is an esteemed music producer with a catalogue that has been building since the turn of the century. the ‘jaxon’ ep is j.g. wilkes’ first widely available solo 12” release containing four exquisite cuts exploring the ethereal boundaries of electronica. taken from a limited edition mini album box set entitled ‘german pizza party’ (vf111), j.g. wilkes’ ‘jaxon’ is the only track from that collection aimed anywhere near a dancefloor, in which rich and potent rhythms collide with foreboding frequencies. cologne’s barnt isn’t afraid to let the elegance of space and chaos into his heartfelt rework, solidly cementing the koln-glasgow freundschaft. the ep features two further productions from wilkes, the melancholic, beatless and occasionally ruthless ‘bathing beauty’ in its original form and ‘useful tool’, given a turbulent rework by naum gabo.
recorded as part of station to station, which crossed north america by train from atlantic to pacific over 24 days in 2013. a project by doug aitken produced and mastered by justin stanley designed and printed by fraser muggeridge studio & friends edition of 300
death drive is a peak-time electronic club track that features eddie peake, prem sahib and george henry longly (anal house meltdown) on both production and vocals, and co-produced by long time collaborator tim goalen, inspired by and invoking the heady dance floors of their anal house meltdown parties, the pounding excitement of long nights at berghain, the legendary berlin club, and intense but fleeting romantic trysts facilitated by clubs and parties. resident berghain dj and producer fiedel has created a remix that will also feature on the release.
original motion picture soundtrack. 12 new compositions by gesaffelstein. pressed on two 180gram heavyweight vinyl. screenprinted gold on black gatefold & inner sleeves. musical score art print on x-ray paper. limited to 1000 copies worldwide
new four track ep by gerald donald (dopplereffekt / drexciya). pressed on heavyweight 180-gram vinyl. glow-in-the-dark screen printed sleeve artwork. bespoke die cut inner sleeve. includes digital download code. limited edition of 300 copies worldwide
for the duration of the event, which features residencies, installations, live performances, workshops, screenings and more, the vinyl factory has created the vinyl factory recording studio to provide a space for musicians and artists to experiment and improvise and has installed the vinyl factory press on-site to manufacture these recordings into vinyl editions. trevor jackson recorded this release in the vinyl factory recording studio as part of station to station. pressed on-site at the barbican centre for station to station july 2015.
the vinyl factory is proud to present an 18-track vinyl edition of µ20, spread across three 12inch records. for a label thats existed in an orbit of its own, on very independent terms, its remarkable that planet mu has survived 20 years. pushing buttons from idm and breakcore to dubstep and grime, and lately footwork, mike paradinas’ (µ-zip) label has a strong history of joining the dots betweens genres by supporting idiosyncratic artists from label stalwart venetian snares to kuedo, machinedrum, boxcutter, vexd, falty dl, luke vibert, ital, jlin and mr. mitch to name just a few. µ20 is a living document of that history. a colourful and adventurous ride across the roster, the compilation features contributions from the current decade as well as some of the old guard, dipping back to the late nineties and early 2000s for a range of noisier, knottier track
carsten nicolais practice investigates the boundaries between visual and audio art forms within an integrated artistic approach. influenced by scientific reference systems, nicolai often engages mathematical patterns such as grids and codes, as well as error, randomisation and self-organising structures.
praised by pitchfork, fact and stereogum, this tel aviv trio s music has been compared with the likes of james blake and sbtrkt. having clocked 500.000+ views for their award-winning move on video, garden city movement return with a stunning new 5-track ep that showcases their mix of glitchy r&b-infused programming and euphoric pop melodies. pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl housed in a full colour sleeve, this edition is limited to 500 copies worldwide.
roisin murphy will release the first of two remix bundles of tracks from her new >mi senti ep< on june 25. the bundle will be available on four track 12inch and features mixes by pyschemagik, house legends the all seeing i, horse meat discos severino & nico de ceglia, and leo mas & fabrice
best known for his collaborations with kanye west on two standout tracks from the groundbreaking yeezus album (send it up and black skinhead) as well as high profile remixes for lana del rey and depeche mode, paris-based dj/producer gesaffelsteins solo work reconnects hard techno to its pounding industrial roots
DONT STOP THE DANCE (TODD TERJE / IDJUT BOYS / GRASSHOPPER REMIXES) (180 G VINYL)
12" Vinyl, 180 g UK23.10.13
super deluxe limited edition! following todd terjes incredible 2012 remix of roxy musics love is the drug, bryan ferry has recruited some of the best producers in the world to remix his 1985 hit dont stop the dance.
ENGLISH MAGIC EP (PRINTED INNER AND OUTER SLEEVES)
12" Vinyl UK02.07.13
turner prize winning artist jeremy deller will release the soundtrack to his new film work english magic currently exhibited at the venice biennales british pavilion as a limited edition ep with the vinyl factory
little boots aka victoria hesketh became one of the most talked about new pop stars around when she arrived with her goldselling debut album hands in 2009, going on to achieve worldwide success and widespread critical acclaim.
winning critical acclaim alongside rapturous responses from live crowds, rudimental are a collective with strong musical heart (in the shape of piers aggett, amir amor, kesi dryden and leon rolle) who, like soul ii soul, massive attack or basement jaxx before have come together to strike musical gold with a unique identity: sound- clashing live instruments, beats and soulful voices
nice price deal !!! anna meredith will release her debut ep, black prince fury, on limited edition 180-gram heavyweight vinyl on 15 october via the vinyl factory / moshi moshi records. the four track ep opens with the throbbing horn fanfare of nautilus, premiered online today, and goes on to explore lush psychedelia and slow build, downtempo electronica across 18 minutes of inspired soundscapes.
LOVE IS THE DRUG (TODD TERJE REMIX) / AVALON (LINDSTROM REMIX)
12" Vinyl UK20.02.12
180 gram heavyweight vinyl w/ full colour sleeve !! following on from the massively in-demand todd terje remix of bryan ferrys alphaville comes another incredible remix by the man of the moment, this time a superb re-edit of roxy musics evergreen club classic love is the drug. pressed by the vinyl factory, the double a-side also contains an epic balearic remix of roxy s avalon by fellow norwegian disco legend lindstrom. essential!
three years since the long blondes parted ways and left a gaping hole in the british indie scene, front-woman kate jackson has returned, with a stunning double a-side limited edition 7inch for the vinyl factory.following the groups split in 2008, jackson began work on a collection of songs with former suede guitarist and producer bernard butler. the two tracks on this 7inch were co-written with butler at edwyn collins west heath studios and produced by bb at his own 335 studio. >wonder feeling< is a mini road movie, a story of teenage rebellion and lust played out in a landscape of english motorways, suburban bedrooms and late night indie disco
the vinyl factory are pleased to unveil this beautifully crafted limited edition from one of the worlds leading electronic music artists, hamburg-based producer tensnake, the man responsible for the biggest underground crossover dance tune of 2010, the omnipresent >coma cat<, and a string of critically acclaimed remixes for aloe blacc, hercules and love affair and azari & iii alike. meticulously hand-crafted by the world-renowned dutch design company droog for the german electronic musician and featuring 2 exclusive new tensnake tracks plus 3 exclusive edits and a bonus live mix cd, this beautiful limited edition is a unique proposition
handnumbered, limited to 1000 copies vinyl factory edition, pressed on 200-gram vinyl records with the emi 1400 machine, uk release. double 12 inch plus bonus 7 inch in gatefold cover, including 12 inch artprint.
SO LOW - EARLY 80S SYNTH, INDUSTRIAL & COLD WAVE (CD)
top-compilation mit früh-1980 er synth-pop, industrial und cold-wave klassikern und raritäten, zusammengestellt von jd twitch aka keith mcivor, eine hälfte des electro-duos optimo und betreiber des gleichnamigen labels. die 16 tracks auf so low reflektieren die szene fernab der protagonisten und vereinen solch unterschiedliche und genialen künstler wie die throbbing gristle/chris & cosey, tuxedomoon, front 242, holger hiller (palais schaumburg), the klinik, siglo xx oder john bender. die gleichnamige partyreihe so low aus glasgow wird in 2016 auch station in berlin und london machen.
trevor jackson trug mit band (playgroup) und label (output recordings, lcd soundsystem, four tet) maßgeblich zum neuen electro-trend anfang der nullerjahre bei. mit format bringt er nun zwölf bislang unveröffentlichte raritäten aus seinen archiven heraus, die er anfang 2015 bereits per kunstaktion mit jeweils 1 track auf 12 unterschiedlichen physischen formaten (von 7 über usb & vhs bis minidisc & dat) dem publikum vorstellte.